CAT 2020 NEWS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
The Online Application process to get admission in BITS Pilani will start from the last week of November. The admissions at BITS Pilani will be purely done on the merit basis. The institute only shortlists the candidates who have successfully applied for MBA program before the due date. Students can check the official website of the college www.bits-Pilani.ac.in
Admissions to MBA programme at BITS Pilani(on campus) is done on the basis of CAT/GMAT scores followed by GD & PI. Candidates’ academic performance and work experience are also considered during admission.
About CAT- CAT is a national level management exam held for MBA/PGDM admissions in IIMs and the top B- Schools. CAT 2019 is scheduled on November 24, 2019.
|Institute||Birla Institute of Technology and Science(BITS), Pilani|
|Basic Admission Criteria||60% marks in qualifying degree|
Candidates should be aware of the eligibility criteria set up by the Institute for admission to MBA programme. Only the candidates who are eligible should fill the application form. For the MBA programme, the eligibility criteria are as follows –
Postal Address: Faculty-in-Charge, HD & Ph.D. Admission Test of BITS Pilani
Pilani – 333 031, Rajasthan
NOTE: If a candidate found any mistake in the application form submitted by him, then he can submit another application before the due date. In the new application form, he has to mention on the top that his form with an application no. (write the application no.) should be canceled. He has to pay again for a new application form.
Duration of the Course
BITS Pilani CAT Selection process has a total of three stages:
Common Admission Test is the first stage, and the second stage is shortlisting of candidates based on their CAT score, Work experience, and academic record. In the third stage, shortlisted candidates are called for Group Discussion and Interview to be held in a few cities including Pilani during March/April 2019. Other centers for Test/Interviews may also be added depending upon the number of shortlisted candidates.
Step 1: Shortlisting
Expected Cutt off:
BITS Pilani uses CAT or GMAT scores for shortlisting the candidates and the college releases its minimum cut off after the announcement of CAT or GMAT results. The results of these exams have not been released as of now. The cut off mentioned below is according to the previous year’s trend followed by the college.
The college considers the following factors while deciding the minimum cut off:
|Particulars||Expected Score/ Percentile|
|BITS Pilani Cut off for CAT||70+ Percentile|
|BITS Pilani Cut off for GMAT||600+ Score|
Step 2. Group Discussion and Personal Interview
NOTE: In Group Discussion candidates will be evaluated based on their confidence, quality of content, delivery of the content.
In Personal Interview, they will be evaluated based on their interpersonal skills, soft skills, his/her interest in pursuing the MBA program.
Step 3: Final Selection
NOTE: The minimum cut off score of CAT or GMAT varies every year and totally depends on the total number of applications received every year. To maintain equality while evaluating the candidates, different parameters are taken into consideration while calculating the final score.
Candidates selected for MBA programme at BITS Pilani will be required to pay all fees in advance.
Candidates will also need to produce the following attested certificates in original and 2 sets of photocopies during admission:
Per Year Fee Structure of MBA Program
|Particulars||MBA Fee (INR)|
|Semester Fees (1 & 2)||1,78,000 per semester|
|Students Union Fee||450 p.a|
|Students Aid Fund||225 p.a|
|Other Advances (Payable at the beginning and adjustable at the end of the same)||12,000 per semester|
|Institute Caution Deposit||3000|
Important Points to Keep in Mind:
With 3 national and 1 international campuses, BITS Pilani is one of the most trusted MBA colleges by management aspiring candidates. The college is located at Pilani, Hyderabad, Goa and Dubai. It is India’s highest-ranked non-Government Institute as declared in QS BRICS, QS Asia, and QS India 2019.
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