BITS Pilani-Hyderabad 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-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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