1st Year Second Year Third Year Fourth Year Course work: Doctoral specific Course work (8 credits) Academic requirement for obtaining M.Phil. (Public Policy) is minimum of 14 credits of course work and 8 credits of dissertation. Upon obtaining CGPA of 4.5 in the first year (through the M.Phil.), candidate is allowed to progress to doctoral studies. Research Proposal preparation and presentation Data collection and analysis Writing the dissertation Two progress presentations in January and July on literature review and data collection protocol Two progress presentations in January and July. Two progress presentations including progress presentation at the end of year upon which dissertation to be sent for examination by the external.