BITSAT 2018 Application form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern


BITSAT 2018: Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test also referred as BITSAT, is a university level examination for the aspirants seeking engineering courses. The exam is conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani for admission of students in its three campuses situated in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. It is a computer based online exam.  The BITSAT 2018 is likely to be held in the month of May, 2018. Aspirant can check the details regarding BITSAT 2018 application form, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and syllabus etc. in this article.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to go through eligibility criteria laid down for BITSAT 2018. The important key points in respect of eligibility criteria are as under:

  • Qualifying criteria in respect of all courses except B. Pharm.

-Applicant should have completed intermediate exam (10+2) or its equivalent exam  from any recognized State or Central board with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics  (PCM) subjects.

-Candidate should have proficiency in English.

  • Criteria for B. Pharm.

-Applicant should have completed intermediate exam (10+2) or its equivalent exam  from any recognized State or Central board with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB)  subjects.

-Candidate with PCM subjects can also apply for Pharmacy Course.

-Candidate should have proficiency in English.

Note: -Candidate should have scored 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) for opting mathematics in BITSAT or 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) subjects for opting Biology in BITSAT. However, at least 60% marks required in each of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology subjects.

BITSAT 2018 Important Dates

Events Dates (Tentative)
Online application form availability January, 2018
Last date for submission of application form March, 2018
Modification in the application form if any March, 2018
Exam Centre allotment from March, 2018
Exam slot booking date March, 2018
Admit Card issuance date April, 2018
Exam date May, 2018
Application for admission June, 2018
Admit list and wait list will be announced July, 2018

BITSAT 2018 Application form

Candidates who are satisfying the eligibility criteria mentioned above, have to go for online registration by accessing official website. Candidate need to fill all the details in the given format. The BITSAT application form will be available January, 2018 onward.   To complete the submission of application form, candidates have to pay fee prescribed for the exam. Fee can be paid through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card or by cash payment. After final submission of the application form, take printout of application and keep it safe for future reference.

Exam Pattern

All the candidates should aware about the BITSAT 2018 exam pattern:

  • The question paper will be held online (computer based exam)
  • The duration of question paper will be of 3.00 hours.
  • There will be total 150 multiple choice questions.
  • For each correct response, 3 marks will be awarded while 1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer as a penalty.
  • The subject wise number of question are
Section Subject Number of Questions

(Total 150)

Part I Physics 40
Part II Chemistry 40
Part III English Proficiency

Logical Reasoning



Part IV Mathematics or Biology 45


The syllabus of BITSAT 2018 comprises subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology, Logical Reasoning and English Proficiency. Questions will be based on 11th and 12th standard of NCERT syllabus. Candidate should have good expertise on these subjects.

Admit Card

All the eligible candidate can obtain the admit card from the official website in the month of April, 2018. It is not possible to enter in the examination hall without admit card. Hence, candidate have to download the admit card and retain the same till complete process of examination gets over. Admit card will contain the information like name, roll number, exam date and examination centre.


The result will be published on the official website of the BITSAT. All the candidate who appeared in the BITSAT 2018 examination can check their result once the result gets declared. Candidate are advised to take at least one print out of result/score for future reference.

BITSAT Admission 2018

For final admission in the engineering degree courses at BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad, all the meritorious candidate will have to go through the counselling process. Candidate who appeared in the BITSAT 2018 exam, must have to fill the application for admission with 12th standard marks. Candidate also need to choose the various degree courses by giving preferences to the courses. Later, the merit list will be prepared on the basis of 12th standard marks and the score obtained in BITSAT 2018. Two merit list will be there, one for admission in all courses except B. Pharm. and the other one for B. Pharm.