TISSNET MBA Syllabus 2019
Ranjini Basu, 27 Oct 2018, #TISSNET

TISSNET Syllabus 2019 - TISS, Mumbai prescribes the TISSNET MBA 2019 syllabus for the aspirants willing to pursue management programme at the Institute. According to the syllabus of TISSNET MBA 2019, the entrance exam will cover a vast range of educational topics. The TISSNET MBA syllabus 2019 consists of four academic sections, namely General Awareness, Verbal Ability, Analytical Ability (Maths) and Logical Reasoning. The total duration and number of questions to be attempted in TISSNET MBA 2019 will be 100 minutes and 100 marks respectively. TISSNET MBA 2019 will be conducted on Sunday, January 13. The application forms of TISSNET MBA will be available from October 30 and the last date to submit the online form is December 10, 2018. In this article, candidates would be able to gather information regarding TISSNET MBA 2019 syllabus including important dates, exam pattern, detailed syllabus, topics etc. 

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Sections in the exam

Three Sections-

  • General Awareness

  • Verbal Ability

  • Maths & Logical Reasoning

Total number of questions


  • General Awareness – 40 marks

  • English Language Proficiency – 30 marks

  • Maths & Logical Reasoning – 30 marks

Type of questions

Objective Type (Multiple Choice Questions)

Total number of marks

100 (each question carries one mark)

Marking scheme

One mark for each correct response (no negative marking for incorrect answers)


1:40 hrs/100 minutes

Mode of the exam


Medium of the exam


TISSNET MBA Syllabus 2019 – Based on Sections

TISSNET MBA 2019 has three major sections; Logical Reasoning and Maths are clubbed together. Following discussion is about each section and the topics covered under the same- 

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TISSNET MBA 2019 Syllabus for General Awareness

 Largely, this section covers current affairs, social issues and other related topics. Aspirants are advised to read newspapers daily to gain competence in this section. Following are the topics covered under GA section-

General Awareness

Environment & Ecology




Economy/ Policy

International Politics/ Current Affairs



TISSNET MBA Syllabus 2019 for English Language Proficiency/ Verbal Ability

This section evaluates the level of proficiency in test takers pertaining to the English language. Following are some of the topics covered in this section-

English Language Proficiency/ Verbal Ability 



Fill in the Blanks with Homophones

Odd word out

Idioms - Match the following

Idioms - Fill in the blank

Sentence Correction

Point the Error - Grammar/Words/ Punctuation

Word substitute in a sentence

Right usage of words in fill in the blank

Right usage of word/s in match the following

Reading Comprehension (RC)

Purpose of the Passage

Flaw and Discrepancy

Assumption and Supporting Statement

Author's Point of View

Strengthen and Weaken

Inference and Conclusion Drawn

Passage related Questions

Main idea of the passage

TISSNET MBA Syllabus 2019 for Maths & Logical Reasoning

This section is a mix of both Maths and Logical Reasoning; thereby it involves the basics of mathematics and logical reasoning. It evaluates both the analytical and mathematical skills of a test taker. Following are the probable topics for this section-

Topics of Maths


Basic Geometry

Profit and Loss


Ratio and Proportion

Topics of Logical Reasoning (LR)

Number Series

Alphabet Series

Venn Diagram



Statement Conclusion/Assumption/ Arguments


Logical Connectivity


Family Arrangement

Eye for detail

*Note that the topics mentioned above are not comprehensive. Officials may add or delete any of the topics.

According to the TISSNET exam pattern 2019, there is no negative marking and each correct answer is awarded +1. The unanswered questions are not scored.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai will be conducting TISSNET MBA 2019 in more than 100 TISS NET MBA exam centres 2019 distributed in 39 major cities pan India. Candidates who will qualify the exam will be invited for Pre-Interview Test (PIT), Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) rounds. The final list of selected candidates for admissions will be declared April 22, 2019. TISS has four major campuses, namely Mumbai, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Tuljapur. Interview rounds are conducted in all the campuses, however, it is based on the courses offered in the respective campuses.


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