TISSNET 2021 Question Paper [PDF] with Solutions, Analysis

Get here TISSNET 2021 question paper. The question paper of TISSNET 2021 can be checked here after exam. The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) has conducted National Entrance Test (NET) on 20 February 2021, from 2 PM to 3:40 PM. Thereafter the question paper, with solutions, analysis are being made available after that. We are providing the questions asked based on memory right after the exam. And thereafter, once officially the question paper is published, that too will be uploaded. Question paper of TISSNET 2021 contains 40 questions of general awareness, 30 of mathematics and logical reasoning, and 30 on english proficiency. You can check the TISS NET question paper, solutions, as video and PDF.

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TISSNET 2021 Question Paper

Questions asked in TISS NET 2021 are as follows.

Qs. In which layer of atmosphere do green house gases prevent release of heat?

Qs. Who won the nobel prize in peace 2020?

Qs. A factory produces a product in 2 parts, in part one 9 out of 100 part are defective and in part 2 5 by 100 are defective what is the chance that the final product is not defective?

Qs. log (a/b)+ log (b/a)= log (a+b). Which of the following is correct 1) a=b 2) a-b=1 c)a+b=1 d) a*b=1?

Qs. Who is the author of ‘a promised land’?

Qs. Which vaccine uses dead virus?

Qs. Who is the speaker of the Lok Sabha?

Qs. Which wrestler was the winner of ​Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 2020?

Qs. What is the location of ​world war 2 in Nagaland?

Qs. Which state is the first to become Har Ghar Jal?

Qs. What is India’s entry to the Oscars?

Qs. What was the language of the original Drishyam movie?

Qs. Which is the second largest ocean in the world?

Qs. What was the theme of Economic Survey 2020-2021?

Qs. Sample of what is tested by the Serum Institute? (Options were Throat, Nasal, Blood, Urine)

Qs. Who is the father of modern India?

Qs. Name the UN Secretary General.

Qs. Which state has the maximum number of scheduled tribes in India?

Qs. Who was the first Indian lady as president in United Nations General Assembly?

Qs. In which country did the game of chess originate?

Qs. With which instrument is Anuradha Pal associated?

Qs. Which Indian lunar probe found water on moon?

Qs. Which country depends completely on solar energy?

Qs. Who was the first winner of Sahitya Akademi Award?

Qs. Regarding the Bhopal Gas Tragedy – Which material was being produced in the Bhopal Union Carbide India Ltd plant where there was a leak of MIC gas?

Qs. In which category did Manu Bhaker win a medal?

Qs. Where is Bhitarkanika National Park?

Please share the questions you remember in comments below!


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TISSNET question paper 2021 memory based – The memory based question paper is compiled as per questions which candidates, who appeared for the exam, share with us, on social media, or with coaching institutes and experts. This helps us curate questions and create a consolidated question paper. Along with the question paper, expert based answer key, analysis of TISSNET 2021 are also published.

TISSNET 2021 Question Paper PDF – You also get to download the TISSNET question paper 2021 PDF. This becomes available when a significant number of questions are available.

Past Year Papers of TISS NET: You can download the older papers too here –

Year of ExamDownload Question Paper
2018Download PDF
2017Download PDF
2016Download PDF
2009Download PDF

Sections, Questions, Marking Scheme of TISSNET 2021 Question Paper

The paper pattern of TISSNET 2021 is as follows:

  • There are total 100 questions in the test
  • The medium of the question paper is English
  • You get 1 hour 40 minutes to complete the test

Marks per question: For each question, 01 marks are awarded. There is no negative marking in the test for the wrong answers.

Distribution of marks and questions in TISSNET 2021 question paper

SectionsNo. of questionsMaximum marksSectional Cutoff
English Proficiency3030
Mathematical and Logical Reasoning3030
General Awareness404035% (14 Marks) for Gen, EWS, KM and AF. 30% (12 Marks) for OBC (NC) and PWD. No Sectional Cut off for SC/ST
Total100100

NoteTISSNET 2021 cut off – sectional applies only to GA section. Those who do not clear sectional cut off will not be evaluated in rest of the sections.

Composition of Questions in TISS NET 2021 Question Paper

The questions in the exam paper are from the syllabus. Though there is no detailed syllabus for the National Entrance Test. Yet, there is a broad range of topics for each section. This makes up the composition of the question paper, and is as follows.

English Proficiency Questions are on Word Choice / sentence correction, Odd-one-out, Analogies, Synonyms & Antonyms, Grammar, Verbal reasoning, Reading comprehension.

Mathematics and Logical Reasoning questions are on Basic Arithmetic, Basic Geometry, Basic Trigonometry, Basic Statistics, Number Series, Data interpretation, Logical reasoning.

General Awareness section has questions on Politics, Social Studies, Science & Technology, Environment, Sports, Art & Culture, Indian History.

Use of TISSNET 2021 Question Paper After Exam – for TISS NET 2021 Candidates

Those who have appeared in the TISS NET 2021, as well as those who will appear in upcoming TISSNET exams benefit from the question paper.

For those who have appeared, the question paper can be used along with the answer key to have anestimate about the scores, before TISSNET 2021 Result is announced. TISSNET is held as a computer-based test. Hence, candidates can only check memory based question paper and answer key for the exam. It is available in video, image, pdf, etc format and all can be checked from this page.

With the help of TISSNET 2021 question paper and answer key, the candidates can calculate their marks. Check the steps given below to calculate the scores.

1st step: First of all, click on the direct link of the answer key and question paper given above on this page.

2nd step: Then, download the question paper and answer key.

3rd step: Next, open the question paper and answer key together.

4th step: Now, note down the total number of correct and incorrect answers and then calculate the scores.

SectionsMarks for correct answerNegative marking
English Proficiency01No negative marking
Mathematics and Logical Reasoning01No negative marking
General Awareness01No negative marking

Benefits of TISSNET 2021 question paper for candidates who will appear in next exams

Awareness about the exam pattern: By having a look at the question paper of TISSNET 2021 exam, the candidates can get to know about the exam pattern. From the question paper, the candidates can get to know about the marking scheme, total marks, number of questions etc.

To have a better idea about the scores: The candidates can have a better idea about their probable scores by using the question paper and answer key together.

To know about the type of questions: By having a look at the question paper, the candidates will get to know about the type of questions that are usually asked in the exam.

Given below are some tips that candidates can be used by the candidates for the practice purpose.

  • It can be used to check and understand the nature of questions.
  • With the help of the question paper, the candidates can also observe the weightage of questions and topics.
  • It can be also used as a mock-test. Furthermore, it can be used to self-evaluate and analyze their weak areas.

About TISSNET 2021

TISS National Entrance Test is an entrance examination that is held for admission into MA programs. It is a computer-based test. The candidates who qualify TISSNET are then shortlisted for TISSPAT / TISSMAT. After this, the final round i.e. Personal Interview takes place. By qualifying these stages of the selection process, the candidates can take admission in TISS Mumbai, Tuljapur, and Guwahati campuses.

Frequently Asked Questions on TISSNET 2021 Question Paper

Ques. How can I use the question paper along with the answer key?

Ans. To use TISSNET question paper along with the answer key, you are first required to download them and then open both of these together. Now, write down the correct and incorrect answers. Then, use the marking scheme to calculate the scores.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in TISSNET?

Ans. There is no negative marking in TISSNET for the incorrect answers.

Ques. What is meant by memory-based questions?

Ans. Memory-based questions are those questions that are told by the candidates to the subject experts or coaching institutes. These institutes then release the question paper in the form of a video or images or pdf.

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