CPPG is the flagship institute for public policy and social science research at FC College. It aims to create an innovative and inclusive ecosystem for research and policy design in Pakistan. CPPG supports cross-cutting and interdisciplinary research and teaching on issues of socio-economic, political, and human development in Pakistan, and globally. At CPPG, students are encouraged to contribute to research and publish their theses via social science journals and as academic papers. The Centre’s Quarterly is a student-led academic newsletter that provides young researchers with a platform for developing and evaluating new ideas across thematic areas. The Centre’s mission is to produce evidence-based knowledge products and to expand the dialogue on public policy within a community of students, faculty, academics, and practitioners.

Admission Begin

july 1st, 2022

Last Date for Form Submission

Sept 7, 2022

Admissions Test

Sept 9, 2022


Sept 13-15, 2022

Merit List

Sept 19, 2022

Last Date for Fee Submission

Sept 23, 2022

Roundtable Discussion
Wednesday January 25, 2023
On January 25th, the Centre for Public Policy and Governance (CPPG), Forman Chri
Monday December 19, 2022
The Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, under the dynamic leadership of
Wednesday December 7, 2022
The Centre for Public Policy and Governance Cordially invites you to join us for
Saba Shahid Policy Brief
November 13, 2022 Education & Health
Sustainable Development Goal 3 has been designed to achieve good health and well- being at a global level. Central to that objective is the need to ensure populations around the world have access to quality healthcare services, both geographically and financially. Universal healthcare delivery is therefore essential to the world’s progress; disease any- where in the world can threaten public health everywhere. This phenomenon was clearly seen during the recent COVID-19 pandemic. While in Pakistan, the pandemic’s impact has been relatively less disastrous in terms of human lives lost than in countries such as the UK, Italy and the US, it has revealed serious loopholes in the health sector and the domino impact poor health can have on other developmental sectors such as education, th...
In light of World Habitat Day and the right for human settlements to have a safe and secure envir...
Saba Shahid Dialogue Report
October 31, 2022 Environment & Climate Change, Public Management
The informal economy of which street vending is an important component carries immense significan...
Raheem ul Haque Policy Brief
October 13, 2022 Democracy & Governance

Hear From Our Alumni

Adnan Rasool

Executive Masters in Public Policy

Batch 2012 – 13
Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Tennessee at Martin

Kainat Shakil

MPhil Public Policy

Batch 2016 – 18
Nonresident Research Associate at European Center for Populism Studies

Naseer John

Executive Masters in Public Policy

Batch 2014 – 16
Adjunct Faculty at the History and Pakistan Studies Department – FC College University, Lahore

Sara Pervaiz

Executive Masters in Public Policy

Batch 2012 – 13
Head of Career Services & Internship Office, FC College.

Adnan Rasool

Executive Masters in Public Policy

Batch 2015 – 16
Project Director, Punjab Green Development Program, Environment Protection Department, Punjab