Entrance Exam For Bits Pilani
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani is a deemed university with its first campus in Pilani, Rajasthan, India. BITS Pilani is one of India’s leading higher education institutes and a deemed university under sec. 3 of the UGC act. The university consists of 15 academic departments with a focus on education in engineering and sciences. It also has other campuses in Dubai, Goa, Hyderabad and an extension centre in Bangalore. The institute was established in 1946 with a vision to realise Jawaharlal Nehru’s project of nation-building with an emphasis on science, technology and modernization.
The institute administers the all-India computerised entrance test, BITSAT which is the first of its kind in India. BITSAT is now the most competitive of all national engineering entrance exams in the country.
For admission to any of the Integrated First Degree Programmes, candidates should have passed 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with physics, chemistry, and mathematics. Further the candidate should have obtained a minimum of aggregate or 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in 12th examination, at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects and should have adequate proficiency in English. Only students who are appearing for 12th examination or who have passed 12th examination are eligible to appear.
DETAILS OF BITSAT:
It is a computer based online test. The candidate answers the questions on the computer through the use of keyboard or mouse. Each computer is connected to a server which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate. The exam will be of total 3 hour duration. It consists of four parts:
- English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning
All questions are of objective type. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks while the incorrect answer has a penalty of -1 mark.
The BITSAT test will be conducted on the basis of NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th class. Candidates may refer to the NCERT textbooks for the contents. At the completion of the test, the computer will announce the result to the candidate in terms of number of total correct answers and wrong answers, with the score.