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PHFI has developed a strong and diverse portfolio of eLearning education during the last seven years. We offer the following programs in online eLearning mode:-

ePost Graduate Programs (One year)

  • Public Health Nutrition
  • Health Promotion
  • Epidemiology
  • Management of Reproductive & Child Health Programs
  • Public Health & Hospital Management for Nursing & Allied Health Professionals
  • Public Health Services Management
  • Health Economics, Health Care Financing and Policy
  • Executive Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Nutrition - Afghanistan

eCourse (6 months)

  • Research Methodology
  • STI & HIV/AIDS
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Health Programs
  • GIS Application in Public Health
  • Public Health Surveillance
  • Public Health Development for ICDS officials

eCourse (3-4 months)

  • Health, Safety and Environment Management
  • Tobacco Control
  • Certificate Course in Clinical Research Methods for DNB Students
  • Research Ethics
  • Effective Grant Writing
  • Good Public Health and Clinical Laboratory Practice
  • Advanced Program in Hospital Management
  • Health System Strengthening
PHFI Centre for eLearning offers one year ePost Graduate Programs, eCourses ranging from 3-6 months of duration in key areas of public health. To know more about the program details, please visit the program page and download the course brochure
PHFI established PHFI Centre for eLearning in the year 2011 to offer programs through eLearning across key areas of public health practice. The PHFI Centre for eLearning promotes and provides quality education in an engaging, flexible and self-paced blended format through the latest learning technologies.

Students can request a cancellation of any service and a refund of the corresponding fees paid to the Foundation by sending a request in writing (by email, fax or post) that is received by the Foundation within seven working days of the original request for the service.

After the seven working day period as described above, application handling fees, registration fees and examination entry fees, as applicable, are not refundable. Examination fees cannot be transferred from one examination to another. In the event that a decision is taken by the Foundation to withdraw a program, any applicant who has not yet accepted an offer will be given a full refund of all fees within 30 days of their request for a refund.

Admission related queries

At PHFI Centre for eLearning, admissions to all the eLearning programs are open round the year in the following two batches:

  • 1. To register for January/February Batch – Register between July to December
  • 2. To register for July/August Batch – Register between December to July
  • The minimum Eligibility Criteria is Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University/institute. For further details, please click on this link for program specific eligibility criteria-.

    Eligibility Criteria
    PHFI offers a wide range of eLearning programs through Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs). To know which program will be most beneficial for you, you are advised to go through our eLearning brochure and choose appropriate program based on your interest and academic qualification.[Link for combined brochure eL]
    The Candidate can visit our website https://cdl.phfi.org and apply online for admission in courses offered. Please click here to know about the admission procedure.
    Sr.
    No.
    Duration of Program Fee for Indian Nationals and
    South Asian candidates (in
    INR per student per course)
    Fee for Inrernational
    candidates (in USD per
    students per course)
    1 Long Term Programs - 12 months 36000/- 1200/-
    2 Long Term Programs - 6 months 18000/- 600/-
    3 Short Term Programs 3-4 months 9000/- 330/-

    Please click on the link: And go to option- “Compulsory Documents” to view the list of Documents that needs to be uploaded along with your admission form as per the eligibility criteria and the program selected.

    12th Marksheet/Certificate

    Academic Documents

    Relevant Work Experience Certificate

    Photo ID Proof (PAN card / Passport / Driving License / Election Card / Aadhaar Card)

    1 Stamp Size photograph

    Admission Procedure

    Application Form is available at [link] Admission procedure shall have following steps:

    1. Fill up the online application form
    2. PHFI shall allot Registration number to the candidate
    3. On receipt of Registration number candidate will make the payment of Admission processing fees
    4. Rest of the steps needs to be explained after this
    We currently do not offer any scholarships for eLearning programs.
    Yes, you can connect to our Program Officer-eLearning and or drop us an email at dlacad@phfi.org for any queries. You can also call us at +91-124-4722900.
    Yes, however you would be required to submit the declaration in case of missing/pending document at the time of application.
    You receive the Study Material/can have access to the study material after the successful payment for the course or before the start of the course.

    Course Fee Payment Queries

    The course fee can be deposited only after the approval of the submitted online application. You may deposit the course fee online as well as via Demand Draft (DD)/pay order. For further clarification please contact the Program Officer.
    Programs offered by Indian Institute of Public Health-Delhi (IIPH-D)
    • ePost Graduate program in Public Health Nutrition
    • ePost Graduate program in Epidemiology
    • ePost Graduate program in Management of Reproductive & Child Health Programs
    • ePost Graduate program in Health Economics, Health Care Financing and Policy
    • eCourse in STI & HIV/AIDS
    • eCourse in M&E of Health Programs
    • eCourse in GIS Application in Public Health
    • eCourse in Research Ethics
    • eCourse on Public Health Development for ICDS officials
    Bank details for Electronic Transfer for the courses offered by IIPH-D:
    NAME OF BENEFICIARY: PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION OF INDIA
    NAME OF THE BANK: CITIBANK N.A
    BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER: 5340992018
    BRANCH ADDRESS: JEEVAN VIHAR BUILDING, 3 SANSAD MARG,CP NEW DELHI-110001
    IFSC/ LOCAL CLEARANCE CODE: CITI0000002
    SWIFT CODE: CITIINBX
    The course fee can be deposited only after the approval of the submitted online application. You may deposit the course fee online as well as via Demand Draft (DD)/pay order. For further clarification please contact the Program Officer.
    Programs offered by Indian Institute of Public Health-Gandhinagar (IIPH-G)
    • eProgramme In Research Methodology
    • eProgramme in Health, Safety and Environment Management
    • ePost Graduate Program In Public Health And Hospital Management For Nursing And Allied Health Professionals
    • eCourse in Effective Grant Writing
    • eAdvanced Program in Hospital Management
    • eCourse in Health System Strengthening
    Details for Electronic Transfer:
    NAME OF BENEFICIARY: Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar
    NAME OF THE BANK: HDFC Bank
    BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER: 03061110000028
    BRANCH ADDRESS: SHAPATH - III, GNFC TOWER, S.G.ROAD, BODAKDEV,AHMEDABAD - 380054
    IFSC/ LOCAL CLEARANCE CODE: HDFC0000306
    SWIFT CODE: HDFCINBBXXX
    The course fee can be deposited only after the approval of the submitted online application. You may deposit the course fee online as well as via Demand Draft (DD)/pay order. For further clarification please contact the Program Officer.
    For other eLearning programs, the details for Electronic transfer are given below:
    NAME OF BENEFICIARY: PUBLIC HEALTH FOUNDATION OF INDIA
    NAME OF THE BANK: HDFC Bank
    BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER: 05861110000013
    BRANCH ADDRESS: H-7, GREEN PARK EXTENSION , NEW DELHI-110016
    IFSC/ LOCAL CLEARANCE CODE: HDFC0000586
    SWIFT CODE:HDFCINBBDEL

    STEP BY STEP GUIDE FOR NOMINATED/SPONSORED STUDENT PAYMENT

    • On footer of https://cdl.phfi.org, click “Nominated Student Payment” then click “Continue” in the popup menu as shown below:
    • In the sponsored payment page type your “Payment reference number”. If you wish to add multiple reference numbers and make payment for multiple nominated students then click “Add Another” button. If the reference number you have entered are for Nominated Students then you can see them listed under “Total Payment” as shown below. Please note, reference number for nominated student will only be accepted in nominated sponsored payment mode. If you have not selected nominated student option at the time of filling up application form and you wish to pay through this mode, then please contact your program officer to change the option to nominated payment mode before making the payment.
    • Key in the information of “Contact Name”, “Email id” and “Name of Organization” and select your preferred payment mode then click “Submit” as shown below
    To know more click here

    Academic Queries

    All eLearning courses at PHFI utilizes a blended online teaching/ learning technique. The basic course structure includes a combination of interactive online computer-based sessions, online virtual lectures, assessments and recommended readings from journal articles and textbooks in a modular format.
    PHFI Centre for eLearning has a vibrant cluster of multidisciplinary faculty who have been trained globally. Each faculty brings a plethora of experience and expertise in delivering eLearning programs. For more details, please visit :[faculty page]
    You can interact with the faculty via live interactive sessions and discussion forums. You can also connect with the course faculty via program officer to solve your course queries.
    The schedule for virtual classes is different for different courses. Kindly refer to the Virtual Class schedule available on the student login.

    PHFI CEL Portal is compatible with and fully functional, in all modern devices (Laptop, Desktop, Tablets etc..). You can access it from anywhere anytime.

    However, we have set a minimum recommended configurations:

    • Internet Bandwidth: 1 Mbps
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 or equivalent and above
    • RAM: 512 MB and above (1 GB recommended)
    • Supported browsers: recent Google Chrome, recent Mozilla Firefox, Safari 6, Internet Explorer 9 (IE 10 required for drag and drop of files from outside the browser into CEL)
    • Latest Adobe Flash Player
    • Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7,or later, Mac OS, Linux, IOS, and Android etc…
    • Headset with microphone (web camera - optional)
    Yes, you can attend these sessions from your workplace subject to availability of necessary IT infrastructure required for accessing the study contents.
    Though it is not mandatory to attend live interactive sessions, we strongly recommend you to attend them to gain the best learning experience.

    Evaluation and Assessment Related Queries

    PHFI Centre for eLearning mainly utilizes a mix of examinations at the completion of each module, internal assignments and one final examination at the end of the program. Please refer to the Course handbook for program specific evaluation mechanism.
    Final online certificate will be awarded only to the students who successfully complete the course and clear all the course requirements. Please refer to the course handbook/connect with program officer for details regarding program specific course requirements.