BITSAT 2019: Important Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern & Syllabus, Other Details and FAQs

BITSAT Exam

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 2019. 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 2019 Latest Notification – All the engineering aspirants are eagerly waiting for the release of BITSAT application form 2019. It will be accessible from the third week of December 2018 until the second week of March 2019. Before filling in the online application form, check your eligibility as prescribed by the Authority.

BITSAT 2019 Overview:

Exam Name

BITSAT

Conducting Authority

BITS, Pilani

Purpose

Admission to UG programmes at BITS

Exam Level

University Level

Exam Category

UG

Mode of Exam

Online

Exam Occurrence

Once a Year

Official Website

http://bitsadmission.com

Exam Date

3rd-4th week of May 2019


Available Application Forms

BITSAT Exam 2019 Important Dates

BITSAT 2019 Events

BITSAT 2019 Important Dates

Release of application form

Third week of December 2018

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

Second week of March 2019

Correction in online application form

2nd/3rd week of March 2019

Announcement of test centre allotment

4th week of March 2019

Test date and slot reservation

4th week of March to First week of April 2019

Hall ticket availability

Mid-April – Mid-May 2019

Exam to be commenced

3rd-4th week of May 2019

Result declaration

4th week of May 2019

Apply for admission (with XII class marks and preferences)

First week of May to Mid-June 2019

Announcement of admission list and waiting list

Third week of June 2019


BITSAT Exam Previous Years Solved Papers


BITSAT Exam 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

One of the first things a BITS aspirant should do is to keep a track of the exam nature. The BITSAT 2019 will be conducted in CBT mode. There will be 150 questions from Chemistry, English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning, Physics and Maths/Biology. The question paper is divided into 4 sections. It contains 150 questions. All questions are objective types in nature with four answer choices. Each correct answer will fetch 3 marks, while 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect answer.

Details about BITSAT 2019 Exam

About the Exam Pattern

Details

Type of question paper

Objective type

Number of questions

150

Duration of the exam

3 hours

Mode of the exam

Computer-based exam

Language

English

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 2019 Exam

Section

Subject

Number of Questions

1.

Physics

40

2.

Chemistry

40

3.

a)    English

15

 

b)    Logical Reasoning

10

4.

Mathematics/Biology (for B.Pharma)

45

Total

 

150

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Important Points to be noted –

  • The candidates appearing for 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 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 General Section of the question paper. Hence, it is advised to enter into the special section only after completing the General section.

BITSAT 2019 Syllabus

The prescribed syllabus for BITSAT exam comprises 4 important subjects. They are Physics, Mathematics/Biology, English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning and Chemistry. The BITSAT syllabus 2019 is based on current NCERT syllabus of Class XI and XII.



BITSAT Exam 2019 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 2019 Application Process

Candidates can apply for BITSAT 2019 only through the online mode. The application form will be available from the third week of December 2018. Though offline application will not be entertained, candidates are advised to take the print copies of the filled application form for the future reference.

BITSAT 2019 Application Form Process -

  • Visit the official website of BITS Pilani - http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/.
  • Click on the ‘application form of BITSAT exam 2019’.
  • It is a 3-stage process such as Registration, Filling the Application form and Paying Application Fee.
  • For Registration, fill 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 photograph and signature as asked.
  • Pay the requisite application fee to complete the Application Form submission.

BITSAT 2019 Application Fee

  • The application fee for BITSAT 2019 is 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 online generated Pay-in-slip.

Note: The application fee is non-refundable.


Other Details

BITSAT Correction Window 2019

Before the release of 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 2019 in the second or third week of March 2019. Re-submit the form with zero error and be assured of receiving the BITSAT call letter.

BITSAT Exam Centre Allotment & Slot Booking 2019

After the correction window is closed, the Institute will allot the exam centre. This gives students to book slots as per their choice. It will probably be done between the fourth week of March to the first week of April 2019.BITSAT 2019 Admit Card Issuance

Candidates can download the BITSAT 2019 hall tickets/admit cards from the second week of April 2019. It will be available on the official website. Hall tickets are necessary for entry into the examination hall.

BITSAT 2019 Result

The BITSAT 2019 result will be out in the last week of May. Candidates can see their overall score, sectional score, number of correct-incorrect answers and the total marks deducted for their every incorrect response.

BITSAT 2019 Cut-Off Marks

The cut-off marks of the BITSAT exam vary every year. However, on the basis of the analysis of the previous year’s exam trend, one can check the expected cut-off marks for the year 2019 –

Name of Course

Expected Cut-off Marks

B.E (Hons.) Chemical

309

B.E (Hons.) Civil

308

B.E (Hons.) Electrical & Electronic

343

B.E (Hons.) Mechanical

337

B.E (Hons.) Manufacturing

300

B.E (Hons.) Computer Science

354

B.E (Hons.) Electronic & Instrumentation.

332

B. Pharma

226

M.Sc (Hons.) Biological Science

284

M.Sc (Hons.) Chemistry

295

M.Sc (Hons.) Mathematics

304

M.Sc (Hons.) Economic

308

M.Sc (Hons.) Physics

303

BITSAT 2019 Counselling

For candidates keen to participate in the Birla Institute of Technology Science Admission Test counselling 2019 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.

BITSAT 2019 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: Have the officials confirmed the BITSAT 2019 registration dates?

A: No. The officials will probably release the application form in the 3rd week of December 2018.

Q: Can a student who has scored less than 75% of marks in PCM apply for the BITSAT Exam 2019?

A: No, the minimum mark that the applicants need to score is 75% in PCM in the 12th class.

Q:  I have Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the 12th class. Can I apply for B.Pharm?

A: Yes, you can.

Q: How to apply for the exam if someone is given grade instead of aggregate marks in the 12th class exam?

A: One should convert his grade to the percentage as per the guidelines of his board/university. Also, the applicant needs to mention the method by which he has converted his grades to the percentage marks while submitting his application form.

Q: Do I need to fill separate application forms for different BITS colleges?

A: Not required. You can simply put the details of the centres of your preferences in the application form.

Q: What is the eligibility criterion for NRI/OCI applicants?

A: BITSAT 2019 is only for Indian citizens.

Q: A candidate has scored less than 75% marks and is giving an exam for improvement. Can he apply for the exam if he scores 75% after the improvement exam?

A: Candidates who are taking improvement exams only for a few subjects are not eligible for the exam. If they are taking improvement exams for all the subjects in PCB/PCM, they can apply for the exam.


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