TISS Mumbai admissions 2017 Apply for Ph.D courses

TISS, Mumbai has declared an admission notification inviting applications from students to apply for its include Master of Philosophy –Doctor of Philosophy (MPhil-PhD) and direct PhD programmes. The students are required to apply at the authorized website www.tiss.edu.

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai has announced an admission notification inviting applications from all those candidates who are eligible and interested to apply for its integrated Master of Philosophy- Doctor of Philosophy (MPhil-PhD) and direct PhD programmes in different research areas, with the various schools and independent centre’s of the institute across TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses, for the academic session 2017.

Eligibility criteria

Educational qualification:

  • The students those who are interested in applying for this programme should be holding a second class or equivalent subject  awarded by a well known university in India or abroad, with minimum an average of 55% of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 below the 7 point scale of the University Grants Commission(UGC)
  • Those who are expected to complete all the requirements of their final year Master’s degree examinations by July 1, are also eligible to apply for MPhil, provided they have successfully completed their first year Master’s degree
  • At least 5 years of post graduation work experience is required for direct PhD programmes
  • In case of the incorporated MPhil-PhD programme, there is no condition of work experience

Selection procedure:

You would be selected based on the performance in the TISS-Research Aptitude Test (TISS-RAT 2017) and personal interview held by the institute. The candidates who have cleared JRF, GATE and other relevant exams are also predicted to attend the written test and personal interview.

How to apply:

Students are required to apply at the authorized website: www.tiss.edu.

Important dates:

Details DATES
Final date for the submission of online form is January 16, 2017
Names of the shortlisted students for RAT will be released on January 30, 2017
TISS RAT will be organized on February 10

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