BITSAT 2020:Complete Information

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BITSAT 2020: The Complete Information

BITSAT 2020 will be presented by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. This is an entry test at the university level, held annually to give access to different Combined First Degree programs. Candidates will be given entry to B.E, B. Pharm, M.Sc. Programs after the entry exam is passed. Candidates will be admitted to BITS campuses located in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. Candidates interested in admission may use online mode to register for the entrance exam of BITSET 2020. The BITSAT 2020 test paper will consist of multiple choice questions. BITSAT2020 exam will be a computer-based online entrance test lasting three hours. The question paper is split into four sections / parts in the BITSAT exam sequence. Portion of the BITSAT 2020 test has questions from various subjects such as Mathematics, Chemistry, English Skills and Logical Reasoning.

Notification of BITSAT 2020

Visit the official BITS website and register for BITSAT 2020 by entering basic personal, educational and contact information in the boxes provided.

Applicants will have to upload their scanned image and signature in the designated format provided by the authorities after entering all the required details.

The final step of the application process for BITSAT 2020 is to submit the application fee.

Exam fee for BITSAT 2020: For male candidates –  ₹3150,  For female candidates  ₹2650

Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT 2020

Until filling out the application form, candidates seeking admission through BITSAT 2020 must first test the qualification criteria laid down by the examination conducting authority. Candidates who fulfil the BITSAT 2020 eligibility requirements will only be eligible for admission to the BITS campuses–Pilani, Hyderabad, GOA. Interested candidates can check the following extensive eligibility criteria for BITSAT:

Qualifying ExaminationCandidates must have completed their Class 12 from an approved National or State Board.
Qualifying SubjectsCandidates must have completed their Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as mandatory subjects, together with a sufficient level of proficiency in English.
Qualifying MarksCandidates will complete their Class 12 with a total score of 75% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Important Dates of BITSAT

(Tentative) candidates may check for different events in the table below:

Deadline to Apply Online for BITSAT Last week of March 2020
Revision/editing (online) in the Application Form by CandidatesThird week of March to first week of April 2020
Test Centre Allotment & Announcement to CandidatesFirst week of April 2020
Candidates to Reserve Test Date & SlotSecond week of April 2020
BITSAT Online TestMay 2020
Apply for AdmissionThird week of May 2020
Admit List and Wait List AnnouncementThird week of June 2020

Admit Card for BITSAT 2020

The BITSAT 2020 Admission Card will be issued by the Examining Authority via the official BITS Admission website. Officials launch the BITSAT Hall Ticket in the second week of April 2020. The BITSAT 2020 Admission Card is a mandatory document that candidates need to show in order to enter the Exam Hall. The admission card contains details such as the candidate’s name, exam centre, examination time and date, and many other important information.

  Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT Exam

For admission to any of the First Degree programmes of BITS except B.Pharm:  Candidates should have passed the 12th/10 + 2 program/exam from a recognised Central or State Board or its counterpart in Physics, Chemistry and Math (PCM) and satisfactory English language skills.
 
 For admission to B.Pharm: Applicants should have completed the 12th exam of the 10 + 2 program by a recognised Central or State Board or equivalent in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) and appropriate English language skills.

Exam Pattern of BITSAT 2020

The official examination pattern for BITSAT 2020 will be released by BITS Pilani. Applicants are advised to check the BITSAT 2020 test pattern in order to get familiar with the process of attempting the exam. The BITSAT exam pattern 2020 will consist of details of the examination, such as mode, duration, total number of questions, etc.

Exam Pattern of BITSAT 2020

SpecificsDetails
Mode of ExaminationComputer Based Test (CBT)
Duration3 Hours
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (Objective). Each question will have four options, one being the correct one.
LanguageThe examination will be held only in English language
PartsPart I – Physics Part II – Chemistry Part III – English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning Paper IV – Mathematics/Biology (for B.Pharma
Number of QuestionsPhysics – 40 Chemistry – 40 English Proficiency – 15 Logical Reasoning – 10 Mathematics/Biology – 45  
Type of Questions150
Marking SchemeFor every correct answer 3 marks are allotted For every incorrect answer 1 mark is deducted For unattempt questions, no marks are allotted.

 Exam Syllabus of BITSAT 2020

The Exam will be based on the 11th and 12th NCERT generic syllabus. Applicants are recommended to refer to the NCERT syllabus when studying for the test. The authorities will publish a prototype mock exam for applicants to study and understand the test pattern. Students can find the complete list of topics in each subject covered under the BITSAT 2020 syllabus below. 

Physics:                                                  

  • Units and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Work and Energy
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  • Oscillations
  • Waves
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Optics
  • Modern Physics
  • Electronic Devices

Chemistry:

  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Thermodynamics
  • Physical and Chemical Equilibria
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Hydrogen and s-block Elements
  • p-, d-, and f- block Elements
  • Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons
  • Stereochemistry
  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen
  • Biological, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry
  • Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry

Mathematics:

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Three–dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Probability
  • Vectors
  • Statistics
  • Linear Programming
  • Mathematical Modelling

Biology:

  • Diversity in Living World
  • Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Structure and Function – Plants
  • Structure and Function – Animal
  • Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants
  • Reproduction and Development in Humans
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology and its Applications

English Language:

  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Composition

Logical Reasoning:

  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Nonverbal Reasoning

Books for BITSAT 2020

Students can find the below recommended books for training for BITSAT 2020. They are encouraged to choose books carefully because good books not only allow the subjects to be clearly understood, but also enable them to score good marks in review.

1.Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT Online Test by Disha Experts

2.Concepts of Physics by H. C. Verma

3. Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics by A Das Gupta

4.Wren and Martin’s English

5. NCERT Chemistry

6. Arihant BITSAT Book

Exam Preparation Tips for BITSAT 2020

  • Make short statements which include both key points and principles.
  • Solve papers and review papers from previous year’s exams.
  • Check the online BITSAT 2020 Syllabus before studying for the test.
  • Monitor and evaluate every test series.

FAQ’s

Question: What is the last registration date for BITSAT 2020?

Question: What is the BITSAT 2020 application fee?

Question: Are there any seats reserved for NRIs?

Question: Can I change my preferences after submitting an application form for BITSAT 2020? How can I do that?

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