TISSNET MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - Section Wise Pattern & Marking Scheme

TISSNET MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - Section Wise Pattern & Marking Scheme

TISSNET MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai predefines the complete details related to the TISSNET MBA 2022 exam pattern which includes exam duration, type of questions, marking scheme, etc.

Latest Updates for TISS Mumbai

  • 28 Jul 2021:

    TISS Mumbai has released TISSNET MBA 2021 merit list. Enter email id and password to check the same.

  • 17 Apr 2021:

    TISSNET MBA online personal interview postponed till further notice. Get details on TISSNET MBA selection procedure.

  • 25 Mar 2021:

    TISSNET MBA 2021 result announced on March 25, 2021. 

A new element under the TISSNET MBA exam pattern has been introduced in this candidates are required to appear for TISS Management Aptitude Test (TISS MAT) along with TISSNET. TISSNET is conducted to provide admission to candidates in MBA programmes offered at campuses of Tata Institute of Social Sciences i.e. Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai (Banyan), Guwahati, MGAHD Nagaland, and Tuljapur. Read the article by Careers360 to know all the details about the TISSNET MBA exam pattern 2022 such as information referring to the no. of sections, topics, questions that will be asked in the entrance exam.Also Read-

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Overview of TISSNET MBA Exam Pattern 2022

TISSNET MBA is a University level entrance test. TISSNET MBA 2022 will be conducted tentatively in the third week of February as per the exam dates of TISSNET MBA 2022. Candidates who wish to register themselves must once check complete details related to the TISSNET MBA exam pattern 2022. For complete details, read the details given below in the tabular form.

TISSNET MBA 2022 Exam pattern:


TISS MAT Details


Type of questions

Multiple Choice Based Questions

No. of sections

Three -

  • Comprehension

  • Business Awareness

  • Management Data Interpretation

Three -

  • English proficiency

  • Mathematics and Logical reasoning

  • General Awareness

Marking Scheme

One mark will be awarded for every correct answer

Negative Marks

0.25 marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer

No negative marking

Total time duration

1 hour and 40 minutes

100 minutes

Mode of Exam


Overview About TISS Management Aptitude Test (TISS MAT)

As per the latest update, candidates who will apply for MA in HRM & LR and/or MA in ODCL will have to appear for both TISSNET MBA 2022 and TISS MAT. The score of TISS MAT will be added to the Pre-Interview Test and Personal Interview in order to arrive at the final score for selection. The below-mentioned table can be referred to for a detailed TISS MAT exam pattern.

Exam Pattern of TISS MAT 2022:


Management Data Interpretation


Business Awareness


Candidate’s ability to read and interpret data related to the economy, market, business, and organization is judged

Candidate’s ability to read and understand management literature is assessed

Candidate’s awareness and familiarity with business knowledge is checked

No. of questions

15 in each section i.e. Total 45 questions

Sectional Cut-off




Broad Coverage (Indicative and not restrictive)

Interpreting graphs, charts, and data across multiple sources. 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

Total Marks (45)

15 in each section

TISSNET MBA 2022 Exam Dates

The schedule related to the entrance test comes under the exam dates of TISSNET MBA 2022. It includes complete details related to the start and end dates, admit card dates, exam date, result declaration information etc., Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of TISSNET MBA 2022.

Exam Dates of TISSNET MBA 2022:


Exam dates of TISSNET MBA 2022

Application start date of TISSNET MBA 2022

First week of December 2021

End date of application form of TISSNET MBA 2022 exam (online)

Last week of January 2022

TISS Admit Card Date

Second week of February 2022


Third week of February 2022

Result Declaration of TISSNET MBA 2022

Last week of March 2022

Detailed Exam Pattern of TISSNET MBA 2022

Earlier we have witnessed that TISSNET MBA 2022 had three sections. Let us now look at the below-mentioned tabular format to have a clear vision in the TISSNET MBA 2022 exam pattern.

Exam Pattern of TISSNET MBA 2021:

Components / Sections

English proficiency

Mathematics and Logical reasoning

General Awareness

Number of Questions




Sectional Cut-off



35% (14 Marks)


Assess English language comprehension and usage

Assess quantitative skills and logical reasoning

Assess awareness about current affairs, developmental and socio-political issues

TISSNET MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - English Proficiency

According to the TISSNET MBA 2022 exam pattern, candidates will be asked on the following mentioned topics. It will mostly comprise questions based on General English.

English Proficiency Topics:

Word substitute in a sentence

Inference drawn

Odd word out


Reading Comprehension

Idioms - Fill in the blank

Right usage of word in match the following

Error spotting - grammar/words/ punctuation

Verbal reasoning

TISSNET MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - Mathematics & Logical Reasoning

Questions related to arithmetic, geometry and data comparison will be asked in this section of Mathematics and logical reasoning of TISSNET MBA 2022:

Maths & Logical Reasoning Topics:

Basic Geometry

Ratio and Proportion

Profit and Loss


Bar/line graph

Double pie chart

Case lets

Error spotting - grammar/words/ punctuation

Data Comparison

TISSNET MBA Exam Pattern 2022 - General Awareness

This section aims to judge the candidates on various aspects of general awareness. To check whether the candidate is fully aware of the current scenario. General awareness topics of not only India but outside are also included.

General Awareness Topics:



Economy/ Policy

Governance/ Law

Sports/Environment & Ecology

International Politics/ Current Events

TISSNET MBA Syllabus 2022

Complete details related to each section, topics and sub-topics asked every year will be provided in TISSNET MBA 2022 syllabus. By going through TISSNET MBA syllabus 2022, candidates will be able to form their overall and sectional preparation strategy. Overall time management can also be assessed by candidates i.e. how much time they are required to allocate in each section in such a way that time for revision is also left.

TISSNET MBA Sample Papers

Solving sample papers and previous year question papers will help candidates in knowing the exam pattern of TISSNET MBA 2022. Candidates can find and download the sample papers of TISSNET MBA and solve the questions from it to have a better understanding of the paper pattern. Solving TISSNET MBA sample papers will be beneficial in a way that candidates will be able to evaluate their preparation level and accordingly rectify their mistakes to score better.

TISSNET MBA Mock Test 2022

Tata Institute of Social Sciences, will be releasing the TISSNET MBA 2022 mock test for those candidates who wished to practice and have clear cut vision of the exam day stress, the type of questions asked, so on and so forth. By solving the TISSNET MBA mock test 2022, candidates will get to know how they can navigate between different sections as the exam will be conducted in online mode. Along with that how to review the questions, change answers, submit the answers etc., can be analyzed beforehand with the help of TISSNET MBA 2022 mock test.

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