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Birla Institute of Technology and Science

4.3 out of 5 (23 ratings / 19 reviews) Pilani, India
The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education.The Institute is a dream come true of 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).



Between 1943 and 1947 The Birla Education Trust was founded. The IntermediateCollege was converted into a Degree college, and later on started post-graduate courses.


    Integrated First Degree - Offered at the first tier, these degrees have nomenclature like B.E. (Hons.), B.Pharm. (Hons.), M.M.S (Master of Management Studies), M.Sc. (Hons.), M.Sc. (Tech.), and M.A. (Hons.).
    Higher Degree - Birla Institute of Technology and Science offers educational degrees at First Degree (Undergraduate), Higher Degree (Graduate) and Doctoral Levels. At the Higher Degree level, we offer M.E., M.Pharm, MBA and MPH Programmes.
    Ph.D. programme - Full Time Ph D; Part Time Ph D; Faculty development scheme; Ph D aspirant scheme.


BITS Pilani, actively promotes research among its staff and students. In addition to basic research, which is the backbone of any applied research, the Institute also gives adequate importance and support to applied research.

At BITS Pilani, the faculty are encouraged to publish their findings in reputed journals and present papers at conferences. Support is given to participate in national and international conferences and thereby network with experts from India and abroad.


About or Nearly 500 students from the Pilani campus sit for placements every semester, of these almost 100% succeed in securing a job.

The entire life-cycle that the institute applies to select students is on the basis of merit that hones their skills and encourages all-round development in them, thus making BITS Pilani one of the most sought after universities to recruit from.

Stringent student selection

    World class curriculum and facultyStudents with experience in industryBalanced personalities

About or Nearly 160 reputed companies visited our campuses in the previous placement season 2010 -2011, a number of whom were repeat visitors.

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Student services

ARCD, Academic Registration and Counselling Division, serves as the central node for all the academic and registration activities of BITS. Students get guidance and information regarding their academic performance through the division. Apart from providing counseling to students, maintenance of students' academic history is also done by the division. ARC facilitates the usage of various academic flexibilities available to the students.

Housing services

The Institute is fully residential and hostel accommodation is provided to all students. Permission to become day-scholar may be granted only under exceptional circumstances where student's parents or close relatives are residents of Pilani. There are eleven hostels for boys and one hostel complex for girls.

The hostel rooms are fully furnished. Common room facilities with Cable TV and telephone are available in each hostel. Internet connectivity has been provided in all hostel rooms. Solar water heating systems are provided in all the hostels.

Library services

Birla Institute of Technology and Science collections contain over half a million items, including:

    Around 3,000 current journal titles
    Over 20,000 electronic resources, including databases, journals and ebooks
    A substantial media (CD and DVD) collection.

ICT services

Each student hostel room is equipped with internet connectivity.

Medical services

Academic blocks contain medical centres.

Student Life

Campus life

    Pilani Campus - The campus is self contained and houses all the amenities and buildings that befit an institute of international standards.
    Dubai Campus - Dubai Campus is the international campus of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India. We are among the pioneer institutions in Dubai, and are exclusively dedicated to offering quality engineering and technology education.
    K K Birla Goa Campus - This charm and beauty sets the right ambience. Is is an Institute of excellence in Technology and Sciences.
    Hyderabad Campus - Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani - Hyderabad campus is one of the premier technical and science institutes of higher learning in India.

Sports facilities

    Birla Institute of Technology and Science offers following games and sports: Football, Hockey, Cricket, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Athletics, Gymnastics, Health Club, Swimming, Water Polo, Weight lifting etc. Besides organizing routine activities in above-mentioned sports, the Sports Club also conducts the BITS Open Sports Meet (BOSM) in the First Semester every year in which several outstation teams participate.
    Each hostel also has facility for volleyball, table tennis, badminton, chess, carom, etc

Student clubs

Our department has the largest number of students registering for programmes offered every year. The faculty members encourage participation of students in various co-curricular activities and student-led clubs including:

    EEE and E&I students associationIEEE-Students chapterRobotics ClubEWB-BITS Pilani Goa Campus ChapterNIRMAAN
The students are also encouraged to participate in annual inter-institute cultural, technical and sports fests namely WAVES, QUARK and SPREE respectively.


BITS, Pilani has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with 'A' grade with a CGPA of 3.45 on a four point scale after visiting its Pilani, K.K Birla Goa & Hyderabad campuses in 2016.

Student Reviews

My ambition is to become nobel laurete
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

Stressful study experience

Study Review
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

A college more than a home to me. It was a challenging and good learning platform with advanced teachers who guided me all throughout my journey of four years. The most fun part about the studies were the labs. The lab I enjoyed the most is analytical lab, which became my strength. The is well advanced and has its advantages in any field food to Pharma. Since, it was a...

A good atmosphere creates a good student
SANDEEP KUMAR rated 5 out of 5 stars

Its JHARKHAND RAKSHA SHAKTI UNIVERSITY, RANCHI, i found no university name from where i did my masters so clicked bitts pilani

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