BA Public Policy (Hons)

BA Public Policy (Hons)
  • Undergraduate
  • Jagran School of Public Policy & International Affairs
Starts from:August 16, 2022
Course Feature
  • Course Code BAHPP
  • Duration 3 Years
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Min Qualification Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) qualification or an equivalent qualification in any discipline from a recognized board. The Common University Entrance Test (CUET) introduced for admission into all UG Programmes, 60% in qualifying exam JLUET followed by personal interview.
Course Objective

B.A. Public Policy (Hons) is an interdisciplinary programme with a healthy blend of orientation to theory and practice.  The programme which seeks to develop general and specialized knowledge along with skills among the graduates to engage in the domains of public policy, governance and its related fields. To bring an interdisciplinary perspective, students are also exposed to select courses from various domains across the university. The Programme involves, apart from classroom learning, internships, projects, assignments, guest lectures by public policy experts and practitioners as well as field trips.


Learning Outcomes

At the end of the three-year education, learners will be able to

  • comprehend themes from contemporary fields in Public Policy and Administration like good governance, e-governance, citizens’ charter, social audit etc.
  • develop skills of observation, objective interpretation of data, and reporting of the same
  • critically analyze local and global situations, express opinions, and be ready to engage with society. 
  • discern the importance of research and apply the fundamental concepts.
  • invest in personal growth and be a lifelong learner


S. N. Type of Courses Names of Courses (select) Year of Offering
1. Foundation – Mandatory
  • India Through the Ages
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Meaningful Life
  • Global Perspectives
  • Society, Politics, and Economy
  • Environment and Sustainable Development
Year 1
2. Open electives- CBCS modeled
  • Literature and gender
  • Social Problems
Year 1and 2
3. Experiential Learning
  • Social Responsibility and Fieldwork
  • Projects and Internships
Year 1-3
4. Ability/ Skill Enhancement
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Appreciating Music
  • Mental Toughness
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Working Together for Success
Year 1-3
5. Core- Major and Core- Minor
  • Administrative and Management Theories
  • Civil Society and Governance
  • Public Administration: Process and Institutions
  • Introduction to Public Policy
  • Financial Management and Public Policy
  • Practices for Sustainable Cities
Year 2 and 3

Admission Charges (One-Time, Non-Refundable) INR 20,000
Caution Money (One-Time, Refundable) INR 5,000
Alumni Fund (One-Time, Non-Refundable) INR 10,000
Digitalization Charges (Per Year) INR 10,000
Tuition Fees (Per Year) INR 70,000
Exam Fees (Per Year) INR 15,000
Total Fees Per Year INR 95,000

Caution Money (One-Time, Refundable) $135
Total Admission Charges (One-Time, Non-Refundable) $535
Total Course fees (Per Year) $2,540

100% on Tuition Fees
12th Board 92% and Above

50% on Tuition Fees (Max 25 Seats)
12th Board 85% to 91.99%

25% On Tuition Fees (Max 50 Seats)
12th Board 80% to 84.99%

All scholarship will be on Year 1 Tuition Fee only

A BA Honours degree in Public Policy provides access to careers in spaces listed below:

  • Civil Services and Government Bodies
  • Policy drafting, implementing, and evaluating bodies
  • International and Indian Think tanks
  • Research and Academia
  • Media- Print and Electronic
  • Politics
  • Non-Governmental Organizations



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