BITS HD 2019

Exam Date : 15th May 2019 To 26th May 2019
Result Date : 3rd June 2019

BITS HD 2019 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

BITS HD Exam

Introduction to BITS HD 2019 Exam

  • About: Birla Institute of Technical Science Higher Degree (BITS HD) exam offers admission to M.E./M.Pharm./M.Phil. in several specializations in their three respective campuses: BITS Pilani, BITS Goa and BITS Hyderabad.

  • University: BITS Pilani established in 1964, is a Deemed to be University and recognised as “Institute of Eminence” by MHRD.

  • It was ranked 17th in the University category and 5th in the Pharmacy category by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2018, released by Ministry of HRD, Govt of India.

  • Candidates should note that other than through BITS HD test, admissions to BITS Higher Degree programmes are also available based on GATE / GPAT scores.

  • Courses Offered: Through BITS HD candidates can seek admissions to 3 Higher education degrees viz. Master of Engineering(ME), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and Master of Pharmacy (M.Pharm) in various streams.

  • Campuses: Even though BITS has four campuses, in Pilani, Dubai, Goa and Hyderabad, BITS HD test is only for three of its campuses situated at Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad.

  • Frequency: BITS HD test is conducted once in a year, in online mode i.e. Computer-based test (CBT).

  • Level: BITS HD 2019 test is a National level entrance exam, and candidates from around the country can apply for the examination.

  • Latest News: BITS Pilani will be launching two new programmes this year, available only at BITS Goa campus viz.

    • M.E. Degree in Sanitation Science, Technology and Management,

    • M.Phil. Degree in Liberal studies. 


BITS HD 2019 Summary

BITS HD 2019 Exam Highlights

Exam Name

Birla Institute of Technology & Science Higher Degree Exam

Acronym

BITS HD Exam

Exam level

University Level

Conducted by

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani

Institution Type

Deemed to be University

Courses Offered

 M.E., M.Pharm. and M.Phil.

BITS HD 2019 Application Fee

For BITS HD Test Candidates- INR 3150/-

For GATE/GPAT Candidates- INR 1000/-

BITS HD 2019 Online Exam Date

15th May 2019 & 26th May 2019

 Exam Duration

  • Test 1- 45 minutes 

  • Test 2- 105 minutes

  • Special Test for Software Systems - 60 minutes

  • Test for M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and Management - 60 minutes

Official Website

BITS Pilani

Helpdesk

01596-242205, 0832-2580126, 040-66303830

hd2019@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in


Programs offered at BITS Pilani Campus

M.E Biotechnology

M.E Chemical

M.E Civil (with specialization in Infrastructure Engineering and Management)

M.E Civil (with specialization in Structural Engineering)

M.E Civil (with specialization in Transportation Engineering)

M.E Communication Engineering

M.E Computer Science

M.E Design Engineering

M.E Embedded Systems

M.E Manufacturing Systems Engineering

M.E Mechanical

M.E Microelectronics

M.E Software Systems

M.Pharm

M.Pharm with specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry

M.Pharm with specialization in Pharmaceutics


Programs offered at BITS Hyderabad Campus

M.E Biotechnology

M.E Chemical

M.E Civil (with specialization in Structural Engg.)

M.E. Civil (with specialization in Transportation Engineering)

M.E Communication Engineering

M.E Computer Science

M.E Design Engineering

M.E Mechanical

M.E Microelectronics

M.E. Mechanical with specialization in Thermal Engineering

M.Pharm with specialization in Pharmaceutics


Programs offered at BITS Goa Campus

M.E Biotechnology

M.E Chemical

M.E Computer Science

M.E Design Engineering

M.E Microelectronics

M.E.Embedded Systems

M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and Management

M.Phil. Liberal Studies

 


BITS HD 2019 Important Dates

  • Application form: The application forms are now available, since 18th March 2019, for BITS HD online exam 2019. 

  • Application closure date: Last date for submission of application form is 30th April 2019 5 PM.

  • The candidates have to book the time slot and date of the exam. Only then they can download the hall ticket, deadlines of which are given below:

Events

Dates

Test Center allotment  

2nd May 2019

Slot and Date booking

4th to 7th May 2019

Hall tickets Available for Download

9th May 2019 to 14th May 2019

BITS HD Online 2019 Test

15th May 2019 and 26th May 2019

  • Result Declaration: Results will be declared on 9th May 2019 (tentative) and the candidates are required to log in to the official website to check the results.

  • Admissions via GPAT or GATE: The first iteration announcement of admission offers to candidates based on GATE / GPAT score will be on 3rd May 2019 and second iteration will be on 3rd June 2019.

  • Find the next iterations' Important Dates for BITS HD 2019


BITS HD 2019 Eligibility Criteria

  • Aggregate Percentage: Candidates must have minimum aggregate marks of 60% for M.E./M.Pharm and 55% for M.Phil. in their undergraduate degree, to be eligible to attend the BITS HD 2019 qualifying examination.

  • Nationality: This is a university level examination and only Indian citizens are eligible to apply. 

  • Age Limit: There is no upper age limit to apply for higher education programme in BITS.

  • Minimum Qualification: An integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent in the respective stream is a must to apply for BITS HD exam 2019.

  • Candidates who are in the final year of their degree can also apply.

Nationality

Indian Nationals only

Education

Integrated first degree of BITS or Equivalent

Minimum Marks

For M.E./M.Pharm: 60% Aggregate

For M.Phil.: 55% Aggregate

Age Limit

No Age Limit


BITS HD 2019 Application Form

  • Availability: Application Form for was available from 18th March 2019 and the last date to submit the Application Form is 30th April 2019.

  • Details: Candidates are required to fill the details regarding degree, test centre preference and personal information (Nationality, phone number, city, state etc.).

  • Documents: Candidates have to upload the scanned images of their recent photograph and signature.

  • If the candidate is applying through GATE/GPAT route, then it is mandatory for them to upload a self-attested scanned copy of their GATE/GPAT scorecard.

  • Payment mode: Both Online and offline methods are available for the candidates to pay the application fee for BITS HD 2019.

  • The offline fee payment can be done by cash. The candidates have to first download pay- in- slip and deposit cash along with at any ICICI Bank branch. After fee payment, candidates can take confirmation receipt from the bank.

  • Application Fee: Candidates should pay INR 3150/- for the BITS HD application form and candidates seeking admission through GATE score have to pay INR 1000/-. Once paid application form fees will not be refunded.

Application Availability 

18th March 2019 to 30th April 2019

Application Mode

To be filled Online 

then send filled printed form by post

 

Fee Payment Mode

 

 Online via Credit Card, Debit Card or Internet Banking 

Offline via Cash

Application Fee

Admission through GATE/GPAT Score: INR 1000

Admission through BITS HD Score: INR 3150

Documents to be Uploaded

Scanned image of Photograph and Signature

GATE/GPAT Scorecard (if applicable)


BITS HD 2019 Admit Card

  • Availability: Candidates can download hall tickets from 9th May 2019, only if they have already booked test date and slot. It will be available on the official website at bitsadmission.com

  • Deatils on Admit Card: The admit card will have all the details of the exam such as Exam centre address, exam timing, roll number, and photograph.

  • Mandatory: Photo ID proof along with the admit card is mandatory without which candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

  • Credentials: Admit card can be downloaded by entering the required login details on the website.

  • Take 2 printouts of BITS HD 2019 Admit Card for future reference. 


BITS HD 2019 Exam Pattern

  • Mode: The exam will be conducted in online mode i.e. Computer Based Test (CBT) on 15th May 2019 and 26th May 2019.

  • Question Type: The question paper will be objective in nature i.e. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).

  • Marking Scheme: Every correct answer will be awarded 3 marks and every incorrect answer will lead to deduction of 1 mark.

  • Number of Tests: There are mainly two tests for BITS HD 2019. Test-1 and Test-2, consisting of 30 and 70 questions respectively.

  • Other than test 1 and 2, there will be 2 special tests, one for those applying for M.E. Software Systems and the other one is for M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and Management.

  • Test Duration: The first test will be 45 minutes long, while the second exam will go on for 105 minutes and special test will be for 60 minutes.

  • Test 1 and 2 are compulsory for all the students. Test 2 will test the student’s knowledge of the basic subjects of his/her discipline.

Type of Exam

Online i.e. Computer-Based Test (CBT)

Type of Questions

Objective/ Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Medium of Exam

English 

Duration

  • Test 1- 45 minutes 

  • Test 2- 105 minutes

  • Special Test for M.E Software Systems - 60minutes

  • Test for M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and Management - 60minutes

Total Marks

  • Test 1- 30*3=90 marks

  • Test 2- 70*3=210 marks

  • Special Test - 50*3=150 marks

Marking Scheme

+3 marks for Correct Answer

-1 marks for Incorrect Answer


BITS HD 2019 Syllabus

  • Level:  The first test of BITS HD 2019 deals with English language skills, Logical Reasoning, and Class 11 and 12 Mathematics.

  • Topics: Test 2 would concentrate on student’s knowledge of the basic subjects of his/her discipline like Engineering and Pharmacy. The topics will be from the qualifying degree of the candidate.

  • Check BITS HD 2019 Syllabus and concepts to master. 


BITS HD 2019 Results

  • Declaration: The test results will be announced on 3rd June 2019 (tentative) on the official website. It can be downloaded by entering the credentials such as Application ID/Email ID and password.

  • Cut-off marks: Candidates should clear the minimum cut-off marks in order to take part in the counselling process.

  • Merit list: Based on the merit list candidates will be called for the counselling process.

  • Validity: BITS HD 2019 merit list is valid only for 1 year, i.e. it is valid for granting admission Higher Degree Courses only for the academic year 2019- 2020.

  •  Check out more details of the BITS HD 2019 Results


BITS HD 2019 Counselling

  • Commencement: The counselling will start from  18th June 2019 (tentative) and the qualified candidates must attend without fail, to get the seat confirmation.

  • Selection of stream/campus: Successful candidates will get to choose the stream/campus based on their score/ranking.

  • Document Verification: Candidates should carry all the required necessary documents at the time of counselling for the purpose of document verification.

  • BITS HD 2019 counselling process, cut off and merit list will be available on the official website. 


BITS Pilani Contact Details

  • Address: Admissions Office, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Vidya Vihar Campus, Pilani, Pincode - 333 031, Rajasthan, India.

  • Website: bitsadmission.com

  • Email: hd2019@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in/

  • Phone Number: 01596-242205 (Pilani Campus), 0832-2580126 (Goa Campus), 040-66303830 (Hyderabad Campus).

  • Timings: 10.00 AM till 5.00 PM on all working days.

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BITS HD 2019 Important Dates

BITS HD 2019 Important Dates Summary:

  • Application Availability: The applications for BITS 2019 will be available from the 18th March 2019 

  • Last Date to Submit Online Application: The last date to apply for BITS HD 2019 is 30th April 2019 

  • Admit Card Availability: From 9th May 2019.

  • Online Examination: From 15th May 2019.

  • Results: From 3rd June 2019.

  • Counselling: From 18th June 2019.

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BITS HD 2019 Eligibility

BITS HD 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

Age Limit: Candidates Applying must be of 18years of age and meet the Education Qualifications to be Eligible for BITS 2018 examination.

Education Qualification: 

  • M.E. Biotechnology – Any integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation in Biochemistry and Microbiology.

  • M.E. Chemical– Integrated first degree of BITS in Chemical Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/ B.Tech (Chemical).

  • M.E. Civil – Integrated first degree of BITS in Civil Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/ B.Tech (Civil).

  • M.E. Computer Science – Integrated first degree of BITS in Computer Science/Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/ B.Tech (Computer Science/Engineering). Candidates with a B.E./B.Tech degree in IT area will not be eligible to apply for M.E. Computer Science.

  • M.E. Communication Engineering – Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech in these disciplines.

  • M.E. Mechanical; Design Engineering; Manufacturing Systems Engineering – Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech in these disciplines.

  • M.E. Mechanical (with specialization in Thermal Engineering) – Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical or its equivalent such as BE/ B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering.

  • M.E. Embedded SystemsIntegrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech in these disciplines.

  • M.E. Microelectronics – Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent.M.E. Software Systems Any Integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with specific prior preparation.

Nationality: The candidates should be a citizen of India.

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BITS HD 2019 Application Process

BITS HD 2019 Application Process Summary:

  • Obtaining Application Form: Interested and Eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available at the official website of BITS.

  • Mode Of Payment: The filled application of the Candidate should be sent to The Dean, Admissions, BITS, Pilani-333031.

  • Application Fee: The application fee for BITS HD 2019 is INR 2,750/-.

  • Application Form to BITS HD 2019: A candidate can submit only one form for Higher Degree Admissions. However if a candidate discovers any mistake in the form submitted by him, he can submit a second application form duly completed before the last date, indicating on the top of the second application form that his first application form (giving its number) should be canceled. In such cases, the second application has to be accompanied by a fresh application fee.

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BITS HD 2019 Application Form Details

BITS HD 2019 Application Form Details:

Candidates are asked for the following details:

  • Personal Details

  • Degree Information

  • Test Center Preference

  • Application Fee
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BITS HD 2019 Admit Card

BITS HD 2019 Admit Card:

  • Availability Of Admit Card: Candidates who have applied can download the Admit Card from the website from 9th May 2019.

  • Obtaining BITS HD 2019 Admit Card: by visiting the official website for BITS HD 2019 examination, candidates will have to download the Admit Card by entering the required details.

  • Admit Card to BITS HD 2019: Admit card is mandatory for anyone who wishes to take BITS HD 2019 exam. Hence utmost care must be taken by the candidates to ensure that they have their admit cards with them.

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BITS HD 2019 Exam Pattern

BITS HD 2019 Exam Pattern Summary:

  • There will be 2 tests conducted by BITS as part of a proper evaluation of the student.

  • Mode of Examination: The BITS HD 2019 will be a paper pen-based exam.

  • Duration: 

    • Test 1: 60 Minutes , 60 Questions.

    • Test 2: 120 Minutes, 100 Questions.

  • Software Systems Test: 60 Minutes, 50 Questions.

  • Marking Scheme: For all the above tests all questions are of objective type (Multiple Choice Questions); each question with four answers choices only one being the correct choice. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark. No marks are awarded or deducted for questions not attempted. While the candidate can skip a question, the computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as the correct answer.

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BITS HD 2019 Syllabus

BITS HD 2019 Syllabus Summary:

BITS HD 2019 Subjects For Test-01:

  • Core Mathematics

  • Core Physics

  • English Language Skills and Principles of Management

  • Computer Programming

 BITS HD 2019 Subjects For Test-02:

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Pharmacy

  • Computer Science

  • Instrumentation

  • Biological Sciences

  • Chemistry

  • Economics

  • Mathematics

  • Physics

Subjects For Special Test for Software Systems:

  • Structured Programming in C

  • Advanced Programming in C

  • Object Orientation and Software Engineering

  • Databases and Networked Systems

  • Core Systems

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BITS HD 2019 Results

BITS HD 2019 Results:

  • Availability of Results: Candidates will get their results right after completing their BITS HD 2019 examination, however, candidates can log onto the official website to download/ print their results.

  • Obtaining Results for BITS HD 2019: The results are given to each of the candidates right after the exam or on the official BITS HD 2019 examination website.

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BITS HD 2019 Counselling

BITS HD 2019 Counselling Process:

  • Counselling Date: The counselling dates will be announced by 18th June 2019 

  • Eligibility: Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores in the BITS HD Admission Test 2018.

  • There are documents which are mandatory to be carried at the time of counselling.

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Discussion Forum



Q
Can I change my entered preferences after submission of BITSAT 2018 application form? How to do it?

Can I change my entered preferences after submission of BITSAT 2018 application form? How to do it?

Asked By: Bhuvan Bam,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Bhuvam,

Yes, you can change your preferences by applying again with changed preferences from June 12, 2018. However, you can use this facility only once. Send the changed preference form with the receipt of payment of Rs 500 along with all required enclosures mentioned in the application form so that it reached the admissions office, BITS Pilani before 5 pm on June 30, 2018. To get more details, click on the Application process.


Q
My board doesn't release aggregate marks for 12th examination. What should I enter?

My board doesn't release aggregate marks for 12th examination. What should I enter?

Asked By: Ashish Chachlani,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hello Bhuvam,

 If you are from CBSE board, you had to include PCM and English/Hindi and one additional elective (total five subjects) in your aggregate. In case you are from ISCE board, you had to include PCM and English in aggregate marks. Others had to calculate the aggregate marks (or its equivalent) and attach a note with an explanation of the methodology used to calculate the aggregate marks. Click here to read about the application form, click here.


Q
For which date, can I register for the courses in BITSAT HD?

For which date, can I register for the courses in BITSAT HD?

Asked By: sukhti mishra,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Sukhti,

Registration for BITSAT HD Courses will start from 1st Aug 2018. For more important dates, click here.

Good Luck!


Q
Where can I find the link to download BITSAT HD application form?

Where can I find the link to download BITSAT HD application form?

Asked By: nirma lal,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Nirma,

You can find BITSAT HD link for Application Form here.

Good Luck!


Q
BITS HD 2017

Can you give me a brief about the BITS HD exam?

Asked By: Adithya Roy,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Higher Degree Exam is conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology & Science. The BITS Campus offers Higher Degree programs in a number of specializations. The programs are uniquely designed and structured to meet the learning aspirations of enthusiastic and bright professionals.


Q
BITS HD 2017 Courses offered

What are the courses offered by the BITS-Hyderabad campus?

Asked By: Ashutosh Parekh,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The courses offered by the BITS-Hyderabad campus is as below: -

  • M.E. Biotechnology
  • M.E. Chemical
  • M.E. Civil (specialization in Structural Engineering)
  • M.E. Communication Engineering
  • M.E. Computer Science
  • M.E. Embedded Systems
  • M.E. Design Engineering
  • M.Pharm.(specialization in Pharmaceutics)
  • M.E. Mechanical (specialization in Thermal Engineering).

 


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