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Eligibility

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Candidates are requested to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Candidates found ineligible will be rejected at any stage in the admission process and no grievances will be entertained in this regard.


Instructions for Determining Eligibility to Apply:

( i ) ' Pass Class' in the Bachelor's Degree pursued by the applicant will be taken for determining his/her eligibility.

( ii ) Candidates who are in the final year of their Bachelor's Degree programme, but have not passed in all the courses ( main/major/subsidiary, etc.) of the first and second years ( if the Degree is of 3 years duration) and first, second and third years (if the Degree is of 4 years duration) on the day of applying for the programme are not eligible to apply for any of the Master's Degree programmes offered by the Institute.

( iii ) Candidates who have been declared as failed in the final year examination are not eligible to apply for any of the Master's Degree Programmes of the Institute, unless they pass their Bachelor's Degree examination on the day of applying for any of the programmes.

( iv) Eligibility, once determined on the basis of the information given by the candidates in the Application Form, shall be final for the purpose of test/interview/selection. However, in case it is found that the information furnished by a candidate is incorrect or misleading or ineligibility being detected before or after the test/interview/selection/admission, his/her candidature will be cancelled.

( v ) If a provisionally admitted student fails in the final year of his/her Bachelor's Degree Examination and even if he/she has re-evaluation at the university/college, he/she will not be allowed to continue the programme as the offer of provisional admission stands automatically cancelled on his/her failure in the final year examination.

**GENRAL ELIGIBILITY:

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.

Programme Specific Eligibility:

Sr. No.

School/

Centre

ProgrammesCodePROGRAMMES SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY

TISS MUMBAI

1. SSW Social Work with Children and Families CF **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
2. SSW Social Work in Criminology and Justice CJ **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
3. SSW Social Work in Community Organisation and Development Practice CODP **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
4. SSW Social Work in Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action DTA **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
5. SSW 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 experience in the field of social welfare will be preferred.
6. SSW Social Work in Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship LE **General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
7. SSW Social Work in Mental Health* MH **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
8. SSW Social Work in Public Health PH **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
9. SSW Social Work in Women Centred Practice WCP **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
10. SM&LS Globalisation and Labour GL **General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
11. SM&LS Human Resources Management and Labour Relations HRM **General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
12. SM&LS Social Entrepreneurship SE **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
13. SHSS Health Administration HE Candidates should have  (i) Successfully completed three year graduate degree in any discipline, or (ii) four year graduate degree in medicine, paramedical sciences, or other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering (iii) Candidates should complete their internship on or before Saturday June 11, 2016.Candidates who are in their final year in Bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply.
14. SHSS Hospital Administration HO Candidates should have  (i) Successfully completed three year graduate degree in any discipline, or (ii) four graduate degree in medicine, paramedical sciences, or other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering.(iii) Candidates should complete their internship on or before Saturday June 11, 2016. Candidates who are in their final year in Bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply.
15. SHSS Public Health in Health Policy, Economics and Finance PHHP Candidates should have a (i) Master's degree in any discipline, or (ii) Completed Bachelor's degree in medicine, paramedical or other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering.(iii) Candidates should complete their internship on or before Saturday June 11, 2016. Candidates who are in their final year in Bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply.
16. SHSS Public Health in Social Epidemiology PHSE Candidates should have a (i) Master's degree in any discipline, or (ii) Completed Bachelor's degree in medicine, paramedical or other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering.(iii) Candidates should complete their internship on or before Saturday June 11, 2016. Candidates who are in their final year in Bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply.
17. SDS Development Studies DS **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
18. SDS Women’s Studies WS **General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
19. SE Education (Elementary) EE **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
20. SMCS Media and Cultural Studies MC **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
21. SHS Climate Change and Sustainability Studies CCSS **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
22. SHS Regulatory Governance RG **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
23. SHS Urban Policy and Governance (formerly known Habitat Policy and Practice) 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.
24. SHS Water Policy and Governance WPG

**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline

25. JTCDM Disaster Management DM **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
26. SHE Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counselling Psychology APCP

**General Eligibility + a) Candidates should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, (ii) B.A./B.Sc. Home Science with specialisation in child/Human Development; (iii) B.A. in Social Work, or (iv) B.A. General with minimum three papers in Psychology.

b) Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2016, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

27. SHE Applied Psychology with specialisation in Clinical Psychology* APCLP

**General Eligibility + a) Candidates should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, or (ii) B.A. General, with minimum three papers in Psychology.

b) Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2016, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

28. SDTML Master of Library and Information Science MLIS **General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
29. SLRCG 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, 2016 can also apply

TISS TULJAPUR

30. Social Work  in Rural Development RD (T)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
31. Development Policy, Planning and Practice DPPP (T)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
32. Social Entrepreneurship SE (T) **General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
33. Sustainable Livelihoods, Natural Resources Management and Governance SLNRMG (T)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline
34.

M.A./M.Sc in Rural Management

RM (T) **General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline

TISS HYDERABAD

35. Rural Development and Governance RDG (H) **General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
36. Education ED (H) **General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
37. Public Policy and Governance PPG (H)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
38. Development Studies DS (H) **General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline
39. Women's Studies WS (H) **General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
40. Natural Resources & Governance NRG (H)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
41.

M. A in Human Resources Management

HRM (H)


**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline

TISS GUWAHATI

42. Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development EESD (G) **General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
43. Labour Studies and Social Security LSSS (G) **General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
44.

Peace and Conflict Studies

PCS (G) **General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
45.

M.A. in Sociology and Social Anthropology

SSA (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
46. Social Work in Community Organisation and Development Practices SWCODP(G) **General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
47. Social Work in Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship SWLE (G) **General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline

48. Social Work in Counselling SWCL (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
49. Social Work in Public Health SWPH (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline

*M.A. Social Work in Mental Health, M.A. in Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counseling Psychology and M.A. in Applied Psychology with specialization in Clinical Psychology  are offered at MULTIPLE LOCATIONS in addition to TISS Mumbai

The BALM, Chennai M.A. Social Work in Mental Health (THE BANYAN) **General Eligibility + graduation in any discipline
The BALM, Chennai M.A. in Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counseling Psychology (THE BANYAN) **General Eligibility + graduation in one of the following discipline Candidates have (I)B.A. Psychology or (ii) B.A./B.Sc. Home Science with specialisation in Child/Human Development;or (iii) B.A. Social Work, or (iv) B.A. General with minimum three papers in Psychology.

The BALM, Chennai

 

Applied Psychology with specialisation in Clinical Psychology*

**General Eligibility + a) Candidates should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, or (ii) B.A. General, with minimum three papers in Psychology.

b) Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2016, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

The BALM, Chennai M.A in Research, Management and Entrepreneurship in Health
**General Eligibility + graduation in any discipline
G-SET Ranchi
M.A. Social Work in Mental Health (G-SET Ranchi)
**General Eligibility + graduation in any discipline
MHAT, Calicat M.A. in Applied Psychology with specialization in Clinical Psychology (MHAT) **General Eligibility + a) Candidates should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, or (ii) B.A. General, with minimum three papers in Psychology.