Birla Institute of Technology or BIT is one of the most prestigious engineering colleges of India. BIT has three institutes at Pilani, Hyderabad and Goa. Every year BIT organizes its own competitive exam for admission to these three premium institutes- Birla Institute of Technology Aptitude Test or more commonly known as BITSAT. Some of the key points of BITSAT competitive exam are:
- First of all, there are 150 questions divided in four sections, to be attempted in 3 hours. First 3 sections test your knowledge in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Fourth paper contains questions from logical reasoning and English proficiency.
- Each correct answer fetches 3 marks. For every incorrect answer 1 mark is deducted.
- Those students who completely attempt 150 questions within 3 hours are given additional 12 questions to attempt. These questions are only from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. These extra questions give the students to score extra and secure better rank in the exam.
Every year lakhs of students apply for BITSAT exam and only handful are chosen for BIT’s 3 campuses. With right preparation and correct frame of mind, any student should be able to get admission to the BITs. Here, we are listing few books which has proven their worth over the years and even today are equally important.
Recommended Books for BITSAT Exam
- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for 11th and 12th by NCERT: 11th and 12th books on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are the foundation books for BITSAT. Most of the questions asked are basic concepts that can easily be found in the NCERT books. You can download the NCERT books for free from here.
- Complete Study Package for BITSAT by Arihant Publication: Arihant publication has unique study material specifically designed for BITSAT. Although slightly older edition is available in market still it covers all the topics and provides ample questions to practice. You can buy the material from here.
- Pearson’s Guide to BITSAT : Pearson’s Guide to BITSAT provides an integrated module for the exam. Well-thought questions and practice papers on Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Logical reasoning and English prepare the student for the coveted exam. The book can be bought from here.
BITSAT exam not just checks your proficiency in Maths, Physics and Chemistry but also in logical reasoning and English. Unlike, IIT JEE which focus primarily on science subjects, this exam aims at testing the logical and English proficiency as well. Probably you are also preparing for IIT JEE, then you will also have to devote some time for logical reasoning and English and maybe then you will have a fairly high chance of cracking BITSAT as well.
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