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 2022. 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.
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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 -
What is TISSNET exam?
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.
What is CAT exam?
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 2022 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)
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Major Strategies on How to Synchronize TISSNET Preparation with CAT exam -
Candidates who are planning to give CAT 2022 must make sure to devote two hours on each section. Both CAT exam and TISSNET exam have three sections, candidates can make study plan and prepare for both simultaneously. Since TISSNET 2022 has a basic section of general knowledge candidates are advised to devote at least 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 exam is conducted usually in November every year, while TISSNET is conducted in January/ February. CAT 2022 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 2022 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 2022 syllabus and CAT 2022 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 2022, 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 syllabus for general knowledge section
Solve Question Papers
One of the best ways on how to synchronize TISSNET 2022 preparation with the CAT exam is to solve the question papers of CAT in the last month until D-Day is near. Once CAT 2022 is conducted, candidates should focus on solving TISSNET 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 2022 mock test will also be of equal importance.
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can i get admission in tiss hrm courses Mumbai with tissnet 2022 score of 50 being obc category
I hope that you are doing absolutely great,
With reference to your above mentioned query, i would like to tell you that the TISSNET cutoff varies every year and is different for different category students.
However, looking at the previous year cutoff trends, the minimum TISSNET cutoff for OBC Category students in 2022 is expected to be in the range of 60-70 marks.
Further, if you wish to know more about the TISSNET qualifying cutoff 2022, you can follow the below mentioned link to know more :
I hope that this will help.
my name is written without initial in tissnet hall ticket but my initial is included in all the submitted documents such as aadhar card , caste certificate and my signature . will they allow me to take up the examination ? is it a minor mistake or not ?
If the name given on the admit card is different from the name you have provided in the application then you may contact the helpdesk and report the discrepancy. You will be able to download updated admit card. If the you have provided your name in the application without initials then you might face an issue during document verification as the details must be same in the documents and the details furnished in the application form.
I belong to OBC NC CATEGORY , but my caste certificate is of 2018 , can i upload that caste certificate, if not then then i recently apply for caste certificate but not isseued yet,, but i have applied detail status,, can o upload that...if not then how can i apply tissnet 2022 ??
As you mentioned that you have got your 2018 caste certificate so let me tell you that you have upload the recent certificate of this year and it won't valid. You should applied it in the very first week of January.
And now that you have uploaded it I would suggest you if possible then kindly contact the officials of what is needed to be done because they are the rightmost person who will guide you properly in right direction.
I mistakenly entered wrong graduation percentage in my tissnet form. Is there any way i can rectify it now ?
The editing in the TISSNET form can be possible only before the start of the Online Test. After the test has been conducted, you cannot edit the form. Login to the site again with the login credentials and then edit the mistake you have committed in the form.
Hope your doubts are cleared. Thank you.