TISSNET 2018 Cutoff

21 Jun, 2018

TISSNET 2018 Cutoff – The cutoff is one of the most important information that every student want to know in order to prepare well. The minimum marks a candidate requires to score to qualify TISSNET 2018 for admission in various courses offered by the institute is known as the cutoff. The exam conducting authority TISS Mumbai decides the cutoff marks for TISSNET. The cutoff that has been released will be a great use for the candidates who want to score well in the exam. As per the experts, the expected range of the TISSNET 2018 will be of 72+ /-2 and the minimum qualifying marks will also be prescribed category wise. The candidates who satisfy the cutoff criteria will be shortlisted for the further rounds of the selection process. The minimum qualifying marks for written test for ST and SC category is 35 % and for General Category is 45%.  Admissions are provided on the performance based on the entrance exam, PIT, and PI rounds. TISSNET is a national level entrance exam conducted for admission in M.A and other full time PG programs at TISS campuses. Candidates must read this article to get more information on TISSNET 2018 Cutoff.

TISSNET Cutoff 2018 about Important Dates

The result of TISSNET 2018 has been declared along with the cutoff. The table below consists of dates related to TISSNET 2018 cutoff.

Events Dates
TISSNET Exam date January 6, 2018
TISSNET Cutoff & Result January 27, 2018
PIT/GD/PI (Pre-Interview Test/Group Discussion/Personal Interview) February 27 to March 29, 2018


    Factors that Determine TISSNET 2018 Cutoff

    There are various factors that govern TISSNET 2018 cutoff.  Some of the points are mentioned below:

    • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
    • Availability of the seats
    • And the difficulty level of the examination.

    TISSNET 2018 Cutoff – Official Qualifying Cutoff

    Candidates can check the category wise cutoff marks in the table below.

    Category Cutoff Percentage
    SC/ST 35%
    Other Categories (General, OBC etc.) 45%


    Expected TISSNET 2018 Cutoff by Experts

    Candidates can check the expected TISSNET cutoff in the table given below released by T.I.M.E, Career Launcher, IMS Learning, and Bulls Eye.

     Category T.I.M.E. Bulls Eye Career Launcher IMS
    General 72+/-2 75+ 76 77-78
    SC/ST 64-66


     Previous year TISSNET 2018 Cutoff

    Candidates can check the previous years’ TISSNET cutoff in the table given below.


    TISSNET 2017 Cutoff

    Name of the course Category Cutoff
    Development Studies General 75
    MA in Human Resource Management and Labour Relations General 82
    OBC 73
    SC/ST 70


    TISSNET Cutoff (2013 to 2016)


    S.No. Category Cutoff Scores
    2016 2015 2014 2013
    1 General 73 – 76 74-77 70-73 77-81
    2 Other Backwards Classes 65-68 63-66 77-81
    3 Scheduled Caste 58-62 55-58 73-77
    4 Scheduled Tribe 54-56 50-54 67-71
    5 Person with Disability 62-65 58-61 65-67
    6 Kashmiri Migrants 64-68 63-66 74-78


    TISSNET 2018 Selection Procedure

    TISSNET exam is conducted to screen the right candidates for M.A and full time PG courses offered by TISS. The candidates who qualify the marks in entrance exam are shortlisted for the next round. The cutoff is released along with the result. The selection procedure comprises of two-steps, in the first stage TISSNET exam is held and the second stage comprises of the PIT – GD and PI round. The shortlisted candidates are then called to face the next round. Based on the performance in the entrance exam, PIT and PI round the final merit list is announced for the admission.

    About TISSNET

    TISSNET, the national level entrance exam is conducted by TISS or Tata Institute of Social Sciences to screen the candidates for admission in 55 Masters in Social Science programs run at TISS. The TISS campuses are positioned in the cities such as Mumbai, Guwahati, Tuljapur, Hyderabad and Chennai, these institutes will accept the TISSNET 2018 scores. TISSNET 2018 was scheduled on January 6 across 39 cities in the country. The test paper was divided into four sections and consists of objective type question and the medium of the exam was English. To qualify for the final admission the candidates need to satisfy the criteria of these institutes.

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