TISSNET 2021: Result(Declared), Online Personal Interview(Deferred)


TISSNET 2021 Exam Result has been announced on 25 March 2021. The Online Personal Interview for Masters admission scheduled for 27 April to 07 May 2021 has been deferred till further notice. Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test is a  national entrance exam is conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS). This all India level examination is conducted to offer admission into various Master’s Degree Programmes. i.e. MA, M.Sc., M.P.H., M.H.A and much more. This entrance exam offers admission into various TISS campuses located in Mumbai, Hyderabad, Guwahati, MHAT Calicut, Tuljapur, Chennai, Nagaland and many others. Interested candidates can go through the following article for detailed information regarding the TISSNET 2021.

TISSNET 2021 Status

Exam Over
Result Announced
Interview Deferred due to COVID-19

TISSNET 2021 Important Dates


TISS will announce the national entrance test(NET) important dates. The important dates are given below.

TISSNET 2021 Important Dates
Events Dates
Application form 03 December 2020
Last date of receipt of application 25 January 2021
Hall ticket availability 08 to 15 February 2021
TISSNET 2021 Exam 20 February 2021
Result declaration 25 March 2021
Pre Interview Test & Personal Interview 27 April to 07 May 2021
Programme Aptitude Test/ Management Aptitude Test (PAT/MAT) 08 May 2021
Merit list announcement To be announced
Online document uploading & fee payment by selected candidate To be announced
Announcement of 1st waitlist  (for all programmes) To be announced
Uploading of online documents & fee payment by selected candidates from waitlist 1 To be announced
Original document verification & fee payment To be announced
Closing of admission To be announced

TISSNET 2021 Result

The detailed information regarding TISSNET 2021 Result is given below.

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  • Firstly, the result will be accessed through online mode only from the official website.
  • Secondly, TISSNET 2021 Result is declared on 25 March 2021.
  • After that, applicants who will appear in the examination can download their result/ scorecard through login.
  • Finally, candidates must take a printout of the result/ scorecard for further reference.

TISSNET 2021 Cut Off

  • The expected cut off for TISSNET 2021 Exam will announce once the examination is over.
  • Applicants can refer to unofficial sources but should rely on official sources.
  • The TISSNET 2021 Cut Off will release on the result day.

Given below is the previous year cut off:

TISSNET 2020 Cut Off

Category Cut Off
General 74
SC 63
ST 58
PWD/ DA 56
Armed Forces 69

TISSNET 2021 Application Form

The detailed information regarding the TISSNET Application form is given below.

  • Application form window is closed now.
  • Candidates can fill the application online mode from the official website.
  • Registration form can be filled in online mode as well as offline mode.
  • Candidates can be requested to fill the form carefully because there is no provision of correction window.
  • Aspirants can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any two of the TISS & another campus.
  • Candidates are allowed to apply for multiple PG programmes and have to pay a fee for each programme.
  • Fill the application form with valid and working information because incompletely filled form will no be accepted by the officials.
  • Candidates have to fill the single application for multiple programmes.
  • Multiple forms of a single candidate will be rejected by the officials.
  • The online registration form will be submitted from the official website whereas offline application form will be submitted to the following address:

Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088

TISSNET 2021 Application Fee

The detailed information regarding the TISSNET Application Fee is given below in the table.

Mode of payment Category No. of Programmes
One Two Three
Online mode- credit card, debit card or net banking General 1030 2060 3090
SC/ ST/ OBC/ NCL 260 520 780
Cash Deposit in any SBI branch using challan General 1000 2000 3000
SC/ ST/ OBC/ NCL 250 500 750

NOTE: Request for registration fee refund will not be entertained by the officials in any circumstances.

TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can be requested to go through TISSNET 2021 Eligibility Criteria first before filling the application form. The detailed information regarding the eligibility criteria of TISSNET is given below.

  • Nationality: Candidates should be Indian national.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit for the examination.
  • Educational Qualification: Applicants must hold bachelors or equivalent degree of minimum 3 or 4 years duration.
  • For LL.M: Candidates must have qualified LL.B degree with at least 50% marks from any recognized board or university.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the final year of graduation degree can apply for the exam.

TISSNET 2021 Exam Pattern

TISSNET Revamp exam pattern is as follow:

Mode of Exam CBT (Computer Based Test)
Time Duration 1 Hour and 40 Minutes
Total Questions 100
Type of Question MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
Negative Marking There will be no Negative Marking

TISSNET 2021: Section-wise Question Distribution

TISSNET Exam Sections
Total Questions
General Awareness
English Proficiency
Maths and Logical Reasoning

TISSNET 2021 Syllabus

The 3 TISS NET exam sections are further subdivided and effectively become six sections as under. Although GK consists of the maximum number of 40 Questions with the highest weightage in the exam, Mathematics & Logical Reasoning with 30 Questions consists of all types of Quant, DI and LR questions.

Logical Reasoning
Number Series, Alphabet Series, Eye for detail, Statement Conclusion/Assumption/Arguments, Logical Connectivity, Linear/Circular/Family Arrangement, Venn Diagram, Puzzles, Cubes
Data Interpretation
Bar graph, Tables, Pie chart, Double pie chart, Case lets, multiple graphs, Line graphs, Data comparison
Quantitative Ability
Profit and Loss, Averages, Basic Geometry, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Time –Distance & Speed, Number System
Verbal Ability
Antonyms, Analogies, Odd word out, Word substitute in a sentence, Right usage of words in fill in the blank, Right usage of word in match the following, Fill in the Blanks – Homophones, Idioms – Fill in the blank, Idioms – Match the following, Error spotting – grammar/words/ punctuation, Sentence Correction
Reading Comprehension
Purpose of the passage, Strengthen and Weaken, Assumption and Supporting Statement, Flaw and Discrepancy, Inference and Conclusion Drawn, Passage based questions, Author’s Point of View, Main idea of the passage.
General Awareness
Environment & ecology, Politics/History/Governance/Law, Economy/ Policy, International politics/ current events, Gender/Health/Education, Labor, Media/ICTs/Literature/Art/Culture, Sports

TISSNET 2021 Answer Key

  • After the examination, applicants may able to check the TISSNET 2021 Answer Key.
  • The official answer key will announce later on the website. So, to take the reference, candidates take the help of unofficial answer keys.
  • Since it is a CBT (Computer Based Test), the authenticity of these keys answer cannot be checked.

TISSNET 2021 Admit Card

  • TISSNET 2021 Admit Card for MA programmes will be released by TISS in the fourth December 2020.
  • Applicants must submit the Email Id and Password in the desired field to download the TISS MA Admissions 2021 Admit card. The sample image is attached below for candidates convenience.
  • The admit card contains important information like Registration details, Roll number, Exam centre etc.
  • Most importantly, Applicants must carry the hall ticket on the examination day along with valid identity proof.

TISSNET 2021 Highlights

Exam Name Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test 2021
Conducting body Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Level National lvele
Frequency Once a year
Official website https://admissions.tiss.edu/view/6/


A TISS is having Five campuses in India. Whereas, TISS is a Public Funded Research University Creating Human Service Professionals for the Nation. TISSNET exam is organized by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS).

  • TISS Chennai
  • TISS Mumbai
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences Tuljapur
  • TISS Hyderabad
  • TISS Guwahati


Is TISS good for MBA?

Tata Institute of Social Sciences or commonly known as TISS is a really good college for M.A. in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations. It's one of the oldest and prestigious courses at TISS, among the best in the country in this field, considered equivalent to an MBA, and has great placements and packages.

Is there reservation in TISS?

Seats in each Campus: 60 ie TISS Mumbai will have 60 seats only. As per Govt. of India Requirements reservation of seats is allocated. The TISS Guwahati campus has been established with support from the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (MDONER), Govt.

Is TISSNET tougher than CAT?

A major advantage of TISSNET as compared to other exam is that the difficulty level of the paper, as well as the competition level of the exam, is much lower. Though the options are limited as compared to CAT or other management exams, TISSNET can act as your backup option.

Is TISS negative marking?

The marking scheme for each section in TISS NET exam is defined by Tata Institute of Social Sciences. There will be 100 questions, each carrying 1 mark. ... There will be no negative marking for a wrong answer or unattempted question.

What is the cutoff for TISSNET?

TISSNET Qualifying Cutoff: TISS has prescribed minimum qualifying marks for the computer-based test. The qualifying cutoff for SC and ST category is 35% while for other categories, it is 45%.

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