Admission Open 2021
Updated By Yash Dhamija on 13 Jan, 2021 14:47
Registration Starts On December 03, 2020
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Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai has released the application form of TISSNET 2021 on December 03, 2020. The last date for registration is January 15, 2021. Interested applicants can apply online through the e-application process but the applicants who are from a remote place without any internet facility can get a printed copy of the form from the institute. The print out of the form has to be then sent via speed post with the application fee. Candidates need to fill in their details such as their personal details, academic qualifications and are also required to upload scanned images of some of the documents.
Any form which will be submitted after the last date will not be accepted. Those facing any technical issues while filling in the form may get in touch with the helpline 022-25525252 from Monday-Saturday, 9:00 am-7:00 pm). Candidates who meet the eligibility requirements will be able to fill in the application form. The form is available online as well as offline. Candidates also need to make sure that all the details in the form are correct as the candidates won’t get the option to modify/correct details later.
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|TISSNET 2021 Application Dates||TISSNET 2021 Application Process|
|Documents Required to Fill TISSNET 2021 Application Form||TISSNET 2021 Registration: Important points to Remember|
|TISSNET 2021 Application Fee||TISSNET 2021 Application Submission Instructions|
Let’s take a look at the important dates of TISSNET 2021 application form
TISSNET Application Form Availability
December 03, 2020
TISSNET Form Submission Last Date (Online)
January 15, 2021
Last Date of submitting TISSNET Form (by post)
|January 20, 2021|
TISSNET Exam Date
February 20, 2021 (Saturday)
Candidates can apply for TISSNET 2021 by following the instructions mentioned below. The application form for TISSNET 2021 can be filled online as well as offline.
Candidates can fill TISSNET 2021 form online by following the steps given below
Step 1: Registration:
Candidates need to click on the official link for TISSNET 2021 registration.
Enter details such as email id and other details that are asked in the form.
After entering all the requisite details, click on the register tab.
Upon submission of the details, a TISS registration link is sent to the registered email id.
Click on that verification link.
After that, the link opens in a new tab where the candidates have to enter their name and the password of their choice.
Now, click on the 'Save' tab.
Step 2: Filling the TISSNET 2021 Application Form:
In this step, candidates have to log in with their credentials such as Login ID and Password.
Click on Apply Now.
After logging in successfully, candidates can move on to the application form.
In the application form, all basic personal details and academic details have to be entered.
After completing each step, it is important to click on the 'Save' tab.
Step 3: Uploading of Documents:
The file size for the photograph, signature and the other documents should not be more than 500 KB.
To upload the images, attachment type has to be selected from the drop-down. For example, a photograph, signature etc.
If the attachment has been uploaded successfully, a success message will be displayed.
.jpg, jpeg, .x-png, .pjpeg, .pjpg, .bmp, .gif, .png
not more than 500KB
.jpg, jpeg, .x-png, .pjpeg, .pjpg, .bmp, .gif, .png
After uploading the images, click on the 'Save' tab to move to the next step
Select the programs next.
For this, choose a location first and then the programmes which are offered from the selected locations in the dropdown and indicate the preference
All the selected programmes are shown in a table.
Remove programmes by clicking on the remove programme link.
Note: Candidates can apply for a maximum of 3 programmes across any of 2 TISS Campuses or other locations.
Step 4: Payment of Fees:
After filling the application form successfully, pay the application fee as per the suitable mode via online and offline.
In Online Mode: Payment by Credit/Debit Card and Net Banking.
In Offline Mode: Cash deposit in any of the designated branches of SBI using the prescribed challan
Step 5: Submission of Application Form:
Finally, click on the 'Confirmation and Preview' tab.
After completion of this step, a preview of the application form is available.
Upon successful registration, candidates receive a confirmation mail on their registered ID.
Candidates who are in remote areas and do not have internet facility can get a printed copy of the TISSNET 2021 application form from the institute. They need to send a request for the same by speed post with the application fee to the Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088.
The candidates who submit a hard copy of the application form should also send the required documents along with the application form. The documents have to be attested by a School Headmaster or a Principal of College or a Gazetted Officer. Requests which are received without the above certificates will be rejected and the candidates will not be intimated about the same.
The table below lists the important documents that have to be submitted along with the online application:
OBC (Non-Creamy) (Annual income less than Rs.1 lakh)
Signature, Photograph, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash), Income Certificate for the financial year 2019-20, Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2018 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar
|Signature, Photograph, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and KM certificate|
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) (Annual income more than Rs.1 lakh but less than Rs. 8 lakh)
Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash), Photograph,
Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2019 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar. Certificates dated before April 1, 2019, will not be valid
Signature, Photograph, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash)
SC/ST (Annual income less than Rs.2.5 lakh)
Photograph, Caste / Tribe Certificate, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash), Income Certificate for the financial year 2019-20
Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash), Photograph and Armed Force certificate
SC/ST (Annual income more than Rs.2.5 lakh)
Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash), Caste / Tribe Certificate and Photograph
Signature, Photograph, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and PWD certificate
Candidates appearing for TISSNET 2021 should be aware that they can apply for three programmes at the most. They will have to fill one single form for all three programmes and also pay together for all the programmes at the same time. If more than one form is found of the same candidate then his/her candidature will be cancelled.
The TISSNET 2021 application fee can be paid online or offline through Credit card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking or through SBI bank Challan in case of the offline payment. Anything apart of the mentioned mode of payment would be cancelled or rejected.
While applying for TISSNET 2021, the applicants will be given two options for the payment of the fee such as “Cash” or “Payment Gateway” for the payment to be made. If the candidate chooses “Cash” then he will have to download the Challan provided on the screen. The challan will have three copies attached to each other. Candidates will have to deposit the amount of cash mentioned on the challan in the State Bank of India. The bank will return two copies one for the student and other for the TISS with the bank’s seal, journal number and signature on it. The rest of the two copies will have to be uploaded on the official site.
Given below is the TISSNET 2021 application fee for various categories:
Number of Programmes
Payment (Debit/Credit Cards)
Cash deposit (SBI Bank)
Rs.1000 + Bank charges, SC-ST
Rs.250+ Bank charges
Rs.1000+ Bank charges, SC ST
Rs,250+ Bank Charges
Rs.2000 + Bank Charges, SC ST
Rs. 500 + Bank Charges
Rs.2060, SC ST Rs.520
General Rs.2000 + Bank Charges, SC ST Rs. 500 + Bank Charges
General Rs.3000 + Bank Charges
SC ST Rs.750 + Bank Charges
Rs.3000 + Bank Charges, SC ST Rs.750 + Bank Charges
Note: In the case of TISSNET fee payment by cash deposit through an SBI branch, SBI will charge Rs.50 as the processing fee for each deposit. This cannot be adjusted against the TISSNET 2021 application fee.
Candidates should make a note of the following instructions regarding TISSNET 2021 application
Candidates should go through the eligibility criteria carefully before filling up the TISSNET 2021 application form.
They can apply for a maximum of 3 courses across any two of the TISS campuses and other centre locations. Candidates are advised to choose their courses after carefully reading the course description. Change of courses will not be allowed once the admission has been completed.
Candidates who are unemployed and whose parents' or guardian's annual income from all the sources for the Financial Year 2019-20 is less than Rs.2.5 Lakhs for SC/ST and Rs.1 lakh for OBC(NC) are required to pay Rs.250/- as concessional application fee for each course. But they will need to upload the necessary certificates.
Candidates will have to attach and upload all the relevant certificates in the prescribed format. The institute will also take steps to have the Caste/Tribe/Non-creamy layer/ Income certificates verified by the authorities after admission and those who are found to have submitted manipulated certificates at any stage of their study, will be asked to leave the course.
Candidates have to pay TISSNET 2021 application fee amount for every course they apply for.
Candidates can apply for multiple courses and pay for each of those courses separately in one online form. They should not fill more than one TISSNET 2021 application form. If a candidate is found to have filled more than one form, his/her application is likely to be cancelled
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Some of the mandatory fields in the TISSNET application form are contact details, academic details and personal details.
Steps for filling the application form of TISSNET include form registration, form filling, documents uploading, fee payment and form submission.
Yes, you can obtain the application form of TISSNET offline. You will have to send a request for the same by speed post with the application fee to the Assistant Registrar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai.
The size of the photograph and signature required to fill the application form of TISSNET should not exceed 500KB
The last date to submit the TISSNET application form is not yet uploaded on the official website of TISSNET. It will be updated soon.
Yes, in case you belong to any reserved category then you will have to submit the caste certificate while applying for TISSNET
Candidates will have to submit a scanned copy of photograph and signature to fill the application form of TISSNET
You can pay the application fee either offline or online. Those who are submitting the fee online can pay it via Credit/Debit Card and Net Banking while those who are submitting it offline need to deposit the cash in any of the designated branches of SBI using the prescribed challan
TISSNET application fee for general category candidates is INR 1,030 and for SC/ ST category candidates, it is INR 260
You can apply for TISSNET by filling the application form of TISSNET available on the official website. You will have to submit the application form before the deadline.