The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, conducts the BITS Admission Test (BITSAT) - a computer-based online entrance exam. The BITSAT 2022 exam session 1 will be conducted from July 2 to July 9, 2022, while BITSAT 2022 exam session 2 will be held from August 3 to August 7, 2022.
BITS is one of the premier private technical education institutions in India. The BITSAT exam focuses on testing the analytical skills of the candidates. Every year, nearly 3 lakh students appear for the exam to compete for around 2000 seats in various BE (Bachelor of Engineering) degree programmes offered by different campuses of BITS.
Candidates can find the details of the campus and programmes offered in the table below:
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Besides the BE, candidates are also admitted into integrated MSc courses through the BITSAT exam.
BITSAT 2022 Exam Brochure
The BITS, Pilani, has released the official BITSAT exam brochure with updated details. Candidates interested in applying for the exam must go through the brochure carefully. The BITSAT exam brochure contains instructions for filling out the application form, eligibility criteria, courses offered, exam pattern, marking scheme, and test centres.
The applicants can download the BITSAT 2022 exam brochure from the link below.
The BITS offers admission to its various Integrated First Degree Programmes based on candidate's BITSAT scores. The important details about the BITSAT 2022 exam are provided in the table given below.
Full-Form of Exam
Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT)
Level of Exam
University-based National Level Entrance Exam
Mode of Exam
Computer-based Test (CBT)
Frequency of Exam
Once a Year
Duration of Exam
Total Number of Questions
130 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Seats
Number of Applicants Each Year
About 3 Lakh
Number of Exam Centres
Colleges Accepting Scores
BITS Pilani, BITS Hyderabad, BITS Goa
BITSAT Test Format
BITSAT 2022 will be a 3-hour long (without a break) test, and the question paper will contain 130 MCQs. Each multiple-choice question on the BITSAT 2022 question paper will have four options, out of which only one will be correct.
Candidates will be awarded 3 marks for every correct answer and - 1 mark for every incorrect attempt. No candidate will be allowed to mark more than one option as the correct answer, so the candidates are advised to skip the questions they are unsure about.
There is no penalty for unanswered questions. The BITSAT 2022 question paper will be split into four different parts, as given in the table below:
Number of Questions
a) English Proficiency
b) Logical Reasoning
Mathematics/Biology (For B. Pharm)
Candidates may take as much time as they want for answering a specific question. They can change any of their answers from among the 130 questions as many times as they wish. If a candidate finishes answering all the 130 questions (without skipping any question) and there is still time left, the candidate will be given an option to attempt additional 12 (twelve) questions. These additional questions consist of three questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Logical Reasoning, and Mathematics or Biology.
Please note that once the candidates choose the option to attempt the additional questions, they will not be allowed to go back and make corrections to any of the 130 questions answered earlier.
The BITSAT exam is conducted for engineering aspirants seeking admission to B.E., B.Pharm., and Integrated M.Sc. courses offered by the different campuses of BITS. There are more than 2000 seats for students in these programmes (all campuses combined).
June 15, 2022: BITS allots test cities to registered candidates.
June 08, 2022: BITS, Pilani started inviting applications and released the BITSAT application form on March 14, 2022, and the last date to apply online for the Session I or Both Session I and II has been extended till June 12, 2022.
April 21, 2022: BITS, Pilani has revised the BITSAT exam date. The Session I online test will take place from July 2 to 9, 2022, while Session II will be conducted from August 3 to 7, 2022.
BITSAT 2022 Exam Pattern
BITSAT 2022 Selection Process
The selection process for BITSAT 2022 is mentioned below:
BITSAT Score Report: After the candidates complete the test, they will be able to see the test result on the computer screen in front of them. They will be able to see the total number of correct and incorrect responses along with their scores. Applicants will also be able to check the score report at the BITS admission website on the following day of the respective test date. The candidate can take a printout of the score report for future reference. Students are not allowed to repeat the test in the same year.
The candidate must obtain a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (if he/she has taken Mathematics in BITSAT) or a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (if he/she has taken Biology in BITSAT) in 12th board examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology subjects.
Admissions will be processed purely on the basis of merit. The merit position of a candidate for admission will be on the basis of the score obtained by a candidate in the BITSAT 2022. However, the eligibility for BITSAT admission is subject to fulfilling the requirement of minimum marks in Grade 12 examination, as mentioned above.
Direct Admission to Board Toppers: The respective 1st rank holders of all the central and state boards are offered direct admission in any stream of their choice, on any campus of the institute.
Merit List for Admission: A candidate who appears in BITSAT 2022 is eligible for admission only if he/she gets the required minimum marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in the respective 12th examination. All candidates who have appeared in BITSAT 2022 and are interested in admission will be required to submit an Admission Application Form with 12th marks, indicating their preferences for different degree programmes offered at Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad campuses.
Admission decisions offered by the institute (Iteration 1 results) will be announced on the official website. Further details about different iterations will be announced on the admission website in due course. The merit position of such eligible candidates will be prepared on the basis of their scores in BITSAT 2022. There will be two separate merit lists: one for all the programmes except the B. Pharm. and the other only for B. Pharm.
BITSAT 2022 Sessions
The information regarding the two sessions of BITSAT is given below:
The examination will be organized in Session 1 and Session 2, separated by a gap of a few weeks.
The candidates can choose the Exam Center, the Day, and the slot of their convenience to take the test.
A candidate may opt to appear twice, even at the time of the first application. The candidate will then choose one slot from the first set of dates and another from the second.
A candidate may also appear the second time after the first appearance. To facilitate this process, there will be a period during which candidates who have appeared during Session 1 but had not exercised initially the option to appear twice will be allowed to apply to appear a second time.
The student who has not applied for Session 1 is not eligible to apply for Session 2.
The total duration of the test is 3 hours (without breaks).
BITSAT 2022 Exam Syllabus
The engineering aspirants appearing for the BITSAT 2022 exam should be well-versed in the syllabus. The BITSAT syllabus covers the topics from class 11 and 12 NCERT and CBSE board syllabus, with additional changes as prescribed by the exam conducting body. Candidates can check the complete BITSAT syllabus below:
Part I: Physics
1. Units & Measurement
1.1 Units (Different systems of units, SI units, fundamental and derived units)
1.2 Dimensional Analysis
1.3 Precision and significant figures
1.4 Fundamental measurements in Physics (Vernier caliper, screw gauge, physical balance, etc.)
2.1 Properties of vectors
2.2 Position, velocity, and acceleration vectors
2.3 Motion with constant acceleration
2.4 Projectile motion
2.5 Uniform circular motion
2.6 Relative motion
3. Newton's Laws of Motion
3.1 Newton's laws (free body diagram, resolution of forces)
3.2 Motion on an inclined plane
3.3 Motion of blocks with pulley systems
3.4 Circular motion – centripetal force
3.5 Inertial and non-inertial frames
4. Impulse and Momentum
4.1 Definition of impulse and momentum
4.2 Conservation of momentum
4.4 Momentum of a system of particles
4.5 Center of mass
5. Work and Energy
5.1 Work done by a force
5.2 Kinetic energy and work-energy theorem
5.4 Conservative forces and potential energy
5.5 Conservation of mechanical energy
6. Rotational Motion
6.1 Description of rotation (angular displacement, angular velocity and angular acceleration)
6.2 Rotational motion with constant angular acceleration
6.3 Moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, rotational kinetic energy
16.7 Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics (only qualitative ideas), Electromagnetic spectrum
16.8 Polarisation – states of polarisation, Malus' law, Brewster's law
17. Modern Physics
17.1 Dual nature of light and matter – Photoelectric effect, De Broglie wavelength
17.2 Atomic models – Rutherford's experiment, Bohr's atomic model
17.3 Hydrogen atom spectrum
17.5 Nuclear reactions: Fission and fusion, binding energy
18. Electronic Devices
18.1 Energy bands in solids (qualitative ideas only), conductors, insulators, and semiconductors
18.2 Semiconductor diode – I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias, diode as a rectifier; IV characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell, and Zener diode; Zener diode as a voltage regulator
18.3 Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator
18.4 Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR). Transistor as a switch.
Part II: Chemistry
1. States of Matter
1.1 Measurement: Physical quantities and SI units, Dimensional analysis, Precision, Significant figures.
1.2 Chemical reactions: Laws of chemical combination, Dalton's atomic theory; Mole concept; Atomic, molecular and molar masses; Percentage composition empirical & molecular formula; Balanced chemical equations & stoichiometry
1.3 Three states of matter, intermolecular interactions, types of bonding, melting and boiling points Gaseous state: Gas Laws, ideal behaviour, ideal gas equation, empirical derivation of gas equation, Avogadro number, Deviation from ideal behaviour – Critical temperature, Liquefaction of gases, van der Waals equation.
1.5 Solid state: Classification; Space lattices & crystal systems; Unit cell in two dimensional and three-dimensional lattices, calculation of density of unit cell – Cubic & hexagonal systems; Close packing; Crystal structures: Simple AB and AB2 type ionic crystals, covalent crystals – diamond & graphite, metals. Voids, number of atoms per unit cell in a cubic unit cell, Imperfections- Point XII defects, non-stoichiometric crystals; Electrical, magnetic and dielectric properties; Amorphous solids – qualitative description. Band theory of metals, conductors, semiconductors and insulators, and n- and p-type semiconductors.
2. Atomic Structure
2.1 Introduction: Subatomic particles; Atomic number, isotopes and isobars, Thompson's model and its limitations, Rutherford's picture of atoms and its limitations; Hydrogen atom spectrum and Bohr model and its limitations.
2.2 Quantum mechanics: Wave-particle duality – de Broglie relation, Uncertainty principle; Hydrogen atom: Quantum numbers and wavefunctions, atomic orbitals and their shapes (s, p, and d), Spin quantum number.
2.3 Many electron atoms: Pauli exclusion principle; Aufbau principle and the electronic configuration of atoms, Hund's rule.
Brief history of the development of periodic tables: Periodic law and the modern periodic table; Types of elements: s, p, d, and f blocks; Periodic trends: ionisation energy, atomic, and ionic radii, inter gas radii, electron affinity, electronegativity and valency. Nomenclature of elements with atomic number greater than 100. Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure
3.1 Valence electrons, Ionic Bond: Lattice Energy and Born-Haber cycle; Covalent character of ionic bonds and polar character of covalent bond, bond parameters
3.2 Molecular Structure: Lewis picture & resonance structures, VSEPR model & molecular shapes
3.3 Covalent Bond: Valence Bond Theory - Orbital overlap, Directionality of bonds & hybridization (s, p & d orbitals only), Resonance; Molecular orbital theory- Methodology, Orbital energy level diagram, Bond order, Magnetic properties for homonuclear diatomic species (qualitative idea only)
3.4 Dipole moments; Hydrogen Bond
4.1 Basic Concepts: Systems and surroundings; State functions; Intensive & Extensive Properties; Zeroth Law and Temperature
4.2 First Law of Thermodynamics: Work, internal energy, heat, enthalpy, heat capacities and specific heats, measurements of ∆U and ∆H, enthalpies of formation, phase transformation, ionization, electron gain, Thermochemistry, Hess's Law, enthalpy of bond dissociation, combustion, atomization, sublimation, solution and dilution
4.3 Second Law: Spontaneous and reversible processes; entropy; Gibbs free energy related to spontaneity and non-spontaneity, non-mechanical work; Standard free energies of formation, free energy change and chemical equilibrium
4.4 Third Law: Introduction
5. Physical and Chemical Equilibria
5.1 Concentration Units: Mole Fraction, Molarity, and Molality
5.2 Solutions: Solubility of solids and gases in liquids, Vapour Pressure, Raoult's law, Relative lowering of vapor pressure, depression in freezing point; elevation in boiling point; osmotic pressure, determination of molecular mass; solid solutions, abnormal molecular mass, van 't Hoff factor. Equilibrium: Dynamic nature of equilibrium, the law of mass action
5.3 Physical Equilibrium: Equilibria involving physical changes (solid-liquid, liquid-gas, solid-gas), Surface chemistry, Adsorption, Physical and Chemical adsorption, Langmuir Isotherm, Colloids and emulsion, classification, preparation, uses
5.5 Ionic Equilibria: Strong and Weak electrolytes, Acids and Bases (Arrhenius, Lewis, Lowry and Bronsted) and their dissociation; degree of ionization, Ionization of Water; ionization of polybasic acids, pH; Buffer solutions; Henderson equation, Acid-base titrations; Hydrolysis; Solubility Product of Sparingly Soluble Salts; Common Ion Effect
5.6 Factors Affecting Equilibria: Concentration, Temperature, Pressure, Catalysts, Significance of and G0 in Chemical Equilibria
6.1 Redox Reactions: Oxidation-reduction reactions (electron transfer concept); Oxidation number; Balancing of redox reactions; Electrochemical cells and cell reactions; Standard electrode potentials; EMF of Galvanic cells; Nernst equation; Factors affecting the electrode potential; Gibbs energy change and cell potential; Secondary cells; dry cells, Fuel cells; Corrosion and its G XIII prevention
6.2 Electrolytic Conduction: Electrolytic Conductance; Specific and molar conductivities; variations of conductivity with concentration, Kolhrausch's Law and its application, Electrolysis, Faraday's laws of electrolysis; Electrode potential and electrolysis, Commercial production of the chemicals, NaOH, Na, Al
7. Chemical Kinetics
7.1 Aspects of Kinetics: Rate and Rate expression of a reaction; Rate constant; Order and molecularity of the reaction; Integrated rate expressions and half-life for zero and first-order reactions
7.2 Factor Affecting the Rate of the Reactions: Concentration of the reactants, catalyst; the size of particles, the Temperature dependence of rate constant concept of collision theory (elementary idea, no mathematical treatment); Activation energy
7.3 Surface Chemistry: Adsorption – physisorption and chemisorption; factors affecting adsorption of gasses on solids; catalysis: homogeneous and heterogeneous, activity and selectivity: enzyme catalysis, colloidal state: distinction between true solutions, colloids and suspensions; lyophilic, lyophobic multi molecular and macromolecular colloids; properties of colloids; Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, coagulations; emulsions–types of emulsions
8. Hydrogen and s-block elements
8.1 Hydrogen: Element: unique position in the periodic table, occurrence, isotopes; Dihydrogen: preparation, properties, reactions, and uses; Molecular, saline, ionic, covalent, interstitial hydrides; Water: Properties; Structure and aggregation of water molecules; Heavy water; Hydrogen peroxide: preparation, reaction, structure & use, Hydrogen as a fuel
8.2 s-block elements: Abundance and occurrence; Anomalous properties of the first elements in each group; diagonal relationships; trends in the variation of properties (ionization energy, atomic & ionic radii)
8.3 Alkali metals: Lithium, sodium and potassium: occurrence, extraction, reactivity, and electrode potentials; Biological importance; Reactions with oxygen, hydrogen, halogens water; Basic nature of oxides and hydroxides; Halides; Properties and uses of compounds such as NaCl, Na2CO3, NaHCO3, NaOH, KCl, and KOH.
8.4 Alkaline earth metals: Magnesium and calcium: Occurrence, extraction, reactivity and electrode potentials; Reactions with O2, H2O, H2 and halogens; Solubility and thermal stability of oxo salts; Biological importance of Ca and Mg; Preparation, properties and uses of important compounds such as CaO, Ca(OH)2, plaster of Paris, MgSO4, MgCl2, CaCO3, and CaSO4
9. p-, d-, and f-block elements
9.1 General: Abundance, distribution, physical and chemical properties, isolation and uses of elements; Trends in chemical reactivity of elements of a group; electronic configuration, oxidation states; anomalous properties of the first element of each group
9.2 Group 13 elements: Boron; Properties and uses of borax, boric acid, boron hydrides & halides. Reaction of aluminium with acids and alkalis
9.3 Group 14 elements: Carbon: carbon catenation, physical & chemical properties, uses, allotropes (graphite, diamond, fullerenes), oxides, halides and sulphides, carbides; Silicon: Silica, silicates, silicone, silicon tetrachloride, Zeolites, and their uses
9.4 Group 15 elements: Dinitrogen; Preparation, reactivity and uses of nitrogen; Industrial and biological nitrogen fixation; Compound of nitrogen; Ammonia: Haber's process, properties and reactions; Oxides of nitrogen and their structures; Properties and Ostwald's process of nitric acid production; Fertilizers – NPK type; Production of phosphorus; Allotropes of phosphorus; Preparation, structure and properties of hydrides, oxides, oxoacids (elementary idea only) and halides of phosphorus, phosphine
9.5 Group 16 elements: Isolation and chemical reactivity of dioxygen; Acidic, basic and amphoteric oxides; Preparation, structure and properties of ozone; Allotropes of sulphur; Preparation/production properties and uses of sulphur dioxide and sulphuric acid; Structure and properties of oxides, oxoacids (structures only)
9.6 Group 17 and group 18 elements: Structure and properties of hydrides, oxides, oxoacids of halogens (structures only); preparation, properties & uses of chlorine & HCl; Interhalogen compounds; Bleaching Powder; Uses of Group 18 elements, Preparation, structure and reactions of xenon fluorides, oxides, and oxoacids
9.7 d-Block elements: General trends in the chemistry of first-row transition elements; Metallic character; Oxidation state; ionization enthalpy; Ionic radii; Color; Catalytic properties; Magnetic XIV properties; Interstitial compounds; Occurrence and extraction of iron, copper, silver, zinc, and mercury; Alloy formation; Steel and some important alloys; preparation and properties of K2Cr2O7, KMnO4
9.8 f-Block elements: Lanthanoids and actinoids; Oxidation states and chemical reactivity of lanthanide compounds; Lanthanide contraction and its consequences, Comparison of actinoids and lanthanoids. 9.9 Coordination Compounds: Coordination number; Ligands; Werner's coordination theory; IUPAC nomenclature; Application and importance of coordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and biological systems e.g. chlorophyll, vitamin B12, and haemoglobin); Bonding: Valence-bond approach, Crystal field theory (qualitative); Isomers including stereoisomers
10. Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons
10.1 Classification: General Introduction, classification based on functional groups, trivial and IUPAC nomenclature. Methods of purification: qualitative and quantitative
10.2 Electronic displacement in a covalent bond: Inductive, resonance effects, and hyperconjugation; free radicals; carbocations, carbanions, nucleophiles and electrophiles; types of organic reactions, free radical halogenations
10.3 Alkanes: Structural isomerism, general properties and chemical reactions, free radical halogenation, combustion and pyrolysis
10.4 Alkenes and alkynes: General methods of preparation and reactions, physical properties, electrophilic and free radical additions, acidic character of alkynes and (1,2 and 1,4) addition to dienes
10.5 Aromatic hydrocarbons: Sources; properties; isomerism; resonance delocalization; aromaticity; polynuclear hydrocarbons; IUPAC nomenclature; mechanism of electrophilic substitution reaction, directive influence and effect of substituents on reactivity; carcinogenicity and toxicity
10.6 Haloalkanes and haloarenes: Physical properties, nomenclature, optical rotation, chemical reactions and mechanism of substitution reaction. Uses and environmental effects; di, tri, tetrachloroethane, iodoform, freon and DDT
11.1 Conformations: Ethane conformations; Newman and Sawhorse projections
11.2 Geometrical isomerism in alkenes
12. Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen
12.1 General: Nomenclature, electronic structure, important methods of preparation, identification, important reactions, physical and chemical properties, uses of alcohols, phenols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, nitro compounds, amines, diazonium salts, cyanides and isocyanides
12.2 Specific: Reactivity of hydrogen in carbonyl compounds, effect of substituents on alpha-carbon on acid strength, comparative reactivity of acid derivatives, mechanism of nucleophilic addition and dehydration, basic character of amines, methods of preparation, and their separation, importance of diazonium salts in synthetic organic chemistry
13. Biological, Industrial and Environmental chemistry
13.1 Carbohydrates: Classification; Monosaccharides; Structures of pentoses and hexoses; Simple chemical reactions of glucose, Disaccharides: reducing and non-reducing sugars – sucrose, maltose and lactose; Polysaccharides: elementary idea of structures of starch, cellulose and glycogen
13.2 Proteins: Amino acids; Peptide bond; Polypeptides; Primary structure of proteins; Simple idea of secondary, tertiary and quaternary structures of proteins; Denaturation of proteins and enzymes
13.3 Nucleic Acids: Types of nucleic acids; Primary building blocks of nucleic acids (chemical composition of DNA & RNA); Primary structure of DNA and its double helix; Replication; Transcription and protein synthesis; Genetic code
13.4 Vitamins: Classification, structure, functions in biosystems; Hormones
13.5 Polymers: Classification of polymers; General methods of polymerization; Molecular mass of polymers; Biopolymers and biodegradable polymers; methods of polymerization (free radical, cationic and anionic addition polymerizations); Copolymerization: Natural rubber; Vulcanization XV of rubber; Synthetic rubbers. Condensation polymers
13.6 Pollution: Environmental pollutants; soil, water and air pollution; Chemical reactions in atmosphere; Smog; Major atmospheric pollutants; Acid rain; Ozone and its reactions; Depletion of ozone layer and its effects; Industrial air pollution; Greenhouse effect and global warming; Green Chemistry, study for control of environmental pollution
13.7 Chemicals in medicine, health-care and food: Analgesics, Tranquilizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, anti-fertility drugs, antihistamines, antibiotics, antacids; Preservatives, artificial sweetening agents, antioxidants, soaps and detergents
14. Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry
14.1 Volumetric Analysis: Principles; Standard solutions of sodium carbonate and oxalic acid; Acid-Base titrations; Redox reactions involving KI, H2SO4, Na2SO3, Na2S2O3 and H2S; Potassium permanganate in acidic, basic and neutral media; Titrations of oxalic acid, ferrous ammonium sulphate with KMnO4, K2Cr2O7/Na2S2O3, Cu(II)/Na2S2O3
14.2 Qualitative analysis of Inorganic Salts: Principles in the determination of the cations Pb2+, Cu2+, As3+, Mn2+, Al3+, Zn2+, Co2+, Ca2+, Sr2+, Ba2+, Mg2+, NH4 +, Fe3+, Ni2+ and the anions CO3 2- , S2- , SO4 2- , SO3 2- , NO2 - , NO3 - , Cl- , Br- , I - , PO4 3- , CH3COO- , C2O4 2-
14.3 Physical Chemistry Experiments: preparation and crystallization of alum, copper sulphate. Benzoic acid ferrous sulphate, double salt of alum and ferrous sulphate, potassium ferric sulphate; Temperature vs. solubility; Study of pH charges by common ion effect in case of weak acids and weak bases; pH measurements of some solutions obtained from fruit juices, solutions of known and varied concentrations of acids, bases and salts using pH paper or universal indicator; Lyophilic and lyophobic sols; Dialysis; Role of emulsifying agents in emulsification. Equilibrium studies involving ferric and thiocyanate ions (i) [Co(H2O)6] 2+ and chloride ions; Enthalpy determination for strong acid vs. strong base neutralization reaction (i) hydrogen bonding interaction between acetone and chloroform; Rates of the reaction between (i) sodium thiosulphate and hydrochloric acid, (ii) potassium iodate and sodium sulphite (iii) iodide vs. hydrogen peroxide, concentration and temperature effects in these reactions.
14.4 Purification Methods: Filtration, crystallization, sublimation, distillation, differential extraction, and chromatography. Principles of melting point and boiling point determination; principles of paper chromatographic separation – Rf values
14.5 Qualitative Analysis of Organic Compounds: Detection of nitrogen, sulphur, phosphorous and halogens; Detection of carbohydrates, fats and proteins in foodstuff; Detection of alcoholic, phenolic, aldehydic, ketonic, carboxylic, amino groups and unsaturation
14.6 Quantitative Analysis of Organic Compounds: Basic principles for the quantitative estimation of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, halogen, sulphur and phosphorus; Molecular mass determination by silver salt and chloroplatinate salt methods; Calculations of empirical and molecular formulae
14.7 Principles of Organic Chemistry Experiments: Preparation of iodoform, acetanilide, p-nitro acetanilide, di-benzyl acetone, aniline yellow, beta-naphthol; Preparation of acetylene and study of its acidic character
14.8 Basic Laboratory Technique: Cutting glass tube and glass rod, bending a glass tube, drawing out a glass jet, boring of cork
Part III: (a) English Proficiency and (b) Logical Reasoning
(a) English Proficiency: This test is designed to assess the test takers' general proficiency in the use of the English language as a means of self-expression in real-life situations and specifically to test the test takers' knowledge of basic grammar, their vocabulary, their ability to read fast and comprehend, and also their ability to apply the elements of effective writing.
1.1 Agreement, Time and Tense, Parallel construction, Relative pronouns
1.2 Determiners, Prepositions, Modals, Adjectives XVI
1.3 Voice, Transformation
1.4 Question tags, Phrasal verbs
2.1 Synonyms, Antonyms, Odd Word, One Word, Jumbled letters, Homophones, Spelling
2.2 Contextual meaning.
3. Reading Comprehension
3.5 Reconstruction (rewording)
4.2 Paragraph Unity
(b) Logical Reasoning: The test is given to the candidates to judge their power of reasoning spread in verbal and nonverbal areas. The candidates should be able to think logically so that they perceive the data accurately, understand the relationships correctly, figure out the missing numbers or words, and to apply rules to new and different contexts. These indicators are measured through performance on such tasks as detecting missing links, following directions, classifying words, establishing sequences, and completing analogies.
5. Verbal Reasoning
5.1 Analogy: Analogy means correspondence. In the questions based on analogy, a particular relationship is given and another similar relationship has to be identified from the alternatives provided.
5.2 Classification: Classification means to assort the items of a given group on the basis of certain common quality they possess and then spot the odd option out.
5.3 Series Completion: Here a series of numbers or letters are given and one is asked to either complete the series or find out the wrong part in the series.
5.4 Logical Deduction - Reading Passage: Here a brief passage is given and based on the passage the candidate is required to identify the correct or incorrect logical conclusions.
5.5 Chart Logic: Here a chart or a table is given that is partially filled in and one is asked to complete it in accordance with the information given either in the chart/table or in the question.
6. Nonverbal Reasoning
6.1 Pattern Perception: Here a certain pattern is given and generally a quarter is left blank. The candidate is required to identify the correct quarter from the given four alternatives.
6.2 Figure Formation and Analysis: The candidate is required to analyse and form a figure from various given parts.
6.3 Paper Cutting: It involves the analysis of a pattern that is formed when a folded piece of paper is cut into a definite design.
6.4 Figure Matrix: In this more than one set of figures is given in the form of a matrix, all of them following the same rule. The candidate is required to follow the rule and identify the missing figure.
6.5 Rule Detection: Here a particular rule is given and one is required to select from the given sets of figures, which obeys the rule and forms the correct series.
Part IV: Mathematics
1.1 Complex numbers, addition, multiplication, conjugation, polar representation, properties of modulus and principal argument, triangle inequality, roots of complex numbers, geometric interpretations; Fundamental theorem of algebra
1.2 Theory of Quadratic equations, quadratic equations in real and complex number systems and their solutions
1.3 Arithmetic and geometric progressions, arithmetic, geometric and arithmetico geometric series, sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions, infinite geometric series, sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers
1.4 Logarithms and their properties
1.5 Exponential series
1.6 Permutations and combinations, Permutations as an arrangement and combination as selection, simple applications
1.7 Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, properties of binomial coefficients, Pascal's triangle
1.8 Matrices and determinants of order two or three, properties and evaluation of determinants, addition and multiplication of matrices, adjoint and inverse of matrices, Solutions of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables, elementary row and column operations of matrices, types of matrices, applications of determinants in finding the area of triangles
1.9 Sets, Relations and Functions, algebra of sets applications, equivalence relations, mappings, one•one, into and onto mappings, composition of mappings, binary operation, the inverse of a function, functions of real variables like polynomial, modulus, signum and greatest integer
1.10 Mathematical reasoning and methods of proofs, Mathematically acceptable statements. Connecting words/phrases – consolidating the understanding of "if and only if (necessary and sufficient) condition", "implies", "and/or", "implied" by", "and", "or", "there exists" and through a variety of examples related to real life and Mathematics. Validating the statements involving the connecting words – the difference between contradiction, converse and contra positive, mathematical induction
1.11 Linear Inequalities, solution of linear inequalities in one variable (Algebraic) and two variables (Graphical)
2.1 Measurement of angles in radians and degrees, positive and negative angles, trigonometric ratios, functions with their graphs and identities
2.2 Solution of trigonometric equations
2.3 Inverse trigonometric functions
3. Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
3.1 Cartesian coordinates, distance between two points, section formulae, shift of origin
3.2 Straight lines and pair of straight lines: Equation of straight lines in various forms, angle between two lines, distance of a point from a line, lines through the point of intersection of two given lines, equation of the bisector of the angle between two lines, concurrent lines
3.3 Circles: Equation of circle in standard form, parametric equations of a circle
3.4 Conic sections: parabola, ellipse and hyperbola their eccentricity, directrices & foci
4. Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
4.1 Co-ordinate axes and coordinate planes, distance between two points, section formula, direction cosines and direction ratios, equation of a straight line in space and skew lines
4.2 Angle between two lines whose direction ratios are given, shortest distance between two lines
4.3 Equation of a plane, distance of a point from a plane, condition for coplanarity of three lines, angles between two planes, angle between a line and a plane
5. Differential calculus
5.1 Domain and range of a real-valued function, Limits and Continuity of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, Differentiability
5.2 Derivative of different types of functions (polynomial, rational, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, implicit functions), a derivative of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, chain rule, parametric form
5.3 Geometric interpretation of derivative, Tangents and Normal
5.4 Increasing and decreasing functions, Maxima and minima of a function
5.5 Rolle's Theorem, Mean Value Theorem and Intermediate Value Theorem
6. Integral calculus
6.1 Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, indefinite integrals of standard functions
6.2 Methods of integration: Integration by substitution, Integration by parts, integration by partial fractions, and integration by trigonometric identities
6.3 Definite integrals and their properties, Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus, applications in finding areas under simple curves
6.4 Application of definite integrals to the determination of areas of regions bounded by simple curves
7. Ordinary Differential Equations
7.1 Order and degree of a differential equation, formulation of a differential equation whose general solution is given, variables separable method
7.2 Solution of homogeneous differential equations of the first order and first degree
7.3 Linear first-order differential equations
8.1 Various terminology in probability, axiomatic and other approaches of probability, addition and multiplication rules of probability
8.2 Conditional probability, total probability and Bayes theorem
8.3 Independent events
8.4 Discrete random variables and distributions with mean and variance
9.1 Direction ratio/cosines of vectors, addition of vectors, scalar multiplication, position vector of a point dividing a line segment in a given ratio
9.2 Dot and cross products of two vectors, projection of a vector on a line
9.3 Scalar triple products and their geometrical interpretations
10.1 Measures of dispersion
10.2 Analysis of frequency distributions with equal means but different variances
11. Linear Programming
11.1 Various terminology and formulation of linear programming
11.2 Solution of linear programming using graphical method, feasible and infeasible regions, feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions (up to three non-trivial constraints)
12. Mathematical modelling
12.1 Formulation of simple real-life problems, and solutions using matrices, calculus and linear programming
Part IV: Biology
1. Diversity in Living World
1.1 Biology – it's meaning and relevance to mankind
1.2 What is living; Taxonomic categories and aids; Systematics and Binomial system of nomenclature. XIX
1.3 Introductory classification of living organisms (Two-kingdom system, Five-kingdom system);
1.4 Plant kingdom – Salient features of major groups (Algae to Angiosperms);
1.5 Animal kingdom – Salient features of Nonchordates up to phylum, and Chordates up to class level.
2. Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function
2.1 Cell wall; Cell membrane; Endomembrane system (ER, Golgi apparatus/Dictyosome, Lysosomes, Vacuoles); Mitochondria; Plastids; Ribosomes; Cytoskeleton; Cilia and Flagella; Centrosome and Centriole; Nucleus; Microbodies
2.2 Structural differences between prokaryotic and eukaryotic, and between plant and animal cells.
2.3 Cell cycle (various phases); Mitosis; Meiosis
2.4 Biomolecules – Structure and function of Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids, and Nucleic acids
2.5 Enzymes – Chemical nature, types, properties and mechanism of action
3. Genetics and Evolution
3.1 Mendelian inheritance; Chromosome theory of inheritance; Gene interaction; Incomplete dominance; Codominance; Complementary genes; Multiple alleles
3.2 Linkage and Crossing over; Inheritance patterns of hemophilia and blood groups in humans
3.3 DNA – its organisation and replication; Transcription and Translation
3.4 Gene expression and regulation; DNA fingerprinting
3.5 Theories and evidence of evolution, including modern Darwinism
4. Structure and Function – Plants
4.1 Morphology of a flowering plant; Tissues and tissue systems in plants; Anatomy and function of root, stem (including modifications), leaf, inflorescence, flower (including position and arrangement of different whorls, placentation), fruit and seed; Types of fruit; Secondary growth
4.2 Absorption and movement of water (including diffusion, osmosis and water relations of cell) and of nutrients; Translocation of food; Transpiration and gaseous exchange; Mechanism of stomatal movement
4.3 Mineral nutrition – Macro and micronutrients in plants including deficiency disorders; Biological nitrogen fixation mechanism
4.4 Photosynthesis – Light reaction, cyclic and non-cyclic photophosphorylation; various pathways of carbon dioxide fixation; Photorespiration; Limiting factors
4.5 Respiration – Anaerobic, Fermentation, Aerobic; Glycolysis, TCA cycle; Electron transport system; Energy relations
5. Structure and Function - Animals
5.1 Human Physiology – Digestive system – organs, digestion and absorption; Respiratory system – organs, breathing and exchange and transport of gases
5.2 Body fluids and circulation – Blood, lymph, double circulation, regulation of cardiac activity; Hypertension, Coronary artery diseases
5.3 Excretion system – Urine formation, regulation of kidney function
5.4 Locomotion and movement – Skeletal system, joints, muscles, types of movement
5.5 Control and coordination – Central and peripheral nervous systems, structure and function of neuron, reflex action and sensory reception; Role of various types of endocrine glands; Mechanism of hormone action
6. Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants
6.1 Asexual methods of reproduction
6.2 Sexual Reproduction – Development of male and female gametophytes; Pollination (Types and agents); Fertilization; Development of embryo, endosperm, seed and fruit (including parthenocarpy and helminth)
6.3 Growth and Movement – Growth phases; Types of growth regulators and their role in seed dormancy, germination and movement
8.1 Meaning of ecology, environment, habitat and niche
8.2 Ecological levels of organization (organism to biosphere); Characteristics of Species, Population, Biotic Community and Ecosystem; Succession and Climax. Ecosystem – Biotic and abiotic components; Ecological pyramids; Food chain and Food web
8.3 Energy flow; Major types of ecosystems including agroecosystem
8.4 Ecological adaptations – Structural and physiological features in plants and animals of aquatic and desert habitats
8.5 Biodiversity and Environmental Issues – Meaning, types and conservation strategies (Biosphere reserves, National parks and Sanctuaries), Air and Water Pollution (sources and major pollutants); Global warming and Climate change; Ozone depletion; Noise pollution; Radioactive pollution; Methods of pollution control (including an idea of bioremediation); Deforestation; Extinction of species (Hot Spots)
9. Biology and Human Welfare
9.1 Animal husbandry – Livestock, Poultry, Fisheries; Major animal diseases and their control. Pathogens of major communicable diseases of humans caused by fungi, bacteria, viruses, protozoans and helminths, and their control
9.2 Cancer; AIDS
9.3 Adolescence and drug/alcohol abuse
9.4 Basic concepts of immunology
9.5 Plant Breeding and Tissue Culture in crop improvement
10. Biotechnology and its Applications
10.1 Microbes as ideal system for biotechnology
10.2 Microbial technology in food processing, industrial production (alcohol, acids, enzymes, antibiotics), sewage treatment and energy generation
10.3 Steps in recombinant DNA technology – restriction enzymes, NA insertion by vectors and other methods, regeneration of recombinants
10.4 Applications of R-DNA technology in human health –Production of Insulin, Vaccines and Growth hormones, Organ transplant, Gene therapy
10.5 Applications in Industry and Agriculture – Production of expensive enzymes, strain improvement to scale up bioprocesses, GM crops by transfer of genes for nitrogen fixation, herbicide resistance and pest-resistance including Bt crops
Students should thoroughly read the NCERT textbooks. Most of the applicants overlook these simple books. But these books will assist you in resolving all doubts you may have about the concepts.
Organising your time: 'Practice makes perfect' applies perfectly to BITSAT 2022. Solve and practise as many model test papers as you can.
In a notebook, jot down all of the relevant formulas. Every day, before going to bed, go over all of the formulae again. Even the most insignificant formulae should not be overlooked. Many of the questions are formula-based. To solve a complex problem, look for shortcuts. You will save time as a result of this.
English and Logical reasoning are unique to BITSAT. Thus, you should become familiar with the format of the questions. This necessitates a basic understanding of the material and does not require any particular preparation.
The BITSAT exam paper is easier than the JEE Main question paper. Concentrate on understanding the topics in all subjects rather than just the exam. You'll be able to pass other exams in addition to the BITSAT in this manner.
Determine your advantages and disadvantages. Every day, try to enhance your grasp of weaker topics by revising them regularly.
BITSAT 2022 is a computer-based online test (CBT). During their preparation period, aspirants who are used to the pen-and-paper method should complete a large number of mock tests online.
Every day, keep aside one hour to read a famous newspaper. Out of the 150 questions in the BITSAT exam, 25 are dedicated to English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning. Neither of these two areas can be prepared to utilise PCM-compatible procedures. Reading a good national English language newspaper on a daily basis will be more beneficial in making the best use of the 25 questions. If you've been a voracious reader from a young age, then this section may come as second nature to you.
Pay close attention to all of the topics.
BITSAT 2022 Exam Taking Strategy
Spending too much effort on tough questions is a waste of time. Skip such questions and move on to the others.
Make plans to address the issue. Do not attempt the questions blindly.
BITSAT is the only exam with an option for bonus questions. You can attempt the bonus questions only if you have attempted all 130 questions. Out of 12 questions, there will be three questions each from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. You can definitely give the extra questions a shot if you are confident about the 130 questions you have attempted, and there is still some time left.
Keep in mind that once you move on to the bonus questions, you can not go back to the rest 130 questions that you have answered already.
One section of the exam is dedicated to English language skills. Students, on the whole, prefer to overlook this section while focusing on other subjects that are considered more important. As there are a total of 10 questions under this section, performing well in English may help you achieve a high BITSAT 2022 ranking.
Always keep an eye on the clock. Every 5 to 10 questions, check the timer on the online test and keep up with the pace.
BITSAT Detail Study Plan
Here is the last month’s detailed study plan for BITSAT:
Spend one month preparing for the BITSAT (about 10 hours each day). One month may be plenty if your basics are clear.
Take several mock tests in a row. This will help you identify your strengths and shortcomings. According to experts, if your scores in the BITSAT mock test are between 350 and 380, you have a strong grip on the majority of the topics. If your score is between 320 and 350, you need to enhance your accuracy to achieve a higher score. It would help if you also tried to keep aside some time to attempt the final 12 questions to enhance your overall score.
Try focusing on English if you are not confident in grammar or vocabulary. Attempt some questions on logical reasoning. Try to attempt the previous 2-3 years’ questions. Questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology are a cakewalk. Revise all the topics once without getting into much depth.
BITSAT 2022 Recommended Chapters
BITSAT is considered one of the most challenging undergraduate entrance exams in the country. Candidates have to make great efforts to get admission in the desired course on one of the campuses of BITS. In order to avoid leaving out a topic important for the BITSAT 2022 exam, candidates are advised to go through the syllabus thoroughly as they prepare to appear for it.
We all know that some chapters and topics are more important than others from the point of view of engineering entrance exams, including BITSAT. The Embibe talent team studied the BITSAT previous year papers of the last five years, analysed them thoroughly, and came out with a list of chapters/topics that carry a little bit extra weightage than others. Check out the topics in the tables given below:
System of particles and rotational motion
Structure of atom
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
Based on the marks scored by the candidates in the exam, two different merit lists are prepared: one for all the engineering streams except B. Pharm and the other one for the B. Pharm only. But this merit list is not published nor made available to the individual candidates. (Individual candidates can only download their respective scores obtained from the website.) Individual candidates are required to apply for the stream and institute campus of their choice. The merit list prepared by the institute is thus used to allot a seat as per the candidate’s choice.
BITSAT Score Analysis 2021
Rank Predictor Post Exam
This is an admission test for entry into various B.E. and M. Sc courses in four (4) campuses of BITS, Pilani and hence it does not involve any practical exam or experiments.
BITSAT Score Analysis:
No of Candidates with score >=400
No of Candidates with score >=350
No of Candidates with score >=300
No of Candidates with score >=250
No of Candidates with score >=200
From the above statistical information and cut-off marks for various previous years given above, the students can get a clear idea of the stream and campus they will be eligible for admission.
BITSAT 2022 Exam Counselling
The process of BITSAT counselling 2022 will be completely online. Only candidates who have qualified in BITSAT will be eligible to participate in the counselling. The process of counselling has been explained below:
Announcement of Admit list and Waitlist after Iteration I
August 08, 2022
Payment of fee/advance fees Deadline
To be announced
Admission assignment after Iteration II announcement
To be announced
Payment of balance fees by candidates selected for admission from the waiting list in second iteration deadline
To be announced
Admission assignment after Iteration III announcement
To be announced
Deadline for aspirants who wish to withdraw admission to submit Withdrawal request online using their online credentials
To be announced
Deadline for payment of balance fees by candidates selected for admission from the waiting list in third iteration
To be announced
Admission assignment after Iteration IV announcement
To be announced
Reporting for the admission at respective campuses for candidates selected for admission in Iteration I, II, III, IV
To be announced
Orientation & Document verification for selected candidates for admission in Iteration I, II, III, IV
To be announced
Admission assignment after Iteration V announcement
To be announced
Registration of Courses (subjects) for the First Semester 2020-21 at respective Campuses. Each campus will provide separate information regarding this.
To be announced
Commencement of classes as per registration
To be announced
Reporting for admission at respective campuses for selected candidates for admission in Iteration V
To be announced
Admission assignment after Iteration VI announcement
To be announced
Reporting for admission at respective campuses for selected candidates for admission in Iteration VI
To be announced
Choosing a career after Class 11-12 study is an important step for every student. Students should choose this extremely carefully after analysing their strengths, weaknesses, etc. Generally, students go crazy about it and are vulnerable to making mistakes. It creates mental and physical stress while studying for 11-12 board exams and simultaneously preparing for different competitive exams. It is not easy to handle this pressure and stress.
Parents have to play a very critical role in helping their kids at this important time. They should always create a healthy and comfortable environment for the kid and help them manage the stress.
Some parents get tense along with the students and put additional pressure on the student. Expectations mounting on themselves for their kids. This creates extra mental pressure on the student. The parents should never do that.
Parents of the students aspiring for BITSAT success play a very vital role in the preparation of their kids.
Parents should do the following in order to support their child’s preparation:
a) Parents have to understand the importance and intensity of the exam. Students will get tense on the exam. Students have a challenge of balancing study and preparation of their board-level exam and different entrance exams that they appear in. Hence, the parents have to understand their kids' capacity to absorb the stress and should always monitor the stress level of their kids.
b) Parents should ensure good food and environment for studying with necessary study materials.
c) Parents should ensure that their kid's preparation is going on at the optimum level and their academic efficiency is slowly reaching its peak on the exam day.
Priyam Shah, the BITSAT-2018 topper with 402 out of 450
(i) On his BITSAT preparation:
Ans: I was mainly preparing for JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Well, the BITSAT portion is almost the same as that of JEE but the only difference was the logical reasoning and English proficiency part. Apart from these two, the major differentiating factor was the test-taking pattern which could only be practised by taking mock tests. I started practising mock tests after my JEE Main exam. I didn't have any specific routine for BITS but I always tried to give 1 test every day in a week.
(ii) On how he managed BITSAT along with his board exam and other exams like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, etc.
Ans: I had opted for the last BITSAT date so that I could give enough time for revision. And, therefore, I was able to focus more only on BITSAT after my JEE Advanced concluded.
(iii) On if he has taken any help from any other coaching institute for preparation
Ans: I took coaching for all the entrance examinations from SYNAPSE which actually helped me a lot, not only BITSAT but also for all the other entrance examinations.
Ans: After my JEE Main exams, I have only relied on mock tests given by SYNAPSE. Yes of course practising from past papers helps a lot. You get an idea about the actual difficulty level of the paper which helps you in preparing for your exam.
(v) On how he managed the stress
Ans: Fortunately, I was under no such pressure of scoring because of the atmosphere that was maintained by my family as well as coaching classes. But when I would get a little bit tired or bored I would sometimes resort to listening to music, watching television, and playing sports.
Application Form Filling Start Date: March 14, 2022
Last date to fill out the BITSAT Application Form (session 1): June 12, 2022
The BITSAT Admit Card of session 1 will be released from June 25, 2022, till the exam date. The admit card for session 2 will be released from July 31, 2022, till the exam date.
Instructions on Form Filling
(i) Interested candidates should register for BITSAT 2022 online at the application link.
(ii) Take a printout of the filled-in form for future use.
(iii) Candidates who choose to appear for BITSAT 2022 twice will have to pay a sum of Rs 5400/- (male candidates) and Rs 4400/- (female candidates).
Candidates who opt to appear once (Session 10 must pay a fee of Rs 3400/- (Male candidates) and Rs 2900/- (female candidates).
Candidates who choose to appear for the second time (Session 2) must pay an additional fee of Rs 2000/- (male candidates) and Rs 1500/- (female candidates).
If candidates choose Dubai as a test centre and want to appear for Session 1 only, then they must pay a sum of Rs 7000 (for both male and female candidates).
If candidates choose Dubai as a test centre and want to appear for both the sessions then they must pay a sum of Rs 9000.
(iv) Candidates must fill out the application form before the last date to apply BITSAT 2022 online form with the fee payment.
(v) Apart from applying and appearing for BITSAT 2022, students have to also apply for admission into BITS giving the details of their 12th marks and preferences to different degree programmes offered at three Indian campuses of BITS.
(vi) The application form having the details of their 12th marks and preferences to different degree programmes along with the prescribed application fee has to be submitted online at the BITS admission website.
(vii) Correction of the application form is permitted online during the specified period. No further amendment in the application is allowed.
(viii) Before starting to fill up the online application form, keep the following details/documents ready:
a) Personal details (Name, Father's Name, Mother's Name, DOB)
b) Valid and Active Email ID
c) Valid and Active Mobile number for receiving SMS (foreign candidates, please prefix your ISD code with your phone number)
d) Educational qualification details
(ix) Please upload your photograph and signature in .jpg format (max size: 50-100 kb. The photograph should be colour passport size and with white background).
BITSAT Eligibility Criteria
Those students who are appearing for the 12th class examination in 2022 or who have passed the 12th class examination in 2021 are only eligible to appear in the BITSAT 2022 exam. If a candidate has appeared more than once in 12th class or its equivalent, then their latest performance is considered only, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/courses prescribed. All the students who have passed the 12th examination in 2019 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in the BITSAT 2022 exam. A student who is presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses is not allowed to appear in BITSAT 2022.
For admission to any one of the First Degree programmes of BITS Pilani except B.Pharm.:
Any candidate who must have passed the Class 12 examination from any recognised Central/State Board or its equivalent with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (MPC) and adequate proficiency in English.
For admission to the B.Pharm. course:
Any candidate who must have passed the Class 12 examination from any recognised State/Central Board or equivalent with Biology, Physics and Chemistry (BPC) and is adequately proficient in English. However, a candidate with PCM may also apply for the Pharmacy program.
Admission to all the programmes mentioned above is subject to the conditions given below:
The candidate should have obtained a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects (if they have taken Mathematics in BITSAT) or a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Biology, Physics, and Chemistry subjects (if they have taken Biology in BITSAT) in 12th examination, with at least 60 % marks in each of the Mathematics/Biology, Physics, and Chemistry subjects.
Number of Attempts
Candidates can attempt the BITSAT 2022 exam twice.
The question paper for BITSAT is available only in English Language.
BITSAT Admit Card Release Date
BITS released the BITSAT admit cards (session 1) for the registered candidates on June 25, 2022. Candidates will be allotted the shift time and venue as per their preferred slots. Those who have not booked their slots will be provided with a slot by the exam authorities. The time and venue that the candidates have been allotted will be mentioned in their BITSAT admit cards.
List of Exam Centres
In order to accommodate a large number of students all over India to participate in BITSAT 2022, apart from Pilani, Hyderabad, and Goa campuses of BITS where a large number of students are expected to take the test, the BITS is also planning to offer the tests at dedicated test centres in several other cities. The BITSAT test centres are in the following cities:
Following are some common questions regarding BITSAT Exam 2022:
Q.1: I am not able to access the online application. Is it possible for you to send the application form by email or post?
Ans: No, it is not possible to send the BITSAT application by email/post. If you get any specific errors while applying, please get in touch with the officials through the website. For any BITSAT related query, you can also send an email to email@example.com with details, or dial these phone numbers: 01596-242205 and 01596-255330 from Monday-Friday 9.00 AM to 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 6.00 PM.
Q.2: I have taken Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in 10+2. Am I eligible to apply for BITSAT?
Ans: Yes, the candidates with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in 10+2 level are eligible to appear in the BITSAT 2022 Exam in B. Pharm. However, they are not eligible for any other first-degree program at the institute.
Q.3: My 12th exam results are not expected before 15th July 2022. Should I apply for BITSAT 2022?
Ans: A candidate can apply for a course in a campus of their choice immediately after the exam day. Hence, if the class 12 board results are available after the BITSAT exam, there is no problem in applying for the BITSAT 2022 exam.
Q.4: I passed the 12th exam in 2021. Am I eligible to appear for BITSAT 2022?
Ans: Yes, you are eligible to apply for BITSAT 2022.
Q.5: I had appeared in BITSAT 2020, but my marks were below the cut-off marks. Can I appear in BITSAT 2022?
Ans: Yes, you can apply for BITSAT 2022 again.
Q6. What is the application procedure for NRIs?
A. There is no separate procedure for NRIs. However, the candidates who have citizenship other than INDIA can apply under the International Students Admissions Scheme.
Q7. What is the application procedure for candidates with foreign qualifications?
Ans: There is no separate procedure for those candidates who wish to get admission through BITSAT. They have to apply similar to Indian students and provide an equivalence certificate from AIU at the time of applying for admissions later.
Q8. Am I eligible for admission to M.Sc. programmes after 12th?
Ans: The M.Sc. programmes are 4-year integrated programmes after the 12th standard. There is no intermediate B.Sc. degree awarded.
Q.9: I have passed 12th in the year 2019 (or earlier). I am now doing my higher studies (B.Sc./B.E./Diploma) in another college. Can I apply for BITSAT 2022?
Ans: No, you are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT 2022.
List of Parallel Exams
Various institutes in India conduct their entrance examinations every year for admission of interested candidates to undergraduate engineering courses. A list of engineering entrance exams from Class 12 level to B. E./B. tech is being provided to you under this section. The level of the entrance exams mentioned in the list is considered a bit higher than the BITSAT 2022 exam. As the syllabi and levels of these exams are more or less similar, the students preparing to appear for them can easily crack BITSAT 2022 as well.
Exam conducted by
JEE Advanced exam
B. Tech. B, Arch, B. Planning
23 IITs, 7 IISERs and a few other GFTIs (Government-funded Technical Institutes)
One of the IIT in rotation every year
ISI (Indian Statistical Institute) Admission Test
B. Stat B. Sc (Mathematics)
a) Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata b) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Either of the two institutes
IISER Admission Test
B. S. or BS-M. S. dual degree program in IISERS
7 number of IISERS (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research) as listed in the College list section. (IISERs also admit students from JEE Advanced rank). They have a seat-sharing arrangement
B.Sc./B.S./B.Stat./B.Math./Int. M.Sc./M.S. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in IISc, Bangalore and IIESRs
IISc, Bangalore and 7 number of IISERS (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research) as listed in the College list section. (IISERs also admit students from JEE Advanced rank). They have a seat-sharing arrangement
The following state-level engineering entrance exams are considered just similar and comparable to the BITSAT 2022 exam.
West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination
Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Examination
A consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Under Graduate Entrance Test
Delhi University Engineering Admission
Gujarat Common Entrance Test
Kerala Engineering Agricultural Medical Entrance Examinations
Karnataka Common Entrance Test
ORISSA JEE / OJEE
Odisha Joint Entrance Examination
Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
For B. Tech in Agricultural Engineering, Dairy Technology, Agriculture, Horticulture etc in 69 central and state government level Agricultural Universities in India conducted by ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research), New Delhi
For B. tech- marine Engineering, B.Tech (Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering) B. Sc- Nautical Science etc B.Sc (Ship Building & Repair) in 6 Marine Engineering Universities in Chennai, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam and Chennai conducted by Indian Maritime University, Chennai
All other state-level engineering entrance examinations
The following undergraduate engineering entrance exams in India are conducted by reputed private engineering institutes and are considered good. These exams can also be referred to for the preparation of the BITSAT 2022 exam:
Exam Conducted by
B. Tech in various disciplines
SRM Group of Institutes
MANIPAL Admission Test
B. Tech in various disciplines
Manipal Group of Institutes
B. Tech in various disciplines
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore
B. Tech in various disciplines
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneshwar
Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneshwar
Practical Knowledge/Career Goals
Learning from Real World
Engineering is all about applying theoretical knowledge into practice. Developments in engineering technological areas are happening in every field, in every area of engineering/technology. Engineering was present in the prehistoric era when people learnt how to produce fire by hitting one rock with the other. We are producing fire in different techniques nowadays. Is that the end? No, newer techniques of producing fire will be developed, for sure, through added applications.
If we look at the different engineering disciplines available in the engineering colleges/universities throughout the world, we get a few hundred of them. Every day some new branch of engineering is taking birth from its parent subject. It is ongoing.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science has those subjects which are basic and has high demand, both for Engineering and Basic Science Courses.
Jobs in the industry will provide skills in the following areas:
Research and development
Maintenance and support
Sales and marketing
Different skill sets are needed for each category of job for each discipline of engineering and basic science. At the time of filling the choice of seats for the courses available, it is extremely important that the student explores himself/herself as to his/her alignment towards their existing skillset, whereas some of the specific skill set will be developed as they pass through their institutional syllabus and training.
Skills to be developed by all the engineering students: Coding, Software development, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, Autocad, PhotoShop, etc.
Apart from the skills that are mentioned above, in general, all the engineers/basic science profession, irrespective of their discipline and functional area, need the following skills to perform in their work.
Fulfilment of task/commitment
When a student is preparing and writing for the BITSAT 2022 exam, it is extremely important to explore if they really have an engineering or basic science mind or he/she is writing the exam just for the sake of writing, simply because others are writing. At a later stage, many professionals are not liking their profession and try to switch their career. Hence, when writing the BITSAT 2022 exam, having a mind to accept engineering/basic science as a career is important. All other specific skills to perform the engineering job that he wishes to be in may be developed in due course.
Career Prospects/Which stream to choose
The courses offered by the different campuses of Birla Institute of Technology and Science have their own importance in its area. But, some students and their parents feel some disciplines have better opportunities than others.
Hence, the students and their parents, friends, relatives, and well-wishers should be consulted thoroughly before making their choice for a seat and campus.
BITSAT Success Stories: Interview with Priyam Shah