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TISSNET Result was declared on February 10, 2017. The TATA Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is reponsible for declaring the results each year. Candidates can visit the official website of TISS i.e. to check TISSNET Result. It contains the result for both- PIT (Pre-Interview Test) and PI (Personal Interview). Read more about TISSNET

Here are some key points about TISSNET Result:

tissnet selection process

  • Candidates can enter their email id, password and security text to access TISSNET Result.
  • The final score card for TISSNET is available to only those candidates who appeared in PIT and PI rounds.
  • The merit list of TISSNETwill decide the shortlisted candidates who are then called for a personal interview.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted after considering their performance in TISSNET, PIT and PI combined.
  • As for the weightage, 40% are given to entrance exam marks and 30% each for PIT & PI. 

TISSNET 2017 was successfully conducted on January 7, 2017. This year, around 37,000 candidates appeared for the test and around 17,000 candidates appeared for M.A. in Resource Management and Labour Relations. Admission will be granted to students who score well in the exam, meet TISSNET cut off, clear the pre-interview test and personal interview, post selection in the merit list. 

Note: TISSNET is a computer based test. So, procuring TISSNET Answer Keys 2017 is not possible. Though students may find a few answer keys of TISSNET over the internet by unofficial sources, it is suggested to not rely on them. 

Highlights of TISSNET Result

TISSNET Result was declared onFebruary 10, 2017
Result will be declared byTATA Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
TISSNET Result will be declared
Result can be accessed usingUser ID and password 
Details on Score CardRank and Marks obtained
Admission will be based onMarks in entrance exam, PIT and PI
Course NameM.A. / M.Sc. / M.P.H./ M.H.A. programmes
Candidates who appeared for TISSNET 2017Approximately 37,000

TISSNET 2017 Result Dates

Following are the important dates regarding TISSNET result:

TISSNET 2017 Result DateFebruary 10, 2017
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at TISS Mumbai (for programmes offered at Mumbai, Tuljapur Campuses, and BALM, Chennai)March 10- 21, 2017
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at Hyderabad (for all Hyderabad Campus Programmes)
March 21- 30, 2017
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at Guwahati (for all Guwahati Campus Programmes)April 4- 7, 2017
Announcement of Selection April 21, 2017
Announcement of First Wait List May 06, 2017 
Announcement of Second Wait List May 22, 2017

Commencement of the Academic Session, 2017-2019

M.A. Education (Elementary)

All Other Programmes


May 09, 2017

June 13, 2017

How To Check TISSNET Result?

This year, TISSNET result was declared on February 10, 2017 on the official website. All the candidates who have appeared for the test can check the result by following the steps mentioned below:

tiss results

  1. Visit the official website of TISSNET 2017
  2. Click on the results section under 'Admissions' tab at the top of the page
  3. Enter your USER ID and PASSWORD
  4. Check the TISSNET 2017 result

Important Instructions for TISSNET Result 

Given below is a set of instructions which must be kept in mind while checking TISSNET result:

  • If any candidate has not received the link or is unable to access their email ID, he should immediately contact TISS.
  • Candidates who will be selected are required to download a document in which candidates fill up details along with a 'statement on purpose'. It is only for certain courses.
  • Selected candidates will be  considered eligible for taking admission into MA programmes of TISSNET 2017

Final TISSNET Result

Any candidate willing to take admission in TISS, must clear all the stages of TISSNET Selection Process. Candidates will be selected on the basis of marks obtained in TISSNET and its subsequent stages. The merit list is prepared on the following factors:

tissnet selection process

  1. Score in National Eligibility Test (TISSNET)
  2. Score in Group discussion/ Pre interview test
  3. Score in personal interview (PI)

The weightage of all these factors in the merit list is different. While preparing TISSNET 2017 merit list, the weightage given to each factor is mentioned below:

Written test10040% 
Pre- interview test5030%
Personal interview7530%

As seen above, TISSNET, the entrance exam, has the most marks allotted to it i.e. 100 marks. Second highest marks are allotted to Personal Interview Process i.e. 75 marks. The Pre-Interview Test or Group discussion round has the least marks allotted to it i.e. 50 marks.

TISSNET 2017 Tie-Breaker

If there is a tie between two or more candidates, then TISS facilitates the candidates with a tie-breaker criteria. This tie breaker criteria involves comparison of marks of the candidates at certain levels. To imply tie breaker criteria, following steps are followed:

  1. At first, the PI marks of the candidates will be compared.
  2. In case PI marks of both the candidates are equal, then PIT marks will be compared.
  3. If the PIT marks are also equal, then the entrance score of both the candidates will be taken into consideration.
  4. Again if entrance score comes equal, then the candidate older in age will be given preference over the one younger in age.

TISSNET Cut Off 2017

After the declaration of TISSNET Result, cut off lists will be released containing names of all shortlisted students. Candidates should keep in mind the following things about TISSNET cut off:

  • Each institute under TISS declares fixed cut offs for each programmes after the declaration of TISSNET result.
  • This cut off helps in shortlisting the selected candidates for TISSNET 2017 merit list.
  • After the merit list is prepared, candidates meeting the cut offs will be called for pre interview test and personal interview.
  • Candidates are required to score minimum cut off for getting shortlisted for pre-admission procedure.

Here’s a quick glance of TISSNET 2017 cut off:

Name of CourseMA in Human ResourceTISSNET 2017 Cutoff
MA in Human Resource Management and Labour RelationsGeneral category82
OBC category73
SC/ST category70
Development StudiesGeneral category 75

TISSNET Qualifying Marks 2017 

In order to be considered for admission, a candidate must obtain the minimum set marks. The qualifying marks are different for candidates from different categories. Read them below:

CategoryQualifying Marks
Other Non-reserved  45% 

Read about TISSNET Participating Colleges

TISSNET Selection Procedure 

  • There are 3 main stages in TISSNET Selection Procedure viz. Entrance Exam, PIT and PI.
  • Pre Interview Test (PIT) is a written test for all the shortlisted candidates for all the programmes.
  • The written test and personal interview will be held centrally at Mumbai campus except the Guwahati and Hyderabad Campuses. The written test and PI for both these campuses will be held in their respective campuses. The PIT will be for 50 marks and the time allotted is 45 minutes.
  • The PIT for Social Work Programmes comprises of 2 sections. Section 1 involves writing an essay of less than 1000 words. The essay is given on an issue/theme of contemporary socio-political, economic, cultural and political significance (30 Marks). The essay will assess the analytical and writing abilities of the candidates. Section 2 carries a short case-let. Candidates will have to answer 4 questions based on the case-let (20 Marks). It is like the unseen passage will be given and questions will be asked on the same paragraph. This section will evaluate social awareness and sensitivity of candidates to complex field.

Read aboutTISSNET Selection Procedure


Ques 1. If I don't find the link to TISSNET Result, then how can I check it?

Ans: If TISS releases any direct link, all the candidates will definitely receive it. Just in case you don't receive the link, even then you can check the TISS Result. All you have to do is to follow the steps mentioned below:

  1. Visit the official website of TISS
  2. Click on the results section under 'Admissions' tab at the top of the page.
  3. You will be redirected to a page asking your USER ID and PASSWORD.
  4. Fill the details of user ID and password and check the TISS Result.

Ques 2.  When will TISSNET 2017 result be declared? Is the date confirmed?

Ans: TISSNET Result was supposed to be out on February 2, 2017. However, as per an update by TISS, the result was finally declared on February 10, 2017.

Ques 3. What are the basis for the merit list you prepare?

Ans: The TISSNET 2017 merit list is prepared by keeping following factors in mind:

  1. Score in National Eligibility Test (NET) (40% (out of 100 marks))
  2. Score in Group discussion/ Pre interview test (30% (out of 50 marks))
  3. Score in personal interview (PI) (30% (out of 70 marks))

Ques 4.  What, in case, me and any other candidate scores same in personal interview and pre interview test. Who will be selected then?

Ans: Such a situation is termed as tie and the criteria used to break the tie is termed as tie-breaker. If any two or more candidates score same in personal interview and pre interview test, then their entrance scores will be compared. If still the entrance score are equal, then candidate older in age will be given preference over the one younger in age.

Ques 5. What is intake of MA in HRM and LR program?

Ans. There are 60 seats at Mumbai and 30 seats at Hyderabad.

Ques 6. Who should I contact in case of a query?

Ans. For any assistance, you may call their helpline at 022-25525252. You can also mail your queries to


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