HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019

HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019

HSEE-2019 – Analysis

HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019  HSEE-2019 by IIT Madras – was held on the 21st of April in 2019. This write up is a basic HSEE-2019 – Analysis. The exam is conducted for admission to the 5 year integrated MA program offered by IIT Madras. Only 2 percent of students who write the exam get admission to the program. The 2019 version of the exam was no surprise. It was similar in content and nature to the 2018 version.HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019

HSEE-2019 – Analysis :General overview

HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019 The computer based exam had two parts , part 1 contained the Aptitude test and Part II contained the written ability test.  HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019 There were 128 questions carrying 144 marks in the first part and 1 essay writing task of 30 marks in the 2nd part. The first part had a  time limit of 2.5 hours and the 2nd part had a time limit of o.5 hours or 30 minutes. Overall the test was moderate in its level of toughness. Let us now dive into the section details HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019 

HSEE-2019 – Analysis: English and Comprehension Skill

HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019 This section was moderate in the level of difficulty, with an equal emphasis on grammar,  vocabulary and Comprehension. There was a poem by Cummings followed by comprehension questions. Out of the 32 questions, 28 questions were for one mark each ad 4 questions were for 2 marks each.HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019

S.No.TopicNumber of QuestionsMarks per questionLevel of difficulty
Passage Comprehension52Moderate
Poem Comprehension51Moderate
Vocabulary81Easy
Grammar91Easy
Fill in the blanks41Moderate
Para jumbles11Moderate
Total32

A student could have attempted around 25 question in 40 minutes easily HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019

Analytical and Quantitative Ability

HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019 This section too was moderate in the level of difficulty, with questions being asked from across the topics. Questions appeared in Number theory, trigonometry, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Ratio, Calendars , Coding and decoding etc. HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019

S.No.TopicNumber of QuestionsMarks per questionLevel of difficulty
Number Theory51Easy
Profit and Loss21Easy
Simple and Compound Interest21Easy
Averages and Mixtures21Easy
Percentages11Easy
Time and Work21Easy
Trigonometry12Moderate
HCF LCM41Easy
Calendars12Moderate
Number Series21Easy
Permutations11Easy
Ratio3Only one question was of 2 marks and the rest1 mark eachModerate
Coding21Easy
Mensuration11Easy
Ages21Easy
Reasoning12Moderate
Total3236

A student could have easily attempted 25 questions in 40 minutes

General Studies 

The general studies paper had 4 parts. There were no surprises here.   The four parts are

  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Society and Culture
  • World Affairs
  • Ecology and Environment
S.No.TopicNumber of QuestionsTotal MarksLevel of difficulty
Indian Economy1618Moderate
Indian Society and Culture1618Moderate
World Affairs1618Easy
Ecology and Environment1618Easy
Total6472

Under economy questions appeared from Money Banking and Finance, Forces of demand and Supply, Economic growth and development, etc. HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019 The questions related to Indian society and culture appeared from Indian history, Indian freedom struggle, art, constitution. In the world affairs section, questions appeared on Arab Israel conflict, Indo-China, Symbols, elections outside India, Human development report, types of governance systems, official languages of countries,   Indian constitution and terrorism. Under Ecology and Environment, questions appeared from  global warming, Extinct species, productivity, populations, pollution, ecology and environment movement, soil erosion, and ecological conventions.HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019

Students should have been able to attempt around 50 questions.HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019

HSEE-2019 – Analysis: Overall Cutoff

The top  2 scores in the test in the year 2019 was 133 and 125 respectively. The institute offers admission to only those who score above 50 percent in the written test for the general category. For OBC candidates, the above percentage is 45 and for SC, ST and PwD categories the percentage is 25.HSEE ANALYSIS AND OVERVIEW 2019 The Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination or HSEE is a national level entrance test conducted every year by Indian Institute of Technology Madras for admission to the master programme offered by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) of the institute.

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