TISSNET 2023: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test 2022 ( TISSNET )

Shruti Garg

Shruti GargSenior Executive

Updated on Dec 1, 2022 10:37 IST

TISSNET 2023 notification will release anytime soon. The TISSNET 2023 registration will commence soon after the notification is out. Candidates seeking admission to MBA programme (M.A. in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRM & LR)) must fill the application form online to appear for the TISS admission process. 

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 MA 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. 

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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 MumbaiTISS TuljapurTISS Hyderabad and TISS Guwahati

Course Offered

MBA/PGDM (M.A. in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRM & LR)), MA in Education, MA, MA-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 Exam Dates 2023

TISSNET MBA 2023 exam schedule will be announced in the third week of December 2022. Take a look at the tentative schedule of TISSNET 2023 in the table below:


TISSNET 2023 Dates

Salient Features

Registration starts

Anytime Soon

Online registration to open, no change in registration fees and the application process is expected

Online registration ends

Second week of February 2023

Last date to submit the application and exam fee

TISSNET admit card downloading

Third week of February 2023

Admit card is released on the official website of TISS.

Pre-admission orientation Programme for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates

Second week of February 2023

Involves introduction to candidates about entire process of the entrance test, Pre-Interview Test / Group Discussion and personal interview.

TISSNET 2023 exam date

To be Notified

Exam is conducted in CBT mode in one session

TISSNET 2023 Result announcement 

Fourth week of March 2023

To be downloaded from the official website

Online DAF Opening and Closing Date

Second week of April 2023

Shortlisted candidates must fill the online DAF

Online Assessments

Fourth week of May 2023 onwards

Stage 2 for assessment is held online 

Announcement of final merit list 

Fourth week of June 2023

The shortlisted candidates will be able to check the final result for admission 

Online Documents uploading & payment of Fees by the selected candidates and confirm seat from the Merit list 

Fourth week of June 2023 onwards 

Candidates will be eligible for admission subject to the availability of all the required documents

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TISSNET Application Process 2023

TISSNET 2023 application process will commence online. Candidates desiring to take admission to TISS must fill the registration form of TISSNET 2023 to appear for the admission process. 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

 The application fee for the TISSNET MBA exam can be paid in online mode using:

  • Net Banking
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card

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TISSNET Application Form

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).

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TISSNET Admission Process 2023

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

TISSNET Admission Process

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TISSNET exam centre

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 held of the TISSNET 2023 syllabus test takers can know the best books for TISSNET preparation. TISSNET syllabus will be divided into three sections. 

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TISSNET Syllabus

TISSNET Exam Pattern 2023 and Test Structure

TISSNET question paper is divided into three sections:- English Proficiency, Mathematical Skills and Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness. While English Proficiency and Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning carries 30 marks each, the General Awareness Section has a weightage of 40 marks. Given below are the highlights of the TISSNET exam pattern.

TISSNET Exam Pattern


Exam Mode

Computer-Based Test mode

Exam Timings

2:00 pm to 3:40 pm

Test Duration

1 hour 40 minutes

Total Questions

100 questions


3 sections based on:

  • English Proficiency

  • Mathematics and Logical Reasoning

  • General Awareness

Total Marks

100 marks

Type of Questions

Multiple choices based questions



Negative Marking


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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 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. 

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TISSNET Admit Card 2023

TISSNET 2023 admit card will be released in the third week of February. Candidates will be able to download the admit card of TISSNET 2023 from the official website. Only registered candidates who had paid the application fee can download the TISSNET admit card online. The TISSNET admit card mentioned the details pertaining to the candidate, exam and exam centre. It is an important document to be carried out on the day of examination. Check the process of TISSNET admit card download below:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the 'Download Admit Card' button
  • Enter Email ID and Password 
  • Screen will display the admit card 
  • Check the details mentioned on the admit card 
  • Save and take the print of the admit card for future reference 

TISSNET Question Paper

Candidates preparing for TISSNET must refer to the question paper to know the important topics. Question paper will help the test-takers in analysing the preparation level and measure the accuracy. Download the TISSNET question papers to ace the exam. 

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TISSNET Answer Key 2023

TISS released the TISSNET 2023 answer key online. Only candidates who appeared for the exam will be able to check their response sheet by using their login credentials. Candidates will be required to pay the access fee of INR 200 to get the response sheet.

TISSNET Result 2023

TISSNET result will be declared on the official website of TISS. Candidates will be able to view their scorecards by entering their user ID and password. 

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TISSNET Cut Off Trends

The qualifying cut off in TISSNET usually ranges between 65-75.  Check below the table indicating the sectional cut off for TISSNET exam:


Expected Cut-Off

General Awareness


English Proficiency


Maths and Logical Reasoning




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Expected Cut-Off



Management Data Interpretation


Business Awareness




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FAQs Related to TISSNET 2023

Q. When will TISSNET 2023 registration commence?

Ans. TISSNET 2023 registration will commence tentatively in third week of December 2022.

Q. What is TISSNET 2023 registration last date?

Ans. The last date for TISSNET 2023 registration is expected to be in second week of February 2023.

Q. When will be the TISSNET 2023 exam conducted?

Ans. TISSNET 2023 exam is expected to be held in last week of February in CBT mode.

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

A: Only in case of genuine reasons, the plea to change the examination centre will be entertained. For the same, candidates should reach out to the examination authority or write to them at pgadmission@tiss.edu. 

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

A: The fee varies from one programme to another and candidates can refer to the information brochure available on the TISS website for details. 

Q: Does TISS provide accommodation to its candidates?

A: Yes, the facility is available at TISS but preference is given to candidates coming from outside Mumbai based on income criteria, for students belonging to SC/ST category.

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

A: No, TISS does not provide admission based on management / NRI / Ex-Serviceman quota. 

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

A: The merit list is likely to be announced in the third week of June 2023.

Q: What is TISSMAT?

A: TISSMAT is a Pre-Interview Test of 45 minutes duration carrying around 36 MCQs from the areas of Comprehension, Management Data Interpretation, Business Awareness and Descriptive Writing. Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases the TISSMAT exam was cancelled for the academic year 2021. 

Q: How is the score aggregated for final selection?

A: The scores for TISSNET, online assessment and OPI will be aggregated in the ratio of 50:20:30 for final selection.

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

A: TISS conducts PI round to evaluate candidates’ interpersonal skills, understanding of the programme and examine past academic records.

Q. How can I check my TISSNET result?

Ans. TISSNET 2023 result will be declared soon after the exam is conducted. Candidates can download the scorecard by entering the login credentials.

Q. Does TISS released sectional cutoff?

Ans. TISS released sectional cutoff for General Awareness section only. For the other sections candidates must score the minimum marks prescribed.  

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

Ans. TISS offers MA in HRM & LR which is equivalent to MBA programme offered by other management institutes. Candidates can appear for the selection process for admission to MBA programme of TISS by filling the TISSNET application form.

TISSNET 2022 Contact Information

TISSNET Contact Information

Admissions Helpline open from Monday to Saturday - Timing 8:00 am to 8:00 pm 

Candidates having any queries related to admissions including TECHNICAL PROBLEMS can call the helpline or email at pgadmission@tiss.edu


TISS Mumbai

TISS Tuljapur

TISS Hyderabad

TISS Guwahati

Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
V.N. Purav Marg,
Mumbai - 400 088

Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
School of Rural Development,
Tuljapur-413 601,
District - Osmanabad, Maharashtra, India.

SR Sankaran Block,
AMR–AP Academy of Rural Development,
Hyderabad 500 030.

14-A, Bhuban Road, 
Guwahati 781 001

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