TISS NET Exam is a computer based National Entrance Test for MA programmes of Tata Institute of Social Sciences. TISSNET 2019 exam is expected to be held in the 1st week of January 2019. The exam will be held from 2pm to 3.40 pm in 39-40 centres in India. Registration for TISS NET 2019 is likely to begin from 3rd week of October 2018.


Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) conducts TISS National Entrance Test (TISS-NET) for admission to about 55 of its Programs. TISS has 21 schools and 45 centres offering variety of programmes.


Courses at TISS are offered in multiple disciplines ranging from social sector to policy making. The courses for which a Management 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 an easy to 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 2019: Important Dates

Announcement of Admissions
3rd week October, 2018
Last Date for Online form APPLICATION / REGISTRATION for All Master's programmes
Last Week, November, 2018 (Saturday)
Last Date for receipt of application form by post
Last Week November,2018
Issue of Admit Cards (Online )
3rd week, December, 2018
Pre-admission orentation Programme for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates will be held at Mumbai/Tuljapur/Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses
4th Week, December 2018 (2 days)
TISSNET 2019 Exam Date 
1st week. January, 2019 (Single day exam)
Announcement of TISS-NET 2019 Result
Last week, January, 2019 (Evening hours)    
(Candidates who appeared for the national entrance test will have to visit the TISS website and login to download your score card.)
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at TISS for programmes offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati and BALM, Chennai Campuses.
1st – 2nd Week March 2019 (Mumbai and BALM, Chennai)
2nd-3rd week March, 2019 
3rd week March, 2019  
 March 26 To March 29, 2018
 Announcement of Selection on TISS website for all the Programmes
 Last Week April, 2019   

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 it highest weightage of 40 marks. 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

  • Notification date: 22-10-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Late Registration – Online: 24-11-2018 05:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 24-12-2018 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings- Online: Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 10:00 (Confirm)
    Result: 25-01-2019 10:00 AM (Confirm)

TISSNET 2019 Eligibility

TISSNET 2019 Eligibility criteria are:

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TISSNET Pattern 2019

TISSNET paper pattern 2019 for admission to various management programmes at different campuses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences is online computer based objective test. TISSNET exam pattern has remained same for last many years. Expected to be held in the first week of January 2019 in a single session from 2pm to 3.40 pm in 39-40 centres located in different parts of the country, TISSNET 2019 Test Structure will consist of 100 questions in MCQ format to be solved in 100 minutes.  Candidates get one mark for every correct answer and no negative marking is done for incorrect answers.

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TISSNET Registration, application fee & process

Registrations for TISS NET 2019 conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences are expected to be announced on the 3rd week of October 2018. The registration dates would remain open for about 60 days. You can register for TISS NET 2019 on asmission website of TISS www.tiss.edu/admissions/ .


TISS NET Registration Dates
Based on past year’s trends, TISS NET 2019 Registration & Exam expected dates are:

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TISSNET 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus for TISS- NET, the entrance exam of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, is more or less similar to other major MBA entrance examinations. We provide below a comprehensive but not exhaustive list of topics of different sections for TISS NET:

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TISSNET Paper Analysis

TISSNET 2019 paper analysis by MBAUniverse.com will be available on TISSNET 2019 exam date immediately after completion of TISSNET 2019 exam in January 2019. TISSNET exam analysis will help you to assess your performance in the online computer based TISSNET 2019 exam.


Besides, TISSNET 2019 exam analysis from other experts and TISSNET coaching centres will also be made available. Important TISSNET 2019 exam analysis by experts which will be made available are:

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TISSNET 2019 Result

TISSNET final Result for TISSNET 2019 Exam will be declared in the last week of January 2019. The TISSNET Result trends show that TISSNET Result is declared in the evening and the TISSNET 2019 score card will be available for download from TISS website after the TISSNET Result is declared by Tata Institute of Social Sciences.


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