M.A. in Public Policy

O.P. Jindal Global University (MA PP)

Who is the Master in Public Policy for?

If you’re a working professional looking to join the leading edge of public policy’s intersection with today’s most critical issues, this is the degree for you. The M.A. in Public Policy will provide you with an opportunity to get equipped with the right expertise to pursue responsibilities in today’s relevant concerns, including climate change and energy, education, poverty, and the political process.

Cohorts and Deadlines:

Programme cohorts begin in March and September of each year. Applications for Spring 2023 (March) cohort will begin soon! Applications for fall 2022 cohort (September) are now closed. Classes starting Sep 1, 2022.

Admission Requirements & Process

The online MPP programme requires an undergraduate degree from any recognised university in India or abroad. The admission process will include a review of academics transcripts and a statement of purpose.

All applicants need the following to complete their application:

  • Personal details
  • Academic transcript(s)
  • CV/Resume (Optional)
  • Two written essays (between 250 to 1,000 words)

You can watch this video to know more about how to fill the application. We have also curated some tips on how to write essays here!

This course is open to students from all disciplines holding a Bachelor’s Degree: there are no prerequisites in terms of the courses undertaken at the Bachelor’s level. There is no maximum age for applications.

Applications for Spring 2023 (March) cohort will begin soon! Applications for fall 2022 cohort (September) are now closed. Classes starting Sep 1, 2022.

There are two cohorts per year: March (Spring) and September (Fall). Classes for next cohort begin March 1, 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact online@jgu.edu.in.

Want to learn more about the programme? Watch the admissions webinar here.

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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.