Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination

Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination

Mode of ExamOnline
Level of ExamNational Level

HSEE represents Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination. It is a national level test led by IIT Madras for shortlisting students to fill seats in five years integrated Master of Arts (MA).The course takes an interdisciplinary point of view at scholarly and social establishments for the investigation of human relations in contemporary settings.  The course targets offering a more extensive ways and figuring out how to participate in basic reasoning and examination on thoughts. Initial, 2 years of the program are normal to all after that it stretches out into two streams:- (I) Integrated M.A. in Development Studies (ii) Integrated M.A. in English Studies. Exame Date for HSEE is given underneath.

Candidates applying for HSEE must have passed any  of the subsequent qualifying examinations listed below:-

  • 12th class conducted by CBSE
  • Intermediate or 2 Pre-University exams recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • The final exams of the 2-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the NDA
  • Senior Secondary School Exams conducted by the NIOS with a min of five subjects.
  •  Public School equivalent to 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities.
  • Higher Seconadry School Certificate vocational examination
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) exam (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High  Secondary School Certificate Exam of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

HSEE Syllabus 2020

Part I

  • English and Comprehension Skills
  • Reading skills
  • Grammar
  •    Vocabulary

Analytical and Quantitative Ability

  • Numbers
  • Algebra
  • Highest Common Factor (HCF) and Lowest Common Multiple
  • (LCM)
  • Calendar
  • Basic Statistics – Average, Ratio and proportion
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentages
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Work and time
  • Discount
  • Age
  • Sums
  • Linear equations
  • Elementary Trigonometry
  • Data interpretation

Analytical reasoning

Logical reasoning Brain-teasers and patterns

  • General Studies
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Society and Culture
  • World Affairs
  • Environment and Ecology

Part II

Current Affairs

General Knowledge.

The essay should build an argument, demonstrate a transparent perspective and be substantiated with examples, wherever possible.

Application Start Date :

11th December 2019

Application End Date :

23rd January 2020

Exam Date :

28th July 2020

Result Date :
Conducted By :

Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Official Website : http://hsee.iitm.ac.in