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5 Year Integrated PROGRAM in Social Science (TISS)

5 Year Integrated PROGRAM in Social Science
New Specialized Courses

  • TATA Institute of Social Science - 5 Year Integrated PROGRAM in Social Science

    TISS offers 5 Year Integrated PROGRAM in Social Science. This course is further broken up into :

    • B.A. in Social Sciences (3 years)
    • M.A. (2 years)

    This course is being offered from TISS campuses in Guwahati, Hyderabad and Tuljapur. The graduating student can exercise one of the two options:
    • Move out of the TISS Campus with the B.A. Degree or
    • Move to any of the Masters PROGRAMs offered by the same campus without appearing for an entrance test for the chosen Masters course.

    Some Important PROGRAM Features

    1. The PROGRAM provides foundational understanding in five key Social Sciences subjects – Sociology, Economics, Political Science, History and Psychology during the first two years and then introduces the students to interdisciplinary subjects like Environment, Development and Gender in the third year.
    2. Students are given a choice of specialisations to study and engage with thorough field-based internship during the last semester of the three years PROGRAM.
    3. Students study Mathematics and take foundational courses in biological, physical and chemical sciences and languages, literature in addition to learning applied statistics and research methodology.
    Eligibility Criteria:
    • Candidate should have passed class 12th or intermediate in any stream.
    • Candidate who is awaiting class 12th or intermediate results can also apply.
    Age Limit: Candidate should be less than 23 years of age at the time of appearing for the Bachelors Admission Test. 

    Intake: The total intake is 180 seats with 60 seats for each of the Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses of TISS

     Test Structure

    1. There are two Parts to the TISS Bachelors Admission Test(Computer based):
      PART A : Multiple Choice Question (60 marks) 
      PART B : Qualitative questions (40 marks)
    2. The duration for MCQ is 60 minutes and for the qualitative questions it is 30 minutes. 
    3. This test has a sectional cut off of 35% for SC, ST and OBC candidates and 40% for general candidates. 
    4. There is a 20 minute break between the two parts.
    Paper Pattern:
    • PART A : This part contains questions in MCQ format with questions on Current Affairs, Social Awareness and Logical & Analytical Reasoning.
    • PART B : This part has descriptive questions in English. Candidate is expected to write two short answers.


  • New Specialized Courses

    Seats

    Exam Date

    Under University of Delhi

    B.A. Honours (Humanities & Social Sciences)

    40

    Admission Entrance Test /Mid July

    B.Tech. (Information Technology & Mathematical Innovations)

    40

    Admission Entrance Test /Mid July

    Under Indian Statistical Institute

    B. Statistic (Hons.)- Kolkata

    ~50

    Admission Entrance Test/ Mid May

    B. Mathematics (Hons.)- Bangalore

    ~50

    Admission Entrance Test/ Mid May

    Eligibility Criteria* As Per 2016 Structure

    1. English and Mathematics compulsory in XII except for BA(Hons.) in Humanities & Social Science.
    Under Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

    Integrated M.A in Development Studies

    23

    Admission Entrance Test/ 17 April 2016

    Under Tata Institute of Social Science

    Integrated M.A in Social Science

    180

    Admission Entrance Test/ Mid May

    Eligibility Criteria* As Per 2016 Structure

    1. More than 50% marks in XII

    What is tested ?

    Quantitative Aptitude

    Verbal Ability

    Logical Reasoning

    General Awareness

    Additional

    BCA

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Computer Awareness

    B.A. Honours (Humanities & Social Sciences)

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Essay Writing

    B.Tech.(Information Technology & Mathematical Innovations)

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    N/A

    Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
    Integrated M.A in English & Development Studies

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Essay Writing

    Tata Institute of Social Science
    Integrated M.A in Social Science

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Yes

    Essay Writing

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