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Tata Institute of Social Sciences - Admission 2024, Fees, Courses, Placement, Ranking

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Updated on Feb 26, 2024 9:38AM IST

Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai Latest Update

February 26, 2024 9:38 AM

TISS Mumbai cancels TISSNET Exam for PG admission. TISS PG admissions will now be based on CUET PG scores.

February 20, 2024 2:05 PM

PGDHQM admissions 2024-25 are ongoing till May 31, 2024. 

February 12, 2024 5:43 PM

Tata Institute of Social Sciences PG admission through CUET PG is ongoing. Apply now!

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences Overview

TISS Mumbai begins admissions for several programmes. The institute offers admission to various courses based on CUET and TISSNET.  The Tata Institute of Social Sciences formerly known as Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work was founded in 1936. TISS has four campuses: TISS Hyderabad, TISS Guwahati, and TISS Tuljapur and the main Mumbai. TISS Mumbai has two campuses: the main campus and the Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji Campus Annexe, both of which are located in Deonar, which is in the North-East section of Greater Mumbai. Moreover, TISS Mumbai has been ranked 98th in the university category of the NIRF Ranking List 2023. The ranking has a downfall as compared to 2022. In 2022, it was ranked 60th under the university category. 

The University Grants Commission (UGC) and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) have accredited the Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai. The majority of TISS courses are offered to candidates with valid scores in TISSNET and RAT exams. TISS Mumbai houses 12 schools, six independent centres, and three resource centres. Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai has been ranked 99th overall and 60th under the university category in the NIRF rankings 2022.

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences Rankings 2023Ranking Publisher NIRF

  • Overall#99
  • University#98

TISS, Mumbai Overall NIRF Ranking 2024

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
    44.52AVERAGE
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
    56.66GOOD
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
    10.45AVERAGE
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
    78.36GOOD
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
    75.42GOOD
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.
    11.75AVERAGE

TISS, Mumbai University NIRF Ranking 2024

  • OVERALLCombined scores base on institute performance.
    43.03AVERAGE
  • TLRStrong emphasis on quality education and adequate resources.
    47.63AVERAGE
  • RPActive engagement in research, high-quality publications, and strong professional collaborations.
    10.67AVERAGE
  • GOGood placement and higher study opportunities for students, high median salary, and admissions into top universities.
    75.14GOOD
  • OIFocus on diversity, inclusivity, and facilities for disadvantaged and physically challenged students.
    68.68GOOD
  • PRPositive perception among employers, research investors, and academic peers.
    36.4AVERAGE

TISS Mumbai Highlights

Institute nameTata Institute of Social Sciences
Institute typePrivate
LocationTata Institute of Social Sciences, V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai-400088.
Courses offeredMA, M.Sc, MPH, MHA, MLIS, LLM
AffiliationsNAAC and UGC
Contact details+91(22)25525000
Entrance exams acceptedTata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test (TISSNET) and Research Aptitude Test (RAT)
Highest packageRs 29,32,000
Average packageRs 18,89,000
Official email addresstissinfo@tiss.edu
Official websitehttps://www.tiss.edu/
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TISS Mumbai Awards and Rankings

CategoryYearRanking
NIRF(University)202398
NIRF(Overall)202299
NIRF(University)202260
NIRF(Overall)202270
NIRF(Overall)202057
Indiatoday(Social work)20231
Outlook (Social work)20211
  • The Tata Institute of Social Sciences was ranked in top Indian universities, colleges and institutes in social, demography and economics research by a Stanford University study.
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TISS Mumbai Fee Structure and List of Courses

TISS Mumbai courses range from 25 MA specialisations, six M.Sc programmes, three MPH specialisations and 50 post-graduate programmes spread across the domains of public policy, social entrepreneurship, social work, health & hospital, public health, administration, livelihood innovation, mental health, gender, disaster management, water and energy resources planning and management, urban planning and management, human resources management & labour relations, social entrepreneurship and education, rural development. TISS Mumbai also offers integrated M.Phil and PhD programmes in all these areas.

TISS Mumbai coursesare available in both part-time and full-time formats. TISS Mumbai courses will have different eligibility criteria for each course; thus, the eligibility criteria will be determined by the specialisation, nature, and level of the degree.

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TISS Courses and Eligibility Criteria

CoursesDurationFeesEligibility criteria
M.Sc2 yearsRs 78,600 to Rs 9,25,000Valid score in the TISSNET
B.Sc3 yearsRs 2.9 lakhPassed Class 12
MA2 yearsRs 88,600 to Rs 8 lakhValid score in the TISSNET
Master of Hospital Administration (MHA)2 yearsRs 1.05 lakhValid score in the TISSNET
Master of Public Health (MPH)2 yearsRs 1.05 lakhValid score in the TISSNET
PG Diploma1 yearRs 30,900 - Rs 1.98 lakhGraduated with a minimum of 50% marks
UG Diploma1 yearRs 36,300 to Rs 39,300Passed Class 12
Executive MBA/PGDM2 yearsRs 3.5 lakh to Rs 3.98 lakhPassed Class 12
Certificate6 monthsRs 18,000 to Rs 40,000Graduated with a minimum of 50% marks
B.Ed3 yearsRs 2.17 lakhGraduated with a minimum of 50% marks
M.Ed2 yearsRs 2.17 lakhGraduated with a minimum of 50% marks
LLM1 yearRs 68,500Graduated with a minimum of 50% marks and obtained a valid score in the TISSNET.
M.Phil1 yearRs 1.75 lakh to 2.06 lakhCompleted masters in relevant discipline as well as a valid score in the Research Aptitude Test (RAT).
PhD3 yearsRs 1.19 lakh to Rs 2.06 lakhCompleted masters in relevant discipline as well as a valid score in the Research Aptitude Test (RAT).
Master of Library and Information Science (M.Lib.I.Sc)2 yearsRs 1.01 lakhValid score in the TISSNET
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TISS Mumbai Admissions 2023

TISS Admissions 2023: TISSNET 2023 result have been published. TISSNET 2023 final answer key has been released. TISSNET 2023 was held on February 25, 2023. TISSNET 2023 admit card was made available on February 16, 2023. Registered candidates can download their admit cards from tiss.edu by entering their email address and password. NTA started accepting applications for the CUET UG exam on February 9, 2023. By March 12, 2023, the CUET UG 2023 application must be received. Interested candidates may submit an online application on the official website, cuet.samarth.ac.in. May 21 through May 31, 2023, will see the CUET Undergraduate Exam take place. TISS Mumbai admissions are offered in a variety of postgraduate and doctoral programmes in MA, M.Sc, MPH, MHA, MLIS, LLM, PhD, and M.Phil. Candidates with a bachelor's degree in a relevant subject are eligible to apply for the postgraduate courses. Candidates who have completed a master's degree with honours may apply to doctoral programmes. 

TISS Mumbai admissions are based on the candidates' scores in the entrance exams. Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test (TISSNET) is the entrance exam required for PG admissions. The institute offers admission to its doctoral programmes based on the Research Aptitude Test (RAT) exam. TISS Mumbai's official website has an application form that can be filled out online.

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences Seat Reservation

Gender Male Female
General 1 3
OBC 0 0
SC 0 0
ST 0 0
Muslim 1 3
PWD 0 0
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TISS Mumbai Application Process

Candidates interested in attending TISS Mumbai can apply online (https://tiss.edu/) using the e-application process. Candidates from remote areas without internet or telecommunications can obtain a printed copy of the application form from the institute.

For all master's degrees, the application fee is Rs 1,000 + bank charges (if paid by credit card, debit card, or net banking) or Rs 1,000 + bank charges (if paid via cash through a bank). The application fee is significantly lower for SC/ ST/ OBC (NC) candidates. Check out the steps given below for completing the TISS Mumbai application form.

Step 1: Visit the official website of TISS Mumbai.

Step 2: Click on the 'Admissions' tab at the top of the home page.

Step 3: Click on ‘Application guide' written in front of your desired course.

Step 4: Register and fill up the application form.

Step 5: Pay the application fee online and click on ‘Submit’

TISS Mumbai: Documents Required

  • Class 12 certificate
  • Class 10 certificate
  • OBC Declaration (if applicable)
  • Employment Certificate (if applicable)
  • Sponsorship Certificate (if applicable)
  • Caste certificate and income certificate (in case of SC/ST/OBC (NC) is a must)
  • Mark sheet of UG and PG courses (as applicable)

Some of the documents required for the Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change, and Leadership) programme are listed below:

  • Genuine work experience certification
  • Payslips, appointment letter, and letter of resignation from the organisation
  • Current business account statements, Goods and Services Tax (GST) registration, and company registration certificate (for those having experience in Entrepreneurship or working in a family business).
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TISS Mumbai Cut off

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test (TISSNET) and Research Aptitude Test (RAT) are required for students seeking admission to PG and PhD programmes at TISS Mumbai. Students can find the Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai cut off, as well as the scorecard, on the official website. 

Students who pass the TISSNET are only eligible for the next round of the TISS Mumbai admissions process. TISS Mumbai cutoff is influenced by a variety of factors such as exam difficulty, number of applicants, and so on.

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TISS Mumbai Placements

TISS has a centralised placement cell to help with college placements. This placement cell is in charge of all TISS Mumbai placements. To help students become acquainted with the world of work, the TISS placements cell organises various seminars, workshops, guest lectures, and industrial visits. TISS Mumbai placements are sponsored by various organisations, including the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), the All India Disaster Mitigation Institute, and Infollion Information Services Pvt Ltd.

The highest salary offered during the TISS placement drive 2021-23 was Rs 29.32 lakh per annum. Students were offered an average salary of Rs 19.62 lakh per annum. The top 10% of the batch earned an average salary of Rs 27.43 lakh per annum, while the top 25% earned an average salary of Rs 25.16 lakh per annum. The median annual salary was Rs 18.89 lakh per annum. Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, Nestle, Flipkart, Amazon, and others were among TISS Mumbai top recruiters.

TISS Mumbai Top Recruiters

International Center for Research on WomenJanalaxmi Financial Services, BangaloreAmazonFlipkart
Infollion Information Services Pvt LtdUnited Health GroupCiti BankHDFC Bank
All India Disaster Mitigation InstituteOLAAsian PaintsITC
Aditya Jyot FoundationAditya Birla GroupNestleDell Technologies
AccentureDeloitteInfosys ConsultingSamsung R&D
AdaniSun PharmaHoneywellTCS
WiproJSWTata SteelMahindra Logistics
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TISS Mumbai Campus Facilities & Infrastructure

TISS Mumbai provides a wide range of services to its students. TISS Mumbai's campus facilities are tailored to the needs of the students. TISS Mumbai has separate accommodations for boys and girls. TISS Mumbai has six hostels, four on campus and two in Malti and Jal A.D. Naorji. 

The institute has a library that houses a large collection of learning resources such as books, reference books, periodicals, journals, and so on. TISS Mumbai has two medical centres for the benefit of its students, faculty, and staff. The institute also has a recovery room where students with communicable diseases can be treated. Some other TISS Mumbai campus facilities include a cafeteria, computer labs, counselling centres, wifi, and on-campus medical facilities.

Library

The Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library (SDTML) houses a collection of 1,24,000 books, 1600 audio-visual materials, and scholarly print and e-journal subscriptions totalling 10,298. The UGC-INFLIBNET and the TISS have signed an MoU for access to e-Resources through the UGC-Infonet Digital Consortium. The first floor houses a cutting-edge Cyber Library that is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A study hall is also available, with a capacity of 507 students at any given time.

Hostel

TISS Mumbai has six hostels, four on the main campus and two each on the Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji campuses. Around 500 students can be accommodated in the TISS Mumbai hostels. The dining Hall is open to both hostel residents and non-residents and serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals.

Sports

The M.K. Tata Memorial gymkhana and recreation centre features a gym, yoga, table tennis, carrom, and badminton courts, among other things. An aerobics programme is introduced to encourage students to participate in physical fitness activities.

Gymkhana

The TISS Mumbai gym, which is located on the first floor of the gymkhana, is well-equipped with cutting-edge equipment. Training in the gym is done under the supervision of trained instructors. Yoga classes are held on the gymkhana's ground floor every morning and evening from Monday to Saturday.

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TISS Mumbai Collaborations and Afflilations

TISS Mumbai affiliated schools:

  • School of Development Studies
  • School of Education
  • School of Habitat Studies
  • School of Health Systems Studies
  • School of Human Ecology, School of Law
  • Rights and Constitutional Governance
  • School of Media and Cultural Studies
  • School of Management and Labour Studies
  • School of Social Work
  • School for Vocational Education
  • School of Research Methodology
  • Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies
  • School of Rural Development
  • School of Gender Studies
  • School of Human Resource Management
  • School of Livelihood & Development
  • TISS- Azim Premji School of Education
  • School of Social Sciences & Humanities
  • School of Public Policy & Governance.

TISS Mumbai has collaborated with:

  • Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
  • The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
  • Yeshiva University, USA
  • The University of Nebraska for establishing a Global Consortium for Education in Family Studies
  • Roskilde University, Denmark
  • Institut d"Etudes Politiques de Lille, Lille, France
  • London School of Economics, London
  • Management Centre Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Tampere University, Finland
  • Muenster University, Germany
  • University of Hertfordshire, UK
  • University of Leuven, Belgium - Otto-von-Guericke-University, Magdeburg, Germany
  • The University of Sydney, University of Western Australia, and Griffith University- On 'Institutions for Food Security: Global Lessons from Rural India'
  • Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • Victoria University, Australia
  • York University, Canada
  • The International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC)
  • University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
  • James Madison University, Virginia, USA
  • The University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
  • George Warren Brown School of School Work, St. Louis, USA
  • The New School, New York, USA
  • Wells College, Aurora, New York, USA
  • University of Delaware, Delaware, USA
  • Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
  • The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
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TISS Mumbai Alumni

TISS Mumbai has an active alumni association and a website that lists all of its committee members. The primary goal of this alumni association is to connect alumni, faculty, and current students. The TISS Mumbai alumni association encourages its students, both past and present, to come together and share knowledge, ideas, experiences, and network in order to strengthen the alumni network. Some of Tata Institute of Social Sciences notable alumni members are listed below.

TISS Mumbai Alumni

Tulika Mujumdar

MA 2022, HRM & LR

TISS Mumbai Alumni

Rupali Pangtey

MA 2022, HRM & LR

TISS Mumbai Alumni

Sahil Pandita

MA 20232 HRM & LR

TISS Mumbai Alumni

Prafulla Saravade

MA 2022, HRM & LR

TISS Mumbai Alumni

Snehal Pagar

MA 2022, HRM & LR

TISS Mumbai Alumni

Kanav Gupta

MA 2022, HRM & LR

TISS Mumbai Alumni

Aayush Soni

MA 2022, HRM & LR

TISS Mumbai Alumni

Gayatri Thakre

MA 2022, HRM & LR

TISS Mumbai Alumni

Niranjana Menon

MA 2022, HRM & LR

TISS Mumbai Alumni

GOVIND MENON

MA 2022, HRM & LR


 

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences Reviews

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About my tata institute.
By Kaushal Prashant Satardekar
Feb 29, 2024 7:08:28
5

Overall: One of the best college/institute in Mumbai. They have the very well trained trainers or teacher or professor. All the members of Tata institute are supporting and helpful to us. One of the best institute that I found ❤️.

Placement: Before the placement they take 3 or 4 times interview so that all the students get ready and confident to there interview. And once you clear all the interview then they sent to the main interview and after that you got the job or placement

Infrastructure: Well about the infrastructure it is one on one bench each student have there personal bench. Huge room, smart board, and well mentain room, from the door to the window all are proper not a single window is damaged or any else, per room have a A/C too.

Faculty: The faculty is good. They support us in every semester for our assignment and project. They help us in every situation, yes left 3 star because in some case our faculty do late work, in case ok book distribution.

Hostel: Nice hostel and nice place too. The hostel also have the personal canteen and the canteen have various types of food daily. One room two students where place. So it is so comfortable to stay and to study.

Infrastructure
5
Hostel
4.5
Faculty
3.5
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FAQs about Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Is TISS, Mumbai a government college?

TISS, Mumbai is Private college.

When was the college , TISS, Mumbai established ?

TISS, Mumbai was established in the year 1936.

What is the NIRF ranking for TISS, Mumbai ?

The NIRF Ranking for TISS, Mumbai are as follows :
In 2018 for Management : 49 .

Is TISS, Mumbai recognized by the UGC?

Yes, TISS, Mumbai is recognized by the UGC.
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16 Courses are offered by Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Fees (Yearly):2,10,000
Exam Accepted:CUETCUET
Number of courses:2
Fees (Yearly):12,30,000
Exam Accepted:CUETCUET
Number of courses:1
Fees (Yearly):34,000 - 5,56,000
Exam Accepted:TISSNET, CBSE 12thTISSNET, CBSE 12th
Number of courses:24
Top Companies:Deloitte, CNBCtV..Deloitte, CNBCtV, Axis Bank, CUTS International, KPM Asset, Google, First Post, BBC Hindi, hindustan times+7
Fees (Yearly):18,000 - 3,13,714
Exam Accepted:NEET PG, CBSE 12thNEET PG, CBSE 12th
Number of courses:16
Fees (Yearly):34,000 - 51,500
Exam Accepted:TISSNET, NEET PG..TISSNET, NEET PG, CBSE 12th+1
Number of courses:12
Fees (Total):34,000 - 51,500
Exam Accepted:TISSNET, NEET PGTISSNET, NEET PG
Number of courses:9
Fees (Yearly):34,000 - 68,000
Exam Accepted:TISSNETTISSNET
Number of courses:5
Fees (Yearly):34,000
Exam Accepted:TISSNETTISSNET
Number of courses:3
Fees (Yearly):34,000
Exam Accepted:TISSNETTISSNET
Number of courses:1
Fees (Total):2,66,667
Number of courses:1
Fees (Yearly):34,000
Exam Accepted:TISSNETTISSNET
Number of courses:1
Fees (Yearly):34,000
Exam Accepted:TISSNETTISSNET
Number of courses:1
Fees (Yearly):1,88,000
Exam Accepted:TISSNETTISSNET
Number of courses:1
Fees (Yearly):35,000 - 61,600
Exam Accepted:CBSE 12th, Maharashtra HSCCBSE 12th, Maharashtra HSC
Number of courses:6
Fees (Total):20,000 - 65,254
Exam Accepted:TISSNET, CBSE 12thTISSNET, CBSE 12th
Number of courses:9
Fees (Yearly):1,19,000
Number of courses:1

Tata Institute of Social Sciences Faculty

Related Questions

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Aditya, Student / Alumni

-Answered on Aug-19-2023

Dear Ketaki, TISS Mumbai does not offer MBA in Finance. The MBA programmes offered at TISS Mumbai are Business Policy and Entrepreneurship, Development Management, Health Systems Management, HRM, Information Systems Management, Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Management. The admission process for the MBA courses at TISS Mumbai is based on the TISSNET exam which is a 2-hour exam that consists of 100 multiple choice questions. The TISSNET exam is conducted in April every year and the shortlisted candidates for the MBA courses at TISS Mumbai will be called for a personal interview.

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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

-Answered on July-29-2020

Dear Student,

To prepare for TISSNET is not that difficult a task and since you have a few months before the exam, it is advisable to begin the preparation as soon as possible so that you get a lot of time for practice as well. It is also a good strategy to take mock tests for TISSNET. Given below is the preparation strategy for TISSNET which will help you with the preparation. It also includes the section-wise preparation strategy.

How to Prepare for TISSNET

If you have any doubts that you would like to discuss with our experts, you can call on our toll-free helpline number 18005729877. For hassle-free admissions, you can also fill our Common Application Form (CAF).

Tata Institute of Social Sciences Hostel Details

Hostel Type Number of Hostels Intake Capacity Student Residing
Boys 5 609 609
Girls 4 364 364
Others 1 8 8
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Tata Institute of Social Sciences Contact Number, Address & Location Map, Mumbai