NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
BITSAT is a national level exam conducted by BITS Pilani for admission to Integrated First Degree programs offered at BITS campuses in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad. To become eligible for the admission process candidates must have completed class 12th from a recognized institute with an aggregate of 75% marks in PCM/B with a minimum of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Maths/Biology separately.
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In the online slot booking window, candidates get an option to choose Exam Center, Day, and Time during the time of slot booking. Based on the online slot booking, candidates will get their slot, date, and timings to appear for the exam. BITSAT 2021 question paper will be divided into four parts i.e. Part I – Physics, Part II – Chemistry, Part III – Maths/Biology, Part VI – English Proficiency & LR. The paper will have a total of 150 questions and for every correct answer, 3 marks will be awarded and for an incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
The key points about BITSAT 2021 are highlighted below:
|Conducting Body||BITS Pilani|
|BITSAT Full Form||Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of exam||Online|
|Seats Offered||2000 seats in total|
|Applications Per Year||About 3 Lakh|
|Application form releases||3rd week of December 2020|
|Last date to submit application form||2nd week of March 2021|
|Application correction facility||2nd to 3rd week of March 2021|
|Exam center allotment||March 2021 4th week|
|Exam slot booking process||4th week of March to 1st week of April 2021|
|Hall Ticket||April 2nd week to May 2nd week 2021|
|BITSAT 2021 Exam||3rd to 4th week of May 2021|
|Admission process||1st week of May to 3rd week of June 2021|
|Admit list & wait list release||3rd week of June 2021|
BITSAT preparation requires a lot of practice and patience. You might not need a lot of extra books for preparation, but some practice books would help. The BITSAT explorers by MTG and Arihant are the best ones to practice questions for BITSAT.
The test series will help you in adapting to the test platform. It will help you in increasing your speed and judging yourself on an all India level as well.
The level of preparation can be analysed by you aptly and also this will help you to improve your BITSAT scores with every mock test you take so that you can achieve a score above 280 or more. Once you start scoring such a score in the test series, you will be much more confident and you will have a high chance of going beyond 350 too in the actual exam. Also it is important that you must focus on increasing your speed, this you can do by starting experimenting the bonus questions too.
For BITSAT, there is no specific theory book to follow. There are no actual past year papers too because BITS doesn’t release any of them and the ones available in the market are approximations of the actual BITSAT.
You should study the NCERT books thoroughly for BITSAT. They need to be studied for JEE Main as well so you can do them while completing your JEE syllabus. There are no separate theory books for BITSAT apart from the NCERT.
The BITSAT explorer has a concise theory which will help you in revising for BITSAT. The questions are most apt for BITSAT and would be of a slightly higher level than the actual exam. You can practice a bit of logical reasoning and English also from the book. This can be done when a few weeks are left for the exam. To increase the speed, one can do the time bound questions on the BITSAT explorer.
Apart from the BITSAT explorer, doing mock tests is the most important part. Don’t take a very tough one because then you won’t be able to increase your speed.
On the basis of the syllabus of the BITSAT latest published on the website the books are selected. Also there are other factors like feature quality questions, tips and tricks, sample papers etc.
|Types Of Books||Books||Description|
|General/All-in-One Books||A Complete Success Package for BITSAT by Arihant (with CD)||Most popular all in one book for BITSAT preparation. It is divided into five sections: mathematics, physics, chemistry, English proficiency and logical reasoning and exhaustively covers the NCERT syllabus for class XI and XII respectively.|
|Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT 2015 with Mock Test CD (with Insta Reports and sync facility) by Disha Experts||By looking at previous test contents this book has been designed for the students to crack the paper of BITSAT. It covers the syllabus of all subjects including maths, physics, chemistry, English proficiency (including grammar, vocabulary, composition and reading comprehension) and reasoning (verbal and non-verbal).|
|Other Reference Books||The Pearson Complete Guide to BITSAT|
|Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT Online Test with Past Papers from 2005-2016 Solved Papers & 5 Mock Online Tests|
In the initial 3 months of your preparation, focus on revising JEE and BITSAT syllabus. You can solve the BITSAT explorer every day for 2 hours. Once you are confident about your preparation and roughly 2 months are left, you can start doing mock tests. Start with free tests first and then buy one series which you can do properly for the month ahead. Initially do one test every month and when the last few weeks are left, you can do 2 tests a week. After giving the mock tests, it is important to take ample time for analysing the test that you take so that you can see what to improve in other tests and you can overcome your weak points. It is very important to analyse your given mock tests so that you can revise accordingly.
On the official website of Birla Institute of Science and Technology i.e. BITSAT the sample papers are released over (bitsadmission.com). For online mock test, the BITSAT sample papers will be downloaded by the candidates. Check here complete details regarding the BITSAT mock test 2021 including, how to download, how to practice, the user interface of the exam and more.
From the official website of BITSAT, candidates can appear for the sample papers to practice for the examination. This sample paper is the most useful and powerful material for preparation of the entrance exam for the candidates who are sitting in this computer based test. These benefits are listed below for BITSAT sample papers (BITSAT mock test).
All the candidates looking for sample papers can practice the BITSAT sample paper irrespective of the fact that they have filled the application form or not. These can be downloaded in the ‘.exe’ format. All the sample papers of BITSAT can be downloaded as an extension file which can be run on windows only. The file i.e. “.exe” file is referring to an executable file that is run by candidates. Candidates can check the steps mentioned below to download the BITSAT sample paper (BITSAT mock test)
BITSAT 2021 and sample papers available on the website should have the same features which are listed as below:
The application forms for 2021 session will be available on the official website of BITSAT from the 3rd week of December 2020. Candidates need to register themselves on the website by filling in their personal details, academic qualifications, and all other required information.
For candidates who have already registered themselves can directly proceed with form filling by logging in with their respective mail id and password.
Once the form is filled, candidates need to pay the requisite fee and proceed with the form. After final submission, a confirmation message will be sent to the candidate’s mail id and mobile number.
In case candidates want to make modifications in the details of application, the corrections can be made from the second to third week of March 2021.
BITSAT exam is a computer based test which a candidate needs to attempt ina time frame of 3 hours. The question paper consists of 5 sections, containing multiple choice questions.
|Subject||Number of questions|
Note: Candidates who will attempt 150 questions in less than 3 hours will get 12 extra questions to their advantage from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology.
NCERT syllabus of 11th and 12th classes can be preferred on the basis of the BITSAT Syllabus, for various topics they can prepare. From subjects like physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning, there are various topics that are included.
The test series by Allen or Resonance is mostly too tough and so, it might not help much in increasing speed and accuracy. A decent test series by Arihant, Doprep or Embibe works.
Some of the topics that are included in each subject are given below in detail for the syllabus of BITSAT 2021:
|Physics||Units & Measurement, Kinematics, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Impulse and Momentum, Rotational Motion, Work and Energy, Gravitation, Mechanics of Solids and Fluids, Waves, Heat and Thermodynamics etc|
|Chemistry||States of Matter, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, atomic structure, Physical and Chemical Equilibrium, Hydrogen and s-block elements, p- d- and f-block elements, Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons etc.|
|English Proficiency||Grammar, Vocabulary, Analogy, Reading Comprehension and Composition|
|Verbal reasoning||Classification, Analogy, Logical Deduction – Reading Passage, Chart Logic ETC. Nonverbal reasoning – Pattern Perception, Figure Matrix, Paper Cutting, Rule Detection etc.|
|Mathematics||Algebra,Trigonometry, Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Differential calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, Probability, Linear Programming etc.|
There is the facility of slot booking of BITSAT 2021, which is available for the registered candidates only. Using the application number and password of the candidates registration, they can access the slot booking process for BITSAT 2021. The admit card is made available once the slot booking process will end and it is made available under the candidate’s login.
BITSAT 2021 Hall ticket/admit card contains important details regarding the examination such as the slot booked and the important exam related instructions. The admit card will be made available from 2nd week of April 2021.
At least 3 preferences of the cities for exam centers should be submitted by the candidates on the BITSAT 2021 application form.
The list of centers is as below:
|Coimbatore||Kanpur||Goa Campus of BITS|
|Ghaziabad||Mumbai||Pilani campus of BITS|
|Hyderabad Campus of BITS||Nagpur||Agartala|
|Gurgaon||Noida||Dubai Campus of BITS (International Center)|
As the BITSAT 2021 is held in various slots, so side by side the conducting body keeps uploading the scores of the respective candidates who are taking the exam. The final BITSAT result is declared later in the form of the merit list after the candidates submit their 10+2 marks. BITS releases two merit lists.
The updates are kept by the authorities according to the different slots as an exam is taken in those slots only. Result for the BITSAT 2021, can be seen by the candidates by logging into their accounts. This result will reflect the list of those students who are now eligible to take admission in different BITS campuses.
Thus top scorers of the BITSAT 2021 exam will get the scholarship.
BITSAT (BITS Online Admission Test) have merits on which basis the BITSAT top scorers are offered the scholarships. We can see the distribution as per the table below.
|More than or equal to 300||75% of Tuition Fee|
|250 to 299||50% of Tuition Fee|
|200 to 249||25% of Tuition Fee|
In order to get an idea about the cut off trends of BITSAT, candidates must check the previous years cut offs. Candidates who will not be able to meet BITSAT 2021 Cut Off Criteria will not be able to participate in the admission procedure.
The cut off marks for BITSAT 2021, are published on the website once the result is announced for BITSAT 2021. Some of the previous years cut offs are as follows:
|Degree program at Pilani Campus||Cut-off score|
|B.E. Electrical & Electronics||338|
|B.E. Computer Science||378|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||319|
|Degree program at Goa Campus||Cut-off score|
|B.E. Electrical and Electronics||308|
|B.E. Computer Science||347|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||289|
|B.E. Electronics & Communication||314|
|Degree program at Hyderabad Campus||Cut-off score|
|B.E. Electrical and Electronics||298|
|B.E. Computer Science||334|
|B.E. Electronics & Communication||312|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||286|
The score of BITSAT 2021 will be contained in this scorecard in the options of incorrect numbers, correct numbers and total score of the candidates once the exam will be conducted.
Through seat allotment and counselling process the admission procedure of BITSAT 2021 will take place. To participate in the counselling process the candidates should be registering them. The counseling fee has to be paid by the candidates when the registration is being done and also they can prefer their institutes and branches accordingly.
Ques: When will BITSAT 2021 Application Form be out?
Ans: BITSAT 2021 Application Form will be released in January 2021
Ques: Who gets direct admission in BITSAT?
Ans: First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the respective year will get direct admission to the program of their choice.
Ques: What is BITSAT eligibility?
Ans: 10+2 with an aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Ques: What is the BITSAT mode of exam?
Ans: BITSAT will take place in an online mode.
Ques: Can I pay the BITSAT application form in an offline mode?
Ans: Yes, Of course you can pay in the branches of the ICICI bank.
Ques: Can I make corrections in BITSAT Application Form?
Ans: Yes, you can make corrections when the application correction window is open. For BITSAT 2021 process will take place tentatively in April 2021.
Ques: Where can I check my BITSAT Result?
Ans: In the official website of BITSAT or in the given article.
Ques: What process is included in BITSAT Slot Booking?
Ans: Candidates have to select the date, time and venue of the exam as per the preference.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College