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Mumbai Campus

The Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) is located at the Northern East end of the island city of Mumbai. Until recently known as Bombay, Mumbai is India’s most cosmopolitan city, finance and business capital and home to the entertainment industry. Mumbai is a vibrant, pulsating metropolis, which affords diverse sightseeing opportunities.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is located in the North-East of Mumbai opposite to Deonar Bus Depot. Deonar Bus Depot is a landmark known to most taxi/auto drivers.

By Air

Mumbai is well connected through air. The approximate distance from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Sahar) and Chhatrapati Shivaji Domestic Airport (Santacruz) is 25 km and 18 km. It is always advisable to take a pre-paid taxi from the Domestic/International Airport.

By Train

The Mumbai Suburban Railway is the busiest rapid transit system in the world. Trains run from 4 AM until 1 AM, and some trains also run up to 2:30 AM.

From Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal (CST/VT)

  • If you alight at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) formally known as Victoria Terminus (VT), buy a suburban train ticket (1st class or 2nd class) to Govandi railway station and board the suburban train (Central Railway Harbor Line mostly known as Harbor Line) marked M, VA, BR or PL. The journey time is approximately 55 minutes. Order of suburban stations on the route are Mumbai CST, Masjid bunder, Sandhurst Road, Dockyard Road, Reay Road, Cotton green, Sewri, Wadala Road, GTB Nagar, Chunabhatti, Kurla, Tilak Nagar, Chembur and Govandi.
  • Alight at the Govandi railway station and use footover bridge to come out of the station (Platform No. 1 side).
  • Take an auto-rickshaw (three-wheeler) to TISS.
  • As there are two campuses you can can ask auto-rickshaw to take farm road for new campus or oppsite deonar depot for old campus.

From Dadar Terminal

  • If you alight at Dadar Terminus/local station (both are adjacent to each other)
  • You may directly take a taxi to Deonar Depot. The taxi fare will be about Rs.100-120/-. It is not advisable to take the suburban train from Dadar (Central Railway Main Line) in the evening after 3pm, especially on a working day.
  • If you still wish to come by the suburban train (Central Railway Main Line), buy a ticket to Govandi railway station. This is a direct ticket and will be valid for the journey upto Govandi Railway station.
  • Take the Foot over bridge then change over to Harbor line train on platform number 7 to take another suburban train (Harbor Line). Order of suburban stations on the route are Tilak Nagar, Chembur and Govandi.
  • Alight at the Govandi railway station and use footover bridge to come out of the station (Platform No. 1 side).
  • Take an auto-rickshaw (three-wheeler) to TISS.
  • As there are two campuses you can can ask auto-rickshaw to take farm road for new campus or oppsite deonar depot for old campus.

From Lokmanya Tilak Terminus

  • If you alight at Kurla Terminus, you may take an auto-rickshaw (three-wheeler) or Taxi to Deonar Depot. Auto fare will be about Rs. 80-100/-.
  • If you wish to come by the local train buy a ticket to Mankhurd and board suburban train (Harbor Line) from Tilak Nagar suburban station. Order of suburban stations on the route are Chembur and Govandi.
  • Alight at the Govandi railway station and use footover bridge to come out of the station (Platform No. 1 side).
  • Take an auto-rickshaw (three-wheeler) to TISS.
  • As there are two campuses you can can ask auto-rickshaw to take farm road for new campus or oppsite deonar depot for old campus.

From Mumbai Central

  • If you alight at Mumbai Central /local station (both are adjacent to each other)
  • You may directly take a taxi to Deonar Depot. The taxi fare will be about Rs. 250-300/-. It is not advisable to take the suburban train from Mumbai Central (Western Railway) in the evening after 3pm, especially on a working day.
  • If you wish to come by the suburban train (Western Railway), buy a ticket to Govandi railway station. This is a direct ticket and will be valid for the journey upto Mankhurd Railway station.
  • Take a suburban train (Fast or Slow) which goes either upto Dadar station or passes through Dadar Station, and get down at Dadar station. Order of suburban stations on the route are Mahalaxmi, Lower Parel, Elphinstone Road and Dadar (West).  Take the Foot over bridge (towards East side) then change over to Dadar (Central Railway).
  • Take the Foot over bridge then change over to Harbor line train on platform number 7 to take another suburban train (Harbor Line). Order of suburban stations on the route are Tilak Nagar, Chembur and Govandi.
  • Alight at the Govandi railway station and use footover bridge to come out of the station (Platform No. 1 side).
  • Take an auto-rickshaw (three-wheeler) to TISS.
  • As there are two campuses you can can ask auto-rickshaw to take farm road for new campus or oppsite deonar depot for old campus.

Fom Bandra Terminal (Western Railway)

  • You may directly take a taxi to Deonar Depot. It is not advisable to take the suburban train from Bandra (Western Railway). A cheaper option would be to take an auto-rickshaw to Deonar Depot/TISS.
  • Another option is traveling by bus (BEST buses) from Bandra Bus stand to Deonar Bus depot.

From CST (via Express Free way)

  • Alight at Harbor side (platform No. 18 side) of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) formally known as Victoria Terminus (VT)and take a taxi to Deonar Depot. The taxi fare will be about Rs. 250/-. It is about 20 Km drive and will take about 25-35 minutes.

 

For More See directions on Google Map

Tuljapur Campus

By Train

  • There are various train from Mumbai which halts in Solapur and also various trains coming to Mumbai halts in Solapur. (Check with irctc website)
  • From Solapur station take an auto to bus stand.
  • Take a bus to Tuljapur, from Tuljapur take an auto to campus.

By Bus

  • You can take bus from Mumbai to Solapur
  • Then from Solapur to Tuljapur in ST Bus

Hyderabad Campus

SR Sankaran Block,

AMR–AP Academy of Rural Development, Rajendranagar,

Hyderabad 500 030.

Telephone No.  : 91-40-24017701

Gauwahati Campus

14-A, Bhuban Road, Uzanbazar, Guwahati 781 001
Telephone No. : 0361-2510342, 2736526
Telefax: 0361-2510423
Mobile: 91-9401828194


 

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