BITSAT 2017 started off on May 16 at 9 am for the admissions to the B.E programmes at the three BITS campuses at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. The entrance tests are scheduled in two slots per day – 9 am to 12 noon and 2 to 5 pm across 59 centres in the country. The tests are online and candidates have been given the facility to book their slots and centres according to their convenience. Careers360 caught up with the students from a few centres to know their BITSAT 2017 experiences. The last date for BITSAT 2017 is May 29 while May 30 is the date when the exam will be held for candidates who have opted for a date or centre change as allowed by BITS Pilani. Check the BITSAT 2017 exam analysis below to know the topics covered, student reactions, subject wise analysis and more.
Overall the consensus was that BITSAT was moderate. Candidates were of the opinion that students who took coaching would fare better as compared to those who didn’t since some questions can be solved faster with the help of tricks and tips taught by the coaching people.
Most students found English to be easy as well as logical reasoning. Maths however brought out mixed reactions with many feeling it was tough and some finding it very easy. Physics was generally found to be more inclined towards numerical while Chemistry seemed to be more conceptual. We bring you the actual student opinion from the exam centres of BITSAT 2017 below.
Topic Wise Analysis asked in BITSAT
BITSAT 2017 Exam Analysis by students:
Puneet found Physics to be tough and Chemistry moderate. English seemed easy to him and his take is that Class XII syllabus carried more weightage. Since this is his second attempt, he felt there was no change from last year in the exam pattern.
Shebaz who attempted BITSAT for the first time on May 16 felt that the exam was easy. In his opinion, Physics showed more weightage to Class XI syllabus, Maths had more questions from Class XII while Chemistry had an equal number of questions from both Class XI and XII.
Neha who scored 259 found questions from Physics to be tough than the other subjects
Vishesh felt that questions from coordinates in Maths were less as compared to previous years, questions from Complex were more. Since he completed the exam way before time, he could attempt the extra 12 questions which were tougher than expected. Chemistry had more analytical questions. Physics questions were similar to the ones asked in JEE Main
Harshita’s take on BITSAT exam says that Maths was tough, Chemistry moderate, Physics was again moderate and English was easy too. More weightage was given to topics from the Class XII Syllabus. There were more numerical questions in Physics while probability in Maths had a good number of questions asked.
Prateek who score 302 in the test felt that all subjects were easy. Physics was easy, Chemistry was conceptual. Some topics covered in the exam were Modern Physics, Electro Chemistry, Organic, Maths -Limits, Continuity, Trignometry.
BITSAT 2017 Preparation – This is just the first day of BITSAT. Candidates who will be appearing for the test in the upcoming days can check the analysis and brush some any topics they have missed. The exam analysis is just an indicator for students. It cannot and should not be the basis of any student’s preparation.
Candidates who are yet to appear for the exam can check the BITSAT exam pattern. Sample question papers to prepare for their exam. The BITSAT exam is primarily based on the Class XI and Class XII syllabus.
We wish all the remaining BITSAT aspirants all success in their exam!