TISSNET 2020 Eligibility

Exam Date : January 4, 2021
Result Date : February 1, 2021

Eligibility is the important factor in applying for any exam and Tata Institute frames certain criteria for the TISSNET exam. Before applying through the TISSNET 2021 Application Form candidates need to check the eligibility criteria for each course.

TISSNET Eligibility Criteria

All aspiring candidates must satisfy the minimum eligibility of TISSNET 2021 which consists of Educational Qualification, Age Limit & Nationality. A candidate can very well read the TISSNET 2021 Syllabus to score well in the exam.

TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria - Bachelor's Programs

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates should have completed 10+2, or its equivalent from any recognized state/central board syllabus. Candidates who have completed their 10+2 grade and are waiting for their results can also apply for the exam.
  • Age Limit: The age of a candidate should be less than 23 years as on 05th May 2021. If they have age more than 23 years, they are not applicable to apply for the TISSNET.
  • Diploma Candidate: Candidates who have completed their International Baccalaureate Diploma can also apply for TISSNET 2021.

TISSNET 2021 Intake Seats - B.A. programs

The table clearly defines that the seats for B.A. programs on any campus are limited. Hence, students should prepare well and score high to get a seat in this prestigious institution and get a bright future.

Number of seats available for B.A. Program
TISS Campus BA programs Intake in BA in Sciences Program
Hyderabad OffCampus BA program in Social Sciences 60
Guwahati OffCampus BA program in Social Sciences 60
Tuljapur OffCampus BA program in Social Sciences 60
Tuljapur OffCampus BA (Hons) in Social Work in Rural Development 40
Total 220

TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria - Master's programs

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates who have completed their Bachelor's Degree in any stream can apply for the Master's program.
  • Final Year Candidate: Candidates who are in the final year of their Bachelor's degree can also apply for TISSNET 2021 exam. Final year candidates need to clear their degree before the counselling begins. At the time of counselling, a candidate has to show a degree.
  • Age Limit: For Master's Degree programs, the TISSNET exam authorities have not specified any age limit.

TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria - M.Phil & Ph.D.

  • Educational Qualification: Candidate willing to apply for the integrated M.Phil & PhD programs should have a Master's Degree or its equivalent in a relevant subject from any affiliated or recognized university.
  • Percentage Criteria: Candidate needs to have 55% aggregate or 3.5 - grade points under 7 pointer scale from any affiliated university. SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidate should have 50% aggregate marks or 3.05 - grade points under 7 pointer scale from any affiliated university.
  • Work Experience: To apply for a direct PhD program, a minimum of five years of post-graduation work experience is required.

TISSNET 2021 Campus-wise and Program-wise Eligibility criteria

Mumbai Campus: The programs for the TISS Mumbai campus are provided in the table below:

Program in TISS, Mumbai at a glance
School Program (Mumbai Campus)
Integrated M.Phil-Ph.D Direct PhD.
Habitat Studies General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields General eligibility analysis + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience.
Public Health General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience
Health Systems Management General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience
Management and Labour Studies General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience
Social Work General eligibility + PG in Social Work General eligibility + PG in Social Work + 5 years work Post PG work experience
Disaster Studies General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields. Candidates with previous educational qualifications, work experience and research in the area of disasters would be given preference. General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience. Candidates with previous educational qualifications, work experience and research in the area of disasters would be given preference.
Education (Regular) General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience
Women's Studies General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience
Development Studies General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience
Social Sciences (to be anchored by School of Research Methodology) General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience
Social Sciences with Specialisation in Sociology of Education General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields -
Inclusive Development and Social Justice General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields -
Media and Cultural Studies - Main eligibility + PG with at least 5 years of relevant work experience & possessing adequate competencies to undertake work in practice area chosen by the candidate. In case of work involving video/audio/multimedia/web production, candidates would be expected to demonstrate their competence through the sharing of work portfolios.
Social Sciences (to be anchored by Centre for Lifelong Learning)  -  Main eligibility + PG in any So.Sc. discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience So. Sc., Social Work, Education & Special Education, Adult Education, and Lifelong Learning would be suitable for PhD Candidates with work experience in the above areas for 5 years & more, who propose to work in the larger inter-disciplinary context of lifelong learning, elderly and youth, would also be eligible. 
Education (practice-based)   General eligibility + Post-Graduation in Education or related/allied disciplines with at least two years of relevant work experience  Main eligibility + Post graduation with at least five years of relevant work experience. In practice-based Ph.D., to additionally possess adequate competencies to undertake work in the practice area chosen by the candidate. In the case of work involving video/audio/multimedia/web production, candidates would be expected to demonstrate their competence through the sharing of work portfolios. 

Here, we are mentioning courses that occur in TISS, campus wise. All are explained in separate tabular form for the different campuses

Course offered by TISS Guwahati Campus
Research Areas Guwahati Campus
Integrated M.Phil-Ph.D Direct Ph. D.
Social Sciences General eligibility + PG in any Social Sciences discipline/allied fields -

 

Course offered by TISS Tuljapur Campus
Research Areas Tuljapur Campus
Integrated M.Phil-Ph.D Direct Ph. D.
Rural Development General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields  

 

Course offered by TISS Hyderabad Campus
Research Areas Hyderabad Campus
Integrated M. Phil-Ph. D. Direct Ph. D.
Education General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline / allied fields -
Women's Studies - Main eligibility + PG in any So. Science discipline / allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience
Social Sciences - Main eligibility + PG in any So. Science discipline / allied fields + 5 yrs. Post PG work experience 

TISSNET 2021 Program Specific Eligibility

TISS Mumbai Off-Campus
SCHOOL/ CENTRE PROGRAM CODE PROGRAM SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY
SSW M.A. Social Work (Children and Families) CF General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
SSW M.A. Social Work (Criminology & Justice) CJ General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
SSW M.A. Social Work in (Community Organisation and Development Practice) COP General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
SSW M.A. Social Work in (Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action) DTA General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
SSW M.A. Social Work in (Disability Studies and Action) DSA General Eligibility + Preference will be given to candidates having a graduate degree in Social Work, Psychology, Special Education, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, and Disability rehabilitation-related fields. Graduates with at least 2 years of experience in the field of social welfare will be preferred.
SSW M.A. Social Work (Livelihoods & Entrepreneurship) LE General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline  
SSW M.A. Social Work in (Mental Health) MH General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline  
SSW M.A. Social Work in (Public Health) PH General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline  
SSW MA.Social Work(Women Centre Practice) WCP General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline  
SM&LS M.A. in (Globalisation and Labour) GL General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline  
SM&LS M.A. in (Human Resources Management and Labour Relations) HRM General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
SM&LS M.A. in (Social Entrepreneurship) SE General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
SM&LS Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change & Leadership) (Also Offered from Hyderabad Off-Campus)  OD a) The program requires completion of a Bachelor's Degree of minimum of 3 years duration or equivalent (under 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education) from a recognized university, in any discipline.
b) Candidates must have 2 years of professional experience in any field of work after graduation.
SHSS Master of Public Health  (Health Administration) HE (A) Candidates should have  (i)completed three-year graduate degree in any discipline, or (ii) four-year graduate degree in medicine, paramedical sciences, or other four-year program like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, law (iii) Candidates should have completed their internship on or before Monday, June 02, 2018. (B) Candidates who are in their final year in the Bachelor’s degree program are not eligible to apply. 
SHSS Master of Hospital Administration(MHA) HO (A) Candidates should have (i) successfully completed a three-year graduate degree in any discipline, or (ii) four graduate degree in medicine, paramedical sciences, or other four-year program like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, law (iii) Candidates should have completed internship on or before Monday, June 02, 2018. (B) Candidates who are in their final year in a Bachelor’s degree program are not eligible to apply.
SHSS Master of Public Health  (Health Policy, Economics, and Finance) PHHP (A) Candidates should have:(i) Master's degree in any discipline, or (ii) Completed Bachelor's degree in medicine, paramedical or other four-year programs like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, law (iii) Candidates should have completed an internship on or before Saturday, June 02, 2018. (B) Candidates in the final year with Bachelor’s degrees are not eligible to apply.  

SHSS

Master of Public Health  (Social Epidemiology)

PHSE

(A) Candidates should have: (i) Master's degree in any discipline, or (ii)Completed Bachelor's degree in medicine, paramedical or other 4 years program like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, law (iii) Candidates should have completed their internship on or before Saturday, June 02, 2018. (B) Candidates who are in their final year in the Bachelor’s degree program are not eligible to apply.
SDS M.A. in (Women’s Studies) WS General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
SE M.A. in Education (Elementary) EE General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
SMCS M.A. in (Media and Cultural Studies) MC General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
SHS M.A./M.Sc. in (Climate Change and Sustainability Studies) CCSS General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
SHS M.A./M.Sc. in (Regulatory Governance) RG General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
SHS M.A./M.Sc. in (Urban Policy and Governance) UPG General Eligibility + graduation in one of the following disciplines Engineering, Architecture, Management, Physical Sciences, Geography, Planning, Law, or Social Sciences, with interest in habitat-related issues/sectors.
SHS M.A./M.Sc.(Water Policy & Governance) WPG General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
JTCDM M.A./M.Sc. in (Disaster Management) DM General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
SHE M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialization in Counselling Psychology) APCP General Eligibility + a) Candidates should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, (ii) B.A./B.Sc. Home Science with specialization in child/Human Development; (iii) B.A. in Social Work, or (iv) B.A. General with a minimum of three papers in Psychology.b) Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2018, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
 CLIMS  Master of Library & Information Science  MLIS General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline 
 SLRCG  Master of Law (LL.M ) in  (Access To Justice)  ATJ LL.B. Degree with 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST). The candidates appearing in final LL.B. Examination in April / May 2018 can also apply 
  
TISS Tuljapur Off-Campus
SCHOOL/ CENTRE PROGRAM CODE PROGRAM SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY
RD M.A. in (Social Work  in Rural Development) RD (T) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
DPPP M.A./M.Sc.(Development Policy, Planning & Practice) DPPP (T) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
SE M.A. in (Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship) SE (T) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
 SLNG M.A./M.Sc.in (Sustainable Livelihoods, Natural Resources Management & Governance) SLNRMG (T) General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline
WASH M.A./M.Sc. in (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) WASH (T) General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline

 

TISS HYDERABAD OFF-CAMPUS

SCHOOL/CENTRE

PROGRAM

CODE

PROGRAM SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY

RDG M.A.(Rural Development & Governance) RDG (H) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
 ED M.A. in (Education) ED (H) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
PPG M.A. (Public Policy & Governance) PPG (H) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
 DS M.A. in (Development Studies) DS (H) General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline
WS M.A. in (Women's Studies) WS (H) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
NRG M.A. (Natural Resources & Governance) NRG (H) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
OD Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change, and Leadership) (Also Offered from Mumbai Campus) OD (H) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline. a) The program requires completion of a Bachelor's Degree of 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 university, in any discipline. c) Candidates must have 2 years of professional experience in any field of work after graduation.
TISS-BALM (Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), Chennai  M.A. Social Work in (Mental Health) MH General Eligibility + graduation in any discipline
TISS- BALM (Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), Chennai centre M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialization in Counseling Psychology) APCP General Eligibility + graduation in one of the following disciplines Candidates have (I)B.A. Psychology or (ii) B.A./B.Sc. Home Science with specialization in Child/Human Development or(iii) B.A. Social Work, or (iv) B.A. General with a minimum of three papers in Psychology.
TISS- BALM (Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), Chennai centre M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialization in Clinical Psychology) APCLP General Eligibility + a) Candidates should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, or (ii) B.A. General, with a minimum of 3 papers in Psychology.b) Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2018, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
TISS Kerala Centre, Thiruvananthapuram M.A. /M.Sc in (Ecology, Society and Sustainable Development) ESSD (Kerala) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline

 

TISS GUWAHATI OFF-CAMPUS
SCHOOL/CENTRE PROGRAM CODE SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY
 EESD M.A. in (Ecology, Environment, and Sustainable Development) EESD (G) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
LSSS M.A. in (Labour Studies and Social Security) LSSS (G) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
PACS M.A. in (Peace and Conflict Studies) PCS (G) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
 SSA M.A. in (Sociology and Social Anthropology) SSA (G) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
CODP M.A. Social Work (Community Organisation & Development Practices) SWCODP(G) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
LE M.A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship) SWLE (G) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
CO M.A. Social Work in (Counselling) SWCL (G) General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
PH M.A. Social Work in ( Public Health) SWPH (G) General Eligibility + Graduation in any Discipline
TISS MGAHD, Nagaland M. A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship) LE (Nagaland) General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline

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Discussion Forum



Q
I have M.Phil degree and i want to apply for PhD, am I eligible?

I have M.Phil degree and i want to apply for PhD, am I eligible?

Asked By: Yachna,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello,

Yes, TISSNET 2020 candidates who have an M.Phil or equivalent degree awarded by a recognized university in India or abroad are also eligible for a Direct PhD.

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Can final year students apply or not?

Can final year students apply or not?

Asked By: Koyal,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello,

Applicants who are thinking to apply during their final year should finish their graduation before 11 June 2020.

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Is XAT Score Accepted?

Can XAT Score be accepted to get admission in MA HR Programme?

Asked By: Dheeraj,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Dheeraj,

Xat or any other such score is not accepted. You will get admission solely on the basis of your tiss net scores.

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