BITSAT Exam Dates – Latest updates, Schedule, Key Highlights

BITS Admission Test is a university-level entrance examination that is conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science. It is imperative for the candidates to memorize the BITSAT 2020 exam dates to avoid missing any of the important deadlines. The application form submission deadline for BITSAT 2020 was extended up to May 11, 2020 (5 PM). The final exam dates of BITSAT 2020 have been officially announced. Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani has announced that the BITSAT 2020 will be held on September 16-18 and September 21-23. The BITSAT 2020 was previously scheduled to be held from August 6 to 10, 2020. On the other hand, the exam governing body haven’t yet announced other events like the release of Admit Card or the result date for the BITSAT 2020.

While the disastrous spread of COVID-19 across the nation has made the situation of all kinds of entrance examinations unpredictable, the candidates are advised to keep visiting this page to catch all the latest updates regarding BITSAT exam dates 2020.     

Important Update- BITS Pilani declared the iteration 6 results on 17th November 2020.  The results for the iteration 1,2,3,4 and 5 have already been announced by the governing on 5th October, 15th October, 23rd October, 2nd November and 11th November 2020 respectively.

BITSAT Exam Dates – Event Schedule

Event  Important Dates
Start of Registration January 1,  2020
Last Date to Register May 11, 2020  (up to 5 PM). 
Online Form Correction May 15 (10AM) to May 20 (5PM)
Test Center Allotment List July 1, 2020
Booking of BITSAT 2020 slots July 10 – 16 July, 2020
Issuance of Admit Card  At least a week prior to the exam
BITSAT Exam  September 16-18, September 21-23 2020
BITSAT Result 29th September 2020
Downloading of Scorecard
Release of Merit list and Waitlist 

BITSAT Exam Dates – Key Highlights

The BITSAT 2020 examination is conducted to offer admissions into various integrated first-degree courses offered at the BITS campuses. This process of admission is fulfilled through a series of events. The list of these events as per schedule is explained below for a better understanding of the aspirants. 

BITSAT Exam Dates – Exam Analysis

BITS, Pilani recently concluded the first 2 days of the BITSAT 2020. Exam experts analyzed the question paper thoroughly and came to the given below conclusions-

  1. The exam conducted on 16th September 2020 was rated as “moderately difficult” in comparison to the previous year BITSAT exam.
  2. The difficulty level of the exam was comparatively lower than the JEE Main.
  3. Mathematics section was comparatively easier than both physics and chemistry.
  4. Chemistry was the most difficult section, Inorganic chemistry questions were extremely difficult and time consuming.
  5. Physics section was moderately difficult, but the questions were time consuming as well.
  6. English was at par with the previous year BITSAT exam.

BITSAT Exam Application Submission

The application process for BITSAT 2020 had been initiated from the 11th of January 2020 by the Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences. The application process includes registration and submission of the application form. The last date to apply for BITSAT 2020 has been extended twice by the authority due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Initially, the last date was March 31, 2020, which was then postponed to April 15, 2020, and then was finally been extended to 11 May, 2020.  

Click here to register for BITSAT 2020. 

BITSAT Exam Slot Booking Dates

Soon after the application process is over, candidates will book a slot for the examination. The BITSAT slot booking process can be performed on the official website only. Now, due to the extension of application form submission date, the slot booking will be conducted from July 10 to July 16,2020. 

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BITSAT Exam Admit Card Release Date

Once all the candidates have booked a slot, admit cards for BITSAT 2020 will be issued online from at least 2 weeks prior to the exam date of BITSAT 2020. Thus, candidates may expect the BITSAT 2020 admit cards to release in the 1st week of September 2020.

BITSAT Exam Date

 The BITSAT exam date will now be conducted from September 16-18 and September 21-23, 2020. Candidates will have to appear for the online test as per the slots booked by them. 

BITSAT Result Date

Candidates appearing for the BITS Admission Test will be able to check their scores right after the exam has been concluded. The BITSAT 2020 results were announced on 29th September 2020.

BITSAT Merit List Publication Date

After the release of the BITSAT result, BITS, Pilani will prepare a merit list with the names of all qualifying candidates. The release of the merit list will now be consequently extended as the BITSAT 2020 is now rescheduled to be held from 16th September onwards. Candidates will soon be notified about the official date of Merit list publication of the BITSAT 2020.

BITSAT Exam Date – FAQs

Q. Who prepares the exam schedule for BITSAT?

The BITSAT examination schedule is prepared by the authorised body that is the Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences.

Q. How many times will the BITSAT 2020 examination be conducted in a year?

The BITS-Admission test will be conducted only once in the year 2020.

Q. Do we need to generate login credentials in order to apply for BITSAT 2020?

Yes, registration is mandatory for the candidates who want to take BITSAT 2020.

Q. Have the dates for BITSAT 2020 been postponed by the Institute?

Yes, the dates for BITSAT 2020 application submission and examination have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The last date to register for BITSAT 2020 is May 11. BITSAT 2020 will be held from September 16 to September 23, 2020.

Q. Can I change the BITSAT exam date slot after the issuance of the admit card?

No, candidates will not have the provision to change the slots after the issuance of the admit card.

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