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TISSNET Eligibility Criteria 2021
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has finally released the application form for TISSNET 2021. With it, the varsity has also published the TISSNET 2021 eligibility criteria. To be specific, TISS has published the eligibility criteria to take admission in MA programs in the institute.
Candidates who are eyeing for a seat in TISS, should first of all check that they satisfy the eligibility criteria. And then they should fill up the application form.
Minimum Educational Qualification
When you see the course wise eligibility conditions below, you will see that TISS specifies “Minimum Educational Qualification” as the only criteria for some courses. The points that come under this criteria i.e. minimum educational qualification, is elaborated here.
Degree: 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.
Degree Completion: Those completing final year (including exams plus internships) by September 2021* are also eligible.
(* and ** – These dates were mentioned on the eligibility criteria page on the date that registration started. If there is any change in this, you will see it at tiss.edu.)
The above criteria is the only condition for most programs for TISS NET 2021. The programs that have additional conditions are: MA ODCL, MA Health Administration, MA Hospital Administration, MA Health Policy, MA Economics and Finance, MA Social Epidemiology, B.Ed-M.Ed (Integrated, Three-Years), M.A./M.Sc. (Urban Policy and Governance), Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Clinical and Counseling Practice), Master of Law (Access To Justice).
To know the exact TISSNET 2021 eligibility criteria for these, read on.
The minimum educational qualification stated above, is referred to as MEQ in the following sections.
Eligibility Criteria for TISS 2021 Program Wise
TISS Mumbai Campus
|1||SSW||Master of Arts in Social Work (Children and Families)||CF||MEQ|
|2||SSW||Master of Arts in Social Work (Criminology and Justice)||CJ||MEQ|
|3||SSW||Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation and Development Practice)||CODP||MEQ|
|4||SSW||Master of Arts in Social Work (Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action)||DTA||MEQ|
|5||SSW||Master of Arts in Social Work (Disability Studies and Action)||DSA||MEQ|
|6||SSW||Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship)||LE||MEQ|
|7||SSW||Master of Arts in Social Work (Mental Health*)||MH||MEQ|
|8||SSW||Master of Arts in Social Work (Public Health)||PH||MEQ|
|9||SSW||Master of Arts in Social Work (Women Centred Practice)||WCP||MEQ|
|10||SMLS||Master of Arts (Labour Studies and Practice)||LSP||MEQ|
|11||SMLS||Master of Arts(Human Resources Management and Labour Relations)||HRM||MEQ|
|12||SMLS||Master of Arts (Social Entrepreneurship)||SE||MEQ|
|13||SMLS||Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership)||OD||– Completed Bachelors degree.|
– Have 2 years (24 months) work ex after Bachelors degree
|14||SMLS||Master of Arts /Master of Sciences (Analytics)||ANA||MEQ|
|15||SHSS||Master of Public Health (Health Administration)||HE||– Completed 3 yr bachelor degree in any discipline. OR|
-4 yr bachelor degree in medicine, paramedical sciences and other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering and law.
– Those in final year should complete exams and internship by 15 Jun 2021.
|16||SHSS||Master of ( Hospital Administration )||HO||-do-|
|17||SHSS||Master of Public Health (Health Policy, Economics and Finance)||PHHP||-do-|
|18||SHSS||Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology)||PHSE||-do-|
|19||SDS||Master of Arts (Development Studies)||DS||MEQ|
|20||SDS||Master of Arts (Women’s Studies)||WS||MEQ|
|21||SE||Master of Arts in Education (Elementary)||EE||MEQ|
|22||CEIAR||Master of Arts (Education)||ED(M)||MEQ|
|23||CEIAR||B.Ed-M.Ed (Integrated, Three-Years)||B.ED-M.Ed||– Masters degree (MSc/MA/MCom) holders can apply. Admission will to relevant pedagogic specialisation as per academic disciplinary specialisation / major.|
– Min 55% ( 50% in case of SC/ST) in postgraduate qualification as per NCTE requirement.
– Complete all requirements of final year Master’s Degree examinations by 15 June 2021.
|24||SMCS||Master of Arts (Media and Cultural Studies)||MC||MEQ|
|25||SHS||M.A./M.Sc. (Environment ,Climate Change and Sustainability Studies)||ECCSS||MEQ|
|26||SHS||M.A./M.Sc. (Regulatory, Policy Governance)||RPG||MEQ|
|27||SHS||M.A./M.Sc. (Urban Policy and Governance)||UPG||– Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Management, Physical Sciences, Geography, Planning, Law, or Social Sciences, with an interest in habitat-related issues/sectors|
|28||SHS||M.A./M.Sc. (Water Policy and Governance)||WPG||MEQ|
|29||JTCDM||M.A./M.Sc. (Disaster Management)||DM||MEQ|
|30||SHE||Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Clinical and Counseling Practice)||APCCLP||– B.A./B.Sc. Honors in Psychology Or |
– B.A./B.Sc. General – with minimum of three papers in Psychology OR
– Any Bachelors Degree and 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)
|31||CLIMS||Master of (Library and Information Science)||MLIS||MEQ|
|32||SLRCG||Master of Law (Access To Justice)||ATJ||– LL.B. Degree with 50% marks (45% in case of SC/ST). – Appearing in final LL.B. Examination in April / May, 2021 can also apply|
TISS Tuljapur Off-Campus
|1||RD||Master of Arts in Social Work ( Rural Development)||RD (T)||MEQ|
|2||DPPP||Master of Arts/Master of Sciences ( (Development Policy, Planning and Practice)||DPPP (T)||MEQ|
|3||SE||Master of Arts (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship)||SE (T)||MEQ|
|4||SLNG||Master of Arts/Master of Sciences (Sustainable Livelihoods, Natural Resources Management and Governance)||SLNRMG (T)||MEQ|
TISS Hyderabad Off-Campus
|1||RDG||Master of Arts (Rural Development and Governance)||RDG (H)||MEQ|
|2||ED||Master of Arts (Education)||ED (H)||MEQ|
|3||PPG||Master of Arts (Public Policy and Governance)||PPG (H)||MEQ|
|4||DS||Master of Arts (Development Studies)||DS (H)||MEQ|
|5||WS||Masterof Arts (Women’s Studies)||WS (H)||MEQ|
|6||NRG||Master of Arts (Natural Resources & Governance)||NRG (H)||MEQ|
TISS Guwahati Off-Campus
|1||EESD||Master of Arts (Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development)||EESD (G)|| MEQ|
|2||LSSS||Master of Arts (Labour Studies and Social Protection)||LSSS (G)||MEQ|
|3||PACS||Master of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies)||PCS (G)||MEQ|
|4||SSA||Master of Arts (Sociology and Social Anthropology)||SSA (G)||MEQ|
|5||CODP||Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation and Development Practices)||SWCODP(G)||MEQ|
|6||LE||Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship)||SWLE (G)||MEQ|
|7||CO||Master of Arts in Social Work (Counselling)||SWCL (G)||MEQ|
|8||PH||Master of Arts in Social Work ( Public Health)||SWPH (G)||MEQ|
Major Highlights of TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria
- Candidates should have at least a graduation degree from a recognized institution.
- All aspects of the degree including exam and internship should be over by 15th June 2021 (or as per the timeline assigned by TISS).
- Course specific eligibility criteria, some that require minimum percentage, specific degrees, work experience are also made available.
For updates to TISSNET eligibility criteria 2021, candidates should check tiss.edu.
Only those who are eligible should go ahead for TISSNET 2021 registration.