Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani is one of the best private technological university in India. The institute is ranked 27 by the NIRF 2020 for its overall performance. BITS Pilani offers UG, PG, and Doctoral programs such as BE, ME, MBA, M.Sc, PhD, etc.

BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2021 results have been declared now. Results are available at the candidate login portal. 

Meanwhile, the registration deadline has been extended for MBA in Business Analytics 2021-22. Interested candidates can apply for BITS Pilani Admission 2021 till March 5, 2021. Admission to these courses is based on marks obtained by the candidates in the CAT / XAT / GMAT entrance exams.

BITS Pilani conducts BITSAT for UG admissions, BITS-HD for PG admissions, and BITS-DOMBITS for PhD admissions. BITSAT 2021 Application Form has been released on February 23, 2021. The application process for admission is online through the official website. 

BITS has three campuses namely,

    ITS Pilani Highlights

    Established | Type 1964 | Deemed to be University
    Accreditation ‘Grade A’ by NAAC
    Branches BITS Pilani, BITS Goa, and BITS Hyderabad
    Courses offered UG, PG, and Doctoral
    Admission Criteria Entrance-based
    Accepted exam scores BITSAT, BITS-HD, GATE, CAT, GMAT, and BITS- DOMBITS
    Application process Online
    Library 3,000 Current Journals 20,000 Electronic Resources
    Hostels Boys: 12 Hostels Girls: 1 Hostel
    Academic Departments 15
    Campus Area 328 Acres
    How to reach 0.3 KM (from Pilani Bus Stand) 17.7 KM (from Chirawa Railway Station) 180.2 KM (from IGI, New Delhi)
    Official Website https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/

    BITS Pilani Ranking

    • Ranked 27 for Overall by NIRF 2020
    • Ranked 6 for Pharmacy by NIRF 2020
    • Ranked 30 for B.Tech by NIRF 2020
    • Ranked 7 for B.Tech by IndiaToday 2020
    • Ranked 7 for B.Tech by The Week 2020
    • Ranked 601 for B.Tech by THE 2020
    • Ranked 801 for Science by THE 2020
    • Ranked 501 for Life Science by THE 2020
    • Ranked 18 for Overall by QS 2020
    • Ranked 2 by TOI 2020 for B.Tech 

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    BITS Pilani Courses

    Courses Details
    BE

    Duration: 4 years
    Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in relevant stream
    Selection Criteria: BITSAT
    Cut off: 255 (Manufacturing Engineering)
    Specializations: CSE, Chemical, Mechanical, Electronics & Instrumentation, Electrical & Electronics, Civil, and Manufacturing
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    MBA Duration: 2 years
    Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Graduation
    Selection Criteria: CAT or GMAT
    Specializations: Engineering & Technology Management, IT Enabled Services Management, Finance, HR, and Marketing
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    ME Duration: 2 years
    Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in BE
    Selection Criteria: GATE or BITS-HD
    Specializations: CSE, Software, Mechanical, Embedded Systems, Design, Infrastructure, Micro Electronics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Structural, Transportation, Communication, Manufacturing System Management, Power Electronics and Drives
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    B.Pharm (Hons) Duration: 4 years
    Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in 10+2
    Selection Criteria: BITSAT
    Cut off: 195
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    M.Pharm Duration: 2 years
    Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in B.Pharm
    Selection Criteria: BITS-HD
    Specializations: Pharmaceuticals and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
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    M.Sc (General Studies) Duration: 2 years
    Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in a relevant subject
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    M.Sc (Hons) Duration: 2 years
    Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in B.Sc in the relevant subject
    Specializations: Biological Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Economics
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    PhD Duration: 3 years
    Eligibility: Postgraduation
    Selection Criteria: BITS- DOMBITS
    Subjects: Physics, Economics & Finance, Biological Sciences, Pharmacy, Humanities & Social Sciences, Chemistry, CSE IT, Mathematics, Electrical & Electronics, Management Studies, Civil, Mechanical, and Chemical
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    BITS Pilani Admission

    BITS offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral-level programs. BITS Admission to all the courses is based on the various entrance test conducted by the university.

    Admission to BE/ B.Tech and Integrated M.Sc. programs are through BITSAT conducted by the university. For admission to a higher degree and doctoral program, one has to appear for an online entrance test and an interview, both conducted by the university.

    How to apply?

    • Candidates must fill the form available on the university’s official website.
    • They must upload the necessary documents.
    • The applicants must mention their exam score (if applicable)
    • They must mention their preferred test center.
    • The complete application form along with the prescribed application fee must be submitted online.

    BITS Pilani Entrance Exam (BITSAT)

    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 fee for the BITSAT exam is as follows:

    • Male: INR 3300
    • Female: INR 2800

    BITSAT exam is accepted by BITS Pilani, BITS Hyderabad, BITS Goa, and NIIT University. The minimum eligibility required to sit in the entrance examination is a pass in class 12th examination from a recognized Central or State Board.

    BITSAT Cut off 2020

    Stream Cut off
    Mechanical Engineering 298
    Chemical Engineering 270
    CSE 372
    Electronics and Communication Engineering 320
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering 333
    Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering 323
    Civil Engineering 254
    Manufacturing Engineering 253

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    BITSAT Application Form

    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 ends around the month of June. Candidates need to fill the form online, once a form has been filled, candidates will need to take a printout 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 printout of the application form, once he/she has made sure that the form has been filled incorrectly.

    Candidates 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 printout of the application form and completed the payment, they will send the form to The Dean Admissions, BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan.

    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?

    BITSAT Result

    The result of the BITSAT exam is announced in the month of July. The university announces the result through its official website. The result consists of a list of candidates who have cleared the entrance test and will be allotted admission to any of BITS’ 4 campuses. The list also includes the names of the candidates on the waiting list.

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    BITS Pilani Placement

    BITS Pilani has achieved successful placements for almost 100% of the deserving candidate over the past few years. The Central Placement Cell of BITS Pilani counsels and trains the candidates before appearing for an interview. Companies like Amazon, KPMG, Morgan Stanly, PWC, Hindalco, Hitachi, Honda, Infosys, TESCO are among the top recruiters of the Institute.

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      BITS Pilani 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.

      Extracurricular

      The BITS Pilani has a number of clubs that the students can enroll in for organizing various extracurricular activities. These clubs are-

      • The Creative Activities Club (CAC): It works throughout the college festivals. Fun-game events in BOSM; Several workshops and competitions during OASIS; Creative puzzle events and an art gallery during APOGEE.
      • The BITS Radio-Control (RC) Club
      • Team Robocon is a group of robotics engineers participating in ABU Robocon.
      • MASSOC: It is basically a Management Association which deals with providing a wide platform for the students so that they can showcase their management skills.
      • Marketing Club: It is the club where Students show up their creativity & unique ideas. It is conducted basically for discussing new practices & schemes which can help to give new dimensions to the education. 
      • Finance Club: It helps young minds to learn the intricacies of stock markets, the mechanics behind the driving force of the financial world.
      • Editorial Club: A club created by the MBA students that give an impartial voice to the talented minds & people with a passion to write. It brings out a management group newsletter “BIZZ BITS”.
      • Astro Club: Skywatching sessions. The club is equipped with two telescopes: A Galilean and a 12.5-inch Cassegrainian telescope.
      • Some other clubs include The Hindi Drama Club (HDC), English Drama Club (EDC), The Debating Society, The Wall Street Club, The Music Club, The Dance Club, The Photography Club known as Photog.   

      BITS Pilani Festivals

       The following festivals are hosted annually-

      • BOSM- It is BITS Open Sports Meet
      • OASIS-The cultural fest
      • APOGEE- The signature magnum opus tech fest
      • INTERFACE- Management fest organized and conducted entirely by MBA students.

      BITS Pilani FAQs

      Ques. How many campuses does BITS Pilani have?

      Ans. BITS Pilani has 4 campuses. The campuses are in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad & Dubai. Out of all the campuses, Pilani is the main campus of the university.

      Ques. BITS Pilani is famous for which course?

      Ans. BITS Pilani offers a variety of courses at UG & PG level, the flagship course of BITS is BTech. BITS BTech has been ranked amongst the Top Engineering Programmes in India.

      Ques. What is the NIRF ranking of BITS Pilani?

      Ans. In 2019, BITS Pilani was ranked 25th among engineering colleges & 39th among universities by NIRF. BITS Pilani has also been ranked first among private engineering colleges in India by India Today.

      Ques. Is BITS Pilani a private institute?

      Ans. Yes, BITS Pilani is a private institute & a Deemed University. It was established in 1964 at Pilani, Rajasthan.

      Ques. Does BITS Pilani offer hostel facilities?

      Ans. Yes, BITS Pilani offers hostel facilities to students applying for it. The allotment of the hostel is random and computerised. Students cannot choose their roommates.

      Ques. Why is BITS Pilani so expensive?

      Ans. Bits Pilani is a privately funded institution unlike the IIT's and the NIT's. So the fees is higher than these government-aided colleges. Also, high scale research goes on throughout the year in all three campuses which demand high monetary support.

      Ques. Is Bitsat easier than JEE?

      Ans. BITSAT is generally considered to be easier than JEE Main and JEE Advanced. But the catch in BITSAT is that you have to solve 150 questions in 180 minutes and this is what makes it difficult

      Ques. What is the highest package of BITS Pilani?

      Ans. BITS Pilani University has concluded its final placements for the 2017 batch, securing an average salary of Rs 11.07 lakh against Rs 10.33 lakh. The highest on-campus international package of Rs 60 lakh was offered by Tokyo-based Works Application, one of Japan's largest enterprise software companies.

      Ques. Can I get a Scholarship in BITS Pilani?

      Ans. Yes, you can get a scholarship in BITS Pilani. There are two types of scholarships offered: 1. Merit scholarship: Based on your CGPA in the current semester. Around 10(per batch) people get 100% off and another 10(per batch) get 40% off on tuition fee. 2. Merit cum Need scholarship: Again based on your CGPA but also has the condition that your parents' annual income should be less than 10 LPA. Any CGPA above 7 gets you a scholarship.

      Ques. How many seats are there in BITS Pilani?

      Ans. The number of seats in BITS Pilani varies from course to course. However, the total number of seats in BITS Pilani campus is approximately 850.

      Ques. What programs does Birla Institute of Technology and Science [BITS] offer?

      Ans. Birla Institute of Technology and Science [BITS] Pilani offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs.

      Ques. What is the NIRF ranking of BITS Pilani?

      Ans. BITS Pilani is ranked 27 overall by NIRF 2020. While, the institute is ranked 18 overall by QS 2020.

      Ques. Does BITS Pilani provide any scholarship programs?

      Ans. Yes. BITS Pilani provides a large number of scholarships, fellowships, and other financial assistance to meritorious and needy students. However, candidates are required to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria to avail themselves of scholarship benefits.

      Ques. What facilities does BITS Pilani offer?

      Ans. Birla Institute of Technology and Science [BITS] Pilani has many facilities for its students such as Library, Hostel facilities for both girls and boys, laboratories, auditoriums. Apart from that, BITS Pilani has a number of clubs that the students can enroll in for organizing various extracurricular activities.

      Ques. How is the placement facility of Birla Institute of Technology and Science [BITS] Pilani?

      Ans. BITS Pilani has a well-established central placement cell that aims to provide successful placements for almost 100% of the deserving candidates. The central placement cell of BITS Pilani counsels and trains the candidates before appearing for an interview. Various reputed companies have visited BITS Pilani for on-campus recruitment like Amazon, KPMG,, PWC, Hindalco, Hitachi, Honda, Infosys, and TESCO are among the top recruiters of the Institute.

      Ques. What is the seat intake of various courses offered at BITS Pilani?

      Ans. BITS Pilani provides admission to a total of 850 candidates every year, however, the number of seats varies from course to course.

      Ques. What is the fee for the BITS Pilani B.Tech course? Is BITS Pilani a government college?

      Ans. The first-year fee of the B.Tech or B.E. (Hons.) course at BITS Pilani is INR 4.23 Lakhs. No, BITS is a privately-funded institute.

      Ques. Is BITS Pilani accredited by NAAC?

      Ans. Yes. BITS Pilani has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an 'A' grade with a CGPA of 3.45 on a four-point scale in 2016.

      Ques. How many campuses do BITS have?

      Ans. Other than Pilani campus, BITS has three other campuses which are located in Goa, Hyderabad, and Dubai. BITS Pilani is the oldest and main campus of BITS.

      Ques: Where is BITS Pilani situated?

      Ans: Birla Institute of Technology and Science has three campuses situated in Goa, Hyderabad and Rajasthan.

      Ques: Is BITS Pilani a private institute or government aided?

      Ans: BITS Pilani best private technological institute and has been ranked 27 by the NIRF 2020 for its overall performance and ranked 7 for its B.Tech program by IndiaToday 2020.

      Ques: How can I apply in BITS Pilani?

      Ans: Candidates need to visit the official website of BITS Pilani and apply online.Also they need to appear for the university entrance examination for the selection process.

      Ques:What is the minimum eligibility for applying into BITS Pilani?

      Ans: The minimum eligibility to apply for BE course in BITS Pilani is having passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 50% aggregate marks or equivalent.

      Ques: What is the fee for the MBA program BITS Pilani?

      Ans: BITS Pilani charges INR 4.24 Lakhs in the first year for the course of MBA Program. The fee includes exam fees, hostel accommodation and tuition fee as well.

      Ques: Does BITS Pilani offer Distance education as well?

      Ans: No, BITS Pilani does not provide distance education to its students.

      Ques: Who are the partereed recruiters of BITS Pilani?

      Ans: Companies like Amazon, KPMG, Morgan Stanley, PWC, Hindalco, Hitachi, Honda, Infosys, TESCO are among the top recruiters of BITS Pilani.

      Ques: Does BITS Pilani provide a hostel for its students?

      Ans: Yes, all the campus of BITS Pilani provides hostel facilities to its students with 24*7 medical, ATM and CCTV facilities.

      Ques: Does BITS Pilani provide a scholarship to its students?

      Ans: Yes, BITS Pilani, provides Institute Merit and Merit-cum-Need Scholarships, Student Aid Fund and EWYLP scheme to its students.

      Ques: What is EWYLP Scheme of BITS Pilani?

      Ans: Various schemes operate under the Earn While You Learn Programme (EWYLP) in BITS Pilani institute by which the candidates can be assisted financially.

      Ques: What are the extracurricular activities covered in BITS Pilani?

      Ans: BITS Pilani has a number of clubs that the students can enroll in for organizing various extracurricular activities such as The Hindi Drama Club (HDC), English Drama Club (EDC), The Debating Society, The Wall Street Club, The Music Club, The Dance Club, The Photography Club known as Photog.