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No. NIRT/EPID/ORIRTP/2017                                Nov 29 November 2017

Certificate course in Research Methodology and Biostatistics for Medical Professionals

National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis/Indian Council of Medical Research is conducting a “Certificate Course on Research Methodology and Biostatistics for Medical Professionals” from 1/1/2018 to 12/1/2018 at NIRT Chennai.

Objective of the course:

The main objective of the course is to introduce basic concept of research, critical appraisal of literature, data analysis, proposal writing and manuscript writing. We expect that this course will be a tool to build the research capacities of medical professionals and researchers from the fields of public health, clinical medicine, surgery and allied health sectors. To support health, medical, students, research scholars and professionals involved in medical research as part of their academic requirements or professional engagement. To meet the needs of researchers who are in the process of developing their research proposals, acquiring skills of data collection, analyzing their data, and those aiming to get their studies written and published. To address the needs of faculty members and other professional involved in guiding, reviewing and evaluating research studies.

Course Modules:

The course includes 4 modules spread over a period of 2 Weeks

Module 1 -Introduction to Research

Module 2 -Research Methodology and Biostatistics

Module 3 -Data Analysis

Module 4 -Manuscript Writing

Course Delivery: The Course content will be delivered through interactive lectures , group discussions and presentations, assignments and hand on exercise for data analysis. The course will be taught by a multidisciplinary team of National and International experts in the field of research.

Duration of training program: 2 weeks

Maximum Number of participants: 15-20

Who can apply

  1. The applicant should be a citizen of India and should possess a minimum qualification of MBBS and preferably Diploma or DNB or MD/MS/MCH/DM
  2. Faculties of Medical College
  3. Post Graduate medical students
  4. Knowledge of spoken/written English is essential
  5. Applicants are expected to come with a laptop for training
  6. Age: Preferably below 45 years

Financial support

  1. One time economy class return (air/train) fare to /from host Institution.
  2. Food and stay arrangements during the training period
  3. Training material


Application process (including last date of receipt of application):

The application form, needs to be filled online at the link below :

The completely filled application form should reach us by 15 th December 2017 18:00hrs IST.

Incomplete and late applications will be rejected without further notice. The decision of the selection committee will be final. Participant selection list and waiting will be published in the institute website. Selected Participants are requested to confirm their participation in the training by 20/12/2017.

For further details contact:

Dr. Sriram Selvaraju, MBBS, MPH
Scientist C (Medical)
National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT/ICMR),
No.1, Mayor Sathyamoorthy Road,
Chetpet, Chennai.
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