- BITSAT is a Computer based online test for Admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS Pilani Campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad.
- Candidate who have passed 12th Examination in the year of entrance exams or previous year.
- Computer based Online Test will be held between May and June.
- A candidate can apply online only once for BITSAT.
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani is an all India Institution declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act. This is also called BITSAT, which is a Computer based online test for Admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS Pilani Campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. ‘Computer Based Online test’ means the candidate sits in front of a computer and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and the candidate answers the questions on the computer through the use of keyboard or mouse. Each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate on the computer. This is unlike the traditional paper-pencil based test. This test will be referred to as ‘BITS Admission Test–2017 or BITSAT-2017.
Important Dates for (BITS)-Pilani Entrance Exam 2017
|1.||Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2017: March 6, 2017|
|2.||Test center allotment and announcement to candidates: March 15, 2017|
|3.||Candidates to reserve Test dates: March 20 to April 5, 2017|
|4.||Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions: April 15 to May 10, 2017|
|5.||BITSAT Online tests: May 16 to May 30, 2017|
|6.||Candidates to apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences to Degree programs: May 20 to June 30, 2017|
|7.||Admit List and Wait List announcement: July 1, 2017|
The following criteria shall be followed to appear in BITS 2017
- Applicants should have passed class 12 or equivalent exam (from any state or central board of school education) with 75% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology. They also need to have secured 60% marks separately in each of the three subjects. Proficiency in English is another requirement for appearing in BITSAT 2017.
- Only those candidates, who are appearing in class 12th in the year 2017 or have cleared 12th in 2017, are eligible for BITSAT 2017.
- Top rankers or candidates with Rank 1 in the central or state boards in India will be offered admissions to the programmes of their choice, irrespective of their score/rank in BITSAT 2017, but must meet the aforesaid eligibility criteria.
The test consists of four parts. The number of questions & marks in each part is as follows:
|Parts||Subjects||No. of Questions||Marking Scheme||Negative Marks||Duration|
|(I)||Physics||01 – 40 = 40||3 x 40 = 120||-1||3 Hrs.
|(II)||Chemistry||41 – 80 = 40||3 x 40 = 120||-1|
|(III)||(a) English Proficiency and
(b) Logical Reasoning
|81 – 95 = 15
96 – 105 = 10
|3 x 15 = 45
3 x 10 = 30
|(IV)||Mathematics||106 – 150 = 45||3 x 45 = 135||-1|
|Total 4 Parts & 5 Subjects||Total – 150||MM – 450|
Note: There is no time limit for individual parts of the test. The candidate can go back and change any of his/her answers among the 150 questions. While the candidate skips a question, the computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as correct answer. If a candidate answers all the 150 questions (without skipping any question), the candidate will have an option of attempting 12 (twelve) extra questions, if there is still time left. These extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics only; four questions from each part. Further, once the candidate has opted for extra questions, he cannot go back for correction of any of the earlier answered 150 questions. The questions are so designed that a good student will be able to answer 150 questions in 180 minutes. The extra questions will give a chance to highly meritorious candidates to score higher. However, candidates should keep in mind the fact that there are negative marking for wrong answers. Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of rough work, signing etc. Blank sheets for rough work will be provided, if required.
How to Apply-
Interested candidates should register their names for BITSAT-2017 by applying in the prescribed application form online. Complete the application form online at http://www.bitsadmission.com and pay the prescribed fees. Also take the print out of the filled form for your future reference. The prescribed fee for BITSAT 2017 is Rs. 1990/-(Rs. 1490/- for female candidates).
In addition to applying and appearing for BITSAT-2017, 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 May 2017. 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 June 2017.
Most Important Point:
A candidate can apply online only once for BITSAT. However, if a candidate discovers any mistake in the form submitted by him, he can apply online second time and send a letter to admission office BITS, Pilani mentioning the earlier application number which will be cancelled. In such cases, the second application has to be accompanied by a fresh application fee.
Those who register for the test and reserve test dates have to download the ‘Hall ticket’, along with instructions, from BITS website as per the schedule given earlier.
The Admissions Officer,
BITS Pilani – 333031
The information and its analysis given over here are based on various press releases/ notifications/ information bulletin available on authentic websites.