WHAT IS BITSAT ?
BITSAT 2016 (Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test) is conducted by the BITS institutions across the country for the admission to various UG and PG degree courses (Integrated first degree programmes) in the field of engineering and technology, Pharmacy and life science with the domain as BE/B.Tech, B.Pharm and M.Sc courses. The examination is the gateway for the admission to courses offered by the Pilani Campus, KK Birla Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus.
Birla Institute of Technology & Science has its own four campuses over the country at Pilani, Hyderabad, Goa and Mesra. The Main Campus is located at Pilani Rajasthan. The main campus was established in the year 1929 and got the status of Deemed University in the year 1964. The university has its own campus in Dubai also. It is one of the prestigious institutions of the country.
BITSAT 2016 Eligibility
|For the admission through the BITSAT, the candidates must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:|
|For admission to all programmes except B.Pharm, the candidates must have passed the 12th or its equivalent examination from the recognized central or state board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and good proficiency in English.|
|For admission to the B.Pharm, the candidates must have passed the 12th or its equivalent examination from the recognized central or state board with Physics, Chemistry and Biology and good proficiency in English.|
|The candidates must have obtained a minimum of 75% in 12th or its equivalent class with at least 60% marks in each of the subjects.|
|The candidates appearing the 12th examination in 2016 or the students who have passed the 12thexamination in the year 2015 are eligible to apply.|
|The candidates who have passed the 12th in 2014 or earlier are not eligible to appear the BITSAT 2016 examination.|
|The candidates who have passed the 12th examination in second efforts shall be considered by their last performance in the qualifying examination.|
|Students who are studying in any campus of the BITS are not eligible to sit in the examination.|
BITSAT 2016 Online application Form
The BITS University invites to the all Indian candidates for the admission to the various Integrated First Degree programmes offered by the all BITS campuses across the country. The application form are available online only on the official website of the university from 8th January 2016.
How to Apply
For applying the BITSAT examination the candidates will have to visit the official website of the University for the Online Registration on the prescribed date announced by the university. As the candidates got registered with the portal and application form will be appeared on the screen. Candidates would have to fill the all required details in the application form and submit their fee by the proper mode. The candidates are suggested to keep the hard or soft copy of filled application form for the further reference.
Important Dates for BITSAT 2016
|The Online Application is on – 8th January 2016|
|The Last Date of Receipt of Application – 5th March 2016|
|Online Booking of Date and Exam Venue – 21st March to 10th April 2016|
|Hall Ticket Download – 20th April to 30th April 2016|
|Examination Date – 14th to 28th May 2016|
|Application for Admission – 20th to 30th June 2016|
The application fee can be paid by online via debit/credit card or ICICI e-Challan or the DD of ICICI bank. The application fee is as the following:
For Boys – Rs.2200/-
For girls – Rs.1700/-
Admit Card for 2016
The candidates are suggested to download their admit card before the commencement of the examination. That will be a mandatory document to sit in the examination. The university will be generated the admit card for the all applying and eligible candidates on its web portal. The admit card contains the application number, date of birth, name of the candidate, photograph and signature. At the time to test the fingerprint and photograph will be taken.
BITSAT 2016 Exam Pattern
The BITSAT 2016 will be a “Computer Based Online Test”. As the pen and paper based examination the candidates will not be bounded to write the paper on the fix time and date. There will be offered a period of time. The candidates may choose their examination centre, date of the examination and time as per their convenience. The examination will be of 3 hours duration and the question paper will be consisted of four parts like Physics, Chemistry, English proficiency and logical reasoning and mathematics or Biology. All questions will be of MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) and each correct answer will carry 3 marks while each wrong answer will be punished with a 1 mark. There will be 150 total questions from all sections. The examination will be asked in English only. The set of question is like:
Part 1 – 40 questions (Physics)
Part 2 – 40 questions (Chemistry)
Part 3 – 25 questions (English & Logical Reasoning)
Part 4 – 45 questions (Mathematics/Biology)
BITSAT 2016 Syllabus
The BITSAT 2016 examination will be asked on the basis of the NCERT syllabus of 11th and 12th class. The candidates are instructed to keep their study going on with the NCERT books and contents. A sample paper will be made available to all registered candidates on the official website of the university so that they can practice a lot as per their desire.
The selection will be made through the merit. The merit will be marked by the BITSAT examination and qualifying examination score. There will be two merit lists. One will be for the candidates applying for the any course except B.Pharm and another one will be for the candidates applying for the B.Pharm course. Last year the campus had given the direct admission to all topper and first ranked students by any board. This year it is not yet announced by the University for any Change.
The candidates will also have to apply for the admission on the prescribed application form which will be generated on the official website of the board on during the June 2016. The candidates will have to apply for the desired course with the 12th marks and application form fee and submit the application form along with required particulars before the end of June 2016 at the address given below:
The Admissions Officer
BITS Pilani – 333 031