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Thursday, 21 January 2016

BITSAT 2016 - Application Form, Eligibility, Dates, Paper Pattern

BITS which stands for Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani conducts an admission test for admissions in the engineering degree courses at their campuses located in Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa. The exam is commonly known as BITSAT 2016 and it is the key to admission in BITS.
Every year around 2 lakh students give this exam, for around 2 thousand seats, that makes the ratio of 100 students per seat.

This article will walk you through various details about BITSAT 2016 such as its eligibility, dates and events, application form filling and counselling process.

BITSAT 2017 complete details

BITSAT 2016 Overview

Exam NameBirla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test
Commonly Known asBITSAT 2016
TypeUndergraduate (UG)
Exam Date14 to 28 May, 2016
Courses OfferedDifferent Engineering Courses
BodyGovernment of India
Conducting BodyBITS Pilani University

BITSAT 2016 - Application Form, Eligibility, Dates, Paper Pattern

Eligibility Criteria

It is required that the candidate matches following eligibility criteria to apply for the exam,

  • has passed 10+2 from a recognized board in India or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Maths.
  • has scored a total of 75% or more in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Maths/Biology in XIIth while scoring minimum 60% marks in each subjects separately.
  • has passed the board (10+2) in 2015 (2014 or earlier are not eligible for exam.)
  • *Those who are appearing the XII board or equivalent in year 2016 are also eligible for BITSAT 2016.
For complete details on Eligibility Criteria of BITSAT 2016

Paper Pattern

The paper pattern for BITS 2016 has not been announced by the official BITS authorities yet, however, here is a quick table constructed with the BITS 2015 paper pattern that would help you get a fair idea.

Paper SectionSubjectNo. of Questions
3English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning15 + 10 = 25

Last year (BITS 2015), 3 marks were credited for each right answer and 1 mark was deducted for each wrong answer.

Important Dates and Events

Application Form will be available fromAVAILABLE NOW
Deadline to apply for BITSAT 20165th March, 2016
Test centres will be allotted to applicants8 March, 2016
To reserve test dates21 March to 10 April, 2016
Hall tickets available for download20 April to 30 April, 2016
Online exam14 to 28 May, 2016

The dates are yet tentative as there has been no official notification released, it will be updated as soon one is released.

Click here for complete list of events and dates of BITSAT 2016


Click here for information on Syllabus details for BITSAT 2016

Application Form

BITSAT 2016 Application forms will be available from December (3rd week tentatively), and the deadline will be usually after a month of the availability of forms.
The aspirants will have to fill the form online and pay the fees, then take printout of the form for future reference.
Note: You can only apply once for BITSAT 2016

What if I made a mistake filling the application form?  

There is nothing to worry about in that case, if you made a mistake, you can simply fill the form again (you have to pay the fees again), and send a letter to the admission offices of BITS that reads the previous application number, it will be cancelled.

Contact Details

Admissions Office,
BITS, Pilani - 333 031 (Rajasthan) India.

Tel: 01596-242205, 01596-515294 / 330
Fax: 01596-244183

(You can contact them via phone on any working day from 9.15AM to 5.00PM)

If you have any query about BITSAT 2016, any suggestion / improvement for the article or a comment, feel free to post below, we will get back to you as soon as possible.


  1. I was topper of rbse board 2015what should I do for geeting admission in bits branch through a board toper

    1. rbse board of 2015 are gunjan arora nd kuldeep singh naruka , not u

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  2. pls notify about the application forms asap

  3. pls notify about the application forms asap

    1. Just keep checking the site around 5-10 January, the official announcement will be made and all details will be updated to latest.

  4. Hello.
    Myself Prabhat. I have obtained 65% in BSEB Examination & an agreegate 63% in PCM.
    I would like to know if i am eligible to take BITSAT 2016.

    1. Hello Kumar, yes you are eligible. But the year of passing the qualifying exam isn't mentioned in your comment. If you passed in 2015 or are going to appear in 2016, you are eligible.

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  6. When are the forms going to be out for 2016 ?

  7. Hello there,
    The official announcement will be released on 8th January. The forms are likely to be available from that day too.

  8. Tell me one thing,it was written that according to class 12th marks we should apply in the 3rd week of may.And I am a class 12th student, so when i have to apply. Can i fill the BITSAT application form or not? What is the criteria to take admission in the BITS?

  9. in board i got74.8% and in phy,chem math i eligible for the exaM OF BITS ENTRANCE

  10. sir/ma'am
    i am harshit yadav ,yesterday[10/1/2016] i filled application form of bitsat 2016 and submitted the form fee through my debit card......also i got a message on my cell phone that the amount ,that is, application fee is deducted from my account and deposited in Birla Institute Of Tec.Mumbai....but my application status says that i haven't submitted the form fee......i am trying to call the institute's office but no one is answering....please help application no is 122016.
    email is -

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  14. sir/maam
    please clear my query mentioned bellow.
    if i'm appearing for improvement exam in 2016 (in all the subjects) then what should i fill in the "year of passing" field?

  15. sir, i got two application number how can i cancel one

  16. Sir i have scored 205 in On line exam 2016. what are chances of getting a seat in Mechanical or any other branch


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