TISS MBA Admission 2019 – Tata Institute of Social Science was established in 1936 and since them imparting excellence in higher education. It has campuses at Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Guwahati, and Tuljapur. The institute is well known for Master in Arts (M.A) programmes equivalent to MBA. These courses range from the social sector to policymaking. For the TISS MBA Admission 2019, candidates have to apply for the exam in the specified dates. It will accept scores of TISSNET 2019 only which are valid in TISS Mumbai & Hyderabad for MBA admissions. The exam is conducted by the institute itself. After clearing the exam, candidates have to appear for Pre-Interview Test (PIT) & Personal Interview (PI) round for the TISS MBA final admissions. To check more details about TISS MBA Admission 2019 courses, fees, placements and more, check the complete details below.

Latest: TISSNET 2019 Result available. Download now!


TISS Mumbai offers M.A but the value of the degree is equal to the M.B.A degree as provided by other b-schools. In the end, the things that will matter are knowledge, exposure and the academic institute. Here are the important dates for the exam required for TISS MBA Admission 2019.

TISSNET 2019 Important Dates
TISSNET 2019 Application Form 22 Oct 2018
Last Date to Apply 10 Dec 2018
Issuance of Admit Card 26-27 Dec 2018
TISSNET 2019 Exam Date 19 Jan 2019
Announcement of Result 11 Feb 2019
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview
  • 05-15 Mar 2019 (Mumbai)
  • 16-19 Mar 2019 (Tuljapur)
  • 25-28 Mar 2019 (Hyderabad)
  • 01-04 Apr 2019 (Guwahati)
Announcement of Final Result 22 Apr 2019

TISS MBA Courses

In total TISS offers 55 courses in M.A. but only a few of them are related to management. Even more, the management courses are offered by TISS Mumbai only and one related course by Hyderabad. These are the programmes under M.A. for TISS MBA Admission 2019.

M.A. Programmes at TISS Mumbai Campus and Code Seat Intake
Social Work in Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship (LE) 30
Globalisation and Labour (GL) 30
Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRM) 60
Social Entrepreneurship (SE) 30
Master of Arts Organisation Development, Change, and Leadership (OD)
In Hyderabad Campus Also (Work Experience required)

TISS MBA Fee Structure

The fee structure for TISS MBA Admission 2019 is written according to last year data. You can still take the idea from the semester wise figures for M.A. programmes at TISS Mumbai.

Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRM) Fee in Rupee 
Fee particulars for Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 3 Sem 4
Non-Hostellers 48200 26300 19800 20300
Hostellers 79200 57300 50800 51300
Social Work in Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship Fee in Rupee
Non-Hostellers 39200 27300 20800 21300
Hostellers 70200 58300 51800 52300
Globalisation and Labour (GL) Fee in Rupee
Non-Hostellers 38200 26300 19800 20300
Hostellers 69200 57300 50800 51300
Social Entrepreneurship (SE) Fee in Rupee
Non-Hostellers 38200 26300 19800 20300
Hostellers 69200 57300 50800 51300

TISS MBA Eligibility Criteria

Students applying for TISS Mumbai must check the eligibility criteria before filling TISSNET 2019. Here is the eligibility for TISS MBA Admission 2019.

  • Educational Qualification – Aspirants must have a Bachelor’s Degree of a minimum 3 years from a recognized University.
  • Final Year Students – Candidates in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply. Such candidates must have passed exams of the previous semesters ie 1st to 4th. Similarly, semester 1st to 6th for 4 years degree programme. You must submit the final result by September 2019.

TISS MBA Selection Process

Candidates applying for TISS MBA Admission 2019 must clear all the rounds to take final admission at TISS Mumbai.

  1. Entrance Exam – It is mandatory that candidates appear for TISSNET 2019.
  2. Result – Once the exam is over, the TISS Mumbai will release the result along with cut-offs.
  3. Pre-Interview Round – Qualified candidates now appear for the pre-interview test which includes a written test, group discussion etc.
  4. Interview Round- In this round, the interview will take place to shortlist candidates for the final admission.

TISS MBA Application Form

For admission in TISS Mumbai, candidates must apply through TISSNET 2019 Application Form. There is the single form for TISSNET MBA Admission 2019 in which you have the option to select a maximum of three courses. The final admission will be according to the priority of the course selected by the candidates. In addition to that, add information like personal, educational, contact, and work experience details in the form. Following that upload photograph & signature and pay the application fee. Once form submission is successful, keep the TISS ID and Password safe for future reference.


After the cut off is released, the PIT & PI rounds will take place at the TISS Mumbai. Once these rounds are over, the final result will release for TISS MBA Admission 2019. Qualified candidates will get the calls according to the preference of the courses opted during the registration process. The institute will also release waiting list according to the number of seats left for the programme.

TISS MBA Merit List –  The institute releases after all the rounds. The merit list will be prepared according to the performance by the candidates in subsequent rounds.

  • NET – 40%
  • PIT – 30%
  • PI – 30%.

Maximum score of each round is given in the table below.

National Common Written Test 100
Pre-Interview / GD 50
Personal Interview 75
Total 225

TISS MBA Placements

The TISS Mumbai offers 100% placements in all the courses. Students get placed in profit and non-profit sectors and able to grab attractive offers. The figures given below are for placement 2018 for M.A. HRM course.

  • Median Salary – Rs 18.5 lakh
  • Average Salary – Rs 18.77 lakh
  • Highest Package – Rs 27 lakh
  • Average CTC of the top 50th Percentile – Rs 18.5 Lakh
  • Average CTC of the top 75th Percentile – Rs 20.75 Lakh

Top Recruiters

  • Deloitte India
  • OYO Rooms
  • Bajaj Auto
  • UST Global
  • Reliance Power
  • Crompton Greaves
  • L&T Infotech
  • Samsung R&D
  • Sterlite Power

TISS Mumbai Ranking

The Tata Institute of Social Science is ranked among top schools in postgraduate. Since it is not particularly a b-school we have not the exact rankings for TISS. Though TISS Mumbai considered in the top 30 colleges for MBA programme.

TISS Alumni

These are the famous alumni who have done their graduation from TISS college.

  • Subhash Mendhapurkar, social activist
  • Anu Aga, Former Chairman, Thermax
  • Medha Patkar, Social Activist
  • Purnima Mane, President, and CEO, Pathfinder International
  • Gursimran Khamba, Stand-up Comedian, and Writer
  • Mr. Makarand – CHRO of Kotak Group
  • Mrs. Aparna Sharma – Novelist, CHRO of Lafarge
  • Anu Zachariah: MD – DDI India
  • Dr. Santrupt Mishra – CEO Carbon Black

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  1. I am interested in doing MBA while working i.e., by Distance Learning – Open University. As I am 60+ years of age and keep busy in my managerial duties for long hours, therefore, it will be preferred if flexibility in more number of years, than fixed two years, is allowed enabling to gain knowledge alongwith valuable degree in MBA. I prefer to opt for MBA (HR).
    Submitted with thanks and regards.
    D. S. Juneja
    [email protected]
    Mobile no. 9805672341

  2. Hi dear sir
    Most humbly and respectfully.i beg to say that .
    I’m mahfMah alam .you can give information about zakir Hussain institute of Patna.
    I want join zakir Hussain institute of Patna.
    The zakir Hussain institute of Patna is connected with TISS.
    Please inform me sir . thanks you sir

    • The fees for the 2 years TISS Health Administration programme are as follows.
      Non-Hostellers – Rs 1,04,600/-
      Hostellers – Rs 228, 600/-

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