BITSAT Eligibility Criteria 2024: Age Limit, Qualification, Attempts

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Jan 18, 2024

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BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024 is available on the official website. The BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024 are a set of norms defined in a parameter-specific manner that every candidate must meet. Aspirants who have passed class 12th in 2022 or 2023 may apply for the BITSAT 2024 exam.

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Candidates appearing in the BITSAT exam must check these conditions before filling out the form. In case any candidate fails to meet the standard specified in the BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024, their candidature will be automatically disqualified.

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BITSAT Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates are advised to refer to our page or the official website to know the details of the BITSAT 2024 eligibility criteria before filling out the application form. Some of the parameters that are included in the BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024 are as follows.

  • Age limit conditions
  • Educational Qualification
  • Domestic and International candidate conditions
  • Number of attempts

The BITSAT eligibility criteria details are mentioned in the table below for the candidates.

Eligibility Criteria Parameters Particulars
Age Limit Candidates who have passed 12th in 2022 or 2023
Qualifying Exam Candidates need to have passed their 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology as subjects and adequate English proficiency. 
Minimum Marks in Qualifying Exam

Candidates need to have passed in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM) in their 10+2 or equivalent exam, for admission to the B.Tech program. However, candidates need to have passed in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in their 10+2 or equivalent exam, for admission to the B.Pharm program. However, candidates with PCM can also apply for the Pharmacy program. Candidates need to have adequate proficiency in English to qualify. 

In the 12th examination, the candidate must have received a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (if he/she took Mathematics in BITSAT) or a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (if he/she took Biology in BITSAT) subjects, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics / Biology subjects.

Passing Status

Candidates who are appearing in their 10+2 or equivalent exam in 2024 or have passed their qualifying exam in 2023 will be eligible for BITSAT 2024. In case, a candidate has taken more than one attempt in their 10+2 or equivalent exam, then only his or her latest performance will be considered, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/ courses prescribed.

Those candidates who have passed the 10+2 or equivalent exam in 2021 or earlier will not qualify for BITSAT eligibility conditions 2024.

Number of Attempts As per the latest eligibility criteria, a candidate can make 2 attempts in a year.

Direct Link to View the Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT 2024

Course-Based BITSAT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The academic qualification required for each course offered through the exam has different pre-defined BITSAT 2024 eligibility conditions. These BITSAT eligibility qualifications will be announced by the official authorities organizing the exam. Applicants can refer to the table given below for course-based eligibility criteria for BITSAT.

Courses Eligibility Criteria
B.E, M.Sc Candidates should have passed the 12th examination of the 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and adequate English proficiency to successfully qualify for BITSAT eligibility conditions
B.Pharm Candidates should have passed the 12th examination from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology and adequate English proficiency to qualify. However, candidates with PCM may also apply for the Pharmacy program.
  • Eligibility Criteria for Minimum Marks: Candidates who are willing to apply for the exam should have a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in class 12th with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects (if they are applying for B.E.) or a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in 12th class with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects (if they are applying for B.Pharm) as per the BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024. In addition to that, candidates must score a minimum of 60% marks in all subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology as per the norms defined in the BITSAT eligibility.
  • Eligibility Section: Candidates appearing for the 12th examination in 2024 or who passed the 12th examination in 2023 are eligible for BITSAT exam in 2024. If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in the 12th class or its equivalent, only the latest performance will be considered, as per BITSAT 2024 eligibility criteria. 
  • Ineligible Candidates: If a candidate completed the 12th examination in 2021 or earlier, they are not eligible to appear for the exam as per the BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024.
  • Admission Procedure: BITSAT 2024 admission procedure will be made purely on merit. The candidate's merit position for admission will be based on the score obtained by the candidates in the exam.

Note: After going through BITSAT eligibility criteria, to gain more insight, one can refer to the BITSAT Exam Pattern 2024.

BITSAT Eligibility Criteria 2024 for International Applicants

International students can also apply for the exam, provided they meet the standard set by the BITSAT 2024 eligibility criteria. The standard provided by the BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024 differs for international students.

The BITSAT 2024 eligibility criteria for candidates who are living overseas and wish to pursue one of the BITS university courses are defined below.

  • Applicants must have valid passports and SAT scores to apply for the exam as per the BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024.
  • International applicants must request the college board to send SAT scores to BITS-Pilani (DI code: 7759–BITS Pilani).
  • Subject Combination: Candidates should have studied Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, and English as compulsory subjects at Higher/ Senior Secondary level, as per BITSAT 2024 eligibility criteria.
  • Candidates should have attained a minimum score of 75% (or 7.5/10) in 12th grade to be considered for admission as per the BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024.
  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 60% in all the above subjects as per the BITSAT eligibility.
  • Qualifying Year: Candidates who took their class 12th exams in 2021 or earlier do not qualify for BITSAT exam eligibility 2024.

BITSAT Eligibility Criteria 2024 for Board Toppers

There is a provision for candidates under the BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024 to get direct admissions. BITS offers direct admission to the candidates who score highest in the Central/ State Board Examination rank under BITSAT boards eligibility conditions.

As per the BITSAT 2024 eligibility criteria, first-rank students of all the central and state boards in India for 2024 shall be given direct admission to any program of their choice, irrespective of the BITSAT 2024 scores that they have attained. 

Candidates can go through further details on this under the BITSAT eligibility criteria 2024 on the official website of BITS.

FAQs

Has there been any change in the BITSAT eligibility 2024 conditions?

No, there has been no change in the BITSAT eligibility 2024 conditions.

Is there any provision under the BITSAT exam eligibility conditions to apply for the exam through JEE Main scores?

No, there is no provision for acceptance of JEE Mains or Advanced scores under the BITSAT exam eligibility conditions.

What are the eligibility criteria for BITSAT 2024 for a candidate living in Kenya?

The eligibility criteria for BITSAT 2024 for a candidate living in Kenya is the same as the eligibility criteria for BITSAT 2024 for international students. Candidates can check this page for additional information.

What is the eligibility for BITSAT if a candidate is a state topper?

Yes, any student who secures first rank in the respective board examination of class 12, be it a state board or central board, can apply for direct admission.

What is the BITSAT eligibility for B tech course?

The BITSAT eligibility for B tech course is mentioned above on this page with detailed information.

Has the BITSAT eligibility criteria for B Tech course changed?

No, there has been no change in the BITSAT eligibility criteria for B Tech course.

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