Application for MPPG Scholarship 2075 (2019)

Applications are invited for admission to the places available for Central Department of Public Administration, Tribhuvan University in the MPPG Program at North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

North South University
South Asian Institute of  Policy & Governance
in Collaboration with
University of Bergen, Norway offers
Master in Public Policy and Governance (MPPG)

Key Features

  1. This is a partnership program among North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh; University of Bergen, Norway; Tribhuvan University, Nepal; and University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  2. This is a two-year master degree program aimed at providing high quality research based education in public policy and governance.
  3. Candidates selected must register as full-time students.
  4. Total number of seats: 17. Out of these, 12 students from Bangladesh, 2 from Norway, 2 from Nepal and 1 for Sri Lanka)
  5. 2 semesters in Bangladesh, 1 semester in Norway, 1 final semester in respective country.
  6. Eligible candidates: career civil servants, executives from NGOs, academics, researchers and fresh graduates.
  7. Admission test will be on English, General Knowledge, analytical skills and basic mathematics.
  8. The Candidates will be selected by international committee.


Each of the candidates finally selected will get full tuition waiver and other facilities (Field visit, allowance for thesis writing, library and computer lab facilities, etc.). All foreign students will get subsistence allowance.

  1. Tk. 2 lakh as Tuition waiver
  2. 5 Months at UiB, Norway with NOK 10,385/- Per month
  3. 2 way airfare for travelling to Norway and Bangladesh
  4. Print, photocopy and other facilities

General Prerequisites

  1. Civil servants, officials from civil service training institute and academics from public universities.
  2. 4 year Bachelor degree or 3 years bachelor degree pulus 1-year Master's degree.
  3. Minimum 2nd class (or GPA 2.75 on 4 point scale)
  4. Maximum age limit is 45 years as on 2072, Poush 17 (January 1st, 2019)

Specific Prerequisites

  1. Candidates selected must submit documents of leave of approval from their respective employers.
  2. For fresh graduates: One letter of reference from the academic institution last attended.
  3. IELTS/TOEFL/GRE/GMAT score if any.


  1. Last Date and time for Submission of Application: 2075, Magh 18 (1 February, 2019) 10 AM
  2. Admission Test: 2075, Magh 18 ( February, 2019) 3.30-5.30 pm
  3. Classes Start: Chaitra, 2075 (April, 2019)
  4. Interested applicants can collect application form from CDPA or can download MPPG from fill it up and submit at CDPA.

Application submission

  1. Only online application is accepted
  2. Apply Online:
  3. Application helpline: 0161427171

Admission Test

  1. English
  2. General Knowledge
  3. Analytical Skills
  4. Basic Mathematics.
  5. Total 100 marks

Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply

Entrance examination Fee

Rs 500/- (bank voucher deposited at NBL a/c No 217-11-000-8349)

For further information and submission of application, please contact

Central Department of Public Administration,
Tribhuvan University,
Balkhu, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: 977-01-4673011

For information on the MPPG Program, please visit the website of the Department of General and Continuing Education, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh: Web:

  1. One-Stop Info Link:
  2. SIPG Office, Room: NAC-1076, Level-10, North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  3. Tel: 55668200, Ext. 2163, 2164, Mob: 01783 389 464 (9am - 5pm)
  4. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: