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TISS Integrated M.Phil- Ph.D, Direct Ph.D Admissions

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai has announced admission notification 2012 for Integrated M.Phil - Ph.D and Direct Ph.D programmes for the academic year 2012-13. Candidates who have qualified in UGC JRF, Post Graduates and students in Final year of their post graduation in Social Sciences and allied subjects can apply. Individuals with M.Phil and / or industrial, academic and field based experience in Social Sciences, Social work and related fields are also encouraged to apply. TISS is one of the best institute for research and training in Social Sciences, Social Work and allied disciplines. TISS also has a center at Hyderabad. Here are other details:

Following are the areas of research for Integrated M.Phil - Ph.D. programme and Direct Ph.D. programme: 1) Media and Cultural Studies 2) Womens' Studies 3) Habitat Studies 4) Disaster Management 5) Management and Labour Studies 6) Social Sciences 7) Health Systems Studies 8) Education 9) Social Work 10) Development Studies 11) Library Sciences.

Duration of Integrated M. Phil – Ph. D. programme is five years and this is a full time programme. For M. Phil in subjects like Education, Women's Studies and Development Studies candidates have to undergo a subject specific M. Phil. Programme of four semesters. All other candidates will have to undergo a common course work in Research Methodology. Ph.D. programme can be pursued from any of the TISS campuses.

Application Process: Interested candidates can download application forms from the TISS website at . Cost of application is Rs. 800. Filled in application forms along with relevant copies of documents should be sent to Section Officer (DSO and Meetings), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai - 400 088. Selection will be based on written test and / or interviews. For any clarifications, email at or call on 25525268 or 25525223.

Important Dates:

1) Last date for the submission of completed application form: April 8, 2012
2) Display of shortlisted candidates list on the TISS website: April 20, 2012
3) Written Test and Personal Interview on and between: May 1- 4 , 2012.

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