BITSAT 2020: Notification, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus

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BITSAT 2020 will be conducted by Birla Institute of Technology & Science. It’s a University Level Examination, which offers various courses like Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Master of Science at Undergraduate & Post Graduate Level to the aspirant can apply for BITSAT 2020. Students should carefully check the Eligibility Criteria before filling the Application Form. Candidates can visit the official website of BITSAT Admission to fill the Application form. Candidates require to update class 12 marks & preferences to Degree programs from 2nd week of May to 3rd week of June 2020. Only Students who are appearing for 12th class examination in 2020 or who have passed 12th class Examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2020 test. This article will give proper insight regarding how to fill the application form and all other relevant information.

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BITSAT 2020 Important Dates

These are important dates related to BITS Pilani Admission test. Also, BITs will release the application form (for Engineering courses) will be available from 1st week of January 2020.

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Events Dates (Tentative)
Application form release 3rd week of December 2019
Last date to submit the application 2nd week of March 2020
Application editing window 2nd to 3rd week of March 2020
Allotment of exam centre 4th week of March 2020
Slot booking by candidates 2nd week of April to 2nd week of May 2020
Release of hall ticket 2nd week of April to 2nd week of May 2020
Exam date 3rd to last week of May 2020
Apply for admission (on basis of 12th marks) 1st week of May to 3rd week of June 2020
Admit list and wait for list release 3rd week of June 2020

BITSAT 2020 Notifications

Some Notifications regarding the BITSAT 2020 are given below. Read them carefully to clear all doubts.

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  • The BITSAT Information Brochure & Eligibility Criteria along with Application Form is released.
  • Firstly, candidates can fill the Application Forms for BITS Admission Test for MBA from 3rd week of December 2019 onward and for B.Tech application form is released on 01st week of January. Further, the deadline to fill the form is 3rd week of March 2020.
  • Candidates will be able to fill the preferred slot for examination once the last date to fill the Application Form is over.
  • The hard copy of the completed Application form along with the copy of Fee receipt of  Rs. 2950/-  should be sent to Faculty-In-Charge, HD & PhD Admission Test, BITS Pilani, Pilani-333031, (Rajasthan) India, It must reach before 5.00 P.M. on or before 3rd week of February 2020.

BITSAT 2020 Application Form

The steps to download the BITSAT 2020 Application form is mentioned here. One should follow the given steps to not make mistakes while filling the form.

  • Candidates will have to visit the official website of BITSAT and click on ‘Apply Online’.
  • Also, students first need to register online to view the application form and fill it. Then, the form must be filled with the correct details. The application fee is required to be paid along with the submission of the form.
  • Candidate must enter 8 alphanumeric characters password during BITSAT registration process. This password will be required for further accesses including writing the BITSAT Exam. Hence, a candidate should keep it confidential.
  • Further, the application number will be generated after submitting the form. The candidates must note the application no. for future reference.
  • Candidates can edit and change any information once on a specified date if they made any mistake. Yet, the correction can be done before the downloading of admit card.
  • Candidates should keep a printout of the BITSAT Application Form for future reference.

BITSAT Application Fees

The application fees details for Male, Female and candidates choosing Dubai as test centre is different and given below:

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  • The prescribed fee for BITSAT-2020 may be Rs. 3150/- (three thousand one hundred fifty) for male candidates and Rs. 2650/- (two thousand six hundred fifty) for female candidates.
  • If a candidate chooses Dubai as a test centre the application fee for both male and female candidates will be same and will be the US $80 (Rs.5600).
  • The fees once paid is non-refundable and non-transferrable.
  • Deadline to pay the fee payment is 5.00pm on 3rd week of March 2020 (Wednesday).
  • Aspirants can make the Application fee payment through any of the following methods:
    • Net Banking
    • Credit/ Debit Cards
    • Challan (download the Challan and visit any of the ICICI Bank)

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BITSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

In addition to applying and appearing for BITSAT-2020, Aspiring candidates have to also apply for admission to BITS giving details of their 12th marks and preferences to different degree programmes offered at three Indian campuses of BITS Pilani.

The eligibility for BITs Admission Test is described here.

  1. Eligibility for Programmes except for B.Pharm.
  • Firstly, candidates should pass 10+2 (Class 12th) from a Recognised Board (Central or State).
  • Also, candidates must have secured an aggregate of 75% in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Candidates who are appearing for their qualifying examination in this year can also apply. Their admission will only be approved only after they will show all the documents. (This should be done on or before the counselling date).

2. For B.Pharm.

  • Firstly, candidates applying for B.Pharm will have to qualify class 12th will the Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
  • They should get a minimum aggregate of 75% in the above-mentioned subjects.
  • Moreover, all the other criteria remain the same.

How to book the Slots for BITSAT 2020?

As per the official notification, Candidates can book their exam slots for BITS Admission Test 2020 from Last week of March.

  • Go to the official website of BITSAT i.e. http://bitsadmission.com/.
  • Login with application credentials, login id and 8 character password.
  • Choose the available slots.
  • Get confirm slots and take the print out of the slot booking slip along with admitting card.

BITSAT 2020 Slot Booking

As per the official information brochure, the admission test will be conducted in two slots during the given exam dates. The first slot will be from 9.00 am till 12.00 noon and the second slot will be from 2.00pm till 5.00pm. The slots can be booked after centre allotment.

BITSAT 2020 Admit Card

It is very important to download the admit card and carry it to the exam centre and the counselling sessions. Failing to do so will lead to the rejection of the candidate.

  • Firstly, the admit card or the hall ticket is available on the website from 2nd week of  April to 2nd week of May 2020.
  • The applicants need to login to download and print the admit card.
  • Then, the candidates must verify the details printed on it and follow the instructions given.
  • Further, an admit card or hall ticket usually contains important information. Such as the address of the test centre, date and time of examination and candidate’s roll number.
  • Hence the candidate must keep a photocopy of the same and shall not, in any case, lose the document.

BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

The following pattern is being followed by BITSAT every year. It does not change much every year and candidates can practice using earlier year papers. Each day the exam will be held in two slots. The first slot will be from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon and the second slot will be from 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm. Applicants can choose anyone out of these two slots based on the availability. More information will be available on the admission website.

S. No Particulars Specifications
1. Examination Mode BITSAT Entrance Exam will only be conducted in Online Mode.
2. Type of Questions Questions will be in Multiple Choice Questions Format.
3. Marks awarded Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for a correct response.
4. Negative Marking Incorrect Response will lead to a 1 Mark Penalty
5. Duration Duration of Examination will be 3 hours.
6. Sections Questions will be asked from 4 sections. Further, details can be seen in the table below.

BITSAT 2020 Marking Scheme

Part Subject No. Of Questions
1. Physics 40
2. Chemistry 40
3. 1)English Proficiency

2)Logical Reasoning

15

10

4. Mathematics/Biology (for B.Pharm.) 45
Total: 150

 

BITSAT 2020 Exam Highlights

Name of Exam of Examination

Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test

Commonly Known As

BITSAT 2020

Exam Conducting Body

Birla Institute of Technology & Science

Examination Level

University Level

Category

Undergraduate Entrance Examination

Purpose of Exam

Admissions into Birla Institute of Technology & Science

Mode of Examination

Online

Exam Duration

3 Hours

Total Marks

450

BITSAT 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for the BISAT 2020 as released by the university is given below. Make sure to read all these properly in order to score well in the exams.

  • Firstly, BITSAT follows a similar syllabus every year. Also, the questions are mostly from the NCERT books of class 11th and 12th.
  • Further, candidates can see the Sample Papers for BITSAT on our website.
  • Moreover, candidates may follow the syllabus mentioned below for exam preparation.
  • Finally, download the BITSAT Syllabus PDF with Weightage. (link is given below)

Detailed Syllabus for BITSAT 2020 Entrance Exam

Physics Syllabus for BITS Entrance Exam:

PHYSICS Chap1-  Physics And Measurement

Chap2-  Kinematics

Chap3-  Laws Of Motion

Chap4-  Work, Energy, and Power

Chap5-  Rotational Motion

Chap6-  Gravitation

Chap7-  Properties of Solids And Liquids

Chap8-  Thermodynamics

Chap9-  Kinetic Theory of Gases

Chap10- Oscillation and Waves

Chap11- Electrostatics

Chap12- Current Electricity

Chap13- Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism

Chap14- Electromagnetic Waves

Chap15- Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation

Chap16- Atoms and Nuclei

Chap17- Electronic Devices

Chap18- Communication Systems

Chemistry Syllabus for BITS Entrance Exam:

CHEMISTRY Chap1- Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry

Chap2- States of Matter

Chap3- Atomic Structure

Chap4- Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

Chap5- Chemical Thermodynamics

Chap6- Solutions

Chap7- Equilibrium

Chap8- Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry

Chap9- Chemical Kinetics

Chap10- Surface Chemistry

Chap11- Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Chap12- General Principles and Process of Isolation of Metals

Chap13- Hydrogen

Chap14- S- Block Elements

Chap15- P- Block Elements

Chap16- F-Block Elements

Chap17- D and F-Block Elements

Chap18- Environmental Chemistry

Chap19- Purification and Characterization of Organic Compounds

Chap20- Some Basic Principle of Organic Compounds

Chap21- Hydrocarbons

Chap22- Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen

Chap23- Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

Chap24- Biomolecules

Chap25- Chemistry in Everyday Life

Mathematics Syllabus for BITS Entrance Exam:

MATHEMATICS Chap1- Sets, Relations and Functions

Chap2- Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equation

Chap3- Matrices, and Determinants

Chap4- Permutations and Combinations

Chap5- Binomial Theorem and its simple application

Chap6- Sequence and series

Chap7- Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability

Chap8- Integral Calculus

Chap9- Differential Equation

Chap10- Coordinate Geometry

Chap11- Three-Dimensional Geometry

Chap12- Vector Algebra

Chap13- Statistics and Probability

Chap14- Trigonometry

Chap15- Mathematical Reasoning

Chap16- Approximation

English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning

Candidates should consider NCERT’s of class 11 and 12 as the most important source for preparation. They should also solve various Sample Papers to get familiar with the paper pattern. Apart from this, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning are also topics for BITSAT:

  • English Proficiency: Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning, Synonyms, Antonyms, etc.
  • Logical Reasoning: Binary Approach, Analogy, Puzzle Test, etc.

The details regarding these can be seen at the Information brochure link given below.

BITSAT 2020 syllabus PDF Download: BITS Admission Test Information Brochure Here.

BITSAT 2020 Counselling Process, BITSAT Admission 2020

Given below are the details of the counselling sessions of the BITSAT 2020.

  • After the Fourth Iteration, Candidates will have to visit the University for final counselling.
  • Dates for the first Iteration will be in July 2020.  Candidates can frequently visit the official website for more details about dates.
  • Aspirants will have to report to their allotted Campus.
  • Candidates can lock their preferred allotted subject. They can reject this and keep themselves available for future up-gradations as well (this will be possible if a candidate who has a better rank will reject his/her seat).
  • Students will have to submit his/her documents. All the students must verify their documents.
  • One more round of up-gradation will occur after the counselling. This round will not be for wait-list candidates.

BITSAT 2020 Admission

The admission process for BITS Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad is announced.

  • Candidates who will appear in the BITSAT exam are required to fill an admission application with 12th marks and preferences.
  • The application form can be submitted by 2nd week of March 2020. The BITSAT 2020 Application form will be available through online mode.
  • Merit list will be formed on the basis of marks scored in the entrance exam.
  • It will be prepared separately course-wise.
  • The final admission list will be declared on 20 June 2020.
  • After the seat allotment, the applicant has to report to the allotted campus for further admission process.

BITSAT Score Analysis

Number of Candidate with Score Higher than BITSAT-2016 BITSAT-2017 BITSAT-2018
> 400 304 381 280
> 350 2319 2773 2044
> 300 8789 9290 7488
> 250 22441 23458 19746
> 225 32565 33633 29079

BITSAT 2020 Result

The result will be declared on 3rd week of June 2020. It almost takes a month to declare the results. If any candidate is eager to know the scores, it can be checked using the unofficial answer keys released by the coaching institutes as they are released as soon as the exam dates expire.

  • Candidates can check the results for BITSAT or BITSAT score on the official website.
  • They can see their Subject wise score with the number of correct and incorrect questions.
  • University releases Wait List of the candidates who are selected or expected to be selected based on their Score once all the Exams are over.
  • Before this, Candidates will have to fill their preference list. This list includes the preference order of the course the students would like to take in the university. This admission process is centralised for all the three branches.
  • There will be various iterations (4 in general). where selected candidates can select or reject the allotted subject based on their preference.

Official BITSAT Cut-off scores

The BITSAT 2020 cut-off after the last iteration (counselling) for admissions to 1 Semester 2018-19 to different courses at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses are given below:

Cutoff Marks for Degree Programme at Pilani Campus:

Degree programme at Pilani Campus

Cut-off BITSAT-2018 score

B.E. Chemical

280

B.E. Civil

274

B.E. Electrical & Electronics

338

B.E. Mechanical

313

B.E. Manufacturing

270

B.Pharm.

213

B.E. Computer Science

378

B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation

319

M.Sc. Biological Sciences

259

M.Sc. Chemistry

265

M.Sc. Economics

308

M.Sc. Mathematics

297

M.Sc. Physics

288

Cutoff Marks for Degree Programme at Goa Campus

Degree programme at Goa Campus

Cut-off BITSAT-2018 score

B.E. Chemical

260

B.E. Electrical and Electronics

308

B.E. Mechanical

283

B.E. Computer Science

347

B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation

289

B.E. Electronics & Communication

314

M.Sc. Biological Sciences

252

M.Sc. Chemistry

255

M.Sc. Economics

292

M.Sc. Mathematics

277

Cutoff Marks for Degree programme at Hyderabad Campus

Degree programme at Hyderabad Campus

Cut-off BITSAT-2018 score

B.E. Chemical

257

B.E. Civil

258

B.E. Electrical and Electronics

298

B.E. Mechanical

275

B.E. Computer Science

334

B.E. Electronics & Communication

312

B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation

286

B.Pharm.

177

M.Sc. Biological Sciences

250

M.Sc. Chemistry

254

M.Sc. Economics

283

M.Sc. Mathematics

267

M.Sc. Physics

265

NOTE: Aspirants must note that the cut-off scores vary from year to year. BITS Pilani officially released it on the request of many students appearing for Admission in BITS

BITSAT Official Links

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 1956. BITS Pilani is India’s highest-ranked non-Govt. Institute as per QS BRICS, QS Asia and QS India 2020, is one of the six Institutes of Eminence, as recently announced by MHRD, Govt. of India.

  • Official Website for BITSAT Exam: Click Here.
  • BITSAT-2020 test centres: Click Here.
  • BITS Admission Test centre addresses: Click Here.
  • BITSAT Rank Predictor will be available here.

For queries related to BITSAT-2020, Candidates may mail at [email protected] or call at official numbers i.e. +91-7349470595 and +91-9148237202 during Monday-Friday 9.00am till 6.00pm.

How to Prepare for BITSAT in 3 months?

  • Firstly, download the syllabus PDF from the official website and start your preparation accordingly.
  • Get help from mentors to prepare a time-table and divide 3 months time equally for all the subjects.
  • Source out good BITSAT study materials & books available in the market.
  • Find previous year’s question paper from this website and practice it thoroughly. This will give an idea about the exam pattern, type of question etc.
  • Never take the stress and always feel confident about your preparations.
  • Stay fit and healthy.

Finally, for more details about BITS Pilani Admission stay tuned toEntranceZone.

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    • BITSAT is generally easier than both JEE Main and Advanced. But in BITSAT problem is you have to solve 150 questions in 180 minutes and that is the thing that makes it difficult.

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