BITS Pilani will conduct BITSAT 2018 from May 16 to 31, 2018. The examination will be held in online mode, in multiple sessions. In order to appear for the exam, candidates need to do BITSAT Slot Booking. The booking could be done online. After the booking, the admit card is available from April 12, 2018. BITSAT is a university level computer-based test which is held by BITS Pilani for admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes at Pilani campus, K. K. Birla Goa campus and Hyderabad campus. Check more details regarding the BITSAT 2018 such as exam date, application form, slot booking, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern from this page below.
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Considering the past trends, among the three campuses, the cutoff is mostly the highest for the Pilani campus. It remained between 300 to 385 for all the courses in the institute. Check the complete schedule for BITSAT 2018 exam in the table below.
|BITSAT 2018 application form is available from||19 Dec 2017|
|Last date to submit the application form|
|Application form correction can be done from||15 Mar 2018|
|Correction in the application form can be done until||19 Mar 2018|
|Check test centre allotment||21 Mar 2018|
|BITSAT 2018 Slot Booking||23 Mar to
|Issuance of BITSAT 2018 Admit Card/ Hall Ticket||12 Apr 2018|
|Last Date for applying change of Test Date|
|BITSAT 2018 exam date||16 to 31 May 2018|
|Apply for admission with class 12 marks and fill preference form||01 May to 18 Jun 2018|
|Class 12 result should be announced by||12 Jun 2018|
|Deadline to receive completed application forms online with requisite fee||18 Jun 2018|
|Announcement of admission and waitlist offers after Iteration I.||20 Jun 2018|
|Deadline for payment of fee/advance fees.||28 Jun 2018|
|Announcement of admission assignment after Iteration II.||30 Jun 2018|
|Deadline for payment of balance fees by candidates selected for admission from the waiting list in second iteration.||08 Jul 2018|
|Announcement of admission assignment after Iteration III.||10 Jul 2018|
|FD withdrawal window timings for students who have paid fees under the First Degree programmes||14 to 16 Jul 2018|
|Candidates who wish to withdraw admission to submit Withdrawal request online using online credentials.||16 Jul 2018|
|Deadline for payment of balance fees by candidates selected for admission from the waiting list in third iteration.||17 Jul 2018|
|Announcement of admission assignment after Iteration IV||19 Jul 2018|
|Reporting for admission at respective campuses for candidates selected for admission.||30 Jul 2018|
|Announcement of admission assignment after Iteration V||31 Jul 2018|
|Reporting for admission at respective campuses for candidates selected for admission in Fifth Iteration||08 Aug 2018|
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- Online Application Form
- Check Application Status
- Application Form Correction
- Admit Card
- Slot Booking
- Check Which Exam Center is Allotted to you
- Center Change
- Admission Form
- Result – Score & Merit List
- BITSAT Cut Offs
- Previous Year Question Papers
- Sample / Practice Paper
- BITSAT Rank Predictor
- Exam Preparation
BITSAT 2018 Slot Booking
BITSAT 2018 Slot Booking has started now. The candidates can do the booking from the link available above. Through BITS slot booking portal, a candidate can book test date and time because the center has already been allocated to all. Application Number, Gender, Date of Birth, and E-Mail ID details are to be entered to do the slot booking.
- Each day the exam will be conducted in two slots.
- The first slot will be from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon
- The second slot will be from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
A candidate can choose any one out of these two slots based on the availability. An admit card will not be issued to the candidates if a slot is not booked by a candidate.
BITSAT 2018 Admit Card
BITSAT 2018 admit card will release after the slot booking. It will automatically generate by the system. Admit card will contain the test date, center, and the slot booked by the candidate. Along with it, the detailed about the candidates will also be available. It is a very important document which the candidates should carry in hard copy format. With the admit card, the invigilators will not allow the candidate to appear for the exam.
BITSAT 2018 Exam Pattern
It is advisable to know the exam pattern of any examination before starting the preparations. It will reveal a lot about the question paper and what should be studied. Check the pattern of the examination from the content mentioned below.
Exam Mode: BITSAT will conduct in Computer Based Mode.
The Language of Exam: The medium of question paper will be the English Language.
Parts in the Exam: The question paper consists of 4 parts and these are Chemistry, Physics, English Proficiency-Logical Reasoning and Mathematics / Biology.
Question Type and Number: All the questions in the exam is of Multiple Choice Type and consist of total 150 questions.
Answer Choices: For each question, four answer choices will provide.
Marking Scheme: A question in the exam will carry 3 marks and it will be granted if a candidate will choose a correct answer. For choosing a wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
Know the distribution of question and marks in BITSAT 2018 from the table mentioned below.
|Part||Subjects||Number of questions|
|Part III||English proficiency||10|
|Part IV||Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharm)||45|
12 Extra Questions in BITSAT: A candidate will have an option of attempting 12 extra questions if a candidate answers all 150 questions (without skipping any question). These questions will only appear on the screen if time is left. These extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics only. In each section, four questions will be presented. Also, remember once the candidate has opted for extra questions, he/she cannot go back for correction of any of the earlier 150 answered questions.
BITSAT 2018 Syllabus
As per BITSAT 2018, syllabus BITS Pilani will frame questions. The first thing is to remember is that BITSAT syllabus is on the basis of NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th class. Hence, it is advised to all the candidates to refer NCERT textbooks for the preparation. To understand the level of questions of BITSAT 2018 syllabus does solve the sample test. The entire syllabus for BITSAT 2018 is as mentioned below.
|Units & Measurement||States of Matter||Algebra||Diversity in Living World|
|Kinematics||Atomic Structure||Trigonometry||Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function|
|Newton’s Laws of Motion||Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure||Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry||Genetics and Evolution|
|Impulse and Momentum||Thermodynamics||Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry||Structure and Function – Plants|
|Work and Energy||Physical and Chemical Equilibria||Differential calculus||Structure and Function – Animals|
|Rotational Motion||Electrochemistry||Integral calculus||Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants|
|Gravitation||Chemical Kinetics||Ordinary Differential Equations||Reproduction and Development in Humans|
|Mechanics of Solids and Fluids||Surface Chemistry||Ordinary Differential Equations||Ecology and Environment|
|Oscillations||Hydrogen and s-block elements||Vectors||Biology and Human Welfare|
|Waves||p-d-and f-block elements||Statistics||Biotechnology and its Applications|
|Heat and Thermodynamics||Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons||Linear Programming||–|
|Current Electricity||Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen||–|
|Magnetic Effect of Current||Biological, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry|
|Electromagnetic Induction||Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry|
Note: Questions in the English section will be asked from Grammar, Composition, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Reading, Comprehension, Non-verbal Reasoning, Vocabulary.
Courses Offered by BITS
The campuses of BITS offer B.E, B.Pharm, and M.Sc. The disciplines offered are as follows:
|BITS Pilani||BITS Goa||BITS Hyderabad|
The M.Sc. programmes are 4-year integrated programmes after 12th. BITS does not award any intermediate B.Sc. degree.
BITSAT 2018 Exam Centers
Udaipur, Mangalore, and Kohima three new exam centers have been added for BITSAT 2018 examination. The candidates will have to choose the exam center while filling up the application form and the allotment center will announce after the application process, on the due date. Ther list of BITSAT exam centers is as given below.
How to Prepare for BITSAT 2018?
For engineering and higher studies, BITS Pilani is India’s most renowned and reputed private college. The college is known for its campus facilities, world-class infrastructure, diverse student base and experienced faculty members. The competition is high as BITS is the top private engineering college in the country. It has been noted that both the exams follow the same syllabus, however, the exam pattern differs and so do the marking scheme. If we compare JEE and BITSAT then BITSAT is more about speed and accuracy while JEE focuses on conceptual learning. Here we have given some helpful preparation tips which can help you to crack BITSAT:
- A good study plan – Managing your time efficiently will be possible only through strategic planning and regular practice. Make your own schedule and study the topics according to the syllabus and the weightage of particular topic.
- Practice Regularly
- Solve Sample Papers and Previous Year Question Papers
- Revision is must
What are the Important Topics in BITSAT 2018?
This is one question which many students frequently wonder. The important topic to cover in BITSAT 2018 are as follows:
BITSAT Important Topics in Physics
|Heat & Thermodynamics||10%|
|Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism||9%|
|Simple Harmonic Motion||5%|
|Work, Power & Energy||4%|
|Units, Dimension, Errors||3%|
BITSAT Important Topics in Chemistry
|Carboxylic Acid & Its Derivatives||6%|
|Alkanes, Alkenes & Alkynes||5%|
|General Organic Chemistry||4%|
BITSAT Important Topics in Maths
|Pair of Straight Lines||7%|
|Continuity & Differentiability||6%|
|Theory of Equation||4%|
|Sets, Relations & Functions||4%|
|Properties of Triangles||3%|
|Application of Derivatives||3%|
|Matrices & Determinants||3%|
BITSAT Important Topics for English Proficiency
|Synonyms & Antonyms||30%|
|Rearrangement of Jumbled Words||15%|
|One Word Substitution||15%|
|Rules of Conjunctions||3%|
BITSAT Important Topics for Logical Reasoning
|Figure Formation & Analysis||40%|
|Series Test Numerical & Alphabetical||10%|
|Figure Completion Test||7%|
|Paper Folding & Cutting||7%|
|Detection of the Rule||5%|
Books recommended for BITSAT 2018
|Chemistry||JD LEE Morrison Boyd|
|Mathematics||Hall and knight, IA Maron books|
BITSAT 2018 Result
The score of the examination will disclose by BITS on the next day only. As the Institute will keep on conducting the slots, it will also keep on uploading the score of the candidates. Candidates will be able to check the result via Login. However, the actual result of BITSAT 2018 will announce by the institute later on. The result for BITSAT 2018 will be prepared on the basis of the score but the Institute will only consider those candidates in the merit list, who will score more than the cutoff.
BITS-Pilani will release two merit list. One is BITSAT Admit List consist of the names of the qualified candidates. Another will be a waitlist. In the waitlist, the Institute will feature those candidates, whom it will call to fill the vacant seats.
BITSAT 2018 Cutoff and Offered Courses
Right before the beginning of next session, BITS Pilani announces the cutoff for all the campuses. The candidates can check the last year’s cutoff to get an idea about how much score they need to secure in order to get admission in the desired course.
|Degree programme at Pilani Campus||BITS Pilani||BITS Goa||BITS Hyderabad|
|B.E. Electrical and Electronics||355||320||310|
|B.E. Computer Science||382||350||339|
|B.E. Electronics and Instrumentation||332||301||320|
|B.E. Electronics and Communication||–||322||298|
|M.Sc. Biological Sciences||237||202||202|
Past year Statistics
We have displayed the last 5 years data of the candidates below:
|BITSAT Score Analysis|
|Number of Candidates / Year||2018||2017||2016||2015||2014|
|No of Candidates with score >=400||280||381||304||246||256|
|No of Candidates with score >=350||2044||2773||2319||2097||1926|
|No of Candidates with score >=300||7488||9290||8789||8184||7171|
|No of Candidates with score >=250||19746||23458||22441||21821||19341|
|No of Candidates with score >=225||29076||33633||32565||31882||8720|
The table shows that the number of candidates receiving marks equal to or more than 225 is much more than the candidates receiving marks equal to or more than 400 in all the 5 years. Almost, 33,700 people and that too only in 2017. Whereas, candidates obtaining marks in the range of equal to or more than 400 is the lowest.
BITSAT 2018 Application Form
- The application process has ended now!
At BITS admission website a candidate can fill the application form for BITSAT 2018 is online. The aspirants must ensure before filling up the application form that they fulfill the desired eligibility criteria. The BITSAT 2018 Application Form is to be filled and submitted by online mode. The applicants need to fill up details such as Personal Details, Educational Qualification Details, etc. Also, they need to upload a scanned image of their Photograph and Signature as per the specifications. The next step is to make payment for the application fee in online mode via Credit Card, Debit Card or by Net banking.
The applicants need to pay the following amount for the application fee:
|Categories||Application fee charges|
|Male Candidates of all Categories||Rs. 2950|
|Female Candidates belonging to all the Categories||Rs. 2450|
BITSAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria
It is crucial to fulfilling the eligibility criteria of the examination. So, it is advised to candidates to ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before proceeding to apply online. To appear for BITSAT 2018 exam the eligibility criteria is as follows:
BITSAT Eligibility Criteria for B.E and M.Sc Courses:
- The candidates must pass the class 12th examination, with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English as core subjects.
- The aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics should not less than 75% and marks in each subject should be more than 60%.
- The qualifying exam must qualify from a recognized Central or State Board.
BITSAT Eligibility Criteria for B.Pharm Course:
- In order to attain admission through BISAT 2018 in B.Pharm course, the candidate should have cleared 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as core subjects.
- A candidate must score the 75% as the aggregate marks in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry along with 60% marks in each subject.
- Candidates with PCM can also apply.
- A recognized School Board.
Direct Admission of Board Toppers:
- direct admission will provide to the School Board toppers to the institute.
- This will include toppers of State and Central Board.
- The toppers will get admission in the course of their choice.
Note: If more than one attempt has taken by the candidate to qualify the class 12th examination then their latest performance will consider, provided this attempt as the full component of subjects/courses prescribed.
List of Recognised Board for BITSAT 2018
The candidates may check the list of all the recognized boards from below:
|School Board||Board Code|
|Central Board of Secondary Education – All India Senior School Certificate Examination||CBAT|
|Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination – Indian School Certificate (Year-12) Examination||ISCT|
|Board of Intermediate Education, Andhra Pradesh – Intermediate Examination||APBT|
|Assam Higher Secondary Education Council – Higher Secondary (+2) Examination||ASBT|
|Bihar Intermediate Council, Bihar Intermediate Examination||BICT|
|Board of Secondary Education, Chhatisgarh – Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination||CGBT|
|Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education – Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination||GDBT|
|Gujarat Secondary Education Board, Gujarat – Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (10+2 Pattern)||GJBT|
|Board of School Education, Haryana – Senior Secondary Certificate Examination||HRBT|
|Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education – Senior Secondary (+2) examination||HPBT|
|The Jammu & Kashmir State Board of School Education – Higher Secondary Part II Examination, Jammu/Kashmir Region||JKBW|
|Jharkhand Intermediate Council, Jharkhand Intermediate Examination||JHCT|
|Board of Pre-University Examination, Karnataka – Second Year Pre-University Examination||KART|
|Board of Higher Secondary Examination, Kerala – Higher Secondary Examination||KERT|
|Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh – Higher Secondary School Certificate Examination (10+2)||MPBT|
|Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education – Higher Secondary Certificate Examination||MSBT|
|Council of Secondary Education, Manipur – Higher Secondary Examination||CHMT|
|Meghalaya Board of School Education – Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination||MEGT|
|Mizoram Board of School Education – Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination||MZBT|
|Nagaland Board of School Education – Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination||NAGT|
|Council of Higher Secondary Education, Odisha – Higher Secondary Examination||CHOT|
|Punjab School Education Board – Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (Part II)||PNBT|
|Board of Secondary Education, Rajasthan – Senior Secondary Examination||RJBT|
|Board of Higher Secondary Examination, Tamil Nadu – Higher Secondary Exam||TNBT|
|Board of Intermediate Education, Telangana- Intermediate Examination.||TSBT|
|Tripura Board of Secondary Education – Higher Secondary (+2 Stage) Examination||TRBT|
|Board of Intermediate Examination, Uttaranchal – Intermediate Examination||UABT|
|Board of Intermediate Examination, Uttar Pradesh – Intermediate Examination||UPBT|
|West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Examination – Higher Secondary Examination||WBBT|
|Any Other Board/ University (not covered above)||AOBW|
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