BITSAT is a computer based entrance test for admission to BE courses in Birla Institute of Technology campuses in Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa. BITS institutues are considered to be among the most prestigious institutes in India for engineering education. Last time over 1.5 lakhs candidates appeared for BITSAT for about 2000 seats therefore its a highly competitive entrance exam.
BITSAT has 150 objective questions to be attempted in 3 hours on a computer. The questions are from:
English and Logical Reasoning-25 questions
The candidate should have passed the 12th class examination of 10+2 system from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Further, the candidate should have obtained a minimum of 75% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in 12th class examination, at least 60% marks in each of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects and adequate proficiency in English.
However, admissions will be made only on his/her merit position based on the score obtained in BITSAT 2012. Only students who are appearing for 12th class examination in 2012 or who have passed the 12th class examination in 2011 are eligible to appear for BITSAT 2012.
Direct Admission to Board Toppers
Students who obtain first rank in any central or state level board exam in India held in the year 2012 will be given direct admission to the programme of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT 2012 score subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria mentioned above.
Month of Notification: Nov. / Dec
Particulars Dates Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2012 15th February 2012 Test center allotment and announcement to candidates 25th February 2012 Candidates to reserve Test dates 29th Feb. – 20th March 2012 Candidates to download the Hall tickets with instructions 14th April – 30th April 2012 BITSAT 2012 Online tests 10th May – 9th June 2012 Candidates to apply for admission with 12th marks and
Preferences to Degree programmes
19th May – 30th June 2012 Admit List and Wait List announcement 1st July 2012
BIT SAT score report:
At the completion of the test, the computer will announce the result to the candidate in terms of number of total correct answers and wrong answers, with the score. The candidate can also check and print his score report at the BITS website after all the tests are completed. No student will be allowed to repeat the test in the same year.
Merit List for Admission:
As explained earlier, a candidate who has appeared in BITSAT-2012 will be eligible for admission only if he/she gets the required minimum marks in the Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects of 12th examination as per the eligibility criteria described already. All candidates who have appeared in BITSAT-2012 and are interested in admission will be required to submit Admission application with 12th marks and preferences to different degree programmes offered, on or before 30th June 2012, the details of this will be available in the BITS website by 19th May 2012.
The merit position of such eligible candidates (i.e., those who have appeared in BITSAT-2012 and who have submitted the application for admission in the prescribed form with 12th marks, preferences and the required fees) will be prepared on the basis of their scores in BITSAT-2012. The cases of bracketing, if any, will be dealt with as described below.
When the score of two candidates are the same, first their scores obtained in Mathematics in BITSAT will be considered for separating them, If the tie still exists, then their scores in Physics in BITSAT will be considered for separating them. Further tie is eliminated using their scores in Chemistry. Finally, their PCM total marks in 12th examination will be considered for their separation.
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