Admissions Open 2024




About The Programme

JSGP is a research‑driven school and is dedicated to generate ideas and knowledge about, and practices of democratized development. JSGP is engaging with the contemporary policy environment, which demand new imaginations, new methodologies and revitalised ethics. Through national and international collaborations, it promotes interdisciplinary studies, joint teaching and research programmes, and develops comparative perspective on global policy issues. JSGP offer students a well‑grounded theoretical education and exposes them to the field in both rural and urban contexts and actual institutional mechanisms. JSGP regularly invite academicians, activists, senior civil servants, politicians, NGOs, policymakers from UN and other international organisations to deliver lectures and interact with students and faculty.

Broad Areas of Research

Urban and Rural Transformation
Gender Studies/Inequality
Public Health
Governance and Public Institutions
Policy and Programme Design and Evaluation
Public Economics and Finance
Sustainable Development
Complexity and Applied Spirituality

Master’s Degree or any other degree recognized equivalent thereto in (a) Business Administration or Economics or Commerce or in allied subjects or in Engineering/ Technology with at least 55% marks OR (b) Post Graduate Diploma in Management recognized as equivalent to MBA by AICTE with 55% marks or equivalent grade therein.

Professional qualification such as CA/ICWA/ CFA/ CS (both 5 year integrated or 3 years after graduation) with minimum 55% marks.

Applicants with more than 3 years of industry / teaching / practicing/ managerial / professional experience will be given preference.

Applicants shall be admitted to the Ph.D. Programme under one of the following categories:

  • Full-time Ph.D. Student (with or without fellowship)
    “means a person enrolled in the Ph.D. Programme devoting full-time to completing the requirements of the degree.”
  • Part-Time Ph.D. Student (without fellowship)
    “means a person who is registered in the Ph.D. Programme devoting part of his/ her time for completing the requirements of the degree while discharging other employment obligations.”
Selection Procedure

Admission & Selection

The minimum and maximum period of study and research shall be three years and six years respectively from the date of registration of the student.

Credit Requirement & Coursework Details
Credit Requirement & Coursework