Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) 2016

BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test) 2016 is conducted every year by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) for granting admissions to various Integrated First Degree Programmes of Engineering in the university. Nearly 2 lakh candidates will be appearing for BITSAT 2016 and will compete for around 2,000 seats available in various BE (Hons.) programmes available across three campuses of BITS- Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. This national level engineering entrance exam will be conducted in the month of May, 2016 across a total of around 50 exam cities in India and Dubai.

Candidates appearing for this national level engineering entrance exam can check here complete details of the BITSAT exam, application form, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam centres, exam pattern, results, counselling and important dates.

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Exam Name: Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test

Commonly called as: BITSAT

Exam Type: University Level

Exam Category: UG Exam

Conducting Institute: BITS Pilani University

BITSAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students must have passed the 12th examination from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Also, they must have adequate proficiency in English.
  • They should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology subjects in 12th examination. Candidates must secure at least 60% marks in each of these subjects individually.
  • Only Students, who are appearing for 12th examination in 2016 or who have passed 12th Examination in 2015, are eligible to appear in the online test.


BITSAT 2016 Application Form:

The application form of BITSAT 2016 will be tentatively available from third week of December and deadline to apply is third week of February. Interested candidates should register their names by applying in the prescribed application form online. They shall complete the application form online and pay the prescribed fees. They also need to take the print out of the filled form for future reference.

A candidate can apply online only once for BITSAT 2016. However, if a candidate discovers any mistake in the form submitted by him, he can apply online second time and send a letter to admission office BITS, Pilani mentioning the earlier application number, which will be cancelled. In such cases, the second application has to be accompanied by a fresh application fee.


BITSAT 2016 Syllabus:

Online Tests of BITSAT 2016 will cover NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th class. Candidates can check subject-wise topics and download BITSAT Syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning below-

BITSAT Syllabus for Physics:

  • Kinematics
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Oscillations
  • Units & Measurement
  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Work and Energy
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics
  • Electronic Devices
  • Current Electricity
  • Waves
  • Magnetic Effect of Current
  • Optics
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Modern Physics

BITSAT Syllabus for Chemistry:

  • Electrochemistry
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Thermodynamics
  • States of Matter
  • Hydrogen and s-block elements
  • Physical and Chemical Equilibria
  • p- d- and f-block elements
  • Stereochemistry
  • Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons
  • Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry
  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen
  • Biological , Industrial and Environmental chemistry

BITSAT Syllabus for Mathematics:

  • Trigonometry
  • Algebra
  • Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential calculus
  • Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Linear Programming
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Vectors
  • Integral calculus
  • Probability
  • Statistics

BITSAT Syllabus for English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning:

  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
  • Composition
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Nonverbal Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning

BITSAT 2016 Exam Pattern:

BITS will announce BITSAT 2016 Exam Pattern that will include details of exam duration, number of sections, subjects covered, number of questions and marking scheme.

In 2015, the 3 hour objective-type test, divided in 4 parts, consisted of 150 questions of 1 mark each, taking the total marks to 150. While every correct answer carried 3 marks, 1 mark was deducted on each wrong attempt.
Candidates appearing for BITSAT 2016 can check here paper pattern of 2015 to get an idea-

 BITSAT Exam Section Subject in BITSAT Number of questions
Part I Physics 40
Part II Chemistry 40
Part III (a) English Proficiency

(b) Logical Reasoning



Part IV Mathematics 45
Total: 150

Any candidate capable of answering 150 questions within the specified time can attempt an additional 12 questions (four each from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry only).

BITSAT 2016 Sample Papers:

Practising Sample Papers of BITSAT 2016 will aid the candidates in knowing their strong and weak areas. These practice papers are like the actual question paper of this exam, which will be tentatively held in May, 2016. BITSAT Model Papers help in better preparation and candidates can practise these anytime as per their convenience. They can gauge the exam pattern, kinds of questions needed to prepare for the BITSAT exam. Sample Papers of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of last few years can be downloaded and practised.


BITSAT 2016 Exam Centres:


Candidates can choose BITSAT 2016 Exam Centers from within India or Dubai. If a candidate selects centers within India, he/she can give three preferences, while if a candidate chooses Dubai as a center, he/she will not be asked for any other center preference.


The final list of centers in India and operating days at each center in India and Dubai will be announced only after all the applications are received. Therefore, candidates can choose their date for the test as per accessibility and availability of slots in any of these centers. Allotment of test center and announcement to candidates of the same will be tentatively done in the last week of February, 2016.


For providing admissions to Integrated First Degree Programmes, BITSAT Online Tests will be conducted across around 50 cities of India including campuses of BITS located in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai.


BITSAT 2016 Admit Card:

Candidates will be able to download BITSAT 2016 Admit Card, also known as hall ticket, with instructions between third to last week of April, 2016 (tentative). Each candidate, who registers for BITSAT 2016 will be instructed to download the Hall Ticket. Those with the hall ticket only will be allowed inside the test centers. Candidates shall keep this identity proof safe with them till the admission procedure gets over.

BITSAT 2016 Important Dates:

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) will announce Important Dates of BITSAT 2016. Candidates shall check schedule of application form availability, slot booking, admit card download, online tests, result, counselling and reporting in order to stay ahead of the deadlines. The admission procedure will begin with availability of online application form, which will tentatively be accessible from third week of December, 2015 onwards. It will end with reporting for admission at respective campuses in second week of August, 2016 (tentative).


Candidates appearing for the entrance test can check below the tentative schedule of Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) 2016-

Event Date
Availability of application form 3rd week of December, 2015
Deadline to apply 4th week of February, 2016
Test center allotment & announcement to candidates 4th week of February, 2016
Candidates to reserve test dates 1st to 3rd week of March, 2016
Candidates to download the hall tickets with instructions 3rd to last week of April, 2016
BITSAT online tests 2nd to last week of May, 2016
Candidates to apply for admission with 12th class marks & preferences to degree programmes 3rd week of May to last week of June, 2016
Admit list & wait list announcement 1st week of July, 2016

Difficulty level of last year’s BITSAT:

According to the students and experts, the overall online exam of last year’s BITSAT was of moderate level with no technical glitches. According to the candidates, Mathematics was the toughest section, Physics and English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning were moderate, and Chemistry was easiest one.

Contact Info:

Admissions Office, BITS, Pilani- 333 031 (Rajasthan) India

Tel: 01596-242205, 01596-515294 / 330

Fax: 01596-244183


E-mail Id:


*The article above is based on last year’s official notifications. It will be updated as soon as the official notifications are made for this year.

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