Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani established in 1964, is an all-India Institute for higher education. The Institute's dream came true from its founder late Mr G.D.Birla - an eminent industrialist, a participant in Indian freedom struggle and a close associate of the Father of Indian Nation late Mr. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi).BITS has got accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with A grade.
In early 1900s as a small school, blossomed into a set of colleges for higher education, ranging from the Humanities to Engineering until 1964 when all these colleges amalgamated to culminate into a unique Indian University of International standing. University was christened as the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, known to many as BITS, Pilani.
BITS have provided the highest quality technical education to students from all over India admitted on the basis of merit. Its graduates may be found throughout the world in all areas of engineering, science and commerce. BITS symbolize the maturing of Indian technical ability and "can-do" entrepreneurial spirit, especially as derived from the private sector.
BITS, Pilani is a deemed University under section 3 of UGC act. The campus is spread over an area of 368 acres. The college has been accredited by NAAC with A grade. The main motive of the college is to train young minds of the country so as to make them competent to move with the fast pacing world. Department of Management in BITS, Pilani was established in 1971.
College initially offers MBA programme but in 1973 course was evolved as MMS- Master of Management Studies.
But in 2006 due to industrial demand Course was restructured as MBA.
The college has a very dedicated faculty with rich experience and offers MBA program besides its other undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
The college has a technologically sound campus and promotes creative thinking among the students. The attraction of the campus is Sharada Peeth, a temple dedicated to Goddess Saraswati which is made of marble.
The students are emphasized to develop their extra-curricular activities as well for their holistic development.
The campus provides all the facilities of International standard.
Anjan Ghosh- Regional Directors, Corporate Affairs,Intel
Mahesh Samdani- Managing Diretor, JP Morgan Chase
Arvind Mathew- Manging Director, Ford Motor India
Ajay Shah- Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
Sanjay Mehrotra- President and Co-founder
Ranking: Management programme of BITS Pilani was ranked in TOP 30 Best Full Time MBA programme by Asia Week.
There are a total of 11 boys’ hostels and 1 girls’ hostel complex and the college offers residential programs. The hostels also have facilities for games like carom, chess, volleyball grounds etc.
Library has been spread over an area of 65,000 sq. ft. It has a fully comprehensive collection of books concerning all the subjects viz. Engineering, Management, Social-sciences etc.Library has over 230000 books. Library also subscribes to 3000 journals.
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. In favor of the merit awards, students are automatically consi