TISSNET 2021 Exam Date, Registration Schedule by TISS, PI/PIT Dates

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    Tata Institute of Social Sciences will conduct TISSNET 2021 on February 20, 2021. The application forms will be released on November 20, 2020. There may be some changes in the registration process of TISSNET 2021 due to Coronavirus Epidemic. Click here to register for TISSNET 2021

    • TISS holds the national level examination for candidates seeking admissions in MA Programs offered at its 5 campuses.
    • The exam is a computer-based test, having 100 objective type questions to be completed in 100 minutes. Check TISSNET 2021 Exam Pattern
    • There is no provision of negative marking for any program, including HRM.
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    TISSNET Registration 2021 Dates

    • Both Indians and NRIs can apply for the examination. Check TISSNET 2021 Eligibility
    • Registration can be done via online mode only. 
    • TISSNET Online Application Form will be released at admissions.tiss.edu.
    • The offline form can be obtained by sending a request to the Mumbai campus for a printed application form.
    • The filled offline application form has to be submitted to the Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088.
    • A candidate can apply for maximum 3 programs in two campuses and pay for those programs in one online form and should not fill more than one form.

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    TISSNET Exam Dates 2021

    • Candidates who successfully register for the examination will be able to download their TISSNET 2021 Admit Card from the official portal.
    • Enter registered email ID and password to download access to the document.
    • Admit Card will contain the following information: 
      • Name of candidate
      • Application/Registration number 
      • Date of examination
      • Time of examination
      • Test Center
      • Course/ Program Name etc.
    • The exam will be conducted in online mode, having 100 MCQs.

    Tabulated below are the important dates related to TISSNET:

    Important EventsTentative Dates
    Release of application formNovember 20, 2020
    Last date for filling up online application formJanuary 15, 2021
    Last date for sending application form by postJanuary 20, 2021
    Release of admit card or hall ticketFebruary 5, 2021
    Date of the examFebruary 20, 2021
    Announcement of the results4th week of February 2021
    Admission procedure begins- PIT (Pre Interview Test) and PI (Personal Interview)2nd to 3rd week of March 2021
    Group discussion and personal interview at Mumbai campusMarch 2021
    Group discussion and personal interview at Guwahati campusMarch 2021
    Announcement of merit list of selected candidates3rd week of April 2021
    Online document submission and verification along with fee payment3rd week of April 2021 to 1st week of May 2021
    Announcement of 1st waiting list2nd week of May 2021
    Online document submission and verification along with fee payment for 1st waiting list candidates2nd to 3rd week of May 2021
    Closing of admission procedure2nd week of June 2021

    TISSNET PIT/ Interview Dates 2021

    • Candidates clearing TISSNET will be shortlisted for the further stages of Selection Procedure. Check TISSNET 2021 Cutoff
    • It will consist of Pre-Interview Test/ Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds.
    • One must clear these rounds in order to qualify for final admissions.
    • In GD and PI, candidates are tested on their knowledge of the subject chosen.

    TISSNET 2021 Result 

    • Post declaration of GD and PI Results, a final list of selected candidates is prepared.
    • The list is prepared out of 225 marks for the counselling process.
    • Out of 225 marks, 100 marks are for TISSNET and rest 125 marks are for GD/PI round.

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    The expected dates of Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview (campus wise) are as follows:

    EventDates (Tentative)
    Pre-Interview Test / Personal Interview at TISS Mumbai for Programs offered at Mumbai and BALM, Chennai campusesMarch 11-21, 2021
    Pre-Interview Test / Personal Interview at Tuljapur Campus for Programs offered at TuljapurMarch 23-27, 2021
    Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at Hyderabad for all Hyderabad Campus ProgramMarch 23-27, 2020
    Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at Guwahati for all Guwahati Campus ProgramsMarch 31- April 03, 2021
    Announcement of Selection for all the ProgramsThird week of April , 2021
    In-person Original Document Verification and Payment of feesApril 23 – May 4, 2021
    Announcement of First Wait List for all ProgramsSecond week of May, 2021
    In-person Original Document Verification and Payment of feesJune 16 – 24, 2021
    Closing of Admissions for Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati and BALM, Chennai CampusesJune, 2021
    Commencement of Academic Session (2021 – 22)June 2021

    TISSNET 2021 PI FAQs

    Ques. Where will the PIT/ PI rounds be held?

    Ans. TISSNET will take place in 40 different cities/towns across the country. Pre Interview Test (PIT) and Personal Interview (PI) for programmes offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur, BANYAN, Chennai will be conducted at the Mumbai Campus. For programmes offered at Hyderabad and Guwahati, the PIT/PI will be conducted at the respective campuses. Candidates applying for programmes at more than one campus will have to travel to these places for PIT/PI. Except for the eligible candidates from the SC/ST categories, all others will bear the cost of travel, lodging, and boarding for attending the NET, as well as PIT/PI.

    Ques. Can I change the date of my PIT/ PI?

    Ans. A change in the dates for PIT and PI may be considered if the date of PIT and PI at the TISS clashes with the date of entrance test of another Institution or the date of final year examination of the candidate. However, the candidate must produce documentary evidence for this. Please note that the changed date for PIT and PI will be only within the time schedule announced by TISS.

    Ques. Which is more scoring in a TISSNET essay or interview?

    Ans. Try to maximize scores in each section. Choose your best area and nail it. Never ignore TISSNET though PIT makes a lot of difference later on. Interview is the most scoring part if you are prepared for the same.

    Ques. What is the selection procedure followed by TISS?

    Ans. The selection procedure happens in 2 stages and has 3 components of assessments. Candidates appear in the National entrance test (TISSNET) based on their performance in the exam; only the shortlisted candidates are called for the Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview (PIT/PI). 

    Ques. How will be the seats allotted post final merit list?

    Ans. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of merit and the preferences indicated by the candidates at the time of filling up the online application form (Kindly Indicate your preferences carefully as it has implications for the merit list).

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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    1 Comment
    Ambar ahirawar

    When will the registration for the TISSNET begin? The above are tentative dates, and the TISS website has no such option to apply.

    03 Dec, 2020 19:53

    Hello Ambar,

    The registration has already begun on December 2nd and the last date for registration is January 15th. For more details, visit- TISSNET Exam Dates.

    03 Dec, 2020 20:04

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