Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a multi-campus public research university in Mumbai, India. It is Asia's oldest institute for professional social work education and was founded in 1936 in then Bombay Presidency of British India as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work by the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust.In 1944, the institute was officially renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and in 1964, the Government of India declared TISS as deemed university under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956.

In 1954, TISS moved to a permanent campus at Deonar, Mumbai (now known as the Main Campus), from the earlier campuses at Nagpada and then Andheri.In 2001, the Deonar campus was expanded to include the Malti Jal and Jal A. D. Naoroji Campus Annexe, which are now commonly known as the New Campus. TISS, in 1986, established a rural campus in Tuljapur, Maharashtra and two off-campuses in Guwahati and Hyderabad in 2011. In addition to these campuses, TISS offers teaching, training, research, and development support from centres established across India including in Leh, Ladakh and Port Blair, the Andaman and Nicobar.

TISS's academic programs focus on the social sciences and offers doctoral degrees in Management and Labour Studies, Disaster Studies, Development Studies, Education, Gender Studies, Health Studies, Law, Media and Cultural Studies, Public Policy, Rural Development and Social Work. Since its inception TISS has had a focus on field action including in responding to disasters such as the Partition of India,the Bhopal disaster and Uttarakhand floods. Several TISS initiatives have shaped public policy in India, such as India's labour welfare laws.Notable organizations and personalities have been appreciative of TISS's social service work including Eleanor Roosevelt,Jawaharlal Nehru, Niels Bohr, and the United Nations,among others.

TISS BAT Exam Pattern
Exam Pattern Details
Total Marks 100
Type of Questions MCQ and descriptive question
Duration of the examination 90 minutes
Parts of the question paper Part A (60 marks, 60 minutes)
Part B (30 minutes, 40 minutes)

TISS BAT Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Age Requirements

  • Candidates appearing for the TISS BAT 2021 should be either 23 years or less than this age.
  • Any candidate with age more than 23 yrs will not be considered eligible.
  • There is no age relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories.

TISS BAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria - Academic Requirements

  • To be eligible for TISS BAT, candidates must have passed their 12th board examination in any subject. The passing background of the candidate must be from a government recognised educational board.
  • If any candidates are awaiting their 12th Board’s marks or are yet to appear in the 12th board exams will also be considered as eligible for TISS BAT 2021. However, candidates must provide their final result at the time of admissions.
  • Candidates who are yet to appear for 12th boards exam from International Baccalaureate are also eligible for TISS BAT 2021. HOwever, they must make sure that their results get declared by June 2021.
TISS BAT Syllabus 2021

Candidates seeking to sit for the TISS BAT exam and finding ways to practice for the exam must make sure they go through the syllabus of TISS BAT 021 first. The TISS BAT syllabus includes all the possible topics and subjects from which the questions might come. Going through the TISS BAT 2021 syllabus also helps the candidates to prioritise and strategise their preparation techniques.

TISS BAT Syllabus
Sections Complete syllabus
General Awareness Current Affairs, Media and Advertisements, History, Geography, Politics and Indian Constitution, Economy, Awards, Health, Technology, Environment and Nature, and Arts, Music and Films
English Proficiency (Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension) Usage of Idioms, Fill in the Blanks, Odd Word Out, Jumbled Sentences, Synonyms, Antonyms, Word Spellings, Sentence Correction and Reading Comprehension
Mathematics/Numerical Ability Integers, Fractions, Data Interpretations with Bar Graphs and Pie Charts, Time, Distance and Work, Average, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Geometry, Profit and Loss, and Ratio, Proportion and Variation
Logical Reasoning Alphabet and Number Series, Family and Circular Arrangement, Logical Connectivity, Coding and Decoding, Directions, Puzzles, Clock and Calendar, Cubes and Statement Conclusions
Course Fees Eligibility
M.H.A [Hospital] ₹64,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
M.A ₹66,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 45% + TISSNET
B.Ed + M.Ed ₹74,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
PG Diploma ₹3.5 Lakhs (Total Fees) Graduation
L.L.M ₹68,500 (Total Fees) L.L.B.
M.Sc ₹64,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
MSW ₹66,500 (1st Year Fees) Graduation with 45% + TISSNET