Tata Institute of Social Science National Entrance Test (TISSNET) is conducted by Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) to offer admissions for MA in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations, MA in Social Entrepreneurship, and MA in Globalization and Labor. Some of the programs in Social Health only have descriptive papers. The MA (HRM & LR) earned at TISS is equivalent to an MBA in HR. The TISS scores are accepted to give admissions in the different TISS campuses located in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Chennai, Guwahati, and Hyderabad.
|Entrance Name||Tata Institute of Social Science National Entrance Test (TISSNET)|
|Organizing Authority||Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS)|
|Duration||100 Minutes i.e. 1 Hour and 40 minutes|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Exam Frequency||Once a Year|
TISS conducts this TISSNET test for 21 schools and 45 centers offering various programs. You can get a holistic view of all the important dates related to TISSNET. This test is for 53 masters’ programs at various campus locations of TISS, such as Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Guwahati, and others. The exam highlight has been provided below:
|Authority conducting TISSNET||TISS|
|Exam date||20th February 2021|
|Application process||Online mode|
|Test duration||100 minutes|
|Highest weightage section||General studies (40%)|
|Admission application date||4th December 2020|
|Last date of online application||25th January 2021|
|Admit card release date||8th January 2021|
|Result announcement date||25th March 2021|
TISSNET 2021 Admit card:
1. The admit card of TISSNET 2021 has been released
2. The candidates can download the admit card by logging in to its official site by using their registration number and date of birth.
3. The admit card consists of the name of the candidate, their hall number, roll number, address of the exam center, date and timing of the exam with exam guidelines etc.
4. Without the admit card, no candidate is allowed to the exam hall.
5. The candidates should keep the admit card as it is also needed at the time of counselling.
The process to download the admit card:
Details Mentioned in Admit Card:
TISSNET syllabus covers three mandatory subjects like Maths and logical reasoning, English and General knowledge. There are a total of 100 questions in the TISSNET question paper carrying one mark each.
|Topic||Number of questions||Marks|
|Maths and logical reasoning||30||30|
Aspirants shall prepare well from each section to crack the test. It is advised to practice the mock test papers to do well in TISSNET. There will be no negative marking in any of the sections.
Like every year, TISS, Mumbai, conducted TISSNET 2021. It is a national level online-based test conducted for students who want to go for postgraduate degrees. There are more than 100 test centers across 39 cities in India where TISSNET is held. TISSNET is a multiple-choice test, including subjects like maths, reasoning, general knowledge, and English. Aspirants must be clear with the exam pattern to prepare well for TISSNET.
|Mode of the test||Computer-based test (CBT)|
|Test duration||1 h 40 mins|
|Sections||3- Maths and logical reasoning, English, General knowledge|
|The medium of the test||English|
TISSNET 2021 Cut off:
TISSNET CUTOFF 2021 will be published on its official website. The cut-off is the minimum marks to be scored in an entrance examination in order to qualify for the admission/counselling process. The candidates will get a chance to get admission into the Tata Institute of Social Sciences if they secure marks that is equal to or more than the decided cut off marks. The cut of is decided by the organizing authority of the examination i.e. Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS). TISSNET Cut-off may change every year. The main factors that have a great influence on Cut-off determination are mentioned below:
TISSNET 2021 Application form:
In this process, the student needs to register with the official website with a valid email id and a phone number.
Steps of Registration:
a) Open the official website of TISS.
b) Enter the personal details with email id and phone number.
c) A system-generated message will be sent by the college to the aspirants. The message will have the registration number and the password for the further process.
Step-2: Fill up all the required details such as personal details, academic details & Communication details like phone number, email address, etc.
In this process, the student has to provide necessary personal details like his/her name, date of birth, guardian's name, contact number date of birth, etc. The details provided on the application page should be correct. This is because if it is found the details provided are not real then the registration of the candidate will be canceled and the fees of registration will not be refunded to the candidate.
Step-3: Uploading of necessary documents.
The students are required to upload the images within the prescribed format and the pictures should not be blurred or unrecognizable. The required certificates too need to be real at its very best.
Step-4: Recheck the form and submit the application form.
The aspirant should recheck the details provided so that no wrong information is provided which can cancel the registration of the candidate. After checking all the details the aspirant can submit the application form by clicking on the submit tab.
TISSNET Application Fee:
|Online Payment||For 1 course||Rs 1030||Rs 260|
|For 2 courses||Rs 2060||Rs 520|
|For 3 courses||Rs 3090||Rs 780|
|Offline Payment||For 1 course||Rs 1000+bank charges||Rs 250+bank charges|
|For 2 courses||Rs 2000+bank charges||Rs 500+bank charges|
|For 3 courses||Rs 3000+bank charges||Rs 750+bank charges|
TISSNET 2021 Counselling:
After the release of the result, qualified candidates have to appear for the counselling session with required documents in June 2021. The allotment of the seats will be done according to the merits and no of applicants in the entrance test. The process of counselling is expected to be held in June. The document verification, confirmation of application will be held after the date is announced.
The Counselling Process is conducted in two stages:
Stage I: Pre-Interview Test / Group Discussion (GD)
Candidates who clear TISSNET exam are called for the Pre-Interview Test (PIT) / Group Discussion round. The PIT will be conducted in the form of a Written Test or a Group Discussion. The duration of PIT is generally 35-40 minutes. For some courses, the PIT consists of 2 sections- Essay writing and a short case study with questions based on it. Read more:What is Pre-Interview Test?
Stage II: Personal Interview (PI)
Candidates who clear the PIT/GD round are then eligible for the Personal Interview. Here, candidates are asked questions about their past academic record, the program for which they have applied, and their future plans.
TISSNET 2021 Result:
The conducting authority of TISSNET 2021 releases the result tentatively in May 2021 in online mode. The result consists of the section-wise as well as the overall marks of the candidates. The name of the qualified candidates take place in the merit list and they can appear in the counseling process.
Steps to Check TISSNET Result 2021
TISSNET 2021 results can be checked by following the below-mentioned steps:
TISSNET 2021 Answer key:
The answer key is published by the Organizing Authority of the examination i.e. Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS). Students can access the answer key after the release from the official website. They can evaluate their answers as per the answer key and expect a probable mark and rank in the entrance test.
Steps to Download Answer key:
Candidates looking forward to applying for the TISSNET should be well aware of the eligibility criteria to avoid any rejections in the later stage. The criteria are mentioned below:
- Each candidate should have completed their three years of an undergraduate degree from a well recognized University.
- Those candidates who are in their final year of graduation degree are also eligible to apply for the test, but they have to submit their final year results to the authorities as asked. Till the results are out, the candidate’s admission will be a provisional one, and if he/she fails to submit their results, the admission will be canceled.
- Candidates continuing their 3rd or 4th-year degree program and have cleared all their semesters like 1-4 and 1-6 respectively are eligible for TISSNET.
- There is no such age limit required to apply for TISSNET.
Q: When the TISSNET 2021 exam is going to be conducted?
A: The TISSNET 2021 is going to be conducted on February 20, 2021
Q: Who is the conducting body for TISSNET 2021?
A: Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is the conducting body.
Q: What is the mode of the exam?
A: The exam is conducted in online mode.
Q: What is the marking scheme for TISSNET 2021?
A: 1 mark for each correct answer and no negative marking for incorrect answer.
Q: What is the educational qualification needed for TISSNET 2021?
A: The candidate applying for TISSNET 2021 must have passed bachelor’s degree with 15 years of total education.
Q: What is the difficulty level of TISSNET 2021?
A: TISSNET exam difficulty varies from Easy to moderate. The preparation done for CAT and other management entrances is sufficient to crack TISS NET.
Q: What is the time duration for TISSNET 2021?
A: The time duration for TISSNET 2021 is 100 minutes.
Q: Is there any age limit for TISSNET 2021?
A: No there is no age limit for TISSNET exam.
Q: What are the best books for TISSNET 2021?
A: Here is the list of recommended books fpr TISSNET 2021-
- Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
- How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning for CAT by Arun Sharma
- An Advanced Approach to Data Interpretation by RS Aggarwal
- Proficiency in Reading Comprehension Simplifying the ‘Passage’ for you by Ajay Singh
- Objective English for Competitive Examination by Hari Mohan Prasad
- Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth