Department of Public Policy and Public Administration

The Department of Public Policy and Public Administration, Central University of Jammu, was established in July 2013. The Department introduced an Integrated M. Phil -Ph.D course and four Elective courses at Masters level (for the students of other disciplines). Masters in Public Policy and Public Administration is commenced from the academic year 2014-15. So far two batches of Masters students have succesfully completed their Masters. Department also started Direct Ph.D programme from the academic year 2016. The Department has immense potential to excel in all its academic endeavours and inculcate the latest developments in the discipline. The department is committed  to provide quality professional development opportunities for students in the public and non-public sectors.  At present the department is headed by Prof. Mallika Joseph (In-charge).

Objectives of the Department

—  To introduce courses and the syllabi as per latest developments in the subject aimed at   balancing the theoretical and practical aspects of the discipline.

—  To promote research in the field of Public Policy and Public Administration that can guide policy makers for effective planning.

—  To train the students for the civil service examinations at National and State levels

—  To motivate students and practitioners for research to explore and gain insights into administrative processes;

—  To act as a platform for providing skilled human resources for policy making and administration.

—  To organise Special Assistance and Capacity Building programmes.