BITSAT Exam 2020 Updates

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COVID -19 outbreak acts like a speed breaker in youth’s education. Various competitive exams have been put on hold due to the lockdown. BITSAT Exam 2020 is also one of those exams which got postponed. Earlier, it was from May 15, 2020. BITSAT is a common entrance exam for admission in Birla Institute of Technology and science. Every university is setting up its new schedule by releasing new dates.

BITSAT has recently released BITSAT Exam 2020 Updates in its official notice. The new dates are given in the official notice which says, “The BITSAT 2020 Exam will be conducted in the time interval between august 6 to august 10 2020.” The exam will take place in different slots. Slot booking process will start from July 10 and end up on July 16, 2020. Students are required to book a slot for taking an exam. Slot booking will help the BITSAT Exam to ensure social distancing principles while taking the exam as aspirants will come in different allotted slots.

Further, students can download the admit cards from the official website from July 23, 2020. Admit card is the main document to carry into the exam hall. Aspirants will get entry to sit in BITSAT 2020 only when they have admitted cards with them. Downloading an admit card is an important step before attending any exam. Students can download the admit cards for BITSAT 2020 Exam by entering their Application number and password.

BITSAT Direct Admission new dates

Further, BITSAT also provides the option to the State/ Central Board topper students to get admission directly in BITS Pilani. This process of admitting Board topper students via Direct Admission will take place from July 25 to August 16, 2020. This stands out to be a golden opportunity for the board topper students. Hence, Students should refer to the official website for BITSAT Exam 2020 updates.

Eligibility Criteria

The basic eligibility to seem for BITSAT 2020 is to secure a minimum of 75% aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry, and arithmetic in school 12th. Candidates who choose Biology must have an aggregate score of 75% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Candidates should confirm that the individual marks in each subject should be 60%. The course-wise eligibility is below:

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

Aspirants must have passed class 12th examination from a recognized board, with Physics, Chemistry, and arithmetic as main subjects. And they must secure the minimum aggregate of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and arithmetic subjects.

Eligibility Criteria for B. Pharm (Hons.) Programs

Students must have successfully passed class 12th examinations with minimum 75% aggregate marks. And they must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology because of the main subjects in school 12th.

Age Limit

Students who have passed class 12th in 2020 or 2019 are eligible to seem for BITSAT 2020.

Exam centre for BITSAT 2020

BITSAT is conducted in additional than 50 exam cities across India and a global centre in Dubai, UAE. A candidate progressing to appear for the test in India can indicate a maximum of three exam centre preferences. And those progressing to appear for the test in Dubai centre can set only 1 preference.

Admit Card for BITSAT 2020

Candidates can download their admit card from the official website after the appliance process ends.

  • BITSAT Hall Ticket will get from the official website.
  • The admit card includes the subsequent details: 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, Date of Birth and Email ID to download your admit card from the official site.
  • In case of any discrepancy or propaganda in BITSAT Admit Card, report the conducting authority in time for the generation of a brand new admit card with correct information.

Exam Pattern

BITSAT 2020 is a 3-hour long computer-based test having 150 multiple-choice questions. The syllabus of the exam is supported class 11th & 12th Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English and Logical Reasoning.

  • Mode of exam: Computer-based exam (CBT)
  • Duration: 3hrs
  • Total questions: 150
  • Nature of questions : Objective / MCQ’s
  • Sections: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning
  • Marking scheme : 3 marks for every right answer / -1 for every wrong answer

Distribution of questions across the sections are :

  • Physics:40
  • Chemistry:40
  • Maths / biology :45
  • Logical reasoning:10
  • English proficiency:15
  • Total:150

BITSAT helpful resources

Candidates preparing for BITSAT 2020 must discuss with the below books. And these books are sworn by the toppers. As they include topics that are frequent in BITSAT question paper and may facilitate your improve your score.

  1. NCERT Physics, Chemistry and arithmetic (Std. XI and XII)
  2. BITSAT Explorer by MTG Learning Media Pvt. Ltd.
  3. a whole Success Package for Online BITSAT by Arihant Experts (With CD)
  4. The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT
  5. Wren & Martin for English

Tips for preparing for BITSAT 2020

Improve your time management skills as this will help you solve more questions in less time. As a result, students will have time to check their questions and spot their mistakes.

Aspirants should complete their syllabus for BITSAT 2020 in this lockdown period. Revision of syllabus becomes an important step for better clear concepts. Students should work on sample papers of BITSAT exam. Because Sample papers help the students to know the exam pattern and develop tricks to solve questions in less time.

As there are 150 questions in BITSAT 2020, students will have less than a minute to spare on a question. Hence, Aspirants should use their time wisely and spend less than 30 seconds on the question of logical reasoning and English proficiency. As a result, this will help them store time for the other sections. In conclusion, Staying positive is also one of the main tip of BITSAT 2020!

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