The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) takes BAT (Bachelor’s Admission Test). The entrance test is a national level entrance exam which is taken in 22 cities of our country. Applicants can get the application form online on the registered website of TISS. The concluding date for signing up for the test is till May 4, 2020. For the 2020-21 year session, the TISS BAT exam 2020 will be held in online mode, i.e. computer-based tests, and applicants who have filed online will have to appear for the TISS BAT examination from their respective places, due to the worldwide pandemic declared as COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In order to respect the norm of social distancing, the institute has made their minds to conduct the national-level entrance exam in online procedure. The entrance exam will be kept on August 2, 2020.
TISS BAT 2020: Exam Highlights
Name of Exam- Tata Institute of Social Sciences Bachelor Admission Test (TISS BAT) 2020
Name Of Conducting Body- Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Exam Level- National level
Frequency of Conduct- Once a year
Test Mode- Paper 1 (Online) and Paper 2 (Pen & Paper Test)
Courses Offered- Undergraduate and Undergraduate-Postgraduate Integrated
TISS BAT Important Dates 2020
Commencement of Online Application
5th December 2019
Issuance of Admit Cards
To be announced
TISS BAT Exam
2nd August 2020
Announcement of Result
To be announced
Release of Waitlist
To be announced
Closing of admissions
To be announced
TISS BAT 2020: Eligibility Guidelines
All students who have passed Class XII in any stream from an acknowledged board meet TISS BAT 2020 eligibility guidelines. Applicants who are in their final year and fall in the results of their Class XII exams are fit to apply. Besides, applicants who have done schooling from the International Baccalaureate Diploma and are expecting the declaration of their Class 12th results by June 2020 are fit to appear for the exam as well.
Age: All applicants should be younger than 23 years in age at the time of writing for the TISS BAT exam, as on August 2, 2020. applicants above this age are not suitable to go for the exam, states the official website.
TISS BAT 2020 Admission Procedure
Applicants will first have to watch the standard website of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences to apply. On revisiting the site, candidates will have to hit the ‘Admission’ page. In doing so, applicants will have to choose the option of ‘BA Programmes’. On clicking, a new tab on the google will launch where the applicant will have to enroll themselves by entering their email IDs. On contentedly doing so, the applicant will get a mail concerning the instructions on how to apply for TISS BAT 2020.
2: Fill the Application Form
After ticking on the link on the mail received, applicants need to fill up the requisite details demanded in the application form. Accompanying the form, candidates also need to upload the needed documents as well. After registering all the details, candidates can proceed to the clearance of the application fee. Applicants can make the payment online via net banking/credit card/debit card or offline (SBI challan mode).
General & OBC- INR 1025 is the application fee
SC/ ST (with class income less than INR 2.5 lakhs)/ OBC (non-creamy layer applicants with income less than Rs 1 lakh)- INR 250 is the application fee
SC/ ST (with class income more than Rs 2.5 lakhs)- INR 500 is the application fee.
3. Download TISS BAT Admit Card
Applicants can download their TISS BAT 2020 admit card from the formal website of the institute. TISS BAT 2020 Admit card includes applicant details such as name and roll number as well as exam aspects such as date, time, name, and address of the test centre.
4.Appear for TISS BAT
Next, applicants need to look for the Bachelor's Admission Test. TISS BAT is a computer-based test including both objective and elaborative questions. Applicants need to finish the exam in a span of 90 minutes.
5. Check TISS BAT Result
Candidates can check TISS BAT 2019 results on the formal website of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences by interpolating their enrollment number and password. TISS BAT 2020 result contains the names and/ or roll numbers of applicants passing the entrance exam.
All applicants will then be granted admission in BA courses given at TISS on the basis of their scores in BAT.
Note: Till the session, 2017-18 applicants also had to arrive for a personal interview (PI) round for selection in BA (Hons) in Social Work course. Nevertheless, the institute has excluded the PI aspect this year.
TISS BAT 2019 Exam Centers
The entrance exam for BA course entrances is programmed to be administered in a total of 22 cities across India. TISS BAT exam cities are as follows:
Important Notice: The TISS BAT 2020 exam center is notified in the admit card of applicants. However, applicants have to define their preference for one exam city in the application form. It may be regarded that applicants will not be able to switch their choice of the city later by a phone call or mail or face to face.
The formal website of the institute tells, "Each center may have more than one place based on the number of candidates.
Is everyone allowed to participate in TISS BAT 2020 counselling?
No, only the candidates who qualify the entrance test are eligible to participate in TISS BAT 2020 counselling.
What is the level of the TISS BAT 2020 Exam?
TISS BAT 2020 is a national level entrance test.
What is the mode of application for TISS BAT 2020?
The mode of application for TISS BAT 2020 is Online.
How many sections are there in the TISS BAT Exam?
A total of three sections viz. General Awareness, English and Mathematics are there in the TISS BAT Exam.