TISS, Tata Institute of Social Sciences was established in 1936 with a vision of be an institution of excellence in higher education that continually responds to changing social realities. In order to achieve vision, Tata Institute of Social Sciences organizes teaching programmes to facilitate the development of competent and committed professionals for practice, research and teaching, reaches out to the larger community through extension, at the local, national, regional and international levels. Tata Institute of Social Sciences has earned recognition as an institution of repute from different Ministries of the Government of India, various State Governments, Unites Nations and the non-governmental sector.
TISS currently hosts 12 Schools, 6 Independent Centres and 3 Resource centre. Tata Institute of Social Sciences offers 55 Masters’ Degree Prorgrammes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses. School of Management & Labour Studies has a mission to provide human service professionals for a wide range of stakeholder groups in the development process. It offers three courses – M.A. in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations, M.A. in Social Entrepreneurship and M.A. in Globalization and Labour and an Executive Diploma programme in Human Resource Management.
The school has developed centres to involve in research, innovation and consultancy. Some of them are
- Centre for Human Resource Management and Labour Relations
- Centre for Labour Studies
- Centre for Social Entrepreneurship
- Centre for Social and Organization Leadership (C SOL)
- Centre for Public Policy and Governance
Tata Institute of Social Sciences has over the years built bridges with many Universities across the world. MoUs have been signed with some prestigious International Universities. Some of them are-
- London School of Economics, London
- Tulane University, USA
- University of Utah, USA
- Foundation Nationale Des Science Politiques, France
- Victoria University, Australia
- York University, Canada
- Ranked 14th in B-School ranking (People Matters,2014)
- Awarded as a ‘A’ Grade with a score of 3.88 out of 4 (NAAC,2009)
Tata Institute of Social Sciences is committed to substantially enhancing the availability and access to higher education, as well as the inclusiveness and social relevance of the same. Over the years, the Institute has made contributions to civil society, the industry and the development sector, through its education. Prominent Recruiters: HUL, P&G, Nokia, Ernst and Young, Deutsche Bank, RPG Group, Mahindra and Mahindra and many more.
Programme requires completion of Bachelor’s Degree of minimum of 3 years duration or equivalent from a recognized university, in any discipline. Students should fulfill the mandatory requirements of 15 years of formal education under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 Year Bridge. Final year students can also apply with subject to fulfillment of above criteria and should have passed in all the subjects for last semesters. Candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final Bachelor’s Degree examinations are only eligible to apply to all the programmes. Till the time the candidate submit the results of the final year degree examination, admission to any of the Master’s Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional.