TISS 2012 Analysis

TISS 2012 Analysis

Overall exam pattern :

The TISSNET entrance exam is very crucial for taking admission into the courses offered by Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The TISS test 2012 had 50 objective type questions and each right answer carried one mark. Duration allotted for the test was one hour. There was no negative marking. The test was in written form and had two sections which assess the candidate’s logical and analytical abilities and social awareness about current issues.

TISS test was of 50 marks.

1Logical and Analytical Ability20
2Social Awareness30

Detailed Sectional Analysis:

 Logical & Analytical Ability.

                           TOPICS      NO. OF QUESTIONS
       Venn Diagrams   2
       Numerical/word series   1
       Permutation and Combination   1
        Time and Work   3
        Time and Distance   3
        Geometry and Mensuration  3
        Ratios and Proportions  3
        Percentages  3
        Deduction  1
        Total 20

This section contained questions on quantitative reasoning as well. Overall difficulty level was easy to moderate. Average attempt would have been 16 +.

Social & General Awareness.

AreaNo of Qs
History of India and World8
General Geology5
Fine Arts & Music5
Reading Comprehension6
Paragraph Formation6

Duration allotted was 30 minutes. The difficulty level was easy to moderate. Average attempt could have been around 25-28 questions out of the 30.


There was no sectional time limit. Overall the test was of easy – moderate difficulty level but the General Awareness part was quite tough. There was no negative marking.  The overall cut-off for the HRM program was around 70-75 marks.


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