Responsive Ad Slot

TISS : M.A., M.Sc, MHA, MPH Programme Admission 2013-15

Thursday, October 4, 2012

/ Published by Simon L Infimate
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) announces Admission to the 2013-15 batch for the following Full-Time (Regular) Post-Graduate Degree Programmes (M.A., M. Sc., M.H.A., M.P.H.) Offered from Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses


As per Government of India norms, Mumbai, Tuljapur and Guwahati Campuses provide 15%, 7.5% and 27% reservation to Scheduled Caste, Schedule Tribe and Other Backward Classes (non-creamy layer) for each of the programmes. In addition, Persons With Disabilities (PWD) are eligible to 3% of the supernumerary seats.

As per agreement with Ministry of Development of North-East Region, Government of India, Guwahati Campus allots 66% of the seats to candidates from eight North Eastern States. And the 34% of the seats are for candidates from other parts of the country. Persons With Disabilities (PWD) are eligible to 3% of the supernumerary seats.

Campus Preference:

TISS offers 39 Master's Degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses for the 2013-2015 batch. Candidates can apply for a minimum of one and a maximum of five programmes across the four tiss campuses. However, they can opt for only a maximum of three programmes at tiss mumbai.

In case the candidate is selected for more than one programme after National Common Entrance Test, Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview, admission will be offered to the programme higher in the order of preference.

Application Submission:

ONLINE application is available along with this announcement. Complete ONLINE application form, pay the application fee (depending on number of programmes applied) and submit it.

Candidates having trouble completing ONLINE application form or lack access to internet services can write to Mumbai campus for printed application form. Complete the application form and submit before last date of submission.

Last date for filling the form online: 10th November 2012.

Written Test:

Written test in ONLINE format will be held on 13th January 2013 in more than 25 centres in all parts of the country. The ONLINE test is of Multiple choice objective type and thus even those with rudimentary knowledge of working with computers or cell phones can do the test. In case any candidate desires to do the test on paper, this must be indicated in the application form.

Candidates with visual impairment will be given an option to have a Reader/Writer and a paper-pen test be conducted at designated centres, which will be announced closer to the test dates.

Orientation to admission process:

Candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, PWD and minority communities are invited to attend three day orientation proramme 14-16th December 2012 in different regions of the country. Candidates from these categories must indicate the place they would like to attend the orientation programme, and an invitation letter from the Office of Dean, Social Protection will reach them 2 weeks prior to the date of orientation programme.


Sr. No.School of Social Work (M. A. Social Work in)Intake
1Children & Family26
2Criminology & Justice26
3Community Organisation & Development Practice30
4Disability Studies & Action26
5Dalit & Tribal Studies & Action25
6Mental Health *20
7Public Health20
8Livelihoods & Entrepreneurship20
9Women-Centred Practice15
One year full time Master’s Degree programme for candidates with
Master’s degree and work experience:
10Management of Voluntary – Non-Profit Organisations30
11Mental Health **15
School of Management and Labour Studies (M.A. in)
12Human Resource Management & Labour Relations61
13Social Entrepreneurship30
14Globalisation and Labour ***20
School of Health Systems Studies
15Master of Health Administration (MHA)35
16Master of Hospital Administration (MHA)46
17Master of Public Health (MPH) in Social Epidemiology25
18Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Policy, Economics and Finance****20
School of Development Studies (M.A. in)
19Development Studies46
20Women's Studies26
School of Education (M.A. in)
21Education (Elementary)41
School of Habitat Studies (M.A. / M. Sc. in)
22Climate Change and Sustainability Studies15
23Disaster Management40
24Urban Policy and Practice20
25Regulatory Governance20
26Water Policy and Governance15
Centre for Human Ecology
27MA Applied Psychology - Specialization in Counseling Psychology25
28MA Applied Psychology - Specialization in Clinical Psychology20
School of Media and Cultural Studies (M.A. in)
29Media and Cultural Studies25
Centre for Digital Library and Information Sciences
30Master of Library and Information Science15

 Tuljapur Campus

31M. A. Social Work in Rural Development40

Hyderabad Campus

32M. A. in Rural Development and Governance40
33M. A. in Education30

Guwahati Campus

M. A. Social Work in
34Community Organisation & Development Practices20
35Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship20
37Public Health15
38Labour Studies and Social Security15
39Environment, Ecology, and Sustainable Development20

In order to meet acute shortage of Mental Health care professionals in the country, TISS offers the M. A. Social Work in Mental Health in multiple locations

  1. TISS Mumbai Campus;;

  2. Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN), Tiruvarur;

  3. THE BANYAN, Chennai and

  4. MHAT, Calicut.

The intake of students in each of these locations will be 20.

* Developed in collaboration with Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. KULEUVEN and Brothers of Charity, Belgium are partners in providing field work exposure to addressing mental health issues in Belgium where the student spend part of the time.

* Part of International Labour Organisation (ILO) facilitated Global Labour University. University of Kassel and Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany; University of the Witwatersrand (WITS), Johannesburg, South Africa; and The University of Campinas (UNICAMP) and the Institute of Economics, Brazil are other partners of the GLU.

* Developed in collaboration with LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.


For detailed information on Programmes, Eligibility, Selection procedure and reservations Visit the admissions website: For any assistance call Helpline: 022-25525252
Don't Miss
© all rights reserved
made with by Simon L Infimate