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BITSAT 2020 Eligibility

By: Avantika Bhardwaj on February 04, 2020

Candidates who stand eligible for BITSAT 2020 must register themselves as the application procedure has been started and the application window will continue to remain open till 31st March 2020. Students interested in taking the exam must visit the official website of BITS i.e. bitsadmission.com and fill the application form along with making the payment of application fee. 

The last date to fill BITSAT 2020 Application Form is 31st March 2020

Before applying for the exam, candidates must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute. The main objective of this article is to make students aware of what the eligibility criteria for appearing in the examination are and what important things they must take a note of.

The eligibility criteria to appear in BITSAT Exam is usually released by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS Pilani), Pilani. For the exam being conducted in 2020, BITS Pilani will release the required minimum educational qualification in January 2020 on the official website of BITS i.e. bitsadmission.com. Candidates applying for BITSAT 2020 must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute. At any level of admission, if a candidate is not found eligible then he won't be allowed to sit through the admission procedure. Applicants would be suggested to go through the instructions thoroughly before registering themselves for the examination. The basic eligibility criteria consist of various aspects such as age limit, year of passing 12th class, marks obtained by class 12th, etc.

BITSAT 2020 Exam is scheduled to be conducted in the month May 2020 from 16th May 2020 to 25th May 2020 and it will be a computer-based test. The application forms have been released on the official website i.e. bitsadmission.com.

Highlights of BITSAT

  • Candidates applying for the exam must have passed 12th class examination securing at least 75% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology from a recognized board.
  • The exam is scheduled to be conducted from 16th May 2020 to 25th May 2020.
  • +3 marks are rewarded to every correct answer while 1 mark is deducted as penalty for every incorrect answer.

Highlights of BITSAT Eligibility

Eligibility

Details

Age Limit

  • BITS has not defined any minimum or maximum age limit students must acquire before applying for the exam.
  • Students fulfilling other eligibility criteria can apply for the exam irrespective of their ages.

Qualifying examination

  • It is required for applicants to have passed 12th class examination or any equivalent examination from a recognized board.

Year of Qualifying examination

  • Students who qualified 12th class in 2019 and those who are appearing in 2020 are eligible to apply for the examination.
  • Those who qualified 2018 or 2017 and would be qualifying in 2021 are not eligible to apply for the examination.

Subjects in Qualifying examination

  • Candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology based on the course they wish to pursue their career from.
  • They should also possess proficient knowledge of English language.

Percentage in qualifying examination

  • Candidates applying for the exam must have secured at least 75% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology with securing at least 60% marks in each of the subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology.

Students of Birla Institute of Technology and Science

  • Students who are already studying in one of the campuses of BITS are not eligible to apply for the examination.

BITSAT Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria to apply for the exam have been defined by Birla Institute of Technology and Science based on the academic background of candidates applying for the examination. The eligibility criteria vary from one course to the other offered by the institute.

Following are the eligibility criteria for courses offered by the institute:

For B. E., M. Sc. (Hons.), and M. Sc. (Tech)

  • Candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in senior secondary school.
  • For admission, they must have secured at least 75% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • They must also secure at least 60% marks in each of the above-mentioned subjects.

Candidates seeking admission to any of the first-year degree programs expect B. Pharm must have passed 12th class examination from a recognized board, be it central or state, with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with an adequate knowledge of English language.

For B. Pharm (Hons.)

  • Candidates seeking admission to B. Pharm must have passed 12th class examination from a recognized central or state board.
  • They must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects.
  • Candidates must also secure at least 75% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • Candidates must also obtain at least 60% marks in each of the above-mentioned subjects.

Direct Admission

  • Students who achieve first rank in their respective board examinations are eligible for assured direct admission to the courses offered by different campuses of the institute.
  • Students who secure 1sr rank in central ad state board examinations conducted across the country for the year 2020 would be shortlisted for direct admission to the course of their choice irrespective of their BITSAT 2020 Score.

Programs available in BITS – All campuses

Admission to the different campuses of BITS purely depends on marks obtained by students and merit list released by the institute. Following is the list of all the programs that institutes of different campuses offer:

Campus

Course

Specialization

Pilani

B. Tech

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Biotechnology Engineering

M. Sc.

Biological Science

Chemistry

Economics

Mathematics

Physics

General Studies

B. Pharm

-

Goa

B. Tech

Chemical Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electronics and instrumentation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

M. Sc.

Biological Science

Chemistry

Economics

Mathematics

Physics

Hyderabad

B. Tech

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

M. Sc.

Biological Science

Chemistry

Economics

Mathematics

Physics

B. Pharm

-

Dubai

B. Tech

Civil Engineering

Computer Science

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

Biotechnology Engineering

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