BITSAT 2023 Exam – Application, Dates, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus

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Overview

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is a computer-based online test for Admission to Integrated First Degree Programmes of BITS Pilani Campuses in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad.

Exam NameBirla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test
Also Known AsBITSAT
Exam CategoryUndergraduate
Exam LevelUniversity
Exam ModeOnline (Computer based test)
Conducted byBITS Pilani

NEW: BITSAT 2023 examination will be conducted twice (2 times), read What’s New to know more.

UPDATE (Feb 1, 2023): BITSAT 2023 Application Forms are available now, check BITSAT 2023 Application Procedure.

UPDATE (Feb 1, 2023): BITSAT 2023 exam dates have been announced, check BITSAT 2023 Exam Dates.

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BITSAT 2023: Check Eligibility | Check Pattern | Check Syllabus

What’s new in BITSAT 2023?

  • BITSAT 2023 examination will be conducted in two Sessions before admissions in the academic session.
  • Candidates can also apply for the second Session after appearing for the first Session.
  • Candidates who have not applied for Session 1 are also eligible to apply for Session 2.
  • Candidates are not required to compulsorily take the test in both the sessions though if a candidate appears in both Sessions, the higher of the two scores will be considered.


About

Pattern

  • It is a Computer Based Test and candidates should do slot booking for the Test.
  • The exam will be of 3 hours duration and will consist of 4 parts.
  • There is no time limit for individual parts of the test.
  • There will be 130 questions in all.
  • All the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) i.e. each question will have four choices, only one being the 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.
  • The candidates can go back and change any of their answers among the 130 questions.
  • The medium of the Question Paper will be English only.
 

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

PartSubjectNo of questions
Part IPhysics30
Part IIChemistry30
Part III(a) English Proficiency,
(b) Logical Reasoning
10,
20
Part IVMathematics / Biology40
Total130

Note

  • If a candidate answers all the 130 questions (without skipping any question), the candidate will have an option of attempting 12 extra questions, if there is still time left.
  • These extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and Logical Reasoning with three questions from each subject.
  • Also, once the candidate has opted for extra questions, he cannot go back for correction of any of the earlier answered 130 questions.

Schedule

Dates

  • Session I: May 22 to May 26, 2023
  • Session II: June 18 to June 22, 2023

Slots

  • Slot I: 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Slot II: 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM

Eligibility

Marks in Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates should have passed the class 12th examination of the 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or it’s equivalent.
  • One must get a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in PCM/ PCB and at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology.
  • If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in the qualifying examination, only his/her latest performance is considered, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/courses prescribed.
  • Candidates should possess adequate proficiency in English.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination

  • Only Students who are appearing for the class 12th examination in 2023 or who have passed in 2022 are eligible to appear.
  • Students who have passed the class 12th examination in 2021 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear.

Note

  • Candidates with PCB as main subjects can only apply for the B.Pharm course.
  • Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT.
  • Direct Admission to Board Toppers: First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2023 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT score.


Syllabus

Mock Test

  • An official mock test is made available to the candidates appearing for BITSAT.
  • Candidates can take the Mock Test to understand the pattern of the computer-based test and make themselves familiar with the interface.
  • The mock test is for practice purposes only.
  • BITSAT Official Mock Test can be checked at BITSAT Official Mock Test.

Fees

BITSAT 2023 Application Fee is as follows:

For examination centre opted in India

Session-1 Only

Candidate TypeApplication Fee
Male Candidate₹3,400
Female Candidate₹2,900

Both Sessions

Candidate TypeApplication Fee
Male Candidate₹5,400
Female Candidate₹4,400

For examination centre opted in Dubai

Session-1 Only

Candidate TypeApplication Fee
Male Candidate₹7,000
Female Candidate₹7,000

Both Sessions

Candidate TypeApplication Fee
Male Candidate₹9,000
Female Candidate₹9,000

Registration

  • The registrations for BITSAT 2023 examination will begin from January 30, 2023 for Phase I and May 23, 2023 for Phase II.
  • Candidates can apply for either one or both the sessions.
  • The last date to apply is April 9, 2023 for Phase I and June 12, 2023 for Phase II.
  • Candidates can also apply for the second Session after appearing for the first Session.
  • Candidates who have not applied for Session 1 are also eligible to apply for Session 2.
  • NEW: Check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.

Application Procedure

NEW: Check detailed steps for filling Application Form here.

  1. Candidates need to visit the BITS website and fill the prescribed application form.
  2. Upload required documents and pay the examination fees online.
  3. Take a print of the filled form for future reference.

Application Correction

  • Candidates will be provided a facility to make corrections in their application form particulars.
  • It is a one-time facility and is extended to the candidates to avoid any hardship to them.
  • The correction facility will be available as per schedule.

Slot Booking

  • The candidates are required to reserve a test date and slot for taking the BITSAT examination.
  • The slot booking will be done on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Candidates who have opted to appear for both the sessions will have to choose one slot from the first set of dates and another from the second set of dates.
  • The slot booking process will be open as per schedule.

Hall Ticket / Admit Card

  • Candidates who have registered for the test and reserved test dates will be able to download the hall ticket from the BITS website.
  • A printed copy of the downloaded hall ticket should be produced at the time of examination.

Test Centres

Test Cities

  • Agartala
  • Agra
  • Ahmedabad
  • Aizwal
  • Ajmer
  • Allahabad
  • Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
  • Bangalore (Bengaluru)
  • Bareilly
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Delhi
  • Dibrugarh
  • Dubai Campus of BITS
  • Ghaziabad
  • Goa Campus of BITS
  • Gorakhpur
  • Gurgaon (Gurugram)
  • Guwahati
  • Gwalior
  • Hyderabad Campus of BITS
  • Hyderabad City
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Jaipur
  • Jalandhar
  • Jammu
  • Jamshedpur
  • Jodhpur
  • Kanpur
  • Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Kochi
  • Kolhapur
  • Kolkata
  • Kota
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mangalore
  • Mohali
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nasik
  • Noida
  • Patna
  • Pilani Campus of BITS
  • Pune
  • Raipur
  • Rajahmundry
  • Rajkot
  • Ranchi
  • Roorkee
  • Shimla
  • Siliguri
  • Surat
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Tirupati
  • Udaipur
  • Vadodara
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam

Note

  • If a candidate chooses centers within India or Kathmandu, he/she will be asked to give three preferences and will be allotted one out of these three.
  • If a candidate chooses Dubai as a center, he/she will not be asked for any other center preference and will be allotted Dubai center only.

Score / Result

  • At the completion of the test, the result of the candidate in terms of the total number of correct answers and incorrect answers, along with the BITSAT score will be shown on the computer screen.
  • The candidate can also check his or her score report at the BITS admission website on the next day of his/her test date.

Merit List

  • The merit position of eligible candidates (i.e. those who have appeared in BITSAT and have submitted the application for admission along with 12th marks, preferences, and the required fees) will be prepared based on their scores in BITSAT.
  • For a candidate who has appeared twice in BITSAT, the higher of the two scores will be considered for admission.
  • 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.

Applying for Admission

  • In addition to applying for and appearing in BITSAT, candidates also have to 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 on the BITS website.
  • The completed application form with the required application fee has to be submitted online at the BITS admission site on or before the stipulated date.
  • For a candidate who has appeared twice in BITSAT, the higher of the two scores will be considered for admission.

Important Information

  • Candidates should bring a pen for rough work, signing etc. Blank sheets for rough work will be provided if required.
  • Calculators and logarithmic tables are not allowed in the test centers.
  • Candidates are not allowed to bring any other personal belongings such as mobiles.

Important Dates

Session-1 Exam
Start of application processJanuary 30, 2023
Deadline to applyApril 9, 2023
Revision/Editing in the application form by candidatesApril 16 – April 20, 2023
Test center allotment and announcement to candidatesApril 26, 2023
Candidates to reserve Test dates & slotApril 27 – May 8, 2023
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructionsMay 10, 2023
BITSAT Online testsMay 22 – May 26, 2023
Session-II Exam
Start of application processMay 23, 2023
Deadline to applyJune 12, 2023
Revision/Editing in the application form by candidatesJune 9 – June 12, 2023
Test center allotment and announcement to candidatesJune 13, 2023
Candidates to reserve Test dates & slotJune 14 – June 15, 2023
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructionsJune 16, 2023
BITSAT Online testsJune 18 – June 22, 2023
Admissions
Candidates to apply for admission with 12th marks & preferencesJune 2 – June 23, 2023
Editing of preferences application formJune 24 – June 26, 2023
BITS Counselling Dates

Contact Information

Candidates can contact BITS through written communication, phone or email.

BITS Contact Information
AddressAdmissions Office, BITS,
Pilani-333031, Rajasthan (India)
Phone01596-255294, 01596-255330, 01596-255540, 01596-255541
Email[email protected]