BITSAT 2017- Eligibility, Exam Dates, Paper Pattern, Syllabus, Cutoff

The BITSAT is called as Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test is a university level entrance test organized by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani. BITSAT 2017 is organized to provide admission in first year degree in various UG and PG programmes like B.Tech, B.Pharma, and M.Sc. courses. It is one of the most sought university entrance exams for the students wishing to get admission in BITS campuses. The exam is conducted through CBT (Computer Based Test). It is one of the best engineering colleges in India.


Brief About BITSAT 2017 Exam

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Exam name
Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission test
Also Known asBITSAT
Conducting AuthorityBITS Pilani University
CoursesEngineering and Pharmacy
Exam typeUniversity Level


Courses Offered

Course
Subjects
B.E. (Hons.)Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing
B.Pharm (Hons.)Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Math
M.Sc. (Hons.)Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.
M.Sc. (Tech)General Studies.


BITSAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria

BITSAT 2017 Eligibility Criteria specifies the eligible conditions, which need to be fulfilled by the aspiring candidates in order to be eligible for the entrance exam. The eligibility criteria of BITSAT 2017 include factors like age, qualifying marks, and qualifying exam, the number of attempts, etc.

 

  • Candidate should have passed class 12 or equivalent exam (from any state or central board of school education) with 75% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology.
  • Candidates also need to have secured 60% marks separately in each of the three subjects.
  • Toppers from all education boards are not required to take up the examination and they are directly given an admission to any of the BITS campus.
  • Proficiency in English is another requirement for appearing in BITSAT. Only those candidates, who are appearing in class 12thor have cleared 12th, are eligible for BITSAT.
  • Top rankers or candidates with Rank 1 in the central or state boards in India will be offered admissions to the programmes of their choice, irrespective of their score/rank in BITSAT, but must meet the above said eligibility criteria.

Candidates who are already part of BITS campus are not allowed to apply, candidates must have adequate proficiency in English.


BITSAT 2017 Exam Dates

Events
Dates
Availability of Online Application Form29th December 2016
Last Date to Submit Application6th March 2017
Corrections in Application Form7th – 10th March 2017
Allotment of Test Centre15th March 2017
Booking of Exam Slot20th March – 5th April 2017
Download Admit Card from15th April – 10th May 2017
Exam Schedule16th May – 30th May 2017
Apply for Admission20th May – 30th June 2017
Announcement of Wait List1st July 2017


BITSAT 2017 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test 2017 are as follows –

  • The exam will be conducted through online mode that is computer based mode.
  • The question paper will consist of four sections.
  • The exam duration will be 3 hours.
  • The question paper will comprise of 150 objective type questions.
  • Marking scheme for each correct response 3 marks will be awarded.
  • 1 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.
Section
Subject
Number of Questions
IPhysics40
IIChemistry40
III(a) English Proficiency15
(b) Logical Reasoning10
IVMathematics/Biology (For B.Pharm)45
Total150


BITSAT 2017 Syllabus

The questions in BITSAT 2017 will be asked from different topics such as Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency, Logical Reasoning, Mathematics, and Biology. The syllabus will be based on the NCERT books for 11th and 12th class.

Physics Syllabus

  • Units & Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Work and Energy
  • Rotation 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

Mathematics Syllabus

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

Chemistry Syllabus

  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure
  • Thermodynamics
  • Physical and Chemical Equilibrium
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • 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

Biology Syllabus

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

English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning Syllabus

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

BITSAT 2017 Reference Books

There are no fixed books required for BITSAT. But the suggested readings are mentioned below:

  • Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT by Disha Experts
  • BITSAT Practice papers by G. K PUBLICATION
  • Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT Online Test
  • The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT
  • Test Series for BITSAT Competitive Entrance Exam
  • English and Logical Reasoning for BITSAT
  • Self-study Guide for online BITSAT

BITSAT 2017 Cutoff

BITSAT 2017 expected cut off is given below:

Degree programme at Pilani Campus – Expected Cut-off BITSAT score

B.E.(Hons.): Chemical – 309

B.E.(Hons.): Civil – 308

B.E.(Hons.): Electrical & Electronics – 343

B.E.(Hons.): Mechanical – 337

B.E.(Hons.): Manufacturing – 300

B.Pharm.(Hons.) – 266

B.E.(Hons.): Computer Science – 354

B.E.(Hons.): Electronics & Instrumentation – 332

M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences – 284

M.Sc.(Hons.): Chemistry – 295

M.Sc.(Hons.): Economics – 308

M.Sc.(Hons.): Mathematics – 304

M.Sc.(Hons.): Physics – 303

Degree programme at Goa Campus – Expected Cut-off BITSAT score

B.E.(Hons.): Chemical – 279

B.E.(Hons.): Electrical and Electronics – 305

B.E.(Hons.): Mechanical – 300

B.E.(Hons.): Computer Science – 323

B.E.(Hons.): Electronics & Instrumentation – 291

M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences – 268

M.Sc.(Hons.): Chemistry – 273

M.Sc.(Hons.): Economics – 282

M.Sc.(Hons.): Mathematics – 279

M.Sc.(Hons.): Physics – 279

Degree programme at Hyderabad Campus – Expected Cut-off BITSAT score

B.E.(Hons.): Chemical – 280

B.E.(Hons.): Civil – 290

B.E.(Hons.): Electrical and Electronics – 300

B.E.(Hons.): Mechanical – 299

B.E.(Hons.): Computer Science – 316

B.E.(Hons.): Electronics & Communication – 308

B.E.(Hons.): Electronics & Instrumentation – 295

B.E.(Hons.): Manufacturing – 277

B.Pharm.(Hons.) – 272

M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences – 266

M.Sc.(Hons.): Chemistry – 272

M.Sc.(Hons.): Economics – 282

M.Sc.(Hons.): Mathematics – 276

M.Sc.(Hons.): Physics – 276


 

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Vinayak is a young aspiring blogger and the founder of eideahub. He aims to reach his creative goals one step at a time and is extremely fond of anything related to technology, career, and health. He likes to share relevant info with all the latest updates.

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