BITSAT 2021: What and How to Prepare?

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is conducted for admission to the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani.

The university level test is conducted once every year, through which cleared candidates can apply for UG and PG courses in B.Tech., B.E., M.Sc., Pharmacy, and more programmes.

BITS has 3 campuses: Pilani, Goa, and


To attempt the BITSAT 2021 examination, students must be appearing for the 10+2 board examination in 2021 or have passed the 2020 10+2 examination.

The paper will be conducted for 3 hours and test the candidate's knowledge in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.

Important Points.

  • Registration for the BITSAT exam has started on February 23, 2021.

  • The last date for filling the application form is May 29, 2021.

  • The application can be filled only in online mode.

  • The test centre announcement will be made on June 2, 2021.

  • The BITSAT Exam will be conducted between 24th to June 30, 2021.

  • It will be held on several dates and 2-time slots. Students can choose among the time slots: 9 AM-12PM slot and 2 PM-5PM slot.

Thoroughly check the form, ensure the photograph and signature are clear and in required pixels. Otherwise, the form may get rejected. Candidates should also remember to fill their choice of test centre while filling the form. Most importantly, candidates should check their eligibility before applying for the test.

Eligibility for BITSAT 2021.

  • Students should have passed their 2020 10+2 examination or are appearing for the 2021 10+2 examination.

  • They should have Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics as their subjects in 10+2.

  • They should have a minimum of 75% aggregate in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics with above 60% in each subject in each subject.

  • Students already at any BITS campuses cannot appear for the 2021 BITSAT test.

  • 10+2 board toppers are exempt from attempting the test.

BITSAT Paper Pattern.

  • The paper is an Online Computer Based Test for 3 hours.

  • It contains Multiple Choice Questions and will include 4 sections.

  • Section 1 will test the candidates on 40 Physics questions.

  • Section 2 has 40 Chemistry questions.

  • Section 3 has 15 questions that will test the candidates on their English Proficiency and 10 questions on Logical Reasoning.

  • Section 4 has 45 questions on concepts in Mathematics.

  • For each correct answer, 3 marks will be added to the total score. And for a wrong answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

  • 12 additional questions will be included for the students to take advantage.

BITSAT Syllabus.

Candidates should expect topics covered in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English. Most topics are from the NCERT curriculum.

Preparation Tips for BITSAT.

  1. Understand the paper pattern. With thorough knowledge of the paper pattern, candidates can start their preparation.

  2. Be thorough with the BITSAT syllabus.

  3. Practice sample papers and previous years' question papers. This will help in understanding what to expect and get familiar with the questions.

  4. Write down notes which include important points, concepts, and formulas.

  5. Create a study plan and stick to it. This will help in managing time and keep track of preparation.

  6. Take care with a balanced diet, health, and proper sleep.

All the best!

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