BITS Pilani – Admission to Higher Degree and Ph.d. programmes for First semester

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani is an Institution declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC act. Applications are invited for admission to the following higher degree and Ph.D. programmes offered by the institute. Admissions will be made on a 11-India basis strictly according to merit and suitability of the candidate to pursue the following programmes of studies

A. Higher Degree Programmes offered at BITS Pilani:
(i) at BITS, Pilani- Pilani Campus

ME
M.E. Biotechnology;
M.E Chemical;
M.E Chemical (with specialization in Petroleum Engg.);
M.E Civil (with specialization in Structural Engg./Transportation Engineering);
M.E Communication Engineering;
M.E Microelectronics;
M.E Electrical (with specialization in Power Electronics & Drives);
M.E Embedded Systems;
M.E Mechanical;
M.E Manufacturing Systems Engineering;
M.E Design Engineering;
M.E Computer Science;
M.E Software Systems.

M.Pharm. (with specialization in Pharmaceutics/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) in
Engineering & Technology Management;
IT Enabled Services Management.
Master of Public Health (MPH)
M.Phil. (Chemistry)

(ii) at BITS, Pilani-Goa Campus

M.E.: Biotechnology;
M.E. Chemical*;
M.E. Design Engineering;
M.E. Embedded Systems;
M.E. Software Systems.
* Chemical with specialization in Process System Engineering is also being planned.

(ii) at BITS, Pilani-Hyderabad Campus

M.E. Microelectronics;
M.E. Computer Science

Duration of BITS Pilani Programmes : Normally Four Semesters

Eligibility for Admissions for BITS Pilani Programmes:
A Minimum aggregate of 60% in the qualifying degree examination for All Programmes.. See table below for programme wise eligibility.

Degree Programmes and input Qualification

Biotechnology
Any integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation in Bio-chemistry and Microbiology.

Chemical; Civil; Computer Science; Mechanical
Integrated first degree of BITS in the same discipline or its equivalent.

Communication Engineering
Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation or its equivalent.

Design Engineering; Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical or its equivalent or M.Sc.(Tech.) Engineering Technology of BITS or its equivalent with the requirement of taking certain additional courses.

Electrical with specialization in Power Electronics & Drives
Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation or its equivalent.

Embedded Systems
Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science or its equivalent.

Microelectronics
Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent.

Software Systems
Any Integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with specific prior preparation.

M.Pharm.
Integrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent.

M.Pharm. (with specialization in Pharmacetical Chemistry/Pharmaceutics)
Integrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent.

M.Phil. (Chemistry)
Integrated First Degree of BITS in M.Sc.(Hons.) Chemistry or its equivalent

Note: Offering of Programmes will depend upon the minimum number of suitable candidates for the particular programme.

B. DOCTORAL PROGRAMMES LEADING TO Ph.D. IN ALL DISCIPLINES at BITS Pilani
Input Qualification:
Any Higher Degree of BITS or its equivalent with a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination. Any applicant with qualification equivalent to integrated first degree of BITS will be first examined for suitability to one of the higher degree programmes of the Institute. Such candidates may first be admitted to the M.E/M.Phil programmes offered by the Institute subject to the eligibility conditions.

Employed professionals working in Industries and R&D Organizations and having long experience and proven competence aspiring for Ph.D. programme will be considered under the Ph.D. Aspirants’ scheme and will be allowed to pursue their research at their own locations of work. Candidates holding any of the BITS degree or working in an organization collaborating with BITS will normally be considered under this scheme. Industries interested in the scheme for the development of their manpower at the doctoral level are invited to seek collaboration with BITS and sponsor their suitable candidates along with their applications in the prescribed format.

Note: 

(i) Admissions to Higher Degree Programmes are based on the performance of the candidates in the computer based online test and/or written test, group discussions and interviews conducted by BITS. The details of test, syllabus for the test and admissions modality are available at the BITS website, www.bitsadmission.com/hd/
The online tests will be held during 12th – 13th June 2009 at planned centers in Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Noida, Hyderabad, Kolkatta, Nagpur & Pilani subject to a certain minimum number of candidates opting for each center. Based on test performance candidates will be short listed and asked to come to Pilani/Goa/Hyderabad on 27th July 2009 for interviews/written test/Group Discussion at their own cost.

(iii) For the Ph.D. Programmes short listed candidates will be asked to come to Pilani for test and interview at their own cost.

(iii)ASSISTANTSHIPS FOR TEACHING CAREER: 

Applicants for admission to the higher degree and Ph.D. programmes will also be considered for financial assistance in the form of Teaching/Project/Research Assistantships. Such selected candidates will be required to participate in teaching and other developmental programme of the institute under the guidance of a mentor.

C. Application Procedure for BITS Pilani Programmes
Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at www.bltsadmlsslon.com/hd/ and take the printout of the filled form. The completed application form alongwith the prescribed fee of Rs 1000/- should be sent to Admissions Officer, BITS, Pilani-333031. Details of methods of fee payment are available at the website while applying online.

Deadline for submission of the completed application form is 5.00 P.M. on 30th May 2009.

For more details candidates must consult the BITS website www.bltsadmlsslon.com/hd/

2 thoughts on “BITS Pilani – Admission to Higher Degree and Ph.d. programmes for First semester

  1. wnna know about biotechnology

  2. devi sharan pandey says:

    please send some important information about admission programe and fee structure in biotechnology

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title="" rel=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>