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Birla Institute of Technology and Science, BITS, Pilani

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, BITS, Pilani
Pilani Campus: Vidhya Vihar Campus
Pilani, Rajasthan
Phone-No: 91-01596-2450734
Fax: 91-01596-244183
Email: Website:

About College:

A deemed to be multi-campus University, offering UG, PG, and PhD programmes to over 13,500 students across its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, and Dubai; Recently granted the “Institute of Eminence” tag by MHRD; BITS Pilani is also India’s highest ranked non-Govt Institute in declared in QS BRICS, QS Asia, and QS India 2019.

Course Name:

Ph.D. (Full-time and Part-time) for 2nd semester [Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai Compuses] {Departments: Science: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics/ Engineering: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical/ Pharmacy/ Economics and finance, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences}


·         M.E./M.Tech./M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil. or an equivalent Degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination

·         M.Sc./B.E./B.Pharm. or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination

·         For admissions to Humanities and Social Sciences, candidates with a M.A. degree and a minimum of 55% aggregate may apply

Meeting the minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee admission into the PhD programme. In addition, Departments may set specific admission criteria for shortlisting. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an admission test, which may comprise of a written exam and/or interview. Candidates admitted with qualifications like M.Sc., B.E., B.Pharm. M.A. etc. will be required to do course work on admission to the programme.

Financial assistance

Full-time PhD students admitted into the PhD programme are eligible to be considered for an Institute fellowship of Rs. 28,000/- or 31,000/- per month in the first year based on their intake qualifications. Students admitted with M.E./M.Tech./M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil. or a Degree equivalent to the Higher Degree of BITS Pilani are eligible to receive an Institute fellowship of Rs. 31,000/-. Students admitted with M.Sc./B.E./B.Pharm. or an equivalent degree are eligible to receive an Institute fellowship of Rs. 28,000/-. These students on successful completion of coursework will receive Rs. 31,000/- from the Semester following the one in which the course work is completed. Higher fellowship will be made available in subsequent years. Consideration for Institute fellowship will be as per Institute norms. It will be obligatory on the part of every admitted Full time student to undertake 8 to 10 hours (per week) of work as assigned to him/her by the institute.

How to Apply:

Application Process

1.    The Admission portal to apply online opens on 9th November 2019.

2.    Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at Hard copy of the application form is not required to be sent. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the filled form and retain it for further reference.

3.    Candidates will need to register online prior to filling the application form. A registered mobile number and email ID will be required to generate a username and password essential for filling the application form.

4.    While filling the application form online, candidates are required to give preferences of the campus or campuses to which they wish to apply for. Please refer to Department openings with regard to Full and Part-time student admission prior to filling the application form.

5.    The completed application form along with the prescribed application fee should be submitted online before the given deadline. Detail on modes of Fee Payment will be available while applying online. Campus preference and priority cannot be changed once the application form is submitted.

6.    Deadline for submission of the completed application form online is 5.00P.M. On 9th December 2019.

7.    An application fee of Rs. 2400/- is payable at the time of submission of the online form.

8.    A candidate can submit only one application form for PhD admission. However, if a candidate discovers any mistake in the form to be submitted by him, there will be an edit option which will be made available before the final submission of the application form, which he/she can make use of to incorporate necessary changes. This option will be available only till the deadline for submission of the form, i.e. 5.00 P.M. on 9th December 2019.

Closing Date:

Admission Portal Open 9th November, 2019

Last Date for filling application form online: 9th December, 2019 on 17:00hrs.

Test/Interview 3rd January, 2020


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