MITWPU School of Government is the first of its kind institute offering Master’s Degree program in Political Leadership for a career in Politics. First year comprise of On-campus learning and Second year Off-campus Internships with Eminent Political leaders and national Political parties. Alumni of this program are working with BJP, INC, NCP, AAP, BSP, SP, Shiv Sena, AIADMK etc. in various capacities. This 2-year program provides a great learning curve to understand the nuances of politics and governance in India for young students aspiring to join politics.


Course Duration

2 Years

Course Initiation

August 2020

Last date to apply

May 2020


2 Years


Aug 2020

Last date
to apply

May 2020


India needs dynamic, proactive and knowledgeable professionals who can overcome political challenges and make a positive difference. The MPG programme is a first of its kind PG degree Program in Political leadership and Governance in Asia. With this two-year programme, we aim to help dynamic youth to pursue a rewarding career in Politics.

To provide political aspirants a better understanding of the different subjects in Politics, we offer internships, an international study tour to Europe, local field visits, national study tours, and interactive sessions with political personalities. During this two-year programme, aspirants are trained in Politico-Economic ideologies, Public Policy and Advocacy, Elections in India, Constituency Research and more. MIT-SOG handholds students aspiring a career in politics.

Programme Structure

Trimester I

  • Competing Politico-Economic Ideologies
  • Local self-government in India (with Rural Immersion)
  • Psephology and Data Analytics
  • Elections in India
  • Peace Subject
  • Mini Project

Trimester II

  • Political Communication
  • Public Policy and Advocacy
  • Working of Indian Constitution
  • Building of Social & Political Organizations
  • Mini Project
  • Assembly Election Internship

Trimester III

  • Politics of Change
  • Peace Subject
  • National Study Tour Report
  • Mini Project
  • Lok Sabha Election Internship

Note : To know more about programme structure download brochure.

Fees & Scholarships

As we aim to create professionals that can excel in the industry, we take care of your financial need. Hence, we have started offering scholarships from Rs. 40000 to Rs. 100000. This financial aid is awarded to only those students who demonstrate a passion to learn and lead a career that can create a positive impact on the diverse business environment. If you think you are one of these, you need to attach a scholarship application to a completed Masters in Political Leadership & Government form.

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Admissions Guide


MIT-WPU follows UGC-specified eligibility norms while reviewing students’ admission applications.To be eligible for admission to any of our Masters Program, candidates are required to meet the following criteria :

  • Graduates from any discipline are eligible to apply for the program

  • Merit based on MIT-WPU entrance & GD/PI
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