TISSNET 2025: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

TISSNET 2025 Admission will be offered based on merit list. Earlier, TISSNET (Tata Institute of Social Sciences-National Entrance Test) was conducted at university level for admission to various Postgraduate courses offered at TISS campuses located in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati & Hyderabad.

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TISSNET Application Form | Admission Dates | Eligibility

Now, admission to PG courses i.e. M.Sc., MHA, MPH, MA and other masters degree courses will be offered through CUET-PG scores, except two courses. Admission to those two courses will be given through CAT scores. 

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TISSNET 2025 Overview

Exam NameTISSNET 2025
Full NameTata Institute of Social Science National Entrance Test 
Conducting BodyTata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)
Exam Level National Level 
Admission ThroughMerit & Other Entrance Score Based
Courses OfferedM.Sc., MHA, MPH and MA.
Application  ModeOnline Mode
Website tiss.edu 

TISSNET 2025 Exam Dates

We have tabulated the TISSNET Exam Dates 2025 in the given section:

Through CUET-PG Exam:

EventsDates 2025 (Tentative)
Application form releases4th week of December 2024
Last date to submit application form2nd week of February 2025
Correction window2nd week of February 2025
Announcement of city of examination 1st week of March 2025
Admit Card download1st week of March 2025
CUET PG 2025 2nd week of  March 2025
Answer Key publishes1st week of April 2025
Declaration of result3rd week of April 2025
Counselling beginsApril/May 2025

Through CAT 2025:

EventsDates 2025 (Tentative)
Application process starts1st week of August 2024
Last date to apply3rd week of September 2024 
Correction facility 4th week of September 2024
Issue of admit card1st week of November 2024
CAT 20254th week of November 2024
Answer key release date1st week of December 2024
Announcement of result3rd week of December 2024
CAP starts3rd week of January 2025

TISSNET 2025 Application Form

Here, we have provided general instructions related to TISSNET Application Form 2025:

  • Applicants will be able to fill out application form through online mode only.
  • TISSNET 2025 application form will be available in fourth week of December 2024 for CUET-PG and first week of August 2025 for CAT exam.
  • Candidates will be required to provide personal, communication, address and qualification details while filling the form.
  • Applicants will be able to apply for admission only after fulfillment of prescribed eligibility criteria.
  • Authority will provide a correction facility for both CUET-PG and CAT application form.
  • Deadline for submission of registration form will be till second week of February 2025 for CUET-PG.
  • Applicants must retain a printout of filled form for future correspondence.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee will be submitted via online mode.
  • Payment will be made through net banking/ debit card/ credit card gateways.
  • Nature of payment will be non-refundable. 

Check the detailed fee structure from the given table:


Category Application Fee (for upto two Test Papers) Fees for additional Test Papers Application Fee

(for upto two Test Papers) 

Fees for additional Test Papers
General (UR)Rs.1200/-Rs.600/-Rs. 6000/-Rs. 2000/-
OBC-NCL/ EWSRs.1000/-Rs.500/-
ST/SC/Third genderRs.900/-Rs.500/-

How to Apply for TISSNET 2025 

Follow these steps to apply for TISSNET 2025:

  • Step-1: Go to TISSNET website (link will be available above).
  • Step-2: Click on “Apply Button” to fill application form.
  • Step-3: Enter personal, communication and qualification details in the given space.
  • Step-4:  Upload all required documents in prescribed format.
  • Step-5: Preview the form and pay the application fee.
  • Step-6: Take printout of filled application form for further usage.

TISSNET 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must satisfy TISSNET Eligibility Criteria 2025 prior to applying for exam: 

  • Qualification: Candidates must have completed UG or PG Degree of minimum of 3 or 4 years duration or its equivalent (15 years formal education) from a university recognized by UGC India. 
  • Age Limit: There will be no age limit to apply for TISSNET exam.
  • Appearing: Appearing candidates will also be eligible to apply but they must complete their final examination before 30th September 2025.

TISSNET 2025 Exam Pattern

Checkout TISSNET Exam Pattern 2025 from the given section:


  • Exam Mode: Exam will be held through online (CBT) mode.
  • Duration: The duration of exam will be 2 hours.
  • Type of Questions: In the exam, Objective Type Multiple Choice Questions will be asked.
  • Total Questions: In each paper, 100 questions will be asked.
  • Medium: The question paper will be in Hindi and English languages and Sanskrit, in case of Shiksha Shastri & Shiksha Acharya.
  • Marking Scheme: 4 marks will be provided each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect  answer.

For CAT Exam:

  • Exam Mode: Exam will be conducted in online (CBT) mode.
  • Duration: A total of 160 minutes for PwD category and 120 minutes for other candidates will be given to complete paper.
  • Number of sections: Question Paper will be divided in three sections.
  • Type of Questions: Objective & subjective questions will be asked in paper.
  • Total Questions: A total of 66 questions will be asked in exam.
  • Marking scheme: 3 marks will be given for each correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.

TISSNET 2025 Syllabus

TISSNET Syllabus 2025 will typically cover various areas. Here are some key topics included in syllabus:

  • English Proficiency: Vocabulary, Grammar, Reading, Comprehension and Verbal Ability.
  • General Awareness: Knowledge of national and international events, Current Affairs, Indian History, Politics, geography and economics.
  • Mathematical and Logical Reasoning: Basic mathematical concepts, Logical Reasoning, Data Interpretation etc.

TISSNET 2025 Preparation Tips

Given below are some necessary TISSNET Preparation Tips 2025:

  • Go through complete syllabus and exam pattern
  • Construct a balanced preparation schedule.
  • Attempt as many mock test as possible
  • Solve last year’s question paper and previous year papers.
  • Revision is a must.

TISSNET 2025 Exam Centre

TISSNET Exam Centres will be held in various cities such as Aurangabad, Bhopal, Chennai, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Delhi, Faridabad, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kochi, Kozhikode, New Jammu,Mumbai, Nagpur, Nagpur,  Patna,Ranchi,  Srinagar, Silchar etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): 

Answer: No, TISSNET Exam has been scrapped and admission will be offered through CUET-PG and CAT entrance exam.

Answer: TISSNET Syllabus 2025 will comprise four subjects namely, English Proficiency, Mathematical Skills, General Awareness and Logical Reasoning.

Answer: There is no provision for maximum number of attempts for TISSNET exam.

Answer: No, not at all. Once the application fee is submitted, it will not be refunded.

Answer: No, candidates will not be allowed to change theri test centres once submitted.

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates will also eligible to apply for TISSNET exam, but it must be completed before 30th September 2025.

Answer: No, there will be no age limit to apply for TISSNET 2025.

Answer: TISSNET 2025 application form will be accessible by candidates in fourth week of December 2024 for CUET-PG and first week of August 2025 for CAT exam.

Answer: Exam will be held through Online (Computer-Based) Mode only.

Answer: Yes, authority will provide an application correction facility for a limited period of duration.

TISSNET 2025 Admit Card

TISSNET Admit Card 2025 will be made available in first week of March 2025 for CUET-PG and first week of November 2024 for CAT exam. The admit card will be released separately through online mode on the website. 

To download admit card, candidates will need to enter details like email ID and password. The hall ticket of TISSNET 2025 will comprise details like name, roll number, exam date, time, reporting time & exam day instructions.

TISSNET 2025 Answer Key

After the completion of entrance exam, authority will release provisional answer keys through online mode on the website. Candidates will be able to check the provisional answer key in third week of April 2025.

TISSNET Answer Key 2025 will be released so that candidates will be able to raise objections against provisional answer key in case of any doubts. After considering all the objections, authority will publish a final answer key on the website.

TISSNET 2025 Result

The authority will announce TISSNET Result 2025 through online mode in second week of April 2025 for CUET PG. Candidates appearing for the CAT entrance exam will be able to check their result in third week of December 2024. 

Results will be checked or downloaded by candidates by entering login credentials such as email ID and password on the website. The result will be released separately for each candidate in form of a scorecard. 

TISSNET 2025 Cut Off

TISSNET Cut Off 2025 will be published through online mode after the completion of entrance exam. Those candidates who have secured qualifying cut off marks will be selected for further admission rounds. 

The authority will consider numerous factors for determining cut off marks such as l number of appearing candidates, number of seats available, difficulty level of exam, number of candidates meeting qualifying cut off marks etc.

TISSNET 2025 Admission Procedure

TISSNET Admission Procedure 2025 will be organised on the basis of CUET-PG or CAT scores. After the declaration of result, qualified candidates will be invited to participate in counselling session. Counselling procedure for CUET-PG qualified candidates will be organized in month of April/May 2025

Admission procedure will include two major steps i.e. Programme Aptitude Test (TISS-PAT) and an Online Personal Interview (OPI). The final admission will be based on combined performance national entrance exam scores, PAT and OCI round. 

Documents required for verification are:

  • 12th level marksheet
  • Graduation marksheet
  • CUET-PG/CAT scorecard
  • ID Proof
  • Category Certificate

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