M.A. Public Policy

Start Date
01 August 2021

End Date
31 July 2023

2 Years

Programme Fee (Yearly)
Rs. 2.5 Lacs

Programme Introduction

The two-year M.A. Public Policy programme equips students to perform effectively in complex policy environments. It is interdisciplinary in approach and enables students to address contemporary political, economic and social issues in a coherent and comprehensive manner. This programme imparts a strong training, in theory, covering key literature and debates. Students develop quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, receive an exposure to the real-world policy making process, and enhance their managerial skills.

The programme has been designed to equip future policymakers and public leaders with competence to perform effectively in challenging environments. Students are put through a rigorous process of assessment via class tests, research papers and final master’s dissertation

Why Study M.A. Public Policy at JSGP?

MAPP introduces students to the challenging and increasingly complex policy environment and trains students to solve practical policy problems and find solutions conducive to the public good.

  • First public policy school in India to offer a 2-Year full-time MA in Public Policy programme

  • Programme opens door to the exiting world of Public life

  • Students Benefit from JGU’s research intensive environment and on-campus research centres

  • Internationally qualified teaching and research faculty from top universities of the world.

  • Extensive academic network and collaborative projects with top universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, Cornell, Harvard, Indiana, and Yale


JSGP is the first public policy school in India to provide the opportunity to work on a Capstone Project. Students are placed with reputed organizations where they work on real-world projects guided by mentors. This helps students gain firsthand experience in the development and policy sectors.