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NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
TISSNET is an online exam that tests a candidate on English Proficiency, Math & Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge.
While the English and Reasoning sections can be mastered with ample practice, the General Knowledge section poses to be an obstacle for TISSNET exam takers. This is mainly because this section has the highest weightage in the test. TISSNET GK section has a blend of static and dynamic general awareness questions.
Candidates who wish to do well in TISSNET 2018 cannot afford to take the GK section lightly. Individuals who have already been admitted into TISS swear that aspirants who secure a 30+ score in this section will surely get a call from the institute. So, in this article, we will look at ways to achieve mastery in the TISSNET GK section and tools to help you do it.
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Any applicant aiming to secure a seat in the programs offered by TISS will agree that GK section is the most important section for the online test. Those who do well in this section have a higher chance of getting admitted into the institute.
Candidates generally tend to focus more on the English and Math & Reasoning sections and this is where they lose the edge. In TISSNET 2018, GK has the highest number of questions and doing well in this section can assure a very good score. To understand why this section is important, let us look at the significance of TISS GK section given below:
Questions in the GK section of TISSNET 2018 can be roughly divided into 2 categories- Static and Dynamic. This combination of questions is usually asked in equal proportion.
Static questions are those which have been more or less the same throughout the course of history i.e. on established facts and figures. The questions of the dynamic category include the current affairs, new events unfolding in the business, political, social and technological world.
Students generally tend to focus more on the dynamic aspect and this is where their preparation lacks. The static category is equally important. Aspirants should have a different strategy or approach so as to cover both types of questions. They can follow the preparation tips given below to do well in this section-
Students should know the topics they must focus on while preparing for TISS GK. Not all topics are important and they must not waste time preparing for such topics. We have mentioned a few important topics that should be studied so as to attempt maximum number of questions in this section:
In this contemporary world, Google, YouTube, and Wikipedia are our best teachers. Candidates should use all the available internet sources to look up current events for the GK section. Some useful online resources for TISSNET 2018 GK section are:
The GK section in TISSNET 2017 was the toughest of the three sections and was the deciding factor for many test-takers. It was challenging mainly because a large number of questions were from areas like Economics, Science, Art and Culture, etc. The questions on current affairs were of easy to moderate level of difficulty, while the static questions were more on the difficult side.
Some questions that were asked in TISSNET 2017 GK section are given below. This can give individuals a fair idea about what to expect in TISSNET 2018.
Q. What is the official name of Mangalyaan? - Mission on Mars (M.O.M)
Q. India's first transgender mayor was elected from which city? - Raigarh, Chattisgarh.
Q. The Madhubani painting has originated from which state? – Bihar
Q. River on the banks of which Battle of Plassey was fought? – Bhagirathi
Q. The contribution of which sector of India’s GDP has increased the most over the past few years? – Services
Q. Who is the author of ‘Poverty and Unbritish rule in India’? – Dada Bhai Nawroji
Q. Which computer language is used for AI? – Prolog
Q. Indus water treaty was signed between Jawaharlal Nehru and? – Ayub Khan
Q. Who is Atal Pension Yojana meant for? – Old persons in unorganized sector
Q. What is ESI meant for? – Health Insurance and social security
We hope this article was helpful in preparing for TISS GK. It holds a lot of weightage in the exam and must be practiced well. TISSNET 2018 is scheduled on January 6. Good luck for the exam!
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