Every year, the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, conducts BITSAT, a computer-based entrance examination to select candidates for its B.E., B.Pharm. & M.Sc. courses. This premier institute has branches in Hyderabad and Goa (as well as in Dubai); and thus, through its entrance exam, it chooses a sizeable number of students to pursue its various programs on offer.


To be eligible for BITSAT, a candidate must have passed the XII examination of a 10+2 system from a recognized Board (or its equivalent), with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics; and should possess adequate proficiency in English.

Students appearing in the XII exams in 2019 are also eligible to apply.

A candidate must have secured a minimum of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (if he/she has opted for Mathematics in BITSAT) in XII; OR a minimum of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (if he/she has opted for Biology in BITSAT - for the B. Pharm. program) in XII; with at least 60% marks each in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology.

  Exam Pattern

BITSAT is a three-hour exam, with 150 objective-type, multiple-choice questions divided across four sections: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning.

IN 2018, the pattern of the paper was as follows:

Sections Subjects No. of Questions
I Chemistry 40
II Physics 40
III English Proficiency 15
Logical Reasoning 10
IV Mathematics/Biology (for B. Pharm.) 45
Total 150

Every correct answer fetched 3 marks; while 1 mark was deducted for every wrong answer. For every unanswered question, no mark was deducted.


The syllabus of BISAT comprises majorly Physics, Chemistry, Math (or Biology) and English & Logical Reasoning. Although at par with the NCERT syllabus, but the questions asked in the exam are a bit higher in level.


Units & Measurement, Newton's Laws of Motion, Work and Energy, Kinematics, Impulse and Momentum, Rotational Motion, Mechanics of Solids and Fluids, Gravitation, Waves, Oscillations, Electrostatics, Heat and Thermodynamics, etc.


States of Matter, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, Atomic Structure, Physical and Chemical Equilibria, Thermodynamics, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Hydrogen and s-block elements, Surface Chemistry, etc.

English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning

Grammar, Reading-Comprehension, Vocabulary, Composition, Verbal Reasoning, Nonverbal Reasoning, Detecting Missing Links, Following Directions, Classifying Words, etc.


Algebra, Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Differential Calculus, Trigonometry, Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Integral Calculus, Probability, Ordinary Differential Equations, Statistics, Vectors, Mathematical Modeling and Linear Programming, etc.


Diversity in Living World, Genetics and Evolution, Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function, Structure and Function -Animals & Plants, Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants, Ecology and Environment, Reproduction and Development in Humans, Biotechnology and its Applications, Biology and Human Welfare, etc.

  BITSAT 2019: Important Dates

BITSAT 2019 Tentative Dates
Availability of Application Form 3rd Week of Dec. 2018
Last Date to Submit Application Form 2nd Week of March, 2019
Test Center Allotment 4th Week of March, 2019
Slot Booking 4th Week of March - 1st Week of April, 2019
Issue of BITSAT Hall Ticket 2nd Week of April - 2nd Week of May, 2019
BITSAT 2019 Exam 3rd Week - Last Week of May, 2019
Applying for admission on the basis of Class XII marks and preferences regarding the various Degree programs 1st Week of May - 3rd Week of June, 2019
Announcement of Admit List and Wait List 3rd Week of June, 2019

  Application Form

  • The application form has to be filled online
  • Only one application form will be accepted per candidate
  • Scanned photograph and signature, in JPG format, need to be uploaded
  • The image size of the photograph must be between 4 KB and 50 KB
  • The image size of the signature should be between 1 KB and 30 KB
  • A candidate also needs to submit three preferences for exam centers

There is no need to send the printed application form

  Application Fee

  • For exam centers in India, the non-refundable application fee is Rs.2950 (for male candidates) and Rs.2450 (for female candidates)
  • For the Dubai exam center, a candidate needs to pay Rs.4500 (US$70)
  • Payment can be made through Debit/Credit card and Net Banking; as well as in cash (through generated pay-in slip)

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Career Launcher wishes all the very best to all BITSAT 2019 aspirants!


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