BITSAT Exam Pattern 2020 - BITS Pilani is responsible for releasing the official exam pattern of BITSAT 2020, which has been made available on January 11, in the brochure. The candidates are advised to check the BITSAT 2020 exam pattern to be familiar with the process of how the examination will be conducted. BITSAT exam pattern 2020 will consist of the details regarding the examination such as mode, duration, total number of questions and more. BITSAT will be conducted as a computer based test. As per the exam pattern of BITSAT 2020, the examination will be of 3 hours and the candidates will have to answer multiple choice questions. BITSAT 2020 exam pattern will help boost the preparation of the candidates for the upcoming examination. BITSAT 2020 exam will be conducted from May 16 to 25. Read the full article to know the full details about BITSAT Exam Pattern 2020.
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BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the exam pattern to know how the entrance examination will be conducted by the authorities. By referring to the BITSAT exam pattern 2020, the candidates will be able to prepare well and be familiar with the examination.

Exam Pattern of BITSAT 2020





Mode of Examination

Computer Based Test (CBT)



3 Hours


Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (Objective). Each question will have four options, one being the correct one.



The examination will be held only in English language



Part I - Physics

Part II - Chemistry

Part III - English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning

Paper IV - Mathematics/Biology (for B.Pharma)


Number of Questions

Physics - 40

Chemistry - 40

English Proficiency - 15

Logical Reasoning - 10

Mathematics/Biology - 45


Total Number of Questions



Marking Scheme

For every correct answer 3 marks was allotted

For every incorrect answer 1 mark was deducted

For unattempted questions, no marks were allotted.

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Important Points about BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

  • The examination will be conducted only in computer based mode.

  • While answering the questions, the candidates will be able to choose only one answer at once.

  • The selected answer can be changed anytime if they are unsure.

  • The question sets for each slot will be different as it will be drawn from a large question bank.

  • No time limit for individual parts of the test

  • If a candidate manages to attempt all 150 questions without skipping within 3 hours then they will get to answer 12 more questions to solve. The extra questions will be from Maths/Biology, Chemistry, Physics. (Once a candidate opts for extra questions, they cannot go back to the previous 150 questions.)

  • After the examination concludes, the scores will be immediately displayed to maintain transparency in terms of correct and incorrect answers.

  • The scores can also be checked online on the next day. Print out of the scores can be taken for future use.

BITSAT 2020 Syllabus

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The examination will be based on 11th and 12th standard syllabus of NCERT. Candidates are recommended to refer to the NCERT syllabus while preparing for the exam. The authorities will release a sample mock test for the candidates to practice and understand the exam pattern.

BITSAT 2020 Important Topics





  • Units and Measurements

  • Kinematics

  • Newton's Law of Motion

  • Impulse and Momentum

  • Work and Energy

  • Rational Motion

  • Gravitational

  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids

  • Oscillations

  • Waves

  • Heat and Thermodynamics

  • Electrostatics

  • Current Electricity

  • Magnetic Effect of Current

  • Electromagnetic Induction

  • Optics

  • Modern Physics

  • Electronic Devices

  • States of Matter

  • Atomic Structure

  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

  • Thermodynamics

  • Physical and Chemical Equilibria

  • Electrochemistry

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Surface Chemistry

  • Hydrogen and s- block elements

  • p- d- and f- block elements

  • Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons

  • Stereochemistry

  • Organic Compounds with functional with Oxygen and Nitrogen

  • Biological, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry

  • Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry

  • Algebra

  • Trigonometry

  • Two- Dimensional Coordinate Geometry

  • Three Dimensional Coordinate Geometry

  • Differential Calculus

  • Integral Calculus

  • Ordinary Differential Equations

  • Probability

  • Vectors

  • Statistics

  • Linear Programming

  • Mathematical Modelling

  • Diversity in Living World

  • Cell: The unit of Life: Structure and Function

  • Genetics and Evolution

  • Structure and Function – Plants

  • Structure and Function -Animals

  • Reproduction, growth and movement in Plants

  • Reproduction and Development in Humans

  • Ecology and Environment

  • Biology and Human Welfare

  • Biotechnology and its Applications

The syllabus for english proficiency and logical reasoning is given below.

English Proficiency

Logical Reasoning

  1. Grammar

  2. Vocabulary

  3. Reading Comprehension

  4. Composition

  1. Verbal Reasoning

  2. Nonverbal Reasoning

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where can I find sample papers and previous question papers of bits hd test?

Aditya kumar Student Expert 5th Apr, 2020
Hi there

You can get previous year question papers of BITSAT by going through or page for which link provided below

These past year papers will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising them, you will also get to know your preparation level .Best of luck for your examination.


date of exam of bitsat and comedk is same or will be changed

Harsha Sinha 3rd Apr, 2020

Hi, there,

Since due to lockdown all the exam dates are changed. So most probably these dates are also changed.

For more details check the official website of the above exams


I have a gate score of 443 in 2020 electrical paper under general category.. can I get a direct admission to BITS through my gate score alone without writing bits hd test?

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 3rd Apr, 2020


see cutoff score changes every year and it depends on number of participants, seat matrix, questions difficulty level etc, so at this score you have less chances for core stream in bits by gate score. so to become safe side it will be good if you participate in bits hd exam.

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After clearing Entance exam, Will there be an interview

Harshit sethi 3rd Apr, 2020

As far as I know , there is no interview after clearing BITSAT . If you are eligible for any course in BITS , then you will get it . Admission is solely based on your score . So you don't need to worry about the interview. You only need to clear the examination .


Bitsat exam qualifying marks to join

Anantika Kushwaha 2nd Apr, 2020
Hello Aspirant,

The marks a candidate needs to attain in order to get any branch in BITS needs to be above 250.

You can visit the following link to get to know the cut off's for several branches in BITS-
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