Jamsetji Tata School of Disaster Studies

Mumbai Campus

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Disaster Studies is emerging globally as a full-fledged academic discipline. As a field of practice it demands specialisation to meet with the ever-dynamic challenges posed by disasters.

Recognising that academic education and training in the field of disaster management requires a multidisciplinary approach, the Centre for ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Centre for Disaster Practice
Centre for Geo Informatics

School of Development Studies

Mumbai Campus

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The School of Development Studies (SDS) was created in 2012 with the aim of achieving excellence in the pursuit and advancement of knowledge in development. Education and research in the School focuses on development debates and practices, and their implications for the excluded and marginalised communities. The School aims ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Advanced Centre for Women's Studies
Centre for Population, Health and Development
Centre for Public Policy, Habitat and Human Development
Centre for Social Theory
Centre for Study of Developing Economies
Centre for Study of Developing Societies

School of Education

Mumbai Campus

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Indian education stands at an important juncture with the enactment of the Right to Education Act and a commitment to the expansion of post secondary quality education. The increase in diversity in classrooms has necessitated a large scale response in terms of understanding this diversity and supporting ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Centre for Education
Centre for Indian Languages in Higher Education

School of Habitat Studies

Mumbai Campus

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The School of Habitat Studies, a centre for knowledge excellence, focuses on providing a comprehensive response to the  knowledge-related needs of the society in the habitat sector. It draws from the fields of habitat studies, governance, economics,  environmental science, the social sciences, engineering, architecture, and management. The key agenda ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Studies
Centre for Science, Technology and Society
Centre for Urban Policy and Governance
Centre for Water Policy, Regulation and Governance

School of Health Systems Studies

Mumbai Campus

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The School of Health Systems Studies prepares students for a leadership role in public health and managerial roles in the fields of health and hospital administration. The School’s active social research programmes and national and international research collaborations in areas of health policy, health systems strengthening and public ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Centre for Health and Social Sciences
Centre for Health, Policy, Planning and Management
Centre for Hospital Management
Centre for Public Health

School of Human Ecology

Mumbai Campus

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The School of Human Ecology (SHE) uses the term ‘human ecology’ to refer to all aspects of human experience and everything in the environment that defines quality of life. The SHE has a broad, holistic view of the psycho-social adaptability of individuals, the relationships between individuals, their societies ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Centre for Human Ecology

School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance

Mumbai Campus

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In pursuance of the TISS mission of creating a people-centred and just society that promotes equality, justice and human rights for all, the School of Law, Rights and Constitutional Governance (SLRCG) was set up at the Mumbai Campus in June 2012. Law, legislative reform and Human Rights have ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Centre for Law and Society
Nodal Centre of Excellence for Human Rights Education

School of Management and Labour Studies

Mumbai Campus

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The School of Management and Labour Studies has a mission to provide quality human service professionals for a variety of stakeholder groups in the development process. The School has diversified to develop innovative teaching and research programmes that address wider social issues and realities with a special emphasis ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Centre for Human Resources Management and Labour Relations
Centre for Labour Studies
Centre for Public Policy and Governance
Centre for Social and Organisational Leadership
Centre for Social Entrepreneurship

School of Media and Cultural Studies

Mumbai Campus

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The School of Media and Cultural Studies, (SMCS) of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (a Deemed University) is engaged in media teaching, production, research and dissemination. A unique feature of the School is the close linkage between its technical and academic work. The work of the ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Centre for Critical Media Praxis
Centre for the Study of Contemporary Culture
Media Archive and Resource Centre

School of Social Work - Mumbai Campus

Mumbai Campus

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The School of Social Work promotes education in social work that is democratic, emancipatory, and egalitarian and one that develops a critical perspective in students. It offers dynamic and relevant programmes at the Doctoral, Master’s and Certificate levels. It also identifies new areas for social work practice and ... Read More

The Centres of School are

Centre for Community Organisation and Development Practice
Centre for Criminology and Justice
Centre for Disability Studies and Action
Centre for Equity and Justice for Children and Families
Centre for Health and Mental Health
Centre for Livelihoods and Social Innovation
Centre for Social Justice and Governance
Women Centred Social Work

School of Vocational Education

Mumbai Campus

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In December 2011, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) set up the School of Vocational Education (SVE) to provide immediate and definite interventions to improve the skill levels of millions of youth, through appropriate vocational training programmes. The target beneficiaries would include organized and unorganized workforce across industries ... Read More

School of Rural Development

Tuljapur Campus

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The TISS Tuljapur Campus was established following a review undertaken by the Institute in its Golden Jubilee year in 1987. The Campus was established with the mission of promoting initiatives for sustainable, ecofriendly and equitable socioeconomic development of rural communities, with a focus on social justice. Through its ... Read More

Azim Premji School of Education

Hyderabad Campus

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The Azim Premji School of Education (APSoE), since its inception in 2011, is committed to nurturing the development of the discipline and practice of education through its teaching programmes, research projects and advocacy with the State as well as the communities of educational practice. The vision document of ... Read More

School of Gender Studies

Hyderabad Campus

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Although the School of Gender Studies was formed in June 2014, it has made its presence visible through its teaching, research and advocacy programmes. In line with the core mission and vision of TISS to foster and nurture democratic values of justice, inclusion, and equality, the School of ... Read More

School of Human Resource Management

Hyderabad Campus

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The School of Human Resources Management has been set up in 2015 with the vision to contribute and strengthen education in the field of Human Resources Management within a fast changing world of work, employment, businesses and entrepreneurship. Accelerated economic growth coupled with globalisation has brought in unprecedented ... Read More

School of Livelihoods and Development

Hyderabad Campus

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The School of Livelihoods and Development in consonance with the overall Vision and Mission of the Institute engages in two key processes: creating knowledge on one hand and building the human capital required for strengthening livelihood promotion processes at different levels policy, planning and programme implementation.

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School of Public Policy and Governance

Hyderabad Campus

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The School of Public Policy and Governance (SPPG), established in 2013, is a research based learning and teaching institution designed to equip young professionals to contribute to the policy arena. The school offers a two-year post-graduate degree in Public Policy and Governance (M.A- PPG). The first batch of ... Read More

School of Vocational Education - Hyderabad Campus

Hyderabad Campus

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he School of Vocational Education, at TISS-Hyderabad envisions developing employable human resources with right attitudes, behaviour and skills. It aims to cater to the employability needs especially among the educated youth in rural areas and small towns struggling to ground their feet in the job market or to ... Read More

School of Social Sciences and Humanities

Guwahati Campus

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This is a second new school of Guwahati Campus. Dean of School is Dr Sanjay Barbora.

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The Centres of School are

Centre for Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development
Centre for Labour Studies and Social Protection
Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
Centre for Sociology and Social Anthropology

School of Social Work - Guwahati Campus

Guwahati Campus

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This is a new School of Guwahati campus. Dean of school is Prof Kalpana Sarathy.

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The Centres of School are

Centre for Community Organisation and Development Practice
Centre for Counselling
Centre for Livelihood and Social Entrepreneurship
Centre for Public Health

School of Research Methodology

Virtual School

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The ‘virtual’ School of Research Methodology (SoRM), TISS Mumbai was constituted in 2015 with a three-fold objective of streamlining knowledge dissemination and management at the Institute, strengthening and deepening of the statistical foundations of Social Science research, and designing curriculum/teaching methodological and philosophical aspects of Social Science research.

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Centre for Development Practice and Research

Mumbai Campus

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The Centre for Development Practice and Research is a Patna-based centre of the TISS, Mumbai. The Centre has been established with the objective to undertake research and publications on areas that are unique to the state of Bihar with limited teaching and field action programmes. The Takshila Educational ... Read More

Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research

Mumbai Campus

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The Centre for Education Innovation and Action Research (CEIAR) is an independent research centre at TISS Mumbai. It was established in February 2015 to engage with and promote innovation in school curriculum, teacher education and higher education curriculum and pedagogy. The Centre provides incubation and promotion of innovations ... Read More

Centre for Excellence on Adolescents and Youth

Mumbai Campus

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India’s first holistic adolescent health program, RKSK- Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram - was developed and launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare with UNFPA support in early 2014. RKSK is a paradigm shift in addressing adolescent health and well-being from a multi-sectoral perspective to support the successful ... Read More

Centre for Library and Information Management

Mumbai Campus

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The Centre for Library and Information Management Studies (CLIMS), offers Masters, PG Diploma and Ph.D programmes in Library and Information Science field. Master's programme in Library and Information Science (MLIS) is being offered since 2013 with an intake of 15 students. PG Diploma in Digital Library and Information ... Read More

Centre for Lifelong Learning

Mumbai Campus

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The Centre for Lifelong Learning (CLL) is an Independent Centre at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. The Institute is a Deemed University under the relevant provisions of the University Grants commission(UGC).The Centre for Lifelong Learning( established in 1981 as the Department of Extra Mural Studies) was ... Read More

Centre for Studies in Sociology of Education

Mumbai Campus

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The Centre for Studies in Sociology of Education (CSSE) was established in 1970 as a sequel to the 'Field Studies in Sociology of Education’ carried out for the Education Commission 1964-66. The Centre is devoted to research, teaching and extension activities in the field of sociology of education ... Read More

Centre for Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policies

Mumbai Campus

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Genesis of the Centre:

Prior to 1996, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (TISS) had an exclusive Centre known as “Unit for Research and Consultancy in Social Policy and Social Welfare Administration” (USPSWA). Its primary objective was to undertake research on issues pertaining to Scheduled Castes and ... Read More

Centre for Undergraduate Studies

Guwahati Campus

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This is an Independant Centre of Guwahati Campus

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