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What is TISSNET?

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai conducts TISS National Entrance Test (TISSNET). It is a university level entrance exam conducted for admission to MA programmes in the School of Management and Labour Studies. The PG programme in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations offered at TISS campuses is at par with the management programmes offered by top MBA colleges in India. The entrance exam is held in CBT mode and the exam paper comprises questions from English Proficiency, Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness. 

TISSNET Exam Highlights



Exam Name

Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test

Conducting Body

TISS Mumbai

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

100 minutes

Exam Syllabus

English Proficiency, Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness

Exam Pattern

100 questions in MCQ format



Exam Fees

INR 1030 per course (for the unreserved category) and INR 260 per course (for reserved category)

Exam Purpose

Admission to TISS Mumbai, TISS Tuljapur, TISS Hyderabad and TISS Guwahati

Course Offered

MBA/PGDM (PG in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRM & LR)), PG in Education, PG, OG-MSc, MHA, MPH, MPH-HPEF, MPH-SELL, MMA in Social Work, MLIS

No. of Test Cities


Exam Helpdesk No.

 022-2552 5000

Exam Website


TISSNET Application Process 2023

TISSNET 2023 application process has ended. Candidates desiring to take admission to TISS could fill the registration form of TISSNET 2023 to appear for the admission process by 5 pm till February 01. Before filling the application form for TISSNET candidates must check the eligibility criteria, failing to which candidature will be cancelled. 

Application fees: 

Number of courses

General Category

SC/ST/OBC(NC) Category

For one course

INR 1,030

INR 260

For two courses

INR 2,060

INR 520

For three courses

INR 3,090

INR 780


TISSNET Eligibility Criteria 2023

The eligibility criteria for appearing in TISSNET 2023 exam has been given below:

Academic Qualification

  • The candidate must possess a bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognised university
  • Candidates who will complete their final year of bachelor's degree/equivalent by June 2023, can also apply
  • Candidates pursuing a 3-year bachelor’s degree should have passed all the 4 semesters at the time of filling TISSNET application form whereas those pursuing a four-year bachelor's degree must have cleared all the subjects up to the sixth semester
  • Shortlisted candidates should produce original certificates and mark sheets on the date of the personal interview. Those who are in the final year of the degree programme are required to produce the mark sheets of all previous semesters

Age Limit

  • There is no defined age limit for appearing in TISSNET 2023 exam.

Work Experience

Candidates applying for Master of Arts in (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership) should have at least 2-year work experience in any field (after graduation).

TISSNET Admission Process 2023

Know the stepwise admission process of TISSNET in the infographic below:

TISSNET Syllabus 2023

TISS Mumbai prescribed the syllabus for TISSNET which provides the topics and subtopics for each section. Candidates preparing for TISSNET exam must be thorough with the syllabus of TISSNET. With the help of the TISSNET 2023 syllabus test takers can know the best books for TISSNET preparation. TISSNET syllabus will be divided into three sections.

TISSNET 2023 Preparation Tips

TISSNET is conducted for a duration of 1 hour 40 minutes. Knowing the time limit candidates must chalk out the TISSNET preparation tips following the time limit and number of sections in the question paper. 

1. Be thorough with the syllabus and exam pattern of TISSNET

2. On the basis of the previous year question papers, candidates must mark the important topics and weightage for each

3. Analyse the preparation level with the help of TISSNET mock tests and sample papers

4. Mark the strong and weak areas with the help of a mock test and prepare the timetable accordingly

5. Candidates must focus on the weak areas after revising the strong areas

6. Become part of study groups on social websites and discuss problem areas and questions. 

FAQs Related to TISSNET 2023

Q. When will TISSNET 2023 registration commence?

Q. What is TISSNET 2023 registration last date?

Q. When will be the TISSNET 2023 exam conducted?

Q: In case, I need to change the test centre later, what is the procedure.

Q: What is the fees for a Course at TISS?

Q: Does TISS provide accommodation to its candidates?

Q: Is there any management / NRI / Ex-Serviceman quota available at TISS?

Q: When will the final list of shortlisted candidates be announced?

Q: What is TISSMAT?

Q: How is the score aggregated for final selection?

Q: What kind of questions are asked in Personal Interview rounds?

Q. How can I check my TISSNET result?

Q. Does TISS released sectional cutoff?

Q. Does TISS offer admission to MBA programme through TISSNET?

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