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BITS HD Admission Test 2020 Postponed

15 May, 2020

By Asmita Kundu

Considering the present scenario related to COVID -19, BITS HD admission test (Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani) has been postponed as per the announcement made by the authorities. Besides, the BITS Pilani has also extended the last date of admission form submission till May 30 (12 pm). The application form for BITS HD has been released on March 20, 2020. However, there’s no new date for the exam yet.

Candidates who have completed their BE or Btech degree with overall 60 percent marks will be eligible to fill up the BITS HD application form from the institute’s official website. All the candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying for admission.

BITS Pilani offers admission for their ME and M.Tech course through BITS HD and admission test and GATE score. Those who already appeared on the GATE examination and have a valid scorecard do not need to appear for the BITS HD admission test. The admission test will be conducted through online mode for their various M.Tech programmes offered in their three campuses including Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad.

The result of the BITS HD will be published on the official website of the responsible authority ( Candidates who will be shortlisted on the basis of their BITS HD result and GATE score will be eligible for the counselling process.

BITS HD 2020 - Important Dates and Eligibility Criteria:

Keeping all the candidates’ convenience in mind, here is the list of important dates related to the BITS HD test and the eligibility criteria given in the following.

  • Important Dates:

Important Events


Release of BITS HD application form

March 20, 2020

Last date to apply for BITS HD test

May 30, 2020

Correction or editing of the application form

To be announced later

Admission offers to candidates based on the GATE scorecard (Iteration 1)

To be announced later

Allotment of test centres for BITS HD test

To be announced later

Slot booking for BITS HD test

To be announced later

Availability or release of Admit Card/ Hall Ticket for BITS HD

To be announced later

BITS HD Admission Test

May 16 - 23, 2020 [POSTPONED]

Admission offers to candidates on the basis of BITS HD test and GATE scorecard (Iteration 2)

To be announced later

Last date of payment by candidates who are offered admission (iteration 2)

To be announced later

Admission offers to candidates on the basis of BITS HD test and GATE scorecard (Iteration 3)

To be announced later

Announcement of Iteration 4 result based on BITS HD test and GATE score

To be announced later

Reporting date at the allotted centre

To be announced later

Freshman Orientation Programme begins

To be announced later

  • Eligibility Criteria:

As prescribed by the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, it is quite mandatory for every candidate to go through the eligibility criteria prior to filling up the application form. The eligibility criteria for BITS HD admission include only educational qualifications of a candidate and their minimum marks they have scored in relevant examinations.

  1. Candidates have passed B.E/B.Tech degree from a recognized Institute/university

  2. Candidates who are applying through GATE are required to have a valid scorecard and must have completed their four years of B.E/B.Tech programmes. 

  3. Candidates must have scored at least 60 percent in BE / BTech marks in order to be eligible for the BITS HD admission test. 

  4. Candidates willing to apply in M.E software systems will have to appear for the admission test in order to be eligible for the admission procedure.

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