Admission Procedure - Master of Public Health


Any graduate in Health Sciences - MBBS, BDS, BVSc., BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BSc (Nursing), P.B.B.Sc (Nursing), BPT, B.Pharm, BPH (Three years), Paramedical Sciences (B.Sc-MIT, B.Sc-A&OTT, B.Sc-MLT, etc.) B.Sc- Biomedical, Veterinary Sciences, Natural Sciences (Any life Science), Social Sciences & Social work, Engineering including Environmental engineering, Management or any other degree equivalent thereto, from a recognized Indian University with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

For SC/ST candidates the minimum percentage of marks shall be 45% of the aggregate marks in the qualifying examination.

Foreign Nationals and candidates who have qualified from a Foreign University/ Board should obtain permission from Nitte- Deemed to be University prior to the admission for equivalence of the qualification.

Admission Procedure:

Students seeking admission must submit their application in the prescribed format available at www.nitte.edu.in along with the attested photocopies of the following documents:

  • 10th Std. Marks card/pass certificate for proof of date of birth – attested copy
  • Qualifying degree marks card – attested copies
  • Degree certificate- attested copies
  • Demand draft of Rs. 1000/- favouring ‘Nitte University’ payable at Mangaluru towards registration fee.

List of documents to be produced at the time of admission

  • 10th Std. Marks card/pass certificate for proof of date of birth – Original + 3 attested copies
  • Qualifying degree marks card– Original + 3 attested copies
  • Degree certificate issued by a recognised university- Original + 3 attested copies
  • Transfer Certificate from the institution last attended – Original + 3 attested copies
  • Conduct Certificate from the institution last attended – Original only
  • Eligibility Certificate issued by the Registrar, Nitte- Deemed to be University
  • Migration Certificate from the Board/ institution last attended- Original only
  • Physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner
  • Blood group certificate
  • Photographs: Recent color photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35mm X 45 mm (Passport size) & 20mm X 25mm (Stamp size)
  • Aadhar card copy of the student

Additional Documents to be produced

  • Internship completion certificate- Original +3 attested copies
  • Registration certificate from respective Statutory council- Original +3 attested copies

Commencement of course:

The course commences as per the date prescribed by the University, most likely during the second week of August. The exact date will be communicated by the Institution.

Program Structure:

Semester Courses
Semester I Introduction to Public Health Practice
Epidemiology I
Health Education and Health Promotion
Social and Behavioural Health
Semester II Demography
Public Health Nutrition
Environmental and Occupational Health
Research Methodology
Health policy, Health Economics, and Healthcare Finance
Semester III Public Health Informatics
Women’s health, Child health and Family welfare
Public Health Leadership and Management
Epidemiology II (Infectious & Chronic Diseases)
Health Systems Management and Health Planning
Semester IV Project work
Non- Credit Course

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • PO1: Recognize the importance to the concerned speciality in the context of the health needs of the community  and the national priorities in the health sector;
  • PO2: Practice the speciality Urology ethically and in step with the principles of primary   health care;
  • PO3: Demonstrate sufficient understanding of the basic sciences relevant to the concerned  Speciality;
  • PO4: Identify social, economic, environmental, biological and emotional determinants of health in a given case, and take them into account while planning therapeutic, rehabilitative, preventive and promotive measures/strategies;
  • PO5: Diagnose and manage majority of the conditions in the speciality  concerned on the basis of clinical assessment, and appropriately selected and conducted investigations;
  • PO6: Plan and advise measures for the prevention and rehabilitation of patients suffering from disease and  disability related to the speciality;
  • PO7: Demonstrate skills in documentation of individual case details as well as morbidity and mortality rate  relevant to the assigned situation;
  • PO8: Demonstrate empathy and humane approach towards patients and their families and exhibit interpersonal behaviour in accordance with the societal norms and expectations;
  • PO9: Play the assigned role in the implementation of national health course, effectively and responsibly;
  • PO10: Organize and supervise the chosen/assigned health care services demonstrating adequate managerial skills in the clinic/hospital or the field situation;
  • PO11: Develop skills as a self-directed learner; recognize continuing education needs; select and use appropriate learning resources;
  • PO12: Demonstrate competence in basic concepts of research methodology and epidemiology, and be able to critically analyze relevant published research literature;
  • PO13: Develop skills in using educational methods and techniques as applicable to the teaching of medical/nursing students, general practitioners and paramedical health workers;
  • PO14: Function as an effective leader of a health team engaged in health-care, research or training.