Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) is a premier Institute regarded high amongst the nationally reputed Engineering Institutes in India. Candidates aspire to secure the much coveted seats in BITS, as BITS similar to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) offers not only engineering specializations but also pure science specializations.
BITS has its main campus at Pilani - Rajasthan. The BITS campus at Goa started taking admissions in the year 2005 and in the year 2008 the third campus of BITS has started its operations at Hyderabad. BITS also has a campus in Dubai, which was started in September,2000. The admission process is slightly different for the Dubai campus. The details can be obtained from http://www.bitsdubai.com/index.html
BITSAT-2012 is offered over a period of time and candidates can choose the BITSAT test center, the day and time of his/her convenience to take the test. BITSAT also stands out from the traditional entrance exams, since the question papers answered by the candidates are computer generated and therefore are different from each other.
Eligibility for Admissions: (For Admission to the academic year 2012-13)
Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, 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 2012 or who have passed 12th Examination in 2011 only are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2012 test. Students who have passed 12th examination in 2010 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2012. Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2012
Direct Admission to Board Toppers:
The Institute gives direct admission to first rank students of all the central and state boards to the programme of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2012 score.
Important dates and deadlines:
BITSAT 2012 EXAM PATTERNPattern of questions in BITSAT ONLINE 2012:
There will be 150 questions to be answered in 3 hrs
All questions are multiple choice questions with four options, only one being correct. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer fetches –1 mark. No marks are awarded for not attempted questions.
BITSAT is a three hour exam and there is no time limit for individual parts of the test.
For admission to their under-graduate and integrated master's degree programmes, BITS uses Computer based Online Test score and the test is called BITS Admission Test in short - BITSAT. BITSAT admits students into all three campuses of BITS through a single window counseling process which is conducted at the BITS campuses. Depending on the score secured in the online BITSAT, the students will get a seat in the branch of their choice & campus (BITS Campus) of their choice.
In addition to applying and appearing for BITSAT-2012, 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 19th May 2012. The completed form with the required application fee has to be submitted so as to reach the Admissions Officer on or before 5.00 PM on 30th June 2012.
IMPORTANT STATISTICS ON BITSAT EXAMS
The number of students appearing for BITSAT tests is ever-increasing, so to brace yourselves to face the real competition, it is highly recommended that you prepare with BITSAT Online Practice tests.
The number of candidates coming within different score ranges in BITSAT exams in the recent years shows us that candidates appearing for BITSAT Online exam are preparing for the exam with a lot of dedication. Thecutoff scorespublished by BITS for the past BITSAT exams give us an idea about the possible cutoff scores for this year’s BITSAT.
BITSAT Score Analysis:
Programmes offered at
BITS,Pilani – Goa Campus
BITS, Pilani - Hyderabad Campus: