Invitation to participate in Tata Institute of Social Sciences Campus Placement 2012 

Greetings from the Career Guidance and Placement Cell at TISS!

As you are aware, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai is a premier Social Sciences institution in India. Boasting of 75 years of teaching and student excellence, TISS belongs to a league of institutions that have contributed in shaping the history of this country.

The School of Social Work and the School of Rural Development at Tata Institute of Social Sciences anchor the flagship MA Program in Social Work preparing graduates to work in the following domains:

- Disability Rehabilitation

- Community Work

- Women and Child Development

- Community Health and Mental Health

- Rural Development

- Criminology and Justice System

- Dalit and Tribal Issues

- NGO Management

- Corporate Social Responsibility

- Livelihood, Social Business and Entrepreneurship

- Micro Finance

- Social Security

- Disaster, Impoverishment and Social Vulnerability

The graduating students are trained to develop perspectives and acquire skills in the following areas:

- Rights based approach

- Need assessment

- Project conceiving, formulating appraising, monitoring and evaluation

- Documentation, survey and research

- Impact assessment

- Counseling

- Working with individuals, groups and communities

- Mobilizing financial and non-financial resources

- Planning, organizing and conducting training programs

- Networking and constitution building

- Organizational behavior and development

- Governance

- Gender issues

We have completed the one week placement week during February 2 to 10, 2013.  Now we are conducting Rolling Placements and this will continue till Convocation in mid-May except in March when students are away for block field work. Rolling Placements are conducted in the weekend and on evening hours after the lecture.

Recruiters are welcome to send in their requirements in the attached TISS Placement Form.


with warm regards


Dr. Swapan Garain,  Senior Fellow (Johns Hopkins), PhD (JBIMS)

Associate Professor and Faculty Convener

Career Guidance and Placement Cell

School of Social Work & School of Rural Development

Tata Institute of Social Sciences


Cell 09223541349 Direct 022 2525413 Fax: 91 22 25525050 (attn: Dr Garain)

Courier Address:

Dr Swapan Garain,

Faculty Convener, CGPC, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Opp Deonar BEST Bus Depot, Deonar, Mumbai - 400088 India

PS: Regret cross posting, if any.

by: Prof Swapan Garain

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This is an announcement for 2012. Please let us know the relevant corresponding dates/timelines for 2013.

Many thanks,


Information has been updated Subhalakshmi.


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