BITS Pilani Admission 2019 – Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) is located in the town of Pilani in Rajasthan. This institute offers Integrated First Degree programmes, Higher Degree programmes and Doctoral programmes in Engineering, Science, and Technology, Pharmacy, Management, and Humanities. BITS Pilani is a Private Deemed University with 2 more campuses in India and 1 campus in Dubai. To know more about the University, it’s facilities, fee structure admission process, placements keep reading below.


BITS Pilani Admission 2019

Established: With roots dating back to 1901, BITS Pilani was established by G.D. Birla in 1964.

In 1901, Birla Institute Of Technology and Science was started as a school – ‘Patshala’. Seth Shiv Narainji Birla started it with one teacher for educating his grandsons, late Shri GD Birla and late Shri RD Birla. Later, the school gathered strength and log after that in 1964, Birla Institute of Technology and Science was incepted as an Institute with Dr. G. D. Birla as Founder Chairman.

Type: BITS Pilani is a Private – Deemed to be University.

Area: The Pilani campus is spread over 328 acres.

The campus has its own amenities providing all facilities to the students. The campus is home to about 4500 students with 350 faculty members and a big pool of support staff. The campus boasts of a state-of-the-art network that provides connectivity to the entire institute.

Campuses: Apart from the Pilani campus, BITS has 3 more campuses.

  • The BITS, Hyderabad Campus
  • The BITS, Goa Campus
  • The BITS, Dubai Campus
#1 Fact: BITS was the first Indian University with an overseas campus. BITS Dubai opened its door in 2000.

Location: Pilani Campus is located in the Vidya Vihar campus adjacent to Pilani town in Jhunjhunu District, Rajasthan. It is about 200 km west of Delhi and about 220 km north of Jaipur.

Facilities: BITS Pilani is 11 boys hostel and one hostel complex for girls within the campus. The campus also boasts of a magnificent library complex with a floor area of 65,000 sq. ft and a rich collection of about 2,30,000 volumes of books and manuscripts.

Facilities Availability
Hostel ✔️
Library/E-library ✔️
Scholarships ✔️
Placement Cell ✔️

BITS Pilani Admission 2019 Courses Offered

Below is the list of courses offered at BITS Pilani campus:

Integrated First Degree Engineering Courses

  1. B.E.: Chemical
  2. B.E.: Civil
  3. B.E.: Computer Science
  4. B.E.: Electrical and Electronics
  5. B.E.: Electronics & Instrumentation
  6. B.E.: Mechanical
  7. B.E.: Manufacturing

Higher Degree Engineering Courses

  1. M.E.(Biotechnology)
  2. M.E.(Chemical)
  3. M.E.(Computer Science)
  4. M.E.(Civil – Structural Engineering)
  5. M.E.(Civil – Infrastructure Engineering and Management)
  6. M.E.(Civil – Transportation Engineering)
  7. M.E. (Communication Engineering)
  8. M.E. (Embedded Systems)
  9. M.E. (Microelectronics)
  10. M.E. Electrical (with specialization in Power Electronics and Drives)
  11. M.E. (Mechanical Engineering)
  12. M.E. (Manufacturing Systems Engineering)
  13. M.E. (Design Engineering)
  14. M.E. (Software Systems)
  15. M.E. (Manufacturing Systems Engineering)

BITS Pilani offers Ph. D programmes too under following schemes

  • Full Time Ph D
  • Part Time Ph D
  • Faculty development scheme
  • Ph D aspirant scheme

Apart from the engineering programmes BITS Pilani also offers Pharmacy, Management, and Humanities programmes. See more…

#2 Fact: Between 1947 – 1952, the higher level courses in Pharmacy, Arts and Commerce made their way into the Pilani campus.

BITS Pilani 2019 Admission Process

To take admission in BITS Pilani candidates have to fit into certain eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria will depend on the programmes you are opting to take admission in. Below we have discussed the admission eligibility criteria for B.E. and M.E. programmes:

B.E. Admission Process

Eligibility for B.E. Admissions at BITS Pilani:

  • Qualification: Passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and adequate proficiency in English.
  • Minimum Qualifying Marks: A minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.

Admission Channel for B.E Programmes:

  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT): An national level entrance test conducted by the university to intake admission each year.
  • Direct Admission: No entrance test needed for the Board Toppers. All the students who obtain first ranks in their respective board examinations can enroll in their choice of programmes in BITS Pilani.
#3 Fact: The admission process of the Dubai campus is entirely different. It is not done via BITSAT.

M.E. Admission Process

Eligibility for M.E. Admissions at BITS Pilani:

  • M.E. Biotechnology – Any integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation in Biochemistry and Microbiology.
  • M.E. Chemical; Civil; Computer Science – Integrated first degree of BITS in the respective discipline or its’ equivalent.
  • M.E. Communication Engineering – Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/Electronics & Communication or its equivalent.
  • M.E. Embedded Systems –Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its’ equivalent.
  • M.E. Mechanical; Design Engineering; Manufacturing Systems Engineering – Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent.
  • M.E. Mechanical (with specialization in Thermal Engineering) – Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical or its’ equivalent.
  • M.E. Microelectronics – Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication / Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent.
  • M.E. Software Systems – Any Integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with specific prior preparation.

Admission Channel for M.E Programmes:

There is only one channel – Admission is done on the basis of GATE or GPAT scores.

BITS Pilani Admission 2019

#4 Fact: BITS Pilani has been categorised under the Institute Of Eminence.

BITS Pilani Admission 2019 Fee Structure

Below is the entire fees structure of BITS Pilani campus.

Fees Integrated First Degrees (FD) Higher Degrees(HD) Ph.D. Programme
Full-Time Part-Time
Admission Fees 36,200/- 36,200/- 36,200/- 36,200/-
Semester Fees
  • First Semester
  • Second Semester
  • Summer term
  • 1,59,000/-
  • 1,59,000/-
  • 55,650/-
  • 1,59,000/-
  • 1,59,000/-
  • 55,650/-
  • 15,900/-
  • 15,900/-
  • 5,565/-
  • 31,800/-
  • 31,800/-
  • 11,130/-
Students’ Union fee 450/- pa 450/- pa
Students’ Aid Fund 225/- pa 225/- pa 225/- pa 225/- pa
Hostel fee (for on-campus students only)

First Semester

Second Semester

Summer term

11750/-

11750/-

5875/-

11750/-

11750/-

5875/-

11750/-

11750/-

5875/-

Ph.D. thesis examination fees 29,200/- 29,200/-
Mess & Electricity advance

First Semester

Second Semester

Summer term

(Payable at the beginning of each semester/term and adjustable at the end of the same)

10000/-

10000/-

5000/-

10000/-

10000/-

5000/-

10000/-

10000/-

5000/-

Other Advances

First Semester

Second Semester

(Payable at the beginning of each semester/term and adjustable at the end of the same)

12000/-

12000/-

12000/-

12000/-

Institute Caution Deposit 3000/- 3000/- 3000/- 3000/-
Fee for Eligibility Test (s) / Ph.D. Qualifying Examination Institute reserves its right to charge such a fee, which would be adjustable against admission fees if the candidate secures admission

BITS Pilani Scholarship Available

The course structure of the university is quite high. However, the meritious and eligible candidates are provided with a variety of scholarship schemes. some of them are mentioned below:

Scholarships to Board Toppers: Merit scholarship of 50% of the first year tuition fee.

Criteria: The overall aggregate of the candidate must be a minimum of 90% in the qualifying examination to avail this scholarship.

Scholarships on the basis of Merit in Qualifying Examination:

  • Merit scholarship of 40% on the first semester tuition fee: Students who have obtained 95% or above in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination.
  • Merit scholarship of 25% on the first semester tuition fee: Students who have obtained 90% or above but less than 95% in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination.
  • Merit scholarship of 15% on the first semester tuition fee: Students who have obtained 80% or above but less than 90% in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination.

Merit in BITSAT (BITS Online Admission Test):

BITSAT Score Scholarship
More than or equal to 300 75% of Tuition Fee
250 to 299 50% of Tuition Fee
200 to 249 25% of Tuition Fee

BITS Pilani Admission 2019 Placement Records

BITS Pilani campuses schedule two placement seasons every year – Semester I: August to November and Semester II: January to April. Placement process for a semester starts about two months ahead of the semester. Below are the placement records for BITS Pilani:

Top Recruiters:

  • ASHOK LEYLAND
  • Bharti Airtel
  • BHEL
  • Capgemini
  • CISCO Systems
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • Dell International Services
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Facebook
  • FIAT
  • Flipkart Online Services
  • Future Bazaar
  • Ganon and Dunkerly
  • Genpact Analytics
  • Google
  • HCL Technologies
  • Hero MotoCorp Ltd
  • Hewlett Packard
  • IBM Research
  • Idea Cellular
  • TCS
  • TATA Motors
  • WIPRO
  • McKinsey
  • NTPC
  • Nokia
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Jindal Steel & Power Limited
  • MapMyIndia
  • Yahoo! Research & Development
  • Unilever
  • Unitech

Number of Students Placed in the last academic session:

  • UG – 1,521
  • PG – 218

The median salary of placed graduates:

  • UG – Rs. 9,00,000
  • PG – Rs. 8,00,000

BITS Pilani  – Prominent Alumni

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Contact details:


BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
Vidya Vihar, Pilani – 333031
Rajasthan, India
Tel: +91 1596 245073/4
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