Students qualify for Bachelors and Masters Social Science Courses at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, IIT, Azim Premji University, IRMA, XISS, XUB, London School of Economics and Political Science, Sciences Po Paris, Columbia University, TERI, JNU, NLSIU, Ashoka University, Symbiosis, ACJ, IIMC and many leading institutions in India and abroad.
Catalyst was established in 2011 with an aim to create prospective human service professionals who will enable people overcome poverty, deprivation and unemployment. Today, the institute keeps the vision alive through extensive teaching, research, policy support and field action programs.
Every year by enabling students to successfully qualify the Bachelors and Masters Entrance Tests, Interviews of globally recognised social science institutions, Catalyst continues to produce committed high quality prospective professionals in a range of social and human development sectors; health, mental health, social epidemiology, clinical psychology, education and vocational skill development, human resource management, media and cultural studies, rural and urban development, livelihoods and social entrepreneurship, climate change, disaster management, regulatory governance, focused work on women, children, adolescents, youth, aged, disability studies, inclusivity and sustainability.
Brishti Dutta is a CSR and human settlement researcher cum practitioner from Catalyst Class of 2015 with a Masters in Social Work from TISS.
Shivangi Jaiswal is a political strategist from Catalyst Class of 2017 with a Masters in IR from London School of Economics and Political Science.
Ashna Ghosh from the Catalyst Class of 2018 is pursuing her Bachelors in Social Work from Nirmala Niketan.
Souma Sekhar Gangopadhyay from the Catalyst Class of 2017 is a policy researcher with Harvard Business School after his stint with Andhra Pradesh Planning Commission and Masters in Public Policy and Governance from TISS.
Kusumika Ghosh is a Peace Researcher from the Catalyst Class of 2016 after her Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies from TISS.
Pratibha Caleb is an Urban Policy Advisor working with international organisations with a Masters in Urban Policy and Governance from TISS from the Catalyst Class of 2013.