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Admission to Full-Time MBA programme in Department of Management at Pilani campus for Academic Year 2020-21 is now open.

Notice to Shortlisted Candidates

Because of orders from the central and the state government as well as advisories from various regulatory agencies to prevent the spread of Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19), Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani has decided to postpone the second round of the MBA admission process (AY 2020-21) until further notice.

At present, MBA programme is not offered at Goa or Hyderabad campuses.
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Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani is a Deemed to be University, offering offering on-campus programmes to around 16,000 students across its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. BITS Pilani has been recently recognized as an Institute of Eminence by MHRD and is India’s highest ranked non-Government Institute as declared in various reputed rankings such as QS BRICS (2019), QS Asia (2020) and QS India (2020).

Department of Management at Pilani Campus offers a 2 years full-time MBA program designed to anchored in the fundamentals of general management with the latest theories and best practices in the business/corporate world. The MBA program is of 2 years having 4 semesters, out of which 3 semesters are for the course work on-campus and last semester is Practice School/Dissertation. The MBA curriculum is an optimum combination of core, electives and industrial component/research in the form of Practice School/dissertation. The pedagogy followed in the courses emphasizes that at least 50% of the sessions are devoted to cases/Projects/Simulations/Lab/Other experiential components.

Admissions to full-time MBA programme of BITS Pilani at its Pilani campus for the 1st Semester 2020-21 will be made on the basis of CAT (2019) / XAT (2020) / GMAT (2019) scores along with group discussion (GD), Personal interview (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT) of candidates. Prior work experience will be given weightage.

Eligibility for Admission:
       Qualifying Degree:
             • B.E. / B.Tech. in engineering disciplines or
            • Master’s Degree in any discipline from any recognized university or
            • Any integrated First Degree of BITS Pilani.
            Candidates should have obtained minimum of 60% aggregate marks in qualifying degree.
Students who are in the final year of their Qualifying Degree programme are also eligible to apply, provided they can submit the original copies of the results till 1st October, 2020, and fulfil other criteria.

Application Procedure:
The link to apply for admission to the MBA program at Pilani campus for first Semester 2020-21 will open on 15th December, 2019. The last date to complete the online application form is 25th February 2020 (11:59 P.M).

Selection Process:
For MBA Programme, candidates will be shortlisted based on their CAT (2019) / XAT (2020) / GMAT (2019) percentiles. The shortlisted candidates will also have to appear for Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT) to be held in Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Pune or Pilani during March / April 2020.

The final list of the centers for Group Discussion (GD), Personal Interview (PI) and Writing Ability Test (WAT) will be announced only after all the applications are received.

The candidates will be informed of the same through BITS website and through personal mail to their registered e-mail IDs. Admissions to the MBA Programme will be based on merit only

A candidate can submit only one application form for MBA Admissions. However if a candidate discovers any mistake in the form submitted by him / her, he / she can submit a second application form duly completed before the last date. In such cases, the second application has to be accompanied by a fresh application fee.

Important dates and deadlines:

Start of online applications 15th December 2019
Deadline for online submission of the applications 25th February 2020
Announcement of shortlisted candidates for GD / PI / WAT 10th March 2020
GD / PI / WAT 3rd week of March 2020 – 1st week of April 2020
Announcement of admission offers 10th – 14th April 2020
Deadline for admission of selected students 28th July 2020
Freshers’ orientations programme 30th – 31st July 2020
Registration of courses 1st August 2020

How to Apply:

Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at

The application fee is Rs. 3150/-. Mode of fee payment is given while applying online.

For further assistance, you may call 01596-25- 5858, 5828, 5264 or send a mail to

Admissions Office, BITS, Pilani - 333 031 (Rajasthan) India.
Tel: 01596-25- 5858, 5828, 5264 (10.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs : Mon. - Fri.) (10.00 hrs to 13.00 hrs : Sat.)

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