Skill Development Program

Sanitary Health Inspector Course


The Skill based training courses are the training content developed for enhancing the specific skills of existing professionals or provide for a platform for imparting skills to candidates. As the directives of Ministry of Health & F W, NIPHTR Mumbai has decided to conduct one year skill based course for Sanitary Inspector.

Public health is an important matter of concern for the municipal bodies in various states. Sanitary health inspectors play a crucial role in the protection of public health and environment in various ways. Their demand is increasing with the changes in the public health sector. Civic bodies in a state depend on health and sanitary inspectors for dealing with various public issues which range from safe drinking water, safety of food and general sanitary conditions.

Training Outcomes

This course trains students to manage health and sanitation aspects in a variety of organizations and sectors, thus enabling them to safeguard public health and the environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Should have knowledge of food safety and the ability to apply it to establishments such as restaurants.
  • Apply the principles of natural and mechanical ventilation, as needed.
  • Should be able to dispose of waste (solid, liquid and sewage) appropriately with minimum harm to the environment.
  • Applying the techniques of sterilization and disinfection of various articles.
  • Should be able to survey housing colonies to assess sanitary standards and prescribe corrective measures.
  • Should assist in sanitation management at fairs and festivals.
  • Should understand communicable diseases and their prevention.
  • Should be able to assist in or independently conduct disinfection of areas in a hospital such as wards, operation theatres, labour rooms, etc.
  • Conducting programmes on personal hygiene.
  • Should be able to conduct visits to various establishments for assessment of cleanliness and hygienic practices and ensure the desirable standards are maintained.

Minimum Entry requirement

Educational requirement - The candidate must have completed 10+2 with Science.

Duration of course - One Academic year


The courses on Sanitary Health Inspector aim to impart technical training supplemented by practical training programme to candidates aspiring to join Health and Sanitation departments of Municipal Bodies, District Councils, Railways, Five-Star Hotels, Food and Drugs Administration, Airports or similar services in other organizations. To deal with Health and Sanitation problems, including preventive health, family welfare, environmental conditions etc. Trained in the management of public health and sanitation, Sanitary Health Management professionals implement evidence-based public health practice across a number of establishments such as hospitals, hotels and industries such as pollution control authorities, food and water safety and travel (airports, seaports and railways).

Sanitary Health Management refers to the management of public health and sanitation across various industries such as healthcare, food and water safety, travel and pollution control, among others.

Eligible Criteria - Candidate must have completed 10+2 with Science.

Age limit - 18 to 30 years. (Relaxation of age for SC/ST candidates as per the Govt. of India Rules.)

Affiliation – Government of India recognised.

No. of Seats –20

Courses Admission Fee Tuition Fee Examination Fee Total
Sanitary Health Inspector SEMESTER I
Rs. 1000/- (One time) Rs. 6000/- per Semester Rs. 500/- per Semester Rs. 7500/-
- Rs. 6000/- per Semester Rs. 500/- per Semester Rs. 6500/-

Examination/ evaluation and grading system

  • The course divided in two semesters.
  • Three papers in both semester which includes theory - 60 Marks, Practical – 20 Marks, Internal – 20 Marks.
  • A total 100 Marks + viva voce – 60 Marks (20 Marks each paper).
  • Internal assessment includes – Reports of Field Visits, Tutorials, Class attended, and assignments.
  • The written question paper pattern would be objective + subjective questions of the portion covered.
  • NIPHTR, Mumbai gives the admission notification on website and Newspapers to invite the applications for admission to the Sanitary Health Inspector every year in the month of April.

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Course coordinators are responsible for managing the delivery of a specific course/degree program to students. They provide detailed information regarding the learning results of the program/course, assist candidates in selecting electives, review their applications for advanced standing, and provide insights in academic requirements. Course coordinators plan, design, and develop the course. Course coordinators are essential to ensure the quality of academic programs and assist students in understanding various aspects of the course.

• Course Coordinator
Mrs. Rosy Joseph
e-mail: director[dot]fwtrc[at]nic[dot]in
Tel:- 022-23881724-606
• Course Co-coordinator
Mrs. Minakshi Mantri
e-mail: director[dot]fwtrc[at]nic[dot]in
Tel:- 022-23881724-606
• Course Assistant
Ms. Ashlesha Pharande