BITS Pilani’s BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test) is a national-level entrance exam for admission to BITS Pilani’s Integrated First Degree programs, like B.E., B.Pharm, and M.Sc., which are offered at BITS campuses in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad. Every year, over 3 lakh candidates take the exam online.
Highlights of BITSAT 2023
|Full-Form of BITSAT 2023||Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test|
|Conducting Body Of BITSAT 2023||BITS Pilani|
|Exam Level of BITSAT 2023||University-based National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application of BITSAT 2023||Online|
|Mode of exam of BITSAT 2023||Computer-based Test|
|Exam Frequency of BITSAT 2023||Once a year|
|Exam Duration of BITSAT 2023||3 hours|
|Number of Questions in BITSAT 2023||150 MCQs|
|Total Seats Offered in BITSAT 2023||2,000|
|Applications Per Year in BITSAT 2023||About 3 Lakh|
|Number of Exam Centers in BITSAT 2023||61|
|Accepting Colleges of BITSAT 2023||BITS Pilani|
|Official Website of BITSAT 2023||bitsadmission.com|
|BITSAT Helpline of BITSAT 2023||01596-242205; [email protected]|
Exam Dates of BITSAT 2023
|Important Events of BITSAT 2023||Dates of BITSAT 2023|
|Release of BITSAT 2023 Application Form||February 2023|
|Last Date to Fill BITSAT 2023 Application Form||July 2023|
|BITSAT 2023 Application Form Correction||July 2023|
|BITSAT 2023 Exam Center Allotment and Announcement||To be 2023|
|BITSAT 2023 Slot Booking||July 2023|
|Release of BITSAT 2023 Admit Card||To be Announced|
|BITSAT 2023 Exam Date||August 2023|
|Apply for Admission with 12th marks||June 2023|
|Revision/ Editing of Admission Application of BITSAT 2023||July 2023|
|Start of BITSAT 2023 Counselling||July 2023|
Eligibility Criteria of BITSAT 2023Exam
Applicants must have passed their Class 12th examination in 2021 or 2023from a recognised Central or State Board with a minimum aggregate of 75 percent in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology courses, according to the BITSAT 2023Eligibility Criteria. In addition, each of the above-mentioned subjects must have a minimum of 60%.
Applicants who do not meet the eligibility requirements will not be allowed to take the exam. Before applying for admissions, candidates must confirm that they meet the BITSAT Eligibility Criteria. Students with a valid SAT score and an international passport are also eligible to apply for BITSAT 2023.
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Application Form of BITSAT 2023 Exam
From February to May 2023, the BITSAT 2023 Application Form will be available online at bitsadmission.com. Eligible students can complete out an application form on the official website. The BITSAT registration process is divided into four steps:
Submit an application for BITSAT 2023.
Fill out the application form completely. Additionally, choose three BITSAT 2023 exam centres.
Make sure you have all of the necessary documentation.
You must pay the application cost.
|For Male Candidates||INR 3400|
|For Female Candidates||INR 2900|
|For Dubai Exam Centre||INR 7000|
NOTE: Applicants must additionally register for admission to BITS, providing details of their 12th grade marks and preferences for several degree programmes offered at BITS’ three Indian campuses, in addition to applying and appearing for BITSAT 2023. From June 2023through July 2023, students can apply for admission with their 12th-grade grades and choices.
Exam Centers and Slot Booking for BITSAT 2023
BITSAT 2023 will be held in 61 cities across India, as well as an international centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Applicants can schedule a seat for the BITSAT 2023 exam by selecting their preferred test date and time. Slot reservations are made on a first-come, first-served basis. Students have the option of choosing between two slots:
• 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
• 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Applicants who do not book a slot for the exam will be offered spaces by the institute if they do not book one. Candidates who plan to take the exam in one of India’s test centres can apply for one of three test centres. Those wanting to take the test in the Dubai centre, on the other hand, can only select one preference.
Exam Pattern of BITSAT 2023
|Mode of Exam of BITSAT 2023||Online mode|
|Duration of BITSAT 2023 Exam||3 hours|
|Sectional Time Limit of BITSAT 2023||No time limit for individual parts of the test|
|Total Questions in BITSAT 2023||150|
|Nature of Questions in BITSAT 2023||Objective type (MCQ)|
|Marking Scheme of BITSAT 2023||3 marks for each right answer|
-1 for each wrong answer
|Sections in BITSAT 2023||Part I: Physics (40 questions)|
Part II: Chemistry (40 questions)
Part III: (a) English Proficiency (15 questions) (b) Logical Reasoning (10 questions)
Part IV: Mathematics/Biology (45 questions)
NOTE: Those who complete 150 questions before the three-hour time limit are granted 12 bonus questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology.
Exam Pattern of BITSAT 2023
There are 150 questions on the BITSAT Question Paper. There are varying numbers of questions in each of the four sections of the paper. The section-by-section breakdown of the BITSAT exam pattern 2023 is summarised in the table below:
|Sections in BITSAT 2023||Subjects of BITSAT 2023||No. of Questions|
|Part III||English Proficiency||15|
|Part IV||Mathematics/Biology (B.Pharma)||45 (Each)|
Syllabus of BITSAT 2023
BITSAT 2023Syllabus has been released along with the official brochure. The syllabus is based on NCERT syllabus of Class 11th and 12th for Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology. There has been no change in the syllabus for BITSAT 2023. Students can refer to the links below to know the detailed subject-wise syllabus for BITSAT 2023.
BITSAT Syllabus 2023
|BITSAT 2023 Physics Syllabus|
|Units & Measurements||Kinematics|
|Newton’s Law of Motion||Impulse and Momentum|
|Work and Energy||Rotational Motion|
|Gravitation||Mechanics of Solids and Fluids|
|Heat and Thermodynamics||Electrostatics|
|Current Electricity||Magnetic Effect of Current|
|Modern Physics||Electronic Devices|
|BITSAT 2023 Chemistry Syllabus|
|States of Matter||Atomic Structure|
|Thermodynamics||Physical and Chemical Equilibria|
|Hydrogen and s-block Elements||p-, d- and f-block Elements|
|Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons||Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen|
|Stereochemistry||Biological, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry|
|Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry||—|
|BITSAT 2023 Syllabus for English and Logical Reasoning|
|Verbal Reasoning||Non-verbal Reasoning|
|BITSAT 2024 Mathematics Syllabus|
|Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry||Differential Calculus|
|Integral Calculus||Ordinary Differential Equations|
|BITSAT 2024 Biology Syllabus|
|Diversity in Living World||Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function|
|Genetics and Evolution||Structure and Function- Plants|
|Structure and Function- Animals||Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants|
|Reproduction and Development in Humans||Ecology and Environment|
|Biology and Human Welfare||Biotechnology and its Applications|
Best Books for BITSAT 2023 Preparation
To prepare for BITSAT 2023, a number of books are available on the market. The authorities, on the other hand, recommend NCERT as the best source for BITSAT preparation. Other than NCERT, the table below lists some of the finest books for BITSAT preparation:
|Books for BITSAT 2023 Preparation||Author||Books for BITSAT 2023Preparation||Author|
|BITSAT Physics, Chemistry, Maths, English, LR||Cengage||BITSAT (Class XI) In English with CD||–|
|BITSAT Explorer (With CD) (English)||MTG Editorial Board||NCERT Physics Part 1 and Part 2 Textbook for Class XII||NCERT|
|BITSAT English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning PB (English)||Disha Experts||Understanding Physics Series of 5 Books||D. C Pandey|
|The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT (English)||One Learn Education||AIEEE (JEE Main) and IIT-JEE (JEE Advanced) previous years’ Objective questions||RP Singh, SC Aggarwal|
|Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT Online Test – with Mock Test CD (English)||Disha Experts||12 Practice Papers BITSAT PB 8th Edition||G K P|
Preparation Tips to ace the BITSAT 2023
BITSAT assesses students’ speed and accuracy in addition to their topic knowledge. A candidate taking the exam must answer a question in approximately 72 seconds. Even the required cutoff marks for admission are pretty high. As a result, it is essential that applicants attempt as many questions as possible and follow the BITSAT preparation strategies listed below to do well on the exam.
Take Short Notes: Take short notes that include all of the main topics and facts. For each subject, you may keep track of quick formulas, reactions, and derivations in one spot.
Solve BITSAT Sample Exams and Previous Year Papers: Solving previous year papers and sample papers can assist students in determining which sections or topics require additional time. Students will also be able to learn about the most frequently asked questions in the paper.
Take BITSAT Practice Tests: Close to the exam date, the mock test series is made available online. Students can take BITSAT practise examinations to gain a feel for the paper layout, types of questions asked, and so on. The student will be able to determine which areas he or she did well in and which areas require additional preparation based on the results.
4. Complete as many test series as you can while simultaneously analysing each one.
5. Time Management: Make a schedule and divide the subjects into groups based on the amount of topics to be addressed. A time table will assist students in planning and completing their preparation on time, allowing them to devote time to answering previous year’s papers.
Admit Card of BITSAT 2023
On June 2023, BITS Pilani will publish the BITSAT Admit Card on their official website. Students must utilise their Application Number, Date of Birth, and Email ID to download their BITSAT 2023 Admit Card.
Candidates must notify any discrepancy or wrong information on the Admission Card to the conducting authority in a timely manner so that a fresh admit card with the proper information can be generated.
Release of Result and Preparation of Merit List for Admission for BITSAT 2023 Exam
The BITSAT result is split into two sections. One advantage is that candidates can check their scores immediately after finishing their exam. The total number of correct and incorrect answers, as well as the points, are displayed on the computer screen. Second, the iteration’s admit list and waitlist are made public. In addition, the college publishes a preliminary score report online.
Only those who meet the basic requirements will be allowed to participate in the admission rounds. The BITSAT 2023results are used to determine the merit position of qualified candidates. For admission, two distinct merit lists will be prepared: one for all programmes save B.Pharm and one for only the B.Pharm programme.
In the event that two candidates have the same score, the merit list will be prepared in the following order:
• Their BITSAT 2023 Math/ Biology results will be taken into account first.
• If there is still a tie, the Physics scores will be considered.
• In addition, the tie will be broken using Chemistry scores.
• If the tie still exists, their cumulative PCM/PCB scores from the Class 12th test will be taken into account.
No official answer key is released by BITS Pilani. Some of the most prestigious coaching institutes, on the other hand, make the answers public. When the BITSAT 2023 answer key is released, you can compare your answers to the answer key to determine your likely score.
Counselling and Admission of BITSAT 2023 Exam
BITSAT Counselling 2023 will be done in iterations, with admission and waiting lists being released after each round. Beginning in July 2024, students can expect six rounds of counselling sessions.
All students who have received first place in their respective State/ Central board exams, regardless of their BITSAT 2023 score, are allowed direct admissions. • There are no reservations in BITSAT 2023.
The following are the average scores necessary for admission to various courses at one of the BITS campuses:
|Program||BITS Pilani||BITS Goa||BITS Hyderabad|
|Bachelors of Engineering (BE)||270 to 338||260 to 390||257 to 306|
|B. Pharm||213 to 220||–||177 to 185|
|Masters of Science (MSc)||259 to 315||252 to 282||254 to 283|
Cutoff of BITSAT 2023
The BITSAT 2023 cutoff is the minimum score required for candidates to be considered for admission rounds. The threshold scores change each year. The table below gives the BITSAT 2023 cutoff by branch for each of the three campuses. Students can look into the previous year’s cutoff to obtain an idea of the expected BITSAT 2023 cutoff.
|Program||BITS Pilani||BITS Goa||BITS Hyderabad|
|B.E. Electrical & Electronics||333||306||300|
|B.E. Computer Science||372||347||336|
|B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation||323||293||290|
|B.E. Electronics & Communication||—||320||314|
|M.Sc. Biological Sciences||261||246||240|
Courses Offered through BITSAT 2023 Exam
The BITSAT 2023 exam is for all degree-level engineering, pharmacy, and scientific degrees. These courses are available at BITS Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, and Dubai campuses.
TEST CENTERS OF BITSAT 2024 Exam
Tabulated below are the names of cities with planned BITSAT exam center 2023:
|3||Ahmedabad||24||Hyderabad Campus of BITS||45||Patna|
|4||Aizwal||25||Hyderabad City||46||Pilani Campus of BITS|
|17||Dubai Campus of BITS (International Center)||38||Madurai||59||Vadodara|
|19||Goa Campus of BITS||40||Mohali||61||Visakhapatnam|
Note: Candidates may choose their preferred BITSAT 2023 exam centre when filling out the application form, but BITS Pilani retains the final decision on test centre assignment. The exam conducting body retains the right to add or remove any centre in the event of any unanticipated occurrences such as a lack of accommodation facilities at a particular centre, any technical issues, etc.
How to check BITSAT Exam Center 2023 Allotted?
BITS Pilani announces the BITSAT exam centre given to candidates out of the three cities after they have successfully filled out the online application form. This year, the assigned exam centre will be announced in June 2023, following which students will be able to complete slot booking and select the day and slot time of their choice at that facility.
The steps involved to check the allotted BITSAT exam center 2023 by BITS Pilani include:
• Step 1: Go to the BITSAT 2023 official website.
• Step 2: Select “Click here to check BITSAT 2024 Center Alloted to Candidates” from the drop-down menu.
• Step 3: Fill in all of the required information, including the application number, gender, date of birth, and email address.
• Step 4: After filling out all of the information, click “Proceed.”
• Step 5: Check out the final exam location.
Candidates must attend for the test on the specified date and time window at the assigned exam location.
Exam Day Instructions of BITSAT 2024
On the day of the exam, candidates must follow the following procedures at the BITSAT 2023 exam centre:
All applicants must bring their BITSAT Admit Card 2023to the exam centre with them, as well as a valid picture ID.
Arrive at the exam centre early (preferably an hour before the commencement of examination)
Applicants should try to visit the BITSAT 2023exam centre one day before the exam to acquire a sense of the route and exact location.
In the exam hall, candidates should only sit in the allotted seats.
Those who are taking the test at BITS Pilani, Goa, or Hyderabad campuses may be able to stay in hostels for a minimal fee.
Web cameras/CCTVs are installed in all BITSAT exam centres.
Candidates who bring forbidden items to the exam, such as cellphones, digital calculators, pagers, textual material, and so on, will be disqualified.
Candidates should promptly notify the exam invigilators present in the hall if there is a problem with the system.
The rough work should be completed on the given sheet and handed in to the invigilator before leaving the test room.
Do not leave the exam room until the exam is finished.
When the exam is over, the system clock will automatically stop.