Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS): Admission 2021



Updated On - Thursday, 02 January 2020

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) offers admission to the M.A and Ph.D programs for the academic year 2021-2022

Master Degree Programs

M.A (2 year)

Specialization:

  • Development Studies
  • Education
  • Natural Resource & Governance
  • Public Policy and Governance
  • Rural Development and Governance
  • Women's Studies

Eligibility:  Candidates should hold Bachelor's Degree of minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent under the regular study pattern or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education from a recognised university in relevant discipline.

Candidate should be good in English language.

Selection Process: Valid Score in TISSNETGD and Personal Interview.

Reservations for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC) andEconomically Weaker Sections (EWS) is as belowe mentioned.

Scheduled Caste (SC): 15

Scheduled Tribe (ST): 7.5

Other Backward Classes (OBC): 27

Economically Weaker Sections (EWS): 10

As per relevant guidelines Reservation for Persons with Disabilities, ArmedForces, and Kashmiri Migrants are provided at 5% each as supernumerary seats. 

International students interested in applying for the M.A. Human Resource Management and Labour Relations and the M.A. Organisation Development, Change and Leadership programs will require a GMAT score of 650 and above.

Note: Candidates applying for MA (HRM&LR) and / or MA (ODCL) programs, are required to appearfor the TISS Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT).

The TISS-MAT will be conducted only for those candidates who are short-listed for stage 2 on the basis of TISS-NET results.

Weightage:

  • TISS-NET: 30%
  • TISS-MAT: 40%
  • Online Personal Interview: 30%
  • Total:  100%

Fees: Rs. 12,000/- Per Semester


 

TISS: Admission Process for Master Degree Programs 2021

Candidates shortlisted for personal interview are required to produce original certificate and mark sheet on the date of personal interview, for verifying.

Those who are in the final year but are eligible to apply are required to produce the mark sheets of all previous semesters on the date of personal interview.

Those candidates who are eligible to apply, but cannot submit the Degree certificate and grade/ mark sheet at the time of admission are required to submit these latest by 30 September 2021.

How to Apply

Visit institute website and APPLY ONLINE

Candidates are required to apply online through the E-application process only.

Candidates facing technical problems while filling in the application form may call 022-25525252

However, candidates 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 request for printed form by Speed Post with application fees to

Address : 
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 
K.B. Sainik School Premises, Brahmannapalli Road,
Abdullapurmet Mandal, Ranga Reddy District,
Hyderabad-501510 
Telephone: 7995007701/02
Email: tissinfo[at]tiss[dot]edu 

Please note that candidates applying through the E-application form should not send the application form by post.

The application fees is Rs. 1000/-  + bank charges.

Rs. 250/-  + bank charges  for ST/SC/OBC .

For SC/ST candidates, the application fee is Rs. 500/- per program + bank charges.

Candidate cand pay application fee by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking.

Note: Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any two of the TISS Campuses.

If a candidate is found to have filled more than one online form, all his applications will be cancelled.

Certificates/Documents to be uploaded or submitted with the filled up form

1. Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) for General category.

2. Photograph, Signature, Caste / Tribe Certificate, Income Certificate for the financial year 2019-20, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) for SC/ST (Annual income less than Rs.2.5 lakhs)

3. Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash),  Caste / Tribe Certificate for SC / ST (Annual income more than Rs.2.5 lakhs).

4. Photograph, Signature, Income Certificate for the financial year 2019-20, Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2020 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) for OBC (NC) (Annual income less than Rs.1 lakh).

5. Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash),

6. Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2020 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar. CERTIFICATES dated before April 1, 2020 will not be considered valid for OBC(Non Creamy Layer) (Annual income more than Rs.1 lakh but less than Rs. 8 lakhs).

7. Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and PWD certificate for PWD. 

8. Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and KM certificate for KM.

9. Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and Armed Force certificate for Armed Forces.

TISSNET 2021  Dates

TISS NET 2021  Computer Based

20 February 2021

Online application form starts

03 December 2020

Last date to submit online form

25 January 2021


 

Research Programs

Ph.D (3 year)

Specialization:

  • Social Sciences
  • Women's Studies
  • Education

Eligibility: Candidate should hold Master’s Degree with minimum 55%.

In case of SC/ ST candidates, minimum marks shall be obtained 50%.

Work Experience: A minimum of five years of post graduation work experience is required for Direct Ph.D programs.

Selection Process: Through RAT (Research Aptitude Test).

Fees: Rs. 12,000/- Per Semester


 

Ph.D Admission Process 2021

Candidate can visit institute website to APPLY ONLINE

Candidates must complete the application process in online mode. The online application can be saved at any stage.

The candidate can then return to the application by logging in with the respective user name and password at any time before the submission deadline. Once the application has been submitted online, candidates can choose the mode of payment of the application fees (Credit card, Debit card or net banking).
Candidates facing genuine technical issues/having difficulty in accessing the online application, may write to dso@tiss.edu  mentioning their name, contact details and a clear description of the problem being faced or may call 022-25525252.

The application fees is Rs. 1535/-  for General (if being payed by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs. 1500/- + bank charges (if being payed through bank by cash).

 Rs. 410/- for ST/SC/OBC (if being payed by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs. 375/- + bank charges (if being payed through bank by cash).

A candidate can apply for multiple programs and pay for those programmes in one online form and should not fill more than one form.

If a candidate is found to have filled more than one online form, all his applications will be cancelled.

Ph.D Important Dates 2021

Admission starts

23 January 2021

Last date to apply

25 February 2021



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