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BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020
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BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani Admission Test for Higher Degree Programmes 2020 or BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutics), M.E. (Biotechnology), M.E. (Chemical), M.E. (Civil Infrastructure Engineering and Management) and other courses. BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 is conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.

BITS PILANI HD Admission Test for the year 2020 has been announced by Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani and will be held from 16/09/2020 to 23/09/2020. The application forms will be available from 20/03/2020 till 15/06/2020. The exam is in online mode. It is being conducted in English language. Result is expected to be announced on 01/10/2020.

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BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Conducting Body

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Eligibility Criteria

A minimum of 60% for M.E. / M.Pharm. and 55% for M.Phil. in the qualifying Degree examination.

Programme wise Input Eligibility criteria and Eligible GATE / GPAT paper

M.E. ProgrammeInput Eligibility Criteria
BiotechnologyAny integrated First Degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation in Biochemistry and Microbiology
ChemicalIntegrated First Degree of BITS in the respective discipline or its’ equivalent
  • M.E. Civil (specialization in Infrastructure Engg. and Management)
  • M.E. Civil (specialization in Structural Engg.)
  • M.E. Civil (specialization in  Transportation Engg,)
Integrated First Degree of BITS in the respective discipline or its’ equivalent
M.E. Computer ScienceIntegrated First Degree of BITS in the respective discipline or its’ equivalent
M.E. Mechanical
M.E. Mechanical with specialization in Thermal Engineering
Integrated First Degree of BITS in the respective discipline or its’ equivalent
M.E. Communication EngineeringIntegrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics / Electronics and Instrumentation / Electronics and Communication or its equivalent
M.E. Design EngineeringIntegrated First Degree of BITS in Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent
M.E. Manufacturing Systems EngineeringIntegrated First Degree of BITS in Mechanical / Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent
M.E. Embedded Systems Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical and Electronics / Electronics and Instrumentation / Electronics and Communication / Computer Science or its’ equivalent
M.E. Microelectronics Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics / Electronics and Instrumentation / Electronics and Communication / Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent
M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and ManagementIntegrated First Degree of BITS or its equivalent in the areas of Biology, Civil, Chemical Engineering, and Chemistry. Any other M.Sc. or BE with adequate preparations may be considered for this programme

M.Pharm.

M.Pharm (specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

M.Pharm. (specialization in  Pharmaceutics)

Integrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent
M.Phil. in Liberal Studies

Integrated First Degree of BITS in any discipline

M. A. / M. Sc. in Humanities and Social Sciences

Any other M.Sc. / M.S.W. degree or its equivalent with the requirement of taking certain additional courses

BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Important Dates

Events Start Date Last Date
Application Form 20/03/2020 15/06/2020
Application Form Correction 22/06/2020 29/06/2020
BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Exam Date Online Dates
  • 16/09/2020
  • 23/09/2020
  • Declaration of result 01/10/2020 -
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    BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Prospectus

    BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    • Those who wish to be considered through GATE / GPAT score only: Rs 1000/-
    • All others Rs 3300/- (including the fee for BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020)

    Application Form Filling Instructions

    Students applying for the BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 have to fill up the application form on the official site. A student can submit the application for only once; multiple forms will be rejected. 

    • PC or a Laptop with Internet connectivity
    • Qualification details
    • Functional e-mail Id as all communication are made through email; Parents email id is recommended.
    • Mobile number as all information is sent through SMS too. Parents phone number can be used.
    • For online payments, usually a valid debit or credit card as well as Net Banking facility, UPI or PAYTM Service is a must.
    • Printer is required for keeping hard copies; if there is no printer, one can save the printouts, transfer them on to a pen drive and get it printed from a cyber - cafe.
    • It is recommended to download the information Bulletin Brochure and read it carefully so that you understand various requirements to fill up the form.

    The Usual Steps in filling up the Online Application Form of the BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020:

    • Step-1: Students have register for Online Application Form. A login and Password are created. 
    • Step-2: Student has to Complete the Application Form and its various sections.
    • Step-3: Required documents in the form of Scanned Images of Candidate’s Photograph, Candidate’s Signature and Left Thumb Impression. 
    • Step-4: Payments have to be made by Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking / UPI.

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    APPLICATION PROCESS

    • Candidates who wish to be considered for admission through GATE / GPAT must enter details of GATE / GPAT score, year of examination, All India Rank if applicable and Registration / Roll Number). 
    • Candidates who wish to write BITS HD Test are to give their preference for three Test centers.
    • Note: Those who give preference for M.E. Software Systems have to appear in BITS HD test, and GATE / GPAT score has no relevance in deciding the merit position of the candidate.
    • The completed application form along with the prescribed application fee should be submitted online by the prescribed deadline. Detail on modes of Fee Payment is available at the website while applying online.

    BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Syllabus

    For Syllabus Description refer to the prospectus.


    Subjects


    Test I: Duration: 45 Minutes. Total No of questions : 30

    Test I is compulsory for all students who are applying for any of the Higher Degree programmes of the
    Institute and will consist of the following sections:

    • Core Mathematics
    • English Language Skills and Logical Reasoning
    Test II: Duration: 105 MinutesTotal number of questions: 70

    Test II is for students applying to all Higher Degree programmes except those who are applying for M.E.

    in Sanitation Science, Technology and Management and M.E. in Software systems. This paper will attempt to test student’s grasp of the basic subjects of his discipline. The discipline courses of different degree programmes of BITS  have been used for constructing the questions.

    The course descriptions are available in the syllabus given later in the brochure.

    Test for Software Systems: Duration : 60 MinutesTotal number of questions: 50

    This special test for Software Systems is required for only those students who are applying for M.E. Software systems.

    The course descriptions are available in the syllabus given later in the brochure.

    Test for M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and Management

    Duration: 60 Minutes 

    Total number of questions: 50

    This special test for Sanitation Science, Technology and Management is required for only those students
    who are applying for M.E. Sanitation Science Technology and Management.

    The course descriptions  are available in the syllabus given later in the brochure. 


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    BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Admit Card

    Admit Card Download Url

    Link: View/Download

    BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Exam Day Instructions

    Online Dates

    • 16/09/2020
    • 23/09/2020

    Examination Day Instructions

    Before entering the Exam Centre

    • Try to reach the exam centre one hour prior to the time advised in the admit card. 
    • Before leaving for the site, please have a hearty breakfast or light lunch depending on the session. Drink plenty of fluids; as in summers dehydration can set in affecting your performance in the exam.
    • Have a cookie or a chocolate just before entering the centre; this prevents hypoglycaemia and thus helps you stay alert longer improving your results.
    • If it is a busy centre, then don’t wait till last for the entry and security check.
    • Centre will not allow you to enter after the stipulated time of closing the doors.
    • Admission to the Exam Centre is with the Admit Card; no candidates shall be admitted to the test without the production of the Admit Card at the Test Centre.
    • Usually no bags are allowed.
    • No eatables are allowed.
    • No communication equipment such as  mobile phones; ipods or any other electronic gadgets. etc are allowed in the exam centre; carrying one will lead to disqualification.
    • Candidates can bring a calculator without any network connectivity / programmable feature. 
    • Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of rough work, signing etc. Blank sheets for rough work will be provided, if required. 

    After entering the centre

    • The Online tests are generated from a large question bank and different candidates will get different question sets. An expert committee will ensure that the question sets are of comparable difficulty level, content, question type etc. In this matter, the decision of the expert committee will be final and binding on the candidates.
    • The test assumes that the candidates have basic familiarity with use of computers like use of keyboard and mouse operation. It is the responsibility of the candidates to acquire these skills before appearing in the test and the Institute will not be responsible for the same.
    • The candidates must fully obey the rules of the test centers; otherwise he / she will be automatically debarred from the test.
    • Smoking is a not allowed.
    • Misbehaviour of any kind can lead to expulsion of the candidate.
    • Caught copying helping in copying will mean cancellation of the answer sheet / cancellation of the candidature.

    More Information

    The mode of availability of the admit card is online.

    Admit Card can be downloaded from the official site

    To get all details about BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Download Brochure

    BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Results

    Result Declaration01/10/2020

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    PREPARATION OF MERIT LIST FOR ADMISSIONS:

    • In the process of making final admission offers to the M.E. / M.Pharm. programmes, two separate merit lists will be prepared for each programme; one based on GATE / GPAT score, and the other based on Marks obtained in BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020. In each program, 50% of the seats will be filled through GATE / GPAT scores and other 50% by BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 marks. The admission committee will consider a cut-off score in each category, based on the applications received and the seats available. If any seat in one category is not-filled, it will be allocated to the other category. Final decision on this will be taken by the Admission Committee and will be binding to all. Admission to the HD programmes will be on the basis of merit only.

    Important Dates

    Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on GATE / GPAT score (Iteration 1)20th August, 2020
    Deadline for Payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through GATE / GPAT (Iteration 1)17th September, 2020
    Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 2)1st October, 2020
    Deadline for payment of full fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 27th October, 2020 (5:00 PM)
    Announcement of admission offers to candidates admitted through BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 3)13th October, 2020
    Deadline for payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 319th October, 2020 (5:00 PM)
    Deadline for payment of balance fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 113th October - 19th October, 2020 (5:00 PM)

    Announcement of admission offers to candidates admitted through BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 4)

    24th October, 2020
    Deadline for payment of fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 4 (Full payment)28th October, 2020 (5:00 PM)
    Reporting date for admission (via online mode) including verification of documents29th October 2020
    Freshman Orientation Programme31st October 2020
    Registration2nd November 2020
    Commencement of classes (via Online mode)3rd November 2020


    BITS PILANI HD Admission Test 2020 Admission Procedure

    ADMISSION MODALITY

    Admission to all M.E. (except Software systems) and M.Pharm. programmes will be made on the basis of marks obtained in the BITS HD admission test or based on GATE / GPAT score. Admission to M.E. in Software Systems will be through the BITS HD test only. For admission to the M.Phil. programme, shortlisted candidates will be called for a test and interview. Interested candidates have to apply online ensuring all deadlines are met. While applying online, candidates will be asked to give their preferences to the different programmes offered. In addition, the candidate has to opt for one of the following: 

    • Consideration for admission only on the basis of GATE / GPAT score: Scores of GATE 2020 or GATE 2019 or GATE 2018 will be only considered to admissions to M.E. programmes. Similarly scores of GPAT 2020 or GPAT 2019 or GPAT 2018 will only be considered to admission to the M.Pharm. programme. Candidates must ensure that their GATE / GPAT scores are valid to be considered for admission. This validity as mentioned on the GATE / GPAT scorecard must be mentioned in the application form. 
    • Consideration for admission only on the basis of marks obtained in the BITS HD online test
      • Consideration for admission based on basis of both GATE/GPAT score and marks obtained in the BITS HD online test.
      • Details of programme wise input eligibility criteria is given in Annexure Details of programme wise eligibility through GATE / GPAT examination is given in Annexure II.
      • Details of BITS HD Test is given in Annexure III.
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