Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) announces Bachelor’s Admission Test (BAT) 2021 for BA Programs Admission

TISS BAT 2021 – TISS BAT 2021 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 a specialization in rural development offered only in TISS Tuljapur Campus for the session 2021-24


TISS BAT 2021 Important Dates

  • Online Application form available from: 25th August 2021
  • Last day for filling online application: 13th September 2021
  • Online Proctored Based TISS BAT 2021: 19th September 2021 (Sunday)
  • Announcement of Merit List results of BA Programs: 27th September 2021
  • Online Documents uploading and payment of fees: 27th to 04th October 2021
  • Announcement of First Waiting List: 08th October 2021
  • Admission Closing Date: Will be updated Soon
  • Commencement of Academic Session: 18th October 2021

Campus wise Programs offered by TISS BAT 2021

  1. a) School of Rural Development – Tuljapur Campus
  • B.A. (Hons.) in Social Work with specialization in Rural Development
  • Three-Year BA Program in Social Sciences
  1. b) Guwahati Campus
  •  Three Year BA Program in Social Sciences 

Eligibility Criteria for TISS BAT 2021

Tuljapur – B.A.(Hons.) in Social Work with specialisation in Rural Development

  • Duration: The duration of this Bachelor’s Degree Program is six semesters.
  • Eligibility: Students should have passed 12th Class or Intermediate in any subject stream from a Recognised Board. Students who have studied International Baccalaureate Diploma and will be completing 12th class with clear results declared by September 2021 are eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit: Candidate should be less than 23 years of age at the time of appearing for the Bachelors Admission Test, as on September 24, 2021. Applications from candidates over this age will not be entertained

Guwahati – Three Year BA Program in Social Sciences

  • Eligibility: Students should have passed 12th Class or Intermediate in any subject stream from a Recognised Board. Students who have studied International Baccalaureate Diploma and will be completing 12th class with clear results declared by September 2021 are eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit: Candidate should be less than 23 years of age at the time of appearing for the Bachelor’s Admission Test, as on September 24, 2021. 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 examinations in English language.

TISS BAT 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates are required to apply online through the E-application process only, please read through this page before filling in the application form
  • Candidates facing technical problems while filling in the application form may call 022-25525252 (Monday to Saturday – Timing 8:00 am to 8:00 pm).
  • General Instructions about Applying for TISS BAT 2021
  • Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria should apply for the programme only through an online process by visiting the admissions link on the TISS website https://admissions.tiss.edu/
  • Candidates will enter the online application process by giving their authentic email id. To this email with a link to set a password and access the application

Application Fees

  • Candidates can check the application Fee as per category from the table below
  • General & OBC – Rs. 1000/- + Bank Charges
  • SC/ST & OBC (BPL) – Rs. 250/- + Bank Charges
  • Other SC/ST – Rs. 500/- + Bank Charges

Mode of Payment

  • Candidates will be required to pay the application fee either in given below ways:
  • Online (via debit card/ credit card/ internet banking)
  • Offline (SBI Challan) mode

TISS BAT 2021 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Exam will be held in Computer-based mode
  • Duration: The entrance test will be of 45 minutes duration
  • Total Questions: Total number of question will be 40
  • 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

TISS BAT 2021 Admit Card

  • Candidates who are eligible and successfully submitted the application form can access the of admit card of TISS BAT 2021 from the official website https://admissions.tiss.edu/

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
  • The admit card will have this information

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website