How to Prepare for BITSAT 2019?

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Aptitude Test (BITSAT) 2019 Examination is conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. Candidates seeking admission to UG engineering programs in BITS Institutes need to appear for BITSAT 2019. Candidates have to register before starting their preparations for this entrance exam.

The application form will be issued from the third week of December 2018. Candidates can check BITS official website to apply for this entrance exam. This article focuses on exam pattern, syllabus, how to solve questions in each section, right books for the exam preparation, mock test, and time management skills.

BITSAT 2019 Highlights

Mode Computer-based Test (Online)
Duration 180 Minutes (3 hours)
Registration starts December 2018
Registration Ends January 2019
Exam Date May 2019
Question type Multiple Choice Questions

BITSAT 2019 Exam Pattern

Candidates should be aware of the BITSAT 2019 Exam Pattern to maintain the time management for each section for both preparations and managing time while attending questions in the entrance exam.

Medium of BITSAT 2019 Exam – English

Mode of BITSAT 2019 Exam – Computer-based Test (Online)

Duration for BITSAT 2019 Exam – 3 hours

Types of Questions – Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking – For each wrong answer 1 mark will be reduced. There is no negative mark for un-attempted questions.

Section Questions Mark for each question Total Marks for each section
Chemistry 40 1 40
Physics 40 1 40
English proficiency and Logical Reasoning 15 + 10 1 25
Mathematics or Biology 45 1 45
Total 150 150

BITSAT 2019 ss Syllabus

Class XI and XII in central boards like State boards, ISC, and CBSE topics are covered in the syllabus of BITSAT entrance exam 2019. Topics of each sections asking in the BITSAT 2019 exam are given below:

Chemistry: Theoretical Principles of Experimental Chemistry, Environmental and Industrial Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Organic Compounds, Stereochemistry, Hydrocarbons, Principles of Organic Chemistry, d, f, s, and P block elements, Hydrogen, Surface Chemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Physical and Chemical Equilibria, Thermodynamics, Chemical Bonding, Molecular Structure, Atomic Structure, and States of Matter.

Physics: Electronic Devices, Modern Physics, Optics, Electromagnetic Induction, Magnetic Effect of Current, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Heat, Thermodynamics, Waves, Oscillations, Mechanics of Solids, Mechanics of Fluids, Gravitation, Rotational Motion, Work, Energy, Impulse, Momentum, Newton’s Laws of Motion, Kinematics, Units and Measurements.

English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning: Composition, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, and Grammar. Logical Reasoning section has two partitions such as verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning. Non-Verbal Reasoning: Rule Detection, Figure Matrix, Paper Cutting, Figure Preparation and Analysis, and Pattern Perception. Verbal Reasoning: Series Completion, Analogy, Logical Deduction, Classification, and Reading Passage.

Mathematics: Mathematical Modelling, Linear Programming, Statistics, Vectors, Probability, Ordinary Differential Equations, Integral Calculus, Differential Calculus, 3-Dimensional Coordinate Geometry, 2- Dimensional Coordinate Geometry, Trigonometry, and Algebra.

How to prepare?

Candidates have to well through and collect the exam pattern and syllabus before preparing for the entrance examinations. Schedule a time and timetable for each section. The important thing candidates have to take care of while preparing for this exam is Time Management. Candidates have to categorize the time for each section.

For example, reading comprehension takes much time than the other section questions so, candidates have to skip these kinds of questions and solve other questions first. Later you can solve those questions. Candidates can prepare through books, e-books, webinars, mock tests, etc. for this BITSAT entrance exam.

Right Books

Candidates can prepare through books for BITSAT 2019 Exam. But candidates have to choose the right books for all the sections which cover the entire syllabus mentioned above. E-books for complete BITSAT exam preparation are also available. Candidates can download, study, and prepare for this BITSAT Entrance exam. Major books for each section are mentioned below:

Sections Book Name Author Name
Chemistry Physical Chemistry Atkins
Physical Chemistry N Awasthi
Organic Chemistry Paula BruiceYurkanis
Organic Chemistry M S Chauhan
Inorganic Chemistry J D Lee
Inorganic Chemistry O P Tandon
Physics Concepts of Physics Volume 1 H C Verma
Concepts of Physics Volume 2 H C Verma
Problems in General Physics I E Irodov
Arihant Physics D C Pandey
Advanced level Physics Nelson and Parker
Fundamentals of Physics Resnick, Halliday, Walker
English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning BITSAT English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning Disha Experts
The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT One Learn Education
Mathematics Higher Algebra Hall Knight and Bernard Child
Differential Calculus Arihant
Integral Calculus Arihant
Problems in Calculus of One Variable Algebra I A Maron
Class XI R D Sharma
Class XII R D Sharma

Previous Years Question Papers and Guides:

Candidates can also prepare by downloading previous years BITSAT or JEE entrance exam question papers and answer keys in the official website. Because JEE and BITSAT exam patterns are almost similar only differs in English proficiency section.

Mock Tests

Candidates can also prepare for this exam by attending the mock tests available on various websites and check their answers with the answer key available for the question papers. Candidates can check the links below for attending mock tests for preparing BITSAT entrance examination:

Tips by Topper

Priyam Shah – 402 marks in the BITSAT 2018 Entrance Exam. Shah says that “BITSAT and JEE Entrance exam were almost the same but the only difference in the English proficiency and logical reasoning section”. Candidates have to attend several mock tests which help them to attend this exam confidently.

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