Birla Institute of Technology and Science, BITS Hyderabad – Admission Process, Courses, Campus


Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani – also known as BITS Pilani is one of the premier technical and science university of higher learning in India established under Section 3 of the UGC Act. The university with its four campuses is among India’s topmost Engineering and Science Institute, and the BITS Hyderabad campus being the newest of all. It not only is youngest but has tailored made programmes for young aspirants of engineering. The institute ranks among the top 20 best Engineering colleges in India. There is no separate ranking for extension center, therefore the BITS Pilani is the combined ranking of all campuses. The National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF Rankings 2018)ranked BITS at overall 17 in best engineering colleges of India in the year 2018.


BITS Hyderabad

The youngest of the four physical campuses of BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus also known as BITS Hyderabad or shortened to BPHC is an Engineering and science institute for higher education in India. One of the best institute located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It started its tenure to excellence on 29th August 2008. The first batch graduating in the year 2012.

The campus has 3200 students and 350 teachers and staff members at present. Every year 750 bright minds are admitted into first degree, higher degree and doctoral programmes in the institute through a single entrance test conducted by BITS, Pilani that is BITSAT.

Departments at BITS Hyderabad

The BITS, Pilani Hyderabad campus comprises of 12 distinct departments and divisions of which main Engineering Departments are as follows:

  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Information Systems
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Apart from engineering, there are other science and pharma departments too.

BITS Hyderabad Departments

Courses Offered at BITS Hyderabad

Chemical Engineering

B.E/B.Tech Course (4 years)

Civil Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

B. Pharma Course (4 Years)

Biological Sciences

Integrated M.Sc Course (5 years)


Apart from B.Tech/B.E and integrated programmes, if you wish to go for P.hD programme then BITS Hyderabad is a viable option as it has very good research topics and funding from top organizations.

P.hD official

Mode of Admission

  • Through BITS Pilani entrance exam BITSAT.
  • Direct admissions to the board toppers

Every year BITS Pilani conducts an All India Entrance Exam BITSAT for engineering entrance to three of its campuses. The BITS, Pilani Hyderabad admission authority takes into account BITSAT score. BITSAT is an online MCQ based paper taken only in English Language. For admissions, one has to first apply for the BITSAT entrance from the official website of BITSAT.

Application Procedure of BITSAT 2019

  • Apply to BITSAT 2019 from its official website.
  • The form should be properly filled with all the correct information.
  • Three examination centers choice is given out of which, BITSAT would be allotted one from the three of the preferred locations.
  • You would be provided a unique application number which should be kept for future references.
  • After payment of the examination fee and printing the application form one have to download the admit card of BITSAT 2019 using the same unique application number, the admit card would be available around the second week of April 2019.

Admission Procedure

  • After BITSAT will release the entrance 2019 score, the online application form for admission starts around the first week of May 2019.
  • Then-candidate have to submit their 12 class mark sheet and their preference of the three BITS campus along with the chosen branch of study.
  • Taking into account candidates BITSAT scores the availability of seats and the branch preference one is either allotted a seat or kept on the waiting list.
  • One has to reserve the seat in the first cutoff only by paying the first-semester fee and have the chance of changing the branch in second and third cutoff if wished.

BITS Admission Process & Counselling

Eligibility Criteria

(For admissions to the academic year 2019-2020)

For all Integrated First degree programmes

Candidates should have passed 10+2 exam from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics/ Biology subject also the candidate should have obtained minimum of 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects (if taken mathematics in BITSAT) or 75% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology(if taken biology in BITSAT).

Students appearing for 10+2 examination in the year 2019 or have passed in 2018 only are eligible to appear for BITSAT-2019.

Admission to B.Pharma

Candidates should have passed the 10+2 examination of 10+2 system from a recognized Central or State board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or, Mathematics and have adequate proficiency in English.

The admissions will be made on merit, and merit position is based on the score obtained in BITSAT 2019. However, the eligibility for admissions is subject to fulfilling the requirements of minimum marks in 10+2 examination.

Eligibility criteria for admission under direct admissions to board toppers:

The topper should have taken 12 class examination with Physics, Chemistry and mathematics subjects. And must have obtained the highest aggregate percentage of marks in 12 class among all students who have taken an exam in the year 2019 from the board.

For more information visit the link of the official website of Direct admission criteria to integrated first-degree programmes.

BITS Eligibility Criteria

BITS Hyderabad – Campus

BITS Hyderabad Campus life

The BITS Hyderabad campus is located amidst lush greenery and is stretched over 200 acres of land at Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet, Hyderabad, India and is continued to expand and grow by aiming next 5000 students in another 4 years. Located as such a well-known and well- connected place makes the campus more favorable for students, teachers, and staff members.

BITS Hyderabad

How to Reach the Campus

The campus is about 70 kilometers away from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad and just 27 kilometers from Secunderabad railway station. The campus is easily accessible by road with a bus stop just outside the campus. Public transport route 212 runs every hour to and fro from Secunderabad to campus. It is also in close proximity to many schools, medical facilities, and recreational centers.


The campus is well built and equipped with all necessary and recreational infrastructure. The is facilities of ATM inside the campus, cafeteria, Medical Aid, and modern laboratories, well-furnished classrooms, lecture theatre complexes, student activity center, auditorium playground, and modern ICT infrastructure, all make it a viable and one of the best institute in and near Hyderabad, Telangana.
Campus life is spirited and enthusiastic. With the mix of technical and extracurricular activities make it more interesting.

There is cultural freedom coupled with multi-dimensional growth, as the campus comprises students from all over India and abroad. This is the best place if you want to be an innovator.

With the advent of technology and rise start-up with all innovative ideas, the BITS Pilani Hyderabad with its unique programmes and cultural habitat makes it the best option for all the future innovators of our civilization.

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