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B.A. Public Policy and Administration

B.A. in Public Policy and Administration

B.A. Public Policy and Administration program is designed to impart knowledge regarding democratic values including Security, Justice, Order, Economics, Research Methods, and Leadership.

This three-year programme at our School of Journalism & Liberal Arts, are aimed towards the progressive research of the application and analysis of several different policies created and imposed by the government for public wellbeing. The course will help the students gain expertise in the elements of Public Policy & administration and tackle problems that the government may deal with on a regular basis. The course is constructed to help students instill skills that are helpful in handling business and administration issues and can affect lawmakers and evaluate the creation of policies that add to social causes. The programme will equip and enhance their skills pertaining to critical thinking, analysis, problem-solving, and decision- making. These skills can be effectively applied to business and social problems. The activities at the core of the course will ameliorate the capacity and skills essential to guide public programs and networks.

The rudimentary concepts and theories of the programme B.A in Public Policy include Business Law, International Business, and Additional Subjects like Financial Management, and Executive-Legislative Relations. This course will equip the students with the understanding and thorough knowledge of a variety of aspects of Public Policy and Administration.

Salient Features

  • 19+ years of academic experience
  • Focus on student-centered learning
  • Problem-based learning and industry-relevant curriculum
  • Best placement opportunities to get placed in high-end and reputed companies
  • Industrial training in reputable firms and organizations
  • The privilege of 100% placement guidance and support
  • Industry visits, seminars, workshops, and guest lectures by eminent researchers and industry practitioners
  • Active student clubs and bodies
  • The multi-cultural and vibrant teaching environment

Admissions Open 2024!!

Merit-based admission process with online application at Dev Bhoomi Uttarakhand University.

Eligibility & Fee Details

Duration & Eligibility

3/4 Years (Without / With Research)

The candidate must have passed 10+2 examination or equivalent from any stream from a recognized board or its equivalent with minimum 40% marks.

*Term and Condition: To pursue B.A Public Policy And Administration with Research, 75% marks and No Backlog is mandatory

Fee Structure

Course Total Fees
Academic fee ( Per Sem) ₹ 30000/-

One Time Fee

Application Fee (Non-Refundable) Admission Fee (Non-Refundable) University Enrollment Fee (Non-Refundable)
₹ 1,500 ₹ 7,000 ₹ 3,000
Exam fees ( Per Semester) 4,500/-

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Programme Educational Objectives (PEO's)

PEO-1 To instill and possess proficient skills like leadership and decision making, which are necessary for Public Policy and Administration to work exceptionally at the workplace
PEO-2 To inculcate and improve creative and business-related thinking and outlook to have great decision-making capabilities in the professional aspect
PEO-3 To become accustomed to the consistently and rigorously progressing business setting and discipline and to own the dedication and eagerness to grasp new skills
PEO-4 To become competent and gain expertise in communication skills and in order to function in a multicultural environment
PEO-5 To obtain and enhance the skills necessary for the pertinent area and become socially responsible and put value in the driven citizens that are committed to sustainable growth.

Program Specific Objectives (PSO's)

PSO-1 Ingrain a thorough comprehension of areas and their domain for the sustainability of the establishment and be in the know-how of the legal and economic circumstances of Indian Business and improve knowledge and understanding of the working of the national and international business environment
PSO-2 Improve skills and practical knowledge in areas specific to Public Policy and Administration and learn efficient critical thinking, problem-solving, quantitative & qualitative methods in domains of business strategy and others
PSO-3 Know and understand the present-day tools and techniques and their productive implementation
PSO-4 Instil several necessary skills like critical thinking and analysis and display competence to ideate problems at the professional level and offer a number of options to figure them out
PSO-5 Apprehend the implementation of several different business communications supported by logical reasoning and the expression of ideas efficiently

Program Grid Structure


Semester 1

Course Code Course Credit
23BAPP101 Introduction to Public Policy 5
23BAPP102 Indian Government & Policies 4
23BAPP103 Principles Of Public Administration - I 5
23BAPP104 Administrative Theory & Thinkers 5
23 EVS192 Environmental Studies 1
VAM103XX Value Added Course - I 0

Semester 2

Course Code Course Credit
23BAPP201 Infrastructure Policy in India 4
23BAPP202 Environmental Policy in India 4
23BAPP203 Principles of Public Administration - II 5
23BAPP204 Indian constitution, social welfare & Administration 5
23LS191 English Communication 2
VAM203XX Value Added Course - II 0

Semester 3

Course Code Course Credit
23BAPP301 International Public Administration - I 5
23BAPP302 Development & Public Policy 5
23BAPP303 Financial Administration in India 5
23AEC391 Ability Enhancement Course - I 1
23LS291 Indian Knowledge System 0
23OE36X Open Elective I 2
VAM303X Value Added Course - III 0
22SOCIALIN391 Social Internship 1

Semester 4

Course Code Course Credit
23BAPP401 Globalization of public policy 5
23BAPP402 Public Administration & management 4
23BAPP403 Evolution & framework of Indian Administration 4
23BAPP404 Social welfare Administration 4
23AEC491 Ability Enhancement Course 1
23LS391 Universal Human Values 3
VAM403XX Value Added Course - IV 0

Semester 5

Course Code Course Credit
23BAPP501 Administrative Law 5
23BAPP502 Public Personal Administration 4
23BAPP503 Indian Economic Policies 5
23BAPP504 Union & State Government Administration 4
23AEC591 Ability Enhancement Course 1
23OE56X Open Elective II 2
VAM503XX Value Added Course - V 0
23PSIN391 Project Work 1

Semester 6

Course Code Course Credit
23BAPP601 Digital Governance & Public Policy 4
23BAPP602 Comparative local Government nature & significance 4
23BAPP603 Public Administration & Contemporary Issues 4
23BAPP604 Human Resources & Administration 4
21AEC691 Ability Enhancement Course 1
VAM603XX Value Added Course - VI 0
23PSPR691XX Minor Project/Field Work 1

Semester 7

Course Code Course Credit
23BAPP701 PE1 4
23BAPP702 PE2 4
23BAPP703 PE3 4
23OE76X Open Elective III 2
23PHCC103 Research work 4
23SPR791 Minor project/ Literary-Blog Magazine 2

Semester 8

Course Code Course Credit
23BAPP801 PE4 4
23BAPP802 PE5 4
23BAPP803 PE6 4
23LS803 Indian Constitution 0
23PSIN891 Internship - II 4
23RND891 Research Work-II 8
Programme Elective

Programme Elective-I

23BAPP70X Public Economics
23BAPP70X Public Rights & Governance

Programme Elective-II

23BAPP70X District Administration
23BAPP70X Urban & Rural Governance

Programme Elective-III

23BAPP70X Critical Thinking & Modern Lifestyle
23BAPP70X Administrative Communication Studies

Programme Elective-IV

23BAPP811 Media, Society and Communication
23BAPP812 Gender & Human Rights

Programme Elective-V

23BAPP80X Positive Psychology
23BAPP80X Social Psychology

Programme Elective-VI

23BAPP80X Administrative Ethics & Optimization
23BAPP80X Indian Polity & Governance

Job Opportunities The Course Might Lead To

The course strives to encourage the students to acquire a comprehensive understanding of the diverse proportions of public policy and the function of governance in its implementation. Thus, after the completion of the course, the graduates are prepared to work in the varied public and private domains, a few profiles on which they can work are:

  • Environment Consultant
  • Public Policy Manager
  • Consultant
  • Policy Advisor
  • Economic Consultant
  • Community Development Organizer
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Admission 2023-24

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