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TISSNET - Application Form

Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test

Form Date: 03 Dec - 25 Jan 2022 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 03 Dec - 25 Jan 2022

TISSNET 2022 Application Form: Last date, Fee, How to Apply?

Updated On - July 21 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

TISS NET 2022 Application process will start in January 2022. Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test will be held in February 2022 in almost 40 Cities. TISS National Entrance Exam is a national level examination organized by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) to offer admission into Master of Arts (M.A.) Programs offered in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad campuses, Chennai and Nagaland.

TISSNET 2022 Application Form Important Dates

Candidates can check the TISSNET 2022 exam dates given below not to miss out on any event of the TISS examination:
TISSNET Exam Dates
Availability of TISSNET 2020 Application form December 2022
Last Date for Online Application FormJanuary 2022
Last Date for Offline Application FormJanuary 2022

TISSNET 2022 Application Form

The registration process of TISS-NET will be available from December 2021. Candidates can apply for TISSNET 2022 Application Form through online mode only. Following are the points that should be kept in mind before applying for TISS National Entrance Exam registration:

  • The application form will be made available on TISS's official website (Tata Institute of Social Sciences).
  • Candidates can also get a printed copy of the application form from the Institute by sending the request for a printed form by Speed Post with application fees on the given address:

Assistant Registrar (Academic),

Tata Institute of Social Sciences,

Deonar Mumbai, 400088.

  • Candidates must submit the form before the last date.
  • Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programs only, indicating the order of preference through one online form, and should not fill more than one online form. 
  • More than one application form will be rejected.
  • The application form must be complete in all respect. Otherwise, the candidature will be cancelled.
  • If a candidate had applied for more than one program than after NET, Pre-Interview Test, and Personal Interview (PI), admission would be offered to the program, which is higher in the order of preference.

Documents Required for TISSNET 2022 Registration

Candidates applying through the online application form will have to upload the required certificates mentioned below. 

Certificates Required for TISSNET
GeneralPhotograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).
SC/ST (Annual income less than Rs.2.5 lakhs)Photograph, Signature, Caste/Tribe Certificate, Income Certificate for the financial year 2018-19, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash),
SC/ST (Annual income more than Rs.2.5 lakhs)

Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash), Caste/Tribe Certificate.

OBC (NC) (Annual income less than Rs.1 lakh)Photograph, Signature, Income Certificate for the financial year 2018-19, Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01 April 2019 by the District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner/Tahsildar, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).
OBC(Non-Creamy Layer) (Annual income more than Rs.1 lakh but less than Rs. 8 lakhs)

Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash),

Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate issued after 01-04-2019 by the District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner/Tahsildar. CERTIFICATES dated before 01 April 2019 will not be considered valid.

PWD/ KM/ Armed Forces

Photograph, Signature, TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash), and PWD certificate/ KM certificate/ Armed Force certificate.

  • SC/ST candidates whose annual family income is <=250000 (2.5 lac) and OBC(NC) candidates whose annual family income is <=100000 have to upload an Income certificate for the Financial Year 2017-2018 issued by Revenue Officer.
  • Candidates who are submitting a hard copy of the application should post the above-mentioned documents attested by a School Headmaster or a Principal of College or a Gazetted Officer along with the application form.

TISSNET 2022 Application Fee

The complete structure of the TISSNET 2022 Application Form Fee is given below. Candidates can go through the same to know the application fee, mode of payment, the fee for each program, etc.

TISSNET Entrance Test Fee 2022
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

  • The SBI will charge Rs. 50/- as their processing fee for cash deposit (each deposit), which cannot be adjusted against the application fee.
  • Payment is made through another mode like DD, pay order will not be accepted, and the application will be rejected.

How to Apply for TISSNET 2022?

The application form can be submitted through online mode only. Before filling the form & depositing the fee, make sure of the eligibility criteria.  Following are the steps candidates should follow while filling the TISSNET 2022 Application Form:

STEP 1: Online Registration
  • Firstly, candidates have to register themselves by visiting the TISS official website. 
  • Candidates have to use their email address for the registration and click on the "Register" button.
  • Provide a valid email Id as the new registration link will be sent to this email id only.
STEP 2: Fill Up Application Form

After login, candidates have to fill the following details in the application form of TISSNET such as:

  • Basic details
  • Academic details 
  • Mention the programs (wish to apply for in the order of preference).
STEP 3: Fee Payment

Once all the details are filled in the application form now, candidates have to pay the National Entrance Test (NET) application fee (depending on the number of programs applied) either through Payment Gateway or Cash depositing in any branch of SBI.

STEP 4: Upload Documents

Now, candidates have to upload the scanned copy of the Photograph, signature, mark sheet of the last exam passed and other necessary certificates as per the specification are given below:

TISSNET Image Specification
Photograph113 Pixels as the Width and 170 Pixels as HeightJPEG, JPG/PNG 
Signature302 Pixels as the Width and 132 Pixels as HeightJPEG, JPG/PNG 
Income Certificate, Caste/Tribe Certificate, Armed Forces Certificate, PWD Certificate, Kashmiri Migrant Certificate500KBPDF
  • Candidates have to compress the documents while uploading them in a PDF format.
  • If candidates face any technical problems while filling in the application form, they may call the help-line number from Monday to Saturday.

TISSNET 2022 Exam Centers

Candidates can check the TISSNET examination centres below.

  • Ahemdabad
  • Aurangabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Dehradun
  • Dimapur
  • Faridabad
  • Ghaziabad
  • Greater Noida
  • Gurugram
  • Guwahati
  • Gwalior
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu City
  • Jamshedpur
  • Kochi
  • Kolkata
  • Kozhikode
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Navi Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Noida
  • Silchar
  • Solapur
  • Srinagar
  • Thane
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Varanasi
  • Vishakhapatnam
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Secunderabad

TISSNET 2022 Admit Card

TISSNET 2022 Admit Card will be available soon. All the candidates who have successfully submitted their application form can download their TISSNET admit card from the official site using an email id & password. Candidates must download and print their admit card as they must go to the exam centre and their admit card and a photo id proof.

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Form Start Date:

03 Dec 2021

Form End Date:

25 Jan 2022

The forms will open on 03 Dec 2021



Examination Date (Online):

20 Feb 2022

Application Fees:

₹ 1,030

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