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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 to various full-time Post Graduate Degree Programmes, offered at various campuses of TISS. The computer-based test will be held on January 06, 2018 (Saturday) from 2 PM to 3.40 PM in 39 centres located in different parts of the country. 

 

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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