TISSNET 2021 – Registration (Announced), Dates (Out), Syllabus, Eligibility

TISSNET

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) conducts a National Entrance Test (NET) exam known as TISSNET. TATA Institute of Social Science has announced TISS National Eligibility Test result. TISSNET 2021 is a 1 hour and 40 minutes paper. The exam is conducted for all Masters programmes offered in TISS campuses at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati, IMHST Chennai, MHAT Calicut and G-SET Ranchi. The exam was organized in 39 centres, across India. To secure a seat in the Institute, the candidates first have to appear for the written examination.

TISS does not offer an MBA programme. Instead, it offers MA in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRM & LR) programme at its Mumbai campus. It also offers various other Masters degrees. Those who will qualify it will be called for the TISSNET 2021 Pre-Interview Test and finally will be required to get through the Personal Interview round. TISSNET 2021 result firms the basis of admission to Master of Art (M.A.) courses offered by TISS Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Guwahati, and Tuljapur. Candidates may check the TISSNET 2021 dates, eligibility criteria, the application process, selection process, syllabus, result and more details on this page.


TISSNET 2021 Highlights

Exam NameTata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test (TISSNET)
Conducting BodyTata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) 
Exam LevelNational Level
PeriodicityYearly
Minimum QualificationBachelor’s Degree
TISS CoursesM.A./ M.Sc./ M.P.H./ M.H.A./MBA-HR
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline (Computer-Based Test)
TISSNET Helpline Number022- 25525919/ 5920
TISSNET Websiteadmissions.tiss.edu
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TISSNET 2021 Updates – Announced!

TISSNET Exam Dates is now announced, The IIAD Entrance Exam 2021 Application Forms are available. Applicants can apply till January 15, 2021.


TISSNET 2021 Important Exam Dates

In this section, we will mention the details for TISSNET 2021 important dates:

EventDate (Announced)
Notification announcementNovember 11, 2020
Application processNovember 20, 2020 (5 PM onwards)
Online application form submission last dateJanuary 15, 2021
Last date to send receipt of application form by postJanuary 20, 2021
TISSNET 2021 Admit Card releaseFebruary 5, 2021 onwards
Pre admission orientation programme for SC/ ST/ OBC/ Minority and PwD candidatesThird week of December, 2020
TISSNET Mock Test 2021Fourth week of December, 2020
TISSNET 2021 examFirst week of January, 2021
TISSMAT 2021 (For MA in ODCL and MA in HRM and LR)First week of January, 2021 (Just after TISSNET 2021)
TISS NET 2021 Result declarationFirst week of February, 2021
Pre-interview test and Personal interviewFirst week of March to first week of April, 2021 (Mumbai, Tuljapur and Hyderabad campus)First week of March to first week of April, 2021 (Guwahati campus)
First merit listFourth week of April, 2021
Online Documents uploading & payment of Fees by the selected candidateFourth week of April to Second week of May, 2021
Announcement of First Wait ListSecond week of May, 2021
Online Documents uploading & payment of Fees by the selected candidates from Wait-list 1Third week of May, 2021
Physical Documents Verification and Confirmation of Admission at the respective campuses (Except on Sundays andPublic Holidays)Third week of M

TISSNET Application Form 2021

All the interested candidates can get the application form for TISSNET 2021 from the official website. Candidates must apply for TISSNET after they have checked that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for their concerned course. Candidates are provided an option to submit the application form for any of the programs offered by TISSNET in any two of the campuses of TISSNET. All the applicants are advised to pay the required amount of the application fee along with the form.

All eligible applicants can obtain the TISSNET 2021 application form from the official website. Applicants must apply to TISSNET after verifying that they meet the eligibility requirements for their course in question. Applicants are given the option of submitting a registration form for any of the courses offered by TISSNET on either of the two TISSNET campuses. All candidates are expected to pay, along with the form, the required amount of the registration fees.

  • The application process for TISSNET 2021 will be made available from the third week of October 2020 onwards.
  • Students will be called to submit the application form by means of the e-application process via the online mode.
  • Applicants from a remote location who do not have an Internet or telecommunications facility will be able to obtain a printed copy of the registration form from the institute.
  • The last date for the submission of the application form will be December 2020.
  • Applicants will only be able to apply for a total of 3 programs during registration for any two of the TISS & Other Campuses.
  • Applicants are permitted to apply for multiple programs and must pay for each.
  • Unfinished or multiple application form will be dismissed so applicants must carefully & fully fill out only one form.

How to Apply for TISSNET 2021? 

Step 1: Registration

  • First, go to the official website of TISS.
  • Now submit the registration form by providing details of email ID and mobile number.
  • After the details are submitted, applicants will receive a confirmation and password on their registered email ID and mobile number.
  • The same password will be used by the applicants to access the registration form and fill the details on it.

Step 2: Filling up details in application form

  • First login using the details received in the email ID and mobile number.
  • Provide the personal, contact, and academic details in the registration form.

Personal Details Required in TISSNET 2021 Application Form

  • Gender
  • Date of birth
  • Employment status
  • Parent’s/ Guardian’s name

Academic Details Required in TISSNET Application Form

  • Name of the qualifying exam
  • Previous university’s name
  • Specialized subjects

Contact Details Required in TISSNET Application Form 2021

  • Address
  • Mobile number
  • Domicile details
  • Parent’s/ Guardian’s email ID

Step 3: Uploading Documents

  • Applicants have to provide the required documents including a scanned image of the signature, passport size photograph and relevant documents.
  • The documents have to be provided in the specified size and format.

Step 4: Fee payment

  • The applicants will have to pay their registration fee, after filling in all the details in the registration form.
  • The registration fee should be paid in both online and offline mode.
  • The registration fee should be paid either by credit card, debit card, net banking, or challan.

Details Required for TISSNET 2021 Application Form

Candidates can check the details of the TISSNET 2021 application form below.

  • Basic Details
  • Academic Details
  • Programme Details

Application Fee

  • The applicants will be able to pay the registration fee via online as well as offline mode.
  • The applicants will be able to check the previous year application fee for reference from below.
Courses NameGeneralGoi-pms SC/ST/OBC(NC)Non Goi-pms SC/ST (only)
One ProgrammeRs 1030/-Rs 260/-Rs 510/-
Two ProgrammeRs 2060/-Rs 520/-Rs. 1020/-
Three ProgrammeRs 3090/-Rs 780/-Rs. 1530/-

Documents Required for TISSNET

The registration procedure for TISSNET 2021 includes the upload of scanned photographs and signatures. The formats and sizes advised are given in the table below. Please make sure the quality of the photo is all right and the signature is clear. It is suggested that candidates click the white background picture for the TISSNET application form.

DocumentSizeFormat
Photograph113×132 pixelsJPEG
Signature302×132 pixelsJPEG
Certificates (if reserved category)512 kbPDF

TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must review the TISSNET 2021 eligibility criteria before completing the application form for enrollment to their desired programs. The following are few requirements for eligibility criteria for TISSNET 2021 that an applicant must satisfy in order to qualify to apply for admissions.

  • Qualification: The applicant should have bachelor’s or equivalent degree of a minimum of 3 or 4 years duration.
  • Age limit: There is no provision of age limit to apply for TISSNET 2021.
  • For LL.M: The applicants should have a qualified LL.B degree with a minimum of 50% marks from any recognized board or university.
  • Appearing: The applicants appearing in their final year of graduation degree can also apply for TISSNET 2021.

Note: Applicants applying for a Master of Arts (Development, Change and Leadership of Organizations) should have at least 2 years of work experience in any field (after graduation).

TISSNET Reservation Policy

TISS campuses comply with reservations according to the standards of the Government of India. Final admission is offered on the basis of the seat reservation policy provided below:

CategoryTISS MumbaiTISS TuljapurTISS HyderabadTISS ChennaiTISS Guwahati
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)10%10%10%10%10%
Scheduled Caste (SC)15%15%15%15%15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.5%7.5%7.5%7.5%7.5%
Other Backward Class (OBC)27%27%27%27%27%
PwD5%5%5%5%5%
Kashmiri Migrants5%5%5%5%5%
Children of the Armed Forces Employees5%5%5%5%5%
North Eastern States66%*

*66 percent of TISS Guwahati seats are reserved for 8 north-eastern states, so the reservation is valid for the remaining 34 percent of the seats.


TISSNET Exam Pattern 2021

TISSNET 2021 will be heldin online (computer-based) mode. Questions will be asked from General Awareness, Mathematical and Logical Reasoning and English Proficiency. Candidates have to answer 100 multiple choice questions in a time span of 100 minutes, which means that candidates can roughly give one minute to each question. Due to the present division of weightage, candidates must maintain maximum efficiency while answering questions and not get stuck on the general knowledge section. 

Some of the important highlights for TISSNET Exam Pattern is mentioned in the table below.

  • Mode of exam: The mode of the TISSNET 2021 exam will be the online mode (computer-based).
  • Medium: The medium in which the Questions will be asked will be English medium language.
  • No. of questions: There will be a total of 100 questions in the question paper.
  • Questions type: The Question paper will contain Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Exam Duration: The applicant will be provided 1 hour 40 minutes to solve the question paper.
  • Subjects: Test will be prepared from Logical Reasoning, Analytical Ability, General Knowledge and English Proficiency.

The table below provides details regarding total marks in each subject:

SubjectMaximum marks
National common written test100
Pre- Interview Test/ GD50
Personal Interview (PI)75
Total225

Use of Scribe- An option will be given to applicants with visual impairment to have an SCRIBE to help them complete the test. The SCRIBE must be an undergraduate student and, at the time of the test, must bring a valid ID document. A compensatory extra time of 20 minutes per hour will be given to people with disabilities who have a disability of 40 percent or more.


TISSNET Syllabus 2021

Before appearing for the entrance examination, applicants showing up for the entrance examination must verify the TISSNET 2021 syllabus. The TISSNET 2021 syllabus includes all the necessary units and subjects from which questions such as logical reasoning, data interpretation, general awareness, mathematics, verbal ability and reading understanding will be asked in the entrance examination.

TISSNET Logical Reasoning Syllabus

Number/Alphabet Series, Eye for detail, Statement Conclusion/Assumption/Arguments, Logical Connectivity, Linear/Circular/Family Arrangement, Venn Diagram, Puzzles, Cubes, Direction sense, Clock/Calendar

TISSNET Data Interpretation Syllabus

Bar graph, Tables, Pie chart, Double pie chart, Case lets, multiple graphs, Line graphs, Data comparison

TISSNET Verbal Ability Syllabus

Antonyms, Synonyms, Analogies, Odd word out, Word substitute in a sentence, Right usage of words in fill-ups, Right usage of the word in match the following, Fill ups – Homophones, Idioms – Fill ups, Idioms – Match the following, Error spotting – grammar/words/punctuation, Sentence Correction

TISSNET Reading Comprehension Syllabus

Purpose of the passage, Strengthen and Weaken, Assumption and Supporting Statement, Flaw, and Discrepancy, Inference & Conclusion Drawn, Passage-based questions, Author’s Point of View, the main idea of the passage.

TISSNET General Awareness Syllabus

Environment & ecology, Politics & Constitution, History & Geography, Governance/Law, Economy/Awards, Health, Technology, Current events, Education, Labor, Media/Advertisements, Literature/ Art/ Culture/ Music, Sports

TISSNET Quantitative Ability Syllabus

Profit and Loss, Averages, Basic Geometry, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Time, Distance & Speed, Number System

The topics for TISSNET M.A. Syllabus relevant from each of the sections are listed in the table below.

TISSNET SectionTopics% WeightageAssessment
English ProficiencyWord Choice/ sentence correction, Odd-one-out & Analogies, Synonyms & Antonyms, Grammar, Verbal reasoning, Reading comprehension30English Language and its usage
Mathematics and Logical ReasoningBasic Arithmetic, Basic Geometry, Basic Trigonometry, Basic Statistics, Number Series, Data interpretation, Logical reasoning30Quantitative Skills and Logical Reasoning
General AwarenessPolitics, Social Studies, Science & Technology, Environment, Sports, Art & Culture, Indian History40Current Affairs & understanding of Social Issues

TISSNET 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check the preparation tips for TISSNET 2021 below.

  • Students can check the TISSNET 2021 preparation tips below.
  • In order to distribute equal time to all sections, applicants must prepare a time table.
  • The section in which the candidate faces any difficulty must be revised daily.
  • Applicants may regularly practice the question page or mock tests of the previous year to fully comprehend the exam pattern and also have an understanding of the time management in the exam.
  • To be aware of current affairs, applicants are recommended to read newspapers on a daily basis.
  • In order to make it easier for them to revise, applicants should make notes on every subject.
  • Applicants should have a proper time to sleep and they must maintain an adequate diet to stay healthy, which is very important for any examination to appear.
  • In order to increase their word knowledge and fluency, applicants for the English Proficiency section must read newspapers such as The Hindu.
  • For quantitative abilities, applicants must revisit all formulas each day to keep them fresh in mind.

TISSNET 2021 Important Books

Candidates can check the important books for TISSNET 2021 below.

Book NameAuthor/ Publisher
A Mirror Of Common ErrorsDr. Ashok Kumar Singh
Verbal Ability & Reading ComprehensionArihant
Complete Manual for  CATArihant
Verbal and Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S Aggarwal
The Mega YearBookDisha Experts
Objective General KnowledgeLucent

TISSNET 2021 Admit Card

The TISSNET 2021 admit Card will be published in the third week of December 2020. By using their login credentials, registered applicants who have successfully filed the registration form can access the TISS NET admit card. The TISSNET 2021 admit Card will only be accessible on the official TISS website. On the day of the examination, applicants must carry an accurate photo ID and TISSNET 2021 admit card together with them. The TISSNET 2021 admit card includes information like the address of the examination centre, the name of the applicant, the course applied, the test date, the test time, the reporting time, the student’s signature, the name of the venue and the student’s photograph. In case an applicant finds any disparity in the TISSNET 2021 admit card, he or she must notify the Office concerned where had their application form submitted.

Steps to download TISSNET Admit Card

  • First, visit the TISS official website.
  • Now visit the TISSNET Login Section
  • Provide your TISSNET Login details
  • Now select the ‘Prepare hall ticket’ option
  • Finally, TISSNET 2021 admit card will be visible on the window
  • Download the TISSNET Admit Card, and take a print it.

TISSNET Exam Centers 2021

TISSNET 2020 will be performed across India at 40 examination centers. The list of TISSNET Exam Centers is given in full details below:

Northern RegionEastern RegionWestern RegionSouthern Region
JammuBhubaneshwarAhmedabadBengaluru
ChandigarhGuwahatiAurangabadChennai
DehradunJamshedpurBhopalHyderabad
New DelhiKolkataGwaliorKochi
FaridabadPatnaIndoreVisakhapatnam
GhaziabadRaipurMumbaiMadurai
JaipurRanchiNagpurThiruvananthapuram
LucknowSilcharPuneKozhikode
NoidaDimapurNavi-Mumbai
SrinagarThane
VaranasiSolarpur
Greater Noida

TISSNET 2021 Result

TISS will publish the TISSNET results on its official site. The TISSNET 2021 results will be tentatively declared in February 2021. On the official website, students can check the TISSNET results. By entering your login ID and password, students can download their TISSNET 2021 results from the official site. The TISSNET scorecards comprise of the test-takers’ overall marks and qualifying status. Applicants are shortlisted for the next rounds, namely the Pre-Interview Test (PIT) and Personal Interview (PI), and also written tests, based on TISSNET results. These rounds will take place across Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Guwahati on the TISS campuses.

How to check TISSNET 2021 Result

  • Go to the TISS official website.
  • Now, find and click on the “Admissions” tab.
  • After that select the “ TISSNET Result” link.
  • On the window, a login screen will appear.
  • Provide the email ID and password created during the registration process.
  • Finally, the scorecard will be displayed on the screen.
  • Now, Download the TISSNET scorecard and take the printout of it.

TISSNET 2021 Cut-off

The TISSNET 2021 cut-off is the minimum qualification score that applicants should score in order to be invited to the pre-interview test and personal interview. The cut off of TISSNET 2021 will be revealed along with the scorecard release. The General / OBC cutoff for TISSNET 2021 is 45 percent, while the SC / ST category is 35 percent. For different MA programs, the TISSNET cut off score may differ. Applicants who meet the criteria for the TISSNET 2021 cut-off score will be invited to the next admission round. All those who don’t clear the cut-off mark for TISSNET 2021 are not eligible for the next round of admission.

TISSNET Cut Off 2019

ProgrammesCut Off Score
M.A in Mental Health54
M.A in Social Entrepreneurship62
M.A in Globalization and Labour70
M.A in Clinical Psychology57
M.A in Women’s Studies48
M.A in Culture and Media Studies65
MA Social Epidemiology50
MA Human Resource Management67
MA Public Health61

Factors affecting TISSNET 2021 Cut Off

  • Previous year’s cutoff trend
  • Difficulty level of the question paper
  • Number of applicants appearing in entrance examination
  • Category of the applicant
  • Number of seats available at a particular institute

TISSNET 2021 Merit List for Admission

For the PI round, applicants who meet the criteria for the TISSNET 2020 cutoff marks have to show up. The the last merit list for admission is created based on PI scores. Students can check the merit list for the previous year, based on the weighting given below:

A: For the candidates appearing for TISSNET 2020

RoundWeightage
Pre-Interview Test/ GD60%
Personal Interview30% 0%
Total100%

B: For the candidates appearing for TISSMAT along with TISSNET for admission in MA HRM&LR and MA ODCL

RoundWeightage
TISS-MAT 60%
Pre-Interview Test (PIT)0%
Personal Interview40%

TISSNET Selection Procedure 2021

The TISSNET 2021 selection procedure consists mainly of three stages: the entrance test, the pre-interview test and the personal interview. For the pre-interview test and personal interview, shortlisted applicants must appear, with the exception of MA (HRM LR) or MA (ODCL) programs. Applicants for these programs must take part in the TISS MAT exam after the TISSNET exam. The TISSNET 2021 PIT / PI application form will be available on TISS’s official website. From the first week of March to the first week of April 2021, the pre-interview test will commence. TISSNET 2021 ‘s Pre Interview Test will be accompanied by a Personal Interview.

TISSNET 2021 – Pre Interview Test

The TISSNET 2021 pre-interview test will be held on different campuses. The 2021 pre-interview test of TISSNET consists primarily of two parts, essay writing and short case letters. Only those applicants who have qualified for the TISSNET 2021 entrance test and filled out the TISSNET PIT / PI application form before the scheduled timeline will be permitted to show up on the pre-interview test. The first round of TISSNET Pre Interview will take place at TISS Mumbai, while the second round will take place at the respective campuses in Hyderabad, Guwahati and Mumbai. Applicants shortlisted after the TISSNET 2020 Pre Interview Test/ Group Discussion need to fill out an online application. Applicants belonging to the category SC/ ST are qualified for Govt. of India’s Post Matric Scholarship programme.

TISSNET 2021 Personal Interview

The TISSNET 2021 Personal Interview will take place at various TISS campuses. After the pre interview test, the personal interview round will be performed. Applicants will be asked questions concerning to the applicable programmes during the TISSNET 2021 personal interview round. The officials will check the individuals’ basic knowledge of the programme in question and their familiarity with the subject. The final round of enrollment is the TISSNET Interview. TISSNET 2020 interview for applicants for programs offered at the campuses of Mumbai, Tuljapur, MGAHD Nagaland and Banyan Chennai is conducted at the campuses of Mumbai, while the campuses of Hyderabad and Guwahati are held at the respective campuses.

Marks for Different Components of Assessment

Entrance Test100 marks
Pre-Interview Test/GD50 marks
Personal Interview75 marks
Total225 marks

TISSNET 2021 – Preparation of Waiting List

  • TISSNET 2021’s waiting list will be published in online mode in the second week of May.
  • Following the first merit list for vacant seat admissions, the TISSNET 2021 waiting list will be released.
  • Applicants who are assigned seats in their second preference program will only be retained on the first preference waiting list, and applicants who are assigned seats in their third preference program will be retained on their first and second preference waiting lists.
  • Applicants who have been offered a seat in their first preference program can not be on the waiting lists for any other program referred to in their list of preferences.
  • Those applicants who are assigned a seat in a program that was their last preference will be retained in the waiting list of a higher order of preference until the seats are filled in that program.
  • If, at the time of activation of the waiting list, an applicant who has already been admitted to a program as per the first merit list is subsequently offered a higher preference, the applicant is transferred to the higher preference program and informed of the same.
  • In the event that an applicant qualifies for two programs at the same time, the higher preference prevails when the waiting list is published. Admission is only offered by the admitting institute to the higher preference.

TISSNET 2021 Selection Process Schedule

EventsDates
TISSNET 2020 PIT/PI RegistrationTo be notified
TISSNET 2021 Personal InterviewFirst week of March to first week of April, 2021 (Mumbai, Tuljapur and Hyderabad campus)First week of March to first week of April, 2021 (Guwahati campus)
Selected candidates announcementFourth week of April 2021
Document Verification and Payment of FeeTo be notified
First Wait ListSecond week of May 2021
Confirmation of provisional admission open for selected candidates from merit list and payment of fees applicable to the respective category as per the fee payment link provided in your loginThird week of May, 2021
Documents VerificationFor Mumbai Campus -Third week of May, 2021
For Tuljapur Campus -Third week of May, 2021
For Hyderabad Campus -Third week of May, 2021
For Guwahati Campus -Third week of May, 2021
For BALM, Chennai -Third week of May, 2021
For MGAHD Nagaland Centre -Third week of May, 2021
Admission ClosesTo be notified
Commencement of ClassesTo be notified

TISSNET 2020 Paper Analysis

After both sessions ended on 4 January 2021, the TISSNET 2020 Exam Analysis has been updated here.

TISSNET Exam Date: January 04, 2020, 2:00 PM to 3:40 PM

Difficulty level: Less difficult than the previous year

On January 04, 2020, TISSNET 2020 was conducted. The exam was held from 2:00 PM to 3:40 PM. There were 100 multiple-choice questions for the TISSNET paper. For every right answer, the TISSNET applicants will be awarded 1 mark. There were the following sections in the TISSNET 2020:

SectionQuestionsMarksDifficulty
Maths and Logical Reasoning4040Average to difficult
English3030Average
General Awareness4040Average to difficult
Total100100Average

TISSNET Courses Offered 2021

In 17 schools and 2 centres located in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, MGAHD Nagaland and Chennai (Banyan), TISS provides multiple postgraduate programs. Prior to actually applying for the entrance exam, applicants must check the TISSNET 201 courses. The description of TISSNET 2021 courses at different TISS campuses that an applicant should check before filling out their applications is below.

TISSNET 2021 Courses

CoursesIntake
M.A Development StudiesTISS Mumbai – 45TISS Hyderabad – 30
M.A EducationTISS Mumbai – 70TISS Hyderabad – 30
M.A Women StudiesTISS Mumbai – 25TISS Hyderabad – 30
M.A/ M.Sc Climate Change and SustainabilityTISS Mumbai – 25
M.A/ M.Sc Regulatory GovernanceTISS Mumbai – 20
M.A/ M.Sc Urban Policy and GovernanceTISS Mumbai – 20
M.A/ M.Sc Water Policy and GovernanceTISS Mumbai – 15
Master of Hospital AdministrationTISS Mumbai – 45
Master of Public Health (Health, Policy, Economics and Finance)TISS Mumbai – 20
Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology)TISS Mumbai – 26
M.A Applied PsychologyTISS Mumbai – 46BALM Chennai – 35
M.A Globalisation and LabourTISS Mumbai – 20
M.A Human Resource Management and Labour RelationsTISS Mumbai – 60
M.A Organisation Development, Change and LeadershipTISS Mumbai – 30
M.A Social EntrepreneurshipTISS Mumbai – 30
M.A Media and Cultural StudiesTISS Mumbai – 26
M.A/ M.Sc Development Policy, Planning and PracticeTISS Tuljapur – 30
M.A/ M.Sc Sustainable Livelihoods and Natural Resources GoverningTISS Tuljapur – 30
M.A Social Innovation and EntrepreneurshipTISS Tuljapur – 20
M.A Social Work in Rural DevelopmentTISS Tuljapur – 30
M.A Social WorkTISS Mumbai – 217TISS Guwahati – 65BALM Chennai – 20MGAHD Nagaland – 30
M.A/ M.Sc Disaster ManagementTISS Mumbai – 20
M.A Natural Resource and GovernanceTISS Hyderabad -30
M.A Public Policy and GovernanceTISS Hyderabad -30
M.A Rural Development and GovernanceTISS Hyderabad -30

TISSNET 2021 FAQ’S

Yes, candidates who wish to take admissions in more than one programme need to fill a separate application form of TISSNET 2021.

Candidates will get the TISSNET mock test in the last week of December on the official website of the institute.

TISSNET 1st merit list 2021 will be released in the fourth week of April.

Here is how you can resize your photo that is required while filling TISSNET Application Form:
Step 1: Go to picresize.com
Step 2: Upload / Browse Your photo.
Step 3: Click Continue.
Step 4: After seeing the Preview in Step 1, Scroll down to Step 2, “Resize your Picture”
Step 5: From the drop-down list – Make My Picture,  Select “Custom Size”
Step 6: Enter 113 Pixels as the Width and 170 Pixels as Height.
Step 7: Scroll Down to Step 4: “Save As”
Step 8: Select JPG/PNG as Desired Format and “I’m Done Resizing My Image” to download the output.

Candidates could apply for a maximum of three courses across any two campuses of TISSNET.

The last date of filling and submitting the application form of TISSNET 2021 will be the last week of November.

There will be no negative marking in the TISSNET 2021 entrance exam.

Qualified candidates will be invited for the TISSNET 2021 pre interview round.

Yes, candidates awaiting for the bachelor’s programme final year results are also eligible to apply for TISSNET 2021.

TISSNET 2021 registration process will start from the third week of October.

Document verification will take place prior to actually re-opening of the classes from April to June 2021. All original documents should be produced for verification from the Xth standard onwards.

For SC (15%), ST (7.5%), OBC(NC) (27%) and PWD (5% i.e. 1% in each category of a) Low vision/blindness, b) Hearing Impairment, and c) Locomotor Disability / Cerebral Palsy) as per Government of India (Goi) rules. The reservation for Kashmiri Migrants (KM) 5% and Armed Forced 5% subject to the Government of India (Goi) Directives

All the provisionally selected candidates have to undergo for the Medical check-up which will be conducted by the Medical Officers of the Institute after verification of original documents on the same Day.

Unemployed SC/ ST and OBC(NC) candidates whose yearly parent income from all sources is below 2.5 lakhs and 1 lakh, respectively, must pay Application Fee INR 250/- + additional bank fees for selected program fees.
The candidate is asked to submit the Income Certificate issued by the competent authority, such as Tahsildar, Naib Tahsildar, Block Development Officer or District Magistrate / Collector, in order to claim this.

Yes, you may apply for multiple programmes and pay for those programmes in one online form and should not fill more than one form.

The merit list will be prepared on the basis of merit and the preferences indicated by the candidates at the time of filling up the online application form (Kindly Indicate your preferences carefully as it has implications for the merit list).

A change in the PIT and PI dates may be considered if the date of the TISS PIT and PI conflicts with the date of the entry test of another institution or with the date of the candidate’s final year examination. However, documentary evidence for this must be produced by the applicant. Please note that the revised PIT and PI dates will only be changed within the time period announced by TISS.

TISSNET will be held across the country in 40 different cities. The Pre-Interview Test (PIT) and Personal Interview (PI) will be performed on the Mumbai Campus for programs offered in Mumbai, Tuljapur, BANYAN and Chennai. The PIT / PI will be conducted at the respective campuses for the programmes offered at Hyderabad and Guwahati. Applicants who apply for programs at more than one campus will have to travel for PIT / PI to these locations. All others will carry the travel, lodging, and boarding costs for attending the NET, as well as PIT / PI, except for the eligible candidates from the SC / ST categories.

MA Human Resources Management & LR program is rated as “AAA” as per T.I.M.E B-school ranking in the 2012 year.

60 seats are for is MA Human Resources Management & LR program.

M.A. HRM-LR (Human Resource Management & Labor relations) is related to the field of the management.

The application fee for TISSNET is INR 250 per programme and INR 1000 for other programmes.

Section Weightage Maths and Logical Reasoning 30 marks English Proficiency 30 Marks General Awareness 40 Marks Total 100 Marks

Any bachelor degree of 3 years or its equivalent course from any recognized university in any discipline.

Try to maximize good score in each section. Choose your best area and nail it. Never ignore TISSNET though PIT makes a lot of difference later on. Interview is the most scoring part if you are prepared for the same.

Candidates are told to write essay in the morning and the interview sessions start. Interview duration ranges from 10 to 30 minutes.

The criteria which are taken into consideration are the Quality of content, structure of essay and logical expression of ideas. Avoid grammatical mistakes.

Yes, the policy of reservation is followed by TISS. 15%, 7.5% and 27% reservation for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, and other classes. 3% for Persons With Disabilities, 1% for Kashmiri migrants, 5% of children of the Armed Forces Employees.

TISS offers 2 MA programmes for the HR aspirants. 1. MA in HRM & LR (Mumbai) 2. MA in HRM (Hyderabad) 3. Executive Postgraduate Diploma in HRM (Mumbai) 4. Executive Postgraduate Diploma in Organizational Development and Change (Mumbai)

The selection process occurs in 2 phases and has 3 assessment components. Based on their performance in the test, only the shortlisted applicants are called for the Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview (PIT / PI) in the National Entrance Test (TISSNET) based on their performance in the exam.

Documents required are as below: • Stamp Size Photograph(JPEG/PNG format) (113170 pixels) • Signature (JPEG/PNG format) (302132 pixels) • Caste Certificate (If required) • Income certificate for SC/ST/OBC (NC) candidates • OBC certificate (If required) • Certificate for differently abled candidates (if required)

Candidate can apply max of 3 courses in 2 campuses in one form itself.

Yes, for the old programmes especially. The programmes which are recently introduced are also in the process for the campus placements.

TISS offer fulltime M.A./ MHA / M.Sc./ Law programme. In January M.Phil. / Ph.D. will be offered in June Certificate / Diploma.

Document verification can be done between April to June 2020. All original documents from 10th class will be verified.

Once the verification of the documents is done all the candidates have to go through the medical check up by the medical officers of the institute.

Yes, there is a limited hostel facility. Preference will be given to the candidates who are coming outside from Mumbai on the basis of income criteria.

The candidate will be able to go to picresize.com. Click on the Continue button to upload the photo and click on “resize the image” after previewing the image, then select “Custom Size” from the drop-down list. Then enter 113 pixels as the width and 170 pixels as the height, save the image as the desired format in PG / PNG, and then click: IM DONE RESIZING MY IMAGE

Please ensure that all of the documents you need to send should be in the department’s specifications, just try and upload them in one session. Still, all your documents with your full name , number, city and email ID are sent to the examination authority in case you face a problem mail. It is necessary to compress documents into a .zip or .rar file and name the file.

The number of seats varies from programme to programme for further details please visit the website.

Registered mail ID must be valid/ working as all important information will be send to it.

The applicant will be able to go to picresize.com. Click on the Continue button to upload the photo and click on “resize the image” after previewing the image, then select “Custom Size” from the drop-down list. Then enter 113 pixels as the width and 170 pixels as the height, save the image as the desired format in PG / PNG, and then click: IM DONE RESIZING MY IMAGE

Income tax certificate: 500 KB Caste Certificate: 500 KB Tribe Certificate: 500 KB Armed forces certificate: 500 KB PWD Certificate: 500 KB Kashmiri Migrant Certificate: 500 KB.

It is necessary for the applicant to check the size of the PDF document they have and then check the required size. Use the link below to compress: http:/pdfaid.com/compress-pdf-file.aspx. Compress the document one by one and upload it one by one after that.

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