BITSAT Exam Pattern FAQs 2018
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BITSAT Exam Pattern FAQs 2018: While preparing for any examination, there are many questions which arise for which the candidates are usually not able to find an answer. Candidates can check BITSAT 2018 exam pattern FAQs to get all of their questions answered. The exam pattern FAQs of BITSAT 2018 focuses on queries related to the pattern of the examination i.e., mode of exam, number of questions, division of subjects, marking scheme and more. BITSAT applicants will be able to understand the exam pattern more easily through the frequently asked questions. Careers360 has created BITSAT exam pattern FAQs to help all aspirants with their engineering entrance examination. Candidates can read the full article on BITSAT Exam Pattern FAQs 2018 for more detailed information.  

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BITSAT Exam Pattern FAQs 2018


Q. Is BITSAT 2018 online or offline or both?

Ans: The examination of BITSAT 2018 was conducted in online mode for all registered candidates.


Q. What is the BITSAT 2018 exam pattern?

Ans: BITSAT 2018 was a computer-based test and was 3 hours long in duration. The candidates were required to solve 150 objective questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Four options were available for each question out of which one option was correct. Physics and Chemistry had 40 questions each, while English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning carried 15 and 10 questions respectively. The Mathematics section consisted of 45 questions. Each correct answer was awarded 3 marks while for every incorrect response, 1 mark was deducted.

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Q. Which languages in the BITSAT 2018 available in?

Ans: BITSAT 2018 was conducted in the English language.

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Q. Is there a pass mark for each subject in BITSAT 2018 or the overall marks are considered for each paper?

Ans: The overall marks will be considered for BITSAT 2018 examination.


Q. Is there negative marking for BITSAT 2018?

Ans: Yes. For each incorrect answer, 1 mark was deducted from the total marks.


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Q. Will there be a calculator in BITSAT 2018 online exam?

Ans: No. A calculator was not provided in the online exam of BITSAT 2018. All of the calculations had to be done by the candidates on the provided rough sheet.


Q. What is the difficulty level of the BITSAT 2018 exam?

Ans: The difficulty level of BITSAT 2018 examination was expected to be almost similar to JEE Main.


Q. What types of questions should I expect in BITSAT 2018? Will they be different from JEE Main?

Ans: BITSAT 2018 examination consisted of the objective multiple choice questions.


Q. What is the marking scheme for BITSAT 2018?

Ans: 3 marks were given to each correct answer whereas 1 mark was deducted for every incorrect one.


Q. There are extra questions in BITSAT 2018. How to attempt those questions? Will I be given extra marks if I answer them?

Ans: If the candidates were able to answer all 150 questions within the given 3 hours (without skipping any question), then they were eligible to attempt an additional 12 questions (four each from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry only). This gave the candidates an opportunity to score higher as extra marks were provided. However, they were not able to make any changes in the 150 questions they have attempted earlier.


Q. Can I edit my answers in the test?

Ans: Yes, the candidates were able to edit the answers in the test. However, if the bonus questions were attempted then the candidates were not able to go back to the 150 questions solved earlier.


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what is the difficullty level of BITSAT exam?? and what is the minimum marks or rank to get a seat in the bitspilanis??

Yash Dev Student Expert 26th Feb, 2020

The difficulty level of BITSAT Is tough as its one of the best and premium engineering college. But the syllabus is same as JEE MAIN. You need to score more than 360 marks to get admission in BITS PILANI as we all know that seats are very limited and admission is directly based on merit rank. Try to score as good as possible.

Feel free to comment if you have any doubt

Good luck


Graduate with less than 60%marks in his grades cannot be eligible for Bitsat HD?

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 26th Feb, 2020

The eligibility criteria for admission into B.E course into BITS Hyderabad is that a candidate must have obtained at least 75% marks in aggregate in PCM/B (if they have opted for Mathematics/ Biology in BITSAT) in 10+2 with at least 60% marks in aggregate in PCM/B.

I hope this helps

can you take up computer science even if you take biology in bitsat

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 26th Feb, 2020

The eligibility criteria for admission in B.E in Computer Science is BITS Pilani is that a cabdidate must have obtained an aggregate of 75% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in class 12 along with 60% each in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics from a recognised board.

I hope this helps.

Is it srm , vit , bitsat universities have artificial intelligence and data service.

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 26th Feb, 2020

Well, BITS Pilani offers Post Graduate Programme in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Whereas , SRM University offers a 4 years B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
VIT vellore also offers B.Tech in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning as a 4 yeats full time course.

I hope this helps.

what is bitsat question paper pattern 2020?

hrithik jain 25th Feb, 2020


The pattern for the BITSAT 2020 is a 3 hour Computer Based test having MCQ questions. The paper will be in English Language. The several parts of the paper are as follows:

Part 1 Physics

Part 2 Chemistry

Part 3 English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning

Part 4 Mathematics/Biology (B.Pharma)

The total number of questions will be 150.

Here, is the link for the detailed pattern of the exam including the details like the number of questions for each part etc.

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