The Institute has a placement cell to help and facilitate graduating students find suitable employment opportunities. The cell, formed in, invites institutions/organizations to conduct a placement drive. Student profiles and other relevant details are shared with these institutions/organizations for reference. Interested employer’s shortlist the candidates after viewing their resumes. Representatives of the organizations conduct tests and/or interviews at the campus, according to their recruitment process. The cell facilitates this selection process usually at the end of the academic session every year (April to June). IIPS is recognized worldwide as a leader in the field of demographic training, research, and surveys. Several IIPS students now occupy key positions in governments, international organizations, universities, and research centers around the globe. Two faculty members and some student representatives coordinate the activities of the placement cell. The cell continuously strives to provide students with their preferred job opportunities, benefiting both the student and the hiring organization.
The Institute is the hub of population and health related teaching and research in India, playing a vital role for planning and development of the country. During the past years, students from different countries of Asia and the Pacific region, Africa and North America have been trained at the Institute. The alumni are occupying prestigious positions at national and international organizations, universities and colleges and non-governmental reputed organizations. Besides teaching and research activities, the Institute also provides consultancy to the Government and Non-Governmental organizations and other academic institutions.
All teaching programmes conducted by IIPS are research and policy oriented. IIPS provides emphasis on technical skills as well as scientific orientation in understanding research problems. After completion of different courses, our students are confident enough to:
• analyse, interpret and criticize demographic, health and public health data and research
• demonstrate an understanding of the essential principles of modern demographic methods and statistical software
• employ basic computational skills used in the analysis of population, health and development
• undertake original research projects that makes a contribution to the body of knowledge
• develop presentation skills and writing research papers
• develop knowledge in sampling, modalities of conducting research
• exhibit the ability to disseminate research findings to the scientific community and the general public
• develop confidence in debates and discussions
• undertake jobs related to data analysis, health and development
IIPS is well known for its link with different public sectors and established NGOs to develop evidence based data and research input for policy formulation. Constant curricular review through committees, promoting skill building events such as seminars, conferences, workshops and meetings strengthen our fellows in terms of updated knowledge and skills. IIPS has given adequate emphasis on data analysis and field work component in most of the programmes that can enable students to gain valuable. IIPS are assigned to conduct series of national projects that recruit many graduates and help them to get experiencing in monitoring field work, questionnaire development, data quality checks, data cleaning, analysis and report writing. The library resources and IT facilities of IIPS are efficient enough to bring in the latest and quality publications, relevant information of research and jobs in relevant subjects.
Placement cell of IIPS is dedicated to communicate with different organizations/ Institutes for placements. Companies/Organizations either conduct campus recruitment or select suitable candidates through online test and telephonic interviews. Most of the pass out students are generally get engaged in higher studies or join jobs or work as research officers in different projects of the Institute.