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TISS NET 2017 Exam Dates Released, Exam scheduled on January 7

Last Updated - October 04, 2016

TISS (Tata Institute of Social Sciences) has recently released an official notification along with the dates for its application form for TISSNET 2017 on September 29, 2016. For the candidates who seek admission in various management courses from TISS are required to sit for TISSNET. The candidates are informed that the institute will not grant admission on the basis of CAT, MAT, XAT or any other entrance exams score.

The TISS exam will be a computerized National level Entrance test (TISSNET) and is scheduled to be held on Saturday, January 07, 2017. The timings for the exam will be from 2:00 pm to 3:40 pm and will be held in 39 TISS centers located in different parts of the country. The questions in TISSNET will be of objective type and those questions will be relating to General Knowledge; Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning; and English Proficiency. Also, any candidate having basic knowledge of computer will be able to take up TISSNET Exam.

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TISSNET 2017 Important Dates

For the candidates who are planning to take up TISSNET for the academic session of 2017-19 should be aware about all the important events happening around the same. They are required to go through the schedule for TISSNET 2017 before applying for the entrance exam. For their convenience, we have given below the schedule for TISSNET 2017. One can go through the same and keep track on all the important dates:

Name of the Event

Date of the Event

Last date for applying/registering for all Master's program ONLINE

November 30, 2016

Last date for applying by post.

December 1, 2016

Downloading of TISSNET Admit Card

December 21 and December 22, 2016

National Entrance Test at different centers (computer based)

January 7, 2017

Date on which all the candidates will be sent their score card via email

January 21, 2017 at 8:00 pm

Pre-interview test and personal interview at TISS Mumbai for programs offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur campuses MHAT, BANYAN, G-SET Ranchi.

March 10 -21, 2017

Pre-interview test and personal interview at Hyderabad

March 28 - April 3, 2017

Pre-interview test and personal interview Guwahati

April 5 - 8 ,2017

Declaration of selection on TISS website for all the programs

April 21, 2017

Verification of documents and payment of fees after candidates are selected except eligible SC/ST candidates

April 24 – May 4, 2017 (except Sundays)

Posting first wait list at TISS website of all programs

May 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Verification of documents and payment of fees after candidates are selected except eligible SC/ST candidates

May 9-19, 2017 (except Sunday)

Posting second wait list at TISS website of all programs

May 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Verification of documents and payment of fees after candidates are selected except eligible SC/ST candidates

May 23 - May31, 2017 (except Sundays)

Commencement of academic session M.A. Education (Elementary) All other programs

May 09, 2017 – May 31, 2017

Commencement of the Academic Session, 2017-2019

M.A. Education (Elementary)

All Other Programmes

May 09, 2017

June 13, 2017

Latest Updates in TISSNET 2017

There have been few changes made for the TISSNET 2017. The candidates can go through the modifications that have been made in the exam:

  • TISSNET 2017 will not have any negative marking for any of the programme.
  • For those of the TISS candidates who have applied for a single or multiple programmes will be attempting a single question paper.
  • The TISS Question Paper will consist of 100 Questions for a duration of 100 Minutes.
  • The candidates are informed, that this year the General Awareness section will consist of 40 marks, English Proficiency will be of 30 marks, Maths and Logical Reasoning will be of 30 marks.

Know About TISSNET Selection Process


TATA Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test is a national level entrance exam which is conducted by TISS. Those of you who seek admission in various PG Programmes offered by TISS take this exam. For the academic session of 2017-2019, TISSNET is set to be held on January 7, 2017. For this all you who interested to give the exam, must follow the steps mentioned below:

  • TISSNET Eligibility Criteria: if you are willing to sit for the exam, you need to check if you are eligible to attempt the exam. For starters, you should be a citizen of India and should possess a UG Degree from a recognized University.  These two are most important factors for you to consider yourself eligible for taking up the TISSNET Exam.
  • TISS Admission: checked if you are eligible or not? If you are eligible, then that’s great. You can now move to the next step i.e. to get yourself registered for the exam by filling the TISSNET Application Form. You can get yourself registered from both the modes i.e. Offline (you will have to physically go to various institutes across the country to collect the Application form of TISSNET) and Online Mode (you will have to log on to the TISS Official Website). You will have to seal the deal by paying a fee for the registration.
  • TISSNET Admit Card: So, you have got yourself registered properly for the exam. Now, all you need to do is to wait for the TISSNET Admit Card that will be available on the TISS Official Website from December 21 till December 22, 2016. After downloading the Admit Card, make sure to keep it with you safely as it is the most important proof that will let you enter the TISSNET Exam Center/ Hall.
  • TISSNET Exam: the moment you get yourself registered for the TISSNET Exam, you should gear up and start preparing yourself for the same. For this, you should be aware about the TISSNET Exam Pattern and the TISSNET Syllabus as well. It is important for you so that you are well aware and prepared for the exam.

For those of you, who will be sitting for the TISSNET should start preparing for the same. This is because, the official dates for TISSNET have already been announced. So, it is always better to start early than to stress later. We wish you all the best for the TISSNET Preparations!

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