M.A. Admissions

M.A. 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:

**Minimum Educational Qualification:

a) Candidates should have successfully completed 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 a university recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. Some Masters Degree programmes will have additional/specific eligibility requirements. Candidates are advised to refer to programme specific eligibility criteria (given in the Table below) for more details and ensure that they satisfy such specific eligibility criteria.


b) Candidates who will successfully complete, in all respects, all the requirements of their final year eligible degree (including all examinations and internships, if applicable) by Wednesday, June 5, 2019, are also eligible to apply.


c) Those candidates who are eligible to apply, but cannot submit the degree certificate and grade/mark sheet at the time of admission are required to submit these latest by September 30, 2019, failing which their provisional admission would stand automatically cancelled without any further reference to the candidate. The onus will be on the candidate to submit the degree/provisional degree and grade/mark sheet by September 30, 2019. No further extension of date will be allowed under any circumstances.


d) 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.


e) Until a candidate submits her/his degree certificate and final mark/grade sheet as evidence of having successfully completed the eligibility criteria by the given date, the admission offered will remain provisional.


f) Eligibility, determined on the basis of information provided in the application, will be used for the final selection process. If the information provided by a candidate is found to be incorrect or misleading at any point of time, her/his candidature/admission will be summarily cancelled. The Institute shall also reserve the right to take any legal action as deemed fit for any such act of misrepresentation or false declaration.


g) Candidates shortlisted for personal interview are required to produce original certificate and mark sheet on the date of personal interview, for verifying that the candidate is eligible for admission. Those who are in the final year but are eligible to apply (as per clause b, above) are required to produce the mark sheets of all previous semesters (excluding the final semester) for verification on the date of personal interview. Candidates who do not bring the aforesaid certificates in original shall not be allowed to appear for the interview.

Programme Specific Eligibility:

Sr. No. School/
Centre
Programmes       
Code PROGRAMMES SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY
TISS MUMBAI CAMPUS
1 SSW M.A. Social Work in (Children and Families) CF **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
2 SSW M.A. Social Work in (Criminology and Justice) CJ **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
3 SSW M.A. Social Work in (Community Organisation and Development Practice) CODP **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
4 SSW M.A. Social Work in (Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action) DTA **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
5 SSW M.A. Social Work in (Disability Studies and Action) DSA **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification+
6 SSW M.A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship) LE **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
7 SSW M.A. Social Work in (Mental Health*) MH **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
8 SSW M.A. Social Work in (Public Health) PH **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
9 SSW M.A. Social Work in (Women Centred Practice) WCP **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
10 SM&LS M.A. in (Globalisation and Labour) GL **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
11 SM&LS M.A. in (Human Resources Management and Labour Relations) HRM **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
12 SM&LS M.A. in (Social Entrepreneurship) SE **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
13 SM&LS Master of Arts in (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership) (Also Offered from Hyderabad Off-Campus)
OD **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification


b) Candidates must have  2 years of professional work  experience in any field  after graduation.

14 SHSS Master of Public Health  (Health Administration) HE Candidates should have (i) successfully completed a three year Bachelor Degree in any discipline, or  (ii) four year Bachelor Degree in medicine, paramedical sciences, and other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering and law  (iii) Candidates in their final year should complete all examinations and internship (wherever applicable) on or before 5th June, 2019.
15 SHSS Master of ( Hospital Administration ) HO

  Candidates should have (i) successfully completed a three year Bachelor Degree in any discipline, or (ii) four year Bachelor Degree in medicine, paramedical sciences, and other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering and law.  (iii) Candidates in their final year should complete all examinations and internship (wherever applicable) on or before 5th June, 2019.

16 SHSS Master of Public Health  (Health Policy, Economics and Finance) PHHP Candidates should have (i) successfully completed Master degree in any discipline, or (ii) successfully completed Bachelor's degree in medicine, paramedical and other four year programmes like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering and law
(iii) Candidates in their final year should complete all examinations and internship (wherever applicable) on or before 5th June, 2019.
17 SHSS Master of Public Health  (Social Epidemiology) PHSE Candidates should have (i) successfully completed Master degree in any discipline, or (ii) successfully completed Bachelor's degree in medicine, paramedical and other four year programmes like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering and law.
(iii) Candidates in their final year should complete all examinations and internship (wherever applicable) on or before 5th June, 2019.
18 SDS M.A. in (Development Studies) DS **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
19 SDS M.A. in (Women’s Studies) WS **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
20 SE M.A. in Education (Elementary) EE **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
21 SMCS M.A. in (Media and Cultural Studies) MC **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
22 SHS M.A./M.Sc. in (Climate Change and Sustainability Studies) CCSS **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
23 SHS M.A./M.Sc. in (Regulatory Governance) RG **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
24 SHS M.A./M.Sc. in (Urban Policy and Governance)
UPG Candidates should have successfully completed Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Management, Physical Sciences, Geography, Planning, Law, or Social Sciences, with an interest in habitat-related issues/sectors. Candidates in their final should complete all the examinations and internship (wherever applicable) on or before 5th June 2019.
25 SHS M.A./M.Sc. in (Water Policy and Governance) WPG **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
26 JTCDM M.A./M.Sc. in (Disaster Management) DM **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
27 SHE Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Clinical and Counseling Practice) APCP

Candidates who have completed/are in the process of completing B.A./B.Sc. Honors in Psychology,

Candidates who have completed/are in the process of completing B.A./B.Sc. General – with minimum of three papers in Psychology

Candidates who have completed any Bachelors Degree from a recognized University and have completed a University recognized one-year, part-time/full-time post-graduate diploma in counseling fulfilling the UGC criterion of minimum 40 credits (Distance and online diploma courses will not be considered)

Candidates in their final year should complete all the examinations and internship (wherever applicable) on or before 5th June 2019.

28 CLIMS Master of Library and Information Science MLIS **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
29 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, 2019 can also apply

30 CEAR Master of Arts (Education) ED(M)

**Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification

TISS TULJAPUR OFF-CAMPUS
32 RD M.A. in (Social Work  in Rural Development) RD (T) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
33  DPPP M.A./M.Sc. in (Development Policy, Planning and Practice) DPPP (T) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
34  SE M.A. in (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship) SE (T) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
35  SLNG M.A./M.Sc. in (Sustainable Livelihoods, Natural Resources Management and Governance) SLNRMG (T) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
         
TISS HYDERABAD OFF-CAMPUS
36  RDG M.A. in (Rural Development and Governance) RDG (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
37  ED M.A. in (Education) ED (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
38  PPG M.A. in (Public Policy and Governance) PPG (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
39  DS M.A. in (Development Studies) DS (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
40  WS M.A. in (Women's Studies) WS (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
41  NRG M.A. in (Natural Resources & Governance) NRG (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
42 ODCL Master of Arts in (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership) (Also Offered from Mumbai Campus)
OD (H)

***Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification

c) Candidates must have  2 years of professional work  experience in any field after graduation.

43 TISS- BALM     ( Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), Chennai centre
M.A. Social Work in (Mental Health) MH **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
44 TISS-BALM       (Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), Chennai centre M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counseling Psycholog) APCP Candidates should have successfully completed (i) B.A. Psychology or (ii) B.A. General with minimum three papers in Psychology. Candidates in their final should complete all the examinations and internship (wherever applicable) on or before 5th June 2019.
45 TISS-BALM      ( Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), Chennai centre
M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialisation in Clinical Psychology) APCLP Candidates should have successfully completed (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 minimum three papers in Psychology. Candidates in their final should complete all the examinations and internship (if applicable) on or before 5th June 2019
         
TISS GUWAHATI OFF-CAMPUS
46  EESD M.A. in (Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development) EESD (G)

 

**Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification

 

47 LSSS M.A. in (Labour Studies and Social Security) LSSS (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
48 PACS M.A. in (Peace and Conflict Studies) PCS (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
49  SSA M.A. in (Sociology and Social Anthropology) SSA (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
50 CODP M.A. Social Work in (Community Organisation and Development Practices) SWCODP(G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
51 LE M.A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship) SWLE (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
52 CO M.A. Social Work in (Counselling) SWCL (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
53 PH M.A. Social Work in ( Public Health) SWPH (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
54 TISS MGAHD, Nagaland Centre
M. A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship) LE (Nagaland) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification