Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani

Director NameProf. G. RaghuramaDirector
Year Founded1964
Total facalty280
Highest Placement140 lakhs
PLacement Average
Address Vidya Vihar Campus India - 333031
Website name

Contact Number 0159-6242205, 6515294
Course NameCourse Fees
Master of Engineering [ME] (Biotechnology)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Mechanical Engineering)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Transportation Engineering)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Embedded Systems)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Micro Electronics Systems)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Structural Engineering)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Infrastructure Engineering)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Power Electronics and Drives)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Computer Science and Engineering)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Manufacturing Engineering)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Chemical Engineering)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Communication Engineering)4.9 Lakh
Master of Engineering [ME] (Software Engineering)4.9 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc](Tech) Engineering Technology4.9 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc](Tech) Information Systems4.9 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc] {Hons.} (Chemistry)4.9 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc] {Hons.} (Mathematics)4.9 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc] {Hons.} (Economics)4.9 Lakh
Master of Science [M.Sc] {Hons.} (Physics)4.9 Lakh
Master of Public Health [MPH]4.9 Lakh
M.Phil. (Chemistry)2.6 Lakh
Ph.D.4.9 Lakh
Bachelor of Pharmacy [B.Pharm] {Hons.}9.9 Lakh
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm]4.9 Lakh
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm] (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)4.9 Lakh
Master of Pharmacy [M.Pharm] (Pharmaceutics)4.9 Lakh
About the college

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani popularly known as BITS, Pilani is an all India institute for higher education and a deemed university. The institute is a dream come true of Late Mr. G. D. Birla- an eminent industrialist, a freedom fighter. In early 1900s it was started as a small school and over the years it was blossomed into a set of colleges for higher education until 1964 when all those colleges merged to form a deemed university, known as BITS, Pilani.

  • BITS was developed in technical collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA  and benefitting from the Ford Foundation Grant.
  • BITS-Pilani has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with A grade with a CGPA of 3.71 on a four point scale.
  • BITS Pilani campus is sprawled over 990 acres of land area which houses Birla Education Trust and BITS building. The Pilani campus also has India’s first technological museum, the Birla Museum built in 1954.
  • In 1999, when the enrollments in the university started increasing, it started multi-campus expansion. The campuses were founded in Dubai (2000), Goa (2004) and Hyderabad (2006).

Academic Overview: The Pilani campus currently houses 15 departments spanning the gamut of pure science, applied science, humanities and management. Each of these departments is notable for their excellent faculty, the curriculum offered, the research it conducts and the number of sponsored projects the department has won. Some of the noted ones are:
•    Department of Biological Sciences
•    Department of Computer Science and Information Systems
•    Department of Economics and Finance
•    Department of Electrical and Electronics/Instrumentation
•    Department of Mathematics
•    Department of Management

Admissions: BITS, Pilani offers degree programs in Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Pharmacy, Management and Humanities. There are integrated first degree programs, higher degree programs and doctoral programs (PhD). Admission to these programs is done through BITSAT conducted by the university.

Cut off List for Admissions:

Degree program

Cut-off BITSAT-2013 score

B.E.(Hons.): Chemical


B.E.(Hons.): Civil


B.E.(Hons.): Electrical & Electronics


B.E.(Hons.): Mechanical


B.E.(Hons.): Manufacturing




B.E.(Hons.): Computer Science


B.E.(Hons.): Electronics & Instrumentation


M.Sc.(Hons.): Biological Sciences


M.Sc.(Hons.): Chemistry


M.Sc.(Hons.): Economics


M.Sc.(Hons.): Mathematics


M.Sc.(Hons.): Physics


Centers: Apart from these academic departments there are various centers of learning inside the BITS Pilani campus. These centetrs are-

  • Center for Software Development
  • Center for Educational Technology
  • Center for Robotics and Intelligence
  • Center for Desert Development Technologies
  • Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Center for Professional Development
  • Center for Women’s Studies

Extracurricular: The BITS Pilani  has a number of clubs that the students can enroll into for organizing various extracurricular activities. These clubs are-

  • The Creative Activities Club (CrAC) : It works throughout the college festivals. Fun-game events in BOSM; Several workshops and competitions during OASIS; Creative puzzle events and an art gallery during APOGEE.
  • The BITS Radio-Control (RC) Club
  • Team Robocon is a group of robotics engineers participating in ABU Robocon.
  • MASSOC: It is basically a Management Association which deals with providing a wide platform to the students so that they can showcase their management skills.
  • Marketing Club: It is club where Students show up their creativity & unique ideas. It is conducted basically for discussing new practices & schemes which can help to give new dimensions to the education. 
  • Finance Club: It helps young minds to learn the intricacies of stock markets, the mechanics behind the driving force of the financial world.
  • Editorial Club: A club created by the MBA students that gives an impartial voice to the talented minds & people with a passion to write. It brings out a management group newsletter “BIZZ BITS”.
  • Astro Club: Sky watching sessions. The club is equipped with two telescopes: a Galilean and a 12.5-inch Cassegrainian telescope.
  • Some other clubs include: The Hindi Drama Club (HDC),  English Drama Club (EDC), The Debating Society, The Wall Street Club, The Music Club , The Dance Club, The Photography Club known as Photog.   

Placement Description: BITS Pilani is well known for its placement scenario among all prestigious institutes. They have a process driven placement system.

  • BITS Pilani organizes two placement seasons in a year.
  • In 2013 almost 500 students from Pilani Campus, 300 from Goa and 300 Hyderabad Campus were available for placement and almost 100% succeeded securing a job

Sector wise Students Placed-


Students Placed 



Chemical & Petroleum


Banking & Finance




Biology & Pharmaceuticals


Civil and Infrastructure


Electronics & Telecommunication


Information Technology





CTC Wise Students Placed-

Sal > 10 Lakh Per Annum


Sal Between 8 & 10 Lakh Per Annum


Sal Between 6 & 8 Lakh Per Annum


Sal Between 4 and 6 Lakh Per Annum


Sal  < 4 Lakh Per Annum



  • Discipline wise-


Average package (in LPA)











B. Pharmacy




Highest package – 1.47 Cr. (Google)



Students Housing

There are 11 hostels for boys and 1 hostel complex for girls. All the rooms are well maintained & fully furnished having internet facility for 24 hours. Kitchen cum mess facility is also available for boys & girls. The messes attached to hostels are fully managed by the students.


BITS library has room for up to 8,000 students and offers 738 open access study places and 246 open-access IT work stations. Collections contain over half a million items, including:
•    Around 3,000 current journal titles
•    Over 20,000 electronic resources, including databases, journals and e-books
•    A substantial media (CD and DVD) collection.
Outsiders can also access the library just by taking a simple membership. Additionally, the E-library has around thousands of books in electronic format & access to this material is restricted to the students and faculty at the campus.

Sports and Games Facilities

Games and sports are organized through the Sports Club. . Facilities for the following games and sports are available:

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.

Cultural and Recreational Facilities

Recreational Activity Forum (RAF) that comes under the Student Welfare Division regularly organizes film shows for the BITS community. Currently, RAF organizes twelve, English and Hindi movies each, through the semester.


Festivals: The following festivals are hosted annually-

  • BOSM- It is BITS Open Sports Meet
  • OASIS-The cultural fest
  • APOGEE- The signature magnum opus tech fest
  • INTERFACE- Management fest organized and conducted entirely by MBA students.





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Scholarship: 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.
•    Student Aid Fund: Some financial assistance may also be obtained from this fund. These awards are made normally in the second semester only.
•    EWYLP: Various schemes operate under the Earn While You Learn Programme (EWYLP) from which financial assistance is available.


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