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International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai

IIRF Ranking 2021

Academic Excellence:

The International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) is a ‘Deemed University’ under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

It plays the role of a regional Institute for Training and Research in Population Studies for the ESCAP region. It was known as the International Institute for Population Studies (IIPS). The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), Government of India has designated IIPS as the nodal agency, responsible for providing coordination and technical guidance for the National Family Health Survey (NFHS).

Started in 1956 under the joint sponsorship of Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, the Government of India and the United Nations, it emerged as the premier Institute. IIPS holds the pride of place among all the regional centers. The Institute is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Besides teaching and research activities, the Institute also provides consultancy to the Government and Non-Government organizations. During the past 53 years, students from 42 different countries of Asia and the Pacific region, Africa and North America got trained at the Institute.

Research and Development:

Apart from the teaching activities, the Institute also conducts a large number of research projects on different areas like population, population change, Fertility, Mortality and Migration.

The research projects of the Institute are mostly funded by the Government of India and also by, World Bank, United Nations Population Fund, and World Health Organization.

Ranking and Recognition:

In the prestigious and widely acclaimed educational ranking of Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF- 2021), IIPS-Mumbai at 11th Rank in IIRF Deemed University Ranking 2021.

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    Engineering & Technology
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    Physical Sciences
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    Medicine & Allied Health Sciences
  • Public Health & Informatics
    Arts & Humanities
  • History, Philosophy & Theology

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