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Name: TISS 2013
Exam Full Name:: Tata Institute of Social Sciences Test
Category: Arts and Humanities
Website: http://www.tiss.edu
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TISS 2013

Description

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

  • M.A. in Globalization and Labor
  • M.A. in Human Resources Management & Labor Relations
  • M.A. in Social Entrepreneurship
  • M.A. in Development Studies
  • M.A. in Education (Elementary)
  • M.A. in Disability Studies and Action
  • M.A. in Social Work
  • M.A. in Media and Cultural Studies
  • M.A in Disaster Management
  • M.A in Habitat Policy & Practice
  • M.A. in Women's Studies
  • M.A. in Counseling
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Exam Level

State level exam

Syllabus

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(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.

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(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.

• Candidates applying for the Master of Public Health Policy, Economics and Finance;and Master of Public Health in Social Epidemiology programmes should have a (i) Master’s degree in any discipline, or (ii) Bachelor’s degree in medicine, paramedical and other four-year programme like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, etc..
 
• Candidates applying for the Master of Health Administration and Hospital Administration should have (i) successfully completed their graduate degree in any discipline, or (ii) Bachelor’s degree in medicine, paramedical, and other four-year programmes like pharmacy, veterinary sciences, engineering, etc.
 
 

 

(c) Candidates who are in their final year Bachelor’s degree programme are not eligible to apply for admission to any of the Master’s degree programmes conducted by School of Health Systems Studies, i.e., Health Administration, Hospital Administration; Public Health in Social Epidemiology; and Public Health in Health Policy, Economics and Finance.
 

 

(d) Candidates applying for the M.A./M.Sc. in Urban Policy and Governance (formerly known as Habitat Policy and Practice) programme should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Management, Physical Sciences, Geography, Planning, Law, or Social Sciences, with interest in habitat-related issues/sectors.

 

(e) Medical graduates applying for any of the programmes should complete their internship on or before Saturday, June 9, 2013. Those who are not scheduled to complete internship by June 9, 2013 need not apply.

 

(f) For M.A. Disability Studies and Action programme, preference will be given to candidates who have a graduate degree in Social Work, Psychology, Special Education, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, and disability rehabilitation-related fields. Graduates with at least 2 years experience in the field of disability or social welfare will be preferred.

 

(g) Only candidates with a Master’s degree and work experience will be considered for the one-year, full-time Master’s Degree programmes in Management of Voluntary Organisations and Mental Health. Those who do not possess a master’s degree and a minimum 3 years experience need not apply.

 

(h) Candidates applying for M.A. in Applied Psychology with Specialisation in Clinical Psychology should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, or (ii) B.A. General, with minimum three papers in Psychology. Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2013, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

 

(i) Candidates applying for M.A. in Applied Psychology with Specialisation in Counselling Psychology should have completed (i) B.A. Psychology, (ii) B.A./B.Sc. Home Science with specialisation in Child/Human Development; (iii) B.A. Social Work, or (iv) B.A. General with minimum three papers in Psychology. Candidates who will appear for their final year B.A. examination in 2013, with the above subjects and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply.

 


 

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.

 

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