TISSNET Syllabus 2018

TISSNET SyllabusTISSNET 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 syllabus 2018 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 2018 syllabus issued by the institute. TISSNET 2018 will be held on January 6, 2018. The application forms of TISSNET were available from October 24 to December 8, 2017.

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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

Three Sections:

  • Social Sensitivity/General Awareness

  • Verbal Ability/English Proficiency

  • 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


Marking scheme

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

  • Economic Processes

  • Social Activities/Movements

  • Current Affairs

  • Films, Fine Arts and Music

  • Literature

  • Personalities

  • 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:

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Analogy

  • Vocabulary

  • Synonyms & Antonyms

  • Acronyms

  • 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.

  • Geometry

  • Algebra

  • Number theory

  • Time & Distance/Time & work

  • Percentage

  • Functions

  • Ratio

  • Areas

  • Volumes

  • Venn Diagram

  • Binary Logic

  • Family Tree

  • Puzzles etc.

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai will conduct TISSNET 2018 in 39 cities of the country. 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 on April 27, 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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