MA - Public Policy and Administration MA - Public Policy and Administration

MA - Public Policy and Administration

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Eligibility

Pass in an Undergraduate (Bachelor) Programme of a minimum duration of Three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University.

Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Programme are also eligible to apply.

Batch Start Date

October 24, 2021

Duration

2 Years

Study Mode

Online

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Why study MA in Public Policy and Administration?

The Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration is a two-year online program that aims at imparting a better understanding of policies and issues in the fields of public policymaking, governance, and administration in India. The program serves as a foundation for leadership roles in policymaking and public administration. The well-structured program will impart the much-needed skills to learn, investigate, research, and develop a framework for public governance processes within the structure of democracy. The online program aims to polish one's competencies and confidence for future roles in organizations of various types such as research-based institutions, academics, semi-government organizations, NGOs, international agencies, PSUs, etc.

Program Highlights

  • Strong foundation in public policy
  • Follows a unique blend of management and leadership
  • In-depth understanding of the domestic and international environment
  • Offers development of skills and preparedness for competitive work environment and exams  
  • Policy Talk Series with a focus on knowledge, wisdom, and ethics
  • Industry aligned dissertation for on-the-job experience

Course Matrix *

  • Art and Culture of India and History of India till 1857
  • General Geography and Resources of World
  • Indian Constitution: History and Articles: 1 - 151
  • Indian Economy - I
  • Human Values and Contributions of Moral Thinkers and Philosophers
  • Modern History of India till 1964 and Freedom Struggle
  • Indian Geography and Infrastructure
  • Indian Constitution: History and Articles: 152 - 365
  • Indian Economy - II
  • Ethics, Attitude, and Aptitude
  • Indian Economy - III
  • Developments in Science and Technology
  • India and its Relations with Neighbours and Big Powers
  • Internal Security and Border Management of India
  • Governance and Social Justice in India
  • Open Elective Course
  • Modern History of the World
  • Social Issues of India
  • Environmental Issues, Disaster Management in India and the World
  • Ethics, Values Attitude and Aptitude: Case Studies
  • Cross-Functional Elective Course
  • Dissertation / Project

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

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  • How to Become a Purpose-Driven Journalist by Norah O’Donnell

Fee Plan

We offer Liqui Loans to students
  • Zero Cost EMI
  • No Advance EMI
  • EMI options available for 6,8 and 10 months

Learning Methodology

Program delivery follows the prescribed four Quadrants approach resulting in maximum learner engagement. Each course involves approximately 120 hours of learning.
Two-way live online audio-video lectures
Pre-recorded audio-video lecture available on the Learning Management System (LMS)
Multimedia content
Interactions through the discussion forum on the LMS
Exhaustive e-content/printed material for in-depth reference
Self-study activities including assignments, quiz & MCQs, essay-type questions, case study etc.
Experiential learning methods including individual and group projects, programming exercise, dissertation, MOOCs and various

Two-way live online lectures are scheduled during the weekends. Typically 5 - 8 hours of engagement is planned, the schedule of which is communicated well in advance. Faculty and Subject Matter Experts lead these interactive sessions. A recording of these sessions is hosted on the Learning Management System (LMS) for subsequent reference and practice.

Our LMS platform has been designed to engage and inspire a learner by providing access to all the learning resources including texts, videos, screencasts & lecture recordings; participate in discussion forums; communicate with the faculty and the program team. A leaner has the option to take-up the several quizzes and the MCQs that follow at the end of every unit of the course, track learning progress, submit assignments and much more.

A learner is provided access to an exhaustive tailor-made Self Learning Material (SLM) on the LMS. The SLM will also indicate sources of additional readings and resources available on the internet and on-campus library.

Assessment of performance in all courses is based on two components - Internal Assessment and University Examination conducted online at the end of the Semester.

The Program emphasizes on Experiential Learning that allows learners to apply concepts learnt in the classroom in simulated and real work situations. This is achieved through Simulation Tools, Platforms & Environments

Carefully chosen real-world cases & assignments are both discussed and used as problem-solving exercises during the Program

How to Enroll into the Program?

  • Click here to visit the JAIN Online Enrollment Form. Create your login on the Enrolment Platform by entering your unique Email id and create a password of your choice.
  • Once you have logged in, you will see a screen showing 4 essential steps to be completed to enroll for the Program of your choice. All the necessary documents are to be submitted as part of the Process.
  • At the end of the Enrollment Process 'Pay Fee’ using Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/SBI Collect. Option to submit fee using easy-EMI with 0% interest
  • If you are opting for Financial Aid, please select the Financial Aid option during Enquiry. Our Student Support Managers would reach out to you
  • Please download the Enrollment Form and Receipt. Enrollment Number is to be used for further Communication with the University
  • Our Program Managers would reach out to you for activating your Learning Management System

Career Advancement Services

Our Career Advancement Services Team works tirelessly to Connect our Students with the right Job opportunities. With Years of Experience in Training, Networking and Human Resource skills, the team finds exciting and challenging Job Opportunities for our students in companies of repute through a structured framework

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Frequently Asked Questions

Designed as per the University Grants Commission (UGC) Regulations, 2020, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)’s Online Degree Programmes are recognized at par with on-campus programmes Degrees are widely accepted Worldwide by governments, corporate organizations, and higher education institutions.

  • Candidates must have a 10 + 2 + 3-year bachelor's degree from a recognized university/institution or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities or other competent bodies, in any discipline.

Live Online Classes are Scheduled on the Weekends for 7 to 8 Hours. Self-Learning Materials in the form of Video and PDF formats are available on the Learning Management System.

Examinations are conducted through Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode. The exam pattern comprises of internal and external assessments. The weightage is as follows: Internal(assignments) 30% and External (Semester examination) 70%. Section A- Subjective, Section B- Case Studies and Section C- MCQs

The minimum passing criteria is 5.5 SGPA(Semester Grade Point Average) and 6 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average.

Yes, We offer placement assistance with JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Connect To Careers Virtual Job Fair and on Connect To Careers e-Portal, a Digital Platform that can help you expand your job search by allowing you to meet multiple recruiting organizations looking for interns and employees.