BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test) is a computer-based entrance exam conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani. It is an online exam that is taken by students who are seeking admission to undergraduate engineering, B.Pharm, and M.Sc courses offered by the BITS campuses located in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad. According to the notification, the BITSAT 2023 application form was released on January 30, 2023. Online applications will were accepted till April 15, 2023.
Candidates willing to appear for the exam must go through the eligibility criteria before filling out the application form on the official website. The authorities released the admit card, and candidates can download it using their login credentials. Continue reading the article to learn complete details regarding BITSAT 2023 events and more.
BITSAT 2023 Exam Overview
Candidates can go through the below table to get an overview of the exam:
Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT)
Deadline to Apply Online for BITSAT 2023 for Session 1 with Application Fee
Session 1 – April 15, 2023 Session 2 – June 12, 2023
Revision/ Editing (online) in the Application Form
Session 1 – April 16 to 20, 2023 Session 2 – June 9 to 12, 2023
Test Centre Allotment and Announcement to Candidates
Session 1 – April 26, 2023 (May 8, 2023)
Candidates to Reserve Test Date and Slot
Session 1 – April 27 to May 8, 2023 (May 10 to 14, 2023) Session 2 – June 14 to 15, 2023
Candidates to Download the Hall Tickets with Instructions (For Session 1)
May 15, 2023, onwards
BITSAT 2023 Online Test Session 1
May 22 21 to 26, 2023
BITSAT 2023 Session 1 Result
To Be Announced
The Application Window to Apply for BITSAT 2023 Session 2
May 23, 2023, to June 12, 2023,
Test Center Allotment and Announcement to Candidates (Session 2)
June 13, 2023
Candidates to Reserve Test Date and Slot (Session 2)
June 14 to 15, 2023
Candidates to Download the Hall Tickets with Instructions (Session 2)
June 16, 2023
BITSAT 2023 Online Test Session 2
June 18 to 22, 2023
Apply for Admission With 12th Marks and Preferences
June 2 to 23, 2023
BITSAT 2023 Session 2 Result
To Be Announced
Editing of Preferences Application Form
June 24 to 26, 2023
Admit List and Waitlist Announcement After Iteration I
To Be Announced
NOTE: The BITSAT exam dates are subjected to change. If any such event occurs, this page will be highlighted with the same information.
BITSAT 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates can go through the following sections to know about the eligibility requirements for BITSAT 2023.
Year of passing – The candidates must have passed the qualifying test in the years 2022 and 2023 with the necessary minimum scores in the required disciplines. Age limit- BITS has not established a minimum age requirement for applicants for admission to the institute (BITSAT age limit).
Nationality- In order to be considered, an applicant must be an Indian national.
Exam requirements – According to the BITSAT exam requirements, candidates who have passed or will be taking the Class 12 exam in a 10+2 pattern from a central or state board or an equivalent are eligible.
Qualifying examination- Applicants for the BITSAT who are enrolled in mandatory subjects must have passed the prerequisite exam with the required cutoff score. Physics, Chemistry, and either Mathematics or Biology must be covered in the qualifying examination as required topics (for B.Pharma). Also, the applicant must be fluent in English.
Minimal score – Just passing the prerequisite exam is insufficient. Applicants must receive a minimum combined score of 75% in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Applicants must have a sufficient level of English proficiency. Candidates must also maintain a minimum overall score and receive 60% in the subjects of physics, chemistry, and mathematics.
Candidates willing to appear for BITSAT 2023 must register themselves on the official website. The BITSAT registration involves entering a mobile number, email ID, gender, date of birth, and other details. Once candidates complete the registration process, they will receive their registration number and password. These will be considered login credentials for the entire examination process.
The following link provides detailed information on the BITSAT registration process: BITSAT Registration
BITSAT 2023 Important Chapters
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Candidates must fill out the online application form by the prescribed date (January 30 to April 15, 2023) on the official website. The BITSAT application form includes multiple steps, such as registration, submitting details, uploading documents, paying the application fee, and more.
Candidates can go through the below table to understand the BITSAT 2023 exam pattern:
Computer-based Test (CBT)
Duration of Exam
Medium of Exam
Part I – Physics Part II – Chemistry Part III – English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning Part IV – Mathematics/Biology
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Total Number of Questions
3 marks will be rewarded for every correct answer. 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect responses No marks will be given for unattempted questions.
BITSAT Question Pattern 2023
The BITSAT 2023 exam consist of 130 questions. Candidates can understand the question distribution from the table mentioned below:
Number of Questions
BITSAT 2023 Syllabus
Candidates appearing for the exam must be well aware of the BITSAT syllabus, to create a well-structured and effective study plan. The BITSAT syllabus covers the topics from Classes 11 and 12 NCERT and CBSE board syllabus, with additional changes as prescribed by the exam conducting body.
Books for BITSAT 2023
To improve preparations, candidates must select the best books and study materials to ace the exam with desired scores. Candidates can go through the below table to know the best books for BITSAT 2023:
Best BITSAT Preparation Book
Candidates can go through the below listed subject-wise best books for BITSAT study materials:
Best Books of Physics for BITSAT 2023
Below is the list of best physics books for BITSAT 2023:
Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma Vol 1 and Vol 2
Arihant Physics by D. C. Pandey
Fundamentals of Physics Resnick, Halliday, Walker
Problems in General Physics by, i.e. Irodov
Advanced level Physics by Nelson and Parker
Best Books of Chemistry for BITSAT 2023
The following is the list of best chemistry books for BITSAT 2023:
Atkins’ Physical Chemistry
Physical Chemistry by N Awasthi
Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis
Organic Chemistry by M.S. Chauhan
Inorganic Chemistry by J.D.Lee
Inorganic Chemistry by O.P.Tandon
Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee
Best Books of Math for BITSAT 2023
Below is the list of best math books for BITSAT 2023:
Integral Calculus by Arihant
Higher Algebra by Hall Knight Bernard-child
Class XI & XII by R.D. Sharma
Differential Calculus by Arihant
Problems in Calculus of One Variable Algebra by I.A.Maron
Best Books of English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning for BITSAT 2023
The following is the list of best English proficiency and logical reasoning books for BITSAT 2023:
BITSAT English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning by Disha Experts
The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT (English) by One Learn Education
Wren and Martin
BITSAT Previous Year Question Papers
One of the most effective ways to improve preparations is by going through the BITSAT previous years’ question papers. The papers will help candidates get an idea of the previous years’ trends, like the frequently asked questions, marking scheme, question weightage, and other important details. Candidates can access the BITSAT previous years’ question papers from the table mentioned below:
The BITSAT sample papers/mock tests help candidates analyse their strong and weak areas, helping them improve their preparation levels. Solving these papers will help candidates get prior experience in the examination. Candidates can access the BITSAT sample papers (full tests series) from the table mentioned below:
1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
2nd Step: Login through your mobile number/email.
3rd Step: Select your ‘Goal’ as ‘BITSAT’ under Engineering.
4th Step: Click ‘Next’ and select your preferred language.
5th Step: Once done, solve the BITSAT mock testsor click on the below-mentioned links to take the tests.
The authorities released the BITSAT 2023 admit card for Session 1 on May 15, 2023. The BITSAT hall ticket for Session 2 will be available from June 16, 2023, onwards. To download the hall ticket, candidates must complete the slot booking process. The slot booking process helps candidates select their desired exam time and date.
Step to Download BITSAT Admit Card 2023
Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to download the BITSAT hall ticket 2023:
1st Step: Visit the official website, i.e., bitsadmission.com.
2nd Step: Click on the ‘BITSAT 2023 hall ticket download link.
3rd Step: Enter ‘Application Number’ and ‘Password’.
4th Step: Click on ‘Proceed’ and click on the tab to download the admit card.
5th Step: The hall ticket will appear on the screen.
6th Step: Download and take the same printouts for future reference.
After the declaration of the BITSAT 2023 results, the exam authorities will release the merit list. The authorities will release two merit lists, one for B.Pharma and the other for all the remaining courses.
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 2023 examinations are considered for the merit list for the admission process.
BITSAT Counselling 2022-23
Candidates can check the complete details of BITSAT counselling 2023 below:
BITSAT Counselling 2023: The BITSAT 2023 counselling will be conducted online. Candidates appearing for the counselling process must submit the application form on the official website. BITSAT admission and seat allotment will not be available to candidates who fail to register for BITSAT counselling, regardless of their qualifications.
The seat allotment of BITSAT 2023 is also known as iteration. Registered candidates will be able to check their seat allotment status online. If the authorities do not allot seats to candidates in the iteration round, they will be included on the waiting list.
Candidates can follow the steps provided below to check their seat allotment status online:
1st Step: Visit the BITS official website and look for the ‘Seat Allotment’ status link
2nd Step: Enter the candidate’s ‘User ID’ and ‘Password’.
3rd Step: Click on ‘Proceed’ or ‘Submit’.
4th Step: The seat allotment status will appear on the screen.
BITSAT Accepting Colleges 2023
The primary institutes that will accept BITSAT 2023 scores for admission are as follows:
BITS Pilani – Hyderabad Campus
BITS Pilani – Goa Campus
NIIT University, Neemrana
To know the complete list of participating colleges, click on the link mentioned below: BITSAT Participating Colleges
FAQs on BITSAT 2023
The following are some of the most frequently asked questions on BITSAT Exam 2023:
Q.1. 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 B. Pharm. However, not for any other first-degree programmes at the institute.
Q.2. I appeared in BITSAT 2022, but my marks were below the cut-off marks. Can I appear in BITSAT 2023?
Ans: Yes, the candidate can apply for the BITSAT 2023 exam.
Q.3. What is the application procedure for NRIs?
Ans: There is no separate procedure for NRIs. However, candidates without Indian citizenship can apply under the International Students Admissions Scheme.
Q.4. What is the marking scheme for BITSAT 2023?
Ans: As per the exam pattern, 3 marks will be rewarded for every correct answer, and 1 mark will be deducted for incorrect responses.
Q.5. Where can I download the BITSAT 2023 admit card?
Ans: Candidates can download the BITSAT 2023 admit card from the official website, i.e., www.bitsadmission.com.
We hope the above article has answered all your doubts and queries. Embibe wishes you good luck and all the best for BITSAT 2023.