IIT Madras: Humanities and Social Science Entrance Exam

Hina Yadav updated on : 20 Feb 2017

IIT Madras’ Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination is conducted for admission to MA in English or Development Studies.

IIT Madras Social Sciences and Humanities entrance

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras will conduct the Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE) for MA English and Development Studies admissions, on 16th April, 2017.

This is a five-year integrated programme and it quite popular among students because of its multi-disciplinary nature.

Graduates of this course get placements in the fields of consultancy, journalism, academia, NGOs, research organisations, banks, etc.

HSEE is an online-based entrance exam, which includes some written component as well. The entrance exam comprises mainly of the General Ability assessment. In the written component of the test, the candidates need to write a 300 word essay on a contemporary or general topic.

The General Ability Test section of the entrance exam is made up of three sections. The first section is to test the candidate’s English language knowledge. The second and third sections are to test the candidate’s analytical, mathematical and general knowledge.

Important Dates:



Application Process Begins

17th December, 2016

Last date to submit applications

27th January, 2017

Admit Cards Issue

14th March to 15th April, 2017


16th April, 2017

HSEE Result

9th May, 2017


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