Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS

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

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Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS , Pilani

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Latest Update: Registrations for BITS Pilani BSc Computer Science programme are open, interested students should fill out the forms before  December 18, 2023. The registration process for PhD (Full-time/Part-time) January 2024 is also open, and the deadline to apply has been extended to November 30, 2023. Furthermore, applications to BITS Pilani MTech, BTech, MBA, MSc, and PG Diploma courses for working professionals are live, with a deadline of December 11, 2023. Admission to PhD Programme 2nd Semester 2022-23 is now open

About Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani: It is the Top-Rated private institution in India. The institution was founded in 1964 by the 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

The student-faculty ratio at BITS Pilani is 7.9, and the academic system has three tiers. Level 1 programmes include Integrated First Degree BE, BPharma, and MSc. BITS Pilani conducts BITSAT for the flagship BE programme, and the BITSAT Cutoff for 2023 is projected to remain around 270 marks.  BITS Pilani also provides direct admission to state board toppers. State board toppers with PCM courses are offered direct admission to the BE Programme under this scheme. Candidates who have passed the PCB state board test are allowed immediate admission to the BPharma programme. The first-year tuition for BITS Pilani's flagship BE programme is around 5.42 lakhs.

Moving on, according to the NIRF 2023 Rankings, BITS Pilani is also placed among the top 20 universities in India. BITS Pilani is ranked third in India in the NIRF 2023 Pharmacy Rankings. BITS Pilani has a strong record of placement. BITS Pilani has completed the 2023 placement campaign with a 31.5% rise in the average wage and a 35% increase in the highest salary. The highest compensation was INR 60.75 LPA, and the average salary was INR 30.37 LPA. BITS Pilani Placements 2023 attracted 109 recruiters. Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Visa, Adobe, and Cisco were among the top recruiters. 

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

 BITS Pilani Courses

BITS Pilani offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses. BITS Pilani is exceptionally famous for its integrated first degree in engineering. 

DegreeCourse nameDuration
  1.       B.E. (Chemical)
  2.       B.E. (Civil)
  3.       B.E. (Electrical and Electronics)
  4.       B.E. (Mechanical)
  5.       B.E. (Computer Science)
  6.       B.E. (Electronics and Instrumentation)
  7.       B.E. (Electronics and Communication)
  8.       B.E. (Manufacturing Engineering)
  9.       B.E. (Biotechnology)
4 years
B.Pharma.Bachelors of Pharmacy4 years
M.Sc.1    M.Sc. (Biological Sciences)
2    M.Sc. (Chemistry)
3    M.Sc. (Economics)
4    M.Sc. (Mathematics)
5    M.Sc. (Physics)
6    M.Sc (Gen Studies)
2 years
M.E.1    M.E. (Biotechnology)
2    M.E. (Chemical)
3    M.E. (Communication Engineering)
4    M.E. (Computer Science)
5    M.E. (Design Engineering)
6    M.E. (Embedded Systems)
7    M.E. (Manufacturing Systems Engineering)
8    M.E. (Mechanical)
9    M.E. (Microelectronics)
10    M.E. (Sanitation Science, Technology and Management)
11   M.E. (Software Systems)
12   M.E. (Civil with specialization in Infrastructure Engineering & Management)
13   M.E. (Civil with specialization in Structural Engineering)
14   M.E. (Civil with specialization in Transportation Engineering)
15   M.E. (Mechanical with specialization in Thermal Engineering)
16   M.E. (Electrical with specialization in Power Electronics and Drives)
2 years
M.Pharma.1    M. Pharm.
2    M. Pharm. (with specialization in Pharmaceutics )
3    M. Pharm. (with specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
4    M. Pharm. (with specialization in Pharmacology)
2 years
MBA1    MBA (Master of Business Administration)
2    MBA (Master of Business Administration(Business Analytics)
2 years
Ph.D.Offered by the all Departments 

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 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 which is conducted online. it is an exam in which the students have to sit in front of a computer at the exam centre which is connected to a server and answer the respective questions. Unlike the pen-paper 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 appear for the exam on the selected date. The nature of the questions in BITSAT is in the form of multiple options and is displayed on the screen of the computer. The candidate has to mark the right answer among the given options. There are a total of 150 questions of maximum 486 marks to be completed in a 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 the BITSAT Exam

  1. The student has to pass the 10+2 board exam from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics subjects and with adequate proficiency in the English language.
  2. The student must have individually passed Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics with a minimum aggregate percentage of 75% with at least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
  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 out 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 the fee is online, but the candidate can choose to pay the fee offline through Cash Challan made in favour 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 the 11th and 12th NCERT syllabi. Though a high level of questions are 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 subdivided into the following 2 sections
    • English Proficiency (15 questions)
    • Logical Reasoning (10 questions)
  4. Part 4- Mathematics (45 questions)

Once the candidate has attempted all 150 questions before the completion of time, the candidate is then given the option to attempt 12 extra in the remaining time left. The extra questions are given from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics parts only. 

BITSAT Cutoff 

For different branches of engineering, there are different cutoffs. The students can check the branch-wise cutoffs of the 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 2023 Cutoff

BE Chemical Engineering224
BE Civil Engineering272
BE Electrical & Electronics Engineering244
BE Mechanical220
BE Computer Science Engineering331
BE Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering226
BE Electronics and Communication296
MSc Biological Sciences212
MSc Chemistry213
MSc Economics247
MSc Mathematics236
MSc Physics235

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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