TISSNET 2021

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Monday, July 27, 2020

Latest Update: Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, has announced final result for admission 2020. The pre-interview tests (PIT) for admission 2020 were dropped from the selection process due to Covid-19 pndemic. The candidates were  interviewed online for Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad and Guwahati campus from June 8 to July 4. The Academic session 2020-21 commences on August 3, 2020. 

 

TISS NET Weightage Revised for Admission
TISS has revised the weightage for changed selection components also for admission 2020. Now the weightage for TISS-NET entrance exam is 60% for Human Resource Management and Organisation Development, Change and Leadership programs. Weightage for Personal Interview is 40%. 

 

Selection Process Restructured
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, has restructured its admission process for Masters programmes and will conduct TISSNET 2021 followed by TISS MAT 2021 for specific programs for shortlisting the candidates for Interview process.

 

TISSNET 2021 on January 9
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) will conduct TISS NET Exam 2021 on January 9, 2021 from 2 PM to 3.40 PM in 40 cities for admission 2021 to different campuses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Last date to apply for TISS NET 2021 is November 30, 2020 in online mode and the last date to submit application by post is December 3, 2020.

 

TISS-NET is a computer based National Entrance Test for admission to all the Masters (M.A.) programs offered by TISS. M.A. programs of Tata Institute of Social Sciences are highly sought after MastersDegree courses for the candidates seeking career in management and other branches. 

 

Registration& Application process for TISS NET 2021 starts from October 15, 2020. TISSNET full form is Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test.

 

TISS MAT 2021 Necessary, if Applying for HRM & LR and ODCL
If you are applying for (i) MA Human Resource Management & Labour Relations (HRM & LR) and (ii) MA Organisation Development, Change and Leadership (ODCL) of Mumbai Campus, you need to appear in TISS MAT along with TISS NET. Key features of TISS MAT are:

  • TISS MAT full form: Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT)
  • When is TISS MAT conducted?: The TISS Management Aptitude Test (MAT) will be conducted immediately after the TISS-NET examination.
  • TISSMAT duration: 30 Minutes
  • Maximum Marks in TISSMAT: 45 marks
  • TISS MAT Exam Pattern & Other Details: Read Below
  • TISSMAT Score Application: The score for TISS MAT will be added to the PIT score of the shortlisted candidates while preparing the final score for the selection. 

TISSNET 2021: Admission Opportunity to 53 MA Programs of TISS
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) conducts TISS National Entrance Test (TISS-NET) for admission to 53Masters’ Degree Programs offered at its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses and other locations for the 2021-2023 batch. Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any of the two campuses indicating the order of preference. The merit list will be prepared based on the preferences given by the candidate in the application form.

 

TISS has 21 schools and 45 centres offering variety of programmes. TISSNET consists of objective type questions and those with a preliminary knowledge of computer could take TISSNET without difficulty.

 

TISSNET 2021: Exam Highlights

TISSNET Exam 2021 Conducting Authority
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
TISSNET Exam Full Form
Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test
TISS Campuses with Admission Opportunity through TISSNET 2021
TISS Mumbai, Tuljiapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati, BALM Chennai
Most Sought After Management programmes at TISS
MA in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations; MA in Social Entrepreneurship; MA in Globalization and Labor
TISSNET 2021 Exam Date
January 9, 2021
TISSMAT 2021 Exam Date
January 9, 2021 Immediately after TISSNET
TISSNET Exam 2021 Application Process
Online
TISSNET 2021 Exam Pattern
Computer Based
TISSNET 2021 Test Time & Duration
2 PM to 3.40 PM (100 Minutes)
Maximum Marks in TISSNETExam 2021
100
Total Questions in TISSNET
100
Number of Sections in TISSNET 2021 Exam
3 (GK, QA-LR, English)
Highest Weightage Section in TISSNET
GK with 40% weight
Type of Questions in TISSNET entrance exam
MCQs
Answer Options in TISSNET entrance exam 2021
4
Negative Marking in TISSNET 2021 entrance exam
No Negative Marking for Wrong Answer
Minimum TISSNET 2021 Qualifying Score for Shortlisting
35%
TISSNET Question paper difficulty level
Moderate
TISSNET Cut Off for TISS MA HRM admission
70 – 74 Marks
TISSMAT 2021
Conducted immediately after TISSNET exam is over
Maximum Marks in TISSMAT Exam 2021
45
Total Questions in TISSMAT 2021
45
TISS MAT 2021 Time duration
30 Minutes
Number of Sections in TISSMAT 2021 Exam
3 (Comprehension, Management Data Interpretation, Business Awareness
Type of Questions in TISSMAT
MCQs
Answer Options in TISSMAT entrance exam 2021
4
Negative Marking in TISSMAT 2021 entrance exam
0.25 Mark for each Wrong Answer
TISS MAT Weightage for MA HRM final selection
30%

Best Courses for MBA Aspirants at TISS
With a good score in TISSNET 2021 and TISS MAT 2021, candidates will be offered the admission opportunity in coveted M.A. courses at Tata Institute of Social Sciences. These TISS Masters degree programmes are at par with various MBA programmes offered by top MBA colleges in India.

 

The Courses at TISS are offered in multiple disciplines ranging from social sector to policy making. The Master Degree courses for which an MBA aspirant can apply are MA in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations, MA in Social Entrepreneurship and MA in Globalization and Labor. TISS NET is a moderate difficulty level test with major thrust on GK section. Admission to TISS is through TISSNET. Some of the programmes in Social Health may only have a descriptive paper. The coveted MA (HRM & LR) at TISS is considered equivalent to an MBA in HR

 

TISS NET 2021Important Dates

Sr No.
TISSNET 2021 Activity
TISSNET 2021 Important Dates
I
Admission Application Opens
October15, 2020
II
Last Date for Online form APPLICATION / REGISTRATION for All Master's programmes
November 30,2020
III
Last Date for receipt of application form by post
December 3,2020
IV
Issue of TISS-NET Hall Ticket Online (TISSNET 2021Admit Cards)
December18-19, 2020
V
Pre-admission orientation Programme for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates will be held at Mumbai/Tuljapur/Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses
December 22-23, 2020
VI
TISSNET 2021 Exam Date
January9, 2021 (2 PM to 3.40 PM)
VII
Announcement of TISS-NET 2021 Result
(Candidates who appeared for the national entrance test will have to visit the TISS website and login to download your score card.)
February 5, 2021at 5 PM   
 VIII
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at TISS for programmes offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati and BALM, Chennai Campuses.
March 11 to 21, 2021
IX
 Announcement of Selection Merit List on TISS website for all the Programmes
April 21, 2021 (After 5 PM)   

TISSNET 2021 Exam Pattern: Key Details

  • TISS NET 2021 is scheduled on Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 2PM to 3.40 PM as a computer based test.
  • TISS Net 2021 exam pattern consists of three major sections with different number of questions in each section.
  • The exam offers admission to various management programmes at different campuses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
  • It will be an online CBT exam comprising MCQ type questions.
  • TISSNET exam pattern has remained same for last many years. 

TISS NET 2021 Sectional Composition

Section Name
Number of questions
Key Sectional Components
English Proficiency
 30
Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, synonyms, antonyms, Grammar based Error Correction, odd one out, Jumbled paragraphs, Short and long RC Passages
Mathematics & Logical Reasoning
 30
Arithmetic, Number System, P&C, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Mensuration, Direction, Clocks & Calendars, Series, Arrangements, DI sets, graphs, charts, table
General Awareness
 40
Conventional & Static GK, Current Affairs, social and cultural issues, national policies/ campaigns, international events, literature/art/culture, sports, books/authors/ awards, constitution, science, politics, economics, history
Total Questions
100
GK commands highest weightage in TISSNET exam

TISS MAT 2021 Exam Pattern
The TISS Management Aptitude Test (MAT) will be conducted immediately after the TISS-NET examination. The exam has negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer and each correct answer will fetch 1 mark. In all there will be 45 questions which are equally divided into 3 sections:

 

TISS-MAT Score will be considered along with the Stage 2 of the admission process and thus will be considered only for those who are shortlisted for Stage 2. TISS-MAT Score will be aggregated with the score of PIT and PI in the following manner to arrive at the final score for selection.

 

TISSMAT Weightage in Final Selection
After shortlisting for the final selection process, it is the TISS MAT which is given due weightage in generating the final merit list. There is no weightage component prescribed for TISS NET exam score in generating the final admission list of candidates.

  1. TISS-MAT : 30%
  2. Pre-Interview Test (PIT) : 40%
  3. Personal Interview (PI) : 30%

TISS MAT 2021: Sectional Composition

Section Name
Number of questions
Topics Covered in the Section
Comprehension
15
Reading a write-up on a management related subject and answering questions related to the passage
Management Data Interpretation
15
Interpreting graphs, charts, and data across multiple sources. Performing basic operations with data collected from multiple sources
Business Awareness
 15
Knowledge of contemporary events, news, related to the economy, business, human resource management, and labour studies
Total Questions
45
Maximum Time:30 Minutes; Maximum Marks:45

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TISS NET & TISS MAT 2021 Syllabus
The syllabus for TISS-NET 2021 and TISS MAT 2021, the entrance exams of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, is more or less similar to other major MBA entrance examinations.  The format of questions in TISSNET is slightly different but the major topics covered in TISSNET & TISSMAT Syllabus are almost similar to other leading entrance exams. Read here the complete sectional and overall TISSNET & TISSMAT syllabus

 

How to Prepare for TISSNET & TISSMAT 2021?
TISS NET & TISSMAT preparation can be done with a result oriented strategy. It should be remembered that TISS NET & TISSMAT are the institution based All India entrance tests. For a different exam, you need to devise slightly different preparation strategy. A good preparation schedule of 2-3 months can help you crack the exams with good score. While the TISSNET & TISSMAT preparation leading to admission in Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) must be done in accordance with the exam pattern and the syllabus for the exams.

 

While synchronising TISSNET exam preparation with other MBA entrance exams, it should be remembered that TISSNET preparation strategy is a little different from other exams like CAT, NMAT as it focuses more on Analytical Ability and General Knowledge. Quantitative aptitude and Data Interpretation are the subsections in Analytical Ability.  Read More

 

TISS NET 2021 Exam Eligibility Criteria
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) releases eligibility criteria to apply and appear in TISSNET exam every year. The basic Eligibility criterion for admission to M.A. programmes at TISS is a bachelor's degree with minimum 3 years duration or its equivalent from a recognized university. The candidate applying for TISSNET 2021 must have passed bachelor’s degree with 15 years of total education. No minimum requirement of percentage of marks in Graduation has been announced to appear in TISSNET. Read More 

 

TISS NET 2021 Registration & Application Process
The registration and application for TISS NET 2021 can be submitted by post till December 3, 2020. You need to register for TISS NET 2021 on admission website of TISS. Candidates are required to apply online through the E-application process only and can apply for a maximum of 3programmes across any two of the TISS Campuses and other Centre locations.  Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has advised that the candidates should carefully read through the eligibility criteria before filling up the TISSNET application form Read More

 

Admission Process after TISSNET 2021
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) offers programmes with low fee structure. The final admission to TISS for different programmes happens in two stages and has three components of assessment.

 

Out of the candidates who appear for the National entrance test (TISSNET), the score for TISS-NET will be used only to shortlist the candidates to be called in for stage-2 and the score will not be added to the final score for selection.

 

However, the candidates applying for MA Human Resource Management & Labour Relations (HRM &LR) and MA Organisation Development, Change and Leadership (ODCL) of Mumbai Campus will have to appear in an additional Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT) conducted along with TISS-NET for 45 marks for a duration of 30 mins. The score for TISSMAT will be added to the PIT score of the shortlisted candidates while preparing the final score for the selection. 

 

Only the short listed candidates are called for the Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview.(PIT/PI). Following are the  assessment parameters for shortlisting for final selection

  • TISSNET 2021 exam scores. Minimum qualifying TISSNET marks are 35%
  • Pre-Interview Test/GD
  • Personal Interview

TISSNET 2021: Shortlisting Weightage Components

Assessment Component
Marks Awarded
Percentage of Weightage
TISSNET 2021 Exam Score
100
44%
Pre-Interview Test/GD after TISSNET Result Declaration
  50
22%
Personal Interview
 75
34%
Total
225
100

TISSNET 2021 score will not be taken into account for preparing the final merit list for selection. 

 

Final Selection Weightage After TISSNET, GD & PI

  • Post TISSNET/TISSMAT exam performance and GD & PI round, 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 TISSNET 2021 online application form. 
  • Based on the merit list for each programme, the list of selected candidates will be put up on the TISS website.
  • Each candidate will also receive his/her TISSNET 2021score card indicating the marks for each component of the examination process.
  • The weightage for different components is as follows for the preparation of final merit lists for the candidates
  • TISS-MAT Score will be considered along with the Stage 2 of the admission process and thus will be considered only for those who are shortlisted for Stage 2. TISS-MAT Score will be aggregated with the score of PIT and PI in the following manner to arrive at the final score for selection.
TISS Final Merit List Weightage Components
Percentage of Weightage awarded in final admission offer
TISS-MAT 2021
 30%
PIT/GD
 40%
Personal Interview (PI)
 30%
Total
100%

Tie Breaker in Final Admission Post TISSNET, TISSMAT & PI Round

  • In case of a tie between two candidates, the marks scored in Personal Interview round will be compared. Candidate with more marks in PI will be considered
  • In case there is a tie in PI marks also, the PIT/GD marks will be compared and the one with more marks in PIT will be considered
  • In case there is a tie in PIT/GD marks also, the TISSNET 2021 Entrance test marks will be compared and the one with more marks in entrance test will be considered
  • In case there is a tie in Entrance marks too, the candidate higher in age will be offered  the seat

TISS NET Salient features

 

Computer Based Test: TISSNET is an online entrance exam for the admission to Full-Time (Regular) Post-Graduate Degree Programmes (M.A., M. Sc., M.H.A., M.P.H., MA (HR)) offered at 4 campuses of TISS located at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad and other locations

 

Easy to moderate difficulty level: TISS NET exam difficulty varies from Easy to moderate. The preparation done for CAT and other management entrances is sufficient to crack TISS NET.

 

6 Areas of Test Paper: The TISSNET exam consists of English, Analytical & Logical Reasoning along with General Knowledge & Knowledge on Contemporary Issues. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their TISSNET score. The shortlisted candidates then are called for a round of Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview (PIT/PI) leading to final selection.

 

GK is the differentiator: With English, Quant and LR/DI being of easy to moderate difficulty, TISS NET places major thrust on GK by allotting highest weightage of 40 marks to GK Section. The purview of GK is vast. In order to score well in TISS NET you need to ace the GK section.

 

No Negative Marking: TISS NET does not have negative marking for any programme. This allows going for some hit and trial to maximize your score.

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 15-10-2020 05:00 PM to 30-11-2020 11:45 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 18-12-2020 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Saturday, January 9, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:45 (Confirm)
    Result: 05-02-2021 06:00 PM (Confirm)

TISSNET Eligibility 2021

TISS NET Eligibility Criteria 2021 constitute the TISSNET exam 2021 eligibility and programme specific TISS eligibility for admission 2021 at Tata Institute of Social Sciences. TISS NET is a computer based National Entrance Test for the all Masters programmes offered by different campuses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences. M.A. programmes of Tata Institute of Social Sciences are highly sought after Masters Degree courses for the candidates seeking career in management and other branches. TISS NET 2021 Exam date is January 9, 2021 and the exam duration is 100 minutes. Read More

 

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TISSNET Pattern

TISS NET 2021 is scheduled on Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 2PM to 3.40 PM as a computer based test. TISS Net 2021 exam pattern offers admission to various management programmes at different campuses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). It will be an online CBT exam comprising MCQ type questions. TISSNET exam pattern has remained same for last many years. This year candidates will also have to appear in TISSMAT along with TISSNET for admission 2021-23 batch in specific Masters’ Programmes.

 

TISS MAT 2021: Additional Exam with TISS NET for MA (HRM) Admission
TISS offers more than 50 Masters programs at its different campuses. Among these are MA (HRM & LR) and MA (ODCL) which are most sought programs.

 

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TISSNET Registration 2021, Application Fee & Process

TISSNET Registration 2021, Application Fee & Process

The TISS NET 2021 Registration will open on October 15, 2020 in Online mode. The TISS NET 2021 registration and application form can be submitted till November 30, 2020 in online mode and till December 3, 2020 by post.

 

You can register for TISS NET 2021 on admission website of TISS online or offline during the above TISS NET 2021 Registration window. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is likely to open the TISSNET 2021 registration on October 15, 2020.

 

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TISSNET Syllabus 2021

Along with the TISS NET 2021, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) will also conduct TISS MAT 2021 exam for admission to its most preferred Masters programs, namely MA Human Resource Management & Labour Relations (HRM &LR) and MA Organisation Development, Change and Leadership (ODCL) offered at its Mumbai Campus. For other 50+ Masters programs, the candidates will need to appear in TISS NET only.

 

The syllabus for TISS- NET and TISS-MAT is different with different objectives to assess the candidates on different parameters. Accordingly, the TISSNET syllabus is more or less similar to other major MBA entrance examinations while the syllabus for TISS-MAT is more focused on Business Management and communication.

 

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TISSNET Cut off

TISSNET 2020 cut off for shortlisting the candidates for final admission round is based on the overall and sectional scores obtained in TISSNET exam. The cut off of TISSNET M.A. 2020 admission will vary from programme to programme. For the M A programmes in HR and other streams, the Cut off of TISSNET 2020 is expected to remain high. The Result of TISSNET 2020 will be declared in January 2020 last week in evening hours. 

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TISSNET Admit Card 2020

TISSNET Exam 2020 Admit Card release date is December 18, 2019 in the afternoon. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) will make live the TISSNET 2020 Hall Ticket on December 18-19, 2019. TISNET 2020 is the entrance exam for admission to various Post graduate (MA) programmes at all the campuses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences. 

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TISSNET Paper Analysis 2020

TISS NET 2020 paper analysis by MBAUniverse.com will be available on TISSNET 2020 exam date immediately after completion of TISS NET exam on January 4, 2020. TISSNET exam analysis will help you to assess your performance, expected cut off and admission chances in M.A HR in TISS after the online computer based TISS NET 2020 exam. 

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TISSNET Result 2020

TISS NET 2020 result will be declared in February 4, 2020 at 5 PM by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) for admission to MA programmes at its four campuses. Candidates can view and download TISSNET 2020 score card by login at official TISSNET website with their registered mail ID. 

 

TISS NET 2020 Exam date is Sunday, January 4, 2020. A few changes have been brought in the test pattern and type of questions in TISSNET. While GK in TISS NET is reported as a little tougher, Logical Reasoning remains a bit tricky. English proficiency in TISS NET exam may contain certain forgotten question type which might have not appeared in TISSNET last year. 

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TISSNET Mock Test

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) will conduct TISSNET 2020 on January 4, 2020 for admission to its Masters Programmes in 40 test cities. TISSNET is an online computer based objective test.

 

Two months before the exam, TISS will release the official Mock Test with 24-25 questions divided in three sections. The authenticated Mock Test for TISSNET 2020 released on official TISS website offers good opportunity to have a feel of actual TISSNET exam pattern although there will be fewer questions in the officially released TISSNET demo question paper. 

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TISSNET Selection Procedure 2021

TISSNET 2021 selection precedure for admission to M.A. programs at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a three step process. The admission process and cut off for TISSNET MA 2021 selection procedure will vary from programme to programme. The Result of TISSNET 2021 will be declared in January 2021 last week in evening hours.

 

TISS NET 2021 exam date is January 9, 2021. Following is the step wise schedule of admission process in Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

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TISSNET Percentile Predictor

You need to calculate your expected TISS NET score for shortlisting by Tata Institute of Social Sciences immediately after taking your TISS NET 2020 exam on January 4, 2020.

 

Accordingly, you will be eager to know your TISS NET percentile and the process how to arrive at the accurate TISSNET percentile calculation. The best TISSNET percentile predictor should give you the nearest TISSNET percentile calculation so that you may decide whether you would be shortlisted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai for the preferred M.A. admission 2020 based on your TISSNET 2020 predictions of your percentile score. 

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TISSNET Answer keys

TISSNET 2020 Answer keys on the lines of other national level exams are expected to be released by TISS a week after the TISSNET exam date. Since, TISSNET is a single session exam on January 4, 2020, it would be easy for TISS to release the TISSNET answer keys for all the 100 TISSNET questions as against the exams which are held in multiple sessions on multiple days.

 

5 Facts About TISSNET Answer Keys 2020

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TISSNET Preparation

TISS NET 2021 exam date is January 9, 2021. Good score in TISS NET 2021 will lead to admission in various reputed MBA equivalent, M.A. courses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences. These courses leading to TISS Master's Degree are much sought after by the MBA aspirants. 

 

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TISSNET Exam Centers

TISSNET exam centres for TISSNET 2020 Test are 40. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has announced to conduct TISSNET 2020 on January 4, 2020 from 2 PM to 3.40 PM across the country.

 

TISS NET 2020 test centres are divided into four zones in India. The zone-wise list of TISSNET MBA exam centres 2020 is shared below:  

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