HSEE 2021 – The result for HSEE 2021 exam has published at hsee.iitm.ac.in. IIT Madras was conducted the HSEE 2021 exam on August 07, 2021 between 09:00 am and 12:00 noon. HSEE stands for Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination. It is a national level exam conducted by IIT Madras for shortlisting candidates to fill seats in five years integrated Master of Arts (MA). The test consists of two parts. Part A consists of multiple-choice questions whereas, Part B consists of subjective questions. The course takes an interdisciplinary perspective at intellectual and cultural foundations for the study of human relations in contemporary contexts. Check more information about HSEE 2021 exam, syllabus, pattern, and more from this page.
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HSEE is a held at national level to fill 58 M.A seats. The admission is sought in courses like Integrated M.A. in Development Studies and Integrated M.A. in English Studies. Have a look at the table given below to know about the important dates of HSEE 2021.
|HSEE 2021||Important dates|
|HSEE 2021 Registration starts||01 Feb 2021|
|Last date to submit HSEE 2021 application by paying fee online|
|Last date to submit application form by paying fee challan||16 Mar 2021|
|HSEE 2021 Application Status check from|
12 May 2021
|HSEE 2021 Admit Card download||21 Jul 2021|
|HSEE 2021 Exam date||07 Aug 2021 (9.00 AM – 12.00 Noon)|
|Copy of candidate responses to be available on the HSEE 2021||16 – 18 Aug 2021, 05:00 PM|
|HSEE 2021 Result declaration||27 Sep 2021|
|HSEE 2021 Offer Letter issue|
HSEE 2021 Result
HSEE 2021 result has released by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. It is available under login portal at hsee.iitm.ac.in. To check the result, email id/ login id and password are required. It is made on the basis of aggregate marks obtained in HSEE-2021. IIT-M shall release a common rank list for those who score at least 45% in HSEE 2021 and separate rank lists are prepared corresponding to the GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories.
- Integrated M.A. in Development Studies
- Integrated M.A. in English Studies
HSEE 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates applying for HSEE must have passed any one of the following qualifying examinations listed below:-
- 12th class conducted by CBSE
- Intermediate or 2 Pre-University examination recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
- The final examination of the 2-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the NDA
- Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the NIOS with a minimum of five subjects.
- Any Public School equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities.
- H.S.C. vocational examination
- General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
- High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
HSEE 2021 Application Form
IIT Madras invites online applications for HSEE 2021. Eligible candidates who wish to take admission to the master programme offered by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) of the Institute must register themselves before the last date of submission. Completed application has to be submitted online only. Candidates applying for HSEE 2021 are advised to keep their Application Status in check from the official website.
Documents to be submitted with application form of HSEE 2021:
- Scanned copy of the photograph and signature.
- Scanned copy of class 10 certificate.
- Class 12th certificates as scanned copy.
- Category certificate scanned copy for GEN-EWS-Undertaking / OBC-NCL-Undertaking / SC / ST candidates.
- Scanned copy of PwD / Dyslexia / Scribe certificate (if applicable)
Application Fee: The amount of HSEE 2021 application fee is as follows:
|SC / ST / PwD||Rs. 1200|
Candidates can pay fee amount via following mediums:
- Net Banking
- Credit Card
- Debit Card
- Indian Bank Challan
HSEE 2021 Exam Pattern
Check the exam pattern given below for HSEE 2021.
- Parts: There are 2 parts in HSEE; Part I and Part II
- Duration: The exam is of 3 hours, candidates get 2 hours and 30 minutes to attempt Part I and 30 minutes for Part 2. (Candidates with more than 40% disability physical disability gets 1 hour extra.)
- Language: The question paper of HSEE is only provided in the English language.
Check the topics from which questions will be framed given below.
|1||-English and comprehension skills|
-Analytical and quantitative ability
-General studies covering Indian economy
– Indian society and culture, world affairs
– Environment and ecology
|2||Essay writing on general topics|
HSEE 2021 Syllabus
HSEE- has two parts: Part I and Part II. Syllabus for Part 1 consists of English (25% marks of Part I), Analytical and Quantitative Ability (25% marks of Part I), and General Studies (in four sub-parts; 50% marks of Part I). Part II involves essay writing.
This section tests the candidate’s ability to understand and use standard English, and to appreciate the literary language. Questions are related to the following areas:
(i) Reading skills: Candidates will be required to read the given passage(s) that aim(s) to test their comprehension skills and answer the comprehension questions. (Or This section tests candidates’ reading comprehension skills of a given passage.)
(ii) Grammar: This section tests the candidate’s knowledge of English grammar, including sentence structure and usage, the use of tenses, verb patterns, articles, and active and passive constructions, etc.
(iii) Vocabulary: This section is a test of vocabulary and the ability to understand meaning, structure and collocation of words.
(B) Analytical and Quantitative Ability
Numbers, Algebra, Highest Common Factor (HCF) and Lowest Common Multiple (LCM), Calendar, Basic Statistics – Average, Ratio and proportion, Age sums, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Work and time, Discount, linear equations, elementary trigonometry.
Data interpretation, Analytical reasoning, Logical reasoning, Brainteasers, and Patterns.
(C) General Studies
- Indian Economy
- Indian Society and Culture
- World Affairs
- Environment and Ecology
Topics for the essay writing in Part II will be based on current affairs and general knowledge. The essay should build an argument, demonstrate a clear perspective and be substantiated with examples, wherever possible.
Test Centers for HSEE
The test is going to take place in the following given test cities.
Past Question Bank
Minimum scores to be obtained by categories
Candidates belonging to the general category and OBC category must secure a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination. Candidates belonging to SC, ST and PwD categories must secure a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination. Where only letter grades are mentioned in the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying equivalent marks, and submit it at the time of joining. In case the candidate does not provide such a certificate, the decision of the HSEE admission committee regarding his/her eligibility shall be final.
Admission intake HSEE 2021
Admission is solely through the Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE). The programme has a total of 58 seats; each stream will have 29 seats. Allocations of seats to individual streams will be made based on the academic performance of students (CGPA) during the first three semesters, students’ preferences, and availability of seats under each discipline.
HSEE 2021 Reservation
Following is the Reservation Criteria for Reserved Category Candidates:
|Other Backward Classes belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL)||27%|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5%|
|Persons with Disabilities (PwD)||5%|
HSSE 2021 Fee
Qualifying candidates of HSEE 2021 have to pay following amount of application fee for admission.
|Particulars||Fee for Indians||Fee for Foreigners|
|1 time payment||Rs. 3,550||Rs. 18,500|
|Semester fee||Rs. 11,400||Rs. 3,07,900|
|Refundable caution deposit||Rs. 2,000||Rs. 2,000|
|Estt. ‘A’ charges||Rs. 6,000||Rs. 6,000|
|Gymkhana fee||Rs. 1,500||Rs. 1,500|
|Medical insurance Premium||Rs. 1,600||Rs. 1,600|
|Refundable hostel deposit||Rs. 3,000||Rs. 3,000|
|Hostel and other fee||Rs. 21,115||Rs. 21,115|
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) conducts The Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE) 2021. It is an institute of national importance established through an Act of Parliament in 1959. It offers quality education in Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, Management and Technology at UG/PG level. Admission is solely through Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE). The programme has a total of 58 seats; each stream will have 29 seats.
HSEE website: hsee.iitm.ac.in
HSEE 2021 Contact Details:
Address: The Chairman, HSEE-2020, JEE Office, IIT Madras, Chennai–600036
Phone: (044) 2257 8220
Fax: (044) 22578224
E-mail: [email protected]
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HSEE 2021 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : The streams offered are: Integrated M.A. in Development Studies and Integrated M.A. in English Studies
Ans : Candidates can apply online on the official website.
Ans : Yes, you must submit a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities that says the examination you have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination
Ans : The mode of examination is Online.
Ans : In this case, you must inform the Chairman, HSEE 2021, immediately by phone/email.
Ans : Candidates can choose it while filling the Application Form. They get two options for Exam centers.
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