► BITS PILANI ADMISSIONS TO VARIOUS PROGRAMMES FOR SECOND SEMESTER 2008-2009_ [INTEGRATED FIRST DEGREE, HIGHER DEGREE and DOCTORAL (Ph_D) PROGRAMMES]
BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE (BITS)
PILANI, (RAJASTHAN) 333031
ADMISSIONS FOR SECOND SEMESTER 2008-2009
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The Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani offers degree programmes in Engineering, Sciences, Technology, Pharmacy, Management and Humanities. This web site describes the admission modalities for the on-campus degree progarmmes offered at Pilani campus, Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus.
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Integrated First Degree Programmes: B.E.(Hons.), B.Pharm.(Hons.), M.Sc.(Hons.), M.Sc.(Tech.) degrees.
Higher Degree Programmes: M.E. and M.Pharm.
Ph.D.: Doctoral programmes.
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani is an institution declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act. Applications are invited for admission in the second semester starting from January 2009 to the following Programmes.
1. INTEGRATED FIRST DEGREE PROGRAMMES
(i) at BITS, Pilani-Pilani Campus:
Programmes leading to B.E.(Hons.); B.Pharm (Hons); M.Sc.(Hons.); and M.Sc. (Tech.) degrees.
(ii) at BITS, Pilani-Goa Campus:
Programmes leading to B.E.(Hons.); M.Sc.(Hons.); and M.Sc.(Hons.); and M.Sc.(Tech.) degrees.
Admissions wil lbe made purely on merit. Only Candidates who have appeared and obtained valid scores in BITSAT-2008 test conducted during May-June 2008 are eligible to apply. The merit position of the candidates for admission will be based on the score obtained by the candidate in the BITSAT-2008. Candidates should have obtained a minimum of aggregate 80% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ Biology subjects in 12th examination.
For more details viist the BITS website: http://www.bitsadmission.com/
Note: Since major admissions are made in the first semester, only a very small number of candidates are admitted in the second semester.
2. HIGHER DEGREE PROGRAMMES (at BITS, Pilani-Pilani Campus):
M.E. in Chemical; Civil (with specialization in Structural Engineering/ Transportation Engineering); Communication Engineering; Embedded Systems; Computer Science; Mechanical; Software Systems;
M.Pharm; M.Pharm. (with specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry),
Master in PUblic Health (MPH)
Duration: Normally four semesters.
ELIGIBILITY: Candidates obtaining a minimum of aggregate 60% marks inthe qualifying degree examination.
Chemical; Civil; Computer Science; Mechanical:- Integrated first degree of BITS in the same discipline or its equivalent.
Embedded Systems:- Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Sicence or its equivalent.
Communication Engineering:- Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical and Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation or its equivalent.
Software Systems:- Any integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with specific prior preparation.
M.Pharm; M.Pharm (with specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry):- Integrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent.
MPH:- Any integrated first degree of BTIS or its equivalent, MBBS., BDS, M.Sc. (Nursing), or their equivalent.
Admissions to Higher degree Programmes except MPH are based on the performance of the candidates in the Computer based Online Test conducted by BITS followed by interviews of shortlisted candidates. The tests will be held at Pilani & Goa. The tests will have objective tpe questions (multiple choice) only and will be conducted during 20th - 21st December 2008.
Further short listed candidates will be asked to come to Pilani for interview at their own cost and the final selection is based on the performance in the tests and interviews.
The details of test and syllabus for the test are available at the BITS website: http://www.bitsadmission.com/
Admission to MPH are based on the performance of the candidates in a written test, Group Discussion and Interviews all to be conducted in Pilani on 3rd January, 2009.
3. DOCTORAL PROGRAMMES LEADING TO Ph.D.
Applications are invited for Institute's Ph.D. programme in all areas of Engineering and Science disciplines.
Normal Input:- Any Higher Degree of BITS or its equivalent.
Employed professionals working in Industries and R&D Organizations and having long experience and proven competence aspring for Ph.D. programmes will be considered under the Ph.D. Aspirants Scheme and will be allowed to pursue their research at their own locations of work. Candidates holding any of BITS degree or working in an organization collaborating with BITS will normally be considered under this scheme.
Interested and eligible candidates should apply thorugh the prescribed application form available online at http://www.bitsadmission.com/ and take the printout of the filled form. The completed application form alongwith the prescribed fee in the form of a crossed Demand draft should be sent to
Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani Payable at State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, Pilani (Code: 10398) or UCO Bank Vidya Vihar, Pilani (Code:0150) or State Bank of INdia, Pilani (Code:11309)
APPLICATION FEE: Rs.200/- for Integrated first degree prorammes, Rs.1000/- for Higher Degree Programmes and Rs.800/- for Ph.D. programmes.
If the Demand Draft is payable at any other branch (or) bank in India, an additional amount of Rs.100/- should be added towards collection charges.
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