PGDHM Health Management || IIHMR Bangalore

PGDHM in Health Management (Public Health)

PGDHM in Health Management is a two year full time AICTE approved program designed by Hospital Industry experts to prepare students to work in Public Health companies. In the first year, students would study basics of healthcare and management. In the second year, students would get specialized in Public Health management / administration stream and learn the management aspects concerned with Health sector.

PGDHM in Health Management is a specialized course meant for imparting administrative and management skills;to work, manage and lead in health sector. IIHMR Bangalore's PGDHM in Health Management aims to prepare students to efficiently work in healthcare initiatives of various state and central Governments, NGOs, Emergency Management, Research Organizations, CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and various healthcare organizations. The course also covers two months of intensive summer training and 4 months of dissertation (internship) before campus placements; which can help students practically understand and gather knowledge on adequate health management and administrative practices to make job ready.

Students after completion of this course can look at lucrative career options and campus placements in NHM (National Health Mission’s), International NGOs for preventive care, Research and Analysis, Program monitoring, implementation, evaluation and management, Management of Emergency Services, Management of healthcare initiatives towards public, health insurance, etc.

Some of our Alumni work with NHM Gujarat, NHM West Bengal, Vidal Healthcare, WHO, World Bank, NHM Madhya Pradesh, Infosys Public Services, PWC, Apollo Munich, Cholamandalam Insurance, Medi Assist, Lowe's India, Karuna Trust, etc to name a few after doing this course.

The Course Curriculum for PGDHM in Health Management

The course curriculum is designed in such a way to learn from classroom education from our faculties and also to gain practical knowledge and industry expose with summer training, internships, field visits and guest lectures from Industry expert faculty.

Here are some of the modules which you will be studying in the first year.

  • Health and Development
  • Principles of Management
  • Health Policy & Healthcare Delivery System
  • Essentials of Hospital Services
  • Essentials of Biostatistics
  • Essentials of Epidemiology
  • Essentials of Demography and Population Sciences
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Essentials of Health Economics
  • Financial Accounting & Financial Management
  • Communication Planning & Management
  • Research Methodology & Community Studies

  • Here are some of the modules which you will be studying in PGDHM - Health Management in the second year.

  • Programme Planning, Implementation. Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Hospital Management Information System
  • Population Programme Management
  • International Health
  • Health Survey Research Methods
  • Operations Research
  • Quality Management in Health care
  • NGO Management
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Data Management and Analysis
  • Health Insurance Managed Care
  • Strategic Planning and Managed Care
  • Legal Framework in Healthcare
  • Disaster Management

  • Since IIHMR Bangalore is an autonomous Institution approved by AICTE, Ministry of HRD, GoI; we keep upgrading our curriculum as and when required as per the expectation of the Industry. Hence, the curriculum followed by IIHMR Bangalore is very much Industry relevant and need of the hour for people who are willing to shape their career in Public Health sector.

    The course will include two months of summer trainings towards the end of first year, and also 4 months of internship (dissertation work) towards the end of second year.

    Note: The curriculum may be subjected to undergo changes as per the suggestions of AAC (Academic Advisory Council).

    Who can apply for this programme and the eligibility criteria

    Any graduates with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in their graduation along with a valid CAT, MAT, CMAT, XAT, ATMA or GMAT score can apply. Applications are now being accept for PGDHM 2018 - 2020 Batch. You need to apply on or before 15th April 2018 for PGDHM 2018 - 2020 session.

    For Indian army professionals, applying for this course must apply along with study leave sanction letter from Indian army headquarters.  

    Admission Process & Important Dates

    You can apply online for PGDHM 2018 - 2020 session. Once you have submitted online application form; our academics team would review and send the GD / PI (Group Discussion / Personal Interview) call letter. The admission interview (GD/PI) will be held on 22nd April 2018 at IIHMR Bangalore campus. After that, the list of selected students would be displayed in the website. The selected students must deposit 1st Instalment fee within 7 days of announcement of admission; failing which the admission offered will be cancelled. We have an approval from AICTE to take 60 students per year.

    The next round of GD/PI after April 2018 will be subjected to availability of seats and the decision of the management of the college.
    The classes for PGDHM 2018 - 2020 session would commence on 25th July 2018.

    Fee structure for PGDHM 2018 - 2020 Batch:


    ParticularsAmount (Rs.)Due Date for payment
    1st Instalment 1,10,000 (To be paid within 10 days after declaration of admission)
    2nd Instalment 80,000(To be paid within 20 days after declaration of admission)
    3rd Instalment 1,10,0005th December 2018
    4th Instalment 1,00,0005th April 2019
    5th Instalment 1,95,0005th July 2019

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