BITSAT 2020 will be held by Birla Institute of Technology and Science. This is a university level entrance exa m held every year to offer admissions into various Integrated First Degree Programmes. Admission will be offered to the candidates into B.E, B.Pharm and M.Sc programmes after qualifying this admission test. Candidates will get admission in the BITS campuses located in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. Candidates interested for admission can register for the test by online mode. To know more details about the entrance exam, candidates can go through the information provided in this article of BITSAT 2020.
BITSAT 2020 – Key Highlights
|Name of the exam||Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test|
|Popularly known as||University|
|Exam frequency||Once in a year|
|Conducting authority||BITS, Pilani|
|Exam duration||180 minutes (3 hours)|
|Exam fee||For male candidates: Rs 3150; For female candidates: Rs 2650; For all candidates opting Dubai exam centre: USD 80|
|Admissions offered||UG engineering courses|
|Mode of examination||Online|
|Number of applications every year||Around 3 lakhs|
|Exam Helpdesk No.||+91-9148237202, +91- 7349470595 (Monday to Friday from 9 am till 6 pm)|
BITSAT 2020 Important Dates
|Commencement of application form||First week of January 2020|
|Last date to apply for BITSAT 2020||Last week of March 2020|
|Availability of application correction window||Third week of March to first week of April 2020|
|Announcement of test city allotment||First week of April 2020|
|Slot Booking||Second week of April 2020|
|Availability of hall ticket||Second week of April 2020|
|BITSAT 2020||May 2020|
|Release of BITSAT Score||Third week of May 2020|
|Announcement of admit and waitlist after Iteration 1||Third week of June 2020|
BITSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria
For admission to different campuses of BITS, candidates must first check the eligibility conditions laid out by the exam conducting authorities. It is so, only students who fulfill the eligibility conditions for BITSAT 2020 will only be allowed to participate in the BITSAT 2020 counselling, seat allotment, and admission process after that. Detailed BITSAT eligibility criteria are given below:
|Qualifying Examination||Candidates must have passed their class 12 from a recognized central or state board.|
|Qualifying Subjects||Candidates must have passed their class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with adequate proficiency in English.|
|Qualifying Marks||Candidates must pass their class 12 with 75% aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Candidates who opted for Biology must have a 75% aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Candidates must also score 60% individually in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.|
|Age Limit||Candidates who have passed their class 12 in 2020 or 2019 will be eligible to appear for BITSAT 2020|
Note: BITS, Pilani, also give admissions to board and central board toppers against seats of their choice given that they meet the aforementioned eligibility criteria.
BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern
BITSAT 2020 exam is a computer-based or online test. The BITSAT 2020 exam pattern will help candidates to know the marking scheme, number of questions, duration of the exam, provision of negative marking, and other important details. Detailed BITSAT 2020 exam pattern is as below:
|Mode of Examination||online|
|Number of Questions||150|
|Sections in Question Paper||4 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning)|
|Duration of Examination||3 hours|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Marking scheme||Every correct answer will be given 3 marks, while incorrect response will fetch -1 and unattempted questions were given no marks.|
BITSAT 2020 Syllabus
Candidates preparing for the entrance test must be aware of the in-detail syllabus of BITSAT 2020. It will help them to have an idea about the topics and concepts from where the questions may be asked in the exam. The BITSAT 2020 syllabus will be released by the exam conducting authorities online. BITSAT 2020 exam will consist of topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
BITSAT 2020 Admit Card
Candidates can download admit card tentatively from April 12, 2020.BITSAT Hall Ticket can be downloaded from the official website. The hall ticket includes the following details: Name of the candidate, Photograph and Signature, application number, test centre details, Test date, Test time, Date of exam, test slot and exam instructions. Use BITSAT Application Number, Date of Birth and Email ID to download the admit card. In case of any discrepancy or incorrect information in BITSAT Admit Card, report the conducting authority in time for the generation of a new admit card with correct information.
Sample of BITSAT Admit Card
BITSAT 2020 Application Form
The admission process for various campuses of BITS starts with the registration for BITSAT 2020. Aspirants have to compulsorily register for the entrance test by filling the BITSAT 2020 application form online. The application form is expected to be released tentatively in the first week of January 2020. Candidates have to complete the registration process by filling the application form and then paying the application fee.
The exam conducting authority will also assist candidates in correcting the filled in application form. An application correction window will be made available to the candidates for changing certain details in the BITSAT 2020 Application form. Candidates must note that they will not be able to edit the application form of BITSAT 2020 after the last date. The detailed process to fill the BITSAT 2020 application form is given below:
How to fill BITSAT 2020 application form?
- Visit the official website of BITS/BITSAT
- Register for BITSAT 2020 by entering personal, academic and contact details in the required boxes
- After entering all the details, upload scanned photo and signature in the prescribed format
- As the last step for registration, pay the application fee either online through credit card/debit card/online banking or in offline mode
- Candidates should take a printout of the application confirmation page for use in future
BITSAT 2020 Application Fee
|Category||Application Fee (Rs)|
|For male candidates||3150|
|For female candidates||2650|
|For male/female candidates opting for Dubai exam centre||US $80 (Rs. 5672.84)|
BITSAT 2020 Result
Candidates who have appeared for the BITSAT 2020 gets to know their score on the very next day. As the BITSAT 2020 is held in various slots, so side by side the conducting body keeps uploading the scores of the respective candidates who are taking the exam. Candidates can check their result by using their login credentials. The final BITSAT result is declared later in the form of the merit list after the candidates submit their 10+2 marks. Candidates whose names appear in the merit list, qualify the exam. BITS releases two merit lists.Merit in BITSAT (BITS Online Admission Test): The BITSAT top scorers are offered scholarships as per the table below.
|More than or equal to 300||75% of Tuition Fee|
|250 to 299||50% of Tuition Fee|
|200 to 249||25% of Tuition Fee|
BITSAT 2020 Cutoff
BITSAT 2020 cutoffs are the branch-wise and institute-wise qualifying marks that a candidate needs to secure for being considered for admissions to a branch or campus. Students seeking admissions through BITSAT 2020 must score equal to or greater than the cutoff. Soon after the entrance exam gets over, exam authorities will release the branch-wise cutoff. Candidates with marks lower than the cutoff will not be considered for admissions.
BITSAT 2020 Counselling and Seat Allotment
Students appearing for BITSAT 2020 will be given admissions only after counselling and seat allotment process. To be eligible for admissions, candidates will be required to register for BITSAT counselling 2020 by paying the registration fee and selecting their preferences of branches and institutes. BITSAT 2020 seat allotment details will be declared in the form of iteration results after every counselling round gets over. Apart from the allotment result, the authorities will also declare the result of that particular round along with the waitlist of candidates.
BITSAT 2020 Frequently Asked Questions
I forgot my Application Number how will I be able to download my BITSAT Admit Card now?
If any candidate forgot his/her Application Number then they can recover the same by clicking on the “Find Application Number button on the official site of BITS.
How can I get a hard copy of the BITSAT Admit Card?
After downloading the BITSAT Admit Card candidates must take a printout of it to get a hard copy of the same.
Do I need to bring the hard copy of the BITSAT Admit Card to the examination center or soft copy for the same will work?
Candidates must go to the BITSAT Examination Center along with a hard copy of their Admit Card as they will have to produce it to the invigilator before entering the examination hall.
What time should I report to the BITSAT examination centre?
Candidates must report to the BITSAT examination center 2 hours prior to the timings of the examination.
What is the Exam Pattern for BITSAT examination?
BITSAT is a Computer Based Test. There will be total 150 questions which candidates will have to answer in 180 minutes. For every correct answer candidates will get 3 marks and for every wrong answer candidates will loose 1 mark.
Who is conducting BITSAT examination?
Birla Institute of Technology and Science conducts BITSAT every year.
What is the eligibility to sit for the BITSAT examination?
Candidates must have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent to appear for the BITSAT examination.
What is the Syllabus for BITSAT examination?
Candidates must prepare for BITSAT examination from 11th and 12th std. books and follow the syllabus for the same.
When will I be able to check the Cutoff for BITSAT examination?
Candidates can check the Cutoff for BITSAT examination after the announcement of Result for the same.
In which mode BITSAT examination will be conducted?
BITSAT Examination will be conducted in online mode.
Where can I apply for BITSAT examination?
Candidates can apply for BITSAT examination from the official site of Birla Institute of Technology and Science.