TISS jobs for Ph.D. Programmes Across India. Last Date to apply: 16 Jan 2017

Eligibility : M Phil / Phd

Location : Anywhere in India

Last Date : 16 Jan 2017

TISS - Job Details

TISS invites applications for the Integrated M.Phil-Ph.D. and ‘Direct’ Ph.D. Programmes (academic year 2017) with the various Schools and Independent Centres of the Institute across TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses. UGC JRF qualified candidates, post graduates, students in the final year post graduation in Social Sciences and allied fields and individuals with M.Phil and / or industrial, academic and field based experience in Social Sciences, Social Work, Disaster Studies, Development Studies and allied fields are invited to apply.

Admission to the Integrated M.Phil – Ph. D. programme & Direct Ph. D. programme will be in the following Research Areas :

Mumbai Campus - No. of seats

Integrated M. Phil-Ph. D & Direct Ph. D.

1.Habitat Studies : 5, 3

2.Public Health / Health System Studies : 10, 5

3.Management and Labour Studies 1510

4.Social Work 2515

5.Disaster Studies 55

6.Education : 7, 5

7.Women's Studies 105

8.Development Studies105

9.Social Sciences (to be anchored by School of Research Methodology) 1010

10.Inclusive Development and Social Justice10

11.Social Sciences with Specialisation in Sociology of Education 6

12.Clinical Psychology 10

13.Social Sciences (to be anchored by Centre for Lifelong Learning) 5

Guwahati Campus -No. of seats

Integrated M. Phil-Ph. D

1.Social Sciences: 20

Tuljapur Campus -No. of seats

Integrated M. Phil-Ph. D

1.Rural Development : 10

Hyderabad Campus - No. of seats

Integrated M. Phil-Ph. D & Direct Ph. D.

1.Education : 10

2.Women's Studies 5 

3.Social Sciences : 5

Qualifications : The minimum academic qualification for admission to the integrated M.Phil. & Direct Ph.D programmes is a Second Class Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant subject awarded by a recognised university in India or abroad, with at least an average of 55 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 under the seven-point scale of the University Grants Commission (UGC). In the case of SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/differently-abled candidates, the minimum eligibility is an average of 50 per cent of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.05. Candidates who are likely to complete all the requirements of their final year Master’s Degree examinations by July 1, are also eligible to apply for M.Phil, provided they have successfully completed their first year Masters degree. In such cases, admission will be provisional. If a provisionally admitted student successfully completes the admission formalities such as clearing the Research Aptitude Test, but fails to score the minimum required mark/grade at the end of the final year examination of his/her Master’s degree, the offer of provisional admission will be automatically cancelled.

Work Experience : A minimum of five years of post graduation work experience is required for Direct PhD programmes. In case of the Integrated M.Phil-PhD Programme, there is no requirement of work experience. However, candidates with one to two years of work experience, will be preferred.

Selection Procedure : The eligible candidates will be invited for the Written Test (Research Aptitude Test - RAT) to be held at all the TISS Campuses on on February 10, 2017. Candidates can opt to take the RAT at any of the campuses.

Hiring Process : Written-test

Job Role: Others

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About TISS

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the Institute, when it was declared Deemed to be a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act (UGC), 1956.

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