How to apply online for TISS B.A. Social Work, Social Sciences admissions 2016

Are you looking for information on bachelor's programs at Tata Institute of Social Sciences? This article provides complete information on the Bachelor's programs offered by TISS, namely B.A. Social Work and B.A. Social Sciences. Know details of the 2016 online admissions process, eligibility requirements and schedule.

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has announced the admission notification for the Bachelor's programs 2016.

About TISS

he Tata Institute of Social Sciences is a Deemed University which offers professional education in various aspects of social, economic, environmental & political sectors as well as research facilities in these sectors. The university offers undergraduate, post graduate, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs at its campuses in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad and Guwahati. Field Action Projects (FAPs) form an integral part of the curriculum.

2016 Bachelor's programs

  1. B.A. (Hons.) in Social Work (BASW) for the academic session 2016-2019
    Location: Tuljapur campus
    Number of seats: 30

  2. B.A. Social Sciences (BASS), which will be part of the 5-year integrated B.A. and M.A. Social Sciences program
    Location: Guwahati, Tuljapur and Hyderabad campuses.
    Number of seats: 60 at Hyderabad and Guwahati and 30 at the Tuljapur campus.

Eligibility requirements

Educational qualification

You should have passed Class 12 or Intermediate in any subject stream from a Recognised Board. You can also apply if: (a) you are in the International Baccalaureate Diploma program & will complete Class 12 with results to be declared by June 2016; and (ii) you have appeared for your Class 12 or Intermediate final exams and are awaiting results.

Age Limit

You should be less than 23 years of age at the time of appearing for the admission test, as on May 7, 2016.

Application fee

The application fee is not-refundable in case your application is rejected due to being ineligible or for not appearing for the admission test. The fee is as follows:
  • For general candidates: Rs. 1025/-

  • For SC/ ST candidates wi income less than 2.5lakhs and OBC-NC candidates with income less than 1 lakh: Rs. 275/-

How to apply

  1. Visit the official admissions online application page at:

  2. Read all the instructions carefully before applying.

  3. Register with an email ID, to which your password will be sent. Ensure that you use this same email ID throughout the admission, test & selection process.

  4. You can fill in the application at one time or fill it partially initially and complete it later. However, only one application can be submitted. If you submit an application more than once, your application will be rejected.

  5. You should submit your preference for a centre for the admission test. Note that only one should be selected and this cannot be changed through a phone call or email or in person. The test centres are: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Dimpaur, Guwahati, Kolkata, Pune, Nagpur, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Bhopal, Patna, Bhubaneshwar, Solapur, Visakapatnam, Vijayawada, Silchar, Tiruvananthapuram.

  6. Ensure that the photo you submit is a clear, recent color one against a plain background and show only your face and shoulders. It should be in png, jpeg format, with size not exceeding 2MB.

  7. Submit your application fee. This can be paid online through Credit card/ Debit Card/ Online transaction.

  8. You can also select cash mode of payment of the application fee. In this case, you will need to download the requisite challan from 'Download Challan' tab. The deposit the cash amount mentioned on the challan in any branch of State Bank of India (they will take Rs.50/- as processing fee). From the branch, you will receive 2 copies of the challan, one being a student copy and the other TISS copy. The challans must have the bank's seal, signature and journal number on it. Scan the 'TISS Copy' of the challan, then login to your account on the application page and upload the scanned copy.

  9. If you are eligible for the concessional fee of Rs. 250 (through Bank challan) for the application, then you must also upload your income and caste certificates.

  10. You can access the admit card with Registration Number of the candidate, date and time of the test, name of the centre and city once your application has been verified.

Contact Help for admission process

  • For any technical problems while filling up the online application call: 022-25525252 (Monday to Saturday, 8a.m. to 8p.m.).

  • Email queries:

  • General FAQs:

Important dates

  • Online application begins: 10/02/2016

  • Online application ends: 31/03/2016

  • Online issuance of Hall tickets for entrance test: 12/04/2016

  • Date of entrance test: 14/05/2016 (11a.m. to 1p.m.)

  • Results of entrance test: 20/05/2016

  • Verification of certificates and payment of fees: 23/05/2016 to 31/05/2016

  • First wait list announcement: 03/06/2016

  • Verification of certificates and payment of fees: 04/06/2016 to 10/06/2016

  • Second wait list announcement: 12/06/2016

  • Verification of certificates and payment of fees: 13/06/2016 to 18/06/2016

  • Third wait list announcement: 20/06/2016

  • Classes will begin: 1st July 2016 at Hyderabad and Tuljapur / 11th July 2016 at Guwahati.

Schedule for BASS program at Tuljapur campus

  • Online application ends: 31/03/2016

  • Online issuance of Hall tickets for entrance test: 12/04/2016

  • Classes Date of entrance test: 14/05/2016 (11a.m. to 1p.m.)

  • Results of entrance test: 20/05/2016

  • Personal Interview at Tuljapur Campus: 10/06/2016 to 12/06/2016

  • Announcement of final results: 14/06/2016

  • Verification of certificates and payment of fees: 15/06/2016 to 21/06/2016

  • First wait list announcement: 22/06/2016

  • Verification of certificates and payment of fees: 23/06/2016 to 28/06/2016

  • Second wait list announcement: 29/06/2016

  • Verification of certificates and payment of fees: 30/06/2016 to 01/07/2016

  • Classes will begin: 01/07/2016

TISS campus contact information

  1. At Guwahati:
    14 A, Bhuban Road, Uzanbazar,
    Guwahati -781001
    Ph - (0361) 2510342 / 2736765 / 2736526 // Fax: (0361) 2510423

  2. At Hyderabad:
    S.R.Sankaran Block,
    AMR-APARD campus, Rajendranagar,
    Hyderabad - 500030
    Ph- 91 040 24017701/02/ 03 // Fax: (040) 24017701

  3. At Tuljapur
    Apsinga Road,
    Tuljapur - 413601,
    Osmanabad District
    Phone -9270105222-23-24-25-26 // Fax: 02471 - 242061

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