Highlights of the Program

Interactive Sessions

Interactive Sessions with eminent personalities from Politics, Bureaucracy, Judiciary, Social sector, Media & Corporate

Local Field Visits

Local Field Visits to Gram Panchayat, Zilla Parishad, Municipal Corporation, State Assembly, NGO's, Model Villages, Cooperatives and Political Party offices

Model Parliament

Model Parliament emulating the proceedings of the parliament

Study Tour for Constituency and Election management

Study Tour for Constituency and Election management in one of the states where assembly elections are scheduled

National Study Tour to Delhi

National Study Tour to Delhi to witness first hand, proceedings in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, interact with Members of Parliament from both houses. Visit North Block, South Block, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Election Commission and offices of different political parties. Academic sessions are organized at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE), the Centre for Science & Environment (CSE), the Centre for Civil Society (CCS), and the Centre for Media Studies (CMS), etc.

2-Week International Study Tour to Europe (Optional)

2-Week International Study Tour to Europe (Optional) to gain exposure to international politics and experience the functioning of international offices. The tour comprises of visits to the British Parliament, Commonwealth Secretariat, British Library, British History Museum and interaction with Members of Parliament, Participants also get a chance to visit NATO office in Brussels, Belgium, followed by the UNESCO offices at Paris, The Hague International University, the Parliament of Netherlands, International Court of Criminal Justice & international social organizations like GHRD and OPCW. There are also visit to the WTO, UN office, ICRE, OHCHR and the Indian Embassy in Switzerland

Internships

Internships are offered in different sectors to students up to 12 months in second year, namely – Constituency, NGO/issue based, Media and Career based with offices of a Political party or Political leaders.