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BITSAT Merit List 2022: Tie-Breaking Criteria, Cut-off, Waitlist


BITSAT Merit List 2022: The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) conducted BITSAT 2022 Session 1 from July 2 to 9, 2022. Session 2 was conducted from August 3 to 7, 2022. The authorities conduct the university-level exam for candidates who want to pursue graduation in Medicine or Engineering from the Pilani, Hyderabad, and Goa campuses of BITS. BITS will issue the admit list and waitlist after the first Iteration on September 12, 2022.

The authorities accepted applications for BITSAT Session 1 from March 14, 2022, and the last date for candidates to submit their application forms for one or both sessions was June 10, 2022. Candidates could submit their application forms for Session 2 of BITSAT 2022 from July 4 to 20, 2022. Authorities will declare the admission list for admission on September 12, 2022 (tentatively). Candidates can read the article to learn about the exam events, such as the BITSAT merit list and cut-off 2022.

Latest Update:
– The authorities have revised BITSAT 2022 counselling procedure dates
– The BITSAT Session 2 result is released on the official website. Use this link to download BITSAT 2022 August session scorecard.
– BITS Pilani has released BITSAT 2022 scorecard at bitsadmission.com. Candidates can download it by logging in, using their application number and password.
– The BITSAT Session 2 application form is available from July 4 to 20, 2022. Check the direct link and apply before the last date.

BITSAT Merit List 2022

After the results are declared, the authorities publish the merit lists for candidates selected for the BITSAT admission process. The authorities publish two merit lists: one for B.Pharma and the other for all the remaining courses. The candidate’s performance in the BITSAT examination 2022 decides whether the candidate can make it to the BITSAT merit list.

Based on the candidates’ marks in the BITSAT 2022 exam, the authorities assign ranks to the candidates. Those who obtain the required marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in their Class 12 examinations or the minimum qualifying marks set by the authorities for BITSAT 2022 examinations are considered for the merit list for the admission process.

BITSAT Merit List 2022 – Important Dates

Candidates can look into the below exam calendar to get information about all the events related to the BITSAT 2022 examination:

Start of BITSAT 2022 ApplicationMarch 14, 2022
Deadline to Apply Online for Bitsat 2022 for Session 1 Along With Application FeeJune 12, 2022
Revision/Editing (Online) In the Application Form by CandidatesJune 8 to 12, 2022
Test Centre Allotment and Announcement to CandidatesJune 15, 2022
Candidates to Reserve Date and Slot of the TestJune 17 to 22, 2022 (until 5 p.m)
Candidates to Download the Hall Tickets With Instructions (For Session 1)June 25, 2022
BITSAT 2022 Online Test Session 1*July 2 to 9, 2022
BITSAT 2022 Session 1 ScorecardJuly 10, 2022
The Application Window to Apply for Bitsat 2022 Session 2July 4 to 20, 2022
Test Centre Allotment and Announcement to CandidatesJuly 23, 2022
Candidates to Reserve Test Date and SlotJuly 26 to 30, 2022
Candidates to Download the Hall Tickets With InstructionsJuly 31 to August 3, 2022
BITSAT 2022 Online Test Session 2*August 3 to 7, 2022
BITSAT 2022 Session-II ScorecardAugust 9, 2022
Apply for Admission With 12th Marks and PreferencesJuly 15 to September 08, 2022
Editing of Preferences Application FormSeptember 7 to 10, 2022
Admit List and Waitlist Announcement After Iteration ISeptember 12, 2022

BITSAT Result 2022

The BITSAT total marks are 450. Once the candidates have attempted the question paper for BITSAT 2022, they can see the BITSAT total marks and their scores on the screen, along with the total number of questions they have marked correctly and incorrectly at the end of their exams. Candidates can log out of their tests only after entering the marks they have scored.

The score is available in the test window. This ensures that candidates have checked their marks before logging out of the test window. Candidates can also check their session II BITSAT result 2022 on the official website of the BITS admission on the exam date or the following day. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the page for future reference.

BITS Pilani does not release any answer key after the BITSAT exams are conducted. In addition, candidates should note that they are not allowed to repeat their tests in 2022 after they have already attempted the test once 2022. 

How To Check the BITSAT Result 2022?

Candidates can follow the below steps to check their BITSAT results.

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website of BITS.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the link to view the result.
  • 3rd Step: Candidates can log in to the website with their user credentials.
  • 4th Step: They can check their results and download their BITSAT marks card for future reference. 

BITSAT Cut-off List

Candidates want to know the BITSAT total marks and cut-off. The BITS authorities conduct the BITSAT counselling process 2022 online. Only those who qualify for the BITSAT 2022 can participate in counselling. The cut-off marks for various departments in 2020 of each BITS campus have been provided below.

CoursesCut-off for
BITS- Pilani
Cut-off for
BITS- Hyderabad
Cut-off for
B.E. Chemical270240248
B.E. Civil254240
B.E. Electrical and Electronics333300306
B.E. Mechanical298260269
B.E. Computer Science372336347
B. Pharm203161
B.E. Electronics and Instrumentation323290293
B.E. Manufacturing253
B.E. Electronics and Communication314320

BITSAT Tie-Breaking Criteria 2022

Situations might arise wherein two candidates obtain the same scores in the BITSAT exams 2022. In such situations, in the interest of allotting ranks to the eligible candidates, measures are taken to resolve the ties between two candidates who have scored the same marks. The tie-breaking criteria are followed in descending order, as per the pointers given below:

  • Marks obtained by the candidate in Biology (for B. Pharm) or Mathematics
  • Marks obtained in Physics
  • Marks obtained in Chemistry
  • The candidate obtained total marks in PCB (for admissions in B. Pharm) or PCM in class 12.

BITSAT Admit List and Wait List

Besides the merit list, BITS authorities also release the admit list and waitlist. The below sections provide the required information on both.

BITSAT Admit List 2022

There are 5 to 6 iterations, and the authorities release the admit list in each iteration session after the result is released. 

  • The BITSAT admit list contains the names of the candidates who have cleared the minimum cut-off criteria and qualify to attend the BITSAT counselling process in 2022
  • The authorities prepare the admit list on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in the BITSAT entrance examinations 2022.
  • Candidates whose names appear in the BITSAT merit list 2022 need to submit an application form for their admission before the deadline.

BITSAT Waitlist 2022

The names of all the candidates who have not been allotted seats in the iteration rounds appear on the waitlist. Sometimes candidates withdraw from the admission process. In such cases, to fill out the vacant seats, preferences are given to candidates on the BITSAT waitlist. The authorities release a list with the names of the candidates who have not been allotted any seats in the iteration rounds but have a high chance of being admitted to the BITS institutes.

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FAQs on BITSAT 2022 Merit List

Candidates who enquire about the merit list of BITSAT often tend to ask us the following questions:

Q.1: Who releases the BITSAT merit list and cut-off 2022?

Ans: The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, releases the merit list and cut-off marks for the exam conducted in 2022. 

Q.2: When will the authorities announce the admit list and wait for the list for BITSAT 2022?

Ans: BITS authorities will announce the BITSAT 2022 admit list and wait for the list on September 12, 2022 (tentatively).

Q.3: When will the BITSAT 2022 examination be conducted?

Ans: The BITSAT examination for 2022 was conducted in two sessions. The first session was conducted from July 2 to 9, 2022, and the second session was conducted from August 3 to 7, 2022.

Q.4: When will the BITS authorities release the admit list in 2022?

Ans: There will be 5 or 6 iterations. The admit list will be released in each iteration session after the results are released.

Q.5: Do I have any chance of being admitted into BITS institutes if my name appears on the waiting list?

Ans: Yes, the BITS authorities release the names of those candidates on the waiting list who have not been granted seats in the iteration rounds but have a high chance of being admitted to the BITS institutes. If a candidate withdraws from admission, candidates on the waiting list get a higher preference to fill out the vacant seats. 

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