Overview | TISSNET 2022 Exam
Tata Institute of Social Sciences commonly known as TISS is located in Mumbai and three other campuses. For admission into their Master’s Program (MA) a National entrance exam named TISSNET is conducted every year which is a computer-based test. This year, TISSNET 2022 exam is scheduled to be held on 26th Feb 2022. It is important to note that TISS does not offer MBA program. The MA programmes of TISS are the most sought-after Master’s Degree course that is at par with the MBA programmes of top B-Schools of the country.
Following are the courses offered by TISS:
- MA in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations
- MA in Social Entrepreneurship
- MA in Organization Development, Change and Leadership
- MA in Globalization and Labor
TISSNET 2022 Exam Important Dates
|TISSNET 2022 Exam Registration Start Date||17th Dec, 2021|
|Last Date for TISSNET 2022 Exam Registration||7th Feb, 2022|
|Pre-admission orientation for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates||12-13th Feb, 2022|
|TISSNET 2022 Exam Admit Card||14th Feb, 2022|
|TISSNET 2022 Exam date||26th Feb, 2022|
|TISSNET 2022 Result||To Be Announced|
|TISSPAT/TISSMAT 2022 Admit Card Download||To Be Announced|
|TISSMAT/TISSPAT 2022 Exam Date||To Be Announced|
|TISS Online Personal Interview (OPI)||To Be Announced|
|TISSNET 2022 Merit List||To Be Announced|
TISSNET 2022 Exam Key Features
Computer Based Test: TISSNET is an online exam that is a computer-based test for admission to its Master’s program offered at 4 Campuses that are Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, and Hyderabad.
Difficulty Level: In terms of difficulty, the TISSNET exam is considered to be an easy to moderate level exam. If you have prepared honestly for MBA Entrance Exams like CAT, XAT, or IIFT, then TISSNET can be an easy exam for you.
Number of Sections: The TISSNET Exam has 3 sections that are:
- English Proficiency
- Maths & Logical Reasoning
- General Knowledge
Main Differentiator: The General Knowledge section is considered as a main differentiator for TISSNET exam as a majority of questions are asked in this section. To get shortlisted, this section needs to be prepared well.
Negative Marking: No negative marking for incorrect answers in the TISSNET 2022 Exam.
A candidate can apply for a maximum of three M.A programmes. The main 2 programmes are MA (HR) and MA (ODCL).
TISSNET 2022 Exam Key Points
|TISSNET Exam 2022 Conducting Authority||Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)|
|TISSNET Exam Full Form||Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test|
|Colleges considering TISSNET 2022 Exam||TISS Mumbai, TISS Tuljapur, TISS Hyderabad, TISS Guwahati, BALM Chennai|
|TISSNET 2022 Exam Date||26th February 2022|
|TISSMAT 2022 Exam Date||After the declaration of TISSNET 2022 exam result and before Online Personal Interview round.|
|TISSNET Exam 2022 Application Process||Online|
|TISSNET 2022 Application Fee||Rs.1000 + Bank Charges (Rs.30) (per course)|
|TISSNET 2022 Exam Pattern||Computer-Based|
|TISSNET 2022 Test Time & Duration||2 PM to 3.40 PM (100 Minutes)|
|Maximum Marks in TISSNET Exam 2022||100|
|Total Questions in TISSNET||100|
|Number of Sections in TISSNET 2022 Exam||3 (English Proficiency, Maths & Logical Reasoning, General Awareness)|
|Highest Weightage Section in TISSNET||GK with 40% weight|
|Type of Questions in TISSNET entrance exam||MCQs|
|Number of Option Choices per question in TISSNET 2022 Exam||4|
|Negative Marking in TISSNET 2022 entrance exam||No Negative Marking for Incorrect Answer|
|TISSNET 2022 Exam Cut off Score||No Sectional cut off but for the GK section, minimum of 14 marks are required.|
|TISSNET Question paper difficulty level||Easy to Moderate|
|TISSNET Cut Off for TISS, Mumbai (MA HRM) admission||70 – 74 Marks|
TISSNET 2022 Exam Pattern
There is no specific change in the TISSNET 2022 Exam Pattern:
|Section Name||Number of questions|
|Maths & Logical Reasoning||30|
TISSNET 2022 Exam Major Changes
As compared to TISSNET Previous Year Exams, here are the major changes in TISSNET 2022 Exam & TISSMAT 2022 Exam:
- Shortlisting of candidates is based on the score of the TISSNET for Online Assessment (OL) round which is the PI round for final selection.
- After Shortlisting for the Online Assessment round, it is mandatory to appear in TISSMAT for MA (HRM) and M.A. (ODCL) programmes and in TISSPAT for other MA Programmes.
Note: Earlier TISSMAT was conducted immediately after TISSNET, but from the year 2022, the TISSMAT exam is now the part of PI round.
TISSMAT Time duration- 45 mins. Earlier, the time duration was 30 mins.
- The TISSMAT is a Common Test only for MA (HRM) and MA (ODCL) programmes and need not be taken separately for each of the two programmes.
- Personal Interview for TISS admission 2022 will be Online
- Weightage for TISSNET 2022 exam has been reduced and for TISSMAT 2022 exam, the weightage has been increased as compared to TISS previous year exams.
- Final Admission for the MA programmes in TISS is based on the performance in TISSNET Exam, TISSMAT Exam and Online Assessment Test (Personal Interview)
TISSMAT 2022 Exam Pattern
The Pre-Interview Exam for the TISS Exam was replaced with TISSMAT/TISSPAT exam. The detailed exam pattern is discussed below. The TISS Management Aptitude Exam abbreviated as TISSMAT will be conducted after the shortlisting of candidates on the basis of their performance in the TISSNET 2022 Exam. Previously, the TISSMAT exam was conducted just after the TISSNET exam which has now been changed.
Following is the exam pattern of the TISSMAT 2022 Exam.
|TISSMAT 2022 Exam||Conducted after shortlisting before Online Assessment round. If not shortlisted, not eligible for TISSMAT or TISSPAT|
|Maximum Marks in TISSMAT Exam 2022||45|
|Total Number of Questions in TISSMAT 2022||45|
|TISS MAT 2022 Time duration||45 Minutes|
|Number of Sections in TISSMAT 2022 Exam||3 Sections namely: Comprehension- 15 questions,|
Management Data Interpretation- 15 questions, Business Awareness- 15 questions
|Type of Questions in TISSMAT Exam||MCQs|
|Answer Options in TISSMAT entrance exam 2022||4|
|Negative Marking in TISSMAT 2022 entrance exam||0.25 Mark for each Wrong Answer|
|TISS MAT Weightage for MA HRM final selection||40%|
TISS NET & TISSMAT Weightage for TISS Admission 2022
The revised weightage of sections for the final selection in TISS MA Programs is given below:
|Component||Weightage for TISS Admission 2022||Previous Weightage|
|TISSNET 2022 Exam||30%||100% upto the shortlisting stage. No Weightage in final selection process|
|Pre Interview Test||Replaced by TISSMAT/TISSPAT 2022||40%|
Hope you have now understood the exam pattern, eligibility criteria, and Selection criteria for admission into TISS.