12-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has invited applications for integrated M.Phil-Ph.D and direct Ph.D for the academic year 2015-16. Programs offered for the following research:
Research areas: -Habitat studies, health systems management, public health, social work, management and labor studies, education, disaster management, woman, social, media and cultural studies, including development and social justice.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work to meet new demand for qualified human service professionals. TISS was one of the earliest institutions to be recognized as an institution should Deemed University in 1964 to promote teaching and research in interdisciplinary social sciences. TISS is a centrally funded public university with the whole plan and non-plan grant given by the University gives commission (UGC), Government of India (GOI) since 1964.
TISS has consistently worked promote sustainable and participatory development and establishment of a fair and just society. TISS has been engaged in research, policy support, program development and evaluation, training and advice on development interventions with ministries and autonomous bodies of the GOI; State authorities; bi-lateral and multilateral organizations; universities and institutions worldwide; non-governmental sector, industry, enterprises at national and international level; and people's groups and networks.
A high degree of freedom and independence form positive work ethos and creativity Institute facilitating strong correlation between teaching, research, field of action and knowledge dissemination. TISS was awarded a five-star rating by NAAC in 2002. In 2009, NAAC re accredited TISS and placed it in class "A" with a score of 3.88 out of 4 second highest among all universities accredited by NAAC to now.