TISSNET is the national entrance test to seek admission in any full-time post-graduate programmes (MA, M.Sc, MHA, MPH) in Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS). These courses are offered in independent centres across TISS Mumbai, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Tuljapur. All the campuses of TISS have experienced and dedicated faculty, engaged in teaching and research. In addition, the college follows a unified campus placement policy and process.
TISS admission procedure is a computer-based national entrance test. It is an objective type test and even applicants with a basic knowledge of computer can apply for it. The exam will have 3 sections including General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability and Verbal ability.
1. General Knowledge
This section will test the student on topics related to general awareness and current affairs. The questions will be based on Indian and world history, recent social issues and movements held across the world, etc.
2. Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning
Analytical and numerical ability section will include questions related to mathematics, data interpretation and logical reasoning. To score good marks in this section, the applicant needs to have a strong hold on topics like time & distance, ratio & proportion, average, HCF & LCM, percentage, etc.
3. Verbal Ability
A strong hold on the English language is very important in order to clear this section. The candidate will be asked a set of questions based on a comprehension. Apart from the passage, the questions are related to topics like synonyms & antonyms, omissions, etc.
4. Selection Procedure
Candidates will be shortlisted based on their performance in the TISSNET. The selected candidates are called for a pre-interview test (PIT) or group discussion, followed by a personal interview (PI). While the national entrance test carries 100 marks, Pre-interview test and Personal interview contain 50 & 75 marks respectively.
How to Apply for TISSNET?
For pursuing the master’s degree, the candidate is required to follow a specified admission procedure in Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Apply for TISSNET on the official website and keep the following factors in mind when filling the application form:
- In order to apply online, applicants are expected to register themselves at https://appln-admissions.tiss.edu/register/ and log on to the official website. Candidates can apply for TISSNET from there.
- Fill the application form carefully, mention all the necessary information and make sure it is correct. Also, keep all the required documents ready.
- Once the form is completed, pay the requisite application fee and submit your application form.
- It is important to download and take a printout of the application form for future references.
Tata Institute of Social Science brings together high-quality scholars and practitioners from social, political, economic, engineering, health and environmental sciences to create interdisciplinary teaching and research programmes amalgamated with field training to address the most critical issues of the nation. Candidates having a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 3 years duration are eligible to apply for the TISSNET. Candidates studying in their last semesters can also apply for a master’s degree in TISS but only if they have scored passing marks in all their previous years’ semesters.