Short Description about Master of Science in Bio-Statistics and Demography (MBD)
The two years (full-time) Master degree course is designed to provide high level of understanding in Bio-statistics and Demography including an in-depth knowledge of the linkages between statistics and various socio-economic, health and environmental factors. This course provides foundation to graduate students and prepare them to apply the concept of bio-statistics in various aspects related to population.
No. of Seats
55 Seats with Government of India Fellowship.
Candidates having B.A./B.Sc. degree in Bio-statistics or Health Statistics or Mathematics or Statistics or having B.A./B.Sc. degree with two full papers on Mathematics or Statistics from a recognized university in India or abroad with a minimum of 55% (50% for reserved candidates) of aggregate marks/equivalent grade in all subjects will be eligible for admission.
Candidate who have already passed the qualifying examinations and those who have already appeared/ shall be appearing in the final qualifying examinations are eligible to apply. However, admission of the candidate will be cancelled if he/she fails to furnish the final examination result by September 30, 2022.
The upper age limit is 25 years as on June 30, 2022. Marks and age will be relaxed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS categories as per Government of India rules only.
Two years (Full-Time)
Each selected Indian student will be awarded a Government of India fellowship @ Rs. 5000/- per month.
The selection will be made on the basis of an Online Test. The Online Entrance Test will comprise objective type questions of multiple choices. The syllabus of Entrance Test will consist of basic General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning, English Grammar, Population, Health and Statistics/Mathematics. The test venue will be notified in the Admit Card.
Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EWS will be considered as per the Government of India norms only.
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