Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT)

What is BITSAT?

BITSAT stands for Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test. It is an online exam which is conducted for the students to take admission in the undergraduate Engineering courses (BE)  offered at its three campuses located at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad.

BITSAT is conducted every year by BITS Pilani and after qualifying the exam, students are given admission into B.E., B.Pharm and M.Sc. programmes.

BITSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Students who wish to appear for the BITSAT 2020 have to fulfil the eligibility criteria mentioned below. 

For Admission to Any of the First Degree programmes of BITS  

  • Aspirants should have passed the class 12th examination from a recognised Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates must have adequate proficiency in English.
  • Aspirants should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects.

For Admission to B.Pharm (Hons)  

  • Aspirants should have passed the class 12th examination from a recognised Central or State board or its equivalent with the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Candidates must have adequate proficiency in English. However, candidates with PCMB in class 12 can also apply for the Pharmacy programme at BITS campuses.
  • Aspirants should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (and Maths, if they are PCMB students) subjects with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (and Maths, if they are PCMB students) subjects.
  • Only students who are appearing for 12th class examination in 2020 or have passed in 2019 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT 2020. Only two attempts are there for the student.
  • Students already studying in any of the BITS campuses are not eligible for the exam.
  • Admissions are done purely on the merit basis which is based on the score a student gets in the examination. However, their eligibility for admission is subject to fulfilling the requirement of minimum marks in 12th examination, as mentioned above. 

BITSAT 2020 Direct Admission to Board toppers

Direct admission is given to the First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2020, irrespective of their BITSAT score and the choice of their branch is given to them. 

 BITSAT Paper Pattern

Particulars Details
Mode of Examination Computer Based Test (CBT).
Duration 3 Hours.
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (Objective). Each question will have four options, one being the correct one.
Language The examination will be held only in English medium.
Parts Part I – Physics, Part II – Chemistry, Part III – English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning, Paper IV – Mathematics/Biology (for B.Pharma)
Number of Questions Physics – 40

Chemistry – 40

Mathematics/Biology – 45

English Proficiency – 15

Logical Reasoning – 10

Total No. of Questions 150
Marking Scheme For every correct answer, 3 marks is allotted. For every incorrect answer, 1 mark is deducted. For unattempted questions, no marks are allotted.

BITSAT Syllabus (Important Topics) 

BITSAT 2020 exam will consist of topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The syllabus will comprise concepts from NCERT curriculum of class 11 and 12 . Below mentioned are a few Important topics that can help students get a good score in BITSAT.

Mathematics 
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Probability
  • Vectors
  • Statistics
  • Linear Programming
  • Mathematical modelling
Biology 
  • Diversity in Living World
  • Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Structure and Function – Plants
  • Structure and Function – Animals
  • Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants
  • Reproduction and Development in Humans
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology and its Applications
Chemistry 
  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Periodicity
  • Thermodynamics
  • Physical and Chemical Equilibria
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Hydrogen and s-block elements
  • p- d- and f-block elements
  • Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons
  • Stereochemistry
  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen
  • Biological, Industrial and Environmental chemistry
  • Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry
Physics
  • Units & Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Work and Energy
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  • Oscillations
  • Waves
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Optics
  • Modern Physics
  • Electronic Devices
English & Logical Reasoning 
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Composition

BITSAT Mock Tests 

BITS Pilani will be releasing a few mock tests for the students who would be appearing for BITSAT 2020. These tests would be available on the official website 

Take these mock tests will:

  • Help students in appearing for the mail BITSAT paper 
  • A clear picture of the BITSAT 2020 
  • Help students in managing the time during the exam 
  • By using the BITSAT mock test 2020, the students will be able to analyze their preparation level 

BITSAT Application Process 

  1. Visit the official website of BITS (www.bitsadmission.com) and register for BITSAT by entering basic details like personal, academic and contact details. 
  2. After entering the details students have to upload their photograph along with the signature in the specified format given on the website. 
  3. The candidates then have to make the fee payment for the application form filled by them, they can make the application fee payment either online through credit card/ debit card/ online banking or in offline mode.
  4. Students are requested to take the print out of the Application form and save details for future use. 

BITSAT Application Fee 

Category  Application Fee 
For male candidates 3300
For female candidates 2800
For Dubai Campus ( Male/Female) 90 USD or INR 6300 

BITSAT Programmes Offered 

BITS CAMPUS BE PROGRAMME OFFERED
Pilani Campus Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
K. K. Birla Goa Campus Chemical Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Hyderabad Campus Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering

BITSAT Slot Booking for 2020

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani will conduct the slot booking for the students online on the official website. Students will be only issued admit card once they complete the slot booking process in the specific time. 

Step 1 – Visit the official website @bitsadmission.com.

Step 2 – Open the BITSAT slot booking link.

Step 3 – Login using application number and password.

Step 5 – Test city will be visible to the student.

Step 6 – Select the test date from the list of available choices.

Important Timelines for BITSAT 2020

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the date of the examination is not fixed. BITS Pilani has tentatively planned for conducting BITSAT-2020 during 16th-18th Sept and 21st-23rd Sept 2020. You will soon hear more details about other deadlines.

Students are advised to keep checking www.bitsadmission.com for regular updates.

Events  Date 
Slot Booking To be Notified 
Availability of hall ticket To be Notified
BITSAT 2020 Exam  16th-18th Sept and 21st-23rd Sept 2020
Result  To be Notified 

BITSAT FAQs

Q1. Some problem is coming while accessing the online application? Can I send it via post or mail?

Answer: There is no such provision of sending the application by mail or post. Candidates can send an email to bitsat2020@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in for any queries related to the application form.

Q2. Can I apply for BITSAT 2020 if I studied or had subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Biology in class 11 and 12?

Answer: Candidates can attempt the BITSAT 2020 if they have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology but for only B Pharma program offered by the institute.

Q3. Is there any provision for correcting the application after submission?

Answer: The application form correction facility is made available on the website where students can edit the different fields.

Q4. I passed out my class 12 in the year 2019 but did not get a 75 % aggregate. Can I write BITSAT 2020 if I repeat only in a few subjects to get 75 %?

Answer: If candidates are repeating the 12th exam, it is mandatory to take the improvement exam for all the 5 subjects. If they take the improvement for only PCM/PCM, they are not eligible.

Q5. I want to appear for BITSAT 2020 but I passed my 12th in the year 2019?

Answer: As per the eligibility criteria, the candidates will be eligible for BITSAT 2020.

Q6. What is the exam pattern of BITSAT 2020?

Answer: BITSAT 2020 will be conducted online in a computer-based test mode. The examination will consist of 150 multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning.

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