TISSNET 2021 Cut Off

TISSNET 2021 Cut Off

Check TISS NET 2021 overall cutoff below:

ProgrammeCutoff for GeneralCutoff for OBC
Water policy and governance40
MA in Analytics61

TISSNET 2021 Cut Off – There are 2 types of cutoff in TISSNET. First is the sectional cutoff (SCO) and the second is the overall cutoff.

  • The sectional cutoff is only applied to one section of TISSNET exam, i.e. the General Awareness (GA) section.
  • Whereas, the overall cutoff is released with the scorecard of TISSNET and is decided based on the number of seats available in each MA course, number of applied candidates, level of difficulty, etc.

The sectional cutoff of TISSNET 2021 is predefined and is same for all the MA courses across all the TISS campuses. However, the overall cutoff is decided while determining the result of TISSNET. Scroll down to know important details about TISSNET 2021 cut off, past year cut off, and more details.

TISSNET 2021 Sectional Cutoff (SCO)

Below is the sectional cutoff applied in TISS National Entrance Test 2021 GA section for all category.

The sectional cut-off for General Awareness (GA) is applied for qualifying the TISS-NET. Candidates who score more than the minimum cut-off marks for the General Awareness qualified for further selection process, irrespective of the aggregate score.

CategoryCutoff PercentageCutoff marks
GN 35%14 / 40
EWS 35%14 / 40
KM and AF 35%14 / 40
PWD30%12 / 40
OBC(NC) 30%12 / 40
SC and ST  No sectional cut off appliedNo sectional cut off applied

TISSNET 2021 Overall Cutoff

The overall cutoff of TISSNET 2021 shall be available on the scorecard, under the login of TISSNET. Last year the overall cutoff for TISSNET, was announced as shown in the image below:

  1. Category of the candidate
  2. The corresponding overall cutoff

Until TISSNET 2021 cut off is not released, candidates can check TISSNET past year cut off to get an idea about how much the cut off shall be.

TISSNET Previous Year Cut Off

The below given cut off is for the year 2020

ProgrammesCut Off (General Category)
Human Resource Management and Labor Relations73
Climate Change and Sustainability studies63
Urban policy and governance62
MA / M.Sc in analytics63
M.A in Globalization and Labour70
Organization development, change in leadership69
Development studies66
Women’s Studies53
Masters of Hospital Administration56
Master of Public Health (Health Administration)55
Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology)49
Masters of Laws in Acces to Justice40
MA / M.Sc Water Policy and Governance44
MA in education40
MA / M.Sc Disaster Management44
MA in Applied Psychology ( with specialisation in clinical and counselling practice)54
MA / M.Sc Development policy, planning, and practice40
MA / M.Sc sustainable livelihoods and natural resource governance40
MA Ecology, environment and sustainable development28
MA labour studies and social protection26
MA Natural Resource and Governance40

The above cutoff has been take from the YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkNWMmsJjhc

The below given cut off is for the year 2019

ProgrammesCut Off (General Category)
Human Resource Management and Labor Relations75
Social Entrepreneurship62
MA / M.Sc in analytics65
M.A in Globalization and Labour71
Organization development, change in leadership67
Development studies70
Women’s Studies55
Masters of Hospital Administration61
MA / M.Sc Disaster Management58
Master of Public Health (Health Administration)61
Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology)50
MA / M.Sc in Urban Policy and Governance66
Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship)57
Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation and Development Practice)59
Master of Arts in Social Work (Mental Health)54

The above cutoff has been take from the YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptlpFaBNGRY

TISSNET Cut Off for HRM & LR and ODCL

MA Human Resource Management & Labour Relations (HRM &LR) is one of the most sought after programmes in TISS. The cutoff of this course over the years are as follows:

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TISSNET 2021 MBA Cutoff

TISS only offers MA courses. However, it offers MA Human Resource Management & Labour Relations (HRM &LR) and MA Organisation Development, Change and Leadership (ODCL) courses that are equivalent to an MBA course.

The selection process of these courses also differs from other MA courses of TISS. Check the difference below:

StageSelection process for MA (HRM & LR) and MA (ODCL)Selection process for other MA Courses
Stage 2TISS Management Aptitude Test (TISS-MAT) and Online personal interview (OPI)TISS Programme Aptitude Test (TISS-PAT) and Online personal interview (OPI)

TISS MA Seat Intake 2021

The candidates can check below the seat intake for MA admission in various campuses of TISS from the table below:

Mumbai Campus

Sr. No.ProgrammeIntake
1Master of Arts in Social Work (Children & Families)23
2Master of Arts in Social Work (Criminology & Justice)34
3Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation & Development Practice)34
4Master of Arts in Social Work (Disability Studies & Action)
( RCI Certification renewal is awaited )
5Master of Arts in Social Work (Dalit & Tribal Studies & Action)29
6Master of Arts in Social Work (Mental Health)20
7Master of Arts in Social Work (Public Health)20
8Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods & Social Entrepreneurship)23
9Master of Arts in Social Work (Women-Centred Practice)20
10Master of Arts (Human Resource Management & Labour Relations)68
11Master of Arts (Social Entrepreneurship)34
12Master of Arts (Labour Studies Practices)26
13Master of Arts (Organisation Development, Change and Leadership)34
14M.A./M.Sc in Analytics34
15Master of (Public Health in Health Administration)39
16Master of (Hospital Administration)50
17Master of Public Health (Social Epidemiology)28
18Master of Public Health (Health Policy, Economics and Finance)23
19Master of Arts (Development Studies)50
20Master of Arts (Women’s Studies)28
21Master of Arts in Education (Elementary) ( Blended Mode )51
22Master of Arts (Education) ( Full Time )30
23B.Ed-M.Ed (Integrated, Three-Years)50
24Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Environment, Climate Change and Sustainability Studies23
25Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Urban Policy and Governance)23
26Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Regulatory Policy Governance)23
27Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Water Policy and Governance)20
28Master of Arts / Master of Sciences (Disaster Management)35
29Master of Arts in Applied Psychology (Clinical and Counseling Practice)20
30Master of Arts (Media and Cultural Studies)15
31Master of (Library and Information Science)16
32Master of Law (LLM) (Access to Justice)40

Tuljapur Campus

Sr. No.ProgrammeInatake
1Master of Arts (Social Work in Rural Development)30
2Master of Arts / Master of Science (Development Policy, Planning and Practice)30
3Master of Arts (Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship)30
4Master of Arts / Master of Science (Sustainable Livelihoods and Natural Resources Governance)30
5Master of Arts (Rural Development and Governance)34
6Master of Arts (Education)40
7Master of Arts (Public Policy and Governance)40
8Master of Arts (Women’s Studies)34
9Master of Arts (Development Studies)34
10Master of Arts (Natural Resource & Governance)34

Guwahati Campus

Sr. No.ProgrammesIntake
1Master of Arts (Ecology, Environment and Sustainable Development)20
2Master of Arts (Labour Studies and Social Protection)15
3Master of Arts (Peace and Conflict Studies)20
4Master of Arts (Sociology and Social Anthropology)20
5Master of Arts in Social Work (Community Organisation & Development Practices15
6Master of Arts in Social Work (Livelihoods and Social Entrepreneurship)15
7Master of Arts in Social Work (Counselling)15
8Master of Arts in Social Work (Public Health)15


TISSNET 2021 is the TATA Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test. It is the exam for admission to MA programs in TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur, and Guwahati campuses.  TISS NET is a computer based test with 100 questions to be answered in 100 minutes. The paper comprises of English Proficiency, Mathematical Skills and Logical Reasoning, and General Awareness. Candidates who qualify the exam with cut off marks are called for TISS PAT 2021 or TISS MAT 2021, followed by OPI.


The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) was established in 1936 as the Sir Dorabji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. In 1944, it was renamed as the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.  TISS offers various UG and PG courses to candidates in its different campuses.  It has four campuses situated in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, and Hyderabad. 

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