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Tata Institute of Social Sciences Invites Applications for Ph.D Programs 2015

Published On: 01 Oct 2014 | Last Updated On: 01 Oct 2014

Applications are invited by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai for admission to integrated Master of Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (M.Phil-Ph.D) and direct Ph.D programs in various research areas with the various schools and independent centres of the institute across TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses for the academic session 2015.

Click here to know more about the various research areas.

Eligibility Criteria for TISS, Mumbai:

  • The minimum academic qualification 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.
  • 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.

For more details and information on eligibility criteria, please visit their official website.

How to Apply for TISS, Mumbai:

Candidates can apply online.

Application fee details are as follows:


Online payment by credit card/debit card

Online payment by net banking

Cash deposit in any SBI branch using the prescribed challan

Fee for 1 Program

Rs. 1,530/-

Rs. 1,530/-

Rs.1,500/-+bank charges

Fee for 2 Programs

Rs. 3,060/-

Rs. 3,060/-

Rs. 3,000/-+bank charges

Selection Procedure for TISS, Mumbai:

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the for TISS- Research Aptitude Test (TISS-RAT 2015) and Personal Interview (PI) conducted by the institute.

Important Dates:

  • Last date for online form submission: Thursday, January 15, 2015.
  • Announcement of shortlisted candidates for RAT: Tuesday, January 27, 2015.
  • Date of TISS RAT (tentative): Friday, February 13, 2015.
  • Announcement of candidates invited for PI: Friday, February 20, 2015.

For more information on college and courses, please click TISS, Mumbai.

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