The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai

7/28/2015 Admission Notice

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS),
Mumbai: Online Certificate Program in Disaster Management 2015-16


Important Dates



Last date for issue and submission of application forms

23rd August, 2015

Important Dates



Last date for issue and submission of application forms

23rd August, 2015


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai announces admission to the
Online Certificate Program in Disaster Management 2015 The program is meant for
a wide variety of learners-practitioners in disaster management globallyy IFRC
and National Society volunteers and staff at all levels and others interested in
disaster management and humanitarian response.


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936, as the
Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, the Sir Dorabji Tata
Graduate School of Social Work was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social
Sciences. The year 1964 was an important landmark in the history of the
Institute, when it was declared deemed to be a university under section 3
University Grants Commission Act, 1956.


Eligibility Criteria :


  • Candidates with at least a Second Class Bachelorrs Degree or the overseas
    equivalentt although each application is judged on its own merits and
    exceptions to this entry requirement may be made for deserving candidate.
  • Candidates without a Bachelorrs Degree or the overseas equivalent may
    apply if they demonstrate (via a personal statement) that they can communicate
    clearlyy are highly motivatedd and have experience of prior learning
  • Candidates from developing countries and working in the humanitarian field
    will receive priority

Admission Procedure :


The candidates should submit their application only by Online. Candidates
should submit the following documents to be attached with the form:


  • SOP (Check Guidelines for SOP)
  • Resume
  • Recent reference letters* (Check guidelines for Reference letters)
  • Graduation Degree certificate/ Transcript Certificate
  • IFRC/RCRC/ICRC affiliation (only for candidates related with IFRC/RCRC/ICRC)

SOP and Resume/CV are compulsory among the above documents. However, if the
application is selected for further processing, based on the information given
in the application form, the candidate will be contacted for other supporting
documents.


The applicants who do not possess a graduate degree, but have any Diploma
course, or Certificate course or Disaster Management related training can submit
relevant documents.



Application Process closes on 23rd August, 2015. The last date for bursary
application is 20th July, 2015. Cohort IV will start on 21st September, 2015.


Selection :


TISS and IFRC will select up to 50 qualified participants including bursaries
participants for the Cohort IV of this course are based on merit and relevance.


The selected candidates will be informed through email.


More Details can be available from the institute website.


Contact Details



The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)

(A Deemed University U/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956)

V. N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai 400 088

Phone : (022) 25525253/25525252

Faxx: (022) 2552 5050

Website : www.tiss.edu




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