TISS BAT Exam Pattern 2020 - Tata Institute of Social Sciences releases the TISS BAT 2020 exam pattern along with the admission process. Through the exam pattern of TISS BAT 2020 candidates can know about the types of questions that will be asked in online exam of TISS BAT. Further, candidates can also know about the marking scheme of TISS BAT question paper, how much marks will be cut if they answer a question incorrectly. The exam pattern of TISS BAT 2020 also lets the candidates know details about the marking scheme, number of questions, maximum marks, total duration, topics to be covered and their weightage, and so on. Through the details given in this article, candidates can prioritise the topics and subjects which will help in making their study strategy better. In this way, aspirants can prepare themselves in a more effective way.
LATEST: Last date of submitting TISS BAT Application Form 2020 is extended till April 10

TISS BAT Exam Pattern 2020

TISS BAT 2020 will be conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences for aspirants who wish to seek admission in various undergraduate programmes offered by the university. The university has three campuses which offer B.A. (Hons.) in Social Sciences and B.A. programme in Social Sciences.

TISS BAT Exam Pattern 2020

Before practising for the exam, candidates must go through the TISS BAT exam pattern 2020. Given below is a table containing all the details related to the exam pattern of TISS BAT 2020. Candidates can find maximum marks, duration of the exam, topics and their weightage, and so on, in the table below.

TISS BAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern


Total marks


Types of questions

MCQs and descriptive questions

Duration of the test

90 minutes

Parts of the question paper

Part A (60 marks, 60 minutes)

Part B (30 minutes, 40 marks)

TISS BAT Exam Pattern 2020 - Part-wise


Total Questions

Total Marks

Part A


60 minutes

Part B


30 minutes

TISS BAT Syllabus 2020

Candidates can check the topics and subjects from which the questions will come in TISS BAT 2020. Candidates must read up sufficient relevant material on these topics to prepare themselves well.

TISS BAT 2020 Syllabus



Part A

Current affairs, Social Awareness, Logical and Analytical Reasoning

Part B

Two descriptive questions to be answered in English

TISS BAT Exam Pattern 2020 - Important Points

  • The two parts in which the TISS BAT question paper is divided will have its own cut off for evaluation.

  • As per TISS BAT exam pattern 2020, qualifying only one part of TISS BAT exam will not guarantee admission. Candidates need to qualify both the parts of the TISS BAT question paper in order to pass.

  • The second part of the question paper is the same for both B.A. in Social Work and B.A. Social Sciences.

TISS BAT Preparation Tips 2020

Preparing for the online examination of TISS BAT 2020 is not difficult as long as candidates have their concepts and basics clear. Further, two to three hours of devoted practise will help them ace the examination and get the admission for sure. Sticking to the following tips will help candidates to pass the test with flying colours.

  • Before pressurizing themselves with lots of studying materials, it is important for candidates to make their concepts and basics right. Therefore, test takers must familiarize themselves with TISS BAT exam pattern 2020 and get specifics like total marks, duration, number of questions, weightage on their tips.

  • Go through the topics and subjects that are being covered in TISS BAT 2020 exam pattern. Once all the topics are listed out, start prioritising the topics according to their marking scheme.

  • Candidates can also take the help of TISS BAT sample papers 2020 available online. This will help them to come across a vast pool of questions and to see what kind of questions are frequently asked.

TISS BAT Exam Centres 2020

The online exam of TISS BAT is held in 22 cities all over India. The details of the exam centres of TISS BAT 2020 will be printed on the candidate’s TISS BAT admit card 2020. The details include the exact venue and the location of the TISS BAT 2020 exam centres. Candidates will be given a facility to choose the exam centres in their application form according to their convenience and comfortability. Given below is a list out of which the candidates can further choose their TISS BAT 2020 exam centres while filling the online form.

TISS BAT Exam Centres

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - TISS BAT Exam Pattern 2020

Question: How do I get a TISS BAT in 2020?


Candidates who are eligible can apply to sit for TISS BAT exam by filling an online application form. After filling the online form, the candidates will be required to appear for an exam. If they pass with passing marks, they will be called for counselling to get their admission process done.

Question: What is TISS BAT exam?


Tata Institute of Social Sciences holds Bachelor’s Admission test for candidates who wish to seek admission in undergraduate courses offered by the university. Passing the exam gives the offer to the candidates to get admission in B.A. (Hons.) in Social Sciences and B.A. programme in Social Sciences.

Question: Is TISS BAT difficult?


No, the online exam is not difficult because it totally covers the general and basic concepts that a candidates have learned in his/her school days. You just need to make your concepts and basics right.

Question: Is there any exam for BA?


To get admission in undergraduate programmes, candidates must appear for TISS BAT while for admission in postgraduate exams, they must sit for TISSNET.

Question: What is TISS exam for?


Tata Institute of Social Sciences holds Bachelor’s Admission test for candidates who wish to seek admission in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by the university.

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