Career After Master In Public Policy

If you are a graduate or post-graduate willing to pursue a post-graduation course than I may recommend you to go for a master's in public policy course. The demand for public policy professionals has been in demand over the years. Many of us often think that the course is not as familiar as MBA or other engineer programs. However, the course has managed to pull the students for making a bright career in the field. Here I will explain the details of career opportunities after the public policy course. The following questions may navigate the entire article and will facilitate an overall idea about the courses and career opportunities after master in public policy course. let's get started.
  • What is the public policy course?
  • What are the career opportunities available after public policy
  • Where can you study this course?
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What is the Study of public policy courses?

Master of public policy course is a professional degree and two years program. It is the study of policy, policy analysis, and program evaluation. Significantly it studies various issues and processes with regard to public policy it may include policy formulation, public decision making, microeconomic analysis, etc. It also deals with national laws. This two years program  is multidisciplinary covering subject like Sociology, social work, economic, laws, history, philosophy,

The course is highly effective for those who are willing to join government service civil servants/development practitioners/NGO workers etc. 

Career Opportunites after Master in Public Policy.

The career opportunity in Public Policy is considerably lucrative and highly demanding. The popularity of the course has grown over a period of time in India as well as abroad. Both central and state governments are increasingly seeking professional assistance from the consultancies firm, organization, and individual expert as well.

Private firms and organizations are engaging public policy  exert and hiring professionals from this domain to deal with policy matters and strategies making for creating a brand for the market. After obtaining a degree in Public Policy any students can work in the following sectors. 

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  • Government Sectors (Various government Institution)
  • Private Companies and Voluntary organizations 
  • Government and private educational institutions
  • Research Organizations and Consultancies.
Government Institution where you can work.
  1. RBI
  3. EPW Research 
  4. Environment Policy and Research India 
  5. CABE
  6. UGC 
  7. AICTE
  8. NIEPA
  9. ADR
  10.  CICR
  11. Center for Development Studies 
  12. Center for public policy 
  13. Center for public policy and Research 
  14. Indian Council of world affairs 
Few List of Private  National and International  Organisation where you can work 
  1. PRS Legislative Research 
  2. Jagori
  3. Arth India 
  4. Center for health and social justice 
  5. Indian Council for Research on international economic relation.
  6. Development Alternative 
  7. Observer Research Foundation
  8. IMF
  9. WHO
  10. FAO
  11.  UNESCO
  12. UNPFA
  13. ILO
  14. UNEP
  15. UNDP 
  16. World Bank
  17. International Monetary Fund
  18. European Policy Forum
  19. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  20. European Central Bank,
Where can you Study the Course?

Few list of leading colleges of India.
  • Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phule University, Jaipur
  • Stella Maris College, Tamil Nadu
  • Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru
  • TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi
  • Adamas School of Social Sciences, West Bengal
  • Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, Haryana
  • St Xavier’s College, Mumbai
  • NLSIU, Bangalore
  • Azim Premji University, Bangalore
  • TISS, Mumbai
  • ISB, Hyderabad
  • IIM, Bangalore (Management Programs in Public Policy)
  • IIT, Bombay (M.Tech in Public Policy)
Having a degree in Public Policy certainly unluck potential career opportunities in different sectors. The career scope in Public Policy is very dynamic and career-oriented. Hence going for a Public Policy Course will never be a bad idea. All the best.


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