HSEE Exam

Humanities & Social Sciences Entrance Examination
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HSEE is held every year by Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. This exam is conducted to invite the applications from eligible candidates in various courses. This is a national wise examination. The 5-year integrated courses that the qualified candidates will be offered as ENGLISH STUDIES & DEVELOPMENT STUDIES. This course is designed to meet the needs of the candidates who seek a wider learning forum. This course is for the students who appreciate the unique pattern of inter-disciplinary studies. HSEE program motivates students to get engaged in critical thinking and research on ideas, society, people and human conditions. This exposure to various subjects enables students to decide on one of the three disciplines mentioned above. In this course of five years, the students are encouraged to intern with different organizations to gain practical knowledge and experience.

By imparting good education through this program the Institute aims at producing all rounder individuals with sound training in the Humanities and Social Sciences to answer the needs of universities, research institutes and commercial and public sector companies. The companies draw its strength from the unique mix of streams. Streams that are offered are INTEGRATED M.A. in DEVELOPMENTAL STUDIES and INTEGRATED M.A. in ENGLISH STUDIES. The first 2-year course of the curriculum is common to all the students after which, the branch is out into the two streams. Allocation of streams will be based on students preferences as well as their academic semesters.

THE TWO AREAS OF SPECIALISATION:

  • 1. DEVELOPMENTAL STUDIES
    While this is a popular option chosen by students in the UK and USA, this discipline is less known to the Indian students. This specialization is designed to give students an insight into three thematic modules on

    • Gender
    • Science, Technology and Development &
    • Urbanisation
    Students desirous of careers with NGO, International Organisations and Major Corporate Houses, where they could act as catalyst of social change can take up this discipline.
  • 2. ENGLISH STUDIES
    Students with a flair for English language and love for literary and linguistic analysis can opt for this discipline. Apart from courses in literary areas and linguistics, students are adequately exposed to Sociology, History and Economics thus preparing them for a variety of careers such as Journalism, Civil Services, Hospitality Management, Language Training and Corporate Communications.
  • HSEE 2016 Eligibility Criteria:
    As per the norms of the IIT Madras, candidates must be physically fit and they should have either completed their 10th standard or 12th standard. 60% of minimum marks is required to take up this examination. Upper age limit is 25 years for the general category students and extra 5 years relaxation for the reserved category of students. For Scheduled castes 15% seats are allocated and only 3% of seats are allocated to the PH category.
  • HSEE 2016 syllabus and pattern:
    HSEE 2016 Eligibility Criteria:
    As per the norms of the IIT Madras, candidates must be physically fit and they should have either completed their 10th standard or 12th standard. 60% of minimum marks is required to take up this examination. Upper age limit is 25 years for the general category students and extra 5 years relaxation for the reserved category of students. For Scheduled castes 15% seats are allocated and only 3% of seats are allocated to the PH category.

    HSEE 2016 syllabus and pattern:
    The HSEE examination is conducted within two sections and primarily for part I questions will be based on the English comprehension skills, Analytical skills and Quantitative ability. 150 minutes are the total duration for the people to take up this part I. Part II questions will be based on the essay writing on the specific topics and the duration will be 30 minutes to take up this examination. The HSEE examination is the computerized examination and revaluation is not possible. NAM is an integral part of our community. We are part of the SUDARSHAN Education and Research Society, which allows the institute to work together in order to provide a highly-quality service to all students. We at NAM take 100% effort to take the student forward from the journey of HSEE course. We have a track record of 80% complete selection of the students in the Entrance exam. For us students satisfaction is the top priority. With rigorous efforts towards the achievement the set goal of the student we at NAM put in our best effort towards the same.

    NAM INSTITUTE is among the institutes who started two way trainings- classroom and online teaching together for humanities and Social Sciences entrance exam. NAM INSTITUTE's founder Director Dr. N.K. Singh is the backbone of NAM INSTITUTE in guiding the students from 2006 in the conscious pursuit of academic excellence. With limited intake of students, personalized guidance and care, dedicated and highly accomplished faculty team, excellent course structure, well- scheduled test series and mock tests, Innovative and excellent teaching methodology are the key factors of NAM INSTITUTE.

    Coaching Duration: 3 Months
    Tutorial Fees: 30,000-35,000
  • IELTS Speaking marking schemes
    The speaking test is also marked out of 9 according to the following criteria:
    • Fluency and coherence
    • Lexical resource
    • Grammatical range and accuracy
    • Pronunciation