TISS National Entrance Test 2016 for MA Admission


Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

TISS, Mumbai, V.N. Purav Marg Deonar, Mumbai-400088,

Tiss National Entrance Test (TISS-NET) M.A. Social Science Program Admissions 2016

Applications are invited by Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai for admission to full-time (regular) Post-Graduate Degree Master of Arts (M.A.) Programs offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses and other locations for the academic session 2016

TISS-NET is a yearly exam conducted for admissions to Masters in Social Work and related programs at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai and its campuses in Tuljiapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati and other locations

Courses Offered:

TISS announces admission to the 2016-18 batch for it’s Full-Time (Regular) Post-Graduate Degree Programs (MA, MSc, MHA, MPH) offered from Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad campuses and other locations

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates having a bachelor’s degree with minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education) from a recognized university are eligible to apply

Only those candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year bachelor’s degree examinations by Saturday, June 11, 2016 are eligible to apply

For MA in Applied Psychology with Specialisations in Counselling Psychology and Clinical Psychology, preference will be given to those candidates who have a graduate degree, BA in Psychology; BA, B.Sc Home Science with specialisation in Child, Human Development; BA Social Work, BA General-with minimum three papers in Psychology

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the TISS-National Entrance Test (TISS-NET 2016), pre-interview test and personal interview conducted by the institute

Exam Pattern

National Entrance Test (TISS-NET) is computer based; it will be held on 09th January 2016 from 02.00 pm to 03.40 pm in 39 centres (below mentioned) in different parts of the country

Northern Region (Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi, Greater Noida, Mohali)

Eastern Region (Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Dimapur, Silchar, Patna)

Western Region (Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Solapur, Navi-Mumbai, Thane)

Southern Region (Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Visakhapatnam, Calicut, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode)

The online test is of objective type and even those with a rudimentary knowledge of working with a computer can take the test

Duration of Test: 01 hour 40 minutes

In case a candidate desires to do the test on paper, he, she must this indicate this in the application form. The objective test will have questions related to social sensitivity, knowledge on contemporary issues; analytical ability, and logical reasoning

How to Apply:

Candidates are required to apply online through the e-application only, available on the Institute’s website Candidates from remote places where no internet and telecommunication facilities are available can get a printed copy of the application form from the Institute

Candidates have to apply through the online application form only. Following are the steps involved in filling up the form. After login candidates have to fill in their basic details, academic details and have to mention the programmes they wish to apply for in the order of preference

Pay the application fee (depending on number of programs applied) either by depositing cash in any branch of SBI or through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking and Scan and upload photograph, signature, marksheet of last exam passed and other necessary certificates

The application Fees is Rs.1030/- (if being payed by Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking) or Rs.1000/- plus bank charges (if being payed through bank by cash)

Candidate has to pay this amount for every program he applies for

If you have any question or queries, you can refer to FAQ or call the Admissions Helpline on 022-25525252

Important Dates

  1. Last date for Online form Application, Registration for All Master’s Programs: 30th November 2015
  2. Last Date for Receipt of Application Form by Post: 01st December 2015
  3. National Entrance Test – (Computer Based) at Different Centres: 09th January 2016
  4. Candidates who appeared for the national entrance test will be sent their score cards on email: 02nd February 2016
  5. Pre-Interview Test & Personal Interview at TISS Mumbai for Programs offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur Campuses, MHAT, BANYAN and G-SET Ranchi: 10th – 19th March 2016
  6. Pre-Interview Test & Personal Interview at Hyderabad for all Hyderabad Campus Programs: 30th March – 02nd April 2016
  7. Pre-Interview Test & Personal Interview at Guwahati for all Guwahati Campus Programs: Will update soon
  8. Announcement of Selection on TISS website for all the Programs: 15th April 2016
  9. Verification of Documents & Payments of fees have be done at the Campus where candidates are selected except eligible SC, ST candidates: 18th to 28th April 2016
  10. Announcement of First Wait List on TISS website for all Programs: 03rd May 2016
  11. Verification of Documents & Payments of fees have be done at the Campus where candidates are selected except eligible SC, ST Candidates: 04th – 14th May 2016
  12. Announcement of Second Wait List on TISS website for all Programs: 19th May 2016
  13. Verification of Documents & Payments of fees have be done at the Campus where candidates are selected except eligible SC, ST candidates: 20th – 31st May 2016
  14. Commencement of the academic session 2016-18:
  15. MA Education (Elementary): Will be updated soon
  16. All other Programs: 13th June 2016

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