BITSAT 2020 latest news – BITS Pilani has extended the last date to apply for BITSAT 2020 to April 26, 2020 (5 pm). Also, the exam date has been postponed. The new exam date will be a date after May 24, 2020. As of now BITS has not officially announced postponement of test center allotment, slot booking, admit card download. However, due to uncertainty in exam date, it is expected that they will also be delayed. Candidates must complete their BITSAT 2020 registration soon and check this page and bitsadmission.com regularly for latest updates.
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|Preparation||Syllabus||Question Papers||Sample Papers||Rank Predictor|
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) is conducting BITS Admission Test (BITSAT) for B.E, M.Sc, and B.Pharm admission to BITS Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad campuses. 10+2 qualified / appearing candidates can appear for the exam. BITSAT is online, MCQ based, on physics, chemistry, and mathematics / biology. Check more details on BITSAT 2020 from this page.
Exam Date, Last Date To Apply, Complete Schedule
|BITSAT 2020||Important Dates|
|Availability of application form||11 Jan 2020|
|Last date to submit application form|
|Online form correction starts||17 Apr 2020 (10 AM) (maybe postponed)|
|Last date to do application form correction||18 Apr 2020 (5 PM)(maybe postponed)|
|Test center allotment and announcement to candidates||22 Apr 2020 (maybe postponed)|
|Slot booking date||25 Apr (10 AM) – 27 Apr (5 PM) (maybe postponed)|
|Issuance of admit card||30 Apr – 18 May 2020 (maybe postponed)|
|BITSAT exam dates|
|BITSAT Score Display||just after the exam|
|Scorecard can be downloaded from||to be announced|
|Applying with class 12 marks and preference of BITS campus||18 May – 18 Jun 2020 (maybe postponed)|
|Admit list and Wait list announcement||20 Jun 2020 (maybe postponed)|
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BITSAT 2020 Application Form
The application form for BITSAT 2020 is only available at bitsadmission.com. To apply, the candidates need to enter need to access the link above and then follow the steps below:
Step 1 – Read all the instructions and then click on the blue “close” button.
Step 2 – Then the candidates need to register by entering:
- Date of birth
- Mobile number
- E-mail id.
Step 3 – After this, the candidate gets a registration number. User Id and password is send via sms as well.
Step 4 – After this, the candidates need to click on “Go to Application Form” link. It is a very small link given at the top right on the screen.
Step 5 – Now, candidates can enter details and upload images in the application form of BITSAT 2020.
It is mandatory to pay BITSAT 2020 application fee. It is as follows:
|Male/Female candidates opting for Dubai exam center||US $90 (Rs. 6300/-)|
Mode of Payment: The aspirants can pay the above-given amount of Application Fee by either of the following modes:
- Net Banking, Debit Card or Credit Card
- Payslips at ICICI Bank
Who is eligible for BITSAT 2020?
The candidates applying for the BITSAT exam must fulfill the required eligibility. The BITSAT 2020 Eligibility is as follows:
- For all programmes except B.Pharma- Candidates must have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and adequate proficiency in English.
- B. Pharm.: Candidate must have completed 10+2 from any recognized Central or State board or equivalent thereto with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and adequate proficiency in English.
Minimum Mark Criteria
- Candidates who will take Mathematics in BITSAT, must have minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects
- Candidates who will take Biology in BITSAT, must have minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects
- The candidate should have obtained at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects in 10+2 examination
Direct Admission to Board Toppers:
First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2020 are eligible for direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT 2020 score as per the eligibility criteria.
BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern
For better preparation candidates must know the exam pattern and marking scheme of the exam. Check the pattern and Marking scheme from below:
- Mode of the exam: It is a Computer Based Test.
- Type of Questions: The exam is a multiple choice based test
- The Language of Exam: English
- The Duration of the Exam: 180 minutes
- Total Number of Questions: 150
- Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, candidates get 03 marks.
- Negative Marking: For every incorrect answer, 01 marks are deducted.
- Distribution table of questions:
|Part||Subjects||Number of questions|
|Part 3||English proficiency|
|Part 4||Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharm)||45|
BITSAT 2020 Syllabus
The level of the exam is that of the 10+2 and syllabus is based on the 11 and 12th NCERT topics. The candidates can check the syllabus of BITSAT 2020 from below:
English: Questions are related to Grammar, Composition, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Reading, Comprehension, Non-verbal Reasoning, Vocabulary.
|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||two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry||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 Slot Booking
The slot booking facility of BITSAT 2020 is available for all the registered candidates only. However, it is a first come first serve process. Therefore, if a slot is filled it becomes unavailable for booking. The BITSAT 2020 Slot Booking is enabled at bitsadmission.com. Using the slot booking facility the candidates can reserve their test time and date.Candidates can access the slot booking process using their BITSAT 2020 Application number and password. After the slot booking process ends the admit card is also made available for download under the candidate’s login.
BITSAT 2020 Admit Card
The BITSAT 2020 Admit Card is issued to only those candidates who do the slot booking before the last date. Candidates can download the admit card using login credential like application number and password. BITSAT 2020 Hall ticket/admit card will carry the candidate’s name category, password and important details regarding the examination such as the slot booked and the important exam related instructions. The hard copy of the admit card is to be carried at the exam centers as the soft copy is not accepted at the centers.
BITSAT 2020 Exam Center List
The candidates need to submit at least three (03) preferences in the BITSAT 2020 application form.After that they have to book a slot in their most preference exam city The list of centers is as below:
|Dubai Campus of BITS (International Center)||.Nasik||Dibrugarh|
|Goa Campus of BITS||Patna||Rajkot|
|Gorakhpur||Pilani campus of BITS||Aurangabad|
|Hyderabad Campus of BITS||Ranchi||Mohali|
BITSAT 2020 Result
Candidates who have appeared for the BITSAT 2020 gets to know their score on the very next day. As the BITSAT 2020 is held in various slots, so side by side the conducting body keeps uploading the scores of the respective candidates who are taking the exam. Candidates can check their result by using their login credentials. The final BITSAT result is declared later in the form of the merit list after the candidates submit their 10+2 marks. Candidates whose names appear in the merit list, qualify the exam. BITS releases two merit lists.
Merit in BITSAT (BITS Online Admission Test): The BITSAT top scorers are offered scholarships as per the table below.
|More than or equal to 300||75% of Tuition Fee|
|250 to 299||50% of Tuition Fee|
|200 to 249||25% of Tuition Fee|
BITSAT 2020 Cut Offs
In order to qualify the entrance examination, the candidates need to secure marks equal to or greater than the cut-off marks as decided by the BITS Pilani. The candidates can check the previous year cut off of BITSAT to get an idea of the difficulty level of the entrance exam.
Previous Year BITSAT Cut Off for Pilani Campus
|Degree program at Pilani Campus||Cut-off score|
|B.E. Electrical & Electronics||338|
|B.E. Computer Science||378|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||319|
|M.Sc. Biological Sciences||259|
Previous Year BITSAT Cut Off for Goa Campus
|Degree program at Goa Campus||Cut-off score|
|B.E. Electrical and Electronics||308|
|B.E. Computer Science||347|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||289|
|B.E. Electronics & Communication||314|
|M.Sc. Biological Sciences||252|
Previous Year BITSAT Cut Off for Hyderabad Campus
|Degree program at Hyderabad Campus||Cut-off score|
|B.E. Electrical and Electronics||298|
|B.E. Computer Science||334|
|B.E. Electronics & Communication||312|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||286|
|M.Sc. Biological Sciences||250|
About Birla Institute of Technology and Science
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) is located in the town of Pilani in Rajasthan. This institute offers Integrated First Degree programs, Higher Degree programs and Doctoral programs in Engineering, Science, and Technology, Pharmacy, Management, and Humanities. BITS Pilani is a Private Deemed University with 2 more campuses in India and 1 campus in Dubai.
|Founded In||BITS Pilani -1964|
BITS Dubai – 2000
BITS Goa – 2004
BITS Hyderabad – 2008
|Accreditation||NAAC ‘A’ Grade with CFPA 3.45 on a 4-point scale|
|Campus Size||BITS Pilani – 328 acres|
BITS Goa – 180 acres
BITS Hyderabad – 200 acres
|Ranking||39 in NIRF Ranking 2019 Overall|
23 in NIRF University Ranking 2019
801-1000 in QS World University Rankings 2020
175 in Asia in QS Asia University Rankings 2020
96 in QS BRICS University Rankings 2019
401-500 in THE Ranking 2020 for Life Sciences
1001+ in THE Ranking 2020 Overall
BITS Pilani Course Fees
Candidates have to pay the admission fee at the time of filling the admission application form. Candidates can check the course fee of each course as per the last year from below :
|First Degree Course||BiTS (All Campus)|
An Overview of BITSAT Exam
|Full Form||Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test|
|Conducted By||BITS Pilani|
|Admission To Colleges||BITS Pilani, BITS Goa, BITS Hyderabad, BITS Dubai|
|Courses Offered||BE Chemical Engg, Civil Engg, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics Engg, Electronics and Communication Engg, Mechanical Engg, Manufacturing Engg, Biotechnology; B.Pharm; M.Sc Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Econonics, Mathematics, Physics; M.Sc General Studies|
|Minimum Educational Qualification||Class 12th pass with PCM (for courses except B.Pharm) or PCM/B (for B.Pharm) and knowledge of English|
|Minimum Marks Needed||75% aggregate in PCM if opting Maths in BITSAT / OR / 75% in PCB if opting Biology in BITSAT + at least 60% in each of these subjects|
|Direct Admission||Available for all state board and central board toppers ie only for rank 1|
|Application Form||Apply Here|
|Information Brochure||Download Here|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
|Subjects In Exam And Qs From Them||Physics (40 qs), Chemistry (40 qs), English Proficiency (15 qs), Logical Reasoning (10 qs), Mathematics / Biology (45 qs) + 12 Extra Qs|
Courses Offered through BITSAT 2020
The candidates are offered admission to the following courses through BITSAT 2020 are as follows:
Courses at BITS, Pilani
- B.E. – Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing.
- M.Sc. – Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics
- M.Sc. – General Studies
K. K. Birla Goa Campus
- B.E. – Chemical, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical
- M.Sc. – Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics
- B.E.- Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing
- M.Sc.- Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics
Frequently Asked Questions
Qs 1. What is the exam pattern for BITSAT examination?
Ans 1. BITSAT is a Computer Based Test. There will be total 150 questions which candidates will have to answer in 180 minutes. For every correct answer candidates will get 3 marks and for every wrong answer candidates will loose 1 mark.
Qs 2. Who is conducting BITSAT examination?
Ans 2. Birla Institute of Technology and Science conducts BITSAT every year.
Qs 3. What is the eligibility to sit for the BITSAT examination?
Ans 3. Candidates must have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent to appear for the BITSAT examination.
Qs 4. What is the syllabus for BITSAT examination?
Ans 4. Candidates must prepare for BITSAT examination from 11th and 12th std. books and follow the syllabus for the same.
Qs 5. When will I be able to check the Cutoff for BITSAT examination?
Ans 5. Candidates can check the Cutoff for BITSAT examination after the announcement of Result for the same.
Qs 6. In which mode BITSAT examination will be conducted?
Ans 6. BITSAT examination will be conducted in online mode.
Qs 7. Where can I apply for BITSAT examination?
Ans 7. Candidates can apply for BITSAT examination from the official site of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, bitsadmission.com.