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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.

Coursed offered by School:

School of Social Work (M.A. Social Work in)

  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Children & Families)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Criminology & Justice)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation & Development Practice)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Disability Studies & Action)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Dalit & Tribal Studies & Action)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Mental Health)# (Offered at 2 locations - TISS Mumbai, BANYAN Channai)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Public Health)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods & Social Entrepreneurship)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Women-Centred Practice)

School of Management and Labour Studies (M.A. in)

  • Master of Arts (Human Resource Management & Labour Relations)
  • Master of Arts (Social Entrepreneurship)
  • Master of Arts (Globalisation and Labour **)

School of Health Systems Studies (Master of)

  • Master of Health Administration (MHA)
  • Master of Hospital Administration (MHA)
  • Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology) (MPH)     
  • Master of Public Health (Health Policy, Economics and Finance***) (MPH)

School of Development Studies (M.A. in)

  • Master of Arts (Development Studies)
  • Master of Arts (Women's Studies)

School of Education (M.A. in)

  • Master of Arts in Education (Elementary)

School of Habitat Studies (M.A. / M.Sc. in)

  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Climate Change and Sustainability Studies     
  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Urban Policy and Governance)     
  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Regulatory Governance)
  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Water Policy and Governance)

Jamsetji Tata School for Disaster Managemnet(M.A. / M.Sc. in)

  • Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Disaster Management)

School for Human Ecology (M.A. in)

  • Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Counseling Psychology) (Offered at TISS Mumbai, & BANYAN (Chennai)     
  • Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Clinical Psychology) (Offered at TISS Mumbai, & BANYAN (Chennai)     

School of Media and Cultural Studies (M.A. in)

  • Master of Arts (Media and Cultural Studies)

Tuljapur Campus:

  • Master of Arts (Social Work in Rural Development) - Intake from TISS NET
  • Master of Arts / Master of Science (Development Policy, Planning and Practice) - Intake from TISS - NET
  • Master of Arts (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship) - Intake from TISS NET
  • Master of Arts / Master of Science (Sustainable Livelihoods and Natural Resources Governance) - Intake from TISS NET

Hyderabad Campus:

  • Master of Arts (Rural Development and Governance)
  • Master of Arts (Education)
  • Master of Arts (Public Policy and Governance)
  • Master of Arts (Women's Studies)
  • Master of Arts (Development Studies)     
  • Master of Arts (Natural Resource & Governance)

Guwahati Campus:

  • Master of Arts (Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development)
  • Master of Arts (Labour Studies and Social Protection)
  • Master of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies)
  • Master of Arts (Sociology and Social Anthropology)

M.A. Social Work in

  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation & Development Practices     
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Counselling)
  • Master of Arts in Social Work (Public Health)
  • BANYAN Chennai - M.A. in Research, Management and Entreprenearship in Health

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

Educational Qualification:

  • Programme require completion of Bachelor's Degree of 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 recognised university, in any discipline.
  • At the time of applying candidates studying in 3 year degree progremme should have passed in all the subjects for the 1st to 4th semesters and candidates studying in 4 year degree progrmmes should have passed in all the subjects for 1st to 6th semester.
  • Only those Candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor's Degree examinations by Saturday, June 10, 2017 are eligible to apply to all the programme.

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. Those who fail to do so the provisional admission stands canceled.

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News

February 14, 2017 09:01 AM

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) invites applications from eligible candidates for its Bachelor degree ...

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February 10, 2017 09:21 PM

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