Tata Institute Of Social Science.. hidden gem

Tata Institute Of Social Science (TISS).. hidden gem best for HR… It takes TISSNET scores.

Tata Institute Of Social Science(TISS) is a prestigious institute for social science education consisting of four campuses based in Mumbai ,Guwahati ,Hyderabad & Tuljapur with Mumbai being its main campus.

TISS is very well known for its Human Resource Management and Labour Relations (HRM & LR) program which trains students in taking up corporate challenges & key function of business management.

TISS also include other courses,to mention few of them are M.A. in Development studies, M.A. in Women studies, M.A. in social work, M.A. /MSc in Disaster Management, M.A. in Globalization & Labour, Master in Health management, Master in Hospital Management and few more.

TISS conducts an entrance exam called TISSNET is usually conducted in the month of December or January which is a computer based test of1hr 40mins, there is no sectional time limit hence candidates can switch section as per their requirement
TISSNET had following marks distribution:TISS program

• General Awareness: (40 ques)
• Mathematical & Logical Reasoning: (30 ques)
• English Proficiency (30 ques)

The total number of questions were 100 having 1 marks each

The exam does not have negative marking scheme which gives advantage to students as they can assume answers for which marks will not be deducted.

The shortlisted candidates will be screened further on following basis:
• Pre-interview test
• Personal interview

The pre-Interview Test includes either group discussion (GD)OREssay writing. Candidates who have applied for school of social work will have to appear for GD. The duration for GD would be 20 mins and it carries the weightage of around 50 marks.

Candidates who have applied for School of management and Labour studies will have to appear for Essay writing test.Candidates will be given two topics out of which one has to be attempted. The essay should have minimum 500 words and duration of the test would be 35mins.The weightage for essay writing will be around 50 marks.
Personal interview (PI) round is conducted after the pre-interview. Weight for personal interview will be 75 marks. PI would be based on pre-interview test and candidates profile.

The candidates would be overall evaluated on following basis.
Evaluating Factors Marks
Pre-interview test 50
Personal interview 75
Total 225

Registration for TISSNET could be done online or offline.
Payment details for TISSNET 2015 were as follows:
No. of Exam Online payment Cash Deposit in any SBI Branch using the prescribed challan
General SC/ST/OBC(NC) General SC/ST/OBC(NC)
Applying for 1 program Rs.1030 Rs.260 R. 1000+Bank
charges RS.250+Bbank charges
Applying for 2 program Rs.2060 Rs.520 Rs.2000+Bank
charges Rs.500+Bank
Applying for 3 program Rs.3090 Rs.780 Rs.3000+Bank
charges Rs.750+Bank

Tentative dates for TISSNET:
• Application form filling: 3rd week of September
• Last date to submit online application: December
• Last date for receipt of application form via post: December
• Online National entrance test will be held: January
• Declaration of result: February

Being in the industry for more than 40 years, the college has a large and diverse pool of recruiters across a wide spectrum of industries and sectors. Some of the names include Aon Hewitt, Marico, L’oreal, Samsung, Flipkart, Aditya Birla Group, Coca Cola, Unilever, HSBC, ITC, J&J, KPMG, L&T, Microsoft, Nestle and P&G. The college has an excellent placement record.

If anyone wants to apply for TISS programs then this is a better chance to apply for 2016 admissions.