BITSAT Online Test 2019 for Admissions to Integrated First Degree Programmes
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani (BITS Pilani) has released notification for BITSAT Online Test - 2019 for Admissions to Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS Pilani Campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. Details of the admission are as follows:
(i) For BITS, Pilani – Pilani Campus:
a. B.E.: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing, B.Pharm:
b. M.Sc.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics andM.Sc.: General Studies.
(ii) For BITS, Pilani – K. K. Birla Goa Campus:
a. B.E.: Chemical, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical.
b. M.Sc.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.
(iii) For BITS, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus:
a. B.E.: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical.
b. B.Pharm. - M.Sc.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.
(i) For admission to any of the First Degree programmes of BITS except B.Pharm.: Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and adequate proficiency in English.
(ii) For admission to B.Pharm.: Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.
Admission to all the programmes is subject to the conditions given below:
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) subjects in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects.
Only Students who are appearing for 12th class examination in 2019 or who have passed 12th class Examination in 2018 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2019 test. If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in 12th class or its equivalent, only his latest performance is considered, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/ courses prescribed. Students who have passed 12th examination in 2017 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2019. Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2019.
BITSAT-2019 Test Format:
BITSAT-2019 will be of total 3-hour duration (without break). The test consists of four parts:
Part I : Physics
Part II : Chemistry
Part III : (a) English Proficiency and (b) Logical Reasoning
Part IV : Mathematics or Biology (For B. Pharm candidates)
All questions are of objective type (multiple choice questions); each question with choice of four answers, only one being correct choice. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1 mark)
Admissions will be made purely on merit. The merit position of the candidate for admission will be based on the score obtained by the candidate in the BITSAT-2019. However, their eligibility for admission is subject to fulfilling the requirement of minimum marks in 12th examination, as mentioned above. There will be 150 questions in all. The number of questions in each part is as follows:
Part I: Physics- 40 No of questions
Part II: Chemistry- 40 No of questions
(a) English Proficiency- 15 No of questions
(b) Logical Reasoning- 10 No of questions
Part IV: Mathematics/ Biology (For B.Pharm)- 45 No of questions
Total: 150 No of questions
The BITSAT-2019 test will be conducted on the basis of NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th class. The detailed syllabus is given in the Annexure. Candidates may refer to the NCERT textbooks for the contents. A sample test demonstrating the features of BITSAT-2019 will be made available to the registered candidates at the BITS admission website on which he/she can practice as many times as desired.
How to apply for writing BITSAT- 2019:
Interested candidates should register their names for BITSAT-2019 by applying in the prescribed application form online. The password that a candidate enters (8 alphanumeric characters) during BITSAT registration process will be required for further accesses including writing the BITSAT. Hence, a candidate should keep it confidential. A candidate has to complete the application form online and pay the prescribed fees. Also take the printout of the filled-in form for your future reference.
Rs. 3150/- (three thousand one hundred fifty) for male candidates and
Rs. 2650/- (two thousand six hundred fifty) for female candidates
Mode of payment:
Through online mode
Deadline to apply online for BITSAT-2019 : 20th March 2019 (5.00pm)
Revision/ editing (online) in the application form by candidates: 22nd – 25th March 2019
Test center allotment and announcement to candidates : 27th March 2019
Candidates to reserve Test date and slot : 28th March – 8th April 2019
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions : 12th April – 13th May 2019
BITSAT Online tests : 16th May – 26th May 2019
Apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences : 16th May – 18th June 2019
Admit list and Wait list announcement : 20th June 2019