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-Hyderabad Campus: The BITS Pilani-Hyderabad campus was established in 2008.The institute follows the curriculum and methodology of the BITS Pilani campus. BITS, Hyderabad has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with A grade. The institute is spread over a 200 acre campus. The Hyderabad campus houses around 2800 students and the campus is equipped with the latest modern technologies like various laboratories, ultra modern classrooms, auditorium, library, world class sports facilities.
The Hyderabad campus offers B.E. (Hons.) programs in Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering. BITS Hyderabad also offers M.Sc. (Hons.) in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics and Physics. In addition, the college offers M.Sc. (Tech.) programs 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 cutoffs 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 294 280 283 273 284 281
B.E.(Hons.) Civil 300 290 289 280 290 285
B.E.(Hons.) Electrical & Electronics 311 300 298 288 299 295
B.E.(Hons.) Mechanical 308 299 295 285 295 290
B.E.(Hons.) Computer Science 329 316 307 294 302 296
B.E.(Hons.) Electronics & Communication 317 308 306 302 313 311
B.E.(Hons.) Electronics & Instrumentation 307 295 292 NA NA NA
B.E.(Hons.) Manufacturing 293 277 280 NA NA NA
M.Sc.(Hons.) Biological Sciences 284 266 271 231 268 266
M.Sc.(Hons.) Chemistry 286 272 274 252 273 269
M.Sc.(Hons.) Economics 293 282 279 261 278 272
M.Sc.(Hons.) Mathematics 291 276 276 257 274 270
M.Sc.(Hons.) Physics 291 276 279 269 279 274
M.Sc.(Tech.) Information Systems NA NA 275 256 268 267
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