Birla Institute of Technology and Science BITS Admission Test - BITSAT-2012
Examination Date :: 29 Feb, 2012
Date of Issue :: 25 Feb, 2012
Date of Submission :: 15 Feb, 2012
Birla Institute of Technology and Science BITS Admission Test -BITSAT-2012
Eligibility: For admission to any of the Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS the candidate should have passed the 12th class examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Further, the candidate should have obtained a minimum of 75% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in 12th class examination, at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects and adequate proficiency in English. However, admissions will be made only on his/her merit position based on the score obtained in BITSAT2012.
Only Students who are appearing for 12th class examination in 2012 or who have passed the 12th class examination in 2011 are eligible to appear for BITSAT2012.
If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in 12th class or its equivalent, only his latest performance is considered, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/courses prescribed. Students who have passed 12th examination in 2010 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2012.
Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2012.
First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2012 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2012 score as per the eligibility criteria mentioned above.
Courses Offered: Integrated First Degree Programmes to which admissions will be made on the basis of BITSAT-2012:
M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences, Chemistry; Economics, Mathematics, Physics and
M.Sc.(Tech.): Information Systems.
Application Procedure: Interested candidates should register their names for BITSAT-2012 by applying in the prescribed application form online. Complete the application form online at http://www.bitsadmission.com and pay the prescribed fees. Also take the print out of the filled form for your future reference.
If you make payment by Demand draft then a copy of the completed application form alongwith the prescribed fees of Rs.1700/- (Rs. 1200/- for female candidates) should be sent to Admissions Officer, BITS, Pilani – 333 031. If you are using a payment mode other than DD then the prescribed fee for BITSAT 2012 is Rs. 1600/- (Rs. 1100/- for female candidates).
If a candidate chooses Dubai as a test center the application fee for both male and female candidates will be same and will be US $ 50 (or Indian Rs. 2500/- ).
Procedure for Applying for admission:
In addition to applying and appearing for BITSAT-2012, candidates have to also apply for admission to BITS giving details of their 12th marks and preferences to different degree programmes offered. The prescribed application form for admission, the detailed application procedure and the final list of Degree programmes offered will be available at the BITS website, by 19th May 2012.
The completed form with the required application fee has to be submitted so as to reach the under-mentioned on or before 5.00 PM on 30th June 2012.
Additional Information: Important Date
Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2012 : 15th February 2012
Test center allotment and announcement to candidates : 25th February 2012
Candidates to reserve Test dates : 29th Feb. – 20th March 2012
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions : 14th April – 30th April 2012
BITSAT Online tests : 10th May – 9th June 2012
BITSAT-2012 Test Format:
BITSAT-2012 will be of total 3-hour duration (without break). The test consists of four parts:
Part I: Physics
Part II: Chemistry
Part III: (a) English Proficiency and (b) Logical Reasoning
Part IV: Mathematics
All questions are of objective type (multiple choice questions); each question with choice of four answers, only one being correct choice. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1mark).