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BITSAT 2022 Mathematics Chapter/Topic Wise Weightage & Important Topics

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: April 20, 2022 10:15 am IST | BITSAT

The mathematics section has maximum weightage in BITSAT 2022. Check the chapter & topic-wise weightage for BITSAT 2022 Mathematics along with the list of important topics.

BITSAT 2022 Mathematics Chapter/Topic Wise Weightage & Important Topics

BITSAT 2022 is going to be conducted in two sessions from June 20 to 26 and July 22 to 26, 2022. Mathematics is the only section with the highest marks weightage in BITSAT. The Mathematics section of BITSAT consists of 45 questions, and each question carries three marks. The aspirants must note that there will be a negative mark of -1 for each wrong attempt in the Mathematics section. As the BITSAT 2022 syllabus for Mathematics is vast, it is important to identify the important topics. In order to help the aspirants with prioritizing the important chapters for BITSAT, we have listed the chapter/ subject wise weightage on this page.

BITSAT 2022 Mathematics Syllabus

Before finding out the expected BITSAT 2022 Mathematics topic-wise weightage, we must find out the latest detailed syllabus for the same. The table below provides exactly the same - 

Chapter NameTopics
  • Complex numbers, addition, multiplication, conjugation, polar representation, properties of modulus and principal argument, triangle inequality, roots of complex numbers, geometric interpretations; Fundamental theorem of algebra
  • Theory of Quadratic equations, quadratic equations in real and complex number systems and their solutions
  • Arithmetic and geometric progressions, arithmetic, geometric and arithmetico geometric series, sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions, infinite geometric series, sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers
  • Logarithms and their properties
  • Exponential series
  • Permutations and combinations, Permutations as an arrangement and combination as selection, simple applications
  • Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, properties of binomial coefficients, Pascal’s triangle
  • Matrices and determinants of order two or three, properties and evaluation of determinants, addition and multiplication of matrices, adjoint and inverse of matrices, Solutions of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables, elementary row and column operations of matrices, types of matrices, applications of determinants in finding the area of triangles
  • Sets, Relations and Functions, algebra of sets applications, equivalence relations, mappings, one•one, into and onto mappings, the composition of mappings, binary operation, the inverse of a function, functions of real variables like polynomial, modulus, signum and greatest integer
  • Mathematical reasoning and methods of proofs, Mathematically acceptable statements. Connecting words/phrases – consolidating the understanding of “if and only if (necessary and sufficient) condition”, “implies”, “and/or”, “implied” by”, “and”, “or”, “there exists” and through a variety of examples related to real life and Mathematics. Validating the statements involving the connecting words – the difference between contradiction, converse and contrapositive, Mathematical induction
  • Linear Inequalities, solution of linear inequalities in one variable (Algebraic) and two variables (Graphical)
  • Measurement of angles in radians and degrees, positive and negative angles, trigonometric ratios, functions with their graphs and identities
  • Solution of trigonometric equations
  • Inverse trigonometric functions
2-D Coordinate Geometry
  • Cartesian coordinates, the distance between two points, section formulae, the shift of origin
  • Straight lines and pair of straight lines: Equation of straight lines in various forms, the angle between two lines, a distance of a point from a line, lines through the point of intersection of two given lines, equation of the bisector of the angle between two lines, concurrent lines
  • Circles: Equation of a circle in standard form, parametric equations of a circle
  • Conic sections: parabola, ellipse and hyperbola their eccentricity, directrices & foci
3-D Coordinate Geometry
  • Co-ordinate axes and co-ordinate planes, the distance between two points, section formula, direction cosines and direction ratios, equation of a straight line in space and skew lines
  • The angle between two lines whose direction ratios are given, the shortest distance between two lines
  • Equation of a plane, the distance of a point from a plane, condition for coplanarity of three lines, angles between two planes, angle between a line and a plane
Differential Calculus
  • Domain and range of a real valued function, Limits and Continuity of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, Differentiability
  • Derivative of different types of functions (polynomial, rational, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, implicit functions), a derivative of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, chain rule, parametric form
  • Geometric interpretation of derivative, Tangents and Normal
  • Increasing and decreasing functions, Maxima and minima of a function
  • Rolle’s Theorem, Mean Value Theorem and Intermediate Value Theorem
Integral Calculus
  • Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, indefinite integrals of standard functions
  • Methods of integration: Integration by substitution, Integration by parts, integration by partial fractions, and integration by trigonometric identities
  • Definite integrals and their properties, Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus, applications in finding areas under simple curves
  • Application of definite integrals to the determination of areas of regions bounded by simple curves
Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Order and degree of a differential equation, formulation of a differential equation whole general solution is given, variables separable method
  • Solution of homogeneous differential equations of the first order and first degree
  • Linear first-order differential equations
  • Various terminology in probability, axiomatic and other approaches of probability, addition and multiplication rules of probability
  • Conditional probability, total probability and Baye’s theorem
  • Independent event
  • Discrete random variables and distributions with mean and variance
  • Direction ratio/cosines of vectors, the addition of vectors, scalar multiplication, position vector of a point dividing a line segment in a given ratio
  • Dot and cross products of two vectors, projection of a vector on a line
  • Scalar triple products and their geometrical interpretations
  • Measures of dispersion
  • Analysis of frequency distributions with equal means but different variances
Linear Programming
  • Various terminology and formulation of linear Programming
  • Solution of linear Programming using graphical method, feasible and infeasible regions, feasible and infeasible solutions, optimal feasible solutions (up to three nontrivial constraints)
Mathematical Modeling
  • Formulation of simple real-life problem, solution using matrices, calculus and linear programming

BITSAT 2022 Mathematics Topic/Chapter Wise Weightage

The chapter or topic-wise weightage for BITSAT 2022 Mathematics can be checked in the table below. The candidates must note that the weightage mentioned below is tentative, and the same has been prepared on the basis of past trends.

Name of the Chapter/ Topic

Expected No. of Questions

Sequence & Series






App of Derivatives


Differential Equations




Linear Programming Problems






Matrices and Determinants






3D Geometry


Complex Numbers




Heights & Distances


Permutations & Combinations


Sets, Relations & Functions


Straight Lines




Most Important Chapters for BITSAT 2022 Mathematics (Class 12th Syllabus)

It is important to revise the entire syllabus of Class 12th Mathematics for BITSAT 2022. Here are some of the chapters that have maximum weightage in BITSAT from the 12th Mathematics syllabus –


Vector Algebra


Sequence & Series

Matrices & Determinant Probability

Area under the Curve

Continuity & Differentiability


Most Important Chapters for BITSAT 2022 Mathematics (Class 11th Syllabus)

It is not important to revise all the chapters from the Class 11th syllabus for BITSAT 2022. The most important chapters that require the attention of the candidates are –

Conic Sections

Limits (*Calculus)

Permutations & Combinations


Best Preparation Tips for BITSAT 2022 Mathematics

Here are some of the best preparation tips for BITSAT 2022 Mathematics –

  • It is important to revise the entire syllabus of Class 12th Mathematics. All chapters are important in this aspect.

  • From the 11th syllabus, it is important to give more emphasis to the topic/ chapters mentioned above

  • As formula-based questions have more priority in the Mathematics section of the BITSAT question paper, it is important to keep revising the formulas often.

  • At least 60 days of preparation is required for the BITSAT exam, and a student must devote at least one hour to Mathematics on regular basis.

  • It is important to be thorough with the NCERT Mathematics syllabus of 12th for better scoring in the entrance exam.

  • Practice at least one practice/ mock test a day 30 days before the exam. Identify the mistake and re-revise accordingly.

  • Practicing problems on a regular basis will help you in answering MCQs in BITSAT accurately. For this purpose, memorizing formulas is important.

  • Practice at least 4-5 problems that fall under each formula to improve accuracy.

  • The last 5 days before the exam should be reserved for full-length practice than learning new concepts.

We hope that the above explanation shall help you in preparing for the BITSAT 2022 Mathematics effectively. You can also check the links below for more details –

BITSAT 2022 Preparation Strategy

BITSAT 2022 Exam Pattern

BITSAT Previous Year Exam Analysis


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