TISSNET 2021 Registration & Eligibility

Shreya Sareen Updated On: 23 Jan, 2020 17:47 IST

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TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

TISSNET is conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Candidates need to check the eligibility criteria of TISSNET MBA 2021 before appearing for TISSNET. As per the TISSNET eligibility criteria, candidates with bachelors degrees across various disciplines from a recognised university are eligible to apply. The application process for TISSNET begins in October and goes on till December. Forms for the same can be filled online or can be sent to TISS via post. The exam will take place in January and will be conducted online.TISSNET will be conducted at more than 100 test centers across 39 cities in India.

TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates who have completed graduation of minimum three years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 pattern) are eligible to apply for TISSNET.
  • The candidates who are in the final year of their graduation are eligible to apply. However, they must have passed in all the subjects of the first to the fourth semester (in 3-year degree programme) and first to the sixth semester (in 4-year degree programme).
  • The candidates must have completed their final year Bachelor’s degree programme latest by the first week of June 2021.
  • The final year students will be provided provisional admission. However, such candidates will be required to submit the proof of completing their graduation latest by the end of September 2021. If they fail to do so, their provisional admission will be cancelled.
  • Candidates who have completed their graduation through correspondence can also apply if the Institute / University / College is recognised by UGC/AICTE.

TISSNET Helpline

Candidates can contact the admissions helpline at 022-25525252.

Programme Specific Eligibility of TISSNET MBA

Apart from fulfilling the general TISSNET MBA eligibility criteria, there are certain eligibility parameters for particular subjects which are listed in the table below:

Program Name

Program specific eligibility

CJ – Social Work in Criminology and Justice, CF-Social Work with Children and Families, DTA-Social Work in Dalit and Tribal Studies Action, CODP-Social Work in Criminology and Justice, LE – Social Work in Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship,  PH – Social Work in Public Health, MH – Social Work in Mental Health, GL – Globalisation and Labour, WCP – Social Work in Women Centred Practice,  SE – Social Entrepreneurship,  HE – Health Administration

Graduation from any discipline

DSA – Social Work in Disability Studies and Action

Candidates preferred with a graduate degree in subjects such as  Psychology, Special Education, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Disability rehabilitation, and Speech Therapy. Graduates with minimum 2 years of experience in social welfare will be preferred

HO – Hospital Administration

  • Three years graduate degree in any discipline
  • Candidates in their final year in BA are not eligible
  • Four years graduate degree in paramedical sciences, medicine  or other four years programs such as pharmacy, veterinary engineering, and veterinary sciences

HE – Health Administration

 

  • Completed 3 years graduate degree in any discipline
  • Four years graduate degree in paramedical sciences, medicine, or other programs such as engineering, pharmacy, and veterinary sciences
  • Candidates in their final year in BA are not eligible

PHSE – Public Health in Social Epidemiology

 

  • BA in paramedical, medicine, or other four years programs such as engineering, pharmacy, and veterinary sciences
  • Candidates in their final year in BA are not eligible
  • Master's degree in any discipline

PHHP – Public Health in Health Policy, Economics and Finance

 

  • BA in paramedical, medicine, or other four years programs such as engineering, pharmacy, and veterinary sciences
  • Candidates in their final year in BA are not eligible
  • Master's degree in any discipline

APCP – Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counselling Psychology

        Candidate should have completed:

  •  B.A./ B.Sc. Home Sciences with specialisation in Human/ Child Development
  • B.A. in Psychology
  • B.A. General with a minimum of 3 papers in Psychology  
  • Candidates appearing for their final year B.A. examination with the above subjects and awaiting results are eligible to apply
  • B.A. in Social Work

WS – Women’s Studies, DS – Development Studies, EE – Education (Elementary), MC – Media and Cultural Studies, CCSS – Climate Change and Sustainability Studies, RG – Regulatory Governance, WPG – Water Policy & Governance, DM – Disaster Management

Graduation from any discipline

PHHP – Public Health in Health Policy, Economics, and Finance

 

  • Candidates should have completed their internship on or before June 10, 2018
  • Completed BA in paramedical, medicine or other four-year programs such as veterinary sciences pharmacy, law, and engineering

APCP – Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counselling Psychology

        Candidate should have completed:

  • B.A. in Social Work
  • B.A. General with a minimum of 3 papers in Psychology  
  • Candidates appearing for their final year B.A. examination with the above subjects and awaiting results are also eligible 
  • B.A./ B.Sc. Home Sciences with specialisation in  Human/Child Development

PHSE – Public Health in Social Epidemiology

  • Candidates should have completed their internship on or before June 10, 2018
  • Completed BA in paramedical, medicine or other four-year programs such as veterinary sciences, engineering, law, and pharmacy
  • Master's degree in any discipline

APCLP – Applied Psychology with specialization in Clinical Psychology

        Candidates should have completed

  • Candidates appearing for their final year B.A. exam in 2018, with the above subjects and awaiting results are also eligible to apply

  • B.A. Psychology

  • B.A. General, with a minimum of three papers in Psychology

MLIS – Master of Library and Information Science

 

Graduation in any discipline

UPG – Urban Policy & Governance

Graduation in one of the following fields

Management,  Architecture, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Geography, Planning, Geography, Planning, Law or Social Sciences, and interested in habitat-related issues

ATJ – LL.M. in Access to Justice

  • Candidates who appeared for the final LL.B. Examination in April / May 2018 can also apply
  • LL.B. Degree with 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST)

TISSNET Reservation Policy

As per the government of India, there are certain reservation policies for TISSNET which vary for different TISS campuses. Given below are the policies for TISSNET 2020

TISS Mumbai, Hyderabad and Tuljapur Campuses

  • For ST-7.5 percent of the seats will be reserved
  • For SC-15 percent of the seats will be reserved
  • For OBC (non-creamy layers)-27 percent of the seats will be reserved
  • For Kashmiri migrants-Seats to be reserved as per the GOL Directives
  • For Persons with Disability (PwD-Supernumerary Quota)-3 percent seats are reserved.

For armed forces-5 percent seats (supernumerary quota) for widows/children of personnel armed/paramilitary forces killed/disabled during the hostilities in the following priority

Priority I-Wards/Widows of para-military/personnel killed in action

Certificate required-proof in original

Priority II-Wards/widows of defense/para-military personnel who were disabled during military service

Certificate required-Original disability certificate stating the disability is due to military services

Priority III-Wards/widows of paramilitary/defense personnel who died during military service

Certificate required-Original death certificate stating the cause of death is due to military service

Priority IV-Wards of paramilitary/defense personnel disabled during military service

Certificate required-Disability certificate stating that disability is due to military service

Priority V-Wards of ex-servicemen police personnel/para-military and serving defense personnel who are recipients of Gallantry Awards.

Certificate required-Proof in original

Priority VI-Wards of defense ex-servicemen

Certificate required-Original ex-servicemen identity card/PPO (Pension payment order) and discharge book

Priority VII-Wards of serving defense personnel

Certificate required-Original service identity cards and dependent certificate/card

TISSNET MBA Eligibility Criteria 2021 for International Students

This category includes candidates who are not Indian citizens or permanent residents of India, foreign nationals, overseas citizen of India (OCI-Dual citizens), person of Indian origin (PIO) card holders and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs). The criteria for them are listed below:

  • International students can apply for a maximum of 2 programmes across campuses/schools. But they should fulfill the general eligibility requirements for the programmes.
  • International candidates qualified from Foreign Universities of Boards of Higher Education as equivalent by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) will be eligible for admission.
  • Candidates interested in M.A Human Resource Management and Labour Studies Programme (HRM) need a GMAT score of 610 and above. The score has to be provided within the stipulated time frame during the admission process.
  • Candidates who have pursued a BA degree programme from a University which is located in a non-English speaking country need to submit a proof of English proficiency. IELTS and TOEFL scores will be accepted.

TISSNET Eligibility 2021 General and Programme Specific

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Eligibility Test conducted by TISS has specified two types of eligibility criteria. There is one type of eligibility criteria for TISS General candidates and there is another type of eligibility criteria for some specific programme. We have mentioned below the most important criteria for the TISSNET 2021 for both General and Programme specific.

TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria in General

The TISSNET prescribes that the candidates who have been able to complete their requirement for the Bachelor’s Degree examination by the first week of June 2021 would be considered eligible to apply for the course. 

The candidates must submit the final degree certificate to the TISS unless they submit the final degree certificate, the candidates would be able to get admission in the Master’s degree provisionally. 

In order to appear for the TISSNET 2021, the candidates will have to submit the final year mark-sheet to the exam conducting body of TISSNET 2021.

TISSNET 2021 Institute-Wise Programme Specific Eligibility Criteria

MUMBAI CAMPUS

Degree

Programme

Specialisation

Eligibility





























 

Master’s Arts (M.A)






























 

Social Work 

Children and Family

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Criminology and Justice

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Community Organisation and Development Practice

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Dalit and Tribal Studies

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be 

Graduate in any discipline

Disability Studies and Action

General Eligibility and

Candidates who have graduated in Social Work, Special Education, Psychology, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy will be given preferences.

Graduates with an experience of 2 years or more in the field of Social work will be given opportunity first. 

Livelihood and Entrepreneurship

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Mental Health

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Public Health

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Women Centred Practice

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Globalisation and Labour

Globalisation and Labour

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

 

Human Resource Management and Labour Relations

Human Resource Management and Labour Relations

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Organisation Development, Change and Leadership

Organisation Development, Change and Leadership.

  • Candidates must have completed Bachelors of Three years or any such equivalent exams

  • Candidates must have 2 years of working experience after completion of graduation. 

Public Health

Health Administration

  • Candidates must have completed Bachelors of Three years or any such equivalent exams

  • Candidates must have 4-year graduate degree in Paramedical, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Engineering Law. 

  • Candidates must have completed their internship on or before June 2017

  • Candidates pursuing the final degree of Bachelors are eligible to apply for this course. 

Hospital Administration

Hospital Administration 

  • Candidates must have completed Bachelors of Three years or any such equivalent exams

  • Candidates must have 4-year graduate degree in Paramedical, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Engineering Law. 

  • Candidates must have completed their internship on or before June 2017

  • Candidates pursuing the final degree of Bachelors are eligible to apply for this course













 

Public Health

Health Policy, Economics and finance

  • Candidates must have a masters in any discipline or 

  • Candidates must have completed Bachelors of Three years or any such equivalent exams

  • Candidates must have 4-year graduate degree in Paramedical, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Engineering Law. 

  • Candidates must have completed their internship on or before June 2017

  • Candidates pursuing the final degree of Bachelors are eligible to apply for this course

Social Epidemiology

  • Candidates must have a masters in any discipline or 

  • Candidates must have completed Bachelors of Three years or any such equivalent exams

  • Candidates must have 4-year graduate degree in Paramedical, Medicine, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Engineering Law. 

  • Candidates must have completed their internship on or before June 2017

  • Candidates pursuing the final degree of Bachelors are eligible to apply for this course

Development Studies

Development Studies 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Women’s Studies 

Women’s Studies

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Education Elementary

Education Elementary

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Media and Cultural Studies

Media and Cultural Studies

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline






 

Master’s in Arts/ Master’s in Science

(M.A/M.Sc)

Climate change and Sustainable Studies

Climate change and Sustainable Studies

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Regulatory Governance

Regulatory Governance

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Urban Policy and Governance

Urban Policy and Governance

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any of the following discipline:

Management, Engineering, Architecture, Geography, Planning, Law, Social science

Water Policy and Governance 

Water Policy and Governance

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Disaster management

Disaster management

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Master’s in Arts

(M.A)

 

Applied Psychology

Counselling Psychology

Candidates must satisfy the General Psychology

And

The Candidates must have completed

B.A in Psychology

B.A and B.Sc in Home Science

B.A in Social Science

B.A General with three papers in Psychology

Candidates appearing for the final year of Graduation will be eligible to apply.

Clinical Psychology

Candidates must satisfy the General Psychology

And

The Candidates must have completed

B.A in Psychology

B.A General with three papers in Psychology

Candidates appearing for the final year of Graduation will be eligible to apply.

Mater in Library Science

Library Science

Library Science

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Master of Law

Justice

Access to Justice

Candidates must have an LLB degree with 50%

Candidates appearing for the final year can also apply. 

HYDERABAD OFF-CAMPUS







 

Master’s in Arts

Rural Development and Governance

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Education

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Public Policy and Governance

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Development Studies

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Women Studies

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Natural Resource and Governance

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Organisation leadership

 

Candidates must have completed Bachelors of Three years or any such equivalent exams

Candidates must have 2 years of working experience after completion of graduation.

Social Work

Mental Health

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Applied Psychology

Counselling Psychology

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any of the following discipline:

Psychology

Home Science

Child and Human Development

Social Work

Or

The candidate must have done B.A General in three papers of Psychology

Clinical Health

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any of the following discipline:

Psychology 

Or 

The candidate must have done B.A General in three papers of Psychology

Candidates in the final year will be able to appear for this examination.

Master’s in Arts/ Master’s in Science

(M.A/M.Sc)

Ecology Society and Sustainable Energy

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

GUWAHATI OFF-CAMPUS











 

Master’s in Arts

Ecology Environment and Sustainable Development

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Labour Studies and Social security

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Peace and Conflict Studies

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Sociology and Social Anthropology

 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline


























 

Social Work

Community Organization and Development Practices

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Livelihood and Entrepreneurship 

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Counselling

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Public Health

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Livelihood

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

Entrepreneurship

Apart from General Eligibility, the candidates must be a

Graduate in any discipline

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