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And many other eminent guest faculties!

Shri Sharad Pawar Shri Nitin J Gadkari Shri Anna Hazare

And many other eminent guest faculties!

and many other eminent professors of our practice!

Shri Ashok Wankhade Shri Ram Puniyani Smt Vandana Chavan

and many other eminent professors of our practice!

and many other academic activities

BCS, NCMJ, NWP, NTC, WHP, Sarpanch Sansad

and many other academic activities

Total Students Leaders who have graduated

450+

Total Students Leaders who have graduated

About MITSOG

MIT School of Government (MIT-SOG) has been conceptualized by Shri. Rahul V. Karad, the Executive President of Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University with a vision of creating Ethical, Spirited and Committed Political Leadership for the country from the grassroots and from all walks of life. MIT School of Government (MIT-SOG) is the first school of its kind to create future political leaders. Initiated in the year 2005, it offers a two-year Master’s degree program titled, MA in Political Leadership & Government (MPG). The two-year Master’s degree is an experiential learning program wherein first year comprises campus based learning through classroom lectures by Core Faculties, Visiting faculties and Eminent Personalities from Politics, Social, Bureaucracy, Judiciary, media and Corporate. Along with lectures there are field visits and study tours. Second year comprises training and internships in following areas – Constituency based, Issue based/ NGO, Media and final career based internship with offices of Political leaders and Political parties.

Promoting the Culture of Peace through value based Universal Education System

Promoting the Culture of Peace through value based Universal Education System

Building the nation & nurturing global competence among the students

Building the nation & nurturing global competence among the students

Harnessing the knowledge of Business, Computer Science and Technology for the welfare of the society

Harnessing the knowledge of Business, Computer Science and Technology for the welfare of the society

Program Structure

MA in Political Leadership & Government or MPG is a two-year Master’s degree experiential learning program for a career in politics. The program structure comprises, two year six trimester curriculum designed such that –

First year of the program comprises, On-campus Learning which includes –

• Classroom lectures by core and visiting faculty

• Interactive Sessions by national level eminent leaders from Politics, Social sector, Bureaucracy, Judiciary, Media and Corporate

• For hands on experience, Local field visits are organized to Gram Panchayat, Zilla Parishad, Municipal Corporation, State Assembly, Cooperatives and NGOs.

• Study Tours related to Constituency management and Campaign & Elections management are conducted

• A ten-day National Study Tour to Delhi is organized to give first hand exposure on Politics

• The academic learning in the first year is focused on the following crucial aspects of Politics

• Political Management which deals with Verbal & Written communication, advertising & branding, social media management, public relations

• Constituency Management which deals with Development and Management of a constituency may be of a MP, MLA, Corporator, Zilla Parishad member or member of a Gram Panchayat. It prepares them to effectively manage one’s constituency which is core to the development of the concerned region

• Campaign & Elections management is an important focus area as it involves planning w.r.t preparation for an election may be Lok Sabha or State Assembly Elections or Municipal Corporation Council Elections, Zilla Parishad or Gram Panchayat Elections. This aspect also covers the crucial part of campaign planning utilizing Media, Research, Data mining, Data analysis, Psephology

• Public Policy and International Relations are very important focus areas for study of this program

Second year of the program comprises, Off-campus Internships & Training which includes

• Constituency based internship

• Issue based internship

• Internship with NGOs

• Internships with Media and

• Last & final Internship with offices of Political parties and/or with Political leaders which helps the students establish themselves firmly in the Political Sector

Program Objectives & Highlights

Master’s degree program in Political Leadership and Government or MPG is a unique program where in first year comprises campus based classroom learning, field visits and study tours. Second year comprises different kinds of internships and attachments. The objective is to offer a blend of classroom teaching & practical exposure enabling young aspirants realize their leadership potential in Politics. It enables

  • To become trained Political Leaders and understand the dynamics of Indian Politics
  • To learn to manage Election Campaign, learn techniques of Constituency Management.
  • To understand Functions of Government – be it Judiciary or Bureaucracy
  • To understand the Ministries, their role & responsibilities, Members of Parliament from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
  • To know the process of drafting & presenting a Bill in the Parliament / Assembly
  • To understand the process of Budget preparation
  • To understand the role of Planning Commission

 

Program Highlights

  • Interactive Sessions & Visits by National level leaders from Politics, Social sector, Bureaucracy, Media, Judiciary and Corporate
  • Local Field visits to Gram Panchayat, Zilla Parishad, Municipal Corporation, State Assembly, Cooperatives and NGOs.
  • Study Tours for Elections & Campaign Management and Constituency Studies
  • National Study Tour to Delhi to visit and interact at Parliament, Election Commission, Rashtrapati Bhavan, various Ministries, Political party offices and Research Institutions to understand the nuances of politics and governance
  • Internship up to 10 months with the offices of Political parties and Political leaders
  • Training on various leadership styles along with detailed study of many national & international leaders through their biographies, study & analysis of their ideologies either via first hand research by students through various sources or screening of documentaries and audio speeches
  • Sessions on Oratory skills and Media skills

Eminent Leaders at MITSOG

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Smt. Anandiben Patel

Smt. Anandiben Patel

Governor of Madhya Pradesh
Shri. Manish Sisodia

Shri. Manish Sisodia

Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi
Shri. Sharad Pawar

Shri. Sharad Pawar

Former Union Minister of Agriculture
Shri. Anurag Thakur

Shri. Anurag Thakur

Member of Parliament, Loksabha
Shri. Yashwant Sinha

Shri. Yashwant Sinha

Former Union Minister for financé and external affairs
Smt. Margaret Alva

Smt. Margaret Alva

Ex-MP, Rajya Sabha, Ex-Governer of Uttarakhand
Shri. Chandan Mitra

Shri. Chandan Mitra

MP, Rajya Sabha
Shri. Pralhad Joshi

Shri. Pralhad Joshi

MP LokSabha and Former State President of BJP
Shri. D. Raja

Shri. D. Raja

General Secretary, CPI.
Shri. L. k. Advani

Shri. L. k. Advani

Senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party
Shri. Venkaiah Naidu

Shri. Venkaiah Naidu

Vice President of India
Shri. Manohar Joshi

Shri. Manohar Joshi

Former Speaker, Loksabha
Shri. Oscar Fernandes

Shri. Oscar Fernandes

senior Indian National Congress leader
Sri. Sri. Ravishankar

Sri. Sri. Ravishankar

Spiritual Saint and Guru
Shri. Prakash Javdekar

Shri. Prakash Javdekar

Qualities of a Effective Spokesperson.
Shri. Prakash Jha

Shri. Prakash Jha

Indian film producer, director
Maulana Kalbe Rushaid Rizvi

Maulana Kalbe Rushaid Rizvi

Renowned Islamic scholar & International Islamic & social figure.
Shri. Prithviraj Chavan

Shri. Prithviraj Chavan

Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra
Shri. Randeep Singh Surjewala

Shri. Randeep Singh Surjewala

Member of Legislative Assembly , Haryana
Smt. Pankaja Mundhe – Palwe

Smt. Pankaja Mundhe – Palwe

Leader, BJP, Maharashtra
Shri. Sushilkumar Shinde

Shri. Sushilkumar Shinde

Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra
Uma Bharti

Uma Bharti

BJP, Leader
Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Dr. Subramanian Swamy

Well known Academician, Economist & Former Union Minister, Govt. of India
Anand Kumar

Anand Kumar

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
Priyanka Chaturvedi

Priyanka Chaturvedi

Member of Rajya Sabha
Arif mohammad khan

Arif mohammad khan

Governor of Kerala
Suhash Palashikar

Suhash Palashikar

Indian political scientist
Mahesh Zagade

Mahesh Zagade

IAS (Retd.)

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Alumni Achievements

Currently working as a Media Secretary, chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress
Rajat Jasuja
(MPG Batch 12)
MIT School of Government made me stronger, enabled me to be Independent and evolve as a Youth Leader. Participation in its social initiatives like Bharatiya Chhatra Sansad, National Women's Parliament, National Teachers Congress and Rashtriya Sarpanch Sansad helped me grow my confidence and excel in public management.
Amit Arun Padalwar
(MPG batch-12)
My political career started & shaped at MIT School of Government. I thank MIT School of Government for teaching me to understand the big picture of politics, it's philosophical understanding any why participating in Government is important
Priyanka Medankar
(MPG batch-10)

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Prof (Dr.) S. S. Haridas

Prof (Dr.) S. S. Haridas

Associate Director, MIT-SOG

It is my pleasure to welcome you to MIT School of Government, Pune. We are the first institute of its kind to initiate a two year Master’s degree program in Political Leadership and Government title ...

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Parimal Maya Sudhakar

Parimal Maya Sudhakar

Head of School, MIT-SOG

MIT School of Government’s MA in Political Leadership and Government or MPG is a path breaking academic program aiming towards developing the Generation Next in Indian politics. The program is a mix ...

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