The Tata Institute of Social Sciences will hold TISSNET on February 26, 2022. TISSNET 2022 access card will be released on February 14. Candidates can download it from the official website – tiss.edu.
The exam is held from 2:00 PM to 3:40 PM and consists of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) with 1 grade each. There is no negative rating in the test. The question paper will consist of three sections, namely English proficiency, mathematical and logical reasoning and general awareness (GA). The sections English proficiency, logical and mathematical reasoning contain 30 questions each, general awareness (GA) has 40 questions.
Unpleasant score well in TISSNET, knowing the pattern is not enough. Questions in the test are based on topics such as synonyms and antonyms, verbal reasoning, reading comprehension, basic statistics, basic trigonometry, data interpretation, politics, current events, environment etc. These are designed to assess the analytical ability of the students.
Candidates who want to pass the TISSNET 2022 exam should use good comprehensive books and resources for preparation. Some of the best books for TISSNET 2022 are – Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis, English for General Leagues by Neetu Singh, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension by Arihant can be referred for preparation for the English Proficiency Section.
Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal, Quantitative Aptitude Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Verma are highly recommended books for mathematical and logical reasoning. Manorama Yearbook by Manorama, Current Affairs Yearly by Arihant, General Knowledge 2022 by Manohar Pandey can be used to study General Awareness. It is also important that the candidates stay informed of current events from newspapers, magazines, etc. in order to score well in the General Awareness (GA) section.
Aside from the books, here are some tips to help you get good grades for the TISSNET 2022 exam.
Question from last year: De TISSNET newspapers from the past year are the main means of preparation. Candidates have to solve as many of them as possible.
Have a strategic study plan: Have a planned schedule for your preparation. Set daily goals for studying and make sure you complete them.
Work on your English language skills: Read books, comprehension, essays, articles to improve your vocabulary. Learn new words from the dictionary. Go through the basic grammar books to identify and correct your misconceptions.
Work on your logic and math skills beyond just books† Learn tricks and shortcuts to solve math questions. Improve your logical reasoning by solving brain puzzles, riddles, etc.
Stay informed of current affairs. The General Awareness section has the highest number of points. So get to know the (inter)national news, politics, etc. through various sources.
Stay healthy, confident and positive: Don’t let demotivation or negativity bring you down. Keep motivating yourself. Sleep well, exercise, drink plenty of water and stay healthy for a fresh, focused and positive mind.
TISSNET is a national level entrance examination taken for admission into the full-time postgraduate degree programs such as MA, M.Sc, MHA, MPH, etc. Courses are offered in the Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses.