TISS will invite TISSNET Application Form 2020 from the first week of October 2020. The Applications will be invited upon release of TISSNET Notification at the examination’s official website admissions.tiss.edu. The same will be updated and intimated to students at the earliest through topramkers.com. 

TISSNET is an online examination conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences for admission to postgraduate programs. These postgraduate programs are offered and run in TISS Campuses in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, and Guwahati. We will be discussing the TISSNET Application form, Important Dates, Document required while registering for the exam, and other such information surrounding the Registration for TISSNET. Let us look at everything in detail.

TISSNET Application Form 2020-21

TISSNET Notification 2021 will be released in the first week of coming October. The premier institute will invite applications from eligible and interested candidates. Candidates are devised to submit their TISSNET Registration Form before the last date which is scheduled to be November for online applicants and December for offline applicants. Let us look at TISSNET 2021 Application Form Dates tabulated below

Events Dates
Starting Date to Fill TISSNET  application form October 2020
Last date for submission of the application form (online) November 2020
Last date for submission of the application form (by post) December 2020
Admit card release date for TISSNET MBA 2021 December 2020

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Who can fill TISSNET Application Form 2020-21?

TISSNET is a post-graduate entrance examination. Hence, it invites applications from all qualified Indian graduates. However, there is additional Eligibility Criteria of TISSNET that students need to fulfill. TISSNET Applications from only eligible students are entertained and taken into consideration for TISSNET Admit Card/Hall Ticket generation

Age Eligibility for TISSNET

  • Candidates must be at least 21 years of age to apply for TISSNET 2021 Exam
  • However, there is no upper age limit to apply for TISSNET

Academic Eligibility for TISSNET

  • Candidate must have graduated from any recognized university across India
  • Candidates in their final year can also apply provided they possess their graduating degree at the time of TISS NET Admission

Eligibility for Foreign Applicants

  • Applications are invited from international applicants of Indian origin (PIO/ OCI/ NRI)
  • The basic TISS Exam Eligibility for foreign applicants is similar to Indian students with the following additional requirements
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency is essential for students situated in the non-English speaking country or whose mode of Instruction is not English.
Qualifying Exam Minimum Qualifying Score
IELTS 6.5 or above
TOEFL-iBT 90 or above
  • Students applying for MA in Human Resource Management and Labour will have to pass GMAT with a score of 610 and above

Documents Required for TISSNET Application 2021

Interested students have to gather the following documents prior to applying for TISSNET 2021. These documents are mandatory and will be used during TISSNET Application. The list gives detailed information on the basis of categories students register from

All Candidates Passport Size Photograph, Signature, Copy of TISS challan (if paid by cash).
SC / ST (Annual income less than INR 2.5 lakhs) Caste/Tribe Certificate, Income Certificate, copy of TISS challan (if paid by cash).
OBC (NC) (Annual income more than INR 1 lakh) Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate
OBC (NC) (Annual income less than INR 1 lakh) Income Certificate, Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate, copy of TISS challan (if paid by cash).
PWD PWD certificate.
KM KM certificate.
Armed force Armed Force certificate.

Details to be Filled in TISSNET Application Form

Please confer the details to be filled in TISSNET Form. Candidates are also advised, in their best interests to make sure that the details to be provided are well known to them prior to beginning their TISSNET Registration.

Personal Details Name
Gender
Date of Birth
Employment Status
Family Income Reservation Category Exam Centre City Choice Mobile Number/Alternate Mobile Number Email-Address/Parents’ Email Address
Contact Details
 
Address City Name, City Pin Code
State Domicile, State Country
Educational Details
 
10th Board Marksheet and Passing Certificate
12th Board Marksheet and Passing Certificate
Graduation Details
 
Status of Bachelor’s Degree
Year of Degree Completion Graduation Degree
University Name Bachelor’s Degree Pattern
Bachelor’s Degree Discipline
Specialized Subjects
Percentage/Marks Obtained
Education Faculty
Status of ATKT / uncleared papers in previous semesters Status of GOI-PMS scholarship Status of Internship (In case of medical graduate)
Master’s Degree Details
 
Status of postgraduate degree Status of GOI-PMS scholarship Year of PG Degree completion
Name of the University

How to Fill TISSNET Application Form 2020-21?

Applications for TISSNET 2021 will be invited at admissions.tiss.edu. The interested students can submit their applications when the TISSNET Notification is released. The detailed steps regarding TISS Registration in Online and Offline modes is mentioned below. 

Online Mode

  • Visit the official website of TISS Admissions: admissions.tiss.edu
  • Enter correct working email address
  • Click on the registration link sent at the email address
  • Login at the portal providing necessary details accurately
  • Enter your personal information, academic details, preferred course and desired exam city
  • Upload your photograph and Signature
  • Upload necessary documents, as required by the TISSNET Application Form
  • Submit the requisite Application Fee for TISSNET and Submit
  • Acknowledge the completion mail received at registered email-id
  • Obtain and save a copy of TISSNET 2021 Application Form for reference purposes

Offline Mode

  • Send request for the form along with requisite TISSNET Application Fee to TISS Mumbai Campus at following address.
    To Assistant Registrar (Academic),
    Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
    Deonar Mumbai, 400088
  • The Campus will reach out to you with TISS Exam Application Form within a week
  • Fill all the requisite details: Personal Information, Contact Details, Academic History, Preferred Courses, and finally Exam Cities
  • Paste Recent Photograph as per the guidelines mentioned in the Brochure provided with the TISS Form
  • Attach all necessary documents attested by any School/College Headmaster or a Gazetted Officer
  • Send the completed TISSNET 2021 Form to TISS Mumbai along all attested documents. 

As mentioned earlier, the institute also invites TISSNET Application from Foreign candidates of Indian Origin. However, such candidates can apply from TISS Exam in online and offline mode. However, International applicants will have to submit a hard copy of completely filled TISS Application Form to the International Office of TISS at the following address:

International Relations Office (IRO),

Room No. 110, First Floor,

Academic Building No. 1, Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji Campus,

Deonar Farms Road, Mumbai - 400 088, India

Let us have a look at the Process to fill TISSNET Form for international applicants.

  • Visit iso@tiss.edu
  • Navigate to Application Form link for foreign candidates
  • Online Mode: Provide the requisite details and send the scanned copies of the documents required to the international office.
  • Offline Mode: Download the TISS Admission form and send the hard copies of the documents to the international office.
  • International applicants facing any issue/trouble with TISSNET 2021 Application, can contact the international office at 91 22 2552 5919 / 5920.

TISSNET Application Fee 2021

TISS invites application for admission to postgraduate programs. Interested candidates can choose up to three preferences in their TISSNET Application Form 2020-21. The Application Fee of TISS Form depends on the number of preferences filled by students. The Application Fee also depends upon the mode selected from the available Online and Offline Mode. The break-up of the TISSNET Application Fee for online mode is mentioned below.

Number of Chosen Programme General Category SC/ST/OBC(NC) Category
Applying for 1 program INR 1030 INR 260
Applying for 2 programs INR 2060 INR 520
Applying for 3 programs INR 3090 INR 780

TISSNET 2021 Application Fee varies for candidates applying for the exam in offline mode through Challan. However, the calculation of the fee is similar to online mode. The detailed TISSNET Registration Fee for offline mode is mentioned below

Program Name General Category SC/ST/OBC (NC) Category
Applying for 1 program INR 1000 + bank charges INR 250 + bank charges
Applying for 2 programs INR 2000 + bank charges INR 500 + bank charges
Applying for 3 programs INR 3000 + bank charges INR 750 + bank charges

Specifications of Photo and Signature

Uploading Photos and Signature becomes the very troubling task of any form filling if the guidelines are not well understood. We bring you detailed guidelines you need to follow while filling your TISSNET 2021 Form. Let us have a look.

Documents Format Dimensions
Income/ Caste Certificate PDF 500 kb
Photograph JPG / JPEG / PNG 113 X 170 pixels
Signature JPG / JPEG / PNG 302 X 132 pixels

General Instructions for Domestic Applicants

Since TISS does not invite any changes to submitted TISSNET Form, it is in the best interest of students to confer the general instructions laid out by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Please go through each and every instruction and follow them while applying for TISSNET 2021.

  • Number of Courses: Candidates can only apply for a maximum of three programs across any two of the TISS Campuses. No Change of programs will be entertained once admission is successfully completed.
  • Concession in Programme Selection Fee: Unemployed candidates, with family annual income less than Rs.2.5 Lakhs for SC/ST and Rs.1 lakh for OBC(NC), will have to pay only Rs.250/- for each program. However, their request will only be entertained if submit the necessary documents
  • Relevant Certificates: Candidates have to upload all relevant certificates in the format mentioned. Any discrepancy in the certificates will result in the cancellation of their TISSNET Admission at any stage of the process.
  • One Candidate, One Application: Candidate can apply for all of the three programs in ONE online form. If any candidate is found to have submitted more than one TISSNET Form, their candidature will be canceled.

General Instructions for Foreign Candidates

  • Shortlisted International Applicants will be appearing for an Online Essay Test/ International Entrance Test followed by an Interview through video conferencing 
  • In case candidates do not possess the required documents before the last date, they are to inform the IRO at Mumbai Campus to obtain permission for a late submission.
  • International Applicants are advised to apply through International mode only. TISS does not accept applications of the candidate through both Indian and International channels. It will result in cancellation of candidature.

TISSNET 2021 Application Form Instructions

There are certain considerations students should keep in mind while filling out their TISS 2021 Application Form. Since there is no facility of amending corrections in TISS Form 2021, students are advised to follow the mentioned points with utter care and attention.

  • Candidates should provide accurate and correct details
  • No request regarding submission of TISS Application Form 2021 will be entertained after the last date
  • Candidates are advised to submit the TISSNET 2021 Application Fee before the Last Date
  • If the candidate is found guilty of having forged documents and providing incorrect details, the candidature is liable to be barred for the current and upcoming TISS Exam.
  • The Photograph used should be recent and should follow the guidelines by TISS strictly

TISSNET 2021 Admit Card

Post successful registration of TISSNET 2021, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences will generate Admit Cards to registered applicants. TISSNET Admit Card 2021 will serve as a gate pass/hall ticket that will be mandatory for entry into the examination hall. 

The Admit Cards will be uploaded on the admission.tiss.edu and the same will be updated on toprankers.com. Students are advised to regularly check the website to stay updated

FAQ's

When is the last date to fill TISSNET Online Application Form 2021?

As per the TISSNET Exam Dates, the last date to fill the application will be tentatively in the month of November 2020. Candidates must ensure that they fill the online form on or before the last date.

Who can fill TISSNET Application Form?

Candidates secured 50% or above in Bachelor's degrees and aged above 21 years are eligible to fill the TISSNET Application Form. Students in their final year also can fill the online form. However, they need to submit a graduation certificate at the time of the admission process.

How can I fill the TISSNET Application Form?

Candidates can fill the TISSNET Application Form in both the online and offline mode. Candidates filling the form in online mode can follow the simple steps provided below:

  • Visit the official website of TISS Admissions
  • Register at the portal with email-id and verify with OTP sent at the same email account.
  • Login at admissions.tiss.edu using the generated user details.
  • Enter personal information and academic background.
  • Choose courses to be applied, preferred campus, and exam city.
  • Upload photographs and signature as per the guidelines mentioned.
  • Upload necessary documents
  • Pay the Application Fee and Submit it.

How much fee do I need to pay while filling the TISSNET Application Form?

The TISSNET Application Fee depends on the number of preferences filled by students and also upon the mode selected from the available Online and Offline Mode. To know more information about the application fee, candidates can check the above post.

What is the process for foreign applicants to fill the TISSNET Application Form?

The process for foreign applicants to fill the TISSNET Application Form

  • Visit iso@tiss.edu
  • Navigate to Application Form link for foreign candidates
  • Online Mode: Provide the requisite details and send the scanned copies of the documents required to the international office.
  • Offline Mode: Download the TISS Admission form and send the hard copies of the documents to the international office.
  • International applicants facing any issue/trouble with TISSNET 2021 Application, can contact the international office at 91 22 2552 5919 / 5920.

Can a candidate apply for more than one program at TISS?

Yes. Candidates can apply for a maximum of three courses while filling the TISSNET Application Form.

What are the specifications for all the documents to be uploaded in TISS Application Form?

  • Income/ Caste Certificate should be uploaded in PDF format and it must be less than 500 KB.
  • The photograph should be in JPEG format and the dimensions are 113 X 170 pixels.
  • The Signature should be uploaded in JPEG format and the dimensions must be 302 X 132 pixels.