TISS - Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai ,Deonar

What's new at TISS Mumbai? The cutoff for BA admission was released on Oct 17. The last date to pay the fee and confirm admission to BA at the institute was extended to Oct 31. The School of Vocational Education application process is ongoing, and the last date to apply is Dec 15. The CUET UG merit list for BA will be released on Oct 14. Students can make the fee payment for the same between Oct 14 to Oct 19. The Master’s in International Electoral Management and Practices (MIEMP) cutoff will be released on Oct 20 followed by fee payment to confirm admission from Oct 22 to Oct 26. The tentative course commencement date for the same is Nov 3. The institute will release the cutoff list of candidates shortlisted for interview for Certification in Trauma Informed Care and Post Graduate Diploma in Trauma Focused Therapy on Oct 15 and Oct 17, respectively. The selected candidates' lists for Certification in Trauma Informed Care and PG Diploma in Trauma Focused Therapy will be released on Nov 19.

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TISS Mumbai Highlights 2022

Established in 1936, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (also known as TISS Mumbai) is a deemed-to-be university located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Internationally, TISS has been ranked 351-400 by the QS Asia Rankings 2022. It is ranked 60 and 99 under the ‘University’ and 'Overall' categories by the NIRF 2022, respectively. It offers over 65 PG, doctoral, integrated, certificate, vocational and online courses in Social Work, Rural Development, Health Sciences and other similar fields. The deemed-to-be university offers all these programmes under 20 schools and 45 centres. It also offers MA and PG Diploma in Elementary Education and Digital Library Management programmes via its Open Distance Learning (ODL).

Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai is the main campus of the four TISS campuses. The other campuses are located in Hyderabad, Guwahati and Tuljapur. The deemed-to-be university conducts the TISS-NET exam for admission to all these courses. Over the years, TISS has collaborated with various academic giants located in the USA, Europe, Australia and Canada, namely the University of Chicago, London School of Economics, University of Sydney and Victoria University, among others. Also, TISS has been awarded the highest ranking 'Diamond Ranking (Overall)' in the QS-I Gauge rating process. Some of the key highlights of TISS Mumbai are tabulated below:



Establishment year | Ownership type

1936 | Deemed-to-be University

Campus area

21 acre

Other campuses

- TISS Tuljapur

- TISS Guwahati

- TISS Hyderabad

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NIRF Rankings (2022)

60 under ‘University’

99 under ‘Overall’

Entrance exam accepted



65+ courses under 19 schools

International Collaborations

University of Chicago, University of South Carolina, Victoria University, Australia

Official website


Check out the campus of TISS in the below video:

TISS Mumbai Admission Dates 2022


Check out the complete admission schedule for all the programmes in the following table:


Commencement of MIEMP (Tentative)

3 Nov '22

Last date to apply for Vocational courses

15 Dec '22

TISS Mumbai Courses and Fees 2022

TISS Mumbai offers a number of PG, diploma, certificate, doctoral and short-term courses in the field of Social Sciences, Healthcare, Law, Education, among others. All the PG courses are of two-year duration except for B.Ed-MEd which is a three-year course. TISS Mumbai admission 2022 is currently open for all the PG programmes, such as MA, MSc and MSW, among others. For TISS Mumbai PhD admission 2022, however, the shortlist is already out on the official website. TISS Mumbai admission process 2021 is completely entrance-based for all its PG and doctoral-level courses. While for other short-term, diploma and certificate courses, admission is mostly interview-based. The following table mentions the eligibility & selection criteria, along with fees for some of the popular courses offered by TISS Mumbai:

CoursesTotal tuition Fees Eligibility
B.Sc.(3 Courses)
Exams : CUET
M.A.(25 Courses)
INR 88.6 K - 8 L
(for 2 years)
MHA(1 Courses)
INR 1.05 L
(for 2 years)
MPH(3 Courses)
INR 1.05 L
(for 2 years)
PG Diploma(7 Courses)
INR 30.9 K - 1.98 L
(for 8 months-1 year)
Graduation : 50 %
Executive MBA/PGDM(2 Courses)
INR 3.5 L - 3.98 L
(for 14-18 months)
B.Ed(1 Courses)
INR 2.17 L
(for 3 years)
M.Ed(1 Courses)
INR 2.17 L
(for 3 years)
UG Diploma(5 Courses)
INR 36.3 K - 39.3 K
(for 44 hours-2 years)
Exams : CBSE 12th
M.Sc.(5 Courses)
INR 78.6 K - 9.25 L
(for 2 years)

TISS Mumbai Cut Offs

What's new regarding TISS Mumbai cutoff 2022? CUET UG results out on Sep 16. Candidates can visit the official website to check their results. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai has released the final merit list for admission to its Master's Programme. TISS Mumbai accepts TISSNET exam scores admission to MA, MSc and BEd-MEd Integrated Programmes. Candidates can check their TISSNET cutoff 2022 on the institute's official website tiss.edu by entering their login ID and password.

In order to confirm their seats, shortlisted candidates are required to upload documents and pay the seat acceptance fee before June 30. For more information regarding TISS Mumbai cutoff 2022, stay tuned to this page.

TISS Mumbai Cutoff: TISSNET 2022 Cutoff (Expected)

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TISS Mumbai Application 2022

Tata Institute of Social Sciences accepts both online and offline modes of application. As per the most recent notification, the application fee for one course is INR 1,000 (+ bank charges) for the General category and INR 260 for SC/ ST category. The step-wise TISS Mumbai application process is given below:

Step 1: Visit the official website of TISS Mumbai

Step 2: Register using a valid email address and other required information

Step 3: Click on ‘Register’

Step 4: On the next page, fill in all the personal details

Step 5: Upload all the required documents and click ‘Save’

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Shivangi Kumari M ... | LL.M. in Access to Justice - Batch of 2022
Reviewed on 6 Sep 2021
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
If students want to be social engineers, this is the place they want to be in.

Placements: Past records show that whoever opts gets placed. Mostly in the capacity of social engineers in some form. However, if someone is to compare the placements on the basis of the package offered to the pass-outs, then it is not good. However, this is the most action-oriented LL.M. course in India.

Infrastructure: Classes are being run online now with the help of moodles and Tissol i.e. TISS online learning platform. Moreover, students will also get access to the library which has gone online since last year through ...

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Hrutika Karkhanis | M.A. in Social Work (Children, Families) - Batch of 2018
Reviewed on 27 Aug 2021
Placements 4 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
I got the best days of my life, and I am missing them.

Placements: The college is definitely one of the best in Mumbai for social sciences. Almost 80% of our batch students got placed through the campus placements in leading organisations like Tata and Reliance. The highest salary package offered was 6 LPA, and the average salary package offered was 4 LPA. Internships are compulsory as they provide good practical exposure.

Infrastructure: The college has a beautiful and lush green campus in the middle of the city. Canteen facilities are well-maintained and affordable. All the c...

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Drakshal Potphode | M.A. in Social Entrepreneurship - Batch of 2021
Reviewed on 13 Jul 2020
Placements 3 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
The course curriculum has been designed in a very thoughtful way.

Placements: The course does not offer any kind of placement support because social entrepreneurship is all about starting your venture but yes you can work in the same ecosystem and you will get paid well. For the placements, you will have to rely on the central placement committee and your personal network. The average package is around 7-8 lac.

Infrastructure: The infrastructure of the campus is amazing, you are gonna love it. The library is opened 24*7, the campus is green and it has natural beauty. The animal of TISS ma...

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Shweta subhalaxmi | M.A. in Urban Policy and Governance - Batch of 2020
Reviewed on 5 Apr 2020
Placements 3 Infrastructure 5 Faculty & Course Curriculum 5 Crowd & Campus Life 5 Value for Money 5
Enriching experience in terms of active environment and faculty interaction .

Placements: Students placed (2020)-4%. Recruiting companies:- KPMG ( Salary offered -60k), Jannagraha, Centre for policy and research, Urban Management Centre and Bandhu ( Salary offered -25k). Internship:-Niti Aayog, IIT Bombay, Jannagraha, Samagra governance, UNDP, TISS, centre for policy and research etc. Job roles:- policy analyst, consultant, research associate .

Infrastructure: TISS, Mumbai is in the suburb regions of Chembur. The campus is green and provides a refreshing and healthy experience. It has 19 hrs library ...

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Ashish Kaur | Diploma in Hospital Administration - Batch of 2019
Reviewed on 30 Sep 2018
Placements 4 Infrastructure 4 Faculty & Course Curriculum 4 Crowd & Campus Life 4 Value for Money 4
Great campus with helping teachers to learn, study and live.

Placements: Placements at our college are satisfactory and big companies turned up to the college for Hospital administration department and Management department. Almost all the students got placed in the last year (2017) and were offered good packages upto 10 lacks per annum. The Placement cell in the college is well maintained by the student coordinators and the teachers to ensure a good cooperate and institute relations. Hence, the placements are good.

Infrastructure: The campus is very big with spacious classrooms and ventilation. The campus is well maintained even in the busiest lanes of Mumbai. The campus has good Wi-fi connectivity and the library is 24/7 available for the students for any doubts and study material. There is a gym in the campus which is fully equipped for the students. The college canteen is a self-help group canteen with lots of dishes on its menu prepared with hygiene and love. There are separate Hostels for both boys and girls. Girls s...

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TISS Mumbai Notable Alumni

In recent years, there have been many notable TISS Mumbai who has managed to build successful careers. Get details about those successful alumni of TISS Mumbai below:

Alumni Name Alumni Description
Medha Patkar

Medha Patkar Khanolkar is an Indian social activist and former politician who has been a part of various crucial economical and political issues raised by tribals, farmers, labourers, dalits and women facing injustice in India.

Anu Aga

Anu Aga is an Indian billionaire businesswoman and social worker who led Thermax as its chairperson, which is an energy and environment engineering business.

Purnima Mane

Purnima Mane is an Indian author and sexual and reproductive health expert who held many senior leadership roles in United Nations and global health roles.

Munmun Dhalaria

Munmun Dhalaria is an award-winning documentary filmmaker from Dharamshala, currently based in Bangalore India. She is famous for making documentaries on wildlife conservation, gender and human rights.

TISS Mumbai Colleges/Departments

Most viewed colleges and departments of TISS - Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

TISS Mumbai Infrastructure

TISS Mumbai offers a number of facilities for the overall development of students. Besides studies, the Deemed-to-be University also focuses on other areas, such as sports, health, artistic development of the students, etc. Listed below are some of the infrastructural facilities of TISS Mumbai:

  • Library: TISS Mumbai has a vast collection of books comprising academic, references, text and other related books in its library called Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library. There are over 1.2 lakh books in the principal domain of Social Sciences and over 10,000 journals. In addition to this, more than 2,500 books are added to the collection every year.
  • Hostel: TISS also offers a hostel facility that can accommodate up to 500 students. The admission to hostel seat depends on the availability of seats for which fees need to be paid at the time of admission.
  • Gymkhana:The Gymkhana of TISS Mumbai is a spacious room that encloses indoor and outdoor sports facilities for students. It consists of a yoga studio and dance studio which can accommodate up to 100 students at a time.
  • Counseling Center: TISS Mumbai has a counselling center for students who need career and personal counselling

TISS Mumbai News & Updates

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TISS Mumbai FAQs

Q. Is TISS Mumbai a good option?

A. Ranked 60 and 99 among the 'University' and 'Overall' categories by the NIRF 2022, TISS is one of the most popular universities for education in the field of Social Sciences. For the past three years, the average and highest package of the institute also ranges between INR 20 LPA and INR 30 LPA which also makes it a good option w.r.t placements.

Q. Which is the most popular course of TISS Mumbai?

A. Widely known for education in the field of Social Sciences and Management, the institute's MBA and MA is the most popular course at TISS Mumbai.

Q. Does TISS Mumbai offers 100% placements?

A. Yes, as per the official website of the deemed-to-be University, it provides 100% placements to its PG students. However, the official website also mentions that there is no practice followed for the placements at doctoral level, so far.

Q. What is the highest package offered by TISS Mumbai?

A. The highest package offered by TISS Mumbai during final placements 2022 is Rs 42.09 LPA.

Q. What is the admission process of TISS Mumbai?

A. Final admission to TISS is offered via TISS NET for all the PG courses. For PhD, the Deemed-to-be University conducts PhD RAT exam and for the remaining diploma, certificate and short-term courses, the admission is interview-based for majority of the courses.

Q. What is TISSNET exam all about?

A. TISS-NET is a computer-based common test for all PG programmes across all TISS. It is a 100 minutes test which consists of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs). TISS-NET is conducted to shortlist candidates for stage 2 based on the TISS-NET score and the ratio on the number of seats announced for individual programmes under each category.

Q. Is TISS NET exam tough?

A. It's a moderate-level exam. A candidate with good General Awareness, Aptitude and English can score well in TISS NET exam.

Q. How many campuses of TISS are there in India?

A. There are four campuses of TISS in India located in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Tuljapur with Mumbai being the main campus.

Q. Do I need to give TISS-NET entrance along with TISS-PAT/ TISS-MAT exam for final admission to PG programmes?

A. Yes, in stage 1, students are required to apply for TISSNET entrance based on merit. Those who are selected need to appear for TISS-PAT/ TISS-MAT followed by an OPI round in stage 2. The final score is calculated based on stage-1 and stage-2 performance of the applicants. For TISS admission 2022, however, TISS-PAT/ TISS-MAT were cancelled by the Deemed-to-be University.

Q. Does TISS Mumbai offer any Bachelor's degree?

A. No, TISS Mumbai does not offer any bachelor’s degree. However, there are a few vocational degree programmes offered under BVoc.

Q. Does TISS Mumbai offer accommodation facilities to its students?

A. Yes, there are hostels available for the students of TISS Mumbai. However, the facility is available for a limited number of students on a first-come-first-serve basis.



I am an Architect with 10 years of experience. I want a transit in career so am I eligible for course of M.A. In HRM from TISS.



Beginner-Level 5

a week ago

You have two options. First one being, you're doing a course (MSW/MA/M.Sc/Maharashtra) in TISS and in your first year itself you appear for TISSNET, clear the cut-off for HRM&LR, get selected post your interview and join. In this case, you'll be discontinuing your earlier course mid-way.Second, w...You have two options. First one being, you're doing a course (MSW/MA/M.Sc/Maharashtra) in TISS and in your first year itself you appear for TISSNET, clear the cut-off for HRM&LR, get selected post your interview and join. In this case, you'll be discontinuing your earlier course mid-way.
Second, why do you want to wait 2 years to complete another course and then do M.A. in HRM & LR?


I am an architect having 10 years of experience and want transit in career. So am I eligible for M.A. In HRM.



Beginner-Level 5

a week ago

Once internships are complete and students have graduated, they can move on to become a licensed architect. As licensed architects gain more and more experience, they can move up to senior architect/designer, and then on to project manager, department head, and so on.


I did my MBA in HRD from c V Raman Uni.Bilaspur CG. I want to study M Phil....Am I eligible for M Phil ?

Shubham Kumar

Contributor-Level 7

3 weeks ago

Yes you can as M Phil is pursued after MBA.


This year I'll complete my graduation . So when I can apply for TISSNET


Muskan Singh

Beginner-Level 5

2 weeks ago

Candidates willing to take TISSNET 2022 must have completed the graduation of minimum 3 years duration or its equivalent from a recognized university.Final year candidates can also apply for the exam. However, they will be offered final admission only after they clear the final year examination.T...Candidates willing to take TISSNET 2022 must have completed the graduation of minimum 3 years duration or its equivalent from a recognized university.
Final year candidates can also apply for the exam. However, they will be offered final admission only after they clear the final year examination.
There is no upper age limit defined by TISS for appearing in the national-level exam.


When is B.A. Programme likely to start at TISS Guwahati? I have taken admission through CUET.


Anice Godson

Beginner-Level 4

2 weeks ago

TISS BAT CUET UG result 2022 has been released on September 16 at around 4:00 am. Earlier, the result was scheduled to release on September 15 at 10:00 pm.

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