BITSAT Exam Pattern 2019

BITSAT Exam Pattern 2019

BITSAT 2019 is conducted Online (Computer based test) offering admissions to Integrated First Degree programmes at BITS Universities viz BITS Pilani at Pilani campus, K K Birla Goa campus and Hyderabad campus. BITSAT exam will be conducted in two slots for a day for a duration of 3 hours(each slot) and the test consists of 4 parts:

  • Part I : Physics
  • Part II : Chemistry
  • Part III : (a) English Proficiency and (b) Logical Reasoning
  • Part IV : Mathematics or Biology (For B.Pharm candidates)

There is no time limit for individual parts of the test. The candidate can go back and change any of his/her answers among the 150 questions.

BITSAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Mode of the Examination Computer based (Online)
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English Proficiency
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Mathematics or Biology(For B.Pharm candidates)
Duration 03 hours
Number of questions 150 questions
  • Physics-40
  • Chemistry-40
  • English Proficiency-15
  • Logical Reasoning-10
  • Mathematics or Biology(For B.Pharm candidates)-45
Total marks 450 marks (150 Q × 3marks)
Marking scheme 3 marks for each correct answer
Negative marking - One mark deducted for each incorrect answer
No marks are awarded for questions not attempted
Type of questions Objective type questions (MCQs)
Language English
Syllabus NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th class

BITSAT 2019 Questions and Marks Distribution

Subject Questions Marks
Physics 40 120
Chemistry 40 120
English Proficiency 15 45
Logical Reasoning 10 30
Mathematics or Biology (For B.Pharm candidates) 45 135
Total 150 450

BITSAT 2019 Marking Scheme:

Status Marks
Correct answer +3 Marks
Wrong answer -1 Mark
Unattempted question No Marks

Extra Marks:

  • If a candidate answers all the 150 questions (without skipping any question), the candidate will have an option of attempting 12 (twelve) extra questions, if there is still time left.
  • These extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology only. 4 questions from each part.
  • Further, once the candidate has opted for extra questions, he/she cannot go back for correction of any of the earlier answered 150 questions.
  • The extra questions (a maximum of 12) will give a chance to highly meritorious candidates to score higher.

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