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Tata Institute of Social Sciences Admission to Post Graduate Courses

Name of Institute / University

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Courses Offered

Master’s Degree Programmes, 2011–2013 through TISS National Entrance Test in the following disciplines:

1. Social Work
2. Social Work in Disability Studies and Action
3. Globalization and Labour
4. Human Resources Management and Labour Relations
5. Social Entrepreneurship
6. Health Administration
7. Hospital Administration
8. Public Health in Health Policy, Economics and Finance
9. Public Health in Social Epidemiology
10. Counseling
11. Development Studies
12. Education (Elementary)
13. Women’s Studies
14. Habitat Policy and Practice
15. Disaster Management
16. Media and Cultural Studies
17. Social Work in Rural Development

Eligibility

(a) A Bachelor’s Degree of a minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education) from a recognised university, in any discipline. OR

(b) Candidates who will complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor’s Degree examinations by Saturday, June 11, 2011, are also eligible to apply to all the programmes, except the four programmes offered by the School of Health Systems Studies; provided they have successfully completed their first and second years, if the degree course is of 3 years; and the first, second and third years, if the degree course is of 4 years. Candidates applying for the M.A. Education (Elementary) programme should complete all the requirements by May 8, 2011. In such cases, admission to any of the Master’s Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional. If a
provisionally admitted student fails in the final year examination, the offer of provisional admission automatically stands cancelled.

(c) Candidates applying for the Master of Public Health in Health Policy, Economics and Finance; and Master of Public Health in Social Epidemiology Programmes should have (i) A Master’s Degree in any discipline, or (ii) A Bachelor’s Degree in medicine/para-medical courses.

(d) Candidates who are in their final year Bachelor’s Degree Programme are not eligible to apply for admission to any of the Master’s Degree programmes, conducted by School of Health Systems Studies, i.e., Health Administration; Hospital Administration; Public Health in Social Epidemiology; and Public Health in Health Policy, Economics and Finance.

(e) Candidates applying for the Master in Habitat Policy and Practice should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Management, Physical Sciences, Geography, Planning, Law, or Social Sciences, with some inclination towards habitat related issues/sectors.

(f) Medical graduates should complete their internship on or before Saturday, June 10, 2011. Otherwise, their candidature/admission stands cancelled.

How To Apply

All candidates are required to apply online through the E-application only, available on the Institute's website www.tiss.edu .

Candidates applying through the online mode should pay Rs. 800/- (if applying for one programme), Rs. 1600/- (if applying for two programmes) and Rs. 2,400/- (if applying for three programmes) by submitting a prescribed challan to any branch of the State Bank of India (this challan can be downloaded from the TISS website).

The portion of the prescribed challan marked for TISS should be sent along with the application and the portion marked for candidate should be preserved till the GD/PI gets over. The candidate will be able to download the challan once they fill up the complete details of the application form and before taking out a print of the filled-in application. Please note that the SBI will charge Rs. 50/- as their processing fee, which cannot be adjusted against the application fee.

For candidates applying online, payment has to be made only through the SBI, and the payment challan has to be submitted to the Institute along with the Application Form. If payment is made via demand draft, pay order or any other mode, the application will be rejected and no communication to this effect will be sent to such candidates.

Candidates from remote places where no Internet and telecommunication facilities are available can get OMR-based application form from the Institute by following the instructions given below:

(A) Please prepare a Demand Draft from any branch of the State Bank of India (SBI) drawn in favour of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, payable at SBI, Deonar, Mumbai (Branch Code 03109) for Rs. 800/- (if applying for only one programme), Rs. 1600/- (if applying for only two programmes), or Rs. 2400/- (if applying for three programmes).

(B) Please send the Demand Draft to the Assistant Registrar (Academic) of the Institute along with a self-addressed (A4-sized) cloth-lined or thick envelope with a postal stamp of Rs. 50/-, and a request letter containing details of address, contact number, etc. Requests coming without the postal stamp and Demand Draft will
not be accepted.

Unemployed Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates, whose parent's/guardian's income is less than Rs. 1 lakh (Rupees one lakh only) are exempt from paying the Application Fee. They should apply online through the E-application, and if they are from remote places, they can send a request letter without the payment challan and stamped envelope, but with a request letter, a plain self-addressed envelope and copies of Caste and Income Certificates attested by any School headmaster or a Principal of College or a gazetted officer.

Requests received without the above Certificates will be rejected and no communication will be sent in this regard.

The filled-in application (either OMR-based application or printed form of E-application) should be sent to

The Assistant Registrar (Academic),
Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar,
Mumbai 400 088

Contact Details

Address: V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai 400 088
Phone: 91-22-2552500
E-mail: admission@tiss.edu
http://www.tiss.edu

Entrance Date

12-Dec-2010

Test Centers

Northern Region: Bhopal, Chandigarh, Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Varanasi

Eastern Region: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi

Western Region: Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune

Southern Region: Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi



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