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Candidates who clear TISSNET 2020 exam are called for the Pre-Interview Test (PIT) / Group Discussion round. The PIT can be conducted in the form of a Written Test or a Group Discussion. The duration of PIT is generally 35-40 minutes. For some courses, the PIT consists of 2 sections- essay writing and a short case study with questions based on it.

What is TISSNET?

TISS National Entrance Test (TISSNET) is a national level entrance exam conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai for admissions to its postgraduate courses. TISS offers as many as 53 Masters Degree programmes at its Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad campuses and other locations. The MA programmes offered at TISS campuses are at par with the management programmes offered by top MBA colleges in India. Candidates can apply for a maximum of three programs across any of the two campuses indicating the order of preference. Tata Institue of Social Sciences has successfully conducted TISSNET 2020 today (January 04, 2020). Like previous years, the entrance exam was conducted in Computer-Based Test(CBT) mode across 39 Indian cities.


TISSNET Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for appearing in TISSNET 2020 exam has been given below:

Academic Qualification:

  • Candidates must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognised university


  • Candidates who have completed their final year by Monday, June 8, 2020, could also apply.


  • Candidates pursuing 3-year bachelor’s degree should have passed all the 4 semesters at the time of filling TISSNET application form whereas those pursuing four-year bachelor's degree must have cleared all the subjects up to sixth semester


  • Shortlisted Candidates should produce original certificates and mark sheet on the date of personal interview. Those who are in the final year of the degree programme are required to produce the mark sheets of all previous semesters


Age Limit:

  • There is no defined age limit for appearing in TISSNET 2020 exam or for admission to any of the course offered through TISSNET


Work Experience:


  • Candidates applying for Master of Arts in (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership) should have at least 2-year work experience in any field (after graduation).