Online Applications for TISS National Entrance Test for M.A. Admissions 2018

Are you looking for admission in Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai? Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai are inviting applications for 2018-20 admission to full-time (regular) Post-Graduate Masters in Social Work and related programs. This article provides the detailed information of TISS National Entrance Test Eligibility, exam pattern, selection procedure etc.

National Entrance Test (NET) exam known as TISSNET is conducted every year for getting admissions to Master's Programs (MA, MSc, MHA, MPH) offered in TISS campuses at Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati, IMHST Chennai, MHAT Calicut and G-SET Ranchi.

Criteria for Eligibility

  • Students having bachelor's degree in the following pattern from any recognized university 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1

  • Students who can complete the final year Bachelor's Degree examinations by June 02, 2018 are eligible for applying all programs.

Important Dates

TISSNET 2018 Application Form is issued from 24th October 2017.
Last date for Online Application is 25th November 2017
Last date for receipt of application form by post is 27th November 2017.
Admit Card issue: 18th and 19th December 2017
National Entrance Test Exam: 6th January 2018
Announcement of Results: 27th January 2018

Exam Pattern

Online Objective Exam will be held on 6th January 2018 across 39 cities in different parts of our country.
Duration of test will be 1 hour 40 minutes. The test will have questions from social sensitivity, knowledge on contemporary issues, analytical ability, and logical reasoning. This year General Awareness will consist of 40 marks, English Proficiency 30 marks, Maths and Logical Reasoning - 30 marks.

Candidates can upload the Admit Card from TISS website on 18th and 19th December 2017. Candidates who have not received the admit card by 21st December 2017 can call 022 - 2552 5252 or send a mail to The candidates without an admit card won't be allowed to attend the entrance test.

Selection Procedure

Selection of candidates involves two process: National Entrance Test (NET), Pre-Interview Test (PIT) and Personal Interview (PI). The weightage of all the three process will be considered for preparing the merit list. The weightage for General and reserved category will be as follows: NET – 40%; PIT – 30%; PI – 30%. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of merit and the preferences indicated by the candidates during filling application form. This will be followed by verification of documents and Payment of fees. Candidates are requested to indicate the preferences carefully as it has impact on the final merit list.

How to Apply

Candidates can submit their applications by filling e-application form which is available in
Candidates with no internet facility can send request for printed form by Speed Post with application fees and send the duly filled application form through post.
Address: Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088.

Candidates are required to carefully read the eligibility criteria, choice of programmes they can apply and the certificates to be uploaded from the official website mentioned above.

The application fee for each study programme is Rs.1030 (if paid by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs.1000 + bank charges (if paid through bank by cash). Candidates are required to pay this amount for every programme she/he applies for. For SC/ST/OBC(NC) candidates, the application fee is Rs. 250/- per programme + bank charges.

Contact Information

If you have any queries feel free to contact Admissions helpline on 022-25525252
Address: TISS, Mumbai, V.N. Purav Marg Deonar, Mumbai-400088

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