TISSNET Exam Pattern 2018

TISSNET Exam PatternTISSNET Exam Pattern 2018 – TISS Mumbai prescribes the exam pattern of TISSNET 2018. The entrance exam will be conducted in the first week of January 2018. As per the TISSNET 2018 exam pattern, the National level Entrance Test will have questions related to Social Sensitivity, Maths, Logical Reasoning and English Proficiency. With the help of TISSNET exam pattern 2018, candidates can get an idea about the question paper pattern, syllabus, marking scheme, etc. TISS has five major campuses across the country – Mumbai, Tuljapur (Maharashtra), Chennai, Guwahati and Hyderabad. Candidates can apply for multiple programs to take admission through a single application form of TISSNET. Candidates can check all the details regarding the TISSNET 2018 exam pattern/paper pattern in the article below.

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Highlights of TISSNET Exam Pattern 2018


As per the exam pattern of TISSNET 2018,  the exam will have four sections. The duration of the exam will be of 1 hour 40 minutes. Details along with the number of questions and marks are given in the table below:


TISSNET Exam Structure


No. of Questions



Social Sensitivity section






1:40 hrs (100 minutes)

English Proficiency



Maths & Logical Reasoning






TISSNET 2018 Marking Scheme


TISSNET 2018 will be a computer-based objective type test (Multiple Choice Questions) with no negative marking. Candidates get one mark for every correct answer.


TISSNET 2018 Exam Pattern/ Paper Pattern - Topics


There are certain topics that will be covered in the exam.


Social Sensitivity section - This section carries the maximum weightage. This section includes questions from General Awareness and Current Affairs. Following are some of the topics covered in this section:

  • History & Geography

  • Literature &  Films

  • Social Activities and Movements

  • Fine Arts and Music

  • Economic processes etc.

English Proficiency – Some of the topics in the English Language section are given below:

  • Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension

  • Synonyms & Antonyms

  • Analogy & Acronyms etc.

Maths & Logical Reasoning – This section involves a huge number of topics. Some of them are given below:

  • Number Theory and Basic Algebra

  • Time & Work, and Time & Distance

  • Questions on Ratio

  • Basic Geometry

  • Areas and Volumes

  • BODMAS, Percentage, Square Root etc.

TISSNET Mock Test - Candidates can even check the demo test to know more about the exam pattern. Candidates can log in with the credentials given below and take the demo test. The link will be activated soon.


Details required to take Demo Test


User ID – tissnet

Password – tissnet


Important Information - TISSNET 2018


TISS, Mumbai will be conducting the exam at different centres spreading across 39 cities of the country. Only those candidates with a valid TISSNET 2018 Admit card only will be allowed to appear for the exam. Candidates are suggested to check the TISSNET eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. TISSNET 2018 application form will be available from the 1st week of October 2017. 


TISSNET 2018 Selection Procedure


The result of the exam will be declared in the second week of February 2018. Candidates who qualify the exam will move to the next round of the selection procedure i.e. Pre-Interview test and Personal Interview. After this round, the institute will announce the list of the candidates selected for the admission. 


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