TISSNET 2021 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
TISSNET is a national level entrance exam which is conducted in online (computer-based) mode. As per the official TISSNET Exam Pattern, General Knowledge section will carry 40 marks, while English Proficiency and Maths & Logical Reasoning will carry 30 marks each. Read TISSNET Syllabus
|Table of Contents|
|TISSNET 2021 Exam Date (Expected)||January 2021|
|Timings of Exam||2:00 PM – 3:40 PM|
|Sectional Time-Limit||Not Applicable|
|TISSNET Marking Scheme||1 for each correct answer|
|Time and work||Basic set concepts|
|Time and distance||Areas, Volumes|
|Percentage, Average||Mixtures and Allegations|
|Square root and Basic algebra||Properties of shapes|
|Simple and compound interest||Pie diagrams|
|Quadratic Equations||Heights and Distance|
|Book Name||Author Name/Publisher|
|Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests for Admission into IIMs||Sarvesh K. Verma|
|How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT||Arun Sharma|
|The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation for the CAT||Nishit K. Sinha|
|Mathematics For MBA||Dr. R.S Aggarwal|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Dr. R.S Aggarwal|
|Cloze Test||Fill in the Blanks|
|Match the Columns||Error Detection|
|Jumbled Sentences||Vocabulary & Grammar|
|One Word Substitution||Idioms and Phrases|
|Antonyms and Synonyms||Word Relation|
|Summary Questions||Reading comprehension|
|Meaning-Usage Match||Sentence Correction|
|Name of Book||Publisher/Author|
|Word Power Made Easy||Norman Lewis|
|High School English Grammar and Composition Key||Wren & Martin|
|English for General Competitions||Neetu Singh|
|English Is Easy||Chetananand Singh|
|Pocket Guide to Vocabulary||Barron|
|Mastering the Verbal Ability for CAT||Ajay Singh|
|Recent social issues||Current Affairs|
|History Fine||arts and music|
|General Geology||Social activities and movements|
|Meaning of terms||Sociological awareness|
|Name of Book||Publisher/Author|
|Manorama Yearbook 2021||Manorama|
|Current Affairs Yearly 2021||Arihant|
|General Knowledge 2020: Latest Current Affairs & Who's Who||RPH Editorial Board|
|Pearson General Knowledge Manual 2020||Pearson|
|Pratiyogita Darpan||Upkar Prakashan|
Candidates who qualify TISSNET are then shortlisted for next round of TISSNET Selection Procedurewhich is a pre-written test.
Candidates have to attempt 2 sections in the pre-written test:
Notes: Candidates have to appear for a personal interview after giving the pre-written test.
The total marks allotted for admission in TISS is 225 marks.
Ques. Will there be any major changes in the exam pattern?
Ans. TISS has not yet announced the application dates but the exam pattern is expected to remain largely the same, but with a few changes.
Ques. Due to the lockdown, will TISSNET 2021 Personal Interview be cancelled?
Ans. There is a possibility for a few changes in the exam pattern of TISSNET 2021, but the personal interview is likely to be held via video call or through other means.
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. However, there might be some changes due to the current pandemic.
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 good 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.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College