HSEE 2022 – Application Form (Out), Exam Date is 12 Jun, Syllabus, Question Paper, Fee – AglaSem Admission


HSEE 2022 – The application form for HSEE 2022 is now available at hsee.iitm.ac.in. Moreover, HSEE 2022 exam is going to be conducted on June 12, 2022. IIT Madras will conduct the HSEE (Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination) 2022 for admission into five-year integrated Master of Arts (MA) programs in the academic year 2022 -24. It is a national-level exam conducted by IIT Madras every year for shortlisting candidates to fill seats in five-year integrated Master of Arts (MA) programs. The HSEE 2022 consists of two parts. Part A consists of multiple-choice questions, whereas Part B consists of subjective questions. Get the complete details about the HSEE 2022 exam, including the syllabus, pattern, and more, from this page.

Latest – HSEE 2022 application form is out. Click here to apply.

HSEE 2022

HSEE is held at the national level to fill 58 MA seats. Admission is sought in courses like Integrated MA in Development Studies and Integrated MA in English Studies. Have a look at the table given below to find out the important dates of HSEE 2022.

HSEE 2022 Important Dates
HSEE 2022 Registration starts 09 Mar 2022
Last date to submit HSEE 2022 application by paying the fee online 27 Apr 2022
Last date to submit the application form by paying fee challan 28 Apr 2022
HSEE 2022 Application Status check from 09 – 13 May 2022
HSEE 2022 Admit Card download 30 May – 12 Jun 2022
HSEE 2022 Exam date 12 Jun 2022 09:00-12:00 IST
Copy of candidate responses for paper I to be available on the HSEE 2022 20 – 22 Jun 2022 05:00 PM
Release of provisional answer key 23 Jun 2022
HSEE 2022 Result declaration 29 Jun 2022
Candidate registration/choice filling for Stream in Integrated MA 30 Jun – 04 Jul 2022, 5:00 pm
Seat Allocation for successful candidates 07 Jul 2022

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HSEE 2022 Application Form

IIT Madras invites online application for HSEE 2022 at the official website, hsee.iitm.ac.in. Eligible candidates who wish to take admission to the master’s program offered by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) of the Institute must register themselves before the last date of submission. A completed application has to be submitted online only. Candidates applying for HSEE 2022 are advised to keep their application status in check on the official website.

Documents to be submitted with the application form of HSEE 2022:

  1. Scanned copy of the photograph and signature.
  2. Scanned copy of class 10 certificate.
  3. Class 12th certificates as scanned copy.
  4. Category certificate scanned copy for GEN-EWS-Undertaking / OBC-NCL-Undertaking / SC / ST candidates.
  5. Scanned copy of PwD / Dyslexia / Scribe certificate (if applicable)

Application Fee: The amount of the HSEE 2022 application fee is as follows:

Category: Fee Amount
SC / ST / PwD Rs. 1200/-
Others Rs. 2400/-

Note: Additionally, the service charges of the Bank will be Rs.40/-.

Candidates can pay the fee amount via the following mediums:

  • Net Banking
  • credit card
  • Debit Card
  • Indian Bank e-Challan

Programs Offered Through HSEE 2022

  • Integrated MA in Development Studies
  • Integrated MA in English Studies

HSEE 2022 Eligibility Criteria

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

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

HSEE 2022 Admit Card

The admit card for HSEE 2022 will be released online at the official website of IIT Madras. Candidates can download their HSEE 2022 admit card through the direct link that will be provided here. To download the admit card, registered candidates should enter the required credentials at hsee.iitm.ac.in. The admit card is an important document for participating in the entrance examination. Candidates must carry their hard copy of the admit card to the examination hall. After the successful completion of the HSEE 2022 entrance exam, participants must keep the admit card safe till the further admission process.

HSEE 2022 Exam Pattern

Check the exam pattern given below for HSEE 2022.

  • Parts: There are 2 parts in HSEE; Part I and Part II
  • Duration: The exam is of 3 hours, candidates get 2 hours and 30 minutes to attempt Part I and 30 minutes for Part 2. (Candidates with more than 40% disability gets 1 hour extra.)
  • Language: The question paper of HSEE is only provided in the English language.

Check the topics from which questions will be framed given below.

Part Topics
1 -English and comprehension skills
-Analytical and quantitative ability
-General studies covering the Indian economy
– Indian society and culture, world affairs
– Environment and ecology
2 Essay writing on general topics

Part – 1 HSEE 2022 Exam Pattern:

  • Negative marks may be awarded for incorrect answers in Part I

HSEE 2022 Syllabus

HSEE 2022 has two parts: Part I and Part II. The syllabus for HSEE 2022 Part 1 consists of English (25% of Part I), Analytical and Quantitative Ability (25% of Part I), and General Studies (in four sub-parts; 50% of Part I). Part II involves essay writing.

Part I

  • English and Comprehension skills: Reading skills, Grammar, Vocabulary
  • Analytical and Quantitative Ability
  • General Studies: Indian Economy, Indian Society and Culture, World Affairs, Environment and Ecology

Part II

Topics for the essay writing in Part II will be based on current affairs and general knowledge. The essay should build an argument, demonstrate a clear perspective and be substantiated with examples, wherever possible.

Syllabus: Click here to check the detailed HSEE 2022 Syllabus.

Test Centers for HSEE

The test is going to take place in the following given test cities. Candidate can choose the two exam centre. Every attempt will be made to allot the center of his/her first choice. In extreme cases, the candidate may be allotted the centre/city of his/her second choice. Candidates can not change the city/town allotted to him/her.

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

HSEE 2022 Reservation

Following is the Reservation Criteria for Reserved Category Candidates:

Category: Reservation
Other Backward Classes belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) 5%

HSEE 2022 Result

The HSEE 2022 results will be released by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. It is available under the login portal at hsee.iitm.ac.in. To check the result, an email ID or login ID and password are required. It is made on the basis of aggregate marks obtained in HSEE 2022. IIT-M shall release a common rank list for those who score at least 50% in HSEE 2022 and separate rank lists are prepared to correspond to the GEN-EWS, OBC- NCL, SC, ST, and PwD categories.

HSSE 2022 Seat Matrix

Candidates can check the seat intake of both Development Studies and English Studies streams from below image:

HSSE 2022 Fee

Qualifying candidates of HSEE 2022 have to pay the following amount of application fee for admission.

Particulars Fee for Indians Fee for Foreigners
1 time payment Rs. 3,550 Rs. 18,500
semester fee Rs. 11,200 Rs. 3,07,900
Refundable caution deposit Rs. 2,000 Rs. 2,000
Estt. ‘A’ charges Rs. 6,000 Rs. 6,000
Extra-curricular Fee Rs. 1,500 Rs. 1,500
Medical Insurance Premium Rs. 792 Rs. 792
Refundable hostel deposit Rs. 3,000 Rs. 3,000
Hostel and other fee Rs. 19,450 Rs. 19,450

About IITM

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) conducts The Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE) 2022. It is an institute of national importance established through an Act of Parliament in 1959. It offers quality education in Humanities, Sciences, Engineering, Management and Technology at UG/PG level. Admission is solely through Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE). The program has a total of 58 seats; each stream will have 29 seats.

HSEE 2022 Contact Details:

Address: The Chairman, HSEE-2022, JEE Office, IIT Madras, Chennai–600036
Phone: (044) 2257 8220
Fax: (044) 22578224
e-mail, [email protected]

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HSEE 2022 Exam Frequently Asked Questions

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Q1: What are the streams offered by in HSS program?
Ans: The streams offered are: Integrated MA in Development Studies and Integrated MA in English Studies

Q2: How can I apply for HSEE 2022?
Ans: Candidates can apply online on the official website.

Q3: I have completed my education from outside of India. Am I eligible for HSEE 2022?

Ans: Yes, you must submit a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities that says the examination you have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination

Q4: My Admit Card has some wrong details on it. What should I do?
Ans: In this case, you must inform the Chairman, HSEE 2022, immediately by phone/email.

Q5: How can we choose Exam Centers for HSEE 2022?
Ans: Candidates can choose it while filling the Application Form. They get two options for Exam centers.

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