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Master of Arts (M.A.) Public Administration

Objective : The two years Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree with specialization in Public Administration conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of public administration, public policy analysis, public budgeting, bureaucracy, civil society, public management, administrative theory, administrative law, professional administration and ethical issues in public administration.

Eligibility : Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline. Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree with specialisation in Public Administration shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University.

First Year
Introduction to Public Administration
Theories of Public Administration
Approaches to Public Administration
Ethics in Public Administration
Public Policy Design and Analysis

Second Year
HRM in Public Administration
Indian Administration
Comparative Public Administration
Master’s Thesis

Careers in Public Administration

Public Administration (PA) houses the implementation of Government policy and an academic discipline that studies this implementation and that prepares civil servants for this work. As a “field of inquiry with a diverse scope” and its “fundamental goal is to advance the management and policies so that government can function”. Public Administration is the translation of politics into the reality that citizens see every day. It is also the study of government decision making and the analysis of the policies. There is a huge scope for those who successfully complete the Master’s Degree in Public Administration.

Total Fee : Rs. 28,150

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 28,150 in the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer, The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. – ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur – 797115 Nagaland by registered / speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 300 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations to be held at different Examination Centers within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha).

Master’s Thesis : All students are required to submit a Master’s Thesis at the end of second year.

Assignments : All admitted participants must submit subject wise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the subjects.