BITSAT Syllabus 2020
Updated on Jan 11, 2020 - 6:10 p.m. IST by Satyendra Singh
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BITSAT Syllabus 2020 - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani has released the BITSAT 2020 syllabus on January 11, through the prospectus. BITSAT syllabus 2020 contains subject wise topics which will be referred by the exam conducting body for the preparation of question paper. Students are advised to prepare for the exam strictly as per the BITSAT syllabus as questions are designed only through the topics prescribed. BITSAT syllabus 2020 will have topics from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, English and Logical Reasoning. Students who will be appearing for BITSAT 2020 can refer to the syllabus as per the subject combination for the desired program. BITSAT will be held from May 16 to 25, as a computer based test for admission in BITS Pilani and at its campuses in Goa and Hyderabad, whereas admission in BITS Goa will be the basis of candidates score in class 12 or other equivalent program. Students can find more details regarding the BITSAT syllabus 2020 and the exam pattern from the article below.
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BITSAT 2020 Syllabus

Students can find below the complete list of topics in each subject covered under BITSAT 2020 syllabus. Students are advised to prepare for the exam only through BITSAT syllabus 2020 as the questions are formulated strictly within the suggested topics




  • Units & Measurement

  • Kinematics

  • Newton’s Laws of Motion

  • Impulse and Momentum

  • Work and Energy

  • Rotational Motion

  • Gravitation

  • 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 & 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 Groups Containing 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 - Animal

  • Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants

  • Reproduction and Development in Humans

  • Ecology and Environment

  • Biology and Human Welfare

  • Biotechnology and its Applications

English Language

  • Grammar

  • Vocabulary

  • Reading Comprehension

  • Composition

Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Nonverbal Reasoning

BITSAT Exam Pattern 2020

Students can find below the exam pattern of BITSAT 2020. The exam pattern will give students the idea about exam as to how questions will be framed, number of questions, total time allotted and other important information about the exam.

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Mode of Exam

Online (Computer Based Test)

Duration of Exam

3 Hours

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Language of Question Paper


Sections in the Question Paper

4 (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and English Language & Logical Reasoning)

Number of Questions

Physics - 40

Chemistry - 40

Mathematics/Biology - 45

English Language - 15

Logical Reasoning - 10

Marking Scheme

3 Marks will be awarded for every correct answer

1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answers

BITSAT Mock Test 2020

Birla Institute of Science and Technology (BITS) Pilani will release the BITSAT mock test 2020 for the preparation of exam. BITSAT mock test will be released in online mode in the form of pdf which students have to download and practice. The mock test designed by BITS is of 30 minutes duration while but the BITSAT exam is of 3 hours duration. Students can get an idea about the type and difficulty level of questions which can be asked in exam by practicing BITSAT mock test.

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Best Books for BITSAT Preparation

Students can find below the prescribed books for BITSAT 2020 preparation. Students are advised to choose books wisely as good books not only help understanding the subjects clearly, it is something which can help in scoring good marks in exam.




  • Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma Vol I and Vol II

  • 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 in One Variable Algebra by I.A. Maron

  • Class XI and XII R.D. Sharma

Engish Language and Logical Reasoning

  • BITSAT English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning by Disha Experts

  • Pearson Complete guide to the BITSAT (English) by One Learn Education

  • Wren and Martin ( For English)

Important Guidelines to Students Preparing for BITSAT 2020

BITSAT 2020 will be held from May 16 to 25 in online mode. Students who would be appearing for the exam can find below some important tips for their preparation


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  1. Students must refer to the BITSAT syllabus thoroughly before heading for the preparation. Students should understand the topics which are covered in the exam and plan their preparation time table accordingly

  2. Students are advised to refer previous year papers of BITSAT to get an idea about the exam from context of difficulty level, type of questions asked and topics which are frequently covered

  3. Students should select the books wisely for the preparation

  4. Make a time table for BITSAT 2020 preparation and study regularly as per the plan

  5. Revise the topics on a regular basis which have been studied

  6. Solve mock tests to evaluate your preparation level

  7. Stay focussed and motivated to score good marks

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how should I get scholarship in bitsat or vit or daiict or pdpu

Singampalli sai rahul Student Expert 27th Feb, 2020
Hello aspirant,

I will briefly mention about tge scholarships in BITSAT-
  1. For board toppers- They can avail 100% merit scholarship.
  2. Merit in qualifying Exam- 20% scholarship for 90% and above marks. 15% scholarship for 70-80% marks.
  3. Merit in BITSAT-
  • 300 or above 75% of Tuition fee
  • 250-299 50% of Tuition fee
  • 200-249 25% of Tuition fee

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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.
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