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TISS DS: ACTUAL Extempore TOPICS & ACTUAL PERSONAL Interview(OPI) Questions 2023

Preparing for the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) Online Personal Interview (OPI) and Extempore Round is crucial for aspiring candidates. These rounds serve as a gateway to one of the most esteemed institutions in India, renowned for its excellence in social sciences education. To help applicants in their preparation, this blog provides insights into the actual Extempore topics and Personal Interview questions asked during the TISS OPI and Extempore Round in 2023.

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I.Extempore Topics for TISS DS in TISS OPI & Extempore Exam:

The TISS DS Extempore Topics in TISS OPI & Extempore round 2023 are designed to evaluate candidates' ability to think critically, express themselves clearly, and demonstrate knowledge of relevant topics related to Development Studies. The topics comprehensively evaluate candidates' potential for success in TISS's DS programs.

The TISS DS Extempore Topics that are asked in the real-time exam are:

Development Management

Trends and Solutions in India

'Role of PHC(Primary Health Center) in pandemic'

The contributions of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar to the constitution of India

Indian economy growth since economic reforms

Ukraine war

Terrorism

State population

II.Personal Interview Question for TISS dS in TISS OPI & Extempore Exam:

The TISS DS personal interview questions in the TISS OPI & Extempore round 2023 are intended to evaluate your drive and readiness to pursue a career in Development Studies. These questions are designed to gauge your interest in the field, your academic background, relevant skills, experiences, and the qualities that position you as a strong candidate for this program and a successful one.

The TISS DS Personal Interview Questions that are asked in the real-time exam are:

1. Workplace Discrimination

2. Critically examine CSR

3. Why population increasing?

4. Any labour related progress in society?

5. Is women unsafe in India?

6. What is the colour of gold?

7. Why not sociology?

8. Why development studies?

9. Why TISS?

10. Do you believe we have democracy?

11. Why do I want to study this course? 

12. Situation of adivasis in West Bengal

13. Theories of Durkheim, Comte, Weber, Spencer

14. What is a thick description?

15. NCRB 2021 data on caste-based violence

16. Work experience related and dissertation questions

17. Tell us about Yourself?

18. What is community medicine? 

19. Where do you think paramedic stands in healthcare? 

20. What do you think about the cause of maternal mortality in tribal areas?

21. What work do you do?

22. What do you understand by well-being (various indexes)?

23. What do you understand by well-being (various indexes)?

24. Asked about facts regarding my home state?

25. What is CSR?(what you have done)

26. What are the roles of technology in DS?

27. How will you make use of your experience in DS and the future?

28. Why Change your career path?

29. Development Theory of Amartya Sen

30. Do you know about Frantz Fanon?

31. Define Decolonization

32. Do you know about one more author that teaches at DU?

33. Which historians did you read in college?

34. How can history help you study development studies?

35. What subjects do you want to study in the development studies?

36. How would you describe India's relations with China? India's trade with China?

37. Since you are from Rajasthan, how would you solve the problem of child marriage?

38. Comment on decolonizing development.

39. Significance of the Russia-Ukraine war.

40.  What other courses I applied to at TISS?

41. 20% from my DAF And Biosketch.

42. About 8-12 technical questions from economics subjects as it my major. 

43. Few questions were outside my field of study and college curriculum

44. They asked in detail about certain economic topics, like equations and explanation to even the minutest variables. 

45. Questions on the latest undp report. 

46. General economic scenario. 

47. About my NSS and NGO journey, my NSS learnings.   

48. Health issues in Punjab and comparison from various states and reasons. 

48. Agricultural problems in Punjab and their remedies.

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