BITSAT 2016 – Details, Schedule, Fees, Syllabus, Application & Eligibility




BITSAT is a Computer based online test for Admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS Pilani Campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad.


  • BITSAT-2016 will be of total 3-hour duration (without break).
  • All questions will be of objective type (multiple choice questions) i.e. each question with choice of four answers, only one being correct choice.
  • Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1 mark).
  • No marks are awarded for questions not attempted.
  • There will be 150 questions in all.
  • The candidate can go back and change any of his/her answers among the 150 questions.

The no. of questions in each part is as follows:

SubjectNo of questions
Part IPhysics40
Part IIChemistry40
Part III(a) English Proficiency
(b) Logical Reasoning
Part IVMathematics / Biology (For B.Pharm)45
Total :


  • If a candidate answers all the 150 questions (without skipping any question), the candidate will have an option of attempting 12 (twelve) extra questions, if there is till time left.
  • These extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology only; four questions from each part.
  • Further, once the candidate has opted for extra questions, he cannot go back for correction of any of the earlier answered 150 questions.


BITSAT Online Tests will be conducted from 14th May to 28th May 2016. One needs to reserve his/her test date during 21st March to 10th April 2016. For more important dates, go here.


Marks in Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent.
  • One must get a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in PCM / PCB in 12th Examination
  • And 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 are appearing for 12th examination in 2016 or who have passed 12th Examination in 2015 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2016 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 2014 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2016.


  • Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2016.
  • Direct Admission to Board Toppers : First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2016 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2016 score.


The prescribed fee for BITSAT 2016 is ₹2200 (₹1700 for female candidates).

Application Procedure

  1. Interested candidates should register their names for BITSAT-2016 by applying in the prescribed application form online.
  2. Complete the application form online at BITS website and pay the prescribed fees.
  3. Take the print out of the filled form for your future reference.

Applying for Admission

In addition to applying for and appearing in BITSAT-2016, candidates have to also apply for admission to BITS giving details of their 12th marks and preferences to different degree programmes offered.

The prescribed application form for admission, the detailed application procedure and the final list of Degree programmes offered will be available at the BITS website, by 20th May 2016.

The completed form with the required application fee has to be submitted so as to reach “The Dean Admissions, BITS Pilani-333031, Rajasthan” on or before 5.00 PM on 30th June 2016.

Important Dates

Deadline to apply for BITSAT-20165th March, 2016
Revision/Editing in the application form by candidates6-7th March, 2016
Test center allotment and announcement to candidates8th March, 2016
Candidates to reserve Test dates21st March to 10th April 2016
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions20th April to 30th April 2016
BITSAT Online tests14th May to 28th May 2016
Candidates to apply for admission with preferences to Degree programmes20th May to 30th June 2016
Admit List and Wait List announcement1st July 2016

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