BITS Admission Test - BITS Pilani BITSAT 2010

Name of Institute / University

BITS Admission Test - BITS Pilani

Courses Offered

Integrated First Degree programs
The following are the Integrated First Degree programs: (i) Pilani campus B.E (Hons) : Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing B.Pharm(Hons) MSc (Hons) : Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics MSc (Tech ) : Information Systems (ii) Goa campus : B.E (Hons) : Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Instrumentation, Mechanica

Eligibility

For admission to any of the above Integrated First Degree programmes Candidates should have passed the 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 80% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects and should have adequate proficiency in English. Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2010 or who have passed 12th Examination in 2009 only are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2010 test. Students who have passed 12th examination in 2008 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2010. Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2010 Admissions will be made purely on merit. The merit position ofthe candidate for admission will be based on the score obtained by the candidate in the BITSAT-2010. However, their eligibility for admission is subject to fulfilling the requirement of minimum marks in 12th examination, as mentioned above. Direct Admission to Board Toppers: In the past, admission process of the Institute always ensured guaranteed admission to all the students who obtained first ranks in their respective board examinations. This has given a very vital input of highly meritorious students from all over India. Continuing this tradition, the Institute will give directadmission to first rank students of all the central and state boards to the programme of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2010 score. Eligibility criteria foradmission under ‘Direct admission to Board toppers’ scheme: To be eligible for admission under the 'Direct admission to Board toppers' scheme, the candidate should be the topper from the science stream having taken Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics subjects in 12th. To identify the topper, the following criteria will be adopted. a) has taken Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects in 12th and b) has obtained the highest aggregate percentage of marks in 12th among all the students who have taken Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects in 2010 from the Board. For the purpose of calculating the aggregate percentage, the aggregate marks should include the marks of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects in addition to other subjects which are required to pass the 12thexamination from the Board under consideration. Further, the Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics subject marks should be included in the aggregate, irrespective of whether the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects are identified as main/optional/elective in his marksheet(s). Applicants under the scheme should attach documentary proof in support of their claim, along with the 12th mark sheet and a letter from the Board declaringthe candidate as the topper in the specified stream. The Institute will also make efforts to get these data from the different boards on its own. In all cases, the Institute will be guided by the data provided by the concerned Board. In cases where for a particular board, the data available before the deadline is insufficient or inconclusive, theadmission committee may decide not to make any offer under the scheme for that specified Board.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should register for BITSAT 2010 by applying in the prescribed application form available at http://www.bitsadmission.com/. The printout of the filled form along with prescribed fee Rs 1000/- (Rs 500 for female candidates) be sent to theAdmission Officer, BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, PIN 333031. Application forms can also be obtained by post till 21 January 2010 by sending a crossed demand draft for Rs 1100/- (Rs 600 for female candidates) to theAdmission Officer. Demand draft be made drawn in favour of Birla Institute of Technology and Science and payable at State Bank of India (Pilani), State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (Pilani) or UCO Bank (Pilani) or ICICI Bank (Jhunjhunu).

Contact Details

Entrance Date

10-May-2010

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