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Admissions Notification New


Dear International Applicants,

Kindly note, due to overwhelming response to the International Admission Process, the Online Written Essay Test/ International Entrance Test (IET) which was earlier scheduled on 14 Jan – 15 Jan, 2017 for all short-listed International applicants has been postponed to 1st Week of March 2017. We will communicate the exact entrance exam dates via email to the short-listed candidates shortly.

Please do not panic, as the admission process and deadlines for Indian and International students are different.

For more information - please contact - or +9122 2552 5920.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thanking You,
International Admissions Team - 2016

International Relations Office, announces admission of International Students Full-time Degree Programmes (BA/ MA/ MPhil- PhD and Direct PhD Programme)  for the programmes commencing in June/ July 2017.

The application is open from 1 Sept 2016 -⁠ 15 Dec 2016.

Interested students are requested to visit Admissions website or contact - or +91-22-2552 5920 (between 10 am to 6 pm – Mon to Fri) for any admission related queries.

Kindly download and submit the respective admission forms along-with all the enclosures (scanned and hard-copies) to the below mentioned address:

International Relations Office (IRO),
Room No. 110, First Floor, Academic Building No. 1,
Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji Campus, Deonar Farms Road,
Mumbai -⁠ 400 088, India,
Tel. 91 22 2552 5919 /⁠ 5920, Fax: 91 22 2552 5060

Application Forms:

  1. MA Programmes
  2. BA Programmes
  3. Integrated MPhil-PhD and Direct PhD

Important Information

  • Kindly visit - for more information regarding programmes offered at TISS.
  • Admission Process for International students is different from Indian Admission Process.
  • All queries or completed applications should be sent to
  • Admission of International students to all BA/ MA/ Mphil/ PhD programme is open from 01 September 2016 – 30 November 2016.
  • The final list of shortlisted applicants will be communicated after 15 December 2016.
  • The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an Online Essay Test/ International Entrance Test followed by a Skype/ Hangout Interview.
  • International students have to download the respective application form and submit with all the specified documents to complete the application process.
  • The submitted Application Forms should be complete in all respects. In-complete forms will not be considered for short-listing.
  • In-case you do not have all the relevant documents before deadline, kindly inform the International Relations Office in advance to get the necessary approval for late submission.
  • Admission process of International students is managed by the International Relations Office and hence all the queries or doubts should be addressed to the IRO Admission Team.
  • Kindly note, applications are accepted only through one channel and one cannot apply through both Indian and International channel.
  • Mere application doesn't ensure admission to any programme. Applicants need to ensure that they have read the course related information carefully before applying.
  • Only students who fulfill all the specified requirements (Academic) will be considered for the next processes.
  • Online Written Test or International Entrance Test will be conducted for all the Short-listed Students on 14 – 15 Jan 2017.
  • The Skype/ telephonic Interview for all the Short-listed Candidates will be conducted in last week of Jan 2017.
  • We request the students to kindly apply on time to avoid end minute hassles.