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Tata Institute of Social Sciences - [TISS], Mumbai

Tata Institute of Social Sciences - [TISS], Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra UGC, NAAC-A Estd 1936 Deemed to be University

TISS NET 2016 Exam Notification

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai a social science institution has invited application for for admission into 57 Post-graduate courses (M.A. MA, MSc, MHA, MPH) through TISS National Eligibility Test- 2016 (TISS-NET-2016) Exam.

Interested candidates can apply upto three programmes in any 2 of the TISS campuses before November 30, 2015.

TISS-NET 2016 Important Dates:


Important Dates

Last Date of filling TISS-NET Online Applications

November 30, 2015

Last Date of receiving application through post

December 01, 2015

TISS-NET 2016 Exam Date

January 09, 2016

TISS-NET 2016 Score-Card Availability

February 02, 2016

Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview

March 10, 2016 Onwards

First Wait List

May 03, 2015

Second Wait List

May 19, 2015

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai Courses

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Campuses:

The exam will be conducted on January 9, 2016 at 39 centers across different campuses as given below in the table:

 S. No.

Campus Location


Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Hyderabad


Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai


Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Guwahati


Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Tuljapur

TISS-NET 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates must have passed a Bachelor Degree in any stream from recognized university
  • All subjects from 1st to 4th semester should be cleared at the time of applying
  • Candidates must have fulfilled all the requirements of final Bachelor Degree by June 11, 2016

TISS, Mumbai Fee Structure

TISS-NET 2016 Application Procedure:

  • Candidates can apply through Online Mode only by visiting the official website  
  • However, Offline applications are available only in remote areas such as Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand etc.
  • Important Documents including Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash),Caste Certificate etc. should be uploaded while filling up the form

TISS-NET 2016 Application Fee:

No. of Programmes

OnlinePayment through Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking

Offline Payment through SBI Challan





One Programme

Rs. 1030/-

Rs. 260/-

Rs. 1000/- + Bank Charges

Rs. 250/- + Bank Charges

Two Programmes

Rs. 2060/-

Rs. 520/-

Rs. 2000/- + Bank Charges

Rs. 500/- + Bank Charges

Three Programmes

Rs. 3090/-

Rs. 780/-

Rs. 3000/- + Bank Charges

Rs. 750/- + Bank Charges


(i) In case of payment by cash deposit in an SBI branch, please note that the SBI will charge Rs. 50/- as their processing fee for each deposit, which cannot be adjusted against the application fee.

(ii) Payments made via demand draft, pay order or any mode other than the above modes is not acceptable and the application will be rejected. No communication to this effect will be sent to such candidates.

TISS Mumbai Faculty Details

TISS-NET 2016 Examination Pattern:

  • TISS-NET is an Online exam
  • It will have 100 Objective-type  questions
  • Duration of the exam is 100 minutes from 02.00 pm to 03.40
  • The test consist of 4 subjects i.e. Analytical Ability, English Proficiency, Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge
  • Each correct answer carries 1 mark
  • There is no negative marking

TISS-NET 2016 Selection Criteria:

  • First of all, candidates have to clear National Eligibility Test
  • The cut-off marks that should be expected are 85 to 90
  • Shortlisted candidates on the basis of cut-off will be called for second round i.e. Descriptive type Written Test or Group Discussion.

TISS Mumbai Alumni Review

Note: Afterwards, Personal Interviews will be held in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Guwahati

Selection Process


National Common Written Test


Pre-Interview Test prior to the Personal Interview


Personal  Interview




For any queries candidates can contact the undersigned:

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar

Mumbai - 400 088

Phone: 022 - 2552 5252

Last Updated - 07 Nov 2015

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