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Everything you should know about BITSAT Exam

Written by Saurabh

BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test) is being conducted by BITS Pilani every year for the admission to BE, Pharma and MSc programs. This is a very reputed exam and is quite popular for the candidates aspiring for such institutes.

BITSAT exam is a computer-based test (CBT) which aspirants need to clear in order to secure admission at BITS campuses located at Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad.

The dates for BITSAT 2017 have been announced. The exam in 2017 will be conducted from May 16 to 30. If you have already filled the BITSAT application form then it’s time to make a final touch to your preparation.

BITSAT Exam Details

BITSAT is a three-hour long exam where the question paper is divided into four sections containing multiple choice questions from subjects like Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency, Logical Reasoning as well as Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharma Candidates).

Papers Questions Marks
Physics 40 120
Chemistry 40 120
English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning 25 75
Mathematics 45 135

The mode of exam is online.

Important Dates regarding BITSAT 2017

Here are the important dates regarding the BITSAT exam 2017. You are also advised to visit the official website for further and updated information.

Events Dates
Availability of online application form December 29, 2016
The last date to apply for the examination March 10, 2017 (05:00 pm)
Corrections in the application form March 07 to 10, 2017
Test center allotment will be done on March 15, 2017
Slot booking started from March 20 to April 5, 2017
Hall ticket will be available from April 15 to May 10, 2017
BITSAT 2017 will be held in May 16 to 30, 2017
Candidates may apply for admission with 12th class marks and preferred degree May 20 to June 30, 2017
The admit and wait list will be released in July 01, 2017

Application Form Pricing

The price of the BITSAT application form is relatively higher than the normal exams. Here are the details.

Category Application fee
Male Rs. 2750
Female Rs. 2250
Candidates opting Dubai as Exam Centre US $60 (or Indian Rs. 4000)

Program Offered by the BITS

Under various campus of BITS, here are the different programs being offered by the BITS.

BITS Campus Courses Offered
Pilani Chemical
Computer Science
Electrical and Electronics
Electronics and Instrumentation
Goa Chemical
Computer Science
Electrical and Electronics
Electronics and Instrumentation
Electronics and Communication
Hyderabad Chemical
Electronics & Instrumentation
Computer Science
Electrical and Electronics
Electronics and Communication

Based on the result and score, counseling will be taken care and there you can choose the branch and college.


This was all about BITSAT exam 2017. Dates are already out and the exam is about to be. If you are also appearing for the exam, it’s time to give a final touch to your preparation and do well.

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