TISS to now conduct TISS-MAT along with TISSNET 2020
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
Number of Questions
Total Marks (45)
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.
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.
Pre-Interview Test (PIT)*
Personal Interview (PI)
*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.