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Date of Issue :: 19 Dec, 2017
Date of Submission :: 13 Mar, 2018
Eligibility: The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani is an all India Institution declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act. Admissions to all the Integrated First Degree programmes of BITS, Pilani, at Pilani campus, Goa campus, and Hyderabad Campus for the academic year 2018-19 will be made on the basis of a Computer based Online Test conducted by BITS, Pilani. This test will be referred to as ‘BITS Admission Test – 2018’, in short as BITSAT-2018.
(i) For admission to all the above programmes 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 and adequate proficiency in English.
(ii) 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 and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.
Admissions to all the programmes are subject to the conditions given below:
The candidate should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics,
Chemistry and Mathematics subjects (if he/she has taken Mathematics in BITSAT) or a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects (if he/she has taken Biology in BITSAT) in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology subjects.
Only Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2018 or who have passed
12th Examination in 2017 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2018 test. 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 2016 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2018. Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2018.
Admissions will be made purely on merit. The merit position of the candidate for admission will be based on the score obtained by the candidate in the BITSAT-2018. However, their eligibility for admission is subject to fulfilling the requirement of minimum marks in 12th examination, as mentioned above.
Direct Admission to Board Toppers:
In the past, admission process of the Institute always ensured guaranteed admission to all the students who obtained first ranks in their respective board examinations. This has given a very vital input of highly meritorious students from all over India. First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2018 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2018 score as per the eligibility criteria mentioned above. Further details about this scheme will be available at BITS admission website by 1st of May 2018.
Syllabus: BITSAT-2018 Test Format:
BITSAT-2018 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 or Biology (For B.Pharm candidates)
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). No marks are awarded for questions not attempted. While the candidate can skip a question, the computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as correct answer. There will be
150 questions in all. The number of questions in each part is as follows:
Subject No of questions
Part I Physics- 40
Part II Chemistry- 40
Part III (a) English Proficiency- 15
(b) Logical Reasoning- 10
Part IV Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharm)- 45
Application Procedure: In addition to applying and appearing for BITSAT-2018, candidates have to also apply for admission to BITS giving details of their 12th marks and preferences to different degree programmes offered at three Indian campuses of BITS. The prescribed application form for admission, the detailed application procedure, details of academic flexibilities such as Dual Degree, Transfer etc; admission modality and the final list of Degree programmes offered will be made available at the BITS admission website, by 1
st May 2018. The completed application form with the required application fee has to be submitted online at the BITS admission site on or before 5.00pm on 18th June 2018.
Examination Center: Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Dubai Campus of BITS(International Center), Ghaziabad, Goa Campus of BITS, Gorakhpur, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad Campus of BITS, Hyderabad City, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Noida, Patna, Pilani campus of BITS Pune, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Roorkee, Siliguri, Surat, Tirupati, Thiruvananthapuram, Vadodara, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Agartala, Mangalore, Udaipur, Kohima
Additional Information: Important dates
Deadline to apply online for BITSAT-2018 : 13th March 2018 (5.00pm)
Revision/editing (online) in the application form by candidates : 15th– 19th March 2018
Test center allotment and announcement to candidates : 21st March 2018
Candidates to reserve Test date and slot : 23rd March – 5th April 2018
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions : 12th April – 10th May 2018
BITSAT Online tests : 16th May – 31st May 2018
Apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences : 1st May – 18th June 2018
Admit list and Wait list announcement : 20th June 2018