Tata Institute of Social Sciences ( School of Management and Labour Studies )

Admission to M.A. in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations 2007-09

School of Management and Labour Studies

M.A. in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations, 2007-09
(formerly M.A. in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations)

The two-year Master of Arts Programme in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations designed and delivered by nationally and internationally renowned experts will prepare you for leadership positions in global industry. As a student of TISS, you will benefit from over four decades o teaching, research and training in diverse areas of human resources management and labour relations, and an innovative curriculum that blends classroom teaching and fieldwork.

There are total 80 seats available in the programme, including and observing the reservation norms (SC/ST/PH) of the Government of India. Out of these, 40 seats are earmarked for candidates with minimum two years of work experience in any industry; and the rest are open to fresh graduates with or without work experience in any industry. In addition to a generic stream, the students will have an opportunity to opt for one of the three specialisations offered (Compensation and Benefits, Training & Development, and Employee Relations) in the second year. A limited number of hostel seats and scholarships are also available.

Eligibility: A Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in any discipline with minimum aggregate marks of 50% (40% for SC/ST) or equivalent grade from a recognised University. Those candidates who will complete their final year Bachelor’s degree examinations by June 23, 2007 will also be eligible to apply, provided they have obtained the required minimum percentage of marks specified under eligibility.

Admission Procedure: Eligible candidates will be called for a written test in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati, Lucknow and Bhopal. Those who qualify in the written test will be called to TISS, Mumbai for Group Discussion and a Personal Interview.

Application forms: Application forms and information brochure can be procured on payment of Rs. 750/- (non-refundable) per form by cash in person or by Demand Draft for Rs. 750/- (in favour of Registrar, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, payable at Mumbai) by post. Application forms will be available at/by:

The Cash Counter at TISS from Monday to Friday (10.30 am to 4.30 pm) and on Saturday (10.30 am to 1.00 pm); except on public holidays or sending a request letter to the Deputy Registrar (General Administration), TISS, along with a Demand Draft of requisite amount and a self-addressed cloth lined envelope (20cm x 28cm) or downloading from website: www.tiss.edu (to be completed and submitted along with a Demand Draft of requisite amount).

Free application forms will be issued to those SC/ST candidates who are unemployed and whose parents/guardian’s income was Rupees One lakh or below in the financial year 2005-2006. Such candidates need to submit (i) a true copy of Caste/Tribe Certificate; (ii) Income Certificate of their parents/guardians; (iii) a self-addressed cloth lined envelope (20cm x 28cm) along with a request letter addressed to the Deputy Registrar (General Administration) of the Institute. Or they may download the form from website: www.tiss.edu, fill it properly and submit along with a copy of Caste/Tribe Certificate and Income Certificate to the Deputy Registrar (Gen.Admn.) of the Institute.

Completed forms should reach Deputy Registrar (Gen. Admn), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, V.N.Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai-400 088 on or before November 10, 2006.

Key Dates:

Forms Available from: Oct. 4, 2006 – Nov. 10, 2006
Deadline for receipt of completed forms: November 10, 2006
Written Test: January 21, 2007
Group Discussion & Personal Interviews: April 16-21, 2007

For clarifications or any additional information, visit our website: www.tiss.edu or email: acadsec@tiss.edu or call (022) 2556 1548 / 2550 7486 or Fax (022) 25562912

October 4, 2006

Sandeep Chatterjee