TISSNET Syllabus 2020, Section-wise Important Topics and Books

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    Tata Institute of Social Sciences determines TISSNET Syllabus. The questions are framed out of 3 key areas viz. General Awareness, English Proficiency, and Maths & Logical Reasoning. There will be 100 objective questions, each carrying 1 mark. Check TISSNET Exam Pattern

    • General Awareness has 40 questions on static GK and current affairs mostly from social and economics topics.
    • English Proficiency section of TISSNET 2020 has 30 questions that test candidates’ grasp over the language.
    • Mathematics and Logical Reasoning section also have 30 questions from quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability and data interpretation. 
    • While preparing for TISSNET, practising via TISSNET Sample Papers will help you fetch better marks. They will give you an overall structure of the expected paper and formulate a better study plan. Check TISSNET Paper Analysis

    The detailed syllabus for TISSNET 2020 is given below for your reference.

    TISSNET Syllabus for Mathematics & Logical Reasoning

    • There are 30 questions in this section, each carrying 1 mark. 
    • There are about 35 main topics to be prepared for the test.
    • While preparing, we also recommend you to refer to NCERT books from class 9-12.
    TISSNET Syllabus 2020 for Mathematics & Logical Reasoning
     ArithmeticNumber SystemsSpeed, Time and DistanceLinear EquationsGeometry
    FunctionsGraphsMensuration- 2D and 3DProbabilityVolumes
    Time and WorkBinomial TheoremPermutation and CombinationSurds and IndicesInequalities
    Quadratic EquationsComplex NumbersTrigonometryMixtures and AllegationsSet Theory
    Coordinate GeometryData Interpretation – Web DiagramProgressionsBODMASSimple & compound interest
    Profit and LossRatio and ProportionStatisticsLogarithmPercentages
    AlgebraHeights and DistancePermutation and CombinationLCM and HCF-

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    TISSNET Preparation Books: Mathematics & Logical Reasoning

    TISSNET Preparation Books Mathematics & Logical Reasoning
    Book NameAuthor Name/Publisher
    Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Admission Tests for Admission into IIMsSarvesh K. Verma
    How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for the CATArun Sharma
    The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation for the CATNishit K. Sinha
    Mathematics For MBADr. R.S Aggarwal
    Quantitative AptitudeDr. R.S Aggarwal

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    TISSNET Syllabus for General Awareness

    • Candidates are asked 40 questions from this section in TISSNET 2020.
    • The key to scoring well in this section is by devoting quality time to reading newspapers or watching news channels. 
    • There are around 17 main topics from which questions are likely to be asked, as given below:
    TISSNET Syllabus 2020 for General Awareness
    Trade AwarenessCulture
    HistoryCurrent social issues
    PoliticsPersonalities in News
    Current Affairs of National and International EconomyBusiness
    Nation and StatesLiterature
    Sports newsIndian Constitution
    Science in the Everyday Life-

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    TISSNET Preparation Books: General Awareness

    TISSNET Books for General Awareness
    Book NameAuthor Name/Publisher
    The Best Book of General KnowledgeSubhash C.Soni
    General Knowledge Encyclopaedia: Including Objective Type QuestionsRPH Editorial Board
    Manorama Yearbook 2020Mammen Mathew
    Pratiyogita Darpan General Studies Indian Economy Exam Oriented SeriesPratiyogita Darpan
    Current Affairs Yearly 2020Arihant Experts

    TISSNET Syllabus for English Proficiency

    • A total of 30 questions are asked from 2 broad areas- Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension. 
    • It is framed to judge the ability of the candidate in usage and understanding of the English language.
    • Candidates having proper usage of words and sentence and good grammatical knowledge can easily crack this section.

    The general topics from which the questions are likely to be asked are listed below.

    TISSNET 2020 Syllabus for English Proficiency
    Jumbled ParagraphSentence Correction
    Fill in the blanksEnglish Usage or Grammar 
    Meaning-Usage MatchVocabulary Based (Synonyms
    Logical Completion of IdeaVerbal critical reasoning
    Analogies or Reverse AnalogiesFacts / Inferences / Judgments
    Antonyms)Reading Comprehension
    Para JumbleSummary Questions

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    TISSNET Preparation Books: English Proficiency

    TISSNET Preparation Books for English Proficiency
    Book NameAuthor Name/Publisher
    Proficiency in Reading Comprehension Simplifying the 'Passage' for youAjay Singh
    Objective English for Competitive ExaminationHari Mohan Prasad
    Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis
    Objective General EnglishS.P Bakshi
    English for General CompetitionsNeetu Singh

    We hope you prepare all the topics well and crack the exam. Candidates clearing the test will be invited for the Pre-Interview Test and Interview Round. Read Preparation Tips for TISS PIT/ Interview

    *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

    tissnet 2018 we have to read manorma 2017 or 2018.because i already have 2017

    21 Dec, 2017 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Priyanka, You should follow latest edition but it you already have 2017 edition you can follow that.

    16 May, 2018 17:56

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