Drive The Change You Want To See! Build An Impactful Career With a Masters Degree in Public Policy.

Join 60 like-minded Changemakers in our 2023 Public Policy Program cohort. Take the first step towards better governance & societal transformation


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About Kautilya School of Public Policy, India

At Kautilya, we believe that a new India will require passion, commitment & most importantly, a pool of public policy professionals who are formally trained in evidence-based policy making, implementation and leadership. Through our meticulously curated and continuously evolving Public Policy Masters Program, we’re committed to imparting education that is relevant, contemporary, and practical. The wide scope of the Public Policy Course offers both young & passionate as well as experienced minds a robust training ground that nurtures grassroots aspirations with a rigorous academic program. We have brought on board some of the world’s leading academic experts and policy practitioners to prepare our students for a transformed path in nation-building, by inculcating diverse skills necessary for a successful career in public life.

Kautilya offers the best Public Policy Masters course in India.

Kautilya School of Public Policy is a leading policy school in India offering a 2-year, full-time residential Masters Program in Public Policy.
This course is for those who are passionate about making a difference in the governance of our country. If you are ambitious and focused, you don’t need to look beyond one of the best social science Institutes in India – Kautilya School of Public Policy. Learn from faculties who taught in Harvard Kennedy School, Stanford School of Business etc, and from industry professionals with vast experience in the Public Policy space. Grow personally and advance professionally through the unique experience of a Public Policy Master’s Program.

This progarm is your access to an aspirational career path whether in the private or in public sector.

Why study at Kautilya?

Experienced Founding team

Access to top minds in the field of public policy

World class infrastructure

Mix of academic depth & practical application

Quality engagement with Society, Govt & Business

Scholarships & placement assistance

Our program’s nomination of academic rigour and on – ground experience will give you the confidence and creative thinking to assume leadership in any career of your choice


Choose Your Public Policy Career Path:

  • Public Service, including policy making and implementation, government roles and politics
  • Private Sector, including business consulting, policy consulting for large corporations, policy analysis, think tanks and private policy implementation organisations
  • Non-profit or Social Enterprises
  • Media & Communications, with a focus on public sector
  • Research and Academia
  • International and Foreign affairs

[Through our Public Policy Masters Program]
“We intend to incubate well-rounded multi-disciplinary policy leaders who will be in the vanguard of decision-making.”

Syed Akbaruddin

Dean – Kautilya School of Public Policy
Former Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations

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Meet our Future Changemakers

The next batch of the 2-years, fully residential Masters Program in Public Policy starts in August 2023.

Applications for the batch of 2023-2025 will be accepted from January 2023. Meanwhile, you can submit your details here to understand more about the program.

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