The Tata Institute of Social Sciences conducts its national level management entrance test- TISSNET for admissions to its specialised MBA programme. TISSNET 2017 is scheduled to be conducted on Saturday, January 7, 2017, in an online mode in which it is likely that around 20,000 candidates will appear. If you have appeared in other national level tests like CAT, XAT, SNAP, IIFT etc. cracking TISSNET is an easy task for you. With a day left for the test, here is a featured article by Careers360 to gives you some last minute preparation tips and some Dos and Don’ts for the test day.
Let us first look at the TISSNET Exam Pattern 2017: The test will be a computer based mode which will have 100 objective questions to be answered within the duration of 1 hour 40 minutes. The objective type test consists of questions related to General Knowledge; Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning; and English Proficiency. There will be no negative marking for the wrong answers in the test.
Ideally, there is not much preparation you need to do at this stage. As Sandeep Manudhane, Chairman, PT Education states, “To be frank, the test is easy. Anyone can easily solve 40-45 questions from the 60 questions give. For a good, well-prepared student, answering around 50-55 questions should be possible. Accuracy also is likely to be high since the questions are not tricky.”
Practice Test in computer based mode: TISSNET is a computer based test, taking a practice test or mocks a couple of days before the exam would make you prepared for the D-Day fully. Make sure that you take the mocks in computer based mode only.
Don’t attempt any new topics: You will not be able to understand the concepts if you start a new topic at this moment. It is important for a successful preparation to not to start a new topic in the last few days of the test.
Time Management: To complete the test on time, it is important to allot equal time to all the sections. If you allot at least 15 to 20 minutes to each section, so that you have requisite time left for revision. Do not attempt questions which you are not sure of to escape the wrath of negative marking of Â¼ marks.
Relax and Don’t Stress: As said by an expert, TISSNET is one of the low difficulty level tests, candidates must not take stress rather stay calm and confident about their preparations.
Carry TISSNET 2017 Admit Card – The Admit Card is a mandatory document to be carried in the test centre. It has to be downloaded online, taken a printout and must be preserved till the entire admission process is complete.
Manage the computer based test – TISSNET 2017 will be a computer based test of 1 hour 40 minutes. There will not be any section wise time divide, hence, manage your time properly. Since there will not be any negative marking scheme, try to attempt as many questions as possible.
Report at the centre one hour prior to schedule – The duration of the exam is 2 pm to 3.40 pm, so reach the test centre by 1 pm. The entry to the centre will start from 1.30 pm. Hence plan your day in advance so that you can reach the centre on schedule.
Read the instructions carefully – Before entering the test hall or after receiving the question papers, read the instructions given in the admit card and in the question paper and abide by them.
The TATA Institute of Social Sciences conducts TISSNET 2017 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. After the test, TISSNET will be announced on January 27, 2017.
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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.
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