Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Goa (BITS-Goa), built in the memory of K. K. Birla, is a technical and science educational field located in Southern Goa. The academic structure is governed by parent institute BITS Pilani and admissions to various courses will be done on the basis of Entrance Exams – BITSAT and GATE. Recently it has signed a MOU with Texas University for improving the quality of higher education.
|Approval||UGC, AICTE, NAAC ‘A’ Grade|
|Course||Integrated M.Sc., ME and Ph.D|
|Entrance Exam||BITSAT and GATE.|
|Mode of Admission||Online|
The Institute offers ME, Integrated M.Sc., and Ph.D. courses in different specializations.
|Degree||Specialization||Eligibility||Fees in INR|
|M.E||Biotechnology||Bachelor’s Degree (Relevant field) – Minimum 60% marks. GATE/ Online Entrance Test – Valid Score.||3,85,000 PA|
|M.Phil||Liberal Studies||Minimum of 55% in the qualifying degree Valid GATE Score||78,682 PA|
|Ph.D||--||Master’s/ M.Phil. degree with at least 60% marks in aggregate.||89,000 PA (for full time) and 1,33,000 (PA for part time)|
BITS Goa admissions are purely done on the basis of merit scored by the candidate in the entrance test called BITSAT conducted by the Institute and Higher Degree Admission Test. Admissions to M.Phil. and Ph.D. research Programs are done on the basis of marks obtained by a candidate in their Master’s Degree Examination or equivalent.
Note: The Institute provides direct admission to board toppers from all over India. First rank students of all the central and state boards in India will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT score.
BITS Goa is known for its record placements of 100% every year since its inception.
Placement statistics (2019)
Top Recruiters are: Google, Microsoft, Schlumberger, Facebook, Wipro, Infosys, Genpact etc.
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Travel Scholarship: This Scholarships supports the travel expenses of students participating in academic events of International repute. BITSAA currently offers travel assistance under the following schemes:
Bhushan Bhatia Graduate App Scholarship: Bhushan Bhatia Graduate Application Scholarship provides financial assistance to BITSians for their applications to MS/PhD programs.
Project Scholarship: In the past BITSAA has supported the development of India’s First Humanoid ACYUT and its participation at international level competitions and conferences.
Paper Publication Assistance: This assistance comes from the endowment fund donated by the batch of 1966. Four grants, each worth Rs. 5,000 for undergrad students and two grants worth Rs. 10,000 each for post-graduate students are to be awarded for publishing papers in reputed journals.
Zero Percent Loan Scholarship: Zero percent loan scholarship is aimed at providing assistance for various academic purposes such as undergraduate studies at BITS, paper publication, attending international conferences, seminars and competitions, MS/ PhD applications etc.
BITSAA-BITSMUN Travel Scholarship: The BITSAA-BITSMUN Travel scholarship has been initiated with the purpose of supporting BITSians participating in leadership, public speaking, entrepreneurship events, both within India and abroad.
Student Project Funding: Student Project Funding is an initiative by BITSAA to help students working on challenging projects in raising funds through crowdfunding initiatives.
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Library: Library has room for up to 8,000 students, offers 738 open access study places and 246 open-access IT work stations. As well as the books and periodicals you expect, it is home to computing facilities for students. Our collections contain over half a million items like around 3,000 current journal titles, over 20,000 electronic resources, including databases, journals and ebooks, substantial media (CD and DVD) collection etc.
Hostel: Separate Hostels for Boys and Girls with centralized AC, Gym, Security Service, Visitors Lounge, Solar Geyser, Entertainment Halls, Indoor Games, and Medical Facilities, Courts and Equipment for various Indoor and Outdoor games, Smart Classes with projector and internet facility to keep the students engaged in various Educational Activities.
Other Facilities: Bank, Supermarket, Restaurant, Bakery, Beauty Parlour, Tele-Communication Shoppy, Juice Corner, Laundry, Dairy Outlet, Stationery Shop, Post Office and Fancy Shop, Hi-Tech Computer Lab, Vehicle Section, Smart Classes with projector and internet facility to keep the students engaged in various Educational Activities etc.
BITS Pilani is Deemed to be University, offering on-campus programmes to around 13,000 UG, 800 PG and 1,100 Doctoral students across its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. It also offers programmes to nearly 19,000 working professionals through its Work Integrated Learning Programmes. Having pioneered the credit based semester system in technical education in the country, BITS Pilani has a vision to be amongst the top research led Institutes in the country.
The Institute has secured more than Rs. 120 crore funding through 445 sponsored projects in the last 5 years. State of the art facilities have been developed to support cutting edge research, led by around 750 faculty and students, leading to over 8100 SCI publications with 77,900 citations and 60 patents being filed till date. It is also India’s highest ranked non-Government Institute as declared in various reputed world rankings like QS BRICS, QS Asia, and QS India in 2019. BITS Pilani has recently secured a place in the World top 500 QS Subject Rankings 2019 in Mechanical & Manufacturing, Electrical & Electronics and Computer Science and THE 2019 World top 500 Subject Ranking in Life Sciences where BITS Pilani is among the top 8 from India.
Ques. What is the application procedure for NRIs?
Ans. There is no separate procedure for NRIs. However, those candidates who have citizenship other than INDIA can apply under International students admissions scheme.
Ques. Does any other university admit students based on BITSAT-2020 score?
Ans. Yes, there are other universities that admit students using BITSAT-2020 scores. All IIMs accept the score of BITSAT for admission in B.E., B.Pharm and M.Sc.
Ques. I have made a mistake while entering some data in my application form. How can I edit/correct it?
Ans. The link for editing the application form will be made available on the website during a certain period of time and you can edit the required fields during this period. No email queries will be entertained in this regard.
Ques. Am I eligible if I repeat some of the subjects to get the required 75% marks?
Ans. If you are repeating the 12th exam, you should do it for all the subjects to pass 12th again as mentioned in the BITSAT brochure. If you take improvement exams in PCM/PCB only, you are not eligible. I am unable to access the Online application.
Ques. Can I send the application form by email or post?
Ans. The application cannot be sent by email/post. If you get any specific error while applying, please send an email to email@example.com for help with details and queries will also be answered by the phone numbers: +91-7349470595 and +91- 9148237202 during Monday to Friday 9.00 am till 6.00 pm.
Ans. All the colleges mentioned are among the best engineering institutes in the country having earned unprecedented growth in the recent past. One would say the IIT branding would help but, if one has exceptional knowledge and skill-set then there is a plethora of opportunities on offer. The below given shows a brief overview of the institutes on various criteria: IIT-MANDI DTU NSIT NIT-WARANGAL BITS-GOA NIRF (2020) 31 36 76 19 TOP 100 Fees (in Lacs) 8.88 7.81 7.81 5.32 16.73 Established 2009 1941 1983 1959 2004 AVG. Package 13.5 LPA 11 LPA 8 LPA 18 LPA 6-7 LPA Highest Package 39 LPA 1.02 Cr 17 LPA 45 LPA 14.5 LPA Admission: For admission to NIT-W one has to secure a JEE-Main rank within 2000 to get a chance for CSE. While for DTU, the cut-off is generally within the top 3000 and for NSIT it is in the range of top 5000. After clearing JEE-Main, for admission to IIT Mandi, the cut-off is usually within top 3000. Campus: IIT Mandi has a picturesque 500-acre campus, while DTU and NSIT have campuses spread across 150 acres. NIT-W is spread across a 250-acre space while BITS-Goa has a beautiful 190-acre campus. Out of these institutes, DTU has one of the finest sports complexes in the country. All these colleges have distinguished and scholarly faculties who help students learn from the basics keeping them updated with modern technologies, instilling a coding culture. Here are a few placement statistics to analyse: IIT-MANDI Average placement rate over 95% Top recruiters are Amazon, Accenture, Capegemini and government organizations like ISRO, HPCL DTU Average placement rate over 95% Major recruiters are Google, Microsoft, Mckinsey & Company, Honeywell amongst 100+ others Summer internships at organisations like UBS, Goldman Sachs, Mastercard etc. NSIT DELHI Average placement rate almost 100% Major hiring companies to visit the campus are Facebook, Nissan, Schlumberger, Mckinsey & Company amongst 150+ Collaborations with foreign universities like University of Columbia, University of Pennsylvania to offer higher education NIT WARANGAL Average placement rate was almost 99% Top recruiters to participate in the hiring process are Amazon, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs amongst 100+ companies Summer internship opportunities for pre final year students in organisations like JP Morgan, Qualcomm, Goldman Sachs and government corporations like GAIL, HPCL BITS GOA Average placement rate around 90% Major recruiting companies to visit the campus are Oracle, Adobe, Amazon, Genpact among many others Read more
Ans. ICT (Institute of Chemical Technology), Mumbai has received ‘A++’ accreditation by NAAC. In the current year 2020, ICT (Institute of Chemical Technology), Mumbai has been ranked by the NIRF at 18 for its Engineering degree course offered. BITS Pilani (Birla Institute of Science and Technology), Goa has been accredited ‘A’ grade by NAAC and is duly recognized by the UGC, offering degree programs at undergraduate as well as postgraduate level in the field of science and technology. Admission: Textile degree in ICT (Institute of Chemical Technology), Mumbai: The candidate opting for a Textile degree in ICT (Institute of Chemical Technology), Mumbai is selected on the basis of entrance examination of GATE, GPAT. The total fees for the Textile degree in ICT (Institute of Chemical Technology), Mumbai is INR 1.53 Lacs. MSc Maths at BITS Pilani (Birla Institute of Science and Technology), Goa: The candidate opting for MSc Maths at BITS Pilani (Birla Institute of Science and Technology), Goa is selected on the basis of the entrance examination of BITSAT. The total fees for MSc Maths at BITS Pilani (Birla Institute of Science and Technology), Goa is INR 4.13 Lacs. Placements: Textile degree in ICT (Institute of Chemical Technology), Mumbai: The top recruiting companies visiting the campus of ICT (Institute of Chemical Technology), Mumbai to offer placements to the graduates in the field of Textile are Tata Motors, Reliance, Johnson Johnson, Nerolac, Jacobs, ITC, Exxon, Cipla, Asian Paints. The average annual graduate salary offered for placement is INR 4.8 Lacs. MSc Maths at BITS Pilani (Birla Institute of Science and Technology), Goa: The top recruiting companies visiting the campus of ICT (Institute of Chemical Technology), Mumbai to offer placements to the graduates in the field of Maths are Bajaj Auto, Adobe, Oyo, Morgan Stanley, Uber, Dell. IBM, Flipkart, Genpact, Wipro, Intel, Cognizant, Amazon. The average annual graduate salary offered for placement is INR 6.15 Lacs. Both courses have their advantages and disadvantages. These are some of the key information about the two courses. Go through them and decide which will be better for you.Read more