TISSNET 2021 Syllabus, Section & Subject Wise Syllabus – Check Here

TISSNET Application FormThe TISSNET is Completely known as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test and this entrance test is organized by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences to offer admission to the candidates in various Masters Programs in Human Resources Management and Labour Relations (HRM & LR) program at its Mumbai campus. This institute also provides a master’s degree for the candidates.

The TISSNET examination is conducted through online mode and those applicants are wishing to get admission in these programs, can apply in the TISSNET examination through online mode.

Here, through this content, students will be able to know the detailed information of TISSNET in which includes the TISSNET syllabus.

TISSNET 2021 Syllabus

Those students have applied in the examination of TISSNET; they must have to prefer the syllabus for the better preparation of the examination.

The TISSNET MBA syllabus consists of four academic sections, namely General Awareness, Verbal Ability, Analytical Ability (Maths), and Logical Reasoning.

Section Topics
Logical Reasoning Number Series, Alphabet Series, Eye for detail, Statement Conclusion/Assumption/Arguments, Logical Connectivity, Linear/Circular/Family Arrangement, Venn Diagram, Puzzles, Cubes
Data Interpretation Bar graph, Tables, Pie chart, Double pie chart, Case lets, multiple graphs, Line graphs, Data comparison
Quantitative Ability Profit and Loss, Averages, Basic Geometry, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Time –Distance & Speed, Number System,
Verbal Ability Antonyms, Analogies, Odd word out, Word substitute in a sentence, Right usage of words infill in the blank, Right usage of the word in match the following, Fill in the Blanks – Homophones, Idioms – Fill in the blank, Idioms – Match the following, Error spotting – grammar/words/ punctuation, Sentence Correction
Reading Comprehension


Purpose of the passage, Strengthen and Weaken, Assumption and Supporting Statement, Flaw, and Discrepancy, Inference, and Conclusion Drawn, Passage-based questions, Author’s Point of View, a Main idea of the passage.
General Awareness


Environment & ecology, Politics/History/Governance/Law, Economy/ Policy, International politics/ current events, Gender/Health/Education, Labor, Media/ICTs/Literature/Art/Culture, Sports

Area Wise Distribution of Marks

The 6 areas of TISSNET 2021 will consist of 100 questions on the following topics. It is expected that TISSNET 2021 would award the following weightage:

TISSNET 2021 Test Component Marks
General Awareness 40
English Proficiency 30
Maths and Logical Reasoning 30
Total 100

Section-wise Syllabus

General Awareness (GK) –

General Awareness (GK) in TISSNET 2021 will be of 40 marks and is proposed to consist of 40 questions in MCQ format. The GK syllabus of TISSNET will cover the following important topics:

  • Environment & ecology
  • Politics/History/Governance/Law
  • Economy/ Policy
  • International politics/ current events
  • Gender/Health/Education
  • Labour
  • Media/ICTs/Literature/Art/Culture
  • Sports

English Proficiency

English Proficiency section in TISSNET 2021 will be of 30 marks and will be divided into two parts – Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension.

The questions in this section will be based on the following major topics:

Verbal Ability (VA)

The questions on Verbal Ability (VA) will command the lion’s share in the English proficiency section.

It is expected that there would be 25 questions, out of 30 questions only on VA in TISSNET 2021.

  • Antonyms
  • Analogies
  • Odd word out
  • Word substitute in a sentence
  • Right usage of words infill in the blank
  • Right usage of the word in the match the following
  • Fill in the Blanks -Homophones
  • Idioms – Fill in the blank
  • Idioms – Match the following
  • Error spotting -grammar/words/ punctuation
  • Sentence Correction

Reading Comprehension (RC)

Reading Comprehension (RC) questions are around 5-6 in the English Proficiency section which has 30 questions in total.

It is expected that there would be one RC passage in TISSNET 2021 followed by 5-6 questions. Questions are usually straight and can be solved with an attentive reading of RC Passage.

  • Purpose of the passage
  • Strengthen and Weaken
  • Assumption and Supporting Statement
  • Flaw and Discrepancy
  • Inference and Conclusion Drawn
  • Passage-based questions
  • Author’s Point of View
  • The main idea of the passage


Maths and Logical Reasoning section in TISSNET will be of 30 marks. This section in TISSNET 2021 would consist of Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, and Data Interpretation.

It is expected that there would be around 7 to 10 questions on Mathematics in TISSNET 2021. The topics on which questions are to be based would be as under:

  • Profit and Loss
  • Averages
  • Basic Geometry
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages

Logical Reasoning (LR)

TISSNET awards about 50% weight to Logical Reasoning (LR) in the Mathematics section.

It is expected that there would be around 15 questions on LR in TISSNET 2021 out of the total questions in the Mathematics section. Important topics in the LR syllabus are:

  • Number Series
  • Alphabet Series
  • Eye for detail
  • Statement Conclusion/Assumption/ Arguments
  • Logical Connectivity
  • Linear/Circular/Family Arrangement
  • Venn Diagram
  • Puzzles
  • Cubes

Data Interpretation (DI)

The mathematics section in TISSNET 2021 will also have around 5 to 8 questions on Data Interpretation (DI) out of a total of 30 questions. Important topics in the DI Syllabus of TISSNET are:

  • Bar graph
  • Tables
  • Pie chart
  • Double pie chart
  • Case lets
  • Multiple graphs
  • Line graphs
  • Data comparison

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  1. Himani says:

    What will be the syllabus and exam pattern for mph course

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