Division of Public Health at Max Healthcare Master of Public Health

A full-time two-year post-graduate program in Public Health: A partnership between Max Healthcare and the Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)

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About the Master of Public Health Degree

Master of Public Health is a post-graduate-level degree that allows the students to acquire public health knowledge and skills. In addition, the course will prepare them to work with specific populations and communities to improve health - through education, awareness, policy, and research.

Program Details


AcSIR approved full time supervised post graduate program in Master of Public Health at Max Healthcare.

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AcSIR approved full time supervised post graduate program in Master of Public Health at Max Healthcare.

Eligibility Criteria

Important Information/Fee Structure

Duration of Masters of Public Health 2 Years
Number of seats (Academic Year 2022-2024) 30
Location Max Healthcare and its Network Group of Hospitals
• Application process
• Session Starts
• Application Fee
• Application has to be submitted online
• September every year
• INR 2000
Fee structure INR 2,20,000 per annum
Head, Max Division of Public Health Dr. Sandeep Budhiraja
Co-Program Director Dr. Vinitaa Jha
Program Administrator Ms. Anulekha Nanda Rao
Co-Program Administrator Dr. Menka Loomba

Advantages of Public Health

  • Structured 2 years of Public Health training: Training of young graduate students will be delivered to equivalent international standards undertaking the curriculum and assessments defined by AcSIR by our team of multidisciplinary faculty.

  • MPH will be offered at tertiary care hospitals of Max Healthcare and its Network Group of Hospitals in Delhi and NCR: With over 10 ongoing public health research projects in the community and over 80 clinical trials, students can get real-time learning.

  • Supervised training: Each student will be under the constant supervision of a mentor/ supervisor. Through one-on-one meetings, the mentor/supervisor will support the students by identifying their educational needs, setting learning goals, reflective learning, and personal development.

  • Assessments: Regular assessments will be conducted throughout the course to evaluate the progress.

Why Choose Max?

  • The Vision of the Division of Public Health at Max Healthcare:
  • Our vision is a world with healthy people living in healthy communities.
  • The Division of Public health has been set up by Max Healthcare to bring about sustainable, positive changes in health by providing an outstanding program of research, teaching and service – to educate the next generation of public health leaders who endeavour to discover, test and disseminate solutions to health threats and problems; and translate research into effective practices and sound policies.
  • Max Healthcare (A unit of Devki Devi foundation) has been involved in national and international clinical research, which includes clinical trials, clinical research studies, and funded grants & academic studies.
  • National funders for research projects are DBT, ICMR, INSA, IGIB, BIRAC and DST.
  • International Funders for public health research projects are NIHR(UK), EU, UK-Innovate and ICL
  • Max Healthcare has been providing a high standard of clinical care in a premier tertiary care setting to ~20000 patients and is involved in building the capacity of individuals in related fields.


Max Super Specialty Hospital Delhi and NCR
The total number of seats is 30
The Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) is an Institution of the National Importance (INI) was established by an Act of Parliament, AcSIR Act 2011. AcSIR is the largest institution of higher education in India and one of the largest in the world in this respect. AcSIR attained 2nd rank in 2021 with respect to the SCImago ranking of higher education institutes in India. As per Nature Index Rankings, AcSIR occupies the 11th rank among Universities in India, 174th among Universities in Asia, and 470th among universities worldwide for September 01, 2020, to August 31, 2021.AcSIR has about 6000 Students enrolled in PhD, Integrated Dual Degree Program (MTech + PhD), Integrated MSc-PhD, MTech, MSc and PG Diploma courses and about 3769 students have already graduated from AcSIR.
The Multidisciplinary Curriculum Includes Core and Elective Courses:
The core courses include Introduction to Public Health, Basics in Epidemiology, Basic Biostatistics, Demography, Social and Behavioral Sciences in Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Health Systems & Public Health Programs, Health Management, Health Economics, Financing & Policy, Research Methods, Public Health Nutrition, Communicable Diseases, Noncommunicable Diseases, Scientific Writing - Proposal, Protocol Development, and Report Writing.

The Elective Courses include Disaster Preparedness & Management, Monitoring & Evaluation (including HMIS), Systematic Reviews and Meta-analysis, Global Health, Advanced Epidemiology, Implementation Sciences, Health Economics, Financing and Policy, Gender, Vulnerable Population, Emerging Issues and Applied Statistics for Public Health.
Log on to https://www.maxhealthcare.in/academics/ MPH
  • Download the application form
  • Fill in the application form and attach the required documents
  • Scan the application and mail it to menka@maxhealthcare.com
  • The application opening and closing dates can be found on the following link https://www.maxhealthcare.in/academics/MPH
  • All candidates should submit the application form for the Master of Public Health program in the prescribed format, which can be downloaded from Max Healthcare and the AcSIR website or apply online.
  • The application consists of a registration form, proof of academic credentials, work experience, contact details of two referees (academic or professional) and a Statement of Purpose (SOP).
  • The applicants will be shortlisted based on their academic qualifications, relevant experience and Statement of Purpose, followed by an interview.
  • The selection of candidates will be conducted by a specially constituted screening committee represented by Max Healthcare and AcSIR.

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