Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

Mumbai (Maharashtra)   Estd : 1936 Approved by : NAAC Type : Private


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences or more famously known as TISS was established in 1936. TISS has four campuses located in Mumbai and Tuljapur in Maharashtra, Guwahati, and Hyderabad. TISS has well known for its academic excellence and is counted amongst the best universities in India.

TISS offers 50 post-graduate programmes ranging from 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 also offers integrated M. Phil. – Ph. D. program in all these areas.

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  • Scholarship

    Scholarship management is another important function of the SPO. Under the Central Sector Scholarship Scheme of Top Class Education for SC and ST students for 2014–2015, three students from the SC community and five students from the ST community were awarded the Scholarship, which includes a laptop worth Rs. 45,000/- and Rs. 3000/- each year for books. The SPO has facilitated the process of securing Government of India Post Matric Scholarships (GoI PMS) for 128 SC students, 94 ST students, 168 OBC (NC) students, 4 from PWD and 16 from the Minority categories. These students also secured exemption from all fees including Dining Hall and Hostel charges for both the academic years. The SPO also facilitated the process of securing other scholarships for students who are not eligible for GoI PMS such as the NTPC Scholarship for SC/ST/PWD, Indira Gandhi Scholarship Scheme for Single Girl Child from the UGC, Scholarship for Persons with Disability sponsored by NHFDC and the Rajiv Gandhi National Scholarship for SC/ST for M.Phil./Ph.D. Scholars.

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The TISS has always maintained a firm commitment to excellence, specifically in terms of relevance to

  1. the wider external context, and
  2. the professional future of its students.

All teaching programmes conducted by TISS are socially relevant, contributing to building a just and equitable society. The TISS has a 100% placement record across all ...

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Awards and Rankings

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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    V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai 400088

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