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Check the complete Syllabus for TISSNET 2017

Last Updated - January 06, 2017

TISS (Tata Institute of Social Sciences) conducts the TISS National Entrance Test, commonly known as TISSNET. It is a national level entrance test, conducted every year by TISS, Mumbai, for admission to management courses in all its campuses (Mumbai, IMHST Chennai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati, MHAT Calicut and G-SET Ranchi). The management courses offered by TISS are MA in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRM & LR) programme at its Mumbai campus.

TISSNET 2017 is scheduled for January 7, 2017.The official Syllabus for TISSNET 2017 has been released. Candidates must ensure proper and effective study while the TISSNET Preparation. Candidates are advised to study according to the prescribed syllabus for TISSNET 2017to obtain the best TISS results.

Candidates must note that the TISSNET question paper shall be based on 100 questions, distributed in three sections. The three sections will include questions from General awareness, English Proficiency and Maths & Logical Reasoning.

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Syllabus for TISSNET 2017

It is quite very necessary for an aspirant of TISSNET 2017 to study and prepare for the test as per its syllabus. The details related to the TISSNET 2017 syllabus gives a complete idea to the candidate related to all the topics and subjects that he/she should prepare to crack the examination with a good score. Given below are all the complete details regarding theSyllabus for TISSNET 2017 for all the 3 sections:

Syllabus for Maths & Logical Reasoning section

Candidates will be asked 30 questions in the exam from this section. There are 35 topics to be prepared for this section which is tabulated below:

 ArithmeticNumber SystemsSpeed, Time and DistanceLinear EquationsGeometry
FunctionsGraphsMenstruation- 2D and 3DProbabilityVolumes
Time and WorkBinomial TheoremPermutation and CombinationSurds and IndicesInequalities
Quadratic EquationsComplex NumbersTrigonometryMixtures and AllegationsSet Theory
Co-ordinate GeometryData Interpretation – Web DiagramProgressionsBODMASSimple & compound inters
Interest (Simple and Compound)Ratio and ProportionStatisticsLogarithmPercentages
AlgebraHeights and DistancePermutation and CombinationLCM and HCFProfit and Loss
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Syllabus for English Proficiency section

Total 30 questions are to be asked in TISSNET 2017 from this section, for this year as well. The general topics from which the questions are likely to be asked are listed below.

Jumbled ParagraphSentence Correction
Fill in the blanksEnglish Usage or Grammar 
Meaning-Usage MatchVocabulary Based (Synonyms
Logical Completion of IdeaVerbal critical reasoning
Analogies or Reverse AnalogiesFacts / Inferences / Judgments
Antonyms)Reading Comprehension
Para JumbleSummary Questions

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Syllabus for General Awareness section

Candidates will be asked 40 questions from this section in TISSNET 2017.There are around 17  topics from which questions are likely to be asked. The topics are given below. It is advisable to practice as much of these as possible. It will help you obtain an excellent TISS result.

Trade AwarenessCulture
HistoryCurrent social issues
PoliticsPersonalities in News
Current Affairs of National and International EconomyBusiness
Nation and StatesLiterature
Sports newsIndian Constitution
Science in the Everyday Life 

TISSNET 2017 Exam Pattern

TISS Exam is a computer based objective test, conducted by TISS across various cities of India. In the TISSNET 2017 Exam Pattern, there will a total of 100 questions. The questions are divided under three sections which are given in the below table.

The total time in which the candidate needs to solve the question paper is 1 hour 40 minutes i.e. 100 minutes, which means 1 minute for every question. Every correct answer will be awarded 1 mark. There will be different number of questions asked from the 3 sections. The number of questions, along with the sectional marks. are given below:

SectionNumber of QuestionsMarks
English Language3030
General Awareness4040
Maths & Logical Reasoning3030

The most noteworthy feature of the TISS exam is that there is no system of negative marking. It gives the candidate an opportunity to take blind guesses for the questions which he was not able to solve instinctively. The cut off marks for the TISSNET are expected to range between 85 to 90. On the basis of the cut-off marks and the score obtained by the candidate in the exam, he/she will be shortlisted for the subsequent modes of selection which comprise of Pre-Interview test and Personal Interview test.



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