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About Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani


Birla Institute of Technology was established in 1947 by Seth Shivnarainji Birla. BITS Pilani is the All India Institute for pursuing higher education. The main aim of the institute is to create young minds by evaluating ideas, techniques, methods, and information.

From the past years, BITS provides quality education on merit basis in the areas of various engineering disciplines.

Mr.G.D.Birla is a founder of the institute who is an eminent industrialist participated in a number of freedom projects for the Indian nation. The graduates from the institutes are working in all part of the world in areas of engineering, commerce, and science.

BITS, Pilani has been ranked among the top 10 engineering institutes in the country by leading global ranking agencies and publications. The institute provides UG and PG programs with an emphasis on developing professional skills for engineering exposure. Admissions to BITS is only by BITSAT test conducted by BITS, Pilani.

A Vision of Institute

  • To provide advanced knowledge and scholarships to students that will serve the nation and world in 21st of the century.
  • To analyze and implement the latest development in technology and trends in the industry.

BIT, Pilani - Quick Highlights

Eligibility Criteria 10+2 with 75% marks
Course Duration 4 Years
Entrance Exams BITSAT
Total term fees Rs 3,73,650 (Per year)
Top Recruiters BHEL, Airtel, Bosch, Cisco system, EIL, Godrej, Emerson, Capgemini, Facebook, Barclays, Global Analytics, Adobe, EA games.
Accreditation and recognition NAAC Accreditation with ‘A’ Grade

BIT, Pilani - Fee Structure 2019

Particulars Annual Fee
Fee in USD $ 5334.80
Fee in Indian Rupees (Per year) Rs.3,73,650
Hostel & Food in Rupees (approx) Rs.39,375
Total Rs.4,13,025
  • 1$= Rs.70.04
  • For detail description of fees, Click here

Admission Process

Candidates who wish to apply for 1st year B.E undergraduate programme at BITS, Pilani need to follow following admission guidelines:

Note : Dates may change as per college curriculum.

Cut-Off Score (2018): For BITSAT Entrance Exam

Dates Announcement
18th June (2018-19) Submission of application form deadline with requisite fees
20th June (2018-19) Official announcements for admissions after iteration I
28th June (2018-19) Deadline of payment of fees (Iteration I)
30th June (2018-19) Official announcements for admissions after iteration II
8th July (2018-19) Deadline of payment of fees ( iteration II)
10th July (2018-19) Official announcements for admissions after iteration III
17th July (2018-19) Deadline of payment of fees (iteration III)
19th July (2018-19) Official announcements for admissions after iteration IV
30th July (2018-19) Deadline of payment of fees (iteration IV)
8th August (2018-19) Reporting for admissions in respective campus
B.E. Programme Cut-Off Score
Chemical 280
Civil 274
Electrical&Electronics 338
Mechanical Manufacturing 313
B.Pharm 270
Computer Science 213
Electronics & Instrumentation 378
Biological Sciences 319
Chemistry 259
Economics 265
Mathematics 308

Eligibility Criteria: For Admission at BIT, Pilani

  • The candidates must be obtained an aggregate of 75% marks in physics, Chemistry and mathematics subjects.
  • Candidate needs to clear BITSAT entrance examination conducted by BIT, Pilani.
  • Candidates who are presently studying on BITS or any other respective campus are not eligible to apply.
  • The applicant must be an Indian nationality.

Department offered at BITS, Pilani

1 Chemical Engineering

  • Department of chemical engineering at BITS Pilani offers the 4-year undergraduate course to provide a high standard of quality, innovation in education and researches.
  • Department evaluates success and leadership of the programs by professional skills including communication.
  • The department has a modern infrastructure and conducive environment for carrying out advanced research projects.
  • It also creates awareness of social and environmental responsibilities among the students by applying chemical engineering principles.

2 Civil Engineering

  • Department of civil engineering was established in 1959 at BITS, Pilani which is the one of oldest department of BIT.
  • It offers a 4-year undergraduate course that nurtures young minds to produce civil engineers.
  • The department actively participates in conducting workshops, seminars and guest lectures for engineering students.
  • The department provides additional programme in structural engineering, environmental engineering, transportation engineering, water resource engineering.

3 Computer Science and Information System

  • Department of computer science and information system was established in 1971 which offers the 4-year undergraduate course for engineering students.
  • Department has excellent placement record maintaining the track of brilliant students.
  • In recent years, the department has granted for competitive research from several resources like national and international funding agencies, corporate research laboratories, Microsoft research etc.

4 Electrical and Electronics Engineering

  • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering established in the year 1970 which offers bachelor degree to engineering students for a period of 4 years.
  • The department has a strong entrepreneurial culture which is fully commercial with respect to students involvement.
  • The department also offers the master programme in communication engineering, embedded systems, electrical power electronics, and drives.
  • The department striving to become a center of excellence in microelectronics, VLSI and other emerging areas by producing professionals in innovation, creativity, and management.

5 Mechanical Engineering

  • Department of Mechanical engineering was started in 1946 offering an undergraduate degree to engineering students.
  • It is one of the oldest department at BITS, Pilani. The department has highly experienced and broad-minded teaching faculty who serves quality knowledge resulting in reflection of skilled professionals.
  • Department enhances the researches in mechanical and interdisciplinary areas.

6 Other academic departments at BITS, Pilani are

  • Biological Science
  • Economic & Finance
  • Social Science
  • Management
  • Pharmacy

Facilities at BITS, Pilani

1 Hostel and Accommodation

  • Institute has fully residential hostels for boys and girls.
  • The hostel rooms are well-furnished with the facility of cable-TVs and telephone in each hostel.
  • Internet facility i.e. free wi-fi available at hostel premises.
  • Every hostel has a separate mess with quality cuisine provided to each student.
  • There is a solar water heating system provided to students for a supply of hot water.

2 Financial Assistance

Scholarships, Fellowships, and financial assistance are available for students. Merit-based scholarships awarded to students which cover the reimbursement of all semester fees and admission fees. There is student aid fund through which the financial assistance is provided to students

3 Games and Sports Club

The institute has a sports club which manages sports and games facilities throughout the curriculum. Football, cricket, basketball, tennis, weight lifting etc. are organized by the inline faculty of the institute.

4 Cultural and Recreational facilities

Institute has a student welfare division who monitor the student activities. The division provides necessary support and operates various clubs like music, dance, Hindi drama, English drama, English press, Hindi press, poetry club, photography etc.

5 Counseling Assistance

Each hostel has resident and non-resident wardens who provide the counseling assistance for students. Every student has provided with an academic advisor who helps the students throughout academics.

Placements at BITS, Pilani

Around 600 students from the BITS, Pilani is placed in reputed companies throughout each semester. Scenario for the placement takes place in two rounds i.e. aptitude and face interview.

Facts about placements:

  • No charges for registration.
  • Pre-placement activities like group discussions, interviews, aptitude test are carried out by the placement cell.
  • Placement committee ensures each & every student should undergo selection process through campus placements.

Following are the top recruiters at BITS, Pilani

  • Accenture
  • Hotstar
  • Adobe
  • HSBC
  • Hyundai Motors
  • IBM
  • Amazon
  • Axis Bank
  • Bajaj Auto
  • Reliance India

Know more about placements at BITS, Pilani

Director’s Message

Dear students,

Welcome to BITS, Pilani

Pilani campus is the oldest campus located in Rajasthan. The campus has over 5000 students from different parts of a country providing a diverse environment along with sophisticated culture. About 270 faculties and 150 staffs are staying on the campus along with families.

The campus provides an ideal platform for students to shape and sustain their professional career. We have a broadminded faculty who hardly work to strives our institution to the top level among all institution in the country. In the upcoming years, the campus will have a new academic building, housing block, faculty, and staff.

So, we invite all the bright students to be a part of BITS Culture at Pilani.

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