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Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), announces PhD Programme Admission 2016

Updated on Tue, 27 October 2015 at 14:56 IST

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) invites applications for admissions to Direct Ph.D. programmes for the academic year 2015 - 16.

Direct Ph.D. programmes admission is conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

Courses Offered:

Direct Ph.D programmes offered following courses
=> Habitat Studies
=> Public Health
=> Health Systems Management
=> Management and Labour Studies
=> Social Work
=> Disaster Management
=> Education
=> Women's Studies
=> Development Studies
=> Social Sciences
=> Media and Cultural Studies

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Candidates should have passed General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields.

=> The minimum academic qualification for admission to the Direct Ph.D 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 Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 50 per cent of aggregate marks or a grade point average of 3.05.

=> General eligibility + PG in any Social Science discipline/allied fields + 5 years Post PG work experience.

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS): Click here to download application form

=> Candidates must complete the application process in online mode. The online application can be saved at any stage (information entered will remain intact). The candidate can then return to the application by logging in with the respective username and password at any time before the submission deadline of January 15, 2016. Once the application has been submitted online, candidates can choose the mode of payment of the application fees (Credit card, Debit card or net banking).

Important Dates:

Direct Ph.D. programmes Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: January 15, 2016 by 6.00 p.m.
  • Announcement of shortlisted Candidates for RAT: January 27, 2016 by 7 p.m.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
V.N. Purav Marg,
Mumbai - 400 088

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai
Vision To be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to the changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge, towards creating a people-centred and ecologically sustainable society that promotes and protects the dignity, equality, social justice and human rights for all, with special emphasis on marginalised and vulnerable groups. Mission

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