MSc Biostatistics at NIE, Chennai: Apply by October 18
Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) School of Public Health, a unit of ICMR - National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Second Main Road, Ayapakkam, Chennai- 600 077, Under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of India, has invited applications for admission to the 2 year M.Sc Biostatics Programme offered at the Institute and affiliated to Periyar University Salem.
The Programme focuses on collecting, recording, and storing non spatial & spatial data collected in the conduct of public health and medical research; study designs including those utilized in clinical trials; produce edited data sets suitable for statistical analyses; Perform analyses of data; Interpret results of advanced statistical analyses and use these results to make relevant inferences from data, etc.
Applicants should hold a Degree with Statistics / Mathematics as a major subject (OR) Degree with Statistics as ancillary / allied subject (OR) Degree with additional diploma in Statistics / Health Statistics accepted by the syndicate of Periyar University.
Those appearing for the final year examination of bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the year 2020 may also apply for the programme. However, they should submit the provisional certificate before joining the programme.
The selection and admission of the candidates will be based on (i) Review of the application form (ii) Online Written test (if necessary) and (iii) Online interview
Reservation of seats will be as per Government of India norms being followed by the Periyar University.
Depending upon the number of applications received for the programme, online written test and/or online interview will be conducted for final admission at NIE. List of the candidates provisionally selected for the online written test and/or online interview will be posted in the institute’s website and the concerned candidates will be intimated through email.
The candidates will be selected for final admission based on the marks obtained in their qualifying degree (Core/Allied/Ancillary Subjects) and their performance in online written test and/or online interview.
Application can be submitted online at www.nie.gov.in (ICMR School of Public Health > Master of Science Biostatistics links) by 18th October 2020. Prospectus is also available at this link.
Application fee of Rs.1,000/- is to be paid online.
For more details, visit www.nie.gov.in