Books to prepare for TISSNET 2020: TISSNET is a computer-based exam conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences for admission to their master’s programmes. We have been getting constant queries from focused TISS aspirants as how to prepare for TISSNET exam. While everyone talks a lot about books to prepare for CAT, very rarely we find a comprehensive list of books to prepare for TISSNET. There are plenty of books in the market which claim to be the best for TISSNET preparation making it difficult for candidates to decide which one to follow. In this article, we bring to you a comprehensive list of books to prepare for TISSNET 2020 exam, to ensure that all the candidates who are solely aiming for TISS can also fine-tune their preparation and score high in TISSNET Exam. 

Books to prepare for TISSNET 202

Books to prepare for TISSNET 2020: Analytical and Numerical Ability Section

This section needs a preparation similar to that of CAT Quant section. However, the level of questions in TISSNET is easy as compared to the level of Quant questions in CAT. So, you may refer to the same set of books for the Quant section, but with a focus on Foundation / Level 1 questions. Practice the basic ones and focus on conceptual clarity. No need to get into Level 2 of the books when it comes to TISSNET.

  • Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning – R S Aggarwal (Must for Analytical Reasoning part).
  • How to Prepare for Quantitative Ability for CAT – TMH Publication.
  • Quantum CAT by Sarvesh Verma.
  • Refer the study material of best online coaching for TISSNET 2020 Preparation Course.

Books to prepare for TISSNET 2020: Language Ability Section

This section is very easy as compared to the CAT Verbal Ability. The topics in this section are more of speed based and test you at very basic concepts of Language. The nature of questions remains the same as Reading Comprehension, cloze test, grammar, etc. But the level is much lesser than the CAT exam.  So there is no need not follow CAT level books instead you need to do more of speed based practice here.

  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension – By Arihant Publication.
  • Pearson Guide to Verbal Ability – By Sujit Kumar, Pearson Publication. 
  • Vocabulary – GRE Baron’s High-Frequency Wordlist.
  • Use the study material of Career Anna’s TISSNET 2020 Preparation Course.

Books to prepare for TISSNET 2020: Social and General Awareness Section

This is one of the most critical sections of TISSNET. The syllabus for this is also very vast. The questions are based on national and international current affairs, social issues in India and the world, etc. More importantly, you don’t generally find one single book to prepare for multiple topics which are covered in the Social and General Awareness section of TISSNET Exam. Some of the best books you may refer to are as follows. However, it’s best not to follow books, but to prepare from the popular TISS GK Course of last MBA Season.

  • Competition Success Review.
  • Manorama Year Book.
  • Pratiyogita Darpan.
  • Daily reading of Newspapers like The Hindu, Times of India, Economic Times, and Financial Express.

However, the above mentioned are too big a sea to prepare from. Hence, we recommend the candidates to opt for Career Anna TISSNET Coaching Classes, highly recommended course by the TISS Mumbai students. According to the experts and toppers, the best way to prepare for TISSNET 2020 exam is to know your strengths and weaknesses and start working on them from now. Since there is still time left to get over with your weakness and further strengthen your strong areas, you must devote around 2-3 hours a day to crack TISSNET 2020 with a high score.  Along with preparing from these books, it is recommended that you regularly take TISSNET Mock Tests. This will help you in analyzing your strengths and weaknesses and work on them accordingly. Happy Preparation!

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