Latest Updates: 

  • Iteration-3 results for admissions to the First Degree Programs have been announced. Candidates can check their results by visiting the portal. Candidates are required to fill in the user ID and password to check their results.
  • BITS has activated the withdrawal window for students who want to withdraw their enrollment from the institute. Students who have received the offer letter can withdraw their names if they wish to between October 19, 2020, to October 21, 2020.

BITS Pilani Admission Dates 2020

Events Dates
Opening of Application form for (M.E/M.Pharm/M.Phil) March 20, 2020, for BITS HD 
Last date to apply for (M.E/M.Pharm/M.Phil) June 15, 2020 (5.00 PM)
The opening window for revision/editing (online) in the application form by candidates June 22, 2020
The Closing window for revision/editing (online) in the application form by candidates June 29, 2020 (5.00 PM)
Availability of Hall Ticket September 13, 2020, to 23 September 23, 2020
BITS HD Online Test September 16, 2020, and September 23, 2020
Reporting date for admission (via online mode) including verification of documents (M.E/ M.Pharm/ M.Phil) October 29, 2020
Freshman Orientation Programme (M.E/ M.Pharm/ M.Phil) October 31, 2020
Registration for (M.E/ M.Pharm/ M.Phil) November 2, 2020
Commencement of classes (via Online mode) for (M.E/ M.Pharm/ M.Phil) November 3, 2020
Opening of application forms for BITSAT 2020 January 11, 2020
Last date to apply for BITSAT 2020 May 11, 2020
Opening of the window for candidates to reserve Test date and slot September 9, 2020, to September 10, 2020
Availability of Hall Tickets September 13, 2020, to September 23, 2020
BITSAT 2020 Online Exam September 16-18, 2020 and September 21-23, 2020
Apply for admission with 12th Board marks and Preferences (BE, M.Sc and B.Pharm) September 19, 2020, to September 29, 2020
Admit list and Waitlist announcement post-Iteration 1 October 5, 2020 (5 PM)
Deadline for payment of fee/ advance fees. October 12, 2020 (5 PM)
Announcement of Iteration 2 results October 15, 2020 (5 PM) (tentative)
Deadline for payment of balance fees by candidates selected for admission from the waiting list in Iteration 2 October 17, 2020 (5 PM)
Deadline for candidates who wish to submit Withdrawal request online using online credentials October 20, 2020 (5 PM)
Announcement of admission assignment after Iteration 3.  October 23, 2020 (result out)
Deadline for payment of balance fees by candidates selected for admission from the waiting list in Iteration 3. October 28, 2020 (5 PM)
Last date of admission against Iteration 1 to 3 October 30, 2020
Freshmen Orientation Program by the respective Campuses (through online mode) October 31, 2020
Announcement of admission assignment after Iteration 4. October 31, 2020 (5 PM)
Registration of Courses for First Semester 2020-21 at respective Campuses. A separate announcement by the respective Campus (through online mode). November 2, 2020
Classwork begins as per the registration of courses (through online mode) November 3, 2020
Announcement of admission assignment after Iteration 5 November 10, 2020
Last date of admission against Iteration 5 November 14, 2020
Announcement of admission assignment after Iteration 6 (if required) November 16, 2020
Last date of admission against Iteration 6 November 20, 2020
Opening of the registration form for MBA 2020 To be Notified
Opening of Admission portal for Ph.D. 2020  June 3, 2020
Last date to apply for Ph.D. 2020 July 10, 2020
Declaration of Selected Candidates for PhD September 11, 2020
Interview for selected candidates  September 21, 2020, to October 5, 2020
Announcement of admission offers to Ph.D. Programs October 10, 2020
Reporting of selected students in the respective campus To be Notified
Date of Registration of Selected Candidates for PhD To be notified
Admission withdrawal window open October 19, 2020
Admission withdrawal window closed  October 21, 2020

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani is one of the best private technological university in India. BITS Pilani mostly focuses on undergraduate education in Engineering, Science, and Management. BITS is also one of the few universities in India that follows “No Reservation Policy” for admission. BITS Pilani has been accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade with a CGPA of 3.45. 


BITS has three other campuses in addition to the Pilani campus:

BITS Pilani Highlights



Type of University

Deemed to be University


‘Grade A’ by NAAC




3,000 Current Journals

20,000 Electronic Resources


Boys: 12 Hostels

Girls: 1 Hostel

Academic Departments


Campus Area

328 Acres

How to reach

0.3 KM (from Pilani Bus Stand)

17.7 KM (from Chirawa Railway Station)

180.2 KM (from IGI, New Delhi)

BITS Pilani Courses and Admission

BITS offers Undergraduate, Post-graduate and Doctoral-level programs. BITS Admission to all the courses is based on the various entrance test conducted by the university.

Admission to BE/ B.Tech and Integrated M.Sc. programs are through BITSAT conducted by the university. For admission to a higher degree and doctoral program, one has to appear for an online entrance test and an interview, both conducted by the university.

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BITS Pilani Entrance Exam (BITSAT)

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test (BITSAT) is an online computer-based admission test conducted by BITS, Pilani. The test is majorly conducted for admission to integrated first-degree programs offered at all the campuses of the university. BITSAT Application forms are available from the month of January, every year, while the entrance exam is conducted in the month of May.

Latest! This year BITSAT was conducted from May 16 -30, 2019 across India in CBT mode. The results for Iteration V has been announced on July 31. For more details, click here

BITSAT Application Form

The application form for BITSAT is made available on the university’s official website. BITSAT Application forms are available from the month of January, every year, while the application process ends around the month of June. Candidates need to fill the form online, once a form has been filled, candidates will need to take a printout of the application form. A candidate can make changes in the application form at any time before submitting the form. One should only take a printout of the application form, once he/she has made sure that the form has been filled incorrectly.

Candidate can choose to pay online through any of the given online payment methods or may even choose to pay offline through Cash Challan. Once the candidates have taken the printout of the application form and completed the payment, they will send the form to The Dean Admissions, BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan.

BITSAT Admit Card

BITSAT Admit Cards are made available on the BITS Official Website in the month of April as the entrance exam is conducted in the month of May. The admit cards can easily be downloaded from the website of the university. Here are the step-wise instructions on How to download the admit card?


The result of the BITSAT exam is announced in the month of July. The university announces the result through its official website. The result consists of a list of candidates who have cleared the entrance test and will be allotted admission to any of BITS’ 4 campuses. The list also includes names of the candidates on the waiting list.

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BITS Pilani Cutoff

The university follows a strict ‘No Reservation Policy’, which means that the admission to BITS is clearly on the basis of merit that a candidate has attained. BITS announces separate merit lists for separate campuses. Once the result is announced, BITS Pilani releases a number of cutoffs. Based on the cutoff, admission is granted to the candidates.

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BITS Pilani Placement

BITS Pilani has achieved successful placements for almost 100% of the deserving candidate over the past few years. The Central Placement Cell of BITS Pilani counsels and trains the candidates before appearing for an interview. Companies like Amazon, KPMG, Morgan Stanly, PWC, Hindalco, Hitachi, Honda, Infosys, TESCO are among the top recruiters of the Institute.

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BITS Pilani Ranking







General – International

801-1000 (World)

109 (BRICS)

187 (Asia)



General – International

801-1000 (World)



General – International

196 (BRICS)

181-190 (Asia)



General – India

21 (Overall)

13 (Universities)

NIRF 2017 Engineering – India 16
India Today 2017 Engineering – India 4
Outlook India 2017 Engineering – India 5
The Week 2017 Engineering – India 7

BITS Pilani Scholarship

A large number of scholarships, fellowships, and other financial assistance are available to the students of the institute.

  • Institute Merit and Merit-cum-Need Scholarships: Students admitted to Integrated First Degree Programmes are eligible to receive these awards. The merit awards cover reimbursement of full semester fees and admission fees for top ten students of each batch, and 50% or 25% semester and admission fees for those selected for Merit-Cum-Need awards.
  • Student Aid Fund: Some financial assistance may also be obtained from this fund. These awards are made normally in the second semester only.
  • EWYLP: Various schemes operate under the Earn While You Learn Programme (EWYLP) from which financial assistance is available.


The BITS Pilani has a number of clubs that the students can enroll in for organizing various extracurricular activities. These clubs are-

  • The Creative Activities Club (CAC): It works throughout the college festivals. Fun-game events in BOSM; Several workshops and competitions during OASIS; Creative puzzle events and an art gallery during APOGEE.
  • The BITS Radio-Control (RC) Club
  • Team Robocon is a group of robotics engineers participating in ABU Robocon.
  • MASSOC: It is basically a Management Association which deals with providing a wide platform for the students so that they can showcase their management skills.
  • Marketing Club: It is the club where Students show up their creativity & unique ideas. It is conducted basically for discussing new practices & schemes which can help to give new dimensions to the education. 
  • Finance Club: It helps young minds to learn the intricacies of stock markets, the mechanics behind the driving force of the financial world.
  • Editorial Club: A club created by the MBA students that give an impartial voice to the talented minds & people with a passion to write. It brings out a management group newsletter “BIZZ BITS”.
  • Astro Club: Skywatching sessions. The club is equipped with two telescopes: A Galilean and a 12.5-inch Cassegrainian telescope.
  • Some other clubs include The Hindi Drama Club (HDC), English Drama Club (EDC), The Debating Society, The Wall Street Club, The Music Club, The Dance Club, The Photography Club known as Photog.   

BITS Pilani Festivals

 The following festivals are hosted annually-

  • BOSM- It is BITS Open Sports Meet
  • OASIS-The cultural fest
  • APOGEE- The signature magnum opus tech fest
  • INTERFACE- Management fest organized and conducted entirely by MBA students.

BITS Pilani FAQs

Ques. How many campuses does BITS Pilani have?

Ans. BITS Pilani has 4 campuses. The campuses are in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad & Dubai. Out of all the campuses, Pilani is the main campus of the university.

Ques. BITS Pilani is famous for which course?

Ans. BITS Pilani offers a variety of courses at UG & PG level, the flagship course of BITS is BTech. BITS BTech has been ranked amongst the Top Engineering Programmes in India.

Ques. What is the NIRF ranking of BITS Pilani?

Ans. In 2019, BITS Pilani was ranked 25th among engineering colleges & 39th among universities by NIRF. BITS Pilani has also been ranked first among private engineering colleges in India by India Today.

Ques. Is BITS Pilani a private institute?

Ans. Yes, BITS Pilani is a private institute & a Deemed University. It was established in 1964 at Pilani, Rajasthan.

Ques. Does BITS Pilani offer hostel facilities?

Ans. Yes, BITS Pilani offers hostel facilities to students applying for it. The allotment of the hostel is random and computerised. Students cannot choose their roommates.

Ques. Why is BITS Pilani so expensive?

Ans. Bits Pilani is a privately funded institution unlike the IIT's and the NIT's. So the fees is higher than these government-aided colleges. Also, high scale research goes on throughout the year in all three campuses which demand high monetary support.

Ques. Is Bitsat easier than JEE?

Ans. BITSAT is generally considered to be easier than JEE Main and JEE Advanced. But the catch in BITSAT is that you have to solve 150 questions in 180 minutes and this is what makes it difficult

Ques. What is the highest package of BITS Pilani?

Ans. BITS Pilani University has concluded its final placements for the 2017 batch, securing an average salary of Rs 11.07 lakh against Rs 10.33 lakh. The highest on-campus international package of Rs 60 lakh was offered by Tokyo-based Works Application, one of Japan's largest enterprise software companies.

Ques. Can I get a Scholarship in BITS Pilani?

Ans. Yes, you can get a scholarship in BITS Pilani. There are two types of scholarships offered: 1. Merit scholarship: Based on your CGPA in the current semester. Around 10(per batch) people get 100% off and another 10(per batch) get 40% off on tuition fee. 2. Merit cum Need scholarship: Again based on your CGPA but also has the condition that your parents' annual income should be less than 10 LPA. Any CGPA above 7 gets you a scholarship.

Ques. How many seats are there in BITS Pilani?

Ans. The number of seats in BITS Pilani varies from course to course. However, the total number of seats in BITS Pilani campus is approximately 850.