Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test (BITSAT)
Birla Institute of Technology & Science is one of India’s premier technical education institutes. It was established in 1929 and became a deemed university in 1964. It has constantly been ranked amongst the top five universities in Asia for Engineering and MBA courses. Birla Institute of Technology & Science provides a numbers of technical courses which include Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, etc. Birla Institute of Technology & Science has campuses at Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. Birla Institute of Technology & Science conducts admissions for its first year integrated courses through its state of the art BITSAT examination. BITSAT stands for Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test. BITSAT is an online test. Admissions to Birla Institute of Technology & Science’s Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses are done through the BITSAT. BITSAT is conducted throughout India during the month of May and June. The students are tested upon their analytical skills, reasoning skills and knowledge. The examination is based upon four subjects, viz., logical reasoning, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and English. The students are also tested for their English proficiency. The test is based on standard twelfth syllabus. The Physics and Chemistry test contain forty questions. The Math test contains forty five questions. The logical reasoning test contains ten questions. The English proficiency test contains fifteen questions. The marking scheme for the BITS is as follows, for every correct answer the candidate is awarded three marks and for every wrong answer one mark is deducted. The eligibility criterion for BITSAT is that candidates should have minimum average of eighty percent marks in Math, Physics, and Chemistry in their higher secondary examination. Toppers from individual boards are exempted from the BITSAT and can get direct admission into BITS.