Public Policy

Department of Public Policy

The department of Public Policy is designated to create motivated, energetic, and creative professionals to fill the roles as policy analysts, policy makers, policy specialists, communication personnel, program analysts, consultants, teachers, professors and researchers with enhanced qualification and training. 

The Department of Public Policy envisions to meet the objectives of access and enhance quality in higher education. The curriculum is outcome based and it imbibes required theoretical concepts and practical skills in the domain. The program’s curriculum has more of application-oriented learning, learner centric pedagogy, research driven curriculum which mainly focus on the mastery of basic principles, advanced concepts, techniques, and analysis in the domain of public policy. By undergoing this programme, students develop application-oriented learning skills, critical, analytical thinking, and problem-solving abilities for a smooth transition from academic to real-life work environment. Students are trained in communication skills and interdisciplinary topics to enhance their scope.

The above-mentioned features of the program, advanced teaching and learning resources, and experience of the faculty members with their strong connections with industry and business organizations makes this programme unique.


  • Critically analyze the ideas, mechanisms, practices, and outcomes that shape public policy problems, programs, and policies
  • Identify and frame governance problems, provide purposive programmatic solutions, and undertake critical and impactful governance research
  • Become reflective practitioners in public affairs and pursue careers in the government, development organisations, social enterprises, think tanks, the media and other agencies involved in public affairs


  • Globally comparable programme
  • Thematic flow of courses throughout three semesters 
  • Courses have theoretical component + practical application
  • Research driven​-Dissertation work in Semester IV 
  • Teaching pedagogies- case-studies, guest lectures by experts, role-plays, seminars and discussion forums 
  • Internships and field visits‑a mandatory component