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Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani Admission 2021

BITS Pilani Quick Updates: BITS Pilani offers admissions for the PhD courses across Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS Pilani offers admissions to UG, PG, and Doctoral programs under various streams like a computer, civil, mechanical, science, technology, management, biology, physics and chemistry. The admission for each program is different from one another like for First Degree programs students need to take the Birla Institute of Technology and Science admission test BITSAT exam, and for Higher Degree, students need to qualify in GAT/GPAT, and for MBA program the candidates need to qualify CAT/XAT/GMAT; and for PhD programs the students are selected based on their previous academic records and the shortlisted candidates are asked to attend for a personal interview, group discussion, and written test. 

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Highlights of BITS Pilani Admission 2021 

Below is an overview of BITS Pilani admission criteria and process.

Institution 

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

Type of Institute

Non-Government

Courses Offered

BE, B.Pharm, M.Sc, ME, M.Pharm, MBA, PhD

Application Mode

Online

Entrance Exam

BITSAT For First Degree

GATE/GPAT For Higher Degree

CAT/XAT/GMAT For MBA

No Specific Entrance Exam For PhD 

Mode of Exam 

Online

Selection Criteria

Qualification of BITSAT or respective course entrance exam and followed by Group Discussion, Personal Interview (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT)

BITS Pilani BE Admission 2021

BITS Pilani offers are undergraduate programme in various specializations for which the candidate must meet the eligibility criteria and go through the selection process for admission 2021.

Programme

Specializations

BE

Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering

BE Eligibility Criteria 2021

BE eligibility criteria 2021 is listed below.

  • Candidates must have passed 12th grade from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Maths (PCM).
  • The candidate must have at least 75% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects (if he/she has taken Mathematics in BITSAT) or Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects (if he/she has taken Biology in BITSAT) with a minimum of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology subject each.
  • The applicants have to appear for the Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test BITSAT exam.

BE Selection Process 2021

BE selection process is provided based on the score obtained in the Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test BITSAT by the candidate. Admissions will be on a merit basis.

BITS Pilani B.Pharm Admission 2021 

BITS Pilani admission process 2021 for B.Pharm is typically based on the B.Pharm eligibility criteria and its selection process. B.Pharm is a UG program provided for students who want to pursue a career in the field of pharmacy. 

B.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2021

B.Pharm eligibility criteria 2021 requirements:

  • The candidate must have passed the Class 12th examination from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB).
  • The candidate must have at least 75% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects (if he/she has taken Mathematics in BITSAT) or Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects (if he/she has taken Biology in BITSAT) with a minimum of 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology subject each.
  • The applicants are required to appear for the Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test BITSAT exam.

B.Pharm Selection Process 2021

B.Pharm selection process is provided based on the score obtained in the Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test BITSAT by the candidate.

BITS Pilani M.Sc Admission 2021 

BITS offers a higher degree programme in M.Sc in various specializations. The duration of the course is 2 years. M.Sc. Specializations offered by BITS Pilani are listed below.

Programme

Specialization

M.Sc

Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics

M.Sc Eligibility Criteria 2021

M.Sc eligibility criteria require the candidate to have at least 75% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with at least 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/Biology subjects each.

M.Sc Selection Process 2021

M.Sc selection process is provided based on merit only for BITS Pilani M.Sc admission 2021.

BITS Pilani ME Admission 2021

BITS Pilani offers the ME programme in various specializations. The candidates must meet the eligibility criteria and appear for the selection process for ME admission 2021.

Programme

Specialization

ME

Biotechnology, Chemical (with specialization in Petroleum Engineering), Civil - Structural Engineering, Civil - Infrastructure Systems, Civil - Transportation Engineering, Communication Engineering, Computer Science, Embedded Systems, Microelectronics, Electrical (Power Electronics and Drives, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Design Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Software Systems, Manufacturing Systems Engineering

ME Eligibility Criteria 2021

ME eligibility criteria requirements are as listed below.

The candidate must have at least 60% in the qualifying degree examination. Any integrated First Degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation is required for ME in Biotechnology and Software Systems. The candidate must have an Integrated first degree of BITS in the following.

  • Respective discipline or its equivalent for ME Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, and Mechanical.
  • Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication or its equivalent is required for ME in Communication Engineering.
  • Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent is required for ME Design Engineering.
  • Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent for MS in Manufacturing Systems Engineering.
  • Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its’ equivalent for ME in Embedded Systems.
  • Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication / Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent for ME in Microelectronics.
  • Areas of Biology, Civil, Chemical Engineering, and Chemistry for ME in Sanitation Science, Technology and Management. Any other M.Sc or BE with adequate preparations may be considered for this programme 
  • The candidate must have a valid score in the GATE paper in the respective discipline.

ME Selection Process 2021

The M.E selection process is provided based on the score in the GATE exam only. GPAT score will not be considered for this programme.

BITS Pilani M.Pharm Admission 2021

BITS Pilani offers an M.Pharm programme in various specializations. The candidates must meet the eligibility criteria and appear for the selection process for M.Pharm admission 2021.

Programme

Specializations

M.Pharm

M.Pharm, M.Pharm (Pharmaceutical Engineering), M.Pharm (Pharmaceutics), M.Pharm (Pharmacology)

M.Pharm Eligibility Criteria 2021

M.Pharm eligibility criteria require the candidate to have at least 60% in Integrated First Degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent to meet BITS Pilani admission M.Pharm. The candidate needs to have a valid score on the GPAT exam.

M.Pharm Selection Process 2021

BITS Pilani M.Pharm selection process is based on GPAT scores only and GATE score will not be considered for M.Pharm admission.

BITS Pilani MBA Admission 2021

BITS Pilani offers an MBA programme in Business Analytics for a duration of  2 years. The admission for this program is based upon the score of BAAT or XAT/ CAT/ GMAT (if available) followed by Personal Interview (PI) of shortlisted candidates. Prior work experience will also be given weightage.

MBA Eligibility Criteria 2021

BITS Pilani MBA Eligibility Criteria requirements:

The candidates must appear for the Aptitude Test conducted by BITS Pilani and have a qualifying degree with minimum aggregate marks as listed below.

  • B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Pharm/ MCA/ M.Sc/ First degree of BITS Pilani or equivalent with at least 60% aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
  • The applicant must have mathematics or statistics subject in Class 12th with at least 60% marks in either of these subjects.
  • Students in the final year of the qualifying degree can also apply.
  • The candidates must appear for the Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT) conducted by the institute.

MBA Selection Process 2021

BITS Pilani MBA selection process involves shortlisting based on performance in BAAT. The shortlisted applicants will appear for a Personal Interview. Final selection will be made based on overall performance in

  • Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT)
  • Personal Interview
  • CAT/ XAT/ GMAT (if available)
  • Prior work experience
  • Previous academic history

BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2021 

The courses offered in BITS Pilani are based on the departments of Engineering, Science, Pharmacy, Economics & Finance, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management. The following are the courses offered Full-time and Part-time at the Pilani campus.

Programme

Specializations

PhD

Engineering: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical 

Science: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Pharmacy, Economics & Finance, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management 

PhD Eligibility Criteria 2021

BITS Pilani PhD Eligibility Criteria requirements

The candidate is required to have minimum aggregate marks in the qualifications as specified below for BITS Pilani PhD admission 2021.

  • ME/ M.Tech/ M.Pharm/ MBA/ M.Phil or an equivalent degree with at least 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination.
  • M.Sc/ BE/ B.Pharm or an equivalent degree with at least 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates with an MA degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate may apply for admissions to Humanities and Social Sciences.

PhD Selection Process 2021

An eligible candidate’s admission will be based on the shortlisting criteria and further selection process set by the department. Following is the BITS Pilani PhD selection process followed. 

  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on an order of preference (starting with the first) provided by them in the application form. An application would be considered for admission based on his/her second preference if he/she is not short-listed based on the first preference and so on (only if subsequent preferences are indicated in the application form).
  • Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an admission test, which may comprise a written exam and/or interview.
  • The final decision of admission to the PhD programme will be taken by the Admission Committee and will be binding to all.

BITS Pilani Admission Process 2021

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani provides admissions for various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes. BITS Pilani admission process 2021 for all the courses involves the submission of an online application form along with the payment of application fees. The shortlisted candidates go through a further selection process of Group Discussion, written test, or Personal Interview.

BITS Pilani Application Process 2021

Interested candidates should register their names for BITSAT-2020 by applying in the prescribed application form online. Candidates can download the application form online from the BITS Pilani website and pay the prescribed fees. Also, take the printout of the filled-in form for your future reference.

BITS Pilani Application Form 2021

The eligible candidates must fill the online application form available on the official website of BITS Pilani and also apply for the GATE/ GPAT/CAT/XAT/GMAT exam is required for the course in which the candidate is applying to be eligible for the further selection process of admission 2021.

Documents Required For Application Process 2021

The candidate must have the following documents ready while applying for the desired programme in BITS Pilani admission 2021.

  • Class 10th Marksheet
  • Class 12th Marksheet
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Photograph

Steps to Apply for BITS Pilani Admission 2021

BITS Pilani admission form 2021 for various programmes are available on the website of the institute. The candidate must follow the below steps while applying for the desired course.

Step 1: Eligible candidates should apply online through a prescribed application form available on the official website of the institute

Step 2: Candidates have to give preferences to programmes in which they want to apply

Step 3: Candidates who wish to write BITS Test are to give their preference for three-Test centres. 

Step 4: Enter relevant information asked in the application form

Step 5: The application form should be submitted with the application fee

BITS Pilani Admission Helpline 

For any queries/doubts on admissions, students can use the following information to contact

BITS Pilani Admission Helpline

Phone

01596-242205 

Email

[email protected] 

Address

Pilani Campus, Vidya Vihar, Pilani 333031, Rajasthan, India 

 

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, [BITS] Pilani Admission and Fees Details 2021:

Course For Admission Total Tution Fees Admission Forms
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, [BITS] Pilani MBA Rs. 7.12 Lakh
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, [BITS] Pilani B.Pharm Rs. 14.24 Lakh
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, [BITS] Pilani M.Pharm Rs. 7.12 Lakh
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, [BITS] Pilani M.Sc Rs. 7.12 Lakh
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, [BITS] Pilani ME Rs. 7.12 Lakh
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, [BITS] Pilani BE Rs. 12.56 Lakh

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, [BITS] Pilani Admission FAQs

1.

I am unable to access the Online application. Can you send the application form by email or post?

The application cannot be sent by email/post. If you get any specific error while applying, please send an email to [email protected] for help with details and queries will also be answered by the phone number: 022-61306284 during Monday-Friday 9.00am till 6.00pm.

2.

I have completed the online application. But, I have not taken a printout. How can I get a printout now?

You can go to the applying online page again and enter the personal details and the application number. You will be taken to the printout page again.

3.

I have made a mistake while entering some data in my  application form. How can I edit/correct it?

The link for editing the application form will be made available on the website during the specified dates and you can edit the required fields during this period. No email queries to the college will be entertained in this regard.

4.

What is the application procedure for NRIs?

There is no separate procedure for NRIs. However, those candidates who have citizenship other than India can apply under the International students admissions scheme.

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process 2020 for Birla Institute of Technology and Science, [BITS] Pilani Reviews


George
George
Master of Science [M.Sc] (Mathematics), batch of 2018
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Entrance exam - BITSAT. Typical cutoff these days are above 280 for MSc courses.  The admission procedure is strict via BITSAT entrance exam. You have to fill your course preferences and your entrance exam score along with your preference list will be used to determine program you will finally be enrolling in. They have several iterations for the same ( usually around 4 iterations ). You may be able to get higher preferences during these iterations. Bits have 3 campuses in India - namely Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. The procedure is common for all three campuses.



Saurabh
Saurabh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2022
7/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Bits Pilani is a premium private institute in Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad. The eligibility criteria for entering the institute is to be 18 years and should have been qualified 10+2 with minimum 60 percent aggregate in the 10+2 exams. The institute conducts its own entrance test known as BITSAT on the basis of which it admits the students. The cutoff generally varies over a large range of different courses, the cutoff for my course i.e. computer science and engineering was 382 in the previous year.



narenda
Narenda
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2020
5/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Facilities & faculties are very good.
  • It is not well established so placement opportunities are not up to the mark in the civil department as well in CS and EEE placement is quite good.
  • Everyone is aware of zero attendance policy here at BITS it can be very beneficial or may even prove a disaster depending on how the individual takes it.
  • faculty is supporting and responsible in nature.


Deepak
Deepak
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2020
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility criteria for a bachelor degree at Birla Institute of Technology and Science is that you should pass out 12th.
  • Admission procedure is too easy fully online.
  • Only you can get admission based on BITSAT.
  • The cutoff for electronics and electrical was 363 and for electronics and instrument was 345.


Swetabh
Swetabh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2015
6/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The Eligibility criteria is clearing BITSAT, an online national engineering entrance examination. Standard JEE-level Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics along with basic English proficiency. 
  • At my time of admission, only students with >80% in P,C,M were eligible for the entrance exam. 
  • Cutoffs are typically on the higher side, and increasing significantly each year owing to a greater number of aspirants, awareness about various courses and past record of previous batches at BITS.  


Shivansh
Shivansh
Bachelor in Engineering, batch of 2020
9/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The admission to Bits Pilani is solely on merit basis. An aspirant is supposed yo quality the BITSAT Exam. Each aspirant is given only teo chances to give this paper, each in a year. It is an online exam in which students are given a chance to choose a date, time, venue of the exam as per their need. It is an online exam of 450 marks with 150 questions. 



Yash
Yash
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Chemical Engineering), batch of 2019
8/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

For getting into BITS, a student is required to sit for BITSAT which is an online test conducted in the month of May. It is required for the student to score minimum 75% score in his/her 12th standard, with a minimum of 65% in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology and English. The cutoff generally ranges from 290-300 to B.E. For B.Pharm., it is around 225.



Hrishit
Hrishit
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021
4/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

A student should have an aggregate of 75% marks in all the science subject. One should also write BITSAT entrance exam and must secure a rank below 400 to get admission.



SOOREJ S
SOOREJ S
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Computer Science and Engineering), batch of 2021
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The entrance into Birla Institute of Technology and Science or BITS-Pilani was through a national level entrance test called BITSAT. Eligibility criteria included passing 12th standard, taking PCM in 12th and some other minor criteria. The admission procedure was completely online. The cutoff for computer science is around 85% of marks.



Vivek
Vivek
Bachelor of Engineering [BE] (Electronics & Communication Engineering), batch of 2018
7/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • The eligibility criteria are to have Physics, Chemistry, Maths in secondary school with minimum 60% in each subject
  • Th entrance examination to be taken is BITSAT to get BITS Pilani.
  • The typical cutoff was around 317 in 2014.



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