TISSNET 2016 - Tata Institute of Social Sciences conducts TISSNET 2016 which is a national level post graduate entrance exam. The exam is conducted for admissions to Masters in Social Work and related programs offered by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). TISSNET scores are accepted only by TISS Mumbai only. TISSNET 2016 was conducted in online mode on January 9, 2016, and the results for shortlisted candidates has been announced on February 2, 2016.Latest: Tata Institute of Social Sciences will conduct TISSNET 2017 in the month of January, 2017. Know all about TISSNET 2017 Application Form fees and procedure.
Exam Name: Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test
Commonly Known As: TISSNET
Exam Category: PG
Conducting Body: TATA Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
TISSNET 2016 Eligibility Criteria: Graduates from any discipline with a recognized bachelor’s degree can apply for the application process for admissions in TISS Mumbai. The bachelor’s degree must be of a minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 system).
Final year candidates, who will be able to complete their Bachelor's Degree examinations by June 2016, are also eligible to apply.
TISSNET 2016 Application Form: The application process was both online and offline, where eligible candidates can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any two of the TISS Campuses and other locations.
Online process: Candidates can visit the official website, fill and submit the same along with the fee online only.
Candidates have to fill up the TISSNET 2016 Application Form with the required details. Once the candidates had submitted the filled in applications, an email for verification had been sent, and the candidates had to verify the mail. After re-logging in, candidates could have edited the complete TISSNET 2016 Application Form and upload the necessary documents and certificates along with passport size photograph and signature.
Offline process: Candidates could get a printed copy of the application form from the Institute by sending a request by Speed Post with application fees to Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088.
The application fee to be paid by general category candidates for one programme was Rs 1030, and for SC/ST/OBC candidates was Rs 260.
TISSNET 2016 Exam Pattern: The exam was conducted on Jan 9 from 2pm to 3.40 pm in 39 centers. The test was a computer based test which had 100 objective questions to be answered within the duration of 1 hour 40 minutes.
The objective test consists of questions related to: General Knowledge; Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning; and English Proficiency.
There was no negative marking for wrong answers in the test.
TISSNET 2016 Admit Card: The admit card were available only for the registered candidates to download from January 6, 2016. Candidates without admit card were not allowed to appear in the test.
TISSNET 2016 Result: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai has declared the result of TISSNET 2016 on February 2 along with the names of shortlisted candidates who have to follow the selection process.
TISSNET 2016 Selection Process: Selection is based on the basis of three different components, see details below
National Common Written Test
Pre-Interview Test prior to the Personal Interview
TISSNET 2016 Important Dates: The dates are provided in the table,
Last Date for Online form APPLICATION / REGISTRATION for All Master's programmes
December 8, 2015
Last Date for receipt of application form by post
December 9, 2015
National Entrance Test – (Computer Based) at Different Centres
January 09, 2016
Candidates who appeared for the national entrance test will be sent their score cards on email
February 02, 2016
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at TISS Mumbai for programmes offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur Campuses, MHAT, BANYAN and G-SET Ranchi
March 10- 19, 2016
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at Hyderabad for all Hyderabad Campus Programmes
March 30 - April 02, 2016
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at Guwahati for all Guwahati Campus Programmes
Will update soon
Announcement of Selection on TISS website for all the Programmes
April 15, 2016
Address: Tata Institute of Social Sciences
V.N. Purav Marg
Mumbai - 400 088
Phone: 022 - 2552 5252
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You will have to enter your registered email id and password that you created for TISSNET. If you are still not able to login, mail their helpdesk at:
. You can also contact them at 022-25525252, 91-22-2552 5000. Mail them from your registered email. Before that once try shutting down your computer and restart and try it again.
TISS NET 2020 exam has been conducted and questions in the exam were asked from the following sections:
Mathematics and Logical reasoning
For English proficiency and Mathematics and Logical reasoning there is no sectional cutoff. For General Awareness, there is sectional cutoff of 35% (14 Marks).
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Sonu, admission to Master's courses in Tata Institute of Social Sciences occurs through TISSNET. Now, you can apply for TISSNET if you fulfill the conditions required as stipulated by the institution. These conditions are known as eligibility criteria. Now, the eligibility criteria for applying for TISSNET in terms of educational qualification in most cases ie for admission to most courses is that the candidate should be graduate in any stream or discipline or he/she must be appearing in their final graduation paper and have to submit their passing certificate by any date stipulated. As far as you are graduate, you can apply for most cases, however, for some courses like MA (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership), Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology), M.A. Social Work in (Disability Studies and Action) etc , the requirement is that graduation should be from a certain stream or subject or there should be some job or internship experience for the candidates. For mire information about these eligibility criteria, you can use the link
As regards to query about choice of specialization, the choice should be such that should generate interest and entertain you. It totally depends on your interest areas, however, there are some courses or specialization which are quite popular among the student groups and some of them are M.A. in (Human Resources Management and Labour Relations) , MBA, Master's of Arts etc. So, the specialization should be such that the student feels comfortable in it and is usually chosen by applicantd in the stream as graduation.
here is the link for previous years question papers with solutions just got through it,i hope this helps you .
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