Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)


Rank: 20

College: Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

Location: Mumbai

Year Established: 1936

Site: www.tiss.edu


Summary: The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a social sciences institute with its main campus based in Mumbai, India. Since its establishment in 1936, it has been one of the premier institutes in India in social sciences, human development, public policy and economics. The institute is a part of an elite group of research and higher learning institutes with early support from the Tata Trusts in India. Other similar institutes include Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). The Tata Institute of Social Sciences was ranked in top Indian universities, colleges and institutes in Social, Demography and Economics research by a Stanford University study in 2011. The master’s degree programme in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations (HRM & LR) offered at the TISS Mumbai campus is known to be a prestigious programs in the field of HR in India, which has been extended to their Hyderabad campus as Masters in Human Resource Management (HRM). TISS also has newer campuses in Hyderabad, Guwahati and Tuljapur.

Courses at TISS

Course Duration Degree Awarded
M.A. in Human Resource Management & Labour Relations


2 years (MBA-HRMLR)

Admission to TISS

  1.  Candidates having a bachelor’s degree with 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 recognized university are eligible to apply
  2.  At the time of applying candidates studying in 3 year degree progremme should have passed in all the subjects for the 1st to 4th semesters and candidates studying in 4 year degree progrmmes should have passed in all the subjects for 1st to 6th semester.