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Preparing thought leaders for the future

The Masters of Arts in Public Policy programme at the Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, imparts strong theoretical knowledge and covers key literature and debates. Students develop quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, receive exposure to the real-world policy making process and enhance their managerial skills. The programme is interdisciplinary in approach and enables students to address contemporary political, economic and social issues in a coherent and comprehensive manner.

The JSGP Advantage


India’s First Public Policy School


Faculty led interdisciplinary research centres dedicated to generate ideas and knowledge about democratized development


International collaborations provide an opportunity to study a semester aborad


Core courses and 19+ elective courses, enabling true interdisciplinary learning

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  • Program Modalities, Curriculum and Pedagogy
  • Global Faculty and International Advisors
  • Career and Employment Opportunities
  • Fees and Scholarship Details
  • Semester Abroad and Dual Degree Opportunities
  • Research Centers
  • Capstone Project

Core and Elective Courses

The course curriculum is carefully balanced, drawing upon disciplines pertinent to designing, implementing and evaluation of public policies. Students are encouraged to specialize in their preferred fields through elective courses . A dissertation written under the supervision and guidance of faculty is a requirement. The University has a full-fledged language centre in which Mandarin, Spanish, French and Arabic languages are also taught.

  • Introduction to Public Policy and Policy Process
  • Micro Economics of Public Policy
  • Macro Economics of Public Policy
  • Political Philosophy of Public Policy
  • Social and Cultural Theory
  • Law, Governance and Institution
  • Public Finance and Administration
  • Programme Design and Evaluation
  • Qualitative Research Methodology
  • Statistical and Data Analysis
  • Dissertation + Summer fieldwork +Pre-dissertation workshop / CapstoneProject


Careers for M.A. (PP) Students

The MA Public Policy (MPP) programme at O.P. Jindal Global University opens doors to the exciting world of public life. Students are equipped to serve the development & policy sectors and work in career destinations including but not limited to the following roles.

Civil Service

Research Organisations

Think Tanks



Government Affairs

Government Policies

Urban Planning

Rural Development

Political Advocacy

Digital Economy

Women Empowerment

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Admission Process


Applicants to the M.A. (PP) at JSGP must hold a Bachelor's degree (B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., B.E., B.Tech., B.B.A., LL.B., M.B.B.S., etc.) from any recognised university.

Students completing their Bachelor's degree in 2019 can also apply. There is no maximum age for applicants to the M.A. (PP) programme.

LAST DATE TO APPLY : July 15, 2019

Application Process

All applicants need to complete the M.A. (PP) admissions form and pay the application fee of Rs.1000/-.

The candidate will have to sit for an online Public Policy Entrance Test (PPET) conducted by JSGP followed by a interview. For registration and schedule of entrance examination, please apply now