BITS Pilani Higher Degree Programs 2016 | Admission Test

BITS Pilani Higher Degree Admission Test 2016

Birla Institute of Technology Science (BITS) Pilani has invited applications for admission to Higher Degree Programmes for 2016-17 sessions at Pilani Campus, Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus.

The admissions will be made through BITS Pilani Higher Degree Admission Test 2016.

Higher Degree Programs offered at BITS Pilani

(i) at BITS, Pilani – Pilani Campus

M.E Biotechnology; Chemical; ME Chemical (with specialization in Petroleum Engg); M.E Civil (with specialization in Structural Engg/Transportation Engh); M.E Communication Engineering; M.E Microelectronics; M.E Electrical (with specialization in Power Electronics & Drives); M.E Embedded Systems; M.E Mechanical; M.E Manufacturing Systems Engineering; M.E Design Engineering; M.E Computer Science; M.E Software Systems.

M.Pharm (Pilani only)

M.Pharm with specialization in Pharmaceutics (Pilani & Hyderabad)

M.Pharm with specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Pilani only)

(ii) at BITS, Pilani-Goa Campus

M.E.: Biotechnology; Chemical; Design Engineering; Embedded Systems; Software Systems Chemical with specialization in Process System Engineering is also being planned.

(iii) at BITS, Pilani-Hyderabad Campus

M.E. Microelectronics; Computer Science

Duration of BITS Pilani Programs: Normally Four Semesters

Eligibility Criteria for Higher Degree Programs 2016

A minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying exam

Program-wise-Eligibility Criteria

M.E. Biotechnology: Any integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation in Biochemistry and Microbiology.

M.E. Chemical; Civil; Computer Science: Integrated first degree of BITS in the respective discipline or its equivalent.

M.E. Communication Engg.: Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/Electronics & Communication or its equivalent.

M.E. Electrical (with specialization in Power Electronics & Drives): Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation or its equivalent.

M.E. Embedded Systems: Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its equivalent.

M.E. Mechanical; Design Engineering; Manufacturing Systems Engineering: Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent.

M.E. Mechanical (with specialization in Thermal Engineering): Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical or its equivalent.

M.E. Microelectronics: Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/Electronics & Communication/Computer Science/Physics or its equivalent.

M.E. Software Systems: Any Integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with specific prior preparation.

For Ex: Students with a B.E/B.Tech degree in IT area will be eligible only to apply for ME Software Systems and also may need some specific prior preparation.

M.Pharm; M.Pharm (with specialization in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Chemistry): Integrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent.

Admission Procedure

Admissions to all Programs will be made purely on merit.

Admissions to all higher degree Programs are based on the performance of the applicants in the computer based online test conducted by BITS test will be a Computer Based Online Test conducted by BITS Pilani at dedicated centers at different cities of India.

Computer based online test means the applicant sits in front of a Computer and the Questions are presented on the Computer Monitor and the applicant submits the answers though the use of Keyboard & Mouse; each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the applicant on the computer.

Admissions to ME/M.Pharma are based on performance of applicants in Computer-Based Online Test conducted by BITS; the online tests will be held during 28th – 29th May 2016 at Centers in India

Test Centers

In order to facilitate a larger number of students all over India to participate in this test, apart from Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad where it is expected that a large number of students will take the test, the Institute is also planning to offer the tests at dedicated test centers in several cities:

(1) Pilani (2) Goa (3) Bangalore (4) Chennai (5) Delhi (6) Hyderabad (7) Kolkatta (8) Noida (9) Jaipur (10) Lucknow (11) Mumbai, (12) Nagpur, (13) Vijayawada, (14) Bhopal and (15) Patna.

How to Apply?

Interested and eligible applicants should apply through the prescribed application form available online at and take the printout of the filled form.

Details of modes of Fee Payment are available at the website while applying online.

Application Fee: Rs.2200/-

Completed application form is to be sent by registered post/speed post to the under-mentioned address: The Dean, Admissions BITS Pilani-Pilani-333031 (Rajasthan).

Important Dates for Higher Degree Programs 2016

Portal to Apply Online Opens on April 19th 2016

Deadline for Submission of the Completed Application Form Online: May 19th 2016

Test Center and Slot Allotment and Announcement to Applicants: May 22nd 2016

Applicants to Download Hall Tickets: 24th – 26th May 2016

Date of Online Tests: May 28th – 29th 2016

Announcement of Admission offers to ME/M.Pharm Programs: June 10th 2016

Admission of Selected Students: July 29th 2016

Freshmen Orientation Program: 30th – 31st July 2016

Registration for Courses: August 01st 2016