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BITSAT 2020 - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani has released the application form of BITSAT 2020. The authorities will conduct the BITSAT 2020 exam from May 16 to 25. Candidates who are planning to appear for BITSAT 2020 should fill the application form for the online test before the last date of application. Aspirants should also make a preparation strategy in order to ace BITSAT 2020. Candidates must have knowledge about the exam pattern, syllabus, important topics, etc to clear the exam with good score. Candidates are provided here all the details about the exam pattern & syllabus of BITSAT 2020 along with preparation tips and important books. Students can refer the full article to know about BITSAT 2020 preparation tips, important topics and books.Latest: BITS Pilani started BITSAT registration 2020 on January 11; apply on or before March 31.
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BITSAT is a computer-based entrance test conducted for admission to various undergraduate engineering courses offered by the three campuses of BITS Pilani- Goa, Pilani and Hyderabad.
Name of the Exam
BITSAT Conducting Authority
Category of Exam
Mode of Online Test
Mode of Application
Applications Per Year
About 3 lakh
Candidates seeking admission in BITS campuses must be aware of the important dates of BITSAT 2020 in order to have an overview of the timelines of the admission process. Knowledge of BITSAT 2020 important dates will help the candidates to keep a check on deadlines like last date of application. The following table can be referred to know about BITSAT important dates 2020.
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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
April 10 to 18, 2020
Availability of hall ticket
April 20 to May 12, 2020
May 16 to May 25, 2020
Release of BITSAT Score
To be announced
Announcement of admit and waitlist after Iteration 1
June 20, 2020
Aspirants of BITSAT 2020 must be aware of the exam pattern of the online test in order to know about the type of questions in exam, number of questions, number of sections, marking scheme, etc. Knowledge of BITSAT 2020 exam pattern beforehand will help the candidates to prepare according to each section of the online test. Candidates can refer the following table to know about the exam pattern of BITSAT 2020.
Mode of examination
Computer based Examination
Type of Questions
Objective (Multiple Choice Questions)
The exam has four sections-
English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning
Number of Questions
For each correct answer, 3 marks is allotted.
There will be a deduction of 1 mark for each incorrect answer.
Number of questions
(a) English Proficiency
(b) Logical Reasoning
Candidates must understand the syllabus of BITSAT 2020 well before the exam in order to prepare a proper study plan. Knowledge of BITSAT 2020 syllabus will help the candidates to know about the syllabus of each section of the online test. In general, the syllabus of BITSAT 2020 will be based on the syllabus of Class 11th and 12th. The following table can be referred to know about the section-wise syllabus of BITSAT 2020.
Units & Measurement
Newton’s Laws of Motion
Impulse and Momentum
Work and Energy
Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
Heat and Thermodynamics
Magnetic Effect of Current
States of Matter
Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure
Physical and Chemical Equilibria
Hydrogen and s-block elements
p- d- and f-block elements
Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons
Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen
Biological , Industrial and Environmental chemistry
Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry
Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry
Ordinary Differential Equations
Analogy, Classification, Series Completion, Logical Deduction – Reading Passage, Chart Logic
Pattern Perception, Figure Formation and Analysis, Paper Cutting, Figure Matrix, Rule Detection
If we talk about BITSAT 2019, the test was moderate in difficulty level. As per the statements given by the candidates, speed and time were two important factors of the exam. Thus, candidates need to manage their time in such a way that they can attempt maximum questions. Also, candidates appeared in BITSAT 2019 said that the exam was much easier in comparison to JEE Main and Logical Reasoning was the easiest section. Another candidate Arshdeep said that Mathematics was the easiest section and Physics was the toughest section.
If we talk about the cutoff of BITSAT 2019, a candidate was required to score at least 240 to be eligible for admission. Candidates can refer the following table to know more about BITSAT 2019 cutoff.
Cutoff after Iteration
Cutoff for the Wait List at the end of Iteration
Candidates seeking admission in BITS campuses must make a proper study plan to stand out of the crowd and ace the exam. Here, we are providing you some BITSAT 2020 preparation tips to prepare for the exam.
Understand the Syllabus & Exam Pattern- Aspirants should firstly understand the exam pattern & syllabus of BITSAT 2020. The knowledge of exam pattern will provide an overview of the paper pattern of the exam while BITSAT 2020 syllabus will aware the candidate about what to study for the preparation of the exam.
Study Plan- After understanding the syllabus of BITSAT 2020, candidates should make a proper study plan keeping in mind the syllabus of each section. Candidates should divide their available time for preparation in such a way that all the sections are covered before the exam.
Start With NCERT Books- Aspirants must note that the questions in BITSAT 2020 are majorly based on the NCERT books. So, the candidates must complete their NCERT books of Class 11th and 12th first and then refer to other books. It should also be noted that NCERT books are best to understand the basic concepts for each topic.
Speed, Time Management & Accuracy- As speed & time management plays an important role in the online test, candidates must work on their speed and time management. Candidates should attempt questions using timers, practice sample papers, etc. in order to increase their speed and time management. Other than this, accuracy is also an important factor as wrong answers will result in negative marking. Thus, candidates must be careful while answering questions during the online test.
Revision- One of the most important elements of a study plan is revision, so a candidate must keep time for revision in his/her study plan.
Mock Tests- BITS provide mock tests for BITSAT on the official website. Candidates must attempt these mock tests as they are based on the actual pattern of the exam and gives the real feel of the examination to the candidates. Moreover, these mock tests will also help the candidates to increase their speed.
The following table shows the important topics for BITSAT 2020 with their weightage in the online test. Candidates can prepare topics according to their weightage in the exam.
Simple Harmonic Motion
Units, Dimensions and Errors
Work, Power and Energy
Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes
Carboxylic Acid and Derivatives and Mole concepts
Straight Lines and a Pair of Straight Lines
Continuity and Differentiability
Matrices and Determinants
Application of Derivatives
Properties of Triangle
Sets, Relations and Functions
Theory of Equation
Synonyms and Antonyms
One Word Substitution
Rearrangement of Jumbled Words
Rules of Conjunctions
Figure Matrix, Figure Formation and Analysis
Series Test Numerical and Alphabetical
Figure Completion Test
Detection of the rule
Paper folding and cutting
Students must combine BITSAT 2020 preparation tips along with the right study material to score good marks in exam. Students are provided below the recommended books to prepare for BITSAT 2020.
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
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
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
English Proficiency and 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
BITS Pilani is the exam conducting body of BITSAT 2020.
For each correct answer, candidates are awarded 3 marks and for each incorrect answer, there is a deduction of 1 mark.
The syllabus of BITSAT 2020 is based on the syllabus of Class 11th and 12th.
Candidates can login again on the application page with their application number and password and take a print out of the application form.
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For the academic year 2019-2020 the total admission fee for Goa campus the total fee incudiinc hostel fee is around 554025 .
Every year bits Pilani offers 30% of students admitted to first degree program get semester tution fee waivers in the range of 30% to 100% in the form of merit or either merit cum need.
So depending on your merit your total fee will be decided as follows
If you have passed your class 12th in year 2019, then you are eligible to give BITSAT 2020. You must have obtained an aggregate of 75% in physics , chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology and 60% must be there in each subject separately.
Hope, it helps you. Good luck.
BITSAT 2020 eligibility criteria are as follows:-
1. No age restriction.
2. Must have passed 12th or any other equivalent exam.
3. Must have passed 12th in 2019 or appearing in 2020, not in 2018 or earlier.
4. Must have an aggregate of 60% and 50% average of in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology.
You can refer to
BITS Eligibility Criteria 2020
for more detailed information.
You can go to
JEE Main College Predictor
for predicting the best college for you.
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