TISS to now conduct TISS-MAT along with TISSNET 2020

TISS to now conduct TISS-MAT along with TISSNET 2020
Richa Kapoor | Nov 7, 2019 - 4:58 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 7: Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS) has introduced TISS (Management Aptitude Test) in addition to TISS NET. According to the authorities TISS MAT will be held immediately after TISS-NET. The entrance exam will be conducted for candidates who will apply for MA (HRM&LR) and / or MA (ODCL) programmes.

Exam pattern of TISS- MAT 2020

Candidates can go through the table that is given below and know about the TISS-MAT 2020 exam pattern.

TISS-MAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Components / Sections

Management Data Interpretation

Comprehension

Business Awareness


Number of Questions

15

15

15

Total Marks (45)

15

15

15

Sectional Cut-off

Nil

Nil

Nil

Preparation Level

Graduate

Graduate

Graduate

Objectives

To evaluate the ability to read and interpret data which is related to the market, economy, business, and organization.

To evaluate the ability to read and understand management literature.

To know about awareness and familiarity with business knowledge

Broad Coverage (Indicative and not restrictive)

Interpretation of graphs, data across multiple sources,charts, etc. Performing basic operations with data collected from multiple sources.

Reading a write-up on a management related subject and answering questions related to the passage.

Knowledge of contemporary events, news, related to the economy, business, human resource management, and labour studies.


Marking Scheme

Candidates must ensure that for every correct answer, they will be given one mark and for every wrong answer they will be awarded 0.25 marks.

Weightage Given for Selection Process

TISS-MAT score will be taken into account along with the Stage 2 of the admission process. This is only for such candidates who will be shortlisted for the second stage.

S.No

Particulars

Weightage

1

TISS-MAT

30%

2

Pre-Interview Test (PIT)*

40%*

3

Personal Interview (PI)

30%

*There has been an increase of 10% for Pre-Interview Test (PIT).

About TISSNET 2020

TISSNET 2020 will be conducted in computer based mode on January 4. All the candidates who qualify the entrance exam, they will have to appear in TISS-MAT, after which they will have to take part in the pre-interview test as well as personal interview.

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