International Institute for Population Sciences Distance Education,Mumbai 2018-2019

 Location Mumbai, Maharashtra
 Estd  1956
 Ownership Government
 Approved By UGC
Website  iipsindia.org

International Institute for Population Sciences Distance Education

International Institute for Population Sciences Distance Education widely known as the IIPS. The Institute serves as a regional Institute for Training and Research in Population Studies. for the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) region. The Institute was established in July 1956 at Mumbai. The institute was declared as a ‘Deemed University’ on August  1985 under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

It started under the joint sponsorship of Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, the Government of India and the United Nations. There are various distance learning programs provided by the Institute to reach those deprived and backward class of people who are unable to pursue regular courses or those who are in service person, housewives, etc.