BITSAT 2021 Exam Pattern includes exam mode, no. of questions, marking scheme, syllabus, etc. Birla Institute of Technology and Science referred as BITS, is a Deemed University that regulates BITSAT entrance exam, a university level entrance exam through online mode to provide admission into the first-year degree programme of BITS, Pilani. Candidates can also obtain admission in its affiliated campuses at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. This article briefs details regarding the BITSAT exam pattern 2021.
BITSAT Exam Pattern 2021
The exam pattern gives the complete idea about the exam paper pattern with which candidates can start preparing for their exam. BITSAT Exam pattern includes exam mode, marking scheme, number of questions, subjects, total marks, etc. Candidates can decide which subject need to be concentrated more to score well. The detailed exam pattern is specified below:
- The exam shall be supervised from 3rd to last week of May 2021 via online mode (CBT) only.
- The exam duration is 3 hours.
- The exam is scheduled to be organised in two slots – 9 am to 12 noon and from 2 pm to 5 pm.
- The question paper comprises 150 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and shall be divided into four sections.
- Every correct answer is awarded 3 marks.
- For each wrong answer, one mark is reduced. Unattempted questions shall not be given any mark.
- The question paper is set in the English medium.
- The questions are fabricated from the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning and Mathematics/Biology (for B.Pharma candidates).
|Parts||Subject||Number of Questions|
|Part III||English Proficiency||15|
|Part IV||Mathematics/Biology (for B. Pharm)||45|
Instructions regarding Exam Pattern
- No particular time limit is levied for the individual section of the exam. Candidates can modify their answer whenever they need.
- Apart from 150 questions, 12 extra questions shall be asked from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology only and candidates can attempt those extra questions after finishing those 150 questions.
- Each candidate shall be given a distinct set of paper.
- Candidates are advised to carry a pen for the rough work, putting signature etc.
- Blank sheets shall be rendered to the candidates by the invigilator for doing rough work.
- Calculators and logarithmic tables are not allowed to be brought to the test centre.
BITSAT 2021 Syllabus is formulated based on the 11th & 12th NCERT Syllabus. The NCERT textbooks can be referred for the complete syllabus. The BITSAT 2021 sample test can be accessed from the BITS admission website, and candidates can attempt the sample test any number of times.