Written Test: The Written Test is in two parts.
Part I is the Common Objective Test for all the programmes which consists of 3 sections:
(i) General awareness/knowledge about current/contemporary social issues;
(ii) Analytical/logical reasoning and quantitative ability; and
(iii) Verbal reasoning. The duration of the test is 45 minutes.
Part II of the Written Test is the “Programme-Based” test, and the duration is 60 minutes for all the courses. Part II of the Written Test for each programme aims to assess the following:
Habitat Policy and Practice
Objective + Descriptive: Political & Social Awareness, Language Competency and Reasoning & Aptitude for Sector
Bachelor’s Degree of a minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent
(under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of
study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15
years formal education) from a recognised university, in any discipline.
who will complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor’s
Degree examinations by Saturday, June 11, 2011, are also eligible to
apply to all the programmes, except the four programmes offered by the
School of Health Systems Studies; provided they have successfully
completed their first and second years, if the degree course is of 3
years; and the first, second and third years, if the degree course is of
4 years. Candidates applying for the M.A. Education (Elementary)
programme should complete all the requirements by May 8, 2011. In such
cases, admission to any of the Master’s Degree Programmes of the
Institute will be provisional. If a provisionally admitted student fails
in the final year examination, the offer of provisional admission
automatically stands cancelled.
applying for the Master of Public Health in Health Policy, Economics
and Finance; and Master of Public Health in Social Epidemiology
Programmes should have (i) A Master’s Degree in any discipline, or (ii) A
Bachelor’s Degree in medicine/para-medical courses.
who are in their final year Bachelor’s Degree Programme are not
eligible to apply for admission to any of the Master’s Degree
programmes, conducted by School of Health Systems Studies, i.e., Health
Administration; Hospital Administration; Public Health in Social
Epidemiology; and Public Health in Health Policy, Economics and Finance.
applying for the Master in Habitat Policy and Practice should have a
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Management, Physical
Sciences, Geography, Planning, Law, or Social Sciences, with some
inclination towards habitat related issues/sectors.
graduates should complete their internship on or before Saturday, June
10, 2011. Otherwise, their candidature/admission stands cancelled.
Test Centers: Northern Region: Bhopal, Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Varanasi
Eastern Region: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi
Western Region: Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune
Southern Region: Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi
MA/MSc (Habitat Policy and Practice)