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The Tata Institute of Social Sciences conducts the TISS National Eligibility Test (TISSNET) every year. It is a National level Post Graduate Entrance Exam. The exam is conducted for admissions to Masters degree in Social Work and related programs offered by TISS.
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The TISSNET Result is accepted by all the TISS campuses across India. Candidate’s having a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, are eligible to apply for TISSNET.
TISS conducted TISSNET 2016 on January 9, 2016. TISSNET 2016 was the computer based online test. The question paper contained 100 questions, divided into 3 sections. The duration for the TISS Exam 2016 was 1 hrs and 40 mins. All the questions were Multiple Choice (MCQs), with no negative marking. The number of questions and total marks of TISSNET 2016 are below:
|Sections||No of Questions||Total Marks|
|Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning||30||30|
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TISSNET 2016 was slightly different from TISSNET 2015. The question paper contained questions from 3 sections - General Awareness (40 MCQs), English Proficiency (30 MCQs) and Analytical Ability & Logical Reasoning (30 MCQs) of 100 marks. There was no negative marking. The TISSNET 2016 was overall difficult due to increase in a number of the General Awareness questions.
|Section||Subject Area||No of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|Section I||General Awareness||40||40|
|Section II||Analytical & Logical Reasoning||30||30|
|Section III||English Proficiency||30||30|
This section comprised of 40 MCQs, carrying 1 mark each. Out of the 40 MCQs, 22 MCQs were on static topics like (Geography, History , etc. ) and 18 MCQs were on current affairs. 13 MCQs were on iinternational topics and 27 MCQs were on National topic. Around 16 MCQs were easy, 10 were medium and 14 difficult.
A score of 16 would be a good score in GA. Attempting all GA MCQs would not have taken more than 15 minutes for Aspirants.
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A lot of MCQs were based on Modern mathematics and arithmetic. The MCQs on arithmetic were mostly easy. There were no questions based on word problems or BODMAS.
There were 8 Logical Reasoning MCQs and all of them were mostly based on number series. The 10 Data Interpretation MCQs were of easy to moderate level. An aspirant must have ideally solved at least 24 MCQs in this section in 32 minutes.
The division of MCQs in this section were as follows:
|Area||Topics and Questions||Difficulty|
|Numbers||Simple Number problems (2)||Easy|
|Arithmetic||Ratio proportion (3), CI SI (2),Profit & Loss (2)||Easy - Medium|
|Modern Math||Permutations and Combinations (2), Logarithm(1)||Easy - Medium|
|Logical Reasoning||Number Series (2),Alpha-Numeric(2),Linear -Arrangement(3),Statement/Conclusion (1)||Easy|
|Data Interpretation||Line graph(4), Table(5), Pie Chart (1)||Easy - Medium|
This section contained 30 MCQs, out of which there was 1 passage (reading comprehension). The passage was about 800 words long with 5 MCQs. There were 2 MCQs on Word analogies, 5 MCQs based on single fill in the blanks, 1 question double fill in the blanks & 2 double fill in the blanks based on homonyms, 2 questions on matching idiom pairs, 5 MCQs on odd man out, 1 question on Antonyms, 5 MCQs on finding error in the sentence.
Most of the questions in this section were of an easy to moderate level. A good score for this section would be 24. An aspirant must have ideally tackled all questions within 30-35 minutes.
|Area||No. of Questions||Difficulty|
|Reading Comprehension (1 passage)||5||Easy - 4 , Moderate -1|
|Fill in the blanks (double blanks)||3||Moderate|
|Fill in the blanks(Single blank)||5||Easy - Moderate|
|Error in the Sentence||5||Easy - 3, Moderate - 1, Difficult - 1|
|Meaning of Idioms||3||Moderate|
|Odd man out||5||Easy - 4 , Moderate - 1|
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The Overall TISSNET 2016 cutoffs for M.A. (HRM)- Mumbai campus, for all categories is mentioned below. For your reference and a better understanding of the test, we have also mentioned TISSNET 2015 results. TISSNET cut-offs are based on overall scores.
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