MA– Public Administration  & Governance (with  Integrated IAS Training)

MA– Public Administration  & Governance (with  Integrated IAS Training)

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Master of Arts [M.A.] in Public Administration & Governance

Duration : 2 year – 4 Semesters program (Admissions open for the batch 2023-24)

Eligibility: Pass in any Bachelor Degree of 3 or 4 years with not less than 40% marks. Admission needs valid score in SUAT Entrance Test.

Unique Features :

  • Covers IAS Syllabus
  • Comprehensive credit-based curriculum.
  • Seminars and Group Presentation in all semesters to develop presentation skills.
  • Written and Oral Communication proficiency enhancement incorporated in curriculum
  • Mini projects in all semesters to improve analytical thinking among students.
  • Programme/Event Management included in syllabus.
  • Summer Placement to gain additional exposure during year end vacation.
  • Basic Computer Skills are developed as part of the course requirement through classroom training & evaluation.
  • Stage model of student development through value added MSW++ features.
  • Well planned Academic calendar
  • Bridge course in preferred areas.
  • Counselling and Mentoring for weak students
  • Opportunity for obtaining Educational loan for economically weaker students
  • Periodic seminars and Conferences
  • Innovation in examination system
  • Opportunity to pursue research
  • Conveniently located in the heart of the city
  • Xerox Centre and printing facility
  • ATM banking inside the campus
  • Study Material for all subjects
  • Experienced faculty
  • Cafeteria and Health Center
  • Extended hours for Library and Computer lab.
  • Free Wi Fi Internet


M.A. in Public Administration & Governance is exploring in Political Science, the two years Masters Programme helps with a better understanding of issues on Governance, Public Administration, and Policy making in India. It offers an opportunity to attempt IAS/IPS and other related competitive exams since it covers the prelims syllabus. This course also includes the research, Policy making, Administration and Governance to understand the democracy. A degree in Public administration and Governance provides an academic Master’s Degree for those who pursuing a career in public administration, Government sector and Non-Government organizations. The main objectives are to promote and provide for the study of Public Administration and economic and political science with special reference to public administration and governance, to undertake, organize and facilitate study courses, conferences and lectures and research in matters relating to public administration and governance, to undertake and provide for the publication of journals and of research papers and books to impart training in and promote the study of public administration and governance. Indian Civil Services Preliminary four papers and Indian Civil Service Main papers are main highlights of the course. Basic computer skills are taught and evaluated. And Four Value added papers are included apart from other theory papers.


Course Structure

S.No. Subject S. No. Subject
1 Administrative Theory 1 Public Governance & Democracy
2 Political Institutions & Public Policy 2 The Indian Administrative System
3 Prospective on Development 3 Electronic Governance
4 Indian Civil Services Preliminary I 4 Indian Civil Services Preliminary III
5 Indian Civil Services Preliminary 2 5 Indian Civil Services Preliminary IV
6 Value added Paper I 6 Value added Paper 3
7 Value added Paper 2 7 Value added Paper 4
Total - 600 marks Total - 600 marks
1 Civil Society & Public Governance 1 Seminar
2 Research Methods 2 Comprehensive Interview Techniques
3 Disaster Management 3 Internship & Dissertation
4 Indian Civil Services Main 1 4 The students of the course shall be exposed
to actual institutional processes to develop
real world understanding in
(1) Political Parties,
(2) Governmental Departments,
(3) NGO’s.
5 Indian Civil Services Main 2
6 Value added Paper 4
7 Value added Paper 5
Total - 600 marks Total - 600 marks

Fee Structure

(For the Academic Year 2023-24)

S.No Courses Duration Annual Fee Structure
Non-Karnataka Karnataka
1 MA– Public Administration  & Governance (with  Integrated IAS Training) 
Eligibility : Pass in any Degree   with minimum 50% marks    (NRI : 25K extra in I Year)
2 Years  (Four  Semesters)  (With Civil  Academy,  Mumbai) Year I : Rs. 1,43,000
Year II : Rs. 1,00,500
Total:  Rs. 2,43,500
Rs. 1,15,000
Rs. 1,00,500
Rs. 2,15,500 

Note :
(1) University Registration Fee, Eligibility Fee for other State students, Examination Fee, Uniform Fee, Hostel Fee, Industry visit fee, Internship fee, Transportation fee, Sports & games fee, Extra-curricular activity fee, etc., are extra. The course fees mentioned for subsequent years may vary annually up to 6%.
(2) The University Marketing Team will help the admitted students to avail of Education Loans, Scholarships, etc.
(3) The University Placement & Training Team will assist the admitted students to get (a) Earn While Learn, (b) Industry Internship, and (c) Final Job Placement.