• 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 – 2018’, in short as BITSAT-2018.
    ‘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. Deadline to apply online for BITSAT-2018 : 13th March 2018 (5.00 pm)
2. Revision/editing (online) in the application form by candidates : 15th – 19th March 2018
3. Test center allotment and announcement to candidates : 21st March 2018
4. Candidates to reserve Test date and slot : 23rd March – 5th April 2018
5. Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions : 12th April – 10th May 2018
6. BITSAT Online tests : 16th May – 31st May 2018
7. Apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences : 1st May – 18th June 2018
8 Admit list and Wait list announcement : 20th June 2018
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • • For admission to any of the Integrated First Degree Programmes 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 2017 or Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2018 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 2017 or Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2018 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.
  • Note
  • 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-2018. 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 2018 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2018 score as per the eligibility criteria mentioned above. Further details about this scheme will be available at BITS admission website by 1st of May 2018. 
  • 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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