TISSNET MBA 2019 – TATA Institute of Social Sciences, popular as TISS, Mumbai will conduct the Post Graduate computer-based entrance exam TISSNET MBA 2019 on January 19, 2019. The objective type entrance test will be conducted to select the rightful candidates for the School of Management and Labour Studies. Overall, the TISSNET exam is administered for 53 Masters in Social Science programmes across the four campuses of TISS, namely, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Guwahati, and Tuljapur.
TISSNET MBA 2019 will be conducted in 39 cities pan India and the medium of the test will be English. The TISSNET MBA 2019 application form will be released on October 22, 2018. It should be noted that all aspirants should check the eligibility before filling in the application form. The TISSNET MBA 2019 admit card will be made available from December 26-27, 2018. Careers360, in this article, brings forth the information related to TISSNET MBA 2019 in terms of important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, exam pattern, result, selection procedure and many more.
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TISSNET MBA 2019 - An Overview
Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test
Commonly Known As
PG entrance examination
TATA Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
Duration of the Exam
100 minutes/1 hour 40 minutes
Frequency of Test
Once in a Year
Purpose of Test
Post-graduation admissions to School of Management and Labour Studies
TISS Mumbai has released the important dates of TISSNET MBA 2019 soon. The pre-exam dates of TISSNET MBA 2019 are mentioned below -
TISSNET MBA Important Dates 2019
Release of TISSNET MBA 2019 Application Forms
Monday, October 22, 2018
Last date of Online Form submission
Monday, December 10, 2018
Last date to submit the Form via Post
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Release of TISSNET MBA Admit Card
Wednesday-Thursday, December 26-27, 2018
Pre-admission orientation session for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates to be held at Mumbai/Tuljapur/Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Release of Demo Test Link
January 6, 2019
TISSNET MBA 2019 Exam
Saturday, January 19, 2019 (2.00 PM-3.40 PM)
TISSNET MBA 2019 Result
Fourth week of January, 2019
Pre- Interview Test and Personal Interview
Announcement of final result
Fourth week of April, 2019
All TISSNET MBA 2019 applicants should double-check the eligibility criteria of the exam so that their application forms do not get rejected. Following are the basic eligibility parameters –
Three year’s regular Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern or 15 years of formal education) across disciplines from any recognised college/university.
Candidates studying in three and four-year degree programmes should have cleared all the subjects of semester 1 to semester 4 and semester 1 to semester 6 respectively at the time of filling the application form of TISSNET MBA 2019.
Final year students of Bachelor’s degree will also be eligible to apply. However, the result of the final examination needs to be submitted before the stipulated time for the final admission. The provisional admission will be cancelled if the degree certificate is not submitted.
There is no official mention of the age limit for applying to TISSNET MBA 2019.
The application form of TISSNET MBA 2019 will be made available from October 22, 2018, and continue until December 10, 2018. Applicants are permitted to apply for a maximum of three courses across any of the two mentioned campuses using a single application form. Candidature will be cancelled if the applicants fill more than one application form to apply in multiple courses. Furthermore, TISSNET MBA 2019 application forms with invalid documents or incorrect information can be cancelled as well. Those who do not have an access to the Internet or located in a remote area can send their request to TISS, Mumbai for a printed application form. The TISS NET MBA application form 2019 can be filled both in online and offline modes, depending on one’s convenience.
Online mode of Application/Registration – Aspiring test takers will need to visit the official website to fill and submit the application form along with the application fee.
Offline mode of Application/Registration – To get the printed copy of the application form, candidates will require to send the request via speed-post along with the stipulated application fee to-
Assistant Registrar (Academic),
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar,
Prospective test takers pertaining to SC/ST/OBC categories would need to upload the income certificate issued by appropriate authority. Salary slips, Pension slips and certificate issued by the community will not be considered under any circumstances.
TISSNET MBA Application Fee
General (For 1 programme)
Rs. 1000+bank processing fee
SC/ST (Parents income not more than 2.5 Lakh/annum)
Rs. 260+bank processing fee
OBC (NC) (Parents income not more than 1 Lakh/annum)
Rs. 250+bank charges
Mode of Application Fee Payment
Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking
Demand Draft (DD), Cash
TISSNET MBA 2019 is a computer-based exam having 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to General Knowledge, Logical Reasoning, Analytical Ability and English Proficiency. The total duration and marks of TISSNET MBA 2019 are 100 minutes and 100 marks respectively. There is no negative marking and each correct answer is awarded +1. The unanswered questions are not scored.
TISSNET MBA 2019 Exam Pattern
No. of Questions
Total Marks Allotted
Maths + Logical Reasoning
The syllabus of TISSNET MBA 2019 comprises questions related to General Awareness, Logical Reasoning, Maths and English Proficiency. Some of the topics of TISS-NET MBA 2019 syllabus are –
General Awareness: Sociology, Geography, History, Personalities, Current Affairs, Politics etc.
English Language Ability: Reading Comprehension (RCs), Vocabulary, Analogies, Grammar, etc.
Maths & Logical Reasoning: Basic Geometry, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Averages, Family Tree etc.
Every year TISS, Mumbai prepares a DEMO test link for the exam aspirants for giving them the feel of the actual test. The Demo Test link for TISS NET MBA 2019 will be activated on January 6, 2019. Prospective test takers are advised to take the Demon test to get familiarised with the test and its navigation patterns.
The online admit card/hall ticket of TISSNET MBA 2019 will be made available on December 26-27, 2018. Post-release of the admit card, candidates can download their own hall tickets by using their credentials (Email-ID and Password) provided during registration. TISSNET MBA 2019 admit card will be issued to candidates who would successfully submit their application form along with the required documents and correct application fee. None of the candidates will receive the admit card via post. Also, aspirants without admit card will not be allowed to appear in TISSNET MBA 2019.
As already mentioned, there are 39 cities in India that will conduct TISSNET MBA 2019. There are 11 cities each in the Northern and Western region, nine in the Eastern region and eight cities in the Southern region of India. Following is the list of cities where TISSNET MBA 2019 exam centres are established to host the exam.
TISSNET MBA 2019 Exam Cities
TISSNET MBA 2019 Analysis
Post TISSNET MBA exam, it is time for the experts to analyse the test. Last year, the exam was of easy to the moderate difficulty level. The overall exam pattern and structure followed the previous year's pattern. The General Awareness section had questions mostly from current affairs. Quantitative Ability was quite easy and covered topics from Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Mensuration, Higher Mathematics and Data Interpretation. Verbal Ability section was of easy to moderate difficulty level. There were two Reading Comprehension passages and other questions were on English Usage. The exam analysis helps to understand the overall result of the exam; cutoff scores much depends on how the majority performed.
The result of TISSNET MBA 2019 will be announced in the fourth week of January. Test takers can check the TISSNET MBA 2019 result by using their registration credentials,i.e. Email ID and Password. The shortlisting of candidates for the Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview (PIT/PI) would be completely based on the performance in the TISSNET MBA 2019 examination. No personalised intimation letters will be sent to the shortlisted candidates for PIT/PI rounds. The list of selected candidates will be displayed on the TISS website itself. Candidates will receive their scorecard indicating their marks for each component of the examination process.
The cutoff of TISSNET MBA 2019 is the minimum marks required to qualify the entrance exam for further rounds. On the basis of decided cutoff, test-takers will be selected for further rounds of selection procedure – Pre-Interview Test/GD and Personal Interview(PI). The TISSNET MBA 2019 conducting authority, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, decides the cutoff marks. However, the TISSNET MBA 2019 cutoff will be announced according to the respective categories.
TISSNET MBA Cutoff
Cutoff percentage (%)
TISSNET MBA 2019 Selection Procedure
After qualifying the TISSNET MBA 2019, the short-listed candidates need to appear for PIT/PI rounds. The final admission depends on the cumulative scores of TISSNET, PIT and PI marks. Different stages of the selection procedure carry different weight. Following are the weightage rendered for the preparation of final merit lists for General as well as for Reserved category candidates.
NET – 40 percent
PIT – 30 percent
PI – 30 percent
The final selection will be based on the criteria given below:
TISSNET MBA 2019 Selection criteria
National Common Written Test (TISSNET MBA)
Pre-Interview Test/Group Discussion (GD)
Personal Interview (PI)
Address: Tata Institute of Social Sciences
V.N. Purav Marg
Mumbai – 400 088
Phone: 022 - 2552 5252
Email: [email protected]
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