Organisation : Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Announcement : TISS National Entrance Test (TISSNET) 2016 TISS-NET M.A. Admission
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TISS National Entrance Test :
TISS ANNOUNCES Admission to the 2016-18 batch for it’s Full-Time (Regular) Post-Graduate Degree Programmes (M.A., M. Sc., M.H.A., M.P.H.) offered from Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad campuses and other locations.
Related : TISS NET TISSNET 2016 FAQ Frequently Asked Questions National Entrance Test : www.entrance.net.in/5772.html
Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses have independent high quality faculty engaged in teaching, research, policy and outreach activities. The Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses are networked with Mumbai campus to access library, online books and journals and classes. All campuses have unified campus placement policy and placement process.
a) 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
b) At the time of applying candidates studying in 3 year degree progremme should have passed in all the subjects for the 1st to 4th semesters and candidates studying in 4 year degree progrmmes should have passed in all the subjects for 1st to 6th semester.
c) 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 to all the programme.
Till the time the candidate submit results of the final year degree examination, admission to any of the Master’s Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional. The results of the final examination have to be submitted before September 30, 2016. Those who fail to do so the provisional admission stands cancelled.
Candidates have to apply through the online application form only. Following are the steps involved in filling up the form
The candidate has to register with an emailid. The candidate will be sent a password which is to be used to login and fill the online 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 programmes 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.
Candidates having lack of access to internet services (remote area) can write to Mumbai campus for printed application form. They have to the application form and submit before last date of submission.
Candidates can apply for multiple programmes and pay for all the programmes in one online form and should not fill more than one online form. If a candidate is found to have filled more than one form, all his/her applications will be cancelled.
To go to the Online Application Form, please visit M.A. Admissions, 2016 > Admission Process > How to Apply
How to Apply :
Candidates are required to apply online through the E-application process only, please read through this page before filling in the application form. CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM .
Candidates facing technical problems while filling in the application form may call 022-25525252 (Monday to Saturday – Timing 8:00 am to 8:00 pm).
However, candidates from remote places where no Internet and Telecommunication facilities are available can get a printed copy of the application form from the Institute. Please send request for printed form by Speed Post with application fees to Asisistant Registrar(Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088. Please note that candidates applying through the E-application form should not send the application form by post.
General Instructions about applying:
Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any two of the TISS Campuses and other locations.
Candidates are requested to read through the eligibility criteria mentioned here before filling up the form.
Unemployed candidates, whose parent’s/guardian’s annual income from all the sources for the Financial Year 2014-15 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 programme. However they should upload the necessary certificates.
Candidates have to upload/ attach relevant certificates strictly in the format mentioned here. Please refer to the section ‘Certificates/ Documents to be uploaded’ below
The application fees is Rs.1030 (if being payed by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs.1000 + bank charges (if being payed through bank by cash). Candidate has to pay this amount for every programme he applies for. For more details refer to the section ‘Application fee payment’ below.
A candidate can apply for multiple programmes and pay for those programmes in one online form and should not fill more than one form. If a candidate is found to have filled more than one online form, all his applications will be cancelled.
Certificates/Documents to be uploaded:
Category Documents General
Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).
SC / ST (Annual income more than Rs.2.5 lakhs)
Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash), Caste / Tribe Certificate.
OBC(NC) (Annual income more than Rs.1 lakh)
Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash), Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2015 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar.
SC / ST (Annual income less than Rs.2.5 lakhs)
Photograph, Signature, Caster / Tribe Certificate, Income Certificate for the financial year 2014-15, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash),
OBC (NC) (Annual income less than Rs.1 lakh)
Photograph, Signature, Income Certificate for the financial year 2014-15, Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2015 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).
Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and PWD certificate.
Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and KM certificate.
Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and Armed Force certificate.
Note 1: Candidates applying through the online application form will have to upload the certificates mentioned above. Those who are submitting a hard copy of the application form should post along with the application form the above mentioned documents attested by any School Headmaster or a Principal of College or a Gazetted Officer. (Ref Reservation Section on the admission website). Requests received without the above Certificates will be rejected and no communication will be sent in this regard.
Note 2: SC/ST candidates whose annual family income is <=250000 and OBC(NC) candidates whose annual family income is <=100000 have to upload Income certificate for the Financial Year 2014-2015 issued by Revenue Officer
Application fee payment:
Mode of Payment
No. of programmes Online Payment by Credit Card/Debit Card Online Payment by NetBanking Cash Deposit in any SBI Branch using the prescribed challan
General Eligible SC/ST/OBC(NC) General Eligible SC/ST/OBC(NC) General Eligible SC/ST/OBC(NC)
Applying for 1 Programme Rs. 1030 Rs. 260 Rs. 1030 Rs. 260 Rs. 1000 + Bank Charges Rs. 250 + Bank Charges
Applying for 2 Programmes Rs. 2060 Rs. 520 Rs. 2060 Rs. 520 Rs. 2000 + Bank Charges Rs. 500 + Bank Charges
Applying for 3 Programmes Rs. 3090 Rs. 780
Rs. 3090 Rs. 780
Rs. 3000 + Bank Charges Rs. 750 + Bank Charges
(i) In case of payment by cash deposit in an SBI branch, please note that the SBI will charge Rs. 50/- as their processing fee for each deposit, which cannot be adjusted against the application fee.
(ii) Payments made via demand draft, pay order or any mode other than the above modes is not acceptable and the application will be rejected. No communication to this effect will be sent to such candidates.
(iii) Candidates applying online will be asked to choose between two modes of payment ‘Cash’ or ‘Pyment Gateway’ in the online application form. If the preferred mode of payment is ‘Cash’, a payment challan has to be downloaded from the ‘Download Challan’ tab. The payment challan will have 3 copies. Deposit the cash amount mentioned on the challan in any branch of State Bank Of India. The bank will return two copies of the challan (Student Copy and TISS Copy) with the banks seal, signature and journal number on it. Candidates have to scan the ‘TISS Copy’ of the challan, login back to the online application system and upload it.
If you have any question or queries you can refer to FAQ or call the Admissions Helpline on 022 – 25525252.
Important Dates :
I Last Date for Online form APPLICATION / REGISTRATION for All Master’s programmes November 30, 2015
II Last Date for receipt of application form by post December 01, 2015
III National Entrance Test – (Computer Based) at Different Centres January 09, 2016
IV Candidates who appeared for the national entrance test will be sent their score cards on email February 02, 2016
V Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at TISS Mumbai for programmes offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur Campuses, MHAT, BANYAN and G-SET Ranchi March 10- 19, 2016
VI Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at Hyderabad for all Hyderabad Campus Programmes March 30 – April 02, 2016
VII Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at Guwahati for all Guwahati Campus Programmes Will update soon
VIII Announcement of Selection on TISS website for all the Programmes April 15, 2016
IX Verification of Documents and Payments of fees have be done at the Campus where candidates are selected except eligible SC/ST candidates April 18-28, 2016
X Announcement of First Wait List on TISS website for all Programmes May 03, 2016
XI Verification of Documents and Payments of fees have be done at the Campus where candidates are selected except eligible SC/ST candidates May 04-14, 2016
XII Announcement of Second Wait List on TISS website for all Programmes May 19, 2016
Verification of Documents and Payments of fees have be done at the Campus where candidates are selected except eligible SC/ST candidates May 20-31, 2016