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TISS Admissions 2023

Admissions to Masters (Master of Arts / Master of Science / BEd-MEd Integrated ) Programmes
TISS-NET 2023:
TISS-NET is a computer-based test with 100 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQ). TISS-NET 2023 will be held between 28 January 2023 to 28 February 2023, from 2 pm to 3.40 pm across several centers located in different parts of India.

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.                                      
The medium of TISS-NET will be English.

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

 The basic structure, Objective, and Contents of TISS-NET 2023 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 Up to Class X Up to 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. Candidates not scoring the 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