10th Dec 2018
Method of Application
Online & Offline Both
Applications are invited by Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai for admission to full-time (regular) Post-Graduate Degree Programs (MA, MSc, MPH, MHA) provideed at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses and other locations for the academic session 2018.
TISS-NET is a yearly exam organizeed for admissions to Masters in Social Work and concerned programs at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai and its campuses in Tuljiapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati and other locations.
Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses have independent high-quality faculty engaged in teaching, research, policy and out access activities. All campuses have unified campus placement policy and placement procedure. The Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses are networked with Mumbai campus to reach the library, online books and journals and classes.
TISS provides 57 Master's Degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses for the 2018 batch. Aspirants can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any of the two campuses indicating the order of preference. The merit list will be prepared based on the preferences given by the aspirant in the application form.
National Entrance Test will take place at 39 various cities/towns across the country. Pre Interview Test (PIT) and Individual Interview (PI) for programmes provideed at Mumbai, Tuljapur, MHAT, Calicut, BANYAN, Chennai will be organizeed at the Mumbai Campus. Except for the applicable aspirants from the SC/ST categories, all others will bear the cost of travel, lodging and boarding for attending the NET, as well as PIT/PI. For programmes provideed at Hyderabad and Guwahati, the PIT/PI will be organizeed at the respective campuses. Aspirants applying for programmes at more than one campus will have to travel to these places for PIT/PI.
10th Dec 2018
Online & Offline Both
|Last Date For Online Form Application / Registration||10th Dec 2018|
|Last Date For Receipt Of Application Form By Post||11th Dec 2018|
|National Entrance Test – (Computer Based)||09th Jan, 2019|
NOTE: For MA in Applied Psychology with Specialisations in Counseling Psychology and Clinical Psychology, preference will be given to those aspirants who have a graduate degree/BA in Psychology; BA/B.Sc. Home Science with specialisation in Child/Human Development; BA Social Work, BA General-with at least three papers in Psychology
Till the time the aspirants submit results of the final year degree examination, admission to any of the Master's Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional. Those who fail to do so the provisional admission stands cancelled.The results of the final examination have to be submitted.
STEP 1: Visit the application page by clicking here.
STEP 2: Fill in the boxes with the need details to be taken to ‘application home page.’ Fill in your basic details, academic details and have to mention the programmes they wish to apply for in the order of preference.
STEP 3: Choose to pay the fee online (credit/debit card or net banking) OR offline (SBI Challan).
STEP 4: Scan and upload photograph, signature, mark sheet of the last exam passed and other necessary certificates.
Payment of application fees
Application fee: General aspirants – Rs.1030/-
SC/ST aspirants (parental income less than 2.75 lakhs) and OBC aspirants (parental income less than 1 lakh) – Rs.250/-
You can choose between two modes of payment namely Cash and Payment gateway.
Payment Gateway (online payment)
Payment gateway pertains to payment made via credit/debit card or online transactions.
Cash (Offline payment)
NOTE: If you are applying for the exemptional fee of Rs.250/- then you would have to upload the caste and income certificate.
Photograph for Hall Ticket
Photograph with the following specifications required to be uploaded.
Aspirants from remote places where no Internet and Telecommunication facilities are available can get a printed copy of the application form from the Institute. Please send the request for the printed form by Speed Post with application fees to
Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
Please note that aspirants applying via the E-application form should not send the application form by post.
The selection of aspirants for various programmes happens in two stages and has three components of assessment. All aspirants appear for the National entrance test (TISSNET). Based on the performance in the TISSNET examination, only shortlisted aspirants are called for the Pre Interview Test and Individual Interview.(PIT/PI)
Marks for Various Components of Assessment
|National Common Written Test*||100 marks|
|Pre-Interview Test/GD||50 marks|
|Individual Interview||75 marks|
TISS NET 2018 WILL NOT HAVE NEGATIVE MARKING FOR ANY PROGRAMME.
Merit List preparation:
This year General Awareness will consist of 40 marks, English Proficiency 30 marks, Maths and Logical Reasoning - 30 marks.Each aspirant will also receive his/her scorecard indicating the marks for each component of the examination procedure.
TISS-NET Exam Format
The objective test will have questions concerned with General Knowledge; Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning; and English Proficiency.
TISS - NET 2018 will not have negative marking for any programme including HRM. NET – 40% ; PIT – 30% ; PI – 30%.
Based on the merit list for each programme, the list of selected aspirants will be put up on the website.
Reservation of seats is as per Govt. of India
The campus is expected to benefit students from the eight States in the region. of India requirements.
The TISS Guwahati Campus has been founded with support from the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MDONER), Govt. 66% of the seats will be proportionately distributed amongst the eight North-eastern States (seats situated to each of the states will follow the reservation norms of that State); and 34% of the seats for students from rest of India (Government of India reservation norms applied to these seats).
*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification alloted by the University/College