BITSAT Notification 2020

BITSAT 2020 Notification – BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad Admission

The Birla Institutes of Technology and Science (BITS) have kickstarted the notification for its entrance examination. Called as Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT), the entrance examination admits candidates to three of its institutes. BITSAT is a computer-based test for admissions to integrated first-degree programs of BITS. The article highlights a few of the important BITSAT 2020 notifications along with other information about BITSAT.

BITSAT Notification 2020

The integrated first-degree programs are offered by BITS at Pilani campus, Pilani, K.K. Birla Goa campus and Hyderabad campus. Admissions to these institutes require BITSAT every academic year for admissions. For admission to the academic year 2020-21, the BITSAT exam notifications have been released by the institute on the midweek of December. Any information regarding the admissions and notification for the BITSAT exam can be found on the official website (https://www.bitsadmission.com/bitsatmain.aspx).

BITSAT 2020 Notifications – Important Dates

ActivityTimeline (Tentative)
Issue of application form1st week of January 2020
Last date to apply31st March 2020 (5:00 pm)
Last date to edit information provided in the application1st– 6th April 2020
Exam Center Allotment and announcement9th April 2020
Last date to reserve the date and slot at a given test center10th April 2020 – 18th April 2020
Downloading hall ticket and instructions20th April 2020 – 12th May 2020
BITSAT online tests16th May 2020 – 25th May 2020
Applying for admissions with 12th standard marks and program preferences18th May 2020 – 18th June 2020
Admit ranking and waitlist for iteration 1 announcement20th June 2020
Deadline for fee payment from candidates selected in iteration 128th June 2020 (5:00 pm)
Admit ranking and waitlist for iteration 2 announcement1st July 2020
Deadline for fee payment from candidates selected in iteration 28th July 2020
Admit ranking and waitlist for iteration 3 announcement10th July 2020
Deadline for fee payment from candidates selected in iteration 316th July 2020
Admit ranking and waitlist for iteration 4 announcement19th July 2020
Deadline for fee payment from candidates selected in iteration 425th July 2020
Report for admissions approved based on iterations 1,2,3,430th July 2020
Course registrations for the first semester at respective campuses1st August 2020
Commencement of classes2nd August 2020
Reporting for admissions through iteration 58th August 2020
Announcement of the list for iteration 68th August 2020
Iteration 6 candidates reporting for admission16th August 2020

Programs at BITS Campuses

BITS Pilani CampusBITS Goa CampusBITS Hyderabad Campus
B.E. in chemical, civil, computer science, E&E, E&I, mechanical and manufacturingB.E. in chemical, computer science, E&C, E&E, E&I and mechanicalB.E. in chemical, computer science, E&C, E&E, E&I, mechanical and manufacturing
Bachelors in pharmacyBachelors in pharmacy
M.Sc. in biological science, chemistry, economics, mathematics, physics, and general studiesM.Sc. in biological science, chemistry, economics, mathematics, and physicsM.Sc. in biological science, chemistry, economics, mathematics, and physics

Eligibility for BITSAT 2020

  • Candidates should have cleared 12th Board examination recognized by the institute with 75% aggregate in physics, chemistry, mathematics background
  • For pharmacy courses, the candidates are expected to pass the 12th board in physics, chemistry, biology background
  • Individual percentage of 60% is expected in each subject
  • 60% Proficiency in English is expected
  • Candidates who have written or will be writing the 12th board exams will only be eligible
  • Indians and NRI’s can only apply to BITSAT

BITSAT 2020 Paper Pattern

The test will be conducted for 3 hours without a break. The test contains the parts as given below

SectionSubjectNumber of questions
Part 1Physics40
Part 2Chemistry40
Part 3a. English proficiencyb. Logical reasoning1510
Part 4Mathematics / Biology45
Total150

The marking scheme consists of 1 mark for every correct answer and 1 negative mark for wrong answers.

BITSAT Test Centers

A total of 58 test centers including the one in Dubai for taking up BITSAT is given below

BITSAT Facts Check

  • The admission notifications for BITSAT will be available on the official website from 1st week of January 2020
  • The aspirants are requested to check for the eligibility criteria before registering for BITSAT 2020
  • Candidates can register for BITSAT online from the official website and are expected to have a hard copy of the duly filled form for future references
  • Candidates can book dates and slots within the given time frame at their conveniences – the request will be placed based on first come first serve basis
  • The application fee is different for males and females – Rs. 3150/- for males and Rs. 2650 /- for females
  • The only international test center would be at Dubai and the application for the same is 80 USD
  • There will be 58 test centers across the country for BITSAT and allocation will not be entertained under any circumstances

Beware of fake information

There could be misleading information spread by individuals/companies/agencies about the BITSAT notification 2020. Don’t fall prey to the fake notifications with the help of following facts check.

  • Admission to BITS is purely merit and there are no other means like management quota or donate money for entry
  • International students’ admission will be through SAT subject scores
  • The Board toppers will be given preference as mentioned in the Board topper scheme (details can be found at the official website)
  • No other prior payment requests will be made before the admissions except for the ones mentioned in the website
  • In case of return of a BITS admission, the money will not be handed over to anyone else despite authorization
  • The board will bear no responsibility or liability for any loss or claims on unauthorized transactions
  • One can write to admnoc@pilani.bit-pilani.ac.in for any clarifications or information about suspicions

Conclusion

BITS, recognized with the Institute of Eminence award from the central ministry, is one of the country’s top leading higher education institutes. It is also one of the top non-governmental private institutes. Getting enrolled in a program offered by such a premier institute will be of great competition. Stay ahead and prepared with this article on BITSAT notification 2020.

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