M.A. in Public Policy

O.P. Jindal Global University

Build a foundation in public policymaking!

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About the Program

About the Program

Prof. Rajeev Malhotra, Programme Director, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy

Student Success

Student Success

Prof. Naveen Thomas, Assistant Professor and Student Success Coordinator

Application Process

Application Process

Prof. Naveen Thomas, Assistant Professor and Student Success Coordinator

I bring in a versatile field-level experience in the development sector of about 5-6 years. I joined this program to enhance my skills to employ Public Policy as a medium to translate field experiences into actionable policy frameworks. The calibrated combination of webinar series, online course materials, and faculty live sessions are well tuned to enhance learners' experience. Global representation within the student-base further adds to the learning curve.

Dr. Dhritiman Das (Age 34), Master’s Degree (Public Health), Class of Fall 2021, India

I’m in the first semester and truly enjoying it. This programme has allowed me to work with my schedule as a full time worker and mother. The content and the challenging aspect of the degree has been very rewarding. I am very glad that I came across this program, and continue to look forward expanding my horizons with O.P. Jindal Global University.

Keri Spence, Class of Spring 2022, USA

The courses are well designed to complement each other. They are inspiring because each module directly relates to public policy. Additionally, the materials are practical, and the weekly writing prompts help us find insights and process the material on a deeper level. The office hours and live sessions are engaging and flexible to meet my needs. Professors are knowledgeable, approachable, and supportive. They invite questions and readily share their insights. My colleagues are kind and professional. They also share their expertise and are fun to work with!

Ryan David Judge, Class of Fall 2021, USA

Student Experience

Through the M.A. in Public Policy programme, you will take a research-intensive approach to studying and analysing contemporary global political, economic, and social issues, with a key focus on grass-root level challenges in developing countries. Learn from top faculty, policy practitioners, and researchers at the forefront of the discipline, develop qualitative and quantitative analytical skills, and receive exposure to the real-world policymaking process.


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Important Dates (Fall 2024)

  • Applications Open: 22nd March '24
  • Deadline to submit applications: 31st July '24

Documents Required

  1. Academic History - Degree Certificate or Consolidated Transcript
  2. Valid ID Card -
  • Indian learners: Aadhar Card / Passport / PAN Card / Voter ID Card
  • International learners: Passport / Govt. Issued ID Card

Programme Schedule

The programme is offered in 2 cohorts: Spring (March) and Fall (September). Applications for Fall '24 are now live!

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Have questions? please contact online@jgu.edu.in.

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