BITSAT is conducted by BITS, Pilani for admissions to integrated programs offered by different campuses of BITS in Pilani, Hyderabad, and Goa. The application forms will be made available online till 15th April 2020. The exam is conducted online and will be held from May 16th to May 25th across the country.

Let us have a look at the registration process and eligibility criteria of the candidates.

BITSAT – Registration

The application forms are made available online. The last date of filling the online application forms is 15th April. The test centres will be allotted to the candidates on 22nd April. The candidates can book their respective slots between 25th to 27th April.

The application fees for BITSAT male and female candidates varies. Males need to make a payment of INR 3300 whereas the application fees for females is INR 2800. For candidates appearing for the test in Dubai, the application fees is INR 6300.

BITSAT Application Process

The application process for BITSAT is mentioned below:

  • The candidates need to login to the official website of BITS Pilani.
  • A valid user ID and password should be provided.
  • Fill all the required details in the application form.
  • After filling the details the candidates need to upload a scanned photograph alongwith the signatures in the required format.
  • The candidates then need to pay the application fees.
  • Click on the submit button and take the print out of the application form.

Note: The application fees is non-refundable.

BITSAT Admit Card

  • The admit cards will be made available on the official website between 30th April to 18th May.
  • The admit card can be downloaded using the candidate’s name, date of birth and application number.
  • The details such as the candidate’s name, signatures, photograph, date and time of the test, test centre details, test slot and exam instructions.
  • In case of an error in the admit card, the candidate should inform the authority in time for the timely generation of admit card.

BITSAT Slot Booking

The BITSAT slots can be booked from 25th to 27th April. Whoever comes first gets the slot at the earliest. The candidates who fail to book a slot are provided slots by the institute. The process of slot booking takes place in the following steps:

  • The candidates can login entering the application number and date of birth.
  • Select the exam centre of your choice.
  • Choose the exam date.
  • Select the slot as per your convenience.
  • Submit.

BITSAT Eligibility

The candidates who have appeared for class 12th in 2020 or have passed 12th in 2019 are eligible for the entrance test. The toppers get direct admission. The age group of the candidates should be between 21 to 25 years.

Let us have a look at the eligibility criteria for different courses.

BITSAT Eligibility for B.Pharma Courses

  • The candidates should have passed 12th from a recognized board.
  • The candidate should have studied Physics, Chemistry, Maths, or Biology s the main subjects.
  • For candidates who have more than once for 12th, only the latest performance will be taken into consideration.
  • The students should have scored a total of 75% marks, with atleast 60% in each subject.
  • Those who are currently studying in any of the BITS campuses are eligible for BITSAT.

BITSAT Eligibility for Non-Pharma Courses

  • The candidates should have qualified 12thfrom a recognized board with Chemistry, Maths, and Physics as the core subjects.
  • the candidate should be proficient in English.
  • The students should have scored a total of 75% marks, with atleast 60% in each subject.

Note: There is no seat reservation for any category and the admissions are done purely on the basis of merit.

BITSAT Exam Pattern

BITSAT is an online test of 3 hours duration. There is no time limit for individual sections of the test. The test comprises a total of 150 objective type questions. There is also a negative marking for every wrong answer.

The questions are distributed in the following manner:

Subject Number of questions
Chemistry 40
Physics 40
Biology/Mathematics 45
English Proficiency 15
Reasoning 10


There is a very high level of competition, and hence, the BITSAT cutoff has increased over the years. After the announcement of results, the cut off is provided on the official website. There is an individual merit list for the pharmacy students.

The counselling begins in the third week of May. Usually, the scoring trend goes as – Pilani followed by Goa followed by Hyderabad.

The cut off depends upon:

  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of seats available
  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
  • Highest marks in the entrance exam

BITSAT Results

The results are declared in two parts:

  1. The results are provided on the computer screen as soon as the exam is completed.
  2. The admit list and waiting list is published in the month of June.

The results can be checked online in the following steps:

  • Go to the BITS official website.
  • Click on the tab for Online Results for BITSAT.
  • Enter the candidate’s name, application number, roll no. and date of birth.
  • The scorecard will appear on the screen.
  • Download it.

BITSAT Preparation Books

The syllabus for BITSAT involves class 11th and 12th topics of Physics, Chemistry, Maths and Biology. However, for better preparation, the candidates preparing for the BITS entrance exam can go through the following books which have been by-hearted by the toppers. These books include topics that are frequently asked in the examination.

  1. NCERT Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for class 11th and 12th
  2. The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT
  3. BITSAT Explorer by MTG Learning Media Pvt. Ltd.
  4. Wren & Martin for English
  5. A Complete Success Package for Online BITSAT by Arihant Experts (With CD)

How to Prepare for BITSAT

Key Points on BITSAT

  • The candidates who cannot get through JEE can get into one of the best institutes through BITSAT.
  • The toppers in the 12th standard need not appear for the entrance exam. They can get direct admissions.
  • The salaries and placements offered are the best in the industry.
  • The ambience and infrastructure of the BITS campuses is beyond excellence.

BITSAT is not an easy nut to crack. Therefore, the students should be thorough with the syllabus. They can also consult the candidates who have already appeared for the examination, for better understanding of the examination pattern.

Hope, the above information helps the candidates with their queries. For further details on BITSAT, the students can refer to the official website.