What is BITSAT..?

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is an entrance exam for admission to undergraduate engineering programs at BITS campuses in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad. This computer-based test evaluates a candidate’s proficiency in subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English Proficiency, and Logical Reasoning.

BITSAT comprises multiple-choice questions, allowing candidates to choose the correct answer from given options. It’s structured to assess a candidate’s problem-solving ability and understanding of fundamental concepts. With its rigorous syllabus, BITSAT demands a solid grasp of topics covered in the 11th and 12th-grade NCERT syllabus or its equivalent.


    Scoring well in BITSAT is crucial for securing admission to the prestigious BITS institutions. A high score opens doors to various specializations in engineering, ensuring a competitive edge in the job market. Preparation through comprehensive study material, mock tests, and time management strategies is essential to excel in this exam.

    Course Highlights:



    Full Form

    Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test

    Conducted by

    BITS Pilani


    Admission to Integrated First Degree Programs

    Exam Mode

    Computer-Based Test (CBT)


    Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English, Logical Reasoning

    Total Questions

    Around 150

    Question Types

    Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

    Marking Scheme

    Correct Answer: +3 marks; Incorrect Answer: -1 mark

    Exam Duration

    3 hours


    10+2 or equivalent exam with PCM/PCB

    Exam Centers

    Various cities across India

    Official Website


    BITSAT: Eligibility Criteria

    • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have passed the 12th examination from a recognized board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. For B.Pharm, candidates with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology are also eligible.
    • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have secured a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology in 12th grade, with at least 60% in each subject.


    BITSAT: Admission Process

    • Application: Candidates need to apply for BITSAT online by registering on the official website, filling in the application form, and paying the requisite fee.
    • Exam: After successful application, candidates have to book their exam slot. The exam is conducted online and tests the candidate’s proficiency in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English Proficiency, and Logical Reasoning.
    • Counseling and Admission: Based on their performance in BITSAT, candidates are called for counseling and admission rounds. The seat allotment depends on the candidate’s score in BITSAT and their preferences for courses and campuses.


    BITSAT: Registration Process

    • BITSAT Application Form: Completed application form with all necessary details filled in accurately.
    • Photograph and Signature: Recent passport-size photograph and a scanned copy of your signature as per the prescribed format and size.
    • Identification Proof: Valid government-issued ID proof like Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID, or Driving License.
    • Date of Birth Proof: Birth certificate or any other official document verifying your date of birth.
    • Educational Qualification Documents: Marksheets and certificates of 10th and 12th standard or equivalent exams, depending on the requirements specified by BITS Pilani.
    • Application Fee Payment Proof: Receipt or transaction ID confirming the payment of the application fee.
    • BITSAT Admit Card: Admit card/hall ticket downloaded from the official BITSAT website. This is crucial for entry into the examination hall.
    • COVID-19 Guidelines (if applicable): Considering the situation, candidates might need to carry vaccination certificates or adhere to specific COVID-19 safety protocols as instructed by the examination authorities.
    • Other Specific Documents: Any other documents or certificates related to specific categories (if applying under any reserved category) may be required for verification purposes.

    BITSAT: Document List

    • Photograph: A recent passport-sized color photograph in JPEG format. The photograph should have a white background and the candidate’s face should be clearly visible.
    • Signature: A scanned copy of the candidate’s signature in JPEG format.
    • 12th Standard Mark Sheet: Scanned copy of the 12th standard qualifying examination mark sheet.
    • BITSAT Scorecard: If available at the time of application.
    • Identity Proof: Sometimes, a government-issued identity proof might be required.

    BITSAT: Exam Pattern



    Exam Mode

    Exam Mode          Online Computer-Based Test (CBT)


    Sections      4 Sections:


    1. Physics


    2. Chemistry


    3. Mathematics


    4. English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning

    Number of Questions

    Physics: 40


    Chemistry: 40


    Mathematics: 45


    English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning: 25

    Total Questions


    Question Types

    Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

    Marking Scheme 

    Marking Scheme  +3 for each correct answer


    -1 for each incorrect answer


    No marks deducted for unattempt questions

    Exam Duration

    3 hours




    BITSAT: Syllabus


    • Units & Measurement
    • 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
    • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure
    • Thermodynamics
    • Physical and Chemical Equilibria
    • Electrochemistry
    • Chemical Kinetics
    • Surface Chemistry
    • Hydrogen and s-block elements
    • p- d- 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


    • Algebra
    • Trigonometry
    • Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
    • Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
    • Differential calculus
    • Integral calculus
    • Ordinary Differential Equations
    • Probability
    • Vectors
    • Statistics
    • Linear Programming
    • Mathematical Modeling

    English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning:

    • Grammar
    • Vocabulary
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Verbal Reasoning
    • Non-verbal Reasoning

    BITSAT: Application Fee


    Application Fee (in Indian Rupees)

    Male Candidates

    Rs. 3,400

    Female Candidates

    Rs. 2,900

    Candidates opting for Dubai exam center

    US $90 (Rs. 6,000 approximately)


    BITSAT 2024 Session 1 Registration Dates


    Dates (Tentative)

    BITSAT 2024 registration date phase 1

    January 2024

    BITSAT application form last date 2024

    April 2024

    BITSAT 2024 application form correction dates

    April 2024

    BITS test center allotment

    May 2024

    BITSAT slot booking date 2024

    May 2024

    BITSAT admit card date 2024

    May 2024

    BITSAT exam date 2024 session 1

    May 2024

    BITSAT Score Card Release Date 2024

    May 2024


    BITSAT 2024 Session 2 Registration Dates


    Dates (Tentative)

    BITSAT 2024 registration date phase 2

    May 2024

    BITSAT session 2 form last date

    June 2024

    BITSAT 2024 application form correction dates

    June 2024

    BITS test center allotment session 2

    June 2024

    BITSAT slot booking date 2024

    June 2024

    BITSAT admit card date 2024

    June 2024

    BITSAT exam date 2024 session 2

    June 2024

    BITSAT score card date 2024

    June 2024


    BITSAT: Counseling Process

    • Registration: Candidates who have appeared for BITSAT and are eligible for admission can apply for counseling by registering online.
    • Choice Filling: After registration, candidates need to fill in their choices of courses and campuses based on their preferences.
    • Iteration Rounds: BITSAT counseling comprises multiple iteration rounds. In each iteration, seats are allotted based on the candidate’s BITSAT score, preferences, and availability of seats.
    • Seat Allotment: Candidates are allotted seats based on their merit and preferences. After seat allotment, candidates need to pay the admission fee to secure their seat.
    • Document Verification: Shortlisted candidates must submit their original documents for verification at the designated centers. This includes academic certificates, BITSAT scorecard, photo ID proof, etc.
    • Confirmation of Admission: Once the documents are verified, and the fee is paid, the admission is confirmed, and candidates can proceed with further instructions from the institute.

    Cut Off Expected 2024


    BITS Pilani

    BITS Goa

    BITS Hyderabad

    B.E. Chemical




    B.E. Civil



    B.E. Electrical & Electronics




    B.E. Mechanical




    B.E. Computer Science




    B.E. Electronics & Instrumentation




    B.E. Manufacturing


    B. Pharm 



    M.Sc. Biological Sciences




    M.Sc. Chemistry




    M.Sc. Economics




    M.Sc. Mathematics




    M.Sc. Physics




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