An Entry Pass to Integrated First Degree Programmes at BITS Campuses



Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test (BITSAT) is an entrance exam conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) for offering admissions to eligible & interested applicants to a number of courses which vary from its integrated programs like BE to Pharma and First degree programs to MSc coursework. 

In order to secure a chance of admission at any of the three BITS campuses that are located at Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, you must clear this computer-based test with at least minimum marks set by the institute. 




BITSAT Full Form

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test

BITSAT Conducting Body

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

BITSAT Official Website 

Level of BITSAT Exam

University Level

Mode of exam


Duration of the exam

3 hours

Total Questions


Question Type

MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)

Language of BITSAT exam


Negative Marking


Total Exam Centers

63 approx.

Validity of BITSAT Score

1 Year


Admissions to any of the BITS campuses will be made purely on merit and the merit relies on the score obtained by you in the BITSAT-2023. However, you must fulfill the eligibility criteria as mentioned below.

For all First Degree programs of BITS excluding B. Pharm-

  • You should be 12th passed from a well-established and recognized board either Central or State with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the subjects. 

For B. Pharm-

  • You should have passed the 12th examination (10+2 system) from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and adequate proficiency in English. However, candidates with PCM may also apply for the Pharmacy programme. 

Admissions to all the programmes are subject to the conditions given below- 

  • If taken Mathematics in BITSAT- Minimum 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in 12th with at least 60% marks in each subject.


  • If taken Biology in BITSAT- Minimum 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects in the 12th examination with at least 60% marks in each subject.

Direct Admission to Board Toppers-

It is an offering from BITS that all the first rank students belonging to any of the recognized boards – either state or central irrespective of their BITSAT-2023 score will be offered direct admission to the program they wish to pursue as per the criteria of fulfillment of seats.


Additional Points to Remember

  • Only the students who have appeared for 12th class examination in 2023 or who have passed 12th class Examination in 2022 are eligible to appear in the BITSAT-2023 test. 

Those students who belong to the 2021 batch or earlier of 12th and the current students of various courses at any of the BITS campuses are not eligible to apply for BITSAT-2023.

Exam Pattern

BITSAT 2023 is a computer-based test of 3 hours of duration. You must note that there is no individual time limit for different parts of the examination. With this, you can go back and recheck & change your answer (if selected wrong option) among the 130 questions. Know the detailed exam pattern of BITSAT below: 

Mode of Exam


Maximum Time

3 Hours

No./Name of Sections

4 (Part I; Part II; Part III-a,b; Part IV)

Question Type

MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)

No. of Questions


Part 1: Physics: 30

Part II: Chemistry: 30

Part III: a) English Proficiency:10

              b) Logical Reasoning: 20

Part IV: Mathematics/Biology (B. Pharm): 40


Note: If you answer all the 130 questions (without skipping any question), you will have an option of attempting 12 (twelve) extra questions, if there is still time left. 


These extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and Logical reasoning only

Marking Scheme

For Correct Answers: 3 Marks

For Incorrect Answers: -1 Mark 

Important Dates

Important dates and deadlines (Tentative)

As the applications for BITSAT 2023 session-I are already closed, check the tentative important dates of the BITSAT-2023 session-II. You are advised to keep checking the official website of BITSAT for any latest update about your examination.



Dates (Tentative)

BITSAT-2023 Application Start Date

31 January 2023

Deadline to Apply for BITSAT Session 1 or Both

9 April 2023

15 April 2023

Revision/Editing (Online) in the Application form By the Candidates

16 April-20 April 2023

Test Center Allotment and Announcement to Candidates

26 April 2023


08 May 2023

Candidates to reserve Test date and slot

27 April-08 May 2023


10 May 2023-14 May 2023

Candidates to download Hall tickets with instructions (for session 1)

10 May till Exam Date


15 May till Exam Date

BITSAT-2023 Online Test Session-I

21 May-26 May 2023

Application window to apply for BITSAT-2023 Session-II only

22 May-12 June 2023

Revision/Editing (Online) in the Application form By the Candidates

9 June-12 June 2023

Test Center Allotment and Announcement to Candidates

13 June 2023

Candidates to reserve Test date and slot

14 June-15 June 2023

Candidates to download Hall tickets with instructions

16 June till exam date

BITSAT-2023 Online Test Session-II

18 June-22 June 2023

Apply for admission with 12th Marks and Preferences of Programmes

2 June-23 June 2023

Editing of Marks/Preferences in Application form 

24-26 June 2023

Admit List and Wait List Announcement after Iteration I

1 July 2023

BITSATHD 2023 Online Test for admissions to M.E. & M. Pharm Programmes

20 May-27 May

Official Notification

Birla Institute of Technology and Science has uploaded the information brochure (IB) for BITSAT 2023 that includes all the exam-related information like the registration & examination dates, syllabus, exam pattern, syllabus, application procedure etc.

Click the given link to view/download BITSAT 2023 Information Brochure. 

Application Procedure

Steps for BITSAT 2023 Registration 

Want to write BITSAT 2023? Follow these step to register yourself for the exam:

Step 1: Visit   

Step 2: Fill the admission form 

Step 3: Pay the prescribed fees

Step 4: Take the printout of the filled-in form for your future reference

Application Form Correction

It is stated in the information brochure of BITSAT 2023 that if you complete the application form and pay the prescribed fee as well but later find any mistake in the form, you will be provided a facility to make corrections in your application form particulars (except gender, email id and contact number). you can edit the required fields in the online application from 16th - 20th April 2023. 

Documents Required

The application form of BITSAT 2023 needs your basic details and certain documents to be uploaded correctly. So, before initiating your registration on the BITSAT portal,

  • Please upload your photograph (size: 50 kb-200 kb) and signature (size: 10 kb-50 kb) in .JPG/.JPEG format.
  • The photograph should be of color passport size and with white background.


BITSAT 2023 Syllabus for Physics

  • 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

BITSAT 2023 Syllabus for Chemistry

  • States of Matter
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding & Molecular Structure
  • Thermodynamics
  • Physical and Chemical Equilibria
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Hydrogen and s-Block Elements
  • p, d and f-block Elements
  • Principles of Organic Chemistry and Hydrocarbons
  • Stereochemistry
  • Organic Compounds with Functional Group Containing Oxygen and Nitrogen
  • Biological, Industrial and Environmental Chemistry
  • Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry

BITSAT 2023 Syllabus for English Proficiency 

  • Grammar 
    • Determiners, Prepositions, Modals, Adjectives, Relative Pronouns
    • Agreement, Time and Tense 
    • Parallel Construction
    • Voice, Transformation 
    • Question Tags, Relative Clauses 
  • Vocabulary
    • Odd Word, One Word, Spelling & Word Formation, Homophones 
    • Contextual Meanings of Vocabulary (Definitions, Academic Vocabulary, Connotation) 
    • Synonyms, Antonyms, Collocations
    • Phrasal Verbs & Idioms 
    • Analogy 
  • Reading Comprehension 
    • Content/Ideas (Finding Main Ideas, Reaching Conclusions Using Supporting Evidence, Anticipation of Ideas, Distinguishing Facts from Opinions) 
    • Vocabulary (Figurative Usage: Metaphors and Similes; Select CLOZE) 
    • Summary (Findings from Options the Correct Summary)
    • Referents 
    • Reorganization of Information (Jigsaw Reading) 
  • Composition 
    • Rearrangement (Word Order; Logical Organization of Paragraph)
    • Paragraph & Unity (Identifying the Correct Topic Sentence)
    • Linkers/Connectives

BITSAT 2023 Syllabus for Logical Reasoning

  • Verbal Reasoning
    • Analogy
    • Classification
    • Series Completion
    • Logical Deduction
    • Chart Logic
  • Nonverbal Reasoning
    • Pattern Perception
    • Figure Formation and Analysis
    • Paper Cutting
    • Figure Matrix
    • Rule Detection

BITSAT 2023 Syllabus for Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Two-dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Three dimensional Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Probability
  • Vectors
  • Statistics
  • Linear Programming
  • Mathematical Modeling

BITSAT 2023 Syllabus for Biology

  • Diversity in Living World
  • Cell: The Unit of Life; Structure and Function
  • Genetics and Evolution
  • Structure and Function-Plants
  • Structure and Function-Animals
  • Reproduction, Growth and Movement in Plants
  • Reproduction and Development in Humans
  • Ecology and Environment 
  • Biology and Human Welfare
  • Biotechnology and its Applications

Admit Card

Follow the below-mentioned steps to download the admit card of BITSAT 2023-

  • Visit the BITS 2023 admission portal.
  • Enter your application number and password to login.
  • Search for the “BITSAT 2023 Admit card” tab.
  • Your admit card will be displayed on the screen.
  • Click the ‘Download the BITSAT 2023 hall ticket’ and take a printout of it.