TISSNET 2019 Exam Dates Released | TISSNET Exam Information

The schedule for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test (TISSNET 2019) have now been released. TISSNET 2019 will take place on January 19, 2019 from 2pm to 3.40pm. The application form for the same will be released on 22nd October, 2018.

The exam is conducted for admission to all Masters programmes offered by TISS at TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad, Guwahati, IMHST Chennai, MHAT Calicut and G-SET Ranchi.

TISSNET 2019 Important Dates

Events Dates
Release of Application Form 22nd October 2018
Last Date of Application Form submission 10th December 2018
Last Date for receipt of Application Form by post 12th December 2018
Availability of Admit Card 26th – 27th December 2018
TISSNET 2019 19th January 2019 (2:00PM to 3:40PM)
Result Declaration Last week of January 2019
PIT and PI Admission Rounds Last week of February to Last week of March 2019
Announcement of Selection Last week of April 2019

TISSNET Elgibility

I. Education

a) Bachelor’s degree (minimum of three years duration) or equivalent 

b) At the time of applying, candidates studying in three-year degree programmes should have passed all subjects from first to fourth semesters; while candidates studying in four-year degree programmes should have passed in all subjects for first to sixth semester.

c) Only those candidates who will be able to complete all the requirements of their final year Bachelor’s Degree examinations by the first week of June 2019 are eligible to apply to all the programme.

II. Age

There is no age limit for enrolling for the TISSNET exam.


Subject Marks Duration
General Awareness 40

 1hr 40 mins

(100 minutes)



English Proficiency 30
Maths and Logical Reasoning 30
Total 100  

Candidates that are shortlisted after TISSNET will be called for Pre-Written Test and Personal Interview. For Pre-Written Test, candidates will be given two sections to attempt.

  • Section one will involve essay writing on a given theme related to contemporary socio-political, economic, cultural and political significance must contain less than 1000 words.

  • Section two will comprise of questions related to given case study. 

This will be followed by a Personal Interview.

How to Apply for TISSNET 2019

Candidates can apply for TISSNET 2019 from 22nd October 2018 onwards. Applications can be submitted either online or in offline mode.

Online Mode Application Fee (per programme basis)

Programme General Category SC/ST/OBC(NC) Category
Applying for 1 program Rs 1030 Rs 260
Applying for 2 programs Rs 2060 Rs 520
Applying for 3 programs Rs 3090 Rs 780


Offline Mode Application Fee (per programme basis)

Programme General Category SC/ST/OBC(NC) Category
Applying for 1 program Rs 1000 + bank charges Rs 250 + bank charges
Applying for 2 programs Rs 2000 + bank charges Rs 500 + bank charges
Applying for 3 programs Rs 3000 + bank charges Rs 750 + bank charges


All relevant information about document upload and application link will be updated here shortly.