Result: 13 Jul 2021 (Tentative)

Pen & Paper Mode

Result: 13 Jul 2021

TISS BAT Basic Information

  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

TISS BAT 2021: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - June 04 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

TISS BAT 2021 or Tata Institute of Social Sciences Bachelor Admission Test is organised once a year at the National level to offer admission into B.A Social Work course. Tata Institute of Social Sciences in an organising body of this entrance test. The exam is Computer-based and is held for 90 minutes. All the qualified candidates will be admitted into three years BA Programme in Social Sciences, BA Hons in Social Work with a specialization in rural development (Tuljapur campus only). The candidates can apply for this admission test via online mode after the release of the application form. Scroll down to get more relevant details about TISS BAT 2021.

TISS BAT 2021 Exam Status

Applicants can check the below mentioned information of TISS BAT 2021:
Exam StatusNo official notification announces yet

TISS BAT 2021 Important Dates

Below is the given table, aspirants can check a few vital dates about TISS BAT 2021:

B.A. Admission Dates 2021(tentative)
Announcement of AdmissionFirst week of April 2021
Online Application form available fromFirst week of April 2021
Last day for filling online applicationLast week of May 2021
BAT - Entrance test (2pm – 3pm)Third week of June 2021
Announcement of Merit List results in B. A. Social SciencesSecond week of July 2021
Online Documents uploading and payment of fees by the selected candidates B. A. Social SciencesThird week of July 2021
Announcement of Waiting ListThird week of July 2021
Admission Closing DateFourth week of July 2021

TISS BAT 2021 Application Form

TISS BAT 2021 Application Form is expected to be released in the first week of April 2021. On the official website of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, the online registration form will be made available. Below are the few important points to be kept in mind for filling the TISS Application form:

  • Primarily, aspirants must apply online on the official website of the Institute.
  • They must enter the details correctly. It should match the class X mark sheet.
  • Also, the contact details provided should be active and valid.
  • Scanned passport size photograph and signature should be given as per the specifications made by the Institute.
  • The fee should be deposited else form will be cancelled.
  • Once the form is filled get the printout of it and preserve safely for future reference.

TISS BAT 2021 Application Fee

The candidates can check hereby, registration fee details about BA Admission 2021:

TISS BA Admission Test Fee 2021
SC/ST candidates with annual income less than Rs 2.5 lacs and NC-OBC candidates with annual income less than Rs 1 lakh
Rs 275/-

SC/ ST (with family income more than Rs 2.5 lakhs)

Rs 500/-
For all other candidatesRs 1025/-
Mode of Payment - make payment of the application fee through online mode or SBI Bank Challan.

TISS BAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

There are certain standards that the institute has set up for candidates to fulfil in order to be deemed as eligible to sit for BA admission test. Aspirants can check below for TISS BAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

  • To be eligible candidates must have passed their 12th board examination in any subject.
  • If any candidate is waiting for his/her result can also apply. However, aspirants must provide their final result at the time of admissions.
  • Candidates who are yet to appear for 12th boards exam from International Baccalaureate are also eligible. However, they must make sure that their results get declared and get it submitted before admission.
  • Candidates who want to appear for this test should be either 23 years or less than this age.
  • Any candidate with age more than 23 yrs will not be considered eligible.
  • There is no age relaxation for candidates belonging to reserved categories.

TISS BAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Aspirants must know TISS BAT 2021 Exam Pattern to fetch good marks. 

  • Mode of Exam – Exam will be held in a Computer-based mode
  • Duration – The admission test will be of 90 minutes 
  • Total Marks – total marks will be 100
  • Sections – Part A & Part B
  • Part A will be 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 carrying 40 marks.
PartType of QuestionsMarksDuration
AMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)6060 Minutes
BDescriptive4030 Minutes
Total 10090 minutes

TISS BAT 2021 Syllabus

TISS BAT 2021 syllabus should be referred by the candidates to know the topics asked in the examination.

English Proficiency (Verbal Ability + Reading Comprehension)Maths/Numerical AbilityLogical ReasoningGeneral Awareness
Usage of IdiomsIntegers/FractionsAlphabet/Number SeriesCurrent Affairs
Fill in the blankData InterpretationsFamily/Circular ArrangementMedia/Advertisements
Odd word outTime, Distance, and WorkCoding-decodingHistory/Geography
Jumbled SentencesAveragesDirection Sense/Best RoutePolitics/Constitution
Synonyms/AntonymsSimple /Compound InterestPuzzlesEconomy
Spelling of wordsGeometryClock/CalendarAwards
Sentence CorrectionProfit and LossCubesHealth and Technology
Reading Comprehension (3 Paras with 4 questions each= 12)Ratio Proportion and VariationStatement conclusion/True or FalseEnvironment/Nature

TISS BAT 2021 Admit Card

The institution will release TISS BAT 2021 Admit Card in the first week of June in online mode. Here we have enlisted a few more vital points about hall ticket:

  • Candidates will need their login credentials in the login window to download the admit card.
  • Aspirants are suggested to check all the details mentioned on their admit card for any discrepancy.
  • The admit card includes personal details about the candidates, time, date and venue of the examination.
  • It is essential for aspirants to carry their admit card which will allow them to sit for the examination.
  • The institute will not send the admission ticket via post, therefore candidates must only visit the official website.

How to download TISS BAT 2021 Admit Card?

The candidates can follow the below-given steps to download TISS BAT 2021 hall ticket:

  • Step 1 - Visit the Tata Institute of Social Sciences official website - https://admissions.tiss.edu/
  • Step 2 - Click on the given link of Download TISS BAT Admit Card 
  • Step 3 - Thereafter BA admission test hall ticket will be displayed
  • Step 4 - Download the same, get the printout of it and keep it safe for future reference.

TISS BAT 2021 Result

TISS BAT 2021 Result will be announced expectedly in the second week of July 2021 via online mode.

  • Candidates will be able to check the result in the form of merit list.
  • They must keep in mind that the result will be displayed in the pdf file format.
  • The result will contain details such as candidate, roll number, category, qualifying status, marks secured and registration number.
  • The conducting body will not be sending any scorecard via post/mail.
  • Candidates can only check the result in online mode through the university’s official website.

TISS BAT 2021 Counselling

Based on marks obtained in the BA admission test the applicants will be selected on the merit list to attend the counselling session.

  • The selected candidates will be called out for counselling session along with their required documents for verification at the campus.
  • In the participating campuses of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, the admission will offer to the qualified aspirants.

TISS participating institutes are as follows:

TISS-BAT 2021 Participating InstitutesTISS-BAT 2021 ProgrammesTISS-BAT 2021 Seat Intake
TISS Tuljapur CampusBA (Hons) Social Work in Rural Development30
BA Programme in Social Sciences30
TISS Guwahati CampusBA Programme in Social Sciences60

TISS BAT 2021 Exam Centre 

The institute has allotted 22 exam centres for BA admission test for candidates to choose from. TISS BAT 2021 exam centre will not be changed once allotted.

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Dimapur
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Kochi
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Patna
  • Sholapur
  • Silchar
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Visakhapatnam
  • Vijayawada

TISS BAT 2021 Highlights

Applicants can check below in the table short details about TISS BAT 2021:

TISS BA Admission Exam 2021 Basic Details

Name of the examination

Tata Institute of Social Sciences Bachelor’s Admission Test (TISS BAT)

Conducting body

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Examination type

Undergraduate entrance examination

Examination level

University level

Mode of examination


Offered programmes


TISS Official website


The information provided above is based on the previous year brochure. Stay connected to get the updated details.

About Tata Institute of Social Sciences

TISS is a multi-campus public research university located in Mumbai. TISS offers teaching, training, research, and development support from centres established across India including in Leh, Ladakh and Port Blair, the Andaman and Nicobar. TISS's academic programs focus on the social sciences and offers doctoral degrees in Management & Labour Studies, Disaster Studies, Development Studies, Education, Health Studies, Gender Studies, Law, Media and Cultural Studies, Public Policy, Rural Development and Social Work.

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TISS BAT Important Dates

Exam Date19 Jun 2021 (Tentative)
Form Date01 Apr - 31 May 2021 (Tentative)
Result13 Jul 2021 (Tentative)


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Form Start Date:

01 Apr 2021

Form End Date:

31 May 2021

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