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TISSNET 2017 Result, Cut off, Score Card, Merit List

TISSNET Results 2017 are set to be out on February 10, 2017 by 6 pm. TISS Result 2017 will be declared at its official website i.e. TISSNET 2017 was successfully conducted on January 7, 2017. Earlier, the TISSNET 2017 Result Date was January 27, but then it was postponed until February 10, 2017.

Latest Update-TISSNET Result 2017 announced on Feb 10! Check Here.

Candidates will be selected on the basis of a merit list which is prepared by cumulating the total scores obtained by candidates at different selection stages. The merit list of TISSNET will decide the shortlisted candidates who are then called for a personal interview. Candidates will be called for TISSNET 2017 selection process if they score well in the exam, meet the TISSNET 2017 cut off, clear the pre-interview test and personal interview post selection in the merit list. For final selection, 40% weightage will be given to TISSNET marks and 30% each will be given to PIT & PI. 

Read about TISSNET 2017 Selection Process

TISSNET 2017 Result Dates

Following are the important dates regarding TISS results:

Download TISSNET Score Card onFebruary 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)To be Announced
Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview at Guwahati (for all Guwahati Campus Programmes)To be Announced
Announcement of Selection April 21, 2017 (Friday)
Announcement of First Wait List May 06, 2017 (Friday) at 6.00 p.m.
Announcement of Second Wait List May 22, 2017(Monday) at 6.00 p.m.

Commencement of the Academic Session, 2017-2019

M.A. Education (Elementary)

All Other Programmes


May 09, 2017

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How To Check TISSNET Result 2017?

TISSNET 2017 result will be 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:

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

TISSNET Result 2017 Important Instructions 

After the TISS Result 2017 is been declared by TISS, candidates need to take care of some of the things while checking their TISSNET 2017 result. Given below is a set of instructions which must be kept in mind while checking result:

  • If any candidate has not received the link or is unable to access their email ID, 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 Result of TISSNET 2017

Candidates will be selected on the basis of marks obtained in TISSNET 2017 and other stages. The merit list is prepared on the following factors:

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  • Score in National Eligibility Test (NET)
  • Score in Group discussion/ Pre interview test
  • 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:

National eligibility score40% (out of 100 marks)
Pre- interview test30% (out of 50 marks)
Personal interview30% (out of 70 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:

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

Read about TISSNET Participating Colleges

TISSNET Cut Off 2017

After the declaration of TISSNET 2017 result, TISSNET cut off lists will be released on whose basis candidates will be shortlisted. Candidates should keep in mind the following things about TISSNET 2017 cut off:

  • Each institute under TISS declares fixed cut offs for each programmes after the declaration of TISSNET 2017 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 glance of TISSNET 2017 cut off which is expected to be released for TISSNET 2017:

CategoryWeight-age (cutoff)
For SC/ST candidates35% marks in the written test
For General and OBC category candidates45% marks in the written test

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TISSNET Answer Keys 2017

TISSNET being a computer based test, 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 that candidates should not rely on them. 

TISSNET Selection Procedure 2017

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. The 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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Ques 1. If I don't get the link, then how can I check my result?

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:

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

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

Ans: TISSNET 2017 result will be declared on February 2, 2017. Till now the date is final, if there will be any changes in anything, you will be infirmed in the meantime.

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:

  • Score in National Eligibility Test (NET) (40% (out of 100 marks))
  • Score in Group discussion/ Pre interview test (30% (out of 50 marks))
  • 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 also equal then candidate older in age will be given preference over the one younger in age.

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