BITSAT FAQs 2018 – With the entrance examination of BITSAT 2018 drawing near, the aspirants may have many questions which are still left unanswered. The candidates can check the FAQs of BITSAT 2018 to find the answers to the most commonly asked queries. Most of the questions related to the application process, eligibility, preparation, counselling and more are answered through BITSAT FAQs. The questions range from the basic queries to more complicated ones so that the BITSAT aspirants are not left confused and unsure in relation to the upcoming examination. Careers360 provides the BITSAT 2018 FAQs for the candidates to refer before applying for the entrance examination. Read the full article on BITSAT FAQs 2018 below for more information.
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BITSAT FAQs 2018
Q. When will the application forms for BITSAT 2018 be available from?
Ans. The application form of BITSAT 2018 was available till March 19. It opened on December 19.
Q. What is the last date to register for BITSAT 2018?
Ans: The final date to register for BITSAT 2018 was March 19, 2018.
Q. Is the application form of BITSAT 2018 available in online or offline mode?
Ans: BITSAT 2018 application form was available in online mode for all applicants.
Q. What is the application fee of BITSAT 2018?
Ans: The application fee for the male candidates of BITSAT 2018 was Rs. 2,950 while for the female candidates, the fee was Rs. 2,450.
Q. My board doesn't release aggregate marks for 12th examination. What should I enter?
Ans. If you are from CBSE board, you had to include PCM and English/Hindi and one additional elective (total five subjects) in your aggregate. In case you are from ISCE board, you had to include PCM and English in aggregate marks. Others had to calculate the aggregate marks (or its equivalent) and attach a note with explanation of the methodology used to calculate the aggregate marks.
Q. Should I enter my practical marks also while entering the 12th exam marks? Shall I include 11th and 12th year marks?
Ans. Subject-wise and aggregate marks had to be given for class 12th examination year only. Marks of 11th year were not be included. For practical marks, you had to use the same method as used by your respective board to calculate the subject-wise marks.
Q. Can I change my entered preferences after submission of BITSAT 2018 application form? How to do it?
Ans. Yes, you can change your preferences by applying again with changed preferences from June 12, 2018. However, you can use this facility only once. Send the changed preference form with the receipt of payment of Rs 500 along with all required enclosures mentioned in the application form so that it reached the admissions office, BITS Pilani before 5 pm on June 30, 2018.
Q. I have not registered for BITSAT. Can I apply for admissions?
Ans. No, you can not. Except for first rankers of central/state boards in India, those who do not appear in BITSAT cannot be considered.
Q. Are there any seats reserved for NRIs?
Q. Will my 74.6% in PCM in qualifying exam be considered as 75%?
Ans. No. it will not be considered as 75% or more in PCM.
Q. How to I apply for different campuses of BITS at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad? Should I apply separately?
Ans. No. You just need to fill a single form wherein you can give your preferences to all the first degree programmes for all the three campuses.
Q. I have already registered for BITSAT 2018. Why is there a need to apply again for admissions?
Ans. It is a separate process and is mandatory to apply for admissions separately with the marks secured in 12th and also giving your preferences to different degree programmes, along with the requisite application fee. The application form is only to appear in the test, while the admission form is for admissions.
Q. I have passed 12th exam only and not BSc. How can I apply for M.Sc?
Ans. M.Sc. is an Integrated Masters programmes offered by BITS. There is no intermediate B.Sc. degree. The qualification and duration for Integrated Masters programmes is same as that for a B.E. programme.
Q. What is the date for BITSAT 2018 exam?
Ans: The examination of BITSAT 2018 will be conducted by the official authorities tentatively from May 16-31, 2018.
Q. I made mistakes in my application. Will there be correction dates for BITSAT 2018?
Ans: Yes. The official authorities of BITSAT 2018 will be opening the application form correction facility for the registered candidates after March 19, 2018.
Q. When is the slot booking for BITSAT 2018?
Ans: The slot booking process for BITSAT 2018 was opened from March 23 to April 5.
Q. When can we download the BITSAT 2018 hall ticket?
Ans: The hall ticket of BITSAT 2018 is available from April 12 for all registered candidates. The hall ticket can be downloaded only after successful slot booking.
Q. When will the BITSAT 2018 result be announced?
Ans: The result of BITSAT 2018 will be announced in online mode on June 20, 2018.
Q. When will BITSAT 2018 counselling start?
Ans: The counselling session of BITSAT 2018 will commence tentatively in the first week of June 2018.
Q. What will be the basis for the seat allotment of the registered candidates?
Ans: The candidates will be allotted seats according to their performance in BITSAT 2018 examination and choices selected during the counselling.
Q. When is the last date to take admissions at BITSAT 2018?
Ans: The candidates will be able to apply for admissions with their 12th standard marks from the May 1 to June 18, 2018.
Q. What are the names of the participating institutes of BITSAT 2018?
Ans: BITSAT 2018 has three participating institutes – BITS Pilani, BITS Goa, BITS Hyderabad.
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