M.A. Admissions

M.A. Selection Procedure


The selection of candidates for different programmes happens in two stages and has three components of assessment. All candidates appear for the National entrance test (TISSNET). Based on the performance in the TISSNET examination, only short listed candidates are called for the Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview.(PIT/PI)

Marks for Different Components of Assessment

National Common Written Test*

100 marks

Pre-Interview Test/GD

50 marks

Personal Interview

75 marks

Total

225 marks

TISS NET 2017 WILL NOT HAVE NEGATIVE MARKING FOR ANY PROGRAMME.

For details related to TISS NET 2017 please check link : Click Here

Merit List preparation:

  1. The weightage for NET, PIT and PI is as follows for the for the preparation of final merit lists for General as well as for Reserved Category candidates. NET – 40% ; PIT – 30% ; PI – 30%.
  2. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of merit and the preferences indicated by the candidates at the time of filling up the online application form (Kindly Indicate your preferences carefully as it has implications for the merit list)
  3. In case of a tie between two candidates, their PI marks will be compared and the one with more marks in PI will be considered, in case there is a tie in PI marks too their PIT marks will be compared and the one with more marks in PIT will be considered, in case there is a tie in PIT marks too then the Entrance test marks will be compared and the one with more marks in entrance test will be considered, in case there is a tie in Entrance marks too then the candidate higher in age will be given the seat.

Based on the merit list for each programme, the list of selected candidates will be put up on the website. Each candidate will also receive his/her score card indicating the marks for each component of the examination process.

List of Selected Candidates and list of wait-listed candidates will be displayed on the TISS admission website.

Rules for preparation of the wait-list

  1. Candidates who get admission to the programme of their first preference will not be on wait-lists for any other programme mentioned in their list of preferences.
  2. Candidates who get admission into any programme which is their second preference, will only be retained in the wait list of the first preference. Candidates who get admission into any programme which is their third preference, will be retained in the wait list of their first and second preference
  3. Candidates, who receive an admission in a programme lower in their order of preferences, will be retained in the wait-list of a preference higher in the order, till the seats in that programme are filled.
  4. In case, the candidates qualifies in two programmes at the same time, when the wait list is activated, the higher preference will prevail. The Institute will offer admission only to the higher preference.
  5. When a candidate who has already taken admission in a programme as per the first merit list is subsequently offered the higher preference when the wait list is activated, he/she will be moved into the programme of higher preference and will be informed.

Formalities to be completed after SELECTION :

Details will be notified on the TISS website at the time of declaration of the results.

If you have any questions or queries you can call the Admissions Helpline on 022 - 25525252