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TISS RAT 2015 Exam Dates

Published On: 01 Oct 2014 | Last Updated On: 06 Oct 2014

/>Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) Mumbai has announced the exam dates for TISS-Research Aptitude Test (TISS-RAT 2015), which will be conducted in February 2015. The TISS RAT will be held on Friday, February 13, 2015.

TISS RAT is conducted for taking 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 RAT 2015:

  • 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.

Application Procedure for TISS RAT 2015:

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

Paper Pattern for TISS RAT 2015:

  • The RAT to be held in February 2015 (tentative date) would comprise of two parts.
  • The first would deal with quantitative/qualitative skills of the applicant whereas the second part would contain subject/program/research area specific questions.
  • Applicants will have to answer the research questions that are closest to the program that they are applying to.

TISS RAT Results 2015

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.
  • Declaration of result: Friday, February 20, 2015.

For more details and information about TISS RAT 2015, please visit here.

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