The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a social sciences institute with its main campus based in Mumbai, India. Since its establishment in 1936, it has been one of the premier institutes in India in social sciences, human development, public policy and economics. The institute is a part of an elite group of research and higher learning institutes with early support from the Tata Trusts in India.

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences is ranked among the top Indian universities, colleges and institutes in Social, Demography and Economics research by a Stanford University study. The master’s degree program in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations offered at the TISS Mumbai campus is one of the most prestigious programs in the field of HR in India. TISS also has campuses in Hyderabad, Guwahati and Tuljapur.

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