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Higher Degree (HD) Programmes

Admission to HD program of BITS Pialni for the Academic Year 2019-20 is closed.

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CLICK HERE for fee structure information for 2019 - 2020.

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani announce admissions for 2019 - 2020 to its Higher Degree (HD) Programmes, i.e. M.E/M.Pharm./MPhil. to be offered across its 3 campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. While candidates will be admitted based on marks obtained in the HD Test score conducted by BITS Pilani, admissions to these programmes will also be offered to candidates based on GATE / GPAT scores. BITS Pilani will be launching two new programmes this year leading to a M.E. Degree in Sanitation Science, Technology and Management and M.Phil. Degree in Liberal studies.

The HD programme structure offers sufficient flexibility catering to students interested in a career in industry or pursuing research. Admitted students will be eligible for financial assistance in the form of a stipend / waiver.

About BITS Pilani

BITS Pilani is a Deemed to be University, offering on-campus programmes to around 13,000 UG, 800 PG and 1,100 Doctoral students across its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. It also offers programmes to nearly 19,000 working professionals through its Work Integrated Learning Programmes.

Having pioneered the credit based semester system in technical education in the country, BITS Pilani has a vision to be amongst the top research led Institutes in the country. The Institute has secured more than Rs. 120 crore funding through 445 sponsored projects in the last 5 years. State of the art facilities have been developed to support cutting edge research, led by around 750 faculty and students, leading to over 8100 SCI publications with 77,900 citations and 60 patents being filed till date.

BITS Pilani has been recently recognised as “Institute of Eminence” by MHRD. It was ranked 17th in the University category and 5th in the Pharmacy category in 2018 by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) released by Ministry of HRD, Govt of India. It is also India’s highest ranked non-Government Institute as declared in various reputed world rankings like QS BRICS, QS Asia, and QS India in 2019. BITS Pilani has recently secured a place in the World top 500 QS Subject Rankings 2019 in Mechanical & Manufacturing, Electrical & Electronics and Computer Science and THE 2019 World top 500 Subject Ranking in Life Sciences where BITS Pilani is among the top 8 from India.

Admissions are open for the following programmes to be offered in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses of BITS, Pilani:

Read the brochure for more detail about programmes, eligibility for admission, application procedure, admission modality, fee structure, HD online test. Click here to download the brochure.

Details of programme fee structure for 2019-20 and related modes of payment will be made available on in the coming days. Candidates must look up the website for information pertaining to fees and regular updates pertaining to HD admissions for 2019 – 2020.




Important Dates :
Portal to apply online opens on 18th March 2019
Deadline for submission of completed application form online with prescribed fee 30th April 2019
Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on GATE / GPAT score (Iteration 1) 3rd May 2019
Payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through GATE / GPAT 20th May 2019
BITS HD Online Test 15th & 26th May 2019
Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 2) 3rd June 2019
Payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 2 18th June 2019
Announcement of admission offers to candidates admitted through BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 3) 25th June 2019
Payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 3 5th July 2019
Payment of balance fees by all students offered admission to HD programme 15th July 2019
Announcement of admission offers to candidates admitted through BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 4) 18th July 2019
MPhil test and interview 18th July 2019
Payment of fees by students offered admission through Iteration 4 25th July 2019
Reporting date for admission in respective campus 29th July 2019
Freshman Orientation Programme 31st July 2019
Registration 1st August 2019

The Institute reserves the right to conduct further iteration/s if necessary.

Important dates related to the BITS HD test :
Test Center allotment to Candidates 2nd May 2019
Slot and Date booking 4th to 7th May 2019
Candidates to download Hall tickets 9th May to 14th May 2019
Online HD Test 15th and 26th May 2019

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