BITSAT 2020 Counselling, Schedule and Merit List

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    BITSAT Counselling: BITS Pilani counselling and seat allotment process will start tentatively in the month of July/August 2020. Candidates who will qualify the exam have to register for the admission process separately. The forms will be available at bitsadmission.com.

    BITSAT 2020 counselling result will be declared in the form of iterations. Candidates can expect 4-5 rounds of iteration. Seats will be allotted to eligible candidates only on the basis of merit and preferences selected whilst applying for BITSAT admissions. However, BITS offers direct admission to the state and board toppers.Check BITSAT Cutoff

    BITSAT counselling is conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS). Read on to know more information on BITSAT Counselling, Seat Allotment, and Merit List.

    BITSAT 2020 Counselling – Highlights

    • BITSAT 2020 counselling will be held by the authorities to shortlist and offer admission to in BTech programs.
    • Only BITSAT 2020 qualified candidates will be allowed to part in counselling process.
    • Candidates need to fill the BITSAT 2020 counselling form.
    • Candidates will also have to select the order of college/course preferences.
    • Students who have passed 12th exams in 2019 or appearing in 2020 are eligible to apply.
    • In the 12th exam, candidates must have obtained 75% marks in PCB/PCM group along with 60% each subject.
    • Admissions will be made absolutely on merit basis.
    • Merit position of the applicant for admission will be based on the score got by candidate in the selection test.

    BITSAT 2020 Counselling Important Dates

    BITSAT 2020 Counselling Schedule

    The entire schedule for the admission procedure will be released shortly at BITS portal i.e. bitsadmission.com

    EventDates
    Filling of Application Form for BITSAT CounsellingTo be announced soon
    Result of Iteration Round 1To be announced soon
    Final Date for Payment of FeesTo be announced soon
    Announcement of Iteration Round 2To be announced soon
    Closing date for payment of balance fee from the waiting list in iteration 2To be announced soon
    Announcement of Iteration Round 3To be announced soon
    Closing date for payment of balance fee from the waiting list in iteration 3To be announced soon
    Announcement of Iteration Round 4To be announced soon
    Closing date for payment of balance fee from the waiting list in iteration 4To be announced soon
    Announcement of Iteration Round 5To be announced soon
    Closing date for payment of balance fee from the waiting list in iteration 5To be announced soon

    Check BITSAT 2020 Exam Dates

    How to Fill BITSAT Counselling Form?

    BITSAT 2020 Counselling Application Form

    Candidates qualifying BITSAT 2020 can avail admission by filling the admission form for online counselling. BITSAT admission form has to be submitted along with class 12 marks. Along with it, they also have to enter the preferences of colleges and courses in which they are desirous to get admission.  Check BITSAT Eligibility Criteria

    Candidates who have passed class 12 in the year 2019 or 2020 and have qualified in the entrance examination, are eligible to be in BITSAT 2020 Admit List.

    Step 1: Online Registration

    • Visit the official website bitsadmission.com
    • Click the link to apply for “admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes”.

    Step 2: Fill Personal Details

    • Complete the BITSAT Counselling Application form by providing BITSAT application/ registration number.
    • Fill personal details such as name, mobile number, email ID, category etc.
    • Candidates are advised to fill all the details carefully as there will be no second chance provided to edit the details.

    Step 3: Educational Details

    • Candidates will have to fill educational details of class 12 in the BITSAT admission form.
    • In case, candidates do not have the results, they can submit the same later (when available) by logging in.

    Step 4: College Preferences

    • After that, candidates will have to select the order of college/ course preferences available.
    • Fill the college preferences in the correct order. 
    • Take a print out and send it to The Dean, Admissions/BITS Pilani – 333031, Rajasthan.

    Candidates do not have Class 12th marks

    • Candidates without class 12th marks must take a print out of the fresh BITSAT admission form with the words written on the top – “Original Form submitted. Class XII marks being submitted now.” (when these candidates will get their class 12 result)
    • This fresh application form will be sent to the institute by such candidates.
    • No additional charges will be charged for the fresh application form.

    BITSAT Counselling Fee 2020

    • Candidates who will fill BITSAT counselling fee 2020 need to pay the counselling fees.
    • The counselling fee for BITSAT exam is Rs 1,000.
    • Candidates need to make this payment via available payment modes.
    • BITSAT counselling fee can be paid through cash at all ICICI bank branches along with a specially generated Pay-in-Slip. 

    Stages in BITSAT Counselling

    BITSAT Counselling Stages 

    BITSAT counselling process will begin tentatively in the month of July 2020. It is conducted in a variety of iterations in which admission and the waiting list of the applicants will publish.

    1. After the announcement of  BITSAT 2020 Result, the counselling process will begin that may continue for a week. It is carried out in two steps:
    • Document verification
    • Seat allotment in various BITS campuses and courses.
    1. It is expected that 4-5 iterations of BITSAT counselling process will take place and the process will continue till August 2020.
    2. As per BITSAT 2020 Merit List, a seat will be assigned to the applicants.
    3. The waiting list of candidates will be taken into account for the next round of seat distribution.
    4. Candidates with lower ranks are called for 2nd, 3rd and 4th rounds of counselling in the decreasing order of their ranks until all the seats are filled.

    Documents Required for BITSAT Admission 

    All the successful applicants are required to carry the following document at the time of BITSAT 2020 admission process. Candidates have to bring all the original documents along with the attested photocopy of the required document for the purpose of verification only.

    • Class 10 Mark Sheet
    • Class 12 Mark Sheet
    • BITSAT Score Card
    • BITSAT 2020 Counselling Letter
    • Passport Size Colored Photograph
    • Address Proof
    • Photo ID Proof

    BITSAT 2020 Seat Allotment

    BITSAT 2020 Seat Allotment 

    After applying for admission through BITSAT, candidates have to confirm the admission by paying a certain amount of fee. There are several steps that are involved in BITSAT Seat Allotment:

    • Number of available seats in campuses
    • Number of available seats in respective courses
    • Number of Withdrawals and non-reporting
    • Marks scored in 10+2 examination
    • Board Topper Status
    • BITSAT 2020 Rank of the candidate
    • Number of seats remaining after completion of each round of Counselling

    How to Check BITSAT Seat Allotment 2020

    To take part in BITSAT seat allotment, aspirants need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

    Step 1: Visit the official website of  BITSAT 2020

    Step 2: Enter BITSAT 2020 application number and password

    Step 3: Click on ‘Submit’ button and check BITSAT seat allotment status

    NOTE: Shortlisted candidates will have to report for admission at the respective BITS campus. Candidates can confirm their admission by taking part in the document verification process and by paying the admission fee.

    Available Seats in all Campuses 

    In the following table, the seat matrix of BITS campuses along with the courses offered is mentioned. This data is based on the seats offered in previous years. The seat matrix for this year will be released soon by the authorities.

    CampusNumber of SeatsCourses
    BITS Pilani1040

    B.E. (Honors): B. Pharm. (Honors); M.Sc. (Honors): Chemistry, Economics, Biological Sciences, Physics, Mathematics;

    M.Sc. (Tech.): Finance, Information Systems and General Studies.

    BITS Goa850

    B.E. (Honors): Computer Science, Chemical, Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical and Electronics & Instrumentation;

    M.Sc. (Honors): Economics, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Math and Physics;

    M.Sc. (Tech.): Information Systems.

    BITS Hyderabad1080

    B.E. (Honors): Civil, Chemical, Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics and Mechanical;

    B. Pharm. (Honors);

    M.Sc. (Honors): Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Math, Economics and Physics;

    M.Sc. (Tech.): Information Systems.

    BITSAT 2020 Selection Criteria

    BITSAT 2020 Selection Criteria

    • Qualification Eligibility for courses except for B.Pharma: Students must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects.
    • Qualification Eligibility for B.Pharma: Students must have cleared the 12th or equivalent exam from any recognized board with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/Biology subjects.
    • Appearing Candidates: Students who have passed 12th exams in 2019 or appearing in 2020 are eligible to apply.
    • Percentage Criteria: In the 12th exam, candidates must have obtained 75% marks in PCB/PCM group along with 60% each subject.
    • Admissions will be made absolutely on merit basis.
    • Merit position of the applicant for admission will be based on the score got by the candidate in the selection test.
    • Students, who are studying in BITS at any of its campuses, are not qualified to show up.

    Check BITSAT 2020 Result

    BITSAT 2020 Direct Admission

    • In BITS Pilani, the admission process of the institute always ensured admission to all first rank holders in their respective board examinations.
    • The only condition here is candidate should have scored the minimum of 75% aggregate marks in PCM/PCB subjects in class 12th.
    • With at least 60% in each of the PCM/PCB subjects in their Class 12th examination.
    • A candidate should be a State or Central Board topper fromscience stream.

    BITSAT 2020 Admission of International Students

    • Applications are also welcomed from International students, who have taken SAT.
    • SAT Subject Tests led by College Board (USA) for admission to various first degree programs at BITS Pilani-Hyderabad Campus for Academic Year 2020.
    • However, applicants holding travel permit issued by nation other than India, are qualified under 'International Students Scheme'.
    • Admissions will be made on merit basis determined by score got by applicant in SAT Subject Tests in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Level 2.-

    BITSAT Tie Breaker Rules

    Tie-Breaker Criteria in BITSAT 2020

    The admissions offered at BITS campuses for various courses is totally based on the merit list or marks obtained by the candidates. Other than that candidates have to meet the eligibility criteria related to minimum marks to be obtained in the Class XII Board examination or equivalent qualifying exam.

    Tie-breaker rules will be used in a situation wherein two or more candidates have the same BITSAT score. The rules are:

    • BITSAT Scores of candidates in Mathematics/ Biology (for B.Pharma) subject will be considered for preparing the merit list.
    • If the tie still exists, then the score of candidates in BITSAT Physics section will be considered for preparing the merit list.
    • If the tie still exists then BITSAT score of candidates in the Chemistry section will be taken into consideration.
    • If the tie still exists then the total marks of candidates obtained in Class 12 examination in PCM/PCB will be taken into consideration.

    Check BITSAT 2020 Expected Cutoff

    Reporting to BITS Campus

    • Post-allocation of seats, a candidate has to report for the admissions to the campus.
    • However, if that allotted seat is not candidate’s first preference, then they will remain on the waiting list for the programs of their higher preference at the other campuses too, till all admissions are finalized.
    • To minimize inconvenience, there is a provision to opt out of the race for programs offered at other campuses.
    • This can be done even after candidate reports for admission at any one of the campuses.
    • In this case, you will be considered only for programs of your higher preference offered at the campus you have joined.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    BITSAT Counselling 2020 FAQs

    Ques: Do I need to apply separately for all the campuses of BITS for BITSAT counselling process?

    Ans: No. There is no need to apply separately for various campuses of BITS. The centralized counseling process is conducted by the authorities to select candidates for admission. During the time of online registration for BITSAT counseling, candidates will have to fill educational details of class 12 in the BITSAT admission form. In case, candidates do not have the results, they can submit the same later (when available) by logging in. After that, candidates will have to select the order of college/ course preferences available. Candidates are advised to fill the college preferences in the correct order. 

    Ques: I am a 12th class board topper. Do I need to fill the counselling or will I be offered direct admission in BITS?

    Ans: In BITS, the admission process of the institute always ensured admission to all first rank holders in their respective board examinations. The only condition here is candidate should have scored a minimum of 75% aggregate marks in PCM/PCB subjects in class 12th. With at least 60% in each of the PCM/PCB subjects in their Class 12th examination. A candidate should be a State or Central Board topper from the science stream.

    Ques: What is the meaning of Iteration rounds in BITSAT counselling?

    Ans: First of all candidates submit their priority list of branches they want in BITS and after each iteration, candidates will be informed that which stream or branch they are getting in BITS. After each round of iteration, candidates can take the course or brach offered or they can go for the next iteration. According to that, the stream is allocated again to the remaining students in the next iteration. The stream which you get after the last iteration is final.

    Ques: What is Admit List and Waitlist? Can I get admission if my names will be listed on Waitlist?

    Ans: Admit List:

    • Admit List will contain the name of the candidates who have cleared the minimum cut off criteria.
    • Candidates with their names BITSAT admit list will be called to participate in  BITSAT 2020 Counselling

    Waitlist:

    • Waitlist will contain the names of all those qualified candidates who will be called in case of the vacant seats.
    • Sometimes candidates drop their names from the admission process. In those cases, preference will be given to candidates of the waitlist.

    Ques: I am a 12th class appearing candidate. How can fill my marks in BITSAT counselling form?

    Ans: Candidates without class 12th marks must take a print out of the fresh BITSAT admission form with the words written on the top – “Original Form submitted. Class XII marks being submitted now.” (when you will get your class 12 result). This fresh application form will be sent to the institute by such candidates. No additional charges will be charged for the fresh application form.

    Ques: Can I apply for B.Pharm in BITS Goa?

    Ans: No. B.Pharm course is not offered at BITS Goa. It is offered at BITS Hyderabad and BITS Pilani. Before filling the choice of colleges, candidates must go through the list of courses offered at various colleges. The preferences once selected by candidtaes can not be changed. 

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    faizah nazeer

    I m studying in Dubai and I m interested in doing B.Pharm and I want to know what all are the necessary details I need to know about writing the entrance BITSAT. And also I prefer collages in Chennai , Tamil Nadu.

    06 Mar, 2017 11:59

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