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TISSNET Exam Pattern, TISSNET 2021

TISSNET Exam Pattern 2021

The TISSNET 2021 exam will be conducted by Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai. It is a post graduate exam conducted online for all the 53 MA programmes offered at the four campuses of TISS and two other locations:

  1. Mumbai
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Tuljapur
  4. Guwahati
  5. BALM Chennai
  6. TISS-Nagaland

Here is all you need to know about the TISSNET 2021 exam and the exam pattern.

 

TISSNET 2021: Important Dates

Sr.no.

Event

Mumbai

Tuljapur

Hyderabad

Guwahati 

I

Announcement of Online Application for Admission

 December 03, 2020

II

Last Date for Online form APPLICATION / REGISTRATION

January 25, 2021

III

Last Date for receipt of application form by post

January 25, 2021

IV

 TISS-NET Hall Ticket available  (Online) for downloading

February 08-15, 2021

V

Online Pre-admission orentation Programme for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates will be held at Mumbai/Tuljapur/Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses

January 30-31, 2021

January 30-31, 2021

January 30-31, 2021

January 30-31, 2021

VI

TISS National Entrance Test (TISS_NET) (Computer Based) at Different Centres

February 20, 2021 ( Saturday)

VII

Announcement of TISS-NET results (candidates who appeared for the national entrance test will have to visit the TISS website and login to download their score card).

To be announced

 VIII

Programme Apptitude Test/Management Aptitude Test and Online Personal Interview

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

 IX

 Announcement of Merit List

To be announced

     X

 Online Documents uploading & payment of Fees by the selected candidate and confirm seat

To be announced

     XI

 Announcement of First Wait List

To be announced

 XII

Online Documents uploading & payment of Fees by the selected candidates and confirm seat from Wait list 1

To be announced

 XIII

Closing of Admissions for Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, and Guwahati Campuses

 To be announced

 XIV

Commencement of New Academic Session, 2020-21

 

For  M.A. Education(Elementary )

To be announced

 

 

To be announced

 XV

 Commencement of New Academic Session 2020-21 for Junior Students

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced

To be announced


The TISSNET 2021 will test candidates on the following areas English, Mathematics, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness. Below is the exam pattern and markings scheme for TISSNET 2021 exam:TISSNET 2021: Exam Pattern

TISSNET 2020 Exam Sections

Total Questions

TISSNET 2020 Marking Scheme

Time Duration (Ideal Time Spent)

Correct Answer

Total Marks

English Proficiency

30

+1

30

40

Mathematics & Logical Reasoning

30

+1

30

45

General Awareness

40

+1

40

15

Total

100

100

100

 

There is NO negative marking for the TISSNET 2021 exam.

 

TISSNET 2021: Exam Syllabus

Section 1: English Proficiency

Weightage: 30%

The English Proficiency section tests a students verbal reasoning and reading comprehension skills. The syllabus consists of topics like:

  1. Grammar
  2. Odd-one-out & Analogies
  3. Reading comprehension
  4. Synonyms & Antonyms
  5. Verbal reasoning
  6. Word Choice/ sentence correction

 

Section 2: Mathematics & Logical Reasoning

Weightage: 30%

The Mathematics & Logical Reasoning section tests a students’ math knowledge up to class X level. It also tests the quantitative and logical reasoning. The syllabus consists of topics like:

  1. Basic Arithmetic
  2. Basic Geometry
  3. Basic Statistics
  4. Basic Trigonometry
  5. Data interpretation
  6. Logical reasoning
  7. Number Series

Section 3: General Awareness

Weightage: 40%

The General Awareness section is the most critical section and is the differential factor. It tests the students on the current affairs and knowledge about socially relevant issues. The popular topics asked are:

  1. Art & Culture
  2. Environment
  3. Indian History
  4. Politics
  5. Science & Technology
  6. Social Studies
  7. Sports

TISSNET 2021: Recommended Books

The following books are recommended for preparation for TISSNET 2021 exam:

  1. English Proficiency
    1. Objective General English by SP Bakshi
    2. Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension by Arihant
  2. Mathematics & Logical Reasoning
    1. Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal
    2. Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Arihant
    3. A Complete Manual for the CAT by Arihant
  3. General Awareness
    1. General Knowledge by Arihant
    2. Year Book 2020-21 by Competition Success Review

 

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