BITS Aptitude Test – 2018 (BITSAT – 2018)

BITS Aptitude Test – 2018 (BITSAT – 2018)

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BITSAT 2018 Application portal is yet to begin. 

What is BITSAT?


The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani conducts the BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test) to offer admittance to students in various integrated first-degree programs like Engineering (BE), MSc and B.Pharm. The first BITSAT exam was conducted in 2005 when BITS, Pilani decided to scrap the old 12th based admission process. BITSAT scores, since then, have been used to admit candidates to BITS, Pilani and its sister campuses at Goa & Hyderabad. In 2017, 2 lakh candidates appeared for the BITSAT 2017 exam.

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BITSAT 2018 Important Dates


Events

Tentative Dates

BITSAT 2018 Application Begins 1st Week of February
Application Ends 1st Week of March
Application Editing 2nd Week of March
Exam Centre Allotment 2nd Week of March
BITSAT 2018 Slot Booking 3rd Week of March to 2nd Week of April
BITSAT 2018 Hall Ticket 3rd Week of April to Last Week of April
BITSAT 2018 Exam Date 3rd Week of May – Last Week of May
Apply for Admission 2nd Week of May to Last Week of June
Declaration of Final Result and Waitlist 1st Week of July

BITSAT 2018 Exam Date


BITSAT 2018 examination will be held in the month of May 2018 starting from the 3rd week of May and ending in the last week, where the candidates can choose any date, as per their preference, from among the 15 dates available.

BITSAT 2018 Seats


No Official announcement has been made with regards to the number of seats available at BITS Campuses.

Mode of Answering


The BITSAT 2018 exam is a Computer Based Online Exam (CBT).

Medium of Examination


BITSAT 2018 examination will be conducted in ENGLISH language only.

BITSAT 2018 Eligibility


Qualifying Exam


The Candidates must complete 12th or equivalent Examination from any recognized board or University with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as their main subject and English as one of the compulsory subjects.

Students applying for B.Pharm courses can have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as their main subjects.

The candidate must pass their 12th or equivalent exam with a minimum of 75% aggregate marks in PCM/PCB group. A score of 60% in each subject is also the requirement.

Year of Passing


The candidate must have appeared for the 12th or equivalent exam in the year 2018 or 2017. Candidates who have taken the QE before 2017 aren’t eligible.

Improvement of Marks


Candidates who have taken the 12th or equivalent exam again for improvement of performance can choose to present their improved marks provided they have reappeared for all subjects.

Number of Attempts


The maximum number of attempts is limited to 02 only.

BITSAT 2018 Courses


BITS, Pilani – Pilani Campus


Bachelor of Engineering (B.E)

Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing.

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma)

Master of Science (M.Sc)

Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics and M.Sc.: General Studies.

BITS, Pilani – K. K. Birla Goa Campus


Bachelor of Engineering (B.E)

Chemical, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical.

Master of Science (M.Sc)

Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.

BITS, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus


Bachelor of Engineering (B.E)

Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing.

Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma)

Master of Science (M.Sc)

Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.

How to Apply for BITSAT Exam?


BITSAT 2018 application portal is currently closed.

The BITSAT 2018 application form will be made available on the official website in the 1st week of February 2018. The application form will be available in digital formats only.

BITSAT 2018 Application Fee


Applicants have to pay Rs. 2750 towards BITSAT 2018 Application fee. However, an exemption of Rs. 500 will be observed for female applicants.

Candidates can choose to pay the fee amount via one of the 3 methods:

  1. Credit/Debit Cards.
  2. Cash payment at ICICI Bank Branches through the Pay-in-slip generated.
  3. NetBanking.

Application Procedure


Application portal for BITSAT 2018 is currently closed & is expected to open the 1st week of Feb 2018.

The Application involves following broad steps:

  1. Entering Personal Details.
  2. Payment of application fee.
  3. Printout of acknowledgment.

Detailed Steps regarding the application process shall follow soon.

BITSAT Slot Booking


Applicants of BITSAT 2018 shall be given the liberty of selecting an exam date of their choice.

BITSAT 2018 slot booking (Exam date booking) shall commence from 2nd week of March 2018. Being the first-come-first-served service, candidates are highly recommended that they seal the test date of their choice as soon as possible.

Detailed instructions will follow soon.

BITSAT 2018 Hall Ticket


The BITSAT 2018 Hall tickets will be available online from the 2nd week of April 2018 till the exam dates.

  • Applicants would have to download their Admit Card from the official Website.
  • The details of Exam Date, Time and Venue will be contained in the Admit Card along with the applicants’ name, DOB, roll number, etc.
  • It is Mandatory for every candidate to enter the Examination Hall with their Admit Card, failing to do which they would not be allowed to sit for the exam under any circumstance.

BITSAT 2018 Exam Pattern


BITSAT 2018 test will be a computer based test (CBT) of 3-hour duration. A total of 150 questions will be displayed on the computer screen during these 3 hours.

Questions will be framed from the following 4 sections:

Subjects

Number of Questions

Physics 40
Chemistry 40
English Proficiency + Logical Reasoning 15 + 10
Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharma) 45
Total 150

 

3 marks will be allotted for each correct answer. For each wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

Unique Feature

If a candidate answers all the 150 questions (without skipping any) before the allotted time, he will be allowed to attempt 12 more questions (4 questions from each of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology).

These 12 questions are designed to identify meritorious students from the crowd. Once the candidate enters this section, he/she cannot go back to the previous section of 150 questions.

Pattern Summary


BITSAT Tests
Type of questions Objective
Examination mode Online
Total no. of questions 150 (12 Extra)
Sections/Papers
  • Biology/Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • English Language.
  • Quantitative Aptitude.
Duration 3 hours
Total marks 450
Negative marking 1 mark

BITSAT Exam Syllabus


The Syllabus of BITSAT 2018 Examination for the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Maths/Biology is the same as the NCERT syllabus for classes 11th and 12th.

Detailed Syllabus will soon be uploaded.

BITSAT 2018 Results


After the completion of the test, the computer itself will declare the final score to the candidates based on the number of correct answers and the number of wrong answers.

Official BITSAT 2018 Results along with ranks will be announced online in the 1st week of July 2018.


Link Application Link
BITS, Pilani Official Website http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/
BITSAT 2018 Information Brochure Yet to be published.
BITSAT 2018 Application Portal Yet to begin.

 

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