HSEE 2021; Important Dates, Application Form & Eligibility Details

HSEE 2021 Application Form: Humanities and Social Science Entrance Examination or HSEE 2021 Notification is released now. The aspirants who want to enrol for Integrated Master of Arts Programme at IIT Madras can register for the Entrance and appear for the test. The qualified candidates of the test shall be eligible for the admission to the Masters Degree Programme. Here, the important details regarding the HSEE 2021 Online Application Form and necessary information is furnished for the interested. So, scroll down for the latest updates.

Update: HSEE 2021 scheduled for 13th June 2021 has been postponed due to pandemic situation. The revised date for the examination will be announced at a later stage. 

Important Dates of HSEE 2021 Application Form

Online Application Start Date1st February, 2021
Last Date for Online applicationMarch 31, 2021 for Online Fees Payment
March 16, 2021 for Indian Bank Challan Fees Payment
Application Status can be Checked fromApril 28, 2021 to May 11, 2021
Admit Card will be available fromUpdate Soon
Examination Date for HSEE-2021Update Soon
Availability of Copy of candidate responses Update Soon
Declaration of Result on HSEE WebsiteUpdate Soon
Offer letter can be downloaded from Update Soon

Courses Offered through HSEE 2021

Through HSEE 2021, IIT Madras offers Master of Arts ( MA ) Programmes only. Following are the streams on which the Masters Degree are offered.

  • Integrated M.A. in Development Studies
  • Integrated M.A. in English Studies

Eligibility to Apply for HSEE 2021

The willing candidates who want to appear for HSEE 2021 must fulfill the eligibility conditions as per the official notification.

Educational QualificationA Candidate should have appeared any one of the following qualifying examinations for the first time in either 2020 or 2021.
. The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (www.aiuweb.org).
• Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.
• Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
• Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
• Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities.
• H.S.C. vocational examination.
• Class XII skill courses of CBSE.
• General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
• High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
[ Candidates who have completed Class XII (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination.]
In case the Class XII examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.
Date of BirthCandidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1996 are eligible for HSEE-2021. However, in the case of SC, ST and PwD candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e., candidates belonging to SC, ST, and PwD and born on or after October 01, 1991 are eligible.

Application Fees

The Applicants must pay the examination fee either through Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card or through the Indian Bank Challan generated during the process of application.

For SC / ST / PwD ApplicantsRs. 1200/-
For All OthersRs. 2400/-

How to Apply for HSEE 2021 Registration ?

Time needed: 10 minutes.

The application for HSEE-2021 is only through online mode. The procedure to apply for the Entrance Test Registration is shared here for the willing candidates. Interested candidate needs access to a computer with Internet connection and a printer. The Steps for HSEE 2021 Application Form are as follows –

  1. Registration

    Log on to the site https://hsee.iitm.ac.in and select from the menu “Apply Online” and follow the instructions on the site. Enter all the data as per the instructions. The site will prompt to save the data on the system when necessary.

  2. Upload scanned Images

    The applicant should upload (a) Photograph, (b) Signatures and (c) Supporting Documents as per the dimensions instructed on the information brochure.

  3. Examination Fee

    Candidates must pay the examination fee as applicable is through Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Indian Bank challan that will be generated during the process of application.

  4. Form Submission

    After the confirmation, recheck the details and submit the online completed application form

HSEE 2021 Application – Important Links

Information BrochureDownload
Online Application FormClick Here
Exam Pattern & SyllabusClick Here
Exam Date / Admit CardClick Here
Result / Merit ListClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

About HSEE

The Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination or HSEE is a national level entrance test conducted every year by IIT Madras. Indian Institute of Madras conducts HSEE for admission to the master programme offered by the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) of the Institute. The test is completely computer based and is usually conducted in the second or third week of April in various cities across India. The HSEE started in the year 2006 coinciding with the launch of the M.A. programme at IIT Madras. This is the only test of its kind, which admits students to a five year integrated masters programme in humanities and social sciences subjects offered by an IIT.

Contact Details

The applicants in case of further information and necessary clarification can contact the HSEE 2021 Authorities through the contact details shared below –

The Chairman HSEE-2021
JEE Office IIT Madras
Chennai–600036
Phone: (044) 2257 8220
Fax: (044) 22578224
Email: [email protected]
HSEE website: https://hsee.iitm.ac.in

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