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TISSNET 2019 - Tata Institute of Social Science National Entrance Test (TISSNET) is a national-level entrance exam conducted for the MA admission. It is conducted by Tata Institute of Social Science to provide admission at TISS Mumbai, Guwahati campus, Hyderabad campus, Tujlapur campus, The Banyan Chennai, MHAT Chennai and G-SET, Ranchi. TISS offers around 55 Master Degree Programs. The campus wise list of TISS Courses is given below. The application form for TISSNET 2019 will be available from the fourth week of October 2018. TISS has its own National Eligibility Test (NET) which is a computer-based test to be conducted in around 39 Centres all over in India. 

TISS MBA – TISS Mumbai has established School of Management and Labour Studies and it offers three MA programs for management. TISS do not provide any MBA Program but its MA Courses are considered equivalent to MBA. For placements to these programs in TISS, there are same companies that visit other MBA Schools and also provide similar placement packages to these students. The TISS Management Programs are:

  • MA in Human Resource and Labour Management (HRM & HR) 
  • MA in Social Entrepreneurship
  • MA in Globalisation and Labour

Latest Update: The TISS Application Form can be filled by the aspirants from the fourth week of October 2018.

Note: It is vital to note that CAT / MAT/ CET / GRE/ GMAT Scores are not accepted for TISS Admission.

TISSNET 2019 - Important Dates

Below are the important dates related to TISSNET 2019:


TISSNET Dates (Tentative)

TISSNET Application Form Release

Fourth Week of October 2018

Last Date to submit TISSNET Application Form

Second Week of December 2018

TISSNET Admit Card Available

Third Week of December 2018


First Week of January 2019

Announcement of TISSNET Result

Last Week of January 2019

PI and PIT Rounds

Last Week of February 2019

Final Result for Selection

Last Week of April 2019

Subscribe for Regular Updates of TISSNET

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TISSNET Eligibility criteria

  • The candidates must have a minimum 3 years duration graduation degree or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study) from a recognised university.
  • The candidates who are appearing in final year of their 3 yeas degree program must have passed in all the subjects till the fourth semester and the candidates who are pursuing 4 years degree program must have passed in all the subjects till the Sixth Semester.
  • The candidates will have to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor’s Degree exam by 2 June 2019 to apply for TISSNET 2019.
  • Only those candidates are eligible to apply who have done graduation through correspondence from Institute/ University or Colleges which are recognised by UGC / AICTE.
  • The admission of the candidates to any TISS MA Program will be provisional till they submit their final examination result. If they fail to submit their result by the prescribed date, their provisional admission will get cancelled.

TISSNET Application form and Admit Card

The candidates will have to fill the TISSNET 2018 Application form in online mode. However, there is also a facility to submit the application form in offline mode for the candidates who belong to the remote areas. The candidates have the choice to apply for a maximum of 3 programs in two campuses in the same application form.

Steps to Apply for TISNET 2019

Step – 1: The candidates have to visit the official website and click on the link to apply for TISSNET 2019. Step – 2: After that, they will have to register by providing the email address.

Step – 3: Then, after login, they fill the application form by entering their basic details including personal, academic, program selection, centre, contact details etc.  

Step – 4: Once filing up the details, they have to upload the required documents and then pay the required application fee.

Documents to be uploaded with TISSNET Application Form

The candidates will have to upload the following documents in the TISSNET Application Form:

  • Caste Certificate for SC/ST
  • NL-OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate
  • Disability certificates for PWD candidates
  • KM certificate for Kashmir Migrants
  • Armed Force Certificate
  • Income Certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC-NC candidates
  • TISS copy of challan (if paid by cash).
  • SC/ST candidates whose annual family income is less than 2.5 lakh and OBC-NC candidates whose annual family income is less than 1 lakh have to upload the Income certificate issued by Revenue Officer
  • Passport size Photograph and signature should be uploaded with the following specifications:





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TISSNET 2019 Application Submission

After successfully filling up the form, the candidates will need to submit the TISSNET Application Form in online mode only. The candidates who have filled the application form offline will be required to send the hard copy of the duly filled Application form to the following address:

Assistant Registrar (Academic)

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Deonar, Mumbai – 400088 


Payment of TISSNET Application Fee: 

The Application Fee for a program for General Candidate: Rs. 1030/-.

The Application Fee for a program for SC/ST/OBC-NC: Rs. 260/-.

The Application Fee can be paid by the candidates through two modes:

  • Online Payment – Fee can be paid through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking
  • Offline Payment – Fee can be paid by depositing payment in any SBI branches using the prescribed challan.

Number of Programs 

Mode of Payment


Online Payment 

Offline Payment





1 Program

Rs. 1030/- Rs. 260/-  Rs. 1000/- + Bank charges   Rs. 250/- + Bank Charges

2 Programs

Rs. 2060/- Rs. 520/-   Rs. 200/- + Bank Charges  Rs. 500/-  + Bank charges

3 Programs

 Rs. 3090/-  Rs. 780/-  Rs. 3000/- + Bank Charges  Rs. 750/- + Bank Charges


TISSNET Important details

 TISSNET 2019 – Reservation Criteria


Percentage of Seats

SC (Scheduled Cast)


ST (Scheduled Tribe)


PwD (Person with Disabilities)


KM (Kashmiri Migrants)


Armed Force


TISSNET 2019 - Test Centres

The following table shows the various NET Test Centres for the candidates who will appear in TISSNET 2018.




Delhi, Noida,   Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Dehradun, Faridabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Chandigarh, Mohali


Guwahati, Silchar, Dimapur, Patna, Ranchi, Bhubaneshwar, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Gwalior 


Mumbai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, 
Nagpur, Solapur, Navi-Mumbai, Thane


Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi, Visakhapatnam, Thiruvananthapuram, Calicut, Madurai, Kozhikode

TISS Courses List and Campuses 















Mumbai Campus

M.A. Social Work in Children and Family

M.A. Social Work in Criminology and Justice

M.A. Social Work in Public Health

M.A. Social Work in Mental Health

M.A. Social Work in livelihoods and social entrepreneurship

M.A. Social Work in Women Centred Practice

M.A. Social Work in Community Organization and Development Practice

M.A. Social Work in Disability Studies and Action

M.A. Social Work in Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action

M.A. Human Resources Management and Labour Relations

M.A. Social Entrepreneurship

M.A. Globalisation and Labour

Master of Health Administration

M.A. Development Studies

M.A. in Women Studies

M.A. Education (Elementary)

Master of Hospital Administration

Master of Public Health in Social Epidemiology

Master of Public Health in Health Policy, Economics and Finance

M.A./M.Sc. in Climate Change and Sustainability Studies

M.A. / M.Sc. in Urban Policy and Governance

M.A. / M.Sc. in Regulatory Governance

M.A. / M.Sc. in Water Policy and Governance

M.A. / M.Sc. in Disaster Management

MA Applied Psychology - Specialisation in Counselling Psychology

Master of Library and Information Science

Master of laws in access to justice

MA Applied Psychology - Specialisation in Clinical Psychology

M.A. in Media and Cultural Studies

Online Program:

Online M.A. Social Work in Child Rights

Online M.A. International Family Studies




Tujlapur Campus

M.A. Social Work in Rural Development.

M.A./M.Sc in Development Policy, Planning and Practice

M.A./M.Sc in Sustainable Livelihood and Natural Resources Governance.

M.A. in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

M.A./M.Sc in Rural Management





Guwahati Campus

M.A. Social Work in Community Organization and Development Practices

M.A. Social Work in Counselling

M.A. Social Work in Public Health

M.A. Social Work in livelihoods and entrepreneurship

M.A. in Labour Studies and Social Protection

M.A. in Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development

M.A. in peace and conflict studies

M.A. in Sociology and Social Anthropology




Hyderabad Campus

M.A. Development Studies

M.A. in Women Studies

M.A. in Rural Development and Governance

M.A. in Education

M.A. in Public Policy and Governance

M.A. in Natural Resources & Governance

M.A. Human Resource Management


The Banyan Chennai

M.A. Social Work in Mental Health

MA Applied Psychology - Specialisation in Counselling Psychology

MA Applied Psychology - Specialisation in Clinical Psychology

M.A. in Research, Management and Entrepreneurship in Health

MHAT Chennai

MA Applied Psychology - Specialisation in Clinical Psychology

G-SET, Ranchi

M.A. in Applied Psychology with Specialisation in Counseling Psychology

TISSNET Exam Pattern

  • Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test
  • Duration of exam: 1 hour 40 minutes (100 min)
  • Total Questions: 100 Questions
  • Type of Exam: Objective Type
  • Number of Choices per Question: 4 or 5
  • Negative Marking: No


Total Marks

General Awareness


English Proficiency


Maths and Logical Reasoning



100 Marks

TISSNET Admit Card 2019

TISSNET Admit Card will be available online and the candidates can download their TISNET Admit Card 2019 from the link given on this page (whenever it releases). The candidates can visit the official website to download the TISSNET Admit Card by entering their credentials. Those candidates who are not able to obtain their admit card can call on TISS CARE: 022 - 2552 5252 or they can also register their complaint by sending an email to pgadmission@tiss.edu.

TISSNET Admit Card is a very important document to be carried on the day of the TISSNET exam otherwise they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.

TISSNET Results 2019

TISSNET Result will be available online. The candidates who will successfully appear for TISSNET 2019 will be able to check their results by login to the website. There is only online mode available to check the result as the TISSNET Result 2019 will not be sent by the authority to the candidates via post. The minimum cut-off to qualify the exam is 45% for general and 35% for the reserved category candidates. The candidates will be able to check their result by entering their login credentials. After downloading the result it is advised to take the printouts for the further procedures.

TISSNET 2019 – Selection Process

TISS Admission for various courses at its different campuses is done in two stages, and it has three components of assessment and which are given below:

  • TISSNET: The first step is the TISSNET that is the TISS National Entrance exam. The candidates first need to appear in the entrance test. Minimum qualifying marks for the written examination is 45% and 35% (for SC/ST).
  •  Pre-Interview Test (PIT): The second step is the Pre-Interview Test where only the shortlisted candidates who have appeared in TISSNET are called for an interview test.
  • Personal Interview (PI): The candidates who qualify the PIT round are called for a Personal Interview or PI round for the final Selection

TISSNET 2019 Marks Distribution



National Common Written Test - TISSNET

100 marks

Pre-Interview Test/GD

50 marks

Personal Interview

75 marks


225 marks

Weightage of all three categories









About TISS
: Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a “Deemed University” established under Section-3 of the UGC Act 1956. The candidates who have completed their graduation can apply for TISSNET by filling a Common Application Form for all the courses and appear for the entrance test. The selection process is on the basis of qualifying marks secured by the candidates in the TISSNET, and the admission is based on the Merit List.


TISS Mumbai 

TISS Tuljapur

TISS Hyderabad

TISS Guwahati

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai - 400 088

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, School of Rural Development, Tuljapur-413 601, District - Osmanabad, Maharashtra.

SR Sankaran Block, AMR–AP Academy of Rural Development, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 030

14-A, Bhuban Road, Uzanbazar, Guwahati 781 001


Phone:  022 - 25525252
Email: pgadmission@tiss.edu

For any admission related queries contact on the above-given helpline number, alternately you can also write to us in the comment section below.

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