All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata

All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health (AIIH&PH), Kolkata provide postgraduate training and research related to health problems. In the South-East Asia region, this institute is the oldest school that provides postgraduate programs on public health.

Name of the Institution All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health, Kolkata
Type of Institution Public/Occupational Health
Location/Contact Details 110, Chittaranjan Avenue,Kolkata-700 073 (West Bengal) 

Phone: 033 – 315286/ 315288


Fax: (91) (033) 2412539

Ownership Directorate General of Health ServicesMinistry of Health & Family Welfare,Government of India
  • Affiliated to University of Calcutta
  • Accreditation by UNICEF and WHO as an international training center
Courses Offered
  • Master of Veterinary Public Health (MVPH)
  • Diploma in Nursing Education & Administration (Community Health) (DNEA-CH)
  • M.Sc. In Nursing (Community Health)
  • DIH (Diploma in Industrial Health )
  • DPH
  • ME(PH)
  • DMCW
  • Dip. Diet.
  • D.Sc. (Ph)
  • Diploma in Nutrition
  • DHS (Dip. in Health Statistics)
  • DHE (Dip. in Health Education)
Departments/ Branches
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Bio-Chemistry and Nutrition
  • Preventive and Social Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health Administration
  • Health Education
  • Environmental Sanitation and Sanitary Engineering
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Statistics
  • Microbiology
  • Occupational Health
  • Public Health Nursing
Admission Procedure/Eligibility Criteria For Master of Veterinary Public Health (MVPH) courses, candidates need to have MBBS or B.V.Sc/A.H. degree from a recognized university. Applicants with at least 1-year experience in veterinary science or those who have been deputed by the state/central government will be given preference.For Diploma in Nursing Education & Administration courses, candidates need to complete a diploma program in general nursing and midwifery from a recognized institute. Applicants also need to have at least 2 years of working experience after completion of diploma program. (Male nurses should have prescribed training from a recognized institute and also should be trained in physiotherapy, TB or any such clinical area; this specialization is equivalent to specialty in midwifery by female nurses). 
Established in the Year 1932