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M.A. Public Administration

Master of Arts in Public Administration

Do you want to have a professional degree which prepares students for administrative roles in government agencies? Do you want to learn about the socio-political issues related to Public Administration system in India? Then, M.A. in Public Administration course is what you need. Learn about the various career opportunities one can get after pursuing this course.

Course Name: M.A. Public Administration
Stream: Science
Course Category: Politics
Duration: 2 years

About M.A. in Public Administration course

It is a multi disciplinary Post Graduate course which is offered by many universities in India mainly at Social Science departments. In this course, students learn about a wide range of subjects from Economics to Political Science to Management, Sociology and Law. It is a professional degree which prepares the students for administrative roles in government agencies, private businesses, non-profit organizations and financial institutions.

In this course, students learn about socio-political issues within Public Administration system in India. Through this course, students acquire knowledge and develop administrative skills in the field of government agencies and organizations, finance and accounting, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing M.A. in Public Administration is a pass degree in Bachelor program preferably in Arts stream.
The duration of M.A. in Public Administration course is about 2 years.

M.A. Public Administration 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.A. Public Administration - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.A. Public Administration course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
Abhinav Institute of Technology & ManagementTilak Maharashtra VidyapeethMaharashtra
Andhra University's College of Arts & CommerceDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University Andhra Pradesh
Anna Adarsh College for WomenUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Axiom Institute of Management And Technology (aimt) GhaziabadGautam Buddh Technical UniversityUttar Pradesh
Berhampur UniversityBerhampur UniversityOdisha
Bhoj MahavidyalayBarkatullah UniversityMadhya Pradesh
DAV College Panjab UniversityChandigarh
Directorate of Distance And Continuing Education, Vani Vihar, BhubaneswarUtkal UniversityOdisha
Dnyanopasak College of Arts, Commerce and ScienceSwami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada UniversityMaharashtra
Government Arts CollegePeriyar UniversityTamil Nadu
Government Post Graduate CollegeKumaun UniversityUttarakhand
Govt. Arts College (Autonomous)Bharathiar UniversityTamil Nadu
Govt. J. Yaganandam Chhattisgarh College, RaipurPandit Ravishankar Shukla UniversityChhattisgarh
Jaihind Defence College of LawBarkatullah UniversityMadhya Pradesh
Jawaharlal Nehru CollegeGauhati UniversityAssam
Maulana Azad National Urdu UniversityAndhra Pradesh
Meenakshi College for WomenUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
N.S.Patel Arts CollegeSardar Patel UniversityGujarat
Post Graduate Government College for GirlsPanjab UniversityChandigarh
Presidency CollegeUniversity of MadrasTamil Nadu
Presidency CollegeBerhampur UniversityOdisha
Ramkrishna Paramhansa Mahavidyalaya, OsmanabadDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, AurangabadMaharashtra
Shekhawati Group OF Institutions, Sikar, RajasthanRajasthan Technical UniversityRajasthan
Softkey Education & Infotech LtdKarnataka State Open UniversityMaharashtra
St John's CollegeUniversity of KeralaKerala
Vinayakrao Patil MahavidyalayaDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, AurangabadMaharashtra
Vivekanand Arts Sardar Dalip Singh Sci CollegeDr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, AurangabadMaharashtra

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Career Opportunities

With the advent of globalization, there has been an increase in the demand of professionals who have sound knowledge of public issues for administrative roles and who are adept in diplomatic skills. After completing M.A. in Public Administration, various career opportunities opens up in the fields of administration, finance and organizational governance. A candidate in M.A. in Public Administration can find jobs in as a Corporate Manager, Administrative Officer, Consultant or a teacher. Graduates with an M.A. in Public Administration can find jobs both in private as well as public sector. Some of the roles assigned to an M.A. in Public Administration are as follows:

Administrative Officer

An administrative officer needs to utilize decision making and analytical skills. Though this role does not need any specialized education, however, the skills needed form a core part of M.A. in Public Administration.

Corporate Manager

In M.A. Public Administration, a student learn problem solving, leadership and team skills which are an important component for the role of a Corporate Manager.


A consultant’s job includes budgeting, financial analysis, public relations and research. All these skills form an important part of M.A. Public Administration curriculum.

Lecturer / Professor

After obtaining degree in M.A. in Public Administration, candidates can go for teaching fields as a lecturer / professor in both colleges and university and in Private or Public sector. Since, the popularity of Management courses in India, there has been a rise in demand for Public Administration teachers.

M.A. Public Administration Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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