BITSAT Online Test 2011
BITSAT is an online entrance exam conducted for admission in to Birla Institute of Technology and Science for bachelor of enfineering programs in its Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa campuses.
The Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. The Institute is a dream come true of its founder late Mr G.D.Birla - an eminent industrialist and a participant in Indian freedom struggle - started in early 1900s as a small school and blossomed into a set of colleges for higher education, ranging from the Humanities to Engineering until 1964 when all these colleges amalgamated to culminate into a unique Indian University of international standing.
The Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani offers degree programmes in Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Pharmacy, Management and Humanities at Pilani campus, Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus.
BITS Admission Test(BITSAT'09) is a 3 hour long computer based online test administered at dedicated computer test centers. It is a multiple choice test with syllabus for the same as indicated with the application form.
BITSAT Online Tests
Admissions to Integrated first degree programmes, at Pilani campus, Goa campus and Hyderabad Campus for I Semester 2010-11 will be made through a computer based online test conducted by BITS. This test is referred to as ' BITS Admission Test', in short as BITSAT.
BITSAT 2011 Important Dates
Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2011: end of the month of January, 2011
Test center allotment and announcement to candidates: mid of February, 2011
Candidates to reserve Test dates: mid of 3rd week of February – 2nd week of March 2011
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions: 2nd week of April – last week of April 2011
BITSAT 2011 Online tests: beginning of 2nd week of May – mid of June 2011
Candidates to apply for admission with 12th marks and preferences to Degree programs: 3rd week of May – End of the month of June 2011
Admit List and Wait List announcement (BITSAT 2011 Result Date): 1st week of July 2011
Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2010 : 30th January 2010
Test center allotment and announcement to candidates : by 15th February 2010
Candidates to reserve Test dates : 18th Feb. – 10th March 2010
Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions : 10th April – 30th April 2010
BITSAT 2010 Online tests : 10th May – 10th June 2010
Candidates to apply for admission with 12th marks and
preferences to Degree programmes : 20th May – 30th June 2010
Admit List and Wait List announcement (BITSAT 2010 Result Date) : 1st July 2010
1. Integrated First Degree Programmes to which admissions will be made on the basis of BITSAT-2010:
(i) 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, Finance, Information Systems.
(ii) 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. and
M.Sc.(Tech.): Information Systems.
(iii) BITS, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus :
B.E.(Hons.): Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical.
M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences, Chemistry; Economics, Mathematics, Physics and
M.Sc.(Tech.): Information Systems.
2. BITSAT 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. 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. 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 of the 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. First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2010 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2010 score as per the eligibility criteria mentioned above. Further details about this scheme will be available at BITS website by 20th May, 2010.
3. BITSAT Test Details
‘Computer Based Online test' means the candidate sits in front of a computer and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and 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 on the computer. This is unlike the traditional paper-pencil based test, which is generally offered on a single day to all candidates. BITSAT-2010 will be offered over a period of time and the candidate can choose the Center, the Day and Time of his/her convenience to take the test, as described in the later sections.
BITSAT-2010 Test Format
BITSAT-2010 will be of total 3-hour duration (without break). The test consists of four parts:
Part I : Physics
Part II : Chemistry
Part III : (a) English Proficiency and (b) Logical Reasoning
Part IV : Mathematics
BITSAT 2010 Syllabus:
The BITSAT-2010 test will be conducted on the basis of NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th class. The detailed syllabus is given in the Annexure. Candidates may refer to the NCERT text books for the contents. A sample test will be made available to the registered candidates at the BITS website on which he/she can practice as many times as desired. BITSAT 2010 Syllabus
How to Apply for BITSAT 2010
Interested candidates should register their names for BITSAT-2010 by applying in the prescribed application form online. Complete the application form Online at http://www.bitsadmission.com and take the print out of the filled form. The completed application form alongwith the prescribed fees of Rs. 1000/- (Rs. 500/- for female candidates) should be sent to Admissions Officer, BITS, Pilani – 333 031. Details for payment of fees are available at the website while applying online.
Special provision for Female candidates: The BITSAT application fee for female candidates is Rs. 500/- only instead of Rs. 1000/-. Further, the Institute will try its best to accommodate all female candidates at their first preference of test centers.
Application form can also be obtained by post from the Admissions Office, BITS, Pilani by sending a request on plain paper giving the candidate's name and gender with complete postal address, accompanied by a crossed demand draft for Rs. 1100/- (Rs. 600/- for Female candidates). This amount includes the prescribed fees and Rs. 100/- towards postal and handling charges. The form will be sent by Speed Post / Registered Post. Requests by post will be accepted only till 21st January 2010. Demand drafts should be drawn in favour of ‘Birla Institute of Technology & Science' payable at State Bank of India, Pilani (code: 11309) Or State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, Pilani (Code: 10398) or UCO Bank, Vidya Vihar, Pilani (Code: 0150) Or ICICI Bank, Jhunjhunu (Code: 0799)
Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2010 by submitting the completed form to the Admissions Office, BITS Pilani is 5.00 PM on 30th January 2010.
Those who register for the test and reserve test dates have to download the ‘Hall ticket', alongwith instructions, from BITS website as per the schedule given earlier. The tests will be conducted during 10th May – 10th June 2010.
Procedure for Applying for admission:
In addition to applying for and appearing in BITSAT-2010, candidates have to also apply for admission to BITS giving details of their 12th marks and preferences to different degree programmes offered. The prescribed application form for admission, the detailed application procedure and the final list of Degree programmes offered will be available at the BITS website, by 20th May 2010. The completed form with the required application fee has to be submitted so as to reach the under-mentioned on or before 5.00 PM on 30th January 2010.
Completed application forms for BITSAT-2010 and for admission are to be sent by registered post/speedpost or personally submitted to the under-mentioned so as to reach him before the announced deadlines:
The Admissions Officer,
Pilani – 333 031
BITS, Pilani - 333 031 (Rajasthan) India.