FAQs on TISSNET
  1. Can you tell me something about TISS Mumbai?

  2. The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute, when it was declared Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956.

    Since its inception, the Vision of the TISS has been to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred, ecologically sustainable and just society that promotes and protects dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all.

  3. How good is TISS Mumbai's MA in HRM and LR program?

  4. T.I.M.E. counts it among the AAA grade B-schools. It is one of the best HRM programs in India.

  5. What is the eligibility criteria for applying for TISS-NET 2017?

    1. 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

    2. At the time of applying candidates studying in 3 year degree program should have passed in all the subjects from the 1st to 4th semesters and candidates studying in 4 year degree program should have passed in all the subjects from 1st to 6th semester.

    3. Only those Candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor's Degree examinations by Monday, June 10, 2018 are eligible to apply.

    Note- Apart from this, it would be advisable for an applicant to check program specific eligibility criteria before applying to any program.

  6. What is the appliation fee for writing TISSNET exam?

  7. The application fee cost is Rs. 250/- per program for SC/ST applicants and Rs. 1000/- per program for others.

  8. Can you share with me details about TISS NET 2018 examination?

  9. TISS-NET 2018 Details

    Date- Jan 6, 2018 ( Saturday )

    Time- 2 pm to 3.40 pm

    Duration - 100 minutes

    Type of Examination - Objective type

    TISS-NET 2017 Pattern

    Section Weightage
    Maths and Logical Reasoning 30 marks
    English Proficiency 30 marks
    General Awareness 40 marks
    Total 100 marks

    TISS-NET 2018 will not have negative marking.

  10. Does TISS follow policy of reservation?

  11. Yes, is provides 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, supernumerary seats are allocated to Persons With Disabilities (PWD) {3%} , Kashmiri migrants {1%} and children of the Armed Forces Employees {5%}.