BITSAT 2021 Exam (Slot Booking Open) – 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

UPDATE (July 17, 2021): BITSAT 2021 Hall Ticket is now available, check BITSAT Hall Ticket.

UPDATE (July 17, 2021): BITSAT 2021 Slot Booking has started, check BITSAT Slot Booking.

UPDATE (July 1, 2021): BITSAT 2021 examination dates have been announced, read BITSAT 2021 Exam Dates.

BITSAT 2021: Check Eligibility | Check Pattern | Check Syllabus

Previous Updates

  • UPDATE (July 12, 2021): Test city for BITSAT 2021 examination has been allotted, read BITSAT 2021 Test City Allotted.
  • UPDATE (July 4, 2021): BITSAT 2021 Application correction window is now open, closes July 7.
  • UPDATE (July 1, 2021): Last date to apply for BITSAT 2021 exam has been extended to July 7, 2021 (5 PM).
  • UPDATE (Feb 23, 2021): BITSAT 2021 Application Forms are available now, check BITSAT 2020 Application Procedure.
  • UPDATE (May 15, 2021): Last date to apply for BITSAT 2021 exam has been extended to June 30, 2021 (5 PM).
  • UPDATE (May 15, 2021): BITSAT 2021 exam has been postponed, read BITSAT 2021 Exam Postponed.


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 150 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 150 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 IPhysics40
Part IIChemistry40
Part III(a) English Proficiency,
(b) Logical Reasoning
15,
10
Part IVMathematics / Biology45
Total150

Note

  • If a candidate answers all the 150 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, and Mathematics/Biology with four 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 150 questions.

Schedule

UPDATE (July 1, 2021): BITSAT 2021 examination dates have been announced, read BITSAT 2021 Exam Dates.

UPDATE (May 15, 2021): BITSAT 2021 exam has been postponed, read BITSAT 2021 Exam Postponed.

Dates

June 24, 2021 – June 30, 2021 August 3 – August 9, 2021

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 2021 or who have passed in 2020 are eligible to appear.
  • Students who have passed the class 12th examination in 2019 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 2021 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 2021 Application Fee is ₹3400 (₹2900 for female candidates).

If a candidate chooses Dubai as a test center, the application fee for both male and female candidates will be ₹7000.

Registration

  • The registrations for BITSAT 2021 examination will begin on February 23, 2021.
  • The last date to apply is May 29, 2021 July 7, 2021 (5 PM).
  • UPDATE (July 1, 2021): Last date to apply for BITSAT 2021 exam has been extended to July 7, 2021 (5 PM).
  • 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 from May 27, 2021 to May 31, 2021 July 4, 2021 (10 AM) to July 7, 2021 (7 PM).

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.
  • The slot booking process will open from June 4, 2021 (11 AM) to June 11, 2021 (5 PM) July 17, 2021 (11 AM) to July 21, 2021 July 27, 2021 (5 PM).
  • UPDATE (July 17, 2021): BITSAT 2021 Slot Booking has started, check BITSAT Slot Booking.

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 after June 12, 2021 July 17, 2021.
  • A printed copy of the downloaded hall ticket should be produced at the time of examination.
  • UPDATE (July 17, 2021): BITSAT 2021 Hall Ticket is now available, check BITSAT Hall Ticket.

Test Centres

Test Cities

  • Agartala
  • Agra
  • Ahmedabad
  • Aizwal
  • Ajmer
  • Allahabad
  • Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
  • Bangalore
  • Bareilly
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Delhi
  • Dibrugarh
  • Dubai Campus of BITS (International Center)
  • Ghaziabad
  • Goa Campus of BITS
  • Gorakhpur
  • Gurgaon
  • Guwahati
  • Gwalior
  • Hyderabad Campus of BITS
  • Hyderabad City
  • Indore
  • Jabalpur
  • Jaipur
  • Jalandhar
  • Jammu
  • Jamshedpur
  • Jodhpur
  • Kanpur
  • Kathmandu (Nepal)
  • Kolhapur
  • Kolkata
  • 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, 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.
  • No student will be allowed to repeat the test in the same year.

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.
  • 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 by June 29, 2021 August 10, 2021.
  • The completed application form with the required application fee has to be submitted online at the BITS admission site on or before July 25, 2021 (5 PM) August 21, 2021 (5 PM).

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

Start of application processFebruary 23, 2021
Deadline to applyMay 29, 2021 July 7, 2021
Revision/Editing in the application form by candidatesMay 27 – May 31, 2021 July 4 – July 7, 2021
Test center allotment and announcement to candidatesJune 2, 2021 July 12, 2021
Candidates to reserve Test dates & slotJune 4 – June 11, 2021 July 17 – July 27, 2021
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructionsJune 12, 2021 July 17, 2021
BITSAT Online testsJune 24 – June 30, 2021 August 3 – August 9, 2021
Candidates to apply for admission with 12th marks & preferencesJune 29 – July 25, 2021 August 10 – August 21, 2021
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)
Phone09414082467, 01596-242205, 01596-255330, 01596-255294
Admission Helpline022-61306284
Email[email protected]

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