M.A. Admissions

M.A. Entrance Test

TISS Admissions 2021

Admissions to Masters (Master of Arts / Master of Science / BEd-MEd Integrated ) Programmes
TISS-NET 2021:
Admissions to Masters (Master of Arts / Master of Science / BEd-MEd Integrated ) Programmes

TISS-NET 2021:

TISS-NET is a computer-based test with 100 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQ). TISS-NET 2021 will be held on 20th February, 2021, from 2pm to 3.40pm across several centres located in different parts of the country.

Candidates applying for single or multiple programmes need to attend only one test and the TISS-NET Score will be valid for all the programmes applied for.

NO NEGATIVE MARKING applicable for TISS-NET for any programme.                                      
Medium of TISS-NET will be English.

Duration of the test - 2 pm to 3.40 pm (1 hour & 40 minutes)

 Basic Structure, Objective and Contents of TISS-NET 2021 are given below

Components / Sections English proficiency Mathematics and Logical reasoning General Awareness(GA)
Number of Questions 30 30 40
Total Marks (100) 30 30 40
Sectional Cut-off (SCO)* Nil Nil

·  35% (14 Marks) for Gen, EWS, KM and AF

·  30% (12 Marks) for OBC (NC) and PWD

No Sectional Cut off for SC/ST

Preparation Level Upto Class X Upto Class X Linked with Objectives of the Section
Objectives Assess English language comprehension and usage Assess quantitative skills and logical reasoning Assess awareness about current affairs, developmental and socio-political issues
Broad Coverage (Indicative and not restrictive)

Word Choice / sentence correction



Synonyms & Antonyms


Verbal reasoning

Reading comprehension

Basic Arithmetic

Basic Geometry

Basic Trigonometry

Basic Statistics

Number Series

Data interpretation

Logical reasoning


Social Studies

Science & Technology



Art & Culture

Indian History

 *Sectional cut off for General Awareness (GA) is applied for qualifying the TISS-NET. Candidate not scoring minimum cut-off mark for the General Awareness as above will not be qualified for TISS NET irrespective of the aggregate score

Sectional Cut Off (SCO) applied : 

•       GN, EWS, KM and AF       – 35% i.e. 14 Marks

•       PWD and OBC(NC)           – 30% i.e. 12 Marks

•       SC and ST                         – No sectional cut off applied