BITSAT 2020: Application Form (Out), Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Cutoff, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is a national level exam conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani. 

BITS, Pilani is a prestigious college in India offering admissions for interested candidates to Integrated First Degree programs offered at BITS campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, and Dubai.

BITSAT is a Computer-based Test. Applicants are required to pass this test in order to get admission to any of the BITS campuses in India. 

The various courses offered at BITS are as listed below –

  • Admissions for BE honors integrated first-degree programs, offered at BITS campuses in disciplines including Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical and Economics, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering.

  • Additionally, aspirants seeking admission to B.Pharm honors, M.Sc honors as well as M.Sc Tech degree programs offered by the institute may also take up this exam.

BITSAT 2020 Highlights

The key points about BITSAT 2020 are mentioned in the table below-

 

Conducting Body

BITS Pilani

BITSAT Full Form

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test

Exam Level

National

Official Website

bitsadmission.com

Exam Frequency

Once in a year

Courses Offered

Engineering, Pharmacy, and Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Exam fee

For male candidates: INR 3150
For female candidates: INR 2650
For all candidates opting Dubai exam centre: USD 80

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of exam

Computer-based online exam

Duration

3 hours

Paper Medium

English

Total Marks

450

Seats Offered

2000 seats in total

Applications Per Year

About 3 Lakh

BITSAT Helpline

01596-242205

BITSAT 2020 Exam Dates

 

Applicants can access the information brochure along with the schedule of examination released by BITS Pilani at bitsadmission.com. Schedule is as follows-

 

Events

Dates

Availability of application form

January 11, 2020

Last date to submit application form

March 31, 2020

Online form correction starts

April 1, 2020

Last date to do application form correction

April 6, 2020

Test center allotment and announcement to candidates

April 9, 2020

Slot booking date

April 10 – 18, 2020

Issuance of admit card

April 10 – May 12, 2020

BITSAT exam dates

May 16 – 25, 2020

BITSAT Score Display

After the exam will be conducted

Applying with class 12 marks and preference of BITS campus

May 18 – June 18, 2020

Admit list and Waitlist announcement

20 Jun 2020

BITSAT 2020 - Eligibility Criteria

BITSAT 2020 eligibility conditions vary according to the course the candidate has applied for. BITSAT Eligibility for various disciplines is specified below.

For First degree program (Excluding B.Pharm)

  • Qualifying Exam: The applicant must have qualified his 10+2 level or an equivalent exam from any recognized board or University.

  • Qualifying Subjects: Applicant is required to complete 10+2 level exams with the main subjects as Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Also, adequate proficiency in English is required.

  • Qualifying Marks: Candidates should have an aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. In each of the subjects, 60% marks is a must.

  • Appearing: Candidates appearing for 12th level exams are also eligible to apply for BITSAT, 2020.

For Admission into B.Pharm

  • Qualifying Exam: The applicant must have qualified his 10+2 level or an equivalent exam from any recognized board or University.

  • Qualifying Subjects: Candidate must have qualified 12th level exams with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Mathematics as the main subjects. Also, adequate proficiency in English is required.

  • Qualifying Marks:  Candidates should have an aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. In each of the subjects, 60% marks is a must.

BITSAT 2020 - Courses Offered

The list of BE courses in various engineering branches at different campuses of BITS is given below:

 

 

BITS Campuses

BE Courses 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 EXAM 2020

Students seeking admission through BITSAT have to compulsorily register for the entrance test by filling the BITSAT 2020 application form online between January 11,2020 and March 31, 2020. Application fees has to be paid along with the filling of the form.

Steps to Apply for BITSAT 2020

To apply for BITSAT 2020 entrance exam the applicant must follow these steps –

  • Firstly, applicant should open the official website of BITS/BITSAT

  • Start filling the application form to register for BITSAT 2020. Enter personal, academic and contact details in the required boxes.

  • After filling all the necessary details, upload scanned photo and signature in the prescribed format as required.

  • Lastly, pay the application fee either online through credit card/debit card/online banking or in offline mode, as suitable.

  • Candidates are advised to take a printout of the application confirmation page for future reference.

BITSAT 2020 Application Form Correction

The exam conducting authority will open an application correction window on 1st of April 2020 to assist the applicants in changing certain details in the BITSAT 2020 Application form. Candidates must note that no change will be possible in the application form of BITSAT 2020 after the last date that is 6th April, 2020.

BITSAT EXAM 2020

Application fee can be paid online or in offline mode as preferred by the candidate.

 

Category

Application Fee (Rs)

For male candidates

3300

For female candidates

2600

For male/female candidates opting for Dubai exam centre

US $90 (Rs. 6300)

Books to prepare for BITSAT 2020

 

BOOKS 

Author

A Complete Success Package for Online BITSAT 2020 (With CD): Comprehensive Coverage of NCERT Syllabus for Classes 11 and 12 (English) 4th Edition

Arihant Publication

BITSAT Explorer 2017 (With CD) (English)

MTG Editorial Board

BITSAT English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning PB (English)

Disha Experts

The Pearson Com12 Practice Papers BITSAT 2017 PB 8th Editionplete Guide to the BITSAT (English)

One Learn Education

Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT Online Test – with Mosk Test CD (English)

Disha Experts

12 Practice Papers BITSAT 2017 PB 8th Edition

G K P

BITSAT 2020 Admit Card

  • Applicants can download their admit card from the official website by entering BITSAT Application Number, Date of Birth and Email ID between 20th April 2020 to 12th May 2020.

  • The admit card includes details such as name of the candidate, Photograph and Signature, application number, test centre details, Test date, Test time, Date of exam, test slot and exam instructions.

  • In case of any discrepancy or false/wrong information in BITSAT Admit Card, applicant must report to the conducting authority in time for the generation of a new admit card with correct information.

BITSAT 2020 Exam Centers

BITSAT 2020 is scheduled to be conducted in 58 cities across India and an International centre in Dubai, UAE. A candidate may choose a maximum of 3 exam centre preferences. However, those who plan to appear for the test in Dubai centre can set only one preference.

BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

BITSAT 2020 exam will be computer-based or in online mode. Detailed BITSAT 2020 exam pattern as given by BITS is as below:

 

Particulars

Specifications

Mode of Examination

online

Total Questions

150

Sections in Question Paper

4 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning)

Duration of Exam

3 hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

BITSAT 2020 Marking Scheme

The calculation of total score of a candidate is based on the following marking scheme-

  • Each correct answer will fetch 3 marks

  • Each incorrect response will fetch -1 and 

  • Unanswered questions will be given no marks.

BITSAT 2020 Syllabus

The level of the examination is that of the 10+2 and accordingly syllabus is also based on the 11 and 12th NCERT topics. The candidates can refer to the syllabus of BITSAT 2020 from below:


English: Questions related to Grammar, Composition, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Reading, Comprehension, Non-verbal Reasoning, Vocabulary will be asked in this section.

Physics

Chemistry

Mathematics

Biology

Units & Measurement

States of Matter

Algebra

Diversity in Living World

Kinematics

Atomic Structure

Trigonometry

Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function

Newton’s Laws of Motion

Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure

Genetics and Evolution


Impulse and Momentum

Thermodynamics

Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry

Structure and Function – Plants

Work and Energy

Physical and Chemical Equilibria

Differential calculus

Structure and Function – Animals

Rotational Motion

Electrochemistry

Integral calculus

Reproduction, Growth, and Movement in Plants

Gravitation

Chemical Kinetics

Ordinary Differential Equations

Reproduction and Development in Humans

BITSAT 2020 Result

Exam authorities shall release BITSAT 2020 result online at the official website of BITS admissions. It shall be declared in two phases-

  • The authorities will first declare the score of BITSAT 2020 right after the exam in form of correct answers, incorrect answers and candidate’s total score. 

  • And in the second phase, the authorities shall declare the result in the form of iteration which will consist of the waitlist and admit list.

BITSAT 2020 Cutoff

BITSAT 2020 cutoff is the qualifying marks that an applicant needs to score to be eligible for admissions at the different campuses of BITS. Students willing to take admission through BITSAT 2020 must score equal or greater marks than the cutoff of the exam released by exam authorities. Candidates who score marks lower than this cutoff shall not be considered for admissions.

BITSAT 2020 Mock Tests and Sample Papers

Mock tests and sample papers give the best idea to prepare for the final exam. The exam conducting authorities shall release the BITSAT 2020 sample papers in pdf format on its official website and candidates can go through these papers before appearing for the examination.

BITSAT 2020 Counselling and Seat Allotment

Students shall be given admissions only after counselling and seat allotment process. To be eligible for seeking admission, applicants are required to register for BITSAT counselling 2020 by paying the registration fee and filling their preferences of branches and institutes. After every counselling round gets over, seat allotment details shall be declared in the form of iteration results. Apart from this, the authorities shall also declare the result of that particular round along with the waitlist of candidates.

BITSAT EXAM 2020 - Frequently Asked Questions

Ans 1. Along with the admit card students must carry an ID proof, passport size photograph and their own stationery required for the exam.

Ans 2. No, the last date to apply for BITSAT 2020 is March 2020, 2nd week. After that no applications will be accepted.

Ans 3. First rank holders of all the central and state boards in India are eligible for direct admission in BITS, irrespective of their BITSAT score. They can choose the course of their choice.

Ans 4. No, there is no NRI quota in BITS. However, there is an international admission cell for students of other nationalities seeking admission.

Ans 5. Application number is must to download BITSAT admit card. In case you forgot it, you can get it from your email id which you had given in the application form or check sms on your registered mobile number.

Ans 6. Go to the official site and click on BISAT 2020 link. Now login using your application number and password and click on the admit card menu. Verify all the details mentioned carefully and download the admit card. Take a print of that.

Ans 8. BITSAT 2020 exam will be computer-based or in online mode. Detailed BITSAT 2020 exam pattern as given by BITS is as below:

Particulars

Specifications

Mode of Examination

online

Total Questions

150

Sections in Exam

Four (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning)

Duration of Exam

3 hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Ans 9. Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) conducts the BITSAT examination.

Ans 10. Yes, candidates with PCB in 10+2 are eligible to apply for BITSAT but only for the B.Pharm course. They won’t be able to apply for any other first-degree course offered by the institute.

Ans 11. Yes, the authority will refund the extra payment. However, you do need to provide your bank account details during the given time period.

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