Birla Institute of Technology and Science also referred as BITS is an institute of higher education located in Pilani, Rajasthan, India. The institute was founded by the freedom fighter and industrialist Late Mr.G.D.Birla in 1964. The institute has strong linkage with many industries as it offers practical experience, where students are given opportunity to work with companies throughout India. BITS also have its campus in Goa, Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Dubai, UAE.
The total campus of the BITS, Pilani is developed over 990 acres area. The campus has classrooms, laboratories and also an auditorium. The institutes have hostels for both girls and boys with dining facilities. It has students clubs and department for extra curriculum activities like Music, Drama, Sports, Photography, etc. BITS Open Sports Meet is the annual sports competitive event of BITS Pilani which invites colleges from all over the country to participate in sports events. Oasis is the annual cultural festival held at BITS Pilani, Pilani campus which includes events such as music, drama, dance, stage show, etc.
BITS, Pilani offers On Campus Degree programmes in Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Pharmacy, Management, Humanities and Off Campus –Work Integrated Learning Programmes for the employed professionals. Doctoral programmes in the disciplines of Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Pharmacy, Management and Humanities are also offered by BITS, Pilani.
Admissions are based on the performance of the student in the all India computerized entrance test BITSAT, BITS Admission Test. Admissions depend on the test acceptance rate which is developed by the institute. This test is conducted online and held in May and June in cities all over India. This exam tests the candidate’s knowledge in English, Science, Mathematics and Logical Reasoning based on the higher secondary curriculum. Admissions to BITS, Pilani-Dubai are based on the marks secured in the 12th standard examination and no other entrance test.
The courses offered by BITS, Pilani includes four year Integrated First Degree Programmes: B.E. (Hons.), B.Pharm. (Hons.), M.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc. (Tech.) degrees, M.A. (Hons.)
Higher Degree Programmes like M.E./M.Pharm. / MBA/MPH and Doctoral Programmes,Ph.D.
Off Campus Programmes includes work related learning programmes in which students receive work experience in industry.
The details of the Eligibility for Admissions, Application procedure, Application status and announcement of results can be obtained from their website www.bitsadmission.com