The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute when it was declared Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956. Started out as a small institute offering PG Diploma in Social Work, TISS has since expanded continuously in terms of educational programmes and infrastructure.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Offers various Courses including undergraduate, postgraduate, M.PHIL. and Ph.D. programs. Admissions are taken through entrance exams – TISS BACHELOR’S ADMISSION TEST ( TISS-BAT), National Entrance Test (TISSNET) are the courses for which Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is mainly grown for.
MA Programmes – 2 years - Full Time
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Admission to the above mentioned programmes is through marks secured by the candidates in the university entrance examination National Entrance Test (TISSNET) which is open to all candidates from any state or union territory of India.
|Announcement of the admission||Tuesday, October 24, 2017|
|Last date for application||Friday, December 08, 2017|
|Issue of Admit Cards (Online ) ||Monday-Tuesday, December 18-19, 2017|
|National Entrance Test (TISS-NET) - Entrance test Date||Saturday, January 06, 2018 ( Time: 2.00 pm to 3.40 pm)|
|Pre-admission orientation Programme for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates will be held at Mumbai/Tuljapur/Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses||Friday-Saturday, December 22 - 23, 2017|
|Announcement of Final results||Friday, January 27, 2018 at 8:00pm|
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Candidates are required to apply online through the E-application process only. Please read through this page before filling in the application form. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria should apply for the programme only through an online process by visiting the admissions link on the TISS website on or before December 08, 2017.
Instruction To Fill online application form:
Candidates can apply for multiple programmes and pay for all the programmes in one online form and should not fill more than one online form. If a candidate is found to have filled more than one form, all his/her applications will be canceled.
The selection of candidates for different programmes happens in two stages and has three components of assessment. All candidates appear for the National entrance test (TISSNET). Based on the performance in the TISSNET examination, only shortlisted candidates are called for the Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview (PIT/PI).
National Common Written Test*
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