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Tata Institute of Social Sciences-Mumbai Admission

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences is shortly known as TISS and was started in 193. Tata Institute of Social Sciences is one of the pioneer colleges in India, offering education in the streams of social science, human development, public policy, and economics. Tata Institute of Social Sciences offers Master's degree programs in various fields. Tata Institute of Social Sciences admissions will be made on the Mumbai campus in November every year. Tata Institute of Social Sciences application process is done online, and candidates can get the application form from the college website.

This Institute offers courses like MA, M.Sc., LLM, M.L.Sc., MHA, and MPH, and admission to these courses will be made according to the TISSNET. The final selection will check their performance in the Pre-Interview Test and PI.

The college also provides a BA in social work, and candidates will have to qualify for TISSBAT for admission to the BA program. The application process for BA is done online, and applicants can apply using the official website.

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

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Online: BA
Offline/Online: PG

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences MA, MHA, LL.M.M.Sc., MPH & M.Li.Sc Admission Process:

It offers MPH, MA, LL.M.M.Sc., MHA, and M.Li.Sc. Courses in many specializations. Candidates must have qualified TISSNET to be admitted into these PG courses offered in 12 schools. The selection of candidates shall depend on the TISS NET, followed by a written test, personal interview, and academics.

MA Social Work Specialization

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

Dalit & Tribal Studies

Criminology & Justice

Community Organization & Development Practice

Children & Families

Bachelor's Degree is needed in the relevant stream.

 TISS NET + Pre Interview + Personal Interview.

Disability Studies

Candidates need to have a graduation degree in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Special Education, Physiotherapy, and Disability rehabilitation with a minimum of 2 years of work experience in the relevant stream of Social welfare.

 TISS NET + Pre Interview + Personal Interview.

Women Centred Practice

Public Health

Mental Health

Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship

Graduation is needed with a minimum of 2 years of work experience.

 TISS NET + Pre Interview + Personal Interview.



MA Specialization

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

Globalization and Labour

Women Studies

Social Entrepreneurship

Organization Development, Change, and Leadership

Media and Cultural Studies

Human Resources Management and Labour Relations

Education (Elementary)

Development Studies

Graduation is needed with a minimum of 2 years of work experience.

 TISS NET + Pre Interview + Personal Interview.

Applied Psychology with specialization in Counselling Psychology

BA/B.Sc. in Psychology/ Home Science /Social Work/Child/Human Development.

Applied Psychology with specialization in Clinical Psychology

UG degree in BA with three papers in psychology.



MA/M.Sc. Specialization

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

Climate Change and Sustainability Studies

Regulatory Governance

A bachelor's degree is needed for any relevant stream.

Water Policy and Governance

Disaster Management

Students must have passed a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized University.

Urban Policy and Governance

Candidates need a graduation degree in Physical Sciences, Geography, Architecture, Management, Engineering, Social Sciences, Planning, and Law.



MPH Specialization

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

Health Administration

Social Epidemiology

Health Policy, Economics, and Finance


A graduate degree is needed in paramedical/medicine/pharmacy/engineering/veterinary science.

 Candidates should have finished their final year internship before June.

 Candidates in the final year of their Degree are also accepted.



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Eligibility/Selection Criteria


Bachelor's Degree in any stream.


LL.B needs to be passed with at least 50% aggregate


  • The Hyderabad campus offers an MA in Change and Leadership organization development in private mode.
  • MA and M.Sc. courses are also offered off-campus at TISS's Hyderabad, Guwahati, and Tuljapur campuses.

TISS PG course selection process:



Score in TISS NET


Pre-Interview Test


Interview Test


Tata Institute of Social Science BA (Hons) Admissions Process:

The College provides BA honors in social science at Guwahati, Hyderabad, and Tuljapur campuses. The candidate must have appeared for the TISS BAT exam to gain admission into a BA program in social work.

The TISS application for a BA in social science can be submitted online through an E-application. The payment can be made online through INR 1025 via credit, debit, or net banking.

BA in Social Science

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

Social Science

Social work (Rural Work)

They must have passed 10+2, and international diploma candidates should be below 23 years of age.

 A valid score in TISSBAT.

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MPH Social Epidemiology


MA Women Studies


MA Social Entrepreneurship


MA Public Health


MA Mental Health


MA Human Resource Management


MA Globalisation and Labour


MA Culture and Media Studies


MA Clinical Psychology


Tata Institute of Social Science Application process:

The college application process can be done online or offline.

  1. Visit the official website of TISS.
  2. Apply online by clicking on "Apply Online."
  3. Duly fill out the application form and pay the application fee.
  4. TISS application fee can also be paid through Challan by paying INR 50 to SBI Bank.
  5. Submit the duly filled application form right after uploading the necessary documents.
  6. The application form (hard copy) can also be sent through post along with all necessary docs.

The TISS application fee for the PG course is INR 1030 + INR 260 for one Program. For two programs, the application fee is INR 1060 + INR 520.


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Asked Question

What are TISS Mumbai's fees for an MBA?
Asked by Abhipsa swayamprava

replied on 03-Jan-2024 02:41:48

The TISS MBA fee for 2 years is INR 1.89 lakhs. The annual fee is INR 94500 approx. 

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