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Birla Institute of Technology and Science
gyanam paramam balam
Motto: quot;Knowledge is Power
1929. Became Deemed
University in 1964
Kumar Mangalam Birla
L K Maheshwari
2000 annual intake
185 annual intake
Pilani (1929), India
Goa (2004), India
Hyderabad (2008), India
Dubai (2000), UAE
BITS-Pilani, Pilani Campus,
BITS-Pilani, Goa Campus
BITS-Pilani, Dubai Campus
Molecule (Sciences), Lotus (Humanities), Rocket
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, (Hindi: )
(known as BITS Pilani) is a science and technology school located in Pilani, Rajasthan, India. In
addition to Pilani, BITS has campuses in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Goa, India and
Hyderabad, India and an extension center in Bangalore, India. The institute is privately supported
and fully residential. It is one of the most prestigious and selective institutes in India.
o 2.1 Pilani,Goa and Hyderabad Campuses
o 2.2 Dubai Campus
3 Reputation and rankings
o 3.1 Consolidated Table of Rankings
4 Pilani Campus
o 4.1 Highlights
o 4.2 Academics
4.2.1 Integrated First Degree
4.2.2 Higher Degree
4.2.3 Flexibilities, Dual Degree & Transfer Option
o 4.3 Initiatives
4.3.2 International Projects
4.3.3 Practice Schools
4.3.4 University-Industry Linkage
4.3.5 Off Campus Programs
o 4.4 Annual festivals
o 4.5 Research & Development Centers
o 4.6 Student Chapters
5 Goa Campus
o 5.1 Highlights
o 5.2 Academics
o 5.3 Annual festivals
o 5.4 Research & Development Centers
o 5.5 Student Chapters
o 5.6 Discussion Forum
6 Dubai Campus
o 6.1 Highlights
o 6.2 Academics
o 6.3 Annual Festivals
6.3.2 BITS Sports Festival
o 6.4 Initiatives
o 6.5 Bits-Hyderabad
7 BITSAA (BITS Alumni Association)
o 7.1 Chapters
o 7.2 Alumni of Note
9 External links
Clock Tower, BITS Pilani
The institute was founded by Ghanshyam Das Birla in 1929 as an intermediate college. During
World War II, the Government of India established a technical training center at Pilani for the
supply of technicians for defence services and industry. In 1946, it was converted into the Birla
Engineering College with degree programmes in electrical and mechanical engineering.
In 1964, the Birla Colleges of Arts, Commerce, Engineering, Pharmacy and Science were
merged to form the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS). In this period of inception
(especially during 1964–1970), BITS Pilani received support from the Ford Foundation and
benefited from an alliance with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology BITS Pilani started to
expand in India and abroad since 2000. New campuses were established in [[Duhai] (2000), Goa,
India (2004) and Hyderabad, India (2008). The fourth campus was opened in 2008 at
Jawaharnagar (near Hakimpet Air Force station), Hyderabad, India. BITS also runs a virtual
university and an extension center in Bangalore.
Campuses Within India: Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad
 Pilani,Goa and Hyderabad Campuses
The admission to these campuses since 2005 are through revised admission procedure via
National Entrance Examination called BITS Admission Test (BITSAT). BITSAT is a test
conducted online held between May 1 and June 10 in many cities all over India. The exam tests
subject-content in English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Logical reasoning, and is
focused on higher secondary curriculum in India and abroad. Prospective students are required to
obtain a minimum aggregate of 80% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (subject to a
minimum of 60% in each of these three subjects) in their higher secondary examinations to be
eligible for admission.
Toppers of higher secondary examinations of each single board are exempted from taking
BITSAT test and are considered for direct admission. This exemption helps ensure that BITS-
Plani retain the significant number (about 20-25) of first rank holders from across the country
who join BITS every year.
Acceptance rate in BITS is very low, (Selectivity < 2.08% in 2007) making it the most
selective and one of the toughest schools in India to get admission into after the IITs. For more
information, see BITS Admission.
 Dubai Campus
The admission to Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani - Dubai is based on the marks
secured at the 12th standard qualifying exam. However they are planning to make admissions
through the main entrance test for the year 2008 and also to give importance for local rankings to
encourage GCC students.
 Reputation and rankings
According to the Asiaweek magazine's rankings of Science & Technology schools in the
Asia-Pacific region BITS Pilani, Pilani campus was on the top  in Asia and Top 5, in
the year 2000 in terms of Student Selectivity. (UNESCO Science Report 2005(ISBN
92-3-103967-9) makes use of these rankings).
Annual rankings of Engineering colleges in India have been published by India Today
magazine since 1997. BITS Pilani was consistently ranked in the Top 5(1997-2004).
BITS has opted out of the rankings since 2005 because of a pending court case between
BITS and India Today.
Business Today lists the university in its top 20 Wired Organisations of Asia (Issue:
January 18, 2004)
Government of India's National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) rated
BITS as a five star Institution for the period ending February 7, 2007. BITS has scored
82.55 out of 100, higher than comparable public universities (with a five star rating and a
focus on science and technology) such as IIT Delhi(79.5),IIT Bombay(79.6),IIT
Kanpur(81.2), Anna University (75.7), Bangalore University (77.05), Jadavpur
University (77.35), Mumbai University (75.05), Pune University (78.55) and Roorkee
University / IIT Roorkee (79.2).
The Washington Accord recognises degrees from BITS Pilani and the IITs to be
equivalent to the other institutions in the accord 
The Dataquest-IDC survey have ranked the university in top 20 Technology
Universities in India in 2005.
Outlook - C fore survey has ranked the university's business program in the top 20
Business programs in India in 2005.
Alliances with Universities(Exchange/Distance Learning/Research Collaboration):
MIT, University of Maryland, College Park, University of Otago, University of
Southern California, Kathmandu University,
Outlook placed the university at the top in its rankings of 2008.
 Consolidated Table of Rankings
India Today (Since Outlook Mint (Since Dataquest T-School
Year Asiaweek (2000)
1998) (Since 2005) 2008) (Since 2005)
1998 6 
7th (India), 19th
Top 10 (No individual
7 6 Stopped Participating
 Pilani Campus
BITS, Pilani was established in 1929 and became a Deemed University established vide Sec.3 of
the UGC Act,1956 under notification No. F.12-23/63.U-2 of June 18, 1964 .
G.D.Birla Memorial, BITS Pilani
o 328 acre (1.3 km²)[This is the area under BITS. The total area of the Vidya Vihar
campus, which houses several other smaller facilities - some of them under the
Birla Education Trust- encompasses an area of over 1000 acres)
o Birla Science Museum
o Hostels (known as Bhawans): 12. 11 hostels for boys named after historical
Indian characters(Ashok, Bhagirath, Budh, Gandhi,Krishna, Malviya,Ram,
Ranapratap, Shankar, Vishwakarma, Vyas) and 1 for girls(Meera).
Although due to recent decline in the ratio of girls to boys students,a part of Meera Bhawan has
been allocated to boys.
o Dining Halls (known as Mess): 7. One for every 2 or more hostels(VKB, RB, KG,
RPA, SV, MAL, MB)
o Guest House
o Alumni House
o Central Library
o Central Workshop
o Gym Grounds Sports Facility
o Students Activities Center (SAC) having rooms for student societies to operate
and a few indoor sports facilities like badminton, squash, Table Tennis etc.
Saraswati Temple, BITS Pilani
o Clock Tower
o Saraswati Mandir
o Central Library
o Students Activities Centre
o Gliding Club(now defunct)
o Shiv Ganga
o Birla Museum
o Vfast Hostel
o Sky Lawns
o SAC Canteen
o C'not(Connaught) Shopping Area
o Shiv Ganga
o Ganga Restaurant
Central Library, BITS Pilani
 Integrated First Degree
BITS Pilani offers 4 year Integrated first degrees B.E. (Hons.), B.Pharm. (Hons.), M.Sc. (Hons.),
M.Sc. (Tech.), and M.A. (Hons.). Various programs are offered with the degrees and these are
classified into 3 groups A, B & C.
Group A: Chemical, Civil,Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical, Pharmacy, Computer
Science, Electronics & Instrumentation, Master of Management Studies.
Group B: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.
Group C: Information Systems, General Studies, Engineering Technology, Finance.
 Higher Degree
BITS Pilani also offers higher degree programs like M.E., M. Pharm & M.Phil. These are offered
in a variety of disciplines like Chemical Engineering , Chemical with Specialization in
Petroleum Engineering, Communication Systems,Power Electronics and Drives Electronics and
Control, Embedded Systems, Microelectronics, Software Systems, Biotechnology,
Manufacturing Systems, Design Engineering, Materials Science & Technology, Transportation
engineering, Pharmacy etc.
MBA Program : Recently BITS-Pilani has upgraded its reputed 4 year MMS (Master of
Management Studies) first degree to a two year MBA program to meet the industrial demands.
The students are offered two stream of specialization 
1. IT Enabled Services Management and
2. Engineering and Technology Management.
While the intake is students already possessing an engineering degree, those who have other
qualifications like B.Sc., B.A., B.Com. may also apply provided they have aptitude towards
having training in science, mathematics and technology as well. The requirements of the pro-
gramme will necessitate such students to spend addi-tional time which may vary from 1 to 4
semesters de-pending upon their qualifications. Selection of students are after Technical Tests,
an Aptitude Test, Group Discussion and a Personal Interview. The Tests are online and are
conducted in different centres across the nation. For more information click here.
A group of qualified core faculty, visiting faculty and practitioners imbue the students with
contemporary knowledge base, business analysis and information based decision making skills
thus spawning illustrious corporate executives, entrepreneurs and academicians world-over in its
existence of over three decades. The course structure is designed with the help of experts and
approved by the Senate-appointed committee for keeping maintaining the quality of the program.
For more information click here.
Placements happen during the third semester after which the students take up Practice Schools in
the last semester for 6 months where the students get industrial exposure in the management and
 Flexibilities, Dual Degree & Transfer Option
BITS Pilani offers a lot of flexibility in the taking overload of courses and electives outside ones'
study area. Dual degrees are very common for Group B programs and in some cases Group A &
Group C programs also. The dual degree programs take 5 years to complete. There is also the
option to Transfer from one program to another. Usually applications are accepted at the end of
the first year and transfer to a more sought after degree is reserved for the top students.
Road to the Institute, BITS Pilani
BITS Pilani student hostel on a foggy day
Initiative-1: The Gigabit backbone (Completed January 2004)
This was a $1.5 Million project jointly led by BITS Alumni and BITS Pilani resulting in a state-
of-the-art campus wide network. This initiative provided broadband access, telephones and video
conferencing abilities in every room, staff quarters & guest house, as well as wireless access in
Sky lawns & the library.
Initiative-2: The Oysters Lab(OLAB) Center for VLSI and Embedded design. In the
second initiative, BITS Alumni are working with BITS Pilani to create a state-of-the-art
VLSI lab. This is to provide the university with advanced computing infrastructure for
Very Large Scale Integration(VLSI) and embedded design.
 International Projects
BITS Pilani is a key partner in several international initiatives like the development of
JournalServer open-access digital library, the Project IPV6, MIT iCampus initiative, etc.
 Practice Schools
The Practice School Program of BITS takes all its students to the industry for seven and half
months as an integral component of the academic curriculum like the medical internship.
Practice School-I: This is a summer internship undertaken or two months at the end of
second year for all its campus programmes. The number of industrial participants has
grown from 14 stations and 244 students in 1975 to 220 stations and 1376 students in
Practice School-II: This is the final year internship undertaken for five and a half months.
The number of industrial participants has grown from 1 station and 24 students in 1973 to
135 stations & 1092 students in 2005.Students are also offered stipend,although the
amount varies from company to company.
 University-Industry Linkage
BITS Pilani is one of the pioneers of university-industry linkage programs in India. The practice
school programs ensure a good industry-university linkage with many Industrial participants
hiring graduates after the programs. There is a strong collaboration with Broadcom, Magma and
Mentor Graphics for OLAB project.
 Off Campus Programs
BITS, Pilani offers various off-campus distance learning and collaborative programs that target
the Human Resource Development needs of the industry. The enrollment has grown over the
years from 30 in 1979 to over 10000 students in 2005. Off-Campus programs also
accommodates industry professionals to pursue PhD whilst being employed. The various
programmes offered are First Level Diploma, B.S. , M.Sc(Tech.) , M.E. , M.S. and M.Phil.
 Annual festivals
The following are the academic and cultural festivals conducted yearly.(In Alphabetical Order)
A Professions Oriented Gathering Over Educational Experience (APOGEE) is the annual
Technical Festival of BITS, Pilani. There are various events including paper presentations,
invited lectures, Workshops(Robotics, Digital Film Making, Astro etc.). There is also a project
competition which was revamped in 2007, with the introduction of a category based system for
categorizing the competing projects.
Few of the events of APOGEE are —
Siddhi - A national level robotics competition conducted by the Electrical Engineering
Cyberfiesta — An innovative software design contest
CodeJam - A programming contest
Blue Print - A national level design competition conducted by the Civil Engineering
Brain of BITS (BOB) — A quiz, where the prize is the title of quot;Brain of BITSquot;
Over Head transmission(OHT) — A quiz involving teams of 3
The India Quiz - A quiz testing IQ (Indian Quotient)
Treasure Hunt, Bulb, Jeopardy and Wordstock - Fun events organized by the Dept. of
A cultural night quot;MITHALIquot; is conducted during festival where the students of BITS, Pilani
showcase their talents.
One of the most sought after sports festivals in the country is the BITS Open Sports Meet
(BOSM). This annual festival of BITS Pilani usually held in the month of September is
organised entirely by students. It attracts as many as 1000 participants from all over India.
The sports include Athletics, Badminton, Tennis,Cricket, Basketball, Chess, Football, Hockey,
Table Tennis, Swimming, Volleyball and Weightlifting. Participants are accommodated in the
campus during the four day festival by the dept.of Rec'n'acc (Reception and Accommodation).
The Festival is sponsored by companies like Adidas, Domino's pizza,Maggi, etc.
Conquest(Conquest - The Business Challenge) is a unique business event conducted by
CEL(Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership). This business-plan competition includes intensive
mentoring by industry champions and a rigorous simulation involving real-life start up
conditions. The Winners share a prize money of INR 2 lakh and they are offered free incubation
in the Technology Business Incubator at BITS Pilani. They are also given an opportunity to pitch
their business ideas to some of the best VC forums in the country. Currently, the event is divided
into 5 phases: Conquest Camp, Conquest Colander, Conquest Focus, Conquest Finals 1 & 2.
Interface is the annual All India Management convention organised by the Management
Association of BITS, Pilani and it encompasses a wide spectrum of activities. The main objective
of the convention is to bridge the gap between management theory and practice. This event over
its 32 year history is considered as one of India's foremost conventions. The event consists of
paper presentations in Marketing, Finance, Human Resources Development, Management
Information Systems, Operations Management, E-commerce, Creativity and Entrepreneurship.
Other events include invited guest lectures(past lectures include luminaries like Dr. Manmohan
Singh and the late Rajesh Pilot), panel discussions, workshops, aptitude tests, business
quiz(Derek O' Brian,V V Ramanan, Mitesh Gupta have been past quizmasters) & debates. One
of the highlights of this event is the YMOM(Young Manager of the meet). This is a competition
to identify the most outstanding manager among the students through various rounds of
Auditorium Panel Art, Oasis Festival
Oasis is an all India cultural festival organised entirely by the students of BITS, Pilani. Oasis
is usually organised in the month of October. Around 1200 Participants from colleges all over
India participate in Oasis. This high budget event is the highlight of the cultural calendar year of
the University and is fully student driven from sponsorship, management,art and decoration. It
features a variety of events that include:
Inaugration by Mime Club's and Dance Club's performances.
Music Competitions: Tarang(Light Indian music), Fusion(Harmony of Indian and
western styles), Aandholika, Western Acoustics Jam, Carnatic & Hindustani,
Dance Events: Razzmataz(Dance Synchronization), Choreo(theme-based narrative
Blab, Oasis Quiz, Literary, poetry & creative events
Fashion Parade (Fash P)
Theatre Events: Mime, Stage Play, Act & React, Street Plays, Sitcom Fever, Mystic
Treasure hunt and other fun events are conducted by the Department of Informalz.
This is the annual classical music and dance festival organised by Ragamalika, the classical
music and dance club of BITS. It is a 3 day festival usually held in the last weekend of February
and features the top classical artistes from all over India.
 Research & Development Centers
Software Development & Educational Technology Unit - SDET
Technology Business Incubator - TBI - A few of the startups supported by the TBI are
Mobile MEdics, Steps Ahead, IMConfuzed.com
Centre for Entrepreneurial Leadership - CEL
Center for Robotics and Intelligent Systems - CRIS
Center for Desert Development Technologies - C-DDT
Center for Women Studies - Center for Women Studies
Rain Water Harvesting - BITS-RANA
Professional Development Center - BITS-RIT APEX CENTER
Other Centers Include: iSERC - Software Engineering Research Center (India), Center
for Excellence in IBM Visual Age for Java and IBM DB2 UDB, Center for Instructional
Software, Center for Material Science & Technology, Center for Research on
Educational Innovation & Institutional Development, Center for Renewable Energy and
Environment Development, Center for Robotics and Intelligent System, Embedded
Controller Application Center, Technology Innovation Center.
 Student Chapters
ACM-BITS Pilani Chapter
SAE-BITS, the 'Society for Automotive Engineers' Student Chapter at BITS-Pilani
IEEE Student Branch, BITS-Pilani
IET BITS Pilani Chapter
ASME BITS Pilani Chapter
 Goa Campus
BITS Goa Campus
BITS Pilani, Goa Campus was formally inaugurated on May 5, 2006 by the Indian Prime
Minster, Dr.Manmohan Singh.
Hostel buildings, BITS Goa
Located on the banks of Zuari river, about 2 km from the airport.
Spread over 200 acres (0.81 km2) of land owned by the Zuari industries.
Air conditioned auditorium with seating capacity of 2200 (the LARGEST one for any
educational institution in Asia).
Air-conditioned classrooms and Lecture Theatres.
Fully Air-Conditioned Central Library (one of the largest in the country).
Student activity center (includes state-of-the-art facilities).
Hostels: 14 (12 for boys, 2 for girls).
The Goa campus runs Group P, Group S and Group T, which correspond to Group A, Group B
and Group C at Pilani Campus. The dual degree scheme & the transfer scheme also applies to
this campus. A wide variety of scholarships are offered to students(includes Merit scholarships
Merit cum need scholarships etc).
Auditorium, BITS Goa
 Annual festivals
The annual Technical Festival of the Goa Campus is called Quark. This event is sponsored by
industrial partners and several innovations in technology are showcased in the fest spread over 3
days. It received third highest sponsorship for a Technical festival conducted in India by any
College. There are various events including paper presentations, lectures by professionals in their
respective fields, Workshops etc. The event promises to go bigger as the college gets established
completely. The official Quark website can be found here.
Waves is the annual cultural festival for the Goa Campus. It is an entirely student driven
initiative. It is claimed to be the largest cultural festival hosted by any college in goa and rightly
so. Never before a college has conducted such a large event within 2 yrs of its establishment, and
promises to get bigger as the college grows.
This is the annual inter - hostel festival organized by the student association. It invokes a strong
inter hostel rivalry with its 14 participants. A 4 day event, during the month of October, Zephyr
is looked up on as an event fostering cultural talent and management.
 Research & Development Centers
Center for Software Development, BITS-Pilani, Goa Campus - CSD
Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, BITS-Pilani, Goa Campus - CEL
 Student Chapters
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Student Chapter, BITS-Pilani, Goa
 Discussion Forum
BITS 360, BITS-Pilani, Goa Campus - 
 Dubai Campus
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani - Dubai was established in September 2000.
BITS, Pilani - Dubai
Located in the Dubai International Academic City
World class infrastructure with state-of-the-art laboratories, well-sourced library,
spacious academic block, sports facilities etc.
Industrial internships (Practice school)offered at reputed companies in UAE.
Student placements at globally reputed companies with good salary package.
Support services like Student Visas , Transport and Residential facilities with fully
furnished rooms provided
Largest IEEE & SAE student branch in UAE
Former Academic Block, BITS, Pilani - Dubai
BITS, Pilani - Dubai offers seven B.E.(Hons.) degrees in Mechanical Engineering, Computer
Science, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering,
Electronics & Communications Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology with the
option of Practice School I & Practice School II.
 Annual Festivals
B'Quizzed is an Inter University Quiz Competition organized by BITS, Pilani - Dubai every year
in the month of April. It witnesses participation from colleges all across the UAE.
 BITS Sports Festival
The BITS Sports Festival is being held at the campus since its inception with growing number of
universities taking part in various sports events.
Sparks is BITS,Pilani - Dubai's annual intra-college cultural event.
Introduction of Post Graduate & Management Courses
Academic collaborations with University of Maryland, College Park, Iowa State
University, Kansas State University, Purdue University and University of Buffalo.
Bits Hyderabad has been established in Jawaharnagar, close to the Hakimpet & Shameerpet,
 BITSAA (BITS Alumni Association)
The BITSian Alumni (BITSAA) over the years has increasingly contributed to its alma mater
and is very active in India and abroad. The BITSAA International's primary purpose is to engage
in charitable and educational activities by raising funds for setting up endowments, creating
scholarships, rewarding teaching and research and generally promoting the development of
resources at Birla Institute of Technology & Science at Pilani. BITSAA International also aims
to strengthen the ties, friendship and communications amongst former students, current students,
faculty and friends of the Institute. BITSAA International provides a number of channels for
people to stay connected with each other and the Birla Institute of Technology & Science.
North America : Arizona, Atlanta/Georgia, East Coast (NY, NJ, CT, DE), Midwest,
Boston/New England, North West, Pittsburgh, Research Triangle Park, Silicon Valley,
South/Texas, Southern California, Vancouver/Canada, Washington DC.
India : Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal*, Calcutta/Kolkota, Chandigarh*, Chennai,
Hyderabad, Jaipur, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Pune, Vizag.
Asia & Middle East : Bangkok/Thailand, Dubai/UAE, Hong Kong*, Middle East/GCC,
Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia, Shanghai/China, Singapore, Tokyo.
Europe : London/UK, Paris/France, Amsterdam/Benelux, Munich/Germany,
Australia : Sydney/Australia, Wellington, New Zealand.
 Alumni of Note
Many Alumni from BITS have become entrepreneurs, including Chinmoy Panda, Diaz
Nesamoney & Mukesh Chatter. Some Alumni have achieved leading positions in corporates
such as Vivek Paul, Baba Kalyani, SN Zindal, Balaji Krishnamurthy and many more. There have
been many prominent BITS Alumni who are/ have been prominent researchers, writers, social
workers and entertainers.
For a detailed list see: List of Notable BITS alumni
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