TISS MAT 2021: Eligibility Criteria, Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Selection Process

Yash Dhamija
Yash DhamijaPublished On: January 14, 2021

TISSMAT examination will be conducted after the TISSNET examination for admission to HRM & LR and ODCL courses. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and selection process of TISSMAT 2021 in this article.

TISSMAT Exam

TISS MAT is a common entrance examination conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Candidates who are looking for admission to MA in Human Resource Management & Labour Relations (HRM &LR) or MA in Organisation Development, Change and Leadership (ODCL) courses need to appear for TISS MAT examination after TISSNET. This examination was introduced by the college in 2020 as an additional exam for HRM & LR and ODCL courses. This article will provide you with the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, selection process and syllabus of TISS MAT examination. 

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TISS MAT Highlights

Check the major highlights of TISS MAT examination from the table provided below.

Exam Name

TISS Management Aptitude Test

Short Name

TISS MAT

Conducted by

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Frequency

Annual

Level

National-Level Exam

Language

English

Mode

Online

TISS MAT difficulty level

Easy to Moderate

Medium

English

Exam Sections

Comprehension, Management Data Interpretation and Business Awareness

Total number of questions in the TISS MAT Exam

45

Maximum TISS MAT Score Achievable

45

Type of Questions

MCQs

Negative marking

.25 marks mark will be deducted for all wrong answers

TISS MAT Application Process

Online Mode

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TISSMAT Important Dates 2021

All the important dates for TISS MAT 2021 are provided in the table below.

Events

Dates

Beginning of TISS TISSNET application form filling

December 03, 2020

Last date of filling TISSNET application form(online)

January 25, 2021

Last date of filling TISSNET application form(offline)

January 25, 2021

TISSNET 2021 Admit Card

February 08-15, 2021

TISS NET 2021 ExamFebruary 20, 2021

TISS MAT 2021 Exam

To be announced

Selection process TISS MAT 2021

To be announced

TISS MAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates looking for admission in the HRM&LR and ODCL courses offered by Tata Institute of Social Sciences need to satisfy the eligibility criteria of TISS MAT. The eligibility criteria of TISS MAT 2021 is provided below.

  • Candidates must have graduation or post-graduation from any recognized institution or university

  • Those who have appeared for final year examination may also apply for TISS MAT

  • Candidates must have secured passing marks in all the subjects in the qualifying degree

It should be noted that candidates from any stream may apply for TISS MAT. However, they must have applied for MA ODCL or MA HRM&LR course at TISS Mumbai in order to appear for TISS MAT.

TISSNET Eligibility Criteria 2021TISSNET 2021 Application Form
TISSNET Admit Card 2021TISSNET 2021 Syllabus

TISS MAT Exam Pattern 2021

TISS MAT is divided into three sections namely Management Data Interpretation, Comprehension and Business Awareness. A total of 15 questions will be asked in each section. The total duration of the exam is 30 minutes and it will be conducted after a gap of 5-10 minutes from the TISSNET examination. The table provided below will help you understand the exam pattern of TISS MAT examination.

Sections

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Total Time

Comprehension

15

15

30 Minutes

Business Awareness

15

15

Management Data Interpretation

15

15

Total

45

45

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TISS MAT Exam Pattern vs TISS NET Exam Pattern

Provided below is the exam pattern of TISS MAT and TISS NET.

TISS MAT Exam Pattern vs TISS NET Exam Pattern

TISS MAT Marking Scheme 2021

The marking scheme of TISS MAT is provided in the table below.

Negative Marking

0.25 marks for every incorrect answer

Marks for Correct Answer

1 marks for every correct answer

Syllabus of TISS MAT

TISSMAT will cover questions from Comprehension, Business Awareness and Management Data Interpretation. You can check the detailed syllabus of TISSMAT 2021 provided below.

Section

Key Topics

Comprehension

Passages from management related subject

Business Awareness

Knowledge of contemporary events and news related to the economy, human resource management, business and labour studies

Management Data Interpretation

Data in form of Charts, Table and Graphs e.t.c

Sectional Objectives of TISS MAT 2021 Exam

TISS MAT exam is conducted to test the candidate’s communication skills and general knowledge. The table provided below contains the objective of all the sections of the TISS MAT examination. 

Section

Objectives

Comprehension

To check the ability to read and understand management literature

Management Data Interpretation

To check the ability to read and interpret the data related to the economy, business, market and organization.

Business Awareness

To check the awareness and familiarity with business knowledge

TISS MAT Sample Papers

You can download the sample paper of TISS MAT provided here to know the sample questions of TISS MAT that you may face in the final examination. 

TISS MAT Selection Process

Candidates must note that they will first have to qualify the TISS NET examination to get selected for further rounds of TISS MAT selection process. Those who have qualified the TISSNET examination and have scored 35% sectional cutoff for GK section in TISS MAT examination will be selected on the basis of following criteria.

TISS MAT Selection Process

Candidates should note that there is no sectional cutoff for TISS MAT examination. Apart from this, they should note that those who have not satisfied the sectional cutoff for the GK section in TISSNET examination will be not allowed to take part in the further selection rounds. If you have any doubt regarding the TISS MAT examination, you can clear your doubts on the Collegedekho QnA zone

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