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  • Exam Name
    Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test
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TISNNET 2022 Important Events TISSNET 2022 Exam Dates (Tentative) Related Links
TISSNET Registration December 17, 2021 TISSNET Eligibility
TISSNET Registration Last date February 10, 2022 TISSNET Registrations
Last date for sending TISSNET application form by post 2nd week of February, 2022 TISSNET Exam Dates
TISSNET 2022 Admit Card February 17- February 21, 2022 TISSNET Admit Card
TISSNET Exam February 26, 2022 TISSNET Exam Pattern
TISSNET Result March 23, 2022 TISSNET Result
TISSMAT 3rd  Week of March 2022 -
TISSPAT 3rd  Week of March 2022 TISSNET Selection Process
PI ( Personal Interview) 3rd  Week of March 2022 onwards -
Announcement of TISSNET merit list

4th Week of June 2022

TISSNET cutoffs
Online document submission and verification along with fee payment

1st Week of July 2022 Onwards

TISSNET Participating Insitutes
Announcement of 1st waiting list

1st Week of August 2022

Online document submission and verification along with fee payment for 1st waiting list candidates

1st ​Week of August 2022 onwards

Announcement of 2nd waiting list 4th  ​Week of August 2022 -
Closing of admission procedure 2nd Week of September 2022 TISSNET Previous Year Question Papers
Eligibilty Criteria

In order to fulfil eligibility for TISSNET 2022, a candidate needs to fulfil the below mentioned criteria:

  • All candidates must have completed a Bachelor’s degree course with at least 50% marks of 3 to 4 years duration from a university recognized by the government.
  • All candidates must be authorized citizens of India and at least 21 years before the exam. There is no upper age limit.
  • All candidates must have education of 10+2+3/4. Candidates who have studied more than undergraduate degree are also eligible for application.
  • All candidates must have completed their undergraduate degree on or before June 11, 2022.
  • Students appearing for their final exam in undergraduate degree can also appear for TISSNET, provided that they can fulfil the criteria within a limited time period.
Exam Pattern

Here we provide you with a list of the marks distribution for the written test of TISSNET 2022.

Subject Maximum Marks
Proficiency in English 30 marks
Maths and Logical Reasoning 30 marks
General Awareness 40 marks
Total marks 100 marks

It is vital to know TISSNET Syllabus in detail before appearing for the exam. Check the detailed syllabus for TISSNET 2022 so that you can start preparing early from now onwards.

  1. Proficiency in English or Verbal Ability: This section carries questions on comprehension and verbal ability (VA). These are certain areas you should focus on: fill in the blanks with the correct word, antonyms, synonyms, homophones, pick the odd word out, sentence correction, idioms, analogies and acronyms. In case of reading comprehension (RC), you must know the purpose of the passage, assumption and supporting statements, learn how to draw inference and conclusion. You should learn to identify the author’s point of view, determine the strength or weakness of arguments and identify flaws or discrepancies in logic.
  2. General Knowledge/ General Awareness or Social Sensitivity: This section carries questions on current affairs, history, meanings of terms, recent social issues, social activities and movements. You are expected to know about the environment, ecology, sports, entertainment, labour, politics, economy etc. You should have a wide ranging knowledge on issues such as health, media, education, ICTs, literature, art, governance, law, international politics and current events. Read: How to Prepare for TISSNET GK
  3. Mathematics and Logical Reasoning: This section has questions on core Mathematics, Data Interpretation (DI) and Logical Reasoning. We will provide you with the details of the topics you should cover for each subsection.
  • Mathematics: Brush up on your basic concepts of algebra, profit and loss, percentage, ratio and proportion, HCF and LCM, average, square root, time and distance, BODMAS, mixtures and allegations as well as basic geometry.
  • Data Interpretation (DI): Learn to interpret bar graphs, pie charts, case lets, line graphs, tables, double pie charts and multiple graphs. You must have knowledge of data comparison as well.
  • Logical Reasoning: Here you will be expected to solve questions on number series, alphabet series, logical connectivity, Venn diagrams, puzzles, cubes and statement conclusion. You are expected to have an eye for detail when solving questions from this section. Assumptions, arguments and family trees will also be questioned on.

The national written entrance exam is just the first round for selection in TISS. You also need to appear for Pre Interview Test (TISSMAT/TISSPAT) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds to get finally qualified. These admission rounds of TISSNET will be held separately for each campus of TISS. It is only after all these rounds are completed that the TISS authorities will come up with the final selection list. Your final score will be based on your performance in all the rounds.

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