BITSAT 2021: Important Dates, Admit Card, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern


Recognised as one of the six Indian ‘Institutes of Eminence’ by the Government of India in 2018, BITS (Birla Institute of Technology and Science), Pilani comes to the mind of budding engineers who wish to pursue UG engineering programmes in the upcoming academic year. To be eligible for admission to various undergraduate courses, students need to crack BITSAT 2021-22. The BITSAT 2021 Application Forms has been released on 23rd February 2021. BITS, Pilani conducts the All-India computerised BITSAT entrance examination every year to enrol students in its B.Tech, B.Pharma and M.Sc courses. The national-level BIT Science Admission Test is conducted in the computer-based mode. The purpose of the exam is to test the candidate’s scientific aptitude for various engineering courses. Admission is merit-based.

BITSAT 2021 Latest Notification -

  • 17th July 2021: BITSAT 2021 Admit Card has been released. Aspirants can download the hall tickets from the official website.
  • 14th July 2021: BITSAT 2021 Exam Date has been announced. The Exam will be conducted from 3rd to 9th August 2021.
  • The application form for the Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) 2021 was released on 23rd February 2021.

BITSAT 2021 Overview:

Exam Name


Conducting Authority

BITS, Pilani


Admission to UG programmes at BITS

Exam Level

University Level

Exam Category


Mode of Exam


Exam Occurrence

Once a Year

Official Website

Exam Date

3rd to 9th August 2021

Available Application Forms

BITSAT Exam 2021 Important Dates

BITSAT 2021 Events

 Important Dates

Release of application form

23rd February 2021

Last date to apply for the exam (along with fee payment)

7th July 2021

Correction in the online application form

From 4th July 2021

Test date and slot reservation

To Be Announced

Hall ticket availability

17th July 2021

Exam to be commenced

3rd to 9th August 2021

Result declaration

August 2021

Apply for admission (with XII class marks and preferences)

August 2021

Announcement of admission list & waiting list

August 2021

BITSAT 2021 Counselling Process

August 2021

BITSAT Exam Previous Years Solved Papers

BITSAT Exam 2021 Pattern & Syllabus

One of the first things a BITS aspirant should do is to keep track of the exam nature. As per the latest update, BITSAT 2021 will be conducted in the third and fourth week of May 2021 via CBT mode. But, as per the latest updates, the exam has been deferred. Talking about the examination pattern, there will be 150 questions from Chemistry, English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning, Physics and Maths/Biology.

BITSAT exam pattern -

About the Exam Pattern


Type of question paper

Objective type

Number of questions


Duration of the exam

3 hours

Mode of the exam

Computer-based exam



Marking scheme

3 marks for each correct answer

Negative marking

1 mark deducted for each wrong answer. No deduction of marks for unattempted questions.

Question Distribution in BITSAT Exam



Number of Questions








a)    English



b)    Logical Reasoning



Mathematics/Biology (for B.Pharma)





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Important Points to be noted –

  • The candidates appearing for the B.Pharma exam should attempt the Biology section, whereas those appearing for other courses should attempt the Mathematics section.
  • There will be 12 extra questions in the BITSAT question paper targeting candidates with a high intelligence quotient. These questions will entirely be optional. The candidates wishing to prove merit can take this section. But once they enter into this section, they cannot return to the question paper's General Section. Hence, it is advised to enter into the special section only after completing the General section.

BITSAT Syllabus 2021

The prescribed syllabus for the BITSAT exam comprises 4 important subjects. They are Physics, Mathematics/Biology, English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning and Chemistry. The BITSAT syllabus 2021 is based on the current NCERT syllabus of Class XI and XII.

Check the topics:

Physics: Units & Measurement, Impulse and Momentum, Kinematics, Rotational Motion, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Work and Energy, Gravitation, etc.

Mathematics: Trigonometry, Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Algebra, Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Integral Calculus, Differential Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, etc.

Chemistry: Atomic Structure, Thermodynamics, States of Matter, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, Electrochemistry, Physical and Chemical Equilibria, Chemical Kinetics, etc.

Biology: Cell, Diversity of Living World, Structure and Function – Plants, Reproduction and Development in Humans, Structure and Function – Animals, Genetics and Evolution, etc.

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BITSAT Exam 2021 Eligibility

Eligibility for B. Pharma

  • Should have done class 12th from any recognised University or board with PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) and English. Candidates with PCM subjects can also apply to the Pharmacy program.
  • Should have scored minimum aggregate marks of 75% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Mathematics (whichever they have opted for BITSAT).

Eligibility for B. Tech/Other Courses

  • Should have done class 12th from any recognised University or board with PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) and English.
  • Should have scored minimum aggregate marks of 75% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • Candidates appearing in class 12th exams in 2019 are also eligible to apply for BITSAT 2019.

BITSAT Exam 2021 Application Process

Candidates can apply for BITSAT 2021 only through the online mode. The application form was available on the official website from 23rd February 2021 and close on 7th July 2021. Though offline applications will not be entertained, candidates are advised to take print copies of the filled application form for future reference.

BITSAT 2021 Application Form Process –

  • Visit the official website of BITS Pilani -
  • Click on ‘Application form of BITSAT exam 2021’.
  • It is a 3-stage process such as Registration, Filling the Application form and Paying the Application Fee.
  • For Registration, fill in basic details like name, address, valid email id and mobile number.
  • Upon registration, the login ID and password will be sent to the registered e-mail id.
  • In the application form, provide all requisite details like educational qualification, certificates, age, name, address, father and mother’s details, etc.
  • Upload the digital images of the photograph and signature as asked.
  • Pay the requisite application fee to complete the Application Form submission.

BITSAT 2021 Application Fee

  • The application fee for BITSAT 2021 is similar to that for 2020, i.e. INR 2950/- for male candidates and INR 2450/- for female candidates.
  • Candidates (both male and female) opting for Dubai as their test centre should pay INR 4500/- as the application fee.

Mode of Application Fee Payment

  • Online through the Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card.
  • Offline cash payment at any ICICI Bank branch through an online generated Pay-in-slip.

Note: The application fee is non-refundable.

Other Details

BITSAT Correction Window 2021

Before releasing the hall tickets for the exam, the applicants get one more opportunity to correct the mistakes on their application form. The candidates can access the BITSAT correction window 2021 from the official website by using their login details credentials. Re-submit the form with zero error and be assured of receiving the BITSAT call letter.

BITSAT Exam Centre Allotment & Slot Booking 2021

After the correction window is closed, the Institute will allow reserving the test date and slot. The process will begin in the second week of July 2021.

BITSAT 2021 Admit Card Issuance

The admit card of BITSAT 2021 has been available online from 17th July 2021, and candidates will have to log in to their registered accounts to download it. The BITSAT 2021 admit card or BITSAT hall ticket 2021 is a crucial document. A candidate who fails to bring the admit card of BITSAT 2021 on the day of the examination will not enter the examination hall.

Candidates can download the BITSAT 2021 hall tickets/admit cards only by visiting the official websites. Hall tickets are necessary for entry into the examination hall.

Guidelines mentioned on BITSAT hall ticket 2021

  • The candidate’s fingerprint and photograph will be taken at the time of BITSAT 2021. These will be matched at the time of admission at the particular BITS campus.
  • Candidates violating the exam centre rules will not be allowed to continue with the test and will automatically be disqualified.
  • Calculators, bags, mobile phones, electronic gadgets, etc., are not allowed in the test venue.

Candidates must carry a pen for signing the attendance sheet and for doing rough work.

BITSAT 2021 Preference Window (Open)

BITS Pilani has opened the window for students applying for admissions to enter the class 12 exam marks and the preferences for the degree programmes. As of now, candidates who applied for the BITSAT 2021 exams need to upload their class 12 marks and fill in the degree programmes' preferences via visiting the official website. All the potential candidates who have qualified for the BITSAT 2021 examinations and have made it to the merit list will be allotted seats based on the marks secured by the candidates and the choices entered concerning the programme.

BITSAT 2021 Direct Admission Link (Active Soon)

Along with the marks and preferences uploading window, BITS Pilani has also opened the application link for the respective board toppers' direct admissions. All the students who have topped the PCM and PCB categories in their respective boards can apply for direct admissions to the programmes offered. As per the released notification, the PCM stream's rank holder will be considered for admission to all integrated courses in BITS Pilani. Simultaneously, the rank holder of the PCB stream will be considered for admission to the B.Pharmacy programme only. Visit ExamsPlanner for more such upcoming updates of the BITS 2021 examination.

BITSAT 2021 Result

The BITSAT result in 2021 will be announced in the form of a scorecard. To check BITSAT 2021 results, the candidates have to enter their login credentials. Candidates can see their overall score, sectional score, correct-incorrect answers, and total marks deducted for every incorrect response. One must note that the BITSAT 2021 result will be accessible only via online mode using the required login details of the exam.

Candidates appearing for the BITSAT 2021 exams are shown their scores on the completion of the examination. Candidates can check the BITS score and also download the scorecard by visiting the official website of BITSAT.

How to download the BITSAT 2021 scorecard?

Step 1: Visit the website-

Step 2: In the next step, candidates need to click on the 'Score Report' link.

Step 3: Now, enter the exam user id and password in the login window.

Step 4: Scorecard will appear, download, and take a printout.

BITSAT 2021 Final Cutoff

BITS Pilani will release the final BITSAT 2021 cutoff of all engineering campuses after the result. Candidates can check BITSAT cut off list for admission to BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses. BITSAT cutoff is the maximum and minimum score that candidates must have for admissions into the participating institutes. The admission cutoff of BITSAT 2021 differs as per the course and institute selected by the candidates.

Factors Affecting BITSAT Cutoff Scores

The various factors that affect the cutoff are listed below:

  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of candidates who gave the exam
  • Number of seats available
  • Highest score in the entrance test

BITSAT 2021 Cutoff – How to Check

Step 1: Visit the BITS Pilani official website.

Step 2: Click on the BITSAT 2021 final cutoff list link provided.

Step 3: Download the BITSAT 2021 final cutoff list for further reference.

The BITSAT 2021 final cutoff list will include details such as the campus, programme name, and the specific programme's cutoff score.

The BITSAT 2021 examinations are conducted for the admissions to the engineering programmes offered at BITS Pilani, BITS Goa, and BITS Hyderabad.

BITSAT 2021 Cutoff Scores (Released)

BITSAT cutoff has increased over the years due to high competition and limited intakes, and only a handful could make it to the Birla Institute of Technology and Science. The total number of seats being around 2000, and the application received is around 3 lakhs every year. Here are the cut-offs for the 2020 exam


BITS Pilani


BITS Hyderabad

B.E. Chemical




B.E. Civil




B.E. Electrical & Electronics




B.E. Mechanical




B.E. Computer Science




B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation




B.E. Electronics & Communication




B.E. Manufacturing




B. Pharm 




M.Sc. Biological Sciences




M.Sc. Chemistry




M.Sc. Economics




M.Sc. Mathematics




M.Sc. Physics




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Average Scores Required To Get Admission to BITS


BITS Pilani


BITS Hyderabad

Bachelors of Engineering (BE)

270 to 338

260 to 390

257 to 306


213 to 220


177 to 185

Masters of Science (MSc)

259 to 315

252 to 282

254 to 283

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BITSAT Counselling 2021

For candidates keen to participate in the Birla Institute of Technology Science Admission Test counselling 2021 will need to register for the process. Fill in the counselling application form by choosing the preferred course and institute. The officials will then release the admission and wait-list within the given time frame.


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