BITSAT 2020 – Birla Institute Of Technology and Science (BITS) conducts its own entrance exam for admission in B.E., B.Pharm and M.Sc courses. The entrance exam is called BITS Admission Test (BITSAT). BITSAT is held in the online mode and to apply for BITSAT 2020 the candidates have to be 10+2 qualified. The board toppers are exempted for BITS and are offered direct admission in BITS campuses. BITSAT is held nationally and the exam has 4 parts – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, and English Proficiency. For more details on BITSAT 2020 like eligibility criteria, the application process, exam pattern, syllabus, cutoff, etc on this page below.
BITSAT is held in around 49 cities in India and 1 center abroad (Dubai). The highest cutoff marks for admission in BITS campuses is usually the highest for B.E. Computer Science, Candidates can check below the important dates in regards to BITSAT 2020 from the table below:
|BITSAT 2020||Important Dates|
|Availability of Application Form||1st week of Jan 2020|
|Last Date to submit application form||4th week of Mar 2020|
|Online Form Correction starts||3rd week of Mar 2020|
|Last date to do Application Form correction||1st week of Apr 2020|
|Test center allotment and announcement to candidates||1st week of Apr 2020|
|Slot Booking starts||1st – 2nd week of Apr 2020|
|Issuance of admit card||2nd week of Apr – 1st week of May 2020|
|Status of allotment||2nd week of May 2020|
|BITSAT exam dates||2nd – 3rd week of May 2020|
|BITSAT Score Display||2nd week of May 2020|
|Apply for admission with class 12 marks and fill preference form||2nd week of May – 2nd week of Jun 2020|
|Admit List and Waitlist announcement||3rd week of Jun 2020|
BITSAT 2020 Eligibility
The candidates have to be thorough about their eligibility before they start with the online application form of BITSAT 2020. The BITSAT 2020 Eligibility is as follows:
|Educational Qualification: The candidate should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects (if he/she has taken Mathematics in BITSAT) or a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects (if he/she has taken Biology in BITSAT) in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology subjects|
|For courses except for B.Pharma||For B.Pharma|
|Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent.||Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent|
|The subject combination needed is Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and adequate proficiency in English.||The subject combination needed is Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and adequate proficiency in English. However, candidates with PCM may also apply for the Pharmacy program.|
- Only Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2020 or who have passed 12th Examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in the 2020 test.
- If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in 12th class or its equivalent, only his latest performance is considered.
BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern
The candidates can check below the exam pattern of BITSAT 2020. The exam pattern is the test structure and the marks distribution among each of the sections asked in the examination. Check the same below:
- Mode of the exam: It is a Computer Based Test.
- Type of Questions: The exam is a multiple choice based test
- The Language of Exam: English
- The Duration of the Exam: 180 minutes
- Total Number of Questions: 150
- Marking Scheme: For every correct answer, candidates get 03 marks.
- Negative Marking: For every incorrect answer, 01 marks are deducted.
- Distribution of questions: Candidates can check the distribution of questions subjects wise from the table given below.
|Part||Subjects||Number of questions|
|Part 3||English proficiency|
|Part 4||Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharm)||45|
BITSAT 2020 Syllabus
The candidates can check below the syllabus of BITSAT 2020. The level of the exam is that of the 10+2. Therefore the candidates must prepare the syllabus that is based on the topics of class 11 and 12. Check below the table for the BITSAT Syllabus 2020:
|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|
|English: Candidates must note that question in English section pertains to questions related to Grammar, Composition, Verbal Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Reading, Comprehension, Non-verbal Reasoning, Vocabulary.|
Courses Offered through BITSAT 2020
The candidates are offered admission to the following courses through BITSAT 2020 are as follows:
|BITS Campus||Course Offered through BITSAT|
|Pilani Campus||B.E.: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing|
|M.Sc.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics and|
|M.Sc.: General Studies|
|K. K. Birla Goa Campus||B.E.: Chemical, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical|
|M.Sc.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics|
|Hyderabad Campus||B.E.: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing|
|M.Sc.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics|
BITSAT 2020 Application Form
To appear in BITSAT 2020 the candidates must first apply for the exam by filling in the online application form of BITSAT. The online application form of BITSAT 2020 can be filled using the steps below:
Step 1: Register Online
Step 2: Fill in details in BITSAT 2020 Application Form
Step 3: Upload Images in BITSAT Application Form
Step 4: Pay the Application Fee
BITSAT 2020 Application Fee:
|Male/Female candidates opting for Dubai exam center||US $80 (Rs.5600/-)|
Mode of Payment: The aspirants can pay the above-given amount of Application Fee by either of the following modes:
- Net Banking, Debit Card or Credit Card
- Payslips at ICICI Bank
BITSAT 2020 Slot Booking
The slot booking facility of BITSAT 2020 is available for all the registered candidates only. However, it is a first come first serve process. Therefore, if a slot is filled it becomes unavailable for booking. The BITSAT 2020 Slot Booking is enabled at bitsadmission.com. Using the slot booking facility the candidates can reserve their test time and date.
Candidates can access the slot booking process using their BITSAT 2020 Application number and password. After the slot booking process ends the admit card is also made available for download under the candidate’s login.
BITSAT 2020 Admit Card
The BITSAT 2020 Admit Card is issued to only those candidates who do the slot booking before the last date. Candidates must keep their admit card in good condition till the completion of the admission process. BITSAT 2020 Hall ticket/admit card contains important details regarding the examination such as the slot booked and the important exam related instructions. The hardcopy of the admit card is to be carried at the exam centers as the soft copy is not accepted at the centers.
BITSAT 2020 Exam Center List
The candidates need to submit at least three (03) preferences in the BITSAT 2020 application form. The list of centers is as below:
|Coimbatore||Kanpur||Goa Campus of BITS|
|Ghaziabad||Mumbai||Pilani campus of BITS|
|Nagpur||Agartala||Hyderabad Campus of BITS|
|Gurgaon||Noida||Dubai Campus of BITS (International Center)|
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. One list contains the names of candidates who qualify the exam and the other is a waitlist, this is for those candidates who have the chances of admissions if seats remain vacant.
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 Cut Off
Once the result for the BITSAT 2020 is announced, the exam conducting body publishes the cut off marks for BITSAT 2020. In order to qualify the entrance examination, the candidates need to secure marks equal to or greater than the cut-off marks as decided by the BITS Pilani. The candidates can check the previous year cut off of BITSAT to get an idea of the difficulty level of the entrance exam.
Previous Year BITSAT Cut Off for Pilani Campus
|Degree program at Pilani Campus||Cut-off score|
|B.E. Electrical & Electronics||338|
|B.E. Computer Science||378|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||319|
|M.Sc. Biological Sciences||259|
Previous Year BITSAT Cut Off for Goa Campus
|Degree program at Goa Campus||Cut-off score|
|B.E. Electrical and Electronics||308|
|B.E. Computer Science||347|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||289|
|B.E. Electronics & Communication||314|
|M.Sc. Biological Sciences||252|
Previous Year BITSAT Cut Off for Hyderabad Campus
|Degree program at Hyderabad Campus||Cut-off score|
|B.E. Electrical and Electronics||298|
|B.E. Computer Science||334|
|B.E. Electronics & Communication||312|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||286|
|M.Sc. Biological Sciences||250|
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) is located in the town of Pilani in Rajasthan. This institute offers Integrated First Degree programs, Higher Degree programs and Doctoral programs in Engineering, Science, and Technology, Pharmacy, Management, and Humanities. BITS Pilani is a Private Deemed University with 2 more campuses in India and 1 campus in Dubai.
Campuses: Apart from the Pilani campus, BITS has 3 more campuses:
- The BITS, Hyderabad Campus
- The BITS, Goa Campus
- The BITS, Dubai Campus
BITSAT 2020 Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : Candidates must go to the BITSAT examination center along with their BITSAT Admit Card and a valid identity proof.
Ans : Yes if the Application Process is still on on the official site of BITS then candidates can apply for BITSAT examination even after the release of the Admit Card.
Ans : Only the first rankers of central/state boards in India can apply for direct admission in BITS.
Ans : No BITS does not provide any kind of seat reservation to NRI candidates.
Ans : 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,
Ans : After downloading the BITSAT Admit Card candidates must take a printout of it to get a hard copy of the same.
Ans : 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.
Ans : Candidates must report to the BITSAT examination center 2 hours prior to the timings of the examination.
Ans : 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.
Ans : Birla Institute of Technology and Science conducts BITSAT every year.
Ans : 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.
Ans : Candidates must prepare for BITSAT examination from 11th and 12th std. books and follow the syllabus for the same.
Ans : Candidates can check the Cutoff for BITSAT examination after the announcement of Result for the same.
Ans : BITSAT Examination will be conducted in online mode.
Ans : Candidates can apply for BITSAT examination from the official site of Birla Institute of Technology and Science.
Ans : Candidates can fill their BITSAT Application Form online on the official site of Birla Institute of Technology and Science www.bits-pilani.ac.in.
Ans : Application Fees for BITSAT examination for male candidates is Rs. 3150, for female candidates its Rs. 2650 and for the candidates opting for Dubai Center it is Rs. 5600.
Ans : Only those candidates who complete the Application Form for BITSAT along with fee can avail BITSAT 2020 Form correction facility. To edit details in the Application Form, the aspirants must log in to the online mode only.
Ans : Candidates need not to pay any fees for logging in to the BITSAT Application Form Correction window.
Ans : Candidates must pay the BITSAT Application Fee through Credit Card, Debit Card or by Net Banking only.
Ans : Candidates can go to the official site of BITS (/www.bits-pilani.ac.in) and click on the “Apply here” button on that page to apply for the BITSAT examination.
Ans : Candidates will have to upload a scanned image of their passport size photograph and signature in BITSAT Application Form.
Ans : After the successful submission of BITSAT Application Form along with the required amount of Application Fee for the same candidates will receive a Confirmation page. Candidates must download and print the confirmation page for future references.
Ans : Birla Institute off Technology and Science will release the Result for BITSAT examination.
Ans : Candidates can check their BITSAT Result on the official website of BITS (www.bits-pilani.ac.in).
Ans : One day after the exam the candidates will be able to print their “BITSAT Score Report” by visiting the official site bitsadmission.com.
Ans : Candidates can calculate their BITSAT Score by using the formula 3 x (number of correct answers) – 1 x (number of wrong answers).
Ans : Candidates securing the first rank in their respective board examinations are given direct admission in BITS without appearing for BITSAT.
Ans : The score of the BITSAT exam appears on the screen automatically as soon as the candidates submit their answers.
Ans : The candidates can know that they have qualified the exam only if their name appears in the BITSAT Merit List.
Ans : The Slot Booking for BITSAT is available for the candidates only once and there is no provision to change the slot which is once selected by the candidates.
Ans : BITS automatically book the slot for those candidates who do not do it on their own. The slot chosen by the institute will be final and candidates will have to appear for the examination on the given date and time.
Ans : There is no best date and slot for any examination. It all depends on the candidate that in which slot they feel comfortable.
Ans : Candidates will not have to pay any fees for BITSAT Slot Booking process.
Ans : BITS will release the Admit Card of the candidates a few days later after the slot booking process , in a separate login window.
Ans : Only the candidates who have successfully filled the BITSAT Application Form will be able to book the slot for the BITSAT examination.
Ans : Candidates can book the slot for BITSAT examination on the official site of BITS (www.bits-pilani.ac.in).