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TISS BAT is an entrance exam conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Science for admission into undergraduate programs at various institutes. TISS BAT 2020 result has been announced on August 25, 2020, the official website of TISS. Those who had appeared for the exam can check the merit list. Students whose names appear in the merit list will have to pay the fee online to reserve their seat. The counselling portal for TISS BAT will be open from August 28-September 13, 2020.
TISS BAT 2020 was conducted in the online mode on August 9, 2020. The portal to upload class 12 marks was made available on August 17, 2020. The last date to upload the class 12 marks was August 23, 2020.
TISS BAT exam pattern had changed and the students had to answer 40 MCQs in 45 minutes. This article covers all the information related to TISS BAT 2020 including the application process, eligibility, exam format, selection process, and the important dates.
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Given below are certain requirements which students need to adhere to appear for TISS BAT online:
- Have a personal laptop or desktop computer with a microphone and video camera
- Latest Google chrome internet browser
- Test the webcam before the exam begins
- Internet connection speed should be at least 512 KBs
Students will be informed about TISS BAT 2020 exam details before the exam and a mock test will be held so that students have an idea of what to expect.
Given below are the important dates for TISS BAT 2020:
October 15th, 2019
Online Application Start
December 5th, 2019
Last day for application
May 4, 2020
TISS BAT Online Exam
August 9, 2020
Last Date to Upload Class 12 Marks
|August 23, 2020|
Final Result Announcement
August 25, 2020
Uploading Online Documents and Payment of Fees
August 28-September 13, 2020
Admission Closing Date
September 11, 2020
Beginning of Classes
September 14, 2020
Before filling the application form for TISS BAT 2020, students are advised to go through the eligibility criteria fo the exam. For being eligible to appear in TISS BAT, 2020, the student needs to fulfil the following eligibility criteria:
The student must have passed his/her 12th or an equivalent degree from any recognised board/school.
The student who is appearing for the intermediate exam or is waiting for the result can also apply for the exam. However, the student will have to show the results at the time of the final selection process.
The upper age limit for applying to TISS BAT is 20 years for General and OBC categorised students and 23 years for SC/ST categorised students. The Date of Birth as mentioned in the Secondary Board Education will be only accepted as the proof for age limit by the examination board.
The seat intake for TISS BAT is mentioned below:
TISS BAT Campus
Number of Intakes
B.A. Hons in Social Work in Rural Development
Guwahati, Assam Off-Campus
B.A. in Social Sciences
The application for TISS BAT 2020 will be done in the online mode. Students are required to read all the instructions and eligibility criteria pertaining to the application before filling the form. The complete application process for TISS BAT 2020 is elaborated in the points below:
Ths students will have to fill the application process online by visiting the official website of TISS.
Students will have to provide an authentic email id where they will be sent the link to set a password and access the application form. It is advisable for the student to use the same email id throughout the application process.
Further, the students will fill the application form with the required details. Students can also fill the form partially to complete it before the last date. However, the students are advised to fill the form at earliest as possible.
The students will provide a preferable centre for their examination. Note that the centre will be chosen only once and cannot be changed later.
The students will have to pay the application fee of INR 1025 for General and OBC category students and INR 500 for SC/ST category students. However, the SC/ST candidates having family income as less than 2.5 LPA and NC/OBC candidates having family income less than 1.2 LPA will have to pay INR 250 as the application fee.
The application fee can be paid either through cash or online process. Students who are willing to pay through cash will have to download the payment challan from the “Download Challan” link and deposit the money to any State Bank of India Branch.
Students will have to download the application form and receipt for future references.
Note: The application form submitted after the due date or incomplete information will be rejected by the examination board. Also, the photograph to be uploaded for the admit card should be recent, and its size should not exceed 2 MB.
TISS BAT admit card 2020 can be downloaded by the students through the following process:
Students will have to visit the official page of TISS and click on the ‘Admissions’ link.
On the page, the link for the Admit Card will be flashed on which the student will have to click.
After logging in with the username and password, students will get the link for ‘view the admit card’.
Students can download the admit card from the link and keep it for future references.
The exam pattern of TISS BAT for the August 9, 2020 exam has been changed. Instead of answering questions in 90 minutes, test-takers had to answer 40 MCQs in 45 minutes. TISS BAT exam pattern and marking scheme are mentioned below:
|General Awareness||History, Media, Sports, Geography, Films, Literature, Environment, Policies, Culture, Polity and Science||14|
|Mathematics||Logical Reasoning, Ratio Proportion, Time Distance, Number Series, Data Interpretation, Geometry, Arithmetic||14|
|English||Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, find the odd one out, Identify the error, Reading Comprehension, Correct the sentence, I||12|
TISS BAT 2020 will consist of following topics/courses as the syllabus:
Grammar, Essay writing, Idioms, Odd one out, synonyms, vocabulary, spelling, and reading comprehension.
Number Series, Logical Connectivity, Sitting Arrangements, Coding-Decoding, Clocks, Direction Sense, Puzzles, Calendars, Cubes, and Statement Conclusion
Fractions, Integers, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Time Speed Distance, Number Average, Ratio Proportion and Profit and Loss
Current Affairs, Advertisements and Media, Geography, History, Economy, Politics, Constitution, Health, Awards, Technology, Environment
Pie Charts, Venn Diagrams, Bar Graphs
After qualifying the TISS BAT test, students will be called for the counselling process. The students who have applied for the B.A. in Social Science will be called for the counselling process based on the rank list. If the seats remain vacant, a waitlist for the students will be released for which the counselling will be done in subsequent weeks.
On the other hand, the qualified students who have applied for B.A. in Social Work will go for the personal interview first. The students will be given a score out of 50 based on their performance in the interview. Combining the interview and the TISS BAT score, the final selection list for the students will be released. Qualified students can pay a certain amount for booking their seats in the preferable campus.