BITS Admission Test (BITSAT)

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-2019’, in short as BITSAT-2019.

‘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
  • Declaration of Result : Third week of June
  • Online Registration Opening Dates 01st April 2019.
  • Test Centre allotment and announcement to candidates 03rd April 2019.
  • Candidates to reserve test date & slot 05th April 2019.
  • Downloading of Admit Cards 12th April 2019.
  • Date of Examination 16th-26th May 2019.
  • Date of Announcing Results Third of week June 2019 onwards.
  • Conducted By BITS Pilani.
  • 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 2018 or Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2019 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 2018 or Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2019 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-2019. 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 2019 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2019 score as per the eligibility criteria mentioned above. Further details about
    this scheme will be available at BITS admission website by 1st of May 2019.
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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