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The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is one of the leading institutes in Asia providing admissions to students in a number of under graduate as well as post graduate courses in the field of Social Sciences. The institute conducts a common entrance exam also known as TISS NET for inviting admissions every year to its different courses including the following: MA, MPH, MHA and M.Sc respectively. Given below are the details of exam including exam pattern and question marking scheme detailed here.

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Exam Pattern:

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences NET (National Entrance Test) is an online test held in basically two parts:

I Part:

The first part of the paper consists of objective type question on the following main sections:

Section A: Analytical and Numerical Ability (15 Questions)

Section B: Language Ability (20 Questions) and

Section C: Awareness of General and Social Issues (15 Questions)

II Part:

This part of the exam consists of analysis based questions to be solved in 60 minutes. This includes case lets and programme based questions and this is followed by a 20 minute Group Discussion to be completed in the given time frames by all the candidates.

It has basically four sections covering the following topics under it:

I Section: DI (Data Interpretation) – 20 Questions

II Section: DS (Data Sufficiency) – 20 Questions

III Section: Reading Comprehension – 20 Questions and

IV Section: Business Knowledge and Foundation of Management—15 Questions

Marking Scheme:

The candidates will be given one mark for each correct answer attempted by them. There will be no negative marking in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences Entrance Exam.

Total Distribution of Marks:

National Common Written Test: 100 Marks

Interview Test/ Group Discussion: 50 Marks

Personal Interview: 75 Marks

Total Marks Allotted: 225 Marks

Timing of Exam: 2 pm to 3:40 pm

Modes of Exam:

The exam for the TISSNET will be a computer based exam held at the following exam centres:

Eligibility for Exam:

The candidates should have passed graduation from any recognized university/ institute in India.

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Selection Criteria:

The final merit list will be prepared as per the following weightage of marks for different categories:

General and Reserved Category: CET- 50%; I/ GD- 20%; PI-30% respectively.

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