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TISS BAT 2018 for BA Social Sciences & BA Hons in Social Work Admission 2018


TISS BAT 2018 is the Tata Institute of Social Sciences Bachelor Admission Test. TISS BAT 2018 is the All India Level Entrance Exam for admission in BA in Social Sciences offered in Guwahati, Hyderabad & Tuljapur and BA Hons in Social Work with specialization in rural development offered only in TISS Tuljapur Campus for the session 2018-21


Intake Capacity

Hyderabad - 60 (intake in BASS Program)

Guwahati - 60 (intake in BASS Program)

Tuljapur -60 (intake in BASS Program); 40 (Intake in BASW (Hons) Program)


Eligibility Criteria

Students should have passed 12th Class or Intermediate in any subject stream from a Recognized Board. Students who have studied International Baccalaureate Diploma and will be completing 12th class with clear results declared by Juneare eligible to apply

Candidates who have appeared for their 12th class or Intermediate final exams and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply. Final pass result should be produced at the time of joining the program, if selected


Age Limit

Candidate should be less than 23 years of age at the time of appearing for the Bachelors Admission Test, as on 22nd April 2018. Applications from candidates over this age will not be entertained


Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction is English. The students are required to write their assignments, reports and examination in English language



Reservation of seats is as per Govt. of India requirements - 15% for Scheduled Castes, 7.5% for Scheduled Tribes, 27% for Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) and 1% for Kashmiri Migrants

The 3% for Persons with Disability as per Disability Act (which is 1% each reserved for persons with (a) Low Vision/Blindness, (b) Hearing Impairment, and (c) Learning Disability/Cerebral Palsy) and 5% for Arm Forces (Supernumerary Quota, respectively)

The TISS Guwahati Campus has been established with support from the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MDONER), Govt. of India

The campus is expected to benefit students from the eight States in the region. 66% of the seats will be proportionately distributed amongst the eight North-eastern States (seats allocated to each of the states will follow the reservation norms of that State); and 34% of the seats for students from rest of India (Govt. of India reservation norms applied to these seats)



Selection Procedure

Model and marks of the entrance test (B.A. in Social Sciences)

The entrance test will be of 90 minutes duration and the total marks will be 100

Part A - will be a 60-minute test with multiple-choice questions on current affairs, social awareness and logical and analytical reasoning, carrying 60 marks.

Part B - will be a written test with a set of descriptive questions in English. Candidate is expected to write two short answers in 30 minutes carrying 40 marks. It is compulsory for the candidates to attempt both the parts and make sure that they qualify in both the modes

Details will be notified on the TISS website at the time of declaration of the results



Information about Entrance Test Centres

A computer based entrance test will be held on 06th May 2018 at designated Test Centres

Candidates are expected to give preference for one centre in the online application.

Candidates cannot change this choice through a phone call or email or in person.

The Institute reserves the right to direct the candidate to one of the Centres chosen by the candidate or to another nearest Centre


List of Test Cities

The entrance test will be held in 21 cities and candidates need to specify any one city. Each city may have more than one centre depending on the number of applicants
Delhi; Visakhapatnam; Solapur; Dimapur; Bengaluru; Guwahati; Kochi; Kolkota; Bhopal; Silchar; Jaipur; Tiruvananthapuram; Mumbai; Ahmedabad; Patna; Chennai; Nagpur; Hyderabad; Pune; Lucknow; Bhubaneshwar



Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria should apply for the program only through an online process by visiting the admissions link on the TISS website on or before 19th March 2018

Candidates will enter the online application process by giving their authentic Email-ID

Candidates are expected to use the same email id and password for the entire process till the completion of the admission process. Candidates will have an option to fill the form and complete the processes entirely at one go or fill partially and save the form for completion before the due date

Candidates are encouraged to complete the process at the earliest and not delay the process of online submission till the final date

Candidates are expected to give their preference for one centre only in the online application; this preference cannot be changed through a phone call or email or in person

Application fees of Rs.1025/-, for eligible candidates (SC/ST income less than 2.5 lakhs and OBC-NC candidates with income less than 1 lakh) the fees would be Rs.275/- can be paid online through Credit card/Debit Card/ Online transaction

Candidates applying online will be asked to choose between two modes of payment 'Cash'or 'Payment Gateway'in the online application form

Deposit the cash amount mentioned on the challan in any branch of State Bank of India

The bank will return two copies of the challan copy (Student Copy and TISS Copy) with the bank’s seal, signature and journal number on it. Candidates have to then scan the 'TISS Copy' of the challan, login back to the online application system and upload it

Please note that in case of payment by cash deposit in an SBI branch, the SBI will charge Rs.50/- as their processing fee, which has to be paid separately, and is not a part of the application fees

Candidates who reach the BAT centre with no admit card and proofs of identity will not be allowed to sit for the test

No admit cards will be mailed or posted by the institution


Important Dates


Schedule for B.A in Social Sciences (All Campuses)


Announcement of the admission: 24th October 2017 (Tuesday)


Last Day for filling Online Application: 19th March 2018


Issue of Hall Tickets online: 27th-28th March 2018


Entrance test (02.00 pm to04.00 pm): 05th May 2018


Announcement of Final Results: 25th May 2018


All the above documents must be sent on email ID for confirming provisional admission: 26th May 2018 to 04th June 2018


First Wait List Announcement 07th June2018


All selected candidates are expected to send scanned copies of their Paid fees challan, Acceptance letter, Score card. The candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category should also send the Caste and Income certificates


All the above documents must be sent on email ID for confirming provisional admission: 08th - 16th June 2018


Second List Announcement: 20th June 2018


Verification of certificates & Payment of Fees: 21st to 27th June 2018


Commencement of classes (Hyderabad &Tuljapur Campus): 02nd July 2018


Commencement of classes (Guwahati Campus): To be announced

For all other queries, calls can be made to TISS care number (022-25525252) and emails can be sent to BA


TISS, Mumbai

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar , Mumbai-400088 , Tel. : +91(22)25525000 Email, Website


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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