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BITSAT 2020 for Admission to BITS Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa Campuses [Exam on May 16-25]: Apply by March 31

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By: Usha | 18 Jan 2020 9:23 AM

BITSAT-2020 is a Computer Based Online Test for Admission to Integrated First Degree programmes of BITS, Pilani, Goa, Pilani and Hyderabad campuses.

Integrated First degree programmes to which admissions will be made on the basis of BITSAT-2020:

(i) at BITS, Pilani – Pilani Campus:

B.E.: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing.
B.Pharm.;
*M.Sc.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics and M.Sc.: General Studies.

(ii) at BITS, Pilani – K. K. Birla Goa Campus:

B.E.: Chemical, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical.
*M.Sc.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.

(iii) at BITS, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus:

B.E.: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical.
B.Pharm.;
*M.Sc.: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.

* The candidates who joins in M.Sc. programme are eligible to apply for dual degree in Engineering at BITS Pilani after completion of one year. This assignment is made by competition on their performance at BITS at the end of first year

Eligibility

(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 2020 or who have passed 12th Examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2020 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 2018 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2020. Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2020.

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 2020 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2020 score.

BITSAT-2020 Test Format

BITSAT-2020 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 (-1 mark).

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:

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
Total: 150

How to apply

Click here to apply online for BITSAT 2020.

The prescribed fee for BITSAT-2020 is Rs. 3300/- (three thousand three hundred only) for male candidates and Rs. 2800/- (two thousand eight hundred only) for female candidates. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable.

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 $90 (Rs.6300). Details for payment of fees are available at the admission website while applying online.

BITSAT 2020 Important Dates

Deadline to apply online for BITSAT-2020 : 31th March 2020 (5.00pm)
Revision/editing (online) in the application form by candidates : 1st – 6th April 2020
Test center allotment and announcement to candidates : 9th April 2020
Candidates to reserve Test date and slot : 10th April – 18th April 2020
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions : 20th April – 12th May 2020
BITSAT Online tests : 16th May – 25th May 2020*
Apply for admission with 12th marks and Preferences : 18th May – 18th June 2020
Admit list and Wait list announcement (Iteration 1) : 20th June 2020

Contact

For queries related to BITSAT-2020, you may send an email to bitsat2020@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in or call us at 022-61306284 during Monday-Friday 9.00am till 6.00pm.

For full details, view the brochure given here and visit the official website by clicking here.

 

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