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Master of Arts (Public Administration)

Course Fee
Exam Fee
4 Semester (2 Years)
Rs. 40,000-/ (Per Year)
Rs. 4,000-/ (Per Year)
6 To 6.5

*The title of the programme is approved u/s 22 of University Grants Commission (UGC) Act 1956.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of the University offers a wide range of comprehensive academic programmes with a large selection of Humanities and Social Science subjects. The innovative yet rigorous curriculum is structured to allow students to obtain in-depth training of a major, yet at the same time gain valuable exposure to cross-disciplinary training in and outside the University. The post graduate curriculum allows students to engage in meaningful and original research, often with extensive fieldwork.

The rise of globalization has created a huge demand for professionals in the administrative sector who have sufficient knowledge of public issues and diplomatic skills. Graduates with a master’s in public administration are the most suited candidate for this domain. Bachelor's degree in public administration consists of several concepts of public services, public organization, administration, and the constitutional framework. The course is aimed at familiarizing the student with democratic values and practices like security, justice, and order. Students are also taught about public administration related topics and different programs of the government.

Undergraduate course the students also learn about the mechanism involved in the functioning of major political agencies and institutions that are interested in the implementation of public policies. Factors that influence the policymaking process, ideas that studied in social sciences for a better understanding of public policies and their success, application of different components policy-making aimed at improving social welfare.

A postgraduate program in public administration prepares candidates to take up administrative roles in their professional lives. Students get to learn about various socio-political matters related with the administrative system of the country. This course guide students to develop administrative skills and gain valuable knowledge of finances. The main focus off the subject history of the student understands the relationship between society state and administration.

In order to be eligible for studying a Master of Arts in public administration, students need to have a valid bachelor's degree from a recognized university or college. It is compulsory to have public administration as a subject during the undergraduate degree. The duration of the course is 2 years within which 4 semesters are conducted.

Graduation (Any Stream with relevant or Allied Subject) or eq.

Career Path :-

Once the student successfully complete a master’s degree in public administration there are several career opportunities to explore

  1. One can become tax examiner with any public sector department
  2. A budget analyst is another great option candidates deal with the distribution of funds and resources among different departments
  3. Public administration consultant responsible for giving policy recommendations as per budget requirements or public necessities
  4. Join a private or public sector organization as a management analyst and help in improving the firm's productivity
  5. Many students preferred to opt for career in academics. The rising demand for management courses has also increased demand for public administration faculties
  6. Graduates with the image in public administration often work as corporate managers with renowned at establishments
  7. One of the most sought after career path for graduates with masters in public administration is to become an IAS officer. These candidates have an edge over others while taking UPSC exams.

Altogether Master of Arts in public administration opens to numerous possibilities, just as other career-oriented courses. At the end of the day, it's all about the preferences and decisions after graduation and what they wish to become professionally.