BITS Admission Test - BITSAT 2016

BITS Admission Test, commonly known as BITSAT is one of the most competitive admission test for getting admission into BITS Hyderabad, Goa and Pilani campuses for pursuing integrated first degree programmes. BITSAT is one of the most competitive entrance exams in engineering that lakhs of candidates appear for the available 2,250 seats across various BITS campuses in India.

BITS Pilani can boast of 3 campuses across India. Apart from the famous BITS campus in Pilani, it has campuses in Hyderabad and Goa. The score that the students secure in BITSAT 2016 is used for admission in BITS Pilani, BITS Hyderabad, and BITS Goa Campuses. The UG engineering programs are offered in all the three campuses on the basis of the candidate’s score. Besides, BITS Pilani is also known for offering several other pg programs and courses.

The question paper of BITSAT has questions from subjects like include Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Logical Reasoning and English. The undergraduate engineering degree program in BITS Pilani is known as the Integrated First Degree Program.

The candidate's knowledge in physics, chemistry, and mathematics is only tested in BITSAT and no special computer skill is required.

BITSAT 2016 Programmes

Integrated First Degree Programmes to which admissions will be made on the basis of BITSAT 2016:

(i) At BITS, Pilani – Pilani Campus:
B.E.(Hons.): Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Manufacturing.

M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics and M.Sc.(Tech.): General Studies

(ii) at BITS, Pilani – Goa Campus:
B.E.(Hons.): Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical.
M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics

(iii) at BITS, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus:
B.E.(Hons.): Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Mechanical.
M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences, Chemistry; Economics, Mathematics, Physics

Note: All students joining the M.Sc.(Hons.) programmes are given an option to work for a second degree for one of the B.E. (Hons.)/B.Pharm.(Hons.) programmes under the dual degree scheme, basis their performance at BITS in their first year, separately in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses. Under this scheme, a student normally can complete both the degrees in 5 years and is awarded both the degrees, namely M.Sc.(Hons.) and B.E.(Hons.)/B.Pharm.(Hons.)

How to prepare for BITSAT 2016?

A proper systematic approach is required to successfully clear BITSAT 2016. A regular and consistent preparation is what is important to be successful in BITSAT 2016. The students can find a huge collection of BITSAT study material in various bookstalls in India.

The candidates should again be very conscious and do the analysis properly and only buy good quality books that have a huge number of unsolved and solved questionnaires on every topic that are included in the BITSAT 2016 exam's syllabus. The content of the book should also be compared to the BITSAT syllabus.

BITSAT 2016 Books

Here is the list of some popular books for BITSAT 2016 preparation
  • Arihant A Complete Success Package Online BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani (Self Study Guide)
    Price: Rs. 495/-

  • Mtg BITSAT Explorer CD
    by MTG Editorial
    Price: Rs. 427/-

  • Disha English & Logical Reasoning for BITSAT
    by Disha Experts
    Price:  Rs. 133/-

  • Disha Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT with Free CD
    by Disha Experts
    Price: Rs. 451/-

BITSAT 2016 Contact Details

Birla Institute of Technology and Science
Vidhya Vihar Campus, Pilani - 333031
Pin: 333031
Phone: 242134, Ext : 283
Fax: 1595 – 244875
E-mail id:,
EPABX: 01596 - 245073/4
Reg. Phone: 1595 – 42192
E- mail:

Prof. Bijendra Nath Jain
Vice Chancellor, BITS, Pilani
Phone: 91-1596-242090 / 91-1596-245073 (Ext.255/247)

Prof. M M S Anand
Registrar, BITS Pilani
Phone: 91-1596-242192 / 91-1596-245073 (Ext. 298 , 348)     91-1596-515298

Prof. G Raghurama
Director, BITS, Pilani - Pilani Campus
Phone: 91-1596-242234 / 91-1596-245073 (Ext. 244 , 221), 91-1596-515244

BITSAT 2016 Exam Pattern

BITSAT 2016 would be a computer based test, which means that the questions will be shown on the computer monitor and then you will have to answer the questions online. The computer that will be provided to the candidate will be connected to a main server, which prepares the question set and finally delivers it on the computer screen.

BITSAT 2016 Test Format

BITSAT 2016 test will be of 3-hour duration without a single break and will have 4 parts:
  • Part 1 Physics
    No. of Questions: 40

  • Part 2 Chemistry
    No. of Questions: 40

  • Part 3
    English Proficiency:
    No. of Questions: 15
    Logical Reasoning:
    No. of Questions: 10

  • Part 4
    Mathematics (or Biology for B.Pharm applicants)
    No. of Questions: 45

Marking Scheme in BITSAT 2016

The questions BITSAT are of objective type; and the candidates are given a 4 answers as a choice for each question, with only 1 being the correct one. The candidates are not allowed to choose more than 1 correct answer, however they can skip a question. The candidates earn 3 marks, and there is a negative marking of 1 for each wrong answer.

No. of Questions

A total of 150 questions will be there in the test and once the candidates answers a question, they are again allowed to go back and change their choice of answers.

12 Extra Questions

If the candidate finishes answering all the 150 questions without skipping any of the question), and if there is still time left, then they will be provided with an option to attempt answering extra 12 questions. The extra 12 questions will be four questions each from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics only. Once the candidate has opted for the extra questions, they can’t go back for correcting the earlier 150 questions.

These extra questions give a chance to the meritorious candidates to score higher. However, the candidate should always remember that a single wrong answer can earn them negative markings. The BITSAT questions will be selected randomly and hence all candidates will get different set of questions.

All the instructions will be mentioned along with the questions and will only be in English language. Even though the test will be computer based, they should still get a pen along with them for the purpose of signing, rough work, etc. If required, the candidates will be provided with blank sheets for rough work at the exam center. Instruments such as logarithmic tables and calculators are not allowed in the test centres. The candidates are also not allowed to bring mobile phones to the exam center.

BITSAT 2016 Syllabus


  • Units & Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Impulse and Momentum
  • Work and Energy
  • Rotational Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  • Oscillations
  • Waves
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic Effect of Current
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Optics
  • Modern Physics
  • Electronic Devices


  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure
  • Thermodynamics
  • Physical and Chemical Equilibria
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface Chemistry
  • Hydrogen and s-block elements
  • p- d- and f-blocks elements
  • Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons


  • Organic Compounds with Functional Groups Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen
  • Biological, Industrial and Environmental chemistry
  • Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry

English & Logical Reasoning

(a) English Proficiency
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Composition
(b) Logical Reasoning
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Nonverbal Reasoning


1.1 - Complex numbers, addition, multiplication, conjugation, polar representation, properties of modulus and principal argument, triangle inequality, roots of complex numbers, geometric interpretations; Fundamental theorem of algebra.
1.2 - Theory of Quadratic equations, quadratic equations in real and complex number system and their solutions, relation between roots and coefficients, nature of roots, equations reducible to quadratic equations.
1.3 - Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means, arithmetic-geometric series, sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions, infinite geometric series, sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers.
1.4 - Logarithms and their properties.
1.5 - Exponential series.
1.6 - Permutations and combinations, Permutations as an arrangement and combination as selection, simple applications.
1.7 - Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, properties of binomial coefficients, Pascal’s triangle.

BITSAT 2016 Application Process

All students who are interested to sit for BITSAT 2016 must get registered through the online application form at and also pay the fees online. They should also get a print out of the filled form for any reference in the future.

The registration fee is 2090 for male candidates and for the female candidates its 1590.

Given below is the step by step process to applying for BITSAT 2016
  • Step 1: One need to visit the official website of BITS - to fill up the BITSAT 2016 application form
  • Step 2: The candidates are required to fillup all the details such as Name, Mobile Number, date of birth and Email ID.
  • Step 3: They need to login and also fill in all their educational and other personal details that are mentioned in the application form and then make a selection of their preferred exam centre.
  • Step 4: After the filling up of the application is done, they need to make the online payment ne through Internet Banking, Credit card, Debit card.

Tentative Dates for BITSAT 2016

Application will be available: December 2015
Last date to apply: February 2016
Exam date (BITSAT 2016): May 2016

After the student has appeared for the BITSAT 2016 exam, they need to apply to the individual institute and mention about their individual program preference on the basis of his/her class 12 marks.
The Admissions Officer,
BITS Pilani – 333 031

BITSAT 2016 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates need to fulfill certain eligibility criteria for admission to various programs offered by BITS Pilani through BITSAT 2016:

  •  For B.E.(Hons.) programs: The candidate need to have passed the 12th grade examination of the 10 2 system from a recognized Central or State board or from its equivalent with a combination of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) and should be sufficiently fluent in English.

  • For B-Pharma programs: For B-Pharma programs the candidates need to clear class 12 or its equivalent exam from a state or a central board. The understanding of the English language is compulsory. For candidates who are from PMC background and are willing to get admissions for B-Pharma courses can also apply.
The candidate must atleast secure an aggregate percentage of 75 in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics in their class 12 board exams. They must obtain 60% minimum in subjects like English, Mathematics, Biology and Chemistry. The admission in the college finally depends upon the score that they have obtained in BITSAT.

Not eligible to apply for BITSAT 2016

Anyone who is presently a student in BITS at any of its campuses are not allowed to sit for the exam

The admission to BITS is purely based upon the candidate’s score in the BITSAT-2016. However, their eligibility criteria for admission depend upon the fulfilling of the requirement of the minimum marks in class 12th board examination.

Direct Admission to Board Toppers

BITS Pilani has always been successful to attract the most meritious students in India by assuring admission to students who have obtained the first ranks in the respective board exams of Central and state level. More details about the direct admission to BIT Pilani will be available at the BITS website.

BITSAT 2016 Exam Centers

The BITSAT 2016 will have more than 40 exam centres across India and also Dubai to ensure that a large number of candidates can appear. The candidates can choose their centres accordingly and to their preferences. They are allowed to give three preferences in total.

And hence the candidates can choose their exam date for BITSAT 2016 as per their availability of slots in any of these centres:

  • Pilani Campus of BITS
    BITSAT Centre
    BITS Pilani, Vidya Vihar Campus,

  • Goa Campus of BITS
    BITSAT Centre
    BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, NH 17 B,
    Bye Pass Road, Zuari Nagar,

  • Hyderabad Campus of BITS
    BITSAT Centre
    BITS Pilani Hyderabad Campus,
    Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet (Mandal),
    RR District, Hyderabad (AP) -500078

  • Dubai Campus of BITS
    BITSAT Centre
    BITS Pilani - Dubai,
    Dubai International Academic City,
    P. O. Box No. – 345055
    Dubai (UAE)

  • Agartala BITSAT Centre
    National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology (NIELIT),
    Directorate of IT Campus, ITI Road, Indranagar,
    Agartala-799006.( Tripura)

  • Allahabad BITSAT Centre
    Shambunath Institute of Engineering & Technology,
    Jhalwa, Allahabad - 211012(UP)

  • Bangalore BITSAT Centre
    Eduquity Career Technologies(P)Ltd,
    #433,1st C Main,(Behind Vodafone Store)
    7th Block Extension, Koramangala,
    Bangalore – 560095

  • Bhopal BITSAT Centre
    Oriental Institute of Science & Technology,
    Thakral Nagar , Raisen Road
    Bhopal – 462021

  • Bhubaneswar BITSAT Centre
    Silicon Institute of Technology,
    Silicon Hills, Patia,
    Bhubaneswar, 751024

  • Chandigarh BITSAT Centre
    S A S Institute of Info Tech & Research,
    C-124, Industrial Area, Phase -8, Sector -72,
    ELTOP Area,PCL Chowk, Mohali-160059

  • Chennai BITSAT Centre
    SRM University, Bharathi Salai, Ramapuram
    Chennai – 600089

  • Coimbatore BITSAT Centre
    PSG College of Technology, (M Block, 1st Floor) Peelamedu,
    Coimbatore – 641004

  • Delhi – 1 BITSAT Centre – 1
    Asia Pacific Institute of Management,
    3 & 4 Institutional Area, Jasola, Opp. Sarita Vihar,
    New Delhi, Delhi 110025

  • Delhi 1 & Delhi 2 both are in same campus
    Delhi – 2 BITSAT Centre – 2
    Asia Pacific Institute of Management,
    3 & 4 Institutional Area, Jasola, Opp. Sarita Vihar,
    New Delhi, Delhi 110025

  • Delhi – 3 BITSAT Centre
    HD TESTING, C-134, 2nd Floor
    Maya Puri, Phase-2, New Delhi-110064

  • Gurgaon BITSAT Centre
    Ansals Institute of Technology (AIT)
    Ansal University, Sector-55
    Gurgaon (Haryana)- 122003

  • Guwahati BITSAT Centre
    Third Eye College, BSNL Building
    Soniram Bora Road, Bora Service,
    Guwahati -781007. ( Assam )

  • Gwalior BITSAT Centre
    Maharana Pratap College of Technology,
    Putli Ghar Road (Near Jiwaji University),
    Gwalior - 474006 (M.P.)

  • Hyderabad CITY – 1 BITSAT Centre
    Eduquity Career Technologies Pvt Ltd,
    B 403, 4th Floor, My Home Sarovar Plaza,
    5-9-22/B, Secretariat Road,
    Saifabad, Hyderabad – 500063

  • Hyderabad CITY – 2 BITSAT Centre
    G Narayanamma Institute of Technology & Science(for women),
    Shaikpet, Mehdipatnam, Hyderabad-500008

  • Indore BITSAT Centre
    Sanghvi Institute of Management & Science,
    Behind IIM, Pigdambar,
    Rau, Indore – 453331

  • Jaipur – 1 BITSAT Centre
    Poornima Institute of Engineering & Technology,
    ISI-2, RIICO Institutional Area,

  • Jaipur – 2 BITSAT Centre
    Maharishi Arvind Institute of Engineering & Technology,
    Sector-7, Madhyam Marg, Mansarovar,
    Jaipur-302020 (Rajasthan).

  • Jalandhar BITSAT Centre
    DAV College
    Mahatma Hans Raj Marg, (G.T. Road), Near Railway Crossing
    Dayanand Nagar,  Jalandhar -144008. (Punjab)

  • Jammu BITSAT Centre
    Kawa Institute of Management & Technology,
    By Pass Road, Narwal,National Highway,
    Jammu ( J & K ) – 180006

  • Jodhpur BITSAT Centre
    Jodhpur Institute of Engineering & Technology,
    JIET Universe , NH-65, Mogra ,
    Pali Road,Jodhpur – 342002. ( Rajasthan )

  • Kolkata BITSAT Centre
    Salt Lake, Sector-V, Tower-I,
    5th Floor, Office No-503,

  • Lucknow – 1 BITSAT Centre
    Navayuga Radiance Sr. Secondary School,
    Rajendra Nagar, Lucknow-226004

  • Lucknow – 2 BITSAT Centre
    Bansal Institute of Engineering & Technology
    NH-24, Near Sewa Hospital, Sitapur Road, Lucknow-226021

  • Mumbai BITSAT Centre
    Thadomal Shahani Engineering College,
    P.G. Kher Marg (32nd Road), TPS III,
    Off Linking Road, Bandra - West,
    Mumbai - 400050

  • Nagpur BITSAT Centre
    Raisoni Group of Institutions,
    Shraddha House, 345 Kingsway,
    Near KC park, Nagpur 440001

  • Nasik BITSAT Centre
    K. K. Wagh Institute of Engineering Education & Research,
    Hirabai Haridas, Vidyanagari, Amrutdham,
    Panchavati, Nasik – 422003

  • Noida BITSAT Centre
    Eduquity Career Technologies Pvt Ltd,
    Shivalik Buildtech, No C 46, 2nd Floor,
    Sector - 58, Noida - 201301

  • Patna - 1 BITSAT Centre
    Birla Institute of Technology Extension Centre,
    Near Patna Airport,P.O Bihar Veterinary College,
    Patna - 800014

  • Patna - 2 BITSAT Centre
    L. N. Mishra Institute of Economic Development And Social Change,
    No. 1, Bailey Road, Opp Patna High Court
    Patna-800001. ( Bihar )

  • Pune BITSAT Centre
    Maharashtra Institute of Technology(MIT),
    Dept. of Computer Engineering,
    Near World Peace Library building,Survey No. 124,
    Rambaug Colony, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune - 411038

  • Raipur BITSAT Centre
    Central College of Engineering and Management
    Kabir Nagar,Ring Road No.02,
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) - 492099

  • Rajkot BITSAT Centre
    RK University School of Engineering
    Bhavnagar Highway, Kasturbadham,
    Rajkot-360020 (Gujarath)

  • Ranchi BITSAT Centre
    Birla Institute Of Technology Extension Centre,
    Lalpur, Ranchi,
    Jharkhand- 834001

  • Roorkee BITSAT Centre
    Quantum School of Technology,
    Mandawar (22 Kms Milestone),
    Roorkee Dehradun Highway,
    Roorkee-247167 ( Uttarakhand )

  • Siliguri BITSAT Centre
    C/O: Sikkim Manipal University
    Patel Road, Pradhan Nagar,
    Siliguri - 734003

  • Srinagar BITSAT Centre
    National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology(NIELIT),
    DOEACC Centre, Sidco Electronics Complex,
    Old Airport Road, Rangreth,

  • Surat BITSAT Centre
    STBS College of Diploma Engineering
    Opp. Kapodra Police Station,
    Varachha Road, Kapodra,
    Surat - 395006.(Gujarat)

  • Thiruvananthapuram BITSAT Centre
    Heera College of Engineering & Technology,
    Panavoor P.O Nedumangad,
    Thiruvananthapuram - 695568

  • Tirupati BITSAT Centre
    Shree Vidyaniketan Engineering College,
    Sree Sainath Nagar, A Rangam Pet,
    Madanapalli Road, Tirupati-517102. ( A.P)

  • Vijayawada - 1 BITSAT Centre - 1
    Andhra Loyola College, Ring Road
    Vijayawada - 520008

  • Vijayawada - 2 BITSAT Centre - 2
    Andhra Loyola Institute of Engineering & Technology,
    Opposite to Polytechnic College,
    Ring Road, Vijayawada - 520008

  • Visakhapatnam BITSAT Centre
    Sanketika Vidya Parishad Engineering College,
    Behind Cricket Stadium, Pothinamallayyapalem
    Andhra Pradesh
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