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The applicant should fulfill all the requirement mentioned in the exchange notification.
No requests from students to relax the criteria mentioned in the notification will be entertained.
Candidate must have a passport at the time of application.
In some cases, if the passport is unavailable, the candidate has to compulsorily submit the passport undertaking form available with IRO and follow the deadlines for the same.
Kindly note that any requests for the extension for submission of the photocopy of the passport will not be entertained after the stipulated deadline. The selection of such student will stand canceled and the wait-listed student will be considered for the same.
BA/ MA applicants must have scored a minimum - 6.5 of grade-point and above in the respective semester or the GPA of both the semester(s) completed at TISS – as per notification.Students with supplementary in any paper are not eligible to apply
All the documents mentioned in the notification are mandatory, it is the responsibility of the individual student to submit the documents on time.
The first round of interviews are planned within a week or max. 2 weeks from the date of submission or according to the convenience of the teaching schedule so that it enables the students to attend the same without compromising with any of their classes/academic schedule.
All campuses have to ensure that they are able to complete the first round of selection within the stipulated time-frame.
The second round of interviews will be conducted within 10 days of the short-listing of the first round of students.
BA/ MA students will undertake Courses – depending on the credit requirements at TISS during the exchange semester. This will be planned/ decided in consultation with IRO and the Course Coordinator/ Dean of the particular programme or as per the rules applicable at the Host University/ Scholarship requirements.
The final selection will be made on the basis of final telephonic interview coordinated by TISS-IRO and comprising of a panel representing all campuses/ respective campuses.
In case of student exchange programme for Ph.D. scholars, preference will be given to students who have presented their Ph.D. proposal at the time of the application.
Ph.D. Students who are employed (Full Time) in TISS or outside will not be given preference unless there are no applications for a given position. Such students need not apply without the specified relaxation in the notification/ II Notification.
In case of non-receipt of suitable application even after advertising the same position twice the criteria can be relaxed at the discretion of IRO/ Director.
Ph.D. students have to compulsorily submit a research paper after the completion of the exchange programme based on the topic of their research. The paper can be based on their literature review/ theoretical concepts.
MPhil/ Ph.D. scholars will have to complete min. 12- 15 ECTS/ American/ Australian credits mandatory - during their exchange programme at the Host University or as per the rules applicable at the Host University/ Scholarship requirements. The selected courses can be related to the topic of research/ dissertation.
Other General Guidelines related to Exchange Programmes are mentioned below:
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