TISSNET 2019

Exam Date : 28th April 2019

TISSNET 2019 Application form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern

TISS NET

  • About TISSNET 2019: The Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test is conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences  for the admission in Post Graduate and undergraduate programmes in Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

  • Conducting Board: The Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai is responsible for conducting TISSNET every year.

  • Frequency: The TISSNET entrance exam 2019 is conducted once in every year generally in the month of April by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

  • TISS Campuses: Candidates clearing the TISSNET exam will be eligible to get admission into the several campuses of TISS which is situated at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Chennai (Banyan) and Guwahati.

  • TISSNET 2019 Courses Offered: Through BAT (Bachelor's Admission Test) 2019 exam a prospective candidate will be able to get admission in undergraduate programmes such as BA, and through TISSNET exam one gets admission into postgraduate programmes such as MA, M.Sc, MHA, MPH and Ph.D. Programmes.

  • TISS Education Quality: Tata Institute of Social Sciences offer quality education. They have high-quality faculty team engaged in teaching, research, policy and outreach activities.

 


TISSNET 2019 Highlights

TISS holds the national level examination for candidates seeking admissions into BA and MA Programmes offered at various participating colleges. The BAT exam is a computer-based test, conducted for 90 minutes. The total marks of the paper is 100 and it is divided into two sections.

Part A is a 60 minute test having multiple choice questions on analytical, logical and social awareness. Part B comprises of written test with a set of descriptive questions in English.

Although, both sections are in one question paper, both the sections will have individual cutoff marks for evaluation.

After the TISS - BAT exam concludes, the results will be declared most probably in the 2nd week of June (tentative). Please go through the table for further details regarding the TISS - BAT exam.

The TISSNET exam is exclusively for M.A programmes and comprises of 100 questions. The total duration is 100 minutes and there is no negative marking scheme in this exam.

TISSNET 2019 Exam - Overview

Name of Exam

Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test

Abbreviated As

TISSNET 2019

Exam Level

National Level

Exam Category

B.A and M.A Programmes

Exam Mode

Computer-Based Exam

Exam Conducting Body

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai (TISS)

Exam Duration

100 minutes

Question Type

Objective

TISSNET 2019 Courses Offered

TISSNET exam prepares the gateway to enter into the reputed, renowned institute in India, the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. It is known for its B.A and M.A programmes.  Following are the list of courses offered through TISS BAT and TISSNET 2019:

Courses

Duration

B.A. (hons) in Social Work with Specialisation in Rural Development

3 years

B.A Programme in Social Sciences

3 years

M.Phil Programmes

2 years

Ph.D. Programmes

Minimum 3 Years


TISS Exam 2019 Important Dates

  • TISSNET 2019 BA Admission Date: The details regarding the dates for admission into various B.A programmes will be notified on the TISS official website.

  • Application Form: Candidates can fill the application form once the TISSNET exam form is out. The TISSNET 2019 exam was out from 30th October 2018 onwards. The TISSNET form will be available on the official website.

  • Admit Card: TISSNET 2019 Admit Card will only be available for download for the candidates which will successfully submit TISSNET Application Form. The application form will be available for download on thr official website.

  • Exam Date: The TISSNET 2019 notification regarding exam date was out by the October 30, 2018. Further the TISSNET (BAT) exam is scheduled for April 28th 2019.

  • Result Date: The result for the TISSNET 2019 will be announced on the official website on the 2nd week of June.

  • Counselling: After the TISSNET exam result has been declared, the candidate will be called for the counselling. The counselling dates will be announced by TISS authorities on the official website.


TISS Exam 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • BA Eligibility Criteria: Candidates should have passed 10+2 or its equivalent from central or state board schools in India. Candidates waiting for their intermediate final year results can also apply for the TISS entrance exam.

  • MA Eligibility Criteria: Candidates should have cleared the Bachelor's Degree from any affiliated university. Candidates in the final year programme of their Bachelor's degree can also apply for the MA entrance exam to qualify for TISSNET 2019 eligibility conditions.

  • Candidates must have completed the graduation of minimum 3 years duration or its equivalent.

  • Final year candidates can also apply for TISSNET 2019. However, they will be offered final admission only after they clear the final year examination.

  • The TISSNET qualification scheme does not specify any age limit for candidates appearing in the national level exam.


TISSNET 2019 Application Form

  • Application Form Date: The institute will release the TISS exam notification for application form in the month of December. The TISS 2019 Application Form was available on the official website from 30th October 2018 to 31st March 2019.

  • Application Mode: Registrations for the TISSNET 2019 can be done via both- online and offline mode.

  • Application Form: Candidates can apply for the TISSNET 2019 via online by filling the Application Form. Candidates can also apply via offline i.e. by filling the Application Form and send via speed post.

  • Application Form Payment: Candidates can pay the TISS entrance exam fees via online or via challan from State Bank of Inda.

  • Multiple Programs: A candidate can apply for multiple programs and pay for each of those programs from a Single online form only. 


TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Question Paper: Candidates need to answer 100 questions in 100 minutes. All the questions will be multiple choice questions.

  • Marking Scheme: Candidate will be awarded 1 marks for every correct answer. There is no negative marking for any incorrect answer. However the cutoffs will be high when compared to other entrance exams of the same kind.

  • Syllabus: The TISSNET 2019 exam pattern consists of General Knowledge - a major section of the paper, which will carry 40 marks, while English Proficiency and Maths & Logical Reasoning will carry 30 marks each.

NOTE:

  • Candidates who have applied for a single program or multiple programs will be attempting a single question paper with 100 questions for a duration of 100 minutes. This will also include candidates who have chosen HRM in combination with other program(s).

  • Visually impaired candidates will be given an option to have a SCRIBE to assist them to complete the test. The SCRIBE should be an undergraduate student and should bring a valid ID proof. 

  • Persons with Disabilities who have a disability of 40% or more will get a compensatory extra time of 20 minutes per hour.


TISSNET 2019 Admit Card

  • Admit Card: Candidates can download the TISSNET 2019 Admit Card from the official website for the TISSNET exam.

  • Admit Card Details: Candidate Name, Date of Birth, Exam Centres etc. are mentioned at the admit card. Candidates need to carry the Admit Card to the TISS entrance exam.

  • Photo ID Card: Along with the hall ticket, it is mandatory to carry a photo identity card to the exam center.

  • Opted for a Scribe: In case a candidate has opted for a scribe, he must produce a valid photo id (original/photocopy) and an affidavit to prove the same.


TISSNET 2019 Exam Centre

  • Exam Centres: Candidates will have an option to select the test centres preferences from a total of 39 TISSNET 2019 Exam centres. But the students should keep in mind that they will be allotted only one exam centre which would not change afterwards.

  • Exam Centre Details: Details of the TISS exam centre will be mentioned on the Admit Card. Candidates are advised to check all the details related to the exam centre. The exam is generally conducted in major Indian cities such as state capitals.

  • Choice of Preference: The candidates can select the exam centre as per their preference based upon the native place.


TISSNET 2019 Results

  • Result: TISSNET results are commonly out in the final week of January. Candidates can check the TISS entrance exam result from 1st January 1970 (tentative) onwards.

  • Credential: Candidates can download their TISSNET exam results from the official website by entering the login Id and Password.

  • Scorecard: The results are released in the form of scorecards, having the overall marks and qualifying status of the test takers. 

  • Rounds: On the basis of results, candidates will be shortlisted for next rounds namely Pre-Interview Test (PIT) and Personal Interview (PI) and also written tests. These rounds will be held in TISS campuses across Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Guwahati.


TISSNET 2019 Counselling

  • Counselling: Candidates who cleared the TISSNET cutoff will be eligible to sit for the counselling.

  • Personal Interview: TISSNET exam will conduct the personal Interview to select the right candidates for admission.

Expected Cut-Off: The following are the category-wise TISSNET cutoffs that makes an applicant eligible for the TISSNET 2019 Counselling

Category

Expected Cutoff

General

75

OBC

70

SC/ ST

72

These data are based on the TISSNET 2019 exams. The TISS exam cutoffs might vary every year depending on the difficulty of the paper and the number of candidates.


Reservation of Seats in TISSNET 2019 Exam

The applicants under SC/ST category enjoy certain reservation in the admission. Following are the seats allocated to the reserved category candidates in TISSNET :

Category

Seats

SC

15%

ST

7.5%

OBC

27%


TISSNET 2019 Reservation Criteria

TISSNET Reservation: The scores of the national level entrance exam is accepted at TISS Mumbai, Tuljalpur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, The Banyan Chennai, MHAT Chennai and G-SET Ranchi. The final admissions to TISS courses at all these institutes are governed by Reservation Policy defined by the conducting authority. Each TISSNET Score accepting institute has a reservation policy for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), and for People with Disability (PWD).

The option to fill your category comes at the time of registration. Your caste certificate must be uploaded with the form to claim reservation. TISSNET 2020 might be scheduled in the second week of January (tentative), the TISSNET application form is generally released in the last week of October.

  • The policy makes it compulsory to offer 66% seats to the students of the north-east region.

  • Thus, the remaining 34% seats are available for the students across the country.

  • Educators working at any of the government institutes or DIET’s can apply for the master’s programme offered at TISS through the defined channels.

  • There is a separate quota defined for Kashmiri students, children of army personnel’s or defence personnel and government officers who are working at government offices at Central or State level. 


TISSNET 2019 Reservation for International Candidates

  • Admission of International candidates/ students will be done through the International Relations Office (IRO) of TISS for any of the Master’s Degree program.

  • Students will be admitted at the beginning of the degree programme, in case of Master’s program. However for a short-term course, students can be admitted during any part of the year.

  • All students of foreign origin who hold citizenship certificate with or without Indian citizenship certificate are eligible to apply as International candidates.


TISSNET 2017 Paper Analysis

Exam Date: January 7, 2017 | Difficulty Level: Easy to moderate | Cutoff: 80-85 for MA-HR

  • TISSNET 2017 was not a very difficult paper to attempt. In fact, it was the easiest in the last 4 years. 

  • The section-wise analysis of TISSNET 2017 is given below:

General Awareness

  • This was the most difficult section, relative to others.

  • A total of 40 questions were asked from this section.

  • Out of these 40 questions, 25 were static type GK questions and 12 were on current affairs category.

  • A score more than 20 can be regarded as the benchmark.

  • The maximum required time for attempting all the questions in this section is around 15 minutes.

Verbal Ability

  • A total of 30 questions were these in this section.

  • Out of the 30 questions, 5 were on Reading Comprehension.

  • The RC passages were about 400 - 450 words long and almost all were direct questions.

  • Almost all the questions were easily solvable.

Quantitative Ability & Logical Reasoning

  • This section had a total of 30 questions, out of which 15 were Logical Reasoning questions with some of them being tricky.

  • A student could have easily scored about 12 or 13 marks in the LR section.

  • There were 7 questions from the quantitative section and 8 questions in Data Interpretation.


TISSNET Contact Details

Address: V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai-400088 

Phone: 91(22)25525000

Website: admissions.tiss.edu

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TISSNET 2019 Important Dates

  • Application process: The TISSNET 2019 application process begins on 30th October 2018  and ends on 31st March 2019.

  • Admit card: The TISSNET 2019 admit card will be available on 11th April 2019.

  • Exam date: The TISSNET 2019 exam will be held on 28th April 2019.

  • Result date: The TISSNET 2019 result will be declared on 1st January 1970.

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TISSNET 2019 Eligibility

TISSNET 2019 Eligibility Summary:

Eligibility criteria for the M.Phil programme:

  • Educational Qualifications: The minimum academic qualification for admission to the integrated M.Phil. & Direct Ph.D programmes offered through 2019 is a Second Class Master’s or equivalent degree in the relevant subject awarded by a recognised university in India or abroad, with at least an average of 55% of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.5 under the seven-point scale of the University Grants Commission (UGC).
  • For SC/ST candidates: In the case of SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/Physically or Mentally disabled, the minimum eligibility is an average of 50% of aggregate marks, or a grade point average of 3.05.

Eligibility criteria for the M.A. programme:

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates should have completed bachelor's degree with minimum 3 years duration or any equivalent examination from Recognized University/Board.

  • Minimum study years: The degree should be completed from a recognized university which satisfies a minimum requirement for 15 years of formal education. Candidates should have passed all subjects with respect to the exams in each semester.

  • Final year candidates: Candidates who are appearing for their final year exams are also eligible. Candidates who are in their final year should have completed their graduation before July 11th, 2019. 

  • Educational Pattern: Candidates who have the educational qualification in the pattern of 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 are eligible. Candidates should be 23 years of age to be eligible.

Eligibility criteria for the B.A. programme:

  • Standard of education: The candidates should have passed their 10+2 examination from a recognized board.

  • Puc candidates: The candidates who are appearing for their class 12 examination are also eligible.

  • Age: Candidates who have studied International Baccalaureate Diploma and will be completing their class 12th examination by June 12th, 2019 are also eligible. The candidate should not be more than 21 years of age as on April 22nd, 2019.

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TISSNET 2019 Application Process

Application process Summary for TISSNET 2019:

The documents required are as follows:

  • The General category candidates have to bring their photographs, digital signature and TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).

  • The SC/ST category candidates whose annual income is more than INR 2.5 lakhs have to bring their photographs, digital signature and TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and a caste/ tribe certificate.

  • The OBC(NC) category candidates whose annual income is more than INR 1 lakh have to bring their Photograph, Digital Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2017 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar.

  • The SC/ST category candidates whose annual income is less than INR 2.5 lakhs have to bring their Photograph, Digital Signature, Caste / Tribe Certificate, Income Certificate for the financial year 2017-18 and TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).

  • The OBC (NC) category candidates whose annual income is less than INR 1 lakh have to bring their Photograph, Digital Signature, Income Certificate for the financial year 2016-17, Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2017 by the District Magistrate / Deputy Commissioner / Tahsildar and TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).

  • The PWD category candidates have to bring their Photograph, Digital Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and PWD certificate.

  • The KM category candidates have to bring their Photograph, Digital Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and KM certificate.

  • The Armed Force category candidates have to bring their Photograph, Digital Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash) and Armed Force certificate.

  • Specification of the documents: The passport size photograph should be in JPG/PNG format. The height should be 132 pixels and the width should be 302 pixels. The Income certificate, Caste/tribe certificate, Armed force certificate, PWD certificate and the Kashmiri migrant certificate should be in PDF format and the size should be 500 kb only.

  • Online Application Procedure: The candidate has to visit the official website and start the registration process by login in using their email ID and password. The candidates will be taken to the application form page where they should fill in their details. The candidates should upload images of their photograph and signature. The applicants should upload all the required documents. After filling in the details and uploading the documents the candidates should click on the "submit" option.

  • Offline Application Procedure: The candidate has to send the request for the form through speed post along with the application fees to the address as below:

Assistant Registrar (Academic),

Tata Institute of Social Sciences,

Deonar Mumbai, 400088.

  • The application forms will be dispatched. The candidates have to fill in the required details and enclose the attested documents. The candidate should send the form through speed post to the same address.

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TISSNET 2019 Application Form Details

Application Form Details Summary for TISSNET 2019:

  • Application date: The application form will be available from 30th October 2018 and this will be given shown in official website.

  • Registration fees for online applications: The application fees for 1 program for General category candidates is INR 1030 and for SC/ST/OBC (NC) candidates it is INR 260. The application fees for 2 programs for General category candidates is INR 2060 and for SC/ST/OBC (NC) candidates it is INR 520. The application fees for 3 programs for General category candidates is INR 3090 and for SC/ST/OBC (NC) candidates it is INR 780.

  • Registration fees for offline applications: The application fees for 1 program for General category candidates is INR 1000+bank charges and for SC/ST/OBC (NC) candidates it is INR 250+bank charges. The application fees for 2 programs for General category candidates is INR 2000+bank charges and for SC/ST/OBC (NC) candidates it is INR 500+bank charges. The application fees for 3 programs for General category candidates is INR 3000+bank charges and for SC/ST/OBC (NC) candidates it is INR 750+bank charges.

  • Payment by cash: Candidates can pay the fees by cash by clicking on the 'cash' button. Three copies of the challan will be generated. The bank will keep one copy and the remaining two will be returned to the candidate with the journal number, bank seal, and signature. The candidate should scan the TISS copy and then upload it to the official website.

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TISSNET 2019 Admit Card

Admit Card Summary for TISSNET 2019:

  • Admit card availability date: The TISSNET admit card will be available on 11th April 2019.

  • Details: The admit card will contain details such as name, date, time, exam centre, etc.

  • Procedure: The admit card can be downloaded from the official website. The candidate has to go to the official website and click on the 'admit card download' link. The candidate has to enter the required details and then download the admit card and take a print out of it.

  • Identity proof: The candidates have to take an ID proof with them along with the admit card. Candidates are required to take their photographs as well.

  • Mandatory document: The admit card is a mandatory document and should be kept safely.

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TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Summary for TISSNET 2019 Exam:

  • Exam mode: The TISSNET 2019 exam is conducted in online mode.

  • A number of questions: There will be 100 questions.

  • Type of questions: There will be Multiple choice questions.

  • The number of sections: There are three sections. The sections are General Knowledge, Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning, and English Proficiency.

  • Duration: The exam Time duration is 1 hour 40 minutes.

  • Negative marking: There is no negative marking.

  • Subject wise mark allocation: Analytical and Numerical Ability will have 35 questions, English Proficiency will have 30 questions and Awareness of General and Social Issues will have 35 questions.

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    TISNET Exam Pattern 2018: 

    Subject

    Number of Questions

    Total Marks given

    General Awareness

    40

    40

    Mathematics + Logical Reasoning

    30

    30

    English Proficiency

    30

    30

    Total

    100

    100

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TISSNET 2019 Syllabus

Syllabus Summary for TISSNET 2019:

The syllabus is divided into three parts which are as follows:

  • Numerical and Analytical Ability: The topics are Areas, Average, Basic algebra, Basic geometry, etc.

  • Verbal Ability or Language Ability: The topics are Acronyms, Analogy, Comprehension, Fill in the blanks, etc.

  • General Knowledge: The topics are Current affairs, Films, Economics, Fine arts, and music, etc.

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TISSNET 2019 Results

Results Summary for TISSNET 2019:

  • Result date: The TISSNET 2019 result will be declared on 1st January 1970.

  • Procedure: The candidates can check their result on the official website under the 'Admissions' tab. The candidates have to go to the results section and enter their login details. The result will be displayed on the screen.

  • Selection process: The selection process will be based on the merit ranks. The candidates have to obtain the minimum cut-off score to be eligible for the selection process.

  • Components of the selection process: The components of the selection process are National Entrance Test, Pre Interview test/group discussion, and Personal Interview.

  • Pre-interview/GD: The candidates who have scored the required marks will be called for the pre-interview and group discussion round. The pre-interview test will be a written test or a group discussion session.

  • Personal interview: The candidate should have passed the first two rounds to be eligible for this round. In this round, the candidates will be asked questions based on the programme chosen. This round carries 75 marks.

  • Merit list: A merit list will be prepared on the basis of the scores of the above-mentioned procedures. The admission process will be based on the marks scored in all the rounds.

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TISSNET 2019 Counselling

Counselling Summary for TISSNET 2019: 

  • Documents: Candidates have to bring their original documents and certificates during counselling. Candidates are not allowed to bring their downloaded marks sheets and certificates to the counselling process.

  • Registration: The candidate must register on the official website for the counselling process.

  • Tiebreaker: The Personal interview marks are compared. In case the PI marks two candidates are equal then the Pre-Interview Test marks will be compared. If the PIT marks are also equal then the Entrance score of both the candidates will be compared. If the entrance scores are equal then the candidate who is older will be given preference over the younger candidate.

  • Admission: Once the counselling process has been completed the candidate will be admitted to the college.

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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
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  • Eligibility criteria to join Tata Institute of Social Sciences is one need to be a graduate from any course from the recognized university of UGC.
  • The only graduation is required to get admission in masters of Globalization and Labour.
  • TISSNET is the online examination for getting admission in TISS. It is a hundred mark exam with three sections comprising of English, Quant, and GK.
  • Cut off for GL course is 69 out of 100 for General students.


Discussion Forum



Q
I belong to SC Category, What is the percentage of seat reserved for me in TISSNET 2018?

I belong to SC Category, What is the percentage of seat reserved for me in TISSNET 2018?

Asked By: Rakesh Meena,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Rakesh,

Seat reservation for SC Category is 15% in TISSNET 2018.

Good Luck!


Q
What will be the procedure for Counselling of TISSNET 2018?

What will be the procedure for Counselling of TISSNET 2018? What are the rounds?

Asked By: piyush sinha,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Piyush,

TISSNET 2018 Counselling will be having 2 rounds- Entrance Exam and PIT/PI round.

Good Luck!


Q
What is the expected TISSNET cut-off for rural development in TISS, Tuljapur?

What is the expected TISSNET cut-off for rural development in TISS, Tuljapur?

Asked By: ritu,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Ritu,

The cutoff for the last year was around 65 to 70. The TISSNET 2018 cutoff will be released after the declaration of results. Click here to know about the TISSNET results.

Good Luck!!


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I have done MSW from IGNOU. Am I eligible for TISSNET?

I have done MSW from IGNOU. Am I eligible for TISSNET?

Asked By: yatin,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Yatin,

You are eligible for TISSNET. For more information about TISSNET eligibility Criteria, click here

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