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    Sample question papers for TISS entrance exam?

    hello sir,
    can you plz suggest me some sample paper for tiss ... could u please tell me the question papers

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    Re: Sample question papers for TISS entrance exam?

    Hello,The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a University Grants Commission; Government of India funded Deemed University that works towards creating a people -centered, ecologically sustainable and Just society.This institute was awarded 5 star ranking by NAAC.The institute has 1150 Maters degree students.

    Candidates who completed their graduation from recognized university with 50% of marks, they are eligible to apply for TISS test.candidates who are pursuing final year is also eligible to apply for TISS test.

    here i'm providing some links of previous Tiss Test papers, once go through this links;

    1.http://www.jbigdeal.com/2010/12/tiss-general-awareness-model-question.html
    2.http://www.jbigdeal.com/2010/12/tiss-analyticallogical-reasoning-and.html
    3.http://www.jbigdeal.com/2010/12/tiss-question-papers-with-answers-2011.html

    Once go through all the above links, you can find all previous question papers for TISS test.


    Best of luck

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    Re: Sample question papers for TISS entrance exam?

    Hi frnd,
    I am sorry, I am not able to Upload the PDF file so i rpoviding you Tiss sample paper of 2009 so that you can check & know the type of question asked in Tiss Exam.


    Written Test for Admission to all the programs 2009-2011


    PART I - Marks: 50
    Section A (Marks 20)


    Language abitlity


    Read the passage provided below and answer the questions that follow:
    The Teacher Shobha Vajpayee divides her class into groups of five or six children,
    and soon everyone is engrossed in measuring the length and breath of the classroom
    to draw a map to scale. She took a moment to share with me her reflections on the
    episode that had just taken place, and she was quick to acknowledge, “Had it not been
    for the training I have received, I would certainly have interrupted the girl. The
    training has helped me learn to respect what the children are saying and be receptive
    to the why of it.” Shobha was referring to the trainings organised by the NGO as a
    part of their Social Science Teaching Programme (SSTP). This is an educational
    innovation that is being tried out in eight schools of Madhya Pradesh. She felt that
    this exposure had greatly influenced her teaching not just in social science but in other
    subjects too. “It has changed my entire way of looking at things she exclaimed,
    saying that now she is able to look beyond rote learning and exams and understand
    that in every subject there is a scope to discuss the social and attempt the practical.”
    1.Who has given training to the teachers?
    (a) Shobha
    (b) The NGO
    (c) The school board
    (d) Madhya Pradesh government


    2. What is the author referring to as an ‘educational innovation’?
    (a) Children working in groups
    (b) The teacher
    (c) The teaching methodology.
    (d) The social science programme of the NGO.


    3. Which of the following sentences is not based upon information given in the
    passage.

    (a) Through this programme children achieve more.
    (b) Through this programme teachers have begun to teach in a different manner.
    (c) Through this programme social science is being taught differently.
    (d) Through this programme other subject areas have been influenced.


    4. In the sentence ‘It has changed my entire ways of looking at things’ she exclaimed
    ‘it’ refers to:
    (a) Children working in groups
    (b) The training programme
    (c) The NGO
    (d) The children


    5. In the first sentence of this passage, the word closest in meaning to ‘engrossed’ is:
    (a) focussed
    (b) busy
    (c) working
    (d) enabled


    6. According to the author, in what way has Shobha’s teaching changed?
    (a) she worked harder
    (b) she enjoys being with children more
    (c) she is able to understand ways to handle the subjects better
    (d) non of the above


    7. Which of the following words does not belong to the set: (i) indifferent
    (ii) involved, (iii) interested (iv) engrossed
    (a) i
    (b) iv
    (c) iii
    (d) ii


    8. The word ‘terminally-ill’ refers to
    (a) the condition of a person who is very ill.
    (b) the condition of a person who needs to be hospitalised
    (c) the condition of a person whose illness will definitely lead to death
    (c) the condition of a person whose illness has been terminated.


    9. .......... all countries in the world, India has the highest level of illiteracy.
    (a) in
    (b) of
    (b) at
    (d) on


    10. “We are all ready to go, but we have not yet received our visas.”
    This sentence can be rewritten as:
    (a.) We can go there only if we receive our visa
    (b) Although we are all ready to go, we are not yet able to as we have not received our
    visa.
    (c) Only if we receive our visa we can go.
    (d) Unless we receive visa we cannot go.


    Given below is a sentences with a word or phrase underlined. Pick an alternative that
    can be used in its place, without altering the meaning of the original sentence:


    11. On the other hand many parents feel that it is better to begin studying English
    from Class I.
    (a) However
    (b) For this reason
    (c) Despite this
    (d) In any case


    Fill in the appropriate choice to complete the sentence
    12. For the first time CIDCO has ...........to implement the green building concept.
    (a) decides
    (b) decided
    (c) decisive
    (d) decision


    13. Which of the following sentences has the same meaning as the sentence provided:
    In spite of the fact that there has been an increase in the number of schools in rural
    areas, still many children do not have access.
    (a)Because there are too many children in rural areas, many of them are not able to
    access schools.
    (b)Although there are many more schools now, still there are children who are not
    able to access schools.
    (c)Because of the increase in the number of schools, children are not able to get
    access.
    (d)The biggest hurdle is giving children access to schools.


    14. One of the biggest problem we face in our country is our inability to work in
    teams. The correct form of this sentence is:
    (a)One of the big problems we face in our country is our inability to work in teams.
    (b)One of the biggest problems we face in our country is our inability to work in
    teams.
    (c)One of the big problem we face in our country is our inability to work in teams.
    (d)One of the problem we face in our country is our inability to work in teams.


    15. ___ there a better way of getting this thing done?
    (a) Is
    (b) Are
    (c) Of course
    (d) Which of


    16.When she learnt that she had been selected, she was the ................. person in the
    colony
    (a) happier
    (b) happiest
    (c) happy
    (d) most happiest


    Fill in the blanks with the correct word/phrase:
    The Floor Space Index (FSI)—the permissible built up area on a plot— ___(17)
    1.33 for most of Mumbai. The concept of FSI in Mumbai at present is schemespecific
    ___(18)___ area-specific.
    17. (a) were
    (b) be
    (c) is
    (d) being


    18. (a) rather than
    (b) rather
    (c) instead
    (d) than instead


    19. ‘I am beginning to feel tired’.
    a) She said she was beginning to feel tired.
    b) She said I am feeling tired.
    c) She said she is tired.
    d) She said she feels tired.


    20. “I did not prepare for this examination.’ This sentence is the answer to which of
    the following questions?
    a. Did you do this examination?
    b. Why didn’t you prepare for this examination?
    c. Did you prepare for this examination?
    d. Didn’t you prepare for this examination?


    Section B (Marks 15)
    Analytical and numerical ability.


    21. Study the following figures
    Which of the following figures is the next in the sequence?
    A B C D
    22.
    Which of the following figures is the next in the sequence?
    A B C D
    23.
    Which of the following figures is the next in the sequence?
    A B C D


    24. After a discount of 11.11%, a trader still makes a gain of 14.28%. At how many
    percent above the cost price does he mark his goods?
    (a) 28.56% (b) 35% (c) 22.22% (d) None of these


    25. A dealer buys dry fruit at Rs.100, Rs. 80 and Rs. 60 per kg. He mixes them in the
    ratio 3: 4: 5 by weight, and sells them at a profit of 50%. At what price does he sell
    the dry fruit?
    (a) Rs. 80/kg (b) Rs. 100/kg (c) Rs. 95/kg (d) None of these


    26. An express train travelling at 80 kmph overtakes a goods train, twice as long and
    going at 40 kmph on a parallel track, in 54 seconds. How long will the express train
    take to cross a station 400 m long?
    (a) 36 sec (b) 45 sec (c) 27 sec (d) None of these


    27. The average marks of a student in ten papers are 80. If the highest and the lowest
    scores are not considered, the average is 81. If his highest score is 92, find the lowest.
    (a) 55 (b) 60 (c) 62 (d) Cannot be determined.


    28. A person starts from a point A and travels 3 km eastwards to B and then turns left
    and travels thrice that distance to reach C. He again turns left and travels five times
    the distance he covered betweenA and B and reaches his destination D. The shortest
    distance between the starting point and destination is
    (a) 18 km (b) 16 km (c) 15 km (d) 12 km


    29. What is maximum number of pieces of 5 cm x 5 cm x 10 cm cake that can be cut
    from a big ca ke of 5 cm x30 cm x 30 cm size?
    (a) 10 (b) 15 (c) 18 (d) 30


    30. A rectangular water tank measures 15 m x 6 m at top and is 10 m deep. It is full of
    water. If water is drawn out lowering the level by 1 meter, how much of water has
    been drawn out? ?
    (a) 90,000 litres? (b) 45,000 litres? (c) 4,500 litres? (d) 900 litres


    31. The average weight of a class of 24 students is 36 years. When the weight of the
    teacher is also included, the average weight increases by 1 kg. What is the weight of
    the teacher?
    (A) 60 kg
    (B) 61 kg
    (C) 37 kg
    (D) 40 kg


    Directions (For the next FOUR items): Based on the information given below,
    answer the four items which follow it :
    Gopal, Harsh, Inder, Jai and Krishnan live in one of these cities: Ahmedabad, Bhopal,
    Cuttack, Delhi and Ernakulam (Not necessarily in that order).
    They' keep only one of the following pets at home: Horse, Rat, Elephant, Dog and cat.
    (Not necessarily in that order).


    None of the five children likes the same thing, but each of them likes one of the
    following: Ice-cream, kebab, Soda, Biryani, Curdrice
    Further, it is given that:
    I. Gopal's lives in Ernakulam and likes Ice-cream
    II. Harsh does not live in Cuttack or Bhopal. .
    III. The person in Bhopal keeps a rat.
    IV. lnder's lives in Cuttack.
    V. Krishnan likes biryani and does not live in Ahmedabad.
    VI. Jai lives in Delhi and likes curd-rice.
    VII. There are no dogs or cats in Cuttack, Bhopal or Delhi


    Based on the information given above answer the next FOUR items:
    32. What is Krishnan’s pet?
    (a) Rat (b) Horse
    (c) Elephant (d) Cannot be determined


    33. Which is in Inder’s pet?
    (a) Elephant (b) Horse
    (c) Rat (d) Cannot be determined


    34. Who likes Soda?
    (a) Inder (b) Harsh
    (c) Harsh or Inder (d) Cannot be determined


    Check 15 questions in Next reply because of character limit

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    35. Which one of the following is the not a possible combination of Person –
    Hometown - Pet?
    (a) Gopal - Ernakulam- Dog
    (b) Jai - Delhi - Elephant
    (c) Inder - Cuttack - Elephant
    (d) None of the above


    Section C (Marks 15)
    Awareness on Social Issues
    36. Which of the following is mismatched
    a. Godavari - Maharashtra
    b. Cauvery – Karnataka
    c. Ganga – Himachal Pradesh
    d. Haldia - Bihar


    37. The Armed Forces (Special Powers) act of 1958 is in force in
    a. Manipur, Nagaland and Mizoram
    b. Assam, Tripura and Mehalaya
    c. All of the above
    d. None of the above


    38. Who among the following has not won the ‘Bharat Ratna’?
    a. Lata Mangeshkar
    b. Marudhur Gopalan Ramachandran
    c. Dr. Nelson Rohilhlahla Mandela
    d. Nandamuri Taraka Ramarao


    39. The National programme of Nutritional Support to Primary education was
    launched
    a. 1995
    b. 1996
    c. 2004
    d. 2005


    40. The constitution has
    a. 12 schedules, 395 articles, 22 parts
    b. 12 schedules, 375 articles, 20 parts
    c. 12 schedules, 394 articles, 22 parts
    d. 12 schedules, 395 articles, 21 parts


    41. Which of the following is incorrectly matched?
    a. Bhakranangal – Haryana
    b. Srisailam – Andhrapradesh
    c. Gandhisagar – Madhya Pradesh
    d. Sardar Sarovar - Gujarat


    42. Which of the following is not one of the socio – demographic goals of the
    National Population Policy - 2000
    a. Make school education up to age 14 free and compulsory, and reduce drop
    outs at primary and secondary school levels to below 20 percent for both boys
    and girls.
    b. Achieve universal immunization of children against all vaccine preventable
    diseases.
    c. Promote delayed marriage for girls, not earlier than age 18 and preferably after
    20 years of age.
    d. None of the above


    43. Which among this has not won the nobel prize
    a. C.V.Raman
    b. R.K.Pachauri
    c. Abdul Kalam
    d. Amartya sen


    44. The current contribution of Nucleur power to total energy production in India is
    a. > 20 %
    b. 15-20 %
    c. >15%
    d. < 5%


    45. The literacy rate for females in India according to the census of 2001 is
    a. 50-55%
    b. 45-55%
    c. 40-45%
    d. 55-60%


    46. Which of the following is not a poet
    a. M.F. Hussain
    b. Kaifi Azmi
    c. Makhdoom Mohiuddin
    d. Sahir Ludhianvi


    47. Gitanjali was written originally written in
    a. Hindi
    b. Sanskrit
    c. Bengali
    d. English


    48. P.C.Mahalanobis is associated with
    a. Agriculture
    b. Statistics
    c. Medicine
    d. Geology


    49. Which of the following does mosquito not spread
    a. Dengue
    b. Malaria
    c. Filaria
    d. Cholera


    50. I.C.D.S provides
    a. financial support to mothers
    b. nutrition to children
    c. subsidies to B.P.L. families
    d. micro credit

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    Hi!!

    It is nice that you want to give TISS exam..

    I cannot give you the whole paper here. I will provide you the links so that you can visit it and get it downloaded..

    Here are some links :

    1.http://www.jbigdeal.com/2010/12/tiss...ld-papers.html
    2.http://www.jbigdeal.com/2010/12/tiss...lved-2011.html
    3.http://www.ziddu.com/download/8918199/6.pdf.html

    Here I will give a glance at your TISS paper..

    MENTAL ABILITY

    Q.1) The missing number in the given figure is:
    36 15 ?
    30 11 72
    22 18 60

    (1) 44 (2) 48
    (3) 40 (4) 50

    Q.2) What is 30% of 450?
    (1) 150 (2) 135
    (3) 180 (4) 1350
    Q.3) Ten men can finish construction of a wall in eight days. How much men are needed to finish the work
    in half-a-day?
    (1) 80 (2) 100
    (3) 120 (4) 160

    Q.4) Find the next number in the series.
    1, 2, 9, 28, 65, _________.
    (1) 126 (2) 182
    (3) 196 (4) 245

    Q.5) A shop gives 10% discount on the purchase of an item. If paid for in cash immediately, a further
    discount of 12% is given. If the original price of the item is Rs. 250, what is the price of the article if a
    cash purchase is made?
    (1) Rs. 200 (2) Rs. 195
    (3) Rs. 198 (4) Rs. 190

    Q.6) It was Wednesday on July 15, 1964. What was the day on July 15, 1965?
    (1) Thursday (2) Tuesday
    (3) Friday (4) None of these

    Q.7) The average of x1 x2 x3 and x4 is 16. Half the sum of x2 x3 x4 is 23. What is the value of x1?
    (1) 18 (2) 19
    (3) 20 (4) 17

    Q.8) What is the perimeter of the rectangle ABCD when AD = 3 and BD = 5 (Shown in figure)
    A B
    C D
    3
    5

    (1) 12 (2) 14
    (3) 16 (4) 18

    Q.9) If March 1 of a leap year fell three days after Friday, what day of the week will dawn on November
    22?
    (1) Saturday (2) Sunday
    (3) Thursday (4) None of these
    Q.10) The radius of the pool in a South Delhi Club is twice the radius of the pool in a North Delhi Club. The
    area of the pool in South Delhi Club is how many times the area of pool in the North Delhi Club?
    (1)
    1
    4
    (2)
    1
    2

    (3) 2 (4) 4

    Q.11) How is
    1
    2
    % expressed as a decimal fraction?
    (1) 0.5 (2) 0.05
    (3) 0.005 (4) 0.0005

    Q.12) A circle is circumscribed around a square (shown in figure). The area of one of the four shaded
    portions is equal to
    4
    7
    . The radius of the circle is:
    A B
    C D
    O

    (1) 3 (2) 2
    (3) 2 (4)
    1
    2


    Q.13) Find the next number in the series : 235, 346, 457……
    (1) 578 (2) 568
    (3) 468 (4) 558

    Q.14) A sofaset carrying a sale-price ticket of Rs. 5,000 is sold at a discount of 4%, thereby the trader earns
    a profit of 20%. The trader’s cost price of the sofaset is:
    (1) Rs. 4,200 (2) Rs. 4,000
    (3) Rs. 3,600 (4) Rs. 3,800
    Q.15) A man was traveling on a motorcycle at the speed of 50 km/h for 2
    1
    2
    hours. Then a car full of
    youngster overtake him at a speed of 80 km/h. To overtake them he increased his speed to 70 km/h,
    but he could not overtake the car even after 2
    1
    2
    hours. How far did he travel in the total time of 4
    hours?
    (1) 200 km (2) 230 km
    (3) 250 km (4) 300 km
    Q.16) How is
    3
    4
    expressed as percentage?
    (1) 0.75% (2) 60%
    (3) 75% (4) 7.5% Q.17) There are two urns, one containing two white balls and four black balls, the other containing three
    white balls and nine black balls. One ball each is drawn out of the two urns. What is the probability of
    getting two balls of the same colour?
    (1)
    7
    12
    (2)
    1
    24

    (3)
    1
    12
    (4)
    1
    2


    Q.18) The perimeter of a rectangle is 60 metres. If its length is twice its breadth, then its area is:
    (1) 200 m2
    (2) 180 m2

    (3) 160 m2
    (4) 220 m2

    Q.19) In a class there are two sections A and B. If 10 students of section B shift over to section A, the
    strength of A becomes three times the strength of B. But if 10 students shift over from A to B, both A
    and B become equal in strength. How many students are there in sections A and B?
    (1) 50 and 30 (2) 45 and 15
    (3) 90 and 40 (4) 80 and 40

    Q.20) Which of the following is the smallest?
    (1)
    15
    16
    (2)
    16
    6

    (3)
    7
    8
    (4)
    11
    12


    Q.21) A man spends a fixed amount per month on petrol. The trend with every hike in price of petrol is as
    follows:
    Rs./litre : 1.5 2 3 4.5 6
    Litres : 60 45 30 20 ?

    What will be consumption when there price is Rs. 6 a litre?
    (1) 12 (2) 15
    (3) 18 (4) 13.5

    Q.22) The one rupee coin is placed on plain paper. How many coins of the same size can be placed round it
    so that each one touches the centre and adjacent coins?
    (1) 4 (2) 3
    (3) 7 (4) 6

    Q.23) The smallest number of 5 digits beginning with 3 and ending with 5 will be:
    (1) 31005 (2) 30015
    (3) 30005 (4) 30025

    Q.24) The first day of the year 1998 was Wednesday. If the birthday of Sucheta falls in 1998 was her
    birthday?
    (1) Wednesday (2) Thursday
    (3) Monday (4) Tuesday
    (5) None of these

    Q.25) Sukhbir is taller than Randhir but not as tall as Ajit. If Manoj is taller than Nitin, who is shorter than
    Ajit, then who among them is the shortest?
    (1) Nitin (2) Sukhbir
    (3) Manoj (4) Data inadequate
    (5) None of these

    ANSWERS

    1. (1)
    2. (2)
    3. (4)
    4. (1)
    5. (3)
    6. (1)
    7. (1)
    8. (2)
    9. (4)
    10. (4)
    11. (3)
    12. (3)
    13. (2)
    14. (2)
    15. (2)
    16. (3)
    17. (1)
    18. (1)
    19. (1)
    20. (3)
    21. (2)
    22. (4)
    23. (3)
    24. (1)
    25. (4)

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    Re: Sample question papers for TISS entrance exam?

    Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a University Grants Commission; Government of India funded Deemed University that works towards creating a people -centered, ecologically sustainable and Just society.This institute was awarded 5 star ranking by NAAC.The institute has 1150 Maters degree students.

    Candidates who completed their graduation from recognized university with 50% of marks, they are eligible to apply for TISS test.candidates who are pursuing final year is also eligible to apply for TISS test.
    good luck

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    Re: Sample question papers for TISS entrance exam?

    Hello,The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a University Grants Commission; Government of India funded Deemed University that works towards creating a people -centered, ecologically sustainable and Just society.This institute was awarded 5 star ranking by NAAC.The institute has 1150 Maters degree students.

    What is the author referring to as an ‘educational innovation’?like that

    Regards
    Nikhil

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    Re: Sample question papers for TISS entrance exam?

    ​TISS Stands for Tata Inst. Of Social Sciences

    And this exam is conducted by Tata group of India.

    Eligibility is;you should have inter with 50% and you should be an indian.
    You can write this exam even if you are in 12th class.

    You will have the foll.in Tiss exam;


    Written Test (100 marks)
    Group Discussion (40 marks)
    Personal Interview (50 marks)
    Academic Record (10 marks)


    The following are the sample papers for TISS exam:

    http://www.citehr.com/127019-tiss-en...rs-urgent.html
    http://www.jbigdeal.com/2010/12/tiss...ld-papers.html
    http://cflogic.careerforum.in/admissionprocess/tiss.htm
    http://studychacha.com/discuss/6564-...ance-exam.html
    http://www.pagalguy.com/forum/other-...ay-2-freshers/
    http://www.minglebox.com/answers/mba...-with-solution
    http://www.citehr.com/research.php?q...ntrance-papers

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    Re: Sample question papers for TISS entrance exam?

    Students preparing for TISS exam can download the sample papers viist <a href="http://blog.oureducation.in/sample-paper-for-tiss-exam/">TISS Sample papers</a>

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    Re: Sample question papers for TISS entrance exam?

    Hello,The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is a University Grants Commission; Government of India funded Deemed University that works towards creating a people -centered, ecologically sustainable and Just society.This institute was awarded 5 star ranking by NAAC.The institute has 1150 Maters degree students.

    Candidates who completed their graduation from recognized university with 50% of marks, they are eligible to apply for TISS test.candidates who are pursuing final year is also eligible to apply for TISS test.

    here i'm providing some links of previous Tiss Test papers, once go through this links;

    1.http://www.jbigdeal.com/2010/12/tiss-general-awareness-model-question.html
    2.http://www.jbigdeal.com/2010/12/tiss-analyticallogical-reasoning-and.html
    3.http://www.jbigdeal.com/2010/12/tiss-question-papers-with-answers-2011.html

    Once go through all the above links, you can find all previous question papers for TISS test.


    Best of luck



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