BITS-Pilani Engineering Entrance Exam
About (BITS)-Pilani | Important Dates | Eligibility Criteria | Exam Structure | Application Procedure
- BITSAT is a Computer based online test for Admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS Pilani Campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad.
- Candidate who have passed 12th Examination in the year of entrance exams or previous year.
- Computer based Online Test will be held between 14th May and 1st June.
- A candidate can apply online only once for BITSAT.
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. This is also called BITSAT, which is a Computer based online test for Admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS Pilani Campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. ‘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. This test will be referred to as ‘BITS Admission Test–2015’ or BITSAT-2015.
|1.||Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2015: 20th February 2015|
|2.||Test center allotment and announcement to candidates: 25th February 2015|
|3.||Candidates to reserve Test dates: 1st March – 21st March 2015|
|4.||Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions: 15th April – 30th April 2015|
|5.||BITSAT Online tests: 14th May – 29th May 2015|
|6.||Candidates to apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences to Degree programs: 20th May – 30th June 2015|
|7.||Admit List and Wait List announcement: 1st July 2015|
The following criteria shall be followed to appear in BITS 2015
|1.||Acadmic Qualification: For admission to any of the Integrated First Degree Programs of BITS, the candidate should have passed their 12th examination of (10+2) system from a recognised Central or State Board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.|
|2.||Subject in the Qualifying Exams : Further, the candidate should have obtained a minimum of 75% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in class 12th examination, at least 60% marks in each of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and adequate proficiency in English.|
|3.||BITS Merit : However, admissions will be made only on his/her merit based on the score obtained in BITSAT-2015.|
|4.||Only Students who are appearing for class 12th examination in 2015 or who have passed the class 12th examination in 2013 are eligible to appear for BITSAT-2015.|
The test consists of four parts. The number of questions & marks in each part is as follows:
|Parts||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marking Scheme||Negative Marks||Duration|
|(I)||Physics||01 – 40 = 40||3 x 40 = 120||-1||
|(II)||Chemistry||41 – 80 = 40||3 x 40 = 120||-1|
(a) English Proficiency and
(b) Logical Reasoning
81 – 95 = 15
96 – 105 = 10
3 x 15 = 45
3 x 10 = 30
|(IV)||Mathematics||106 – 150 = 45||3 x 45 = 135||-1|
|Total 4 Parts & 5 Subjects||Total – 150||MM – 450|
Note: There is no time limit for individual parts of the test. The candidate can go back and change any of his/her answers among the 150 questions. While the candidate skips a question, the computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as correct answer. If a candidate answers all the 150 questions (without skipping any question), the candidate will have an option of attempting 12 (twelve) extra questions, if there is still time left. These extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics only; four questions from each part. Further, once the candidate has opted for extra questions, he cannot go back for correction of any of the earlier answered 150 questions. The questions are so designed that a good student will be able to answer 150 questions in 180 minutes. The extra questions 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. Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of rough work, signing etc. Blank sheets for rough work will be provided, if required.
Interested candidates should register their names for BITSAT-2015 by applying in the prescribed application form online. Complete the application form online at http://www.bitsadmission.com and pay the prescribed fees. Also take the print out of the filled form for your future reference. The prescribed fee for BITSAT 2015 is Rs. 2090/-(Rs. 1590/- for female candidates).
In addition to applying and appearing for BITSAT-2015, candidates have to also apply for admission to BITS giving details of their 12th class marks and preferences to different degree programmes offered. The prescribed application form for admission, the detailed application procedure and the final list of Degree programmes offered will be available at the BITS website, by 20th May 2015. The completed form with the required application fee has to be submitted so as to reach the under-mentioned on or before 5.00 PM on 30th June 2015.
Most Important Point:
A candidate can apply online only once for BITSAT. However, if a candidate discovers any mistake in the form submitted by him, he can apply online second time and send a letter to admission office BITS, Pilani mentioning the earlier application number which will be cancelled. In such cases, the second application has to be accompanied by a fresh application fee.Those who register for the test and reserve test dates have to download the ‘Hall ticket’, along with instructions, from BITS website as per the schedule given earlier.
The Admissions Officer,
BITS Pilani – 333031
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