BITSAT 2019: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus @

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Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test, commonly known as BITSAT, is carried out by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS). It is a university level examination to pursue career in engineering or medicines. A completely online test, you can fill BITSAT Application form from third week of December 2018. It is conducted annually in over 50 cities in India and 1 international center in Dubai, UAE.


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The university offers B.E. honors in programmes like Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical and Economics, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering. To be eligible, aspirants must clear class 12th with Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics as compulsory subjects. Read eligibility criteria

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Highlights of BITSAT 2019:

Details Specifications
Name of the EXAM BITSAT
Date of Exam Third week of March 2019
Conducting Body Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani
Official Website
Duration of Exam 3 Hours
No. of Question 150
Exam level University
Category of Exam UG
Applications Per Year About 3 lakh
Helpline Number 01596-242205, 01596-515294
Mode of Exam Online

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Below are the details of various campuses:

  • Pilani Campus: Chemical, Civil, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics.; B.Pharma; M.Sc: Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Economics and M.Sc: General Studies.
  • K. K. Birla Goa Campus: Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Communication Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical ; M.Sc: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.
  • Hyderabad Campus: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing; B.Pharma; M.Sc: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.


Course Eligibility
B.E. (Hons)

M.Sc. (Hons)

M.Sc. (technical)

60% in each subject of class 12th 75% in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM)
B. Pharma (Hons) Physics, Chemistry, Biology as main subjects in class 12th with 75% aggregate marks


Admission to all programmes with the conditions given below:

  • Candidate should have scored at least 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (if mathematics taken) or should have secured a minimum of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (if biology taken) in 12th, with minimum of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology individually
  • Students who have appeared in 12th exam in 2019 or cleared 12th class in 2018 are eligible to appear in the exam
  • If by any chance the candidate has attempted 12th more than once then his/her marks of the recent examination taken will be considered
  • Admission will be completely on the basis of the merit. Merit position of the candidate will be based on the score
  • Direct admission is given to the board toppers irrespective of their scores in BITSAT



BITSAT 2019 Application Form:

The application form is available on:

Application form 2019 will be available on the above mentioned site from December 2018 till 3rd week of March 2019. Before submitting the form, candidates must check the form twice. No form will be accepted by Fax or Email. Candidates should keep a record of their application form number for subsequent logins on the website.

Filling the application form:

  • Registration:

For new registration click on the “NEW REGISTRATION” button. Enter the below details:

  • Full name of the candidate.
  • Gender
  • DOB
  • Email ID

After entering the details, click on “Proceed” button.

Filling the form online:

After registration, you need to enter the below details:

  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Nationality
  • Address
  • City
  • Pin code
  • State
  • Landline Number
  • Mobile Number
  • Details of 12th Exam
  • Selection of the Test Center

Uploading the scanned images:

  • Candidates need to upload the scanned images of the photograph and signature.
  • Photograph should be only in .jpg or.jpeg format
  • Size of the photograph must be between 4 kb to 50 kb and that of signature must be between 1 kb to 30 kb

Payment of the fees:

  • Payment can be done in online or offline mode
  • Online fee submission can be done by net banking or credit/debit card. All credit and debit cards issued by Master and Visa are also accepted
  • For male candidates, fees is INR 2950, for female candidates, fees is INR 2450, and if you are opting for Dubai center, fees is INR 4900
  • Offline payment needs to be done in ICICI bank
  • Foreign candidates not residing in India can make the payment by International Credit Cards and Debit Cards using Online Payment Gateway


BITSAT Exam Pattern

From below you will get complete information about Exam Pattern.

  • It is a 3 hour exam that comes in 4 parts in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) from English Proficiency, Logical Reasoning, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics or Biology (for B.Pharma students)
  • The question paper includes total of 150 questions
  • For each correct answer 3 marks will be allotted
  • For each wrong answer 1 mark would be deducted
  • There is no time limit given to candidates for any section
  • Candidate can answer the questions in any order
  • You can reattempt any question at any point within the exam duration

Additional Questions choice:

  • In case a candidate attempts all the 150 questions within 3 hours (without leaving any question), he/she will be awarded 12 extra questions within the same time to be attempted from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology sections only (4 questions from each)
  • Candidates once directed to the additional 12 questions would not have the choice of going back to the already attempted 150 questions to edit them

Section-wise break up:

Exam Section Subject Questions
Part 1 Physics 40
Part 2 Chemistry 40
Part 3 English

Logical reasoning



Part 4 Maths/Biology 45
Total 150



BITSAT Syllabus

BITSAT 2019 syllabus has been released by the institute. Syllabus majorly contains topics of NCERT books from class 11th and 12th. Below are the topics for each subject:

Topics for Physics

  • 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 Device

Topics for Chemistry

  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure
  • Thermodynamics
  • Physical and Chemical Equilibrium
  • 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

Topics for English Proficiency

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Composition

Topics for Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Nonverbal Reasoning

Topics for Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Two-dimensional and three dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Probability
  • Vectors
  • Statistics
  • Linear Programming
  • Mathematical modeling

Topics for Biology

  • Diversity in Living World
  • Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Structure and Function – Plants and Animals
  • Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants
  • Reproduction and Development in Humans
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology and its Applications

BITSAT Preparation Tips

  • Start reviewing BITSAT syllabus and prepare strategy for entire year
  • Lay down a measurable and realistic strategy
  • Be selective while choosing study material for your preparation
  • Try to solve maximum number of previous year question papers
  • Attempt minimum 5 set of mock test everyday to evaluate yourself
  • Stay stress free and take care of your health

Click here to download Complete Preparation Strategy

BITSAT Admit Card 2019

BITSAT admit card/hall ticket will be issued from second week of April to second week of May 2019. Candidates who have booked their slots will only be given by the admit cards. The admit card should be kept safe to appear in the exam. Candidates who do not have the admits cards will not be allowed to sit in the exam. The admit card have details like candidates name, DOB, Center, Address, time and date of the exam, photograph of the candidate, admit card number etc.

BITSAT Exam Dates

The important dates include availability of form, deadline, admit card result , seat allotment etc details. The candidates who want to apply should be in regular touch with the website of BITSAT so that they should not miss any important event of the exam or the admission process. Below is the table for the reference:

Event Date
Application Form Availability Third week of Dec 2018
Application Form Deadline Second week of March 2019
Online editing of the form Second to third week of March 2019
Announcement to candidates for the allotment of test center Fourth week of March 2019
Reserving test date and slot Fourth week of March to first week of April 2019
Downloading hall ticket Second week of April – Second week of May 2019
Application for admission with 12th marks and Preferences First week of May -Third week of June 2019
Online test BITSAT Third week to last week of May 2019
Announcement of Admit and Wait list Third week of June 2019

BITSAT Results

BITS Pilani will announce result in the first week of July 2019.  When BITSAT result is released, download the same and save it for future reference.

How to check the result:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on Online Result for BITS 2019
  • Enter name, application number, date of birth and roll no.
  • Click on the submit tab
  • Score card appears
  • Download and save for future reference

Details on BITSAT Result:

Below are the details mentioned on the result card:

  • Name of the qualified candidate
  • Candidate’s rank
  • Merit list for counseling

BITSAT Merit list

Merit list for BITSAT 2019 would be released on the basis of scores obtained by candidates. Usually, BITS authority releases maximum 3-4 merit lists. BITS releases 2 merit lists- one for all courses except B.Pharm and other only for B.Pharm. After this, candidates are allotted seats on the basis of scores obtained by them. However, if scores of any 2 candidates turn out to be same, then, allotment of seat is based on the following rules:

  • If 2 candidates have same score then their scores in Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharm) in BITSAT will be taken into consideration
  • If the score still remains same then their physics score in BITSAT will be taken into consideration
  • In case the tie still persists, their chemistry score in BITSAT will be taken into consideration

BITSAT Cut off

Here is the previous year cut off for BITSAT. Using the previous year cut off, you can get an estimate of current year cut off which will help you understand your scope of admission into the institution.

BITSAT 2018 Cut off
Iteration II 271
Waitlist of Iteration II 220
Cutoff after Iteration I 287
Cutoff for wait list at the end of Iteration I 220

BITSAT Counseling 2019

Counseling process for BITSAT 2019 will be completely online. BITS will start the counseling procedure by first week of June 2019. Interested candidates need to fill the application form for the same till June 2019. Each round of counseling is called as iterations. Candidates will be able to view results with their application number and password.

BITSAT 2019 Counseling Important Dates

Events Dates
Availability of application form Last week of May to First week of June 2019
Result of Iteration 1 June 2019
Fees payment last date June 2019
Result of Iteration 2 2nd Week of July 2019
Admission announcement after Iteration 2 2nd Week of July 2019
Balance payment of the fee(waiting list candidates) 4th Week of July 2019


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