Admission for Mphil and Ph.D in Social Work and other Disciplines

Closing date -10th January 2020


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute when it was declared Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956. 

About  M.Phil and PhD Programmes.

TISS invites applications for the M.Phil. and PhD Programmes (the academic year 2020) with the various Schools and Independent Centres of the Institute across TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur and Hyderabad Campuses. UGC JRF qualified candidates, postgraduates, students in the final year post-graduation in Social Sciences and allied fields and individuals with M.Phil and/or industrial, academic and field-based experience in Social Sciences, Social Work, Disaster Studies, Development Studies and allied fields are invited to apply.


1-The minimum academic qualification for admission to the M.Phil. & PhD programmes is a Second Class Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant subject awarded by a recognised university in India or abroad, with at least an average of 55 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 under the seven-point scale of the University Grants Commission (UGC). In the case of SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 45 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 2.50.

2-Candidates who are likely to complete all the requirements of their final year Master’s Degree examinations by July 1, are also eligible to apply for M.Phil, provided they have successfully completed their first year Masters degree. In such cases, admission will be provisional. If a provisionally admitted student successfully completes the admission formalities such as clearing the Research Aptitude Test, but fails to score the minimum required mark/grade at the end of the final year examination of his/her Master’s degree, the offer of provisional admission will be automatically canceled.
3-Work Experience: A minimum of five years of post-graduation work experience is required for PhD programs. In case of the M.Phil. Program, there is no requirement of work experience. However, candidates with one to two years of work experience will be preferred.

Following are the subjects
1-Social Work.
2-Public Health. 
3-Habibatat Studies.
4-Health Service Management.
5-School of Human Ecology and Applied Psychology.
6-Women studies.
7-Development Studies.
8-Social Sciences.
9-Inclusive social development and social justice.
10- Disaster Studies 13-Education and Psychiatric social work. 

How to apply.
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