BITSAT Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Important Dates


Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test (BITSAT) is an all-India entrance exam conducted for admission into the 3 Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) campuses, namely, BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa, and Hyderabad. These colleges offer various degree programs in the course of engineering, pharmacy, sciences, technology, humanities, and management.

Eligibility Criteria

For a candidate to be eligible to take BITSAT 2019, he must fulfil the following eligibility criteria.

  • The candidate should have passed class 12th examination with proficiency in English.
  • Candidate should have scored a minimum of 75% marks in physics, chemistry, and mathematics in class 12th examination, with at least 60% in physics, chemistry and mathematics each.
  • Candidate should either have passed the class 12th examination in the year 2018 or is appearing for the same in 2019.
  • Candidates already studying in any of the BITS campuses are not eligible to take BITSAT.
  • The first rank holders of all central and state board exams for the year 2019 will be offered direct admission to BITS to any degree program of their choice.

BITSAT Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates can check here the exam pattern of BITSAT 2019 exam:

  • Exam Duration: The duration of exam will be three hours.
  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted through computer based online mode (CBT).
  • Type of Questions: There will be objective type (multiple choice questions) asked in the exam.
  • Sections: The exam will comprise of four sections, i.e. physics, chemistry, English proficiency & logical reasoning and Mathematics or Biology.
  • Marking Scheme: Three marks will be provided for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for wrong answer. No marks will be given for un-attempted questions.

Important Dates

The important dates for BITSAT are announced.

Events Exam Dates (Tentative)
Online application for BITSAT starts January 4, 2019
Online application for BITSAT ends March 31, 2019 (5.00 PM)
Last date for registration fee payment March 20, 2019 (5.00 PM)
Application form editing dates March 22 to March 25, 2019
Exam center allotment March 27, 2019
Booking exam slot starts March 28, 2019
Booking exam slot ends April 8, 2019
Availability of Admit Card starts April 12, 2019
Availability of Admit Card ends May 13, 2019
Online BITSAT date starts May 16, 2019
Online BITSAT date ends May 26, 2019
Applying for admission dates May 16 to June 18, 2019
Admission and waitlist announcements June 20, 2019

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