BITSAT stands for Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test. It is a University level examination conducted by BITS Pilani for admission to degree courses in BITS campuses of Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad. BITSAT 2018 was a computer-based online exam for admission to Integrated degree programmes of these 3 campuses.
There are various courses offered by BITS campuses. BITSAT is usually taken by students who want to opt for Bachelor of Engineering (BE) courses like civil, mechanical, chemical, computer science, electrical and economics. This exam can also be taken by students who wish to study B Pharm and MSc programmes.
BITS Pilani conducted BITSAT Exam from 16th – 31st May 2018. The final dates had been announced on the official website.
This article will guide you through all the relevant details regarding the BITSAT 2018 like important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and syllabus, admit card, answer key, cut-off, result and counselling.
- 1 Updates
- 2 Important Dates
- 3 Counselling Process for BITSAT 2018 | Seat Allotment
- 4 BITSAT 2018 Result – Releasing Date
- 5 Admit Card / Hall Ticket For BITSAT 2018 Entrance Exam
- 6 BITSAT 2018 Slot Booking – Select Center & Date
- 7 Application Form For BITSAT 2018
- 8 Application Fees of BITSAT 2018 Application Form
- 9 Eligibility Criteria For BITSAT 2018 Exam
- 10 BITSAT 2018 Exam Pattern / Marking Scheme
- 11 BITSAT 2018 Exam Syllabus Subject Wise
- 12 How To Prepare For BITSAT 2018
- 13 BITSAT Previous Years Cut Off, Program Wise Cut Off
- 14 Programmes Offered By BITS Pilani
The result for 4th Iteration for First Degree has been released. Check the results here.
The result after 2nd Iteration for First Degree has been announced. Click here to view the result.
Today (28th June 2018) is the last day for payment of First Round Fee. Get the payment link here.
The Results of Iteration Round 1 have been declared. Click here to View! You can also check the result of Direct Admission Board toppers in this article!
Important dates and deadlines for admission in integrated first degree programmes through BITSAT 2018 have been released. Click here to know the dates.
Here is a list of Important Dates regarding the BITSAT 2018 that students need to remember to appear for BITSAT 2018:
|Release of BITSAT 2018 notification||4th week of December 2017|
|Availability of application form||19th December 2017 Announced|
|Last date to apply online||19th March 2018|
|Make correction in the application form||15th March 2018|
|Check test centers allotted||21st March 2018|
|Slot booking||23rd March – 10th April 2018|
|Availability of admit card||2nd week of April 2018|
|Date of examination||16th – 31st May 2018|
|Apply for admission||29th May 2018|
|Release of admit list and waiting list||20th June 2018|
Counselling Process for BITSAT 2018 | Seat Allotment
The counselling and seat allotment of candidates is conducted by BITS Pilani. BITSAT 2018 counselling and seat allotment takes place after the announcement of results. The registration for admission had begun from 29th May 2018. The seat allotment will take place in the form of iterations rounds and for every round BITS, Pilani will announce the result. BITS Pilani has already announced the results of Iteration I and II.
To appear for the admission process, candidates had to fill up the admission form along with 12th or 10+2 examination marks and preference of degree program offered by the institutes. Candidates who have topped the 12th qualifying exam will be given direct admission to the program preferred by the candidate.
BITSAT 2018 Result – Releasing Date
The BITSAT 2018 Result had been announced online on the official website i.e. bitsadmission.com. The results were being simultaneously announced along with BITS Pilani conducting its slots.
Candidates had to log in to their account by entering their application number and password. After the result, two merit lists will be released. The first list will contain all the names of candidates that have qualified the examination and will be called for counselling. The second list is called the waiting list that will contain all the names of candidates who will be called to fill up the vacant seats.
Admit Card / Hall Ticket For BITSAT 2018 Entrance Exam
An Admit card or Hall ticket is a very important document that every applicant needs to carry to the examination center, absence of which can debar the candidate from taking the exam. Admit card will carry details like the applicant’s personal detail, the name of examination center, the application number, the exam he/she is taking and the guidelines that every candidate will have to adhere to while giving the exam.
BITSAT 2018 Admit Card Released – Click Here to download Admit Card!
Admit Card for BITSAT 2018 was available for download after the slot booking process was over. It had been released on the 12th of April 2018. All candidates must make sure that all the information provided in the application form is correct as the same information will be printed on the admit card. A candidate must also not forget to carry the admit card to the examination hall.
BITSAT 2018 Slot Booking – Select Center & Date
BITSAT 2018 Slot booking had started from 23rd March 2018 onwards. BITSAT is a computer-based test and will take place in multiple rounds. For this reason, students who want to take the test will have to reserve a slot beforehand. Each day BITS Pilani will open BITS open Test booking system where students who want to take the exam will reserve a test center, date, and slot. For this to happen, the candidates will have to provide their BITSAT application number, gender, email-id, and date of birth. Applicants must keep themselves updated with all the important dates related to the exam and keep visiting the official website again and again.
Read here – How to Book your BITSAT 2018 Exam Slot?
Application Form For BITSAT 2018
BITSAT 2018 is a national level entrance exam for admission to various undergraduate integrated first-degree programmes for the academic session 2018-2019. BITSAT 2018 online Application Form had been released online on 19th December 2017 and was available till 19th March 2018.
To appear in BITSAT 2018, candidates had to fill the correct details in the application form and pay the specified fees. Applicants can access the online application form at bitsadmission.com. In the application form, they will have to provide programme preferences and class 12th exam details.
Applicants will also have to keep ready the scanned images of photograph and signature in the defined specification.
|Document||File Size||File Format|
|Photograph||4 kb to 50 kb||Jpg/jpeg|
|Signature||1 kb to 30 kb||Jpg/jpeg|
Application Fees of BITSAT 2018 Application Form
BITSAT is held for a couple of days and is a computer-based test. students who want to appear for this exam had to fill in the application form and pay the prescribed application fees. Last year the application fees for the applicants was Rs 2750/- for male candidates and Rs. 2250/- for female candidates (for exam centers in India). The application fees for both female and male candidates who opt for centers in Dubai have to pay US $ 60 which amounts to 4000 INR.
The Application fees for BITSAT 2018 had been declared. Male Candidates who choose the test center in India will have to pay Rs.2950 whereas female candidates who choose the test center in India will have to pay Rs. 2450. Both male and female candidates will have to pay US $70 if they choose Dubai as the test center.
Eligibility Criteria For BITSAT 2018 Exam
All applicants must make sure that they fit into all the eligibility criteria before filling up the application form.
The Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT 2018 is as follows:
- For admission to all integrated first-degree programmes except for B.Pharma, candidates should have passed 12th or equivalent qualifying examination from a recognized board/university with physics, chemistry, and maths.
- For admission to B Pharm course, candidates should have passed 12th or equivalent qualifying examination from a recognized board/university with physics, chemistry and biology/ maths.
- 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 class examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects.
BITSAT 2018 Exam Pattern / Marking Scheme
BITSAT 2018 will be conducted for a duration of 3 hours. This will be a computer-based test with a total of 180 multiple choice questions. 3 marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every answer marked wrong.
|Part||subjects||No of questions|
|Part 3 |
|English proficiency |
|Part 4||Mathematics/ biology (for B Pharm)||45|
Want to know the complete Exam Pattern of BITSAT 2018 – Click here
BITSAT 2018 Exam Syllabus Subject Wise
BITS Pilani had released the BITS 2018 syllabus soon. It however did not change from last years’ syllabus which was based on the 11th and 12th NCERT books. Students who want to know the complete syllabus can check out the BITSAT 2018 Exam Syllabus article.
The syllabus of BITSAT 2018 covers all the topics covered in the Physics, Chemistry, mathematics and biology NCERT books. Students can check out the topics that will be given in the official brochure of BITSAT 2018.
How To Prepare For BITSAT 2018
Aspirants who seek to procure a seat in the reputed institutes of BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad need to have a focused mind and strategize their preparation for the exam.
BITSAT Previous Years Cut Off, Program Wise Cut Off
The cut-off is the minimum marks required to qualify an entrance examination and be eligible for admission. The cut-off for BITSAT 2018 will be released soon after the exam is over. A look into previous years cut-off helps the student get an insight of the range of marks required to qualify the entrance examination. The cut-off for various courses from the previous year are as follows:
|Degree program||Cut-off BITS Pilani||Cut-off BITS Goa||Cut-off BITS Hyderabad|
|B.E electrical and electronics||362||331||324|
|B.E electronics and communication||–||–||332|
|B.E computer science||384||358||347|
|B.E Electronics and instrumentation||345||312||313|
|M. Sc biological sciences||304||297||296|
|M. Sc chemistry||308||300||299|
|M. Sc economics||335||315||310|
|M. Sc mathematics||330||310||307|
|M. Sc physics||324||307||304|
BITSAT Direct Admission
Direct admission of Board Toppers (First Rank Students) can check the result of Iteration 1 here.
All the first rank holders of their respective board examinations will get direct admission to the program preferred by the candidate.
While the first rank student in PCM stream will be considered for admission to any of the first degree programmes of his/her choice, the first rank holder of PCB stream will be considered for admission to B. Pharm. programme only.
They should also have obtained the minimum marks of 75% in PCM/PCB subjects in 12th class examination
Programmes Offered By BITS Pilani
|Programmes offered at BITS Pilani||Programmes offered at BITS Goa||Programmes offered at BITS Hyderabad|
|B.E. Chemical||B.E.: Chemical||B.E.: Chemical|
|B.E. Civil||B.E.: Computer Science||B.E.: Civil|
|B.E. Computer Science||B.E.: Electronics and Communications||B.E.: Computer Science|
|B.E. Electrical and Electronics||B.E.: Electrical and Electronics||B.E.: Electronics and Communications|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||B.E.: Electronics & Instrumentation||B.E.: Electrical and Electronics|
|B.E. Mechanical||B.E.: Mechanical||B.E.: Electronics & Instrumentation|
|B.E. Manufacturing||M. Sc.: Biological Sciences||B.E.: Mechanical|
|B. Pharm||M. Sc.: Chemistry||B.E.: Manufacturing|
|M. Sc. Biological Sciences||M. Sc.: Economics||B. Pharm|
|M.Sc Chemistry||M. Sc.: Mathematics||M. Sc.: Biological Sciences|
|M. Sc. Economics||M. Sc.: Physics||M. Sc.: Chemistry|
|M. Sc. Mathematics||M. Sc.: Economics|
|M. Sc. Physics||M. Sc.: Mathematics|
|M. Sc. General Studies||M. Sc.: Physics|