Indian Institute of Health Management Research Jaipur (IIHMR JAIPUR) - Admission 2020

Deemed to be University


Jaipur, Rajasthan

Deemed to be University


Jaipur, Rajasthan

IIHMR Admission 2020: Courses, Eligibility, Selection Process, Specialization

Updated On - December 23 2019 by Muskaan Hooda

IIHMR University is a postgraduate university providing courses in research and management of healthcare, pharmaceutical, hospital, and development sector. It has campuses in Jaipur, Delhi, and Bangalore. The university is a UGC-approved private research university. It aims to improve the standards of healthcare through academics, research, and training. The institute has been identified as an Institute of Excellence by The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The university boasts of learned and experienced faculty that engage in various policy issues and social program planning and has collaborated with leading organizations like John Hopkins University, World Health Organisation, Government of India and various state governments in India. It has won many awards in recent years such as ET Now 2018 Award(Star of Industry Awards, For Excellence in Education), Best University in Healthcare Management’ award at Med Achievers Health NXT program, and the cleanest university campus by Ministry of HRD.

IIMHR University Important Dates 2020

MBAApplication form availabilityDecember to February
Last date to apply15 February 2020
IIHMR-U MAT (entrance test)2 March 2020
GD/PI dates3 March 2020
Last date to apply31 January 2020
IRAT(entrance test)15-16 February 2020
Personal interview15-16 February 2020
Session commencement4 April 2020
PhDLast date to apply31 January 2020
IRAT(entrance test)15-16 February 2020
Personal interview15-16 February 2020
Session commencement4 April 2020

IIMHR University Admission 2020

The university has 3 schools:
  1. Institute of Health Management Research
  2. School Of Pharmaceutical Management
  3. School of Development Studies
The university offers postgraduate courses in degrees of 
  1. MBA (Hospital and Health Management) (MBA-HM)

  2. MBA (Pharmaceutical Management) (MBA-PM)

  3. MBA (Rural Management) (MBA-RM)

  4. Master of Public Health (MPH)

  5. PhD

The admission process is specific to each program but follows a similar pattern. The process involves a written aptitude test. IIMHR conducts IIMHR-U MAT for candidates who have not already appeared in CAT/ XAT/ NMAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ GMAT. The qualified candidates are then required to undergo group discussion and personal interview sessions. The specific examination patterns for different programs have been provided along in the respective sections below. The university organizes different entrance procedures for different programs. It conducts 2 separate entrance tests for MBA and PhD candidates. The information can be found in the respective sections. 

IIHMR University MBA Admission 2020 

IIHMR University offers a 2-year full-time MBA program in these disciplines:
  1. Hospital and Health management:  Imparting management skills to professionals in the healthcare sector in fields of consultancy, entrepreneurship and overall healthcare management.
  2. Pharmaceutical management: Training individuals in consultancy, planning, and operations with regard to pharmaceutical business process and management.
  3. Rural management: Keeping specific needs of rural development into consideration, this course is designed to provide training and skills in the sector of rural health management.
To provide management skills to students for hospital and healthcare sectors to supply skilled professionals required for quality healthcare management. The total intake for the MBA program is 270 with respective intakes of 
  • 180(Hospital and Health management)
  • 60(Pharmaceutical management) 
  • 30(Rural management)
The application process is common to all the MBA programs. The process is listed below.

IIHMR University MBA Courses Eligibility Criteria 2020

Courses wise eligibility, duration, specialization
  1. Any recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum three-year duration with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
  3. For candidates who do not have CAT/ XAT/ NMAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ GMAT, IIHMR University will conduct IIHMR-U MAT at IIHMR University Jaipur campus.

IIHMR University MBA Courses Selection Process 2020

 There are multiple parameters on which students will be selected for the admissions in UG courses. These are:
  2. Group discussion
  3. Personal Interview
  4. Statement of purpose
  5. Work experience
  6. Sports and extra-curricular activities
  7. Bachelor’s degree marks.
Fig. weight of different parameters in the selection

IIHMR University PhD Admission 2020

IIHMR university offers 3 years Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) course. This course was added to the curriculum in 2014. The course is multidisciplinary and allows candidates to research and work on a wide range of subjects. The total program intake is 30.

IIHMR University Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria 2020

Courses wise eligibility, duration, specialization:
  • Masters’ Degree or Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) from a UGC/AICTE recognized institution, with at least 55% marks for General category students (50% for SC/ST category candidates) in hospital and health management, general management, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, health informatics, social and behavioural sciences, economics, commerce, science, demography, and statistics.

IIHMR UniversityPh.D. Selection Process 2020

Parameters on which students will be selected for the admissions in PhD courses:
  • The candidate has to qualify in the entrance test (above 50% marks)
  • Interview score
  • Marks of previous degrees ie. master’s, bachelor's or diploma.

IIHMR University Application Process 2020

  1.  Candidates can either apply online or download the application form and send it by post. 
  2. In the offline method, completed forms can be sent along with a demand draft of Rs.1000 in the favour of ‘IIHMR University’ payable at Jaipur, along with other documents specified above.
Note: Candidates must keep in mind that the entrance test IIHMR-U MAT is free of cost. The fees for application at the university is Rs.1000. If a candidate has already given one of the CAT/ XAT/ NMAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ GMAT, he/she does not need to appear for IIHMR-U MAT for the MBA program.
The application form is available from December to February(for phase 1) and February to April(for phase 2). 


IIHMR University Admission 2020 (Master of Public Health)

IIHMR University, in collaboration with John Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School Of Public Health(JHSPH), Baltimore, Maryland, USA offers a 2-year Master of Public Health program. This program was designed by JHSPS for students from India and neighbouring countries. This program is only available at the Jaipur campus. The total intake for the program is 30.
Applicants who are interested in getting admission to the Masters in Public Health program must go through a prescreening process and need to be pre-approved by IIHMR and John Hopkins University before they apply. Read on to find out how to do that.

IIHMR University Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria for MPH 

Interested individuals from India or neighbouring low- and middle-income countries can apply for this course. Candidates must have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of 2 years of full-time health-related experience beyond the Bachelor’s/Master’s degree. (Work experience is not required for PhD and M.B.B.S graduates.)
  • Prior college-level mathematics courses; prior college-level biology course and another health-related course.
  • English proficiency score( TOEFL or IELTS)
  • Scores for one of these tests: GRE, MCAT, LSAT, or GMAT.

IIHMR University Admission 2020 Selection Process for MPH 

Parameters on which students will be selected for the admissions in UG courses:
  • Pre-screening questionnaire
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • TOEFL Scores 
  • GRE/GMAT Scores 
  • Academic transcripts

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