TISS Application Form – Apply for BAT 2018

TISS Application Form

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TISS Application Form 2018

Dear Aspirants,

Tata Institute of Social Sciences Bachelor Admission Test, TISS BAT Application form has been released. All the students who wish to take part in the undergraduate courses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences can apply for this entrance test. The TISS Application form release date was 24th October 2017, but no worries as interested and eligible candidates can still apply for the same as the last date for the application is 19th March 2018. All the required information and doubts on TISS 2018 Application form starting from the admit card to result has been cleared here in this article.


TISS BAT, short for Tata Institute of Social Sciences Bachelor Admission Test conducts Bachelor’s Admission Test (BAT) to provide admission to the interested candidates in different BA programmes. Courses in which admission is offered on the basis of candidates’ performance in TISS BAT are as follows

Course Campus Offering the Course Seats Intake
Three-year BA Programme in Social Sciences TISS Guwahati 60
TISS Tuljapur 60
TISS Hyderabad 60
BA (Hons) in Social Work with specialization in Rural Development TISS Tuljapur 40
Total 220

All the candidates who have passed their Class XII in any stream from a recognized board are eligible to apply for Bachelor’s Admission Test exam by filling the TISS Application Form. TISS BAT question paper contains both objective and subjective questions of total 100 marks.

TISS application form 2018 last date is 19th March 2018. The fee for the online application can be made by online or offline mode. All the other information like exam date, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, application process, and exam mode is provided below.

TISS 2018 Important Dates

Events Dates
Commencement of application form submission 24 Oct 2017
Last date for filling the online application 19 Mar 2017
TISS BAT 2018 will be held on 05 May 2018

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TISS BAT Application Fee 2018

As we have already mentioned, candidates can pay TISS BAT application fee through online (via debit card/ credit card/ internet banking) or offline (SBI Challan) mode to fill TISS Application Form.

Category Application Fee (Online Mode) Application Fee (Offline Mode)
SC/ ST (with income less than Rs 2.5 lakhs)/ OBC (non-creamy layer candidates with income less than Rs 1 lakh) Rs 275 Rs 250
Others Rs 1,025 Rs 1,000

TISS BAT Eligibility Criteria – TISS Application Form

Check the eligibility criteria for TISS BAT below:

Educational Qualification

Candidates should have passed Class XII in any stream from a recognized board. Students who are awaiting results of their Class XII exams are also eligible to apply.

Age limit

Candidates should be less than 23 years in age at the time of appearing for TISS BAT exam, as on April 30, 2018. Candidates over this age are not eligible to apply for the exam, according to the official website.

TISS BAT Exam Pattern

Before applying for TISS BAT 2018 Exam, one should be aware of the TISS BAT Exam Pattern. Below given is the paper pattern for TISS BAT Entrance exam 2018.

TISS BAT 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The exam will be commenced in two parts.
  • The question paper will be of objective and descriptive nature.
  • The time duration to solve the question paper will be 90 minutes.
TISS BAT 2018 (Part-1)
Parts Particulars Total Time Total Marks
Section A Multiple Choice Questions
(Computer Based Test)
60 minutes 60 marks
Section B Descriptive Questions
(Written Test)
30 minutes 40 marks
Total 90 minutes 100 marks
TISS BAT 2018 (Part-2)
  • After qualifying the Written test, shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.
  • The interview will be commenced of those candidates only who qualify the test.
  • The merit list will be made on the basis of overall marks attained by the candidates in the written test and interview.

TISS BAT Admit Card 2018

The admit card for TISS undergraduate examination 2018 will be released shortly. Till then you can prepare further. We will provide the TISS Admit card, the moment it is available on the official site.

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TISS BAT Application Process

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Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply for the program only through an online process by visiting the admissions link on the TISS website (admissions.tiss.edu) on or before March 19, 2018. Applicants can check the procedure to register and apply for TISS BAT 2018 below.

Step by Step Procedure to Apply for TISS BAT 2018

Follow the instructions given below to apply for the TISSBAT:

Step 1: Registration

To apply for the TISS BAT 2018, candidates need to register first. Register by click on the link provided on this page and enter the authentic email id. A link to set a password and access the application will be sent to this Email ID. Set a password and proceed to fill in details in the online application.

Step 2: Filling in details in the TISS BAT Application form

Candidates will be provided an option to fill the form and complete the processes entirely at one go or fill partially and save the form for completion before the due date. In the online application form, applicants have to give their preference for one center only. This preference cannot be changed through a phone call or email or in person thereafter. In the online application form, candidates need to provide the details such as personal details, academic details, communication details etc.

Step 3: Upload Photograph

In the online application, candidates shall need to upload a scanned copy of the photograph and other documents in the online application as per the prescribed format.

Documents to be uploaded Format File size Dimensions
Photograph JPG,JPEG/PNG size should not exceed 2MB. 113 * 170 Pixels
Signature JPG,JPEG/PNG size should not exceed 2MB 302 * 132 Pixels
Income Certificate PDF 512kb
Marksheet of Last Exam PDF 512kb
Caste / Tribe Certificate PDF 512kb
Armed Forces Certificate PDF 512kb
PWD Certificate PDF 512kb
Kashmiri Migrant Certificate PDF 512kb
Step 4: Make Payment

Candidates will be asked to choose between two modes of payment ‘Cash’ or ‘Payment Gateway’ in this last step. If the candidate chooses the preferred mode of payment ‘Cash’, a payment challan has to be downloaded from the ‘Download Challan’ tab. Deposit the cash amount mentioned on the challan in any branch of the State Bank of India. The bank will return two copies of the challan copy (Student Copy and TISS Copy) with the bank’s seal, signature and journal number on it. Candidates will then have to scan the ‘TISS Copy’ of the challan, login back to the online application system and upload it.

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