How Do I Prepare For BITSAT If I Fail JEE Main 2018?

Written By: Sashikanth

Many national-level entrance examinations are yet to take place, specifically for engineering courses. After the prestigious Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) conducted by CBSE on Apr 8, more number of engineering entrance examinations are set to take place and Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test (BITSAT) is one amongst them.

BITSAT is conducted for admissions to engineering and technology courses at the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. BITSAT is one of the most popular entrance examinations and on an average more than two lakh candidates take this national-level test annually. This BITSAT exam will be conducted online and will take place in the next month.

How To Crack BITSAT After Failing JEE

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Prior to BITSAT, CBSE will release the JEE Main answer key on Apr 24 and JEE Main results on Apr 30, 2018. We all know that only 2.24 lakh candidates will be shortlisted to take JEE Advanced, which take place on May 20, 2018. The results of JEE Main will be announced before the BITSAT exam and this might dampen the morale of candidates who haven't been qualified for JEE Advanced.

The results could come as a terrible news for any candidate who has combined day and night for the preparations. We can't, however, let a setback kill our spirit and we can't spend too much time thinking about it. We should start analysing where we went wrong and try to correct the mistakes for the coming entrance examinations, such as BITSAT. Here are some of the preparation tips for the BITSAT exam after accepting the failure of JEE Main 2018.

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Analyse The Mistakes With The JEE Main Answer Key

Prior to the JEE Main 2018 results, CBSE will release its answer key. By this time, many aspirants would know whether they are going to clear the exam or not. If you have not made it, devote some time to analyse where you went wrong in the exam. If you can identify the topics that made you to fail JEE Main, you can immediately start working on them to do better in BITSAT.

Understand The Competition Of BITSAT

Obviously, not making it to JEE Advanced may put you down. What you need to tell yourself is that there is a lot of difference in the competition between BITSAT and JEE. Around one million candidates took JEE Main and only two lakh candidates will compete for approximately two thousand seats in BITSAT. Never dampen your morale and stay positive all the time.

Difference Between JEE And BITSAT

If you missed JEE Main, it doesn't mean the result will be the same for BITSAT. The exam pattern for BITSAT and JEE is entirely different. In BITSAT, you have an option to score more because of the bonus questions. A total of 12 extra questions are there in BITSAT. Try to work on them.

Identify The Important Topics In BITSAT

The important topics always add value to your preparations for any entrance examination. Based on the previous years' question papers, aspirants should identify the important topics and/or questions. We have prepared the subject-wise list of important topics for BITSAT, explore them here.

Also Read: Most Important Topics You Should Cover First In BITSAT 2018

Concentrate On English and Logical Reasoning

Compared to JEE Main, the BITSAT exam consists of one more section, namely English and logical reasoning. A total of 25 questions were asked in this section. Take advantage of this section and try to score more.

After failure, there will be a lot of discouragement for everyone, including your close allies. Never allow any statement to get to your heart. Keep motivating yourself and stay focused particularly during the last-month preparations.

Also Read: One Step Guide For JEE Preparation

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