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The two-year Master’s degree program is designed to provide much-needed practical exposure to understand all nuances of politics and government. MPG comprises 4 semesters. The first year is a campus-based comprising classroom sessions, field visits, and study tours. The second year is off-campus comprising different types of Internships and Attachments.


All the subjects are compulsory and have been designed to give an understanding of the different aspects of Politics and Government, that the students are expected to be aware of as Political Leaders.

Program Structure
FIRST YEAR         (a) Foundation        (b) Semester – I    (c) Semester - II  (Election Internship)  
SECOND YEAR
    (d) Semester – III (Constituency internship and Issue based internship)   (e) Semester – IV (Political Internship with offices of Political Leaders & Political Parties)

OBJECTIVES: Need for Training in Politics & Government

 

  • To become trained Political Leaders

  • To become trained Political Analyst

  • To understand the dynamics of Indian Politics

  • To learn to manage Election Campaign

  • To learn Constituency Management

  • To know the ministries, their role & responsibilities

  • To know the roles & responsibilities of MPs, MLAs, Corporators etc.

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MASTER’S PROGRAM IN POLITICAL LEADERSHIP & GOVERNMENT (MPG)

Admissions 2023-24

Dates:

*MPG Batch 19 Classes commence: Tuesday, 5th September 2023
* MIT-WPU reserves the right to change the schedule

 

Fees:

Course Fee (mandatory): Total Course Fee is

Rs. 3,00,000/- per student (payable in three installments).

Optional fee:

INTERNATIONAL IMMERSION


The fee will be charged separately (for details, contact MIT-SOG office)

We recommend you to read the complete admission procedure before application. Please see admission process as mentioned on the same page.

  • First year of the program comprises on-campus learning which includes –

  • Classroom lectures by core and visiting faculty

  • Interactive Sessions by national level eminent leaders from Politics, Social sector, Bureaucracy, Judiciary, Media and Corporate

  • For hands on experience, Local field visits are organized to Gram Panchayat, Zilla Parishad, Municipal Corporation, State Assembly, Cooperatives and NGOs.

  • Study Tours related to Constituency management and Campaign & Elections management are conducted

  • A ten-day National Study Tour to Delhi is organized to give first hand exposure on Politics

The academic learning in the first year is focused on the following crucial aspects of Politics -

  • Political Management which deals with Verbal & Written communication, advertising & branding, social media management, public relations

  • Constituency Management which deals with Development and Management of a constituency may be of a MP, MLA, Corporator, Zilla Parishad member or member of a Gram Panchayat. It prepares them to effectively manage one’s constituency which is core to the development of the concerned region

  • Campaign & Elections management is an important focus area as it involves planning w.r.t preparation for an election may be Lok Sabha or State Assembly Elections or Municipal Corporation Council Elections, Zilla Parishad or Gram Panchayat Elections. This aspect also covers the crucial part of campaign planning utilizing Media, Research, Data mining, Data analysis, Psephology

  • Public Policy and International Relations are very important focus areas for study of this program

 

Second year of the program comprises off-campus Internships & Training -

  • Constituency based internship

  • Issue based internship

  • Internship with NGOs

  • Internships with Media and

  • Last & final Internship with offices of Political parties and/or with Political leaders which helps the students establish themselves firmly in the Political Sector

Who should apply?

Eligibility Criteria

Any graduate with min. 50% aggregate from any recognized university as well as those appearing for their final year graduation examinations can apply.
 

Selection Procedure:

The selection process is conducted ONLINE for MPG, Batch 18, AY 2023-24 comprising a descriptive type written test followed by a personal interview.

Why you  should apply?

At MITSOG, you will enhance your leadership capabilities and pave a way to build suceesful career in the field of Politics and Leadership.  Grab an opportunity to meet various national and international scholars, leaders and politician to understand a national and global issues and solutions provided by each government. Students can interact and engage in various social initiatives of the school at national and even international level

How to Apply:

 

For admissions, apply online at https://admissions.mitwpu.edu.in/mpg/ admission application fee Rs.1500/- payable online at the time of submission of admission form.

Fee structure

The Program Fee comprises of two components COURSE FEE (mandatory) and OPTIONALS

 

Course Fee (mandatory): Total Course Fee is Rs. 3,00,000/- per student (payable in three installments).

First instalment of Rs. 1,00,000/- of the total course fee of Rs. 3,00,000/- is payable at the time of confirming admission.  The course fee includes - cost of field visits, local study tours, National Study Tour to Delhi and the course material (if any) offered by the institute.

*Scholarships up to 100% tuition fee for deserving meritorious students as per the MIT-WPU policy.


Optional fee:
INTERNATIONAL IMMERSION
The fee will be charged separately (for details, contact MIT-SOG office)

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

*MPG Batch 19 Classes commence: Tuesday, 5th September 2023
* MIT-WPU reserves the right to change the schedule

For further queries Contact us on

Mobile: 09850897039, 09146038942, 07720061611
Email ID: sog@mitwpu.edu.in
Whats App: 9146038947
Mailing Address:
MIT-WPU School of Government, S. No.124, MIT-WPU Campus, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune - 411038, Maharashtra

Program Highlights

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  • Interactive sessions with national level leaders from Politics, Bureaucracy, Judiciary, Media, Corporate, and Social / Development organizations.

  • Local Field Visits to Model Villages, Gram Panchayat, Zilla Parishad, Municipal Corporation, Political Party Offices, NGOs, etc.

  • Internships related to Election Research, Campaign Managemen,t and Constituency Development

  • 10-days National Study Tour to Delhi: To witness proceedings in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha, interact with Members of Parliament from both houses, interactions at North Block, South Block, Rashtrapati Bhavan & Election Commission. Visit to a few think tanks and offices of national & regional political parties. 

  • Compulsory internships up to 10-months with offices of Political Leaders & Political parties

  • 2-Week International Study Tour to UK and Europe (Optional): The tour comprises, visit to the British Parliament, Commonwealth Secretariat and, interaction with Members of Parliament. Participants interact at NATO office in Brussels, UNESCO office at Paris, visit The Hague International University, the Parliament of The Netherlands, ICCJ, ICJ and & international organizations of repute, like OPCW, WTO, UN office, ICRC, OHCHR etc.

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