How to Synchronize TISSNET Preparation with CAT Exam?
How to Synchronize TISSNET Preparation with CAT Exam? - Interest in a Master’s degree attracts the thought of pursuing an MBA program. In India many MBA entrance exams are conducted for the purpose of admission. However, the most desirable out of all MBA entrance exams is CAT. But it is not a piece of cake for everyone. Only those who have perseverance and dedicated attitude are able to make it to IIMs. Yes, good luck factor can’t be denied. Apart from Indian Institute of Management’s another B-School that is a heart throb for management candidates is TISS. Candidates who prepare for CAT simultaneously study for TISSNET as well. For such candidates the situation of confusion always prevails regarding the study plan, simultaneous strategy and so on. Hence, in this article of how to synchronize TISSNET preparation with the CAT exam, Careers360 brings to you the major strategies to be followed for preparation. Along with that we will showcase the similarities and differences which were witnessed in both TISSNET and CAT. Read the complete article for better understanding. Before moving straight onto how to synchronize TISSNET preparation with CAT exam, let us first see what these two are -
Latest update-Candidates can checkCAT 2020 resultin the second week of January 2021. Also checkCAT cutoff 2020.
What is TISSNET?
Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai conducts TISSNET a University Level Exam. Candidates who qualify TISSNET are required to appear for the TISS Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT) in addition to the TISSNET entrance exam. TISSNET MBA 2021 will be conducted on February 20, 2021.
What is CAT?
Common Admission Test, popularly known as CAT is a National Level Exam which is also conducted annually by IIMs on a rotational basis. The participation level of CAT is comparatively very high as compared to TISSNET. CAT 2020 exam was conducted by IIM Indore.
Exam Pattern of TISSNET and CAT -
1 hour and 40 minutes
120 minutes (2 hours)
No. of Questions
100 (MCQs and TITA)
For Detailed Information on exam patterns of both, Quick Links can be checked
Major Strategies on How to Synchronize TISSNET Preparation with CAT exam -
Candidates who are planning to give CAT must make sure to devote two hours on each section. Both CAT and TISSNET have three sections, candidates can make study plan and prepare for both simultaneously. Since TISSNET has a basic section of general knowledge candidates are advised to devote atleast one hour just to read the news and get aware with the general topics of social studies, politics, spots, art and culture, Indian history and related content.
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As per the CAT important dates and TISSNET MBA important dates, both exams are conducted in different months. CAT is conducted usually in November, while TISSNET MBA is conducted in January. CAT 2020 like previous year exams will definitely have sectional timing and negative marking scheme, hence time management is CAT is more important. Candidates should focus on answering questions (both MCQs and TITA) in such a way that along with accuracy is not affected.
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Focus on all Sections
Two sections i.e. english section and QA section of TISSNET and CAT are alike and the preparation can go hand in hand. Hence, instead of focusing on one section of each paper at a time, following tips can be followed by candidates -
Get hard copy of TISSNET MBA syllabus and CAT syllabus
Highlight the similar topics and study the content in sync
Devote two hours on a daily basis to read and then revise what is covered
The only difference comes in preparation of general awareness section. In this section of TISSNET MBA 2020, candidates will be required to put in some basic effort and devote extra one hour to be up on the ladder
Read as much as possible keeping in mind the TISSNET MBA syllabus for general knowledge section
Solve Question Papers
One of the best ways on how to synchronize TISSNET preparation with the CAT exam is to solve the question papers of CAT in the last month until D-Day is near. Once CAT 2020 is conducted, candidates should focus on solving TISSNET MBA sample papers. This exercise is suggested by experts to make candidates gauge their own performance on the basis of questions set solved while keeping an key on the time. Solving the CAT mock test will also be of equal importance.
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Questions related to TISSNET
how to download sample papaer of tissnet
Tata Institute of social Science each year conduct Tata Institute of social Science National entrance test to provide admission in MA programs in various Toss campuses.
If you want to know the pattern and if you want to crack the examination successfully you must should go through the sample papers and previous year papers again and again also to know the weightage of chapters.
Click on the link below to download sample papers
Click on the link below to download previous year papers
Hope this will help you
Tiss net 2021 exams redult date
Tata Institute of Social Sciences will declare the TISSNET 2021 result soon in the at their official website admission.tiss.edu. Therefore studentsbare advised to keep an eye on the official website. To check TISSNET result 2021, you have to enter your registration number and password/date of birth in the login window of the result.
For more info you may visit the following link:
Do we have to write the TISSMAT immediately after the TISSNET is over or there will be gap ?
TISS MAT is a common entrance examination conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Candidates who are looking for admission to MA in Human Resource Management & Labor Relations (HRM &LR) or MA in Organization Development, Change and Leadership (ODCL) courses need to appear for TISS MAT examination after TISSNET. TISSNET assesses the social aptitude of the participant whereas TISSMAT has been introduced to evaluate business aptitude of the participant. In 2021 TISSNET will be conducted on February 20 and the dates of TISSMAT is still not announced but it is expected that the TISSMAT exam date will be in the month of March or April. so, you don't have to write the TISSMAT immediately after the TISSNET. There will be enough time between the exams possibly a month.
For more information check the link below
please suggest TISS NET booklist
I have provided you the list of best books for TISSNET preparation as per different sections of the entrance exam.
These are listed below:
For English Proficiency
- Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
- Better English by Norman Lewis
- Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension by Arihant
For Maths & Logical Reasoning
- Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal
- A Complete Manual for the CAT by Arihant
- Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT by Sarvesh K. Sharma
- Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Arihant
For general Awareness
- NCERT from 8th to 12th standard
- General Knowledge by Arihant
- Objective General Knowledge by Lucent
- Panorama Yearbook 2020 by Pratiyogita Darpan
Best Of Luck!
tiss net all information syllabus, pattern, booklist
Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test, in short TISS NET is conducted every year by Tata Institute of Social Science conducts for admission to MA programmes offered at various TISS campuses. It is a online computer based examination which is held for a total duration of 100 minutes or 1 hour 40 minutes. The question paper of TISSSNET comprises of three parts, General Awareness, English Proficiency and Mathematics and Logical Reasoning.
TISS NET Syllabus :-
- Word choice/ sentence correction
- Synonyms and antonyms
- Verbal reasoning
- Reading comprehension
@Mathematics and logical reasoning
- Basic geometry
- Basic trigonometry
- Basic statistics
- Number series
- Data interpretation
- Logical reasoning
- Social studies
- Science and technology
- Art and culture
- Indian history
For complete details kindly check out the link given below :-
I hope this information helps you.