Admission seekers must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from any recognized university with at least 2nd class or a CGPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)/3.0 (on a 5.0 scale) in their academic careers. Prescribed application forms must be completed and submitted within a set deadline. The program coordination committee has the discretion to decide the modus operandi of selecting candidates for admission which may include written admission tests, oral tests, and professional experiences. Applicants, who have successfully completed the Post-Graduate Diploma in International Relations (PGDIR) offered by the Department with a CGPA of at least 3.0, may be eligible for direct admission into the program. Applicants who have a minimum of three years of professional experience in recognized and registered organizations will be awarded 5 marks at the time of the assessment of the admission test.