Students in 11th and 12th feel that their life is extremely tough, but this is not true. The phase is actually extremely crucial. Students need to make use of it effectively by preparing for entrance exams. The primary entrance tests that students come across during this time include BITSAT, JEE Main, JEE Advanced, AIPMT, VITEEE etc. Clearing these can help students create a bright career and future. In this blog post, we have covered tricks and tips for BITSAT that can help you with BITSAT preparation.
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is one of the most prestigious online entrance examinations. Engineering aspirants must perform well in order to get admission into one of the three colleges – BITS Pilani, BITS Hyderabad and BITS Goa. The examination is aimed at checking a student’s subject concept, speed, focus, decision making power and of course time management. This is what makes the examination different from JEE.
BITSAT comprises 150 multiple choice questions testing the individual’s knowledge in five subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics, English and Logical Reasoning. The applicant is given a total of 3 hours or 180 minutes to appear for the test.
BITSAT Preparation Tips
Here are some tips that can help you prepare for the test and come out with flying colors:
BITSAT is a challenging entrance exam. Cracking it may not be easy and therefore students must have the required dedication and focus. Going through the same concepts till they are not absolutely clear is necessary. Additionally, it is imperative to manage answers and time. Don’t keep pondering over the same question for long hours.
Plan your study schedule. Divide the syllabus in equal parts and go through them with concentration. Pay more attention on weaker topics and then move on to the easier ones. If you do not have enough time, cover the ones you know well and leave out the rest. Grasping newer concepts at the last minute can have a negative effect. You can also make a small diary for formulae and theorems. Write down the syllabus that you have to complete and keep ticking whatever is complete, so that you know how far you have reached and how far you still need to go.
The BITSAT exam employs negative marking. There are a total of 150 questions and you will definitely be tempted to make guesses. Do not guess for more than 5 questions. Negative marking could spoil your result.
Pick out appropriate books and sample tests
One of the most essential tips for BITSAT preparation is the books that you use. Make NCERT books your base. They will be helpful in clearing chemistry, trigonometry and other concepts.
‘Hard work pays’ is a saying that we have all heard often and there is no alternative for hard work. Students usually consider the BITSAT to be easier than JEE but the fundamental difference between the two is the questions to time ratio. The BITSAT has a total of 150 questions to be solved in 180 minutes and that is the catch. You need to manage your speed, attempt questions in a specific order and finally have time to attempt the bonus questions. If you practice regularly, you will be able to master the technique of completing the exam on time.
There are lots of BITSAT test series available online and these can help you understand the exam pattern and the technique in which you must answer. Accuracy and speed are two essential keys to cracking the BITSAT.
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