Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Goa (BITS-Goa), built in the memory of K. K. Birla, is a technical and science educational field located in Southern Goa. The academic structure is governed by parent institute BITS Pilani and admissions to various courses will be done on the basis of Entrance Exams – BITSAT and GATE. Recently it has signed a MOU with Texas University for improving the quality of higher education.

BITS Goa Highlights

Official website
Approval UGC, AICTE, NAAC ‘A’ Grade
Course Integrated M.Sc., ME and Ph.D
Entrance Exam BITSAT and GATE.
Mode of Admission Online

Quick Facts:
- BITS was ranked 17th in University category and 5th in Pharmacy course by NIRF 2019.
-The Institute has been recently recognised as “Institute of Eminence” by MHRD.
-It has secured a place in top 500 World QS Subject Rankings in 2019.
-BITSAT Online Test is a CBT for admission to integrated First Degree program of BITS.

BITS Goa Courses

The Institute offers ME, Integrated M.Sc., and Ph.D. courses in different specializations.

Degree Specialization Eligibility Fees in INR
M.E Biotechnology Bachelor’s Degree (Relevant field) – Minimum 60% marks. GATE/ Online Entrance Test – Valid Score. 3,85,000 PA
Computer Science
Design Engineering
Embedded System
Sanitation Science
M.Phil Liberal Studies Minimum of 55% in the qualifying degree Valid GATE Score 78,682 PA
Ph.D -- Master’s/ M.Phil. degree with at least 60% marks in aggregate. 89,000 PA (for full time) and 1,33,000 (PA for part time)

BITS Goa Admissions

BITS Goa admissions are purely done on the basis of merit scored by the candidate in the entrance test called BITSAT conducted by the Institute and Higher Degree Admission Test. Admissions to M.Phil. and Ph.D. research Programs are done on the basis of marks obtained by a candidate in their Master’s Degree Examination or equivalent. 

Note: The Institute provides direct admission to board toppers from all over India. First rank students of all the central and state boards in India will be given direct admission to the program of their choice, irrespective of their BITSAT score.

Selection Procedure

  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test/ interview for selections. 
  • Final selection is done on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the Personal Interview conducted by the Institute.
  • Selected candidates will be given financial assistance in the form of either a fellowship of any government agency or of the Institute, project or teaching assistantship, full/ partial tuition waiver or a combination of these. 
Interested in BITSAT ?
Interested candidates can register by applying online on the official website of BITS Pilani ( An application fee for INR 3150 for male and INR 2650 for female candidates need to be paid through net banking or credit/ debit card. Registration for same is expected to begin from the first week of January every year.
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BITS Goa Placements

BITS Goa is known for its record placements of 100% every year since its inception.

Placement statistics (2019)

  • Top salary: INR 35 lakh 
  • Average salary: INR 11.47 lakh


Top Recruiters are: Google, Microsoft, Schlumberger, Facebook, Wipro, Infosys, Genpact etc.

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BITS Goa Scholarships

Travel Scholarship: This Scholarships supports the travel expenses of students participating in academic events of International repute. BITSAA currently offers travel assistance under the following schemes:

Bhushan Bhatia Graduate App Scholarship: Bhushan Bhatia Graduate Application Scholarship provides financial assistance to BITSians for their applications to MS/PhD programs.

Project Scholarship: In the past BITSAA has supported the development of India’s First Humanoid ACYUT and its participation at international level competitions and conferences.

Paper Publication Assistance: This assistance comes from the endowment fund donated by the batch of 1966. Four grants, each worth Rs. 5,000 for undergrad students and two grants worth Rs. 10,000 each for post-graduate students are to be awarded for publishing papers in reputed journals. 

Zero Percent Loan Scholarship: Zero percent loan scholarship is aimed at providing assistance for various academic purposes such as undergraduate studies at BITS, paper publication, attending international conferences, seminars and competitions, MS/ PhD applications etc. 

BITSAA-BITSMUN Travel Scholarship: The BITSAA-BITSMUN Travel scholarship has been initiated with the purpose of supporting BITSians participating in leadership, public speaking, entrepreneurship events, both within India and abroad. 

Student Project Funding: Student Project Funding is an initiative by BITSAA to help students working on challenging projects in raising funds through crowdfunding initiatives.

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BITS Goa Facilities

Library: Library has room for up to 8,000 students, offers 738 open access study places and 246 open-access IT work stations. As well as the books and periodicals you expect, it is home to computing facilities for students. Our collections contain over half a million items like around 3,000 current journal titles, over 20,000 electronic resources, including databases, journals and ebooks, substantial media (CD and DVD) collection etc.

Hostel: Separate Hostels for Boys and Girls with centralized AC, Gym, Security Service, Visitors Lounge, Solar Geyser, Entertainment Halls, Indoor Games, and Medical Facilities, Courts and Equipment for various Indoor and Outdoor games, Smart Classes with projector and internet facility to keep the students engaged in various Educational Activities.

Other Facilities: Bank, Supermarket, Restaurant, Bakery, Beauty Parlour, Tele-Communication Shoppy, Juice Corner, Laundry, Dairy Outlet, Stationery Shop, Post Office and Fancy Shop, Hi-Tech Computer Lab, Vehicle Section, Smart Classes with projector and internet facility to keep the students engaged in various Educational Activities etc.

About BITS Pilani

BITS Pilani is 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. 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.

BITS Goa Faculty

  • MS Dasgupta (Associate Professor): B.E.(Mechanical) 1989 R.E.C. Silchar, Assam, M.M.E.(Design) 1991 Jadavpur Univ. Calcutta, Ph.D. 2000 BITS Pilani, Rajasthan.
  • Prof. Souvik Bhattacharyya: Bachelor’s degree (1981), MS (1985) from University of Cincinnati, USA and PhD from Texas A&M University (1991), USA - all in Mechanical Engineering specializing in thermal sciences.
  • Abhijeet K Digalwar (Associate Professor) : Ph.D., FIE, SMILIE, Mechanical Engineering Department Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani.
  • Dr. Tufan Chandra Bera (Assistant Professor) : Mechanical Engineering Department, BITS Pilani. He joined the BITS Pilani in 2010 as a faculty member of Mechanical Engineering Department. He graduated from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, with qualification B.E. (Hons) in Production Engineering (2003).


Ques. What is the application procedure for NRIs?

Ans. There is no separate procedure for NRIs. However, those candidates who have citizenship other than INDIA can apply under International students admissions scheme.

Ques. Does any other university admit students based on BITSAT-2020 score?

Ans. Yes, there are other universities that admit students using BITSAT-2020 scores. All IIMs accept the score of BITSAT for admission in B.E., B.Pharm and M.Sc.

Ques. I have made a mistake while entering some data in my application form. How can I edit/correct it?

Ans. The link for editing the application form will be made available on the website during a certain period of time and you can edit the required fields during this period. No email queries will be entertained in this regard. 

Ques. Am I eligible if I repeat some of the subjects to get the required 75% marks?

Ans. If you are repeating the 12th exam, you should do it for all the subjects to pass 12th again as mentioned in the BITSAT brochure. If you take improvement exams in PCM/PCB only, you are not eligible. I am unable to access the Online application.

Ques. Can I send the application form by email or post?

Ans. The application cannot be sent by email/post. If you get any specific error while applying, please send an email to for help with details and queries will also be answered by the phone numbers: +91-7349470595 and +91- 9148237202 during Monday to Friday 9.00 am till 6.00 pm.