TISSNET 2024 has been cancelled and instead will be accepting the CUET (PG) scores for all its Postgraduate (Master's degree) programs

TISSNET cut-off is the primary shortlisting criteria, set by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, for admission to its courses across various campuses. The institute specialises in education related to human resources, social work, education, urban studies etc. Once the results are announced, the test-takers are inquisitive about the cut-off for their desired programmes. So, here we have provided the actual cut-offs of 2022, based on which the next session cut-offs will be set.


TISSNET is a computer-based test conducted all over India in January/ February every year. Management aspirants generally prefer MA (HRM & Labour relations) or MA (Organization Development, Change and Leadership), which are considered equivalent to MBA programmes offered by reputed B-schools. The authorities decide the TISS cut-off after the results are made public; the cut-off score decides who gets an interview call and who does not.

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Based on TISSNET cut-offs, candidates are called for the GD and PI round. The criteria for final selection include the TISSNET score, candidate's academic record, profile of the candidate, work experience in months etc.

TISSNET Cut-off 2023

The TISS cut off score varies according to the difficulty level of the exam, the number of applicants, and the intake capacity at each campus. Around 37,000 candidates normally take the TISS exam each year. The TISS cut-off will vary as per the course and location as well. Given below are the TISSNET 2022 cut-off figures for MBA-equivalent M.A. courses offered by the institute. The cut-off for TISSNET 2023 will be on similar lines:


HRM: 67

Organization Development, Change and Leadership: 63

Additionally, the first stage qualifying cut-off for written test is 45%.

TISS Mumbai
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Note:TISSNET cut-off is different for different M.A. courses. The above-mentioned marks are indicative of management courses only. For the other courses, the cut-off ranges between 50-70.
Factors Affecting TISSNET Cut-off

The cut-off for various courses is determined, after considering a range of factors, listed below:

  • Number of candidates who appeared in TISSNET
  • Number of seats available for the specific programme
  • Difficulty level of the question paper
  • Number of candidates who cleared the qualifying cut-off
TISS Admission Process

After the TISSNET exam, the candidates are called for further assessments, which include an extempore and a personal interview. The final selection process is based on the basis of three different components, as held in 2022:

Components Marks Weightage
Written Test (TISSNET) 100 50%
Extempore 100 20%
Personal Interview 100 30%
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Keeping in mind the nature of courses offered at TISS, the questions regarding the specialization the candidate is interested in pursuing, are commonly asked. For Example: for the human resources program, students were asked about the role of a human resource manager and the importance of human resource management. Therefore, you should be very thorough in the basic concepts of your area of specialization.
FAQs about TISS
1. Should I do MBA from TISS?
TISS doesn't offer MBA courses, yet its MA in HRM and MA in ODCL are considered equal to MBA programmes offered by B-schools. You can surely opt for these programmes as they offer quality education and good placement prospects.
2. Which course is best in TISS?
TISS is popularly known for its MA courses in HRM, Developmental studies, Media & Cultural Studies, Social Work, and Social Entrepreneurship.
3. What is the fee structure of TISS?
The total fee varies from programme to programme. Broadly, the fee range is around Rs. 1.2 lakhs to 2.4 lakhs.
4. Is TISS better than IIM?
IIMs and TISS specialise in different fields. While both are reputed institutes, it depends upon your preference of programmes to go for either.
5. Which TISS campus is best?
TISS Mumbai campus is the oldest and most popular of all campuses. However, the programmes offered across all campuses maintain the same quality. So, you can go for any of the campuses.
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