HSSE ADMIT CARD 2020 IIT Madras Download HSSE Hall Ticket – Updated

HSSE Admit Card 2020: The Department of Humanities and Social Science which is the oldest department of the IIT, Madras comprises experienced faculty who will organize an entrance test on April 19, 2020, for 52 seats. The aspirant can download the HSSE 2020 admit card through the official website of IIT, Madras i.e. www.hsee.iitn.ac.in in April 2020. Candidates are advised to take the admit card to the examination center on examination date. The aspirant can pay the fees for the application form through online modes such as Net Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card and challan generated from Indian Bank.

Update (6th April 2020) – Due to COVID-19, the HSSE Examination has been extended until further notice. Once we got any update related to the HSSE examination, then we will let you know.

Update as on 26th March 2020 – Aspirants are requested to check the updates related to the HSSE Hall Ticket and can download the HSSE Admit Card 2020 from the official website of IITM Madras from 3rd April 2020.


Please be informed that in this article we will discuss the expected date HSSE Admit Card 2020, HSSE eligibility criteria, expected cut-off, how to download the admit card, etc, so we request you to please read the full article.


Important Things To Remember

Activity   Date
Official website of IIT, Madras www.hsee.iitm.ac.in
Starting date of Online Application December 11, 2019
Last of Online Application January 22, 2020
Commencement of Admit card 3rd April 2020
Closing date to download Admit Card Not Yet Announced
Exam Date April 19, 2020
Result Date of HSSE 2020 May 15, 2020
Date to download offer letter for selected candidates May 16, 2020

Important Note – Candidates are requested to click on the link given below to download the HSSE Admit Card 2020.

Link – Click Here

Some Information About M.A (Humanities and Social Science)

IIT, Madras was established in the year 1959 and ranked one of the top engineering institutes in India to provide quality education to the student of Indian residents as well as a foreign resident. The Department of Humanities and Social Science is one of the oldest departments in IIT, Madras.

Stream Offered by Department of Humanities and Social Science:

  • Economics
  • English
  • Development Studies
  • Health Studies
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Sociology
  • International Relation
  • Film Studies

Important Note On HSSE ADMIT CARD

HSSE 2020 Admit Card: After finishing the application procedure and fees payment, the candidate can have access to download their examination hall ticket through the official website of IIT, Madras https://hsee.iitm.ac.in from March 18, 2020, to April 19, 2020 (9 am).

  • The admit card will contain the name of the candidate, center name, caste, Photo, address, and date of birth.
  • In case of any discrepancy found in the admit card then the candidate needs to inform the chairman immediately by Fax / Email / Phone prior to the examination date.
  • No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall on the examination date without admit card.
  • If there is any discrepancy found by the invigilator at the time of verification then he/she has full to disqualify the candidate for the examination.

Examination Pattern For HSSE-2020

The pattern for HSSE 2020 Examination for Humanities and Social Science Department. Aspirant can take an idea from the examination pattern which has been released by IIT, Madras on their official website in order to prepare for the examination which is going to be held on April 19, 2020.

  • The total duration for the HSSE examination of 2020 will be a maximum of 3 hours.
  • The examination consists of two parts.
  • The type of questions for part-1 will be objective.
  • The duration of the part-1 examination will be 150 minutes out of a total of 180 minutes.
  • In part-2 candidate has to write an essay within 30 minutes.


The part-1 covers the below – mentioned topics:

  • English and comprehension skills
  • Analytical and Quantitative Ability
  • General Studies
  • Environment and Ecology


The aspirants need to write an essay on the topic which will be given in the examination.

NOTE – Use of electronic devices such as mobile phones, calculators, pager, headphone, tablet, etc is strictly prohibited in the examination hall.

HSSE Fees Structure

The fee structure for those who will clear the HSSE 2020 Examination:

  Particular For Indian Nationals For Foreign Nationals  
Semester Fees   Rs 11,400 Rs 3,07,900
One time Deposit Fees Rs 3,550 Rs 18,500
Refundable Deposit Rs 2,000 Rs 2,000
Gym Fees Rs 1,500 Rs 1,500
Medical Insurance Fees Rs 1,600 Rs 1,600
Hostel Amount (Refundable) Rs 3,000 Rs 3,000
Estt.’A’ Charges Rs 6,000 Rs 6,000
Other Fees Rs 21,115 Rs 21,115

HSSE ADMIT CARD: Reservation Criteria

The reservation system will be followed in HSSE 2020 under the guidelines of the Central Government. Aspirant belonging to the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes, PWD, GEN-EWS, and OBC-NCL category will be eligible for the reservation while allocating the seats.

General belonging to the weaker section of the society Reservation of seats will be 6% from the overall seats
Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL) Belonging to the non-creamy layer 27% reservation
Scheduled Caste 15%
Scheduled Tribes 7.5%
Person With Disability   5% seats reserved in every category

Important Point To Remember In Admission Process

  1. The candidate must be born on or after October 01, 1995, to get eligible for the HSSE 2020.
  2. There has been relaxation which been given to the reserved category students like Scheduled Tribes, Scheduled Caste, Other Backward Class and a Person With Disability (PWD) under the guidelines of the Central Government by 5 years.
  3. The Candidate has to show the original age proof certificate at the time of admission.
  4. Only a Student who provides a valid physical fitness certificate from a certified doctor will allow taking admission.
  5. The Institute has a full right to disqualify admission in the case of any discrepancy found in the documents.

   List of HSSE Examination Centre

NOTE – The Candidate cannot change his / her examination center allocated by the examination authority at any point in time. List of examination Centre are given below:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • New Delhi
  • Mumbai
  • Kolkata
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Luck now
  • Patna
  • Jammu
  • Coimbatore
  • Kochi
  • Indore
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Guwahati

HSSE Exam 2020 Syllabus

IIT, Madras has now released the syllabus for the HSSE examination on the notification issued on the official website. Now the student can take the idea to prepare for the examination. The subject wise syllabus for the examination is given below:

Part Subject Topics Marks %
  Part-1       English and Comprehension skill Grammar Part Vocabulary Part   Reading and Writing skills 25% of Part-1 Examination
                  Analytical and Quantitative Ability Numbers, Algebra, Highest Common Factor (HCF), Lowest Common Multiple (LCM), Calendar, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Simple and Compound Interest, Work and Time, Discount, Age Sums, Linear equation, Elementary Trigonometry, Data Interpretation, Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Brainteasers, and Pattern. 25% of Part-1 Examination
    General Studies Indian Economy, Indian Society and Culture, World Affair, Environment, and Ecology 50% of Part-1 Examination
  Part- 2 Essay Writing    

Link To check HSSE Admit Card – Click Here

Result Of HSSE Examination 2020

After the process for checking answer sheets by the examination authority then the next is to declare the result of the examination. The result will be published online on the official website of IIT, Madras i.e. www.hsee.iitm.ac.in on May 15, 2020.

  • The result will contain candidate information like their roll number, total marks obtained in Part-1 and Part-2 segment.
  • The Candidate cannot raise the dispute in the evaluation process of the answer sheets.
Expected Cut-Off For HSSE Exam 2020

IIT Madras will release the merit list for the selected candidate for the HSSE Examination 2020. The aspirant who achieves the minimum cut-off scores will be eligible to take admission in M.A (Humanity and Social Science). Below is the expected cut-off for the year 2020:

General 52%
Scheduled Caste 27%
Scheduled Tribes 27%
Other Backward Class 47%
Person with Disability 27%

Frequently Asked Questions (HSSE 2020)

What is the date when the examination will be held for HSSE 2020?

The date for the examination is April 19, 2020.

Will there be negative marking in the examination?

There will be no negative marking in the examination.

When will the HSSE examination result get declared?

The result will declare in the month of May 15, 2020.

Who organizes the HSSE examination for M.A Program?

IIT, Madras is responsible to organize examination every year.

What is the official website of the HSSE examination?

www.hsee.iitm.ac.in is the official website for the HSSE examination.

All the aspirants are requested to post their queries in the comment section of the page regarding the HSSE Admit card 2020.

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