BITSAT 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Syllabus PDF

BITSAT 2021

BITSAT 2021

BITSAT 2021 is expected to be held by BITS Pilani on a date on multiple dates in 3rd and 4th week of May 2021. Registration is likely to start in December 2020 or January 2021.

BITSAT stands for Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test. It is a yearly exam by BITSA Pilani, in computer-based test mode, for admission to integrated first-degree programmes. Eligible class 12 students can appear in BITSAT for admission to BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad programs including engineering (BE), pharmacy (B.Pharma), and integrated science (M.Sc). Get here complete details and latest news on BITSAT 2021 including exam date, syllabus, registration, application form. 

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When will BITS Pilani announce BITSAT 2021 Exam Date and Start Registration?

  • Last year BITS Pilani started the registration for BITSAT on 11 January.
  • Before that, the BITSAT advertisement was released.
  • Initially, the last date to apply was 31 March. But because of the pandemic, the exam date was postponed and last date to apply was extended.
  • Initially, the BITSAT exam dates were supposed to be 16-25 May. Then the new exam dates became 16-23 September.

Last year was an exception. This year’s expected dates are >>

We expect BITSAT 2021 advertisement to release in December 2020 or January 2021.
Then the registration will most likely start in January 2021.
And the exam dates of BITSAT exam 2021 are expected to be in May 2021.

However the exact dates will be as per BITS Pilani’s decision.

Can there be a delay in BITSAT 2021? >> Yes, there may be a delay but the chances are less. BITSAT is usually in May and is almost the last of engineering entrance exams in the calendar. Still, this year, anything can happen. A lot depends on reopening of schools, board exam dates 2021, and exam dates of national level exams like JEE Main 2021.

Exam Date, Registration Date and Other Important Dates

Check out the expected schedule of events related to BITSAT exam 2021 here below. 

BITSAT 2021Important Dates (Expected)
Start of online registrations3rd week of Dec 2020
End of registrations2nd week of Mar 2021
Form Correction2nd and 3rd week of Mar 2021
Slot booking4th week of Mar 2021
Admit card 2nd week of Apr 2021
BITSAT 2021 exam date4th week of May 2021

BITSAT 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus of the BITSAT 2021 entrance exam is specified by the institute in the official information brochure. Candidates can get the brochure containing the complete syllabus directly from the website as per schedule. Read on to know the BITSAT 2021 syllabus here as per the previous iteration of the exam. 

PhysicsChemistryEnglish Proficiency and Logical ReasoningMathematicsBiology
Units & measurements
Kinematics
Newton’s laws of motion
Impulse and momentum
Work and energy
Rotational Motion
Gravitation
Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
Oscillations
Waves
Heat and Thermodynamics
Electrostatics
Current Electricity
Magnetic Effect of Current
Electromagnetic induction
Optics
Modern Physics
Electronic Devices
States of matter
Atomic structure
Periodicity
Thermodynamics
Physical and chemical equilibria
Electrochemistry
Chemical Kinetics
Hydrogen and s-block elements
pd, and f block elements
Principles of organic chemistry and hydrocarbons
Stereochemistry
Organic compounds with Functional Groups containing Oxygen and Nitrogen
Biological, Industrial and Environmental chemistry
Theoretical principles of experimental chemistry
Grammar
Vocabulary
Reading Comprehension
Composition
Verbal reasoning
Nonverbal reasoning
Algebra
Trigonometry
Two-dimensional coordinate geometry
Three-dimensional coordinate geometry
Differential calculus
Integral calculus
Ordinary differential equations
Probability
Vectors
Statistics
Linear programming
Mathematical modelling
Diversity in the living world
Cell: the unit of life; structure and function
Genetics and evolution
Structure and function-Plants
Structure and function-Animals
Reproductiongrowth and movement in plants
Reproduction and development in humans
Ecology and environment
Biology and human welfare
Biotechnology and its applications

Will BITSAT syllabus for 2021 exam be reduced?

CBSE reduced the syllabus of class 11, 12 students by 30% this year. Therefore there are chances that BITSAT syllabus could be reduced. However only BITS Pilani can confirm it. Until the BITSAT 2021 information brochure releases, students are advised to prepare from last year’s syllabus, without assuming deductions. Study all topics.

BITSAT 2021 Registration, Application Form

As per last year’s application process, BITSAT 2021 applications can be submitted online at the official website i.e. bitsadmission.com. At first, one must register at the website. Thereafter, registered candidates can fill up the application form by logging in with the registration number and password. An examination fee as specified by the Institute must also be paid online. 

How to apply?

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. bitsadmission.com. Click on the link to register (in the duration that registration is open!).

Step 2: Enter necessary credentials. You will have to input fields such as name, date of birth, email id. Mobile number etc to complete the registration process of BITSAT 2021.

Step 3: Note down the registration number and password generated upon successful registration.

Step 4: Click on the “Go to Application Form” link. Now fill up the application form of BITSAT 2021.

Step 5: Upload relevant supporting documents.

Step 6: Complete the payment process and click on final submission of the BITSAT Application Form 2021.

Application Fee

Applicants of BITSAT 2021 are required to pay an application fee as specified by the institute in the official information brochure. As per facilities provided by the University last year, the fee can be paid by using online methods such as internet banking, debit/credit card or using offline methods such as payslips.

Check out the expected examination fee as per previous year specifications below 

GenderApplication Fee
MaleRs. 3300/-
FemaleRs. 2800/-
Male/Female candidates opting for Dubai exam centerUS $90 (Rs. 6300/-)

Eligibility Criteria To Appear in BITSAT

BITS specifies the complete eligibility criteria for candidates who wish to appear in the exam and qualify for admission to one of the campuses of BITS Pilani. The eligibility criteria are specified in terms of the educational qualification of the aspirants. Since the official information brochure of BITSAT 2021 is yet to be released, check out the key eligibility conditions based on the previous year’s information brochure below.

  • 12th pass candidates with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects are eligible to apply to all programs except B. Pharma. 
  • 12th pass candidates with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects are eligible to apply to B.Pharma program. 
  • Candidates must have secured minimum aggregate marks of 75% and 60% in each of the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology. 

Direct Admission to Board Toppers: BITS Pilani allow Central and State board toppers to apply directly for admission to the aforementioned program offered by the Institute. This is irrespective of the BITSAT 2021 score of the concerned candidate. 

BITSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

As far as the scheme and pattern of the question paper of BITSAT 2021 are concerned, BITS Pilani conducted a computer-based test for BITSAT in the last iteration of the exam. Information about the pattern of the exam and marks distribution is indicated by the institute in the official information brochure. Check out the key features of the exam pattern of BITSAT 2021 below. 

  • Mode: The exam is conducted as a computer-based test
  • Sections: There are 4 parts of the paper viz. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology & English/Logical Reasoning
  • Duration: Candidates are allowed 03 hours time to complete the test
  • Type of Questions: All questions are of MCQ type with only one correct answer
  • Number of Questions: There are 150 questions in all
  • Marking Scheme: Correct answers are awarded 03 marks. There is a negative marking of 1 mark for every incorrect answer. 
  • Language: The test will be conducted in English only. 

Important: If a candidate attempts all 150 questions without skipping before time, 12 additional questions are asked. Those who opt for the extra questions cannot go back to the set for corrections.

Check out the subject wise distribution of questions below

SubjectNumber of questions
Physics40
Chemistry40
English Profieiency15
Logical reasoning10
Mathematics/Biology45

Click here to check out previous year papers of BITSAT exam

BITSAT Mock Test

Mock tests are effective learning resources that help candidates get acquainted with the exam before they actually appear for it. BITSAT mock tests are available for the convenience of candidates free of cost. The direct links to access the mock tests are provided here. Click on the links to solve the mock tests and prepare better for the exam. 

BITSAT 2020Mock Test
Full TestClick Here
PhysicsClick Here
ChemistryClick Here
MathsClick Here
EnglishClick Here
Logical ReasoningClick Here

Suggested Books For BITSAT Exam Preparations

Various textbooks and guidebooks are available commercially for students preparing for the BITSAT exam. Candidates can refer to dedicated books specially published for the BITSAT exam as well as guidebooks for other competitive exams that share similarity with the syllabus and exam pattern of the BITSAT 2021 exam. We have handpicked some of the most useful books for BITSAT 2021 preparations. Get the direct links here below.

Book TitleBuy Here
BITSAT 11 Year-wise Solved Papers (2019-2009)Get here
Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT Online Test 2020
with Past 2014-2019 Solved Papers & 90 Online Mock Tests
Get here
BITSAT 15 Years Chapter-wise Solved Papers (2019-2005)
with 5 Online Mock Tests
Get here
Guide to English & Logical Reasoning for BITSAT with past 7 Year Solved PapersGet here
10 Practice Tests BITSATGet here
Prep Guide To BITSAT 2020Get here

Scholarships

In the previous iteration of the BITSAT exam, candidates who topped the BITSAT ranks were offered scholarships on the tuition fees for the programs offered at the campuses of Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa. It is expected that such scholarships can again be offered to BITSAT 2021 toppers. Check out the scholarship figures from last year.

BITSAT ScoreScholarship
More than or equal to 30075% of Tuition Fee
250 to 29950% of Tuition Fee
200 to 24925% of Tuition Fee

BITSAT 2021 Slot Booking

Candidates who successfully apply for BITSAT 2021 have to book slots to appear in the exam. As per the previous year, the examination is conducted in two shifts i.e. from 09.00 AM to 12.00 PM and from 02.00 PM to 05.00 PM. One can select any slot to take the test.

  • Only successful applicants can book slots on a first come first serve basis. One must log in with the application number and password to be able to book a slot of their choice.

How to Book Slot for BITSAT 2021?

Candidates can easily book a slot for BITSAT 2021 by logging in with the application number and password.

  • Step 1: At the homepage of bitsadmission.com, click on the link for Slot Booking.
  • Step 2: Enter the BITSAT 2021 application number and password to login. If you forgot either, use the forgot link.
  • Step 3: One can choose the Test Date and Test Time (available on a first come first serve basis).
  • Step 4: Select preferred slot and click on “Proceed”.

BITSAT Cut Offs

Candidates must secure a score that is equal to or more than the specified cut-offs in order to get shortlisted for admission. In general, the cut-offs for admission to the BITS Pilani campus is higher. Check out the previous year cut-offs for all the BITS Pilani campuses here below.

Previous Year BITSAT Cut Off for Pilani Campus

Degree program at Pilani CampusCut-off score
B.E. Chemical280
B.E. Civil274
B.E. Electrical & Electronics338
B.E. Mechanical313
B.E. Manufacturing270
B.Pharm.213
B.E. Computer Science378
B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation319
M.Sc. Biological Sciences259
M.Sc. Chemistry265
M.Sc. Economics308
M.Sc. Mathematics297
M.Sc. Physics288

Previous Year BITSAT Cut Off for Goa Campus

Degree program at Goa CampusCut-off score
B.E. Chemical260
B.E. Electrical and Electronics308
B.E. Mechanical283
B.E. Computer Science347
B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation289
B.E. Electronics & Communication314
M.Sc. Biological Sciences252
M.Sc. Chemistry255
M.Sc. Economics292
M.Sc. Mathematics277
M.Sc. Physics275

Previous Year BITSAT Cut Off for Hyderabad Campus

Degree program at Hyderabad CampusCut-off score
B.E. Chemical257
B.E. Civil258
B.E. Electrical and Electronics298
B.E. Mechanical275
B.E. Computer Science334
B.E. Electronics & Communication312
B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation286
B.Pharm.177
M.Sc. Biological Sciences250
M.Sc. Chemistry254
M.Sc. Economics283
M.Sc. Mathematics267
M.Sc. Physics265

BITSAT Admit Card / Hall Ticket 2021

Eligible applicants are issued hall tickets to appear in the BITSAT 2021 exam. However, the admit card is issued to those candidates who complete the slot booking process before the last date. In order to download the admit card, candidates need to login to the website using the application number and password.

As soon as the BITSAT Admit Card 2021 is released online,

  • At the home page of bitsadmission.com, click on the link to download the BITSAT Admit Card 2021.
  • Log in by entering the User ID and Password
  • The BITSAT 2021 admit card is displayed on-screen upon login.
  • Download the soft copy of the admit card and generate multiple print outs.

Candidates are required to produce the printed copy of the admit card at the exam centre. Without the admit card, candidates are not allowed to enter the exam hall. Further information about the admit card of BITSAT 2021 will be disseminated through the official information brochure as per schedule.

BITSAT 2021 Results

The final result of the BITSAT 2021 exam is released at the official website in the form of merit list of candidates shortlisted for counselling and admission. However, candidates can check their scores on the very next day. The institute conducts the exam in different slots and the marks of the candidates who appear in the respective slots are uploaded by the institute. Candidates can check the score by logging in with their credentials at the official website. Final merit lists can only be accessed after candidates have submitted their 10+2 mark sheets.

Check out the scholarships extended to top scorers of BITSAT from the table below.

BITSAT ScoreScholarship
More than or equal to 30075% of Tuition Fee
250 to 29950% of Tuition Fee
200 to 24925% of Tuition Fee

About BITS Pilani, Hyderabad, Goa

Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) is a private deemed to be University. As of now, the University has offers programs under three different categories in their campuses. BITS campuses are located in Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa. In the undergraduate category, the University offer programs such as B.Tech and B. Pharm. Postgraduate courses are also offered under Higher Degree category and PhD programs are also offered in the Doctoral category. Refer to the official website of BITS at bits-pilani.ac.in for more info.

Visit bitsadmission.com for the latest updates of BITSAT 2021

About BITSAT

Birla Institute of Technology and Science has campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. The institute offers some of the most sought after engineering and science undergraduate and post-graduate programs to aspiring candidates. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is an entrance examination conducted by BITS in order to select candidates for admission to the aforementioned courses offered by the institute. BITS conduct a yearly computer-based test, based on the score of which, candidates are offered admission to various technology and science programs in the three campuses of the institute.

Frequently Asked Questions on BITS Admission Test 2021

Q1. What courses can I get admission in after qualifying BITSAT 2021?

Ans. One can get admission to B.E., B.Pharma, and M.Sc. courses in various disciplines based on BITSAT score.

Q2. What is the official website for information about BITSAT 2021?

Ans. The official website is bitsadmission.com

Q3. How much is the application fee for BITSAT?

Ans. The application fee is expected to be Rs 3300 for male candidates and Rs 2800 for female candidates.

Q4. What is a good score in BITSAT?

Ans. Ideally, a score of 300 to 350 marks can be considered as a good enough BITSAT score.

Q5. Is NCERT enough for BITSAT?

Ans. When it comes to subjects like Physics and Mathematics, referring to NCERT Textbooks may not be enough. Candidates are advised to refer to previous year question papers and other study guides.

Q6. Does BITS accept JEE score?

Ans. No BITS does not accept JEE Score. Admissions are done only through BITSAT Score.

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