What is BITSAT?

Published On: 24 Feb 2012

 | Last Updated On: 19 Dec 2014

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani is India’s leading institute of higher education and a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act. With an illustrious legacy, modern campuses and alumni in leadership positions across the world, BITS Pilani has been the institute of choice for top students year after year.

BITS, Pilani has announced the exam dates for BITS Admission Test (BITSAT), which will be conducted in May 2015. BITSAT will be held from May 14 to May 29, 2015. The BITSAT is held for taking admission to all the integrated first degree programs of BITS, Pilani, at Pilani campus, Goa campus and Hyderabad campus for the academic year 2015-16.

Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT Exam 2015 –

  • For admission to any of the first degree programs of BITS except B.Pharm (Hons.): Candidates should 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.
  • For admission to B.Pharm (Hons.): Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.

For more details and information on BITSAT eligibility criteria, please click here.

Application Procedure for BITSAT Exam 2015

In addition to applying and appearing for BITSAT-2015, candidates have to also apply for admission to BITS giving details of their 12th class marks and preferences to different degree programmes offered. The prescribed application form for admission, the detailed application procedure and the final list of Degree programmes offered will be available at the BITS website, by 20th May 2015. The completed form with the required application fee has to be submitted so as to reach the under-mentioned on or before 5.00 PM on 30th June 2015.
The Dean Admissions,
Pilani – 333 031
For more details and information on BITSAT application procedure, please click here.

Paper Pattern for BITSAT Exam 2015 –

BITSAT-2015 will be of total 3 hour duration (without break). The test consists of four parts:

  • Part I: Physics
  • Part II: Chemistry
  • Part III: (a) English Proficiency and (b) Logical Reasoning
  • Part IV: Mathematics or Biology (For B.Pharm candidates)

All questions are of objective type (multiple choice questions); each question with choice of four answers, only one being correct choice. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1mark). No marks are awarded for questions not attempted. While the candidate can skip a question, the computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as correct answer. There will be 150 questions in all.

For more details and information on BITSAT paper pattern, please click here.

Important Dates –

  • Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2015                                  :  20th  February 2015
  • Test center allotment and announcement to candidates :   25th February 2015
  • Candidates to reserve Test dates                                       : 1st Mar. – 21st March 2015
  • Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions:15th April – 30th April 2015
  • BITSAT Online tests                                                           : 14th May – 29th May 2015
  • Candidates to apply for admission with 12th class marks and
    Preferences to Degree programmes                                  : 20th May – 30th June 2015
  • Admit List and Wait List announcement                               : 1st July 2015

For moreinformation about BITSAT exam, please visit here.

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