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BITS HD 2022 - Exam Date, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus, Result, Updates

Updated By Soham Mitra on 06 Aug, 2022 14:43

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About BITS HD 2022 Exam

Birla Institute of Technical Science (BITS) Pilani has announced the Second Iteration admission offers to candidates on its official website on July 28, 2022 and the last date of fee payment is August 7, 2022. The BITS HD 2022 exam was conducted on July 2 and 3, 2022. The Birla Institute of Technical Science (BITS) Pilani had released the admit card of BITS HD 2022 on its official website - from June 20, 2022. Candidates were able to access the BITS HD admit card 2022 up to June 28, 2022. The application form correction facility opened from June 7, 2022.

Candidates willing to apply for masters program must satify the eligibility criteria before proceeding with filling the application form of BITS HD 2022. It is to be noted that the BITS HD entrance exam score is valid for admission into M.E/M.Pharm/M.Phil degree programmes offered in only those BITS campuses that are located in India, i.e Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa and cannot be used to get into the BITS Dubai campus.


BITS HD is a national-level entrance exam that is conducted once every year for higher degree aspirants of the country. It is an online entrance exam. All the details regarding the entrance exam, i.e BITS HD is given in the sections below.

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BITS HD 2022 Highlights

Candidates seeking admissions into Masters program such as MTech/MPhil need to apply for BITS HD exam 2022. Students who have successfully passed the entrance can study in any BITS campuses located in India. Check out the highlights of the BITS HD entrance exam -

Name of ExamBirla Institute of Technical Sciences Higher Degree Exam (BITS HD)
Conducting BodyBITS Pilani
Exam DateJuly 2 and 3, 2022
Question TypeMCQ Type (Objective)
Purpose of Conducting the Exam

Admission into M.E, M.Pharm and M.Phil programmes offered at BITS Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa campuses

Exam TypeNational Level Entrance Exam
Frequency of ExamOnce a Year
Entrance Exam ModeOnline (Computer Based Test)
Negative MarkingYes


BITS HD 2022 Exam Dates

Birla Institute of Technology and Science conducted BITS HD exam 2022 for admissions into Higher Degree programs such as M.Tech/M.Phil. All the tentative important dates regarding BITS HD entrance exam 2022 is given in the table provided below -

BITS HD 2022 Application Process BeginsApril 22, 2022
Last Date to Apply for BITS HD 2022June 5, 2022
Modifications in Submitted Online Application FormsJune 7, 2022
Admission Offers based on GPAT/GATE Scores (Round I)June 18, 2022
Payment of Advance Fee for GPAT/GATE CandidatesJune 30, 2022
Test centre allotmentJune 15, 2022
Slot booking for BITS HD 2022June 16 to 18, 2022
Availability of Hall TicketJune 20 to 28, 2022
BITS HD 2022 ExamJuly 2 and 3, 2022
Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 2)July 28, 2022
Deadline for payment of fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 2August 5, 2022
Announcement of admission offers to candidates admitted through BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 3)August 12, 2022
Deadline for payment of fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 3August 20, 2022
Date of Reporting at Allocated Campus and verification of documents (Online)August 29, 2022
Orientation ProgrammeAugust 31, 2022
RegistrationSeptember 1, 2022
Beginning of Regular Classes (Online)September 2, 2022

Stages Involved in BITS HD Entrance Exam

The BITS HD entrance exam 2022 is divided into the following stages - 

  1. Online Application Process

  2. Modifications in the Online Application Forms

  3. Admission Announcement for GPAT/GATE Candidates

  4. Payment of Advance Fee by GPAT/GATE Candidates

  5. BITS HD Online Entrance Exam

  6. Admission Announcement for both BITS HD and GPAT/GATE Candidates

  7. Payment of Advance Fee by all the Candidates

  8. Date of Reporting on the Allocated Campus

  9. Orientation

  10. Registration

  11. Commencement of Classes

BITS HD 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Birla Institute of Technology and Science conducts BITS HD 2022 for admissions into the following courses. The eligibility condition is based on multiple parameters and varies from course to course

  • M.E

  • M.Pharm

  • M.Phil

Eligibility Criteria of BITS HD 2022
NationalityIndian Nationals
EducationIntegrated First degree of BITS or its equivalent/ BTech
Minimum Marks
  • MPhil - 55%
  • MPharm/MTech - 60%
Age LimitThere is no age limit

BITS HD 2022 Application Form

Birla Institute of Technology and Science has closed the BITS HD 2022 application form on June 5, 2022. The examination authority has opened the application form correction facility on June 7, 2022.  Before applying for the exam, candidates should be ready with the documents required to fill the application form of BITS HD 2022 exam. Candidates are advised to ensure that they adhere to the prescribed format of uploading the photograph and signature in the BITS HD 2022 application form.

BITS HD 2022 Syllabus

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) has released the BITS HD syllabus or BITS Higher Degree examination syllabus  on its official website - Candidates who are willing to take the exam, can gather the latest syllabus of BITS HD 2022 exam and all the important information regarding the same from the official site. The BITS HD exam 2022 consists of two parts, Part 1 contains general topics which include Core Mathematics and English Language & Logical Reasoning while Part 2 contains topics from respective engineering disciplines. Candidates are provided here BITS HD syllabus for both part 1 and 2. Candidates are advised to go through the syllabus of BITS HD 2022 prior to proceeding to start their preparation as it will help them make a study plan to prepare.

BITS HD 2022 Exam Pattern

BITS HD 2022 entrance exam will be held only in online mode i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT) format. The candidate will be given 45 minutes for Test 1 and 105 minutes for Test 2. And time for "Test for Software Systems" and "Test for M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and Management" will be 60 minutes each. The question papers will only contain objective or Multiple Choice questions (MCQs),  each question with four answer choices, only one correct choice. All questions are set in English medium only and the level of questions asked in the test is set as per the defined algorithm to ensure that each candidate receives a similar difficulty level of questions in the test. Both Test 1 and Test 2 is compulsory for everyone except those applying for M.E Software Systems. Candidates must be well accustomed with the exam pattern of BITS HD 2022 before preparing for the exam. 

BITS HD 2022 Admit Card

The hall ticket of BITS HD 2022 was be available from June 20 to 28, 2022. The candidates could access their BITS HD 2022 admit cards from the official website of BITS. Candidates are advised to check all the information written on the admit card carefully before downloading it. In case of any discrepancy, students must contact the higher authorities and get it rectified as soon as possible. If any candidate does not find the admit card of BITS HD 2022 issued against his/her name, then there is a possibility of his/her application being rejected by the officials in the previous stages. So, it is very important that the aspirants apply properly for the BITS HD 2022 exam to avoid this kind of situation. 

BITS HD 2022 Exam Centres

Birla Institute of Technology and Science will release the final list of exam centres once application process has been concluded. Candidates can choose any exam centre. The exam centres where BITS HD 2022 will be conducted are as follows -

IndoreGhaziabadKathamndu, NepalPune
AizwalBITS Goa CampusMaduraiRoorkee
BhopalJaipur NasikThiruvananthapuram
ChennaiJammuPilani Campus of BITSVishakhapatnam
CoimbatoreJamshedpurDubai Campus of BITSRajkot
DelhiKolhapurHyderabd Campus of BITSJodhpur

BITS HD 2022 Result

BITS, Pilani releases the results of BITS HD separately for candidates taking admission through GATE and BITS HD. The second to fourth rounds of iteration of merit list is prepared for candidates taking admission through BITS HD results. Candidates who successfully appear in examination can check the result of BITS HD through the official website of institutes.  Candidates are required to log into the candidate portal buy using their application form number, date of birth and gender to access their results.

BITS HD 2022 Cut off

The cut off marks of BITS HD 2022 are the minimum marks that must be secured by the candidate in order to clear the entrance examination. BITS HD 2022 cut off marks are decided on some of the following factors:

  • Number of candidates appeared in the exam
  • Reservation Norms
  • Seat Availability
  • Last year cut off
  • Difficulty level of the exam

BITS HD 2022 Selection Process

There is a certain selection process prescribed by the administrative authority of BITS which determines whether a candidate is selected or not. If the candidates qualify up to the selection criteria prescribed by the institute, he/she will be given admission to the program. The candidates must be aware of the BITS HD selection process to have an idea of their selection chances. After the entrance test is conducted, BITS HD releases the merit list containing the name of all the candidates who have scored above the cutoff score. The qualifying candidates are further called for the counselling process where they have to bring all the required documents. Further, the candidates will have to appear for the counselling process at allotted date and venue, get the documents verified and pay the admission fee to complete the admission process.

BITS HD Merit List 2022

Along with the result, the authorities will also release the merit list of BITS admission test 2022. Two separate merit lists for each degree programs based on GATE scores and BITS HD admission test 2022 will be made available for the candidates. In each program, 50% of the seats will be filled through GATE/GPAT scores and remaining 50% by BITS HD admission test 2022 marks. The authorities will consider a cutoff score for each program based on number of candidates and availability of seats. The final admission will be on the basis of merit list.

Other Options Apart from BITS HD Exam

Here is a list of similar other entrance exams like the BITS HD entrance test - 

Entrance Exams for M.E Admissions


JEE Advanced

WB PGET (State-Level)


Entrance Exams for M.Pharm Admissions



Important Dates

BITS HD 2022 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 22 Apr to 05 Jun, 2022
Admit Card Date 20 Jun to 28 Jun, 2022
Exam Date 02 Jul to 03 Jul, 2022

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FAQs about BITS HD

What is the exam date of BITS HD 2022?

BITS HD 2022 schedule will be released soon.

Are GATE qualified candidates exempted from BITS HD?

GATE qualified candidates are exempted from BITS HD for admission in M.E.

Are GPAT qualified candidates exempted from BITS HD?

GPAT qualified candidates are exempted from BITS HD for M.Pharm admission.

Is BITS HD score mandatory for admission in M.Phil?

BITS HD score is mandatory for admission in the M.Phil course. 

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