MBA Hospital and Health Management

MBA Hospital and Health Management is the flagship educational programme of the university which aims to develop professional managers with requisite skills in planning, implementation, operational management, diagnosis and problem solving, consultancy, and entrepreneurship.

Through this rigorous programme, graduates are able to manage hospitals and healthcare institutions globally, both in the public and the private sectors, thus meeting the demand for quality healthcare management. The in-take capacity of the programme is 180.

IIHMR University, Jaipur ranked 73 in Management Category, as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2021, by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Course Duration

2 Yrs

Course Fee

9.60 L

Eligibility Criteria

Any recognized bachelor’s degree of minimum three-year duration with at least 50% marks in aggregate

Fees Structure


The broad objective of the program is to build knowledge and skills to facilitate high performance as effective professionals in health and hospital systems, both in the public and private sectors. The syllabus and course content are designed keeping in mind the current requirements of the healthcare industry. The objectives are as under:

  • To develop skills in planning, building and managing healthcare organizations
  • To participate and contribute to the formulation of public health policies.
  • To enhance decision making and administrative competence of the students to enable them to face challenges of the healthcare industry.
  • To promote knowledge through applied and conceptual research relevant to management and to disseminate this knowledge through publications.
  • To collaborate with other institutions in India and abroad for furtherance of professional exposure.
  • Taking Management education towards institution building in a meaningful manner.
  • Understanding of the latest concepts and techniques of management and their application in making the managerial roles of the participants efficient and effective.
  • The capability of analyzing and solving operational problems in the delivery of healthcare and hospital services.
  • The adeptness of appropriate strategies for effective planning, implementing, and evaluation of institutional and community-based health and family welfare programs.
  • Acumen for using the application of qualitative and quantitative analytical tools, as applicable to health and hospital management related problems.
  • Capacity to understand and appreciate methodologies of health/hospital management training and develop skills with a focus on strategic responsibility for training and imparting human resource development in the healthcare industry.
  • Expanding the vision of participants, about the wider background in the context of healthcare and health management in their historical, sociological and cultural framework.
  • Logistics expertise to promote the efficient and equitable allocation of resources, and development of strategies, to promote public health and cost-effective healthcare.
  • Financial aptness in the use of application of a scientific approach in reducing the cost of care through better material and money management.

Programme Structure

MBA Hospital and Health Management is a two year programme. All the introductory and core courses are common to all the streams.The second year is for specialized courses relevant to that stream. The course design is as under.

Core Courses

Term 1 and Term 2

  • Health and Development
  • Essentials of Hospital Service
  • Principles of Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Health Policy and Health Care Delivery System
  • Essentials of Health Economics and Financing
  • Bio-Statistics
  • Financial Management
  • Essentials of Epidemiology
  • Communication Planning and Management
  • Essentials of Demography
  • Research Methods
  • Organization Behavior
  • Self Awareness and Mindfulness for Managers
  • Marketing Management

Summer Training

Each student is required to work with an organization, on a project, for a period of eight weeks at the end of the first year. The objective is to allow students an intense day-to-day interaction with organizations. Summer Training provides students exposure to the working of an origination in real time. It also helps students to develop managerial skills, competencies and facilitate an informed career choice by the students. Performance of the students during summer training is assessed by way of report from the institution and poster presentation.

In the second year, the students are required to opt for Hospital or Health Management. The stream is allotted before the summer training based on merit, aptitude and individual preference in the first year. The following specialized courses are offered in the respective streams:

Hospital Management

Second year - Hospital Stream (Specialized Courses: Term-3 and 4)

  • Organization and Management of Clinical Services
  • Organization and Management of Support Services
  • Organization and Management of Utility Services
  • Material and Equipment Management
  • Marketing Management of Hospital Services
  • Strategic Management
  • Hospital Management Information System
  • Health Insurance and Managed Care
  • Legal Framework in Health Care
  • Quality Management and Patients’ Safety
  • Disaster Management
  • Hospital Planning and Facility Management
  • Operations Management in Hospitals
  • Clinical Epidemiology
  • Management Accounting
  • Medical Device

Health Management

Second year - Health Stream (Specialized Courses: Term-3 and 4)

  • Applied Demography and Population Dynamics
  • Applied Epidemiology
  • Health Survey Research Methods
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Program Planning, Implementation Monitoring and Evaluation
  • NGO Management
  • International Health
  • Strategic Management
  • Health Management Information System
  • Health Insurance and Managed Care
  • Legal Framework in Health Care
  • Quality Management and Patients’ Safety
  • Operations Research
  • Disaster Management
  • National Health Program
  • Data Management and Analysis

For both the above streams, each student will have to choose one elective course, has to submit a dissertation and has to successfully complete an internship at the end of second-year.

Elective courses are offered depending on current industry needs, student’s requirement and their interests.

Each student is required to submit a dissertation involving primary research in his/her area of interest. The dissertation includes a critical review of literature of specific area of interest, data collection, and analysis on the selected problem. The dissertation must be completed in the second year to qualify for the degree.


Shri P D Agarwal Scholarship

IIHMR University, Jaipur envisages granting scholarships in the form of tuition fee waiver to prospective students based on academic merit. The policy/guidelines for granting scholarships are as under:


MBA Hospital and Health Management:  

  • Name of Scholarship: Shri P D Agarwal Scholarship
  • Total Number of Scholarships Available: 15 Scholarships
  • Eligibility Criteria: The scholarship will be awarded to students based on meeting any one of the following eligibility criteria:
  • 65% or above aggregate marks in MBBS
  • 75% or above aggregate marks in BDS
  • 85% or above aggregate marks in any other bachelor’s degree
  • 85 percentile or above in CAT/XAT
  • 95 percentile or above in MAT/CMAT/NMAT
  • Amount of Scholarship: Rs. 1,00,000 each student


  • Under freeship, 100% fee waiver will be offered to students belonging to SC/ST/OBC and Economically Weaker Section (EWS)
  • Total Number of Freeship available: 1 seat for SC/ST/OBC and 1 seat for EWS
  • Eligibility Criteria: Freeship will be awarded to students based on combined merit prepared for MBA Hospital and Health Management and MBA Digital Health (including all rounds of GD PI) prepared at the time of admission.
  • Amount of Scholarship: Rs. 9.60 lacs each student

Selection Procedure

The eligible candidates will be invited for the Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI). Final selection of the candidate is based on his/her performance in the qualifying examination, score in CAT/ XAT/ NMAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ GMAT/ IIHMR-U MAT, Group Discussion (GD), and Personal Interview (PI) as under:



Qualification (Graduation Marks)


Group discussion


Personal interview


Sports and Extra-Curricular Activities


Work Experience




Maximum Marks


* More weightage will be given to national level entrance tests i.e. CAT/ XAT/ NMAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ GMAT/GPAT over IIHMR-U MAT at the sole discretion of the Admission committee

Candidates are required to bring their original documents at the time of GD/PI.

Education Loan Assistance

All major banks provide bank loan for this course. Students who wish to apply for the bank loan may formally take admission in the university by paying their first installment. The student may share the bank and branch where he/she wish to apply for an education loan, the admission department will help the aspiring students understand the loan procedure and the required documents as per the bank will be provided upon request.

Submission of Application


Candidates aspiring for admission to MBA Hospital and Health Management programme may Apply Online or download the application form


Duly completed application forms with all supporting documents may be sent by post along with a demand draft of Rs. 1,000/- drawn in favor of “IIHMR University”, payable at Jaipur and all the documents in support of eligibility.

An application will be considered only when it is received with all documents and the application fee. The application fee is non-refundable.