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BITS HD 2018

  • Birla Institute of Technical Science (BITS) conducts the BITS HD Admission Test for those students who are interested to get admission in Higher Degree Program.
  • BITS HD 2018 entrance examination will be held on May 30, 2018 to May 31, 2018.
  • Students must have minimum 60% marks in the qualifying degree examination to be eligible for admission.
  • Students have to fill the online application form for appearing in the examination. The availability of online application form starts from April 20, 2018.
  • It is mandatory for the students to download the admit card before appearing in the examination from the university official website. The admit card will be available to download from May 26, 2018 to May 29, 2018.
  • BITS HD conducts 2 tests for the proper evaluation of the student. Test 1 and Test 2 are compulsory for all the students. Test 1 consists of 60 questions whereas Test 2 is comprised of 100 questions.
  • On the basis of the students’ score, they will be shortlisted for counselling. The counselling will start from June 10, 2018.

BITS HD 2018 Highlights Table

Exam NameBITS HD Admission Test
Courses OfferedM.E and M.Pharm
Conducting BodyBirla Institute of Technical Science
Mode of BITS HD 2018Offline
Medium of BITS HD 2018English
Duration of BITS HD 201860 Minutes (Test 1) 120 Minutes (Test 2)
Type and Number of Questions60 Questions (Test 1) 100 Questions (Test 2)
BITS HD Paper 1 sections4 (Mathematics, Physics, English Language Skills and Principles of Management, and Computer Programming)

Important Dates for BITS HD 2018

The following table shows the important dates regarding BITS HD 2018:

EventDates
BITS HD Online Application Start DateApril 20, 2018
Last date for filling Online ApplicationsApril 29, 2018
Availability of Admit CardMay 4, 2018
Commencement of Online TestMay 30, 2018 to May 31, 2018
Admission Starts fromJuly 29, 2018
Registration of CoursesAugust 1, 2018

BITS HD 2018 Eligibility

All the students who are seeking admission in higher degree programs must check their eligibility criteria before applying for the entrance examination. Students must have passed integrated degree of BITS or equivalent with minimum 60% marks.

The following table shows the detailed explanation of BITS HD 2018 Eligibility criteria:

CourseSpecializationEligibility
M.EBiotechnologyMust possess any integrated first degree of BITS or equivalent with adequate preparation in Biochemistry and Microbiology
ChemicalPossess integrated first degree of BITS in Chemical Engineering or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech (Chemical)
CivilMust possess integrated first degree of BITS in Civil Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/ B.Tech (Civil)
Computer ScienceMust possess integrated first degree of BITS in Computer Science/ Engineering or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech (Computer Science/ Engineering). Candidates with BE/ B.Tech degree in IT area will not be eligible to apply for ME Computer Science
Communication EngineeringIntegrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech in these disciplines.
Mechanical, Design Engineering, Manufacturing Systems EngineeringIntegrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech in these disciplines.
MechanicalIntegrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
Embedded SystemsIntegrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its equivalent such as B.E/ B.Tech in these disciplines
MicroelectronicsIntegrated First degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent
Software systemIntegrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with specific prior preparation. Students with BE/ B.Tech degree in IT area is eligible to apply for ME Software systems.
M.PharmPharmaceuticalsIntegrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent such as B.Pharm
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

BITS HD 2018 Application Form

For appearing in the entrance examination, it is mandatory for students to fill the application form. Students can obtain the application form through online mode by visiting the institute’s official website. The application process will begin on April 8, 2018. On the other hand, the last date to submit the application form online is May 20, 2018 (5 PM).  

Students can fill the application form by following these steps:

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit the official website of BITS.
  • Search for the online application form link.
  • Fill the application form by entering student’s name, qualification details, father’s name, mother’s name, address, email ID etc.
  • Click on the Submit button.
  • Students are advised to download and take the printout of filled in application form for future reference.

Step 2: Pay Application Fees

  • Students have to submit the application fees of amount INR 2200 at the time of application form submission.
  • The mode of payment of application fees will be available on the official website.

Step 3: Submit Application Form

Students have to submit the filled in application form along with the application fees at the following address:

The Dean,

Admission,

BITS Pilani,

Rajasthan – 333031

Note: Students can submit only one form for higher degree admissions. If students find any discrepancy in the form submitted by them, then they can submit the second application form before the late date, by indicating on the top of the second application that their first application should be canceled.


BITS HD 2018 Admit Card

All the students who successfully register for the test can easily download the admit card from the official website. The admit card will be available from May 26, 2018 to May 29, 2018. Students are advised to check all the information written on the admit card carefully before downloading it. In the case of any discrepancy, students must contact the higher authorities and get it rectified as soon as possible.

By following below-mentioned steps, students can download the BITS HD 2018 Admit Card:

  • Visit the official website of BITS.
  • Click on the BITS HD 2018 Admit Card link.
  • Enter the BITS HD Application Number followed by Gender and Date of Birth.
  • Click on the Submit button.

After clicking on the button, admit card will be displayed on the screen. Students are advised to take a print out of the admit card. They are advised to affix the passport size photograph on the space provided. The admit card must be attested by the gazetted officer of the head of the institution.


BITS HD 2018 Exam Pattern

BITS HD 2018 Examination will be conducted on May 30, 2018 to May 31, 2018. Students must check the examination pattern before appearing in the entrance examination. For the proper evaluation, BITS conducts 2 tests i.e. Test 1 and Test 2.

Following is the detailed explanation of BITS HD 2018 Entrance exam:

Test 1

  • The total time duration to complete the Test 1 is 60 minutes.
  • Test 1 is comprised of a total number of 60 questions.
  • Test 1 is compulsory for all the students who are applying for higher degree programs.
  • Test 1 is divided into four sections namely: Mathematics, Physics, English Language Skills & Principles of Management, and Computer Programming.
  • The following table shows the examination pattern of BITS HD 2018 Test 1:
SectionsNo. of Questions
Mathematics15
Physics15
English Language Skills & Principles of Management15
Computer Programming15
Total60

Test 2

  • Test 2 must be completed in 120 minutes.
  • On the other hand, Test 2 consists of a total number of 100 questions.
  • Test 2 is compulsory for those students who are applying for only software systems.
  • Test 2 will be based on students qualifying degree program and will test his/ her knowledge of basic subjects.
  • In Test 2, the questions will be asked of the different course of different degree programs offered at BITS.

Special Test for Software Systems

  • This test is only for those students who are applying for ME software systems programs at BITS.
  • A total number of 50 questions are asked in this paper which should be completed in 60 minutes.
  • Questions in the test are of objective type multiple choices. For every correct answer, 3 marks will be awarded, while for each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
  • No marks will be awarded or deducted for un-attempted questions.

BITS HD 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus for both tests is different. Students must go through each and every topic of the syllabus for clearing the entrance examination with better marks. Test 1 covers the topics from Core Mathematics, English Language, Logical Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning.

Test 2 contains the topics from Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy, Computer Science, Instrumentation, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics and Physics.

The following table shows the important topics of Test 1 and Test 2:

Test 1

SubjectTopics
Core MathematicsFunctions and Graphs
Limit and continuity
Applications of derivative and integral
Comics
Polar coordinates
Convergence of sequence and series
Maclaurin and Taylor series
Partial derivatives
Vector calculus in Rn
vector analysis
Theorems of Green
Gauss and Stokes
Complex numbers
Analytic functions
Cauchy’s theorems
Elementary functions
Series expansions
Calculus of residues and applications
Vector space
Basis and dimension
Linear transformation
Range and kernel of a linear transformation
Row deduction method and application to linear system of equations
Conditional probability and independence
Random variables and probability distributions
Marginal and conditional distributions
Independent random variables
Mathematical expectation
Mean and variance
Binomial
Poisson’s and normal distributions
Sum of independent random variables
Law of large numbers
Central limit theorem
Core PhysicsLinear momentum and its Conservation
Angular momentum and its conservation
Rotational dynamics of rigid bodies
Work-energy theorem
Conservative forces and potential energy
Collision problems
Damped and forced simple harmonic motions
Coupled oscillations and wave motion Coulomb’s law
Electric fields
Gauss’ law
Electric potential
Dielectrics and capacitors
Magnetic fields
Biot-Savart law and its applications
Magnetic materials
Ampere’s law
Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction
Maxwell’s equations and plane electromagnetic waves Young’s double-slit interference
Interference from thin films
Coherence
Diffraction from single and double slits
Diffraction grating
Photoelectric effect
De-Broglie waves
Uncertainty relation
Schrodinger equation
Particle in a box
English Language Skills and Principles of ManagementPronunciation skills
Vocabulary – Synonyms and antonyms
Using words in appropriate contexts
Idioms and Phrasal verbs
Grammar – Word order and effective sentences
Use of tenses
Conjunctions and prepositions
Reading comprehension
Paragraph writing
Précis Writing
Letter writing
Fundamental concepts of management- planning, organization, staffing, directing and controlling, production, Financial, personal, legal and marketing functions, accounting and budgeting, balance sheets.
Computer ProgrammingBasic Data Types and Operations
Control Constructs – Conditionals and Loops Lists - Arrays
Modularity– Functions
Structured Data – Structures
Unions, Pointers
Applications – Strings

Syllabus for Special Test for Software Systems

SubjectTopics
Structured Programming in CConditionals
Loops and Jumps
Tuples
Unions and Lists
Functions and Variables
Recursion
Memory Allocation model
Dynamic Memory Allocation – Pointers and Address Arithmetic
Dynamically Allocated Data and Linked Lists
Advanced Programming in CUser Defined Types
Access Restricted Lists (Stacks/Queues)
Binary Trees
Macros and Preprocessing
Modular Programming – Separate Compilation and linking
Libraries
File and I/Q operations
String Processing
Object Orientation and Software EngineeringBasics of OOP – Objects and Classes, and Delegation
Inheritance and Dynamic Binding
Types and Polymorphism
Templates/Generics
Software Lifecycle
Development Methodologies
Software Requirements Analysis and Modeling
Object Oriented Design
Design Patterns
Architectural Design
Modeling for Design
Software Testing and Quality
Database and Networked SystemDatabase Modeling & Design – ER modeling
Normalization Techniques
Database Querying – SQL
Local Area Networks and Ethernet
Internetworking: TCP
UDP and IP
World Wide Web: Client-Server Systems
HTTP, HTML, XML, Web-based Systems
Core SystemsNumber Representations and Boolean algebra
Logic Gates
Combinational and Sequential Circuits
Computer Organization: Instruction Set
Computer Arithmetic
Control and Memory Organization
Operating Systems – Basics
Processes and Threads
Operating systems – Memory Hierarchy
Virtual Memory
Secondary Storage
File Systems
Local Area Networks and Ethernet
Internetworking: TCP/UDP and IP
World Wide Web: Client – Server Systems, HTTP, HTML, XML, Web-based System

BITS HD 2018 Result

Students can check the examination result on the official website of BITS HD 2018. They can check the result by following these steps:

  • The link for the result is available on the institute’s official website.
  • Enter the BITS HD application form number, date of birth and gender.
  • Click on the Show button.
  • The result will be displayed on the screen.
  • Students should take a print out for future reference.

BITS HD 2018 Cut off

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

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

BITS HD 2018 Counselling

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their scores in the BITS HD 2018 Admission Test. The counselling is scheduled to be conducted on June 10, 2018. Students must bring the following list of documents at the time of counselling for verification:

  1. 10th class mark sheet and certificate
  2. 12th class mark sheet and certificate
  3. Graduate mark sheet and certificate
  4. Admit Card of BITS HD Entrance Examination 2018
  5. Category Certificate (if applicable)
  6. Income certificate for SC/ ST/ OBC
  7. Date of Birth Certificate

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Fee Structure

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