Friday, December 23, 2011

FAQ for BITS Pilani Admission Test (BITSAT)

FAQs for BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test) a.k.a. BITS Pilani Admission Test


1.     How to get admission into BITS Pilani and where are the campuses located?
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani is an all India Institution declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act. There are three campuss of BITS Pilani: Pilani Campus, Goa Campus, and Hyderabad Campus. BITS Pilani is world renowned Institution and one of the premier technical institutions in India.
Every year BITS Pilani conducts BITSAT(BITS Admission Test) in the month of May-June for Admissions to all the Integrated First Degree Programmes. You can get the list of Admission Programmmes Here.  Refer Q.16 for the BITSAT dates.

2.     What is BITSAT?
BITS Admission Test. Admissions to all the Integrated First Degree programmes of BITS, Pilani, at Pilani campus, Goa campus, and Hyderabad Campus is made on the basis of a Computer based Online Test conducted by BITS, Pilani.

3.     Am I Eligible?
Commonly asked questions are addressed here.
4.    I am a 65% scorer in PCM group and atleast 60% in physics, chemistry and maths individually. Am i eligible for any of the BITS institutes of india?
No, Since you have scored less than 75% in aggregate.

5.    I am a 78% scorer in PCM group and atleast 63% in physics, chemistry and maths individually. Am i eligible for any of the BITS institutes of india?
Yes, subject to your year of passing.

6.         Can I get admission into BITS just with my 12th marks? If so how?
Please, refer to next question.

7.         I am board topper.  Am i eligible for direct admission to any of the BITS institutes of India?
Yes, all board toppers can directly get admission of their choice in any campuses of BITS Pilani.

8.         I passed XII with 80% in year 2010, am I eligible?
Yes, subject to your aggregate and individual percentages.

9.       How many attempts the student can make for the entrance exam?
There is no such limit. Since students of current year and past one year only can attempt as per the eligibility criteria.

10.     I am appearing in XII Class. Can I apply?
Yes. Admission will subject to your final marks in XII and BITSAT Score.

11.     What is the Eligibility Criteria for Admission to BITS Pilani?
Please, refer link for to get detailed ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for admission to BITS Pilani.

12.  I had passed my 12th last year 2011. I am giving improvement exam this year. Can I appear for BITSAT 2012 if i get improvement sheet of 2012?
“If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in 12th class or its equivalent, only his latest performance is considered, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/courses prescribed.”  Yes, you can appear for the exam provided you’re appearing for the full component of subjects/courses.

13.  What are the courses conducted by BITS Pilani and Where?

14.  What is the Exam Pattern of BITSAT?

15.  What is the Syllabus of BITSAT?

16.  When the BITS Admission Test (BITSAT) is conducted and when to apply? 
Generally, every year forms are out by December month. BITSAT exams are normally conducted online in the month of May, after that in June, qualified people applies for the admission online. And by July first week , admission list is out.
You can find BITSAT 2012 dates here.

17.  What are the available centres for giving the BITSAT Exam?

18.  How to contact BITS Pilani and what is the official website?

19.  When and How to Apply?
Refer to Question 16 above and Refer to "How to apply" information here.

20.  When we will get the result?
You will get your BITSAT result just after the completion of online examination, and after that the  admission process will start in the month of May, subject to BITSAT cut-offs and fulfillment of eligibility criteria.

21.  What is BITSAT Score Card?

22.  When to apply for different courses for exam?
Refer to BITSAT deadlines.

23.  When the application forms for online submission will be available and Last date for submission of forms for BITSAT 2012 exams.
From are available from the third week of December and the last date for registration , online form submission and depositing the fees for the BITSAT 2012 is 15th Feb, 2012 by 5PM.

24.  Can I apply OFFLINE or by post ?
No. and one thing, you can make Demand Draft (DD), and send it with a copy of application form filled online to BITS Admission Office.

25.  Is there any OFFLINE exam of BITSAT?
NO, the BITSAT exam is conducted online on the Centers specified.

26. Can I attempt BITSAT paper in HINDI LANGUAGE?
NO, Also note that English language test is one of the sub-parts of the BITSAT.

27.  What are the different Centers of BITSAT?
Refer to Q17

28.  How much amount of DD is required and what are the different payment options?
There are two types of payment options: ONLINE and OFFLINE. Offline options requires Demand Draft (DD) or Rs 1700(Rs1200 for female candidates). 
The Online fee is Rs 1600 (Rs 1100 for female candidates.). 
Refer to "How to apply" for details .

29.  What about reservations?
No, presently there are no reservations in BITS Pilani.

30.  What are reference books for preparation?
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