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TISSNET 2022 Selection Process (Date Out)

Updated By Tiyasa Khanra on 29 Jun, 2022 09:53

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TISSNET 2022 Selection Process (Date Announced)

The TISSNET selection process will most likely be conducted tentatively in the last week of May 2023 at TISS campuses across India. TISS has conducted the online assessment rounds for shortlisted aspirants from May 24 to June 11, 2022. The window for the Detailed Application Form to register for stage 2- the online selection process of TISSNET 2022 was closed on May 15.

TISSNET 2022 selection process is defined by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai. The selection procedure of TISS comprises two stages, including:

Stage 1: National Entrance Test


Stage 3: Online Assessment (OA) and Online Personal Interview (OPI)

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TISS NET Selection Process

The detailed selection process of TISSNET 2022, including the selection dates and step-wise selection process, can be found on this page.

TISSNET 2022 Selection Process: Important Dates

Tata Institute of Social Sciences has opened the online window for the Detailed Application Form to begin the registration process for stage 2, that is, the online selection process of TISSNET 2022. Only those candidates who have been shortlisted on the basis of the score obtained in the TISSNET 2022 exam become eligible for filling out the DAF. The result of the TISSNET 2022 exam was released on March 23, 2022, via online mode. Candidates can fill out the application form for TISSNET 2022 selection process via online mode only. The important dates related to the TISSNET 2022 selection process have been tabulated below:



Online DAF Opening 

April 13, 2022 

Online DAF closing 

May 15, 2022 

Online Assessments (Stage 2) 

May 24 to June 11, 2022 (Begins)

Announcement of merit list 

To be notified

Steps to Fill the Online DAF for Online Assessments

Shortlisted candidates are required to follow the below-mentioned steps to fill the online DAF for Online Assessments:

Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), i.e.(https://www.tiss.edu/)

Step 2: Next, they must enter the login credentials that include Email ID, Password, and Captcha.

Step 3: The application form will be displayed on the screen. Candidates must furnish the details mentioned below:

  • Personal information 
  • Educational details 
  • Biographical sketch 
  • Employment details 
  • Reason for pursuing the course 

Components of TISSNET 2022 Selection Process

Marks & Weightage for different components of Assessment / Evaluation are as follows:







OPI Score


Top Management Colleges :

TISSNET 2022 Selection Dates

The table below lists the important dates for TISSNET Selection Procedure 2022.

Name of Event

TISSNET 2022 Result

 March 23, 2022 (Out)

TISSNET 2022 Online Personal Interview (OPI)




Announcement of Final Merit List


Online Document Upload & Fee Payment


First Wait List Release Date


Document Upload & Fee Payment for Waitlisted Candidates


Finalizing Admission


Beginning of the new academic session


TISSNET 2022 Detailed Selection Process

Provided below is an elaborated view on the TISSNET 2022 Selection Process:

Stage 1: Shortlisting

All the candidates have to appear for the National Entrance Test (TISSNET) and TISSMAT (if needed for admission to the program). Basis the performance in the exam, shortlisted candidates will be called for the Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview (PIT/ PI). Shortlisting will be as per the following

  • Post declaration of TISSNET 2022 Result.
  • Shortlisting will be based on TISSNET exam scores only.
  • The shortlisting process will be based on overall and sectional scores obtained in the TISSNET exam.
  • TISSNET score will not be added to the final score for selection

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TISSNET Exam Pattern

Stage 2: Final Selection Process

 For those who have applied for MA HRM & LR and MA ODCL

Appear in TISSMAT 2022

After the TISSNET result and shortlist is out, TISSMAT will be conducted for the shortlisted candidates. It is a 45-minute exam with 40% weightage in the final selection.

For those who have applied for other MA Programmes 

Appear in TISSPAT 2022

After the TISSNET result and shortlist is out, TISSPAT will be conducted for each MA program. It is a 45-minute exam and the duration will be 90 minutes for 2 MA programs and 135 minutes for 3 MA programs. It has a 40% weight in the final selection.


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Stage 3: Final Merit List Preparation

The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of merit and the preferences given by the candidates at the time of filling up the online application form.  

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Tie Breaker in Final Selection

In case there is a tie between two candidates, the selection will be done as follows:

  • PI marks will be compared and the candidate with more marks in PI will be given preference
  • If there is a tie in TISSMAT/ TISSPAT marks then the entrance test score will be compared and the one who has more marks in the entrance will be given preference
  • If there is a tie in PI marks then TISSMAT/ TISSPAT marks will be compared and the one who has more marks in TISSMAT/ TISSPAT will be considered
  • If there is a tie in the entrance marks too then the candidate who is elder in age will be considered

TISSNET Score Aggregation for HRM and ODCL

The weightage for management programmes is given below:



TISS National Entrance Test


Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT)


PI (Personal Interview )


TISSNET Score Aggregation for Other Master's Programmes

The final score aggregate for other MA courses is given below:



TISS National Entrance Test (TISS-NET)


TISS Programme Aptitude Test (TISS-PAT)


TISS Online Personal Interview 


Seats Offered through TISSNET Selection Process 2022

Tata Institute of Social Sciences offers 55 M.A. courses across the country. TISS campuses are located in Mumbai, Chennai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, and Hyderabad. The number of seats varies from programme to programme in each of these campuses.

College Name

Seats Available

TISS Mumbai

820 seats

TISS Guwahati

130 seats

TISS Hyderabad

180 seats

TISS Chennai

20 seats

TISS Tuljapur

120 seats

Important Documents for TISSNET 2022 Selection Process

The candidates who get selected will have to submit the documents mentioned below to complete the admission formalities

  • Admission acceptance letter

  • Scanned copies of the paid fees challan

  • Original mark sheets of class X and XII and all the semesters of Bachelor’s degree

  • Caste and Income certificate for SC/ST candidates

  • Passport-sized photographs

  • TISSNET 2022 Scorecard

These documents should be sent to verification@tiss.edu so that the provisional admission can be converted to confirmed at any one of the TISS campuses. Candidates who are selected will have to undergo a pre-admission medical checkup conducted by the medical officers at the institute.

TISSNET 2022 Merit List

Before realising the merit list of TISSNET, various factors are kept in mind. Based on the merit list of each course, a list of shortlisted candidates is released on the official website. A scorecard will also be released along with the TISSNET Merit List mentioning the marks obtained in each component fo the selection process.

Provided below are factors that play a crucial role while preparing the merit list of TISSNET 2021:

1: The category of the candidate and the weightage for TISSNET, TISS PAT/ TISS MAT and PI rounds are kept in mind.









2: Marks obtained by the candidates.

3: Preferences filled while submitting the application form.

Preparation of TISSNET 2022 Wait-List

Check out the important pointers explaining how is TISSNET Wait-List 2022 prepared:

  1.   Applicants mentioned in the first merit list are not mentioned in the second and third merit list.

  2. If an individual is selected in the preferred programme, he/she will not be mentioned on the waitlist of TISSNET.

  3. Choices of programmes need to be filled very carefully as no changes can be made only the application form is submitted.

  4. Candidates who have been selected for their second preferred option will be mentioned in the merit list for their first preferred option only. Those who are getting admission in the third preferred course will be present in the merit list of first and second preferred programmes only.

  5. For the open/unreserved merit list, the aggregate marks of the candidates are kept in mind and no reservation category is considered while doing so.

  6. A separate category-wise merit list is released for the total number of seats available in each reserved category.

  7. If an individual is selected for any course lower than their preference, he/she will be retained in the wait-list of TISSNET of a course that is higher on their preferred list. This is done till all the seats available in the course are filled.

  8. In case a candidate qualifies in more than one course then the waitlist is activated based on the course that is higher on the preference list. Admission will be provided only in one preferred programme.

    Tie-Breaker for TISSNET 2022 Selection Process

    Provided below are the tie-breaker rules that are considered before preparing a merit list and offering a seat to the candidate:

    • In case the final score has a tie, the performance in the personal interview is considred.

    • In case two candidates face tie in PI marks, their TISS PET/ TISS MAT marks are compared and the one with more marks is offered a seat.

    • In case there is a tie in TISS PET/ TISS MAT marks too, then the Entrance test marks are compared and the one with more marks is considered for admission

    • In case the candidates face tie in entrance marks too, then the candidate who is older in age gets the admission.

    • In case two candidates get the same marks at the end of the selection process, their PI marks are compared and the one with more marks gets admission.

    • On the basis of the merit list for each programme, the list of selected candidates is released on the official website of TISS. Each candidate also gets his/her scorecard which comprises the marks for each component of the examination.

    • On the basis of the merit list for each programme, the list of selected candidates is released on the official website of TISS. Each candidate also gets his/her scorecard which comprises the marks for each component of the examination.


    1. What is the procedure for verifying original documents?

    Document verification will be done before re-opening of classes between April to June 2020. All the original documents from Xth standard onwards should be produced for verification.

    2. What is pre-admission medical check-up?

    All the provisionally selected candidates have to undergo for a medical check-up, which will be conducted by the Medical Officers of the Institute after verification of original documents on the same day.

    3. Is there any hostel accommodation?

    Yes, TISS has limited hostel facilities. Preference is given to candidates coming from outside Mumbai on the basis of income criteria, particularly SC/STs. Besides, TISS also helps the selected candidates finding off-campus paying guest accommodation in the neighborhood close to the institute.

    4. How many seats are reserved for SC/ST/OBC/PWD?

    For SC (15%), ST (7.5%), OBC(NC) (27%) and PWD (3% i.e. 1% in each category of a) Low vision/blindness, b) Hearing Impairment, and c) Locomotor Disability / Cerebral Palsy) as per Government of India (Goi) rules. The reservation for Kashmiri Migrants (KM) 1 % and Armed Forced 5% subject to the Government of India (Goi) Directives.

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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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