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About TISSNET 2019

Tata Institute of Social Sciences will conduct TISSNET (Tata Institute of Social Sciences – National Entrance Test) for batch 2019-2021 in online mode. Only the eligible candidates can apply in any of the 55 post-graduate degree programmes that are offered by TISS. The programmes are offered at 5 of its centres that are – TISS Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai (Banyan), Guwahati and Tuljapur. TISSNET 2019 will have objective type questions that include four sections namely General Awareness, Maths & Logical Reasoning and English Proficiency. All the shortlisted candidates in the online test have to undergo Pre-Interview Test/Group Discussion and Personal Interview for final selection. TISSNET 2019 is going to be conducted at various centres across the country.

TISSNET 2019 Important Dates

Date Event
22 Oct, 2018 - 10 Dec, 2018 Application | Mode: Offline and Online
22 Oct, 2018 - 12 Dec, 2018 Application | Mode: Offline and Online
26 Dec, 2018 Admit Card - Available | Mode: Online
19 Jan, 2019 Exam | Mode: Online
27 Jan, 2019 (Tentative) Result | Mode: Online

TISSNET 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Tata Institute of Social Sciences decides the TISSNET 2019 eligibility criteria for the aspirants. It is essential for the candidates to know the eligibility criteria, before applying for TISSNET to avoid any rejection at later stages. The eligibility criteria for TISSNET 2019 is as follows:

  • Candidates who are appearing for their final year examination can apply for TISSNET 2019 but they need to submit their final year examination result on the date prescribed by the exam conducting body. Until then the admission will be provisional and if a candidate fails to do so, the admission will be cancelled.
  • Candidates with three years’ of Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university are eligible to apply.
  • Also, candidates who are in 3rd or 4th year of the degree programme and must have passed in all the subjects from semester 1 to 4 and semester 1 to 6 respectively to apply for TISSNET 2019.

TISSNET 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Offline and Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Demand Draft | Other

Application Fees
Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 1030
OBC Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 260
SC Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 260
ST Online and Offline Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 260

TISSNET Application Form 2019 will be available online as well as in offline mode. The application form is expected to release

TISSNET 2019 Preparation Tips

All the interested candidates who want to qualify TISSNET must go through the exam pattern and prepare accordingly. Candidates must also solve previous years’ question papers and take mock tests for better results. TISSNET 2019 will include questions from English, Logical Reasoning and General awareness. Candidates are advised to read newspapers, stay updated about the latest events and practice class 10th, and 12th maths. Students should keep the following preparation points in mind:

  • Make a proper schedule and follow it
  • Candidates should start with the easiest portion as that will motivate them to practice further
  • Take proper sleep
  • Do not stress yourself
  • Keep the last few months for revision

TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern

TISSNET 2019 exam pattern states that it is a computer-based national level entrance test which consists of multiple choice questions based on Maths & Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, and English Proficiency. Candidates must go through the exam pattern of TISSNET 2019 for better preparation and understanding of the type of questions asked in the exam. The time duration given to the candidates is 1 hour 40 minutes. Candidates who have applied for more than one programme will have to answer one single question paper. The exam will consist of 100 questions for 100 marks. There will be no negative marking for any wrong answer.

TISSNET Exam Pattern
Topic Number of questions Total Marks
General Awareness 40 40
Maths & Logical Reasoning 30 30
English Proficiency 30 30
Total 100 100

TISSNET 2019 Admit Card

Admit card of TISSNET 2019 is released by Tata Institute of Social Sciences in online mode separately for all the stages of the selection procedure. All the candidates who have successfully completed and submitted the application process will receive the admit card of TISSNET 2019. The admit card can be downloaded by entering email ID and password that was generated at the time of registration. Candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam without their TISSNET 2019 admit card. Also, candidates have to take one photo identity card such as Voter ID, Aadhaar Card, Passport, Pan Card to the exam centre. The admit card will have details like name, photograph, signature, the address of the venue, time of the exam, and name of programme applied for. Admit card of TISSNET 2019 will not be sent via post. In case of any discrepancy in the admit card, candidates must contact the authorities to get that corrected.

TISSNET 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Delhi New Delhi
Haryana Faridabad
Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad
Greater Noida
Rajasthan Jaipur
Punjab Mohali
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Assam Guwahati
Jharkhand Jamshedpur
West Bengal Kolkata
Bihar Patna
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Nagaland Dimapur
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Maharashtra Aurangabad
Navi Mumbai
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Karnataka Bengaluru
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Telangana Hyderabad
Kerala Kochi
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • College Identity Card
  • Voter ID Card
  • Pan Card
  • Passport

TISSNET 2019 Result

The result of TISSNET 2019 is expected to be announced in January and the final result will be declared in the third week of April. Candidates can check their TISSNET result 2019 by using their email id and password. They can also check if they have been shortlisted for the Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview. Shortlisted candidates for TISSNET 2019 would need to download the application form which will be available from the third week of February. After the PIT, GD and PI rounds, the final result of TISSNET 2019 will be announced, declaring the list of selected students

TISSNET 2019 Exam Analysis

Post TISSNET MBA exam 2019 on January 19, experts will release the exam analysis of TISSNET MBA 2019. The computer-based entrance exam for the postgraduate degree in Human Resource (HRM) programme will be of 100 minutes duration with 100 questions. Typically, the difficulty level of TISSNET MBA ranges between easy to moderate. There is no negative marking for the incorrect responses.

The Sectional Analysis of TISSNET MBA 2019 pertaining to Math and Logical Reasoning, English Proficiency, and General Awareness sections will be released once the TISS NET MBA is conducted by TISS, Mumbai.

TISSNET 2019 Cutoff

All the appearing candidates have to secure more than or equal to the TISSNET 2019 cutoff in order to go for the next round of selection procedure. The cutoff of TISSNET varies for each category. Candidates who will secure the minimum qualifying marks in TISSNET 2019 will be short-listed for next round of selection process namely - Pre-Interview Test/Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

TISSNET 2019 Selection Process

TISS selection process 2019 will include three stage – NET (National Entrance Test), PIT (Pre – Interview Test) and PI (Personal Interview). Candidates need to do well in all the stages of the TISSNET 2019 selection process. The weightage given to each exam is given below -

Selection stages        Weightage given        
NET (National Entrance Test)        40%        
PIT (Pre – Interview Test)        30%        
PI (Personal Interview)                     30%        
TISSNET (National Entrance Test) 2019

To get admission into TISS, candidates have to qualify the first stage of the TISSNET 2019 selection process that is NET. They need to secure at least 45% (for others) and 35% (for SC/ST) in the tISSNET 2019 exam. All the qualifying candidates in TISSNET 2019 will be called for the next round that is PIT.

Pre - Interview Test

Candidates shortlisted in TISSNET 2019 will have to undergo the second stage of the selection process of TISS that is PIT (Pre-Interview Test). This stage consist of a written test and also candidates are tested on their communication skills and analytical ability. For some programmes, group-discussion will also take place.

Personal Interview

After the pre-interview test, candidates have to appear for a personal interview where they will be asked questions related to their course, academic details, work experience if any.

If shortlisted in TISSNET 2019, candidates have to undergo all the stages of the selection process and have to give their best for final selection.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Admit Card
  • College Identity Card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Pan Card
  • Passport
  • Voter ID Card
  • Marksheet and Certificate of Class X, XII and Graduation
  • Work experience Certificate (if applicable)

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