Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) B.A. Programmes Admission

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TISS is a unique institution that brings together high quality scholars and practitioners from Social, Economic, Political, Physical, Habitat, Engineering, Health, and Environmental Sciences to create interdisciplinary teaching and research programmes combined with field action to address the most critical current and emerging issues of the nation. For information on these programmes and information on admission to these programmes, visit [ Institute’s admissions Website ]

B.A. Programmes


  • B.A.(Hons.) in Social Work with specialisation in Rural Development [ View Details ]
  • Three Year BA Programme in Social Sciences [ View Details ]

 

  • Three Year BA Programme in Social Sciences [ View Details ] – Guwahati Campus

B.A. Timeline (Important Dates):-


Bachelors (B.A.) Admission in (Social Sciences & Social Work ) Timeline for Academic year 2019-22
Event Dates
Announcement of the admission 30th  October, 2018 (Tuesday)
Last day for filling online application 20th March, 2019 (Wednsday)
Issue of Hall Tickets online 11-12 April, 2019
BAT – Entrance test (2pm – 4pm) Saturday, May 11, 2019 ( Time: 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm)
Announcement of Final results 2nd Week of June
All selected candidates are expected to send scanned copies of their Paid fees challan, Acceptance letter,Score card.

The Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC category should also send the Caste and Income certificates.

All the above documents must be sent on email to verification@tiss.edu to confirm provisional admission.

To be announced
First Wait list announcement* To be announced
All selected candidates are expected to send scanned copies of their Paid fees challan, Acceptance letter,Score card.

The Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC category should also send the Caste and Income certificates.

All the above documents must be sent on email to verification@tiss.edu to confirm provisional admission.

To be announced
Second list announcement* To be announced
Verification of certificates & Payment of fees To be announced
Commencement of classes (Tuljapur Campus )

Commencement of classes (Guwahati Campus)

To be announced

To be announced

 *  For indian Students only.

B.A. Eligibility


If you have any questions please call the Admissions helpline on 022 – 25525252

Instructions for Determining Eligibility to Apply:

Students should have passed 12th Class or Intermediate in any subject stream from a Recognised Board. Students who have studied International Baccalaureate Diploma and will be completing 12th class with clear results declared by June 2019 are eligible to apply.

Candidates who have appeared for their 12th class or Intermediate final exams and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply. Final pass result should be produced at the time of joining the programme, if selected.

Age Limit

Candidate should be 23 years or less in age at the time of appearing for the Bachelors Admission Test, as on May 10, 2019. Applications from candidates over this age will not be entertained.

Intake Limit

The total intake is 140 seats in  BA Programme in Social Sciences and 40 seats in B.A. (Hons) in Social Work. The details of seats by campus and programme are presented below:

 

Sr.No TISS Campus Bachelors (B.A) Programmes Intake in BA in Sciences Programme

1

Guwahati Off-campus

BA Programme in Social Sciences *

60

2

Tuljapur Off-campus

BA Programme in Social Sciences *

40

3

Tuljapur Off-campus

BA (Hons) in Socail Work in Rural Development

40

* The five year integrated BA-MA programme in Social Sciences is terminated at the level of Bachelors degree (Three years).  The programme now will be known as BA in Social Sciences from the academic year 2018-19.

TISS BACHELOR’S ADMISSION TEST (TISS-BAT)

Information about Entrance Test Centres:

A computer based entrance test will be held on 11 May, 2019 at designated Test Centres.

  1. Candidates are expected to give preference for 1 centre in the online application.
  2. Candidates cannot change this choice through a phone call or email or in person.
  3. The Institute reserves the right to direct the candidate to one of the Centres chosen by the candidate or to another nearest Centre.
List of Test Cities

The entrance test will be held in 21 cities and candidates need to specify any one city. Each city may have more than one centre depending on the number of applicants. The admit card will have this information.

Sr. No Test City*
1 Delhi
2 Dimapur
3 Guwahati
4 Kolkota
5 Silchar
6 Tiruvananthapuram
7 Ahmedabad
8 Chennai
9 Hyderabad
10 Lucknow
11 Visakhapatnam
12 Bengaluru
13 Kochi
14 Bhopal
15 Jaipur
16 Mumbai
17 Patna
18 Nagpur
19 Pune
20 Bhubaneshwar
21 Sholapur

Model and marks of the entrance test

The entrance test will be of 90 minutes duration and the total marks will be 100.

Part A will be a 60 minute test with multiple choice questions on current affairs, social awareness and logical and analytical reasoning, carrying 60 marks.

Part –B will be a written test with a set of descriptive questions in English. Candidate is expected to write two short answers in 30 minutes carrying 40 marks. It is compulsory for the candidates to attempt both the parts.

Both Part A & Part B will have separate cut off marks for evaluation.

 


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