TISSNET Exam Analysis

TISSNET 2018 was held on Saturday, January 6, 2018. The structure of the exam was same as that of the last year. The test had 3 sections.

  1. General Awareness
  2. Quantitative Ability
  3. Verbal Ability

The pattern of the exam was as below:

Section Questions Total Marks
General Awareness 40 40
Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Interpretation 30 30
Verbal Ability 30 30

The overall time duration for answering the test was 100 minutes. All questions carried equal marks and there was no negative marking. There was no sectional time limit and the candidates could move freely across the sections.

General Awareness

This section had 40 questions. Most of the questions were from the current affairs and very few were from static GK. The questions were from wide array of topics ranging from social and cultural issues, National policies and campaigns, literary art, sports, awards and history.

Quantitative Ability

The questions were from variety of topics.

Area Number of Questions
Set Theory 1
Clocks and calendar 3
Series 3
Odd man out 2
Data Interpretation 6
Mixtures and alligations 1
Progressions 1
Statistics 1
Direction sense 1
Deductions 1
Trigonometry 1
Miscellaneous 4

Verbal Ability

This section comprised 30 questions, out of which there were 10 on reading comprehension. The RC passages were about 200-250 words long. The break-up of the questions from various areas is:

Topics Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension (2 passage) 10
FIBs 9
Sentence correction 3
Error identification 4
Synonyms based questions 3
Logical connectives 1