BITS stands for Birla Institute of Technology and Science. With 15 Academic Departments, BITS HD Entrance Examination is conducted for the candidates who seek admissions in the courses like M.E/M.Pharma/M.Tech. The examination will be computer-based. The candidates appearing should be well versed with computer knowledge.This Examination is organized by the BITS in the different designated Examination Centres.The candidates who succeed to crack the Entrance Examination will be able to take Admissions in the Postgraduate courses offered in the campuses of BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. The Application forms is to be released online.They have to fill up the form online but the submission can be done only in the offline mode.Candidates, however, have to attend two test in this process. It is compulsory for them to appear on both the tests. Test 1 consists of 60 questions and test II consist of 100 questions.The Examination will not be based in any vernacular medium languages. The question papers will be set in only Engish. BITS Pilani has already released notifications for the Examination.

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Important Dates

Candidates applying for the BITS HD should follow the important dates associated with it. Candidates should responsibly follow all the updates and keep a note on the important dates.The following table is a list of important dates:

Serial No.EventsImportant Dates
1Application of the forms startsApril 9, 2018
2Submisstion of the FormsMay 5, 2018
3BITS Admission 2018 Slot Booking May 6 and 7, 2018
4BITS HD Hall Tickets May 7 to 12, 2018
5Admission TestMay 15 & 20, 2018
6Admission OffersMay 28, 2018
7Result of the Seat Allotment -1st Round4th Week of May, 2018
8Result of the Seat Allotment- Round 23rd Week of June, 2018
9Final Admissions4th Week of July, 2018

Note: Any change in the dates by the Examination Authority is will be immediately updated and notified.

BITS HD Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to take these courses for their post graduation in BITS should check the eligibility criteria before applying. If only the candidates fulfill all the eligibility criteria of BITS HD should go for it.The eligibility criteria sometimes differ with the colleges that participates in the counselling process. But the basic criteria always remain the same for the candidates.The Eligibility criteria comprises of the Qualification criteria, Age criteria, Minimum marks, and the Subjects etc. These criterias are set by the concerned Authorities.

The eligibility criteria for BITS HD is explained in brief in the following points:

  1. Candidates should complete their B.E or B.Tech or equivalent course from a reputed College or University
  2. The candidates should complete their last qualifying Examination with aggregate 60 % percentile.
  3. Integrated first degree of BITS in the respective discipline should have been completed by the applicant.

BITS HD Application Form

Candidates planning to go for the course should fulfill the eligibility criteria and then go for the Application Procedure. Candidates have to fill up the form and submit before the last date gets over. If any candidates fail to fill up the form and submit it on time, the Examination Authorities will not entertain the forms that will be late submitted.

Aspirants have to follow some steps to apply for the form and they are detailed below:

Registration: The candidates first have to register themselves with BITS.They have to submit their personal details in the fields required. Only if the candidates register successfully, they will be able to fill up the form.The registration procedure has some steps to be followed and they are as:

  • Visit the official website of BITS HD –
  • There will be a link provided on the Website by the Examination Authorities which will redirect to the registration page.
  • Candidates will have to register themselves by entering their Name, Date of Birth, Gender, and E-mail Id.
  • Once the candidates are done with furnishing details they need to submit it.

Form Fillup: After Registration the candidates will get access to the forms and their next step will be Filling up with the required details. Candidates should be very careful while filling up the form. Committing any kind of mistakes while filling up the form might be a reason for the cancellation of the forms. Candidates have to fill up with their personal details like Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Parent’s name, Category, State etc and Academic Details like qualifications, marks of the Last Qualifying Examination.

Uploading Of Photograph and Signature: Candidates then have to upload their photograph and their signature online. The Photograph should be Passport size and both the documents should be submitted scanned. It should be submitted in the JPEG or JPG format. The Size of the photograph should be between 10 KB to 30 KB and signature should be between 2 KB and 20 KB. The photograph and the signature should be in the specified dimensions or else it will not be accepted by the Examination Authority.

Payment of the Application Fees: Aspirants have to submit a processing fee for the Examination.The registration or the form fill up will be unsuccessful if the payment of fees will not be done. The payment can be done in the online and the offline mode both. There will be an offline mode for it where candidates can pay the fee in the Bank with a Challan. The payment can be done online by Net Banking or by Debit/Credit card. The fees for the BITS HD is Rupees 2750/- only.

Submission of the forms: After the process of payment is completed, The candidates have take out the print of the filled application form. The print copy should be sent to the Authorities with the receipt of payment as the transaction proof to the Examination Authorities in their Address by speed post before the last date. The Address where it is to be sent is:

“The Admissions Officer,

BITS Pilani,

Pilani – 333 031 (Rajasthan)”

The candidates can only submit one form and not more than that.If the candidates commit any mistakes in filling up the form after submitting it, he can, however, fill the second form and submit it before the last date. The candidate should indicate that his/her form should be canceled. They should mention the first application number. The second application form has to be submitted with a new application fee.

Programmes Offered through BITS HD 2018

BITS PilaniBITS HyderabadBITS Goa
Chemical EngineeringChemical EngineeringChemical Engineering
Civil with specialization in Structural EngineeringCommunication EngineeringComputer Science
Civil with specialization in Transportation EngineeringComputerScienceEmbeded System
Communication EngineeringDesign EngineeringDesign Engineering
Civil with specialization in Infrastructure Engineering and ManagementMechanical with Specialization in Thermal EngineeringMicroectronics
Embeded System
Design Engineering
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Mechanical engineering
Mechanical with Specialization in Thermal Engineering
Software Systems

BITS HD Admit Card

The BITS HD Admit card will be released in the first week of May. The Hall tickets will be released online. Candidates will be issued the Hall tickets only if they have successfully registered themselves. Candidates should be familiar with the fact that the hall ticket or the calling letter will not be sent to the candidates via post to their Address or in their Mail Id. The Hall Tickets works as the Gateway to the Examination and the candidates should carry it along with them on the day of the Examination. Any transaction Receipt or Application form will not let the candidates sit for the examination. Only the Admit card is the Entry ticket of the Examination. The Candidates who will not be able to show the Admit Card on the day of the Examination will be terminated on spot.The candidates should follow the given instructions and the guidelines that will be mentioned on the Admit card.

There will be some steps that the candidates will have to follow to download the Hall Ticket and the steps are stated here:

  1. Visit the Official Website of BITS HD and click on the link provided on the Home page.
  2. The link will be highlighted and the candidates will have to click on the link.
  3. Enter the BITS HD Application Number followed by Gender and Date of Birth.
  4. When the Admit card will get displayed, candidates will have to download it.
  5. After downloading the Admit Card, They have to take out the Hardcopy of the Admit Card. It is advisable for the candidates to keep more than that of two copies of the Admit Card.

Note: Any Damaged caused to the Admit Card will not be accepted by the Examination Authorities.

Details that the Admit card will carry is Candidates Name, Enrollment Number, Photograph, Signature, Venue of the Examination, Date of Birth, Time and Date of Examination. Candidates should always check the above-mentioned details very carefully before downloading the Admit Card.If in case, there is any misprint or error in the Admit Card, the candidates should immediately inform the Authorities for the rectification of the discrepancies.

BITS HD Slot Booking 2018

The Slot Booking will have to be done by the candidates if they want to sit for the Examination.The process of Slot Booking will have to be done online. The Slot booking of BITS HD will start from the month of May. To book the slots the candidates have to register themselves online.They have to log in using the details they entered at the time of registration. The candidates have to login by using the Application Number, Gender, Date of Birth and Email Id.The Examination center and timings will be selected by the candidates according to their preferences. The slots will be booked on the availability of the resources and candidate’s preferences.

BITS HD Examination Pattern

The candidates should know the Examination Pattern. It helps them to understand the mode in which the Examination Authorities organise the Examination.There will be two test Conducted. One is Test-I and one is Test-II. The duration of the test is 150 minutes or 2 hours 30 minutes The questions that will be set is Multiple Choice questions (MCQ).Each question in the Question paper will have four choices. The candidates have to choose the right answer out of the four choices.The language of the question paper in English. The table listed below is the details on the Test-I and Test-II.

Test -ITest-II
Total No Question-30Total No Question-70
Total Marks-30Total Marks-70

The Test-I is compulsory for the candidates who will be applying for the higher degree programmes and it will consist of two session. It will be common for all the candidates.

  1. Core Mathematics
  2. English Language Skills & Logical Reasonings.

Test-II will be compulsory for the candidates who will be applying for the Higher Degree Programmes.The candidates for the Software system do not have to appear the Test-II. They will have a different session for them. The Test-II subjects will be based on the candidates last qualifying Degree programmes. The discipline courses of different programmes of BITS will be used for constructing the questions.The Test -II will have Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Instrumentation, Biological Science, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics and Physics as their topics.

Software System Programmes
Duration- 60 Minutes
Total Questions- 50 Minutes
Total Marks-150

If the candidates are applying for M.E Software systems, they will have a different session in their Examination and that will be the Special Aptitude Test for the Software. A question will carry 3 marks each which mean for 50 questions it will carry 150 marks. While 3 marks will be added for a right answer, 1 mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. The candidates can skip a question if they want to avoid Negative marking. However, the computer will not allow candidates to choose more than one answer.

The questions are set by the Examination from a large question Bank and the questions will be set differently for different candidates. The Examination Authorities makes sure that the difficulty level, content, question type are comparable.

Examination Centers

There will be a large number of Participants from all over India for BITS HD 2018, THE Examination Authorities on that note have facilitated dedicated test centers. There will be students from every nook and corner of India, apart from Goa, Pilani, and Hyderabad.

The planned test centers are in the following cities that will be given below.

Pilani Chennai Kolkata
Goa DelhiNoida
Lucknow BhopalIndore
Mumbai PatnaVadodhada

If there will be changes in the Test Centers in order to facilitate more students, it will be updated immediately. The candidates should check the allotted Examination Center visiting there physically before the Examination.This helps the candidates on the day of the examination. They do not have to waste their time searching for the venues and they will reach the Examination Center Early.

BITS HD Results 2018

The BITS HD Results will be available in the online mode for the candidates who have appeared for it. The candidates who have appeared for the Examination will get the result. If in any case the candidates are terminated on the basis of illegal grounds, such as failure to show the Admit card, or carrying electronic gadgets in the Examination like pagers, Bluetooth, mobile phones in the Examination Center, they will not be able to avail their results. Candidates should keep all the required documents ready before downloading the Examination.

The steps that the candidates have to follow to download their result is as:

  1. Candidates have to visit the official website of the BITS HD as it only can be generated online.
  2. The candidates then have to enter their BITS Application Number, Date of Birth, and the Gender.
  3. Click on the Submit Card
  4. When the result will be displayed on the screen, the candidates have to check the result card carefully all the details given there and then download it.
  5. The candidates should take a print of the downloaded result.It is advisable for the candidates to take more than three copies.

BITS HD Cutoff 2018

The Cutoff is the minimum marks scored by candidates in order to qualify the Entrance Examination. The Cutoff will be different for different streams. The candidates of a particular stream have to score the particular cutoff marks to qualify. The cut off marks are decided on some factors. They are Number of Applicants appearing in the Examination, Availability of the Seats, Reservation norms, previous year’s cut off and difficulty of the question Paper.

BITS HD Counselling 2018

The candidates will be called for the BITS HD counselling after they qualify in the Entrance Test. The Allotment will be based on the performance of the candidate and only if the candidate fulfills the eligibility criteria. The offer letter will be sent to the candidates in the online mode and the candidates will have to report the colleges and the universities according to the date and time specified by the Examination Authorities.There will be a verification process after that. Candidates have to show their valid documents. Verification of the candidates will be done in the campuses. After the verification of the documents, candidates have to pay the Admission fees. Without the Admission fee, the process will remain incomplete. The documents that the candidates have to show is BITS HD Admission letter, BITS HD Application Form, 10th and 12th level certificate and the mark sheet. Qualifying degree mark sheets of all the semester.


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