Post-Graduate Programme in Public Policy (PGP)

The Takshashila PGP – Gateway to a successful career in Public Policy

A pioneer in modern public policy education in India, the Takshashila Institution's Post-Graduate Programme in Public Policy (PGP) is designed for working professionals. It is targeted at dynamic individuals who wish to enter the growing professional sphere of policy, public affairs, governance and leadership, while pursuing their current occupations.

The PGP brings together policy practitioners and academic experts from across the world. The programme is academically rigorous and attuned to the current requirements of industry, media, social sector and politics. The PGP equips participants with a core set of skills in policy evaluation, economic reasoning, effective communication and public persuasion. Its emphasis is on how these skills can be applied to formulate and analyse policies in a variety of settings.

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Programme Features

  • Pathway to careers through our partnership with industry, media, non-profits and public leaders
  • Custom-designed curriculum that blends academic concepts with practitioners’ insights
  • Offered in three different majors - Public Policy, Public Affairs and Public Leadership
  • Students specialise in their chosen career-oriented domains and skill sets

The second batch commences in January 2018. Applications close on 10 December 2017. For more information, please write to

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