Rules for admission in M. Phil. and Ph.D.

The rules of University of Dhaka are applicable for admission into M. Phil. and Ph.D. program. However, the following specific points need to be mentioned here.

M. Phil.

Candidates for admission into the M. Phil. Program must possess a Master Degree in Health Economics, or Economics, or Business Studies or in a related discipline. They must possess a good second class in the above examination and should have at least Second Division/Class in all earlier examinations (SSC, HSC and graduation examination). The session of M. Phil. starts in June. The potential students are encouraged to apply at least two months prior to start the session.


Candidates for admission into the Ph.D. degree program must possess M. Phil. degree in Health Economics from Institute of Health Economics of the University of Dhaka / M. Phil. in Economics from the University of Dhaka or from any other recognized University. The candidates who have not obtained M. Phil. in Health Economics/Economics but have good research and/or teaching experience may be considered for direct enrollment into the Ph.D. Program of the IHE. The admission on Ph.D. is open for all the year round.

Important Notes:

1.The Academic Board, on the recommendations of the Academic Committee of the Institute, may relax the qualifications.

2.The Rules contained here are subject to change. Students will be required to comply with the changes in the rules as applicable to them.


For further queries you may contact in following address.

Office of the Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka (Arts Building)
Phone: +880-2-9667920-73, Ext.8640, 8642 (office),
Fax: +880-2-8615583