TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern

22 Nov, 2018

TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern – The exam pattern of TISSNET gives an idea and detailed information on when the exam will be conducted, number of sections in the test paper, question pattern, marking scheme, total marks and time duration. With the help of exam, pattern preparation will become easy for the candidates. The aspirants appearing for the entrance exam must know the exam pattern thoroughly. TISS (Tata Institute of Social Sciences) Mumbai will release the exam pattern and accordingly, the national level exam TISSNET 2019 will be held ON 13th January 2019. The test paper comprises of three sections with 100 objective type questions from Social Sensitivity, Logical Reasoning & Math, and English proficiency. The TISSNET 2019 is the online computer based exam of 1 hour 30 minutes held across 39 cities of the country and has five major campuses across the country that is Guwahati, Chennai, Mumbai, Tuljapur and Hyderabad that accepts TISSNET scores. The candidates after qualifying the TISSNET entrance exam will be called for next round of selection procedure that is for the PIT (Pre – Interview Round) and PI (Personal Interview).  Candidates can fetch more information on TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern from the below-given article.

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Highlights of TISSNET Exam Pattern

The candidates appearing for the exam must check the below few points on Exam Pattern. The exam pattern of this year is expected to be the same.

  • TISSNET 2019 will be held across 100 exam centres in 39 cities of the country. The exam held will be online computer based and time duration to complete the exam is 1 hour 40 minutes.
  • The test paper consists of three sections.
  • The test paper consists of 100 objective type questions carrying one mark for the correct answer and no negative marking for wrong answers.

TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern

    The below-given table will provide the detailed of exam pattern. The details of exam duration, marks, and number of question are mentioned below.

    Name of the Section No. of Questions Marks Duration
    English Proficiency 30 30 1:40 hrs (100 minutes)
    Social Sensitivity section 40 40
    Maths & Logical Reasoning 30 30
    Total 100 100

    TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern – Marking Scheme

    The TISSNET marking scheme is mentioned in the table below.

    Features Marking scheme
    For each correct answer 1
    For wrong answer 0
    Marks for unattempted questions 0

    TISSNET 2019 Exam Pattern – Syllabus

    There are certain topics that will be covered in the exam.

    TISSNET Exam Pattern – Social Sensitivity section

    This is the scoring section and carries the maximum weightage. The questions are basically from Current Affairs and General Awareness; eventually, you must be updated with all the latest events by reading the newspaper, magazines and current affair books. Given below are some of the topics:

    • Literature &  Films
    • History & Geography
    • Social Activities and Movements
    • Economic processes etc.
    • Fine Arts and Music

    TISSNET 2019 Preparation Books for Social Sensitivity Section

    Book Name

    Author/Publisher Name

    Manorama Yearbook 2018

    Mammen Mathew

    Current Affair 2018

    Arihant Experts

    The Best Book of General Knowledge 2018

    Subhash C.Soni

    Pratiyogita Darpan General Studies Indian Economy Exam Oriented Series

    Pratiyogita Darpan

    General Knowledge Encyclopaedia – Including Objective type Questions

    RPH Editorial Board

    TISSNET 2019 Paper Analysis (Expected)

    In the section of General Awareness, the question asked from static GK were too diffcult to solve whereas those asked from current GK was of easy to moderate level. Overall, 23-25 questions were required to be solved appropriately in order to score good marks.

    Topics

    Number of Questions

    Current Affairs

    10

    Art & Culture

    5

    Govt. Policies

    6

    Sports

    3

    Economics

    3

    Science

    3

    Politics

    3

    Books/Authors/Persons

    2

    Others

    4

    Total

    40

    TISSNET Exam Pattern – Logical Reasoning and Math

    This section has a large number of topics. The main aim of this section is to check the analytical and numerical ability of the candidate. Keep practicing to develop strong basic concepts and tricks to solve the questions in less time. Some of them are mentioned below:

    • Number Theory and Basic Algebra
    • Questions on Ratio
    • Time & Work, and Time & Distance
    • Basic Geometry
    • BODMAS, Percentage, Square Root
    • Areas and Volumes etc

    TISSNET 2019 Preparation Books for Mathematics and Logical Reasoning

    Book Name

    Author/Publisher Name

    Mathematics for MBA

    Dr. R.S Aggarwal

    How to Prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CAT

    Arun Sharma

    Quantitative Aptitude

    Dr. R.S Aggarwal

    The pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation for the CAT

    Nishit K. Sinha

    Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT Common Entrance Test for Admission into IIMs

    Sarvesh K. Verma

    TISSNET 2019 Paper Analysis (Expected)

    The difficulty level of the questions asked in this section was easy. However, questions asked in Logical Reasoning were tricky and in DI, the questions required intensive calculation. Moreover, candidates would have scored well if they would have solved 23-25 questions appropriately.Also, the below-given overview or say analysis is based on the previous year exam.

    Topics

    Number of Questions per topic

    Difficulty Level

    Mensuration

    4

    Easy

    Permutation and Combinations

    4

    Easy – Moderate

    Odd one and out

    2

    Easy

    Geometry

    2

    Easy

    SI/CI

    2

    Easy

    Ratio

    2

    Easy

    Time and Work

    3

    Easy

    Sequence and Series

    3

    Easy

    Time, Speed and Distance

    3

    Easy

    Set Theory

    3

    Easy

    Syllogism

    1

    Easy

    Profit and Loss

    1

    Easy

    Total

    30

    Easy

    TISSNET Exam Pattern – English Proficiency

    This section comprises two sections of verbal ability and reading comprehension. The key to success is to strengthen their basic concepts. The topics for Verbal ability are given below:

    • Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension
    • Synonyms & Antonyms
    • Analogy & Acronyms etc.

    Reading Comprehension is taken to check the candidates understanding of the passage and the ability to draw the conclusion from the available information. To score good marks one must be proficient in sentence formation and word usage.

    TISSNET 2019 Preparation Books for English Proficiency

    Books’ Name

    Author/Publisher Name

    Objective English for Competitive Examination

    Hari Mohan Prasad

    Objective General English

    S.P. Bakshi

    Proficiency in Reading Comprehension Simplifying the ‘Passage’ for you

    Ajay Singh

    English for General Competitions

    Neetu Singh

    Word Power Made Easy

    Norman Lewis

    TISSNET 2019 Paper Analysis (Expected)

    The paper analysis of TISSNET 2019 is not released yet and so the previous year’s analysis is mentioned below.The difficulty level of the question asked in this section was easy to moderate. Moreover, most of the questions were asked from reading comprehension, error spotting, antonyms etc. and there were no questions from para jumbles. However, candidates on attempting 25-27 questions out of 30 would have scored well in this section.

    Topics

    Number of Questions per topic

    Reading Comprehension

    10

    Fill in the Blanks

    5

    Spotting the Errors

    7

    Idioms

    3

    Odd man out

    1

    Grammar

    3

    Antonyms

    1

    Total

    30

    TISSNET Mock Test

    One of the best resources to succeed in the examination is to practice mock test as many as you can as it plays an important role. TISS, the exam conducting authority releases the mock test to help the candidates in being familiar with the exam pattern and type of question asked. Moreover, the candidates will be able to judge their preparation level. It also helps to boost up of their confidence level; enhance time management – skills and helps in revising the entire syllabus.

    TISSNET 2019 Preparation tips

    • Know thoroughly your syllabus
    • First, select the easy topic to complete the syllabus then move on to the difficult topic.
    • Look for the good reference book and take suggestion from your mentor or senior in selecting the book.
    • Keep on revising the syllabus.
    • Try to solve as many as mock test and sample paper to improve your speed, question-solving skills and time management skills.

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