M.A. Admissions

M.A. Entrance Test

TISS Admissions 2020

Admissions to Masters (Master of Arts / Master of Science / BEd-MEd Integrated ) Programmes


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TISS-NET is a computer-based test with 100 objective type multiple choice questions (MCQ). Those with basic working knowledge of computer can take the test easily.

TISS-NET 2020 will be held on 4th January, 2020, from 2pm to 3.40 pm across several centres located in different parts of the country.

Candidates applying or single or multiple programmes will 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. (However negative marking will be applicable for TISS-MAT administered to candidates applying for MA Human Resource Management & Labour Studies and MA Organisation Development, Change and Leadership).

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 2020 are given below
Components / Sections English proficiency Mathematics and Logical reasoning General Awareness
Number of Questions 30 30 40
Total Marks (100) 30 30 40
Sectional Cut-off * Nil Nil 35% (14 Marks)
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 Arithmetics

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 mark for the General Awareness as given below will not be qualified for TISS NET and PIT& PI.

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

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