Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, issues online applications for Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test (BITSAT 2014).
BITSAT 2014 Exam Pattern:
BITSAT-2014 will be of total 3 hours duration.
The test consists of four parts:
Part I : Physics - 40 Questions
Part II : Chemistry - 40 Questions
Part III : (a) English Proficiency - 15 Questions
(b) Logical Reasoning - 10 Questions
Part IV : Mathematics - 45 Questions
- All questions are of objective type (multiple choice questions); each question with choice of four answers, only one being the correct choice. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark (-1 mark). No marks are awarded for questions which have not been attempted. While the candidate can skip a question, the computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as correct answer. There will be 150 questions in all.
- 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.
- If a candidate answers all the 150 questions (without skipping any question), the candidate (he / she) 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 only; four questions from each part. Further, once the candidate has opted for extra questions, he cannot go back for correction of any of the earlier answered 150 questions.
- The questions are so designed that a good student will be able to answer 150 questions in 180 minutes. The extra questions (a maximum of 12) will give a chance to highly meritorious candidates to score higher. However, candidates should keep in mind the fact that there is negative marking for wrong answers and any attempt to answer the questions by pure guessing of the answers is not likely to have any advantage, but may result in a reduction in the total score.
- All the questions and instructions of the test will be in English only. Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of doing rough work, signing etc. Blank sheets for rough work will be provided, if required. Calculators and logarithmic tables are not allowed in the test centers. Candidates are not allowed to bring any other personal belongings such as mobiles.
BITSAT 2014 Syllabus:
The BITSAT-2014 test will be conducted on the basis of NCERT syllabus for 11th and 12th class. The detailed syllabus is given in the Brochure. Candidates may refer to the NCERT textbooks for the contents. A sample test demonstrating the features of BITSAT will be made available to the registered candidates at the BITS website on which he / she can practice as many times as desired.