HSEE 2016

Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE) 2016

HSEE is conducted by Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras to grant admission to its Humanities and Social Sciences programs in the post graduate level.

Venue: Pan India Exam Date: April 17, 2016

What is the test about?

HSEE 2016 will be held this year to test the merit of candidates who wish to pursue education with subjects like Humanities and Social Sciences in masters level from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). 

Who is eligible?

Kindly refer to Page 10 of the link provided to get information about the eligibility of the test.

What are the test syllabus, duration and format?


  • English
  • Analytical and Quantitative Ability
  • General Studies
Duration: 3 hours


  • Exam is divided in 2 parts.
  • Part I consists of objective type multiple-choice questions.
  • Part II involves essay writing
  • Questions are asked in English

key dates for application and registration

Last date for submission of online application: January 25, 2016; Application status check on the website: February 16, 2016; Admit Card availability for download from the HSEE website by candidates – March 14 – April 16, 2016

Who conducts the test?

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras

Which colleges/institutes accept the test?

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras


The Chairman, HSEE-2016
JEE Office, IIT Madras
Chennai - 600 036.
Telephone : 044 - 2257 8220
Fax : 2257 8224
E-Mail : hsee@iitm.ac.in

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

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