TISSNET 2024 – Date, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, Result, Admission

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test 2024 or TISSNET 2024 is a national-level examination to be conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). This exam is a gateway for admission into a large number of postgraduate courses offered by the institute. It is a highly competitive examination taken by thousands of aspirants every year.

Those candidates who want to apply for TISSNET need to submit an online application form before the last date. In this article, we will discuss the TISSNET examination in detail providing you with complete information about this competitive exam.

TISSNET 2024 Main Highlights

Name of the examinationTata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test (TISSNET)
Exam Conducting AuthorityTISS Mumbai
Mode of applicationOnline
Language of questionsEnglish only
Duration of the exam100 Minutes
TISS CampusesTISS Mumbai TISS Hyderabad TISS Guwahati TISS Tuljapur
Courses offeredMA programme in approximately 50 specializations
Official websiteadmissions.tiss.edu

TISSNET Exam Dates 2024

The tentative schedule of TISSNET 2024 is given in the following table.

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Main EventsTentative Dates
Beginning of the registration process2nd week of December 2023
Last date to submit the application formLast week of January 2024
Last date for the payment of application feesLast week of January 2024
Availability of the TISSNET 2024 admit cards3rd week of February 2024
Date of TISSNET examLast week of February 2024
Releasing of the answer keys (Provisional)1st week of March 2024
Last date for challenging the answer key2nd week of March 2024
Availability of the final answer key2nd week of March 2024
Result DeclarationLast week of March 2024
Online DAF filling for shortlisted candidates2nd week of April 2024
Final AdmissionLast week of May 2024

Eligibility Criteria

The institute offers a large number of courses. The eligibility criteria are different for all of them. You may check the minimum eligibility criteria applicable to most of the courses as given below.

  • Candidates should have successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree of a minimum of 3 or 4 years duration or its equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Aspirants who are in their final year and expected to complete their graduation by 13th June 2024 are also eligible.

TISSNET Application Form 2024

The application form for TISSNET 2024 will get released in online mode only. Remember, a candidate can apply for a maximum of three programmes across any two of the TISS Campuses. The step-by-step process to submit the application form is explained below.

  • To start the application process, candidates have to register on the official website using their email address.
  • After registration, candidates need to log in using the credentials generated in the previous step.
  • Next, fill out the complete details in the application form.
  • After that, aspirants must upload scanned images of the following documents.
    • Photograph
    • Signature
    • TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).
    • Income Certificate (if applicable)
    • Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate (if applicable)
    • PWD certificate (if applicable)
    • KM certificate (if applicable)
    • Armed Force certificate (if applicable)
    • SC/ ST certificate (if applicable)
  • In the next step, candidates will have to pay the necessary application fee as per their categories.
  • Finally, aspirants should take a printout of the application form confirmation page for future reference.

Application Fee

Category of the StudentFees for one course
Online ModeOffline Mode
General CategoryRs. 1030/-Rs. 1000/-
SC/ ST/ OBCRs. 260/-Rs. 250/-
Category of the StudentFees for two courses
Online ModeOffline Mode
General CategoryRs. 2060/-Rs. 2000/-
SC/ ST/ OBCRs. 520/-Rs. 500/-
Category of the StudentFees for three courses
Online ModeOffline Mode
General CategoryRs. 2060/-Rs. 2000/-
SC/ ST/ OBCRs. 520/-Rs. 500/-

Mode of payments – Candidates can pay the fee either online or offline. To pay the fee online, you can use methods like a credit card, debit card, or Internet banking. On the other hand, if you are looking to pay the fee offline you need to submit a bank challan using cash at any branch of SBI.

TISSNET Admit Card 2024

  • The TISSNET Admit Card is a crucial document for all aspirants looking to appear for the exam.
  • It is expected to be released a few weeks before the exam date.
  • The admit card will contain important information such as the candidate’s name, roll number, exam centre, and timings.
  • It is mandatory for all candidates to carry a printed copy of the admit card to the exam centre.
  • Candidates must ensure that the details mentioned on the admit card are accurate and match their personal information. In case of any discrepancies, they must contact the TISS authorities for rectification.

TISSNET Examination Pattern 2024

The pattern of the TISSNET 2024 examination is given below.

  • Mode of examination – Online (Computer based test)
  • Number of questions – 100
  • Type of questions – Objective type MCQs
  • Duration of the examination – 1 hour and 40 minutes
  • Maximum Marks – 100
  • Medium of examination – English
  • Negative Marking – Not applicable
SubjectsNumber of questionsMaximum Marks
English Proficiency3030
Mathematics and Logical Reasoning3030
General Awareness (GA)4040
Total100 Questions100 Marks


The subject-wise syllabus of the TISSNET 2024 examination is given below.

  • English proficiency – Word choice/sentence correction, Odd-one-out, Analogies, Synonyms & Antonyms, Grammar, Verbal reasoning, Reading comprehension.
  • Mathematics and Logical Reasoning – Basic Arithmetic, Basic Geometry, Basic Trigonometry, Basic Statistics, Number Series, Data Interpretation, Logical Reasoning.
  • General Awareness (GA) – Politics, Social Studies, Science & Technology, Environment, Sports, Art & Culture, Indian History.

Result and Cut-Off Marks

  • The TISSNET exam results will be published a few weeks after the exam.
  • Before the announcement of the result, authorities will publish answer keys.
  • Candidates will be allowed to challenge the provisional answer keys after that the final answer key will be published.
  • Once the results are announced, the merit list will be prepared based on the scores obtained by the candidates. This list will determine the order in which candidates will be offered admission to the institute.
  • There is also a provision for a sectional cut-off in the general awareness section. The same is explained in the following table.
CategoriesOriginal Cut Off
General, EWS, KM, AF12
OBC and PWD11
SC and STNo Cut Off

TISS Admission 2024

  • Selected candidates will have to report to the respective campuses for document verification and join the programme as per the admission timelines.
  • At the campus, you need to get your documents verified. Please note that Mark sheets/ grade sheets/ certificates downloaded from the internet shall not be accepted.
  • After document verifications, the institute will release the final offer letter.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the eligibility criteria for appearing in the TISSNET exam?

The eligibility criteria for TISSNET exam varies for different courses. However, in general, candidates should have completed their bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

What is the marking scheme of TISSNET exam?

Each correct answer is awarded one mark. There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.

How can I prepare for TISSNET?

To prepare for TISSNET, you can refer to the previous year’s question papers and practice mock tests.

How to apply for the TISSNET 2024?

TISSNET exam application forms can be filled out online on the official website of TISS.

What is the syllabus for TISSNET?

The syllabus for TISSNET includes topics like English Proficiency, General Awareness, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, etc.

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