BITS Pilani – Admission, Courses, Campus, Fee and Placements


Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani also known as BITS Pilani or commonly as BITS is a private premier institute of higher education and a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. It is established across 4 distinct campuses namely KK Birla Goa, BITS Hyderabad, BITS Dubai and BITS, Pilani itself. The focus is primarily on higher education in engineering & sciences. The BITS, Pilani campus is situated in Rajasthan, it was started in technical collaboration with MIT(USA) and later was deemed to be a university.

Ranking: The National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF Rankings 2018)ranked BITS, Pilani at overall 17 in best engineering colleges in India in the year 2018. QS Asia ranking 2018 is 187

Accreditation: accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with ‘A’ grade with a CGPA of 3.45 on a four-point scale.

BITSAT 2019 Notification

Departments BITS, Pilani

The BITS, Pilani campus currently have 13 departments. The institute encompasses all pure science, applied science, engineering, management & pharmacy. Each of the departments is notable for excellent faculty, the curriculum offered, the research it conducts and many sponsored projects.

  • Biological science
  • Economics & finance
  • Engineering
  • Humanities & social science
  • Management
  • Pharmacy

For detailed information about each department visit the official website:

Official BITS, Pilani Department List

Courses Offered at BITS, Pilani

The courses being offered at BITS, Pilani campus are both Undergraduate, Postgraduate degree programmes along with integrated and doctoral degrees.

Integrated first Degree(Undergraduate)

 4 Year B.Tech/B.E. Programmes

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Computer Science Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Manufacturing Engineering


M.Sc Hons/ M.Sc Programmes

5 year Degree Programmes

Course List BITS, Pilani

Biological Sciences





General Studies

Higher degree/ Post Graduate Programmes

Higher Degree BITS, Pilani




There are Doctorals/P.hD programmes available for part and full time, on campus and off campus, the research is exemplary. The aspirant can visit the website from the tab given below for detailed information:

P.hD BITS, Pilani

Mode of Admission

  • Through the all India entrance exam BITSAT.
  • Direct admissions to the board toppers

BITS Pilani conducts an All India Entrance Exam BITSAT for engineering entrance to three of its campuses. BITSAT is the only entrance exam which makes the candidate eligible for admissions in BITS campuses. BITSAT is an online MCQ based paper taken only in the English Language. For admissions, one has to first apply for the BITSAT entrance from the official website of BITSAT.

BITS Admission Process & Counselling

Eligibility Criteria

(For admissions to the academic year 2019-2020)

For all Integrated/Undergraduate Degree Programmes at BITS, Pilani

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. Direct Admission is granted to students who are the board toppers of the 2019 year.

BITSAT Eliginility Criteria 2019

More About 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 for BITS, Pilani

  • 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 here BITS Pilani 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.

Cutoff Scores for BITS Pilani

The cutoff marks are the most important criteria for admissions in BITS, Pilani. The cutoff is decided to take into account various different factors. it is observed that year by year the cutoff marks vary from 1 -2 percent. The list provided below is the cutoff marks after the end of all counseling rounds of 2018.

Courses/Branch Names

Tenure of the course

Closing Cutoff(2018)

Chemical Engineering

4 Year B.Tech/B.E Degree Programme 280
Civil Engineering


Computer Science Engineering


Electrical & Electronics Engineering


Electronics & Instrumentation






4 Year B. Pharma


Biological Sciences

5 year Integrated Degree Programmes/M.Sc. 259








Fee Structure of BITS, Pilani

The institution fee includes the tuition fee per semester, one-time fee at the time of admission, and caution money the refundable amount which totals to the amount of rupees 2,10,875 p.a. The campus provides the hostel facility for both girls and boys separately. The hostel fee has to be submitted separately including food and electricity and water bills, that amount to the total of rupees 25,750 p.a.

Detailed Fee structure BITS


There are many scholarships available at BITS specifically Merit Scholarship, Merit Cum Need Scholarship, and BITSAT Scholarship. Every year 24% of students admitted to undergraduate/integrated degree programs get between 25% to 80% tuition fee waivers in form of different scholarship.

BITS, Pilani Campus


BITS, Pilani campus is spread across the Pilani town of the Jhunjhunu District, Rajasthan, India. Campus have the Birla education trust which houses the BITS campus alone. The only campus with Goddess Saraswati Temple is the highlight of the magnificent campus. There are around 12 hostels for accommodating students. The BITS, Pilani campus has its own museum, well-equipped laboratories, and well-furnished classrooms. The 328 acres campus is huge and with all amenities on the campus makes it an attractive package for the future aspiring candidates.

How to reach the Campus?

The campus is located in the Vidya Vihar campus in the Pilani town, Rajasthan, India. It is well connected with road transport and lone can reach the state by air or train easily. Airports near Rajasthan “Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi” & “Jaipur International Airport, Jaipur” 185 and 220 km respectively. The nearest railway station to reach Jhumjhunu district is “Chirawa Railway Station” and “Loharu Railway Station”.

Events and Placement at BITS, Pilani

BITS, Pilani host many events in an academic year. The events are a mix of cultural, sports, and technical festivals. Many prominent officials visit for seminars each year at the campus.

Some prominent Event at BITS Pilani are:

  • BITSMUN: Debate & discussion over the world issues affecting the human race is the highlight of this event.
  • APOGEE: Apogee, one of the largest technological symposiums of India bringing the innovation is the main focus of the vent.
  • BOSM: The sports festival is well designed for every attendee. The four-day event brings all sports enthusiasts together for healthy competition.
  • Oasis: One of the largest cultural festivals in India catches everyone attention.


BITS Pilani promises placement to at most 90% students in an academic batch every year on an average. The BITS, Pilani has the high to medium package company visiting the campus for recruiting most students and offer placements. The BITS institute have past records of students getting placed internationally.

Highest Package Offered: Rs 35 lakhs per annum

Average Package Offered: Rs 11.4 lakhs per annum

BITS Pilani University

The candidate can reach to BITS, Pilani either on the address given below or by contacting the administrative office directly.


Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani

Pilani Campus, Vidya Vihar


Pilani, 333031


BITS, Pilani Contact Number: +91 1596 245073/4

Fax: +91 1596 244183