Birla Institute of Technology and Science, which is also renowned as BITS, is situated in Pilani, Rajasthan. The institute has long historical background, which can be dated back to 1901. The engineering institute was established under the administration of Mr G.D.Birla who was India’s leading industrialist and freedom fighter.
BITS Pilani provides education with the aim of making young talents the professional engineers in their future. In order to achieve its aim, the institute imparts under graduate level programmes in the field of engineering and pharmacy. Besides UG courses, the institute is also offered post graduate level programmes in the fields of science, engineering, pharmacy and management. Research level study is also conducted by the institute in the form of M Phil and PhD courses.
Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with ‘A’ Grade. It also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI). The engineering institute is also the member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
To make sure all round development of its students, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani provides state-of-the-art facilities, within its campus. Some of these amenities are library, laboratory, accommodation, extra curricular activities and placements.
Birla Institute of Technology & Science offers some of the prominent courses in diverse fields of study, at the undergraduate, post graduate and doctorate level. These courses are mentioned below:
Under Graduate (UG) Courses
Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani offers for students the under graduate level courses in the field of engineering and pharmacy.
Bachelor of Engineering (BE)
The Bachelor of Engineering (BE) of the institute is a four-year full time programme. The UG level course is offered in the subjects of mathematics and hard science. To be eligible for this programme, one has to pass Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (10+2) in science subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology, from any recognized state/national Board.
Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm)
The institute offers another under graduate programme in the field of pharmacy i.e. Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm). The full time residential programme is duly approved by Pharmacy Council of India (PCI0, Government of India. The eligibility requires for this UG programme passed in 12th standard of schooling education in PCB/PCM group of science subjects, from any statutory Board.
Admission Procedure for UG Programmes
Birla Institute of Technology & Science Pilani has regularized the admission for these under graduate level courses on the basis of ranks obtained by the candidates in Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT). The entrance test is an online test, which has questions on Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Post Graduate (PG) Courses
The post graduate level programmes of the Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani has been its major feature. These courses are mentioned in the given below lines:
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Master of Science (M Sc)
The institute offers Master of Science (M Sc) programme with an objective of providing analytical and engineering science to the young aspirants. In order to apply for this programme, candidates have to pass under graduation in the relevant stream, from any recognized University.
Master of Science (M Sc) in Technology
The Master of Science (M Sc) in Technology programme of the institute is more technical based course than the above honours programme. The post graduate programme will be focused on the topics like technology, information systems and finance and general studies. Graduation in the relevant stream from any recognized University is mandatory in order to seeking admission this programme.
Master of Engineering (ME)
Every year, a number of students apply to the Master of Engineering (ME) programme of the institute. The programme covers diverse specializations of engineering, such as electronics and control, embedded systems, microelectronics, software systems, biotechnology, manufacturing systems, design engineering, materials science & technology, transportation engineering and public health. The candidates, who have passed Graduation in BE/B Tech, are eligible to apply for this programme.
Master of Pharmacy (M Pharm)
In similar lines with ME programme, the engineering institute also conducts pharmacy programme in the shape of Master of Pharmacy (M Pharm). The post graduate level programme consists of all the interdisciplinary areas of pharmaceutical study. Aspirants having bachelor’s degree in B Pharm can seek admission to this PG programme.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
The engineering institute also provides management study through the post graduate level programme – Master of Business Administration (MBA). It is a two-year full time residential programme. The post graduate management programme is offered in various specializations of the business study. Candidates can seek admission to this programme after completing three years of bachelor’s study in any discipline, from any recognized University.
Admission Procedure for PG Courses
Admission to the Master of Science (M Sc) programmes will be done on the basis of Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT). On the other hand, selections of the candidates to ME and M Pharm programmes are decided through the online test, which is conducted by the institute. The candidates, who have valid MAT/CAT/XAT scores, are preferred for MBA programme.
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One of the striking features of Birla Institute of Technology and Science is its research level study. The institute imparts research programmes in two ways – M Phil and PhD.
Master of Philosophy (M Phil)
The Master of Philosophy (M Phil) of the institute is being imparted with the aim of doing research in each and every aspect of the engineering study. However, this research programme is basically conducted in the field of public health. Those, who have completed master’s level study in the relevant stream, can apply for this programme.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
BITS Pilani conducts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme in diverse fields of engineering study. The research level course is offered for those candidates who have successfully completed post graduate study in the relevant field, from any recognized Indian or international University.
Admission Procedure for Research Courses
Candidates will be short listed to the M Phil and PhD programmes as per their performances in the qualifying examination, work experience, marks in the written test (conducted by the institute) and personal interview.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) provides multiple modern amenities to ensure comfortable learning environment, within the sprawling campus. The institute offers these amenities:
• Seminar Hall
• Well Modernized Class Rooms
• Extra Curricular Activities
Birla Institute of Technology and Science
Vidya Vihar Campus
Rajasthan – 333 031
Phone: 01596 – 245073/4
Fax: 01596 – 244183