Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani is a private university and Institute of Eminence for higher education and research in India. This institute is supported by the Aditya Birla Group and is one of the first six institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status in 2018. The motto of this institute is jñānaṁ paramaṁ balam which means knowledge is the supreme power.
BITS Pilani offers various programmes to over 15,000 students across its expansion campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, and Dubai. BITS Pilani specifically has 1040 seats for admission to its various branches and specialisations.
The institute was started in 1964. At this time, the transformation of the institute from a regional engineering college to a national university was backed by G.D. Birla. BITS Pilani is the only private institute to give competition to IITs and NITs and RECs in the country. The department of management was started in the year 1971.
BITS Pilani provides a total of 107 academic courses including 22 B.E. Honors streams, 33 courses under the M.E programme and MBA programmes. It provides under graduation, post-graduation and doctoral-level educational degrees, admission to which is based on the entrance exams conducted by the university itself or other national level exams.
Spread across an area of 328 acres consisting of 15 academic departments and 14 student hostels, BITS Pilani has a splendid eye-catching campus. It has a Birla Mandir dedicated to the goddess Saraswati, Sharda Peeth, built by G. D. Birla. The Pilani campus has India's first technological museum, the Birla Museum which showcases technological advancements. Common rooms in hostels are prepared with recreational facilities like table tennis, carom along with LED TV with Dish connection, newspaper and telephones.
Nearly 224 companies visited the institute’s campus for recruitment purposes of students in the year 2020. Few of the finest recruiters were- Bridgestone, HSBC, ITC, Bigbazar, Bosch, Taj Hotels, Toyota, CISCO, Accenture, Cognizant etc. The highest CTC offered was INR. 15 LPA and the average CTC was INR. 9.17 LPA. BITS Pilani provides scholarships to meritorious students or to those who excel in sports or are physically challenged etc.
On AlmaConnect, BITS Pilani has an official alumni community which is an exclusive space for all BITS alumni to come together, share, relive memories and help each other move ahead. In the past, alumni have donated in areas and causes such as scholarships, research endowment fund, chair professorships, setting up research labs etc.
The huge Pilani campus of 328 acres is well equipped and well designed with a fully residential facility. The campus has all the things that a student needs. It has completely furnished hostel rooms and most of them have their mess halls. BITS Pilani also has a big library with 738 study places and 246 IT work stations. Various sports facilities for activities like swimming, tennis, volleyball, badminton, athletics, water polo and weight lifting are also available. It has different labs for carrying out practical and research work for students and faculty.
Course and Fees
The institute offers quality technical courses in undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. The courses are designed to provide an overall idea of all the technical fields and deep knowledge about their specializations to their students.
BITS Pilani Address-
Vidya Vihar, Pilani, Rajasthan
Pin code: 333031
BITS Pilani students have been gone for a various semester abroad programs in foreign universities/ institutes ranked in the first 400 by QS and THE (Times Higher Education). BITS Pilani has collaborations with several reputed overseas universities and industries like in Japan, Taiwan, France, London and Australia.
BITS Pilani was ranked 27 overall in 2020 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), 15 among universities, 30 in the engineering ranking and 6 in India in the pharmacy ranking.
BITS Pilani ranked 2nd in the best among Times ranked colleges in Rajasthan in 2020.
BITS Pilani ranked 7th in the best among India Today ranked colleges in Rajasthan in 2020.
The Outlook-ICARE MBA Rankings 2020 ranks the management department of BITS Pilani among the top 10 private MBA colleges in India and the best 7 in the west zone.
BITS Pilani regularly organises fests and cultural, sports, expert talk events on-campus for their students. Some of their famous events are Oasis, Pearl, Extropy, BITSMUN etc. These help in developing various skills apart from academics and allow students to showcase their existing talents on a bigger platform.