IGNOU MPA Syllabus

IGNOU MPA Syllabus – Candidates can find latest session Syllabus Structure for MPA Programme from here. IGNOU New MPA Syllabus is available with credit system in which each of the courses is given appropriate credit. IGNOU has implemented credit system in MPA courses which is useful for course selection at the time of taking admission and for re registration.

MPA Candidates have to choose their required credit courses at every semester or at every year to complete their MPA (Master of Arts in Public Administration) Programme. There are many courses available for MPA course selection in which some of as a compulsory course and some of as an optional course.

MPA Current Syllabus:

1st Year  
Course Code     Course Name Credits 
 MPA-011  State, Society and Public Administration  8
 MPA-012  Administrative Theory  8
 MPA-013  Public Systems Management  8
 MPA-014  Human Resource Management  8
2nd Year  
Course Code     Course Name Credits 
 MSO-002  Research Methodologies and Methods  8
 MPS-003  India: Democracy and Development  8
 MPA-016  Decentralisation and Local Governance  8
 MPA-015  Public Policy and Analysis  8
 MPA-017  Electronic Governance  4
 MPA-018  Disaster Management  4
 MPAP-002  Project Work  8

IGNOU University is working regular to revise its Syllabus of IGNOU MPA on the basis of future scope and removes its old syllabus. IGNOU may change or update MPA Syllabus at any time they need so we work to provide latest syllabus structure to our MPA candidates for their study.

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21 thoughts on “IGNOU MPA Syllabus”

    1. Ignou egyankosh for study material and syllabus
      Ignou website for old question papers

    1. Hey Avinash, I took admission for MPA in Jan 2019. Do you know what is the last date for submitting assignments ?

    2. May i get notes for preparation in MPA ist yr….coz i hv small baby nd can’t go through full syllabus…plz help

    3. Hi Sonia,
      You can get Neeraj publication reference books for MPA subjects. They are very helpful. U can buy online neerajignoubooks. Com

  1. Do we need to cover all the units in each subject? For eg: MPA-011 has 21 units. So do we need to cover all the units?

  2. I want to just ask about MPA 2ND Year course. Means I have MPA 2nd semester all books MPA 015 to MPA 018. And I have also Mso 002 or other 4 books. Please tell me someone. When MPA main books paper will be on time? So other books paper always be taken as well as?

  3. Hi All,

    Pls let me know there is any attendance required in MPA.

    On the website, there is mention about attendance.

  4. Was MPA course relevant for UPSC? I’m a little bit confusing between MPA or MPS, please guide me

  5. I have taken MSO-002 as my optional subject in MPA but when i search for material and previous year question papers i get material of sociology. I just want to know is MSO-002 syllabus for MPA and sociology is same or is different

  6. Is MA Public Administration (MPA) semester mode in July 2023 cycle or same as previously. Please mention. Some courses are converted to semester mode as per New Education Policy 2020

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