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Changes in TISSNET: As per the latest updates, there are few changes to be introduced in the TISSNET Exam Pattern and Selection Process conducted by Tata Institute of Social Science(TISS), Mumbai. TISS is recognised as a deemed University by UGC, offers various programmes in different streams such as hospital administration, health, management, research methodology, MA in Human Resource and its labour relation, etc.The TISSNET entrance test will be held on January 7, 2017, and the result will be declared on January 27, 2017.  

New Changes introduced in TISSNET

The exam conducting body has made some changes which will be followed for 2017-18 academic session and are mentioned below:

  • TISS National Entrance Test will not have any negative marking in any test including the one for MA in HRM from now onwards.
  • There will be single question paper for both the candidates who have applied for the single and the multiple programmes including MA in HRM and 55 other Masters programme. There will be a single question paper of 100  questions which has to be attempted in 100 minutes. 
  • General awareness paper will consist total 40 marks; maths & logical reasoning will carry 30 marks.
  • This time the weights assigned to TISSNET PIT & PI for the preparation of final merit list for all category candidates has been revised by TISS and the revised weights are as follows. The revised weightage would be the final weightage that would be allotted for the final selection of the candidates

      Weightage After Change Weightage Earlier
    TISSNET 40% 50%
    PIT/GD 30% 20%
    PI 20% 30%

All the TISSNET aspirants must go through the test pattern before their test exam preparation. The syllabus and exam pattern is prescribed by TISS every year. The total duration of the TISSNET examination test is 1 hour 40 minutes and total 100 multiple choice objective questions with three sections will be asked in the examination. TISSNET syllabus for the exam held in 2017 includes English proficiency, analytical ability, general awareness and logical reasoning.

TISSNET 2017 Points to remember
Total Number of Questions 100 questions
Sections in Question Paper 3 Sections
Duration of Exam 1 Hour 40 Minutes
Total Maximum Marks 100 Marks
Section-wise Marks Distribution

Genaral Awareness: 40 Marks

English Proficiency: 30 Marks

Maths and LR: 30 Marks

Negative Marking No
Pre-Interview/ Group Discussion Maximum Marks 50 Marks
Personal Interview Maximum Marks 75 Marks
Maximum number of campuses each candidate can apply for 3 Programmes 


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The TISSNET aspirants are advised to practice with the TISSNET sample papers and previous years question paper given on the official website of TISSNET. The candidates are selected based on two different stages which are the entrance test and personal interview & GD.

TISSNET is a computer based online test conducted by TISS every year. TISS has campuses in Mumbai, Guwahati, Tuljapur, Hyderabad and other location. 

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