TISSNET Application Form 2020 - The Tata Institute of Social Sciences had extended the online window of completing TISSNET 2020 application form for the registered candidates to December 9, 2019. Earlier, the last date to fill details in the application form of TISSNET 2020 for the registered candidates was scheduled to December 5. The institute had closed the fresh registrations for TISSNET 2020 on November 30 for admission in all the M.A programmes. TISSNET application form 2020 was released on October 18, 2019, at official website tiss.edu. However, candidates belonging to rural areas could send an email asking for the printed TISSNET 2020 application form along with registration fees to Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai campus. The last date to send the receipt of TISSNET application form by post was December 3, 2019. Candidates while filling TISSNET application form 2020 could choose three courses from any two campuses of the university. For online mode, aspirants could register and fill the application form. Aspirants were required to fill their personal details, academic details and upload the required official documents in the TISSNET application form. It was important for candidates to not leave any mandatory field in their application form of TISSNET 2020 blank.

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Also, if any candidate was found to provide any information in their TISSNET registration form which turns out to be false, they will be barred from the TISSNET admission procedure. After filling and submitting the TISSNET application form, candidates were suggested to print out multiple copies of their TISSNET 2020 application form for any future references.

TISSNET Application Form 2020 - Important Dates

Candidates going to fill TISSNET application form must go through the key events related to the application form of TISSNET 2020 given in the table below in order to stay updated.

TISSNET 2020 Application Form Dates



Release of application form

October 18, 2019 (Closed)

Last date to submit the online application form

November 30, 2019 November 25, 2019

Last date to send the receipt of the application form by postDecember 3, 2019
Last date for completing the MA application for the registered candidate
December 9, 2019

Release of admit card

December 20, 2019 (Released)

Pre-admission orientation programme for SC/ ST/ OBC/ Minority and PwD candidates
December 21 and December 22, 2019 (to be held at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Tuljapur and Guwahati Campus)
TISSNET 2020 examJanuary 4, 2020

How to fill TISSNET Application Form 2020?

Candidates who wished to enrol for the courses could fill the application form of TISSNET 2020 in both online and offline mode. To check the process of filling the TISSNET 2020 application form, candidates can read the steps given below.

Steps to fill TISSNET application form online

Step 1. Visit the official website of TISSNET

Step 2. New users need to first register themselves. In order to register, they must click on ‘Click here to register’.

Step 3. Enter valid email ID. Upon providing a valid and active email ID, the candidates are given a password. Retain this password for future references.

Step 4. Click on ‘Login’


Step 5. Login with the help of the given password.

Step 6. After logging in, fill in all the personal and academic details.

Step 7. Click on ‘Submit’ and pay the fee via Debit Card/Credit card/Netbanking (Fee structure is given below)

Step 8. The fee of the TISSNET 2020 depends on the number of courses the candidates have chosen.

(Note: Candidates can also opt for offline mode of payment by submitting the bank challan (receipt) of any of the SBI branch. Further, they will have to scan the TISS copy, log in to their account again and upload the challan to complete their TISSNET registration process.)

Steps to fill TISSNET 2020 Application Form Offline

  • Candidates need to avail for a printed copy of the TISSNET 2020 application form from the institute. They need to send a request for the printed TISSNET application form 2020 by speed post with application fees to Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088.

  • Candidates need to, then, fill all the fields in the hardcopy of TISSNET registration form 2020. They also need to submit the hard copies of the aforementioned documents. Applicants should make sure that the documents are attested by the schoolmaster/principal/headmaster/gazetted officers. Else, their application form of TISSNET 2020 will be rejected.

  • Duly filled TISSNET 2020 application form along with the requisite documents should be sent to the following address -

Assistant Registrar (Academic)

Tata Institute of Social Sciences,

Deonar Mumbai, 400088.

TISSNET Application Form Fees 2020

Payment Mode


One Programme

Two Programmes

Three Programmes

Credit Card/Debit Card/ Net Banking


Rs. 1030

Rs. 2060

Rs. 3090


Rs. 260

Rs. 520

Rs. 780

Cash Deposit in any SBI Branch using the prescribed challan


Rs. 1000 + Bank Charges

Rs. 2000 + Bank Charges

Rs. 3000 + Bank Charges


Rs. 250 + Bank Charges

Rs. 500 + Bank Charges

Rs. 750 + Bank Charges

(Note: Unemployed candidates, whose parents'/guardians' annual income from all the sources for the Financial Year 2018-19 is less than Rs.2.5 Lakhs for SC/ST and Rs.1 lakh for OBC (NC) are required to pay Rs.250/- as Concessional TISSNET Application Fee for each programme. However, they should upload the necessary certificates)

Documents to keep ready for TISSNET Application Form 2020

Before filling out the application form of TISSNET 2020, candidates must make sure to be ready with certain documents with them to avoid any hindrance in the process. Given below is a table consisting of a list of such documents which can be referred by the applicants.




  • Photograph

  • Signature

  • Copy of TISS challan (in case of cash payment)

SC/ST (if annual income is less than Rs. 2.5 lakhs)

  • Photograph

  • Signature

  • Tribe/caste certificate

  • Income certificate (Financial year 2018-2019)

  • Copy of TISS challan (cash payment)

SC/ST (if annual income is more than Rs. 2.5 lakhs)

  • Photograph

  • Signature

  • Tribe/caste certificate

  • Copy of TISS challan (in case of cash payment)

OBC (NC) (if annual income less than Rs. 1 lakh)

  • Photograph

  • Signature

  • Income certificate (Financial year 2018-2019)

  • OBC (Non-creamy layer) certificate issued by the District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner/Tahsildar after April 1, 2018

  • Copy of TISS challan (in case of cash payment)

OBC (Non-creamy layer) (Annual income between 1 lakh and 8 lakh)

  • Photograph

  • Signature

  • Copy of TISS challan (in case of cash payment)

  • OBC (Non-creamy layer) certificate issued by the District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner/Tahsildar after April 1, 2018


  • Photograph

  • Signature

  • Copy of TISS challan (in case of cash payment)

  • PWD certificate


  • Photograph

  • Signature

  • Copy of TISS challan (in case of cash payment)

  • KM certificate

Armed Forces

  • Photograph

  • Signature

  • Copy of TISS challan (in case of cash payment)

  • Armed Force certificate

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TISSNET Application Form 2020 - Important points

  • Candidates could only apply for a maximum of three courses across any two of the TISS Campuses and other Centre locations.

  • Candidates could apply for multiple courses through one TISSNET 2020 application form only. They did not need to fill multiple application form of TISSNET 2020 for different courses.

  • Before filling the TISSNET application form 2020, the candidates were advised to check the eligibility criteria. Non-compliance with the eligibility criteria may lead to cancellation of the candidate’s application form of TISSNET 2020 even at the later stage of the admission process.

  • Candidates must make sure that all the fields are filled in their TISSNET 2020 application form and documents uploaded are valid. Incomplete TISSNET registration form gets rejected by the university.

Reasons for rejection of TISSNET Application Form 2020

Candidates’ TISSNET 2020 application form may get rejected by the institute due to any of the following reasons-

  • Non-payment of TISSNET 2020 application fees

  • Incomplete application form

  • Submission of the form after the last date

  • Uploading of invalid documents

TISSNET Admit Card 2020

After registering and filling the TISSNET online application 2020 form successfully, candidates can download TISSNET hall ticket. The admit card of TISSNET 2020 was released on December 20, 2019, in online mode. Candidates can download their hall tickets of TISSNET by logging in and entering their Username ID and Password. The admit card of TISSNET mentions details such as candidate's name, courses applied for, exact venue and location of exam centres, date and time of the examination, etc. Candidates are suggested to check the details printed on their TISSNET hall ticket carefully. If any discrepancy is found, the authorities are to be duly informed. Candidates who find that they have not been allotted the TISSNET admit card, they must call the TISS CARE: 022 - 2552 5252 OR may register their complaint by sending a mail to admissionsinfo@tiss.edu

TISSNET Exam Centres 2020

The examination was held in 40 cities all over India. The TISSNET exam centres 2020 have been divided into four regions - Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern. The candidates could find the details of their TISSNET exam centres on their application forms. Applicants will be required to select the TISSNET 2020 exam centres according to their convenience and comfortability.

TISSNET Test Centres

Northern RegionChandigarh, Dehradun, New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi, Greater Noida, Jammu, Srinagar
Southern Region
Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Visakhapatnam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode
Western RegionAhmedabad, Aurangabad, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Solapur, Navi-Mumbai, Thane
Eastern RegionBhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Dimapur, Silchar

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - TISSNET Application Form 2020

Question: How can I download the TISSNET application form 2020 online?


In order to download the application form, candidates must first register themselves and fill the details in their forms. After paying the fee, you can take multiple printouts of your duly filled application forms.

Question: What is the last date of filling out the TISSNET application forms?


You could register and fill in the application form of TISSNET 2020 till November 30, 2019. 

Question: How can I apply for TISSNET application form?


You can apply TISSNET 2020 application form by registering online. People who reside in remote or urban areas with no internet connection can submit their applicationform in offline mode too.

Question: Can I fill and submit the application form of TISSNET in offline mode?


Yes, the candidates can fill and submit the TISSNET application form in offline mode by sending the application form along with all the documents to the address given above.

Question: What to do if I forget the login credentials for TISSNET application form 2020 during the registration process?


If you forget the login credentials, you can click on ‘Forgot your password?’ option and enter all the requisite details to revive the login credentials.

Question: Can I give my parent’s email ID and mobile number to fill the TISSNET 2020 application form?


No, the candidates must make sure that they provide only their personal email ID and mobile numbers. If you do not have your own email ID then it is suggested that you make one.

Question: What are the modes of the payment of application form of TISSNET ?


You can pay for TISSNET 2020 application fee in both online and offline mode. Candidates will be getting online options of paying via Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking. Candidates can also pay the TISSNET application fee in online mode via SBI Bank challan.

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I want to know about the dates, syllabus for the exam of tissnet 2021

Deepshikha Student Expert 17th Mar, 2020
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a Deemed University by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India.It conducts TISS National Entrance Test (TISSNET) for admission to about 55 of its Programs. TISSNET was conducted on January 12,2020. The dates for 2021 has not been announced yet.
TISSNET consists of the following parts:
1. English Proficiency and Language Skills
2.Mathematical Reasoning and Quantitative Ability
3. Logical Reasoning
4. Data Interpretation
5.General Awareness
Hope this helps.
Good luck.

I want to download my Tissnet scorecard but I am not able to login and reset password to download my Tissnet scorecard

Shareef 14th Feb, 2020

You will have to enter your registered email id and password that you created for TISSNET. If you are still not able to login, mail their helpdesk at: pgadmission@tiss.edu (mailto:pgadmission@tiss.edu) . You can also contact them at 022-25525252, 91-22-2552 5000. Mail them from your registered email. Before that once try shutting down your computer and restart and try it again.


i cleared the cutoff of tiss net 2020 and got the PI call fromMA IN hospitality and analytics management. are these cou rses are good in tiss. and when did the PI call letter come.

Shivika Tyagi 7th Feb, 2020
First of all congratulations on your selection. TISS is a brand in itself, so all the courses their are almost good. Hospital and analytical management is one of the most popular course and its placements are good too. Most importantly TISS is good in terms of ROI. You got a call alreay so don't worry you will get your PI call letter soon too. Keep checking your mail.

Hope it helps you. Good luck

what will be the cut off for M.A in Data Science program for tissnet exam ?

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 11th Feb, 2020


TISS NET 2020 exam has been conducted and questions in the exam were asked from the following sections:

English proficiency
Mathematics and Logical reasoning
General Awareness

For English proficiency and Mathematics and Logical reasoning there is no sectional cutoff. For General Awareness, there is sectional cutoff of 35% (14 Marks).

Check the details:


Good Luck!


Am i eligible for the TISS because i got 45/50/35 in 10th/12th/ Grad respectively, And anyone can suggest me for which specialation should i go ???

ayush mishra 31st Jan, 2020

Sonu, admission to Master's courses in Tata Institute of Social Sciences occurs through TISSNET. Now, you can apply for TISSNET if you fulfill the conditions required as stipulated by the institution. These conditions are known as eligibility criteria. Now, the eligibility criteria for applying for TISSNET in terms of educational qualification in most cases ie for admission to most courses is that the candidate should be graduate in any stream or discipline or he/she must be appearing in their final graduation paper and have to submit their passing certificate by any date stipulated. As far as you are graduate, you can apply for most cases, however, for some courses like MA (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership), Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology), M.A. Social Work in (Disability Studies and Action) etc , the requirement is that graduation should be from a certain stream or subject or there should be some job or internship experience for the candidates. For mire information about these eligibility criteria, you can use the link


As regards to query about choice of specialization, the choice should be such that should generate interest and entertain you. It totally depends on your interest areas, however, there are some courses or specialization which are quite popular among the student groups and some of them are M.A. in (Human Resources Management and Labour Relations) ,  MBA, Master's of Arts etc. So, the specialization should be such that the student feels comfortable in it and is usually chosen by applicantd in the stream as graduation.

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