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TISSNET 2022 Syllabus - Complete details

Last updated on 10-May-2023

Candidates need to go thoroughly through the TISSNET Syllabus to prepare well and boost their scores in the exam and save their seats. The TISSNET Syllabus is specifically designed to assess the candidates on their intellectual skills and Basic Knowledge.

TISSNET Syllabus 2022

Sections– TISSNET Syllabus has 3 sections

  • English Proficiency
  • Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning
  • General Awareness.

Among these three sections, General Awareness holds the maximum weightage (40%) with 40 questions, and the other two sections have 30% weightage with 30 questions each.

According to the previous exam trends, the difficulty level of the exam is of an easy to moderate range for Section 1 and Section 2. But the difficulty level of Section 3, General Awareness, has always been moderate to tough. The same trend of difficulty level is expected by the experts in TISSNET Exam 2022, too. 

So, the candidates must prepare their TISSNET Syllabus extensively.

Subsections- Each section is further sub-divided (except GK). There are a total of 6- subsections. We have divided the syllabus according to subsections. 

SECTION 1- English Proficiency

The English Proficiency section is further subdivided into 2 subsections. 

  • Verbal Ability
  • Reading Comprehension
English ProficiencySyllabus
Verbal AbilitySpot The Errors- Grammar/ Word/ Punctuations
Word Substitutions In A Sentence
Fill In The Blanks- Homophones
Idioms- Match The Following
Idioms- Fill The Blanks
Sentence Completion
Para Jumbles
Sentence Improvement
Synonyms- Antonyms- Homonyms
Odd One Out
Reading ComprehensionPassage Based Questions
Purpose Of The Passage
Flaws And Discrepancies
Inference And Conclusion Based Questions
Author's Point Of View
Strengthen And Weaken Of Passage
Main Idea Of The Passage
Assumptions And Supporting Based Questions
Comparison And Contrast
Tone Specific- Didactic, Pragmatic, Dogmatic, Sarcastic Etc.

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SECTION 2-Mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning

The mathematical Skills & Logical Reasoning section is further subdivided into 3-subsections.

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Data Interpretation
Mathematical Skills & Logical ReasoningSyllabus
Quantitative AptitudeBasic Arithmetic
Number System
Speed And Time
Basic Geometry
Ratio And Proportion
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Work-Related Problems
Profit And Loss
Logical ReasoningNumber Series
Coding And Decoding
Alphabet Series
Blood Relations
Cubes And Dices
Statement- Conclusion/ Assumptions/ Arguments
Logical Connectivity
Clock And Calendar
Linear/Circular/ Family Arrangement
Venn Diagrams
Data InterpretationMultiple Graphs
Pie Chart
Line Chart
Double Pie Chart
Bar Graphs
Line Graph
Data Comparison

SECTION 3- General Awareness

General AwarenessSyllabus
General KnowledgeEnvironment And Ecology
Social Studies
International Politics
Current Affairs
Finance And Budget
National Events
Corporate Events & Awards
National And International Awards
Defence, Military And Terrorism-Related Questions
Polity Related Questions
Literature, Arts

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TISSNET Syllabus For PIT(Pre Interview Test)

  • Pre Interview Test is essentially an easy writing test.
  • The TISSNET Syllabus for easy writing ranges from issues on current socio-economic, geo-political scenarios or topics of cultural and political significance.
  • PIT also has case studies and Group Discussions.
  • There is no defined syllabus for this. These tests are designed to check the candidate's social awareness and sensitivity to complex socio-political-economic issues.



Is TISS affiliated with any University?

TISS is a “Deemed to be University” established under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956.

How many times can one appear for the TISSNET exam? +

A candidate can appear as many times as he/she wishes to.

Is there any minimum qualifying marks required for the TISSNET exam? +

Yes, minimum-qualifying marks for written test is 35 per cent (for SC/ST) and 45 per cent (for others). However, scoring mere qualifying marks in the written test does not guarantee a seat for a programme.

In which format, questions are asked in TISSNET exam? +

In TISSNET exam, questions are asked in MCQ format.

How can the application form of TISSNET MBA 2023 be finally submitted if opted for offline payment? +

Candidates will have to send the duly filled application form by the speed post to the below address:
Assistant Registrar (Academic),
Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
Deonar Mumbai, 400 088.

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