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MBBS college in mangalore


Any graduate in Health Sciences - MBBS, BDS, BVSc, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS, BPharm, BPT, BSc (N), PB BSc (N), BPH, Paramedical Sciences - BSc (MIT), BSc (A&OTT), BSc (MLT), BSc (RT), BSc in Biomedical Science, Veterinary Science, Natural Sciences (any life science), Social Sciences & Social Work, Engineering including Environmental Engineering, Management, Commerce, Humanities or any other degree equivalent thereto, from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Admission Procedure

Students seeking admission to MPH are required to submit the Admission Enquiry form available on the homepage of

On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide the students with the process of registration and admission.

Eligible students will be selected on the basis of educational qualification, achievements, professional experience relevant to the field of public health and personal interview.

The fee structure of MPH is made available on our website

Documents required for admission to MPH

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Degree marks cards of all years (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Internship completion certificate (if applicable) (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Provisional/Degree certificate (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Registration certificate from the respective Statutory Council (if applicable) (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Transfer certificate from the institution last attended (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended
  • Migration certificate from the Board/University of the institution last studied (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Physical fitness and blood group certificate
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)

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Program Structure

Semester Courses
Semester I Principles and Practices of Public Health
Introduction to Health System and Policy in Developing Countries
Health Management: Principles and Practices
Basic Epidemiology
Basic Biostatistics
Demography and Population Sciences
Semester II Introduction to Health Economics
Health Promotion Approaches and Methods
Introduction to Financial Management and Budgeting
Social and Behaviour Change, Effective Communication in Health Care
Semester III Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, and Adolescent Health (RMNCH +A)- Basics
Introduction to Health Programs and Evaluation
Principles of Social Research Methods
Environment and Occupational Health
Law and Ethics in Public Health
Semester IV Dissertation
Electives-Advanced course on RMNCH+A OR Advanced Epidemiology

Program Outcomes

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

  • Construct public health initiatives as part of a larger inter-related system of organizations that influence the health of populations at local, national and global levels
  • Apply concepts and theories of behaviour, health systems, communication, and ecological frameworks to design, plan, implement, evaluate, and disseminate health education and health promotion interventions in accordance with community needs, organizational and community goals.
  • Identify public health problems and resolve them by designing and instituting corrective steps and further evaluate their outcome measures.
  • Appraise the current public health challenges and apply evidence-based research strategies to strengthen the health system.
  • Evaluate social, environmental and cultural factors that cause health disparities and accordingly construct appropriate interventions to provide equitable access and financial risk protection to the population.
  • Pursue a selfless and value-driven career in public health by internalizing the values and principles of public health practice with an aim to promote health, prevent diseases and improve the quality of life of the community they serve.
  • Access and utilize components of the health care delivery system in a manner that is appropriate, cost effective, fair and in compliance with the national health programme and policy priorities.
  • Execute the roles and responsibilities of various health agencies with an intent to manage the legal, ethical, economic, and regulatory dimensions of health care and public health policies.

Career Opportunities

Students are employed in Government organizations, national and international Non-Government Organizations, United Nation Organization and its agencies like WHO, UNICEF, UNDP, UNOPS, UN Women, FAO etc. pharmaceuticals, insurance agencies, corporates and private sector organizations in themes of programme development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, quality assurance and research & development.

Placement Support

  • The department supports the placement process by identifying relevant career opportunities for those who are seeking placement assistance.
  • The department provides timely update to the students about available opportunities in other organizations of relevance.
  • Every year, the department organizes professional development workshop for the students, which includes sessions on resume writing/cover letter writing/ interview skills/ email etiquettes/ group discussion etc.

International Collaborations

The Department of Public health forms alliances with top academic and other institutions throughout the world to enhance the educational experience for students, faculty and research. The success of our global efforts depends on our partnerships with our overseas colleagues.

Department of Public Health is a globally engaged institution with an active partnership with 2 leading universities around the globe. Meritorious students get opportunity to visit Summer School at School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, USA and University of Gothenburg, Sweden during spring and autumn with scholarships covering tuition fees.