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Tata Institute of Social Sciences is shortly known as TISS and was started in the year 193. Tata Institute of Social Sciences is one of the pioneer colleges in India offering education in the stream of Social science, Human Development, Public Policy and Economic. Tata Institute of Social Sciences offers Master degree programs in various fields. Tata Institute of Social Sciences admissions will be done in the Mumbai campus in the month of November every year. Tata Institute of Social Sciences application process is done online and candidates can get the application form from the college website.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences offers courses like MA, M.Sc., LLM, M.L.Sc., MHA and MPH and admission to these courses will be done according to the TISSNET (Tata Institute of Social Sciences national Entrance Test). The final selection of students will be done based on their performance in Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview

Tata Institute of Social Sciences also provides BA in Social work and candidates will have to qualify TISSBAT for taking admissions into BA. The application process for BA is done online and applicants can apply through 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:

Tata Institute of Social Sciences offers MPH, MA, LL.M.M.Sc., MHA and M.Li.Sc. courses in many specializations. Candidates must have qualified TISSNET for taking admissions into these PG courses is offered in 12 schools. The selection of candidates will be selected based on the TISS NET followed by 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 Degree is needed in relevant stream.
TISS NET + Pre Interview + Personal Interview.

Disability Studies

Candidates need to have graduation degree in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Special Education, Physiotherapy and Disability rehabilitation with minimum 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 minimum 2 years 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 minimum 2 years 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 3 papers of psychology.


MA/M.Sc. Specialization

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

Climate Change and Sustainability Studies

Regulatory Governance

Bachelor's degree is needed in any relevant stream.

Water Policy and Governance

Disaster Management

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

Urban Policy and Governance

Candidates need 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


Graduation Degree is needed in Paramedical/Medicine/ Pharmacy/ Engineering /Veterinary Science.
Candidates should have finished their final year internship before June.
Candidates in final year of graduation can also apply.


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Eligibility/Selection Criteria


Bachelor degree is any stream.


LL.B is need passed with not less than 50% aggregate.



  • The Hyderabad campus offers MA in Change and Leadership, organization development in private mode.
  • MA and M.Sc. courses are also offered in Hyderabad, Guwahati and Tuljapur campus of TISS in off campus mode.

TISS PG course selection process:



Score in TISS NET


Pre-Interview Test


Interview Test



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

Tata Institute of Social Science provides BA honours in the field of social science in Guwahati, Hyderabad and Tuljapur campuses. Candidate must have appeared for TISSBAT exam for taking admissions into BA in social work.

Tata Institute of Social Science application can be submitted online through E-application for BA in social science. The application fee can be paid online through INR 1025 via credit, debit or net banking.

BA in Social Science

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

Social Science

Social work (Rural Work)

Candidates should have passed 10+2 or International diploma candidates should be below 23 years of age.
Valid score in TISSBAT.


Tata Institute of Social Sciences TISSNET Cut-off:



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 application process of Tata Institute of Social science can be done online as well as offline.

  1. Visit the official website of TISS.
  2. Apply online by clicking on “apply Online”.
  3. Duly fill the application form and pay the application fee through debit card, Credit card and Net Banking.
  4. TISS application fee can also be paid through Challan by paying the INR 50 in SBI bank.
  5. Submit the duly filled application form right after uploading of the necessary documents.
  6. The application form (hard copy) can also be sent through post along with all necessary documents.

Tata institute of Social sciences application fee for PG program is INR 1030 + INR 260 for one program.

Tata institute of Social sciences application fee for PG program is INR 1060 + INR 520 for two programs.

Live Application Form 2020


by Sanvi, 16 Jan 2020
Class of 2019

There are several courses and specialisations offered by the college even executive PGDM in human resource management for 2 years. So, the eligibility is candidates should have completed graduation along with at least 3 years of work experience preferably in supervisory category or managerial department considering this E-PGDM admission will be offered. There is university conducted entrance exam that is TISSNET, however for executive PGDM entrance exam is not required. Also, we can fill the application form in the official portal of the college for which the form fee differs for every program we choose and the payment can be made through online or offline mode.

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Asked Question

Dona shitasked on 21-Aug-2019 15:14:32
For full time mba can i get direct admission?

replied on 03-Jan-2020 07:16:10

The programs under post-graduation level offered are various specialisations in MA, M.Sc., MHA, LLM, MPH and few other. Since the institute comes under public sector Tata Institute of Social Sciences-Mumbai admissions is prioritized based on merit.

Dona sheetasked on 21-Aug-2019 15:11:10
Is there any other entrance exam for PG admission

replied on 03-Jan-2020 07:15:51

If candidates fail to appear for national/state level entrance exam can sit for institute conducted entrance exam TISSNET and based on this performance seats will be allotted.

Pranshulasked on 14-Aug-2019 13:55:55
Ma in hrm and lr tiss mumbai any mangament quota for that course

Harshita Srivastavaasked on 09-Aug-2019 21:28:20
I want direct admission. Please provide me the information regarding the same & soon.

Nitish Kumar vermaasked on 14-Jan-2019 09:32:20
Can I get direct admission if I don't do better performance in Tiss exam

Anshulasked on 05-Nov-2018 17:20:16
Is there direct admission in TISS Mumbai without tissnet what what is its fees structure for ma in H

Shweta yadavasked on 06-Oct-2018 16:37:05
About management quota

suchitaasked on 10-Sep-2018 06:15:56
can i take admission without any entrNce exam? if so whT wilb e the fees.

CHIRANJIB SAMANTARAYasked on 05-Sep-2018 09:12:06
Procedure for admission in your esteemed organisation

Shramana Ghoshasked on 30-Jul-2018 16:31:23
Is direct admission possible in TISS?

Samrat Banerjeeasked on 30-Jul-2018 16:30:31
Is direct admission possible in TISS?

vinod dewasiasked on 17-Feb-2018 10:44:51
admission procedure for b.com in tata institute of social science

replied on 21-Feb-2018 11:59:11

Hi Vinod,

The institutes do not provide the UG courses, and indeed provided the PG courses and here is the information of the PG courses:

The Eligibility and the Admission Procedure for the courses in Tata Institute of Social Sciences-Mumbai is:

The Eligibility Criteria is:

  • The aspirants should have a Bachelor’s Degree of minimum three years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3)

And the Admission Process is:

  • In this institute there are a total of 10 seats available in the program.
  • And it is for the SC/ST and other reserved category

taniyaasked on 10-Jan-2018 06:53:54
i want admission in Executive PG Diploma and i have graduated in 2017

replied on 10-Jan-2018 10:37:20

Hi Taniya,

Here is the information of the Executive PG Diploma in Tata Institute of Social Sciences is:

  • Where the duration of the course is of 14 months
  • And the Ex PGDM is carried in Part time process
  • The fees of the course is 400000
  • Where the aspirant should complete His/her Graduation with min 50%
  • So based on the score the aspirant gets in Graduation the admission is done.

Bhushanasked on 20-Dec-2017 13:48:31
Direct admission....

Dineshasked on 09-Sep-2017 07:31:52
What is fees structure and what is date of entrance exam

sourav Deshpandeasked on 07-Aug-2017 11:58:38
what is the admission process in Tata institute .....should to pass any tata xam?

replied on 07-Aug-2017 12:09:02

Hi Sourav Deshpande,

MBA  at Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai,


  • Candidate should have minimum 50% aggregate in graduation.
  • Candidate should have a valid score in TISS-NET.


  • Can apply online/offline with the required information.
  • Counseling is based on the rank obtained in entrance exam followed by GD and PI.

Fee structure:

  • Approximately 90000 for 2 years.

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