About Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test (BITSAT)

BITSAT is a computer based online test conducted every year for admission to the Integrated First Degree Programmes at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani. BITS Pilani is a deemed university with its campus at four places – Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai.
Computer based online test implies that the candidate sits in front of a computer and questions are presented on the computer monitor. This is unlike the traditional paper-pencil based test, which is generally offered on a single day to all candidates. The BIT SAT is offered over a period of time and the candidate can choose the center, the day and a time of his/her convenience to take the test.

All questions in this test are objective type questions i.e. each question has a choice among four answers, only one being correct choice. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1 mark).  No marks are awarded for questions not attempted. While the candidate can skip a question, the computer does not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as correct answer. There are a total of 150 questions in all.
  • Part 1 :  Physics (40 Marks)
  • Part 2 :  Chemistry(40 Marks)
  • Part 3 :  English Proficiency(15 Marks) & Logical Reasoning(10 Marks)
  • Part 4 :  Mathematics(45 Marks)
Study Level
Under Graduate
Mode of Test
Online
Conducting Authority
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

Test Format

180 Min

Duration of Test

1

Frequency per year

0 - 150

Score Range

1 Year

Test Score Validity

Eligibility

(i) For admission to any of the First Degree programmes of BITS 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 (PCM) and adequate proficiency in English.
(ii) 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 (PCB) and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.
Admission to all the programmes is subject to the conditions given below:
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) subjects in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects.
Only Students who are appearing for 12th class examination in 2019 or who have passed 12th class Examination in 2018 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2019 test.   If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in 12th class or its equivalent, only his latest performance is considered, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/courses prescribed. Students who have passed 12th examination in 2017 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2019. Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2019.
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, as mentioned above.

Deadlines

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Departments for which this exam is relevant
Bio Sciences & Biotechnology
Computer Science & Information Technology
Engineering & Technology
Healthcare

Application Fee

  • Rs.3150/-  for male candidates
  • Rs.2650/- for female candidates
If a candidate chooses Dubai as a test center the application
  • US $ 80 (or Indian Rs.5600/- ) fee for both male and female 
Details for payment of fees are available at the website while applying online.

Application Process

Interested  candidates  should  register  their  names  for BITSAT-2019 by  applying  in  the prescribed  application  form online.The  password  that  a  candidate  enters  (8  alphanumeric characters)   during   BITSAT  registration  process   will   be   required  for  further   accesses including  writing  the  BITSAT.  Hence,  a  candidate  should  keep  it  confidential. A  candidate has to complete the application form online at http://www.bitsadmission.com  and pay the prescribed  fees.  Also  take  the  print out  of  the  filled-in form for  your  future  reference.The prescribed  fee  for  BITSAT-2019 is Rs.3150/- (three thousand one hundred  fifty) for  male candidates and Rs. 2650/- (two  thousand six hundred fifty)  for  female  candidates.This  fee  is non refundable and non-transferrable. If  a  candidate chooses  Dubai as  a  test  center  the  application  fee  for  both  male  and  female candidates  will  be  same  and  will  be US  $80 (Rs.5600). Details  for  payment  of  fees  are available at the admission website while applying online.

Preparation

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