There are pretty much no bad remarks but a caveat that before joining any college, be sure what want to learn. BITS is a great place to be and one will never forget what he/she learns and experiences here.
I have been privileged to be a part of this great institution. Academics, Events, Sports and the overall journey has been really wonderful. BITSians are always acknowledged in corporate world and it helps a lot. The people I met there were awesome and its hard to find people like them again. All the best wishes to BITS.
Except for fee structure, There is nothing BITS-Pilani lacks in terms of one of best college in India. Do pay a visit.
Every year the management is just getting better and better it is introducing many new events and bringing new opportunities and exposure to students. I am definitely sure they will keep pushing and doing the same in future.
BITS pilani is a wonderful college to study. Those 4 years of my life were memorable.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani is one of the best private technological university in India. BITS, Pilani mostly focuses on undergraduate education in Engineering, Science and Management. BITS is also one of the few universities in India that follows “No Reservation Policy” for admission. Ex-Maharashtra CM Prithviraj Chavan, Hotmail-Founder Sabeer Bhatia and Amkette Founder Rajiv Bapna are some of the products of the university.
BITS has three other campuses in addition to the Pilani campus:
BITS, Pilani offers programs at all the levels of education i.e. Undergraduate, Post-graduate and Doctoral-level programs. Admission to all the courses is based on various entrance test conducted by the university.
Admission to BE/B.Tech and Integrated M.Sc. programs is through BITSAT conducted by the university. For admission to Higher degree and doctoral program, one has to appear for an online entrance test and an interview, both conducted by the university.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is an online computer-based admission test conducted by BITS, Pilani. The test is majorly conducted for admission to integrated first degree programs offered at all the campuses of the university. BITSAT Application forms are available from the month of January, every year, while the entrance exam is conducted in the month of May.
The application form for BITSAT is made available on the university’s official website. BITSAT Application forms are available from the month of January, every year, while the application process end around the month of June .Candidates need to fill the form online, once a form has been filled, candidates will need to take a print out of the application form. A candidate can make changes in the application form at any time before submitting the form. One should only take a print out of the application form, once he/she has made sure that the form has been filled in correctly.
Candidate can choose to pay online through any of the given online payment methods or may even choose to pay offline through Cash Challan. Once the candidates have taken the print out of the application form and completed the payment, they will to send the form to The Dean Admissions, BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan.
BITSAT is conducted for first degree courses offered by BITS. So, the exam consists of questions from Class XI and XII NCERT Syllabus. The paper covers almost every topic from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology, the paper also consists of question to a candidates English proficiency and Logical Reasoning Aptitude. You may read the detailed exam syllabus, for more.
There will be a total of 162 questions in the BITSAT 2017 exam. At First, all the candidates will be given 150 questions to solve. Those who do not skip any question will be 12 more questions only if the time permits. You may also go through the BITSAT exam pattern, here.
Here’s a blueprint for BITSAT Exam:
BITSAT Admit Card:
BITSAT Admit Cards are made available on the BITS Official Website in the month of April as the entrance exam is conducted in the month of May. The admit cards can easily be downloaded from the website of the university. Here are the step-wise instructions on how to download the admit card.
The result for BITSAT exam is announced in the month of July. The university announces the result through its official website. The result consists of list of candidates who have cleared the entrance test and will be allotted admission to any of BITS’ 4 campuses. The list also includes names of the candidates in the waiting list. Learn about how to check BITSAT Result.
The university follows a strict ‘No Reservation Policy’, which means that the admission to BITS is clearly on the basis of merit that a candidate has attained. BITS announces separate merit lists for separate campuses. Once the result is announced, BITS Pilani releases a number of cutoffs. Based on the cutoff, admission is granted to the candidates. You may take a look at previous years’ BITSAT cutoff.
For the admission in the academic year 2016-17:
Lowest Cutoff for admission to B.Pharm: 224
Lowest Cutoff for admission to all programs except B.Pharm: 296
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani popularly known as BITS, Pilani is an all India institute for higher education and a deemed university. The institute is a dream come true of Late Mr. G. D. Birla- an eminent industrialist, a freedom fighter. In early 1900s it was started as a small school and over the years it was blossomed into a set of colleges for higher education until 1964 when all those colleges merged to form a deemed university, known as BITS, Pilani.
Academic Overview: The Pilani campus currently houses 15 departments spanning the gamut of pure science, applied science, humanities and management. Each of these departments is notable for their excellent faculty, the curriculum offered, the research it conducts and the number of sponsored projects the department has won. Some of the noted ones are:
• Department of Biological Sciences
• Department of Computer Science and Information Systems
• Department of Economics and Finance
• Department of Electrical and Electronics/Instrumentation
• Department of Mathematics
• Department of Management
Admissions: BITS, Pilani offers degree programs in Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Pharmacy, Management and Humanities. There are integrated first degree programs, higher degree programs and doctoral programs (PhD). Admission to these programs is done through BITSAT conducted by the university.
Cut off List for Admissions:
|Degree program||Cut-off BITSAT-2013 score|
|B.E.(Hons.): Electrical & Electronics||362|
|B.E.(Hons.): Computer Science||378|
|B.E.(Hons.): Electronics & Instrumentation||340|
|M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences||299|
Centers: Apart from these academic departments there are various centers of learning inside the BITS Pilani campus. These centers are-
Extracurricular: The BITS Pilani has a number of clubs that the students can enroll into for organizing various extracurricular activities. These clubs are-
Placement Description: BITS Pilani is well known for its placement scenario among all prestigious institutes. They have a process driven placement system.
|Chemical & Petroleum||6%|
|Banking & Finance||10%|
|Biology & Pharmaceuticals||3%|
|Civil and Infrastructure||4%|
|Electronics & Telecommunication||18%|
Sal > 10 Lakh Per Annum
Sal Between 8 & 10 Lakh Per Annum
Sal Between 6 & 8 Lakh Per Annum
Sal Between 4 and 6 Lakh Per Annum
Sal < 4 Lakh Per Annum
|Discipline||Average package (in LPA)|
|Highest package – 1.47 Cr. (Google)|
|Students Housing||There are 11 hostels for boys and 1 hostel complex for girls. All the rooms are well maintained & fully furnished having internet facility for 24 hours. Kitchen cum mess facility is also available for boys & girls. The messes attached to hostels are fully managed by the students.|
|Library||BITS library has room for up to 8,000 students and offers 738 open access study places and 246 open-access IT work stations. Collections contain over half a million items, including:|
• Around 3,000 current journal titles
• Over 20,000 electronic resources, including databases, journals and e-books
• A substantial media (CD and DVD) collection.
Outsiders can also access the library just by taking a simple membership. Additionally, the E-library has around thousands of books in electronic format & access to this material is restricted to the students and faculty at the campus.
|Sports and Games Facilities||Games and sports are organized through the Sports Club. Facilities for the following games and sports are available: Football, Hockey, Cricket, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Athletics, Gymnastics, Health Club, Swimming, Water Polo, Weight lifting etc. Besides organizing routine activities in above-mentioned sports, the Sports Club also conducts the BITS Open Sports Meet (BOSM) in the First Semester every year in which several outstation teams participate.|
|Cultural and Recreational Facilities||Recreational Activity Forum (RAF) that comes under the Student Welfare Division regularly organizes film shows for the BITS community. Currently, RAF organizes twelve, English and Hindi movies each, through the semester.|
Festivals: The following festivals are hosted annually-
Scholarship: A large number of scholarships, fellowships and other financial assistance are available to the students of the institute.
• Institute Merit and Merit-cum-Need Scholarships: Students admitted to Integrated First Degree Programmes are eligible to receive these awards. The merit awards cover reimbursement of full semester fees and admission fees for top ten students of each batch, and 50% or 25% semester and admission fees for those selected for Merit-Cum-Need awards.
• Student Aid Fund: Some financial assistance may also be obtained from this fund. These awards are made normally in the second semester only.
• EWYLP: Various schemes operate under the Earn While You Learn Programme (EWYLP) from which financial assistance is available.