NIFS (PGDHS) Post Graguate Diploma in Health and safety


Conditions for Admission

Candidates for admission to One year P.G. Diploma Course in Health, Safety and Environment should have passed one of the following examinations:

  • Bachelors Degree in Science (Any Branch)
  • Diploma (Three years) / Degree in any branch of Engineering or Technology or equivalent.

Medium of Instruction

English will be the medium of instruction for the course.

Scheme of Examinations

There will be two examinations each year, one regular, one supplementary.

Course Subjects Duration Max. Marks Min. Marks for a Pass
I Industrial Safety 3 hours 75 + 25 40
II Safety in Construction 3 hours 75 + 25 40
III Occupational Health 3 hours 75 + 25 40
IV Environment and Pollution 3 hours 75 + 25 40


Passing Requirements

A candidate passing in all subjects will be classified as follows:

Marks Classification
a.) 40% and above, but less than 50% Pass
b.) 50% and above but less than 60% Second Class
c.) 60% and above, but less than 75% First Class
d.) 75% and above First Class with Distinction


A candidate will be declared to have passed the examination in First Class or First Class with Distinction if he/she has passed all the courses in the first appearance and obtained an aggregate of not less than 60 or 75% of marks respectively.

Personal Contact Programme
The Personal Contact Programme for the theory portions will be conducted at different centres for 10 days out of which 7 days are compulsory.