TISSNET 2014 Analysis

TISSNET 2014 Analysis

Overall exam pattern :

As far as HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT is concerned TISS is one of the most prestigious institute. In 2014 TISSNET was taken by around 1200 students. Candidates were provided with 2 options either offline or online for appearing the exam. The test comprised of 95 questions to be solved in 100 minutes and the time provided was quite sufficient as the paper was quite easy.

1Mathematical & Logical Reasoning35Easy
2English Proficiency30Easy
3General Awareness30Tough

Detailed Sectional Analysis:

 Maths & Logical Reasoning.

                           TOPICS      NO. OF QUESTIONS
       Venn Diagrams   4
       Numerical/word series   7
       Permutation and Combination   6
        Time and Work   3
        Time and Distance   3
        Geometry and Mensuration  4
        Ratios and Proportions  4
        Percentages  3
        Deduction  1
        Total 35Maths and Logical reasoning section was quite easy and even an average student could have solved it. Average attempt could have been at least 25 of the given 35 questions.

English Proficiency.

AreaNo of Qs
Similar pair of words5
Fill in the blank (one blank or two blanks)10
Reading comprehension5
Paragraph Formation5
Inappropriate usage of words5

RC questions were of 2 marks each. The difficulty level was easy to moderate. Average attempt could have been around 25-28 questions out of the 30.

General Awareness:

 General Awareness included questions from various topics like History of India (Example dynasties of India, Indian culture, Famous Indian personalities) and World, Science, Current Affairs, Social Awareness, Literature, Fine Arts, Music (from all over the world), Geography, General Geology etc. time allotted to this section should have been around 30 minutes.


There was no sectional time limit and the candidates could move freely across the sections within the time limit. Overall the test was of easy – moderate difficulty level although the General Awareness part was quite tough. Each question carried 1 mark and there was no negative marking in TISSNET 2014.  The overall cutoff for the HRM program was around 70-75 marks.


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