TISSNET 2019 – The Tata Institute of Social Sciences has released the result of TISSNET 2019 on February 11, 2019 at 8pm. The shortlisted candidates who appeared for TISSNET can fill and submit the Detailed Application Form. The last date of filling and submitting the form is March 31, 2019. The examinations were conducted the entrance exam on January 13, 2019. The admit card TISSNET was released on December 29, 2019. Tata Institute of Social Sciences closed the application process on December 12, 2018. TISSNET 2019 also known as Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test was conducted in the computer-based mode in across 39 exam centres in the country. Candidates who wanted to apply for the M.A. programmes offered at the different campuses could check here for the details related to admissions. The application forms were available in online Candidates could apply for a maximum of three programmes at any two of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences campuses. Candidates were advised to go through the eligibility criteria prescribed for each programme before applying for the same. The admit card will also be made available for candidates in the online mode. To practice before the examination candidates can attempt the sample papers along with the mock tests which were made available online two weeks before the examination. Practising with sample papers and mock tests will help candidates gain confidence to face the main exam. The mock tests along with the link to the previous year's tests are available here. Read more to know the important dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and syllabus and mock tests of TISSNET 2019.Latest: TISSNET Result 2019 has been announced; Check here.
TISSNET 2019 - Overview
Exam Name: TISSNET
Conducting Body: Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Duration: 1 Hour 40 Minutes
Exam Mode: Computer Based
Exam Level: Post graduate
Application Mode: Online
The result of TISSNET 2019 has been declared on February 11, 2019 at 8pm. The result is released in the form of a scorecard containing the name, rank and score of the candidate. Candidates who qualify will have to attend the Pre-Interview Test, Group Discussion & Personal Interview (PIT-GD-PI) which will be conducted from March 5 to April 4, 2019. After the completion of this round, the list of selected candidates will be released by the institute following which two waiting lists will be released. The final result will be released in the form of a merit list including the names ranks and scores of candidates who have been selected for the different programmes.
The selection process for TISSNET 2019 will be conducted in two stages and will have three components for assessment. Based on the performance in the entrance exam candidates will be shortlisted for the Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview (PIT/PI). The TISS DAF has been released by the university. The shortlisted candidates who appeared for TISSNET 2019 can fill and submit the forms Pre Interview and Personal Interview (PIT/PI).
Marks for Different Components of Assessment
National Common Written Test
TISSNET 2019 – Selection Process Rules for the preparation of Waiting List
The important dates of TISSNET 2019 released along with the notification will give candidates the timeline for the event related to the admission process.
TISSNET Important dates 2019
September 18, 2018
October 30, 2018
Last date to submit the online application form
Monday, December 12, 2018 (closed)
Last Date to submit the application form by post
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Pre-admission orientation for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates held at Mumbai/ Tuljapur/ Hyderabad and Guwahati Campuses
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Availability of Hall Ticket Online
December 29, 2018 (released)
TISSNET 2019 Mock Test
January 6, 2019
TISS -National Entrance Test 2019
January 13, 2019 (2 PM-3.40 PM)
Before moving on to the application process candidates needed to check the eligibility criteria for the programmes they wanted to apply for. The general eligibility for applying for any of the masters programmes is as follows
TISSNET 2019 Course-wise eligibility
M.A. Social Work in (Children and Families)
General Eligibility along with graduation from any discipline
M.A. Social Work in (Criminology and Justice)
M.A. Social Work in (Community Organisation and Development Practice)
M.A. Social Work in (Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action)
M.A. Social Work in (Disability Studies and Action)
M.A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship)
M.A. Social Work in (Mental Health)
M.A. Social Work in (Public Health)
M.A. Social Work in (Women Centred Practice)
M.A. in (Globalisation and Labour)
M.A. in (Human Resources Management and Labour Relations)
M.A. in (Social Entrepreneurship)
Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership)
Master of Public Health (Health Administration)
Master of Hospital Administration (MHA)
Master of Public Health (Health Policy, Economics and Finance)
Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology)
M.A. in (Development Studies)
M.A. in (Women’s Studies)
M.A. in Education (Elementary)
M.A. in (Media and Cultural Studies)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Climate Change and Sustainability Studies)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Regulatory Governance)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Urban Policy and Governance)
General Eligibility along with graduation in one of the following disciplines Engineering, Architecture, Management, Physical Sciences, Geography, Planning, Law, or Social Sciences, with interest in habitat-related issues/sectors.
M.A./M.Sc. in (Water Policy and Governance)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Disaster Management)
M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counselling Psychology)
M.A. in (Applied Psychology with specialisation in Clinical Psychology)
M.A. in (Natural Resources & Governance)
General Eligibility along with Graduation in any discipline
M.A. /M.Sc in (Ecology, Society and Sustainable Development)
M.A. in (Labour Studies and Social Security)
M.A. in (Peace and Conflict Studies)
M.A. in (Sociology and Social Anthropology)
M.A. Social Work in (Community Organisation and Development Practices)
TISSNET 2019 Application Form
The application form for TISSNET 2019 was available online from October 30, 2018. Candidates who wanted to apply for the different Masters' programmes offered by the different campuses could apply online until December 12, 2018. Those candidates who stayed in remote places could send the printed form by Speed Post. Candidates who applied online need not have sent the application form by post.
TISSNET 2019 Application Fee
Mode of Payment
No. of programmes
Online Payment by Credit Card/Debit Card
Online Payment by NetBanking
Cash Deposit in any SBI Branch using the prescribed challan
Applying for 1 Programme
Rs. 1000 + Bank Charges
Rs. 250 + Bank Charges
Applying for 2 Programmes
Rs. 2000 + Bank Charges
Rs. 500 + Bank Charges
Applying for 3 Programmes
Rs. 3000 + Bank Charges
Rs. 750 + Bank Charges
The exam centres for TISSNET 2019 have been divided into four regions. TISSNET 2019 was conducted in about 39 centres across the country. Candidates appearing for TISSNET 2019 can check here the different regions.
TISSNET 2019 Test Centres & Regions
Kochin or Cochin
Kozhikode or Calicut
TISSNET 2019 Syllabus
Reading and Comprehension
Profit and Loss
Environment & ecology
Purpose of the passage
Strengthen and Weaken
Eye for Detail
Odd word out
Assumption and Supporting Statement
Ratio and Proportion
Double pie chart
International politics/ current events
Word substitute in a sentence
Flaw and Discrepancy
Right usage of words in fill in the blank
Inference and Conclusion Drawn
Right usage of word in match the following
Passage based questions
Fill in the Blanks - Homophones
Author's Point of View
Idioms - Fill in the blank
Main idea of the passage
Idioms - Match the following
Error spotting - grammar/words/ punctuation
TISSNET 2019 was conducted on January 13, 2019, for a duration of 1 hour 40 minutes in the computer-based mode. Candidates can check here the detailed exam pattern of TISSNET 2019
TISSNET Paper Pattern 2019
No Negative Marking
1 hour 40 minutes
The admit card for TISSNET 2019 has been released. The admit card was issued to only those candidates who complete the applications of TISSNET 2019. Candidates must note that the Admit card of TISSNET 2019 will not be sent to candidates via post. Candidates are required to paste a passport size photograph on their TISSNET 2019 admit card in case the photo on their admit card is not printed properly. In case of any discrepancy in the Admit card, the candidates should contact the Office concerned where he/she submitted his / her Application Form in order to avoid any last minute inconvenience.
Candidates who wish to appear for TISSNET 2019 can check for the sample papers from the previous years for the different courses. The sample papers from the previous years are given below
TISSNET Sample Papers - Previous Year Question Papers
Mock tests are useful for candidates to prepare themselves well for the examination. TISSNET 2019 mock tests were available from January 6, 2019. Candidates can check through the mock tests from the previous year to prepare themselves better for the exam.
To attempt the mock test from the previous year Click here
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