TISSNET Pattern

Updated on
October 8, 2019

TISS NET 2020 is scheduled on Sunday, January 4, 2020 from 2PM to 3.40 PM as a computer based test. TISS Net 2020 exam pattern 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. 

 

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) conducts TISS NET in 40 centres located in different parts of the country. There are 100 questions in MCQ format in TISSNET 2020. The duration of the test is also 100 minutes. Candidates get 1 mark for every correct answer. There is no negative marking in TISSNET 2020 for wrong answers. The exam is of 100 marks.

 

TISSNET 2020: Key Changes

  • Online Computer Based test
  • All questions are of MCQ type
  • TISSNET 2020 exam will not have any negative marking question this year
  • TISSNET 2020 exam will have a single question paper for all the programmes
  • There will be 100 questions for a duration of 100 minutes in TISSNET 2020
  • TISSNET 2020 scoring pattern is changed. General Awareness Section has 40 marks; English Proficiency has 30 marks; Maths and Logical Reasoning section carries 30 marks

TISSNET 2020: Exam Highlights

TISSNET Exam Pattern consists of questions related to General Knowledge; Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning; and English Proficiency as per following pattern: 

TISS NET 2020 pattern
Highlights
TISSNET Full Form
Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test (TISSNET)
TISS 2020 Paper pattern
Online Computer Based Test
No of Questions
100
Maximum Score
100 Marks
Type of questions
MCQs
Time limit
100 Minutes
Maximum marks per question
1
Negative Marking
No negative Marking
No of Areas
6
No of Choices per question
4

TISSNET 2020 is likely to be on the lines of previous year exams. We have provided the sectional composition of the year TISS NET 2019 and TISS NET 2018 to analyze previous year trends of TISS NET.

 

TISS NET 2019 Sectional Composition

Section Name
Number of questions
Time allotted
Analytical Ability
30
N/A
Logical Reasoning
30
N/A
English Proficiency
30
N/A
General Knowledge
40
N/A
Total
100
100 minutes

 

TISS NET 2018 Sectional Composition

Section Name
Number of questions
Time allotted
Analytical Ability
30
N/A
Logical Reasoning
30
N/A
English Proficiency
30
N/A
General Knowledge
40
N/A
Total
100
100 minutes

 

TISS NET 2019 Structure

Sr. No.
TISS NET 2019
 
  1.  
Exam Mode
Online Test
  1.  
Duration
100 minutes
  1.  
Number of attempts in a year
Single
  1.  
Type of questions
All MCQs.
  1.  
Marking Pattern
+1 for each correct answer.
  1.  
Negative Marking
No negative marks for incorrect answers.
  1.  
Sectional Cutoff
There was no individual sectional cutoff.
  1.  
Facility to choose order of sections
There was no pre-fixed order for sections. The exam allowed switching freely among different sections.
  1.  
Top colleges accepting exam score
Tata Institute of Social Sciences

TISS NET paper gives enough opportunities to score in the Verbal and RC area as well as in the Mathematics, Data Interpretation and Logical Ability area. However, the area on General Knowledge and Current Affairs is usually the deciding factor for the cutoff. 

 

Highest cut off is applied for MA in HRM & LR in TISSNET and goes in the range of 65 to 69.

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