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MBA Examination - TISSNET 2018 (Dates, Registration, Pattern, Form)

  • Jun 19th, 2017

About The Exam

  • For the admission in Tata Institute of Social Science(TISS), one has to clear TISSNET. The institute is a part of an elite group of research and higher learning institutes with early support from the Tata Trusts in India.

Conducting Body: TATA Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

  • TISS do not offer any MBA programme, but they have an M.A. in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRM & LR) programme, provided by TISS Mumbai.

School: School of Management and Labour Studies

Centre: Centre for Human Resources Management and Labour Relations

This programme is considered to be equivalent to an MBA Degree.

  • All the candidates are requested to apply online, however the facility for offline application is available only for candidates coming from remote areas only where Internet facility are not available like North-East, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand etc
  • A candidate can apply for a maximum of 3 programmes in two campuses in the same application form.
  • Please note we do not accept CAT / MAT / CET / GRE / GMAT scores.
  • To visit the official website, please visit the following link: http://admissions.tiss.edu/

Important dates http://admissions.tiss.edu/view/6/admissions/ma-admissions/timeline/

TISS National Entrance Test was conducted on the Dt- January 7, 2017 for the academic year 2017-2019 from 2pm to 3.40 pm.

Candidates Applied
More than 20,000

Form Fee


Mode of Payment


No. of programmes

Online Payment by Credit Card/Debit Card

Online Payment by NetBanking

Cash Deposit in any SBI Branch using the prescribed challan



Eligible SC/ST/OBC(NC)


Eligible SC/ST/OBC(NC)


Eligible SC/ST/OBC(NC)

Applying for 1 Programme

Rs. 1030

Rs. 260

Rs. 1030

Rs. 260

Rs. 1000 + Bank Charges

Rs. 250 + Bank Charges

Applying for 2 Programmes

Rs. 2060

Rs. 520

Rs. 2060

Rs. 520

Rs. 2000 + Bank Charges

Rs. 500 + Bank Charges

Applying for 3 Programmes

Rs. 3090

Rs. 780

Rs. 3090

Rs. 780

Rs. 3000 + Bank Charges

Rs. 750 + Bank Charges


a) Programme require completion of Bachelor's Degree of minimum of 3 years duration or its equivalent ( under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 year bridge course pattern of study or any other pattern fulfilling the mandatory requirements of 15 years formal education) from a recognised university, in any discipline.

b) At the time of applying candidates studying in 3 year degree progremme should have passed in all the subjects for the 1st to 4th semesters and candidates studying in 4 year degree progrmmes should have passed in all the subjects for 1st to 6th semester.

c) Only those Candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor's Degree examinations by Saturday, June 10, 2017 are eligible to apply to all the programme.

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. The results of the final examination have to be submitted before September 30, 2017. Those who fail to do so the provisional admission stands canceled.

Exam Format
Computer based Exam

Test Subjects

  • General Awareness
  • English Proficiency
  • Maths and Logical Reasoning

Exam Pattern



General Awareness


English Proficiency


Maths and Logical Reasoning


  • TISS net 2017 will not have negative marking for any programme including HRM.
  • Candidates who have applied for a single programme or multiple programmes will be attempting a single question paper with 100 questions for a duration of 100 minutes.
  • The Online test is of objective type and even those with a rudimentary knowledge of working with computer can take the test.

Demo Test

One Can take the DEMO TEST on the below Link provided-

User ID for Demo Test - tissnet

Password for Demo Test - tissnet

(This test is designed, by keeping in view of TISSNET-2017  which has been conducted on Dt- January 7, 2017)

Exam Syllabus

Minimum Cutoff

  • Minimum qualifying marks for written test is 35% (for SC/ST) and 45% (for others). However, scoring mere qualifying marks in the written test does not guarantee a seat for a programme. Admission is based on Merit List.
  • Besides this the selction procees involves following criteria and weightage:

Marks for Different Components of Assessment


National Common Written Test*

100 marks

Pre-Interview Test/GD

50 marks

Personal Interview

75 marks


225 marks

Test Cities

The Exam was condcted on more than 100 centres in 39 cities all over India.

Northern Region Eastern Region Western Region Southern Region
Delhi Bhubaneswar Mumbai Bengaluru
Greater Noida Ranchi Ahmedabad Kozhikode or Calicut
Noida Guwahati Indore Madurai
Ghaziabad Patna Navi-Mumbai Chennai
Jaipur Silchar Solapur Kochi or Cochin
Mohali Dimapur Bhopal Visakhapatnam
Dehradun Jamshedpur Aurangabad Thiruvananthapuram
Varanasi Raipur Nagpur Hyderabad
Faridabad Kolkota Pune  
Lucknow   Gwalior  
Chandigarh   Thane  

Top colleges

  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahati
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad
  • Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Tuljapur

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