HSEE 2022: Result (out), Cutoff

Exam Date

Jul 31, 2023

Result Date

Aug 17, 2022

Aug 17, 2022 | Arts, Science


HSEE 2022 results have been declared today, Aug 17, 2022, on the official website. Candidates must enter their registered email id and password to view the results. Candidates can register choice filling for stream in integrated M.A from Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2022, till 5 PM. The seat allocation for successful candidates will be available on the official website from Aug 25, 2022.

HSEE 2022 is the national-level entrance exam conducted by IIT Madras for admission to the master's program offered by the Department of Humanities and Social Science. Candidates who intend to pursue an integrated MA in English and Development Studies can apply for the same. HSEE is the only test that admits candidates to five years integrated master's program in Humanities and Social Science subjects.

Through HSEE 2022, several aspirants secure admission to the Master’s programs offered by the institute. All the important details about HSEE 2022 can be found on this page.

Latest Updates on HSEE

  • Aug 17, 2022: HSEE 2022 results have been declared on Aug 17, 2022. Read More

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HSEE 2022 Result

HSEE 2022 result is declared on the official website in the form of a scorecard on Aug 17, 2022. Candidates will be able to download the same by logging in using their credentials. The steps to do so are given below:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of IIT Madras’ HSEE.
  • Step 2: Find the tab for HSEE Result 2022, and click on it.
  • Step 3: Candidates will now be asked to enter their registered email ID/login ID, and password.
  • Step 4: Upon submitting the details, the candidates will be able to access their scorecards.

Direct link to view HSEE 2022 Result

Details Mentioned on HSEE 2022 Scorecard

Candidates will find the following details on their scorecards:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Roll number
  • Scores obtained
  • Rank obtained
  • Qualifying status.

About HSEE 2022

HSEE is conducted by the Department of Humanities and Social Science, IIT Madras, every year. Through this annually conducted entrance examination, the candidates can take admission to the integrated Master’s program in Development Studies and English Studies. The important highlights of HSEE 2022 exam are as follows.

HSEE 2022 Exam Highlights
Exam Name HSEE
Full Form of HSEE Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Exam
Exam Level National
Conducting Body IIT Madras
Application Mode Online
Language English
Exam Mode Offline
Exam Duration 3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Official Website www.hsee.iitm.ac.in
Helpdesk 044 22578220
[email protected]

HSEE 2022 Courses Offered

The courses offered through HSEE 2022 are below. 29 seats are offered for each course.

  • Integrated MA in Development Studies
  • Integrated MA in English Studies.

HSEE 2022 Important Dates 

HSEE 2022 results have been announced on Aug 17, 2022, on the official website. HSEE 2022 Paper I provisional answer key was released on Aug 11, 2022. IIT Madras revised the important dates for HSEE 2022. The exam was conducted on Jul 31, 2022, from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, and the admit cards for the exam was released on the official website on Jul 13, 2022. The last date to apply for the exam was extended to Jun 5, 2022. The application status option was available on the official website from Jun 20 - Jun 24, 2022.

Find all the important dates related to HSEE 2022 mentioned below.

HSEE 2022 Important Dates
Event Date
Release of HSEE 2022 Application Form
Mar 9, 2022
Last Date to Apply Online for HSEE 2022 Jun 5, 2022 (Extended)
Last Date to Pay Application Fee Offline Jun 6, 2022
Application Status Checking Window Jun 20 - 24, 2022
HSEE 2022 Admit Card Availability Jul 13 - 31, 2022
HSEE 2022 Exam Date Jul 31, 2022
Availability of HSEE 2022 Paper I Response Sheets Aug 8 - 10, 2022 (Till 5:00 PM)
HSEE 2022 Paper I Provisional Answer Key Release Aug 11, 2022
Declaration of HSEE 2022 Results Aug 17, 2022
Choice Filling Window for Integrated M.A Program Aug 18 - Aug 22, 2022 (Till 5:00 PM)
Release of Seat Allocation List Aug 25, 2022

Direct Link to Check HSEE 2022 Important Dates

HSEE Eligibility Criteria 2022

Applicants had to refer to HSEE 2022 eligibility criteria given below, and ensure that they satisfied all the conditions, as prescribed by IIT Madras.

HSEE 2022 Qualifying Examination

Applicant should have appeared for either of the below-mentioned qualifying examinations either in 202, or should be appearing in 2022.

  • Class 12th examination conducted by the Central Board or a State Board, recognized by the Association of Indian Universities
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the NIOS
  • HSC Vocational Exam, or CBSE’s skill course for class 12
  • An Intermediate or 2-year Pre-University exam from a university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities
  • Candidates who have or will complete the two-year course of the Joint Service Wing, NDA in 2021 or 2022.

HSEE 2022 Age Specifications

HSEE 2022 age limit varies as per the category to which the applicant belongs. The specifications are discussed below.

HSEE Age Limit 2022
Category Date of Birth
General and other UR Categories The candidate should be born on or after Oct 1, 1996
SC, ST, PwD/PH The candidate should be born on or after Oct 1, 1991

Date on which the candidate claims to be born must be the same as the date of birth mentioned on the Class 10 and/or 12 qualifying certificate or marks statement.

HSEE 2022 Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Applicants

Candidates who are not the citizens of India or fall under the PIO or OCI categories, and whose parents do not meet the aforementioned conditions either, will be considered as Foreign Nationals. Candidates who reside in foreign countries must satisfy either of the following qualifying examination-specific HSEE 2022 eligibility criteria.

  • Applicant must have qualified the class 12 equivalent examination from an educational institute recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Applicant must have qualified the General Certificate Education (GCE) examination from London, Cambridge, or Sri Lanka, at an Advanced (A) level.
  • Candidate should have passed the High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University, or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Candidates who have completed Class 12 (or equivalent) examination outside India, from a board that is not specified above, should produce a certificate issued by the Association of Indian Universities, stating that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Indian Class XII examination.

HSEE 2022 Application Form

IIT Madras activated the application status checking option for HSEE 2022 on the official website on Jun 20, 2022. Candidates could check the status of their application to know if their application form is approved or rejected. The last date to check the application status online was Jun 24, 2022.

HSEE 2022 application form last date was extended to Jun 5, 2022, on the official website. The exam was conducted on Jul 31, 2022. Candidates were advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

Steps to Check HSEE 2022 Application Status

Candidates can follow the steps below to check their application status for HSEE 2022.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of HSEE.
  • Step 2: Click on the respective link to check the application status.
  • Step 3: Enter the registered email ID or login ID, and password, and log in.
  • Step 4: Check if the application form submitted is approved or rejected.

HSEE 2022 Registration

Application process for HSEE 2022 was carried out online. Candidates required a desktop/laptop computer and a stable internet connection to apply. The detailed process to apply for HSEE 2022 is discussed below. First step is to register for HSEE. The candidates could follow the below-given steps to register for the examination.

  • Step 1: Go to the official website created for HSEE 2022: hsee.iitm.nic.in
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘Apply Online’ button created.
  • Step 3: Enter the name, date of birth, and contact information.
  • Step 4: To complete the registration, check the inbox for the email received from HSEE-IITM’s end. The email shall contain the login credentials which is required to access the user accounts.

Filling Out HSEE 2022 Application Form

Once the candidates log in, they could fill the online application form for HSEE 2022. The information which the candidates had to enter are below.

  • Name of the candidate, as given on the class 10 scorecard.
  • Name of the candidate’s parents or guardian, as mentioned on the candidate’s class 10 scorecard.
  • Gender
  • O.B.
  • Nationality
  • Residential address
  • School details
  • Contact Details: email ID and mobile number
  • Exam Centre: The candidates had to enter two exam centres in order of preference.
  • Category: The candidate had to choose one out of GE, GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, or ST.
  • PwD: If the applicant is a person with 40% or more disability, or dyslexia, they had to choose “yes” from the drop-down menu.

Note: Candidates belonging to any of the reserved or PwD categories were required to upload documents/certificates testifying the same.

Documents Required to Fill HSEE 2022 Application Form

Candidates were required to upload scanned copies of the below-listed documents along with HSEE application form 2022.

  • A latest passport-sized photograph (coloured)
  • Candidate’s signature
  • Marks statement of class 10
  • Marks statement of class 12
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD certificate (if applicable)

HSEE Application Form 2022 Document Specifications

Candidates had to resize their documents as per the below-given specifications. The forms sent with documents which do not meet the below-mentioned specifications is rejected.

HSEE Document Specifications 2022
Images to be Uploaded Dimensions

Size: Between 15 and 40 kb
Dimension: 3.5 * 4.5 cm
Format: jpg/ jpeg


Size: Between 10 and 30 kb
Dimension: 3.5 * 1.5 cm
Format: jpg/ jpeg

HSEE 2022 Application Form Fee Payment

Application form fees could be paid via online, as well as offline modes. The last date to deposit the fee via both the modes was different.

HSEE 2022 Application Fee
Category Fee/ Amount
General and OBC INR 2400
SC, ST, PwD, and Female INR 1200

Modes of Payment

Candidates could pay the fee online, using their credit cards, debit cards, or via net banking. This could be done till the last date of application form submission. The candidates opting for the offline mode of payment had to draw an Indian Bank E-Challan. The last date to pay the fee via offline mode was Jun 5, 2022.

HSEE 2022 Admit Card

IIT Madras released HSEE 2022 admit cards on the official website on Jul 13, 2022. The document bears the candidate’s personal, contact, and other exam-specific details, such as the roll number, address of the exam centre, etc. Candidates must download the admit cards using their login credentials generated at the time of application, and carry it to the exam centre. They will not be allowed to appear for the exam without their admit cards.

Steps to Download HSEE 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can download HSEE 20222 admit cards by following the below-mentioned steps.

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of HSEE 2022.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'Download HSEE 2022 Hall Ticket' link under the 'News Update' section, on the homepage.
  • Step 3: Enter the login ID/registered email ID and password.
  • Step 4: Proceed further by clicking on the 'Login' button.
  • Step 5: The admit card will now be displayed on the screen.
  • Step 6: Take a printout of HSEE Admit Card 2022.
  • Step 7: Download the softcopy of the document and preserve it for future reference.

Click Here to Download HSEE 2022 Admit Card

Issues While Downloading HSEE 2022 Admit Card

Candidates may face certain issues at the time of downloading HSEE 2022 hall ticket. They must not panic. The problems may be a result of the following reasons.

Server Issues or Slow Internet

Due to several people attempting to download the hall ticket at the same time, the servers may malfunction. Even if the internet connection is not up to the mark, the candidates may face difficulty in accessing the hall tickets. In such cases, the candidates should wait for a few hours, and try to download it again later, preferably from a different server.

Incorrect Credentials

Several times, the candidates forget their login credentials and hence, are unable to access HSEE hall ticket. To help candidates stuck in such situations, the conducting authorities provide the facility to reset their passwords. Candidates must click on the 'forgot password' link provided on the login page. The link to reset their password will then be sent to their respective email accounts.

Downloading Admit Card on Mobile or Tablet

Downloading the admit card on a mobile phone or tablet is not advised. The candidates may face difficulties in doing so. The candidates need to download the admit card on a PC, using one of the recommended browsers. 

Incomplete Registrations

Hall ticket will only be issued to those candidates who complete their registration on time and pay the due application fee. The candidates who fail to do so will not be able to download the hall ticket. 

HSEE 2022 Exam Centres

HSEE 2022 was held in 16 cities across the country. The candidates can go through the list provided below, and choose the test centre closest to them.

HSEE 2022 Exam Centres
HSEE 2022 Exam Centres
Ahmedabad Bengaluru
Chennai Bhubaneswar
Coimbatore Guwahati
Hyderabad Indore
Jammu Kochi
Kolkata Lucknow
New Delhi Patna
Mumbai Thiruvananthapuram

HSEE 2022 Exam Pattern

HSEE 2022 question paper was divided into two parts. The first part required the candidates to answer various multiple choice questions. Whereas, the second part had essay-writing questions. The highlights of HSEE 2022 exam pattern are given below.

HSEE 2022 Exam Pattern Highlights
Exam Duration

Part 1: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Part 2: 30 Minutes

Language English
Exam Mode Offline

HSEE 2022 Syllabus

Question paper was divided into two parts. The first part comprised English, Analytical and Quantitative Ability, and General Studies. The second part had Essay Writing questions.

The syllabus for paper 1 is as follows.

HSEE 2022 Syllabus
Subject Topics
English Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary
Analytical and Quantitative Ability Numbers, Algebra, HCF, LCM, Calendar, Basic Statistics, Averages, Profit and Loss, Ratios and Proportion, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Work and Time, Age, Discounts, Linear Equations, Elementary Trigonometry
General Studies

Indian Economy
Indian Society and Culture
World Afffairs
Environment and Ecology

Candidate may be asked to write an essay on any of the Current Affairs, History, Geography, Politics, Sports, or any other subject.

HSEE 2022 Cut Off

Category-wise qualifying marks for HSEE are given below.

HSEE Qualifying Marks 2022
Category Score
General 50%
SC, ST, PwD 25% Aggregate

Top scorers of the exam will be called to participate in the counselling.

HSEE 2020 Cut Off

HSEE cut off 2020 is provided below in the table. The cut off for the current academic year will be similar to the previous years’ data. The candidates must check the cut off marks below to get an idea about HSEE 2022 cut off marks.

HSEE Cut Off 2020
Candidate Category Minimum Cut-Off Marks
General Category 51%
Other Backward Class (OBC) 47%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 25%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 25%
Person with Disability (PwD) 25%

HSEE 2022 Reservation of Seats

There are 58 seats in total. As per the Indian government’s guidelines, a certain percentage of seats shall be kept reserved for the candidates belonging to the minority communities and categories. The precise reservation of seats is tabulated below.

Reservation in HSEE-IITM 2022
Category Reservation
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
PwD/PH 5%

HSEE 2022 Answer Key

HSEE 2022 exam provisional answer key for Paper- I was released on Aug 11, 2022. The candidates can download the provisional answer key from the official website, hsee.iitm.ac.in. The result is announced on Aug 17, 2022.

HSEE 2022 Contact Details

Incase of any queries, candidates can reach out to the concerning authorities through the contact details given below.

The Chairman, HSEE - 2022,
JEE office, IIT Madras, Chennai - 600036.

Phone Number: (O44) 2257 8220

Email ID: [email protected]

Official Webiste: www.hsee.iitm.ac.in


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