BITSAT 2018 Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test

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What is BITSAT ?

BITSAT - Birla Institute of Technology & Science Aptitude Test is a computer-based test (CBT), conducted by Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani) to take admissions its various undergraduate & postgraduate...

BITSAT - Birla Institute of Technology & Science Aptitude Test is a computer-based test (CBT), conducted by Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani) to take admissions its various undergraduate & postgraduate Integrated First degree programmes in engineering, science & pharmacy. In order to secure admission in any of the BITS Campuses located at Pilani, Hyderabad, and Goa, a candidate needs to qualify the exams.

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. Admissions to all the Integrated First Degree programs of BITS Pilani, at Pilani campus, Goa campus, and Hyderabad Campus for the academic year 2018 will be made on the basis of a Computer based Online Test conducted by BITS, Pilani.

BITSAT 2018 Important Dates

 

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BITSAT 2018 Important Dates

1.       

Last date for BITSAT 2018 Online Application

March 13, 2018

2.       

Facility for correction of BITSAT Online Application Form

From March 15, 2018 until March 19, 2018

3.       

Allotment of Test Centre

March 21, 2018

4.       

Details of Slot Allotment

From March 23 to April 5, 2018

5.       

BITSAT Admit Cards available

From April 12, 2018 to May 10, 2018

6.       

BITSAT 2018 Online Examination

From May 16, 2018 to May 31, 2018

7.       

Application for admission with preferences

From May 1, 2018 to June 18, 2018

8.       

Announcement of Admit List and Waiting List

June 20, 2018


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BITSAT Latest News & Updates

BITSAT 2018: Admit Card Released

12-Apr-2018
BITS Pilani (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani) has released the Admit Cards for BITSAT 2018. The candidates appearing for BITSAT 2018 can download BITSAT 2018 Admit ... Read more

BITSAT 2018 scheduled to be conducted from May 16-31

28-Mar-2018
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, will be conducting admissions in Under Graduate courses i.e. Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Pharmacy programmes through all-India computerized competitive ... Read more

BITSAT 2018: Know what it takes to score 350

21-Feb-2018
The ideal BITSAT Score is usually above 320 and any score above 350 is considered phenomenal. If a student aims at grabbing some top branches, the above-mentioned scores are required to be achieved. Here are a few preparation tips for ... Read more

BITSAT Books for Preparation

17-Jan-2018
Candidates who have started preparing for BITSAT can refer to the list of materials given below for better BITSAT Preparation. A subject wise list of essential books are given which the candidate can use and refer.The BITSAT ... Read more

BITSAT admit cards released!

20-Apr-2017
BITSAT is a computer based online exam for admissions to integrated degree programmes of BITS campuses across the following locations - Pilani,Goa and Hyderabad.Eligible candidates would be getting themselevs registered on the ... Read more
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Latest Articles on BITSAT

BITSAT 2018: Preparation Tips

14-Apr-2018
BITSAT is a national level entrance examination conducted by BITS Pilani for candidates aspiring to seek admission in BITS Institutes i.e. BITS Pilani, BITS Goa, and BITS Hyderabad. The examination ... Read more
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BITSAT 2018 Eligibility

  • Candidate must have passed 10+ 2 from a recognized board or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English, and Mathematics(Biology for B pharma) as the main subjects.
  • Candidate must have passed 10+ 2 with minimum 75% marks aggregate and 60% in each subject
  • Candidates who have appeared for 12th examination  or who have passed 12th Examination, are eligible to appear in the online test-BITSAT

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BITSAT 2018 Application Procedure

Candidates can apply online for BITSAT on the official site of BITS, Pilani.


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Application Fees

 

Application Fees

Male- 2750 INR

Female- 2250 INR

For Dubai Center US $ 60 ( 4000 INR)

The Application fee can be paid via Credit card/debit card / net banking/cash

BITSAT 2018 Admit Card

BITSAT admit card was released after slot booking for download.It was available for download from 15th April to 10th May. Candidates who have successfully submitted the application form and booked the exam slot can download the admit card from the official site of BITSAT.


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BITSAT 2018 Preparation Tips

Time Management: Maintaining a proper schedule for every task that you do can lead you to success. Prepare along with all daily tasks such as exercise, play, and every other task by managing the time.

Diet & Food: Maintain a completely healthy diet including fresh fruits and vegetables. Try to ignore oily stuff and have a properly balanced diet.

Positivity: Always try to be positive towards every work that you do and be focused towards all your activities along with studies. Being optimistic works very well many times in such situations.

Mock Tests: Prepare the best way by appearing as many mock tests you can, and analyze the results regularly. Try solving the portion which you find difficult in the mock tests and create a strong base.

The smart way to Prepare: Make separate sheets for formulas and theorem that can help you a lot while solving numerical in Physics and Mathematics.

Believe in yourself: Self-belief is most important as it generates a lot of positivity and gives a boost to your confidence.

Revise: Make sure you revise every topic thoroughly and prepare well every topic by revising time and again. Also, prepare separate revision plan for last minute preparation.


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BITSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

BITSAT is an online test. The total time duration of the test is 3 hours and the test consists of 4 sections-

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • English and Logical Reasoning

There will be 150 questions in all.


 


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BITSAT 2018 Syllabus

BITSAT paper consists of four sections- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English and Logical Reasoning. All the sections covers basically 11th and 12th topics of the respective subjects.

Click here for detailed section wise syllabus


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BITSAT Previous Years Question Papers

Question Paper 1
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Question Paper 2
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BITSAT 2017 Question Paper Analysis

The entrance exam is held in two slots in a day.The overall verdict on the BITSAT 2017 paper –

Physics as always was the toughest section from BITSAT. The questions were similar to the ones asked in JEE Mains. The paper was entirely balanced.There were almost equal number of questions from class 11th and 12th in papers in either slot.


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BITSAT 2018 Study Material

  1. Comprehensive Coverage of NCERT Syllabus for Classes 11 and 12 (English) 4th Edition – Arihant Publication
  2. BITSAT Explorer (With CD) (English) by MTG Editorial Board
  3. BITSAT English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning PB (English)        
  4. The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT (English) by One Learn Education       
  5. Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT Online Test – with Mock Test CD (English) by Disha Experts      
  6. BITSAT Practice and Mock test papers

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Subject Experts

SANCHIT KHANNA, a student of BITS Pilani who scored 381 in BITSAT 2015 shares a few tips-

He feels if a student prepares well for JEE Main, then no extra preparation is required for BITSAT.Practice a sufficient number of mocks to get a fair idea of the BITSAT Paper pattern.The English and reasoning paper pattern might appear new to the students since this is not included in the JEE Mains papers.

He suggests that the NCERT is enough for chemistry while a detailed book like DC Pandey would suffice for Physics.The English and reasoning sections in the mock tests will be enough practice for these sections.He stresses on the importance fo Co-ordinate Geometry, Trigonometry in maths and Optics and Mechanics in Physics.Learning up Organic chemistry will also give you an edge over the others.He suggests staying calm before the exam and avoid any last minute preparation.The time before the exam should be spent in relaxing and focussing on the exam that you have to give rather than learning new concepts and pressurizing yourself.

BITSAT 2018 Result

The BITSAT result will be announced on the first week of July until the second week of August 2018. BITSAT result would be declared for Iteration 1,2,3,4 and 5 on different dates. The result would be announced once the exam is over. Through the result, they can check their correct and incorrect answers and their score.

The score of BITSAT was announced in May.The result is now being declared in the form of iterations in parts.The result for the seat allotment round 1 was declared in July.The second iteration is released in July.

With the iteration lists, the candidates will know about their admit/ waitlist status.

BITSAT Cut-Offs

BITSAT 2018 Expected Cut-off Scores have been detailed as below for candidates

Degree programme at Pilani Campus Expected Cut-off BITSAT score
B.E.(Hons.): Chemical 309
B.E.(Hons.): Civil 308
B.E.(Hons.): Electrical & Electronics 343
B.E.(Hons.): Mechanical 337
B.E.(Hons.): Manufacturing 300
B.Pharm.(Hons.) 266
B.E.(Hons.): Computer Science 354
B.E.(Hons.): Electronics & Instrumentation 332
M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences 284
M.Sc.(Hons.): Chemistry 295
M.Sc.(Hons.): Economics 308
M.Sc.(Hons.): Mathematics 304
M.Sc.(Hons.): Physics 303

BITSAT 2018 Counseling Details

BITSAT Counseling would be conducted after the declaration of result. In order to participate in the counseling procedure for admissions to over 2000 seats in Integrated First Degree Programmes of Engineering and B.E.Hons, the candidates have to fill up the form.  The candidates need to apply for admission by filling the application along with 12th marks and course preferences,

Counseling would be held simultaneously for Goa and Hyderabad campuses. Topper students from different boards have to apply separately under Direct Admission to Board Toppers.


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BITSAT 2018 Selection Procedure

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their BITSAT score.

  • All candidates who have appeared for BITSAT 2018 must submit an admission application with their 12th Board examination marks, their order of preference to different degree programs and the required fees.
  • There will a final merit list prepared based on the BITSAT score and fulfilling the eligibility criteria for the board examination. The list is supposed to be out on 1st July.
  • For candidates applying for direct admission on the basis of the Board marks, they must be the board toppers of their respective board and submit a proof as well.
  • There will be two merit lists prepared- One for all the candidates except B.Pharm and the other solely for B.Pharm.
  • Candidates who have the same score in the BITSAT exam, their scores in Mathematics/Biology are considered.If a tie still exists, the scores of Physics and then Chemistry are compared.Finally, their scores in PCM/PCB in 12th grade are used in breaking the tie if it still exists.

Documents to be Carried

The candidates must carry along with them the below documents in original and photocopy whenever they are asked to report to the college after the counselings.The candidate after moving forward to the admit list from the wait list will be asked to report to the allotted campus at a specified date and time.

The candidate must carry along-

  • S.S.L.C/10th Marks Sheet & pass certificate (any recognized board)
  • Migration Certificate, Character Certificate and Transfer certificate in English from school last attended
  • Class 12th Marks Sheet/pass certificate (any recognized board)
  • Passport size photographs
  • Any valid ID proof like Aadhar card, PAN card, Driving license etc.

Test Centres

BITSAT Online Test is conducted by BITS Pilani across various cities across India apart from its campus in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, and Dubai.

The planned test center cities are- 

  •  Agra
  •  Hyderabad Campus of BITS
  •  Pune
  •  Ahmedabad
  •  Hyderabad City
  •  Raipur
  •  Allahabad
  •  Indore
  •  Rajahmundry
  •  Bangalore
  •  Jaipur
  •  Ranchi
  •  Bhopal
  •  Jalandhar
  •  Roorkee
  •  Bhubaneswar
  •  Jammu
  •  Siliguri
  •  Chandigarh
  •  Jamshedpur
  •  Surat
  •  Chennai
  •  Jodhpur
  •  Tirupati
  •  Coimbatore
  •  Kanpur
  •  Thiruvananthapuram
  •  Delhi
  •  Kolkata
  •  Vadodara
  •  Dubai Campus of BITS (International Center)
  •  Lucknow
  •  Vijayawada
  •  Ghaziabad
  •  Mumbai
  •  Visakhapatnam
  •  Goa Campus of BITS
  •  Nagpur
  •  Agartala
  • Gorakhpur
  • Nasik
  • Gurgaon
  •  Noida
  •  Guwahati
  •  Patna
  •  Gwalior
  •  Pilani campus of BITS

Applicants

Around two lakh candidates appear for this exam every year.However, with more than 10 lakh engineering aspirants in the country, comparatively less number of candidates appear for this exam.This is because BITS is a private institute with a higher tuition fee and candidates aspiring to be engineers prefer doing it at a low cost from government colleges like the NIT's

Top Colleges accepting BITSAT 2018

Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 3,60,400 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 8,08,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 1,40,000 /-
Duration : 4 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 19,98,510 /-
Duration : 5 years
Course: B.Tech
Fees: Rs. 12,00,800 /-
Duration : 4 years

FAQs

      Q) I have studied PCB in 12th.Will I be eligible for BITSAT?

·                    Yes, however, you will not be eligible for any first-degree program in the Institute.You will be eligible to apply for B.Pharma only.

·                    Q) I did not take a print out of the application form while applying.Can I get a printout now?

·                    Yes, you can do so.You have to visit the official page and enter your login id and password.You will then be able to take a print out.

·                    Q) I did not score 75% aggregate in PCM.Can I repeat the...

      Q) I have studied PCB in 12th.Will I be eligible for BITSAT?

·                    Yes, however, you will not be eligible for any first-degree program in the Institute.You will be eligible to apply for B.Pharma only.

·                    Q) I did not take a print out of the application form while applying.Can I get a printout now?

·                    Yes, you can do so.You have to visit the official page and enter your login id and password.You will then be able to take a print out.

·                    Q) I did not score 75% aggregate in PCM.Can I repeat the exams?

·                    You should not be repeating only one exam.You should repeat all the exams again to be eligible and not just PCM/PCB.

·                    Q)What is the procedure for applying for foreign students?

·                    There is no procedure.The candidates have to obtain an equivalence certificate from AIU and the rest of the procedure remains the same.

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