What should I choose: EEE at the BITS, Pilani campus or civil at the IIT, Tirupati (newest IIT)?

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karan luthra November 10th, 2020

BITS Pilani, ranked 30th by NIRF amongst top engineering colleges in India, is very well renowned for electrical engineering and is also considered to be the best private institution. While IIT Tirupati was recently established and hasn’t been ranked yet by NIRF.


BITS Pilani

  • For BE, a student must have 10+2 with 75%. For ME, a degree in BE/BTech with at least 60%.
  • The entrance exam BITSAT is for BE Hons candidates whereas BITS HD for ME candidates.

IIT Tirupati

  • A student must have 10+2 with 75%, to be eligible for BTech.
  • For MTech, IIT graduates with a CGPA of 8/10 or above can apply with valid GATE scores.
  • The candidates need to secure a rank in the range 4000-5000 in JEE Advanced


BITS Pilani

  • There are 15 labs on the campus under the electrical department. Some of these are Embedded System, Power Electronics, Virtual Instrumentation, Analog & Digital Electronics, etc.
  • LKM Travel Grant is available for EEE students to attend conferences of repute for their research work.

IIT Tirupati

  • There is Materials Lab, Geotechnical Lab, Transportation Lab, Surveying Lab, Water Resource Lab, etc.




FEES (per year)


BITS Pilani

BE Hons


INR 4.23 lakhs


INR 4.23 lakhs


IIT Tirupati



INR 78,218.


INR 21, 650



BITS Pilani

  • 82.08% was the placement percentage for EEE.
  • The highest international package for BE was INR 98 LPA.
  • The highest domestic package for EEE was INR 44 LPA.
  • The average package offered was INR 14.6 LPA.
  • The top recruiters are Wipro, Amazon, Cognizant, Qualcomm, Apple, Oracle amongst 150 others.

IIT Tirupati

  • The recruiters were Genpact, OYO, TCS, Levadata, L&T amongst 30 others.
  • The notable recruiting sectors include core engineering, IT sector, analytics, consulting, and R&D companies.
  • The highest package of IIT Tirupati in the year 2019 was ?22 LPA and the average package ?9.18 LPA.
  • In civil engineering, the average placement rate was 75%

BITS Pilani is considered to be a premier engineering institute and EEE students have higher opportunities and lucrative offers compared to civil at the present time. IIT Tirupati being a newly established college has still to offer a lot more facilities in the coming years. Hence, it is up to the individual to make an informed choice.



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