Saturday, November 22, 2014

Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) announce admission for Masters programme

I know, those who are intended to do a course in development studies, social science and human resources, for them TISS does not need any introduction.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) does not need any introduction. You will find its alumnus in prestigious positions in Human Resources, Social work, NGOs, social work and social activist in prominent position.
TISS is nation’s best institute for any course related to social studies, social work, development studies and human resources.

The courses from TISS not only good in quality, but also provides you a very good remuneration and position. It amongst top 5 institutes for HR and of course holds leadership position in the social work, gender studies and development studies. 

Admission process: Admission for masters programme at TISS is done through a national level entrance test. 

About TISS

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936, as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work to meet the emerging need for trained human service professionals. TISS was one of the earliest institutions to be recognised as an institution Deemed to be University in 1964 to further teaching and research in the inter-disciplinary areas of Social Sciences. TISS is a centrally funded public university with the entire plan and non-plan grants provided by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India (GoI) since 1964.
TISS has consistently worked for the promotion of sustainable and participatory development and creation of a just and equitable society. TISS has been engaged in research, policy support, programme development and evaluation, training, and advice on development interventions with the ministries and autonomous bodies of GoI; State Governments; bi-lateral and multi-lateral organisations; universities and institutions across the world; the non-government sector, industry, businesses at the national and international levels; and peoples’ groups and networks.
A high degree of freedom and autonomy shape the positive work ethos and creativity in the Institute facilitating strong linkages between education, research, field action and knowledge dissemination. TISS was awarded a 5-Star rating by NAAC in 2002. In 2009, the NAAC re-accredited TISS and placed it in Grade ‘A’ with a score of 3.88 out of 4—the second highest amongst all universities accredited by NAAC until now.

National Entrance Test:
National Entrance Test (TISS-NET)  is computer based. It will be held on January 10, 2015 from 2 pm to 3.40 pm in 39 centres (below mentioned) in different parts of the country.
Northern Region
Chandigarh, Dehradun,New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi, Greater Noida, Mohali
Eastern Region
Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Dimapur, Silchar
Western Region
Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Solapur, Navi-Mumbai, Thane
Southern Region
Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Visakhapatnam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode
Note: The Institute may cancel any test centre and/or assign a nearby centre to a candidate, if the situation so demands.

Last date to apply: 

Programmes Offered At Different Campuses

Mumbai Campus :

Sr. No.

School of Social Work (M. A. Social Work in)


1Children & Families30
2Criminology & Justice26
3Community Organisation & Development Practice30
4Disability Studies & Action26
5Dalit & Tribal Studies & Action30
6Mental Health # (Offered at 4 locations - TISS Mumbai, BANYAN ChannaiMHAT CalicutG-SET Ranchi)20 at each location
7Public Health20
8Livelihoods & Social Entrepreneurship30
9Women-Centred Practice20

M.A. Online Programmes
10Online M.A. Social Work in Child Rights30
11 10

School of Management and Labour Studies (M.A. in)

12Human Resource Management & Labour Relations60
13Social Entrepreneurship30
14Globalisation and Labour **20

School of Health Systems Studies (Master of)

15Health Administration (MHA)35
16Hospital Administration (MHA)45
17Public Health (MPH) in Social Epidemiology25
18Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy, Economics and Finance***20

School of Development Studies (M.A. in)

19Development Studies45
20Women's Studies26

School of Education (M.A. in)

21Education (Elementary)40

School of Habitat Studies (M.A. / M. Sc. in)

22Climate Change and Sustainability Studies15
23Urban Policy and Governance20
24Regulatory Governance20
25Water Policy and Governance15

Jamsetji Tata Centre for Disaster Managemnet (M.A. / M. Sc. in)

26Disaster Management40

Centre for Human Ecology (M.A. in)

27Applied Psychology - Specialization in Counseling Psychology (Offered at TISS Mumbai and BANYAN Chennai)
26 at Mumbai &
20 at Banyan
28Applied Psychology - Specialization in Clinical Psychology (Offered at TISS Mumbai and MHAT Calicut)20 at each Location

School for Media and Cultural Studies (M.A. in)

29Media and Cultural Studies26

Centre for Library and Information Management Studies,
Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library
 (Master of)

30Library and Information Science (MLISc)15

School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance

31LLM in Access to Justice30

Tuljapur Campus :

32M. A. Social Work in Rural Development - Intake from TISS NET20
33M.A./M.Sc in Development Policy, Planning and Practice - Intake from TISS - NET20
34M.A, in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Intake from TISS NET20
35M.A./M.Sc in Sustainable Livelihoods and Natural Resources Governance - Intake from TISS NET20

Hyderabad Campus:

36M. A. in Rural Development and Governance30
37M. A. in Education30
38M.A. in Public Policy and Governance30
39M.A. in Women's Studies30
40M.A. in Development Studies30
41 30

Guwahati Campus:

42M.A. in Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development20
43M.A. in Labour Studies and Social Protection15
44M.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies15
45M.A. in Sociology and Social Anthropology15

M.A. Social Work in

46Community Organisation & Development Practices25
47Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship25
49Public Health15
Developed in collaboration with Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. KULEUVEN and Brothers of Charity, Belgium are partners in providing field work exposure to interventions addressing mental health issues in Belgium where some of the students may get an opportunity to spend part of the time during the course.
** Part of International Labour Organisation (ILO) facilitated Global Labour University. University of Kassel, and Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany; University of the Witwatersrand (WITS), Johannesburg, South Africa; and The University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and the Institute of Economics, Brazil are other partners of the GLU.
*** Developed in collaboration with LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.
For any assistance call Helpline: 022-25525252

Important Notice: Please note that http://www.tiss.edu and are the official websites of TISS for candidates seeking information about the M.A admissions for the year 2015 - 2017 and the institute does not take the responsibility and guarantee the authenticity of any content published on sites other than these. Furthermore, the institute does not have any collaboration with sites or portals or coaching classes claiming to provide coaching for the TISS M.A entrance examination

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November 22, 2014

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