BITS Pilani – College Details

Birla Institute of Technology and Science is a private university in Pilani, Rajasthan, India. BITS Pilani is considered one of the most prestigious and selective universities in India. The university consists of 15 academic departments with a focus on education in engineering and the sciences.

College Details

College Name: BITS, Pilani
Affiliated To: Deemed University
Category: Co-Educational
Address: BITS, Pilani – 333 031 (Rajasthan) India.
Phone: 01596-242205Fax: 01596-244183
Campus Snapshot:

Courses Offered

Streams at Graduate Level

  • B.E.(Hons.) Mechanical Engineering
  • B.E.(Hons.) Manufacturing Engineering
  • B.E.(Hons.) Civil Engineering
  • B.E.(Hons.) Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • B.E.(Hons.) Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • B.E.(Hons.) Chemical Engineering
  • B.E.(Hons.) Computer Science

Streams at Post-Graduate Level

  • M.E.(Biotechnology)
  • M.E.(Chemical)
  • M.E.(Computer Science)
  • M.E.(Civil – Structural Engineering)
  • M.E.(Civil – Infrastructure Systems)
  • M.E.(Civil – Transportation Engineering)
  • M.E. (Communication Engineering)
  • M.E. (Embedded Systems)
  • M.E. (Microelectronics)
  • M.E. Electrical (Power Electronics and Drives)
  • M.E. (Mechanical Engineering)
  • M.E. (Manufacturing Systems Engineering)
  • M.E. (Design Engineering)
  • M.E. (Mechanical Engineering)
  • M.E. (Software Systems)
  • M.E. (Manufacturing Systems Engineering)

Fee Structure

Fee structure for various courses:


Integrated First Degrees

Admission Fees


Semester FeesFirst SemesterSecond SemesterSummer term




Students’ Union fee

200/- pa

Students’ Aid Fund

50/- pa

Hostel fee (for on-campus students only)First SemesterSecond SemesterSummer term




Ph.D. thesis examination fees

 Mess & Electricity advanceFirst SemesterSecond SemesterSummer term (Payable at the beginning of each semester/term and adjustable at the end of the same)




 Institute Caution Deposit




Campus: Pilani is located 220 km west of Delhi and 217 km north of Jaipur; the BITS campus is located to the south of the bus stand of Pilani. The total area of the campus (which includes the Birla Education Trust) is over 4 square kilometres (990 acres), but the developed area is 0.2 square kilometres (49 acres) of which 60769 m2 is used for the BITS University building.[43] The campus has class rooms (area 11245 M2) and laboratories (area 7069 M2).Saraswati Temple, BITS PilaniBITS has a Birla Mandir dedicated to the goddess Saraswati, called Sharda Peeth. It was built by G D Birla. The white marble temple is built on a 7 feet (2.1 m) high foundation, with 70 pillars for support and spread across an area of 25,000 square feet (2,300 m2).[44] Pilani Campus has India’s first technological museum called Birla Museum. Built in 1954, it exhibits  accomplishment softechnology.[45] [46]BITS has a 2535 m² auditorium decorated with paintings by students.[43]

Central library:he library is housed in a state of the art new building, covering about 65000 sft area, close to all academic blocks of the Institute. The library building has a modern design and it provides well lit reading halls, stacks, display area, e-library, audio visual library and study carrels, ramps and lifts etc. It has got attractive interiors and got a seating capacity of 750. Library is fully computerized and the library home page can be accessed all over the campus. About 4000 full text e-journals and many important databases have been made available on the campus network and can be accessed in the Institute buildings, hostel rooms and staff residences. These include the journals of IEEE, ASCE, IOP, ACS, APS, Emerald etc. There are 19 public access terminals in the library. The wireless internet in the library provides internet connectivity even for the readers’ laptops. BITS participates in the INFLIBNET programme of networking the university libraries.




BITS primarily celebrates four festivals, two in the first semester of the academic year and two in the second. The very essence of these cultural festivals lies in the fact that these are wholly managed by the students. The Students Union along with the other elected representatives from the various department and clubs share the responsibilities for organizing the festivals. The BITS’ian festivals are:

BOSM: is an All India Sports Meet conducted every year during the month of September for a duration of five days. The COSSACn (Committee of Students for Sports Activities) body along with the Sports Secretary and the Joint Sports Secretaries are responsible for conducting BOSM every year. Few of the colleges that play during BOSM are IIT Kanpur, REC Jaipur, SBM Jain Banglore, Xavier’s Mumbai, REC Kurukshetra, KMC Delhi, Khalsa Delhi and a lot more…

Oasis: is the Cultural festival of BITS and is one of the most awaited festival amongst the college crowd. Oasis is nothing but 120 hours of non-stop unadulterated fun. The STUCCAn ( Students Committee for Cultural Activities ) Body along with the Students Union are responsible for the conduct of Oasis. More than 1000 students from colleges all over India participate in Oasis…


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