TISSNET 2020 Eligibility

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October 8, 2019

TISS NET Eligibility Criteria 2020 prescribe not only the TISSNET exam 2020 eligibility but also programme specific TISS eligibility for admission 2020. TISS NET is a computer based National Entrance Test for the all Masters programmes offered by different campuses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences. M.A. programmes of Tata Institute of Social Sciences are highly sought after Masters Degree courses for the candidates seeking career in management and other branches. TISS NET 2020 Exam date is January 4, 2020 and the exam duration is 100 minutes. Read More

 

Different M.A. Programmes, for example M.A. (HRM) at TISSNET commands a reputation as high as MBA or PGDM in HR from a top B-school in India.

 

TISS NET Exam Eligibility 2020: Key Points
Tata Institute of Social Sciences has issued important instructions to determine TISSNET 2020 eligibility criteria as under:

  1. To become eligible for TISSNET 2020, the candidate must have passed in the Bachelor's Degree from a recognized university.
  2. Although TISS NET Eligibility does not require 50% or above marks in bachelor’s degree, the
  3. TISSNET Exam Eligibility Criteria 2020 for TISS requires that you must have obtained a bachelor's degree with minimum 3 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 recognized university. This is also the minimum TISS NET 2020 eligibility requirement to apply for TISSNET exam.   
  4. Candidates in final year of graduation qualify the TISSNET eligibility criteria 2020 but the eligibility has riders. As per the TISSNET Eligibility 2020, the candidates who are in the final year of their Bachelor's Degree programme, but have not passed in all the courses ( main/major/subsidiary) of the first and second years ( if the Degree is of 3 years duration) and first, second and third years (if the Degree is of 4 years duration) on the day of applying for the programme are not eligible to apply for any of the Master's Degree programmes offered by the Institute.
  5. Candidates who have been declared as failed in the final year examination also do not qualify the TISSNET eligibility criteria for any of the Master's Degree Programmes of the Institute, unless they pass their Bachelor's Degree examination on the day of applying for any of the programmes.
  6. TISSNET exam eligibility criteria 2020 for TISS, once determined on the basis of the information given by the candidates in the Application Form, shall be final for the purpose of test/interview/selection. However, in case it is found that the information furnished by a candidate is incorrect or misleading or does not qualify on the TISSNET eligibility criteria which is detected before or after the test/interview/selection/ admission, his/her candidature will be cancelled.
  7. A candidate loses the TISSNET eligibility, if a provisionally admitted student fails in the final year of his/her Bachelor's Degree Examination and even if he/she has re-evaluation at the university/college, he/she will not be allowed to continue the programme as the offer of provisional admission stands automatically cancelled on his/her failure in the final year examination.

TISSNET Eligibility 2020: General & Programme Specific
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has specified two criterion leading to TISS NET 2020 Eligibility. There is one General Eligibility criteria for TISS NET 2020 and other is the TISS NET Eligibility criteria for each TISS programme.

 

Below are the major points of TISS NET General Ability Criteria and TISS programme specific eligibility criteria:  

 

TISS NET Eligibility Criteria 2020: General
TISS NET 2020 eligibility criteria prescribe that only those Candidates who are able to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor's Degree examinations by first week of June 2020 are eligible to apply to all the programme.

 

Another key TISS NET eligibility criterion is that till the time, the candidate submits result of the final year degree examination, admission to any of the Master's Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional.

 

To qualify the TISSNET exam eligibility, such candidates have to submit the results of their final examination before September 30, 2020. Those who fail to do so, the provisional admission at TISS for them stands cancelled.

 

TISS NET Eligibility Criteria: Programme Specific   
There is also programme specific TISS NET eligibility for the programmes offered by TISS:

Sr. No.
School/Centre
Programmes 
Code
TISSNET 2020 PROGRAMME SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY
TISS Eligibility: MUMBAI CAMPUS
1
SSW
M.A. Social Work in (Children and Families)
CF
General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
2
SSW
M.A. Social Work in (Criminology and Justice)
CJ
General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
3
SSW
M.A. Social Work in (Community Organisation and Development Practice)
CODP
General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
4
SSW
M.A. Social Work in (Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action)
DTA
General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
5
SSW
M.A. Social Work in (Disability Studies and Action)
DSA
General Eligibility + Preference will be given to candidates having a graduate degree in Social Work, Psychology, Special Education, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, and Disability rehabilitation-related fields. Graduates with at least 2 years experience in the field of social welfare will be preferred.
6
SSW
M.A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship)
LE
General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
7
SSW
M.A. Social Work in (Mental Health*)
MH
General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
8
SSW
M.A. Social Work in (Public Health)
PH
General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
9
SSW
M.A. Social Work in (Women Centred Practice)
WCP
General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
10
SM&LS
M.A. in (Globalisation and Labour)
GL
General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
11
SM&LS
M.A. in (Human Resources Management and Labour Relations)
HRM
General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
12
SM&LS
M.A. in (Social Entrepreneurship)
SE
General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
13
SM&LS
Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership)
OD
a) Programme requires completion of Bachelor's Degree of minimum of 3 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 recognised university, in any discipline.
b) Candidates must have 2 years of professional experience in any field of work after graduation.
14
SHSS
Master of Public Health  (Health Administration)
HE
(A) Candidates should have  (i) successfully completed three year graduate degree in any discipline, or                 
(ii) four year graduate degree in medicine, paramedical sciences, or other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, law                              
(iii) Candidates should have completed their internship on or before Monday, June 10, 2017. 
(B) Candidates who are in their final year in Bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply.     
15
SHSS
Master of Hospital Administration(MHA)
HO
(A) Candidates should have  (i) successfully completed three year graduate degree in any discipline, or                 
(ii) four graduate degree in medicine, paramedical sciences, or other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, law                              
(iii) Candidates should have completed their internship on or before Monday June 10, 2017. 
(B) Candidates who are in their final year in Bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply.
16
SHSS
Master of Public Health  (Health Policy, Economics and Finance)
PHHP
(A) Candidates should have a (i) Master's degree in any discipline, or      
(ii) Completed Bachelor's degree in medicine, paramedical or other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, law                              
(iii) Candidates should have completed their internship on or before Saturday June 10, 2017. 
(B) Candidates who are in their final year in Bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply.              
17
SHSS
Master of Public Health  (Social Epidemiology)
PHSE
(A) Candidates should have a (i) Master's degree in any discipline, or      
(ii) Completed Bachelor's degree in medicine, paramedical or other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, law                              
(iii) Candidates should have completed their internship on or before Saturday June 10, 2017. 
(B) Candidates who are in their final year in Bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply.
18
SDS
M.A. in (Development Studies)
DS
**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
19
SDS
M.A. in (Women’s Studies)
WS
**General Eligibility + graduation from  any discipline
20
SE
M.A. in Education (Elementary)
EE
**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
21
SMCS
M.A. in (Media and Cultural Studies)
MC
**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
22
SHS
M.A./M.Sc. in (Climate Change and Sustainability Studies)
CCSS
**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
23
SHS
M.A./M.Sc. in (Regulatory Governance)
RG
**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
24
SHS
M.A./M.Sc. in (Urban Policy and Governance)
UPG
** General Eligibility + graduation in one of the following disciplines Engineering,Architecture,Management, Physical Sciences, Geography, Planning, Law, or Social Sciences, with interest in habitat-related issues/sectors.
25
SHS
M.A./M.Sc. in (Water Policy and Governance)
WPG
**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
26
JTCDM
M.A./M.Sc. in (Disaster Management)
DM
**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
27
SHE
M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counselling Psychology)
APCP
**General Eligibility + a) Candidates should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, (ii) B.A./B.Sc. Home Science with specialisation in child/Human Development; (iii) B.A. in Social Work, or (iv) B.A. General with minimum three papers in Psychology.
b) Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2017, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
28
SHE
M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialisation in Clinical Psychology)
APCLP
**General Eligibility + a) Candidates should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, or (ii) B.A. General, with minimum three papers in Psychology.
b) Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2017, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
29
CLIMS
Master of Library and Information Science
MLIS
**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline
30
SLRCG
Master of Law (LL.M ) in  (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, 2017 can also apply
TISS Eligibility: TULJAPUR OFF-CAMPUS
32
RD
M.A. in (Social Work  in Rural Development)
RD (T)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
33
 DPPP
M.A./M.Sc. in (Development Policy, Planning and Practice)
DPPP (T)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
34
 SE
M.A. in (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
SE (T)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
35
 SLNG
M.A./M.Sc. in (Sustainable Livelihoods, Natural Resources Management and Governance)
SLNRMG (T)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline
36
 
WASH
M.A./M.Sc. in (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene)
WASH (T)
 
**General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline 
TISS Eligibility: HYDERABAD OFF-CAMPUS
37
 RDG
M.A. in (Rural Development and Governance)
RDG (H)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
38
 ED
M.A. in (Education)
ED (H)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
39
 PPG
M.A. in (Public Policy and Governance)
PPG (H)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
40
 DS
M.A. in (Development Studies)
DS (H)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline
41
 WS
M.A. in (Women's Studies)
WS (H)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
42
NRG
M.A. in (Natural Resources & Governance)
NRG (H)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
43
OD
Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership)
OD (H)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
a) Programme requires completion of Bachelor's Degree of minimum of 3 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 recognised university, in any discipline.
c) Candidates must have 2 years of professional experience in any field of work after graduation.
44
TISS- BALM            
( Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), Chennai centre
 
M.A. Social Work in (Mental Health)
MH
**General Eligibility + graduation in any discipline
45
TISS- BALM     ( Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), Chennai centre
M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counseling Psycholog)
APCP
**General Eligibility + graduation in one of the following discipline Candidates have (I)B.A. Psychology or (ii) B.A./B.Sc. Home Science with specialisation in Child/Human Development;or (iii) B.A. Social Work, or (iv) B.A. General with minimum three papers in Psychology.
46
TISS- BALM    ( Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), Chennai centre
M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialisation in Clinical Psychology) >
APCLP
**General Eligibility + a) Candidates should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, or (ii) B.A. General, with minimum three papers in Psychology.
b) Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2017, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
47
TISS Kerala Centre, Thiruvananthapuram
M.A. /M.Sc in (Ecology, Society and Sustainable Development)
ESSD (Kerala)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
TISS GUWAHATI OFF-CAMPUS
48
 EESD
M.A. in (Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development)
EESD (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
49
LSSS
M.A. in (Labour Studies and Social Security)
LSSS (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
50
PACS
M.A. in (Peace and Conflict Studies)
PCS (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
51
SSA
M.A. in (Sociology and Social Anthropology)
SSA (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
52
CODP
M.A. Social Work in (Community Organisation and Development Practices)
SWCODP(G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
53
LE
M.A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship)
SWLE (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
54
CO
M.A. Social Work in (Counselling)
SWCL (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in any discipline
55
PH
M.A. Social Work in ( Public Health)
SWPH (G)
**General Eligibility + Graduation in  any discipline
56
TISS MGAHD, Nagaland Centre
M. A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship)
LE (Nagaland)
**General Eligibility + graduation from any discipline

The candidates applying for admission at TISS must have passed in all the subjects. A candidate in final year of his/her graduation in a 3 year degree programme should have passed in all the subjects from the 1st to 4th semesters and candidate studying in 4 year degree programmes should have passed in all the subjects from the 1st to 6th semester.

 

TISS has advised the candidates 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. 

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