TISSNET Registration, application fee & process

Registrations for TISS NET 2019 conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences are expected to be announced on the 3rd week of October 2018. The registration dates would remain open for about 60 days. You can register for TISS NET 2019 on asmission website of TISS www.tiss.edu/admissions/ .

 

TISS NET Registration Dates
Based on past year’s trends, TISS NET 2019 Registration & Exam expected dates are:

Event
Start Date
Announcement of Admissions
3rd week of October 2018
Last Date for Online form Application / Registration
1st week of December 2018
TISS Net 2019 Exam date
1st week of January 2019
Announcement of TISS-NET result
Last week of January 2019

TISS NET Application Procedure

  • Candidates are required to apply online through the E-application process only.
  • Candidates can apply for a maximum of 3 programmes across any two of the TISS Campuses and other Centre locations.  
  • Candidates are requested to carefully read through the eligibility criteria mentioned here before filling up the form.

Application fee Payment:

  • The application fee for each study programme in the year 2017 was Rs.1030 (if being payed by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs.1000 + bank charges (if being payed through bank by cash). Candidates are required to pay this amount for every programme she/he applies for. 
  • The application fee can be paid through
    • Online Payment by Credit Card/Debit Card
    • Online Payment by Net Banking
    • Cash Deposit in any SBI Branch using the prescribed challan
  • Payment done through 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.
  • Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programmes and pay for each of those programmes in one online form. Candidates should not fill more than one form. If a candidate is found to have filled more than one online form, all her/his applications will be cancelled.
  • 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. The payment challan will have 3 copies. 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 (Student Copy and TISS Copy) with the banks seal, signature and journal number on it. Candidates have to scan the 'TISS Copy' of the challan, login back to the online application system and upload it.

General Instructions about applying:

  1. Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any two of the TISS Campuses and other Centre locations. They are advised to make their choice of programmes carefully after reading the programme descriptions. Change of programmes will not be allowed once admission is completed.
  2. Candidates are requested to carefully read through the eligibility criteria mentioned here before filling up the form.
  3. Unemployed candidates, whose parent’s / guardian’s annual income from all the sources for the Financial Year 2016-17 is less than Rs.2.5 Lakhs for SC/ST and Rs.1 lakh for OBC(NC) are required to pay Rs.250/- as Concessional Application Fee for each programme. However, they should upload the necessary certificates.
  4. Candidates have to upload / attach relevant certificates strictly in the format mentioned here. Please refer to Table 1 for ‘Certificates / Documents to be uploaded'. The Institute also takes steps to have the Caste/Tribe/Non-creamy layer/ Income certificates verified by the competent authorities post-admission and those found to have submitted manipulated certificates at any stage of their study, will be asked to leave the programme.
  5. The application fee for each study programme is Rs.1030 (if being payed by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs.1000 + bank charges (if being payed through bank by cash). Candidates are required to pay this amount for every programme she/he applies for. For more details refer to the section 'Application fee payment' below. For SC/ST/OBC(NC) candidates, the application fee is Rs. 250/- per programme + bank charges. (please see Table 2 below)
  6. A candidate can apply for multiple programmes and pay for each of those programmes in ONE online form. Candidates SHOULD NOT fill more than one form. If a candidate is found to have filled more than one online form, all her/his applications will be cancelled.

Certificates/Documents to be uploaded:

Category

Documents

General

Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).

SC / ST (Annual income less than Rs.2.5 lakhs)

Photograph, Signature, Caste / Tribe Certificate, Income Certificate for the financial year 2016-17, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash),

SC / ST (Annual income more than Rs.2.5 lakhs)

Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash),

Caste / Tribe Certificate.

OBC (NC) (Annual income less than Rs.1 lakh)

Photograph, Signature, Income Certificate for the financial year 2016-17, Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2017 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).

OBC(Non Creamy Layer) (Annual income more than Rs.1 lakh but less than Rs. 8 lakhs)

Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash),

Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2017 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar. CERTIFICATES dated before April 1, 2017 will not be considered valid.

PWD

Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and PWD certificate.

KM

Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and KM certificate.

Armed Forces

Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and Armed Force certificate

 

Key points to note 

  1. Candidates applying through the online application form will have to upload the certificates mentioned above. Those who are submitting a hard copy of the application form should post along with the application form the above mentioned documents attested by a School Headmaster or a Principal of College or a Gazetted Officer (refer to Reservation Section on the admission website). Requests received without the above Certificates will be rejected and no communication will be sent in this regard.
  2. SC/ST candidates whose annual family income is <=250000 (2.5 lac) and OBC(NC) candidates whose annual family income is <=100000 have to upload Income certificate for the Financial Year 2016-2017 issued by Revenue Officer

Application fee: How to pay?

 

Mode of Payment

 

 

 

 

 

No. of programmes

Online Payment by Credit Card/Debit Card

Online Payment by NetBanking

Cash Deposit in any SBI Branch using the prescribed challan

 

 

 

 

General

Eligible SC/ST/OBC(NC)

General

Eligible SC/ST/OBC(NC)

General

Eligible SC/ST/OBC(NC)

Applying for 1 Programme

Rs. 1030

Rs. 260

Rs. 1030

Rs. 260

Rs. 1000 + Bank Charges

Rs. 250 + Bank Charges

Applying for 2 Programmes

Rs. 2060

Rs. 520

Rs. 2060

Rs. 520

Rs. 2000 + Bank Charges

Rs. 500 + Bank Charges

Applying for 3 Programmes

Rs. 3090

Rs. 780

Rs. 3090

Rs. 780

Rs. 3000 + Bank Charges

Rs. 750 + Bank Charges

 

Notes:

  1. In case of payment by cash deposit in an SBI branch, please note that the SBI will charge Rs. 50/- as their processing fee for each deposit, which cannot be adjusted against the application fee.
  2. 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.
  3. 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. The payment challan will have 3 copies. 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 (Student Copy and TISS Copy) with the banks seal, signature and journal number on it. Candidates have to scan the 'TISS Copy' of the challan, login back to the online application system and upload it.