02-07-2015, 07:08 PM
A Computer based online test conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani for admissions to Integrated first degree programmes..
Application are invited for Admission Test to Integrated first degree programmes, will be through a computer based online test conducted by BITS.
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani is an all India Institution declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act. Admissions to all the Integrated First Degree programmes of BITS, Pilani, at Pilani campus, Goa campus, and Hyderabad Campus for the academic year 2015-16 will be made on the basis of a Computer based Online Test conducted by BITS, Pilani. This test will be referred to as ‘BITS Admission Test – 2015’, in short as BITSAT-2015 hereafter in this document.
For admission to any of the Integrated first degree programmes, the candidate should have passed the 12th examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central/ State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Since the medium of instruction at BITS is English, candidates should have adequate proficiency in English. Further, the candidate should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 80% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects.
Only Students who are appearing for 12th examination in 2015 or who have passed 12th Examination in 2014 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2015 test. If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in 12th class or its equivalent, only his latest performance is considered, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/courses prescribed. Students who have passed 12th examination in 2013 or earlier are NOT eligible to appear in BITSAT-2015. Students who are presently studying in BITS at any of its campuses are not eligible to appear in BITSAT-2015.
Admissions will be made purely on merit. The merit position of the candidate for admission will be based on the score obtained by the candidate in the BITSAT-2015. However, their eligibility for admission is subject to fulfilling the requirement of minimum marks in 12th examination, as mentioned above.
Direct Admission to Board Toppers:
In the past, admission process of the Institute always ensured guaranteed admission to all the students who obtained first ranks in their respective board examinations. This has given a very vital input of highly meritorious students from all over India. First rank students of all the central and state boards in India for the year 2015 will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT-2015 score as per the eligibility criteria mentioned above. Further details about this scheme will be available at BITS website by 20th May, 2015.
Application procedure :
Interested candidates should register their names for BITSAT-2015 by applying in the prescribed application form online. Complete the application form online at http://www.bitsadmission.com and pay the prescribed fees. Also take the print out of the filled form for your future reference. The prescribed fee for BITSAT 2015 is Rs. 2090/-(Rs. 1590/- for female candidates).
If a candidate chooses Dubai as a test center the application fee for both male and female candidates will be same and will be US $ 50 (or Indian Rs. 3100/- ). Details for payment of fees are available at the website while applying online.
Deadline to apply for BITSAT-2015 online along with the fee payment is 16th February 2015.
Those who register for the test and reserve test dates have to download the ‘Hall ticket’, along with instructions, from BITS website as per the schedule given earlier. The tests will be conducted during 14th May – 29th May 2015.
Details of BITSAT-2015:
‘Computer Based Online test’ means the candidate sits in front of a computer and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and the candidate answers the questions on the computer through the use of keyboard or mouse. Each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate on the computer. This is unlike the traditional paper-pencil based test, which is generally offered on a single day to all candidates. BITSAT-2015 will be offered over a period of time and the candidate can choose the Center, the Day and Time of his/her convenience to take the test, as described in the later sections.
It will be a 3-hour duration test, offered to candidates on computers at dedicated computer centres at different cities in India. The test will have objective type (multiple choice) questions only. The details of the test, the syllabus for the test etc. is available in the BITSAT-2015 brochure, which will be available along with the application form for the test.