TISSNET 2021: TISS MAT Exam Date, Interview, Result, Scorecard, Cut Off, College List

TISSNET 2021: TISS MAT Exam Date, Interview, Result, Scorecard, Cut Off, College List

ByNeeraj Mishra  |  Updated on: Jul 28, 2021TISSNET 2021 Result announced. All eligible candidate must check all the relevant details such as exam dates, Result details, scorecard, colleges and more. 
TISSNET 2021 Result announced. All eligible candidate must check all the relevant details such as exam dates, Result details, scorecard, colleges and more. 
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Important Dates
TISSNET OPI 2021  -Jul 1, 2021- Jul 21, 2021

TISSNET & TISSMAT Latest News 2021

TISSNET 2021 Result will be announced today, on 28 July 2021 at admissions.tiss.edu, the official website of Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Candidates who took part in TISS Online Personal Interview (OPI) between July 1 and July 21, 2021, will be listed on the TISSNET MBA merit list if qualified. Candidates must log in with their TISS login ID and password to view the TISSNET 2021 merit list and 

Applicants who are included in the TISSNET 2021 result & merit list will be required to upload online documents & pay fees to confirm admission. The new academic session for TISSNET Mumbai will begin on 30 August 2021

Candidates preparing for TISSNET 2022 exam must ensure that they are well versed with the latest TISS syllabus & exam pattern. Also, check TISSNET/TISSMAT mock test series 2022 and prepare with BYJU'S Exam Prep MBA experts in TISSNET online courses

TISSNET Result 2021 was announced on 25 March 2021. 

Latest News about TISSNET 2021 and TISSMAT 2021

  • 28 July 2021: TISSNET MBA merit list to be announced today. 
  • 31 May 2021: TISS MAT/ TISS PAT 2021 Cancelled. Check the revised TISS OPI Dates 2021.
  • 17 May 2021: TISS MAT 2021 dates announced along with dates for TISS OPI and TISS PAT. Check Now.
  • 25 March 2021: TISSNET Result 2021 and Scorecard released. Check Now.
  • 20 February 2021: Check the TISSNET 2021 Exam Analysis in detail.
  • 08 February 2021: TISSNET Admit card 2021 is now available on the official website. Read More.
  • 17 December 2021: TISSNET/TISSMAT 2021 form last date extended
  • 03 December 2020: TISSNET 2021 and TISSMAT 2021 Online application announced.
  • 12 November 2020: TISSNET 2021 Dates announced.

What is TISS MAT?

TISS MAT stands for TISS Management Aptitude Test. If the applicant is interested in the following M.A. programmes, they have to clear both TISSNET and TISSMAT 2021.

  1. M.A. Human Resource Management & Labour Studies, MA (HRM&LR)
  2. M.A. Organisation Development, Change and Leadership, MA (ODCL)

As per the latest TISSNET 2021 Notification and the TISS official website, weightage distribution has been changed for TISSNET MBA Admissions. Applicants must note the change in the TISSMAT Selection procedure. 

  • Only those candidates who have been shortlisted for stage 2 based on their TISS-NET scores will take the TISS-MAT.
  • The TISS-MAT will consist of a 45-minute mix of computer-based MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) and descriptive writing.
  • The TISS-MAT score will be added to the TISS-NET and OPI scores in the following order to arrive at the final selection score.
TISSNET Admission StagesStagesTotal MarksWeightage
Stage 1 TISSNET100 Marks30% Weightage
Stage 2 TISS MAT50 Marks40% Weightage
TISS-PAT (TISS Programme Aptitude Test )NANA
OPI (TISS Online Personal Interview)100 Marks30% Weightage

Earlier, for admissions to TISSNET HRM & ODCL courses/ TISSMAT, the TISSNET score was not counted. TISSNET was a qualifying exam. From TISSNET 2021/TISSMAT 2021, TISSNET marks will be counted as per the weightage ratio. 

What is TISSNET exam?

TISSNET Exam is an entrance exam conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. TISSNET stands for TISS National Entrance Test. TISSNET is a compulsory exam for all candidates seeking admission to all the Masters (M.A.) programs offered by TISS. TISS offers approx. 52 Master's Degree courses.

TISSNET Exam Overview

Exam Name

Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test (TISSNET) and
TISS Management Aptitude Test (TISSMAT)

Conducting Body

TISS Mumbai

Exam Type

National Level Entrance Exam

Exam Mode




Colleges under TISSNET

  • TISS Mumbai
  • TISS Tuljapur
  • TISS Hyderabad
  • TISS Guwahati

Course Offered

MBA/PGDM, MA in various fields. Total of 52 programmes offered

Exam Helpdesk No.

022-2552 5000

Exam Website



TISSNET & TISS MAT Exam Dates 2021

Applicants must note the TISS MAT 2021 exam date along with other important TISSNET dates for admissions in 2021-23. Below mentioned are the latest dates for the TISSNET 2021 exam.



TISSNET Registration Date 2021

03 December 2020

TISSNET 2021 Registration last date

25 January 2021 (extended)

TISSNET 2021 last dates for offline application 

20 January 2021

Pre-admission orientation for SC/ST/OBC/Minority and PWD candidates

to be announced

TISSNET Admit Card 2021

8 February 2021

TISSNET Exam date 2021

20 February 2021

TISSNET Result 2021

25 March 2021

Online DAF Opening and Closing date

31 May to 04 July 2021

TISS PAT/MAT Admit Card Download   

From 31 May 2021 (Cancelled)

Programme Aptitude Test/ Management Aptitude Test TISS PAT 2021/ TISS MAT 2021

PAT/MAT slated for 20 June 2021 has been cancelled due to the current pandemic situation in the county. Soon, the new admissions procedure will be announced 

TISS Online Personal Interview (OPI)

01 July to 21 July 2021

TISSNET Merit List 2021

28 July 2021

TISSNET Eligibility Criteria

TISSNET eligibility is mentioned on the official website. Applicants must check the minimum eligibility conditions before applying for the TISSNET and TISSMAT Exam 2021. Below mentioned are all the details concerning the TISSNET Eligibility 2021.


Students belonging to any nationality may apply for the TISSNET and TISSMAT Exam 2021. There is no limitation on nationality.

TISSNET Age Eligibility

Age limit for TISSNET is not defined in the eligibility criteria. Therefore, there is no age limit condition for the exam

TISSNET Educational Qualification

As per the TISSNET eligibility 2021, there is a necessary educational qualification required for the courses. There are few courses in TISSNET, which require programme specific eligibility. Also check, TISSNET Eligibility MBA for TISSMAT Exam 2021.

  • Applicants must have completed Bachelor's or Master's Degree of minimum of 3 or 4 years duration or an equivalent degree recognized by UGC.
  • Education qualification for final year students is such that if you are pursuing a 3-year course, you must have passed the course before applying for the exam. Whereas, if you are in a four-year course, you must have final passing results up to 6 semesters.

Several programmes have additional TISSNET eligibility requirements such as work experience and preferred graduation streams. Applicant must check the program specif eligibility before applying.

Who has to give TISSMAT?

TISS MAT Exam is for the candidates applying for TISSNET MA-HRM and MA-ODCL. Only those candidates can appear for TISS MAT who are shortlisted after the TISSNET Score.

  • General TISSNET Eligibility +
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have a graduate degree in Social Work, Psychology, Special Education, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, and Disability rehabilitation-related fields.
  • Graduates with at least two years of experience in the field of social welfare will be preferred.

TISSNET Registration 2021

TISSNET Application form and TISSNET MBA Application form are available from 03 December 2020. TISSNET Registration dates have been announced. The TISSNET Login information and other details regarding TISSNET application are mentioned below. The last date for TISSNET apply online is 25 January 2021 (extended).

TISSNET provides both the options for the candidates to apply for the exam: Online and offline. To apply for the TISSNET Exam 2021 offline, you may collect the TISSNET Exam form from the Institute or put in a request for printed form by Speed Post.

How to fill the TISSNET 2021 Application Form

Follow the instructions given below to fill the TISSNET 2021 exam form.

  • Visit the TISS admissions official website or use the link mentioned above.
  • The TISSNET Login Page appears on the screen.
  • Click on "Click here to Register" and register using a valid email id.
  • You will receive an email regarding the TISS Login and password. Follow the link and set the password page as per the instructions.
  • Login using the email address and password to fill the TISSNET Application Form 2021.
  • Complete the TISSNET Form with valid details.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the required documents
  • Pay the TISSNET application form fees to submit.

TISSNET Application Fee

Check out TISSNET Registration fee for various categories, number of programmes and mode of payment below.

Student Category

For one course

For two courses

For three courses


Online Mode

Offline Mode

Online Mode

Offline Mode

Online Mode

Offline Mode

General Category

Rs 1,030

Rs 1,000

Rs 2,060

Rs. 2,000

Rs 3,090

Rs. 3,000


Rs 260

Rs 250

Rs 520

Rs 500

Rs 780

Rs 750

TISSNET Selection Process

TISS governs the TISSNET Selection Process. The TISS Selection procedure consists of two stages with three components for final selection.

  1. TISSNET. TISS National Entrance Test
  2. TISS Programme Aptitude Test (TISS-PAT)
  3. Online Personal Interview (OPI): OPI is conducted separately for each programme applied. 

The TISS National Entrance Test is a written exam to shortlist the candidates for the second stage, i.e. TISSPAT/TISS MET  round and interview. The TISSNET score will only be used for selection of candidates for the next round and will not be added for the final selection.

TISS MBA Selection Process

Candidates who are applying for MA HRM &LR and MA ODCL of Mumbai Campus will have four components in their selection process. The TISS MBA Selection includes the following stages. Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT) will replace TISS-PAT for two programmes (i) MA Human Resource Management & Labour Relations (HRM &LR) and (ii) MA Organisation Development, Change and Leadership (ODCL) of Mumbai Campus.

  1. TISSNET, TISS National Entrance Test
  2. TISS MAT, TISS Management Aptitude Test
  3. Online Personal Interview (OPI): OPI is conducted separately for each programme applied. 

The TISS MAT score will be added to the PIT score for the final selection.

TISSNET Weightage

The TISSNET Weightage is distributed as

  • PIT -70%
  • PI-30%

For TISSNET 2019, as the PIT was cancelled the weightage distribution was different.

For TISS MBA, the weightage distribution is mentioned below along with other TISSNET programmes

TISSNET Programmes
Stage IStage IIRatio
All Programmes (except HRM & ODCL)100 Marks
(30% Weightage)
NA50 Marks
(40% Weightage)
100 Marks
(30% Weightage)
Only for HRM & ODCL100 Marks
(30% Weightage)
50 Marks
NA100 Marks
(30% Weightage)

The Pre-Interview Test (PIT)/ Group Discussion (G.D.) round varies as per different programmes. Few courses have G.D. while others have Aptitude Test.

TISSNET & TISS MAT Exam Pattern 2021

Students preparing for TISSNET 2021 and TISS MAT must be very clear about the TISS paper pattern and syllabus

TISSNET Exam Pattern 2021

TISSNET is a CBT, computer-based test consisting of 100 multiple-choice questions. The TISSNET Exam 2021 will be 1 hour & 40 minutes long. The exam will be conducted in English, and there is no negative marking in TISSNET Exam.


Number of Questions

Total Marks (100)

Sectional Cutoff

English proficiency




Mathematics and Logical reasoning




General Awareness



35% (14 Marks)

TISS MAT Exam Pattern 2021

Candidates applying for TISS MBA (M.A. (HRM&LR) and/or M.A. (ODCL) programmes) have to take the TISSMAT Exam after TISSNET. The time duration of the TISSMAT Exam is 45 min. There is no sectional cutoff in the TISSMAT exam.

  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.
  • Both computer-based MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) and descriptive writing questions are asked.


Number of Questions

Total Marks (50)




Management Data Interpretation



Business Awareness



Descriptive Writing



TISSNET & TISS MAT Syllabus 2021

The TISSNET Syllabus mentioned below is not exhaustive but is indicative. Also, Check the section and syllabus under TISS MAT 2021. 

TISSNET Syllabus 2021

English proficiency

Mathematics and Logical reasoning

General Awareness

Word Choice / sentence correction



Synonyms & Antonyms


Verbal reasoning

Reading comprehension

Basic Arithmetics

Basic Geometry

Basic Trigonometry

Basic Statistics

Number Series

Data interpretation

Logical reasoning


Social Studies

Science & Technology



Art & Culture

Indian History

TISS MAT Syllabus 2021




Reading a write-up on a management-related subject and answering questions related to the passage.

Management Data Interpretation

Interpreting graphs, charts, and data across multiple sources. Performing basic operations with data collected from numerous sources.

Business Awareness

Knowledge of contemporary events, news related to the economy, business, human resource management, and labour studies.

TISS MAT Admit Card 2021

Candidates who have secured the TISSNET Score and will fill in the online detailed application filling (DAF)  in an appropriate manner will be able to download the TISS MAT Hall Ticket 2021/ TISS PAT Hall Ticket 2021 from the official website. The admit card download option will be available from 31 May 2021.

TISSNET Hall Ticket 2021

TISSNET 2021 Admit Card released on 08 February 2021 and can be downloaded from the official website. All registered candidates will be able to download the TISSNET admit card from the official website by using their login credentials. The direct link to download the TISSNET Admit card is mentioned below. 

TISSNET Admit Card 2021 Released, Download Now 



Check the minimum qualifying TISSNET cutoff and previous year cutoff below. Also, check the latest updates about TISSNET Result 2021


TISSNET Cutoff are of two types. The first one is the cutoff for the TISSNET written exam which is used to select candidates for the further rounds. The second one is the final TISSNET cutoff as per different programmes. Each Programme has a different cutoff.

TISSNET Qualifying Cutoff

If you score the minimum TISSNET qualifying cutoff, you will be eligible for further rounds.


Qualifying Cut off





TISSNET Cutoff 2019

TISS programme

TISSNET Cutoff 2019 (General)

M.A. Human Resource Management


M.A. Globalisation and Labour


M.A. Public Health


MPH Social Epidemiology


M.A. in Clinical Psychology


M.A. Culture and Media Studies


M.A. Mental Health


M.A. Women Studies


M.A. Social Entrepreneurship



TISSNET Exam Analysis 2021

BYJU'S Exam Prep Experts provide detailed TISSNET Exam Analysis 2021. TISSNET 2021 was held on 20th February 2021 between 2:00 PM and 03:40 PM. The TISSNET Analysis 2021 contains all the important details about the exam such as the kinds of questions asked, topics asked under each section, the difficulty level of the exam, section-wise analysis, good attempts, expected cutoff, and more. 

TISSNET Exam Analysis 2021

TISSNET Interview 2021

TISSNET Interview Schedule has also been revised. The institute has also moved the start date of TISS's online personal interview (OPI) from 05 July 2021 to 01 July 2021. Now, the TISSNET Online Personal Interview (OPI) will be conducted from 01 July 2021 to 21 July 2021.

Read How to Prepare for TISSNET 2021 Interview?

Candidates must note the changes in the TISS Interview Dates 2021 and fill in the  DAF in time. The detailed application form will be available from 31 May 2021 to 04 July 2021. Check all the details about the TISS MAT application form 2021 and candidates who qualified after the TISSNET Result must fill in the application before the last date.

TISS OPI Form 2021

TISSNET 2021 Result & Merit List

TISSNET Result announced: TISSNET Result 2021 is now available on the official website appln.tiss.edu/. Candidates awaiting the TISSNET Result 2021 and the scorecard must check the official website for the final result. TISSNET 2021 Exam was conducted on 20 February 2021. TISSNET Result 2021 is released in the form of the TISSNET Scorecard. Candidates who appeared for the exam can log in to the TISS website and download the scorecard by using the TISS Login. 

TISSNET Result 2021, Check Now

The direct link to check and download the TISSNET Result 2021 is updated here. Candidates must check the detailed TISSNET Selection Process 2021 to be prepared for the further rounds. 

It is important to note all the latest changes for the TISSNET MBA exam 2021. For TISSNET MBA, the TISSNET exam will be followed by TISS MAT. Candidates must also note that the weightage distribution for TISSNET MBA admissions has been altered. Make note of all the changes to ensure that your preparation is well directed and planned. 

TISSNET Final Merit List 2021

TISS Mumbai has released the final merit list for MBA admission on 28 July 2021. Candidates must check the TISSNET MBA merit list and be prepared to confirm their admissions.

Following the announcement of the TISSNET MBA merit list, selected candidates must upload their documents online and pay the admission fee, as well as confirm their seats, by August 7, 2021. TISS will then announce two separate waitlists on different days. The admissions process will be finished by August 28, 2021, and classes will begin on August 30, 2021.

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  • TISSMAT exam stands for TISS Management Aptitude Test and it is held immediately after the TISSNET (TISS National Entrance Test). Candidates applying for MA (HRM&LR) and/or MA (ODCL) programmes are required to appear for the TISSMAT in addition to the TISS-NET Examination.

    Yes, TISSNET is held for admission in TISS institutions for Post-Graduation courses which include Master’s in Arts (M.A.), Master’s in Science (M.Sc.) and various other Master Programmes.

  • Candidates are required to apply online through the E-application process only. You can visit the official website after the release of the application form and apply online. The complete procedure for TISSNET Apply online is mentioned

  • Only International Applicants interested in applying for M.A. in Human Resource Management and Labour Studies Programme will additionally require a GMAT score of 650 and above. For other courses, you have to take the TISSNET.


    Applicants who have secured at least 50% marks/CGPA in 10+2/Under-Graduate/Post-Graduate or M.Phil. degree are eligible to apply for respective programmes at TISS. 

    Yes, the general eligibility criteria states minimum marks in the graduation of any stream. MBA graduates are allowed to write the TISSNET exam.  

  • Only the International Applicants who are interested in applying for Direct PhD programme need to have min. 5 years of work experience. Apart from getting selected for Ph.D., no other course requires you to have mandatory working experience.

  • No, TISS does not have Sectional cutoffs

  • PIT or Pre-Interview Test is a test that includes Written Test, Group Discussion or Aptitude Test as per various programmes. 

  • To get an MBA from TISS, you must apply for TISSNET and also take the TISSMAT Exam after TISSNET. The two courses that come under TISSMAT/ TISSNET MBA are MA (HRM&LR) and MA (ODCL)

  • There is no negative marking in TISSNET Exam. however, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in TISSMAT Exam.

  • To check the TISSNET Result, you must visit the TISS official website. Login using the credentials given. You can find the scorecard containing details about marks in each round with cutoff for each programme. 

  • No, calculators are not allowed during the TISSNET Exam.

  • To prepare for TISSNET Exam, you must comprehensively cover the entire syllabus along with the regular practice of the TISSNET Mock Test.