BITSAT Question Paper Analysis: BITSAT 2020 exam will be held between the third to last week of May 2020. BITS Admission Test is a national level entrance exam conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani. This exam is organised to offer admission to various Integrated First Degree Programmes at Pilani campus, Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus of BITS.
BITSAT Question Paper Analysis
BITS Admission Test will be conducted across 50 cities all over India and Dubai. The weightage of questions from class 12 will be higher than that of questions from class 11 syllabus.
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- As per the analysis, physics was the toughest and time-consuming section of the exam.
- Most of the questions were application and concept based in the Chemistry section.
- Mathematics section had most of the questions from class 11 syllabus prescribed by the CBSE.
BITSAT Subject Wise Analysis
As per the analysis, it is found that the BITS Admission Test question paper is balanced with the easy, moderate and difficulty level of questions. Candidates who had prepared and revised all the topics well and properly will clear the exam with a better score.
Subject-wise distribution of questions from the syllabus of Class 11 and Class 12 is given below:
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- Physics section had 19 questions from class 11 and 21 questions from class 12 syllabus.
- Chemistry section had 17 questions from class 11 and 23 questions from class 12 syllabus, in which topics from Organic Chemistry and General Chemistry dominated the section.
- Mathematics section had 25 questions from class 11 and 15 questions from class 12 syllabus which is slightly imbalanced.
BITSAT Level of Difficulty
BITS Admission Test seems to have a moderate level of difficulty and the weightage of marks was almost same for class 11 and class 12 syllabus.
Distribution of total of 450 marks as per the difficulty level of questions in BITSAT is as follow:
- 36 questions worth 108 marks were easy.
- 55 questions worth 165 marks were moderate.
- Remaining 32 questions worth 102 marks were from the difficult section.
The difficulty level of questions of PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) is provided below:
BITSAT Question Paper Analysis for Physics
Chapter-wise weightage of Physics section in BITSAT is given below:
|Chapter||Syllabus||No. of Questions||Difficulty Level|
|Electricity and Magnetism||Class 12||15||Moderate|
|Heat and Thermodynamics||Class 11||4||Difficult|
|Modern Physics||Class 12||4||Easy|
|SHM & Waves||Class 11||2||Difficult|
Among all four sections of the BITSAT exam, Physics section was the toughest. It had 40 questions and each question carry 3 marks.
Distribution of marks in Physics section across Units and Topics is given in a table below:
|Chapter||Sub-Topics||No. of Question||Total Marks|
|Electricity and Magnetism||Current Electricity||5||15|
|Heat and Thermodynamics||Heat transfer||2||6|
|Work Power Energy||2||6|
|Center of Mass||1||3|
|Fluid Mechanics& Properties of Matter||2||6|
|Rigid Body Dynamic||2||6|
|Modern Physics||Modern Physics||3||9|
|SHM & Waves||SHM||2||6|
|String Waves and Sound Wave||2||6|
The candidates can refer to the above table to check the marks allotted to each topic from Physics subject.
BITSAT Question Paper Analysis for Chemistry
The difficulty level of this section was between easy to moderate. Chapter-wise weightage of Chemistry section in BITSAT is provided in the table:
|Topic||Syllabus||No. of Questions||Difficulty|
|Inorganic Chemistry-1||Class 11||2||Easy|
|Organic Chemistry-1||Class 11||5||Moderate|
|Physical Chemistry-1||Class 11||10||Moderate|
|Inorganic Chemistry-2||Class 12||6||Easy|
|Organic Chemistry-2||Class 12||9||Difficult|
|Physical Chemistry-2||Class 12||8||Moderate|
- This section had a total of 40 questions carrying 3 marks each.
- Out of 40 questions, 18 questions were of moderate level and rest 13 were easy.
Distribution of marks in Chemistry section across Units and Topics is given in a table below:
|Chapter||Topic||No. of Questions||Total Marks|
|Inorganic Chemistry-1||Chemical Bonding||1||3|
|Periodic Table& Periodicity||1||3|
|Inorganic Chemistry-2||D-Block& F Block||2||6|
|Organic Chemistry-1||General Organic Chemistry||3||9|
|Organic Chemistry-2||Alkyl Halide, Alcohol& Ether, Carbohydrate, Amino Acids & Polymers||3||9|
|Aldehyde & Ketone||1||3|
|Practical Organic Chemistry||1||3|
|Chemistry in Everyday Life||2||6|
|Physical Chemistry-1||Atomic Structure||2||6|
|Thermodynamic & Thermochemistry||2||6|
|Physical Chemistry-2||Chemical Kinetic||2||6|
The candidates can refer to the above table to check the marks allotted to each topic from Chemistry.
BITSAT Question Paper Analysis for Mathematics
This section of BITSAT was moderate on the scale of level of difficulty of the exam. Chapter-wise weightage of Mathematics section is given below:
|Topic||Syllabus||No. of questions||Difficulty|
|Straight Lines & Pair of Straight lines||Class 12||2||Difficult|
|Continuity & Differentiability||Class 12||2||Difficult|
|Theory of Equation||Class 11||2||Easy|
|Binomial Theorem||Class 11||2||Moderate|
|Sets, Relations & Functions||Class 11||2||Easy|
|Properties of Triangles||Class 11||1||Difficult|
|Trigonometric Ratios & Identities||Class 11||2||Easy|
|Trigonometric Equations||Class 11||2||Easy|
|Matrices & Determinants||Class 11||3||Moderate|
|Application of Derivatives||Class 12||7||Moderate|
|Permutations & Combinations||Class 11||3||Easy|
|Sequence & Series||Class 11||4||Moderate|
|Inverse Trigonometry||Class 11||1||Difficult|
|Limits & Differential Coefficient||Class 11||2||Difficult|
|Complex Numbers||Class 11||1||Moderate|
Distribution of marks in Mathematics section across Units and Topics is given in a table below:
|Topic||No. of questions||Total Marks|
|Straight Lines & Pair of Straight lines||2||6|
|Continuity & Differentiability||2||6|
|Theory of Equation||2||6|
|Sets, Relations & Functions||2||6|
|Properties of Triangles||1||3|
|Trigonometric Ratios & Identities||2||6|
|Application of Derivatives||7||21|
|Permutations & Combinations||3||9|
|Sequence & Series||4||12|
|Limits & Differential Coefficient||2||6|
This section covers more topics from class 11 syllabus than that of class 12 syllabus and most questions are of moderate level in this section.
BITSAT Paper Analysis for English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning
The total number of questions asked in this section are 25 out of which 15 questions were from English Proficiency and rest 10 questions were from Logical Reasoning.
BITSAT Paper Analysis for English Proficiency
Distribution of marks in English Proficiency section across Topics is given in a table below:
|Topic||No. of questions||Marks|
|Synonyms & Antonyms||2||6|
BITSAT Paper Analysis for Logical Reasoning
Distribution of marks in the Logical Reasoning section across Topics is given in a table below:
|Topic||No. of questions||Marks|
|Figure Completion & Analysis||4||12|
|Completing a sequence||2||8|
|Questions on Family tree||2||8|
|Numbers & Alphabetical Series Test||2||8|
BITSAT 2020 Syllabus will be declared by BITS, Pilani. The candidates can refer to the official website of BITS, Pilani for the detailed syllabus.