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For obvious reasons, entrance exams have never been a piece of cake. Regardless of how many competitive examinations you must have already taken, a different approach is required every time and so is the case with BITSAT. The All-India Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test (BITSAT) is a computerized competitive examination to assess candidates vying for admissions in engineering and science programs.

The very first question that hits one’s mind during the preparation process is which study material to choose. Searching for the best books for BITSAT can be a challenge, especially when you have only a little time left. Now selecting books won’t be a headache, as Toppr presents a list of BITSAT books to help support your preparations for the BITSAT examination.

The books given below are based on the BITSAT latest syllabus and feature quality questions, tips & tricks, and sample papers.

General/All-in-One Books

A Complete Success Package for BITSAT by Arihant (with CD)

This is one of the most popular all-in-one books for BITSAT today. It is divided into five sections: mathematics, physics, chemistry, English proficiency and logical reasoning and exhaustively covers the NCERT syllabus for class XI and XII respectively. The CD is based on the actual exam and designed to help with self­-assessment.

Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT 2015 with Mock Test CD (with Insta Reports and sync facility) by Disha Experts

This book has been designed to help students crack the BITSAT by looking at the previous year’s paper contents. It covers the syllabus of all subjects including maths, physics, chemistry, English proficiency (including grammar, vocabulary, composition and reading comprehension) and reasoning (verbal and non-verbal).

Other Reference Books

  1. The Pearson Complete Guide to BITSAT
  2. Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT Online Test with Past Papers from 2005-2016 Solved Papers & 5 Mock Online Tests

Best Physics Books for BITSAT Exam

NCERT Physics Part 1 and Part 2 Textbook for Class XII

This book tops the list of books-to-be-read owing to its explanation of the most basic Physics concepts required for the BITSAT. Divided into two parts and a number of chapters, the book’s first part rounds up topics including current electricity, magnetism, electrostatic potential and capacitance, matter and electromagnetic induction. Its other sections cover semi­conductors, quantum theory, optics, nuclear physics and communication systems.

Concepts of Physics by H. C Verma Vol 1 and Vol 2

This book is meant for both reference and preparation for competitive exams. It comes with carefully formatted and explained chapters on all topics and practice problems to help the learner.

Understanding Physics Series by D. C Pandey

This series includes a set of five books:

  • Understanding Physics series by D. C Pandey
  • Understanding Physics: Mechanics (Part – 1)
  • Understanding Physics: Electricity & Magnetism
  • Understanding Physics: Wave & Thermodynamics
  • Understanding Physics: Optics & Modern Physics

Other Reference Books

  1. AIEEE(JEE Main) and IIT-JEE (JEE Advanced) previous years’ objective questions for practice.

Best Chemistry Books for BITSAT Exam

NCERT Chemistry Part I and II Class 12th

It is divided into nine topics to cover concepts including the solid state, solutions, electrochemistry, chemical kinetics, surface chemistry, general principles and processes of isolation of elements, the p block elements, d and f block elements and coordination compounds. It includes questions and answers at the end of each chapter and a section on important terms to remember.

Physical Chemistry by P. Bahadur

It provides extensive coverage on all the three sections of chemistry and also comes with lots of relevant practical exercises and model test papers. Its best-covered topics include chemical and ionic equilibrium. It is especially relevant for solving numerical problems in physical chemistry.

Inorganic Chemistry by O. P. Tandon

It includes basic concepts like periodic table groupings and a host of other well-explained topics. This book comes with good practice questions too.

Organic Chemistry by Arihant (Theory & Practice)

This book is divided into the subject’s concepts through day-wise learning modules and explained content. It also has a host of objective questions focused on the model/pattern of most competitive entrance exams.

Other Reference Books

  1. AIEEE (JEE Main) previous years objective questions for practice.

Best Maths Books for BITSAT Exam

NCERT Maths Part 1 and 2 Class 12

It covers concepts taught in 12th grade and is the ideal book to start with if you are weak in maths. With the CBSE curriculum in mind, the book covers topics including trigonometry, matrices, differentiation, algebra, etc.

Objective Mathematics by R. D. Sharma

One of the best books for beginners in mathematics, it covers concepts including algebra, permutations, combinations, probability and determinants. It also helps students practice concepts using the exercises provided at the end of each chapter.

Other Reference Books

  1. Arihant Maths Series by S.K. Goyal for in-depth understanding and Practice
  2. AIEEE(JEE Main) and IIT-JEE (JEE Advanced) previous years’ objective questions for practice.

Best English and Logical Reasoning Books for BITSAT

BITSAT English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning by Disha Experts

This book covers all concepts like vocabulary, grammar, reading comprehension and composition for the English proficiency section. It also includes analogy, classification, logical deduction, chart logic, pattern perception, figure formation, completion of figures, paper cutting, rule detection, etc. This book comes with 10 mock papers and their solutions based on the exam’s pattern. The mock test sync-able CD that provides instant results, solutions, and analysis of the exercises plus 12 additional tests for each test done is also quite helpful.

Other Reference Books

  1. The Pearson Complete Guide to BITSAT by One Learn Education
  2. Wren and Martin

Every year, lakhs of students apply for BITSAT exam and only handful are chosen for BIT’s three campuses. With the right preparation and correct frame of mind, any student should be able to get admission to the BITs.

BITSAT 2018 application forms will be out soon. Go through a step-by-step guide to filling the application form here! Also, take a look at the BITSAT exam pattern here.

For more updates on BITSAT, keep visiting Toppr. We wish you the very best for BITSAT 2018!

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