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BITS HD 2020 Exam Dates(Postponed), Registration, Eligibility, Result and Cutoff
BITS HD 2020 has been postponed considering the current scenario of COVID-19 pandemic. Previously, the exam was scheduled to be held on May 16, and May 23 will now be held after May 24, 2020. Birla Institute of Technical Science (BITS) conducts the BITS HD Admission Test for the interested students aiming to get admission to Higher Degree Program. Students having a minimum of 60% marks in the qualifying degree examination will be eligible for applying for the same.
Latest: BITS HD Application Process has been extended till June 8, 2020. Registration started March 20, 2020,
Candidates having valid GATE Score are eligible to apply for admission without giving the Admission Test. Check GATE Score
BITS HD conducts 2 tests for the proper evaluation of the student.
Test 1 and Test 2 are compulsory for all the students.
Test 1 consists of 60 questions whereas Test 2 is comprised of 100 questions.
On the basis of the students’ scores, they will be shortlisted for counselling. The counselling will start from the second week of June 2020(tentative).
BITS HD 2020 Highlights Table
BITS HD Admission Test
M.E and M.Pharm
Birla Institute of Technical Science
Mode of BITS HD 2020
The medium of BITS HD 2020
Duration of BITS HD 2020
60 Minutes (Test 1) 120 Minutes (Test 2)
Type and Number of Questions
60 Questions (Test 1) 100 Questions (Test 2)
BITS HD Paper 1 sections
4 (Mathematics, Physics, English Language Skills and Principles of Management, and Computer Programming)
Important Dates for BITS HD 2020
The following table shows the important dates regarding BITS HD 2020:
BITS HD Online Application Start Date
March 20, 2020
Last date for filling Online Applications
June 8, 2020(Extended)
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Commencement of Online Test
To be announced
Admission Starts from
Third Week of July 2020
Registration of Courses
August 1, 2020
BITS HD 2020 Eligibility
Students seeking admission to higher degree programs must check their eligibility criteria before applying for the entrance examination. The candidates must have passed an integrated degree of BITS or equivalent with a minimum of 60% marks.
The following table shows the detailed explanation of BITS HD 2020 Eligibility criteria:
Masters in Engineering(M.E.)
Must possess any integrated first degree of BITS or equivalent with adequate preparation in Biochemistry and Microbiology
Possess an integrated first degree of BITS in Chemical Engineering or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech (Chemical)
Must possess an integrated first degree of BITS in Civil Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/ B.Tech (Civil)
Must possess an integrated first degree of BITS in Computer Science/ Engineering or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech (Computer Science/ Engineering). Candidates with BE/ B.Tech degree in IT area will not be eligible to apply for ME Computer Science
Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech in these disciplines.
Mechanical, Design Engineering, Manufacturing Systems Engineering
An integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech in these disciplines.
An integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech in these disciplines
Integrated First degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent
An integrated first degree of BITS or it’s equivalent with specific prior preparation. Students with BE/ B.Tech degree in IT area is eligible to apply for ME Software systems.
Masters in Pharmacy(M. Pharm)
An integrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent such as B.Pharm
Masters in Philosophy(M.Phil)
An integrated first degree of BITS with an M.A./ M.Sc. in Humanities and Social Sciences or its equivalent with the requirement of taking certain additional courses.
BITS HD 2020 Application Form
For appearing in the entrance examination, it is mandatory for students to fill the application form. Students can obtain the BITS HD 2020 Application Form through online mode by visiting the institute’s official website. The application process will begin in the third week of March 2020. On the other hand, the last date to submit the application form online is June 8, 2020. Students can fill the application form by following these steps:
Step 1: Registration
Visit the official website of BITS.
Search for the online application form link.
Fill the application form by entering the student’s name, qualification details, father’s name, mother’s name, address, email ID, etc.
Click on the Submit button.
Students are advised to download and take the printout of filled in an application form for future reference.
Step 2: Pay Application Fees
Students have to submit the application fees of amounting to 2,200 INR at the time of application form submission.
The mode of payment of application fees will be available on the official website.
Step 3: Submit Application Form
Students have to submit the filled-in application form along with the application fees at the following address:
Rajasthan – 333031
Students can submit only one form for higher degree admissions.
If students find any discrepancy in the form submitted by them, then they can submit the second application form before the late date.
They need to indicate on the top of the second application that their first application should be canceled.
BITS HD 2020 Admit Card
All the students who successfully register for the test can easily download the admit card from the official website. The admit card will be available from May 14, 2020(Tentative). Students are advised to check all the information written on the admit card carefully before downloading it. In case of any discrepancy, students must contact the higher authorities and get it rectified as soon as possible.
By following below-mentioned steps, students can download the BITS HD 2020, Admit Card:
Visit the official website of BITS.
Click on the BITS HD 2020 Admit Card link.
Enter the BITS HD Application Number followed by the Date of Birth and Gender.
Click on the Submit button.
After clicking on the button, the admit card will be displayed on the screen. Students are advised to:
Take a print out of the admit card.
To affix the passport size photograph on the space provided.
The admit card must be attested by the gazetted officer of the head of the institution.
BITS HD 2020 Exam Pattern
BITS HD 2020 Examination will be conducted on May 15, 2020, to May 26, 2020(Tentative). Students must check the examination pattern before appearing in the entrance examination. For the proper evaluation, BITS conducts 2 tests i.e. Test 1 and Test 2.
Following is the detailed explanation of BITS HD 2020 Entrance exam:
The total time duration to complete Test 1 is 60 minutes.
Test 1 is comprised of a total number of 60 questions.
Test 1 is compulsory for all the students who are applying for higher degree programs.
Test 1 is divided into four sections namely: Mathematics, Physics, English Language Skills & Principles of Management, and Computer Programming.
The following table shows the examination pattern of BITS HD 2020 Test 1:
No. of Questions
English Language Skills & Principles of Management
Test 2 must be completed in 120 minutes.
On the other hand, Test 2 consists of a total number of 100 questions.
Test 2 is compulsory for those students who are applying for only software systems.
Test 2 will be based on students qualifying degree program and will test his/ her knowledge of basic subjects.
In Test 2, the questions will be asked of the different courses of different degree programs offered at BITS.
Special Test for Software Systems
This test is only for those students who are applying for ME software systems programs at BITS.
A total number of 50 questions are asked in this paper which should be completed in 60 minutes.
Questions in the test are of objective type multiple choices. For every correct answer, 3 marks will be awarded, while for each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
No marks will be awarded or deducted for un-attempted questions.
BITS HD 2020 Syllabus
The syllabus for both tests is different. Students must go through each and every topic of the syllabus for clearing the entrance examination with better marks.
Test 1 covers the topics from Core Mathematics, English Language, Logical Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning.
Test 2 contains the topics from Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Instrumentation, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, and Physics.
The following table shows the important topics of Test 1 and Test 2:
Test 1 Syllabus:
Core Mathematics: Calculus; Linear Algebra; Complex Variables; Probability and Statistics; Differential Equations and Numerical Methods.
English Language and Logical Reasoning: Grammar; Vocabulary; Reading Comprehension; Composition; Logical Reasoning; and Verbal Reasoning.
Test 2 Syllabus:
Chemical Engineering: Process Dynamics and Control; Plant Design and Economics; Chemical Process Technology; Chemical Process Calculations; Fluid Mechanics; Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics; Mass Transfer; Heat Transfer; Mechanical Operations and Chemical Reaction Engineering.
Computer Science: Discrete Mathematics; Theory of Computation; Design & Analysis of Algorithms; Digital Electronics and Microprocessors; Operating Systems; Computer Organization and Architecture; Computer Networks; Database Systems and Compiler Construction.
Electrical and Electrical Engineering: Electrical Sciences; Electromagnetics; Digital Electronics; Signals and Systems & Digital Signal Processing; Electrical Machines; Control Systems and Power Electronics; Power Systems; Analog Electronics; Electronics Devices and Microelectronic circuits; Microprocessor; Communication Systems and Telecom Switching.
Syllabus for Special Test for Software Systems: Structured Programming in C; Advanced Programming in C; Object Orientation and Software Engineering; Database Systems and Core Systems.
For a more detailed syllabus, click here
BITS HD 2020 Result
Students can check their BITS HD 2020 Result on the official website of BITS HD 2020. They can check the result by following these steps:
The link for the result is available on the institute’s official website.
Enter the BITS HD application form number, date of birth and gender.
Click on the Show button.
The result will be displayed on the screen.
Students should take a print out for future reference.
BITS HD 2020 Cut off
Cut off marks are the minimum marks that must be secured by the candidate in order to clear the entrance examination. Cut off marks for the BITS HD 2020 are decided on some of the following factors:
Number of candidates appeared in the exam
Last year cut off
Difficulty level of the exam
BITS HD 2020 Counselling
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores in the BITS HD 2020 Admission Test. The counselling is scheduled to be conducted in June 2020. Students must bring the following list of documents at the time of counselling for verification:
10th class mark sheet and certificate
12th class mark sheet and certificate
Graduate mark sheet and certificate
Admit Card of BITS HD Entrance Examination 2020
Category Certificate (if applicable)
Income certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC
Date of Birth Certificate
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College