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International Institute for Population Sciences

Updated on: Mar 18, 2023

International Institute for population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai was established in 1956 jointly by Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, United Nations, the Government of India. In 1956, the United Nations, the Government of India and the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, jointly established this Institute to serve as a regional center for teaching, training and conducting research in the area of population studies.

Prior to 1970, the IIPS was popularly known as Demographic Training and Research Centre (DTRC). It was declared as a deemed university on August 15, 1985. Today, the Institute is an autonomous institution under the administrative control of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Today, IIPS is known to offer quality academic courses to strengthen the reproductive health, research and training programmes and provides consultancy to government and non-governmental organizations and other academic institutions.

IIPS Mumbai is an autonomous body under the administrative supervision of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,Government of India. The University is a member of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU). It is recognized but not funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC).

IIPS Facilities
  • Library
  • Research
  • Hostel
  • IT Services

IIPS Academic Departments
  • Department of Mathematical Demography & Statistics
  • Department of Migration & Urban Studies
  • Department of Fertility Studies
  • Department of Population Policies & Programmes
  • Department of Public Health & Mortality Studies
  • Department of Development Studies
  • Department of Extra Mural Studies

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