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TISSNET - Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test Overview

All about TISSNET - Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test

TATA Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) conducts TISS National Entrance Test (TISSNET) for admission into various full-time Post Graduate Degree Programmes, offered at various campuses of TISS. Computer based National Entrance test (TISS-NET)be held on January 09, 2016, from 2 pm to 3.40 pm in 39 centers located in different parts of the country. The computer based test is of objective type and even those with a rudimentary knowledge of working with a computer can take the test.

Course Stream: Languages / Arts / Literature

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Preparation

How to prepare

Preparation Strategy

Form an image of the type and the level of the questions which are generally asked in the exam. Prepare a strategy to handle each section separately.

Section 1 – English Proficiency

Develop English vocabulary- practise synonyms, antonyms, analogies, reading comprehension and a lot of such stuff that will help solve the questions in this section.

So, the candidates should develop a very good command on the English language to attempt this section fairly well.

Start reading newspapers and magazines or columns (both online and print media). This will reduce your effort of finding the words which are important and are being used in contemporary English.

Make some habit of writing. You will learn the usage of many new words and remember them well.

Section 2 – General Knowledge

The candidates who wish to prepare well for this section can also go for the various on line portals or websites which are specific to the contemporary issues. They will be updated with the latest posts and issues around the nation and the world and will also have discussions threads which will open a new learning avenue for all.

The current issues the developing countries are dealing with including the nation India, and the way government and the whole world is trying to improve them is what will comprise of various questions in this section.

The various ethnic groups, minorities, diverse cultures, people and a lot of such things will be stressed in the questions in this section.

The candidates need to be very well versed with the latest acts and the decisions and the reforms of the government for the resolution of the issues of Social Sensitivity at hand.

The civics subject will come handy to score more in this section.

Section 3 – Logical Reasoning

Logical Reasoning/Analytical reasoning Statements Assumptions Non Verbal Tests (Visual reasoning) Analogy Test Inferences Statements and assumptions Statements Arguments Cause and effects Statements and conclusion Ranking Tests Linear arrangements Matrix arrangements Blood relationship test Matrix arrangements Symbol based problems Sequencing, coding and decoding problem Number series Direction and Distance test etc

Section 4 – Analytical Ability

Analytical Ability is about NUMBERS. You will be able to score well in this section if you are good in calculations and in problem solving .Solve the sample papers and the previous year papers. Speed is as important as accuracy. This can be achieved only after practicing a lot.

Syllabus Summary
No. Of Subjects No. Of Units No. Of Chapters
5 12 109

How To Prepare

Preparation Strategy

Form an image of the type and the level of the questions which are generally asked in the exam. Prepare a strategy to handle each section separately.

Section 1 – English Proficiency

Develop English vocabulary- practise synonyms, antonyms, analogies, reading comprehension and a lot of such stuff that will help solve the questions in this section.

So, the candidates should develop a very good command on the English language to attempt this section fairly well.

Start reading newspapers and magazines or columns (both online and print media). This will reduce your effort of finding the words which are important and are being used in contemporary English.

Make some habit of writing. You will learn the usage of many new words and remember them well.

Section 2 – General Knowledge

The candidates who wish to prepare well for this section can also go for the various on line portals or websites which are specific to the contemporary issues. They will be updated with the latest posts and issues around the nation and the world and will also have discussions threads which will open a new learning avenue for all.

The current issues the developing countries are dealing with including the nation India, and the way government and the whole world is trying to improve them is what will comprise of various questions in this section.

The various ethnic groups, minorities, diverse cultures, people and a lot of such things will be stressed in the questions in this section.

The candidates need to be very well versed with the latest acts and the decisions and the reforms of the government for the resolution of the issues of Social Sensitivity at hand.

The civics subject will come handy to score more in this section.

Section 3 – Logical Reasoning

Logical Reasoning/Analytical reasoning Statements Assumptions Non Verbal Tests (Visual reasoning) Analogy Test Inferences Statements and assumptions Statements Arguments Cause and effects Statements and conclusion Ranking Tests Linear arrangements Matrix arrangements Blood relationship test Matrix arrangements Symbol based problems Sequencing, coding and decoding problem Number series Direction and Distance test etc

Section 4 – Analytical Ability

Analytical Ability is about NUMBERS. You will be able to score well in this section if you are good in calculations and in problem solving .Solve the sample papers and the previous year papers. Speed is as important as accuracy. This can be achieved only after practicing a lot.

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TISSNET - Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test Eligibility Criteria

a) Candidates having a bachelor's degree with minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education)  from a recognized university are eligible to apply.

b) At the time of applying candidates studying in 3 year degree program should have passed in all the subjects for the 1st to 4th semesters and candidates studying in 4 year degree programmers should have passed in all the subjects for 1st to 6th semester.

c) Only those Candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor's Degree examinations by Saturday, June 11, 2016 are eligible to apply to all the programmer.

NOTE: Till the time the candidate submit results of the final year degree examination, admission to any of the Master's Degree Programmers of the Institute will be provisional. The results of the final examination have to be submitted before September 30, 2016. Those who fail to do so the provisional admission stands canceled.

 

Reservation policy-

For SC/ST/OBC(NC)

Applying for 1 Programme

Rs. 260

Applying for 2 Programme

Rs. 520

Applying for 3 Programme

Rs. 780

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News

December 02, 2016 11:03 AM

Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai announced that the deadline for submitting applications for TISSNET ...

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