M.A. Admissions


TISS Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT)

Candidates applying for MA (HRM&LR) and / or MA (ODCL) programmes, are required to appear for the TISS Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT) in addition to the TISS-NET Examination. The TISS Management Aptitude Test (MAT) will be conducted immediately after the TISS-NET examination.

NEGATIVE MARKING: Each correct answer will fetch 1 mark and each wrong answer will result in 0.25 negative marks.

TISS-MAT Score will be considered along with the Stage 2 of the admission process and thus will be considered only for those who are shortlisted for Stage 2. TISS-MAT Score will be aggregated with the score of PIT and PI in the following manner to arrive at the final score for selection.

  1. TISS-MAT : 30%
  2. Pre-Interview Test (PIT) : 40%
  3. Personal Interview (PI) : 30%

Basic Structure, Objective and Contents of TISS-MAT 2020 are given below

Components / Sections Comprehension Management Data Interpretation Business Awareness
Number of Questions 15 15 15
Total Marks (45) 15 15 15
Sectional Cut-off Nil Nil Nil
Preparation Level Graduate Graduate Graduate
Objectives To assess ability to read and understand management literature. To assess ability to read and interpret data related to the economy, market, business, and organization. To assess awareness and familiarity with business knowledge.
Broad Coverage (Indicative and not restrictive) Reading a write-up on a management related subject and answering questions related to the passage. Interpreting graphs, charts, and data across multiple sources. Performing basic operations with data collected from multiple sources. Knowledge of contemporary events, news, related to the economy, business, human resource management, and labour studies.


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