TISSNET 2024 – Exam Dates, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus, Selection, Cut off, Colleges, Seats, Fees, Placement, Courses, Books

TISSNET 2024 – Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has decided to withdraw the TISS National Entrance Test (TISSNET) for the 2024–25 academic year. Postgraduate admissions are going to be based on CUET PG 2024, with the exception of two courses that will use the CAT as a selection parameter. In this article, we’ll discuss everything about TISSNET.

What is TISSNET?

TISSNET 2024 is a national-level PG entrance test held by Tata Institute of Social Science for admission to its campus & related institutes. TISS Mumbai’s MA in Human Resource Management & Labor Relations is the flagship programme available through TISSNET 2024. Under the flagship TISS brand, there are 21 schools & 45 facilities operational at present. According to the MHRD NIRF 2021, TISS was placed 34th in the “All University” category & 57th in the overall category.

TISSNET 2024 Courses Offered

The following table represents the campus-wise courses offered by TISSNET 2024.

Mumbai Campus Courses Offered

TISS Campuses Courses
MumbaiM.A. Social Work in (Children and Families)
M.A. Social Work in (Criminology and Justice)
M.A. Social Work in (Community Organisation and Development Practice)
M.A. Social Work in (Dalit and Tribal Studies and Action)
M.A. Social Work in (Disability Studies and Action)
M.A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship)
M.A. Social Work in (Mental Health)
M.A. Social Work in (Public Health)
M.A. Social Work in (Women Centred Practice)
M.A. in (Globalisation and Labour)
M.A. in (Human Resources Management and Labour Relations)
M.A. in (Social Entrepreneurship)
Master of Arts in (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership) (Also Offered from Hyderabad Off-Campus)
Master of Public Health (Health Administration)
Master of ( Hospital Administration )
Master of Public Health (Health Policy, Economics and Finance)
Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology)
M.A. in (Development Studies)
M.A. in (Development Studies)
M.A. in Education (Elementary)
M.A. in (Media and Cultural Studies)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Climate Change and Sustainability Studies)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Regulatory Governance)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Urban Policy and Governance)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Water Policy and Governance)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Disaster Management)
Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Clinical and Counseling Practice)
Master of Library and Information Science
Master of Law (LL.M ) in (Access To Justice)
Master of Arts (Education)
Three years Integrated B.Ed/M.Ed programme

Tuljapur Campus Courses Offered

TISS Campuses Courses
TuljapurM.A. in (Social Work in Rural Development)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Development Policy, Planning and Practice)
M.A. in (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
M.A./M.Sc. in (Sustainable Livelihoods, Natural Resources Management and Governance)

Hyderabad Campus Courses Offered

TISS Campuses Courses
HyderabadM.A. in (Rural Development and Governance)
M.A. in (Education)
M.A. in (Public Policy and Governance)
M.A. in (Development Studies)
M.A. in (Women’s Studies)
M.A. in (Natural Resources & Governance)
Master of Arts in (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership)(Also Offered from Mumbai Campus)
M.A. Social Work in (Mental Health)
M.A. in (Applied Psychology with a specialisation in Counseling Psychology)
M.A. in (Applied Psychology with a specialisation in Clinical Psychology)

Guwahati Campus Courses Offered

TISS Campuses Courses
GuwahatiM.A. in (Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development)
M.A. in (Labour Studies and Social Security)
M.A. in (Peace and Conflict Studies)M.A. in (Sociology and Social Anthropology)
M.A. Social Work in (Community Organisation and Development Practices)
M.A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship)
M.A. Social Work in (Counselling)
M.A. Social Work in ( Public Health)
M. A. Social Work in (Livelihoods and Entrepreneurship)

Here is given below all TISSNET Important Links for the better convenience of aspirants.

Official websiteClick Here
Information BulletinClick Here
Apply NowClick Here
Login PortalClick Here
FAQClick Here
Help deskClick Here

TISSNET 2024 Important Dates

Here is given below TISSNET schedule 2024, Aspirants have to Proceed accordingly.

TISSNET application form releasedDec 2024
Last Date for submission of the application formJan 2024
Admit Card releasedJan 2023
Exam DateFeb 2024 ( 2 pm to 3.40 pm)
Result declaredMar 2023
Online DAF Opening and Closing dateApr/May 2023
Online Assessments (OA) ( Stage – II )May/Jun 2023
CounsellingJuly 2022
 Commencement of New Academic Session 2022-23 for Junior StudentsAugust 2022

TISSNET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before taking admission in Various M.A. Courses through TISSNET, First, check and fulfil the following eligibility conditions.

  • Aspirants must be graduates of any discipline from a recognised university.
  • Appearing candidates are also eligible to apply for this test.

TISSNET 2024 Exam Pattern

Here is given below the TISSNET Exam Pattern so that aspirants become familiar with the pattern.

  • TISSNET is a computer-based test
  • The language of the paper will be English
  • TISSNET is divided into three sections
  • The total number of questions asked in the exam will be 100
  • The questions must be multiple-choice questions (MCQs)
  • The duration of TISSNET is 100 minutes.

The following table represents the sections and no. of questions.

S. No.SectionNo. of Questions
1.General Awareness40
2.English Proficiency30
3.Maths & Logical reasoning30

TISSNET 2024 Syllabus

The level of questions is easy to moderate and based on the level of graduation. The following is the official TESSNET 2024 syllabus.

English ProficiencyMathematics and logical reasoningGeneral Awareness
Word Choice/ sentence correctionBasic ArithmeticPolitics
Odd-one-out & AnalogiesBasic GeometrySocial Studies
Synonyms & AntonymsBasic TrigonometryScience & Technology
GrammarBasic StatisticsEnvironment
Verbal reasoningNumber SeriesSports
Reading comprehensionData interpretationArt & Culture
Logical ReasoningIndian History

TISSNET 2024 Preparation Tips and Books

The following are the TISSNET exam preparation tips.

  • Candidates should plan ahead of time so that they can spend equal time in each section.
  •  Every day, the aspirants must revise the part in which they are having trouble.
  • Aspirants can solve sample papers or previous year exams on a regular basis to have a better knowledge of the exam structure and to get a sense of how to manage their time during the exam.
  • Aspirants should take notes on each topic because it will aid in their revision.
  • Candidates must get enough sleep and eat a balanced diet in order to stay healthy, which is critical for taking any test.

TISSNET 2024 Preparation Books

The following table represents the TISSNET 2024 preparation books.

General Awareness
English Proficiency
Maths & Logical reasoning

TISSNET 2024 Exam Centers

The following table represents the state and the city in which the TISSNET exam centres exist.

DelhiNew Delhi
Uttar PradeshGhaziabad, Lucknow, Noida, Varanasi, Greater Noida
AssamGuwahati, Silchar
JharkhandJamshedpur, Ranchi
West BengalKolkata
MaharashtraAurangabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Solapur, Navi Mumbai, Thane
Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore
Tamil NaduChennai, Madurai
KeralaKochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kozhikode
Andhra PradeshVisakhapatnam

TISSNET 2024 Selection & Admission Procedure

Admission to TISSNET 2024 will be based on 03 stages which are the following:-

  • Personal Interview (OA-Online Assessment)


The TISSNET application form will be filled out online and an aspirant can apply only for a maximum of 03 programmes. To fill out the application form for TISSNET 2024, Aspirants need to visit the official website. Candidates have to enter all the required details and upload all the documents. At last, they need to pay application form fees which are mentioned below.

ProgrammeGeneralGoi-PMS Eligible SC/ST/O BC(NC) / Not-Eligible Goi-PMS SC/ST (only)
Applying for 1 ProgrammeRs. 1000 + Bank ChargesRs. 250 + Bank Charges / 500
Applying for 2 ProgrammesRs. 2000 + Bank ChargesRs. 500 + Bank Charges / 1000
Applying for 3 ProgrammesRs. 3000 + Bank ChargesRs. 750 + Bank Charges / 1500

Then they have to download TISSNET Admit card whenever released. After that, Aspirants have to appear in the TISSNET Exam as per scheduled. Then check and download the result whenever declared. After that shortlisted candidates will be called for TISSMAT.


Aspirants who are selected to participate in stage 2 of the course of MA (ODCL) & MA (HRM &LR) for the Mumbai Campus will be required to take an additional Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT).

Online Assessment

Those who clear the TISSMAT after TISSNET will be called for the PI-Personal Interview round. The aspirants who are applying for other courses except for MA (ODCL) & MA (HRM&LR), do not need to appear in TISSMAT. They will be called for personal interviews after TISSNET. The interview round is 45 mins.

TISSNET 2024 Selection weightage

TISS Final Merit List Weightage ComponentsPercentage of Weightage awarded in the final admission offer
TISS-NET 2022 30%
TISSMAT 2022 40%
Personal Interview (PI): Online Assessment (OA) Round 30%

TISSNET 2024 Cut Off

The following are the TISSNET 2024 expected cutoff of top courses.

Economically Weaker Section70.57
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)68.40

TISSNET 2024 Previous Year Cutoff

Mumbai, Hyderabad, TuljapurClick Here
GuwahatiClick Here
Program’sTISSNET 2019 Cut Off
MA in Mental Health54
MPH Social Epidemiology50
MA Culture and Media Studies65
MA in Clinical Psychology57
MA Social Entrepreneurship62
MA Globalisation and Labour70
MA Women Studies48
MA Public Health61
MA Human Resource Management67

TISSNET 2024 Seats

The following are the TISSNET 2024 courses-wise campus seats.

TISS Mumbai Campus seats

Master of Arts in Education (Elementary)51
MA in Development Studies51
MA in Women’s Studies28
MA/MSc in Climate Change and Sustainability Studies23
MA/MSc in Regulatory Governance23
MA/MSc in Urban Policy and Governance23
MA/MSc in Water Policy and Governance15
Master of Hospital Administration (MHA)51
MPH – Health Administration39
MPH – Health Policy, Economics, and Finance23
MPH in Social Epidemiology  28
MA in Applied Psychology (Clinical and Counseling Practice)51
LLM (Access to Justice)39
MA in Globalisation and Labour23
MA in Human Resource Management & Labour Relations68
Master of Arts/Master of Science(Analytics) (Self-Financed)34
MA in Organisation Development, Change and Leadership34
MA in Social Entrepreneurship34
MA in Media and Cultural Studies29
MA in Social Work (Children & Families)23
MA in Social Work (Community Organisation & Development Practice)34
MA in Social Work (Criminology & Justice)34
MA in Social Work (Dalit & Tribal Studies and Action)29
MA in Social Work (Disability Studies & Action)28
MA in Social Work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship)29
 MA in Social Work (Mental Health)23
MA in Social Work (Public Health)23
MA in Social Work (Women-Centred Practice)26

TISS Tuljapur Campus Seats

MA/MSc in Development Policy, Planning and Practice34
MA/MSc in Sustainable Livelihoods and Natural Resources Governance34
MA in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship34
MA in Social Work in Rural Development34

TISS Hyderabad Campus Seats

Master of Arts in Education34
MA in Public Policy and Governance34
MA in Development Studies 34
MA in Natural Resources and Governance34
MA in Rural Development and Governance34
MA in Women Studies34

TISS Guwahati Campus Seats

Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation & Development Practices)23
MA in Social Work (Counselling)17
MA in Social Work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship)17
MA in Social Work (Public Health)17
MA in Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development17
MA in Labour Studies and Social Protection17
MA in Peace and Conflict Studies17
MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology23

TISSNET 2024 Fees

The following is the fee structure of TISS Postgraduate courses.

Total Course Fee32,70031,30024,80025,300
Hostel Dining Hall (Advance) Charges016,00016,00016,000
Hostel & Electricity Charges015,00015,00015,000
 Total Fees for Hostellers062,30055,80056,300

TISSNET 2024 Contact details

For every Query regarding TISSNET 2024, Either you can contact to TISSNET Help desk which is given below, or ask us through the comment.

  • Ph: 022-25525252

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