Exam Date


Application Date

2020-12 to 2021-03

Result Date

Exam Description


BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test)

BITSAT is a national examination carried out by BITS Pilani for admission to Integrated First Degree programs offered at the Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad campuses of BITS. The BITSAT 2021 exam, which was supposed to be held from June 24 to 30, has been postponed, and a new date will be announced soon. The entrance exam for BITS will be held in July/August. After reviewing the Covid-19 second wave status in June, the exam date will be finalised. BITS Pilani administers the BITSAT test for undergraduate engineering admissions to the Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad campuses. Every year, over 3 lakh students enrol for this admission exam, which is conducted online. Pilani's Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) is a deemed university that provides courses in engineering, science, technology, pharmacy, management, and humanities. These on-campus degree programmes are available at BITS Pilani's Pilani Campus, Goa Campus, and Hyderabad Campus.


Entrance Exam Highlights


Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test.

Organized by

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani


University Level Exam


Once a year

Official Website

Mode of Registration


Exam Mode


Total Questions

150 Questions

Negative marking




Exam pattern

Part III - Physics              

Part III - Chemistry

Part III - (a) proficiency in English, and (b) logical reasoning

Part  IV - Mathematics   

Total Marks


Score Validity

One year

BITSAT Helpline



BITSAT 2021: Exam Dates


Dates (Tentative)

Application form

3rd week of December 2021

Last date to submit the application form

2nd week of March 2021

Application form correction

3rd week of March 2021

Test centre allotment

4th week of March 2021

Slot booking date

1st week of April 2021

Admit card

till 2nd week of May 2021

BITSAT exam dates

3rd week of May 2021

BITSAT Scorecard release

To Be Announced

Applying  with class 10+2  marks and preference of BITS campus

To Be Announced

Waitlist announcement

To Be Announced

Admission list announcement

To Be Announced


BITSAT 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

  • There are no such age restrictions but the candidates who have passed class XII in 2020 or 2019 are eligible to appear for BITSAT.

Eligibility Criteria for B.E. (Hons.), M.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. (Tech.) Programs

  • Candidates should have passed class XII exams from a recognized board, with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as main subjects.
  • A minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects is required.

Eligibility Criteria for B. Pharm (Hons.) Programs

  • Students should have completed class XII examinations with a minimum of 75% aggregate marks.
  • They should include Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the main subjects.


BITSAT 2020: Application process

The application process for BITSAT 2021 will starts in December and the last date for registration will be in March. One can only apply online for BITSAT 2021

  • Application Form:

Enter your personal and educational details to generate an application number.

  • Upload Scanned Images

Upload recent photograph and signature in good quality. The size of the image should be between 4 kb to 50 Kb (for photograph) and 1 kb to 30 kb (for signature)

  • Payment of Application Fee:

The application fee for BITSAT 2021 is different for male, female candidates and NRI candidates. The online application fee can be paid via credit card/debit card or net banking while the offline payment can be made via bank challan.


Application Fee

For Male candidates


For Female candidates


For Dubai exam centre

$90 (6300/-)


BITSAT 2021: Admit Card

  • Candidates can download admit card from the official website the conducting body announces the release date for downloading.
  • Candidates can download the BITSAT 2021 Admit Card from the official website.
  • The admit card consists of the Name of the candidate, Photograph and Signature, application number, test centre details, Test date, Test time, Date of exam, test slot, and exam instructions.
  • Use BITSAT Application Number, D.O.B and Email ID to download the admit card.
  • In case of any incorrect information in the BITSAT Admit Card, do report the conducting authority in time for the generation of a new admit card with correct information.


Steps to Get the BITSAT 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can follow the processes outlined below to obtain their BITSAT 2021 admit card:

  • Step 1: Go to the BITS official website and click on the BITSAT admit card link.
  • Step 2: After clicking, you will be taken to a screen where you must fill out information such as your application number, gender, date of birth, and email address.
  • Step 3: After that, press the ‘Proceed' button.
  • Step 4: Your admission card for BITSAT 2021 will display on the screen.
  • Step 5: Check the information on it, print it off and keep it safe for future use.


BITSAT 2021: Exam Pattern

Mode of exam

Online mode


3 hours

Sectional Time Limit

No time limit for the separate sections of the exam

Total Questions


Nature of Questions

Objective type

Marking Scheme

3 marks for each right answer
-1 for each wrong answer


BITSAT 2021: Marks Distribution


Number of questions







English Proficiency


Logical Reasoning



BITSAT 2021: Syllabus

Candidates should carefully go through their class XI and XII syllabus of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Some important topics are given below :

  1. Physics:  (Mechanical Properties, Current Electricity, Dual Nature of Matter & Radiation, Magnetism & Moving Charges, Rigid Body Dynamics, Gravitation, Kinematics, Work, Energy and Power)
  2. Chemistry: (P-Block Elements, Hydrogen and the s-Block Element, Coordination Compounds, Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry, States of Matter, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alkenes and Alkynes, Chemical Bonding)
  3. English: (Grammar, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Composition)
  4. Logical Reasoning: (Analogy, Classification, Logical Deduction, Series completion, Pattern perception, paper cutting, Rule detection, Figure matrix)
  5. Mathematics: (Complex no., Quadratic equation, Matrices & Determinants, Trigonometry, Probability, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Differential Equation)

​Candidates are advised to go through the BITSAT 2020 Sample Papers and the previous year papers.


BITSAT 2021: Recommended Books

Candidates who are preparing for BITSAT 2021 must refer to some good books for practice. They include topics that are frequent in BITSAT exam paper and can help you improve your rank.

  • NCERT Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (Std. XI and XII)
  • BITSAT Explorer by MTG Learning Media Pvt. Ltd.
  • A Complete Online BITSAT success kit by Arihant Experts (With CD)
  • The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT
  • Wren & Martin for English


BITSAT Answer Key:

Candidates will be able to cross-check their BITS Pilani admission exam marks with the help of the BITSAT answer key. Candidates should be aware that the answer key for BITSAT 2021 will not be released by BITS Pilani at this time. However, if the BITSAT answer key is made public, a link to it will be provided on this page. The BITSAT answer key 2021 may be published after the entrance exam has been successfully administered by the conducting authority. The BITSAT answer key will provide both the right answers and scores for the exam's questions. Candidates can use the BITSAT answer key 2021 to double-check their answers and estimate their chances of getting into the targeted programme.


Steps to Get the BITSAT 2021 Answer Key

Candidates can download the BITSAT 2021 answer key by following the methods outlined below:

  • Candidates must click on the URL provided on this page after the BITSAT answer key is released.
  • To view the answer key, candidates must click on the link that says, "BITSAT Answer Key 2021."
  • The ‘BITSAT 2021 Answer Key' will appear on the screen after you click the link.
  • Examine the likely result.
  • Download and print the answer key for future reference.


BITSAT: Results

BITSAT 2020 Results are generally announced in 2 parts i.e. scorecard and admission list. Candidates can check their BITSAT Score just after completing their exam. The screen displays the result in the form of total correct answers and wrong answers with the scores. Admit list and waitlist is released in the month of June.

How to check the results online

  • Go to the official website of BITS.
  • On the tab, click "Online Result for BITSAT".
  • Enter their name, application number, date of birth and roll no. and submit
  • The BITS 2020 Online Scorecard will appear on the screen.
  • Download it for future use

BITSAT Answer Keys: Some coaching institutes release the answers keys for BITSAT. Once the answer key for BITSAT 2020 is out, candidates can match your answers.


BITSAT 2020: Cut Off

BITSAT 2020 cut off must be scored by candidates to participate in admission rounds. The cut off scores varies for different campuses of BITS.

The cutoff for all BITS campuses are given for your reference:


BITS Pilani


BITS Hyderabad

B.E.(Hons.): Chemical




B.E.(Hons.): Civil




B.E.(Hons.): Electrical & Electronics




B.E.(Hons.): Mechanical




B.E.(Hons.): Manufacturing








B.E.(Hons.): Computer Science




B.E.(Hons.): Electronics & Instrumentation




M.Sc. Biological Sciences




M.Sc. Chemistry




M.Sc. Economics




M.Sc. Mathematics




M.Sc. Physics