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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras announces Humanities & Social Science Entrance Examination (HSEE) - 2017 for admission to five year Integrated Program

  • Integrated Master in Development Studies
  • Integrated Master in English Studies

Important Dates:

  • Online Application process starts: December 17, 2016
  • Last date for submission of Online Application: January 27, 2017
  • Examination Dates for HSEE: April 16, 2017


Candidates applying for HSEE-2017 must have passed any one of the following qualifying examinations for the first time in 2016 or should be appearing in 2017.

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (www.aiuweb.org).
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Candidates who have completed Class XII (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination.
  • In case the Class XII examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.

Percentage of Marks:

  • Candidates belonging to the general category and OBC category must secure a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination. Candidates belonging to SC, ST and PwD categories must secure a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination. Where only letter grades are mentioned in the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying equivalent marks, and submit it at the time of joining. In case the candidate does not provide such a certificate, the decision of the HSEE admission committee regarding his/her eligibility shall be final.

 Date of Birth:

  • Candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1992 are eligible for HSEE-2017. However, in the case of SC, ST and PwD candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e., candidates belonging to SC, ST, and PwD and born on or after October 01, 1987 are eligible. The date of birth as recorded in the High School (10th std./12th Std.) first Board/ Pre-University Certificate will be taken as authentic. Candidates must produce a scanned copy of this certificate along with the completed Application Form as proof of their age and at the time of admission original certificate has to be produced failing which they will be disqualified.

Application Procedure: Read the instructions carefully before filling in the Online Application form

Examination Fee:

  • Female/ SC/ ST/ PwD Rs. 1100/-
  • All Others Rs. 2200/-


Type of Question Paper:

  • HSEE-2017 is of three hours duration and has two parts. Part I consists of objective type multiple choice questions for 2½ hours duration (150 minutes), administered through computer. Part II involves essay writing for 30 minutes to be written on answer sheet distributed to the candidates at the end of Part I.
  • Part I covers the following topics: (i) English and Comprehension Skill; (ii) Analytical and Quantitative Ability; (iii) General Studies covering the areas of Indian Economics (since Independence), Indian Society, Contemporary World Affairs (post-World War II); and (iv) Environment and Ecology.
  • Part II requires the candidates to write an essay on general topic involving description, or/and reflection or/and discussion.
  • Language of Question Paper: English.
  • Items Prohibited in the Examination Hall: Electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator, iPod, iPad and headphones, etc. are NOT PERMITTED in the examination hall. Further, items such as log table, abacus, slide rule, textbooks, notebooks, and geometry box, etc. and any other means of calculation are also strictly prohibited in the examination hall.

Examination Schedule:

The examination will be held on Sunday, April 16, 2017 between 10:00 IST and 13:00 IST in select cities throughout India. The above date will remain unaltered even if this date is declared as a public holiday.

Candidates who are NOT citizens of India at the time of registering for HSEE-2017 (by birth or naturalized) are treated as foreign nationals.

Test Centers: The entrance examination will be conducted in the following 12 cities: Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Coimbatore, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram, Varanasi.

A candidate has to give two choices for the exam centre. Every attempt will be made to allot the centre of his/her first choice. In extreme cases, the candidate may be allotted the centre/city of his/her second choice. If sufficient number of candidates is not available at any of the above listed cities, the same may be dropped, and the candidates will be allocated to a centre of second choice in the other city. The address of an examination centre for a candidate will be mentioned in the Admit Card, which can be generated online. Request from a candidate for change of city/town allotted to him/her will NOT be entertained under any circumstances.

Fee Structure: Click the link 

Click for Syllabus & Past Papers

Download Brochure and read it carefully before filling in the Online Application Form.

For latest information on Entrance Examination & admission visit the official website

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TATA Institute of Social Science, Mumbai, accredited by NAAC as "A" grade University (3.88 out of 4.00, one of the highest scores awarded to Universities accredited as per information on official website) is the top institute in Social Sciences in India calls all interested students to apply for admission to their

Important Dates:

  • Last date for filling in the Online form: March 15, 2017
  • Date of Entrance Test: April 22, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm
  • Announcement of Result: May 9, 2017


  • Students should have passed 12th Class or Intermediate in any subject stream from a Recognised Board. Students who have studied International Baccalaureate Diploma and will be completing 12th class with clear results declared by June 2017 are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have appeared for their 12th class or Intermediate final exams and are awaiting results are also eligible to apply. Final pass result should be produced at the time of joining the programme, if selected.
  • Age Limit
    • Candidate should be less than 23 years of age at the time of appearing for the Bachelors Admission Test, as on April 22, 2017. Applications from candidates over this age will not be entertained.
  • Intake Limit
    • The total intake is 150 seats in Integrated BA-MA Programme in Social Sciences and 30 seats in B.A. (Hons) in Social Work. 

S.No   TISS Campus        Intake in BASS Prog.           Intake in BASW( Hons.) Prog.

1         Hyderabad                   60                                        Not Applicable

2         Guwahati                    60                                         Not Applicable

3          Tuljapur                     30                                                30

Application Fee:

  • General Category: Rs. 1025/-
  • For ( SC/ ST income less than 2.5lakhs and OBC-NC candidates with income less than 1 lakh): Rs. 275/-
  • Mode of payment: You can pay online through Credit card/ Debit Card/ Online transaction.

How to Apply: Read the instructions & admission rules carefully before filling in the Online Application Form

Mode of Selection: Model and marks of the entrance test ( B.A. in Social Sciences)

The entrance test will be of 90 minutes duration and the total marks will be 100.

  • Part A - will be a 60 minute test with multiple choice questions 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. Candidate is expected to write two short answers in 30 minutes carrying 40 marks. It is compulsory for the candidates to attempt both the parts and make sure that they qualify in both the modes.
  • Both Part A & Part B will have separate cut off marks for evaluation.

A demo version of the test and a model question will be available on w w w.camp us.t i ss.edu si te one month prior to the entrance test, for the candidates to be familiar with the test. Model and marks of the entrance test ( BA (Hons) in Social Work) BA (Hons) in Social Work (BASW) admission process consists of two stages.

Stage 1:

The first stage is the entrance test which will be of 90 minutes duration and the total marks will be 100. There will be two parts A & B. Part A will be a 60 minute test with multiple choice questions 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. A candidate is expected to write two short answers in 30 minutes carrying 40 marks. It is compulsory for the candidates to attempt both parts and qualify in both the modes. This stage of the test will be the same for BA Social Sci ences and BA Social Work.

Stage 2:

BASW has a second stage of selection in the admission process. Shortlisted candidates in the merit list for all categories will be called for a Personal Interview (PI) during -------------------------- at Tuljapur campus. The Personal Interview carries 50 marks. This is to test the motivation and orientation of candidates appearing for this programme. Candidates who score well in PI will be ranked on the BAT score and the PI score category wise and then selected for the programme. 7.2 Candidates with disabilities: Extra time of 20 minutes each for the computer based test and the written part of the test and a scribe to support the appearance of candidates will be arranged. Necessary information has to be provided in the application form itself.

Click to read the B.A. M.A Program in Social Science & fee structure & B.A (Hons.) in Social Work

Read the official announcement and visit the institute's website for latest updates.

Note: College students interested in different disciplines of Social Science can apply for admission in the wide choices of specialisation offered in MA programs or M.Phil - PhD at TISS 

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Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai announces part time one year PG Diploma in Counseling and interested students may apply:

Important Dates:

  • Last date for submission of Online Application form: March 31, 2017
  • Date of Personal Interview: April 19 - 22, 2017
  • Announcement of Selection on TISS website: May 9, 2017 


  1. Age Criteria: All candidates must be of 25 years and above.
  2. Educational Criteria
    1. A Bachelor's Degree, in any discipline, of a minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education) from a recognized University. Preference will be given to those with work experience in clinical, social and developmental settings.

Number of Intake: 30

How to Apply: Read the instructions before filling in the Online Application Form

Application Fee: Rs.530/- and can be paid through net banking or credit/debit card or at the post office

Selection Procedure:

  • Those satisfying the eligibility requirements will be interviewed (in person) by the Selection Committee. The names of the selected candidates will be displayed on the Institute's Notice Board, hosted on Institute website and also communicated through email. The institute will not take responsibility for informing the selected candidates by post.

Read the official admission announcement & visit the website for latest updates on admission

Note: The Department of Education is looking for young, dynamic, dedicated and trained counseling graduates to fill in the counseling post in the schools under its administration, therefore, this is a good opportunity for our Post Graduates interested in counseling degree to apply for. 

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Delhi University, Delhi announces admission to study Undergraduate, Post Graduate, M.Phil, PhD program, Certificate/Diploma & Advanced Diploma courses for the academic year 2017 - 2018. Those interested can apply.

Important Dates:

  • Start of Online Application begins from 14th Feb., 2017 onwards
  • Last date for submission of print out copy of Online Application form for Under - Graduate Programme: 20th March, 2017 to Education Section, Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, 10 Ring Road, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi - 24
  • Last date for submission of application forms for Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Ph.D** Programme in Management Studies* - March 15, 2017 (Wednesday)
  • Last date for submission of application form for M.Phil and Post-Graduate Programmes (except MBA) 31st March, 2017 (Friday)
  • Certificate/ Diploma/ Advanced Diploma courses 31st March, 2017 (Friday)
  • Ph.D. Programme 1st May, 2017 (Monday)
  • Applications for School of Open Learning (SOL) from Foreign nationals from Nepal/Tibet/ Bhutan - 30th June, 2017 (Friday)

Application Procedure:

Documents Required for UG admission to be submitted at Bureau Office by students from CST, STS, THF & private schools (TCV wards will submit at the SOS TCV Youth Hostel at Rohini):

  • Print out of the Filled in Online Application Form
  • Copy of Class X Marks Card/Pass Certificate

Admission for PG/M.Phil/PhD program:

  • The Tibetan students must visit the official website and fill in the Online Application Form & submit directly at the Foreign Student Registry Office with the copy of the required documents
  • Interested applicants must get a Supporting Letter to register and take admission via Foreign Quota at Delhi University from the Bureau office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, 10 Ring Road, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi - 24

Note: Education Section, Bureau office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, New Delhi will not process the PG/M.Phil/PhD admission except UG admission

Click to see the Application deadline for PG/M.Phil/PhD

Visit the official website for the latest updates on admission.

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Men-Tse-Khang (Medical College), Dharamsala announces admission to study Bachelor of Tibetan Medicine (Sowa Rigpa) for the academic year - 2017

Important Dates:

  • Start of admission application form: Sept 10, 2016
  • Last date for submission of application form: April 10, 2017

Date of Entrance Test:

  • First Round: May 3 & 5, 2017 at College Hall, Dharamsala
  • Second Round: May 22 & 23, 2017 at College hall, Dharamsala

Eligibility Criteria for Tibetan Students:

  • Age: Must not cross 25 years old
  • Educational Qualification: Minimum class XII passed & 5% will be given to applicants with Physics, Chemistry & Biology
  • Applicant newly arrived from Tibet must produce arrival proof from Reception Center & must have lived less than 3 years in Exile

Documents Required for Tibetan Students:

  • Class XII Pass Certificate
  • Transfer & Character Certificate
  • A letter from Tibetan Freedom Movement certifying that you have paid the Green Book dues
  • A letter from Settlement Officer or from TFM (if there is no Settelement Office) cedrtifying that you have no debt or you have not engaged in activities that disrupt the Tibetan poligical struggle
  • Must have valid Registration Certificate (RC)
  • Medical Fitness Certificate from Delek Hospital
  • Must not be either physically or mentally challenged

Application Procedure: Download application form from official website or obtain from the office of Men-Tse-Khang Medical College. Send the duly filled in application form to the below mentioned address:

College Secretary
Tibetan Medical & Astro. College
Men-Tsee-Khang, Gangchen Kyishong
Dharamsala – 176215
Distt.Kangra (H.P) INDIA
Email: admission@men-tsee-khang.org

Test Center: Dharamsala

Seat Distribution:

  • Tibetan School (TCV/THF/CST/STSS/SLF/Private):
    • Male - 10
    • Female - 10
    • Himalayan: 2
    • Mentsekhang Staff Child: 2
    • New Arrival from Tibet: 2
    • Monk: 1
    • Nun: 1
    • Foreign Student: 1
    • Students from Russia & Mongolia & CIS ethnic group: 2
  • Total no of seats: 33

Scheme of Examination:Click announcement for Scheme of Examination

Mode of Selection:

First Round: Written Test (100 Marks) - must score 50% to be eligible for the second round
Second Round: Interview - 50 Marks

Eligibility Criteria for Himalyan & Foreign Nationals:

  • Educational Qualification: Minimum class XII passed
  • Must appear for the entrance test
  • Foreign Nationals must apply through Office of Tibet in applicant's home country or from an Office of Tibet located close by applicant's home town (if not can get it a recommendation from a Tibet Support Group)
  • Must have valid 7 years Student Visa to study in India
  • Renewal or extension of the visa is sole responsibility of the concerned student
  • Himalayan students must produce a No Objection Letter from appliant's State Department of Home
  • Himalayan student must produce Voting Card
  • Medical Fitness Certificate
  • Age: Must not cross 25 years of age

For complete information, visit official website

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