BITS HD Admission Test 2018 - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani conducted the annual BITS HD Admission Test 2018 on May 15 and 20 in online mode to offer M.E admissions to eligible candidates. For the first time, BITS, Pilani is considering GATE scores for admission to BITS HD programmes offered by the institute. Only GATE 2018, 2017 and 2016 score is applicable. The candidates had to attempt Test I and Test II, however, candidates applied for Software System Programme were not required to attempt Test II as they have to appear for a special paper. Candidates who had successfully registered for the entrance exam were able to book their test slot and download the BITS HD 2018 admit card. The admit card of BITS HD Admission Test 2018 was generated only after the slot booking procedure was successfully completed. The slot booking procedure was available from May 10 to 12. The BITS HD counselling session will be held at the respective campuses where the candidates will be allotted. The application form for BITS HD admission Test 2018 was available from April 9 to May 7. The application edit facility was also available for candidates who have committed any error while filling the application form. Read the full article to know more information about BITS HD Admission Test 2018.
Quick Facts about BITS HD Admission Test 2018
Birla Institute of Technology and Science Higher Degree Admission Test
Commonly Known As
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
M.E Courses Offered
Mode of Examination
- GATE qualified candidates can also apply for BITS HD only based on their score.
- If applying through GATE scores, candidates need to upload a self-attested GATE scorecard (scanned copy) while applying online.
- The application fees for BITS HD admission Test 2018 has been increased to Rs. 2950.
- Candidates applying through GATE scores will have to pay Rs. 1000 as the application fees.
- The application procedure is completely online. Candidates do not need to send the hard copy to the institute.
- Four exam centers has been increased.
BITS HD 2018 Important Dates
The candidates can check the tentative important dates of BITS HD Admission Test 2018 from the table given below. The official important dates will be updated here as soon as it is released by the concerned authorities.
Important Dates of BITS HD Admission Test 2018
Start of BITS HD 2018 Application Process
April 9, 2018
Submission of Filled Application Form
May 7, 2018
BITS HD Admission 2018 Slot Booking
May 10 and 12, 2018
Availability of Hall Tickets
May 10 to 12, 2018
BITS HD Admission Test 2018
May 15 & 20, 2018
BITS HD Admission Offers
May 28, 2018
Result of BITS HD 2018 Seat Allotment – First Round
Fourth week of May 2018
Result of BITS HD 2018 Seat Allotment – Second Round
Third week of June 2018
Admission of Selected Students
July 29, 2018
July 30 and 31, 2018
Registration for courses
August 1, 2018
BITS HD Result 2018
The result of BITS HD Admission Test 2018 will be announced tentatively in the fourth week of May, 2018. The candidates will get to know their secured scores and qualifying status through the released BITS HD 2018 result. Through the result, the candidates will also know the programmes and campuses that the candidates will be eligible for. BITS HD 2018 result will consist of admit list and wait list. Those candidates who are listed out in the admit list will have to report for counselling and seat allotment process. The candidates under wait list will be considered for the next round of counselling.
Steps to Download BITS HD 2018 Result
The candidates will have to login using their BITS HD 2018 application number, date of birth and gender.
The result will be displayed on the screen.
After checking the result, the selected candidates can download their admission offer letter.
BITS HD 2018 Counselling
All of the selected candidates will have to download their admission offer letter which will be available online. The allotment will be done according to the candidate’s performance in the examination and fulfilment of eligibility criteria. According to the admission offer letter, the candidates will have to report to their allotted campuses according to the date and timings specified in the admission letter. Verification of documents will be done at the campuses. After being successfully verified, the candidates will have to pay the admission fees.
List of Documents to be Submitted for Verification
BITS HD 2018 Admission Letter
BITS HD 2018 Application Form
10th and 12th Standard Certificate
Qualifying Degree Certificate and Marksheet of all the Semesters
Any other document mentioned in the admission letter of BITS HD
Programmes Offered through BITS HD Admission Test 2018
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BITS HD Admission Test 2018 Tuition Fees
Amount (in Rs.)
Student’s Union Fee
Rs. 450 (per annum)
Student’s Aid Fund
Rs. 225 (per annum)
Institute Caution Deposit
BITS HD Hostel Fees
BITS HD Slot Booking 2018
Slot and date booking options for all the registered candidates for BITS HD 2018 was made available from May 10 to 12. At the same time, candidates were even able to download BITS HD 2018 hall ticket. All of the registered candidates were first supposed to book their examination slots in online mode. To book their slots, the candidates have to log into their account using their application number, gender, date of birth and email id. The test centres and timings need to be selected by the candidates according to their preference. The allotment of slots was done according to the selection of the candidates and availability.
BITS HD Hall Ticket 2018
The candidates were able to download their hall ticket of BITS HD Admission Test 2018 only after they have successfully completed their slot booking process that was from May 10 to 12. BITS HD 2018 hall ticket was an important document which had to be presented at the exam centre. If the hall ticket was not produced, then the candidates were not allowed to attempt the examination. Details regarding the examination date, timings and address was present in the hall ticket. The hall ticket was generated only after the slot booking was completed by the candidates. If there was any discrepancy in the hall ticket then the candidates had to notify the authorities and rectify it.
BITS HD Exam Centres 2018
While filling the online application form of BITS HD Admission Test 2018, the candidates had to select their preferred exam centres. Any 3 test centres could be selected by the candidates and the allotment was done according to the preference and availability of the exam centres.
Exam Centres of BITS HD Admission Test 2018
BITS HD Exam Pattern 2018
Candidates can check the given pattern details to know more information about the examination. The examination consisted of two sections – Test I and Test II. Candidates applied for Software System Programme were not be eligible for Test II as they were required to appear for a special paper. Both the test was conducted in English mode only. The detailed exam pattern of BITS HD Admission Test 2018 is given below:
BITS HD Test I Exam Pattern
Mode of Examination
Type of Questions
Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
3 marks for each correct answer
For each incorrect response, the candidates will be allotted 1 mark.
30 (15 from each section)
BITS HD Test II Exam Pattern
Type of Questions
Objective Multiple Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions
In this test, the candidate’s grasp of basic subjects will be tested.
Special Test for Software Systems
Type of Questions
Total Number of Questions
BITS HD Syllabus 2018
The syllabus of BITS HD 2018 was released in online mode by the concerned authorities. All of the candidates are requested to check the syllabus to prepare for the examination. The topics of BITS HD Syllabus 2018 is given below for all candidates.
Test I Syllabus of BITS HD Admission Test 2018
English Language and Logical Reasoning
Test II Syllabus of BITS HD Admission Test 2018 - The syllabus consists of the different topics according to the selected course of the candidate.
Special Test in Software Systems Syllabus of BITS HD Admission Test 2018
Structured Programming in C
Advanced Programming in C
Object Orientation and Software Engineering
BITS HD Eligibility Criteria 2018
The eligibility criteria of BITS HD Admission Test 2018 states the requirements that the candidates will have to fulfill for admissions. Those candidates who are not able to meet the criteria will not be allowed to participate in the admission procedure. The following eligibility criteria have to be satisfied by the candidates:
The candidates should have qualified their B.E./B.Tech (or equivalent) course from a recognized university.
In the qualifying examination, the candidates should have secured minimum of 60% aggregate marks.
- To be considered only on the basis of GATE score (Scores of GATE 2018 or GATE 2017 or GATE 2016 will only be considered to admissions to M.E. Programmes.) candidates need to meet and check the details of Programme wise eligible GATE examination before proceeding towards filling the application form. To know the detailed eligibility criteria for GATE qualified candidates- Click here
The application form of BITS HD 2018 was available from April 9, 2018. the last date to fill and submit the application form was May 7, 2018. Candidates were even edit their application form by using the edit facility. Unregistered candidates will not be allowed to participate in the admission procedure. The given steps can be followed by the candidates to fill the BITS HD 2018 application form:
Registration: The candidates will have to first register themselves by submitting their name, date of birth, gender and email ID. After being successfully registered, the candidates will be directed to the application form.
Filling of Online Application Form – After registration, the candidates will have to submit their personal (name, date of birth, gender, category, state, parent’s name and more), qualifying degree details and test centre preferences. Three test centres as per preference will have to be filled in the application form. Candidates applying through GATE will have to enter their GATE scores (for year 2016/2017/2018 will be taken into consideration)
Uploading of Photograph and Signature – Next, the candidates will have to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature. The size of the photograph should be between 10KB to 30KB and the size of the signature should be between 2KB to 20KB.
Payment of Application Fee – The candidates will have to pay the required application fee to submit the filled application form. Payment can be done in both online (credit/debit/net banking) and offline mode i.e., cash payment at all ICICI bank branches. The application fee is Rs. 2950 has to be paid by the candidates applying for the entrance exam. However, candidates who are applying only through GATE scores will have to pay Rs. 1000 as the application fee.
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Pilani Campus, Vidya Vihar