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BITS Pilani will conduct BITSAT 2018 in the 3rd week of May 2018. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test is a computer based test, through which the candidates are granted admission in B.E course. The registration for the exam is expected to begin in the 4th week of December 2017. The application for the exam will be available online and the link to access it will be uploaded on this page. Candidates interested in cracking BITSAT need to prepared as per the exam pattern, by following the NCERT class 11 and 12 syllabi. Check BITSAT 2018 eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, application process, cutoff, etc from this page.


BITSAT 2018 is a national level entrance exam for admission to academic session 2018-2019 in Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS Pilani Campuses in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad. It is important for the candidates to know the dates and deadlines of BITSAT. As soon as it will be revealed by BITS Pilani we will upload it on the table below. Until then, check the tentative dates.

Important event Dates (expected)
Release of BITSAT 2018 notification 4th week of December 2017
BITSAT 2018 application form available from 4th week of December 2017
Last date to apply online 1st week of March 2018
Edit mistakes in application form 2nd week of March 2018
Check test center allotted 3rd week of March 2018
Slot booking of BITSAT 2018 4th week of March 2018
Availability of admit card 2nd week of April 2018
BITSAT 2018 date of exam 3rd week of May 2018
Apply for admission with class 12 marks and fill preference form 4th week of May 2018
Release of admission list and wait list 1st week of July 2018

BITSAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are responsible for checking BITSAT 2018 eligibility criteria before they apply. Prominently, eligibility criteria is about educational qualification.

  • A candidate must have either passed class 12 either in 2017 or will do so in 2018.
  • Candidates must have secured a minimum of 75% in PCM/B.
  • Moreover, they must also have at least 60% in each subject, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Biology separately.
  • Those who have studied PCM in 10+2 are eligible for BITSAT 2018 engineering as well as the Pharmacy.
  • In the event that student has studied PCB, then he/she can opt for pharmacy.
  • It is mandatory to have passed 10+2 in either 2017 or appearing in 2018.

BITSAT 2018 Exam Pattern

Know BITSAT 2018 exam pattern for getting familiar with the exam. Solve past year papers and take mock tests to understand know the technicalities of the exam.

  • There will be overall 180 questions.
  • A candidate will get 150 minutes, without breaks, to attempt BITSAT exam.
  • Questions will be asked from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and the English Language.
  • All the questions will be of MCQs type.
  • Each question will be of 3 marks each.
  • Negative marking of 1 mark will be applicable.

The distribution of question and marks in BITSAT is as follows:

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

Note: If a candidate answers all the 150 questions (without skipping any question), the candidate will have an option of attempting 12 extra questions. 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. Further, once the candidate has opted for extra questions, he/she cannot go back for correction of any of the earlier answered 150 questions.

BITSAT 2018 Syllabus

BITS Pilani will frame questions as per BITSAT 2018 syllabus. The exam authority will compile and publish the syllabus in the information brochure. The first thing is to remember is that BITSAT syllabus is on the basis of NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th class. Hence, the candidates can do the preparation by referring to NCERT textbooks. Candidates can further understand the level of questions of BITSAT 2018 syllabus by solving sample test.

BITSAT 2018 Application Form

BITS Pilani will release two form. In the first place, it will release the application form for BITSAT 2018. The application form will be available online. The candidates will have to register to access and fill it. The Institute will only consider the application if the candidate will submit it in the prescribed format and the fee paid. Another form released will be BITS Admission form. The institute will release it after the examination and the candidates will have to fill it in order to get admission in any of the campuses.

The specifications for uploading of the images in the application form are as below:

Specification for Format Size
Photo .jpg/.jpeg 10 kb to 30 kb
Signature .jpg/.jpeg 2 kb to 20 kb

Application Fees: The fee for BITSAT-2018 will be available soon. Candidates can check the previous year fee amount to get an idea of how much it will be.

Category Amount paid as per last year
Male candidates Rs. 2750/-
Female candidates Rs. 2250/-

BITSAT 2018 Slot Booking

BITS Pilani will conduct BITSAT in a window of few days. Each day, the institute will hold multiple slots and the applicants will have to reserve one for themselves. For the slot booking, the Institute will open BITS Open Test Booking System. It will be available online and by using it, the candidates will be able to book a test center, date, and session/slot. The candidates will need BITSAT Application Number, Gender, Date of Birth, and E-Mail ID to do the BITSAT slot booking 2018.

BITSAT 2018 Admit Card

The admit card of BITSAT 2018 will release after the slot booking. The system will generate it automatically. The test date, center, the slot booked by the candidates will be available on the admit card. 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 Result

BITS will disclose the score of the examination within few days. As the Institute will keep on conducting the slots, it will also keep on uploading the score if the candidates. Candidates will be able to check the result via Login. However, the Institute will announce the actual result of BITSAT 2018 later on by the institute. Definitely, the result 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 will be BITSAT Admit List and only the names of the qualified candidates will be on it. Another will be wait list. In the wait list, the Institute will feature those candidates, whom it will call to fill the vacant seats.

BITSAT 2018 Cutoff and Offered Courses

BITS Pilani will disclose the cutoff of the examination after the counselling process is over. However, the candidates can check the previous year cutoff to get a get a hang of it. Until the conducting authority announces the admit and wait list, candidates can compare marks secured with the cutoff, to check their chances of getting admission.

Degree Programme BITSAT Cutoff for BITS Pilani BITSAT Cutoff for BITS Goa BITSAT Cutoff for BITS Hyderabad
B.E. Chemical 319 301 298
B.E. Civil 314 303
B.E. Electrical & Electronics 362 331 324
B.E Electronics and Communication 332
B.E. Mechanical 346 322 316
B.E. Manufacturing 311 298
B.Pharm. 240 224
B.E. Computer Science 384 358 347
B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation 345 312 313
M.Sc. Biological Sciences 304 297 296
M.Sc. Chemistry 308 300 299
M.Sc. Economics 335 315 310
M.Sc. Mathematics 330 310 307
M.Sc. Physics 324 307 304

Past year Statistics

We have displayed the last 5 years data of the candidates below:

BITSAT Score Analysis
Number of Candidates / Year 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
No of Candidates with score >=400 381 304 246 256 162
No of Candidates with score >=350 2773 2319 2097 1926 1316
No of Candidates with score >=300 9290 8789 8184 7171 5860
No of Candidates with score >=250 23458 22441 21821 19341 17044
No of Candidates with score >=225 33633 32565 31882 8720 25617

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 range of equal to or more than 400 is the lowest.

Insofar, official details of BITSAT 2018 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as BITS Pilani releases BITSAT 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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