TISSNET 2021; Know all about Application form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, and details here!



TISSNET is one of the popular entrance exams for Post Graduate courses in the Tata Institute of Social Science. Tata Institute of Social Science National Entrance Test is conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Science as a National level Entrance Test. TISS is Asia’s oldest institute for professional social work education with the name Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work and it is founded by Sir Dorabji Tata Trust in 1936. The name of the institution was changed to the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in 1944.

The institution is affiliated to UGC and Washington University in St. Louis McDonnell International Scholars Academy. TISS is a public research university which is located in Mumbai, India. The university expands there quality education through different campuses in different locations like Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, and Hyderabad by offering various Master’s Degree programs.

Highlights of TISSNET 

  • TISSNET is conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences Mumbai.
  • The Exam is a National Level Entrance Test.
  • The Exam is conducted in online mode.
  • TISSNET is conducted once in a year.
  • The Exam is conducted in the English Language.
  • The Exam has 100 MCQ questions.
  • The exam is conducted for admission to TISS Mumbai, TISS Tuljapur, TISS Hyderabad, and TISS Guwahati.
  • The courses offered by the TISS are MBA/PGDM, MA in Education, MA, MA-MSc, MHA, MPH, MPH-HPEF, MPH-SELL, MMA in Social Work, MLIS, etc.
  • The Exam had a duration of 100 minutes.

Eligibility Criteria for TISSNET

  • The applicants should have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from any of the recognized university.
  • There is no specific age limit for the applicants.
  • Applicants who are currently doing their final year of bachelor’s degree can also apply for the entrance exam.
  • Candidates who are applying for a Master of Arts in Organisation Development, Change, and Leadership should have at least 2-year work experience after graduation.
  • Candidates with a three-year bachelor’s degree should at least passed on 4 semesters at the time of filling the application for the Entrance Test.
  • Candidates with a four-year bachelor’s degree should at least passed on 6 semesters at the time of filling the application for the Entrance Test.
  • Candidates who all are shortlisted must produce original certificates and mark sheets on the date of the personal interviews.

TISSNET 2021 Important Dates

  1. October 15, 2020; Online registration opens
  2. November 30, 2020; Last Date for Online form application
  3. December 3, 2020; Last Date for an application form by post
  4. December18-19, 2020; TISSNET 2021 Admit Cards will be available
  5. January 9, 2021; TISSNET 2021 Exam Date
  6. February 5, 2021; Announcement of TISS-NET 2021 Result
  7. March 11 to 21, 2021; Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at TISS for programs offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati, and BALM, Chennai Campuses.
  8. April 21, 2021; Announcement of Selection Merit List on TISS website for all the Programmes

Exam Pattern

  • The Exam is conducted in online mode.
  • The Exam has 100 MCQ questions.
  • The question paper has questions based on English Proficiency, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness.
  • There is no negative marking for wrong answers.

Steps in applying for TISSNET

  1. The applicants must visit the official website of the institutions for giving the application for TISSNET https://tiss.edu.
  2. By visiting the official website the applicants must look for the NET exam registration link. By clicking on that you will be taken to the application page.
  3. The applicants must carefully enter the details, educational qualifications, etc into the form.
  4. The application forms are available in both offline and online mode. The candidates filling the form online should only follow the steps, others can do application in offline method.
  5.  The applicants must upload the signature and photographs to the form.
  6. The candidates must thoroughly check the details entered and they can proceed to pay the fees.
  7. By paying the fees the confirmation page will appear and the candidate can print it for future references.


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