BITSAT 2013 will be of total 3 hour duration. The test consists of four parts:
- Part I: Physics – 40 Questions
- Part II: Chemistry – 40 Questions
- Part III: (a) English Proficiency – 15 Questions, (b) Logical Reasoning – 10 Questions
- Part IV: Mathematics – 45 Questions
The test consists of multiple choice questions, wherein each correct answer fetches 3 marks, and each incorrect answer is rewarded with negative marking of 1 mark. No marks are awarded for questions not attempted. If a candidate answers all the 150 questions without skipping any question, the candidate will have an option of attempting 12 extra questions, if there is still time left. These extra questions will be from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics only; four questions from each part. Once the candidate has opted for extra questions, there’s no option of going back and changing or correcting the previously answered 150 questions. These 12 extra questions will give a fair chance to candidates to score higher. However, it should be kept in mind that there is negative marking for wrong answers. All the questions and instructions of the test will be in English only. Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of rough work, signing etc. Blank sheets for rough work will be provided, if required. Calculators and logarithmic tables are not allowed.