B.A. Admissions

B.A. How to Apply?

Candidates are required to apply online through the E-application process only. Please read through this page before filling in the application form. CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM .

However, candidates from remote places where no Internet and Telecommunication facilities are available can get a printed copy of the application form from the Institute. Please send request for printed form by Speed Post with application fees to Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088. Please note that candidates applying through the E-application form need not send the application form by post.

Candidates facing technical problems while filling in the application form may call 022-25525252 (Monday to Saturday - Timing 9:00 am to 7:00 pm).

General Instructions about applying:


Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria should apply for the programme only through an online process by visiting the admissions link on the TISS website on or before  September 13, 2021.

Candidates will enter the online application process by giving their authentic email id. To this email with a link to set a password and access the application.

Candidates are expected to use the same email id and password for the entire process till the completion of the admission process.

Candidates will have an option to fill the form and complete the processes entirely at one go or fill partially and save the form for completion before the due date.

Candidates are encouraged to complete the process at the earliest and not delay the process of online submission till the final date.

Application fees of Rs. 1000+bank charges for General and OBC candidates and for eligible SC/ST and OBC(NC) candidates whose family income less than 2.5lakhs and 1 lakh respectively the fees would be Rs. 250 + bank charges can be paid online through Credit card/ Debit Card/ Online transactions. For other Non-eligible SC/ST candidates whose family income is more than 2.5 lakhs the application fee would be Rs. 500+bank charges 

Candidates applying online will be asked to choose between two modes of payment 'Cash' or 'Payment Gateway' in the online application form. If the preferred mode of payment is 'Cash', a payment challan has to be downloaded from the 'Download Challan' tab. Deposit the cash amount mentioned on the challan in any branch of State Bank of India. The bank will return two copies of the challan copy (Student Copy and TISS Copy) with the bank’s seal, signature and journal number on it. Candidates have to then scan the 'TISS Copy' of the challan, login back to the online application system and upload it.

Please note that in case of payment by cash deposit in an SBI branch, the SBI will charge Rs. 50 / - as their processing fee, which has to be paid separately, and is not a part of the application fees.  Candidates who are eligible for application form at concessional fee of Rs. 250 (through Bank challan) have to upload their income and caste certificates. Their application will be accepted upon verification of the certificates and the admit card will be accessible to the candidate thereafter. (See point 8 for more details) Applications of candidates who pay by cash will be accepted only after the Institute verifies the challan. The admit card will be accessible to the candidate thereafter.  Payments made via demand draft, pay order or any mode other than the above modes is not acceptable and the application will be rejected. No communication to this effect will be sent to such candidates.  For candidates who pay through payment gateway successfully, the admit card with Registration Number of the candidate, date and time of the test, name of the centre and city will be accessible in the online application For candidates who pay through cash the admit card will be accessible once their challan has been verified.

For candidates who are eligible for Concessional application, the admit card will be accessible once their certificates are checked and verified. Candidates are expected to print their admit card and keep it for the TISS- BAT and keep it for verification till the completion of the admission if selected. Those candidates who face technical difficulties while processing their payments or accessing their application or have not received their Admit card through the mail may register their complaint by sending an email to the technical support team. The id is part of the online application.

For all other queries, calls can be made to admissionsinfo@tiss.edu number (022 – 25525252) and emails can be sent to admissionsinfo@tiss.edu

Additional Information on application Process:

  • Candidates submitting E-application in multiple numbers will be disqualified.
  • Application fee paid by the candidates will not be refunded if they are found to be not eligible for the programme.
  • Incomplete application forms and forms with inconsistent information will be rejected.
  • Applications received after the due date will not be considered and the application fees paid will also not be refunded.
  • The application fee will not be refunded if the candidate does not appear for the written test or fails to join the programme if admitted.

Photograph for Admit Card :

A photograph with the following specifications needs to be uploaded.

  1. The photograph should be a recent color photograph taken against a plain background.
  2. The photograph should show only your face and shoulders.
  3. The photograph should not have any other object or person in part or full.  
  4. The photograph should be a good resolution; clear photograph in png, jpeg format and its size   should not exceed 2MB.


Please Note: If you have any questions or quarries related to admissions 2021 contact the admission helpline on 022 25525252 write to admissionsinfo@tiss.edu.

TISS does not take responsibility for any information provided by any source other than the following.

i.        https://admissions.tiss.edu/

ii.      https://appln.tiss.edu

iii.     Admissions helpline as above