Proposed Curriculum


Semester – I Required: 

  • Introduction to Public Policy
  • Introduction to Statistics, Economics and Accounting Concepts
  • ICT Concepts and Tools for Policy Makers
Concentration Elective:* 

  • GDIB

>   Federalism and Decentralization

  • EDUC

>   Environmental Issues and Public Policy

Semester – II Required: 

  • Research Methods
Concentration Elective:* 

  • GDIB

>   Political Institutions and Policy Process

>   Organization Theory and Human Resource Management

  • EDUC

>   The Informal Sector

>   Demography and Security

Skills Development: 

  • Cost Benefit Analysis
Semester – III Required: 

  • Research Thesis
Skills Development: 

  • Writing and Communicating Public Policy

Tentative schedule; course offerings are subject to change.

*Students may select courses from one of the two Concentrations Areas, namely Governance, Democracy, and Institution Building (GDIB), and Environment Policy, Demography, and Urban Change (EDUC).