Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai Admission Process 2019

Mumbai (Maharashtra) Approved by : UGC, AICTE, NAAC, Government of India
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For MA




Important Dates                                         

College Admission Fee

Exam Application Fee



Bachelor's Degree in any Discipline + TISSNET Scores

Starting: October 30, 2018

Closing: December 10, 2018


For One Exam : Gen .Rs.1030 SC/ST/OBC(NC):Rs.260

For Two Exam : Gen .Rs.2060 SC/ST/OBC(NC):Rs.520





Master of Arts in Education


  Bachelor's Degree in Any Discipline



Master of Arts in Development Studies

Master of Arts in Social Work

Master of Arts in Media and Cultural Studies

Master of Arts in Management and Labour Studies

Master of Arts in Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance

Master of Arts in Human Ecology

Master of Arts in Health Systems

Master of Arts in Habitat Studies

Master of Arts in Disaster Management

Note: Candidates who will successfully complete, in all respects, all the requirements of their final year eligible degree (including all examinations and internships, if applicable) by Wednesday, June 5, 2019, are also eligible to apply.

Important Dates






Announcement of Admissions

October 30, 2018, 6:00 p.m.

Last Date for Online form APPLICATION / REGISTRATION for All Master's programmes

December 10, 2018

Last Date for receipt of application form by post

December 12, 2018

Issue of TISS-NET Hall Ticket (Online)

December 26-27, 2018

TISS National Entrance Test (TISS_NET) (Computer Based) at Different Centres

January 13, 2019

The announcement of TISSNET results (candidates who appeared for the national entrance test will have to visit the TISS website and log in to download their scorecard).

February 04, 2019

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

Announcement of Selection on TISS website for all the Programmes

April 22, 2019

Announcement of First Wait List on TISS website for all Programmes

May 14, 2019

Closing of Admissions for Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati and BALM, Chennai Campuses

June 08, 2019

Commencement of Academic Session, 2019-20

June 10, 2019

Note: These Dates are tentative and are meant to be Changed.

Selection Process

Step 1: Students Scoring Eligible Percentage will have to give Written Test organised by TIS.
Step 2: Students have to attach Documents provided below while filling the application form:

  1. Caste Certificate for SC/ST

  2. Non-creamy Layer Certificate for OBC

  3. Certificate of Disability for Person with Disability (PWD)

  4. Income Certificate for SC/ST/OBC(NC) candidates.

  5. One stamp size photograph.

Step 3: Students qualifying the TISSNET Exam will be called for Pre-Interview Test followed by Group Discussion Round.

Step 4: Selected Students will be called for Personal Interview Round.

Step 5: Final Selection will be based on Merit, prepared by NET – 40 %; Pre-Interview Test – 30 %; Personal Interview – 30%.

Note: Candidates who do not bring the aforesaid certificates in original shall not be allowed to appear for


         the interview.

For Further Information, Refer to https://www.collegedekho.com/articles/how-to-get-accepted-at-tiss-courses-exam-pattern-and-selection-criteria/


For M.Phil

TISS, Mumbai M.Phil Eligibilty Criteria

TISS has its own selection procedure and entrance exam basis which candidates are shortlisted. Following are the exams that a candidate is required to clear in order to take admission:

Name of the Programme Name of the Exam
M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes Research Aptitude Test (RAT)

There are two phases of selection process where the candidate is evaluated on the basis of his performance in RAT and personal assessment. Apart from this, the institute may also take into consideration the previous academic record of a candidate. Check out the selection process of TISS below:

Programmes Phase 1 Phase 2
M.Phil. & Ph.D. Programmes Selection in round one is based on the candidate’s application (i.e. the past academic record and work experience) and score in RAT. Shortlisted candidates are invited for personal assessment i.e. the Personal Interview Round.

Since TISS is an institute that offers programmes related to human studies, it believes in taking students from diverse academic and working backgrounds to offer its students a broad perspective and better exposure. It also offers great placement and internship opportunities.

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