BITSAT (short for BITS Admission test) is an online (computer based) entrance examination for admission to integrated first degree programmes of BITS Pilani (Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad campuses). BITSAT is being conducted since 2005 and is one of the most competitive engineering entrance exams in India. Three years ago, more than 1.86 lakh engineering aspirants had taken BITSAT 2014, competing for getting one of the 2,250 seats available across BITS campuses in India.
BITS Pilani has 3 campuses in India. Besides the main Pilani Campus, BITS has campuses in Goa and Hyderabad. Apart from these three cities, BITS Pilani is also planning to operate in different cities. Undergraduate programs will be offered in all 3 campuses on the basis of score in BITSAT 2018. Besides, BITS Pilani also offers several postgraduate and other programs.
BITSAT 2018 is an online test. Students are tested in areas of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning, and English. BITSAT 2018 Score shall be used for admission in BITS Pilani, BITS Hyderabad, and BITS Goa Campuses. The BITS Pilani calls engineering degree programs for undergraduate students as Integrated First Degree Program.
For appearing in BITSAT 2018 no special computer skills are required. It is the candidate's competitive ability in physics, chemistry, and mathematics which will help them secure a place in BITSAT 2018 Merit. The degrees earned from BITS Pilani are considered equivalent to degrees awarded from any other recognized university or institution.
BITSAT 2018 scores will also be used by the NIIT University for admission to their B.Tech programs.
BITS Pilani is a Deemed University, and it comes under the purview of Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) of Government of India. Integrated First Degree programs offered by BITS Pilani are approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and other government bodies. The certificates issued from BITS Pilani are honoured both in India and overseas, for study and work.
About the BITSAT 2018 Programmes
Integrated First Degree Programmes to which admissions will be made on the basis of BITSAT 2018:
(i) at BITS, Pilani – Pilani Campus:
B.E.(Hons.): Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing .
M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics and
M.Sc.(Tech.): General Studies
(ii) at BITS, Pilani – Goa Campus:
B.E.(Hons.): Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical.
M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics
(iii) at BITS, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus:
B.E.(Hons.): Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Mechanical.
M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences, Chemistry; Economics, Mathematics, Physics
Note: All students joining the M.Sc.(Hons.) programmes are given an option to work for a second degree for one of the B.E. (Hons.)/B.Pharm.(Hons.) programmes under the dual degree scheme, basis their performance at BITS in their first year, separately in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses. Under this scheme, a student normally can complete both the degrees in 5 years and is awarded both the degrees, namely M.Sc.(Hons.) and B.E.(Hons.)/B.Pharm.(Hons.)
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BITSAT 2018 Exam Dates
BITSAT 2018 will be held across test centres in 49 cities in India tentatively from 16 May – 30 May 2018.
Candidates can select any one of these days to take the test. Candidates must reserve their desired test dates between 20th March, 2018 to 5th April, 2018.
BITSAT 2018 Important Dates (tentative)
Last date to apply for BITSAT 2018
6 March, 2018 (till 5 PM)
(Test centre allotment and announcement to candidates
15 March, 2018
Candidates to reserve Test dates between
20 March – 5 April, 2018
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions between
15 April – 10 May, 2018
BITSAT 2018 Online test window period
16 May – 30 May, 2018
Candidates to apply for admission with their Class 12 marks and their preferred degree programmes
20 May – 30 June, 2018
Admit List and Wait List to be declared on
1 July, 2018
How to prepare for BITSAT 2018?
BITSAT 2018 is a competitive examination. Success in BITSAT 2018 requires systematic approach; one has to be regular in his / her preparation. There is no shortage of study material for BITSAT 2018; you can find huge number of books in different bookstalls in your locality.
When choosing the study material for BITSAT 2018, do your analysis, be conscious, buy quality books which can offer you good number of solved and unsolved questions on every topic which is included in this engineering entrance exam's syllabus.
When you buy a book you must compare its content with the syllabus of BITSAT 2018. Read exclusive preparation tips on BITSAT 2018 on our BITSAT preparation page.
BITSAT 2018 Syllabus
BITSAT 2018 syllabus is drawn from syllabi of class 11th and 12th standard board, but the level of questions are slightly higher. Those aspiring for BITSAT must have to put additional practice hours for BITSAT 2018 preparation. Students need to practice whole range of objective type questions according to BITSAT Syllabus. For detailed syllabus click below on the relevant links-
BITSAT 2018 Books
Here is the list of some popular books for BITSAT 2018 preparation
Arihant A Complete Success Package Online BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani (Self Study Guide)
Price: Rs. 495/-
Mtg BITSAT Explorer + CD
by MTG Editorial
Price: Rs. 427/-
Disha English & Logical Reasoning for BITSAT
by Disha Experts
Price: Rs. 133/-
Disha Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT with Free CD
by Disha Experts
Price: Rs. 451/-
BITSAT 2018 Results
For BITSAT 2018 results, click here.
BITSAT 2018 Contact Details
Address: Birla Institute of Technology and Science
Vidhya Vihar Campus, Pilani - 333031, Rajasthan
Tel: 242134, Ext : 283
Fax: 1595 - 244875
EPABX: 01596 - 245073/4
Reg. Phone: 1595 - 42192
E- mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Bijendra Nath Jain
Vice Chancellor, BITS, Pilani
E-mail:email@example.com +91-1596-242090 /
Prof. M M S Anand
Registrar, BITS Pilani
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org +91-1596-242192 /
+91-1596-245073 (Ext. 298 , 348) +91-1596-515298
Prof. G Raghurama
Director, BITS, Pilani - Pilani Campus
E-mail: email@example.com +91-1596-242234 /
+91-1596-245073 (Ext. 244 , 221) +91-1596-515244