BITSAT 2019: Important Dates | Eligibility Criteria | Exam Pattern | SyllabusBITSAT stands for Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test. It is conducted annually in the month of May. It serves as an entry-level examination for getting admission in three private premier institutes of India; BITS Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa, and BITS Hyderabad. The aspiring candidates who want to pursue Integrated First Degree programmes in Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.), B.Pharm or M.Sc., Humanities and Management from these institutes can apply for BITSAT 2019. This exam is completely based online.

The application for BITSAT 2019 will be released in the 3rd week of December 2018. The last date to apply for the exam will be 2nd week of March 2019, tentatively. After the completion of the exam, the candidates are given the score immediately. It is a three-hour long exam which consists of objective type questions. Almost 2 lakh aspirants apply for BITSAT every year. They compete for 2000 seats offered by these institutes in various streams.  BITS Pilani is one of the best private colleges of India with world-class infrastructure, faculties, and placements.



BITSAT is conducted across 50 exam centers in India as well as Dubai. Candidates can choose any three examination centers of their choice in India. But the Dubai candidates can choose Dubai only as their center. Visit the official website of BITS, Dubai for more details.

Programmes Offered through BITSAT 2019:

The courses offered can vary with the institute you are applying in. Following are the courses offered at all the three campuses of BITS, namely Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad.

  1. BITS, Pilani Campus:
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Civil, Mechanical, Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, Instrumentation, Chemical, Electrical, Electrical and Electronics and Manufacturing
  • Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, General Studies and Biology




  1. K. Birla, GOA CAMPUS:
  • E. in Chemical, Electronics and Instrumentation, Computer Science, Mechanical and Electrical and Electronics
  • Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics, and Biology
  1. BITS, HYDERABAD CAMPUS:
  • E. in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electrical and Instrumentation, Chemical, Manufacturing and Computer Science
  • Bachelor in Pharmacy
  • Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, and Economics




BITSAT 2019 Registration Details:

The candidates who wish to appear for BITSAT 2019 can register for the exam online. Go to the official website of BITS, Pilani in order to apply for the examination. The registration will begin in last week of December and will end on 1st week of March 2019. Candidates are advised to keep all their documents such as government issued ID and mark sheets ready so that they do not commit any mistake while entering their details.

All the personal and educational details entered by the candidate should match with their documents. The documents will be verified at the time of admission. If the information provided by the candidate does not match with their documents, their admission will be canceled.



Follow the following steps and register for the exam in time:

  • Start filling your Application Form; mention your programme preferences and the marks obtained in class 12th
  • Complete the personal details such as Candidate’s name, Father’s name, Mother’s name, Date of Birth, Address for communication, Gender, Nationality, Email ID, Mobile number.
  • Upload the scanned images of your photograph and signature in required format and size.
  • Choose any of the three examination centers of their choice or you can also choose Dubai as the venue.
  • Complete the registration by making the payment online through debit card, credit card, or internet banking or offline through challan. Candidates can also pay cash at any ICICI branch.
  • Candidates will be given a unique Application Number. Take out the print out of Application Form for future references.




BITSAT 2019 Application Fees:

  • The application fee is Rs. 2950 for Male candidates and Rs. 2450 for Female candidates for Indian exam centers.
  • For Dubai exam centers, the application fee is Rs. 4000 (70 USD) for both male and female candidates.

BITSAT Direct Entry for State or Central 12th Board Toppers:

Students who secured the first rank in their 12th board exams will be given direct admission, regardless of their BITSAT exam. They can choose the branch and campus of their choice.

Candidates who are studying in any of the BITS campuses at present are not eligible to apply.



If a candidate has attempted 12th examination more than once, then his or her latest performance will be considered.

Slot Booking In BITSAT 2019:

The procedure for slot booking will begin in the 4th week of March 2019 to 1st week of April 2019. The aspiring candidates can select the time and date of their choice and download the admit card afterward. The candidates who fail to book a slot themselves will be allocated a slot by the authorities. Slot booking is done on first come first serve basis. In order to book a slot, candidates have to enter their BITSAT Application number, gender, date of birth, and registered Email-ID.



BITSAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

The aspiring candidates who wish to appear for BITSAT 2019 should check out the eligibility criteria needed to give the examination. Without fulfilling these ideas, a candidate will not get admission in any of the campuses of BITS. This article contains information about qualifying marks, educational qualification, qualifying year and other requirements. So, before starting the registration process, candidates must make sure that they fulfill all the requirements:



All Programmes Except B.Pharm:-

  • EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: A candidate must have passed 12th class examinations from a government recognized school in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics of any state or central board.
  • The candidate must be proficient in English.
  • QUALIFYING MARKS: The candidate must have secured an aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • The candidate must also have secured at least 60% in each subject.
  • QUALIFYING YEAR: The candidate must be a 2018 pass-out or appearing in a 12th standard examination in 2019.




Pharma:-

  • EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: A candidate must have passed 12th class examinations from a government recognized school in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of any state or central board.
  • The candidate must be proficient in English.
  • QUALIFYING MARKS: The candidate must have secured an aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • The candidate must also have secured at least 60% in each subject.
  • QUALIFYING YEAR: The candidate must be a 2018 pass-out or appearing in a 12th standard examination in 2019.




BITSAT 2019 Exam Pattern and Syllabus:

This article brings out the detailed analysis of BITSAT 2019 Exam Format and Syllabus. Candidates must review it carefully so that they know what exactly they have to study and how they have to study. This article contains information about the duration of examination, marking scheme, the total number of subjects and the weight allotted to them and the total number of questions.

BITSAT Exam Format:-

Check out the table below for the clear idea of BITSAT 2019 format:



EXAM SPECIFICATIONS DETAILS
Examination Name Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test (BITSAT)
Duration 3 hours
Marking scheme 3 marks for every correct answer and -1 mark for every wrong answer
Mode of Exam Online (Computer-Based Test)
Number of Applicants Around 3 lakhs every year
Category of Exam Under Graduate Level
Number of Questions 150
Type of Questions Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
Number of centers 50
Section wise time-limit None
Number of Sections Four, namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning




IN CASE OF TIE-BREAKER

  • In case of a tie, the marks obtained in Mathematics/Biology will be considered.
  • If the tie still exists, the marks obtained in Physics will be considered.
  • In case of further tie, marks obtained in Chemistry will be considered.
  • The last stage of tie-breaker is marks secured in class 12th

The cut-off marks depend on the number of candidates appeared for the examination, difficulty level of the question paper and the candidate’s overall performance.



BITSAT Syllabus:-

There are four sections included in BITSAT, namely Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning.

SUBJECT NUMBER OF QUESTIONS
Physics 40
Chemistry 40
Mathematics 45
English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning 15 and 10 respectively
Total 150

If the candidate is able to finish all the 150 questions within the allotted time, he or she may solve additional 12 questions, if they still have some time left. But the candidate will not be allowed to go back and edit previous questions. There is no section-wise limit, so students can move freely within the sections, provided they finish the exam within the given time frame.



Here is the topic-wise analysis of BITSAT syllabus:

  1. PHYSICS: Units and Measurement, Gravitation, Newton’s Law of Motion, Optics, Oscillations, Waves, Current Electricity, Heat and Thermodynamics, Modern Physics, Work and Energy, Rotational Motion, Fluid Mechanics, Rotational Motion, Electrostatics, Magnetic Effect of Current, Electronic Devices, Kinematics, Impulse and Momentum and Solid Mechanics.
  2. Chemistry: Atomic Structure, Thermodynamics, Surface Chemistry, States of Matter, Physical and Chemical Equilibrium, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Bonding, Molecular Structure, Electrochemistry, Period table and Environmental Chemistry.
  3. MATHEMATICS: Vectors, Trigonometry, Algebra, Probability, Differential Calculus, Statistics, Integral Calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, Linear Programming, Coordinate Geometry and Mathematical Modelling.
  4. BIOLOGY: Genetics, Evolution, Ecology, Environment, Human Welfare, Biotechnology, Reproduction, Cells, and Diversity.
  5. ENGLISH PROFICIENCY: Grammar, Vocabulary, Composition, Reading Comprehension.

LOGICAL REASONING: Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning.



BITSAT 2019 Exam Dates:

This article brings out the important dates regarding BITSAT 2019. The official dates for BITSAT 2019 have not been announced yet. So we will give you tentative dates so that you can be prepared when the schedule arrives. Check out the table below to get information about the important dates like the release of Application Form, Deadline to submit the form, Form Correction, Slot Booking, Release of Hall Ticket, Examination Date, Apply for admission, Admit and Wait for List.

Here are the tentative dates for BITSAT 2019:

EVENT DATE
The release of Application Form 3rd week of December 2018
End of Registration 2nd week of March 2019
Application Form Correction 2nd to 3rd week of March 2019
Exam Centre Allocation 4th week of March 2019
Slot Booking 4th week of March to 1st week of April 2019
Download  Hall Ticket 2nd week of April to 2nd week of May 2019
Exam Date 3rd week to last week of May 2019
Admission Application (12th marks) 2nd week of May to 2nd week of June 2019
The release of Admit List and Wait List 3rd week of June 2019




BITSAT 2019 Preparation Tips:

Here is the preparation guide for BITSAT 2019:

Strategic Study Plan:

Aspirants should find out about all the details about BITSAT 2019 and make a proper study plan. Making a study plane of a timetable helps students to learn time management. Try to allow time to each subject according to its weight in the examination. A proper study plan also helps students to gain confidence before the exam. Collect the study material such as NCERT books and reference books of good authors that will help you develop good concepts and in-depth analysis of each topic.



Regular Practice:

BITSAT is all about the speed and accuracy. Only by practicing daily and maintaining a proper consistency can a student gain both the qualities. It will be beneficial on the day of the exam as students will have a proper idea of how much time they have to spend on a particular question. Never waste much time on a particular question. Always attend such questions after the rest of the questions are over.

Proper Revision:

Without proper revision, you may not remember everything on the day of exam even after studying everything. Success requires both hard work and smart work. Always make short notes of key formulas and important concepts. Take out at least half an hour to brush up these short notes daily. This will help your current subject keep in tune with the previous subject. With time and practice, the revision will take less time to complete.



Mock Tests:

This is the final and most important part of your preparation. Test your knowledge and practice by revising and solving at least one mock test paper daily within three hours. You can also solve some previous year BITSAT question papers for more practice. Analyse your weaknesses and work on them. As practice makes a man perfect!

Candidates are advised to follow these tips, and they will surely get success in the upcoming BITSAT 2019 examination. All the best!