Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) M.A. Programmes Admission
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About MA Programmes
TISS NATIONAL ENTRANCE TEST (TISS-NET)
TISS ANNOUNCES Admission to the 2019-21 batch for it’s Full-Time (Regular) Post-Graduate Degree Programmes (M.A., M. Sc., M.H.A., M.P.H.) offered from Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad campuses and other locations like BALM, Chennai and TISS-Nagaland.
Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses have independent high quality faculty engaged in teaching, research, policy and outreach activities. The Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses are networked with Mumbai campus to access library, online books and journals and classes. All campuses have unified campus placement policy and placement process.
TISS offers 53 Master’s Degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses and other locations for the 2019-2021 batch. Candidates 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 candidate in the application form.
National Entrance Test will take place at 39 different cities/towns across the country. Pre Interview Test (PIT) and Personal Interview (PI) for programmes offered at Mumbai, BALM, Chennai will be conducted at the Mumbai Campus . For programmes offered at Tuljapur, Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses, the PIT/PI will be conducted at the respective campuses. Candidates applying for programmes at more than one campus, will have to travel to these places for PIT/PI. Except for the eligible candidates 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.
In case the candidate is selected for more than one programme after National Entrance Test, Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview, admission will be offered to the programme higher in the order of preference. For more information about the selection procedure .
Candidates have to apply through the online application form only. Following are the steps involved in filling up the form
- The candidate has to register with an emailid. The candidate will be sent a password which is to be used to login and fill the online form.
- After login candidates have to fill in their basic details, academic details and have to mention the programmes they wish to apply for in the order of preference.
- Pay the application fee (depending on number of programmes applied) either by depositing cash in any branch of SBI or through Credit card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking and
- Scan and upload photograph, signature, marksheet of last exam passed and other necessary certificates.
Candidates having lack of access to internet services (remote area) can write to Mumbai campus for printed application form. They have to fill the application form and submit before last date of submission.
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 cancelled.
To go to the Online Application Form, please visit M.A. > Admission Process > How to Apply (click here to visit)
National Entrance Test:
National Entrance Test (TISS-NET) is computer based. It will be held on January 13, 2019 from 2 pm to 3.40 pm in 39 Cities (below mentioned) in different parts of the country.
|Northern Region||Chandigarh, Dehradun,New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi, Greater Noida, Jammu, Srinagar|
|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.
TISS-NET Hall Ticket: Hall Ticket will be uploaded on TISS Website between 26 DECEMBER 2018 and 27 DECEMBER 2018, candidate can down load their hall ticket from the TISS website. Those candidates who have not received their hall ticket by December 27, 2018, can call TISS CARE : 022 – 2552 5252 OR may register their complaint by sending a mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that candidates without an admit card won’t be allowed to attend the entrance test.
The PIT and PI for all the programmes will be held at TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses (please refer the to Important Dates Tab) The actual date of the PIT and PI of a candidate will be put up on the TISS website and will also be intimated to the candidate through e-mail. Short-listed candidates are requested to contact the Assistant Registrar (Academic), in case they do not receive any mail with regard to the date of PIT and PI by February 20, 2019.
Request for change in the date for the computer based National Entrance Test will not be considered. However, a change in the dates for PIT and PI may be considered, if the date of PIT and PI at the TISS clashes with the date of entrance test of another Institution or the date of final year examination of the candidate. However, the candidate must produce documentary evidence for this. Please note that the changed date for PIT and PI will be only within the time schedule announced by TISS.
The test consists of Multiple choice questions and thus even those with rudimentary knowledge of working with computers or cell phones can do the test.
Candidates with visual impairment will be given an option to have a SCRIBE to assist them to complete the test. The SCRIBE should be an undergraduate student and should bring a valid ID proof at the time of the test. The Persons with Disabilities who has disability of 40% or more will get compensatory extra time of 30 minutes.
Programmes Offered At Different Campuses
|32||Master of Arts (Social Work in Rural Development) – Intake from TISS NET||30|
|33||Master of Arts / Master of Science (Development Policy, Planning and Practice) – Intake from TISS – NET||30|
|34||Master of Arts (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship) – Intake from TISS NET||30|
|35||Master of Arts / Master of Science (Sustainable Livelihoods and Natural Resources Governance) – Intake from TISS NET||30|
|36||RDG||Master of Arts (Rural Development and Governance)||30|
|37||ED||Master of Arts (Education)||30|
|38||PPG||Master of Arts (Public Policy and Governance)||30|
|39||WS||Master of Arts (Women’s Studies)||30|
|40||DS||Master of Arts (Development Studies)||30|
|41||NRG||Master of Arts (Natural Resource & Governance)||30|
|42||OD||Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership) (Also Offered from Mumbai Campus)||20|
|43||TISS-BALM, Chennai Centre*||Master of Arts Applied Psychology-Specialization in (Clinical Psychology)||20|
|44||TISS-BALM,Chennai Centre *||Master of Arts Applied Psychology-Specialization in (Counselling Psychology||20|
|45||TISS-BALM, Chennai Centre *||Master of Arts in Social work (Mental Health)||20|
BALM ( The Banyan Acadamy of Leadership in Mental Health) *
|46||EESD||Master of Arts (Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development)||15|
|47||LSSP||Master of Arts (Labour Studies and Social Protection)||15|
|48||PACS||Master of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies)||20|
|49||SSA||Master of Arts (Sociology and Social Anthropology)||15|
M.A. Social Work in
|50||CODP||Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation & Development Practices||20|
|51||LSE||Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship)||15|
|52||CO||Master of Arts in Social Work (Counselling)||15|
|53||PH||Master of Arts in Social Work (Public Health)||15|
TISS- MAGAHD* Nagaland Centre *
|Master of Arts in Social work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship)||30|
* MGAHD ( Mahatma Gandhi Academy of Human Development ), Nagaland *
For any assistance call Helpline: 022-25525252
Important Notice: Please note that http://www.tiss.edu, http://admissions.tiss.edu and http://campus.tiss.edu are the official websites of TISS for candidates seeking information about the M.A admissions for the year 2019 – 2021 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.
M.A Admission Timeline for Academic year 2019-21
|I||Announcement of Admissions||October 30, 2018, 6:00 p.m.|
|II||Last Date for Online form APPLICATION / REGISTRATION for All Master’s programmes||December 10, 2018 (Monday)|
|III||Last Date for receipt of application form by post||December 12, 2018 (Wednesday)|
|IV||Issue of TISS-NET Hall Ticket (Online)||December 26-27, 2018 (Wednesday-Thursday)|
|V||Pre-admission orentation Programme for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates will be held at Mumbai/Tuljapur/Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses||December 23, 2018 ( Sunday)|
|VI||TISS National Entrance Test (TISS_NET) (Computer Based) at Different Centres||Sunday, January 13, 2019 ( Time: 2.00 pm to 3.40 pm )
|VII||Announcement of TISS-NET results (candidates who appeared for the national entrance test will have to visit the TISS website and login to download their score card).||February 04, 2019 at 8.00 pm|
|VIII||Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at TISS Mumbai for programmes offered at Mumbai and BALM, Chennai Campuses||March 05 to 15, 2019 (Except Sunday)||March 16 to March 19, 2019||March 25 to March 28, 2019||April 01 to April 04, 2019|
|XI||Announcement of Selection on TISS website for all the Programmes||April 22, 2019 ( Monday )|
|X||In person Original Document Verification and Payment of fees||April 24 – May 08, 2019|
|XI||Announcement of First Wait List on TISS website for all Programmes||May 14, 2019|
|XII||In person Original Document Verification and Payment of fees||May 16 – 24, 2019|
|XIII||Closing of Admissions for Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati and BALM, Chennai Campuses||June 08, 2019|
|XIV||Commencement of Academic Session, 2019-20
Fro M.A. Education(Elementary )
| June 10, 2019 ( Monday)
To be Announced
|XV||Inaugration of the New Academic Session||June 10, 2019||June 10, 2019||June 10, 2019||July 10, 2019|
|XVI||Orientation for Junior Students||June 10 – 12, 2019||June 10 – 12, 2019||June 10-12, 2019||July 10-11, 2019|
|XVII||Commencement of the the Classes for Senior Students||June 10, 2019||June 10, 2019||June 10, 2019||July 12, 2019|
|XVIII||Commencement of the the Classes for Juniors Students||June 13, 2019||June 13, 2019||June 13, 2019||July 12, 2019|
|XIX||Convocation ( for 2017-19 batch )||To be Announced||To be Announced||To be Announced||To be Announced|
* For Indian Students only.
M.A. Entrance Test
Demo Question Paper 2018SYLLABUS PATTER FOR TISS NETComputer based National Entrance test (TISS-NET) will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2019, from 2pm to 3.40 pm in 39 centres located in different parts of the country. The computer based test is of objective type and even those with a rudimentary knowledge of working with a computer can take the test.
The objective test will have questions related to General Knowledge; Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning; and English Proficiency.
Official website:- http://admissions.tiss.edu