TISS 2017, admission, registration, application, eligibility, fee, admit card, exam dates, placements

Posted on December 31, 2016, 01.04 PM


Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is renowned for its masters program in HRM & LR (Human Resource Management and Labor Relations) formerly known as PM & IR(Personnel Management and Industrial Relations). The TISS is recognized by UGC and is accredited by NAAC as Grade (A). The TISS conducts TISSNET 2017 to the social science aspirants annually. The master’s program are MPH, MSc, MHA and MA. Its main campus is in Mumbai, Tuljapur and other campus are at Hyderabad and Guwahati.



TISS is for post graduate MA courses in interdisciplinary areas of social work, health, management, development,habitat and climatic science. Tata Institute of Social Science is an “A” graded institution for HR. TISS has 09 schoolsand 03 independent centers along with its main Mumbai campus. TISS offers socially relevant M.A. / M.Sc. / M.P.H./ M.H.A. academic programmes. Belieiving that excellence is inculcated through the quality of aspirants enrolling each academic year the institute conducts Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Eligibility Test (TISSNET) for admission into TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses.


How to apply for TISSNET 2017

Candidates are required to apply online through the e-application only, available on the Institute’s website http://admissions.tiss.edu. Candidates from remote places where no internet and telecommunication facilities are available can get a printed copy of the application form from the Institute Candidates have to apply through the online application form only. Following are the steps involved in filling up the form After login candidates have to fill in their basic details, academic details and have to mention the programmes they wish to apply for in the order of preference


TISSNET 2017 Eligibility

Here’s the eligibility criteria for TISSNET 2017:

a) Candidates with bachelor's degree (minimum of three years duration) or equivalent from a recognised university are eligible to apply.

b) At the time of applying, candidates studying in three-year degree programmes should have passed all subjects from first to fourth semesters; while candidates studying in four-year degree programmes should have passed in allsubjects for first to sixth semester.

c) Only those candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor's Degree examinations by the first week of June 2017 are eligible to apply to all the programme.

d) There's no age limit for TISSNET exam. 

Till the time the candidate submit results of the final year degree examination, admission to any of the Master's Degree Programmes of the Institute will be provisional, informed the official website. Those who fail to do so the provisional admission stands cancelled. 




Aspirants can register online by filling e-Application form available on the official website. Candidates can apply for three programmes in two TISS Campuses. Students also have the option to fill for multiple programmes in one online application form.  The application fee is Rs 1030 for one programme.

Completed application form must be submitted to the institute in the below given address:

To Asisistant Registrar(Academic),

Tata Institute of Social Sciences,

Deonar Mumbai, 400088. 




The application fee for TISS-NET 2017 is Rs 1030 ( application fee for Rs 1000 plus bank charges).

Candidates belonging to SC and ST category, whose parent’s/guardian’s annual income is less than Rs. 2.5 Lakh while candidates belonging to OBC category, whose parent’s annual incole is below than Rs 1 lakh are required to pay Rs 250 as application fee.  

 In case of payment through cash deposit in an SBI branch, Rs 50 will be included as processing fee.


TISSNET 2017 Mode of Payment

The mode of payment can be either in the form of SBI Challan/online payment through Net Banking/ Credit /Debit Card.  


TISSNET 2017  Pattern

TISSNET 2017 will consist of 100 multiple choice questions related to subjects of Social Sensitivity, Logical Reasoning, Analytical Ability and Knowledge on Contemporary issues. The duration of the test is for 100 minutes i.e 1 hour and 40 minutes. There is no negative marking.

 Shortlisted candidates (those qualifying TISSNET) will be called for Pre-Written Test and Personal Interview. For Pre-Written Test, candidates will be given two sections to attempt.

 Section one will involve essay writing on a given theme related to contemporary socio-political, economic, cultural and political significance must contain less than 1000 words.

Section two will comprise of questions related to given case study. 

 After the written test, the candidates will have to appear for personal interview.




7 DEC 2016- last data for submitting application form


26 dec 2016 - admin card download start


7 jan 2017 - TISSNET 2017 exam


27 jan 2017  - TISSNET 2017 result


10 MAR 2017 - TISSNET 2017  Pre- interview Test


21 MAR 2017 - TISSNET 2017 Pre- interview Test


21 APR 2017 - TISSNET 2017 Final MERIT List


06 MAY 2017 - TISSNET 2017 1 Wait List


22 MAY 2017 - TISSNET 2017 2 Wait list



All the duly registered candidates will be able to download the TISSNET 2017 admit card from  December 21 to 22, 2016. It will be sent only through email and under no circumstances, the admit card will be sent via post. TISSNET admit card is an important document which must be carried by the candidates to their allotted test centre for the purpose of verification. The details such as exam centre address, date, time, name, signature etc. of the candidates will be mentioned on the admit card. All such details should be verified properly by the candidates and in case of errors; the same must be brought to the notice of TISS for correction. No candidate will be allowed to take the exam in case he/she will fail to produce a valid admit card of TISSNET.


Results of TISSNET 2017
The TISS will announce the TISSNET 2017 results on 2nd February 2017 officially on their website.


 Syllabus for TISSNET 2017

 You must thoroughly prepare as per TISS National Entrance Test 2017 syllabus only as mentioned below to clear the entrance exam successfully.

Part I Social Sensitivity
• Current affairs
• History
• Meaning of terms
• Recent social issues
• Social Activities and Movements

Part II Numerical and Analytical Ability
• Mixtures and Alligations
• Time & Work
• HCF and LCM
• Percentage
• Time and Distance
• Average
• Square Root
• Ratio

Part III Verbal Ability
• Fill in the blanks
• Acronyms
• Reading Comprehension
• Analogy
• Synonyms and Antonyms

Part IV General Knowledge
• Most of the question will be based on current affairs and social awareness.


TISS National Entrance Test 2017 Test Centers available in Northern Region

• Delhi
• Greater Noida
• Chandigarh
• Noida
• Ghaziabad
• Jaipur
• Mohali
• Dehradun
• Varanasi
• Faridabad
• Lucknow

TISS National Entrance Test 2017 Test Centers available in Eastern Region

• Bhubaneswar

• Ranchi
• Kolkata
• Guwahati
• Patna
• Patna
• Silchar
• Dimapur
• Jamshedpur
• Raipur

TISS National Entrance Test 2017 Test Centers available in Western Region

• Mumbai
• Ahmedabad
• Thane
• Indore
• Navi-Mumbai
• Solapur
• Bhopal
• Aurangabad
• Nagpur
• Pune
• Gwalior

TISS National Entrance Test 2017 Test Centers available in Southern Region

• Bengaluru
• Kozhikode or Calicut
• Madurai
• Chennai
• Kochi or Cochin
• Visakhapatnam
• Thiruvananthapuram
• Hyderabad


TISS placements 2016

-ITC was the highest recruiter making 6 offers.

-Students with relevant work experience were hired into middle management positions by companies making Lateral Placement Offers. Some of these companies were Hero MotoCorp, Ola Cabs, Cognizant, Wipro, Cipla and KPMG.

-Fieldwork Placement offers were given by Citibank and Lodha Group.


 List of First Time Recruiters:

 Bharti AXA, Future Generali, Hungama, L&T Infotech, Lodha Group, Maersk GSC, Ola Cabs, Reliance ADAG, SAP, Times Internet




TISS offers MA in Development Studies, Social Work, Disaster Management, Urban Policy & Governance, Health, Womens Stidies, Education and a range of such sectors



TISS Mumbai

Campus Connect: V.N. Purav Marg, Deonar, Mumbai 400088 Telephone: 91-22-2552 5000 Fax: 91-22-2552 5050 Email: infomumbai[at]tiss[dot]edu


TISS Tuljapur

 Campus Connect: Tata Institute of Social Sciences, School of Rural Development Tuljapur-413 601, District-Osmanabad, Maharashtra, India. Telephone: 9270105222 Fax: 02471-242061 Email: info.srd[at]tiss[dot]edu


TISS Hyderabad

 Campus Connect: SR Sankaran Block, AMR-AP Academy of Rural Development, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad 500 030 Telephone: 91-40-24017701 Fax: 91-40-24019713 Email: tisshyd[at]tiss[dot]edu


TISS Guwahati

Campus Connect: 14-A, Bhuban Road, Uzanbazar, Guwahati 781 001 400088 Telephone: 0361-2510342, 0361-2736526 Fax: 0361-2510423 Email: tissguwahati[at]tiss[dot]edu




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