BITSAT 2020 Exam Pattern

Exam Date : August 6, 2020 To August 10, 2020

Exam pattern consists of details regarding the marks distribution, types of question and duration of the exam. This will give a clear idea to candidates who are appearing for the exam and can prepare themselves for the entrance exam better.

BITSAT Exam Pattern 2020 is set by BITS Pilani. BITSAT 2020 is an Online (Computer-based Test) exam and it has Multiple-choice Questions (MCQs) from which candidates should choose 1 correct answer from the given options. BITSAT 2020 includes 150 objective questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology, English and Logical Reasoning.

Duration of BITSAT 2020 test is going to be three-hours without a break. BITSAT 2020 Exam will be conducted in two slots. Slot I - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and Slot II - 2:00PM  to 5:00PM.

Each correct answer will award you 3 marks, and every wrong answer will lead to negative marking of 1 mark. There will be no negative marking for unattempted questions. The exam will be for a maximum score of 450 and the total number of questions will be 150. There is no time limit for individual parts of the test. The candidate can go back and change any of his/her answers among the 150 questions.

Total Questions 150
Each Question weightage 3 marks
Total Marks 450
Duration 3 hours (180 minutes)
Negative Marking -1 for every wrong answer

Additional Questions

Any candidate capable of answering 150 questions within the specified time (without skipping any question) can attempt an additional 12 questions (four each from Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry only).

Questions that will be given in BITSAT Paper 2020 exam are randomly selected from a large question bank. So Candidates must note this point while preparing for the BITSAT Examination. Thus, each candidate will get different question paper sets.

If any Candidate can finish their exam within the given time that is before 3 hours (180 minutes) without skipping any question, then they can attempt an extra 12 questions which are related to Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry. But there will be no change in 150 questions which they have answered before. But a candidate should note that if he/she opts to answer for those 12 questions, he/she would not be able to go back to the 150 questions.

This is to ensure that even the candidates who are at an average level are able to complete it within the given 3 hours, at the same time a sharp candidate will get the opportunity to answer extra 12 questions. This gives sharp aspirants the opportunity to score high.

Note: Please make sure that before applying for BITSAT, you are aware of eligibility criteria for BITSAT 2020 to avoid your application being rejected at the advanced stages.

Scheme of Exam Paper Pattern

BITSAT exam is divided into four sections and they are tabulated clearly below.

Marking scheme of BITSAT 2020 exam
Total number of Questions 150
Part Subject Name No. of Questions
Part I Physics 40
Part II Chemistry 40
Part III English Proficiency 15
Logical Reasoning 10
Part IV Mathematics (for engineering candidates) or Biology (For B.Pharm candidates)


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Total Number of questions

How many questions are there for BITSAT entrance exam?

Asked By: Robin Cooper,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

BITSAT has a Total of 150 questions for entrance exam.

Negative marking scheme for BITSAT

Is there negative marking for wrong answer?

Asked By: Ranjit kumar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, there is negative marking for wrong answers.

For every incorrect answer will lead to deduction of 1 mark.

Marks allolated for each subject

What are the marks allotted for each subject in BITSAT entrance Exam?

Asked By: Nandita J,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Total Subjects: 5

Total number of questions asked: 150.

Physics 40
Chemistry 40
Engilsh 15
Logical Reasoning 10
Maths/Biology 45

Duration for BITSAT Exam

What is the total duration allocated for BITSAT Entrance Exam?

Asked By: Natasha P,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Entrance exam for BITSAT has a three-hour duration without a break.

BITSAT 2017 number of questions

How many questions does the BITSAT exam contain?

Asked By: Sheela Basu,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The BITSAT exam consists of 150 questions.

Mode of BIT SAT examination

May I know the Mode & type of BIT SAT examination?

Asked By: Jakkam Rama Dasu,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

BIT SAT is an Online Objective type examination.

Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) with 4 options are provided in the exam.

Minimum score to be obtained in BIT SAT 2017

I am aiming to clear the BITSAT 2017. What should be my minimum score to get into B.E Electrical and Electronics?

Asked By: Arun Mishra,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

BITS Pilani was at the first slot with 343 which was followed by 305 for Goa. Hyderabad is again at the third position with the cut-off being 300.

Hyderabad is again at the third position with the cut-off being 300 for B.E Electrical & Electronics.

Level of BIT SAT exam

Is BIT SAT a State Level or National Level exam? Can any student who is a resident of India participate in that?

Asked By: Seema Sharma,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

BITSAT is one of the most competitive national entrance exams in the country. 

Yes, any candidate who has passed the 12th Class Examination from the Central or State Board with a minimum of 60% in PCM in 12th are eligible for BITSAT.

Info about BIT SAT scores

I have heard that BIT SAT scores are also being accepted by NIITs. Is that true?

Asked By: Gauri Naren,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, BIT SAT is now getting wider recognition and a few universities have approached us for using the BIT SAT scores for admission to their degree programs.

The scores of BIT SAT-2017 will be also accepted by NIIT University for admission into their programs.