Registration Dates, Exam Dates Extended for BITSAT 2020 Due To Covid-19 Lockdown
May 1 2020 12:08PM
BITS (Birla Institute of Technology and Science) has recently declared that they will be postponing the registration date and exam date for BITS Admission Test (BITSAT) 2020 this year. This decision is being made in light of the coronavirus outbreak, which has resulted in a nationwide lockdown.
For BITSAT 2020 the last date to submit the application form is now May 5, 2020. Candidates can apply online by visiting the official BITSAT site bits-pilani.ac.in till 5 pm on May 5.
The declaration of the delay of the exam was made through an official notice issued on the BITS website.
The notice states, "In view of the current situation, and requests received from prospective candidates, the deadline for submission of Online applications for BITSAT-2020 is extended till 5th May 2020 (5.00 pm)."
The BITSAT 2020 exam was scheduled to be conducted during May 16-25, 2020, but due to the on-going situation, the exam will now be conducted after May 24, 2020. The final dates of the exam will be published soon on the official website.
Candidates are suggested to keep a regular check on the official BITS site i.e. bits-pilani.ac.in for any latest updates or new information about the admission process for this academic year.
Because of the coronavirus spread, all educational institutes have been closed down and the admission process and final exams have been delayed due to this. All universities are expected to release the exam dates for their respective courses after the lockdown is over, post-May 3, 2020.