BITSAT 2021: Updates, Application, Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility & Result

Are you all set to take a shot at BITSAT in 2021? Do you want to crack this competitive exam and pass with flying colors? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, we will have an in-depth analysis of BITSAT 2021 test. In this post, readers will find the following details – important dates, application process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, result, cutoff, fees and more.


Every student of today wants to have a successful career. And for that education is the most important thing that matters. Well, we all have a set of goals and career ambitions. To fulfill those ambitions, higher education is one of the most important things that a student must go for.


BITSAT 2021: Basic Details

If you are a student who wants to pursue higher education then you must have heard about the Birla Institute of Technology and Science. Also, know as BITS, it is one of the pioneering names in the list of institutes that provide higher education to the students who want to have a successful career in the future.


Those students, who want to have admission to the BITS, have to go through a detailed procedure of admission which consists of the tests and the entrance examination. It is compulsory for the student to crack this examination if he/she wants to get an admission to BITS.


It has come to our notice that BITS or the Birla Institute of Technology and Science will be having the entrance examination for providing admission to the students into the institute. There are several campuses around the country where students want to get an admission.


The name of the entrance examination that the students have to go through to get an admission to BITS is known as BITSAT. It is basically a test that computer-based and it is held by the authorizing institute of BITS.


The main aim of the examination is to provide admission to the students who seek to study the First Degree programs that are offered in the campus of BITS Pilani, K.K. Birla Goa, and other areas as well.


The candidates who are interested in pursuing a degree course in the different programs that are offered in here will be able to apply for the BITSAT examination which is held online in the different campuses. All they have to do is fill up the application form and submit it at the notified date and they are all set.


Also, the candidates are requested to perform the slot booking as well which is often followed by the application form for appearing in the examination. Here we are providing all the necessary details that are required to make sure that the students don’t miss out on the important things about the examination.


Details such as the important dates, the eligibility criteria, the cut-off, the BITSAT syllabus, and many other important details will be mentioned in here so that the students can have full access to all the information that is required.


BITSAT 2021: How to Apply?

Those candidates who are interested in appearing for the examination will have to fill up the application form that is available online for the BITSAT exam. Before doing that, the candidates must also make sure that they are completely eligible to apply for the examination. The authorized institute can reject the form of any student at any given point of time if they are found to be not eligible to apply for the examination.


Also, another thing that is important for all the students appearing in the BITSAT examination is to make sure that they do everything at the exact date that is mentioned in the schedule that we will be providing below.


BITSAT 2021: Important Dates

Well, BITSAT is one of the most popular and important examinations that happen across the country. Students from all over the country want to apply for the exam as it aims in selecting some of the best engineers. However, before even applying for the exam, it is important for every aspiring candidate to be on time and schedule.


Since the exam is supposed to be next year, telling the accurate dates is a little bit difficult. However, we are here to provide you with the tentative dates of the examination. It is to be noticed that these dates can change at any given point of the time. The examination for BITSAT happens every year in the month of May. So, here are some of the important dates of the examination –

  • The application form for the BITSAT will be released: In the month of January 2021
  • The application form fill-up end date: The month of March 2021
  • The last date to edit the application form of BITSAT: The 2nd week in the month of March 2021
  • The Exam center allocation date: The month of March 2021
  • Slot Booking date for the BITSAT examination: The month of April 2021
  • The release date of the hall ticket: The month of April 2021
  • The date of the examination: In the month of May (last week) 2021
  • Students can apply for admission: The month of June 2021
  • Admit list along with the waiting list release date: The month of July 2021


These were some of the important dates that the students need to take care of. Any applicant won’t be allowed to apply for the examination if they try to submit their application after the last date of submission.


BITSAT 2021: Application Form Details

It is essential for the students who want to apply for an admission to the BITS to fill the application form and pay the fees that are due right on time. Candidates need to follow the schedule that is provided above to make sure that they don’t miss out on the application form submission dates.


The official website of the institute will be releasing the application form along with the link from which the students can apply. All they have to do is visit the link and fill out the application form with their essential details and it is done. For a detailed walk-through, we have some important things to mention about the BITSAT application form.


It is through the online mode that the students will be able to fill out the form. The candidates are to keep this in mind that there is no offline method of applying for the examination. For those who want the details, we have them for you right here –

  • The registration for the BITSAT examination will begin from the December month this year
  • Also, if there is any particular mistake that the candidate makes in the filling up of the application form, he/she can correct the mistakes in the time given for the correction
  • The facility to edit and correct the mistakes that are in the application form will be offered on the official website that is online
  • The candidates are requested to upload the images of their photographs and their signatures that are scanned properly. Also, the images that are uploaded to the website are supposed to be in the JPEG or JPG format. There are some other requirements about the size of the photograph. The signature size should be in between 1-30 Kb and the photograph size should be in between 4-50Kb
  • The applicants don’t need to send the printout of the application to the institute. However, keeping a printout for them won’t be a bad idea
  • The correction date of the application will be starting from the month of March in the third week. The candidates are requested to make their corrections in the application form by then.


Application Fee

  • The payment of the fees can be done with the help of net banking or a credit/debit card
  • The candidates will also be able to pay the fees by downloading the e-challan from the ICICI bank as well
  • Also, the fee for the application is non-refundable. So, if an application gets rejected, then the applicant won’t get the fees back
  • The fee for the application can vary from candidate to candidate. The fee for the male candidates is Rs.2950 and the female students have to pay about Rs.2450 for being applicable to enter in the examination. Also, the students who are applying in the Dubai center will have to pay Rs.4500 for being considered as an eligible candidate.


BITSAT 2021: Eligibility Criteria

There is no doubt about the fact that BITSAT examination is one of the most popular ones in the country. It is due to this reason that students everywhere want to apply for this examination. However, it is really important for the candidates to see if they are eligible to be applying for the examination.


If a candidate is not deemed as eligible to apply by the authorized institute, then their application might get rejected and it will be a total loss. For those students who want to know if they are eligible or not, we have mentioned the eligibility criteria below to ensure that.


Eligibility Criteria For The Programs Other Than B.Pharm

Here is a list of all the requirements that the students need to fulfill in order to be considered eligible for the BITSAT. It is to be noted that this is the eligibility criteria for the students who want to apply for the programs that are provided except B.Pharm.


The applicants who have recently passed their 10+2 examination or the class 12th examination, that too, from a prestigious and recognized institute can be considered as eligible candidates to apply for the BITSAT entrance examination. Also, they need to have the subjects such as Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry as well along with a good hold in the subject of English.


The other criterion for the student to be eligible is that they have to get at least &5% of the marks in the aggregate subjects of Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics. Also, the students need to have at least 60% of the marks in each of the single subjects such as Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics.


Eligibility Criteria For For B.Pharm Course

Here is a list of all the requirements that the students need to fulfill in order to be considered as eligible to apply for the BITSAT examination –


The candidates that have had their 12th education and passed it from any prestigious and recognized institute will be considered as eligible for the BITSAT examination. The candidates also have to have Chemistry, Physics, and Biology as the main subjects in their 12th standard. A good hold in the subject of English is also recommended for the students to be eligible to apply for the BITSAT entrance examination.


Those candidates who have Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as their core subjects will also be allowed to apply for the BITSAT entrance examination.


The applicants who are interested in applying need at least 75% of the aggregate marks in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry Biology/Mathematics for being eligible. Not just that, but the students also need about 60% of the marks in the single subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics. This is a compulsory requirement of the institute from the students who want to apply.


It is to be noted that the candidates that have passed their 12th examination and those students who are currently appearing for their 12th examination will be considered as eligible candidates for the examination. For those students who have given their 12th standard examination more than once, their latest performances will be taken into consideration. Also, the candidates who are currently in the campus for their courses will not be permitted to sit in the examination of BITSAT.


BITSAT 2021: Syllabus And Examination Pattern

It is important for the students to know about the examination pattern of the BITSAT. For the students to have an idea about the format of the examination, the exam pattern is really important.


So, here have some of the important details regarding the exam pattern of BITSAT. It is requested from the candidates that they pay close attention to this section to know more about the important details of the examination such as the marking system and the syllabus as well.


The mode of the BITSAT examination is supposed to be online. There is no method of offline examination so that candidates need to be prepared for that. The examination paper for the BITSAT entrance will be in the Language English only.


It is requested from that candidates that they get familiar with the different details of the keyboard, the mouse, and the computer as well before they come to appear for the entrance test of BITSAT. This knowledge will come in handy when they are in front of the computer.


The entire duration of the exam is about 3 hours. There are also no breaks in the middle of the examination. Also, the individual subjects have no particular time limit attached to them. The students can take their time in completing the subjects.


There entire paper for the BITSAT examination has about 150 questions and these questions are all of the objective types.


The distribution of the marks in the BITSAT exam is such that 3 marks are rewarded to every student who gives the right answer to a question and a single mark is deducted from the total score for every wrong answer. The unattempted questions don’t have any marks associated with them and the students will have to select only one option out of the four as the correct answer.


BITSAT 2021 Syllabus

It is really important for the students to know about the syllabus for the exam since they need to be prepared. Same is the case with the BITSAT examination as well. The applicants who want to crack the BITSAT exam need to have an idea about the core syllabus of the examination so that they can prepare in a better way.


Worry not as we are here with the list of subjects and the sections upon which the questions are based for the BITSAT examination. The entire paper has about 4 sections, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and English. We are here to tell you all about the subjects and the sections that these subjects cover.



Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Three-dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Ordinary Differential Equations, Algebra, Trigonometry, Linear Programming, Vectors, Integral calculus, Mathematical Modeling, statistics, Probability, Differential calculus.



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



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



Proficiency In English (Grammar, Vocabulary, Composition, Reading Comprehension).


Logical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, Nonverbal Reasoning

If a candidate manages to secure great marks in the following mentioned subjects in the BITSAT exam, he/she will be considered as an eligible candidate to get an admission in the BITS. Also, it is to be noted by the candidates that if they are looking for any sort of reference on these subjects, the NCERT books will be a great help to them.


BITSAT 2021 Cutoff

The Birla Institute for Technology and Science will announce the cutoff marks that the students need to obtain in order to be qualified for the admission procedure. The cutoff marks for BITSAT will qualify the students to get an admission to the different campuses of BITS that is spread all over the country in cities like Hyderabad, Goa, and Pilani. Those students who clear the cutoff will be eligible to take admission in the different campuses.


The cutoff marks for the BITSAT exam will be announced a few days before the announcement of the results are to be made by the authorized institute. The cutoff marks are for the students who want to know whether they have qualified the exam or not. If the candidate clears the cutoff mark then he/she will be able to qualify for the interview and selection process.


However, the different courses in BITS campuses have different cutoff marks for the students. Also, the cutoff marks for some categories are a little bit low for the students as well. It is with the consideration of these factors that the students will be able to decide whether they qualified for the exam or not.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Here we have a list of some of the most important questions that will clear all the doubts that the students have about the BITSAT examination –

Q: When does the application process for the BITSAT 2021 start?
Ans. The application procedure for the BITSAT 2021 will be starting from the month of January and will be ending in the month of March. However, the registration process starts in the month of December.


Q: Is there any other mode of applying for the BITSAT examination?
Ans. No, the application process can be completed in the online mode only. There is no other mode of application process available.


Q: What if the previous institute from which I passed 12th doesn’t release the aggregate marks? What to do then?
Ans. Those who are from the CBSE board, they need to include the Hindi/ English, elective, and PCM marks in the aggregate. For the students of the ISCE board, it is requested that they include the subject English and PCM in the aggregate marks.


Q: Is it possible to change the entered preferences in the application after the form is already submitted? If so then how to do that?
Ans. Yes, it is entirely possible to change the preferences that are entered in the application after the submission of the form. You will be able to re-enter the application along with the additional changes that you made before the last date of the application editing ends.


Q: If a candidate is not registered, then will they be able to apply for the BITSAT examination?
Ans. It is not possible to apply for the BITSAT examination if you are not registered. However, if the candidate is a first rank holder in the state and central boards of the country, they can be considered.


Q: Does BITSAT examination have any seats that are reserved for the NRIs?
Ans. No, there aren’t any seats that are reserved for the NRIs.

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