M.A./M.SC. in Disaster ManagementTata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
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Frequent Asked Questions
A Bachelor's Degree 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, in any discipline.
Those satisfying the eligibility requirements will be assessed for selection (Total Marks = 200) through the following:
1. Academic Background (30 Marks): Marks are awarded to each applicant on the basis of overall percentage of marks secured in the Bachelor�s Degree Examination and the maximum marks are 30. However, high academic achievement is not the only criterion on which the candidate will be selected.
2. Written Test (100 Marks): A Written Test in English aims at an assessment of:
a. proficiency in English Language,
b. awareness of and reflection on disaster related issues, social and environmental justice, humanitarian assistance,
c. analytical capabilities, and
d. sensitivity to social and technological issues. The time allotted is two hours.
3. Personal Interview (70 Marks): To become eligible for the Personal Interview (PI), a general candidate should secure a minimum score of 45 marks (35 marks for SCs and STs) in the written test.