All about BITSAT

BITSAT-2018 is a Computer based online test for admissions to Integrated first year of degree Programmes of BITS Pilani. BITS Pilani has campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. They also have a campus in Dubai where the admissions are done directly without regard for the entrance test.

Official website for admissions: http://bitsadmission.com/bitsatmain.aspx

You are strongly advised to visit the official site for most recent and accurate information.

The following table shows the trend in obtaining a given score (or above) in BITSAT entrance test:

Candidates 2012 2013 2014 2015
Candidates with Score of 400 or Above 46 162 256 246
Candidates with Score of 350 or Above 706 1316 1926 2097
Candidates with Score of 300 or Above 4119 5860 7171 8184
Candidates with Score of 250 or Above 13984 17044 19341 21821
Candidates with Score of 225 or Above 21805 25617 26720 31882

Cut-off marks during 2016 at various campuses in BITSAT:

Degree programme at Pilani Campus Cut-off BITSAT-2016 score
B.E. Chemical 319
B.E. Civil 314
B.E. Electrical & Electronics 362
B.E. Mechanical 346
B.E. Manufacturing 311
B.Pharm. 240
B.E. Computer Science 384
B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation 345
M.Sc. Biological Sciences 304
M.Sc. Chemistry 308
M.Sc. Economics 335
M.Sc. Mathematics 330
M.Sc. Physics 324

Degree programme at Goa Campus Cut-off BITSAT-2016 score
B.E. Chemical 301
B.E. Electrical and Electronics 331
B.E. Mechanical 322
B.E. Computer Science 358
B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation 312
M.Sc. Biological Sciences 297
M.Sc. Chemistry 300
M.Sc. Economics 315
M.Sc. Mathematics 310
M.Sc. Physics 307

Degree programme at Hyderabad Campus Cut-off BITSAT-2016 score
B.E. Chemical 298
B.E. Civil 303
B.E. Electrical and Electronics 324
B.E. Mechanical 316
B.E. Computer Science 347
B.E. Electronics & Communication 332
B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation 313
B.E. Manufacturing 298
B.Pharm. 224
M.Sc. Biological Sciences 296
M.Sc. Chemistry 299
M.Sc. Economics 310
M.Sc. Mathematics 307
M.Sc. Physics 304

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. For admission to any of the First Degree programmes of BITS (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 (PCM) and adequate proficiency in English.
  2. Admission to all the programmes is subject to the conditions given below:
    1. 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) subjects in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects.
    2. Only Students who are appearing for 12th class examination in 2017 or who have passed 12th class Examination in 2016 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.
    3. 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.
  3. 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 (PCB) and adequate proficiency in English. However candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.

Number of seats available in BITS for  first year integrated programs:

Officially, the number of seats are not clear. however, the following is an estimate of the number of seats available in various BITS campuses:

  • Pilani-1100 +/- 50
  • Goa – 800 +/-50
  • Hyderabad – 900 +/- 50

Note that BITS Goa is starting Electronics and Communications branch from this year onwards.

Resources:

https://exams.collegedunia.com/bitsat/cutoff