Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra also known as BIT Mesra was established in the year 1955. BIT Mesra offers UG, PG, and Ph.D. programs. Admissions at BIT Mesra are done on the basis of national-level entrance tests like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, GATE, NEET-UG, CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT respectively. Check BIT Mesra Admission 2021

B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering is the most popular course of BIT Mesra. Admission into the course is done on the basis of JEE Main scores and counseling by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA)/Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB). The JEE Main cutoff for CSE at BIT Mesra was 2980 and 10779 for the general category in 2020. 

BIT Mesra conducts a placement drive each year where students have been offered handsome packages by the top-notch organization of the country and internationally as well. The institute has touched the INR 49.76 highest CTC mark, while the average package of BIT Mesra is INR 11.76 LPA

BIT Mesra Quick Update

June 17: BIT Mesra Ph.D. Admission 2021 – Interview Selection List Out. Check Here

June 5: BIT Mesra Admission 2021: M.Sc. Animation Design Registration Deadline is July 5. Check Here

May 28: BIT Mesra MBA Admission 2021: Last date of submission of admission fees is June 5, 2021. Apply

May 27: BIT Mesra PG Admission 2021: Applications open, last date to apply is June 10. Check Here

May 25: BIT Mesra Admission 2021: Registration for B.Tech has started. Check Here

April 29: BIT Mesra PhD Admission 2021: Application form released for Monsoon session 2021. Apply till June 10. Check Here

BIT Mesra Quick Facts

  • BIT Mesra was the first technical institute to set up a Department of Space Engineering & Rocketry in 1964.
  • This was the first institute to start a static rocket test firing facility for its students. 
  • First to offer P.G. programs in association with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
  • BIT Mesra introduced the concept of Science & Technology Entrepreneurs Park (BIT-STEP), which went on to be well adopted as a national model.
  • The first institution to be granted autonomous status in 1972 under UGC Act.
  • BIT Mesra placement record is also good as the highest CTC goes up to INR 49.76 LPA.
  • The institute offers the GP Birla BIT Scholarship worth around INR 2.25 crores to meritorious students based on their JEE Main ranking. 
  • Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra has announced New Startup and Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship (IIE) Policies 2021 to encourage students for entrepreneurship. 
  • The institute has launched a new temporary scholarship termed 'BIT GP Birla Assistantship for Students in Financial Distress (due to Covid Pandemic and other Medical Exigencies)' offering scholarship and assistantship to needy students who haven't received any scholarships yet.

BIT Mesra Rankings

The table below shows ranks given by many authorities to BIT Mesra for its achievements.

Body/Magazine Rank Year
NIRF 38 (In Engineering Category) 2020
NIRF 13 (In Architecture Category) 2020
NIRF 16 (In Pharmacy Category) 2020
India Today 9 2017
Outlook India 21 2017
The Week 16 2017
Edu Rand 35 2017

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BIT Mesra Courses & Fees

The table below shows the BIT Mesra Courses & fees for different programs offered by the institute.

Courses Details Fees
B.Tech Eligibility: 10+2
Selection Criteria: JEE Main
INR 2,60,000 (1st Year Fees)
B.Arch Eligibility: 10+2
Selection Criteria: JEE Main
INR 2,28,000 (1st Year Fees)
B.Pharm Eligibility: 10+2
Selection Criteria: JEE Main/ NEET-UG
INR 2,48,000 (1st Year Fees)
BHMCT Eligibility: 10+2
Selection Criteria: Entrance test and interview
INR 1,63,000 (1st Year Fees)
M.Tech Eligibility: B.Tech
Selection Criteria: GATE/ Entrance Test
INR 2,19,000 (1st Year Fees)
M.Pharm Eligibility: B.Pharm
Selection Criteria: GPAT/ Entrance Test
INR 2,40,000 (1st Year Fees)
M.Sc Eligibility: B.Sc
Selection Criteria: JAM/ CUCET
INR 1,65,000 (1st Year Fees)
MBA Eligibility: Graduation
Selection Criteria: CAT / MAT/ XAT/ CMAT percentile / Scores and GD & PI
INR 2,68,000 (1st Year Fees)
MCA Eligibility: BCA
Selection Criteria: Entrance Test
INR 2,38,000 (1st Year Fees)
Integrated M.Sc Eligibility: 10+2 with English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and having at least 60% (50% for SC/ ST/ PwD)
Selection Criteria: Merit-Based
INR 1,09,000 (1st Year Fees)

BIT Mesra JEE Main Cutoff

Students need to fall the BIT Mesra JEE Main cutoff 2020 as listed in the table below to take admission to the institute.
B.Tech Cutoff 2020
General  SC ST
Biotechnology 24332-50293 6635-9799 2996-4416
Chemical Engineering 21377-40679 6454-10093 3245-3628
Chemical Engineering 30806-50113 7603-11311 2816-4976
Civil Engineering 24396-43166 5730-8759 2109-2227
Computer Science and Engineering 2980-10779 1165-3853 898-2059
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 13849-24598 4892-7679 1818-3263
Electronics and Communication Engineering 11380-18502 3547-6454 2244-3298
Information Technology 8961-12607 3230-4546 1455-2908
Mechanical Engineering 16381-32921 4014-9083 2019-3793
Production Engineering 29665-48619 7254-11045 3117-4881

BIT Mesra MBA Cutoff

Given below is the general category cutoff for the MBA program:

Course CMAT CAT XAT MAT
MBA Finance 40 40 40 43
MBA Human Resource Management 40 40 40 43
MBA Information Technology 40 40 40 43
MBA Marketing 40 40 40 43
MBA Banking 40 40 40 43

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BIT Mesra Scholarship

Birla Institute of Technology has announced scholarships worth INR 2.25 crores under its GP Birla BIT Scholarship. Meritorious students taking admission in B.Tech. and B.Arch programs. Students need to check the overall AIR in JEE-Main. Here is a tabulated list of the rank range and the percentage of the tuition fee that is waived off in the scholarship for B.Tech and B.Arch. 

%age of Tuition Fee Waiver JEE Main All India Rank
General Category
JEE Main All India Rank
SC/ST
B.Tech
100% Upto 1000 Upto 5000
75% 1001-2500 5001-15000
50% 2501-4000 15001-25000
B.Arch
100% Upto 100 Upto 500
75% 101-200 501-1000
50% 201-500 1001-2000

BIT GP Birla Scholarship is also applicable for M.Tech students who have passed the GATE exam with 90% or more. The scholarship is only applicable for the first semester and further continuation of the scholarship depends on the students' academic performance after assessment by the Scholarship Committee.

The BIT GP Birla Scholarship also extends to students pursuing B.Tech and are selected for Immersive Summer Research Experience (ISRE) at Reputed Foreign Universities. This scholarship, in combination with BIT Mesra Alumni Association 

- North America (BITMAA-NA), and the parents of the students cover the complete expense of ISRE. 

There are two more categories under which students can avail scholarships while taking admission at BIT Mesra. This is BIT GP Birla Assistantship and offered on two grounds- based on Compassionate Grounds and Staff Wards. Scholarships on these grounds are based on academic performance in SP 2020 and family income. The Scholarship Committee decides the enrollment under these two as per the applications received and the funds that are available with the committee.

BIT Mesra Placement

BIT Mesra offers Internships and employment opportunities to all its students through a well-structured campus recruitment program. BIT Mesra conducts a placement drive every year and has managed to provide some impressive employment opportunities in the past years. During the academic year 2019-20 placement drive, 120 companies made 831 job offers to the students. The highest CTC offered at BIT Mesra is INR 49.76 LPA, while the average package of BIT Mesra stands at INR 11.76 LPA.

Here are some of the top-notch organizations that have participated in the placement drive at BIT Mesra.

ISRO ITC Microsoft Adani Enterprises Ltd. Wipro
Infosys Byjus Tata Steel Accenture Deloitte
IBM Reliance Industries Limited HDFC ICICI Airtel
GMR Energy Hero Motocorp Amazon Flipkart Facebook
Google Oracle Corporation Yahoo Cognizant Sony India

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BIT Mesra FAQs

Ques. Is BIT Mesra better than NITs?

Ans. BIT Mesra is far better than some low NITs as the institute has a big campus with world-class facilities and has good placement records compared to low-ranked NITs. As BIT Mesra is a private college, you won’t get the tag of a government college like in the NITs.

Ques. What is the BIT Mesra admission process?

Ans. Admissions at BIT Mesra are done on the basis of national level exams like JEE Main, CAT, XMAT, MAT, GATE, etc. Candidates should meet the cutoff scores set by the institute to be eligible for admission.

Ques. What is the BIT Mesra fee for NRI students?

Ans. Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra welcomes NRI / OCI / SFFS category students to take admission in various courses and programs. The fees for the same range between 2,500 USD and 4,500 USD per semester. Moreover, there is a special 15% waiver in fees for students in this category coming from SAARC countries.

Ques. How are BIT Mesra CSE placements?

Ans. BIT Mesra CSE placements offer almost 100% recruitment to its students. The students graduating with BTech in CSE from BIT Mesra are placed with INR 40 LPA as the highest CTC and INR 11 LPA as the average CTC. The top recruiters for the same are Amazon, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Amadeus, Adobe, Deloitte, One Plus, etc.

Ques. Is BIT Mesra and BITS Pilani same?

Ans. No, BITS Pilani and BIT Mesra are different. BITS Pilani was founded by GD Birla and has three campuses namely, BITS Goa, BITS Hyderabad, BITS Dubai. BIT Mesra was founded by the renowned philanthropist and visionary industrialist Late Shri BM Birla. BIT Mesra has different campuses namely, BIT Jaipur, BIT Patna, BIT Deoghar, BIT Lalpur, BIT Noida, University Polytechnic, BIT Muscat, BIT Ras Al Khaimah.

Ques. What minimum percentile is required for BIT Mesra?

Ans. The minimum percentile required for BIT Mesra is 96% in 12th class.

Ques. Can I get direct admission to BIT Mesra?

Ans. BIT Mesra does not offer direct admission in its undergraduate programs. One needs to clear the respective entrance exams to get admission. However, for master’s programs like M.Tech/MUP, M.Pharm, M.Sc, and integrated M.Sc, students can get admission without clearing the respective entrance exams as well. But the institute has clearly stated that it will give preference to students who have cleared the exams and admissions to non-GATE, non-JEE Main/NEET, Non-JAM / CUCET, and non-GPAT, which are subject to seat availability.

Ques. Can I apply for more than one program at BIT Mesra?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for more than one program at BIT Mesra but you must meet the minimum eligibility criteria for the particular program set by the institute.

Ques. Can a final-year student apply for the PG program at BIT Mesra?

Ans. Yes, the candidates who are in their final semester of graduation can apply for the PG program at BIT Mesra. Such candidates need to submit their mark sheets before they appear for the entrance test.

Ques. What facilities are offered to students at BIT Mesra main campus?

Ans. There are several facilities that BIT Mesra offers its students to facilitate advanced learning. In addition to providing unique pedagogical tools, the institute also has a Central CAD lab, which is designed for the future with the latest hardware and software. The institute also boasts of a large Central Library and offers great Central instrumentation facilities. The healthcare, hostel, transport, banking, canteen, shopping complex, post office, sports & recreation facilities are also best in class at BIT Mesra.