BITSAT Eligibility 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 07 Jan, 2021 11:26

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BITSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

BITSAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria includes all the details related to the terms and conditions prescribed by the exam conducting authority that candidates must fulfill in order to be eligible for admission. Candidates who are appearing for the 10+2 examination in 2021 or who have passed the 10+2 Examination in 2020 are eligible to apply for BITSAT 2021. Candidates who passed 10+2 exams in 2019 or earlier are not eligible to appear for BITSAT 2021.

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You can click on the links below to check all the details about BITSAT eligibility -

 BITSAT Eligibility Criteria for B.Pharma BITSAT Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech/Non-Pharma Courses
 BITSAT Reservation Policy Direct Admission Policy

BITSAT Eligibility Criteria


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Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT 2021 for B.Pharma Courses

You can check the detailed eligibility criteria for B.Pharma admission through BITSAT 2021 in the table below - 

Eligibility Rule 1Candidates should have passed Class 12 examination from a recognised Central or State board or its equivalent
Eligibility Rule 2Candidates should have passed 12th Class, with subjects including Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology. Adequate proficiency in English is also a requirement.
Eligibility Rule 3Candidate should have scored a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the subjects.
Eligibility Rule 4Only those who are appearing for 12th examination in 2021 or who have passed 12th Examination in 2020 are eligible to appear for BITSAT 2021.
Eligibility Rule 5If a candidate has taken more than one attempt in 12th class or its equivalent, only his/her latest performance will be considered, provided this attempt has been for the full component of subjects/courses prescribed.
Eligibility Rule 6Those who passed Class 12 examination in 2019 or earlier are not eligible to take BITSAT-2021. Also, those who are presently studying at any of the BITS campuses cannot apply for BITSAT-2021.

​Also Read:Find out the Detailed Exam Pattern of BITSAT 2021 

Eligibility Criteria for BITSAT 2021 for B.Tech/ Integrated M.Sc

BITSAT eligibility criteria for B.Tech/ Integrated M.Sc course is as follows -

  • The candidates should have qualified in the 10+2 Standard Examination from a recognized Central or State Board.

  • The candidate should have passed Class 12th with subjects including Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.

  • A minimum of 75% marks in aggregate is required in these subjects.

  • The candidate should have scored a minimum of 60% marks in each subject to be eligible for BITSAT.

  • Proficiency in English is a must.


  • Those who get 1st rank in their board examination will get direct admission in the course of their choice but they must produce proof of the first rank.
  • The candidate has to be between the age group of 21 and 25 years.
  • Further details about this scheme will be available at the BITS admission website in the month of May 2021.

Also Read:  Find out the detailed application process of BITSAT 2021

BITSAT Reservation of Seats

There is no BITSAT Reservation of Seats for any category of candidates and the admission is done purely on merit basis. The level of competition for the exam is expected to be very high, and therefore, all the candidates should prepare accordingly for the exam.

Also Read:Know BITSAT Cut-Off Trend 

Direct Admission Policy of BITS Campuses

The three campuses of BITS offer direct admission in various UG courses. However, the candidates will have to satisfy the eligibility criteria specified below -

  • First rank holders of Class 12th board exams (CBSE/ ISC/ State Boards) are eligible for direct admission in UG programmes offered by BITS campuses. 
  • These students are exempted from the BITSAT exam.

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What is the cutoff for B.E. Computer Science at BITS Pilani?

-sakshi kadamUpdated on September 18, 2020 03:19 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

The cutoff for B.E. Computer Science at BITS Pilani is around 370-200. To learn more, you can also check the previous year cutoffs for BITS Plani.

Meanwhile, you can also check out the following articles related to BITSAT to learn more:

BITSAT Marks vs Rank Analysis 2020

BITSAT 18th Sept Exam Analysis 2020

BITSAT 17th Sept Exam Analysis 2020

BITSAT 16th Sept Exam Analysis 2020

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


What are the best books to prepare for BITSAT English?

-AdityaUpdated on August 11, 2020 10:57 AM
  • 1 Answer
Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Some of the best books to prepare for BITSAT English are listed below:

  • Disha's Learning- English And Logical Reasoning
  • English & Logical Reasoning for BITSAT with 10 Mock Tests (5 in Book and 5 Online Tests) 5th Edition
  • Prep Guide To BITSAT 2020
  • Prep Guide To BITSAT 2019 Paperback Arihant Experts
  • Guide to English & Logical Reasoning for BITSAT with past 5 Year Solved Papers  + 10 Mock Tests - 6th Edition Disha Experts
  • Comprehensive Guide to BITSAT Online Test 2019 with Past 2014-2018 Solved Papers and 90 Mock Online Tests 10th edition Disha Experts

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FAQs about BITSAT Eligibility

Are 2020 Class 12th passouts eligible for admission in BITS through BITSAT?

Candidates who have passed Class 12th in 2020 are eligible to appear for BITSAT.

Is there a category wise reservation of seats through BITSAT?

There is no category-wise reservation of seats through BITSAT, and all the seats are filled on the basis of merit obtained in the entrance exam.

What is the eligibility criteria for direct admission in BITS?

Class 12th Toppers of various national/ state boards are eligible for direct admission in BITS.

What is the minimum required in Class 12th to appear for BITSAT?

Candidates aspiring to appear for BITSAT must have a minimum of 75% of marks in Class 12th.

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