TISSNET 2022: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria

TISSNET is an entrance exam conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). The aim of this exam is to select eligible candidates for admission to around 53 Postgraduate courses at different TISS campuses at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, etc. Candidates should at least be a graduate in order to apply for this exam. Aspirants who are looking to apply must submit the application form before the last. It is expected that the application process will begin in the month of November 2021. Interested candidates can check complete details regarding TISSNET 2022 from this post.

Important Dates

The tentative dates related to the TISSNET 2022 examination are provided in the table given below.

2021 Application Form
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Main Activities Tentative dates
Starting of online registration3rd week of November 2021
Last date to register online3rd week of January 2022
Last date for submitting the offline application form3rd week of January 2022
Downloading of TISSNET admit card1st week of February 2022
Pre-admission orientation programme for SC/ ST/ OBC/ Minority and PwD candidatesYet to be announced
Date of examination3rd week of February 2022
Declaration of resultYet to be announced
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview datesYet to be announced
Displaying the list of candidates selected for admissionYet to be announced

TISSNET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing in the TISSNET 2022 examination are given below.

Age Limit

  • There is no upper or lower age limit for admission.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must have a bachelor’s or equivalent degree from a recognized university.
  • Those aspirants who will appear for their final year examination of graduation in the year 2022 are also eligible.

Note: A candidate must have completed at least 15 years of total education in their academic profile.

Work Experience

  • Those aspirants who are looking to apply for a Master of Arts (Organization Development, Change and Leadership) must have at least 2 years of work experience in any field (after completing their graduation).

TISSNET Application Form 2022

The application form for TISSNET 2022 examination will release in online mode as well as in offline mode. Those interested candidates who want to apply need to access the application form through the official website. Complete details related to the application process are explained below.

Online Application 

  • To start the process of application, candidates have to register by providing their basic details – Email ID, Have you ever applied to TISS before? etc.
  •  Upon successful registration, candidates will receive login credentials.
  • In the next step, aspirants have to sign-in by entering their login credentials and access the application form.
  • In the application form, candidates are required to provide their educational, personal, and contact details.
  • Next, candidates have to upload scanned copies of their passport size photograph and signature as per the specifications.
  • Along with the application form, candidates have to pay the necessary application fee.
  • It is advised that candidates should take a printout of the application form submitted for future reference.

Offline Application

  • Those candidates who belong to remote areas where the internet facility is not available can request for an application form by speed post.
  • In the offline application form, candidates have to enter their details correctly in a neat and clean hand-writing.
  • The details entered in the application form should be clear to read and accurate.
  • On the application form, aspirants must also affix their photograph on the space provided.
  • The duly filled application form should be sent back to the following address along with photocopies of the required documents.

Assistant Registrar (Academic),

Tata Institute of Social Sciences,

Deonar Mumbai, 400088.

Application Fee

The application fee is different for candidates applying in online and offline mode.

Online Payment

CategoryFor 1 courseFor 2 coursesFor 3 courses
General CategoryRs. 1030/-Rs. 2060/-Rs. 3090/-
SC/ ST/ OBC CategoryRs. 260/-Rs. 520/-Rs. 780/-


Offline Payment

CategoryFor 1 courseFor 2 coursesFor 3 courses
General CategoryRs. 1000/-Rs. 2000/-Rs. 3000/-
SC/ ST/ OBC CategoryRs. 250/-Rs. 500/-Rs. 750/-


Note: Candidates opting for offline payment need to pay Rs. 50/- additional as bank charges.

Mode of payment

The application fee can be paid either in online or offline medium

  • In online mode, candidates can pay the fees using a credit card, debit card, or internet banking.
  • In offline mode, application fees can be paid by submitting a bank challan at the SBI bank.

TISSNET 2022 Admit Card

  • The admit card for TISSNET 2022 examination will release in online mode through the official website.
  • To download the admit card, candidates have to provide their login credentials generated at the time of registration.
  • An admit card will have important details like the name of the candidate, registration number, date of exam, time of exam, examination centre name and address, photograph, and signature.
  • It is compulsory for all candidates to carry a photo ID proof along with the admit card at the time of the examination.
  • No candidate will be allowed to take the exam without an admit card or photo ID proof.

TISSNET Examination Pattern 2022

Interested candidates can take a look at the TISSNET examination pattern explained below.

  • Mode of examination: Online (computer-based test)
  • Type of questions: Objective type multiple choice questions
  • Number of questions: 100 questions
  • Duration of examination: 100 minutes
  • Maximum Marks: 100
  • Marking scheme: Each question will carry 1 mark
  • Negative marking: Not applicable
Name of the sectionNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
English Proficiency3030
Mathematics & Logical Reasoning3030
General Awareness4040
Total100 questions100 marks


TISSNET 2022 Syllabus

The section wise syllabus for TISSNET Preparation 2022 is given below.

  • English Proficiency: Word substitute in a sentence, Purpose of the passage, Right usage of words in fill in the blank, Strengthen and Weaken, Right usage of the word in match the following, Assumption and Supporting Statement, Fill in the Blanks – Homophones, Flaw and Discrepancy, Idioms – Fill in the blank, Inference and Conclusion Drawn, Idioms – Match the following, Passage based questions, Error spotting – grammar/words/ punctuation, Author’s Point of View, Sentence Correction, Main idea of the passage.
  • Mathematical Skills: Profit and Loss, Averages, Basic Geometry, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Speed and Time, Probability, Number System, etc.
  • General Awareness: National Events, Environment & Ecology, International Events, Politics/History/Governance/Law, Corporate Events and Awards, Social Studies, Movements, National/International Awards in Entertainment Industry, Economics/ Policy, National/International Awards for Social, Environmental cause, International politics/ current events, Defence, Military, Terrorism related, Gender/Health/Education/Labour, Finance, Budget Environment & Ecology, Media/ ICTs/ Literature/ Art/ Culture

TISSNET 2022 Answer Key

  • Answer keys of TISSNET 2022 examination will release within three days after the examination.
  • The answer keys will be made available in the form of a PDF file.
  • Candidates will be able to check how they performed in the examination with the help of answer keys.


  • After releasing answer keys, authorities will declare the result online through the official website.
  • To check the result, aspirants have to login by entering their user Id and password.
  • The scorecard will contain information about marks secured by candidates in the entrance test.

TISSNET 2022 Pre-Interview & Group Discussion 

  • Those candidates who will clear the written test will be invited to participate in the pre-interview and Group Discussion.
  • A final merit list will be prepared after conducting Pre-Interview Test and Group Discussion.
  • The distribution of marks for different rounds of selection are as follows.
Rounds of selectionMarks
National Common Written Test100 marks
Pre-Interview Test/ GD50 marks
Personal Interview75 marks
Total225 marks
  • The final cut off will be declared out of 225 marks.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question – 1: Can you name the examination centre cities for this examination?

Answer: It is expected that the TISSNET 2022 examination will take place in the following cities –

  • Eastern Zone: Bhubaneswar, Dimapur, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Ranchi, Raipur, Silchar
  • Western Zone: Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Solapur, Thane
  • Northern Zone: Chandigarh, Delhi, Dehradun, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Jaipur, Lucknow, Mohali, Noida, Varanasi
  • Southern Zone: Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Cochin, Kozhikode, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Visakhapatnam

Question – 2: Is it an online examination or offline examination?

Answer: It is an online examination i.e. computer based test.

Question – 3: Is it possible to apply for multiple courses at TISS?

Answer: Yes, a candidate can apply for multiple courses if he is eligible. However, he/ she need to pay additional application fees for the same.

Question – 4: In case two or more candidates secure equal marks then who will get a better rank? 

Answer: In case two or more candidates obtain equal marks then candidates with a better score in PI (Personal Interview) will get selected.

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