BITSAT 2018 (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test) is conducted by BITS. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science or BITS has its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, Dubai. Application form of BITSAT 2018 is released as per schedule to invite interested students, who wish to get admission to BITS 2018-19. Courses offered through BITSAT exam range from Engineering to Pharmacy. The university is now called as BITS, Pilani symbolically. (hereon referred to as BITS in the article).

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Over the years, BITS has provided the highest quality technical education to students from all over India. These candidates are looked forward to be admitted on the basis of BITSAT 2018 merit. Graduates of BITS are found in all areas of engineering, science and commerce. BITS believes in nourishing the aspirant’s technical ability and “can-do” entrepreneurial spirit, especially as derived from the private sector.

If you were looking forward to appear in 2018 BITSAT, then you are right place. Any candidate interested in applying for BITSAT can appear for BITSAT to be conducted in 2018 next. This article is all about informing you about procedure for BITSAT 2018. We have gathered here all the information regarding BITSAT 2018 in this post.

About BITSAT 2018

BITSAT is a computer based (standard and compulsory) online test which is meant for admission to Integrated First Degree programmes like B.E., B.Pharm., and M.Sc. offered at 3 campuses. The campuses are (i) Pilani campus, (ii) K. K. Birla Goa campus and (iii) Hyderabad campus. All these campuses admit students only if they appear for BITSAT entrance exam.

Entrance test consists of 150 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, English proficiency, English proficiency, and Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharm) to be completed in 3 hours of duration. A student can be awarded a maximum of 450 marks plus that for extra questions because 1 right answer fetches 3 marks while 1 incorrect answer draws 1 negative mark.

It is expected that the applications for 2018 Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) shall begin soon and the candidates will have to visit the official website to apply and complete the formalities latest by 01st week of March 2018.

After filling the application, you would also be able to modify the form (incase there was any error) from 02nd week of March 2018. After that test centres will be allotted to you and the candidate has to appear for the entrance exam. For now, let us look at the table that consists the dates explaining registration cycle.

BITSAT 2018 Important Dates and Deadlines

Event Date
Final date to apply for BITSAT-2018 01st week of March 2018
Modification in the application form 02nd week of March 2018
Test center allotment 03rd week of March 2018
Dates to book Test date/Slot 03rd week of March 2018 to 1st week of April 2018
Downloading Hall tickets 03rd week of April 2018 to 02nd week May 2018
BITSAT Online tests 03rd week of May 2018 to 04th week of May 2018
Apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences 03rd week of May 2018 to 04th week of June 2018
Admit List and Wait List announcement 1st week of July 2018

Courses offered campus wise through BITSAT

Course Pilani Campus K. K. Birla Goa Campus Hyderabad Campus
B.E. Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing. Chemical, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical. Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing.
B.Pharm. B.Pharm. B.Pharm.
M.Sc. Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics and General Studies Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.

BITSAT 2018 Eligibility Criteria

(i) For admission to any of the First Degree programmes of BITS except B.Pharm.-

  • Intermediate level- applicant should have passed 12th examination from a recognized Central or State board
  • Minimum marks requirement- minimum of aggregate 75% marks in 12th with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects
  • Subject Requirement- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and English.

(ii) For admission to B.Pharm.-

  • Intermediate level- applicant should have passed 12th examination from a recognized Central or State board
  • Minimum marks requirement- minimum of aggregate 75% marks in 12th with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects
  • Subject Requirement- Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.

Non-eligibility

  • Students who have cleared 12th examination in or before 2015 are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2017.
  • Students currently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2017

BITSAT 2018 Test Format

The test pattern has not experienced any changes in the past few years. The questions are objective type i.e multiple choice. Each question has four alternatives, out of which, only one is correct. For each correct answer 3 marks are awarded, while for incorrect answer, a penalty of (1 mark) is asserted. You do not get any marks for unattempted questions. There are usually 150 questions distributed subject wise which we have tried to show you in a tabular format 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

Syllabus-The BITSAT-2017 test will be conducted on the basis of NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th class. There are mainly 4 subjects- PCM for First Degree programmes of BITS /PCB for B.Pharm.

Part I Physics

Units & Measurement, Kinematics, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Impulse and Momentum, Work and Energy, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Mechanics of Solids and Fluids, Oscillations, Waves, Heat and Thermodynamics, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effect of Current, Electromagnetic Induction, Optics, Modern Physics, Electronic Devices etc.

Part II Chemistry

States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure,  Thermodynamics, Physical and Chemical Equilibria, Electrochemistry,  Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, Hydrogen and s-block elements, p- d- and f-block elements, Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons, Stereochemistry, Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen, General: Nomenclature, electronic structure, important methods of prepara, Biological, Industrial and Environmental chemistry, and Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry etc.

Part III (a) English Proficiency

Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, and Composition etc.

(b) Logical Reasoning-

  • Verbal Reasoning- Analogy, Classification, Series Completion, Logical Deduction – Reading Passage, and Chart Logic
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning- Pattern Perception, Figure Formation and Analysis, Paper Cutting, Figure Matrix and Rule Detection

Part IV Mathematics

Algebra, Trigonometry, Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Differential calculus, Integral calculus,  Ordinary Differential Equations, Probability, Vectors, Statistics, Linear Programming, and Mathematical modelling

Part IV Biology

Diversity in Living World, Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function, Genetics and Evolution, Structure and Function – Plants, Structure and Function – Animals,  Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants, Reproduction and Development in Humans, Ecology and Environment,  Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and its Applications etc.

BITSAT 2018 Application Form

The applications for computer based online test for admissions to Integrated First Degree programmes of BITS, Pilani will be done in online mode by visiting the official website. Once the link is activated, the candidates should be able to see the particulars needed to be filled. You may be asked to furnish personal details, contact details, communication details, education details etc. There may also be requirement of uploading documents like- Photo and signature in specified format

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

Application Fees

The prescribed fee for BITSAT-2018 will be available soon. Here you are looking at the fees as per last year

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

Past year Statistics

Wondering already how would your performance be like. Hhmmm! You must be curious to know how others performed as well. Aglasem has that covered up too. This table that we have curated for you displays the scores that the number of candidates have been receiving in the past 5 years. We have bifurcated it and created sections so that it can be easily examined in seconds. There are mainly 5 columns that contain the bifurcated range starting from highest marks i.e 400 to lowest i.e 225 that the candidates were awarded. We have placed the number of candidates who obtained marks equal to or more than 400 in one row in all the 5 years. Similarly, following the pattern accordingly for candidates who obtained marks equal to or more than 225 in the last row.

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.

BITSAT 2018 Slot Booking

Students can set test slot (date and time) after they have applied. A specific timeline is provided for the same. BITS accepts applications and allots test center and then allows applicants to login to book slot for BITSAT 2018. applicants must be aware of this and access website and such time when slot booking is available.

BITSAT 2018 Admit Card

An admit card is that document which serves as hall ticket / admission ticket for exam. One must have BITSAT 2018 admit card in hand in order to get entry to examination center to appear for entrance test. Admit card for BITSAT 2018 shall be generated after slot booking as it will contain test date and time as well. Candidates must keep it safely till end of admission process.

BITSAT 2018 Result

Unlike other engineering entrance exams where results release much afterwards, BITSAT 2018 result will be available onscreen of computer immediately after exam. In other words, as soon as one completes his/her test, score displays on screen. Later on, using this score and class 12 marks one can submit admission form for BITSAT 2018.

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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