TISS-NET Notifications

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) conducts its national level entrance test- TISSNET 2017 for admissions to Masters in Social Work and other 56 related programs across its four main campuses. TISSNET scores are accepted only by TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati and other campuses. TISSNET 2017 application process has started from September 29, 2016 and the last date to apply is November 30, 2016. The exam will be held on Saturday, January 7, 2017.

TISSNET is an online objective type test with four sections, conducted in 39 centres across India.

Candidates can check all the important dates related to TISSNET 2017 in the form of table which includes application start date, last date to apply, admit card issue date, exam and result dates etc.

TISSNET Exam Dates



TISSNET Application Begins onSeptember 29, 2016
Last Date of APPLICATION / REGISTRATION (Online)November 30, 2016
Last Date for receipt of application form by postDecember 1, 2016
TISSNET Admit Cards IssueDecember 21 - 22, 2016
TISSNET at Different CentresTJanuary 07, 2017 (Saturday)

The official body, TISS Mumbai has described the eligibility criteria of TISSNET 2017. Candidates with a three years bachelor's degree or its equivalent (under the 10+2+3 or 10+2+4 or 10+2+2+1 or mandatory 15 years formal education) from a recognized university are eligible to apply. Final year candidates are also eligible to apply for the test.

The application process of TISSNET 2017 is both online and offline for the eligible candidates to apply for a maximum of three programmes across any two of the TISS Campuses. The TISSNET 2017 application form has started from September 29, 2016 and will continue till November 30, 2016 for online application and December 1 for submission by post.

Online process:

Candidates can visit the official website, fill and submit the same along with the application fee.

Offline process:

Candidates can get a printed copy of the TISSNET 2017 application form from the Institute by sending a request by Speed Post with application form fees to Assistant Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar Mumbai, 400088.

TISS-NET Application Fee:

The application form fee is Rs.1030 (by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net Banking) or Rs.1000 + bank charges (paid through bank by cash) for one programme. The application fee varies according to the mode of application and number of programmes applied for. Candidates whose parents earn Rs.2.5 Lakhs and belong to SC/ST category and Rs.1 lakh for OBC (NC) category are required to pay Rs.250 per programme.

The admit card of TISSNET 2017 will be issued online from December 21, 2016 at the official website. Admit Card is an important document to appear in the admission test which will be issued only to those candidates who have submitted the complete TISSNET application form along with the requisite application fee. No TISSNET 2017 admit Card will be sent by post and without admit card, no candidate will be allow to enter into examination hall.

TISSNET 2017 is a computer based test (TISS-NET) to be conducted in 39 centres across India. The computer based test is of objective type which will have questions related to General Knowledge; Analytical Ability, Logical Reasoning; and English Proficiency. The test will be of 1 hour 40 minutes duration. The Section wise details of the TISSNET Exam is as follows-


Section name

No of Questions


1General Awareness4040
2English Proficiency3030
3Maths and Logical reasoning3030
Total Time= 1 hour 40 mins

The results of TISSNET 2017 will be announced on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8 PM at the official website. Candidates can download their score cards and also check the shortlist status for the selection rounds, which include Pre Interview Test and Personal Interview.

The minimum qualifying marks for written test is 35% (for SC/ST) and 45% (for others). Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of performance and cutoff of TISSNET 2017. Candidates can check here the minimum marks required to qualify the exam.

The shortlisted candidates have to appear in group discussion and personal interview rounds. The final selection of the student will be based on the below-given criteria:

Selection Criteria Marks



National Common Written Test*100 marks
Pre-Interview Test/GD50 marks
Personal Interview75 marks
Total225 marks
Address: : Tata Institute of Social Sciences
V.N. Purav Marg
Mumbai - 400 088
Phone: 022 - 2552 5252
Email: pgadmission@tiss.edu
Website: www.tiss.edu