The Advanced Management Programme in Public Policy (AMP-PP), is the flagship program of Bharti Institute of Public Policy, and has been developed at ISB in consultation with one of the world’s leading public policy schools; the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.


The AMP-PP is designed specifically to address the needs of mid-career and senior level professionals with at least five years of experience, from but not limited to, the following segments:

  • All India Civil Services
  • State Government Officials
  • Public Sector Officials
  • Multilateral agencies (UN, World Bank, ADB etc)
  • Embassy personnel
  • Non-Government Organisations (Indian and International)
  • Foundations and Think Tanks
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Consulting firms
  • Senior Industry Executives

About BIPP

Bharti Institute of Public Policy aims to lead education and research in the domain of public policy. The Institute’s flagship program Advanced Management Program in Public Policy (AMPPP) is an inter-disciplinary course that caters to mid-career government and private sector professionals.

About CEE

THE CENTRE FOR EXECUTIVE EDUCATION (CEE) at the ISB conducts a variety of programmes for working professionals. Over the years, it has evolved into a hub of meaningful exchanges between business leaders and academia. The centre attracts some of the finest faculty from leading business schools and has become a knowledge centre for practical understanding on emerging economies. At the CEE participants learn both from the cutting-edge management research by the faculty, as well as from the wide experience of fellow learners. It provides an ideal platform for gaining new insights in order to be successful in an increasingly complex world.

The Experience

The experience of being a part of a programme in unmatched, unparalleled. Set amidst tranquil surroundings, the world class campuses offer the best in terms of education, peer learning, infrastructure, recreational facilities and amenities all designed to provide the students an enriching, wholesome and memorable experience for a lifetime.

Testimonial - Faculty/Student

AMPPP at ISB is the most coveted Public Policy Management in the country for mid to senior level professionals. It gets its seal of approval both from the faculty and the students.


Asok Kumar G IAS – Mission Director, National Water Mission, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India – speaks about how diverse the classroom is, hosting people from multiple disciplines across the country.


Kumar Ashish IRAS – Special Class Railway Apprentice, Deputy Chief Mechanical Engineer, Indian Railways – speaks about how the programme is designed professionally not only to the idea of public policy but also on the business aspects of the topics covered.


Tribhuvan Ram Dharmana – Assistant Executive Director in Dalmia Cement Bharat Ltd. – speaks about different subjects of the programme such as micro and macroeconomics, leadership skills, public private partnerships, etc.


Gurpreet Kaur Deo IPS – Additional Director General of Police, Special Task Force, Punjab Police talks about how peer group learning is very important aspect in this programme that allows to interact with diverse group of people and learn from each other.


Nitu Debabrata Bhattacharya – Deputy Inspector General of Police, Central Reserve Police Force, Jammu Range talks about how hybrid this course is, and how one can leverage knowledge and experience about a problem being solved in other organisations and apply to solve their own issues.


Nikita Dilip Desai – Consultant, Program Development, TechnoServe talks about how relevant this course on public policy is for social sector since understanding the policy aspects will help in implementation at the grassroot level.

Class Profile

AMPPP batches are thoughtfully designed to ensure a diverse, balanced student mix to maximise peer learning, exposure and to expand thought horizons. An AMPPP batch would comprise students from the civil services, the armed forces, the private sector, entrepreneurs and NGOs. Close interactions in the class and over group activities encourage exchange of ideas, thoughts and perspectives. This has the potential to sow seeds for and generate path breaking ideas and bring fundamental changes in outlook, approach and vision.

Student Profile 2019-20

Student Profile 2018-19

Student Profile 2017-18

Student Profile 2015-16


Applicants to Advanced Management Programme in Public Policy are both from the Public Sector and Private Sector. We at the school generate ideas and bring them into the classroom, where we train the next generation of leaders for public service. We also test our ideas in practice. Our faculty is engaged in the affairs of the world, shaping public policy, advising governments, and running major non-profit organisations.

Tuition Fees

Total Fee: INR 12,60,000 + GST**

Tuition Fee covers:

-> Course Material

-> Faculty Costs

-> Guest Speakers

-> Student Accommodation and Meals

-> Internet mediated component of the Course

-> Gala Dinner & Events

Note: Tuition Fee does not include Travel & Local Conveyance


ISB, Hyderabad & Mohali Campus


Please ensure that the completed application forms reach the Indian School of Business on or before May 31, 2020

Important Dates






Last date of submitting     

March 31, 2020

May 31, 2020          

Interviews schedule

April 05-25, 2020

June 01-15, 2020

Announcement of

April 30, 2020

June 20, 2020

Documentation and
fee payment

Before July 15, 2020

* Applicants who belong to the various Ministries/Departments in Government of India may refer to the circular on the DoPT website.

How to Apply

For Government sponsored Applicants:

The completed admission application form should be sent through the sponsoring authority. You may also send one advance copy along with the Part-B and Bond of each to:

Joint Secretary (Trg), Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India, Block-4, 3rd Floor, old JNU campus, New Delhi - 100 067.

Rajesh Devarsetty, Advanced Management ​Programme in Public Policy, Centre for Executive Education, Indian School of Business, Gachibowli, Hyderabad - 500 111, Telangana, India. 

For Non-Government sponsored and corporate Applicants:

->  Please apply for the programme by clicking  http://amppp.isb.edu/

-> Kindly fill in the relevant sections of the application form. Non sponsored/Self sponsored candidates can ignore the payment, HR and company application sections.

-> Please attach the relevant documents when prompted.

->  In case of any assistance during the application process, you may write to amppp@isb.edu

->  For any escalations please write to rajesh_d@isb.edu,                                        Ph: 040-2318 7516, +91-9440121755

-> Kindly note: Upon submission of the online application, an acknowledgement mail along with the application number is sent out. Do quote the application number for any queries. 


Last date of Application - May 31, 2020
Course commencement - August 28, 2020 

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To reward exceptional applicants and to support deserving candidates with limited financial resources, the Indian School of Business awards tuition fee waivers. The scholarships are awarded to candidates during admission or after enrolment, at the discretion of the AdCom.

-> Candidates have to submit an essay and proof of income to be eligible for the need-based waiver.

-> All tuition waivers will be adjusted against the payable tuition fee and will not be disbursed directly to the student

-> The information provided aims to be accurate as far as possible at the time of publication. The School reserves the right to add, withdraw or modify any of the criteria, amount and count for all the tuition waivers cited above at any time.


Core Faculty

Consistent with ISB’s portfolio model, the faculty for this programme are drawn from the pool of highly accomplished ISB resident faculty, faculty from the Fletcher School and other leading schools, eminent policy makers and practitioners. It’s an eclectic mix of distinguished professionals in their respective fields who bring in their experience and perspective to the classroom and make it a dynamic, rooted in real-time learning experience.

Guest Speakers

ISB has enduring relationships with some of India’s most renowned leaders in public policy, governance and business—many of whom are invited to speak during AMP-PP residencies to share their experiences in particular sectors. These inspiring sessions give students first hand insights into policy making and into the critical challenges faced by the government and corporates. It ensures an enriching learning experience for the students and a chance for them to interact closely with the distinguished academics, politicians, bureaucrats and business experts, complementing their rigorous course curriculum. This exercise also helps build and strengthen the relationship between ISB and the world's leading professionals.


Fees and Financing

How many students will be admitted for PGP?

If I am unable to join the programme after accepting the admission offer and paying the admission fee will the admission fee be refunded?
No. The admission fee is non-refundable.

Do we have a Financing options from Financial Institutions?

Yes we have a tie-up with Axis Bank, CREDILA ( a subsidiary of HDFC limited ) and AVANSE  ( a subsidiary of DHFL limited) for educational loan.
If I decide to withdraw from the programme, can I get my tuition refunded?
It depends on the timing of your decision. The refund is governed by the refund policy prevailing at that time. Please check the refund policy section for details.

What is your refund policy?

In case a student has to withdraw from the programme for either academic, personal or administrative reasons, the student will receive pro-rated refund for only the remaining terms to the extent that the student has paid for those terms in advance. No refund will be granted for the terms which have already commenced or have been completed. The programme office reserves the right to deduct additional amounts which have been paid in advance to vendors for boarding and lodging, etc. which cannot be recovered by ISB even though the participant has not attended the terms for which these expenses were incurred in advance.

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