7 tips to crack TISSNET

7 tips to crack TISSNET

TISSNET is an entrance exam conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) for seeking admission for a degree in MBA in the Institute. It is a computer-based exam. It is generally conducted in January. In 2020, the Tata Institute of Social Science Entrance Test will be tentatively conducted in January 2nd week. The Tata Institute of Management has its campuses in:

  • Mumbai
  • Hyderabad
  • Tuljapur
  • Guwahati

Following are the tentative dates for TISSNET 2020

Date Event
Last week of October Registration Begins
The second week of December Last date of form submission (Online)
The second week of December Last date of form submission (Offline)
Last week of December 2019 Issue of Admit Card
The second week of January 2020 Date of Examination
The second week of February 2020 Declaration of Result
From the second week of March 2020 till the first week of April 2020 Pre-interview and Personal interview
The third week of April 2020 Final selection results
The second and third week of May Payment of fees and verification of documents

Here are 7 tips that will help you crack TISSNET:

  • Practice and analyze

Solve as many questions you can. Understand what went wrong with the answers that you got wrong and make sure you don’t make the same mistake again. Keep practising regularly. Work harder on the topics that you find tough. Keep practising all the topics even the ones you are already good at. Be careful while solving each question and concentrate completely on it.

  • Be faster and more careful

Be quick with solving the problems. Don’t waste much time on a particular question. If you are not sure about an answer, keep the question for later and solve it if you have time in the end. But while solving with speed, you cannot afford to make silly mistakes. Silly mistakes are a major reason for low percentile. You need to be careful and alert with every question. Understand the question correctly.

  • Make different strategies for all the sections

Strategizing is extremely important. Plan how you will prepare and how will you write the exam. Know how many minimum questions you must attempt in order to achieve the score you desire. Allot of much time you will give to the section and how much maximum time you will spend on one question. Don’t waste more than 1 minute on questions in the quant sections. Work on your mental math techniques. Do not leave a question unattempted in Psychometric or Descriptive section as even a single unattempted section may lead to disqualification.

  • Improve your calculations

Calculations are an extremely important factor in solving both the Quantitative Ability section for TISSNET. Improve your accuracy and try achieving the right answers in the first attempt to save maximum time. Practice solving mentally instead of using a virtual calculator. You will definitely see a difference in your calculations if you practice religiously.

  • Go out of the way for preparing for the GK section

The general knowledge section can be challenging. The candidate should work hard and not hesitate in making extra efforts for the section. Reading as many newspapers as possible every day is important. You need to be very much updated with all the happenings all over the world. Download applications on phone and keep checking throughout the day. Also, you must read newspapers a day before the exam as well. Questions may be asked from previous year newspapers.

  • Know your strengths and weaknesses

You need to know the topics that you are good and the ones that you aren’t too good at. Try planning upon the questions you will prefer attempting depending upon your strengths and weakness. This will reduce the probability of you losing marks because of your wrong answers. Also, don’t be overconfident about your strengths and don’t be ignorant of your weaknesses. Strive hard to convert your weaknesses into strengths.

  • Be in the correct state of mind

Be confident of the practice and hard work you have done in order to prepare for the section. Being calm and patient do wonders not just while preparation but also while actually appearing for the exam. Do not panic before or during the exam as it can wash away all the hard work that you did before finally appearing for the exam. Being in the right mind will give more effective results.

Also Read: Benefits from MBA

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