Tata Institute of Social Sciences
A Deemed to be University and Grant-in Aid Institute under Ministry of Education,GoI

Medical Services

There are two health centres, one in the main campus near hostel no. two and the other one in new campus ground floor hostel no. five.

At present there are three doctors, their names and timings are:

Name of Doctor Campus Timings
Dr Sharmishtha S Mujumdar Main Campus Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 06:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Dr. Vineeta Rao Naoroji Campus Monday to Friday 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Dr. Apoorva Mehta Main Campus Monday to Friday 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Monday to Friday 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

In case of any illness, students are expected to report to any one of the health centre. We have all emergency medicines and injections, though students are expected to buy the full course of medicines from outside. Dressing for minor injuries are also done.

In case a student require a specialist reference, they are guided accordingly.

There is a recovery room in the main campus health centre where students with communicable diseases like chicken pox, who require isolation can stay till they are under treatment. Students recovering from any surgery are also kept in the recovery till they are fit to shift to their hostel room.

In case of any emergency any time doctors are available on phone. During night hours if a student require hospitalization vehicle is made available.

In case of emergency the near by hospital

Zen Hospital
10th Road, Near Sandu Garden, Chembur
Phone: 022 - 25265700/5701/ 0066

Surana Sethia Hospital
Suman Nagar,
Sion Trombay Road,Chembur
Phone: 022 - 33783300

Kolekar Hospital
Ambedkar Garden,
Phone: 022 25201157, 022 25201180

Shatabdi Hospital
Vaman Tukaram Patil Marg,Near Amar Cinema,
Govandi (E)

Dining Hall

The Dining Hall (DH) serves both vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals. It is managed by the Institute ona no profit no loss basis. The DH Committee, which comprises students representatives, looks after the DH matters under the Chairpersonship of a faculty member. Packed Lunch is available on Field Work Days for students on request. Section Officer: Ms. Nirmala Momin Extension Number : 5215


TISS campus hosts Six hostels, four on the Main campus and two in Malti and Jal A.D. Naoroji Campus Annexe. The hostels can accommodate approximately 500 students. Students of full time Master MPhil and PhD degree programmes can avail of the hostel facility. But regrettably due to limited capacity, hostel admission is dependent on the availability of seats.


The Gymkhana of TISS, located in the main campus, is a two storey building and has space for a well equipped Gymnasium and space for Yoga. There is a full fledged indoor badminton court, two very popular table tennis boards and other indoor games like carrom. Mr. Abhijit Tandel, the Gym Instructor is with TISS from July 2008. The Gym is equipped with three electronic and one manual treadmill, two cycles, dumbbells and plates, Leg Extension & many more.

Counselling Center

The Counselling services at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, began in mid-90's and are a part of Student Support Services. The Counselling Centre has been providing services like individual counselling and developmental group activities for TISS students and staff. It is open six days a week and its hours are adapted to students needs. The Counsellors help the students in their day-to-day concerns and also enhance their overall functioning. Workshops on topics relevant to increasing the capacities of the students are regularly conducted by the Counsellors.

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Monday to Saturday: 11.30 am to 8.00 pm, at the Mumbai Campus.


Main Campus: The Counselling Centre, Health Centre, Ground Floor, Main Campus, TISS. Contact: 25525000, Extn: 5612

Naoroji Campus: Hostel No.5, Naoroji Campus, TISS Contact: 25525000, Extn.: 5914

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