BITS Pilani

PhD Admission 2018 | BITS PhD Programs 2018 | PhD Application Form 2018

Birla Institute of Technology and Science has been invited applications for admission to first semester full-time and part-time Ph.D Programs at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses in following disciplines: Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Economics and Finance, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy, Physics, Humanities and Social Sciences, interdisciplinary areas such as Biotechnology, Energy, Environment, Robotics, Nano-Science and Nanotechnology, Water Management, Public Health etc.

PhD Eligibility 2018

M.E. / M.Pharm / MBA / M.Phil of BITS or its equivalent with a minimum of 60 percent aggregate.

Applicants with an M.Sc / B.E. / B.Pharm or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 60 percent aggregate may also be considered for PhD admission.

For PhD Program in Humanities and Social Sciences applicants with an M.A and with the minimum of 55 percent aggregate may also be considered.

Full-Time Students: Applicants are required to devote full-time towards PhD; selected applicants will be entitled to 90 percent tuition fee waiver; short-listed applicants will be required to come to Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad campuses for test and interview.

Preference will be given to applicants working in ongoing sponsored projects in the Institute, and to CSIR/UGC-NET qualified.

Part-Time Students: Applicants working in organizations situated in close vicinity of campuses of BITS Pilani will be admitted under this scheme; they may be considered for 80 percent waiver in tuition fee.

Assistantship (Fee waive & Stipend)

Those admitted to full-time PhD programme will be considered for Project/Research Assistantships to the tune of Rs13200/- to Rs18200/- per month or more in addition to tuition fee waiver (as above).

Selected applicants will be required to participate in teaching and other developmental programmes of the institute under the guidance of a mentor.

BITS Application Form 2018 | PhD Admission Form 2018

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

The completed application forms along with the prescribed fee of Rs.2200/- must be sent to Dean Admissions Officer, BITS Pilani-333031.

Details of fee payment modes are available at the website while applying online.

BITS Application Dates 2018 | BITS Exam Date 2018 (Tentatively)

Last date for completed application form to reach admission office: May 16th, 2018 (5.00 PM)

Declaration of shortlisting to applicants (through BITS website): June 01st 2018

Date of Test / Interviews: July 20th, 2018

Announcement of admission offers to PhD Programmes: July 23rd, 2018

Admission of Selected students: July 29th, 2018

Freshmen Orientation Programme: 30th – 31st July 2018

Date of Registration: August 01st 2018

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BITS Pilani Phd Admission 2018 – Eligibility, Application, Date
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