BITSAT 2019 - Preparation Tips, Important Topics and Books
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BITSAT 2019 - The entrance exam of BITSAT 2019 will be conducted by BITS Pilani, the exam conducting body from May 16-26 in online mode. BITSAT 2019 exam will be held for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes offered by BITS Pilani at its three campuses – Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. Candidates planning to appear in BITSAT exam have to register by filling the application form of BITS, Pilani. The BITSAT 2019 application form has been closed on March 31. It is important that candidates first check the complete eligibility criteria of BITSAT 2019.
BITSAT 2019 is a university level exam and hence is relatively easy, still, it requires preparation. Candidates must know the syllabus, exam pattern and important topics before they start their preparation. It is required on the part of candidates to check the important books for preparation purpose.
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Exam details

Specifications

Name of the Exam

BITSAT

BITSAT Conducting Authority

BITS, Pilani

Exam level

University Level

Category of Exam

UG Examination

Mode of Test

Online

Number of Questions

150

Applications Per Year

About 3 lakh

BITSAT 2019 Important Dates

Candidates must refer to the important dates of BITSAT 2019 to be able to track all the exam related events. The table compiled below has all the dates related to BITSAT 2019 exam.

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BITSAT Important Dates 2019

S.No.

Events

Dates

1

Availability of BITSAT 2019 application form

January 4, 2019

2

Last date to submit BITSAT application form

March 31, 2019

4

Allotment of test centres

April 3, 2019

5

Exam dates and Slot Booking

April 5, 2019

6

Release of Hall Ticket

April 12, 2019

7

BITSAT 2019 Exam

May 16-26, 2019

8

Announcement of BITSAT Scores

Third week of May 2019

9

Apply for admissions with class XII marks

May 16-June 18, 2019

10

Registration for Counselling

Fourth week of May 2019

11

Deadline to receive completed application form online with fee

Third week of June 2019

12

Admit List and Wait List Announcement after Iteration 1

Third week of June 2019 (5 PM)

13

Admission after Iteration II

Fourth week of June 2019 (5 PM)

14

Admission after Iteration III

Second week of July 2019 (5 PM)

151

Admission after Iteration IV

Third week of July 2019 (5 PM)

16

Admission after Iteration V

Fourth week of July 2019

BITSAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Candidates preparing for the exam must be aware of the BITSAT exam pattern in which questions will be asked which includes the language of the exam, mode of the exam, number of questions in the exam and time allotted to candidates.

BITSAT Exam Pattern 2019

Sections

Subjects

Number of questions

Part I

Physics

40

Part II

Chemistry

40

Part III

(a) English Proficiency (b) Logical Reasoning

15 10

Part IV

Mathematics

45

Total

150

  • BITSAT 2019 will be conducted in online mode. The paper will have 4 sections – Part I, Part II, Part III and Part IV

  • Physics and Chemistry sections will have 40 questions each, while Mathematics will have 45 questions and English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning will have 10 and 15 questions respectively.

  • The time allotted to complete BITSAT 2019 paper will be 3 hours (without any break)

  • All the questions will be objective in nature or in other words – MCQs.

  • Each correct answer will be awarded 3 marks and for each incorrect answer (-1) will be deducted, whereas unattempted questions will be given zero or no marks.

  • If any candidate finishes answering all the 150 questions, then he/she can opt for 12 extra questions, 4 each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM), in case they still had time within the allotted 3 hours.

BITSAT 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus of BITSAT 2019 will be announced by the exam conducting body for candidates appearing in the exam.

For now, candidates can check the previous year exam syllabus and start preparing for it.

BITSAT Syllabus

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

Mathematics

  • Algebra

  • Trigonometry

  • Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry

  • Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry

  • Differential calculus

  • Integral calculus

  • Ordinary Differential Equations

  • Probability

  • Vectors

  • Statistics

  • Linear Programming

  • Mathematical Modelling

Chemistry

  • States of Matter

  • Atomic Structure

  • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure

  • Thermodynamics

  • Physical and Chemical Equilibria

  • Electrochemistry

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Hydrogen and s-block elements

  • p- d- and f-block elements

  • Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons

  • Stereochemistry

  • Surface Chemistry

  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen

  • Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry

  • Biological, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry

BITSAT Syllabus for English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning

Topics covered in the English proficiency and logical reasoning section are mentioned below as part of the syllabus of BITSAT for logical reasoning and English proficiency.

English Proficiency

  • Grammar

  • Vocabulary

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Composition

Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Non-verbal Reasoning

Previous year exam analysis of BITSAT

Last year, in BITSAT paper, Chemistry was a bit easier than the level which was asked in past year papers. Other than that maths was a little bit lengthy, according to BITSAT topper, Priyam Shah.

How to prepare for BITSAT 2019

To prepare for BITSAT, candidates must complete the syllabus as soon as possible and start with revision followed by regular practise of mock tests and previous year sample papers. Candidates must practise till the last day so that they can appear in the exam with all the confidence in them.

BITSAT 2019 Preparation Tips by Toppers

Priyam Shah, BITSAT 2018 topper having a score of 402 marks says, “Well the BITSAT portion is almost the same as that of JEE but the only difference was the logical reasoning and English proficiency part. Apart from these two, the major differentiating factor was the test-taking pattern which could only be practiced by taking mock tests.”

Best books for BITSAT 2019

Candidates can refer to the following books for BITSAT 2019 preparation.

Section

Books

Physics

  • Concepts of Physics by H. C Verma Vol 1 and Vol 2
  • Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov
  • Arihant Physics by D. C. Pandey
  • Advanced level Physics by Nelson and Parker
  • Fundamentals of Physics Resnick, Halliday, Walker

Chemistry

  • Atkins' Physical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry by N Awasthi
  • Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis
  • Organic Chemistry by M.S. Chauhan
  • Inorganic Chemistry by J.D.Lee
  • Inorganic Chemistry by O.P.Tandon

Mathematics

  • Higher Algebra by Hall Knight+ Bernard-child
  • Differential Calculus by Arihant
  • Integral Calculus by Arihant
  • Problems in Calculus of One Variable Algebra by I.A.Maron
  • Class XI & XII by R.D. Sharma

(a) English Proficiency

(b) Logical Reasoning

  • BITSAT English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning by Disha Experts
  • The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT (English) by One Learn Education
  • Wren and Martin

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can I join MCA with BITSAT entrance exam in Birla institute of science

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 20th Oct, 2019
Hello.
Birla institute of technology is a deemed university and it conduct BITSAT examination for admission of BE for various branches , if you want to take admission in BITS for MCA then you cannot go with this examination there is another separate examination for MCA admission in BITS campus which is BITS MCA exam.
For more detail you can visit on the below page:
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AVERAGE MARKS ONLY IN PCM IS LESS THAN 75% BUT IN ALL FIVE SUBJECTS IS MORE THAN 75% ALSO INDIVIDUALLY IN PCM SCORED MORE THAN 60%.CAN I ELIGIBLE FOR BITSAT EXAM.

Sonali Sahu Student Expert 20th Oct, 2019

Hello,

BITSAT has kept the eligibility criteriafor BTECH(Hons.) as:-

  1. must have PCM as major subjects
  2. must have minimum aggregate 75%

as you said in your question that in average your don't have minimum 75%. This is a clear NO.  You can't give as you are not satisfying the eligibility criteria.

better to look for other top college. You can give JEE main and JEE advance to get an admission in top college of India.

you are eligible for that. if you have any categorical reservation then you can use it there to get your rank lowered which opens more scope for you.

Hope it helps!

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What is the results of bitsat 2019?

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019
Hello.
If you are asking about cutoff of BITSAT 2019 so I am providing you a link below from where you can see  the previous year cut off marks for different campus of BITs pilani.
https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/bitsat-cutoff
If you want to know more about BITSAT  2020 then you can go with the below link also.
https://www.careers360.com/exams/bitsat
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as rule of BITSAT if someone get top 1 rank in class 12 th exm then he or she get direct admission into BITSAT but it will remain same rule if candidate get top 1 in their respective board but in their improvement exam then?

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019
Hello.
Students who get top 1 rank in class 12th in their respective board so  they can take direct admission in BIT's , and if you are giving improvement exam then you will be eligible for BITSAT only when if you give improvement examination in all the five subjects and if you get highest marks in these subject and you are declared as a topper of your respective board then definitely you can have direct admission in BIT's.
BEST OF LUCK.
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Can i score 350+ in BITSAT 2020 having just 4 months to prepare?

Shareef 18th Oct, 2019
Hello,
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You can do if you want to do and work hard for what you want.
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I will help you out with tips and books for preparation,
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Topics for physics preparation,
  • Units and measurements
  • Kinematics
  • Newton's laws of motion
  • Impulse and momentum
  • Work and energy
.
Topic for maths,
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • 2 and 3 dimensional coordinate geometry
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
.
Topics for English proficiency,
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading comprehension
  • Composition
.
Logical reasoning,
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Non-verbal reasoning
.
Topics for chemistry,
  • States of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Thermodynamics
  • Electro chemistry
  • P, D , F block elements
.
So here is your syllabus, once you have done this,  your half preparation  is completed and remaining half of preparation,  the below provided link will help you.
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https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/bitsat-2019
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Please refer the link even to know the best authors for best some topics for preparation. To be short, the link will help you out for full and best preparation.
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Tips for preparation,
  • Do prepare a timetable
  • Don't go for night studies
  • Don't go for preparation more then an hour, change the subject after an hour
  • Concentrate don't buttify
  • Focus and understand what you are learning.

This will surely help you out for your preparation. So just concentrate and get done with it
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Best of luck
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