TISSNET Result 2020
Updated on Feb 11, 2020 - 2:22 p.m. IST by Bachan Thakur

Tata Institute of Social Sciences has released the TISSNET Result on February 4, 2020.

TISSNET Result 2020 - Tata Institute of Social Sciences has announced the TISSNET 2020 result on February 4 at admission.tiss.edu. Candidates who had taken the entrance examination on January 4, can check the TISSNET result 2020 in online mode by entering their registration number and password/date of birth in the result log in window. It must be noted that the result of TISSNET is released in the form of scorecard which contains the candidate's TISSNET score, qualifying status for PIT and PI, and category-wise cut off marks. Candidates who manage to secure the TISSNET cut off have to appear for Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview. No candidate will be able to change the selected programme after the announcement of TISSNET 2020 result. Read the article below to know more on result, selection procedure, cut off, etc.

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TISSNET 2020 was conducted for admission in various postgraduate programmes offered by all the campuses.

TISSNET Result 2020 - Important Dates




January 4, 2020 (2-3:40 pm)

Result Declaration

February 4, 2020 (announced)

Pre-interview Test and Personal Interview

March 11 to March 21, 2020

Selection List Announcement

April 21, 2020 (after 5 pm)

Document verification and Payment of Fee

April 23 to May 4, 2020

First waiting list

May 11, 2020

Confirmation of provisional admission open for selected candidates from merit list and payment of fees applicable to the respective category as per the fee payment link provided in your login

May 11 to May 18, 2020

Document verification and Fee payment

For Mumbai Campus - May 19 to May 30, 2020

For Tuljapur Campus: To be announced

For Hyderabad Campus: To be announced

For Guwahati Campus: To be announced

For BALM, Chennai: To be announced

For MGAHD Nagaland Centre: To be announced

Admission Closes

June 10, 2020

How to check TISSNET Result 2020

To check the result of TISSNET 2020, candidates can go through the following steps-

Steps to check TISSNET result

Step 1: Visit the official website of TISS - admission.tiss.edu

Step 2: Find the result link and click on it. You will be redirected to a log in page (refer image below)

Log In Result Window of TISSNET


Step 3: Now, enter your registration number and password/date of birth and enter the highlighted text in the given column

Step 4: Click on "login” button

Step 5: The result of TISSNET 2020 will appear on the screen in the form of scorecard (Check scorecard image below)


Step 6: Candidates can download the TISSNET result for future reference

TISSNET 2020 Result - How to Retrieve Password

In case if an applicant forgets his/her TISSNET registration password, the university allows an option to retrieve the password. Candidates need to visit the login page and follow the steps mentioned here to retrieve TISSNET password.

  • Visit the TISSNET result login page - admission.tiss.edu

  • Enter the registered email id

  • Enter the text area the alphabets shown in the coloured image.

  • Click on “Reset password’.

  • Candidates will be sent a link to reset their password on their email id.

  • Enter the new password

  • Re-login with the new password to check the result of TISSNET 2020.

Details Mentioned in TISSNET Result 2020

Given below are the details which a candidate can check mentioned in the result of TISSNET 2020 -

Name of the candidateRegistration number of the candidate
Domicile of the candidateTISSNET score of the candidate
Programme nameCategory
Qualifying status for PIT/PICut off Marks

What after TISSNET Result 2020

The remaining process of selection after TISSNET 2020 result is divided into two rounds - TISSNET Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview.

TISSNET Pre Interview Test

Candidates who qualify the entrance test as per TISSNET 2020 result have to appear in the Pre Interview Test and further based on cracking the PIT, a Personal Interview will be held as per the scheduled date and time at the mentioned venues. The process of TISSNET 2020 PIT and PI will be held at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad.


TISSNET Personal Interview 2020

The final selection stage is the TISSNET Personal Interview (PI) 2020. Candidates shortlisted after TISSNET 2020 pre-interview test have to fill the application form for PI which will be released in the official website of TISS. Candidates belonging to SC/ST category can also apply for Government of India’s Post Matric Scholarship for financial aid. Candidates will be assessed based on their familiarity with the applied course in TISSNET PI 2020. He/she will be asked questions related to the respective topics and units of the programme. Based on qualifying PIT and PI, a final result of TISSNET will be released in the form of scorecard.

TISSNET 2020 Final Result

After considering candidates performances in the written exam, PIT and PI, the final TISSNET result 2020 will be released. This final TISSNET 2020 result will be released in the form of scorecard, which will include the marks secured in PIT and PI as well. Check final TISSNET result image below.

TISSNET Final Result 2020 (Sample Image)MA%20Admission%20(1)

TISSNET Result 2020 - Components of assessment

Components of Assessment



Entrance exam



Pre-Interview Test (PIT)



Personal Interview (PI)






TISSNET Result 2020 - Tie-breaker

The following tie-breaking criteria will be applied to calculate the final result score of TISSNET 2020 in case of a tie in marks.

  • Candidates obtaining higher score in TISSNET PI 2020 will be promoted to the next round.

  • The scores of the Pre-interview test (PIT) will be compared in case of a tie in the personal interview round,.

  • In case of a tie in the TISSNET PIT scores, the score of the entrance exam will be compared and considered for the final result.

  • Candidate with higher age limit will be considered in case the scores of the entrance exam are same.

TISSNET 2020 Merit List Preparation

TISSNET 2020 merit list will be released by the institute based on the assessment of candidates in all the round of selection process. Each candidate will also receive their individual scorecard indicating the marks for each component of the examination process. To check the merit list of TISSNET 2020, candidates need to login using their registered email ID and password. Candidates whose names will be present in the TISSNET 2020 merit list will be eligible for admissions.

TISSNET 2020 Waiting List Preparation

The waiting list of TISSNET 2020 for different programmes will be prepared based on the factors mentioned below.

  • Candidates who will secure admission to the programmes mentioned in their second preference list will only be retained in the waiting list of the first preference.

  • Candidates who secure an admission the programme mentioned in their third preference will be retained in the waiting list of the second preference.

  • Candidates who are offered seats in a programme which is in the lower order of preference will be retained in the waiting list for the programmes higher in their preference list until the seats for that particular programme is filled.

  • If any candidate is qualified for two programmes at the same time then the programme which is the first preference of the candidate will be considered for admission.

  • Candidates who will secure admission in the programme of their first choice will not be on the waiting list for any other programmes mentioned in their list of other preferences.

TISSNET Cut Off 2020

The authorities will release TISSNET 2020 cut off through its scorecard along with the result announcement, in online mode. The cut off of TISSNET 2020 will vary depending upon different courses and categories of candidates. Candidates who secure TISSNET cut off 2020 will be invited for admission process further. The TISSNET cutoff 2020 depends upon many factors such as number of applicants, difficulty level of exam, previous year cut off trends, number of seats, etc. Candidates appearing for the entrance test can check previous year TISSNET cut offs from the following table.

TISSNET Previous Year Cut Off (2019)

M.A in Globalization and Labour


M.A in Clinical Psychology


M.A in Mental Health


M.A in Women's Studies


M.A in Social Entrepreneurship


M.A in Culture and Media Studies


MA Social Epidemiology


MA Human Resource Management


MA Public Health


TISSNET Counselling 2020

The institute will start conducting the TISSNET 2020 counselling from April 23, 2020. Selected candidates (as per the merit list) will be required to report to the TISS campus for the counselling of TISSNET 2020, document verification and remitting the semester fee. In case the candidates are unable to attend the TISSNET counselling, then their seats will be cancelled and the candidates after them in the merit list will get the seat. Therefore, it is very important for candidates to attend the TISSNET 2020 counselling. Candidates can look at the seat matrix of some of the programmes from the table given below.

TISSNET Seat Matrix

CoursesSeat Intake
M. A. Social Work214
Masters in Management and Labour Studies140
Master in Health Systems Studies125
M. A. Development Studies70
M. A. in Education40
M. A./M. Sc in Habitat Studies75
M. A./M. Sc in Disaster Management20
M. A. in Human Ecology26
M. A. Social Work95

TISSNET Reservations 2020

There are some percentage of seats reserved for various social categories, as per Government of India reservation norms. Around 66% of seats is Guwahati campus is reserved for the candidates belonging to north eastern states,while remaining seats are filled from the candidates belonging to the other parts of the country. The supernumerary seats are reserved for Person with disabilities, Kashmiri migrants and children of the armed forces employee.

TISSNET 2020 Reservations

OBC (NCL)27%
Kashmiri Migrants5%
Children of the armed forces employee5%

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - TISSNET Result 2020

Question: How can I check the merit list of TISSNET 2020?


Candidates can check TISSNET Merit list 2020 after all the selection rounds by visiting the official website of TISS.

Question: Can I give a request to change TISSNET 2020 Interview dates?


No, the authorities will not consider any request regarding the change in the interview dates. However, a written request will be consider for the change in the interview dates only if the interview schedule is clashing with the final year exam dates.

Question: What is the selection procedure of TISSNET 2020?


The university has divided the TISSNET selection procedure into three parts - Entrance test, Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview.

Question: Will there be any written test in TISSNET 2020 Pre interview round?


Yes, the candidates shortlisted after the entrance test need to appear in a written test during TISSNET pre interview 2020.

Question: Can I change my programme after the declaration of TISSNET Result 2020?


No, candidates will not be able to change his or her programme after TISSNET 2020 result.

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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.


can you please provide tissnet previous year question papers

ÑÍthesh 31st Dec, 2019

Hello !!

here is the link for previous years question papers with solutions just got through it,i hope this helps you .

Thank you!!

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