Admission Open: TISS Mumbai’s Part-time Diploma in Youth Development & Social Change: Apply by May 31: Expired


Youth form an integral part of any society, and are part and parcel of the development process. India is a young nation, where the youth comprise of more than 40% of the Indian population. India is one of those developing countries which boasts of a youth bulge, which ensures that the absolute number of births will rise even if couples have fewer children.

Considering the complexities of change and its effects on youth hood, it is felt necessary to offer a certified training for those who are working with youth in various capacities. In addition there could be those youth who feel that they would like to understand their own peers and work towards creating a youth force in the country working towards change.

Specific training objectives:

  • Provide knowledge about the issues related to youth, and enable the trainees to contextualize these issues and gain critical awareness of challenges in today’s world.
  • Help the trainees to reflect on the institutions/policies/cultural beliefs that influence the lives of youth in the process of effecting desired change.
  • Provide the trainees with an understanding of the range of practice skills required when intervening with youth.
  • Build capacities of the trainees to empower youth to identify their rights and responsibilities and facilitate their participation in issues affecting them.
  • Help trainees to understand and identify with the value framework underlying the concepts of social development and the direction of social change.

Learning Outcomes or Competencies:

At the end of the course, the trainees would be able to

  • Apply the learnings and upgrade their skills, in their interventions with youth at their current work situation;
  • Be motivated to reach out to youth populations and use their training to empower large number of youth, through awareness and skill training.
  • Utilize the learning experiences during the course, for their personal growth and transformation

Location: Mumbai

Centre: Centre for Lifelong Learning

Intake: 30

Medium of Instruction: English


Education: Minimum Std. XII (Any discipline or equivalent to 12th), with one year experience in youth interventions.

Age: Minimum 21 years.

Duration of the Course:

One year, Part-time Programme.

  • Fridays from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and
  • Saturdays from 10:00 am. to 6:00 pm

Important Dates:

Last Date for Receipt of Completed Form at the Institute by Post and in Person31st May, 2017
Date of announcement of short list 

5th June, 2017

Personal Interview5th to 7th June, 2017
Announcement of Selection on TISS Website8th June, 2017
Orientation and Commencement of Academic Session 2017–201810th June, 2017
For more details, please visit this link.


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