Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is inviting applications for TISS National Entrance Test (TISSNET)-2020. The registration form is available online at admissions.tiss.edu. The exam date for TISSNET 2020 is January 04, 2020. Last date to submit the application form by online mode is November 25, 2019, and by post is December 03, 2019.
Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before they proceed to fill in details in the application form. Those who have completed Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree of minimum of 3 or 4 years duration or its equivalent are eligible to apply for the national level MA entrance exam for admission to TISS. Those who complete all the requirements of their final year eligible degree by June 8, 2020, are also eligible to apply.
TISSNET is conducted at national level to shortlist candidates for admission in MA programmes at various TISS campuses including Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Chennai (Banyan). The selection of candidates for admission is done on the basis of their performance in the entrance exam, Pre-Interview Test/ GD and Personal Interview.
To apply for TISSNET 2020, candidates have to visit the TISS website, tiss.edu. On the homepage of the website, click on the “Read More” link under the MA programmes tab. In the next screen, click on the “How to Apply” link available in the left side of the screen and then click on the “CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE ONLINE APPLICATION SYSTEM”. In the next screen, candidates have to register online by entering their email id and other basic details. Submit the registration form and then proceed to fill in details in the TISSNET 2020 Application Form. Upload the necessary document and then pay the required amount of the application fee.
The application fee for each study programme is Rs.1030 (if it is being paid by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs.1000 + bank charges (if it is being paid through bank by cash). Whereas, for SC/ST/OBC(NC) candidates, the application fee is Rs. 250/- per programme + bank charges and for SC/ST candidates, the application fee is Rs. 500/- per programme + bank charges.
The Institute releases the TISSNET 2020 Application Form offline for those candidates who live in remote areas where there is no Internet connectivity. Such candidates can get a printed copy of the application form from the Institute by submitting the request by Speed Post with application fees to Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088.
Candidates can apply for more than one programme in a single form only. Submission of more than one online form will lead to cancellation of all applications.
The Institute offers 52 Master’s Degree programmes from its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses and other locations for the 2020-2022 batch. The entrance exam is going to be held in 40 Cities across India in Computer-based mode. The minimum qualifying marks for written test is 35% (for SC/ST) and 45% (for others). The test will consist of questions related to Knowledge on Contemporary issues, Analytical Ability, General Knowledge and Logical Reasoning.