BITS Pilani: Fee Structure, Placements, Campus, Courses Offered

BITS Pilani: Fee Structure, Placements, Campus, Courses Offered

BITS Pilani

Last updated on April 14th, 2019 at 11:28 am



BITS Pilani or Birla Institute of Technology & Science is a premier private institute located in Pilani, Rajasthan which offers education primarily in the fields of Engineering, Science and Management. Founded by the renowned industrialist, Mr G.D. Birla, in 1964,  Birla Institute of Science and Technology or commonly known as BITS Pilani has a total of 15 academic departments. BITS is located in Pilani, Rajasthan and oversees the administration of other centres of BITS including – Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai. BITS Pilani is also one of the few institutes in India which follows a “No Reservation Policy” for admission into its various courses.

List of Contents

  1. Location
  2. Ranking
  3. Courses Offered
  4. Distance Education.
  5. Admission Procedure
  6. Fee Structure
  7. Hostel Fee
  8. Campus
  9. Placements
  10. Useful Links

BITS Pilani Location: Where is Pilani? 

BITS Pilani campus is located adjacent to Pilani Town, part of Jhunjhunu district in Rajasthan. Pilani is about 200 km west of Delhi and 205 km north of Jaipur. It is well connected to both the cities.

If travelling by road from Delhi, there are 4 routes that can be taken –

  1. Delhi-Bahadurgarh-Jhajjarh-Pilani
  2. Delhi-Bahadurgarh-Rohtak-Pilani
  3. Delhi-Gurgaon-Mahendragarh-Pilani
  4. Delhi-Gurgaon-Narnaul-Pilani.

The nearest railway station to the campus is the Chairawa Station situated 16 Km from the BITS Pilani College Campus. 

For students travelling from Delhi, Loharu station which is around 22.6 km away from the BITS Pilani College campus is the destination. This station is connected to the Sarai Rohilla Railway Station in New Delhi and Jaipur Junction Railway station in Jaipur.

The campus is also well connected to the bus routes. Multiple buses depart from Maharana Pratap Inter State Bus Terminal in Delhi and State Bus Terminal in Jaipur.BITS Pilani

BITS Pilani Ranking

BITS Pilani has a reputation to stand next to the Nations premier institutes like the IITs and the NITs and so, it has always managed to rank amongst the top institutes in both private and overall category. BITS Pilani’s latest rankings have been tabulated below:

Ranking Organization
NIRF – Engineering16
NIRF – Overall21
Outlook India (Engineering)5
Outlook India (Business)16
The Week (Engineering)7

BITS Pilani World Ranking

BITS Pilani Ranking in World have been tabulated below. The numbers below are based on two ranking authorities namely QS World Rankings and Times Higher Education Rankings.

Ranking AuthorityRank
QS world University Rankings801
QS BRICS Rankings109
QS Asia University Rankings187
Times Asia181-190
Times BRICS196

BITS Pilani Courses 

BITS Pilani, Rajasthan follows a three-tier academic structure and offers a variety of courses in Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate level, in the fields of Engineering, Sciences and Management.

Undergraduate Courses

Bachelor’s of Engineering (B.E Hons.)
  • Computer Science.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Chemical Engineering.
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  • Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Manufacturing Engineering.
Bachelor’s of Pharmacy (B.Pharm Hons.)

Postgraduate Courses

Master of Sciences (M.Sc Hons.)
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Finance
  • Economics

Can be taken by students after 10+2 level or by students with 10+2+3 level. In case of 10+2 students, the duration is 4 years.

Master of Sciences (M.Sc Tech Hons.)
  • Finance
  • Engineering Technology
  • General Studies
  • Information Systems

Only the General Science field can be taken by students after 10+2 level.

Masters in Engineering (M.E)
  • Biotechnology
  • Civil Engineering – Structural.
  • Civil Engineering – Transportation.
  • Civil Engineering – Infrastructure.
  • Chemical Engineering (specialization in Petroleum Engg.)
  • Communication EngineeringBITS Pilani
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering (Power Electronics and Drives)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Embedded Systems
  • Microelectronics
  • Design Engineering
  • Software Systems
Master of Sciences of Pharmacy (M.Pharm)

Specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Pharmaceutics

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Engineering and Technology Management
  • IT Enabled Services Management
  • Finance
  • Marketing

Doctorate Courses

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D)

  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Computer Science and Information Systems
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Biological sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Economics and Finance
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Doctorate courses are available both as Part-time and Full-Time.

BITS Pilani Distance Education 

Apart from the regular programs at BITS Pilani University, following distance education programs are also offered at the premier institute.

Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)
  • Engineering Technology
  • Process Engineering
Master of Technology (M.Tech)
  • Software Systems
  • Computing Systems & Infrastructure
  • Embedded Systems
  • Microelectronics
  • Design Engineering
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Quality Management
  • Integrated Computing Systems & Infrastructure
  • Integrated Software Systems
Master of Science (M.Sc.)
  • Business Analytics.
Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)
  • Consultancy Management
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Quality Management
  • Finance
  • Hospital & Health Systems Management
PG Diploma & Certificate Programs
  • Post Graduate Programme in Internet of Things.
  • Post Graduate Programme in Big Data Engineering.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Finance.

For further details, please visit the BITS Pilani WLP Page.

BITS Pilani Admission Procedure

Undergraduate Courses

Admission to BITS Pilani for all its undergraduate courses (Integrated First Degree courses) will be via BITS Admission Test (BITSAT). It is an all India computerized examination whose scores are used for admission.

Admission to following courses is via BITSAT:

  • Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech).
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharma)
  • Master of Science (M.Sc) (Integrated)
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Finance
    • Economics
    • General Studies.

Candidates can choose any of these courses after 10+2.

Postgraduate Courses

M.E/M.Pharma Admissions

Admission to the higher degree programs will be based on candidate’s performance in BITS HD Admission Test. The test will be in online mode and will be divided into two sections – I (core Maths, Physics, English) and II (basics of Stream applying for).

BITS Pilani MBA Admissions

Admission to MBA programs will be based on candidates performance in CAT/GMAT, followed by their performance in group discussion and interview.

M.Sc/M.Sc(Tech.) Admissions

Admission to all M.Sc (Hons.) and M.Sc (Tech Hons.) courses will be based on BITSAT 2019.

Doctorate Courses

Candidates applying for PhD programs at BITS will be selected based on their performance in the written test and the Interview.

BITS Pilani Fee Structure

The BITS Pilani Fees for various programs has been tabulated as follows.

BITS Pilani B.Tech Fee (Also applicable for B.Pharma/M.Sc/M.Sc(Tech))

ParticularsFee Amount
Tuition Fee (valid for 1st & 2nd sem only)₹ 1,36,000 X 2
Student Union Fee₹ 450
Student Aid Fee₹ 225
Other Advances (valid for 1st & 2nd sem only)₹ 12,000 X 2
Summer Term₹ 47,600
Total Fee for 1st Year₹ 2,96,675
One-Time Charges
  • Admission fee = ₹ 32,300
  • Institute Caution Deposit = ₹ 3,000
  • Total = ₹ 35,300

BITS Pilani M.Tech Fees (Also applicable M.Pharma)

ParticularsFee Amount
Tuition Fee (valid for 1st & 2nd sem only)₹ 1,36,000 X 2
Student Union Fee₹ 450
Student Aid Fee₹ 225
Other Advances (valid for 1st & 2nd sem only)₹ 12,000 X 2
Summer Term₹ 47,600
Total Fee for 1st Year₹ 2,96,675

Ph.D Fee Structure

Tuition Fee (valid for 1st & 2nd sem only)₹ 27,200 X 2₹ 13,600 X 2
Student Union Fee
Student Aid Fee₹ 225₹ 225
Other Advances (valid for 1st & 2nd sem only)
Summer Term₹ 9,520₹ 4,760
Ph.D Thesis Fee₹ 26,100₹ 26,100
Total Fee for 1st Year₹ 90,24558,285

BITS Pilani Hostel Fee Structure

The hostel fee tabulated below is common for all programs.

ParticularsFee Amount
Hostel Charges₹ 10,500 X 2
Summer Term Hostel Charges₹ 5,250
Mess & Electricity Charges₹ 10,000 X 2
Summer Term Mess & Electricity Charges₹ 5,000
Total₹ 51,250

BITS Pilani Campus

BITS Pilani

The BITS Pilani campus is spread over a 328-acres land and houses all amenities and buildings that befit an institute of international standards. The infrastructure available within the campus include the following

BITS Pilani Library

This has well-planned/ seating halls, a digital library and a large area for book storage. Students can subscribe to various digital libraries, journals and databases from this library.

Computer Center

It is the central computing lab having 300 workstations. This also provides support for conducting inline exams.

Conference Room

It is an 18 + 16 seat CISCO teleconference room allowing multi-point teleconferencing facility to students and faculties.


The labs are equipped with sophisticated equipment’s which help student demonstrate the theory taught in their classrooms. Few of the research facilities receive funding for research by the Government and many private bodies.

Wi-Fi enabled campus

The campus boasts a state-of-the-art network that provides connectivity to the entire institute.

Residential Zone

There are 11 hostels for boys and 1 for girls. There is a common mess and a kitchen for a set of two boys hostel and one mess and kitchen for the girls hostel. The hostels have been provided with internet connectivity which the students can enjoy after registration.

Games and Sports Facility

The campus has facilities for BITS Pilanifollowing games: Football, Hockey, Cricket, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Athletics, Gymnastics, Health Club, Swimming, Water Polo, Weight Lifting, etc. The sports club conducts open Sports meet in the first semester of every year in which several outstation teams participate.

BITS Pilani Placements

A unique aspect of BITS Pilani is that it provides the enrolled students with an educational innovation called “Practice Schools”. The objective of this is to link industry experience with university education. This also provides a platform which promotes partnership and intellectual exchange between the academia and the industry, thus allowing the students an exposure to the corporate world, while giving the industry a chance to look for potential candidates.

BITS Pilani schedules placement in two seasons- August – November and January – April. The selected students work in the industry for one or two semesters in their final year as part of the Practice School program and will be required to attend classes only part-time. In the year 2016, 83% of the students were placed while in 2017, 86% of the students got placed. A rise in offers, as well as acceptance in core engineering roles, was observed in the year 2017. There was a 22% growth in students taking up jobs in the core field.

BITS Pilani secured an average salary of Rs 11.07 lakh and the highest package was offered by a Tokyo based company, Work Applications, which offered a package of Rs 60 lakh. Daikin followed through and offered a package of Rs 59.5 lakh. The institutes 3 campuses- Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad, saw a total of 646 recruiters in 2017. Some companies like Capgemini, Oracle, Microsoft, Amazon and Qualcomm and ZE offered more than 30 offers each. The above placement details have been tabulated below:

Particulars2017 batch
No. Participating Companies (all campuses)646
Average Overall CTC₹ 11.07 LPA
Highest CTC₹ 60 LPA

Check the complete list of companies that visited BITS Pilani.

Details of MBA placements have been tabulated below.

Parameters2017 Batch
Batch Strength70
No. Participating Companies (all campuses)67
Average Overall CTC₹ 7.5 LPA
Highest CTC₹ 15.68 LPA
Lowest CTC₹ 6 LPA

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