BITS Admission Test (BITSAT)

  • Overview
    The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani is an all India Institution declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act.
    BITSAT is a computer based online test conducted by BITS, Pilani for admissions to Integrated First Degree programmes of BITS, Pilani at Pilani campus, K. K. Birla Goa campus and Hyderabad campus. This test will be referred to as ‘BITS Admission Test – 2019’, in short as BITSAT-2019.
    ‘Computer Based Online test’ means the candidate sits in front of a computer and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and the candidate answers the questions on the computer through the use of keyboard or mouse. Each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate on the computer. This is unlike the traditional paper-pencil based test.
    Each day the exam will be conducted in two slots. The first slot will be from 9.00 am till 12.00 noon and the second slot will be from 2.00 pm till 5.00 pm. A candidate can choose anyone out of these two slots based on the availability.
  • Exam Date : Third week of May to Last week of May
  • Admit List :  Third week of June   
  •  Important Dates and deadlines of BITSAT-2018:

1.

Commencement of Application Form for BITSAT-2019 :

Third week of December 2018

2.

Last date to Apply  for BITSAT 2019:

Third week of March 2019

3.

Availability of application correction window:

Second week of March 2019

4.

Test centre allotment & announcement to candidates:

Third week of March 2019

5.

Start date for slot booking:

Fourth week of March 2019

6.

BITSAT Online tests :

Third to last week of to May 2019

7.

Apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences :

From first week of May to third week of June 2019

8

Admit list and Wait list announcement :

Third week of June 2019

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • • For admission to any of the Integrated First Degree Program except B. Pharm.:  Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 2018 or Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2019 and adequate proficiency in English.
  • • For admission to B. Pharm.:  Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in 2018 or Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2019 and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.
  • • Minimum Percentage with Subjects: The candidate should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects (if he/she has taken Mathematics in BITSAT) or a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects (if he/she has taken Biology in BITSAT) in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology subjects.
  • Candidates who will be appearing for class 12 exam in 2019 or who have cleared the examination in 2018 are only eligible.
  • Admissions will be made purely on merit:  The merit position of the candidate for admission will be based on the score obtained by the candidate in the BITSAT-2019. However, their eligibility for admission is subject to fulfilling the requirement of minimum marks in 12th examination.
  • Direct Admission to Board Toppers:  First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2019 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2019 score as per the eligibility criteria mentioned above. Further details about this scheme will be available at BITS admission website by 1st of May 2019. 
  • BITSAT Exam Centers 2019: BITS Pilani will be conducting entrance test in various cities/states which will be known as BITSAT 2019 exam centres. These exam centres of BITSAT 2019 will be decided by the authorities itself. In 2018, BITSAT 2019 was held in 50 cities including Dubai. Candidates will have to fill the exam centre of BITSAT 2019 while filling the application form. Candidates can choose 3 BITSAT exam centres 2019 in order of their preference and convenience. However, candidates opting for Dubai exam centre of BITSAT 2019 can only choose one centre.
  • Exam Structure

Parts

Subjects / Types

No. of Questions

Marking Scheme

Negative Marks

Duration

Part-I

Physics

40

3 x 40 = 120

-1

3 Hrs.
(without break)

Part-II

Chemistry

40

3 x 40 = 120

-1

Part-III

(a) English Proficiency

15

3 x 15 = 45

-1

 

(b) Logical Reasoning

10

3 x 10 = 30

-1

Part-IV

Mathematics/Biology

45

3 x 45 = 135

-1

Total

150

MM – 450

 


NOTE: All questions are of objective type (MCQs); each question with choice of four answers, only one being correct choice. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1mark). The questions are so designed that a good student will be able to answer 150 questions in 180 minutes. The extra questions (a maximum of 12) will give a chance to highly meritorious candidates to score higher. However, candidates should keep in mind the fact that there is negative marking for wrong answers.
 
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