Master’s program in Political Leadership & Government (MPG): Program Highlights

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, NGOs, 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 development and Election management

National Study Tour to Delhi

National Study Tour to Delhi to witness first hand, proceedings in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and interact with Members of Parliament from both houses. Visit North Block, South Block, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Election Commission, Ministry and offices of different political parties & interact with leaders. Academic sessions are organized at different NGOs like - 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).

Up to Two-Week International Study Tour to Europe (Optional)

International Study Tour to Europe (Optional) is organized 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


Various internships up to 12 months are offered to students in the second year, namely – Constituency, NGO/Issue based, Media and Career based with offices of a Political party or Political leaders.