Monday, 6 October 2014

TISS National Entrance Test TISSNET 2015

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Post Graduate Programs Admissions 2015 (National Entrance Test TISSNET)

TISS Announces Admission to the 2015-17 batch of its Full-Time (Regular) Post-Graduate Degree Programmes (M.A., M.Sc., MHA & MPH) offered from Mumbai, Taljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses and other locations
TISS offers 49 master's degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses for the 2015-17 batch
Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any of the two campuses indicating the order of preference
However, the can opt for only a maximum of three programmes at TISS Mumbai
Eligibility
Candidates having a bachelor's degree with 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 recognized university are eligible to apply
Candidates who will complete all the requirements of their final year bachelor’s degree examinations by 10th June 2015 are also eligible to apply to all the programmes, except the programmes offered by the School of Health Systems Studies; and for MA in Education (Elementary) candidates, 12th May 2015 provided they have successfully completed their first and second years, if the degree course is of 3 years; and the first, second and third years, if the degree course is of 4 years duration
In such cases, admission to any of the Master's Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional
If a provisionally admitted student fails in the final year examination, the offer of provisional admission automatically stands cancelled
Candidates applying for the Master of Public Health Policy, Economics and Finance, and Master of Public Health in Social Epidemiology programmes should have a master’s degree in any discipline, or bachelor’s degree in medicine, paramedical and other four year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, etc
Candidates applying for the Master of Health Administration and Hospital Administration should have successfully completed their graduate degree in any discipline, or bachelor’s degree in medicine, paramedical, and other four year programmes like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, etc
Candidates who are in their final year bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply for admission to any of the master’s degree programmes conducted by School of Health Systems Studies (Health Administration, Hospital Administration; Public Health in Social Epidemiology; and Public Health in Health Policy, Economics and Finance)
Candidates applying for the M.A. /M.Sc in Urban Policy and Governance programme should have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Management, Physical Sciences, Geography, Planning, Law, or Social Sciences, with interest habitat related issues/sectors
For M.A. Disability Studies and Action programme, preference will be given to candidates who have 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 disability or social welfare will be preferred Only candidates with a master’s degree and work experience will be considered for the one year, full time master’s degree programmes in management of voluntary organisations and mental health
Those who do not possess a master’s degree and a minimum 3 years experience need not apply
For M.A. in Applied Psychology with Specialisations in Counselling Psychology and Clinical Psychology, preference will be given to those candidates who have a graduate degree/B.A. in Psychology; B.A. /B.Sc Home Science with specialisation in Child/Human Development; B.A. Social Work, B.A. General-with minimum three papers in Psychology
LL.M in Access to Justice: LLB Degree with 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST//OBC (NC)/Children of the Employees of Armed Forces/Persons with Disability)
The candidates appearing in final LLB Examination in April / May 2015 can also apply
National Entrance Test (TISS-NET 2015)
Northern Region (Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi, Greater Noida, Mohali)
Eastern Region (Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Dimapur, Silchar, Patna)
Western Region (Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Solapur, Navi-Mumbai, Thane)
Southern Region (Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Visakhapatnam, Calicut, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode) The online test is of objective type and even those with a rudimentary knowledge of working with a computer can take the test Duration of Test: 01 hour 40 minutes In case a candidate desires to do the test on paper, he/she must this indicate this in the application form The objective test will have questions related to social sensitivity, knowledge on contemporary issues; analytical ability, and logical reasoning
The selection of candidates for different programmes happens in two stages and has three components of assessment; all candidates appear for the National entrance test (TISSNET) Based on the performance in the TISSNET examination, only short listed candidates are called for the Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview (PIT/PI) i) National Common Written Test - 100 Marks; ii) Pre-Interview Test / GD - 50 Marks; iii) Personal Interview - 75 Marks; Total - 225 Marks
The weightage for NET, PIT and PI is as follows for the for the preparation of final merit lists for General as well as for Reserved Category candidates CET - 50%; PIT/GD - 20%; PI - 30% The merit list will be prepared on the basis of merit and the preferences indicated by the candidates at the time of filling up the online application form (Kindly Indicate your preferences carefully as it has implications for the merit list)
As per Govt. of India norms, Mumbai, Tuljapur and Hyderabad Campuses provide 15%, 7.5% and 27% reservation to SC/ST and OBC (non-creamy layer) for each of the programmes In addition, supernumerary seats are allocated to Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 03%, Kashmiri migrants 01% and children of the Armed Forces Employees 05% As per agreement with Ministry of Development of North-East Region, Govt of India, Guwahati Campus allots 66% of the seats to candidates from eight North Eastern States The remaining 34% of the seats are for candidates from other parts of the country For these seats (34%) same rules for reservation mentioned above for SC/ST and OBC categories are applicable
Candidates are required to apply online through the e-application only, available on the Institute’s
Candidates from remote places where no internet and telecommunication facilities are available can get a printed copy of the application form from the Institute
Candidates have to apply through the online application form only. Following are the steps involved in filling up the form
After login candidates have to fill in their basic details, academic details and have to mention the programmes they wish to apply for in the order of preference
 Pay the application fee (depending on number of programmes applied) either by depositing cash in any branch of SBI or through Credit card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking and Scan and upload photograph, signature, marksheet of last exam passed and other necessary certificates
Candidates having lack of access to internet services (remote area) can write to Mumbai campus for printed application form
They have to the application form and submit before last date of submission Candidates can apply for multiple programmes and pay for all the programmes in one online form and should not fill more than one online form
If a candidate is found to have filled more than one form, all his/her applications will be cancelled.
Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any two of the TISS Campuses and other locations
Candidates are requested to read through the eligibility criteria mentioned here before filling up the form Unemployed SC /ST candidates, whose parent’s/guardian’s annual income for the financial year 2013-14 is less than Rs.2.5 Lakh, and unemployed OBC(NC) whose parent’s/guardian’s annual income for the financial year 2013-14 is less than Rs 1 lakh, are required to pay Rs.250/- as Application Fee for each selected programme
However they should upload the necessary certificates (Ref Reservation Section on the admission website) Candidates have to upload/ attach relevant certificates strictly in the format mentioned here. Please refer to the section 'Certificates/ Documents' below
The application fees is Rs.1030/- (if being payed by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs.1000/- plus bank charges (if being pay through bank by cash) Please send request for printed form by Speed Post with application fees to Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai-400088
Please note that candidates applying through the E-application form should not send the application form by post
Applying for 1 Programme - Rs.1000/- + Bank Charges
Applying for 2 Programmes - Rs.2000/- + Bank Charges
Applying for 3 Programmes - Rs.3000/- + Bank Charges
Last date for online form submission: 29th November 2014
National Entrance Test - (Computer Based): 10th January 2015
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