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Bachelor in Public Health(BPH)


The Bachelor in Public Health program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to address and improve the health conditions of society. This field of science focuses on educating communities about infectious diseases and promoting preventive measures, with an emphasis on vaccinations. The undergraduate course spans three years, including research projects, and aims to train students in essential skills for planning, initiating, and managing healthcare programs.

Key Aspects of Bachelor in Public Health:

Disease Prevention and Education: The program places a strong emphasis on disease prevention through education. Public health professionals play a vital role in educating communities about various infectious diseases, fostering awareness, and empowering individuals with knowledge on preventive measures.

Vaccination Advocacy: Public health professionals are instrumental in promoting and advocating for vaccinations against infectious diseases. This includes creating awareness campaigns, organizing vaccination drives, and ensuring that communities have access to immunization programs.

Essential Skills Development: The curriculum is structured to impart essential skills required for planning, initiating, and managing healthcare programs. This includes strategic planning, resource management, and effective communication to implement health interventions at the community level.

Community Health Promotion: The program instills a sense of community-oriented healthcare. Students learn how to engage with diverse communities, understand their unique health challenges, and develop interventions that promote overall well-being.

Research Projects: The inclusion of research projects as part of the curriculum enhances students’ practical skills and research acumen. Engaging in research projects allows students to apply theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios, fostering critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.

Interdisciplinary Approach: Public health is inherently interdisciplinary, and the curriculum reflects this by incorporating elements from various fields such as sociology, epidemiology, environmental science, and health policy. This approach ensures that graduates are well-rounded and capable of addressing the multifaceted challenges in public health.

Duration and Inclusivity: The three-year duration of the program allows for comprehensive learning, ensuring that students receive a well-rounded education in public health. The inclusivity of research projects enhances the depth of understanding and prepares students for practical challenges in the field.

In summary, the Bachelor in Public Health program is designed to produce professionals who are not only well-versed in the theoretical aspects of public health but also equipped with practical skills to make a meaningful impact. By focusing on education, prevention, and community engagement, graduates are prepared to contribute to the betterment of society’s health conditions.

  • Public health is the field of science which deals with taking the suitable measures in improving the health conditions of society by educating them regarding the various infectious diseases and helping them to understand the preventive measures.
  • Public health professionals educate the people regarding the vaccinations against various infectious diseases.
  • This undergraduate course trains the student in essential skills needed to plan, initiate and manage health care programmes.
  • It is a three years course inclusive of research projects


Allied Health Sciences & Para Medical Sciences are interdisciplinary medical courses and subjects that are becoming increasingly important in health care systems. 


1. Candidates for admission to BPH course should have completed higher secondary level or Pre University College (10 +2) in any stream.
2. Lateral Entry: Candidates who have completed 3 years Diploma in any health sciences, or Diploma in Public Health/Community medicine can join 3rd semester directly provided they have undergone training in minimum of three subjects mentioned in semester 1 & 2 of BPH curriculum of RGUHS or any equivalent topics related to public health.


1. 80% of total number of classes conducted in a year. Only those candidates are eligible to appear for university examination
2. Marks: The minimum 40% marks obtained.

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