TISSNET 2021 Result: Date (Feb/March 2021), Link at tiss.edu

TISSNET 2021 Result

TISSNET 2021 Result

Tata Institute of Social Science will announce TISSNET 2021 Result in February or March 2021. Result for TISSNET 2021 will be declared at tiss.edu. The direct link to check the result will be available on this page below. E-mail id and password are required to check the merit lits. On the result, PI shortlist status, category domicile, cut off, and other details are mentioned. Candidates who qualified as per the result of TISSNET result, are called for PIT and PI. On the basis of performance, the final merit list is prepared. Know how to check TISSNET 2021 result, details on it, merit list, and more information from this page.

TISSNET 2021 ResultImportant Date
TISSNET 2021 exam20 Feb 2021
Announcement of TISSNET 2021 resultslast week of Feb 2021 or 1st week of March 2021
Registration for Online Personal interviewTo be announced
Personal Interview (Mumbai, Tuljapur, Hyderabad) To be announced
Personal Interview (Guwahati)     To be announced
Announcement of 1st Merit List           To be announced
Beginning of Academic Session          To be announced

Check Result Here: Candidates can check result for TISSNET 2021 as per schedule on the official website i.e. tiss.edu

Tips for TISS PI:
1. You must prepare topics like current affairs and linked to employment, social issues like health education secularism etc.
2. To prepare for PI make sure to have knowledge and understanding of economic survey, budget, women issues, employment issues, health, education, old age and generation gaps, disaster management, and human resource management.
3. To face the PI rounds be confident and presentable. Frame your answers strategically and answer honestly. Keep important documents handy.

TISSNET 2021 Merit List

Final admission of the candidates is done on the basis of merit in the exam. The final merit list is prepared on the basis of aggregate marks and preference submitted by the candidates in the application form.

The final merit list is prepared based on the below given weightage:

(This is the expected criteria. The actual criteria for 2021 will be available soon)

A: For the candidates appearing for TISSNET 2021

Pre-Interview Test/ GD70%
Personal Interview30%

B: For the candidates appearing for TISSMAT along with TISSNET for admission in MA HRM&LR and MA ODCL 

Pre-Interview Test (PIT)0%
Personal Interview40%

Note: TISS-MAT Score shall be used at the time of the Stage 2 of the admission process and thus it will be considered only for those who are shortlisted for Stage 2.

Compilation of TISSNET 2021 Result – Score and Merit List

The result of TISSNET is available in the below given formats:

A) TISS MAT / TISSNET 2021 scorecard: TISSNET 2021 score is prepared as per the marking scheme of the exam. For each correct answer, candidates get 1 marks. Since, there is no negative marking, marks are not deducted for incorrect answer.

B) TISSNET 2021 merit list: The final merit list of TISSNET is only prepared on the basis of performance in PI round. For merit list preparation, the score of TISS-MAT and PI are aggregated in the ratio of 60:40.

TISS Admission 2021 – Documents Verification

All candidates selected for admission have to report for document verification and join the programme as per the schedule. At the time of admission, candidates have to submit the mark sheets / grade sheets / certificates of the qualifying examination. The details to be kept in mind are:

  • The candidates who have yet not recieved the marksheets / certificates of their final year have to submit them by September 30, 2021.
  • The candidate selected for admission shall have to submit the attested photocopy of the qualifying examination.
  • Mark sheet/ grade sheets/ certificates downloaded from the internet shall not be accepted at the time of admission.
TISS Admission

TISS Admission Fee Refund Policy

The refund of the admission fee is done as per the criteria below:

Withdrawal timePercentage of refund
15 days or more before the last date of admission100%
Less than 15 days before the the last date of admission90%
15 days or less than after the last date of admission80%
30 days or less, but more than 15 days, after the last date of admission50%
More than 30 days after the last date of admission0%

TISSNET 2021 Cutoff

To qualify TISSNET written examination, candidates need to score more than the minimum cut off marks. The cut off for TISSNET is as follows:

CategoryCut Off
SC / ST35%

The score of TISSNET is only used for selecting candidates for stage 2 that is online PI. However, score TISS MAT is added to PI marks for preparing the final merit list.

How To Check TISSNET 2021 Result?

Candidates can check the steps to download the TISSNET 2021 result by following the steps given below.

Step 1: At first candidates can click on the direct link which will be available on this page above.

TISSNET 2021 Result

Step 2: After that, a new page will appear, here candidates can enter their email id and password same as they got at the time of the TISSNET 2021 registration.


Step 3: Now candidates are required to click on the login button, after which a new page with the scorecard of the candidates appears.

Step 4: All the qualified candidates are advised to take a print out of their TISSNET 2021 result for future references.

Details of TISSNET 2021 Result

Candidates can check the details of the TISSNET 2021 result below.

  • Registration number of the candidate
  • Name of the candidate
  • Domicile of the candidate
  • TISSNET score
  • Preference
  • Location
  • Programme selected
  • Shortlist status of PI
  • Category / Domicile
  • Cutoff marks

TISSNET 2021 Scorecard Sample

TISSNET 2021 Merit List

Types of TISSNET 2021 Merit List

There are the following types of merit list that are published for admission in TISS:

1. Open (Unreserved) Merit List (OML)L This merit list is prepared course wise. It is not category based and all the candidates who qualify TISS-MAT and PI round are given merit position in this list. It is prepared based on the following:

  • The aggregate score of TISS-MAT and PI
  • The candidate’s choice of programmes as given in the TISSNET 2021 application form

2. Category wise Merit List (CML)

Now the candidates who appear in the OML, are divided into CML. This CML is used for allotment of seats reserved for each category as per the Government of India / UGC norms.

TISSNET 2021 Waiting List

TISS also releases a waitlist for the appeared candidates of TISSNET 2021 who did not get selected in the first round. Candidates can check all the information regarding TISSNET 2021 waiting list below.

Preparation of waitlist: The waitlist is also prepared following the steps that is used to prepare the final merit list for admission.

If candidates get a seat as per first preference: All candidates who get admission based on their first preference are not placed in the waitlist.

If candidates get a seat in course of lower preference: The candidates who get a seat in the course of their lower preference, are also kept in the waiting list for their higher preferred course until the seats in that course is filled.

Moving from lower preference to waitlist of higher preference course: Candidates can move to waitlist of their higher preferred course, even if they have taken admission as per the first merit list. However, in such case candidates have to leave all claims of admission via the first merit list.

TISSNET 2021 Reservation

TISS has its reservation policy which is made as per the guidelines of the Government of India. Candidates can avail of these reservations on any of the campuses of TISS. Interested candidates can check the TISSNET 2021 reservations below.

For all TISS campuses

Scheduled Castes SC15%
Schedule Tribes ST7.5%

Reservation at Guwahati Campus

Eight North Eastern States66%
Rest of India34%

Other reservations:

Kashmiri Migrant5%
Armed Forces5%


Tata Institute of Social Sciences conducts the Tata Institute of Social Sciences National Entrance Test. It is a national level examination. All the interested and eligible candidates are required to register for appearing to TISSNET 2021 and then they can download their admit card to appear for the test as per the given schedule. The language of the paper will be English. TISSNET 2021 is a Computer Based Test. There are a total of 3 sections in TISSNET 2021. After the TISSNET 2021 examination TISS releases a merit list with the names of all the selected candidates. All the qualified candidates are required to complete the admission process and appear for the seat allotment round.

About TISS

Tata Institute of Social Sciences is situated in Mumbai, India. It has four campuses situated in Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati, and Hyderabad. TISS offers various UG and PG courses to candidates in its different campuses. TISS was established in the year 1936. It was established as Sir Dorbaji Tata Graduate School of Social Work. It got its current name in the year 1944. It became a deemed to be university in the year 1964. TISS offers various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses to all the interested and eligible candidates. As per its history, TISS provides a very good quality of placements to the candidates.

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