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Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS, Pilani Pilani , Rajasthan

 ESTD 1964
 Private University
 NAAC Rating - A

About Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS, Pilani

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, is the top-rated private institution in India. The institution was founded in 1964 by late Mr. G.D Birla, who was an eminent industrialist. In the initial state, the institute was a regional engineering college which was later transformed into a deemed university under the UGC Act of 1956. BITS has its campuses in three other places, and it is the first Indian institution to have an international campus.

The other BITS campuses are:

  1. BITS Hyderabad
  2. BITS Goa
  3. BITS Dubai

Courses offered BITS Pilani:

BITS Pilani offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. BITS Pilani is exceptionally famous for integrated first degree in engineering. The institute offers Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) Honours in different branches like Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Chemical Engineering. Apart from B.E.(Hons.), BITS-Pilani offers an undergraduate honours degree in B.Pharma. BITS-Pilani offers higher degree courses like Master of Engineering (M.E.) in traditional areas of engineering, M.Pharm. and Master of Business Administration (MBA). BITS Pilani also offers an integrated B.Sc + M.Sc course of four years duration.

BITS Pilani Admission:

The BITS Pilani admissions to the integrated first-degree courses and higher degree courses are made through a computer based online test called BITSAT. BITS Pilani is the first institute in India to have conducted an online entrance test. CAT/GMAT score do the entrance to an MBA programme in BITS-Pilani. BITS-Pilani has a No-reservation policy in admissions.

About BITSAT:

BITSAT is conducted by the BITS-Pilani mainly for shortlisting students for the B.E (Hons.) course. It is a computer-based online exam in which the candidates have to sit in front of a computer at the exam center which is connected to a server. Unlike the pen-paper based which is conducted in a single day, BITSAT exam is conducted for a period, and the student has to choose a date of his/her choice and to appear for the exam on the selected date. The nature of the questions in BITSAT is in the form of multiple choices and is displayed on the screen of the computer. The candidate has to mark the right answer among the given options. There are total 150 questions of maximum 486 marks to be completed in total 3-hour duration without a break. Each correct answer marked by the candidate fetches +3 marks and each wrong answer marked by the candidate costs -1 mark. There is no marking for any skipped question by the candidate.

BITSAT Eligibility:

There are some eligibility criteria to appear for BITSAT exam

  1. The student has to pass 10+2 board exam from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics subjects and with an adequate proficiency in the English language.
  2. The student must have passed Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with an aggregate minimum percentage of 75% with at least minimum 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects individually.
  3. There are only two attempts available for the students to appear in the BITSAT exam and the attempts must be given just after completing 10+2 in the consecutive year.

BITSAT Application Form:

BITSAT online application forms are available in the month of January every year. The candidate can register online to fill the application form at the official website of BITS-Pilani. A candidate can also make changes in the application form anytime before submitting the form and before the final date of submitting the form is over by login into the account. The whole admission process ends in the month of June.

The mode of payment of fee is online, but the candidate can choose to pay the fee offline through Cash Challan made in favor of BITS-Pilani. The candidates can take the printout of the online application form and the payment receipt for future reference.

BITSAT Syllabus and Exam Pattern:

BITSAT exam pattern is based on 11th and 12th NCERT syllabus. Though a high level of questions asked in the exam, the candidate can take NCERT books as a base and can prepare accordingly. The online question paper is divided into four parts through which the questions are formed. The four parts consist of the following things-

  1. Part 1- Physics (40 questions)
  2. Part 2- Chemistry (40 questions)
  3. Part 3- Part 3 is subdevided into following 2 sections
    • English Proficiency (15 questions)
    • Logical Reasoning (10 questions)
  4. Part 4- Mathematics (45 questions)

Once the candidate has attempted all the 150 questions before the completion of time, the candidate is then given an option to attempt 12 extra in the remaining time left. The extra questions are given from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics part only. Know detailed exam syllabus for more clarification.

BITSAT Cutoff and Result:

For different branches of engineering, there are different cutoffs. The students can check the branch wise cutoffs of BITSAT exam. The BITSAT exam results are declared in the month of July every year. The results can be checked on the official website of BITS-Pilani.

BITS Pilani Placements:

Many big companies like Adobe, Cognizant, IBM, Indian Oil, McKinley and much more hire students from the campus at an average salary of 5 lakh. Know about the highest salary offered at the BITS-Pilani campus and other companies that come for campus placements.

BITS Pilani Campus Life:

BITS-Pilani campus is spread over 1,320 acres of land. The campus has various facilities for the students like a computer lab, Auditorium, Hostel, Gym, Labs, Sports facilities, Medical facilities, Wifi and much more. BITS-Pilani Campus Life is marked by its tremendous infrastructure and good quality of food.

BITS Pilani Accreditation and Rankings:

BITS Pilani has been accredited with an A grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). BITS Pilani has been ranked 16th by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) Rankings 2017, MHRD, Government of India, among all the engineering institutes in India leaving behind even some of the IITs. According to the Times World Ranking 2017, BITS-Pilani ranked in the range of 601-800 in the world which is 10th in number among all the Indian educational institutions at the international level.

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Anonymous Bachelor Of Pharmacy  Student

Bits Pilani, a world of its own. 5/5

It is the best thing ever happened. Its a world of its own. No reservations. So all students are worthy and smart. Good chance to open up and shape your personality. Last chance to make mistakes and do whatever you want. Live the experiences which are going to become stories you'll find yourself t
PLACEMENT 4/5

Placements are extremely satisfactory and students actually show the results, in life as well.
9 months ago

Sathyanand  Student

Overview 5/5

Best engineering college in india, one of the topmost rated college for engineering studies. The students and faculties all are nice and helpful. Great college overall. ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 5/5

I was already secured with a job and that is why I Haven't taken it otherwise the placement is great maximum package goes to 10-12 Lacs PA.
1 year ago

Shubham Vijayvergiya MCA / MCM  Student

Overview 3/5

This is an Autonomous college in the Rajasthan and It is a University and that is why one has to give the Common Entrance Test Exam is given for the admissions.  ...Read Full Review
1 year ago

Bits Pilani M.Tech / M.E.  Student

Operations 4/5

Perfect for education. It include more practical & experiential learning in student.Create entrepreneur spirit. Thank you ...Read Full Review
Faculty 4.5/5

1 year ago

Anirudh B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Faculty and infra were good 4/5

The new campus in the academic city is pretty good and faculty on deputation from Pilani campus adds credibility.  ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 3/5

Fewer options for comp sci vs mech
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9 months ago

Sathyanand  Student

Overview 5/5

Best engineering college in india, one of the topmost rated college for engineering studies. The students and faculties all are nice and helpful. Great college overall. ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 5/5

I was already secured with a job and that is why I Haven't taken it otherwise the placement is great maximum package goes to 10-12 Lacs PA.
1 year ago

Keerthivasan B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Overview 4/5

Good college with freedom, comfort.it's good for overall development.  ...Read Full Review
1 year ago

Tirumala Rao B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Overview 4/5

Several facilities,and faculty is too good....so many fest's and too happy life ...Read Full Review
1 year ago

Shubham Vijayvergiya MCA / MCM  Student

Overview 3/5

This is an Autonomous college in the Rajasthan and It is a University and that is why one has to give the Common Entrance Test Exam is given for the admissions.  ...Read Full Review
1 year ago

Bits Pilani M.Tech / M.E.  Student

Operations 4/5

Perfect for education. It include more practical & experiential learning in student.Create entrepreneur spirit. Thank you ...Read Full Review
Faculty 4.5/5

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Ankit Singh  Student

Overview 5/5

It is the best college on the planet ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 5/5

2 years ago

Anonymous Bachelor Of Pharmacy  Student

Bits Pilani, a world of its own. 5/5

It is the best thing ever happened. Its a world of its own. No reservations. So all students are worthy and smart. Good chance to open up and shape your personality. Last chance to make mistakes and do whatever you want. Live the experiences which are going to become stories you'll find yourself t
PLACEMENT 4/5

Placements are extremely satisfactory and students actually show the results, in life as well.
3 years ago

Anonymous M.sc  Student

Overview 5/5

It was lifetime experience  ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 4.5/5

1 year ago

Anirudh B.Tech / B.E.  Student

Faculty and infra were good 4/5

The new campus in the academic city is pretty good and faculty on deputation from Pilani campus adds credibility.  ...Read Full Review
PLACEMENT 3/5

Fewer options for comp sci vs mech
1 year ago

Bits Pilani M.Tech / M.E.  Student

Operations 4/5

Perfect for education. It include more practical & experiential learning in student.Create entrepreneur spirit. Thank you ...Read Full Review
Faculty 4.5/5

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Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS, Pilani Admission

The admission procedure of Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani varies for various programs offered by the institute. The college mainly offers several Integrated, undergraduate, postgraduate and Doctoral courses. The courses offered by the institute are related to Engineering, Technology and Pharmacy.

  • The candidates seeking admission to the integrated Undergraduate courses offered by the institute are required to appear and qualify BITSAT (Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test) with a valid score
  • To register for admission, Candidates must fill in the application form online along with class 12th details
  • Candidates seeking admission to MBA must have a valid score of CAT/GMAT, after which they are required to go through GD and PI rounds as well
  • For admissions in ME or M. Pharm courses, candidates must take written entrance test conducted by BITS
  • For admission to PhD, the marks scored by the candidates in written entrance test followed by the interview are considered

BITS Pilani Admission procedure of B. E and B. Pharm-

The institute offers Bachelor of Engineering program under various specialization, all of which follow the same procedure of admission. Bachelor of Pharmacy is another course offered under the integrated undergraduate course.

  • For B. E program, candidates  must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as their subjects securing at least 75% marks in aggregate from a recognized board
  • For B. Pharmacy, candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as their subject securing at least 75% marks in aggregate
  • Proficiency in English language is another requirement
  • Candidates are required to have scored at least 60% marks in the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology individually
  • Candidates appearing or have passed senior secondary school can apply for BITSAT

Course

Specialization

Minimum qualification

B. E

Computer science

10+2 with Mathematics, Physics and chemistry securing at least 75% marks from a recognized board and at least 60% marks in individual subject

Manufacturing engineering

Civil engineering

Electrical & electronics engineering

Electronics & instrumentation engineering

Chemical engineering

B. Pharm

Pharmacy

10+2 with Biology, Physics and chemistry securing at least 75% marks from a recognized board and at least 60% marks in individual subject

  • Candidates must apply for BITSAT examination and register themselves by visiting the official website of the institute

BITS Pilani Admission procedure of MBA-

The candidates seeking admission to MBA programs must fulfil the minimum qualification criteria defined by the institute. The institute offers MBA under various specializations. And the admission to MBA depends on the scores obtained by the candidates in CAT/GMAT examinations.

  • Candidates, who possess a bachelor's degree in B. E/B. Tech securing at least 60% marks can apply for admission
  • They must have a valid score of CAT/GMAT
  • Admissions to MBA purely depend on the merit list formed based on the scores obtained by the candidates in CAT/GMAT exams
  • Selected candidates are expected to appear in Group discussion and Personal interview rounds conducted by BITS
  • Common Admission Test (CAT) is conducted at the national level in online mode, while Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a computer adaptive test

Program

Specialization

Minimum qualification

Procedure

MBA

Finance and accounting

candidates must hold B. E/B. Tech degree or master's in any discipline securing at least 60% marks in aggregate

The score obtained in CAT or GMAT examinations

Marketing

Organizational behaviour and HR management

Operations management and decision science

IT and technology management

Strategy and entrepreneurship

MBA Registration-

  • Candidates are required to visit the official website of the institute and download the application form available
  • While submitting the form, they must process the payment of INR 2750 as the application fee.
  • The payment can be made through various modes such as credit card, debit card, Net banking and payment by cash at ICICI bank branch through challan
  • The completed application form along with the prescribed fee must be sent to the,

Dean,

Admissions,

BITS, Pilani

BITS Pilani Admission procedure of M. E and M. Pharm-

BITS offers Master's degree in Engineering and Pharmacy. The duration of both the programs is 2 years. The institute offers Master's degree programs in various specializations.  Admission to these programs can be attained only if the candidates fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria set by the institute.

  • The candidates seeking admission to M. E or M. Pharm must have scored 60% marks in aggregate in their degree qualifying examination
  • The admission is based on the candidates' performance in the online computer test/written test, group discussion and personal interview conducted by the institute
  • Candidates can visit the official website of the institute to fill the application form online and must have the print out of the form. They can send the copy of form along with the copy of payment receipt of the application fee to the BITS Pilani admission office

Course

Specialization

Minimum qualification

Procedure

M. E

Biotechnology

Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and microbiology with 60% marks in aggregate

Computer based online test/written test followed by Group discussion and personal interview

Chemical engineering

Bachelor's degree in same field with at least 60% marks in aggregate

Civil Engineering

Computer science & engineering

Mechanical engineering

Communication engineering

Bachelor's degree in electrical & electronics or Electronics & instrumentation with 60% marks

Embedded systems

Microelectronics

Manufacturing systems engineering

Bachelor's degree in mechanical of M. Sc/M. Tech in engineering & technology with 60% marks in aggregate

Design engineering

Software systems

Bachelor's degree in the same field with 60% marks in aggregate

M. Pharm

General

Integrated Bachelor's degree in pharmacy

Pharmaceuticals Chemistry

Pharmaceutics


BITS Pilani Admission procedure of PhD-

The institute (BITS) also offers PhD programs for research work under various specializations. The candidates applying for PhD program must possess,

  • Master's degree(M. E, M. Pharm, MBA, M. Phil) in the respective field securing at least 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized university
  • Candidates willing to pursue their career in PhD in languages and humanities must hold a M. Phil/ MA with at least 55% marks in aggregate

Candidates are shortlisted based on the marks obtained by them in the qualifying degree examination. They must appear and qualify the written test and personal interview round conducted by the institute.

Course

Specialization

Minimum qualification

Procedure

PhD

Biological sciences

candidates who hold the degree of M. E/M. Pharm/MBA/M. Phil with at least 60% marks in aggregate, candidates with M.Sc/ B. E degree with 60% marks in aggregate can also be considered and candidates with M. A with at least 55% marks in aggregate are eligible

Entrance examination followed by personal interview round

Civil engineering

Chemical engineering

Chemistry

Computer science & information systems

Economics & finance

Electrical & electronics engineering

Management

Mathematics

Mechanical

Pharmacy

Physics

Humanities & social sciences

BITS Pilani Application Process:

 

  • Candidates must apply for BITSAT examination and register themselves online by visiting the official website of the institute
  • They must register and fill the application form online and process the payment of application fee
  • The application fee is INR 2950 for Male and INR 2450 for female candidates
  • Candidates who choose Dubai as their exam center are required to process the payment of  70 USD (INR 4500) as the application fee

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani is one of the main establishments of the BITS with three campuses in India and one international campus in Dubai. The campuses in India are situated at Pilani, Hyderabad, and Goa. At present, the institute offers different integrated, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses identified with Technology and Pharmacy. Integrated undergraduate courses offered by the institute include BE, B.Pharm and M.Sc. under various specializations. Notwithstanding it, the institute additionally offers postgraduate courses, for example, ME, M.Pharm and MBA under various specializations. Alongside it, the establishment likewise offers a Ph.D. course under four distinct fields of research.

BITS Pilani Admission Schedule:

Events  Dates
Availability & Submission of Form  March 13, 2018
Test Centre Announcement March 21, 2018
Slot booking March 23 – April 5, 2018
Hall Tickets April 12 – May 10, 2018
BITSAT Online Test May 16 – 31, 2018
Apply for Admissions May 1 – June 18, 2018
Date of Admit List July 20, 2018

BITS Pilani BE and B.Pharm Admission - BITSAT

BITS Pilani offers various integrated courses, for example, Bachelor in Engineering (BE) in 7 specializations, Bachelor in Pharmacy (B.Pharm.) and in addition Master of Science (M.Sc) under 6 specializations. Every one of these courses is offered for a time of four years. For BE admissions, applicants ought to have passed the twelfth examination with least 75% total from a recognized Central or State board or its equal with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) subjects and satisfactory capability in English. In the event of B.Pharm, applicants ought to have passed the twelfth examination with least 75% total in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB) and satisfactory capability in English.

In both the cases, BE and B.Pharm, competitor ought to have scored no less than 60% marks in every one of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology subjects.

Direct Admission is ensured to every one of the students who acquired first positions in their individual board examinations, irrespective of their BITSAT score.

Only the understudies who are expected to show up for twelfth class examination in 2018 or who have passed twelfth class Examination are qualified to show up in the BITSAT 2019, led by the institute. Admissions to the courses will be made purely on merit. The merit position of the applicant will be figured based on score gotten by the candidate in the BITSAT 2019.

BITS Pilani MBA Admissions:

At present, Department of Management at BITS Pilani offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) of 2 years span under different specializations including Engineering and Technology Management, and IT Enabled Services Management. Admissions to MBA program (On campus) of BITS Pilani for the academic session 2018-19 are currently open and the last date to present the finished applications is February 15, 2018.

BITS Pilani ME and M.Pharm Admissions

At the postgraduate level, BITS Pilani offers Master of Engineering and Master of Pharmacy as higher degree programs at all the campuses. Both the courses are offered under different specializations and are of two years term. Application form for admission to these courses is accessible beginning from the month of April consistently. 

Candidates must have scored the minimum 60% marks in the qualifying degree examination for admission to PG/ higher degree programs. Admissions to Higher degree programs are based on the performance of the candidates in the online test and/or written test, group discussions and interviews conducted by BITS.

BITS Pilani Ph.D. Admissions:

Alongside Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, BITS Pilani offers Ph.D. courses for research work in the separate fields of study as well. The research degree courses are offered under Full-time and in addition Part-time mode. The essential required qualification for admission to Ph.D. is applicant ought to have: 
  1. M.E/M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil of BITS or its equivalent with at least 60% total. 
  2. M Sc/B.E or an equivalent degree with at least 60% total. 
  3. For Ph.D. in languages and humanities, candidates with an M.Phil/M An and with least of 55% total may likewise be considered.

BITS Pilani Application Process:

Applicants must apply online for BITSAT 2019 from the official site. Intrigued competitors should enrol online by filling in the prescribed application form and submit the required preparing expense. The application expense is INR 2950 for Male candidates and INR 2450 for Female candidates. Applicants settling on Dubai as the exam focus need to submit US $70 (INR 4500) as application expense. 
The last date to present the application for BITSAT 2018 is March 13, 2018.

Placement

Highest and average package for B.Tech / B.E.

  HIGHEST
60 L
Industry Average for B.Tech / B.E.
  HIGHEST
16 L
  AVERAGE
5 L
Sathyanand 9 months ago
I was already secured with a job and that is why I Haven't taken it otherwise the placement is great maximum package goes to 10-12 Lacs PA.
Anonymous Bachelor of Pharmacy 2 years ago
Placements are extremely satisfactory and students actually show the results, in life as well.  ...Read Full Review

Latest News & Articles

BITS Pilani Fee structure has now been pushed up to 1,59,000 per semester, which is a matter of concern for all the students. Therefore, in order to show their disagreement and anger towards the same, the students have staged protests in the campus premises. The outage was extreme, which led around 3,000 students out in the campus for protests ...Read more

Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) campus is witnessing a rage from the students in the event of sudden fees hike by the administration of the college. Students of BITS Pilani are protesting in all the 3 campuses of BITS- Goa, Hyderabad and an overseas campus in Dubai. ...Read more

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Prof. G.Raghurama
Position: Director
Prabhat N. Jha
Position: Head Of Department, Biological Sciences
Dr Hare Krishna Mohanta
Position: Head Of Department, Chemical Engineering
Vandana Agarwal
Position: Head Of Department, Computer Science & Information Systems
Dr. Saumi Ray
Position: Head Of Department, Chemistry
Sathyanand 9 months ago
The education of the college is at the top level and the college having educated faculties. ...Read Full Review
Anirudh B.Tech / B.E.1 year ago
Prof Parasher was great faculty for the students due to his workshop classes.  ...Read Full Review

Scholarship

Various scholarship

The institute has two different scholarships:-

  1. Scholarships and Fee Concessions for Integrated First Degree Programmes
  2. Scholarships and Fee Concessions for Higher Degree programmes

 

Scholarships and Fee Concessions for Integrated First Degree Programmes

For New Admissions:- Candidate who has their 10+2 exam with the top position in their respective board are given a merit scholarship of 50% of the tuition fee.

Qualifying exam:- 

% in the qualifying exam Scholarship in tuition fee
95% and above 40%
90 to 95% 25%
80 TO 90% 15%

Hostel fee concession:- 

A candidate who has secured 90% and above in the qualifying exam will get 25% concession in hostel fees.

Merit in BISAT

Score Scholarship
more than 300 75% tuition fee
250 to 299 50% tuition fee
200 to 249 25% tuition fee

 Scholarship for Continuing Student

Any Student who has scored CGPA of 9.0 or above at the end of the semester will get the 25% tuition fee scholarship in next semester.

Location & Contact Info

Address
VidyaVihar Campus, street number 41, Pilani, Pilani, Rajasthan, 333031

Accessibility

Nearest Railway Station
Loharu Railway Station

Facilities Available

Library      
The library has a room for 8000 students and has books and periodicals for the students with the computer facility.
Computer Lab      
The institute has a computer lab in the campus with latest computer machines, software, and internet connectivity.
Auditorium      
A big auditorium is there on the campus with proper seating arrangement where there are several events.
Gym      
The institute has a gym in the with latest equipment and tool like dumbbells, treadmill etc.
Lab      
The institute has a well-equipped lab in the campus with modern equipment and tools.
Medical      
The institute has medical facilities in the campus for both students and faculties.
Wi-Fi      
yes
Cafeteria      
The institute has a cafeteria in the campus which provides healthy and nutritious food to both students and faculties.
Hostel      
The institute has hostel facilities in the campus for both boys and girls in which they are providing fully-furnished rooms with internet facility.

Recruiters

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Placement Officer
Mr. Tabir Mishra
 +91 8107677009
  placement@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in