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 or Master's Degree of minimum of 3 or 4 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 Monday, June 8, 2020, 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, 2020, 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, 2020. 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 Master of Arts in Social Work  (Children and Families) CF **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
2 SSW Master of Arts in Social Work  (Criminology and Justice) CJ **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
3 SSW Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation and Development Practice) CODP **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
4 SSW Master of Arts in Social Work  (Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action) DTA **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
5 SSW Master of Arts in Social Work  (Disability Studies and Action) DSA **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification+
6 SSW Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship) LE **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
7 SSW Master of Arts in Social Work  (Mental Health*) MH **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
8 SSW Master of Arts in Social Work (Public Health) PH **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
9 SSW Master of Arts in Social Work (Women Centred Practice) WCP **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
10 SMLS Master of Arts (Globalisation and Labour) GL **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
11 SMLS Master of Arts(Human Resources Management and Labour Relations) HRM **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
12 SMLS Master of Arts (Social Entrepreneurship) SE **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
13 SMLS Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership)
OD **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification


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

14 SMLS Master of Arts /Master of Sciences (Analytics) ANA **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
15 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 8th June, 2020.
16 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 8th June, 2020.

17 SHSS Master of Public Health  (Health Policy, Economics and Finance) PHHP Candidates should have (i) successfully completed a three year Bachelor degree in any discipline, or (ii) successfully completed four year 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 8th June, 2020.
18 SHSS Master of Public Health  (Social Epidemiology) PHSE Candidates should have (i) successfully completeda three year  Bachelor degree in any discipline, or (ii) successfully completed four year  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 8th June, 2020.
19 SDS Master of Arts (Development Studies) DS **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
20 SDS Master of Arts (Women’s Studies) WS **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
21 SE Master of Arts in Education (Elementary) EE **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
22
CEIAR 
 Master of Arts (Education)
ED(M)
**Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
 23
CEIAR
B.Ed-M.Ed (Integrated, Three-Years)
B.ED-M.Ed
1) Candidates with a Masters degree (MSc/MA/MCom) are eligible to apply for the B.Ed-M.Ed (Integrated, Three-Years) programme. They will be admitted to the relevant pedagogic specialisation based on their academic disciplinary specialisation/major.

2) NCTE requirements state that the applicants have a min of 55% ( 50% in case of SC/ST) in their postgraduate qualification

3) Only those candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year Master's Degree examinations by Saturday, 08 June 2020 are eligible to apply.

Note: Till the time the candidates submit the results of their final year examination, admission to any of the Master's Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional. The results of the final examination have to be submitted before 30 September 2020. For those who fail to do so, their provisional admission will stand cancelled.
 
24 SMCS Master of Arts (Media and Cultural Studies) MC **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
25 SHS M.A./M.Sc. (Climate Change and Sustainability Studies) CCSS **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
26 SHS M.A./M.Sc. (Regulatory Governance) RG **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
27 SHS M.A./M.Sc. (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 8th June 2020.
28 SHS M.A./M.Sc. (Water Policy and Governance) WPG **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
29 JTCDM M.A./M.Sc. (Disaster Management) DM **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
30 SHE Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Clinical and Counseling Practice) APCCLP

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 8th June 2020.

31 CLIMS Master of (Library and Information Science) MLIS **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
32 SLRCG Master of Law (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, 2020 can also apply

TISS TULJAPUR OFF-CAMPUS
1 RD Master of Arts in Social Work ( Rural Development) RD (T) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
2  DPPP Master of Arts/Master of Sciences ( (Development Policy, Planning and Practice) DPPP (T) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
3  SE Master of Arts (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship) SE (T) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
4  SLNG Master of Arts/Master of Sciences (Sustainable Livelihoods, Natural Resources Management and Governance) SLNRMG (T) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
TISS HYDERABAD OFF-CAMPUS
1  RDG Master of Arts (Rural Development and Governance) RDG (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
2  ED Master of Arts (Education) ED (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
3  PPG Master of Arts (Public Policy and Governance) PPG (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
4  DS Master of Arts (Development Studies) DS (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
5  WS Masterof Arts (Women's Studies) WS (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
6  NRG Master of Arts (Natural Resources & Governance) NRG (H) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health (BALM), Chennai
1 TISS-  Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health (BALM), Chennai centre
Master of Arts in Social Work (Mental Health) MH **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
2 TISS- Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health (BALM), Chennai centre Master of Arts Applied Psychology-Specialization in (Clinical and Counselling Practice) APCCLP

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 8th June 2020.

TISS GUWAHATI OFF-CAMPUS
1  EESD Master of Arts (Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development) EESD (G)

 

**Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification

 

2 LSSS Master of Arts (Labour Studies and Social Protection) LSSS (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
3 PACS Master of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies) PCS (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
4  SSA Master of Arts (Sociology and Social Anthropology) SSA (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
5 CODP Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation and Development Practices) SWCODP(G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
6 LE Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship) SWLE (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
7 CO Master of Arts in Social Work  (Counselling) SWCL (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification
8 PH Master of Arts in Social Work ( Public Health) SWPH (G) **Minimum prescribed Educational Qualification