Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum has released the notification for admission into MPH & DPH Programmes for July Session 2019. The application form of SCTIMST Admission for July 2019 session is available now, and a direct link to fill the same is provided below. The last date to fill the online registration form of MPH and DPH courses is April 10, 2019. Get SCTIMST Admission and Entrance Exam 2019 for MPH & DPH  and Other Programs complete details on this page below.

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SCTIMST Admission and Entrance Exam 2019

Candidates seeking admission in said courses have to apply online from the official website The application fee of MPH and DPH courses for General Category is Rs. 1000/- and for SC/ST Category is Rs.800/-. Below we mentioned the schedule of MPH and DPH courses for the July Session 2019.

Event Dates
Availability of Admission Notification 01 Mar 2019
Availability of online Application for July Session 01 Mar 2019
Last date for submission of Online application form for July Session 31 Mar 10 Apr 2019
Downloading Admit Cards 24 Apr 2019
Written Test 04 May 2019
Interview 04 May 2019
Commencement of classes 01 Jul 2019

Course Details

Master of Public Health (MPH)

This is a 24-month full-time residential program commencing on the 1st of July every year. The objectives of the Master of Public Health program is to provide a broad understanding of the core areas of public health and related disciplines. To develop through a field-intense practical training program the ability to identify a health problem and conceptualize the related research questions, design a community-based study to investigate the problem, collect relevant data from the field, analyze the data and present the findings in a policy or scientific context. To help acquire knowledge and skills to analyze health situations and help devise appropriate policies and programs in a cost-effective manner. To inculcate an interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving skills in public health.

Diploma in Public Health (DPH)

This is a 12-month full-time program. This is envisaged to provide capacity building in public health for doctors working with various State or Central Government Departments or Agencies. MBBS doctors working with Government Agencies and having at least three years of work experience are considered for the course.

Eligibility Criteria

For MPH Program

Who can apply?

  • Medical graduates (MBBS),
  • Dental graduates (BDS),
  • Graduates of AYUSH [Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
  • Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS)
  • Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery (BUMS)
  • Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS)
  • Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)]
  •  BTech or BE (Any Branch) and graduates of four-year degree programs in Veterinary Sciences, Nursing Sciences, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy or Students with a postgraduate degree in Statistics/Biostatistics, Demography, Population Studies, Nutrition, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Anthropology, Social Work, Management or Law may apply.

Work experience in a health-related field is desirable.

Age Criteria:
40 years as on July 01, 2019. Age relaxation may be given as per Government of India policy and in exceptional cases.

For DPH Program

The candidate who have 3 years in Government service after MBBS, can apply for the test.

Age Criteria:
Up to 50 years as on July 01, 2019.

Application Form

The application form of MPH & DPH Programmes is available in online mode on the official website. The application form of MPH & DPH Programmes for July Session 2019 is available now, candidates can fill the same from the direct link which is provided on the “application form” page.

Application Fee: Candidates have to pay the form fee which is provided below:

  • General Category Candidates: Rs. 1000/- 
  • SC/ST Category Candidates: Rs.800/-.

Admit Card

Candidates can download their Hall Ticket / Call ten days prior to the scheduled date for entrance examination from our website Candidates are advised to bring this card on the day of Examination at the examination hall. Candidates can able to download the admit card from April 24, 2019. The Reporting time of entrance examination is 08.30 AM.

Entrance Exam Centres

For MPH program

there will be three centres for the entrance exam.

1. Thiruvananthapuram
2. Hyderabad
3. Pune

For DPH program

There will be a written test and interview at SCTIMST-AMCHSS, Medical College PO, Trivandrum -695 011.

Method of Selection

MPH Course

Indian students: Prospective candidates will be evaluated on the basis of educational qualifications, professional experience relevant to the field of public health, written test (multiple choice questions) and interview.

Overseas students: Selection will be based on educational qualifications, professional experience, assessments made by the sponsoring organizations and a telephonic interview. Applicants are required to submit two reference letters in sealed envelopes from experts working in the field of public health at the time of admission. Overseas candidates have to provide certification for proficiency in English.

DPH Course

If there are more than 10 applications, selection will be based on the performance in written test (multiple choice questions) and interview.

Fee Structure

Candidates can check the fee structure for the MPH & DPH Programmes for July Session 2019 from below:

Particulars MPH DPH
Application Fee Rs. 1,000 (Rs. 800 for SC/ST candidates) Rs. 1,000(Rs. 800 for SC/ST
Admission Fee Rs. 1,000 Rs. 1,000/-
Tuition Fee Rs. 1,10,000(for 2 years –Non sponsored independent students) Rs. 2,00,000(for 2 years-sponsored students) US$6000(for 2 years-Overseas students)
Course Fee Rs. 2,00,000
Caution Deposit Rs. 10,000 Rs. 10,000
Examination Fee Rs. 1,000
Identity Card Rs.220 Rs.220
Library Rs.500 Rs.500
Student Welfare Fund Rs. 500 Rs.500
Certificates Rs. 1,000 Rs.500
Hostel Fee Rs. 20,000per year

Official website:

For more detail of SCTIMST Admission and Entrance Exam 2019 – Download Information Brochure I Admission Notification.

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