What is TISSNET? How tough is TISSNET?

TISSNET 2022 notification was released on 17th December 2021. The last date to apply for the exam is 8 February 2022. You might have a few questions in your mind regarding TISSNET, like What is TISSNET exam? How tough is TISSNET? We are going to answer these questions for you in this blog.

What is TISSNET?

TISSNET is a national-level postgraduate entrance exam conducted by the TISS, Mumbai for admission into its campus and affiliated institutes. The flagship program offered for admission through TISSNET 2022 is TISS Mumbai’s MA in Human Resource Management and Labor Relations.

The TISSNET exam is conducted once every year. The M.A. in HRM program offered by TISS Mumbai is widely recognised and is preferred by MBA aspirants. Approximately 40,000 candidates appear for TISSNET every year.

How tough is TISSNET exam?

Before we answer this question, lets look at the TISSNET exam pattern.

SectionNumber of SubsectionsSubsectionsNumber of QuestionsMarks
English Proficiency (EP)2Verbal Ability
Reading Comprehension
3030
Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning (MS&LR)3Quantitative Aptitude
Logical Reasoning
Data Interpretation
3030
General Awareness (GA)1General Knowledge4040
Total100100

The exam contains 3 sections – English Proficiency, Mathematical Skills and Logical Reasoning and General Awareness.

TISSNET has a sectional cut off only for GA section. It has a sectional cut-off of 35% (14 marks) for Gen, EWS, KM, and AF categories and 30% (12 marks) for OBC (NC) and PWD categories. There will not be any Sectional Cut off for SC/ST category.

To help you analyse how tough is TISSNET, here is the average cut-off of TISSNET of previous year.

The previous year’s average cut off marks for TISSNET is mentioned below:

Sr. NoCourse or ProgrammeCut off Marks
1.MA Public Health61
2.MA Human Resource Management67
3.MA Social Epidemiology50
4.MA in Culture and Media Studies65
5.MA in Women’s Studies48
6.MA in Clinical Psychology57
7.MA in Globalization and Labour70
8.MA in Social Entrepreneurship62
9.MA in Mental Health54

FAQs

How many marks is TISSNET exam for and what is the time limit?

The total marks of TISSNET IS 100. The time limit is 100 minutes.

Is there sectional cut off for TISSNET?

There is sectional cut off only for General Awareness. It has a sectional cut-off of 35% (14 marks) for Gen, EWS, KM, and AF categories and 30% (12 marks) for OBC (NC) and PWD categories. There will not be any Sectional Cut off for SC/ST category.

Is there sectional time limit for TISSNET?

There is no sectional time limit for TISSNET.

What is the cut off for M.A HRM in TISSNET?

The previous years average cut off for TISSNET has been 67 out of 100.