TISSNET 2019 Reference Books

Exam Date : 28th April 2019
Result Date : 11th February 2019

TISSNET 2019 Reference books

  • The table below shows the important books for TISSNET exam 2019 that a candidate can refer to. TISSNET Syllabus shares a common syllabus with other management entrance exams. Hence, a student preparing for TISSNET 2019 exam can definitely take other management exams for other reputed colleges

Book Name

Publications/ Author

Cover Page

How to prepare for 

Quantitative Aptitude

Arun Sharma


How to Prepare for 

Logical Interpretation 

Arun Sharma


 Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis 


How to prepare for

Verbal Ability 

 Arun Sharma




How to prepare for

Data Interpretation

Arun Sharma


Additional Books

Along with the above listed books an aspirant can use some other book to forge their basics. The usage of books written by different authors gives the aspirant a better command over the subjects. Among these,

  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S Agarwal

  • A Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency - Arihant Publications

  • Proficiency in Reading Comprehension, Simplifying the process for you. By Ajay Singh.

  • Objective English by Hari Mohan Prasad

are extremely useful for the students and prescribed by previous year TISSNET exam candidates.

Awareness of General and Social Issues

  • For History, Geography and Science read NCERT from 8 to 12 standard.

  • For Economics: Pratiyogita Darpan Special Economics Issue. This also includes international organizations. It includes various government schemes.

  • For Indian Polity refer to "Indian Polity" by M Laxmikanth. This is the Bible of Indian Polity. It must be bought by every candidate. One supplementary book which you have to refer is The Indian Constitution by PM Bakshi. There are two books of PM Bakshi. Buy the smaller one.

  • For current affairs, the newspaper is the best source. Also, you can use any current affairs magazine like Chronicle Civil Services or Wizard or Pratiyogita Darpan. But the best source still remains as the newspaper. Also, read consolidated current affairs in magazines such of Mahendra’s publication.

  • For social Issues refer to Social Issues and Institutions by Wizard Publication.

Suggested Reading Materials - Newspapers & Magazines


Cover Page

The Hindu

The Hindu Newspaper



The Statesman


Business Line


  • The above suggested reading material proves immensely useful for a candidate only if he/she reads them in a consistent basis. News articles and information are constantly changing so a student has to be updated with them. Reading magazines widens the horizon of the TISSNET exam aspirant's general knowledge.

  • Above all, magazines and newspapers cover a range of issues and is not confined to a particular domain or issue. This helps in maximising the candidate's score in the TISSNET 2019 exam.

  • Finally, one has to keep in mind that the GK section is the largest section, hence candidates have to prioritize GK in the TISSNET exam preparation.

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