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Updated By Abhinav Chamoli on 31 May, 2021 17:48

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TISSNET 2021 - TISSMAT Cancelled

TISSMAT 2021, which was scheduled to be conducted on June 20, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The revised process of admission to management courses at TISS will be declared soon. As per the current schedule available on the official website, the Online Assessment and Online Personal Interview rounds for TISS Admissions 2021 will be conducted from July 1 - 21, 2021. Get more information about TISS MAT in the following articles.

TISSNET vs TISSMAT: Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Final Score Calculation

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

TISSNET 2021 Result was declared on March 25, 2021. Earlier, the result was supposed to be out on March 19, 2021, but it was postponed and TISS had updated the new date of TISSNET 2021 Results on its official website. The result comprises information about the candidate's sectional and overall scores along with the shortlist status in the TISSMAT and PI rounds. The dates regarding the final selection rounds and merit list will be announced shortly. Check details at the link given below.

TISSNET 2021 Result

A memory-based answer key of TISSNET 2021 has been released by CollegeDekho. A PDF file of the answer key is now available on the following page. If TISS releases any official answer key for TISSNET 2021, it is expected that would be in the 4th week of February. Soon after that, the results of TISSNET will be released by the conducting body. Candidates who will be shortlisted will then be called for the Pre-Interview Test and the Personal Interview rounds. The final list will be declared by the end of April 2021.

TISSNET 2021 Answer Key

TISSNET 2021 was conducted on February 20, 2021, in online mode. The overall difficulty level of the exam was reported to be moderate. The paper comprised 100 multiple-choice questions carrying 1 mark each. Candidates can take a look at the TISSNET 2021 detailed paper analysis below.

TISSNET 2021 Exam and Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key & Solutions

 Admit cards for TISSNET 2021 were released online mode on the official website on February 8. The last date to download TISSNET 2021 Admit Card was February 15, 2021. TISSNET (short for TISS National Entrance Test) is a computer-based (online) exam, which will be conducted on February 20, 2021, across 39 cities for admission to 55 Masters in Social Science programmes offered at TISS (Tata Institute of Social Sciences). Candidates who are appearing for the TISS examination can check the eligibility criteria of TISSNET to know all the requirements for admission. TISS offers admission to its full-time (Regular) Post-Graduate Degree Programmes (M.A., M. Sc., M.H.A., M.P.H.) offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad campuses and other locations through TISSNET.

TISSNET 2021 application form and eligibility criteria

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TISSNET 2021 Highlights

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Exam Name

Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test

Exam Level


Conducting Body

TISS Mumbai

Exam Mode


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Duration

100 minutes

Exam Syllabus

English Proficiency, General Awareness, Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning

Exam Pattern

100 questions

Type of Questions




Exam Fees

INR 1,030 per course (General Category) and Rs 260 per course (SC/ ST)

Exam Purpose

Admission to TISS Tuljapur, TISS Hyderabad, TISS Mumbai and TISS Guwahati

Course Offered

MHA, MPH, MPH-HPEF, MPH-SELL, MA in Education, MA, MA-MSc, MMA in Social Work, MLIS

No. of Test Cities


TISSNET 2021 Changes in MA (HRM) and MA (ODCL) 

Given below are some of the key changes in TISSNET 2021 MA (HRM) and MA (ODCL) for 2021-23

  • Candidates must note that TISSMAT 2021 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. More updates about the admission process will be announced by the institute soon.

  • TISSNET was an online exam with a duration of 100 minutes.

  • Candidates could apply for a maximum of 3 MA programmes. Barring MA (HR) and MA (ODCL), candidates can choose one more MA programme.

  • The shortlisting will be done on the basis of TISSNET scores for the Online PI round.

  • Once the shortlisting is done, candidates had to appear in TISSMAT/ TISSPAT before the online personal interview. However, due to the cancellation of these exams, the revised admission process announced by TISS will be applicable.

  • The Online Assessment and Online Personal Interviews will be conducted for all candidates. No offline process is defined for the same.

  • TISSMAT is a common test only for MA (HRM) and MA (ODCL) programmes and it should not be taken separately for each of the two programmes.

TISSNET Key Changes for Other MA Programmes

Listed below are some key changes for TISSNET other MA programmes

  • Candidates will take to take 100 minutes online TISSNET entrance exam.
  • They can apply for a maximum of 3 programmes.
  • The time duration for each TISSPAT is 45 minutes. For example, if you apply for 2 different MA programmes, you will spend 90 minutes on two TISSPAT exams.
  • The shortlisting will be done on the basis of TISSNET for online PI.
  • After shortlisting, it is mandatory to appear in TISSPAT before online PI for each MA programme separately.
  • PI for TIS admission 2021 will be held online only.
  • TISSNET 2021 weightage has been reduced and for TISSPAT, it has increased compared to last year.
  • Final admission will be done on the basis of TISSNET, TISSPAT and performance in PI.

TISSNET 2021 Conducting Body

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was started as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work in the year 1936. In 1944, the institute got its current name. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) organises a National Entrance Test (NET) under the name of TISSNET for admission to all Masters programmes offered at TISS campuses at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati, IMHST Chennai, MHAT Calicut and G-SET Ranchi. TISS aims to provide education to students by bringing together high-quality scholars and practitioners from different fields such as Social, Economic, Political, Physical, Habitat, Engineering, Health, Environmental Sciences. 

TISSNET 2021 Exam Centres

TISSNET 2021 exam centres have been divided into four regions - North, South, East, and West. The table below provides the list of TISSNET exam centres in each region. 

East Region

West Region

North Region

South Region



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Contact Details

TISS Mumbai
Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
V.N. Purav Marg,
Mumbai - 400 088

TISS Tuljapur
Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
School of Rural Development,
Tuljapur-413 601,
District - Osmanabad, Maharashtra, India.

TISS Hyderabad
SR Sankaran Block,
AMR–AP Academy of Rural Development,
Hyderabad 500 030.

TISS Guwahati
14-A, Bhuban Road, 
Guwahati 781 001

Phone No: 022 - 2552 5252

Important Dates

TISSNET 2021 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 03 Dec to 25 Jan, 2021
Admit Card Date 08 Feb to 15 Feb, 2021
Exam Date 20 Feb, 2021
Declaration of Result Date 01 Mar, 2021 (*Tentative)

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How to prepare for TISSNET? I want to join TISS for MHA in 2021 at any cost. I have already started my preparation but can you give me proper guidance. Please help!!

-shruti singhUpdated on July 29, 2020 07:52 PM
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Shreya Sareen, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

To prepare for TISSNET is not that difficult a task and since you have a few months before the exam, it is advisable to begin the preparation as soon as possible so that you get a lot of time for practice as well. It is also a good strategy to take mock tests for TISSNET. Given below is the preparation strategy for TISSNET which will help you with the preparation. It also includes the section-wise preparation strategy.

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Does TISS accept CAT scores?

No, TISS does not accept CAT scores. The college conducts its own entrance examination i.e TISSNET.

What is TISS MAT?

TISS MAT is a common entrance exam conducted for admission in the MA ODCL or MA HRM&LR courses offered by TISS Mumbai

How can I check the important dates for TISSNET?

You can check the important dates for TISSNET from the official website of Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Do I have to appear for TISSNET to get admission in TISS Mumbai?

Yes, you will have to appear for TISSNET to get admission in TISS Mumbai

What are the exam centres of TISSNET?

There are many exam centres of TISSNET. Some of them are Ranchi, New Delhi, Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam, Gwalior and Madurai

Is TISSNET conducted every year?

Yes, TISSNET is conducted every year. The exam is conducted in the month of January every year.

Why TISSNET is conducted?

TISSNET is conducted for admission in the Post-Graduate Degree Programmes offered by Tata Institute of Social Sciences

When will the TISSNET 2021 be conducted?

TISSNET 2021 will be conducted on February 20, 2021

Who conducts TISSNET?

TISSNET is conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences

What is the full form of TISSNET?

The full form of TISSNET is TISS National Entrance Test

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