The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is pleased to announce its call for applications, for the fourteenth consecutive year, for the Post-Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management being conducted in the academic year December 2022 – November 2023, at the Indian Institutes of Public Health, Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Delhi, Gandhinagar (Gujarat), & Hyderabad (Telangana).


To enhance the capacity of the public health managerial workforce through the conduct and delivery of a specially designed post graduate diploma course in Public Health Management.


Applicants should have a graduate/postgraduate degree in medicine, AYUSH, dental, nursing, pharmacy, health sciences, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, natural/life sciences, management, social sciences, social work, economics, statistics or any equivalent qualification.

Candidates with work experience in health/ development sector will be given preference.

Candidates from across India and from other countries can state their preference of the institute (Delhi, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad and Bhubaneswar) in the application form.


This program is interdisciplinary both in its content and teaching. It utilizes a variety of teaching/ learning techniques, including seminars, journal clubs, collaborative learning, group discussions, case studies, lecture discussions, assignments, hands- on training on computers, visits to organizations of public health interest, practicum and field projects. Faculty with diverse disciplinary backgrounds, national and international experience combined with a breadth and depth of public health experience would be teaching this course.


The fee structure for PGDPHM for self-sponsored candidates in the year 2022-23 will be as follows:

For Indian Nationals:
Tuition Fee: The annual tuition fee for the academic year 2022-23 is Rs.2.00 Lakhs per student (which includes Rs. 10,000/- admission fees and Rs. 10,000/- examination fee).

For International Candidates:
Tuition Fee: The annual tuition fee for the academic year 2022-23 is 5,600 USD per student.

*Accommodation in hostels is subject to availability, at an additional cost

Duration: One Year

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