Nirantar: Continuing Education Programmes (STP) Admissions


Location: Mumbai

School: School of Human Ecology

Centre: Centre for Counselling

Intake: 13


Marks: General Category: 50% of marks. Reserved Category: 40% of marks or its equivalent

Educational qualifications:

1. Completed or enrolled in 2 years Master of Arts/Science degree of any university in Psychology, Counselling, Home Science (Child Development, Human Development or Family Studies), Education, Social Work.

2. Completed Master's Degree in any field and hold at least a diploma level qualification in Counselling.

3. Completed a Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Social Sciences, obtaining an aggregate of at least 75%, with at least 5 years of documented experience in working with adolescents and youth, subject to their success in the admission procedure to the Course.






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Important Dates:




Last date for receiving the applications

December 18, 2019

TISS to send application to TPF

December 20, 2019

Initial screening of applications by TPF

December 20 – 23, 2019

TPF to send eligible candidates list to TISS for approval

December 23, 2019

TISS to send the final list of applicants to TPF to conduct entrance test

December 31, 2019

TPF to send entrance test to applicants

January 8,  2020

TPF to send the final list of selected applicants to TISS

January 21, 2020

TISS to announce the list of selected applicants

January 22, 2020

Last date to make payment

January 31, 2020

Contact Classes of the course


Accommodation: Candidates will not be provided with accommodation facilities. However, selected candidates will be assisted to find accommodation close to the Institute.

For applications, visit the TISS Website, under "Academics", and then "Short-Term Courses".


The Promise Foundation
Rayan Miranda, The Promise Foundation, 231, Cozy
Home Layout, Sompur Gate, B. Hosahalli Road,
Sarjapura, Bangalore-562125.
Phone: 080-27823524; 9632767657 (between 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, Tuesday to Saturday)
Websites: and; term courses

Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Dr. Rajani Konantambigi & Dr Mamatha Shetty, Centre &
School of Human Ecology, TISS, Naoroji Campus,
Deonar Farm Road, Mumbai - 400088.
Phone: +91-22-25525342/5348/5349; Fax: +91-25525060.
Email enquiries:,,
(proceed to Short-Term Programmes)

- Dr Arulmani, Mr Rayan (for Promise Foundation), Dr. Mamatha & Dr. Rajani (for TISS).

About the Course:


The Course has been developed at The Promise Foundation based on extensive research on the career guidance needs of adolescents/children and the socio-cultural context. The process based guidance system has developed assessment and guidance materials, a career dictionary based on Indian realities and the labour market. Theory, assessment and practice components provide the requisites for ethical practice in the field. The Short-Term Programme is aimed at providing career guidance skills and also enhancing counselling knowledge and practice skills with adolescents and youth.

Curriculum Transaction:
Lectures and Discussions, Demonstrations, Personalised Tutorials where necessary, Skills Practice Role plays Group Presentations Assignments and Tests, Formative and Summative Feedback, Skills practice with Students in Practice Schools and Independent field assignment.

Fee Structure:

Course Fee Rs. 30,300.00
Jiva Career Counselling Kit Rs. 25,000.00
Total: 25,000.00

GST @18% Rs. 9,954.00
Total Fee Payable: Rs. 65,254.00