BITSAT

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test

Mode of ExamOnline
LevelUG
Level of ExamUniversity Level

This is a university level entrance exam held every year to offer admissions into various Integrated First Degree Programmes. Admission will be offered to the candidates into B.E, B.Pharm and M.Sc programmes after qualifying this admission test. Candidates will get admission in the BITS campuses located in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. 

Conducted annually, BITSAT is an online computer based test (CBT) offers admission to interested candidates in its Integrated First-degree programmes including BE, Pharma and MSc programmes. 

BITSAT is a three-hour long exam comprising of 150 multiple choice questions (MCQs). Each section of BITSAT exam has questions from subjects such as - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning. Check out the BITSAT 2020 exam pattern. 

 

Highlights

Full Name

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test

Popularly Known As

BITSAT

Exam Level

University

Mode of exam

Online

Mode of Application

Online

 

Important Dates

Events

Dates

Availability of application form

January 11,  2020

Last date to submit application form

May 11, 2020

Online form correction starts

May 15, 2020

Last date to do application form correction

May 20, 2020 

Test center allotment and announcement to candidates

July 1, 2020

Slot booking date

July 10 to 16, 2020

Issuance of admit card

July 23 to August 10, 2020

exam dates

August 6 to 10, 2020

Score Display

After the exam will be conducted

Applying with class 12 marks and preference of BITS campus

July 25 to August 16, 2020

 

Application Fee

Category

Amount

For Male candidates

INR 3300

For Female candidates

INR 2800

For Dubai exam center

$90 (INR 6300)

Colleges Accepting BITSAT 2020 Score

More than three lakh students take BITSAT every year for admission to the programmes offered by BITS Pilani and its campuses.  

Colleges

BE Courses offered

BITS Pilani

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering

BITS Hyderabad

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering

BITS Goa

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

 

Why Should One Appear for BITSAT 2020?

On the basis of an aspirant's BITSAT result 2020, he/ she can secure admission in courses offered at the BITS campuses that are located at Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. Some of the reasons due to which candidates should be encouraged to appear for BITSAT exam are as mentioned below:

  • Aspirants can select their own preferred course combinations at BITS campuses.
  • All BITS colleges have good infrastructure, faculty and industry exposure.
  • Toppers of State Boards are offered direct admission.
  • BITS offers good placement opportunities to aspirants.

Apart from this, candidates who are not able to secure a good rank JEE Main can opt to pursue an engineering degree at a renowned college in India by clearing BITSAT 2020.

BITSAT 2020 Exam Day Guidelines 

Aspirants appearing for BITSAT must read the exam day instructions printed on the BITSAT admit card 2020 carefully. To avoid last-minute chaos, Here are some guidelines you should follow:

  • Admit card: This is a mandatory document. Without BITSAT 2020 admit card, aspirants will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
  • Photo: Candidates will also have to carry one passport size photograph to the BITSAT test centre.
  • Photo ID: Any one of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid and non-expired) too is required. This can be your PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Aadhaar Enrolment No/ Ration Card.
  • Report at the test centre as per the reporting time
  • Do not carry any text material (printed or written) except the BITSAT 2020 e-admit card inside the test centre.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to carry any electronic devices like mobile phones, paging devices, calculators, spy cameras and music systems.

 

Before filling BITSAT application form 2020, candidates should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility requirements for the exam. One of the basic eligibility criteria to appear for BITSAT is that candidate’s must have passed Class 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and adequate proficiency in English.

On this page, you will find information about:

  • How to fill BITSAT 2020 application form?
  • BITSAT 2020 exam fees 
  • Documents required to fill BITSAT application fee
  • Important dates related to BITSAT registration 2020
  • BITSAT application correction window and related details
  • 5 important FAQs around BITSAT

How to fill BITSAT Application Form 2020?

Interested candidates need to apply for BITSAT through an online form, available on the official website of BITS Pilani. 

  • Register for BITSAT 2020 online

In order to register for BITSAT exam, candidates need to register on the official website by providing the below mentioned details. After filling the details, click on the ' Proceed' button.

Candidate's name 

(as mentioned on Class 12 Examination Marksheet)

Gender
Date of Birth Email ID
Mobile Number Password

 

This is how the BITSAT 2020 registration form looks like:

BITSAT Eligibility Criteria

Here we are providing the eligibility criteria of various courses offered under BITSAT exam:

  1. Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have passed 12th exams of 10+2 system in the year 2018 from any recognized board.

  2. Subjects: Candidates must have PCM subjects (PCB subjects for B.Pharma) with adequate proficiency in English. However, students with PCM subjects can also apply for pharmacy.

  3. Minimum Marks: In the qualifying exam candidates have obtained 75% in PCM/PCB and also have scored minimum 60% marks in each subject.

  4. Appearing Candidates: Students appearing in the 12th exams in the year 2019 are eligible to apply.

  5. If students have taken more than one attempt in the 12th class then the latest performance will be considered.

  6. Candidates who are presently studying in BITS and any of its campuses they are not eligible to apply.

The basic eligibility:

The basic eligibility to appear for BITSAT 2020 is to secure a minimum of 75% aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in class 12th. Candidates who opted for Biology must have an aggregate score of 75% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Candidates should make sure that the individual marks in each subject should be 60%.

 

 

BITSAT Syllabus 2020

BITSAT exam pattern is such that the test paper comprises of questions of Class 11 and Class 12 level as found in NCERT books. Thus, candidates are advised to thoroughly go through Class 11 and Class 12 NCERT books for BITSAT exam prep.

Also, BITSAT mock tests are issued to candidates who have successfully registered for this engineering entrance exam. BITSAT sample test/ mock test is usually issued in the month of March/ April every year. 

BITSAT 2020 Syllabus

Syllabus for Physics

  1. Units & Measurement

  2. Kinematics

  3. Newton’s Laws of Motion

  4. Impulse and Momentum

  5. Work and Energy

  6. Rotational Motion

  7. Gravitation

  8. Mechanics of Solids and Fluids

  9. Oscillations

  10. Waves

  11. Heat and Thermodynamics

  12. Electrostatics

  13. Current Electricity

  14. Magnetic Effect of Current

  15. Electromagnetic Induction

  16. Optics

  17. Modern Physics

  18. Electronic Devices

Syllabus for Chemistry

  1. States of Matter

  2. Atomic Structure

  3. Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure

  4. Thermodynamics

  5. Physical and Chemical Equilibria

  6. Electrochemistry

  7. Chemical Kinetics

  8. Surface Chemistry

  9. Hydrogen and s-block elements

  10. P, d and f block elements

  11. Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons

  12. Stereochemistry

  13. Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen

  14. Biological, Industrial and Environmental chemistry

  15. Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry

Syllabus for English Proficiency

This test is designed to assess the test takers’ general proficiency in the use of English language as a means of self-expression in real life situations and specifically to test the test takers’ knowledge of basic grammar, their vocabulary, their ability to read fast and comprehend, and also their ability to apply the elements of effective writing.

  1. Grammar
  2. Vocabulary
  3. Reading Comprehension
  4. Composition

Syllabus for Logical Reasoning

The test is given to the candidates to judge their power of reasoning spread in verbal and nonverbal areas. The candidates should be able to think logically so that they perceive the data accurately, understand the relationships correctly, figure out the missing numbers or words, and to apply rules to new and different contexts.

These indicators are measured through performance on such tasks as detecting missing links, following directions, classifying words, establishing sequences, and completing analogies.

  1. Verbal Reasoning
  2. Nonverbal Reasoning

Syllabus for Mathematics

  1. Algebra

  2. Trigonometry

  3. Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry

  4. Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry

  5. Differential calculus

  6. Integral calculus

  7. Ordinary Differential Equations

  8. Probability

  9. Vectors

  10. Statistics

  11. Linear Programming

  12. Mathematical modelling

Syllabus for Biology

  1. Diversity in Living World

  2. Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function

  3. Genetics and Evolution

  4. Structure and Function – Plants

  5. Structure and Function - Animals

  6. Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants

  7. Reproduction and Development in Humans

  8. Ecology and Environment

  9. Biology and Human Welfare

  10. Biotechnology and its Applications

BITSAT 2020 Pattern

BITSAT 2020 exam paper will be based on objective-type multiple choice questions where candidates will be evaluated on the basis of how many answers they give correct.

It will be a three hour duration computer based online engineering entrance exam which will be divided into four sections/parts. Each section will have questions from different subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning as well as Mathematics.

BITSAT question paper will consist of questions in the above mentioned subjects taught to students as part of their Class XII syllabus.

The exam question paper included:

  1. A total of 150 questions wherein candidates have to select the correct answer from four options.
  2. For every correct answer candidates will be awarded three marks.
  3. For every wrong answer one mark will be deducted.

This engineering entrance exam will be divided into four sections. BITSAT 2019 syllabus lists the topics in which aptitude of candidates will be tested. View the detailed syllabus for BITSAT 2019 here

There is no section-wise time limit as per the BITSAT 2019 exam pattern. However, candidates have to complete their entrance exam in three hours duration. Thus, candidates are given the freedom to attempt any question/section as per their preference and are even given the option to go back to a question previously attempted by them and edit it within BITSAT exam stipulated time duration of three hours.

Additional Questions in BITSAT: Also, if any candidate is able to attempt all 150 question of this entrance exam within three hours then he/she will be given an opportunity to attempt additional 12 questions within those three hours. These additional questions are such that four questions each will be asked from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics sections only. However, any candidate who choose to answer these extra 12 exam questions are not allowed to go back to the original BITSAT exam and make any changes in the 150 answers he/she answered previously.

The section wise break up of questions as per BITSAT 2020 exam pattern was as follows:

Examination Sections

Subjects

No. of Questions

Part I

Physics

40

Part II

Chemistry

40

PartIII

English Proficiency

15

Logical Reasoning

10

Part IV

Mathematics/Biology ( B.Pharma)

45

Total Number of Questions

150

BITSAT question paper has all the questions in English language only. Candidates who appear for this engineering entrance exam will be given different question papers and these exam papers will randomly be selected from a large database of exam papers by the computer.

BITSAT exam pattern 2020 is such that the question paper comprises of objective-type multiple choice questions. BITSAT 2020 is a three hours duration computer based online engineering entrance exam. In BISTAT exam pattern the question paper is divided into four sections/ parts. Each section of BITSAT exam has questions from different subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning as well as Mathematics.

BITSAT question paper consists of questions from the above mentioned subjects that are taught to students as part of their Class XI Class XII syllabus.

Highlights of BITSAT Exam Pattern 2020

Specifications

BITSAT Pattern 2020

Subjects

Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency, Logical Reasoning, Mathematics/ Biology

Mode of Examination

Online

Type of Questions

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Medium of Exam

English

Duration of Exam

3 Hours

Total Marks

450 Marks

Marking Scheme

For every correct answer: +3 marks
For every incorrect answer: -1 mark

 

Section-wise BITSAT Exam Pattern 2020

The section-wise break up of questions as per BITSAT 2020 exam pattern is as follows:

Examination Sections

Subjects

No. of Questions

Part I

Physics

40

Part II

Chemistry

40

PartIII

English Proficiency

15

Logical Reasoning

10

Part IV

Mathematics/Biology ( BPharma)

45

Total Number of Questions

150

 

The medium of instruction of BITSAT question paper is English language only. Candidates who appear for this engineering entrance exam are given different question papers and these exam papers are randomly selected from a large database of exam papers by the computer.

 

Key Points for BITSAT Question Paper 2020

BITSAT exam question paper comprises of 150 questions. This engineering entrance exam is divided into four sections. BITSAT syllabus 2019 lists the topics in which aptitude of candidates is tested.

There is no section-wise time limit as per the BITSAT 2019 exam pattern. However, candidates have to complete their entrance exam in three hours duration. Candidates have the freedom to attempt any question/ section in BITSAT 2020 as per their preference and are even given the option to go back to a question previously attempted by them and edit it within the stipulated time duration of three hours.

Some points that candidates need to keep in mind regarding BITSAT 2019 exam pattern are listed below:

  1. The exam is of 3 hours duration.
  2. BITSAT is a computer based test.
  3. The exam comprises of objective type multiple choice questions.
  4. Each question comprises of four options and only one answer is correct.
  5. Candidates can change their answer for a question at any given point.
  6. There is negative marking in BITSAT exam.
  7. There is no time limit on when a candidate should complete each section of the exam.
  8. Questions in BITSAT paper are selected randomly from a large question bank and so each candidate receives a different set of questions.
  9. Candidates who complete 150 questions in the 3 hours duration get a chance to solve 12 extra questions.
  10. On completion of the exam, aspirants are provided with their BITSAT score immediately.
  11. Candidates can download and take a print of their BITSAT scores from the official website of the exam on the next day of giving the exam.

12 Additional Questions in BITSAT 2020

If any candidate is able to attempt all 150 questions of this entrance exam within three hours then he/ she is given an opportunity to attempt additional 12 questions within the assigned three hours duration. These additional questions are such that four questions each are asked from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics sections only.

However, any candidate who chooses to answer these extra 12 exam questions is not allowed to go back to the original BITSAT exam and make any changes in the original 150 answers he/she has previously selected.

 

Application Start Date :

4th January 2019

Application End Date :

20th March 2019

Exam Date :

6th August 2020

Result Date :
Conducted By :

Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Official Website : http://www.bitsadmission.com

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