BITSAT Exam Pattern 2021

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani will release the BITSAT 2021 exam pattern along with the official admission notification. The exam pattern of BITSAT 2021 will consist of details related to the examination such as duration, mode of exam, number of questions, marking scheme and more.

Candidates can refer to BITSAT exam pattern 2021 to get familiar with how the entrance examination will be conducted. BITSAT will be conducted as a computer based test. Along with the exam pattern of BITSAT 2021, the candidates can also refer to the syllabus of BITSAT to start their preparation process. Read the full article to know more about the BITSAT Exam Pattern 2021

BITSAT 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

  • If a candidate answers all the 150 questions then they will get an option of attempting 12 extra questions, if there is still time left.
  • These extra questions will be asked from PCM/B only. That means four questions from each part..
  • If a candidate has opted for these extra questions option then they cannot go back to correct the questions attempted earlier.
Sections Physics, Chemistry, English Proficiency, Logical Reasoning, Mathematics/ Biology
Mode of Examination Online mode
Type of Questions MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Medium of Exam English
Duration of Exam 3 Hours
Total Marks 450 Marks

BITSAT 2021 Marking Scheme

In BITSAT 2021 marking scheme, candidates will have to attempt a total of 150 MCQs. The paper will be divided into 4 parts, but there is no sectional time limit to attempt the questions. Candidates can move easily from one question to another.

  • Every Correct Answer: +3 Marks
  • Every Incorrect Answer: -1 Mark
  • Unattempted Question: 0 Mark
  • Mode of Exam: English

Highlights of BITSAT 2021 Exam Pattern

  • Candidates will be able to attempt BITSAT 2020 in online mode (computer based mode).
  • Four options will be given for each question and the candidates will have to select the one correct answer.
  • Candidates will be allowed to change their answer anytime during the examination.
  • There will be no time limit for every section of the test. The time limit will be collective.
  • The question sets for each slot will be different since it will be drawn from a large question bank.
  • Candidates will be able to answer 12 additional questions if they are able to complete the examination i.e., attempt all 150 questions without skipping within 3 hours. The extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology. It should be noted that once a candidate opts to attempt the extra questions, they cannot go back to the previous 150 questions.
  • The scores will be immediately displayed after the examination is over to maintain transparency.
  • Candidates will also be able to check the score in online mode a day after the examination. Print out of the scores can also be taken.