BITSAT 2020: Application Form, Eligibility, Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

BITSAT 2020BITSAT 2020 will be held by Birla Institute of Technology and Science. This is a university level entrance exam held every year to offer admissions into various Integrated First Degree Programmes. Admission will be offered to the candidates into B.E, B.Pharm and M.Sc programmes after qualifying this admission test. Candidates will get admission in the BITS campuses located in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. Candidates interested for admission can register for the test by online mode. To know more details about the entrance exam, candidates can go through the information provided in this article of BITSAT 2020.

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BITSAT 2020 Exam Dates

BITSAT Exam dates (tentative) for various events can be checked by the candidates in the given below table:

EventsTentative Dates
Release of Application Form3rd week of December 2019
Last date of application submission2nd week of March 2020
Application correction window opens2nd to 3rd week of March 2020
Exam center allotment4th week of March 2020
Exam Slot booking process4th week of March to 1st week of April 2020
Availability of Admit card/Hall ticket2nd week of April to 2nd week of May 2020
BITSAT 2020 Exam3rd to last week of May 2020
Applying for admission (based on 12th scores)1st week of May to 3rd week of June 2020
Release of Admit list and Wait list3rd week of June 2020

BITSAT 2020 Application Form

Check complete details of BITSAT 2020 Application Form below:

  • BITSAT 2020 Application Form will be released in the second week of December 2019 tentatively.
  • The Application forms can be filled by the candidates through online mode.
  • Last date to submit the application form is expected till second week of March 2020.
  • In case candidates want to make modification in the details of application, the corrections can be made from the second to third week of March 2020.
  • The complete application process will include certain steps – Online Registration, Filling the Application form, Uploading of Photograph and Signature and making payment of application fee.
  • The authority will also provide application correction facility through online mode.
  • Candidates applying as International applicants have to follow the same application procedure to get registered.

Application Fee:

Application fee of BITSAT 2020 for various categories is given below:

  • For Male candidates – Rs.3150
  • For Female candidates fee –Rs.2650
  • For Applicants opting Dubai as exam centre – Rs.5600

Mode of Payment: Application Fee can be paid by the applicants via credit/debit card or net banking. Also the fee can be paid through cash by generating Pay-in-slip.

Check Here – How to Fill BITSAT Application Form

BITSAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

BITSAT Eligibility Criteria is given below for various offered courses. Candidates must check whether they are eligible or not before applying for the test:

For First degree program except B.Pharm

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must have passed their 10+2 level or its equivalent exam from any recognized board/University.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Applying candidates must have passed their 10+2 level exams with the main subjects of Physics, chemistry and Maths. Also, he/she must possess adequate proficiency in English.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have scored aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects. In each of the subjects, he/she must have secured 60% marks.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the 12th level exams are also eligible to apply.

For Admission into B.Pharm

  • Qualifying Exam: Applying candidate must have passed their 12th level exams or its equivalent exam from any recognized board/University.
  • Qualifying Subjects: He/she must have passed their 12th level exams with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Mathematics as the main subjects. Also, he/she must have adequate proficiency in English.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have scored aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics subjects. In each of the subjects, he/she must have secured 60% marks.

BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Check below the complete BITSAT Exam Pattern, before starting your exam preparation:

  • Exam Mode and Date: BITSAT 2020 entrance test will be conducted in online CBT mode in the third to last week of May 2020.
  • Number of Papers: The question paper will contain four sections – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, Logical reasoning and English proficiency.
  • Number and Type of Questions: Total of 150 multiple choice questions will be there in the paper.
  • Language Medium: The question paper will be available in English language.
  • Time Duration: The time duration of the exam will be of 3 hours.
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 3 marks will be awarded. 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.

In the below table, check the section wise distribution of questions:

SectionsSubjectsNumber of questions
IVEnglish Proficiency15
Logical Reasoning10

BITSAT 2020 Syllabus

According to the BITSAT Syllabus, candidates can prefer the NCERT syllabus of 11th and 12th standard to prepare for various topics. The syllabus will include various topics from the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning.

Topics included in the syllabus of BITSAT 2020 are given below in details for various subjects:

  • Physics: Units & Measurement, Kinematics, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Impulse and Momentum, Rotational Motion, Work and Energy, Gravitation, Mechanics of Solids and Fluids, Waves, Heat and Thermodynamics etc.
  • Chemistry: States of Matter, Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure, atomic structure, Physical and Chemical Equilibrium, Hydrogen and s-block elements, p- d- and f-block elements, Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons etc.
  • English Proficiency: Grammar, Vocabulary, Analogy, Reading Comprehension and Composition.
  • Logical Reasoning: Verbal reasoning – Classification, Analogy, Logical Deduction – Reading Passage, Chart Logic ETC. Nonverbal reasoning – Pattern Perception, Figure Matrix, Paper Cutting, Rule Detection etc.
  • Mathematics: Algebra,Trigonometry, Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Differential calculus, Ordinary Differential Equations, Probability, Linear Programming etc

BITSAT 2020 Preparation Tips

To score good marks and rank in BITSAT 2020, candidates can follow the below given preparation tips:

  • Make short notes covering all important points and concepts.
  • Solve past exam papers and sample papers.
  • Check the BITSAT 2020 Syllabus online before starting the exam preparation.
  • Follow the test series and analyse each test.
  • Whatever candidates are not getting, focus more on that part and prepare accordingly.


Answer: The registration process of BITSAT 2020 will start in the third week of December 2019.
Answer: The last date of submitting the application form online is till second week of March 2020.
Answer: Yes, you can modify/edit details of the application form when the correction window will open in the second to third week of March 2020.
Answer: The entrance test of BITSAT 2020 will be conducted in online CBT mode in the third to last week of May 2020.
Answer: The exam date and time slot booking process of BITSAT 2020 will start from the fourth week of March to first week of April 2020.
Answer: You can download the admit card of BITSAT 2020 in the second week of April to second week of May 2020.
Answer: Yes, candidates appearing for 12th level exams are eligible to apply for the entrance test.

BITSAT 2020 Slot Booking

After the completion of application process, BITSAT 2020 Slot booking process will start in the fourth week of March to first week of April 2020.

To book exam slots, a direct online link will be provided on the website. Candidates will be able to choose test date and time between the provided timing and dates. Students have to enter their application number, date of birth, gender, email id and other required details to book exam slots.

BITSAT 2020 Admit Card

BITSAT 2020 Admit Card will be released online in the third week of December 2019 after the successful slot booking process. To download the admit card, candidates have to enter their email id, username, application number and password.

Students must check all the details present in the admit card to be true and correct. In case any discrepancy in the admit card, contact the officials to get the problem rectified before the last date. Also, students must take a valid id proof with the admit card to get entry into the exam centre.

BITSAT 2020 Result

The result of BITSAT 2020 will be announced on the next day of the test day. Students will be able to check their result by entering their login credentials. As the entrance test will be held in slots, the authority will keep releasing the scores of the candidates taking the test.

BITSAT 2020 Result will be announced by releasing the total number of correct and wrong answers along with the scores. Each of the participating institution will release separate cut off marks according to the opted stream and category of the candidates.

BITSAT 2020 Cut Off

Various campuses of BITS will release BITSAT 2020 Cut off marks separately for various branches. Students have to score equal to or more than the released cut off marks to be eligible for admission in various campuses.

The board will decide the cut off marks based on various factors like number of seats available, scores secured by the candidates and total applications received for admission.

The expected marks of BITSAT 2020 for various courses and campuses are given in the table below:

CoursesExpected Cut off marks for BITSAT 2020
BITS PilaniBITS GoaBITS Hyderabad
B.E.(Hons.) Civil294273
B.E.(Hons.) Chemical306276272
B.E.(Hons.) Mechanical334304297
B.E. (Hons.) Electrical and Electronics355320310
B.E.(Hons.) Computer Science382350339

BITSAT 2020 Admission

BITSAT 2020 Counselling Procedure will start in the first week of May to third week of June 2020. Students clearing the BITSAT 2020 exam have to apply in various BITS campuses by giving details of class 12th marks and choice of programme.

There will be two list prepared for the admission procedure. One list will be prepared for all programmes (except B.Pharm) and the other list will be only for B.Pharm.

Admit list and wait list will be released online including names of the qualified candidates. The admit list will include name of candidates who have scored the cut off marks and are selected for counselling. While the wait list will include name of candidates who are selected but will be called for counselling process in case seats remains vacant after the admission round.

If you have any query regarding BITSAT 2020, you can ask your query in the comments section given below.

Displaying 30 Comments
  1. VIVEK says:

    bitsat in only B.Pharma or any other biology courses? in degree leve?

  2. Sandy says:

    Do we have negative marking for bitsat?

  3. Ayan says:

    My pcm is less than 75% in board exam 2019, planning to appear in improvement exam in maths this time(2020) to make pcm 75%. Is it accepted by BITS ?

  4. Ayan Akash says:

    My pcm is less than 75% in board exam 2019, planning to appear in improvement exam in maths this time(2020) to make pcm 75%. Is it accepted by BITS ?

  5. Devadharshini says:

    Sir,I am a dropper after class 12th.I did my 12th in 2019.Am I eligible for this exam??

  6. Jaydeb Chakrabarti says:

    I am appearing for CBSE2020 for improvement of PCM and overall score of CBSE 2019, 12th, which are less than required marks for BITSAT2020. cAN I appear for BITSAT 2020 ?

  7. Vishnu ghatage says:

    Its easy or difficult for average level student

  8. khiya ram says:

    sir my nomber in 12th is
    (PCM) P-78/C-82/M-71 /ENG-53/ HINDI-82

  9. Uday says:

    Sir if a person is good in studies but having some reason he will not perform well and he got 70 percent only so he will eligible to take part in bitsat 2020

  10. Balaga BG Tilak says:

    For Andhra Pradesh board,does include practical marks,aggregate 75% in pcm.

  11. Kin says:

    What are the B.Tech courses offered by BITSAT?
    Can you please tell me?

  12. Dhanvindh S says:

    What is the course offered in BITS for Aerospace?

  13. Shalini says:

    Eligibility for

  14. diya sharma says:

    why bits dubai is not in the list of bits institutes for which bitsat is conducted.
    is there any other process of admission in dubai center of bits.

  15. SANIKA TIWARI says:

    what is the criteria for applying admission on the basis of 12th score??….directly!!….(kindly explain me in detail)

  16. mritunjay says:

    can a person who appeared for boards in 2018 and never appeared for bitsat give exam of 2020

  17. Vivek Pradhan says:

    Is there any NRI quta?
    Student him self should be NRI or his Parents?
    Does BITS Dubai accepts collegeboard SAT score or the BITSAT scores?

  18. Khyathi says:

    How much is the qualification mark??

  19. Prerna Chauhan says:

    What if i get 90 or 95% + marks in boards? Will i get direct admission then? Or will benefit me someway? Or will it not hold any importance till i score realllyy good in bitsat

  20. Abhinav says:

    What is the criteria for NRI quota admissions??

  21. S.reshma says:

    Is there any selection according to the caste kota

  22. Dhanashri Wagaj says:

    The procedure is same for bits dubai?

  23. Shubhi says:

    Can I appear only in PCM for improvement to appear for bitsat or all the five subjects are compulsory to be written in improvement

  24. Ananya V says:

    What is the total marks alloted for BITSAT?

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