BITSAT

University level examination for admission to various courses in the field of engineering within all 4 Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) campuses.
Info About BITSAT
  • Field
    Engineering
  • Eligibility
    12th Standard Science Students
  • Subjects
    Chemistry, Physics and Maths
  • Applicants
    1.8 Lakh
  • Seats
    2000
  • Questions Type
    Objective MCQs
  • Paper Pattern
    150 Questions in 3 Hours
  • Colleges
    4 BITS Campuses
  • Difficulty Level
    Medium
  • Time to Prepare
    2 Years
  • When
    April to July
What you will learn

Chemistry

You will learn more about organic reactions and their mechanisms and be introduced to physical and coordination chemistry.
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Physics

You will learn about charges, light waves and their applications, and physical laws at the nuclear level.
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Maths

You will master new concepts in calculus, statistics, probability, permutations and combinations and complex numbers.
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All you need to know about BITSAT

Sections

Facts, Syllabus & Pattern

  • What is BITSAT?
  • Syllabus for BITSAT
  • Exam Pattern for BITSAT

How to apply for BITSAT

  • Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT
  • Registration for BITSAT
  • Application Fee for BITSAT
  • Exam Centres for BITSAT
  • Admit Card for BITSAT

Important Dates

  • Exam Dates for BITSAT

Results and Cut-off

  • Results for BITSAT
  • Cut-off for AP EAMCET
  • Counselling for BITSAT

How to Prepare for BITSAT

  • Preparation Tips for BITSAT
  • Resources
  • Study Material for BITSAT
  • Previous Years’ Papers for BITSAT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is BITSAT?

  • The Birla Institute of Technology & Science conducts the BIT Science Aptitude Test (BITSAT) every year.
  • There are four institutions that consider BITSAT scores.
  • This university-level examination is conducted in order to provide admission to UG and PG courses.

Syllabus for BITSAT

Physics Physics
  1. Units and Measurement
  2. Kinematics
  3. Newton’s Laws of Motion
  4. Impulse and Momentum
  5. Work and Energy
  6. Rotational Motion
  7. Gravitation
  8. Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  9. Oscillations
  1. Waves
  2. Electrostatics
  3. Current Electricity
  4. Magnetic Effect of Current
  5. Electromagnetic Induction
  6. Optics
  7. Modern Physics
  8. Electronic Devices
Chemistry Chemistry
  1. States of Matter
  2. Atomic Structure
  3. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  4. Thermodynamics
  5. Physical and Chemical Equilibria
  6. Electrochemistry
  7. Chemical Kinetics
  8. Hydrogen and S-Block Elements
  9. P, D and F-Block Elements
  1. Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons
  2. Stereochemistry
  3. Surface Chemistry
  4. Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen
  5. Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry
  6. Biological, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry
maths Mathematics
  1. Algebra
  2. Trigonometry
  3. Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  4. Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  5. Differential Calculus
  6. Integral Calculus
  1. Ordinary Differential Equations
  2. Probability
  3. Vectors
  4. Statistics
  5. Linear Programming
  6. Mathematical Modelling
english English Pro. and Logical Reasoning
  1. Grammar
  2. Vocabulary
  3. Reading Comprehension
  1. Composition
  2. Verbal Reasoning
  3. Nonverbal Reasoning

Exam Pattern for BITSAT

Paper 1
Particulars Details
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology
Type of questions Objective (MCQs)
Mode of examination Online
Exam duration 3 hours
Number of questions 150 (450 marks)
Marking scheme 3 marks awarded for each correct answer
Negative marking 1 mark deducted for each incorrect response

Note: If you finish the 150 questions in less than the allotted time, there are 12 bonus questions too. Remember that you have to necessarily attempt all 150 questions and can’t go back to them once you’ve taken up the bonus section.

Subject Number of Questions
Physics 40
Chemistry 40
Mathematics 45
English (Proficiency and Logical Reasoning) 25
Total 150

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Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT

  • Subjects:

    You must have compulsorily studied Physics, Chemistry and Maths in your 10+2 or equivalent examination.

  • 12th standard or equivalent examination:

    You must have passed the 12th examination of a 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State Board or its equivalent examination.

  • Score:

    You must have passed your 10+2 with an aggregate of 75% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology.

    You must have secured 60% in each of the three subjects.

    You must be proficient in English.

  • Age:

    Only those candidates who are appearing in Class 12 in the same year as the year of examination or have cleared Class 12 one year prior to giving BITSAT, are eligible.

  • Top rank holders:

    If you are a top ranker or a candidate with Rank 1 in Central or State Boards in India, you will be offered admission to the programme of your choice; irrespective of your score or rank in BITSAT (as long as you meet the above criteria).

Registration for BITSAT

Step 1: Filling the application form
  • Visit the BITSAT 2018 official website and click on ‘Apply here’ for BITSAT 2018
  • Enter your basic details like Name, gender, DoB, E-mail ID and Nationality
  • Enter your examination details like score, name of institute, year of passing etc.
Step 2: Choose your test centre
  • Choose 3 test centres, as per your preference (unless you choose Dubai, then you don’t need to select any other centres)
  • Verify all the details and confirm your submission
  • Note down your ‘Unique Registration Number’
Step 3: Payment of fees
  • You can make a payment offline via ICICI Bank Challan payment
  • Or through the online mode using a Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking
  • Don’t forget to take a printout of your filled out application form for future reference
Step 4: Procedure post submission of application form
  • Keep checking the BITSAT application form status to ensure that your application request has been acknowledged
  • If you discover any mistake in the application form that you’ve submitted, you can edit or correct the form details till the first week of March, 2018

Application Fee for BITSAT

Male Candidates Female Candidates
Centres in India Rs. 2700/- Rs. 2250/-
Centre in Dubai US $60 (Rs.4000) US $60 (Rs.4000)

Exam Centres for BITSAT

This year, BITSAT was held across 47 centres. Check the first ten names of BITSAT 2017 Exam Centres below:

Sr. No. Name of Cities
1. Agra
2. Ahmedabad
3. Allahabad
4. Bangalore
5. Bhubaneswar
6. Chandigarh
7. Chennai
8. Coimbatore
9. Delhi
10. Dubai Campus of BITS (International Centre)

Admit Card for BITSAT

  • The admit card is available once you have booked your slots for the entrance exam as per the schedule and available slots in any exam centre
  • The admit cards were available from 15th April to 10th May, 2017
  • You should preserve the admit card till the end of the admission process
  • Without the admit card, no candidate will be allowed to enter the exam centre

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Tentative exam dates for BITSAT 2018

Registration Deadlines
Availability of application form 29th December 2017 00:01 AM
Deadline to apply 10th March 2018 11:59 PM
Correction facility of application form 7th to 10th March 2018 11:59 PM
Test centre allotment and announcement to candidates 15th March 2018 11:59 PM
Reservation of test dates and slot booking 20th to 5th April 2018 11:59 PM
Downloading of hall tickets with instructions 15th April to 10th May 2018 00:01 AM
Exam Dates
BITSAT online tests Slot 1 16th to 30th May 2018 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
BITSAT online tests Slot 2 16th to 30th May 2018 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Result Dates
BITSAT 2018 score 19th May 2018
Applications for admission with 12th marks and preferences 20th May to 30th June 2018
Admit list and wait list announcement 1st July 2018

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Results for BITSAT

The BITSAT 2018 Result will be announced online tentatively in the first week of July, 2018. BITS University announced the result for different iterations (Iteration I, II, III, IV and V) on different dates.

Cut-off for BITSAT

  • The university prepares a merit list of candidates on the basis of the cut-off. Shortlisted candidates are then selected for counselling.
  • The cut-off of BITSAT 2018 will be determined by various factors like number of applicants, number of seats and the difficulty level of the entrance test
  • This cut-off varies from course to course and campus to campus. The cut-off of BITSAT 2017 is given below:
BITSAT Cutoff 2017
Degree Programmes Pilani Campus Goa Campus Hyderabad Campus
B.E Chemical 319 301 298
B.E Civil 314 - 303
B.E. Electrical & Electronics 362 331 324
B.E. Mechanical 346 322 316
B.E. Manufacturing 311 - 298
B.E. Computer Science 384 358 347
B.E Electronics & Instrumentation 345 312 313
B.E. Electronics and Communication - - 332

Counselling for BITSAT

  • Counselling will be held simultaneously for Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses
  • Candidates who have topped from Central or State Boards have to apply separately for admission under ‘Direct Admission to Board Toppers’
  • The BITSAT 2018 Counselling will be conducted for 2000 seats after the declaration of BITSAT 2018 result
Here’s what you need to do:
  1. You have to register and fill up your application form.
  2. Submit your Class 12 mark sheet
  3. Enter your preference of degree programmes and institutes.

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Preparation Tips for BITSAT

  • Practice is the key: Practice as much as you can. 70% of your BITSAT preparation comprises of practice. Toppr offers 1.5 lakh questions in our question bank to help you strengthen your concepts for each chapter.
  • Clear all your doubts: Don't get stuck with doubts. Clarify them with Subject Matter Experts at Toppr to get an instant reply.
  • Study from the best sources: NCERTs and several recommended books for the BITSAT are the minimum resources you need. Toppr offers the best study material from all over the web to help you prepare better.
  • Revision is important: Maintain revision notes as and when you go through a formula or a concept in the form of bullet points. Revision will be useful when the exams are close and a good revision pattern will take less time. Normally without these notes, you would have to go through the entire chapter to understand the important points once again.
  • Exam simulation: It is important to take mock computer-based tests to acclimatize yourself with the new interface.
  • Pay attention to English and Logical Reasoning: English and Logical Reasoning are what make BITSAT different from other competitive exams. Hence, it is important to focus on these two subjects. Go through our guide to BITSAT English and Logical Reasoning section!

Study Material for BITSAT

Here are some recommended books to help you prepare for BITSAT:
Physics Physics
  • Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma
  • D.C. Pandey books
Chemistry Chemistry
  • NCERT textbooks - Classes 11 and 12
  • O.P. Tandon - Physical, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry books
  • Numerical Chemistry by R.C. Mujherjee
maths Mathematics
  • Differential Calculus by Arihant
  • Integral Calculus by Arihant
  • Higher Algebra by Hall and Knight
  • Plane Trigonometry by S.L. Loney
  • Plane Geometry by S.L. Loney
english BITSAT Specific Books
  • Complete Success Package for Online BITSAT 2016
  • BITSAT Explorer 2016 by M.T.G. Editorial Board

Previous Years’ Papers for BITSAT

Previous years’ papers are important to practice because they help you simulate the real BITSAT.

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Q1: Which colleges can I get admission in after taking BITSAT?

Ans: All three BITS colleges: Goa, Hyderabad and Pilani will be considering BITSAT 2018 marks as their basis of admission.

Sr No Colleges
1 BITS Pilani
2 BITS Goa
3 BITS Hyderabad

Read an overview of all 3 colleges here.