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Doctoral (PhD) Programme

PhD Admission result for II-Sem 2019-20 is declared.
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Admission to the PhD programme for second semester, academic year 2019-20 is now closed.

Result of short-listed candidates for Test/Interview is declared. CLICK HERE

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For financial assistance information, refer to Page 4 of the Admission Brochure

About BITS Pilani

BITS Pilani is a Deemed to be University, offering on-campus programmes to around 16,000 students including over 1100 Doctoral 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 (2019) and QS India (2019 and 2020). BITS Pilani has been ranked in 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. The Institute has developed state of the art facilities to support cutting edge research, led by around 800 faculty members, leading to 100 crore funding through sponsored projects in last three years, 2350 Scopus Indexed publications with about 29,350 citations in the last two years and 63 patents being filed in the last five years.

Department openings with regard to Full and Part-time student admission are tabulated below:

Pilani Goa Hyderabad
Full-Time Part-Time Full-Time Part-Time Full-Time Part-Time
Biological Sciences Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Chemical Engineering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Civil Engineering Yes Yes NA NA Yes No
Computer Science & Information Systems Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Electrical & Electronics Engineering Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Humanities & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Economics & Finance Yes No Yes No Yes Yes
Management Yes Yes No No NA NA
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Mechanical Engineering Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pharmacy Yes No NA NA Yes Yes
Physics Yes No Yes No Yes No

Yes - A Department does intend to admit students under specific scheme
No - A Department does not intend to admit students under specific scheme
NA – A Department does not exist in the specific campus

Important Dates

Admission Portal Open 9th November 2019
Last Date for filling application form online 9th December 2019 (5.00 PM)
Declaration of shortlisted candidates (on BITS admission website) 20th December 2019
Test/Interview 3rd January 2020
Announcement of admission offers to PhD Programmes (on BITS admission website) 7th January 2020
Reporting of selected students in respective campus 13th January 2020
Registration 14th January 2020

Candidates are encouraged to submit their queries (academic/non-academic) in the Query form. CLICK HERE

Admissions Office, BITS, Pilani - 333 031 (Rajasthan) India.
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