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Tata Institute of Social Sciences

V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Deonar, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India- 400088


Accorded the status of a Deemed University in 1964 Funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC)...

Courses Offered

B.A. (Hons). in Social Work , Master of Arts in Development Studies , Master of Arts in Education (Elementary) , Master of Arts in Globalization and Labor ,




Boys Hostel

Girls Hostel



About College

  • Accorded the status of a Deemed University in 1964
  • Funded by the University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • NAAC Accredited
  • Experienced and qualified faculties
  • Placement assistance
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • MoUs with some prestigious international Universities.
  • Scholarship to meritious students

Placement Services

  • TISS offers placement assistance to its students through its placement cell.
  • It has a dedicated and enthusiastic placement cell which work on several parameters in order to get best placements to students.
  • It prepares students for a shining career in the industry.

Top Recruiting Companies

  • Actionaid
  • Naandi
  • GAIL
  • ONGC
  • TATA
  • Care India
and many more......

Rankings & Awards

  • Ranked second as per Outlook-Synovate Survey ranking.
  • The TISS is recognised by the World Health Organisation as a collaborating Centre for Health, Policy Research and Training.
  • The TISS has been in working with the GoM to design an Outcome Budget covering 12 key government departments
  • The TISS won the inaugural round of the Obama-Singh 21st Century award for research on leadership development in higher education.
  • TISS established the Himalayan Universities Consortium of 25 universities from the sub-continent, Afghanistan and China for teaching and research on mountain development and climate change.
  • The TISS has become a partner in a Consortium of 12 European Universities and 8 Indian Universities.

Hostel Details

  • TISS campus hosts Six hostels, four on the Main campus and two in Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji Campus Annexe.
  • Students of full time Master MPhil and PhD degree programmes can avail of the hostel facility. 

Infrastructure / Teaching Facilities

  • Classrooms
  • Library
  • Computer Center
  • Auditorium

Top Faculty

  • Abraham Leena-M.A. (Mumbai),Ph.D. (Mumbai)
  • Ahire B.K.- B.A. (Mumbai)
  • Asha Banu S.L.- M.A.,Ph.D. (Madras)
  • Bhide Amita-M.A. (TISS),Ph.D. (Mumbai)
  • Choukimath P.A.- B.Sc., B.Ed.
  • Dabir Neela-MSW (Mumbai), Ph.D. (SNDT, Mumbai)
and many more.....

Institute Description

  • Established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work to provide quality education in the field of social work.
  • The first school of social work in India with the objective of social welfare through academic excellence.
  • Aims at continuous study of Indian social issues and problems and imparts education in social work to meet the emerging need for trained human power.
  • Since its inception, it has been expanding continuously in terms of educational programmes and infrastructure.
  • Offers value based professional education for social work and other human service professions.

Partner Institutes

  • James Madison University , Virginia , USA
  • Foundation Nationale Des Sciences Politiques, Paris , France
  • Charles Strut University , Australia
  • Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Lille, Lille, France
  • University of South Carolina , Columbia , USA
  • George Warren Brown School Of School Work, St. Louis , USA
  • The New School , New York , USA
  • Wells College , Aurora , New York , USA
  • University Of Delaware , Delaware , USA
  • London School of Economics , London
  • Management Centre Innsbruck , Innsbruck , Austria
  • University of South Carolina , Columbia , USA
  • Tulane University , New Orleans , USA
  • University of Utah , Salt Lake City , USA
  • Charles Sturt University, Australia
  • York University, Canada
  • Victoria University, Australia


The Institute offers Scholarships & Fellowships :

  • UGC Junior Research Fellowships
  • Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowships
  • Jamsetji Tata Research Scholarships
  • School of Rural Development Fellowships



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Ayyar, Varsha (Assistant Professor)

Avatthi, Ramaiah (Professor)

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