Admission Process for Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management (PGP-PPM)

Important Dates: (Tentative)

Admission process for DoPT sponsored candidates (Tentative as exact dates will be based on DoPT notification) :

Announcement by DoPT October 2018
Announcement by MDI October 2018
Last date for receipt of applications February 2019
Date of Personal Interview March/April 2019
Commencement of the programme Mid May 2019

Eligibility Criteria

  • All India Services and Class I Service officers from Central and State Governments, sponsored by DoPT, Govt.of India.

The programme is open to officers of All India Services, Central Services (organized, non-organized, technical and non-technical), faculty members of State Administrative Training Institutes and also officers of the State Civil Service (SCS)/ Non-State Civil Services (Non-SCS) subject to the following eligibility conditions:

  • Length of Service: Officers should have completed 5 years of Group-A service as on commencement of the programme

  • Age: The officer should have at least three years remaining service after completion of the programme

  • Earlier Training: The officer should not have undergone a training programme of 12 weeks or more duration in India during a period of 5 years preceding the date of commencement of this programme. Further, The officer should not have undergone a programme of training abroad of more than 2 weeks in preceding 2 years, more than one month in preceding 3-years or more than six months in the preceding five years.

How to apply

After announcement of 13th PGP-PPM by DoPT the application forms can be downloaded from MDI website or the DoPT website and completed applications must be sent to:

Joint Secretary (Training)
Department of Personnel & Training, Government of India
Old JNU Campus
New Delhi 110067
with a copy to:
The Chairperson (Admissions)
Management Development Institute
Mehrauli Road, Sukhrali
Gurugram 122007, INDIA