TISSNET has declared TISSNET 2018 Result on January 27, 2018. Students can check their result using their email id and password given to them while registering. The students was shortlisted for further rounds on the basis of their performance in TISSNET. The qualified candidates called for PIT and PI round and the final selection was announced on 27 April 2018. The candidates can check all the details regarding further rounds, important dates and cut off of TISSNET in the following article.

Latest: First Wait list for M.A. Programmes 2018-2020 admissions has been released by TISSNET. Candidates can check the same from the direct link provided below.

TISSNET 2018 Result

In the written examination, the candidates have been selected on the basis of the cutoff. The cut off is 35% for SC and ST candidates and 45 % for others. The important dates for TISSNET 2018 result and further rounds are as below:

Events Dates
TISSNET exam date 06 Jan 2018
TISSNET Result 2018 has been announced on 27 Jan 2018
Pre-Interview Test(PIT) and Personal Interview of TISS:
Mumbai and BALM
27 Feb to 01 Mar 2018 and 05 to 10 Mar 2018
13 to 17 Mar 2018
20 to 23 Mar 2018
26 to 29 Mar 2018
Final Result 27 Apr 2018

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  • Click Here to check the Final Result of TISSNET 2018.
  • Click Here to check the First wait list for M.A. Programmes 2018-2020 admissions.
  • Click Here to check TISSNET Result 2018.

Application form for PIT and PI after declaration of TISSNET result

Congratulations to all the qualifying candidates. You will now be called for Pre-Interview Test (PIT) and a Personal Interview (PI) round. However, you need to apply for it. The application form will be available from the 3rd week of February and you need to fill it and carry its print out to PIT/PI center.

Clarification Regarding TISSNET 2018 Result

  • TISSNET results were announced on the evening of 27th January 2018.
  • TISSNET question paper was developed carefully and answer keys were verified before finalization.
  • We have reassessed the answer sheets for candidates who have written to us and found our assessment to be accurate.
  • The Tata Institute of Social Sciences stands by the system generated score of the candidates. TISS does not take responsibility for the assessments claimed by candidates and other external parties.
  • We appreciate the desire of the candidates to have performed better, and we wish them all the very best in future tests.

How to Check TISSNET 2018 Result

The result has been announced as TISSNET Scorecard. The candidates can check the result by and download the scorecard by following the simple steps below:

  • Access the link provided above.
  • You will be directed to a new window, which will look as shown below.

  • In the appropriate space, enter your e-mail Id and password.
  • Click on the ‘Login’ button.
  • Check and download your TISSNET Result 2018.

Details that will appear on Score Card of TISSNET 2018

After they have logged in and downloaded the score card, applicants will be able to see following details on it:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Candidate’s Roll number
  • Registration number
  • Score/ Marks obtained
  • Qualified/Not qualified

TISSNET 2018 Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected for various programmes after they have passed two stage selection procedure. This 2 stage selection process has 3 main components included. Out of all the students appearing for TISSNET only those candidates are called for Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview who have cleared the written exam.

The score distribution for TISSNET 2018 Exam is illustrated in the table below:

Round Maximum Marks
Written Test 100
Pre-Interview Test/ GD 50
Personal Interview 75
Total 225

Note: There is no negative marking for any programme.


After candidate has passed the TISSNET written exam, he/ she will be considered eligible for PIT and PI. The candidates who have opted for campuses of Mumbai, BALM and Chennai are required to attend PIT and PI at Mumbai Campus. On the other hand, for all the programmes at Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses, applicant needs to attend PIT and PI at respective campuses.

Important: In case applicant has applied for more than one campus, he/she has to attend PIT/ PI by traveling to the selected campuses.

Pattern of PIT (Pre-Interview Test)

Here a group of candidates are provided with 2 topics for Group Discussion. They have to come to consensus and start discussing on one topic. All the soft core skills like communication skills, leadership quality, teamwork and ability to perform under stress are tested her. According to the performance marks are alloted out of 50.

Pattern of PI

In this process candidate has to represent himself/ herself in front of panel of interviewers. Basic questions about the candidate is asked to know more about skills, experience, educational background and communication skills. Finally, marks are allotted out of 50.

TISSNET 2018 Merit List / Final Result

Certain weightage is given to each round for both General and Reserved List while preparing merit list. Following are the details which candidates can see in order to understand

  • NET- 40%
  • PIT- 30%
  • PI- 30%

Final merit list is made on the basis of marks scored and the preferences indicated by candidates while filing the application form.

If there is a tie in TISSNET 2018 Results, below mentioned procedure is followed to find the candidate who is to be given preference:

  • Personal Interview (PI) marks scored by candidates will be compared. Candidate with higher marks will be considered.
  • If PI marks are also same Pre-Interview Test (PIT) marks will be compared.
  • If PIT marks also comes out to be equal TISSNET 2018 marks will be taken into consideration.
  • If anyhow, that also comes to be same, candidate with higher age will be given preference.

TISSNET 2018 Waiting List preparation

Waiting list is prepared after candidates are alloted seats in programmes in order of their preference. Applicants who makes to the waiting list are the one who have not got admission in the programme as per their first preference.

Complete details for preparing waiting list is discussed below:

  • If a candidate gets admission based on the first preference in their application form, he/she will not be put into waiting list for other programmes.
  • Candidate who got admission in programme which he/she had marked as second preference will be put into waiting list of first preference only.
  • Applicant who got admission into the programme of third preference will be put into the waiting list of first and second preference both.
  • If a candidate gets admission in 2 programmes during the time of preparation of waiting list, in that case higher preference will be considered only.

Provisional Allotment after Final Result

After PIT and PI has been conducted merit list is prepared. All the candidates who make up to the merit list are required to send scanned copies of documents like Scorecard, Paid fees challan, Bachelor’s Degree, Acceptance letter and SC/ST/OBC caste and income certificates for students of these categories.

All the documents must be sent between April 28, 2018 and May 08, 2018. Failing to send the scanned copy will lead to cancellation of seat.

If candidates have any issues regarding TISSNET Result 2018, they can get in touch with us using comment section below.


TISSNET is a national level exam conducted by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Mumbai, every year. It was conducted for graduates. The aspirants take TISSNET to seek admission in any of the 55 Master’s Degree programs offered by Mumbai, Tuljapur, Guwahati and Hyderabad campuses.



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