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 Dates
BITSAT 2018 application form is available from 19 Dec 2017
Last date to submit the application form 13 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018 (05:00 PM)
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 05 Apr 2018 10 Apr 2018
Issuance of BITSAT 2018 Admit Card/ Hall Ticket 12 Apr 2018
Last Date for applying change of Test Date 23 May 2018 26 May 2018(2:00 PM)
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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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 I Physics 40
Part II Chemistry 40
Part III English proficiency 10
Logical reasoning 15
Part IV Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharm) 45
Total 150

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.

Physics Chemistry Mathematics Biology
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
Electrostatics Stereochemistry Mathematical Modeling
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
Electronic Devices
Modern Physics

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
B.E. in:
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Mechanical
  • Manufacturing
B.E. in:
  • Chemical
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics & Communication,
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Mechanical
B.E. in:
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics & Communication,
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Manufacturing.
B.Pharm B.Pharm
M.Sc. in:
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • General Studies.
M.Sc. in:
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
M.Sc. in:
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

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.

BITSAT 2018 exam centres

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:

  1. 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.
  2. Practice Regularly
  3. Solve Sample Papers and Previous Year Question Papers
  4. 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

Topic Weightage
Heat & Thermodynamics 10%
Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism 9%
Wave Motion 6%
Current Electricity 6%
Electrostatics 5%
Simple Harmonic Motion 5%
Wave Optics 5%
Fluids 5%
Rotational Motion 4%
Work, Power & Energy 4%
Elasticity 4%
Ray Optics 4%
Units, Dimension, Errors 3%
Gravitation 3%
Alternating Current 3%

BITSAT Important Topics in Chemistry 

Topic Weightage
Chemical Bonding 10%
Biomolecules 6%
Carboxylic Acid & Its Derivatives 6%
Atomic Structure 6%
p-block Elements 6%
Mole Concepts 6%
Alkanes, Alkenes & Alkynes 5%
Electrochemistry 5%
Chemical Thermodynamics 5%
Solid State 4%
Chemical Equilibrium 4%
General Organic Chemistry 4%
s-block Elements 4%
Ionic Equilibrium 3%
Chemical Kinetics 3%

BITSAT Important Topics in Maths

Topic Weightage
Circles 11%
Straight Lines 7%
Pair of Straight Lines 7%
Vectors 6%
Continuity & Differentiability 6%
Differential Equation 4%
Complex Numbers 4%
Theory of Equation 4%
Binomial Theorem 4%
Sets, Relations & Functions 4%
Trigonometric Equations 3%
Properties of Triangles 3%
Probability 3%
Application of Derivatives 3%
Matrices & Determinants 3%

BITSAT Important Topics for English Proficiency

Topic Weightage
Synonyms & Antonyms 30%
Sentence Completion 15%
Rearrangement of Jumbled Words 15%
One Word Substitution 15%
Rules of Conjunctions 3%
Tenses 3%
Prepositions 3%
Modals 3%

BITSAT Important Topics for Logical Reasoning

Topic Weightage
Figure Formation & Analysis 40%
Figure Matrix 40%
Analogy Test 20%
Series Test Numerical & Alphabetical 10%
Logical Deduction 10%
Figure Completion Test 7%
Paper Folding & Cutting 7%
Detection of the Rule 5%

Books recommended for BITSAT 2018

Subject Recommended Books
Physics HC Verma
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. Chemical 306 276 272
B.E. Civil 294 273
B.E. Electrical and Electronics 355 320 310
B.E. Mechanical 334 304 297
B.E. Manufacturing 288 269
B.Pharm. 221 200
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
M.Sc. Chemistry 265 235 222
M.Sc. Economics 323 290 279
M.Sc. Mathematics 312 273 258
M.Sc. Physics 304 270 251

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.

Application Fee

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
Foreign Qualifications FORW
Any Other Board/ University (not covered above) AOBW

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