TISSNET Syllabus 2018 - Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) decides the syllabus of TISSNET 2018. The syllabus of the national level management exam – TISSNET covers a vast range of topics. Major sections of TISSNET 2018 syllabus are – Social Sensitivity/General Awareness, Verbal Ability/English Proficiency, Analytical & Numerical Ability (Maths) and Logical Reasoning. The total number of questions in TISSNET 2018 will be 100. Candidates who are seeking admissions to TISS must prepare for the exam as per the TISSNET syllabus 2018 issued by the institute. TISSNET 2018 will happen in the first week of January 2018. The application forms of TISSNET will be available from the first week of October 2017.
Let’s understand the exam pattern of TISSNET 2018 first before knowing the syllabus. It’ll give a better idea about the exam to the candidates who are seeking admissions to TISS.
TISSNET 2018 Exam Structure
Sections in the exam
1. Social Sensitivity/General Awareness
2. Verbal Ability/English Proficiency
3. Maths & Logical Reasoning
Total number of questions
Social Sensitivity/General Awareness - 40
Verbal Ability/English Language - 30
Maths & Logical Reasoning - 30
Types of questions
Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
Total number of marks
100 (each question carries one mark)
1:40 hrs (100 minutes)
Mode of the exam
One mark for each correct answer (there is no negative marking for wrong answers)
Medium of the exam
TISSNET 2018 Syllabus – Sectionwise
TISSNET 2018 will have three major sections. Let’s discuss each section and the topics covered under them.
TISSNET Syllabus for Social Sensitivity/General Awareness
This section majorly covers current affairs, social issues and other topics. Candidates who read newspapers regularly will be benefitted. Here are some other topics in the section:
History & Geography
Films, Fine Arts and Music
Sociological Awareness etc.
TISSNET Syllabus for Verbal or Language Ability/English Proficiency
This section is to test the proficiency of candidates in the English language. Here are some of the topics covered in this section:
Synonyms & Antonyms
Fill in the blanks
Pairing of words etc.
TISSNET Syllabus for Maths & Logical Reasoning
This section might be a tricky one for the candidates as it involves the basics of mathematics and reasoning. Let’s have a look at some of the topics in this section.
Time & Distance/Time & work
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai will conduct TISSNET 2018 in 39 cities of the country in the first week of January. Candidates who qualify the exam will be called or Pre-Interview Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The final list of selected students for admissions will be announced in April 2018. The exam will allow candidates to take admission in Masters in Social Sciences and other 54 related programmes. TISS has four major campuses - Mumbai, Hyderabad, Guwahati and Tuljapur.
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