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BITSAT 2021 – Registration Eligibility, Syllabus

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BITS Pilani has released the BITSAT 2021 application form on February 23. BITSAT exam date 2021 is scheduled from June 24 to 30. BITSAT notification 2021 has been released in online mode at Class 12thstudents having PCM/B as major subjects are eligible to appear in BITSAT exam 2021. Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences conducts BITSAT 2021 for admissions into various B.Tech courses. BITS Pilani has released the complete details of BITS engineering entrance test including BITSAT 2021 exam date and more. Class 12 board toppers are exempted from appearing in BITSAT exam. Interested candidates can read the article to know BITSAT 2021 syllabus, exam pattern and more.

BITSAT 2021- At a Glance

Birla Institute of Science and Technology Admission Test is a University level entrance exam. BITSAT 2021 will be a 3-hour test in which the candidate’s knowledge of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics will be tested.

Name of the ExamBirla Institute of Science and Technology Admission Test
Commonly known asBITSAT
Conducting BodyBirla Institute of Science and Technology
BITSAT 2021 Official
Category of ExamUniversity Level
Level of ExamUndergraduate
Admissions OfferedUndergraduate Engineering Courses
Type of ExamEntrance Examination
Duration of Exam3 hours
Total Applicants (Average)3 lakh every year

BITSAT 2021 Exam Date

BITS Pilani has released the exam date of BITSAT 2021 for aspirants along with the notification. The below table comprises tentative BITSAT exam dates and events in order to track complete the admission process on time.

BITSAT Exam Date 2021

Commencement of BITSAT 2021 registrationFebruary 23, 2021
Last date to apply for BITSAT 2021May 29, 2021
BITSAT 2021 Application Correction FacilityMay 27 to 31, 2021
BITSAT test center allotment and announcement to candidatesJune 2, 2021
Slot BookingJune 4 to 11, 2021
Release of BITSAT admit cardJune 12, 2021
BITSAT 2021 ExamJune 24 to 30, 2021
Admission for Board ToppersJune 29 to July 25, 2021

BITSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for the BITSAT exam 2021, candidates are always advised to first assure their eligibility for the exam and further admissions. It reflects the basic requirements that the candidate should have for the programme they are going to apply for as shown in the table below:

Eligibility for BITSAT 2021

ParticularsBITSAT Eligibility
Academic QualificationShould have passed class 12 or equivalent examination from a recognized state or central board of education
Year of PassingShould have passed class 12 or equivalent examination in 2020 or in 2021
Compulsory SubjectsPhysics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Additional RequirementAdequate proficiency in English
Aggregate MarksMinimum 75% in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with at least 60% marks in each of the subjects
BITS Campus StudentsCandidates already studying at any on the BITS campuses are not eligible to appear for BITSAT 2021

BITSAT Eligibility For Board Toppers

The authorities have provided a special provision for the class 12 toppers of the various state as well as central boards of education which makes them exempt from appearing for the BITSAT entrance exam. However, such students are only exempted from BITSAT 2021 and not from the other eligibility criteria.

BITSAT 2021 Application Form

The authorities are expected to start the BITSAT 2021 registration in February in online mode. The last date to register and fill the BITSAT application form is tentatively the last week of March.

Steps to fill BITSAT Application Form 2021

Candidates may refer to the steps mentioned below for filling the BITSAT application form:

Bitsat Application Form link (tap)

  1. Visit the official website at and click to register.
  2. Enter the basic personal and academic details while filling the application form
  3. Candidates will be required to upload scanned photograph and signature in the prescribed format
  4. The next step requires candidates to pay the application fee in online mode through credit card/ debit card/ online banking or even in offline mode

BITSAT 2021 Application Fee

Male candidatesRs 3400
Female candidatesRs 2900
Candidates opting Dubai exam centre (males and females)INR 7000
  1. At last, candidates will have to save and submit the application form and download the application confirmation page for future reference.

BITSAT 2021 Exam Centres

BITS Pilani has released the names of cities wherein there are various exam conducting centres. While filling the BITSAT exam form, candidates are required to opt the cities in the order of their preference only for appearing in the exam. Once the slots are booked by candidates, the BITSAT admit card that shows on the screen shall contain the BITSAT exam centre so allotted to the candidate.

BITSAT Slot Booking 2021

The authorities do not conduct the BITSAT on a single day but the exam is conducted in several days and slots. Thus, registered candidates have to choose the preferred slot for appearing in the BITSAT exam from June 4 to 11. The slot so booked by candidates shall reflect in the admit card that follows the BITSAT slot booking process. It may be noted that slot booking shall be allowed on a ‘first come first served’ basis only, therefore, registered candidates should not delay and book the slots quickly when the BITSAT slot booking commences.

BITSAT 2021 Admit Card

Registered candidates who successfully book slots online will be able to download the BITSAT admit card from the website from June 12. The BITSAT 2021 admit card shall contain various important details related to the candidate as shown below:

  • Candidate’s personal details
  • BITSAT application number
  • BITSAT roll number
  • Slot booked for the exam containing the exam date and timing
  • Venue of the exam so allotted

BITSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates going to appear for BITSAT exam 2021 should, first of all, understand the exam pattern in order to kick start their preparation. Knowledge of BITSAT 2021 exam pattern will help them perform well in the entrance exam.

BITSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

ParticularsBITSAT Exam Pattern
Mode of examinationOnline Computer Based Test (CBT)
Exam duration3 Hours
Type of questionsMultiple Choice Questions (Objective)
Medium of questionsEnglish
Sections in Question PaperBITSAT 2021 exam will have the following parts-Part I – PhysicsPart II – ChemistryPart III – English Proficiency and Logical ReasoningPaper IV – Mathematics
Total number of QuestionsPhysics – 40Chemistry – 40English Proficiency – 15Logical Reasoning – 10Mathematics – 45
Marking SchemeFor every correct answer, 3 marks awardedFor every incorrect answer, 1 mark deductedFor unattempted questions, no marks
Extra Questions12 questions

BITSAT 2021 Syllabus

Knowing the BITSAT syllabus is necessary for candidates who are going to appear for this entrance examination. The BITSAT 2021 syllabus contains all the major topics and the sub-topics to be covered under Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English. Almost all the concepts so pointed in the BITSAT 2021 syllabus shall comprise of those from the NCERT curriculum of class 11 and 12. Being thorough with the whole syllabus is the only way to perform well and crack the exam.

BITSAT 2021 Sample Papers

Along with knowing the syllabus, candidates going to appear for BITSAT 2021 should ideally include the practice papers in their preparation regime. The BITSAT mock tests or sample papers will help them understand the exam pattern as well as the nature of questions better. This will assist them in performing well in the entrance examination. Practising plenty of questions familiarizes the candidates with the nature of questions and also helps reduce the stress levels for the final examination.

Books for BITSAT 2021

Candidates preparing for BITSAT examination always look up for books that can help them in preparing well for the entrance. There are various one-stop books as well as subject wise available in the market that can be referred to for a dedicated preparation for the examination. Through such books, candidates can also understand the topics that serve as important through the previous trend of the question paper.

BITSAT 2021 Result

The authorities announce BITSAT results online through the official website. Although the BITSAT 2021 result is announced in two steps, wherein firstly the score obtained by candidates along with the number of correctly and incorrectly responded questions is mentioned after the exam is conducted. However, being aware of personal performance in BITSAT 2021 shall not be of much help for candidates unless they get to know if they have qualified the exam and if they are eligible for admission or not. Thus the authorities release the list of candidates eligible for admissions which is called a ‘waitlist or admission list’.

BITSAT 2021 Cutoff

The authorities release the cutoff marks for BITSAT 2021 which reflect the minimum marks that a candidate has to score in order to be eligible for admission in the participating institutes. The BITSAT 2021 cutoff will be announced after each of the iteration rounds and this will be followed by the institute wise cutoff marks. The various factors considered for releasing the BITSAT cutoff include the previous year’s cutoff, difficulty level of the exam, total number of candidates registered, total number of seats offered, and so on. It may be noted that the cutoff marks may vary for the different course as well as the institute opted for candidates. Those who have marks above the cutoff marks stand a higher chance of admission through BITSAT.

BITSAT 2021 Counselling and Seat Allotment

After the result is announced, the authorities open up the online registration portal for BITSAT counselling and seat allotment. A valid BITSAT score is a basic eligibility for participating in the counselling process and candidates will be required to enter their choice of courses and campus for admission. As the process is done in online mode, candidates will also be required to take a print out of their choices after registration and send the other documents to the concerned authorities. As there are six rounds of BITSAT 2021 counselling conducted, allotment of seats is made depending upon candidates’ performance in BITSAT 2021 and also the availability of seats in the course and institute so preferred by the candidates.

BITSAT 2021 Participating Institutes

Mainly, admissions will be offered through BITSAT 2021 at 4 campuses that are Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. There are various specializations of engineering courses offered at these campuses which is a must-know for candidates who are going to appear in BITSAT for engineering admissions. Thus, the table below contains campus wise mention of the engineering specializations:

BE Specializations at BITS Campuses

BITS CampusEngineering Specialization
BITS PilaniChemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
BITS GoaChemical Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
BITS HyderabadChemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
BITS DubaiChemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Biotechnology Engineering

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