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M.Phil. Public Administration

Masters of Philosophy in Public Administration

A post graduate in Public Administration or related field can pursue M.Phil Public Administration as a further study option. All the basic details are mentioned below for reference and interested candidate can get specific information form websites of institutes offering this course. There is a long list of institutes and colleges offering this test in India.

Course Name: M.Phil. Public Administration
Stream: Business & Management
Course Category: Management
Duration: 2 years

Course introduction

M.Phil. is basically Masters of Philosophy which is a course to be pursued after post graduation. It is a research based two year course. Public Administration is a filed which prepares candidates for civil services. This course teaches about implementation of government policies.


Any post graduate candidate from the field of Arts, Science and engineering is eligible for this course. The minimum marks required in previous qualification may vary from one institute to other and can be checked at the time of application.

Admission Procedure

Admission can be done through following mode:-
  • Through Application submission along with other required documents and application fee. In this case, the final selection will be made on merit basis.

  • Some institute conducts entrance examinations and candidates who qualify the exam will be asked to appear for an interview. The final selection depends upon the performance in exam as well as an interview.

  • The admission for distance learning mode varies.

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M.Phil. Public Administration - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.Phil. Public Administration course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2024 - 2025 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College Name
Anna Adarsh College for Women, Tamil Nadu
Presidency College, Tamil Nadu
Presidency College, Odisha
Softkey Education & Infotech Ltd, Maharashtra

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It is a two year course in regular case. The 2 years duration is divided into 4 semesters, 6 months for each semester. For distance learning mode, it can be completed in 4 years.

Further study options

Candidates from Public Administration field usually select civil services examinations as their targets. If they want, they can pursue PhD in the same field.
They can also prepare for bank and other government jobs as per their interest.

Course highlights

The course includes basic topics like Public Policies, Governance of India and Dynamics of Social Administrations. Apart from this, it also includes some important topics like Research in Public Administration, Foundation of Administrative Theory, etc. Course also includes some topics from political Science for basic understanding.
Computer application studies are also included in this course.
At last, candidates need to complete their dissertation that is a training part of the course. This dissertation ends with the presentation.

Job aspects

These candidates can have jobs in defined sectors like Administrative Officer, Public Works, Social Worker, Border Patrol Agent, etc. Designations like Customs Inspector, Personnel Management Specialist and Labor Management Relations Specialist are also open for them.
Government jobs like District administrators, Foreign Service offices, etc. also accept these candidates.

M.Phil. Public Administration Admissions for 2024 - 2025 Academic Year

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