ICMR - National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) was established by Indian Council of
Medical Research (ICMR) in 1999 as the flagship institute for training and research in the
areas of epidemiology, public health and biostatistics in India. The vision of NIE is to be a
catalyst for a vibrant national health system through responsive research, education and
training in epidemiology and public health.
ICMR School of Public Health under NIE, started conducting M.Sc. (Biostatistics) programme from the year 2016.
An application fee of Rs.1,000/= (Rupees
One thousand only) by means of online transfer to the following bank details:
Name: Director, NIE
Account Number: 0936201002864
Bank name: Canara Bank
IFSC Code: CNRB0000936
The last date for receipt of the completed applications at NIE is 15th June 2022.
The Fee for the course is Rs.30,000/= (Rupees Thirty thousand only) per year.
Vidya Lakshmi Portal provides single window for Students to access information and make application for Educational Loans provided by Banks and Government Scholarships. Students who desire to avail Educational Loan or Scholarship may visit the website www.vidyalakshmi.co.in of Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
Credit refers to describe the quantum of syllabus in terms of hours of study. It indicates
differential weight-age given according to the contents & duration of the courses in the
Core Courses are compulsory subjects offered.
Elective Courses are courses offered by NIE
Supportive courses are of intermediary & introductory level in nature; aimed at bridging the gap in the curricula; Enabling improvement skills in computation & communication.
Human Rights is a compulsory credit course offered in the III semester. The course is designed under lectures / practical work / Journal review/ Seminars / dissertation work / viva-voce. .