TISSNET 2018 | M.A Entrance Test

By | February 12, 2018

MA Admission 2018: Tata Institute of Social Science, Mumbai

Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) is among one of the premier Institutes in India, specialized in Social Science, Public Policies & Governance, Management & Labour Studies and many more…for its multicolor programmes with its main campus located in Mumbai, India. TISS established in 1936 stands for best management Institutes in India with its other four campuses located in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad & Guwahati. Although TISS is famous for its 50 Plus programmes in 22 schools & 45 different centers widely distributed across the country, but its MA Programme is highly popular. TISSNET MA Entrance Exam 2018-2020 detailed information has been illustrated in this article.


The various interested candidates who are dedicated to pursuing M.A Programme must go through the article in order to update with its latest trends, placements, Eligibility Criteria, Educational Qualification, Numbers of seats, Examination pattern, Cateogary wise Cutoffs, Exam centers, Important Dates, How to apply and many more…

Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) has been famous for providing cutting edge of research & development, education in the various departments, especially in the areas of human resources, Public policy domain. Its Human resources (HR-Programme) is considered  to be the best among other B-Schools in the country, it is in collaboration with other prestigious organizations, Research & Development centers, Economic institutes like MIT (United States), London School of Business, University of Chicago etc

Eligibility Test: TISSNET 2018

M.A Programme Eligibility

Pass in Bachelor’s Degree from any of the recognized Institutes/Universities (Note: Candidates in the Final Year of Bachelor degree but have not passed in one or few papers are not eligible to apply)
Candidates who have declared failed in their final year will not be eligible for any of the M.A Degree programme in the TISS unless they clear the final year without any backlogs.
If a provisionally admitted students fail in the final year of its Bachelor’s Degree then he/she will be considered not eligible for any of the M.A Degree programme.

Age Criteria :

For all its M.A Degree programme in TISS, there is no age boundary. The maximum age limit as per the official notification has been decided with NO limit criteria.

Exam Pattern: TISS 2018

Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) every year conducts its online Computer Based Test for its different M.A Programmes running at its different campuses Mumbai, Tuljapur(Maharashtra), Chennai, Hyderabad & Guwahati campus. The online-based written test has the following pattern


No.of Questions Marks


Social Sensitivity Test




  1:40 Hours (100 Min)

English Proficiency Test



Maths & Logical Test







Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) declares its last year cutoffs for M.A in M.A in Human Resource Management & Labour Relations :

Name of the course

MA in Human Resources

TISSNET 2017 Cutoff (Official)

M.A in Human Resource Management & Labour Relations

General Category

OBC Category

SC/ST Category




Development Studies

General Category


TISSNET 2018 expected cutoff for various  programmes:


Name of the course

TISSNET 2018 Expected Cutoff

1 M.A in Human Resource Management 75-78
2 Development Studies 70-73
3 Globalization & Labour 69-72
4 Health Administration 57-62
5 Hospital Administration 55-60
6 Climate Change 50-54
7 Media Cultural Studies 53-57
8 Social Entrepreneurship 52-55
9 Urban Policies & Governance 55-60
10 Clinic Psychology 45-49
11 Public Health 45-47
12 Community Organization 42-47
13 Women Studies 40-45
14 MSW 42-45
15 Disaster Management 40-42
16 Counseling Psychology 42-46
17 Natural Resources & Governance 40-43
18 Social work with children & family 40-44
19 Elementary Education 42-45

TISSNET Placements

Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) is a well-renowned organization across the world and famous for its various programmes when it comes to a matter of placements it provides an output of a 100% placements. Each seat in various programmes are vital on its own and have TISS alumni have occupied a responsible role in various other organizations.

TISNET 2018 Important Dates:

S.No Name of the course Dates
1 Admission Announcement 2nd Week October    2018
2 Last Date Online Application Form 1st Week December 2018
3 Last Date Submission by Post 1st week December 2018
4 Issue of admit card Online 2nd Week December 2018
5 Pre Admission orientation programme for SC/ST/Others 3rd Week December 2018
6 National Entrance Test (Online) 3rd Week December 2018
7 Result Announcement TISSNET Last week January 2019
8 Interview for various programmes February/March 2018
9 Announcement of Selection on Official Website April-May 2018

TISSNET Previous Year Question Paper

The TISS conducts its exam for multiple programmes at its various campuses, for the same, the exam pattern can be better analyzed through its previous year papers. The chance of getting select increases if one follows the near pattern and better visualization of what to study & whatnot can easily be segregated.


TISSNET_2017 Question paper

The article was all about Tata Institute of Social Sciences(TISS) M.A Programme 2018, the eligibility criteria, How to apply, exam pattern, cutoff, previous year question papers & many more… The candidates still having queries related to 2018 TISSNET M.A Programmes admission can comment below.

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