BITS-PILANI - A Premier Engineering Institution
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani was founded in 1964 and declared “deemed to be a university” under Section 3 of the UGC act, 1956. Its campuses consists of facilities that make an ideal setting for serious study and a well-rounded education. The highly competitive and culturally vibrant campus atmosphere reflects the diversity of the student population who come here from all over the country. Ranked as one of the best Technology University in India, BITS produces some of India’s finest Science, Pharmacy, Engineering and Management graduates. BITS has a clearly focused mission of producing self-reliant and capable professionals.
The Institute has its campuses at Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad in India and an International campus at Dubai.
Salient Features of BITS-PILANI
- Merit Based Admissions
- Three Tier Education
- Strong Foundation Courses
- Dual Degree
- Practice School
- Evaluation with Letter grading
- Industry Interface
- Work Integrated Learning
- Technology Enabled Campuses
- Modular and credit based semester system with continuous and internal evaluation
Aspirants of the Four year Integrated First Degree Programmes must have completed 12 years of school education with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and adequate English.Admissions are made purely on merit. The admission to the Indian campuses is through a computer based online test, BITSAT.Apart from the BITSAT score,a candidate should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects in 12th examination, with at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics subjects.
For admission to Higher Degree programmes leading to M.E./M.Pharm./M.Phil./ M.B.A./MPH, shortlisted candidates are required to appear for tests and/or Group discussions and the final admissions are made on the basis of performance in such test/interviews.
Admissions to the Dubai campus are made based on the performance of candidates in the qualifying (12th) examination. It has separate admission process,the details of which can be obtained from BITS-PILANI, Dubai campus
BITS follows a semester system with continuous and internal evaluation.
A unique feature of the BITS curriculum is the Practice School programme. Under this programme, students under the supervision of practice school faculty work in National Laboratories, Research and Development Centres, Software Companies, Publishing Houses, Banks and various Production units located throughout the length and breadth of the country. Students apply the knowledge gained in class room to real life situations while working in their chosen institutes. This programme,therefore, acts a linkage between industry and students. Students during their stint at practice school learn the importance of team work, meeting dead lines,practical approach to problem solving and also the leadership qualities.
Work Integrated Learning Programmes
The Institute offers Off-campus Work-Integrated Learning Programmes as a means of Continuing Education for employed professionals.
Another unique feature of the educational programmes offered at BITS-PILANI campuses is the dual degree scheme under which it is possible for a student to work for and complete concurrently two first degrees within a reasonable period of time. The institute also offers flexibilities like transfer from one degree programme to another, horizontally as well as vertically.
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