How do I begin the application process for MPP?
It is an online application process. Please visit the IITB website.
How do I know if I am eligible for this course?
The eligibility criteria are clearly displayed under the Academics Section on CPS website.
Are applicants with 3 years of course work (BA, BSc, BCom, etc.) eligible for applying?
No, they are not eligible to apply. Please visit the eligibility criteria given on the CPS website (link above).
How much do I have to pay for the course? Is there any financial support?
The fee is as per IIT norms – see this for the fee structure of the latest semester. This also has the various categories that one can be admitted under. Broadly, you are expected to pay the course fee as well as the hostel fee. If you are admitted under the Teaching Assistant (TA) category, you will be paid a stipend. If you are a self-financed student, you will not receive any financial assistance.
What is the admission procedure?
There is a written test, followed by interviews of shortlisted candidates. Admissions usually open in March/April. The date for the entrance exam is displayed under the Academics >> Masters Programme section of our website. You can also view the question paper from last year on the same page.
Can working professionals do this course?
Working professionals can join the MPP programme under Self Finance. Please understand that course work is compulsory for the first year. All students are expected to treat the programmes as full-time engagement.
What is the credit structure like? What sort of courses are offered?
The credit structure for this year is available here.
Whom to contact?
Where have students been placed, and what is the average salary offer they have received?
Our MPP programme was started in 2019, so we do not have any data on this front yet. You are welcome to refer to general IIT placement data to get an idea of typical job prospects.