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TISSNET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,030
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
  • Courses:MSc, MA, B.ED + M.ED
  • Streams:Science, Arts, Education

TISS NET 2023: Application, Exam Dates, Syllabus, New Exam Pattern

Updated On - July 23 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

TISS NET 2024 final answer key is released on March 13, 2024. TISS NET (Short for TISS National Entry Test) is a computer-based (online) exam that is held every year in 39 cities for admission to 55 Master's degrees in Social Science programs offered at TISS (Tata Institute of Social Sciences). It is a National level Entrance Examination held annually. The TISS NET application process usually begins in October, and the last date to submit an online form is usually December. TISS offers admission to its full-time (Regular) Postgraduate Programs (M.A., M. Sc., M.H.A., M.P.H.) offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, and other locations through TISS NET. Candidates can find complete details of TISS NET 2024, including exam dates, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, etc., through this article. 
TISSNET (TISS National Entry Test) is an annual computer-based exam held in 39 cities for admission to 55 Master's degrees. Application form for TISSNET 2024 available from October 1, 2023 on TISS website.

TISS NET 2024 Exam Status

Register for TISSNET 2024: The online application form for TISSNET 2024 will be available on the TISS website from October 1, 2023. Candidates can apply for the exam by submitting their application form along with the required documents.
Prepare for TISSNET 2024: The TISSNET exam consists of three sections: English Proficiency, Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness. Candidates can prepare for the exam by studying the TISSNET syllabus and taking practice tests.
Stay up-to-date on TISSNET 2024: Candidates can stay up-to-date on the latest news and information about TISSNET 2024 by visiting the TISS website or by following TISS on social media.

Candidates can check the essential information of TISS NET 2024 from below mentioned table:

Official Notification regarding TISS NET 2024Not announced

TISS NET 2024 Exam Dates

The TISS National Entrance Test (TISS NET) 2024 final answer key is set to release tomorrow, March 13. It will be available at admissions.tiss.edu. The TISS NET provisional answer key was released on March 3, and candidates were able to submit objections until March 8, 2024. The TISS NET examination takes place on February 25, 2024, from 2 pm to 3.40 pm.

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) conducts the TISSNET exam for admission to its postgraduate programs. The exam is held once a year, and the important dates for TISSNET 2024 are as follows

TISS NET Exam Dates
Application Start DateOctober 1, 2023
Application End DateNovember 30, 2023
TISSNET Exam DateJanuary 2024
Result Announcement DateMarch 2024
Second Wait List Release DateApril 2024
Counselling Start DateMay 2024
Counselling End DateJune 2024

The Above mentioned dates are updated as per the official authority releases of the exam schedule for TISS NET 2024.

TISS NET 2024 Application Form

TISS NET 2024 Application Form will be released soon on the official website. Applicants are requested to follow the basic instructions to successfully fill the application form and also keep the required documents ready (scanned copy of Original).
  1. A few points are listed below, which mentions the different stages candidates will be taken through while filling up the TISS NET Registration Form 2024:
    • Registration of the Individual candidate
    • Uploading the required Documents
    • Application Fee Payment
    • Confirmation of Application

   2. In case candidates face a lack of access to internet services, i.e., if they are in a remote area, they can write to the Mumbai campus for a printed application form. They have to fill the application form and submit it before the last date to the following address:

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

    3. Candidates can apply for multiple programs in one application form. If a candidate has filled in more than one online form, all the applications will be cancelled.

    4. Applicants must fill up all the information carefully and correctly, failing to which the organizing committee shall cancel their candidature.

TISS NET 2024 Application Fee

TISS NET Application Fee 2024 is mentioned below category/gender wise which Candidates can pay by both online and offline mode: 

TISS NET Examination Fee 2024
Payment Mode
Number of Programmes Applying for
Online – Net Banking/Credit/Debit card


Rs. 1030/-

Rs. 2060/-

Rs. 3090/-


Rs. 260/-

Rs. 520/-

Rs. 780/-

Offline by Cash at any SBI branch using Challan


Rs. 1000/- + Bank charges

Rs. 2000/- + Bank charges

Rs. 3000/- + Bank charges

SC/ST/OBC NCL (Non-Creamy Layer)

Rs. 250 + Bank charges

Rs. 500 + Bank charges

Rs. 750 + Bank charges

NOTE: The application fee, once paid, will not be refunded.

TISS NET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

TISS NET 2024 Eligibility is mentioned below for all category/gender/educational background etc.
Age Limit
  • There is no age limit followed for granting admission in the Postgraduate courses offered by qualifying the TISS NET.
Educational Qualification
  • Candidates should have completed a Bachelor's or Master's Degree of a minimum of 3 or 4 years duration or equivalent (under the 10+2+3 OR 10+2+4 OR 10+2+2+1) from a university recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India.
  • Some Masters’ Degree Programmes will have additional/specific eligibility requirements, which can be found on the official website.
  • Candidates who will complete, in all respects, all the requirements of their final year valid degree (including all examinations and internships, if applicable) by Wednesday are also eligible to apply.
  • Those candidates eligible to apply but cannot submit the degree certificate and grade/mark sheet at the time of admission are required to submit by the due date(to be announced), failing which their provisional admission would stand automatically cancelled without any further reference to the candidate.
  • At the time of applying, candidates studying in a 3-year degree Programme should have passed in all the subjects for the First to Fourth semesters, and candidates studying in 4-year degree Programmes should have passed in all the subjects for the First to 6th semester.
  • Until a candidate submits her/his degree certificate and final mark/grade sheet as evidence of completing the eligibility criteria by the given date, the admission offered will remain provisional.
  • Eligibility, determined based on the application's information, will be used for the final selection process. If the information provided by a candidate is found to be incorrect or misleading at any point in time, her/his candidature/admission will be summarily cancelled.
  • Candidates shortlisted for personal interviews are required to produce an original certificate and mark sheet on the personal interview date to verify that the candidate is eligible for admission.

TISS NET 2024 Admit Card

TISS NET 2024 Admit Card will be available on the official website of TISS. Candidates are requested to follow the guidelines mentioned below:
  • TISS NET 2024 Admit Card will be released before the exam in online mode.
  • Applicants are supposed to download their TISS NET 2024 Hall Ticket from the official website as the Admit Cards will not be sent by post to any candidate.
  • Candidates must take their Admit Cards along with themselves to the examination centre, without which they might be debarred.
  • Applicants must carry a government Photo ID proof in original for cross verification.

TISS NET 2024 Exam Pattern

TISS NET 2024 Exam Pattern  is given in a detailed manner, which should be followed by Candidates planning to score well in the upcoming TISS National Entrance Test 2024 as a pattern can give a clear picture of how the exam is going to be, and applicants can plan accordingly:

TISS 2022 Exam Pattern
Mode of Examination

Online (CBT)

Duration of Examination

100 minutes (1 hour 40 minutes)

No. of Questions asked


Type of Questions

MCQ (Objective)

Marking Scheme

+1 for Correct and NO Negative Marking


Logical Reasoning, General Knowledge, Analytical Ability, and English Language

Section-wise division of marks and questions asked is given below:

TISS NET Marks Distribution
Number of Questions
Maximum Marks
General Knowledge



English Language



Mathematics & Logical Reasoning




There are no changes made by the authority in the exam pattern. To know more, candidates are advised to keep visiting the official website.

TISS NET 2024 Syllabus

TISS NET 2024 Syllabus is mentioned below differentiated by subjects asked:

General Knowledge:
  •  Environment and Ecology
  •  Politics
  •  History
  •  Governance
  •  Law
  •  Economy
  •  Policy
  •  Gender
  •  Health
  •  Education
  •  Labor
  •  Sports
English Language:
  •  Comprehension passages
  •  Grammar
Verbal Ability:
  • Antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Odd word out
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms
  • Error spotting
  • Word Substitution
  •  Sentence correction
  • Profit & Loss
  • Averages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
Logical Reasoning:
  • Number series
  • Alphabet series
  • Eye of detail
  • Logical connectivity
  • Puzzles
  • Venn diagrams
  • Cubes
Data Interpretation:
  • Bar graph
  • Table
  • Pie chart
  • Line graph 

TISS NET 2024 Result

The details regarding the TISS NET 2024 Results are given below.

  • TISS NET 2024 Results would be announced on the official website and nowhere else. 
  • Candidates are requested to remember their Login credentials, without which they might not get access to their results.
  • An Interview will be conducted for the applicants who have qualified for the written test, but that Interview will also have a Pre-Interview test.
  • There would be a waiting list for the Candidates who did not perform too well or too bad, so they’ll get admission if there are vacant seats by the end of TISS NET 2024 Counselling.

TISS NET 2024 Admission Process

After the written test, the qualified students have been shortlisted for the next TISS NET  2024 admission through GD and PI rounds. PIT has been cancelled for this year. Students have to appear for Personal Interview remotely using online mode. For students who have already appeared for PIT and PI in the Mumbai campus, PIT scores will be discarded, and only TISS NET and PI scores will be considered for final assessment.

Students will not have to travel to the TISS campuses as the process will only be carried out online. At the time of PI rounds, students will be tested on their knowledge of the subject chosen. After Interview rounds, students will be placed on the merit list or waitlist, which will be released online

TISS NET 2024 Counselling

TISS NET 2024 Counselling will be conducted for those candidates who have made it through all the selection criteria like TISS National Entrance Test 2024 written examination, Pre-Interview Test, and Interview.

  • A merit list would be prepared for the Candidates who have qualified for all the above-mentioned stages, and if there still is a vacancy, it will be offered to the candidates who were put on the waiting list.
  • No student would be offered direct admission.

TISS Campuses and Courses

  • Master of Arts in Education (Elementary)
  • Master of Arts (Development Studies)
  • Master of Arts (Women's Studies)
  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Climate Change and Sustainability Studies)
  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Regulatory Governance)
  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Urban Policy and Governance)
  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Water Policy and Governance)
  • Master of Hospital Administration (MHA)
  • Master of Public Health (Health Administration)
  • Master of Public Health (Health Policy, Economics, and Finance) {MPH-HPEF}
  • Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology) {MPH-SE}
  • Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Clinical and Counselling Practice)
  • Master of Law (LLM) (Access to Justice)
  • Master of Arts (Globalization and Labor)
  • Master of Arts (Human Resource Management & Labor Relations)
  • Master of Arts (Organization Development, Change, and Leadership)
  • Master of Arts (Social Entrepreneurship)
  • Master of Arts (Media and Cultural Studies)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Children & Families)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organization & Development Practice)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Criminology & Justice)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Dalit & Tribal Studies and Action)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Disability Studies & Action)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Mental Health)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Public Health)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Women-Centered Practice)
  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Disaster Management)
  • MPhil program in Development Studies
  • MPhil program in Women's Studies
  • MPhil program School of Habitat Studies
  • MPhil program in Health Services Management
  • MPhil program in Public Health
  • MPhil (Specialization in Clinical and Counselling Practice)
  • MPhil program in Management and Labor Studies
  • MPhil in Social Sciences
  • MPhil in Psychiatric Social Work
  • MPhil program in Social Work
  • Program in Education
  • MPhil in Social Sciences with Specialization in Sociology of Education
  • MPhil in Inclusive Development and Social Justice 
  • Master of Arts / Master of Science (Development Policy, Planning, and Practice)
  • Master of Arts / Master of Science (Sustainable Livelihoods and Natural Resources Governance)
  • Master of Arts (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
  • Master of Arts (Social Work in Rural Development)
  • MPhil in Social Sciences
  • MPhil program in Rural Development
  • Master of Arts (Education)
  • Master of Arts (Public Policy and Governance)
  • Master of Arts (Development Studies)
  • Master of Arts (Natural Resource & Governance)
  • Master of Arts (Rural Development and Governance)
  • Master of Arts (Women's Studies)
  • Master of Arts (Organization Development, Change, and Leadership)
  • MPhil Programme in Education
  • MPhil in Social Sciences
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organization & Development Practices)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Counselling)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Public Health)
  • Master of Arts (Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development)
  • Master of Arts (Labor Studies and Social Protection)
  • Master of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies)
  • Master of Arts (Sociology and Social Anthropology)
  • MPhil in Social Sciences
  • Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
  • Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Counselling Psychology)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Mental Health)
  • MPhil in Social Sciences

TISS NET 2024 Exam Centres

Check the list of test centres for the TISS NET 2024 given below:

  1. Chandigarh
  2. Dehradun
  3. New Delhi
  4. Faridabad
  5. Ghaziabad
  6. Jaipur
  7. Lucknow
  8. Noida
  9. Varanasi
  10. Greater Noida
  11. Jammu
  12. Srinagar
  13. Bhubaneshwar
  14. Guwahati
  15. Jamshedpur
  16. Kolkata
  17. Patna
  18. Raipur
  19. Ranchi
  20. Dimapur
  21. Silchar
  22. Ahmedabad
  23. Aurangabad
  24. Bhopal
  25. Gwalior
  26. Indore
  27. Mumbai
  28. Nagpur
  29. Pune
  30. Solapur
  31. Navi-Mumbai
  32. Thane
  33. Bengaluru
  34. Chennai
  35. Hyderabad
  36. Kochi
  37. Visakhapatnam
  38. Madurai
  39. Kozhikode
  40. Thiruvananthapuram

TISS NET 2024 Preparation Tips

TISS NET 2024 Preparation Tips are enlisted for all the Candidates appearing for TISS National Entrance Test (NEET) as these might help some to score better than their ability as it includes some strategies prepared by experts focusing on Candidates appearing for entrance examinations:

  • Candidates are requested to go through the Syllabus first and prepare accordingly.
  • Make notes of everything as it is easier to refer to notes than going through them all over again.
  • Daily revision is an important aspect.
  • Give time for recreation, which is an important part as it helps to release the stress from time to time, and it doesn’t pile up. 

TISS NET 2024 Highlights

Below given are the main or vital points of the TISS NET 2024 exam:

Exam Name


Conducting Body

Tata Institue of Social Science


National Level


Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses 

TISS NET Official website

TISS NET 2022 Admit Card

Download Here

Exam Mode

Online (CBT)

Exam Purpose

To offer admission in various Undergraduate and Postgraduate Courses in TISS 

About Tata Institue of Social Science 

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a research university funded by the public. It was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work, established as the first school of social sciences in the nation but got renamed in 1944. It collaborates with the London School of Economics, the University of Chicago, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, with four campuses located in Tuljapur, Mumbai, Hyderabad, and Guwahati.


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TISSNET Important Dates

TISSNET 2023 Form Date17 Dec - 10 Feb 2023
Admit card17 Feb - 21 Feb 2023
TISSNET 2023 Exam Date26 Feb 2023
TISSNET 2023 Result26 Mar 2023

Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

1 hours 24 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:


1General Awareness 40140

Instructions:Extra 20 mins will be given to Candidates having 40% disability.

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

17 Dec 2022

Form End Date:

10 Feb 2023

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