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BITSAT 2019 Exam Pattern: Important Topics, Preparation Books

Updated On - October 5th 2018 by SHIVANI TIWARI

BITSAT Exam Pattern 2019: BITS Pilani determines the test format of BITSAT exam. The exam provides admissions to Integrated First Degree Programmes at the three campuses of BITS - Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. BITSAT 2019 will be scheduled from the second week of May 2019 in multiple slots.

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BITSAT is national level exam conducting by BITS Pilani. The duration of the exam is 3 hours and It comprises 150 objective type questions. The paper consists of 4 sections viz Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency/Logical Reasoning, Mathematics or Biology (For B.Pharm candidates).

BITSAT Exam Pattern 2019

The test format includes details related to the mode of exam, nature of questions, marking scheme, duration and other such details. Knowing the exam pattern in advance helps the students for preparing the strategy well for the exam.

  • BITSAT is conducted in online mode (computer-based test).
  • The duration of the test is 3 hours without break.
  • The exam will consist of 4 parts: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and English Language & Logical Reasoning.
  • All questions are of objective type; each question with choice of four answers, only one being the correct choice.
  • +3 marks for the correctly marked answer, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1mark).
  • There is no time limit for individual parts of the test.

Distribution of Questions in BITSAT Question Paper:


SubjectsNo. of Questions
Part 1Physics40
Part 2Chemistry40
Part 3

English Proficiency

Logical Reasoning



Part 4Mathematics45

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BITSAT 2019 Important Topics

ArithmeticStates of MatterUnits &MeasurementDiversity in Living World
Theory of Quadratic EquationsThermodynamicsNewton’s Laws of MotionCell – The Unit of Life
Complex Numbers,Atomic StructureKinematicsGenetics and Evolution
Fundamental Theorem of AlgebraPhysical and Chemical EquilibriaImpulse and MomentumStructure and Function
Geometric and Harmonic ProgressionsChemical KineticsRotational MotionStructure and Function – Animals
Exponential SeriesElectrochemistryWork and EnergyStructure and Function – Plants
Logarithms with their propertiesHydrogen and s-block ElementsMechanics of Solids and FluidsReproduction
Permutations and CombinationsSurface ChemistryGravitationGrowth and Movement in Plants
Pascal’s Triangle---
Binomial Theorem---

Preparation Books for Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology:

Other than the standard NCERT books, candidates can also refer to the following reference books for BITSAT 2019:

MathematicsBitsat mathematics books
Chemistrybitsat chemistry books
PhysicsBITSAT physics book
BiologyBITSAT biology books

BITSAT Improtant Topics for English Language & Logical Reasoning

  • English section in BITSAT Question Paper has 15 questions.
  • Logical Reasoning section in BITSAT Question Paper has 10 questions.
  • There are 3 Comprehension questions which consist of either short passage of 30-50 lines or few lines of poems or else dialogue – 2 exchanges.
  • There would be 2 questions based on English Grammar and Pronunciation.
  • Passages, lines of poems, dialogues, grammar, etc. are selected according to the level of this exam.

BITSAT Syllabus for English Language and Logical Reasoning

English LanguageLogical Reasoning
Reading ComprehensionVerbal Reasoning
ConclusionClassification Test
ComprehensionAlphabet Test
Verbal AbilityBinary Logic
VocabularyNon-verbal Reasoning
SynonymsPuzzle Test
CompositionEligibility Test
Word Formation-

BITSAT Preparation Books for Logical Reasoning and English Language

Bitsat English Language books

BITSAT 2019 Important Instructions

Here are some important instructions that an aspiring candidate for BITSAT should keep in their mind. The instructions are mentioned below:

  • There is no time limit for individual parts of the test.
  • Candidates can go back and change any of their answers among the 150 questions.
  • A candidate can attempt 12 extra questions if they has answered all the 150 questions (without skipping any question) within the prescribed time limit.
  • These extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology only; four questions from each part.
  • Once the candidate has opted for extra questions, they cannot go back to modify or correct the earlier 150 questions.
  • The final list of BITSAT exam centers and actual days of exam will be announced to candidates through BITS website i.e.
  • Candidates who are allotted test centers in campuses of BITS will be provided with accommodation and will be charged nominal rates for the same in hostels.
  • In case a candidate answers all 150 questions within the given time of 3 hours (without skipping any question), then they can attempt an additional 12 questions (four each from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry only).
  • The extra questions (a maximum of 12) will give a chance to highly meritorious candidates to score higher.

Eligible and aspiring candidates must have an understanding of the marking scheme followed in BITSAT 2019 so that they can avoid unnecessary confusion and can maximize their scores. Find out all the details about the syllabus and start your preparation accordingly. Don’t take stress and be confident about your preparations.

*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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