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    • Applicants having 1+ year of work experience will have distinctive advantage in selection process.

    Speak to an Advisor

    Speak to an Advisor

    To understand more about the programme, the application process or admissions eligibility, prospective students can speak to an ISPP advisor at any time.

    ISPP advisors are ready and helpful admissions officers willing to counsel prospective students through an in-person meeting or Skype chat or phone call.

    Students can use the Contact Uspage to setup a meeting or call with an advisor.

    How to Apply

    How to Apply


    Applying to the 1-year programme in Policy, Design & Management is straightforward.

    To apply, prospective students must complete the comprehensive ISPP admissions form online, available on the ISPP website, and submit supporting documents and academic marksheets as required.

    The form will be continuously available on the website from the 1st of October, 2018 onwards. This may be submitted at any time during the School’s three rounds of admissions, dates of which will be clearly announced on the website.

    Post application, students may be called for an in-person interview based on the merits of their candidacy.

    Basic Requirements

    Basic Requirements


    The 1-year programme in Policy, Design & Management is a Master’s equivalent certificate and is open to all college graduates from India or abroad.

    While no prior policy experience or education is expected of students, they will be assumed to have basic numerical literacy and fluency in English as minimum admission requirements.

    The programme welcomes students straight out of college as well as early career professionals. There is no minimum or maximum age to admission eligibility. 

    To apply, students must complete the comprehensive ISPP admissions form and submit supporting documents and academic marksheets as required.

    Dates & Timeline

    Application forms for the founding batch are live on the website.

    The application form will be available for download from the website until the deadline for the 3rd round.

    Application and decision deadlines

    Open Close Decision
    Round 1 1 – October, 2018 15-January, 2019 15-February,  2019
    Round 2 16 – January, 2019 31 – March, 2019 15-April, 2019
    Round 3 1 – April, 2019 20 – June, 2019 15-July, 2019

    Form & Process

    The application form is common for all students interested in the programme and forms the basis of your admissions process at ISPP.

    1. We follow a rolling selection process within each round i.e. the earlier you apply within any round, the faster your application is processed for shortlisting, immersion and decision
    2. Early applicants have the benefit of having more time to take their decisions for acceptance
    3. Early applications also have a better probability of getting selected because the number of seats that are available are higher in the beginning

    The submission of the application is the first step in the admissions process. If you wish to apply for financial aid, please note that all the documents relating to your financial aid application should be submitted along with your application on the portal. Any request for financial aid will not be accepted once the application is received.