BITSAT Eligibility 2020: Minimum Qualification, Marks and Direct Admission

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    BITS Pilani has defined some eligibility standards for admission in its four campuses viz. BITS Pilani, BITS Goa, BITS Hyderabad and BITS Dubai. If willing to apply, you must make sure the aggregate marks in class 12th [PCB/PCM] must be 75% along with an individual score of 60% in all the required subjects.

    Before filling the online application candidates are advised to go through the eligibility criteria of BITST 2020. Students who do not fulfill BITSAT 2020 eligibility criteria will not be allowed admission in BITS or at any of its campuses. The last date of BITSAT 2020 Application Forms is May 11, 2020. 

    Candidates who will be able to register successfully will be issued  BITSAT 2020 Admit Card. Read the article below for detailed information on BITSAT 2020Eligibility. 

    Must Read:  How to Prepare for BITSAT 2020?


    BITSAT Eligibility 2020 – Highlights

    • Candidates should have passed the 12th from a recognized Central or State board or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology (PCM/B) with English.
    • The candidate should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology subjects along with 60% marks in each subject separately.
    • Students who are appearing for 12th class in 2020 or who have passed 12th class in 2019 are eligible to appear for BITSAT 2020.
    • If a candidate passed 12th class or its equivalent in more than one attempt then marks of his/her latest performance will be considered.
    • Students who have passed 12th in 2018 or earlier are not eligible for BITSAT 2020.
    • Candidates who are already studying in BITS are not allowed to take the examination again.
    • Admissions will be made purely on merit. However, the eligibility for admission will also depend on the minimum marks in 12th examination as mentioned above. 

    BITSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

    BITS Pilani has laid back the eligibility standards as per the academic background of the candidate. Also, these standards vary for all the courses. Mentioned below are the standards followed:

    Eligibility for B.E./M.Sc./M.Sc(hons)

    Note : Candidates who have passed class 12th in 2019 or 2020, will be eligible to appear for BITSAT 2020.

    BITSAT Eligibility for B.E., M.Sc (Hons) and M.Sc. (Tech)

    For admission to any of the First Degree programmes of BITS except B.Pharm. : Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) and adequate proficiency in English.

    Qualifying ExamCandidates must have passed 12th examination from a recognized Central or State board.
    Qualifying Subjects

    Candidate must have Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as subjects in 12th class.

    Qualifying Marks
    • It is necessary to secure minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
    • Candidate must also secure a minimum of 60% in each of the above subjects individually.
    Age LimitCandidate must have passed class 12th in 2019 or 2020.
    Eligibility for B.Pharm(hons)

    BITSAT Eligibility for B.Pharm (Hons.)

    For admission to B.Pharm. : Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.

    Qualifying ExamCandidates must have passed 12th examination from a recognized Central or State board.
    Qualifying Subjects

    Candidates must have passed Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as subjects in Class 12th.

    Qualifying Marks
    • Candidate must secure minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects.
    • Candidate must also secure minimum of 60% in each of the above subjects individually.
    Age LimitCandidate must have passed class 12th in 2019 or 2020.

    Direct Admission Eligibility

    BITSAT Eligibility Criteria for Board Toppers

    • BITS Pilani assures guaranteed admission to all the students who have obtained first ranks in their respective board examinations.
    • Practice has attracted highly meritorious students from all over India.
    • 1st rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2020 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT 2020 score as per the eligibility criteria.

    Candidates who are not eligible for BITSAT 2020

    • Students who took class 12 exams in 2018 or earlier.
    • Students currently enrolled at any of BITS campuses are not eligible for BITSAT 2020.

    Eligibility for NRIs

    BITSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria: International Applicants

    Passed qualifying examination (Grade 12) with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English conducted by the country's Board of Higher/Senior Secondary Education, including those in India, or its equivalent examination such as the “A” levels (conducted by Cambridge International), the International Baccalaureate, etc.

    • Minimum of 75% aggregate marks (7.5/10), in PCM in qualifying 12th exams.
    • At least 60% marks (6/10) in each of individual subjects of PCM in qualifying 12th exams.

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    Programmes Offered

    BITSAT 2020 Programmes Offered

    Admissions in BITS is done purely on merit basis. Check the list of Integrated First degree programmes to which admissions will be made on the basis of BITSAT 2020:

    CollegesBE Courses OfferedB.PharmM.sc. Courses Offered
    BITS Pilani
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Science Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    B.Pharm
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Economics
    • Mathematics
    • Physics 
    • General Studies
    BITS Goa
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Science Engineering
    • Electronics & Communication Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
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    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Economics
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    BITS Hyderabad
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Science Engineering
    • Electronics & Communication Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Manufacturing Engineering
    B.Pharm
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Economics
    • Mathematics
    • Physics

    Check BITS Pilani Admissions


    Frequently Asked Questions

    BITSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria FAQs

    Ques.  I have taken Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in 10+2. Am I Eligible to Apply for BITSAT 2020?

    Ans. Yes, you are eligible to appear for BITSAT 2020 but only for B.Pharm program since you have not taken Mathematics in 10+2. Moreover, BITS Pilani assures guaranteed admission to all the students who have obtained first ranks in their respective board examinations.

    Ques.  I passed 12th in 2018. I didn't get 75% aggregate in PCM. Am I eligible if I repeat some of the subjects to get the required 75% marks?

    Ans. No, you will not be eligible if you didn't get 75% aggregate in PCM. You must take all the exams required to pass Board Exams and score an aggregate of 75% in PCM and 60% marks individually in PCM in order to become eligible for admission process.

    Ques.  What is the application procedure for NRIs?

    Ans. There is no separate procedure for NRIs. However, those candidates who have citizenship other than INDIA can apply under international student scheme.

    Ques.  Can an international student appear for BITSAT instead of the international student process?

    Ans. A student who is a citizen of a country other than India can choose to appear for both the modes of admission, that is, BITSAT and International Student Admission (ISA), provided eligibility criteria for each of the modes are met.

    Ques.  What are the BE Courses offered in BITS Goa?

    Ans. BE Courses offered in BITS Goa are: 

    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Science Engineering
    • Electronics & Communication Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    • Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering

    Ques.  I am currently studying at one of the BITS campuses. Can I reappear for the exam?

    Ans. No, you cannot appear in the exam again. Once a student is admitted to any of the BITS Campuses cannot reappear in BITSAT. Students who are appearing for 12th class in 2020 or who have passed 12th class in 2019 are eligible to appear for BITSAT 2020.

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

    Ans. No, you cannot apply since B.Pharm is not offered in BITS Goa. However, candidates can apply for B.Pharm in BITS Pilani and Hyderabad. Candidates are advised to go through the list of courses offered at all the campuses of BITS.

    *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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    Comments

    Comments


    8 Comments
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    Rashi Arora

    I did 12th in 2017

    02 Apr, 2020 15:25
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Rashi, in that case, you will not be eligible for this exam as only those students who have passed intermediate in 2019 or 2020 are eligible to apply.

    02 Apr, 2020 15:54
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    Suhayb Ahmed

    I am an Indian citizen studying in gulf .Am I eligible to write BITSAT if I score 75% aggregate in PCM (CBSE board ).Is admission procedure same for NRI

    28 Nov, 2019 21:36
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ahmed, BITS does not provides admission through NRI quota. However, there is a separate admission cell for international students where students who are not from India can apply only.

    29 Nov, 2019 12:05
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    Prabhjot kaur arneja

    Which mode of admission that is, BITSAT and International Student Admission (ISA), applies for the student who is doing IBDP [PCM] in India?

    23 Aug, 2019 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Prabhjot, kindly contact the exam authorities for relevant information.

    23 Aug, 2019 16:02
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    Tamil sense

    I got 88.75 aggregate in PCM in tamilnadu state board.Will I get a seat in any bits campus based on my 12th mark alone ,excluding bitsat score.

    15 May, 2019 15:55
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi, it is not possible to get a seat in BITS Pilani on the basis of score in intermediate alone. Appearing in entrance exam is compulsory to get in the institute. However, toppers of the respective boards are granted direct admission to the institute irrespective of their score in BITSAT.

    15 May, 2019 17:23
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    poornima consul

    I have got 94.8%in class 12th CBSE, can i get direct admission on this percentage in bits pilani

    15 May, 2019 10:31
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Poornima, admission to the institute is done only on the basis of marks scored in exam BITSAT conducted by the institute itself. However, direct admission is guaranteed to all the students who are topper of their respective boards. If you are the topper of your concerned board, then, you will get direct admission, else not.

    15 May, 2019 11:04
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    Swati Kamat

    I am an indian citizen and scored 1370 out of 1600 in SAT,am i eligible for bits admission if i won't get 75% in PCM in HSC exam.

    01 Mar, 2019 06:45
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Swati, yes, you are eligible for BITSAT entrance exam.

    01 Mar, 2019 18:17
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    Rayyan Anwar

    In class 12 I have taken PCBM and my main sunlbject Bio. if I got 75% in PCM then I am eligible for BITSAT?

    16 Jan, 2019 10:03
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    Akansha Expert

    Hi Rayyan, Yes If you score 75% you are eligible for the BITSAT Entrance exam 2019.

    16 Jan, 2019 11:04
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    Shashwat Saxena

    I have passed my 12th class in 2018 but didn't got 75% am I eligible for BITSAT

    15 Oct, 2018 10:21
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    Akansha Expert

    Hi Shashwat, It is mandatory candidates who have passed their class 12th examination with aggregate 75% marks in PCB/PCM are eligible to apply.

    15 Oct, 2018 12:15

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