How to Prepare for BITSAT 2024: Check Study Material & Preparation Tips

Birla Institute of Technology & Science Admission Test 2024 ( BITSAT )

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BITSAT 2024 preparation tips are helpful to the candidates in preparing for the upcoming entrance examination. With lakhs of students appearing for BITSAT, candidates must have an effective preparation strategy for the exam to score good marks in it. Usually, a majority of engineering aspirants prepare for BITSAT and JEE Main simultaneously. Both the exams follow the same syllabus but have a different question paper pattern and so do the marking schemes. The major difference between the two exams is the approach to creating questions. JEE Main focuses on conceptual learning and BITSAT is more about speed and accuracy. Read to know more about the BITSAT Preparation Tips 2024. 

Q:   What should be my preparation strategy to qualify BITSAT exam?

A:

To qualify BITSAT the students are advised to create a strong preparation plan. Firstly, the students should check and be familiar with the BITSAT exam pattern and syllabus. This will allow the students to understand how the examination will be held and know the subjects and topics that have to be studied. A proper timetable has to be created that will allow the students to finish the syllabus beforehand and give them enough time for revision. Mock tests and sample papers should be attempted regularly so that they are able to understand their weak areas and work on them. Students should also ensure that they get enough rest and are healthy fo the examination.

 

Q:   Do I have to check the BITSAT exam pattern for preparation?

A:
Yes. BITSAT exam pattern is considered to be an essential part of the preparation process and the candidates are advised to refer to it. Candidates will be able to understand how the examination will be held through the exam pattern of BITSAT. By knowing how the examination will be conducted and its important details, the candidates will be well prepared for the examination. The official BITSAT exam pattern is now available online. Along with the exam pattern, the candidates are also advised to check the official BITSAT syllabus.
 

Q:   If I am preparing for JEE exam, do I need to prepare separately for BITSAT?

A:
No, you don't need to prepare for BITSAT separately. I think no one does that. You can focus on BITs in last one month. Syllabus of JEE and BITs are same. You have to prepare only for English and aptitude. That can be done very easily. Prepare for JEE main but also focus on some basic concepts as BITSAT check your concepts. You can join any good coaching institute. You should start solving previous years’ questions and mock papers as this will boost your confidence and will help you in understanding paper pattern and types of questions asked. You can join online test series to habituate yourself to sit for 3 hours in front of computer system. Hope it helped.
 

BITSAT 2024 Exam Highlights

Candidates can check the overview of the BITSAT 2024 exam pattern to know how the examination will be held. All candidates are advised to be familiar with the exam pattern to have a higher chance of performing well in BITSAT 2024.

Particulars

Details

Exam Name

BITS Admission Test (BITSAT)

Exam Category

Undergraduate

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Conducting Body

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani

Programmes Covered

BE, BPharma and Integrated first degree programme

Exam Duration

3 hours (180 minutes)

Participating Institutes

BITS campuses in the country

Official Website

bitsadmission.com

Q:   What will be the medium of the BITSAT question paper?

A:

The authorities will conduct BITSAT 2024 as a computer-based test. As per the official BITSAT exam pattern, the entrance examination will be held in English medium only. Candidates will not have the option to choose their preferred language for the examination. All of the questions and instructions of BITSAT 2024 paper will be in English. However, if the candidates face any problems during questions, they can seek the help of the invigilators in the examination centre. Candidates are advised to be ready to attempt the examination in English.

 

Q:   What are the sections in the BITSAT paper?

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BITSAT paper will consist of four sections - Part I (Physics), Part II (Chemistry), Part III (English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning) and Part IV (Mathematics or Biology). The questions will be prepared based on the various topics of these sections and will assess the candidate's aptitude in the subject. For a higher chance of securing good marks, the candidates are advised to attempt all of the questions in the sections. However, since there is negative marking, the candidates will have to be careful while selecting their answer. 

 

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How to Prepare for BITSAT 2024?

Candidates can check some of the important BITSAT 2024 preparation tips to be well-prepared for the entrance examination. 

Prepare a Study Plan and Stick to it

Students must prepare a study plan for the BITSAT 2024 exam. They must prepare the plan in a way that they study at least one chapter or unit from all three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) every day. 

Focus on Weak Chapters

For an exam like BITSAT, candidates must know their strengths and weaknesses related to preparation. During the preparation period, the students must revise their strong topics but emphasise more on strengthening their weak topics so that they don’t miss any questions.

Take Mock Tests and Analyse

Keeping in mind that BITSAT is an online exam, the candidates must appear for the mock tests to make themselves comfortable with computer-based tests. In BITSAT mock tests, questions are of the same difficulty level and pattern as the real exam. Candidates can also solve JEE Main practice questions as the JEE Main and BITSAT have almost the same syllabus.

Revise the Important Chapters

Since BITSAT 2024 will be conducted for a wide range of applicants, the candidates must start revising the entire BITSAT 2024 syllabus. Chapters such as Electromagnetics, Inorganic Chemistry, Algebra, etc. are important from the exam point of view.

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Q:   Is it possible to crack BITSAT with 3months preparation?

A:

Yes, if the students focus and have a proper preparation plan then it is possible to crack BITSAT within 3 months. Students are advised to create a timetable that will allow them to complete the syllabus well before the examination. Students can also check the previous year papers and focus on the important topics and the concepts that have higher weightage. During the preparation process, the students are also advised to attempt mock tests and sample papers. This will allow them to understand the exam pattern and check their preparation progress and commonly made mistakes. Revision should be done regularly so that they do not forget that they have studied so far.

 

Q:   How to do effective preparation for BITSAT in less time?

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In case the candidates do not have much time to prepare for the examination, then an effective approach should be taken. Using certain tips, the candidates can try to effective prepare for BITSAT in a short period of time. 

  • Create a study plan - Firstly, the candidates are advised to create a study plan that will accomodate all of the topics that have to be studied for the examination. Each topic should be broken down into small sections so that the candidates are able to allocate enough time to complete the syllabus.
  • Know your priorities - Next, the candidates should prioritize the important topics that are expected to have a higher weightage and spend more time studying and revising it.
  • Go back to the basics - Candidates should focus on understanding the basic concepts and principles of each topic since it will make it easier to grasp the complex topics.
  • Practice with past papers and mock test - During the preparation process, the candidates are advised to practice solving past papers and mock tests as it will allow them to assess their progress. It will also give the candidates an idea about how the examination will be held.
 

Q:   How often should I revise for BITSAT?

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Candidates are advised to focus on revision during their BITSAT preparation. By regularly revising for the examination, the candidates will have lesser chances of forgetting what they have earlier studied. One of the major advantages of revising regularly is that the candidates will be able to go over the important concepts and topics and be able to remember it well during the examination. Regular revision will allow the candidates to have a higher chance of securing the scores that they need for admissions into their preferred course and campus.

 

Best Books of BITSAT 2024

Candidates can check some of the subject-wise best books for BITSAT 2024 from the table given below.

Subject Books
Physics

Arihant Physics by D. C. Pandey

Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma Vol 1 and Vol 2

Fundamentals of Physics Resnick, Halliday, Walker

Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov

Advanced level Physics by Nelson and Parker

Mathematics

Integral Calculus by Arihant

Problems in Calculus of One Variable Algebra by I.A.Maron

Differential Calculus by Arihant

Higher Algebra by Hall Knight Bernard-Child

Class XI & XII by R.D. Sharma

Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry by O.P.Tandon

Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis

Atkins' Physical Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry by J.D.Lee

Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee

English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning

The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT (English) by One Learn Education

BITSAT English Proficiency & Logical Reasoning by Disha Expert

Q:   Is studying from Arihant BITSAT and NCERT enough to crack BITSAT?

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Arihant BITSAT and NCERT books are good resources for preparing for the BITSAT exam, but they may not be sufficient on their own to crack the exam. BITSAT is an entrance exam that tests your knowledge and understanding of various concepts related to Physics Chemistry Mathematics/Biology, and English proficiency. Apart from Arihant BITSAT and NCERT books, you should also refer to other relevant textbooks, study materials, and previous year question papers to prepare effectively for the exam. You can also consider joining a coaching institute or taking online courses to get additional support and guidance. It is also important to practice solving problems and answering questions to build your confidence and improve your speed and accuracy. You can find many online resources, mock tests, and practice papers that can help you in this regard. In summary, while Arihant BITSAT and NCERT books are useful resources, you should supplement your preparation with other materials, coaching, and practice tests to ensure that you are well-prepared for the BITSAT exam.
 

Q:   What are the best reference books for BITSAT preparation?

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Hello! Here are some recommended books for BITSAT preparation: - To strengthen your Physics concepts, you can refer to books such as "Concepts of Physics" by H. C. Verma Vol 1 and Vol 2, "Arihant Physics" by D. C. Pandey, and "Problems in General Physics" by I. E. Irodov. - NCERT books can be a great source for all subjects, including Physics Chemistry Mathematics/Biology, and English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning. - You can also check out "The BITSAT Explorers" by MTG and Arihant, which provides comprehensive coverage of all subjects. - For a self-study guide, you can consider "BITSAT Preparation Guide" by Arihant Publication, which includes past year questions and practice Sets for all subjects.
 

Q:   What are the best books for BITSAT English and Logical Reasoning sections?

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While preparing for BITSAT 2024 English and Logical Reasoning sections, the candidates are advised to check the appropriate and best books. Using the best books for preparation will allow the candidates to be prepared for the examination and have higher chances of scoring good marks. Some of th ebest books for BITSAT English and Logical Reasoning are - ITSAT English Proficiency and Logical Reasoning, Wren and Martin, The Pearson Complete Guide to the BITSAT English by One Learn Education, BITSAT explorer by Arihant and BITSAT explorer by MTG.

 

BITSAT 2024 Preparation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Read for BITSAT 2024 Preparation Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Q:   Which are the most important topics to focus in BITSAT?

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Candidates will be able to analyze the important topics are likely to be repeated in the question paper and needs more focus by checking the previous years' BITSAT papers. These important topics may have a higher weightage in the paper and provide the candidates an opportunity to secure marks. However, the candidates are advised to prepare the entire syllabus to have a higher chance of performing well in the entrance examination. Some of the subject-wise important topics for BITSAT are given below.

  • Physics - Electrostatics, Mechanics, Relative Motion and Electromagnetic Induction.
  • Mathematics - Continuity, Quadratic equations, Coordinate geometry, Area under the curve, Algebra Limit, Calculus, Differentiation and Integration.
  • Chemistry - Nitrogen, Oxygen, Biomolecule, Alkane, Noble Gases, Ionic Equilibrium and Polymer.
 

Q:   Should I join a coaching class for BITSAT preparation?

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This is completely up to the discretion of the students. The students are advised to choose the path that they are comfortable with and which will ensure that it will bring them success in the examination. BITSAT can be cracked with self-study using the right books and a proper study plan. However, it totally depends on the student to either opt for coaching classes or to avoid them. In either of the cases, the students are advised to regularly revise and attempt BITSAT mock tests so that they are aware of their progress and commonly made mistakes.
 

Q:   How should I prepare the timetable for BITSAT preparation?

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It is very important for the candidates to prepare an effective timetable for the BITSAT preparation. The timetable should be created to unlock the candidate's potential and help them to study well for the examination. Candidates should ensure that the timetable should be personalized and as per their capabilities. The syllabus should be equally divided and different sections can be studied in a day to avoid monotony. Candidates should also ensure that revision and mock tests should be regularly included in the timetable.

 

Q:   Is it difficult to crack BITSAT?

A:

The difficulty level of BITSAT is considered to be in the same level as of JEE Main. With focus, determination and correct strategy, the candidates will be able to crack BITSAT and secure the scores that they need for admissions into their preferred course and college. Some of the key factors that need to be focused on while preparing for BITSAT are - concept clarity, revision, practice, accuracy and time management. Candidates should ensure they are focused and have a proper preparation strategy to crack BITSAT.

 

Q:   How important are mock tests for BITSAT preparation?

A:

Candidates are advised to attempt mock tests regularly while preparing for BITSAT. Through the mock tests, the candidates will be able to understand how the entrance examination will be held. Mock tests also allow the candidates to assess their preparation progress and identify their commonly made mistakes. After identifying their commonly made mistakes, the candidates can work on it so that the same is not made during the examination. Mock tests also help the candidates to build their time management skills. 

 

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