Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936. It was formerly known as Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. TISS aims to be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to changing social realities. TISS has its main campus situated in Mumbai along with three other campuses - TISS Hyderabad, TISS Guwahati, and TISS Tuljapur. TISS Mumbai comprises of two campuses- the Main Campus and the Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji Campus Annexe — are both located in Deonar in the North-East Section of Greater Mumbai.
TISS Mumbai has been recognized by the University Grants Commission. TISS Mumbai has been accredited by NAAC. It is a Deemed to be University.
Most of the TISS courses are offered at its main Mumbai campus which include PG and Research programme in various disciplines. TISS Mumbai is a host to 12 schools, 6 Independent centers, and 3 resource centers. Admissions at TISS Mumbai are conducted every year through TISS-NET (National Entrance Test) and TISS-RAT (Research Aptitude Test).

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TISS Mumbai Highlights

Established

1936

Location

Greater Mumbai

Recognition

UGC

Accreditation

NAAC

Type

Deemed to be University


TISS Mumbai Departments

School of Development Studies

School of Education

School of Habitat Studies

School of Health Systems Studies

School of Human Ecology

School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance

School of Media and Cultural Studies

School of Management and Labour Studies

School of Social Work

School for Vocational Education

School of Research Methodology

Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies


TISS Mumbai Courses Offered

Postgraduate Programmes

  • M.A. Masters programme is offered in specializations such as-Water Policy and Governance, Dalit & Tribal Studies and Action, Urban Policy and Governance, Regulatory Governance, Media and Cultural Studies, Disaster Management, Education, Human Resource Management and Labour Relations, Globalisation and Labour, Development Studies, etc.

  • Master of Hospital Administration (MHA)
  • Master of Law (LLM) (Access to Justice)
  • Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
  • Master of Public Health (Health Administration)
  • Master of Public Health ( Health Policy, Economics and Finance) {MPH-HPEF}
  • Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology) {MPH-SE}
  • Integrated B.Ed M.Ed (Three Years)
    Eligibility for master’s courses-The candidate should have successfully completed a Bachelor's Degree of minimum of 3 years. Admission to master’s programme is sought through TISSNET exam followed by a personal interview.

Doctoral Programmes

M.Phil (Development Studies, Women’s studies, Social Work, Management and Labour Studies, Education, School of Habitat Studies, etc. )
Eligibility- Admissions to these programmes are done through the RAT exam followed by a personal interview.

Ph.D. Programme (Applied Psychology, Management, and Labour Studies, Public health, Health services management, Media and Cultural Studies, etc.)
Eligibility - Admissions to these programmes are done through the RAT exam followed by a personal interview.

Apart from these, various certificate programmes, diploma courses, and online programmes are also offered at TISS Mumbai.

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TISS Mumbai Placements

TISS has had an excellent placement record across all programmes. TISS Mumbai placement consists of top recruiters in the field of technology, pharmacy, e-commerce, IT and many more. The Central Placement Cell (CPC) was established in 2014 to provide relevant employment opportunities to students. CPC gives per-placement training and also campus-corporate training. CPC takes care of the placements for all the schools in TISS (excluding HR and Public Health).
The alumni of TISS are recognized all over the world in diverse fields.

PG (One-year programme) placement record

Academic Year

No. of participating students

No. of students placed

Median Salary
(in Rupees)

2017-2018

27

22

480000

2016-2017

24

14

540000

2015-2016

30

20

360000

PG (Two-year programme) placement record

Academic Year

No. of participating students

No. of students placed

Median Salary
(in Rupees)

2017-2018

1170

810

480000

2016-2017

1160

766

460000

2015-2016

999

718

340000


TISS Mumbai Facilities

  • Computer Center
  • Library: The Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library (SDTML)
  • Hostel
  • Gymkhana
  • The Counseling Center