The BITSAT 2019 will be conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology & Science to provide admissions to the integrated first-degree programmes. The programmes will be offered in the field of science, engineering, and pharmacy. The interested and eligible candidates can apply for this entrance test by submitting the application form online. The form will tentatively be released in the month of December 2018. The exam will be conducted online and the paper will be only in the English medium. This article provides the important information related to BITSAT 2019 such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. in detail. The list of courses to which admissions will be granted through BITSAT 2019 is given as:
B.E.: Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Chemical, Civil, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing.
M.Sc.: Chemistry, Economics, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, General Studies.
B.E.: Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Chemical, Computer Science, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical.
M.Sc.: Economics, Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Physics.
B.E.: Mechanical, Electronics & Communication, Computer Science, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Manufacturing.
M.Sc.: Mathematics, Physics, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics.
BITSAT 2019 Important Dates
|BITSAT 2019 Last date to apply||2nd week of March 2019|
|Editing of the online application form||3rd week of March 2019|
|Allotment of test center||March 2019, 4th week|
|Test date and slot reservation acknowledgement||4th week of March to 1st week of April 2019|
|Release of admit card||2nd week of April to 2nd week of May 2019|
|Exam date||3rd week of May to month end|
|Applying on the basis of 12th marks and preference||1st week of May to 3rd week of June 2019|
|Announcement of admit list and wait list||June 2019, 3rd week|
Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT 2019
For all programmes (except B.Pharm):
- Candidates should have passed the class 12th exam of 10+2 system or its equivalent from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with proficiency in English.
- A minimum of 75% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects and at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics is required.
- Those have passed the 12th examination or its equivalent from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with proficiency in English are eligible for BITSAT 2019.
- Candidates with PCM may also apply for Pharmacy program.
- A minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology subjects and at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology is compulsory.
Only the candidates appearing for 12th examination in 2019 or who have cleared it in 2018 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT 2019.
BITSAT 2019 Application Form
The candidates who wish to appear for the BITSAT 2019 will have to register themselves. The form will be available online on the official website bitsadmission.com. In the application form, the applicant will have to provide the personal and academic details and upload scanned copies of required documents. The candidates will also be allowed to choose three exam centers in India. The candidates can also choose Dubai as their test centers. Such candidates, however, will not be able to choose any other test center. After completely filling the form, the candidates will have to make the payment of the application fee. The application fee is Rs. 2950/- for male candidates and Rs. 2450/- for female candidates. All the candidates who choose Dubai as test center (male or female) will have to pay an application fee of USD 70 (Rs. 4500/-).
In addition to applying for BITSAT 2019, the applicant will also have to apply for BITS admission providing the details of their class 12th marks and preference of degree programmes.
BITSAT Exam Center 2019
The candidates can choose any of these cities as their exam center:
|Agra||Hyderabad Campus of BITS||Pune|
|Dubai Campus of BITS||Lucknow||Vijayawada|
|Goa Campus of BITS||Nagpur||Agartala|
|Gwalior||Pilani campus of BITS|
BITSAT 2019 Exam Pattern
The paper will be conducted in CBT (Computer-Based Test) mode. The paper will only be available in the English medium. There will be a total of 150 questions and all the questions will be of objective type (MCQs). Each question carries 3 marks and 1 mark is deducted for each answer marked wrong.
|Parts||Subjects||Number of questions|
|Part III||English Proficiency||15|
The candidates who complete all the 150 questions given in the paper will be given a choice to attempt 12 extra questions from PCM/PCB. This will give the meritorious candidates a chance to score higher. However, wrong answers in this section may lead to decrease in the total score.
BITSAT Syllabus 2019
The syllabus for BITSAT follows the curriculum of the 11th and 12th standard. The candidates can follow the NCERT books to prepare for the BITSAT 2019.
The candidates registered successfully will be able to download their admit card/ hall ticket for BITSAT 2019. Only the candidates will the original downloaded admit card will be allowed to take the exam. The admit card will contain important candidates’ details and the information about the test center allotted to them.
BITSAT 2019 Score Report
The result of the candidate will be declared in terms of the score obtained in the BITSAT 2019. The candidates can check their score on the official BITS website on the next day of the test. The candidate can take out the printout of their score report and keep it for future usage.
The admission to the eligible and selected candidates will be provided on the basis of merit list. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks scored in BITSAT 2019. There will be two merit lists prepared- one for the B.Pharm courses and the other for all other courses except B.Pharm.
The students getting 1st rank in their respective board exams (central and state board) will be granted direct admissions.