|Exam Full Name::||Tata Institute of Social Sciences Test|
|Category:||Arts and Humanities|
Tata Institute of Social Sciences is the first educational institution for social work in the country. The College offers undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate programs, and short term courses in diverse areas of social work and health. The admissions for the M.A courses are done on the basis of an entrance test conducted by the Institute itself.
The M.A entrance test is carried out for selection of candidates in to courses such as
(a) A Bachelor’s Degree of a minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education) from a recognised university, in any discipline.
(b) Candidates who will complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor’s Degree examinations by Sunday, June 9, 2013, are also eligible to apply to all the programmes (except the four programmes offered by the School of Health Systems Studies) provided they have successfully completed their first and second years, if the degree course is of 3 years; and the first, second and third years, if the degree course is of 4 years. Candidates applying for the M.A. Education (Elementary) programme should complete all the requirements by May 11, 2013. In such cases, admission to any of the Master’s Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional. If a provisionally admitted student fails in the final year examination, the offer of provisional admission automatically stands cancelled.
The entrance test has one section during written process which will be conducted [paper based as well as computer based. The first section includes questions on general awareness, analytical reasoning and verbal ability. The time allotted for completing the first section is 45 minutes. The second section carries objective type questions and as well as descriptive type questions. The time limit for attempting the second section is 1 hour.