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Birla Institute of Technology and Science

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Overview

Established in 1964, Birla Institute of Technology and Science is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Pilani (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Rajasthan. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Goa, Hyderabad, Dubai. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) is a small (enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 53 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Indian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. BITS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name बिरला प्रौद्योगिकी एवं विज्ञान संस्थान
Acronym BITS
Founded 1964
Motto Jnanam Paramam Balam
Knowledge is Power Supreme
Screenshot Birla Institute of Technology and Science Screenshot

Location


Address Vidya Vihar
Pilani
333 031 Rajasthan
India
Population range 10,000-49,999
+91 (1596) 242 192
+91 (1596) 244 183
Other locations Goa, Hyderabad, Dubai

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Birla Institute of Technology and Science's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Birla Institute of Technology and Science's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office BITS
Pilani 333 031
+91 (1596) 242 205

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Birla Institute of Technology and Science's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Birla Institute of Technology and Science's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the Birla Institute of Technology and Science's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University Grants Commission, India


Year of first Accreditation

1964


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Birla Institute of Technology and Science as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)


Academic Structure

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