TISSNET 2021 New Exam Pattern & Selection Process Released

Since the TISS notifications are out, candidates can visit the official website of TISS to fill the application form. Changes have been introduced in the TISSNET pattern and TISS selection process.


TISSNET is a common entrance exam conducted for admission to the post-graduation courses offered by TISS. Those who qualify the TISSNET exam are called for the further selection process. However, this year the college has made some important changes in the selection process. A new exam (TISS PAT) has been introduced which will be conducted after the TISSNET exam. Apart from this, the college also conducts a TISS MAT exam that will be conducted for admission to MA in Human Resource Management & Labour Relations (HRM &LR) or MA in Organisation Development, Change and Leadership (ODCL).

Changes in TISS Selection Process

Following are the changes in the selection process of TISS

  • TISS PAT has been introduced

  • Only those candidates who have appeared for TISS MAT or TISS PAT will be considered for PI round

  • Roughly 40% weightage will be provided to TISS MAT/ TISS PAT in the selection process of TISS

TISSNET Eligibility Criteria 2021

How to Prepare for TISSNET 2021

TISSNET 2021 Exam Pattern

TISSNET 2021 Syllabus

TISSNET Important Dates

Check the table provided below to know all the important dates of TISSNET examination.

TISSNET Schedule


TISSNET 2021 application start date

Jan 3, 2021 (Started)

Last date to submit TISSNET 2021 application

Jan 15, 2021

Last Date for receipt of the application form by post

Jan 20, 2021

TISSNET 2021 admit card release

To be announced

TISSNET 2021 Exam

Feb 20, 2021 (Saturday)

TISSNET 2021 result announcement

To be Announced

TISSNET 2021 selection process

To be Announced

What is TISS PAT?

TISS PAT is newly introduced exam by TISS Mumbai. The exam will be conducted be for the candidates shortlisted on the basis of TISSNET scores. The total duration of the exam will vary depending on the number of programs candidate has applied for admission. Candidates can check the table provided below to understand the total duration of the exam in detail.



If candidates selected only one programme

45 Minutes

If candidates selected two programmes

90 Minutes

If candidates selected three programmes

135 Minutes

What is TISSMAT?

TISSMAT is a common entrance exam conducted for admission in the HRM & LR and ODCL courses offered by TISS. It should be noted that those who are appearing for the TISSMAT examination need not appear for TISSMAT examination. The total duration of the exam is 45 minutes. Candidates can check the article provided below to know more about the TISSMAT examination.

TISS MAT 2021: Eligibility Criteria, Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Selection Process

How to Apply for TISSNET?

Candidates can fill the application form of TISSNET from the official website of TISS. The application fee of the exam is INR 1,030 for general candidates and INR 260 for SC and ST candidates. The direct link to apply for TISSNET is provided here. 

TISSNET Application Form: Direct Link

TISS Selection Process: Online Personal Interview

Those who are selected basis their performance in TISS PAT and TISS MAT examination will be called for Online Personal Interview round. The schedule of the OPI round will be updated on TISS official website. Candidates can check the table provided below to know the weightage and marks for each component of the TISS selection process.


Stage I

Stage II






Final Score

All Programmes (except HRM & ODCL)

100 Marks(30% Weightage)


50 Marks

(40% Weightage)

100 Marks

(30% Weightage)


Only for HRM & ODCL

100 Marks (30% Weightage)

50 Marks (40%Weightage)


100 Marks (30% Weightage)


TISS Selection Process

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