TISSNET Preparation books- A comprehensive list of books for TISSNET

TISSNET 2024 has been cancelled and instead will be accepting the CUET (PG) scores for all its Postgraduate (Master's degree) programs
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Once you have decided to prepare for TISSNET, you must begin by getting the right books for its important topics. TISSNET is based on three major areas, namely General Awareness, English Proficiency, and Maths & Logical Reasoning.
There are a lot of books in the market that claim to be the best for TISSNET preparation, making it difficult for candidates to decide which one to follow. To help you with the same, our experts have shortlisted the most reliable and best books for different sections. TISSNET preparation books will also be helpful to those candidates who are preparing for other MBA entrance exams. Here is a list of some of the best TISSNET books for various sections.
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TISSNET eBooks by Hitbullseye
Keeping in mind the latest exam pattern of TISSNET, our mentors have come up with comprehesive eBooks for TISSNET preparation. These books will provide you with conceptual clarity on all the key topics of all sections. Also, in our TISSNET preparation books, you will come across a good many practice questions to assess your level of preparation. A few eBooks are specifically devised to cast light on advanced shortcuts and strategies to be followed for different question types. Download these eBooks and start your TISSNET preparation.
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Books for Mathematics & Logical Reasoning
This section corresponds to the Quant section of CAT. But the level of questions in TISS is easier as compared to CAT. So, the set of books will remain the same, but the level of questions that you should ideally practice should be easy to moderate ones only. This means that all you need to focus on is concept clarity. There are not many advanced questions in TISSNET. The following TISSNET preparation books can help you in quant -
  • Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma
  • Quantitative Aptitude by Sarvesh K Verma
  • Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  • Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma
Books for English Proficiency
This section is similar to the Verbal Ability section of CAT. The nature of questions remains the same like Reading Comprehension, cloze test, grammar etc. But the level of questions is much lesser than CAT.  So, you need not follow CAT-level books instead, you should follow these TISSNET preparation books-
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension – By Arihant Publication
  • Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability – By Sujit Kumar, Pearson Publication
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Books for General Awareness
This is one of the most important and toughest sections of TISSNET. The syllabus for this is also very vast. The questions are based on national and international current affairs, social issues in India and the world etc. Although there is no single book which can help you prepare this part, you can refer to a combination of all these books-
  • Competition Success Review
  • Manorama Year Book
  • Pratiyogita Darpan
For more resources on general knowledge, you can log on to gk.hitbullseye.com.
Along with studying the above-mentioned TISSNET preparation books, it is recommended that you take mock tests. This will help you analyse your strengths and weaknesses and work on them accordingly.
TISSNET is a computer-based exam conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences for admission to their masters programmes, the most popular being Human Resource Management and Labour Relations. This exam is highly popular among MBA aspirants as the M.A. (HRM) course offered by TISS is equivalent in value to an MBA in HR.
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