BITS Pilani-Goa Campus- Expected Cutoffs for 2015

Dear Readers,

We bring to you this mini-series of articles on the BITSAT (BITS Admission Test) in order to take care of your most common questions/queries about BITS campuses (Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad). In these articles, we will talk about the campus, the details of the various streams of engineering that the institute offers and also the cutoffs for admission to the different engineering streams at that campus.

BITS Pilani-Goa Campus: The BITS Pilani-Goa campus is also known as the K.K. Birla Goa campus. The institute was established in 2004 and the residential features are privately supported by the Aditya Birla Group. The K.K.Birla Goa campus follows the curriculum and methodology of the BITS Pilani campus. BITS, Goa has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with A grade. The institute is spread over a 188 acre campus. The Goa campus houses around 2400 students and has state of the art infrastructure consisting of various laboratories, ultra modern classrooms, auditorium, library, world class sports facilities and Wi- fi enabled campus.

The K.K. Birla Goa campus offers B.E. (Hons.) programs in Computer Science Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Chemical Engineering. The K.K. Birla Goa campus also offers M.Sc. (Hons.) in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics. In addition, the college offers M.Sc. (Tech.) program in Information Systems. 

Overview of BITSAT:

The BITSAT is conducted every year for admission to B.E. (Engineering), B. Pharm., M.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. (Tech.) programs at various BITS campuses. This online test is conducted for admissions to the prestigious BITS (Pilani), BITS (Goa) and BITS (Hyderabad) campuses. BITSAT 2015 was held from 14th May to 29th May. Engineering aspirants taking the BITSAT needed to answer a total of 150 questions (worth 450 marks) on Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning. The sections on Physics and Chemistry consisted of 40 questions each while the section on Mathematics consisted of 45 questions. The exam also included 15 questions on English proficiency and 10 questions on Logical Reasoning. BITSAT 2015 was conducted on the basis of class 11th and 12th NCERT syllabus. The 180-minute examination consisted of multiple-choice questions only. Each correct answer was worth 3 marks and there was a penalty of -1 mark for every wrong answer. This year the admit list and the wait list announcement will be made on the 1st of July.

Meanwhile, you must be wondering about the likely cutoff marks (out of 450) for admissions to the different courses at BITS Pilani. In order to give you a good idea of the likely cutoffs this year, we present here a summary of previous years’ cutoffs. The cutoffs for 2015 are expected to be similar to these. The cutoffs for the previous years are as follows:

Course                                                               2014  2013  2012  2011 2010  2009

B.E.(Hons.) Chemical                                       295    279     283   273   285    283

B.E.(Hons.) Elect & Electronics                       315     305     303   294  303    306

B.E.(Hons.) Mechanical                                   312     300     296   291   296    292

B.E.(Hons.) Computer Science                       339     323     313    303  307    306

B.E.(Hons.) Electronics & Instrumentation   305     291     292   284  293    292

M.Sc.(Hons.) Biological Science                    285    268     271   236   269    266

M.Sc.(Hons.) Chemistry                                  288     273     276  253   275     272

M.Sc.(Hons.) Economics                                 296     282    282   270   279     278

M.Sc.(Hons.) Mathematics                             294     279     277   262   277     273

M.Sc.(Hons.) Physics                                       293    279     282   273   282    280

M.Sc.(Tech.) Information Systems                 NA      NA     276   256   270     267

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