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Tata Institute of Social Sciences Admission to the M.Phil and Ph.D. Programmes

Name of Institute / University

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Courses Offered

The TISS offers the following pre-doctoral and doctoral programmes:

(i) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Habitat Studies,
(ii) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Health Systems Studies,
(iii) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Management and Labour Studies,
(iv) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Rural Development,
(v) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Social Sciences,
(vi) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Social Work.
(vii) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Disaster Management, and
(viii) M.Phil./Ph.D. in Media and Cultural Studies

Eligibility

The minimum academic qualification for admission to the M.Phil. Programme is a Second Class Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant subject awarded by a recognised university in India or abroad, with at least an average of 55 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 under the six-point grade system of the University Grants Commission (UGC), India. In the case of Scheduled
Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 50 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.05.

Candidates who will complete all the requirements of their final year Master’s Degree examinations by July 1, are also eligible to apply for M.Phil programme, provided they have successfully completed their first year. In such cases, admission will be provisional. If a provisionally admitted student fails to score the minimum required mark/grade at the end of the final year examination, the offer
of provisional admission will be automatically cancelled.

Individuals applying for M.Phil./Ph.D. in Social Work must have a Postgraduate degree in Social Work.

The following categories of candidates may be considered for direct admission to the Ph.D. programme:

?those who have an M.Phil. or equivalent degree awarded by a recognized university in India or abroad;

• ?teachers working in colleges, universities, or institutes recognised by the UGC or appropriate agencies and selected for fellowship under the Faculty Improvement Programme or other similar programmes;

• ?teachers working in colleges, universities, or institutes recognised by the UGC or appropriate agencies and who have 5 years of full-time teaching experience;

• ?practitioners in healthcare administration, human resource management, developmental work or social work with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the proposed field of research; after fulfilling academic qualification above; and

• ?scholars who have proven academic credentials as evidenced by their publications.

How To Apply

Prospectus and Application Form of all the programmes can be obtained from the Institute’s cash counter on payment of Rs.750/-

Application Form and Prospectus can also be downloaded from the link given and submitted, along with a Demand Draft for Rs.750, drawn in favour of ‘Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai’

Request for Application Form and Prospectus by POST may be addressed to Dean, Research and Development along with a Demand Draft for 800/-, drawn in favour of ‘Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai’

SC/ST candidates are required to submit a copy of their Caste Certificate for exemption of application fee of Rs.750/-

Contact Details

Address: Deonar, Mumbai - 400 088
Tel: 91-22-25525609/ 25525608
Fax: 91-22-2552 5050
Website: http://www.tiss.edu
E-mail: oamc@tiss.edu ; deanrnd@tiss.edu



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