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Tata Institute of Social Science, more commonly known as TISS, is situated in Mumbai. It was established in the year 1936 and is one of the most renowned institutions in the country. The institution offers multiple courses in a wide variety of specialisations. TISS also has an Open Distance Learning program that have been approve by the University Grants Commission and the Distance Education Bureau.

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses offered are M.A. in Elementary Education and Post Graduate Diploma in Digital Library Management. These career enhancing courses were offered for distance learning by TISS keeping in mind the constraints of the everyday working professional.

Basic Information

NAME

Tata Institute of Social Science Online Distance learning

LOCATION

Mumbai

TYPE

Public Research University

EDUCATION

Online Distance learning

DIRECTOR

Shalini Bharat

RECOGNITION

UGC-DEB

COURSES OFFERED

MA & PGD

WIKI PAGE

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tata_Institute_of_Social_Sciences

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

https://admissions.tiss.edu

Courses List

Text Box: Post Graduate DiplomaText Box: M.A.

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses offered are M.A. and Post Graduate Diploma. The details of the courses offered are given below:

COURSES

SPECIALISATION OFFERED

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

DURATION

M.A.

Elementary Education

Candidate must have a bachelor's degree or any equivalent examination in the relevant field from a recognized institution with minimum aggregate of 55%

Qualifying Exam: TISSNET

2 Years

Post Graduate Diploma

Digital Library & Information Management

Candidate must have an MLIS and PH.D in Library Science from a recognized institution with minimum aggregate of 55%

Qualifying Exam: TISSNET

1 Years

Fees Structure

The semester wise fee structure of the courses mentioned above is given in the table below:

Semesters

COURSES

I

II

III

IV

MA

32,700

20,800

14,300

20,800

PGDLIM

18100

15800

Admissions 2021 Highlights

  • The total intake of the M.A. program is 51 students in total
  • The eligibility criteria for the M.A. program is graduation in the relevant field with min 55% aggregate marks
  • While the course is a distance program, twice a year, during the months of May-June and Oct-Nov face to face or contact classes are conducted
  • Contact classes of approximately a month each, are conducted in the TISS Mumbai campus
  • The total intake of the PGDLIM program is 25 students in total
  • For the PGDLIM course, candidates must have an MLIS and PH.D in Library Science from a recognized institution with minimum aggregate of 55%
  • The contact classes of 12 days each are conducted twice a year during the months of Oct-Nov and May-June
  • Online learning for the remainder of the year is conducted primarily using Moodle

How to Apply?

Candidates can apply for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses from the official website of the Institute. They can do so using the following steps:

  • Visit the official website of Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  • Click on Apply
  • Candidates will have to register and create an account
  • After the Email ID is verified, candidates have to fill in their academic details, upload necessary documents and select the courses to apply to
  • Candidates then have to pay the application fee depending upon the number of courses applied to (1030 per course for general; Rs 260 per course for Eligible GOI-PMS SC/ST/OBC(NC); Rs 510 per course for Non-eligible GOI-PMS SC/ST/OBC(NC))
  • Payment can be made online as well as offline via a bank challan that can be grenerated from the payment page
  • In case of cash payment, candidates will have to upload a copy of the challan received from the bank

Required documents at the time of admissions:

Before starting the application process, candidates must have the following documents handy to ease out the process:

  • Passport size photo
  • Scanned copy of signature
  • Class 10th & 12th Marksheet
  • Graduation & Postgraduate degree or provisional degree, as the case may be (if applicable)
  • Government photo ID Card
  • Caste / Tribe Certificate (if applicable)
  • Income Certificate (if applicable)
  • TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash)
  • PWD / Armed Forces / KM Certificate (if applicable)

Important Dates

  • The last date to apply for the M.A. program is January 25, 2021. Admissions are currently open at Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
  • Dates for the PGDLIM program will be announced soon by TISS

Reservation Policy

There is a reservation policy applicable at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences for different categories for final seat allotment. The details are as follows:

Category

Percentage of seats reserved

Other Backward Classes

27%

Scheduled Caste

15%

Scheduled Tribe

7.5%

Defence quota

5%

Persons with Disabilty

5%

Apart from this, there is relaxation for the wards of Kashmiri Migrants

Faculty

All the faculty members for the two courses that are offered for distance courses are mentioned in the table below:

FACULTY NAME

DEPARTMENT

Dr. Sthabir Khora

Education

Prof. Disha Nawani

Education

Prof. Nandini Manjrekar

Education

Dr. Akhilesh Yadav

Digital Library & Information Management

Dr. J. Shivarama

Digital Library & Information Management

Dr. Mallikarjun Angadi

Digital Library & Information Management

Dr. Satish Kanamadi

Digital Library & Information Management

Mr. Akhilesh Sankhwar

Digital Library & Information Management

Mr. Anand Dodamani

Digital Library & Information Management

Mr. Prabhu Gaddimani

Digital Library & Information Management

Mr. Puttaraj Choukimath

Digital Library & Information Management

Rankings

  • TISS has been ranked 57th in overall by NIRF in 2020
  • TISS has been ranked 34th among universities in India by NIRF in 2020
  • TISS was ranked 1st out of 35 in India for Social Work by India Today in 2020
  • TISS was ranked 1st out of 35 in India for Social Science by Outlook in 2020
  • TISS has been ranked 19th out of 50 for MBA in India by The Times of India in 2020

Contact Details

For M. A. Education

Course Coordinator:

Dr. Sthabir Khora

Ph: 91-22-2552 5314 (off)

Fax: 91-22-2552 5050

E-mail: sthabir@tiss.edu

URL: http://www.tiss.edu

For PGDLIM

Course Coordinator:

Dr. Mallikarjun Angadi,

Ph: 91-22-2552 5284 (off)

Fax: 91-22-2552 5050

E-mail : mallikarjun@tiss.edu

URL: http://library.tiss.edu

FAQs

  1. Can I apply for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses online?
    Ans: Yes, the application process happens online. Candidates have to apply on the official website of the university for any of the courses

  1. Does TISS have a reservation policy?

Ans. Yes, there is a reservation policy for backward categories, defence and disability quota

  1. Can I pay my fees online for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses?
    Ans. Yes, TISS has the option of online as well as cash payments. It is in the student’s discretion how he wished to pay the fees

  1. What is the mode of education for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses?
    Ans. TISS generally uses MOODLE for conducting online classes

  1. Will I ever have to visit the campus during the entire duration of my course?
    Ans.
    While the courses are distance learning programs, students have to visit the campus twice a year during May-June and Oct-Nov. The duration of contact classes depends upon the course selected

Courses & Fees Tab:

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses offered are M.A. and Post Graduate Diploma. The details of the courses offered are given below:

COURSES

SPECIALISATION OFFERED

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

DURATION

M.A.

Elementary Education

Candidate must have a bachelor's degree or any equivalent examination in the relevant field from a recognized institution with minimum aggregate of 55%

Qualifying Exam: TISSNET

2 Years

Post Graduate Diploma

Digital Library & Information Management

Candidate must have an MLIS and PH.D in Library Science from a recognized institution with minimum aggregate of 55%

Qualifying Exam: TISSNET

1 Years

Fees Structure

The semester wise fee structure of the courses mentioned above is given in the table below:

Semesters

COURSES

I

II

III

IV

MA

32,700

20,800

14,300

20,800

PGDLIM

18100

15800

Course Highlights

  • The total intake of the M.A. program is 51 students in total
  • The eligibility criteria for the M.A. program is graduation in the relevant field with min 55% aggregate marks
  • While the course is a distance program, twice a year, during the months of May-June and Oct-Nov face to face or contact classes are conducted
  • Contact classes of approximately a month each, are conducted in the TISS Mumbai campus
  • The total intake of the PGDLIM program is 25 students in total
  • For the PGDLIM course, candidates must have an MLIS and PH.D in Library Science from a recognized institution with minimum aggregate of 55%
  • The contact classes of 12 days each are conducted twice a year during the months of Oct-Nov and May-June
  • Online learning for the remainder of the year is conducted primarily using Moodle

Admission 2021 Tab:

Important Dates

  • The last date to apply for the M.A. program is January 25, 2021. Admissions are currently open at Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
  • Dates for the PGDLIM program will be announced soon by TISS

Required documents at the time of admissions:

Before starting the application process, candidates must have the following documents handy to ease out the process:

  • Passport size photo
  • Scanned copy of signature
  • Caste / Tribe Certificate (if applicable)
  • Income Certificate (if applicable)
  • TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash)
  • PWD / Armed Forces / KM Certificate (if applicable)

How to Apply?

Candidates can apply for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses from the official website of the Institute. They can do so using the following steps:

  • Visit the official website of Tata Institute of Social Sciences
  • Click on Apply
  • Candidates will have to register and create an account
  • After the Email ID is verified, candidates have to fill in their academic details, upload necessary documents and select the courses to apply to
  • Candidates then have to pay the application fee depending upon the number of courses applied to (1030 per course for general; Rs 260 per course for Eligible GOI-PMS SC/ST/OBC(NC); Rs 510 per course for Non-eligible GOI-PMS SC/ST/OBC(NC))
  • Payment can be made online as well as offline via a bank challan that can be generated from the payment page
  • In case of cash payment, candidates will have to upload a copy of the challan received from the bank

Reservation Policy

There is a reservation policy applicable at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences for different categories for final seat allotment. The details are as follows:

Category

Percentage of seats reserved

Other Backward Classes

27%

Scheduled Caste

15%

Scheduled Tribe

7.5%

Defence quota

5%

Persons with Disabilty

5%

Apart from this, there is relaxation for the wards of Kashmiri Migrants

Placement Tab:

Rankings Tab:

  • TISS has been ranked 57th in overall by NIRF in 2020
  • TISS has been ranked 34th among universities in India by NIRF in 2020
  • TISS was ranked 1st out of 35 in India for Social Work by India Today in 2020
  • TISS was ranked 1st out of 35 in India for Social Science by Outlook in 2020
  • TISS has been ranked 19th out of 50 for MBA in India by The Times of India in 2020

Scholarship Tab:

Faculty Tab:

All the faculty members for the two courses that are offered for distance courses are mentioned in the table below:

FACULTY NAME

DEPARTMENT

Dr. Sthabir Khora

Education

Prof. Disha Nawani

Education

Prof. Nandini Manjrekar

Education

Dr. Akhilesh Yadav

Digital Library & Information Management

Dr. J. Shivarama

Digital Library & Information Management

Dr. Mallikarjun Angadi

Digital Library & Information Management

Dr. Satish Kanamadi

Digital Library & Information Management

Mr. Akhilesh Sankhwar

Digital Library & Information Management

Mr. Anand Dodamani

Digital Library & Information Management

Mr. Prabhu Gaddimani

Digital Library & Information Management

Mr. Puttaraj Choukimath

Digital Library & Information Management

Hostel Tab:

Q&A Tab:

FAQs

  1. Can I apply for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses online?
    Ans: Yes, the application process happens online. Candidates have to apply on the official website of the university for any of the courses

  1. Does TISS have a reservation policy?

Ans. Yes, there is a reservation policy for backward categories, defence and disability quota

  1. Can I pay my fees online for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses?
    Ans. Yes, TISS has the option of online as well as cash payments. It is in the student’s discretion how he wished to pay the fees

  1. What is the mode of education for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences distance learning courses?
    Ans. TISS generally uses MOODLE for conducting online classes

  1. Will I ever have to visit the campus during the entire duration of my course?
    Ans.
    While the courses are distance learning programs, students have to visit the campus twice a year during May-June and Oct-Nov. The duration of contact classes depends upon the course selected

Course-wise Fees Structure (Clickable Tabs)

  • MA

SEMESTER

I

II

III

IV

Fees

11400

11300

11300

11300

Charges

1300

1000

1000

9000

Funds

10000

8500

2000

500

Deposit (refundable)

10000

Total Fees per Semester

32700

20800

14300

20800

Total Course Fees

88600

  • PGDLIM

SEMESTER

I

II

Tuition Fees

9500

8500

Examination Fees

800

800

Funds

2500

2500

Caution (refundable)

1000

Other Fees

4300

4000

Total Fees per Semester

18100

15800

Total Course Fees

33900

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India

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