BITS Admissions 2018

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Overview

The notification for admission to the Integrated first degree programmes (B.E., M.Sc. and B.Pharm.) at BITS campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad is released.

Candidates who have appeared in BITSAT 2018 and who fulfil the eligibility criteria given here can apply for admission. This process is also known as BITSAT Counselling.

Candidates interested in admission are required to submit application forms with class 12th marks, programme preferences and requisite fees before June 18, 2018 (5 PM).

Participating Institutes

Programmes Offered

BITS Pilani Courses Offered

BITS Goa Courses Offered

BITS Hyderabad Courses Offered

Dual degree for students of M.Sc.

Dual degree for students of M.Sc.

  • Any student who is admitted to M.Sc. (Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics and Physics) programme is accommodated in a dual degree scheme for a second degree in B.E. programme.
  • This assignment is made by competition on their performance at BITS at the end of first year, separately in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses.
  • Requirements of both the degrees are structured to be completed normally in five years.

Eligibility

Entrance Exam

  • The candidate must have appeared for BITSAT 2018 examination with Mathematics for admission to all the Integrated First Degree Programmes except B.Pharm.
  • The candidate must have appeared for BITSAT 2018 examination with Biology/Mathematics for admission to B.Pharm Programme.

Marks in Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates should have passed the class 12th examination from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent.
  • One must get a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in PCM (For admission to all the Integrated First Degree Programmes except B.Pharm.) OR PCB (For admission to B.Pharm) in class 12th Examination.
  • One must also obtain at least 60% marks in each of  the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects.
  • Candidates should possess adequate proficiency in English.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination

  • Only Students who have appeared for class 12th examination in 2018 or who have passed 12th Examination in 2017 are eligible.
  • 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.

Note

  • Candidates with PCB as main subjects can only apply for B.Pharm course.
  • Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible.
  • Direct Admission to Board Toppers : First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2018 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2018 score.

Application Fee

₹1000

Application Procedure

Steps

  1. Go to BITS Official website & click on “Apply for First Degree Programmes” or simply go here.
  2. Read the instructions carefully & click on “Allow me to Apply online”.
  3. Enter your Application No. and Password (as mentioned in your hall ticket) and click on “Proceed”.
  4. Fill your personal details in Part I, followed by your class 12th examination subjectwise marks in Part II and order of preference for different degree programmes in Part III of the application form.
  5. Pay the application fee online using Credit/Debit Card/ Net Banking or using e-challan.
  6. Save the submitted online form for future reference.

Important Instructions

  • Admissions to First Degree programmes will be made purely on merit position on the basis of score obtained by the candidate in the BITSAT-2018.
  • Candidates who have written BITSAT 2018 with Biology/Mathematics can apply for admission to B.Pharm. (Hons.) programme here.
  • If the class 12th examination results are not available at present, you can fill the other particulars. However, you have to login again as soon as the 12th grade results are available, enter those details, make the payment and submit the completed application online on or before June 18, 2018.
 

Check previous year cutoff & placement of BITS colleges here.

Application Editing

  • Once the required details are confirmed by the candidate, the candidate cannot make any further changes till the editing window opens. Therefore, candidates are advised to prepare themselves with the class 12th subjectwise marks and order of preference for different degree programmes before proceeding to apply online.
  • During the editing window, the candidate will be allowed to edit (or change) only the order of preference for different degree programmes. The candidate can do the same by logging in on the admission portal.
  • The editing window will open on June 13, 2018 and end on June 18, 2018.

Merit List

  • Candidates who have appeared in BITSAT-2018 and have submitted application form for admission in the prescribed format with 12th marks, preferences and the required fees will be included in the merit list.
  • The merit position of all eligible candidates will be prepared on the basis of their total scores in BITSAT – 2018.
  • There will be two separate merit lists prepared for admission. One for all the programmes except the B.Pharm. and, the other only for B.Pharm.

Seat Allotment

  • Admissions to First Degree programmes will be made purely on merit position on the basis of score obtained by the candidate in BITSAT-2018.
  • In the process of seat allotment, the allotment of seats starts from the first candidate on the merit list and goes down the merit list until all the seats are filled up.
  • After each iteration, there are candidates who decline the offer and/or who have not paid fees. These candidates are removed from the merit list before next iteration.
  • At any time when the computer considers a candidate for seat allotment, it first tries to accommodate the first preference of the candidate and goes to his/her second preference if his/her first preference could not be accommodated and so on.

Waiting List

  • A certain number of candidates would be placed on the waiting list in each iteration. Such candidates may get a seat allotted in the next iteration.
  • The cut-off point for the waiting list is arrived at by the past experience of BITS in terms of the responses from the candidates, the number and the quality of candidates who have applied in the current year with a view to complete the admissions and start the classes in time.
  • A student who has a higher BITSAT score may be on the waiting list while a student who has a lesser BITSAT score may have got admission because the former crossed out a programme which the later had opted for and seats were available in that particular programme.

Advance Fees

  • If a candidate is offered admission to any programme of his/her preference, he/she has to pay admission fee of Rs.36,200 and requisite one semester tuition fee of Rs.1,59,000/- within the stipulated deadline.
  • If a candidate is placed on the waiting list, he/she has to pay only admission fee of Rs.36,200 in advance and subsequently, if he/she is offered admission he/she has to remit the semester tuition fee of Rs.1,59,000 as announced in the wait list offer.

Sliding

  • Whenever a candidate is admitted to a programme, he/she is kept on a waiting list for his/her higher preferences.
  • Until all admissions are completed, any vacancy in any programme caused by non-acceptance of the offers will be filled by offering the vacant seat to the next candidate in the order of merit.
  • This process is called “Sliding-Up”.

Refund Policy

Candidates offered admission

  • If a candidate, who is offered admission, accepts the offer by remitting the advance fees but fails to report at the Institute on the date specified above, he/she will forfeit the 10% of the total fee (Admission fee + One semester Tuition fee + Hostel fee) towards processing charges.
  • If a candidate accepts the admission offer but withdraws within 15 days of reporting to the assigned campus on the specified date, he/she will forfeit the 20% of the total fee (Admission fee + One semester Tuition fee + Hostel fee) along with the actual expenses incurred towards mess and electricity usage.
  • If a candidate accepts the admission offer but withdraws between 15 to 30 days of reporting to the assigned campus on the specified date, he/she will forfeit the 50% of the total fee (Admission fee + One semester Tuition fee + Hostel fee) along with the actual expenses incurred towards mess and electricity usage.
  • If a candidate accepts the admission offer but withdraws after 30 days of reporting to the assigned campus on the specified date, he/she will forfeit the 100% of the total fee (Admission fee + One semester Tuition fee + Hostel fee) along with the actual expenses incurred towards mess and electricity usage.

Candidates not offered admission

  • If the Institute is not able to offer admission to a wait-listed candidate in any of programmes of his/her preferences as specified in his/her application form, the total amount of fee paid will be refunded to him/her.

Important Information

  • Candidates have to complete the application form with requisite fee on or before 5:00 PM on June 18, 2018.
  • Candidates are advised not to wait till the last day. They should complete all the formalities of application well in advance.
  • Candidates must fill preferences wisely. No candidate at any time of the operation can change his/her preferences or refuse to slide up in his/her order of preference from the closing of application process till the entire admission process is completed.

Important Dates

Start of Admission application processMay 2, 2018
BITSAT Online testsMay 16 – May 31, 2018
Deadline to complete Admission applicationJune 18, 2018 (5PM)
Application Correction windowJune 13, 2018 – June 18, 2018
Admit List and Wait List announcementJune 20, 2018

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