Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) conducts a National Entrance Test (NET) exam known as TISSNET. 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. TISS-NET is a computer-based entrance exam. The entrance test consists of objective questions related to Social Sensitivity, Logical Reasoning, Analytical Ability and Knowledge on Contemporary issues. The exam is held for 100 minutes (1 hour & 40 minutes). Candidates are first shortlisted on the basis of TISS NET scores. They are later called for Pre-Written Test or/and Personal Interviews. View important dates TISS does not offer any 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 degree.
TISS NET exam will consist of 100 multiple choice questions related to subjects of Social Sensitivity, Logical Reasoning, Analytical Ability and Knowledge on Contemporary issues. The duration of the test is for 100 minutes i.e 1 hour and 40 minutes. There is no negative marking. Shortlisted candidates (those qualifying TISSNET written exam) will be called for Pre-Written Test and Personal Interview. For Pre-Written Test, candidates will be given two sections to attempt.
- Section one will involve essay writing on a given theme related to contemporary socio-political, economic, cultural and political significance must contain less than 1000 words.
- Section two will comprise of questions related to given case study.
Next, candidates will have to appear for personal interview.
The national entrance test of TISSNET will be held in the following cities.
Syllubus for Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test
The exam will be based on question related to analytical ability, logical reasoning and general knowledge and English Proficiency
TISSNET 2017 syllabus components are given below:
|Awareness of General and Social Issues|
|4:||Recent social issues|
|6:||Meaning of terms|
|8:||Social Activities and Movements|
|11:||Fine arts and music|
|18:||Fill in the blanks|
|19:||Pairing of words|
|20:||Synonyms & Antonyms|
|21:||Rearrange the sentences|
|Analytical and Numerical Ability|
|22:||Time & Work|
|25:||Time & Distance|
|28:||Simple & compound interest|
|29:||Mixtures and Alligations|
|30:||Properties of shapes|
|35:||Basic set concepts|
|38:||Ratio and proportion|
Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test Notification
Here, we are updating the tentative date schedule of TANCET 2017:
|Online form submission last date||7th December 2016|
|Admit card Issue Date||26th December 2016|
|TISSNET Exam date||7th January 2017|
|Result Announcement||27th January 2017|
|Final Merit list||April 2017|
Eligibility for Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test
Here’s the eligibility criteria for TISSNET:
- Candidates with bachelor’s degree (minimum of three years duration) or equivalent from a recognised university are eligible to apply.
- At the time of applying, candidates studying in three-year degree programmes should have passed all subjects from first to fourth semesters; while candidates studying in four-year degree programmes should have passed in all subjects for first to sixth semester.
- Only those candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor’s Degree examinations are eligible to apply to all the programme.
- There’s no age limit for TISSNET exam
Till the time the candidate submit results of the final year degree examination, admission to any of the Master’s Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional, informed the official website. Those who fail to do so the provisional admission stands cancelled.
Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test Application
Aspirants can register online by filling e-Application form available on the official website. Candidates can apply for three programmes in two TISS Campuses. Students also have the option to fill for multiple programmes in one online application form.
Completed application form must be submitted to the institute in the below given address:
To Asisistant Registrar(Academic),
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Deonar Mumbai, 400088.
Test Fees The application fee has to be paid for TISS-NET. Candidates belonging to SC and ST category, whose parent’s/guardian’s annual income is less and candidates belonging to OBC category, are required to pay less application fee. In case of payment through cash deposit in an SBI branch, Rs 50 will be included as processing fee.
Mode of Payment
The mode of payment can be either in the form of SBI Challan/online payment through Net Banking/ Credit /Debit Card.
Demand Drafts should be drawn in favour of ‘The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai’ payable at Chennai, obtained from any Nationalised bank.
The final shortlisting of candidates will be conducted in two stages evaluating on three components for all programmes offered by TISS. Candidates need to clear the qualifying exam TISSNET. Shortlisted candidates will then be called for Pre Interview Test and Personal
|National Common Written Test (TISS-NET)||100 marks|
|Pre-Interview Test/GD||50 marks|
|TISSNET Exam date||75 marks|
|Total Marks||225 Marks|
Total Admit Card
The dates for downloading TISSNET admit cards are yet to be announced. If the candidates have not received their admit card when available, they can call the institute or write an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.