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 / November 2019
Announcement by MDI October / November 2019
Last date for receipt of applications March End 2020
Date of Personal Interview April 2020
Commencement of the programme July 2020

Eligibility Criteria

The programme is open to officers of All India Services, Central Services (organized & non-organized, technical & non-technical), faculty members of State Administrative Training Institutes and also officers of the State Civil Services (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 officers should have at least three years remaining service after completion of the programme.

  • Earlier Training: The officers 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 5-years.

How to apply

After announcement of 10th 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

Wherever MoUs are signed between MDI & sponsoring organizations, MoU fees shall be applicable