TISSNET Question Paper 2020 - Aspirants of Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test must practice TISSNET 2020 question paper to prepare themselves for the entrance examination. The question paper of TISSNET 2020 was divided into four parts namely data interpretation, general knowledge, logical reasoning, mathematics and English proficiency. The marking scheme of TISSNET question paper varies based on the different sections of the paper. With the help of TISSNET 2020 question paper, candidates will be able to evaluate their preparation for the entrance examination. The official link to download TISSNET previous year question papers is given below in the article. The entrance examination of TISSNET was conducted on January 4, 2020 (2 pm - 3: 40 pm). Read the article below to know more details on question papers of TISSNET and other related information like exam pattern, syllabus and mock test.
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TISSNET Question Paper 2020

To hold a better grasp in solving the question paper of TISSNET 2020, candidates are suggested to practice previous year question papers after completing the syllabus. For enhancing the preparation level of aspirants, the official link of previous year TISSNET question papers are given below in a table.

TISSNET Previous Year Question Papers


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TISSNET Syllabus 2020

Candidates appearing for the entrance test must check the syllabus of TISSNET 2020 in order to get the complete idea of the topics and subjects which will form the questions in the examination.

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TISSNET 2020 Syllabus

General Knowledge

Politics/History/Governance/Law, Economy/ Policy, Gender/Health/Education, International politics/ current events, Environment & ecology, Labour, Media/ICTs/Literature/Art/Culture

Logical Reasoning

Venn Diagram, Number series, Linear/Circular/Family Arrangement, Cubes,Eye for Detail, Statement/Conclusion/Assumption/Arguments, Alphabet Series, Logical Connectivity, Puzzles


Profit and Loss, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Percentages, Basic Geometry,

Data Interpretation

Tables, Pie charts, Bar graphs, Double pie chart, Case lets, Sports, Data comparison, Line graphs, Multiple graphs

English Proficiency

Verbal Analysis

Antonyms, Analogies, Odd word out, Right usage of words in match the following, Fill in the Blanks - Homophones, Word substitute in a sentence, Right usage of words in fill in the blank, Idioms - Fill in the blank, Idioms - Match the following, Error spotting - grammar/words/ punctuation, Sentence Correction

Reading and Comprehension

Purpose of the passage, Strengthen and Weaken, Assumption and Supporting Statement, Passage based questions, Author's Point of View, Flaw and Discrepancy, Inference and Conclusion Drawn, the Main idea of the passage,

TISSNET Mock Test 2020

The institute also provides an option for the candidates to practice the mock test of TISSNET 2020 where they can practice for the entrance examination. TISSNET mock test 2020 has been made available from December 29, 2019. Candidates can attempt for the mock test of TISSNET 2020 once they complete studying their syllabus. TISSNET 2020 mock test does not require any login credentials. Candidates can just visit the official mock test link and attempt the test as many times as they wish to appear. The mock test will give candidates an idea about the type of questions which will be asked in TISSNET question paper 2020.

How to Appear for TISSNET Mock Test 2020

  • Click on the official link (the link will be activated as soon as the mock test will be made live).

  • A login window will appear on the screen along with pre-entered credentials.

  • Click on “ Sign in”.

  • Read the complete instructions and click on “Next”.

  • Mark on the declaration and click on “ I am ready to begin” to start with the mock test.

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TISSNET Exam Pattern 2020

It is very important for the candidates who are looking forward to appearing in the entrance examination to understand the exam pattern of TISSNET 2020. Proper knowledge of TISSNET exam pattern will help candidates to manage the time properly and score well in the examination. With the help of exam pattern, candidates will get a fair idea about the format and structure of TISSNET question paper. Candidates are advised to not leave any question unanswered in the examination as there will be no negative marking, according to TISSNET exam pattern 2020. Given below is the table is the exam pattern of TISSNET 2020 with marking scheme and mark weightage of the examination.

TISSNET 2020 Exam Pattern

Mode of examination


Medium of examination



General Knowledge, Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning, English Proficiency


40 - General Knowledge

30 - English Proficiency

30 - Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning

Medium of examination


Marking Scheme

No Negative Marking


100 minutes

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - TISSNET Question Paper 2020

Question: What is the benefit of solving previous question papers of TISSNET 2020?


Candidates will get an idea of the type of questions asked and format of examination with the help of TISSNET question papers for previous years.

Question: What is the total duration of TISSNET 2020?


The maximum marks of the TISSNETexamination is 100.

Question: Where can i check my exam centre of TISSNET 2020?


Candidates can check their TISSNET 2020 exam centre in the admit card.

Question: What are some best books for securing good marks in the general knowledge section of TISSNET question paper 2020?


Candidates can refer to books such as Manorama Yearbook, Pratiyogita Darpan, Objective General Knowledge by Lucent, Wiley’s exam expert GK and issues of social concern for better preparation of General Knowledge section of TISSNET 2020 question paper.

Question: Name some good books to get good marks in the English Proficiency section of TISSNET question paper 2020?


Candidates can read some books written by Norman Lewis on English Proficiency such as Word Power Made Easy, Better English and 30 Days to a More Powerful Vocabulary for scoring well in TISSNET 2020 question paper.

Question: What is the admission process of TISSNET 2020?


Candidates need to fill out an application form and appear in the entrance examination for admission in M.A programme of TISSNET. Qualified candidates need to go through a group discussion or interview round for the final selection.

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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).

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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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