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TISSNET 2018 Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card, Dates, Preparation Tips


Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai conducts TISSNET exam. For applying against TISSNET 2018 notification, it is essential to know about eligibility criteria, applying process well listed here. Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test is a national level examination whose score is valid to take admission in various postgraduate courses under Mumbai, Guwahati, Tuljapur, and Hyderabad campuses. TISSNET 2018 registration begins from last week of September. Last date to submit TISSNET 2018 application form for B.A. in Social Sciences & M.A. Programme is March 2018 & December 2017 respectively. Contenders may attain all details about TISSNET 2018 Eligibility, Syllabus, TISSNET 2018 Admit Card, exam Dates, Preparation Tips etc. from this page.

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  • Eligibility criteria
  • Admit Card
  • Exam Dates
  • Preparation tips
  • Age Limit & application fee
  • How to fill Application Form
  • Exam scheme
  • Results details

Tata Institute of Social Sciences is one of the leading authorities responsible for organizing TISSNET exam. It is a national level entrance exam organized to offer admission to full-time UG and PG programmes. Selection of candidates for UG & PG courses will be based on two stages, i.e. entrance exam & PIT/PI rounds. Those who get shortlisted under it will undergo pre interview test and personal interview. We the team members of have placed all crucial stuff regarding TISSNET 2018 Eligibility criteria, TISSNET 2018 exam pattern, and TISSNET 2018 syllabus.


TISSNET Eligibility Criteria:

Here are detailed eligibility criteria for BA and MA programmes.

For BA Programmes:

Qualifying Exam:

  • Students qualified 10+2 or equivalent examination in any stream from any recognized board may apply for TISSNET.
  • Appearing students are also eligible for Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test.
  • Aspirants qualified their academic qualification in the International Baccalaureate Diploma and will be completing the 10+2 examination by June 2018 may also register.

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For M.A. Programmes:

Qualifying Exam:

  • To apply for TISSNET 2018, aspirants may possess bachelor’s degree in the pattern of 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 from any recognized university or institute.
  • Those satisfying all requirements of their bachelor degree examination by 10th June 2018 are also eligible for it.

Age Limit for TISSNET registration 2018:

Age of applicant to apply for TISSNET test should be less than 23 years. Those who belong to reserved category will get relaxation in age as per norms of government.

Application Fee:

  • Applicants are required to pay application fee to get registered for TISSNET 2018.
  • Amount of fee for UG courses is Rs. 1025 (Rs. 275 for SC/ST/OBC (NC) category).

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Application fee PG programmes:

Payment through credit card/debit card/net banking:
Programme 1Rs. 1030Rs. 260
Programme 2Rs. 2060Rs. 520
Programme 3Rs. 3090Rs. 780
SBI Challan:
Programme 1Rs. 1000Rs. 250
Programme 2Rs. 2000Rs. 500
Programme 3Rs. 3000Rs. 750

TISSNET Selection Procedure 2018:

  • Assortment of candidates for UG & PG courses will be based on two stages, i.e. entrance exam & PIT/PI rounds.
  • It is all your presentation in TISSNET 2018 exam which decides your selection. Shortlisted individuals will be invited for pre interview test and personal interview.
  • For PG courses, weightage for General & reserved category should be 50% for TISSNET which is 30% for PIT & PI respectively.
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TISSNET Exam Pattern:

For UG courses:

  • Mode of Exam:

Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test will be organized through online mode (computer based test).

  • Duration of Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test:

Time duration of paper is of 90 minutes.

  • Total Marks:

TISSNET question paper is of 100 marks.

  • Distribution of marks:
Current Affairs, Social Awareness & Logical and Analytical Reasoning60 minutes60
English30 minutes40

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For PG Courses:

  • Exam Mode:

Paper will be conducted through online mode (computer based test).

  • Exam Duration:

Time duration of exam  is of 100 minutes.

  • No. of Questions:

There are entire 100 questions in Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test.

  • Subjects

General Knowledge, Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning & English Proficiency are among the key topics from which questions will be asked.

  • Negative Marking:

There is no provision of negative marking for wrong answer.

  • Distribution of marks:
General Awareness40
English Proficiency30
Maths and Logical Reasoning30

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TISSNET 2018 Syllabus:

General Awareness:

  • Economy/ Policy
  • International Politics
  • Current Events
  • Art & Culture
  • Literature
  • Sports
  • History
  • Politics
  • Law
  • Labour
  • Environment & Ecology
  • Health
  • Education

English Proficiency:

This section is divided into 2 parts – Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension. The questions are asked from listed topics.

Verbal Ability:

  • Idioms – Fill in the blank/ Match the following
  • Analogies
  • Sentence correction
  • Error spotting
  • Antonyms
  • Odd word out
  • Word substitute

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Reading Comprehension:

  • Main idea of the passage
  • Purpose of the passage
  • Flaw and discrepancy
  • Inference and conclusion drawn
  • Author’s point of view

TISSNET Syllabus 2018 for Maths & Logical Reasoning:

  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentages
  • Basic Geometry
  • Basic Geometry
  • Averages
  • Pie chart
  • Double pie chart
  • Bar graph
  • Line graphs
  • Multiple graphs
  • Tables
  • Case lets
  • Data comparison
  • Puzzles
  • Statement Conclusion/Assumption/Arguments
  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Cubes
  • Venn Diagram
  • Logical Connectivity

How to fill TISSNET 2018 Application Form?

  • Log on to web portal of organization that is
  • Hit on “Admissions” tab accessible at top menu bar.
  • This will re-direct you on a new page. Now, contenders need to hit on suitable link regarding TISSNET 2018 Notification.
  • On pressing it, notification having details and important information will display at you screen.
  • Go through entire notification carefully.
  • Put all details in TISSNET 2018 application form.
  • Also, upload scanned images of documents and photograph, if required.
  • Submit your TISSNET application form 2018 & take a print out of it for further need.

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Documents required to submit along with the Application:

  • Graduation Marsheets (for UG courses)
  • Caste Certificate (SC/ST category)
  • Non-creamy Layer Certificate (OBC category)
  • Certificate of Disability for Person with Disability (PWD)
  • Bona-fide Certificate from candidates, those are in the final year of the degree (for UG courses)
  • Income Certificate (SC/ST/OBC (NC) category)

TISSNET Preparation tips:

  • Take help from TISSNET previous year papers.
  • Candidates may understand all topics as listed in TISSNET exam syllabus.
  • Select best books for preparing TISSNET 2018 paper.
  • Most important factor of to prepare for Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test is to manage time.
  • Do revision on regular basis. If you find any topic which is bit difficult to remember but very important for the examination, pay attention to it.
  • Maintain Confident at the exam time. It will assist you to solve questions easily.

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TISSNET 2018 Admit Card:

After getting successfully registered for TISSNET 2018 exam, aspirants may download TISSNET admit card 2018 released through online mode for UG & PG courses. TISSNET call letter will be available for UG programme from 4th week of March 2018. While hall ticket for PG courses will be available from 4th week of December 2017.

TISSNET Result 2018:

Aspirants participated in TISSNET 2018 may download their TISSNET 2018 Result from here. Score card will be available on 27th January 2018 through online mode. On release of result, we will update you. By putting “Application Number” & “Password”, aspirants may view their score card.

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TISSNET 2018 date  (Tentative):

EventsDates for B.A. In Social Sciences (All Campuses)Dates for M.A. Programme
Application form will available  fromProbably in September 2017Perhaps in September 2017
Last date for submitting the application formMarch 2018December 2017
TISSNET 2018 Hall ticketMarch 2018December 2017
Date of entrance examApril 2018January 2018
Declaration of TISSNET 2018 resultMay 2018January 2018
Announcement of first wait listMay 2018       –
Date of certificate verification & fee paymentMay 2018May 2018
Announcement of second wait listJune 2018May 2018
Date of certificate verification & fee paymentJune 2018
Classes will commence fromJuly 2018May 2018

Final words:

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