BITSAT 2020
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 - 10:16 a.m. IST by Sansar.chhikara

BITSAT 2020 - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani has released the online application form of BITSAT 2020 in online mode on January 11. Candidates will be able to fill out the application form till March 31, 2020. The authorities will conduct BITSAT 2020 in online mode for admissions into undergraduate engineering courses at different campuses of BITS from May 16 to 25. The application process of BITSAT 2020 is being held completely in online mode and the application fee can be paid in both online and offline mode. Before applying for BITSAT 2020, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of BITSAT exam. The result of the entrance test will be declared in two forms - the initial result of BITSAT 2020 will be announced after the completion of the entrance exam and the second in the form of admit list in waitlist. BITSAT is a student’s gateway to get admission to any of the 3 campuses of BITS namely BITS Pilani, BITS Goa and BITS Hyderabad. Go through the complete article to get detailed information about BITSAT 2020 such as eligibility criteria, application form, syllabus, exam pattern and a lot of other important information.
Latest: Fill the BITSAT application form 2020 from January 11 to March 31.

What's New in BITSAT 2020?

  • BITS Pilani has increased the BITSAT 2020 application fee across all categories. Now male candidates have to pay Rs 3,300, female candidates Rs. 2,600 and students opting for Dubai centre have to pay US $90 (Rs. 6300).
  • Number of exam centres have increased to 58 indicating an increase of 8 exam centres.

BITSAT 2020 - Key Highlights

Particulars

Specifications

Name of the exam

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test

Popularly Known As

BITSAT

Conducting Authority

BITS, Pilani

Level of Examination

University Level

Admissions offered

UG Engineering courses

Mode of Examination

Online

Number of applications every year

Around 3 lakhs

BITSAT 2020 Important Dates

Event

Date

Commencement of application form

January 11, 2020

Last date to apply for BITSAT 2020

March 31, 2020

Availability of application correction window

April 1 to 6, 2020

Announcement of test city allotment

April 9, 2020

Slot Booking

April 10 to 18, 2020

Availability of hall ticket

April 20 to May 12, 2020

BITSAT 2020

May 16 to May 25, 2020

Release of BITSAT Score

To be announced

Announcement of admit and wait list after Iteration 1

June 20, 2020

BITSAT Application Form 2020

Candidates seeking admission in BITS campuses are required to compulsorily register for the entrance test by filling the BITSAT 2020 application form. The application form of BITSAT has been released on January 11 in online mode. Candidates wishing to apply for the entrance test have to duly fill the application form and complete the registration process by paying the application fee before March 31, 2020. In case, students make any errors in the application form of BITSAT 2020, they will also get the facility to edit the application form from April 1 to 6, 2020. Candidates must note that they will not be able to edit the registration form of BITSAT 2020 after the last date. The detailed process to fill BITSAT 2020 application form is given below:

Steps to fill BITSAT 2020 application form

  1. Visit the official website of BITS and register for BITSAT 2020 by entering basic personal, academic and contact details in the required boxes.

  2. After entering all the required details candidates will have to upload their scanned photo and signature in the prescribed format specified by the authorities.

  3. The last step of BITSAT 2020 application process is the payment of the application fee. The candidates can make the application fee payment either online through credit card/ debit card/ online banking or in offline mode.

  4. After completing all the above steps candidates should take a printout of the application confirmation page for use in future.

BITSAT 2020 Application Fee

Category

Application Fee (Rs)

For male candidates

3300

For female candidates

2800

For male/female candidates opting for Dubai exam centre

US $90 (Rs. 6300)

BITSAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates seeking admission through BITSAT 2020 must first check the eligibility conditions laid out by the exam conducting authorities. Students who fulfill the eligibility conditions of BITSAT 2020 will only be considered for admissions at BITS campuses. The detailed BITSAT eligibility criteria is given below:

Criteria

Eligibility

Qualifying Examination

Candidates must have passed their class 12 from a recognized central or state board.

Qualifying Subjects

Candidates must have passed their class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with adequate proficiency in English.

Qualifying Marks

Candidates must pass their class 12 with 75% aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates who opted for Biology must have 75% aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Candidates must also score 60% individually in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Age Limit

Candidates who have passed their class 12 in 2020 or 2019 will be eligible to appear for BITSAT 2020

Note: State board and central board toppers will be given admissions in the seats of their choice given that they meet the above given eligibility criteria.

BITSAT 2020 - Programmes Offered

Programmes Offered Through BITSAT 2020

BITS Campuses

BE Courses offered

Pilani Campus

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

K. K. Birla Goa Campus

Chemical Engineering

Computer Science Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Hyderabad Campus

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering

BITSAT Syllabus 2020

Candidates preparing for BITSAT 2020 must be aware of the BITSAT syllabus to have an idea about the topics and concepts from where the questions will be asked in the exam. The BITSAT 2020 syllabus will be released by the exam conducting authorities in online mode. BITSAT 2020 exam will consist of topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The syllabus will comprise concepts from NCERT curriculum of class 11 and 12. It is very necessary that candidates cover the BITSAT 2020 syllabus to know what are the topics that will form the question paper of the entrance exam.

BITSAT Exam Pattern 2020

BITSAT 2020 exam will be conducted in online mode through computer based test mode. The BITSAT 2020 exam pattern will help candidates to know the marking scheme, number of questions, duration of the exam, provision of negative marking and other important details about the exam. The detailed BITSAT 2020 exam pattern is given below:

BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Particulars

Specifications

Mode of Examination

online

Number of Questions

150

Sections in Question Paper

4 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning)

Duration of Examination

3 hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Marking scheme

Every correct answer will be given 3 marks, while incorrect response will fetch -1 and unattempted questions were given no marks.

BITSAT 2020 Mock Tests and Sample Papers

Mock tests and sample papers are the best ways to prepare for any exam. Candidates appearing for the entrance test can take the help of BITSAT 2020 mock tests and sample papers to get the actual feel of an BITSAT exam and the nature of the exam. The exam conducting authorities will release the BITSAT 2020 sample papers in pdf format through the official website.

BITSAT Exam Centres 2020

BITSAT 2020 will be conducted at 58 cities all over the country which will be known as BITSAT exam centres. Candidates will be able to add their 3 preferences of exam centres while filling up their application form of the entrance test. The exam will be also conducted at an overseas centre in Dubai.

BITSAT Slot Booking 2020

To appear for BITSAT 2020, candidates will have to compulsorily book their slots for the exam from April 10 to 18. In the BITSAT 2020 slot booking process, candidates will have to select their preference of date, time and venue of the exam. In case the students fail to book their slot before last date, the authorities will automatically allot the slot. Students appearing for the entrance test must note that BITSAT 2020 slot booking process will be done on first come first serve basis. Candidates will be able to book their slot for BITSAT 2020 exam by logging in to their account with their application number and password.

BITSAT Admit Card 2020

The BITSAT 2020 admit card will be released by the exam conducting authorities through the official website of BITS admissions. Authorities will release the hall ticket of BITSAT on April 20, 2020. The admit card of BITSAT 2020 is a mandatory document that candidates need to carry to get entry into the exam hall. The BITSAT hall ticket will carry details like the name of the candidate, centre of examination, date of time of exam and a lot of other important information.

BITSAT Result 2020

The exam authorities will release the BITSAT 2020 result in online mode through the official website of BITS admissions. The result of BITSAT will be declared in two steps - first the authorities will declare the score of BITSAT 2020 after the exam is conducted in the form of correct answers, incorrect answers and total score of the candidate. Later, the authorities will declare the result in the form of iteration which will comprise of wait list and admit list.

BITSAT Cutoff 2020

BITSAT 2020 cutoff is the qualifying marks that a candidate needs to secure to be considered for admissions at the different campuses of BITS. Students seeking admissions through BITSAT 2020 must score equal to or greater than the cutoff of the exam. Once the tests are completed, the authorities will release the branch-wise cutoff and candidates who score marks lower than the cutoff will not be considered for admissions.

BITSAT 2020 Counselling and Seat Allotment

Students appearing for BITSAT 2020 will be given admissions through counselling and seat allotment process. To be eligible for admissions candidates will have to register for BITSAT counselling 2020 by paying the registration fee and selecting their preferences of branches and institutes. The result of BITSAT 2020 seat allotment will be declared in the form of iteration results that will be announced in several rounds. Apart from the allotment result, the authorities will declare the result of that particular round along with the wait list of candidates.

Contact

Admissions Office, BITS Pilani
Phone: 01596-242205, 255330, 255294
Email: fic.fd@pilani.bits.ac.in

Helpline: bitsat2019@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in

Helpline No: 022-61306284during Monday to Friday 9am till 6pm

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - BITSAT 2020

Question: I am unable to access the online application. Can I send the application form by email or post?

Answer:

The application cannot be sent by email/post. If the candidates get any specific error while applying, they will have to send an email to bitsat2019@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in for help with details. 

Question: I have taken Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 10+2. Am I Eligible to Apply for BITSAT?

Answer:

Candidates can attempt BITSAT 2020 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 10+2. However, they will be eligible to apply only for the B. Pharm program. They will not be eligible for any other first degree program of the Institute.

Question: I have made a mistake while entering some data in my application form. How can I edit/correct it?

Answer:

The application form correction facility will be made available on the official website from April 1 to 6, 2020 where the candidates will be able to edit the required fields during the specified period.  No email queries will be entertained in this regard.

Question: I passed 12th in 2019. I didn't get 75% aggregate in PCM. Am I eligible if I repeat some of the subjects to get the required 75% marks?

Answer:

If the candidates are repeating 12th exam, they should do it for the all the subjects to pass 12th again as mentioned in the BITSAT brochure. If they take improvement exams in PCM/PCB only, then they are not eligible.

Question: I passed 12th exam in 2019. Am I eligible to appear for BITSAT 2020?

Answer:

As per the eligibility criteria, the candidates will be eligible for BITSAT 2020.

Question: What is the exam pattern of BITSAT 2020?

Answer:

BITSAT 2020 will be conducted as a computer based test. The examination will consist of 150 multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning. 

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