BITS Pilani Higher Degree Admission 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application form

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BITS Pilani announces HD Admission Test 2021 for Admission to ME, M. Pharm and M. Phil Program

BITS Pilani Higher Degree Admission 2021 – Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS)  Pilani invites applications for admission to Higher Degree (HD) Programs (M.E. / M.Pharm. / M.Phil.) for the academic year 2021-22 at Pilani Campus, Goa Campus, Hyderabad & Dubai Campus
Interested candidates can read the complete information on BITS Pilani Higher Degree Admission 2021 such as application form, eligibility criteria, application fee, etc. on this page.

Programs Offered

  • Admissions to all the Higher Degree Programs at Pilani Campus, Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus will be made on the basis of a Computer based Online Test conducted by BITS, Pilani followed by interview(s) of shortlisted candidates.

Programs offered at BITS Pilani Campus
M.E.

  • M.E. in Biotechnology; Chemical; Civil (specialization in Infrastructure Engg & Management); Civil (specialization in Structural Engg); Civil (specialization in Transportation Engg); Communication Engineering; Computer Science; Design Engineering; Embedded Systems; Manufacturing Systems; Mechanical; Mechanical (specialization in Thermal Engg); Microelectronics; Software Systems; Sanitation Science, Technology and Management

M. Pharm

  • M.Pharm, M. Pharm with specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry & M. Pharm with specialization in Pharmaceutics

Programs offered at BITS, Pilani-Goa Campus
M.E.

  • M.E. in Biotechnology; Chemical; Computer Science; Design Engineering; Embedded Systems; Mechanical; Mechanical (specialization in Thermal Engg); Microelectronics; Sanitation Science, Technology and Management

M.Phil.

  • M.Phil. in Liberal Studies

Programs offered at BITS, Pilani-Hyderabad Campus

  • M.E.
  • M.E. in Biotechnology; Chemical; Civil (specialization in Structural Engg); Civil (specialization in Transportation Engg); Communication Engineering; Computer Science; Design Engineering; Embedded Systems; Mechanical; Mechanical (specialization in Thermal Engg); Microelectronics; Sanitation Science, Technology and Management
  • M. Pharm
  • M. Pharm with specialization in Pharmaceutics

BITS Pilani Higher Degree Admission 2021 Important Dates

  • Portal to apply online opens on :- 22nd April 2021
  • Deadline for submission of completed application form online with prescribed fee :- 30th June 2021
  • Revision / editing (online) in the application form by candidates :- 27th June to 01st July 2021
  • Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on GATE / GPAT score (Iteration 1) :- Will be announced soon
  • Deadline for Payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through GATE / GPAT (Iteration 1) :- Will be announced soon
  • BITS HD Online Test :- Will be announced soon
  • Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 2) and shortlisting of candidates for the M.Phil. programme :- Will be announced soon
  • Deadline for payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 2 :- Will be announced soon
  • Announcement of admission offers to candidates admitted through BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 3) :- Will be announced soon
  • Deadline for payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through Iteration 3 :- Will be announced soon
  • Deadline for payment of balance fees by all students offered admission to the HD program :- Will be announced soon
  • Announcement of admission offers to candidates admitted through BITS HD test and GATE / GPAT (Iteration 4) :- Will be announced soon
  • Deadline for payment of fees by students offered admission through Iteration 4 (Full payment) :- Will be announced soon
  • Reporting date for admission in respective campus :- Will be announced soon
  • Freshman Orientation Programme :- Will be announced soon
  • Registration :- Will be announced soon
  • Class work begins as per the registration of courses :- Will be announced soon

Eligibility Criteria for BITS Pilani Higher Degree Admission 2021

Program-wise eligibility criteria

  • M.E. Biotechnology: Any integrated First Degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation in Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • M.E. Chemical, Civil (specialization in Infrastructure Engg. & Management), Civil (specialization in Structural Engg.), Civil (specialization in Transportation Engg.), Computer Science, Mechanical & Mechanical with specialization in Thermal: Integrated First Degree of BITS in the respective discipline or its equivalent.
  • M.E. Communication Engineering: Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication or its equivalent
  • M.E. Design Engineering: Integrated First Degree of BITS in Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent
  • M.E. Manufacturing Systems Engineering: Integrated First Degree of BITS in Mechanical/ Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent
  • M.E. Embedded Systems: Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its’ equivalent
  • M.E. Microelectronics: Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication / Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent
  • M.E. Software: Systems Any Integrated First Degree of BITS or its equivalent with specific prior preparation
  • M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and Management Integrated: First Degree of BITS or its equivalent in the areas of Biology, Civil, Chemical Engineering, and Chemistry. Any other M.Sc. or B.E. with adequate preparations may be considered for this programme
  • M.Pharm., M.Pharm. (specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry) & M.Pharm. (specialization in Pharmaceutics): Integrated First Degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent
  • M.Phil. in Liberal Studies: Integrated First Degree of BITS in any discipline or; M. A. /M. Sc. in Humanities and Social Sciences: Any other M.Sc./M.S.W. degree or its equivalent with the requirement of taking certain additional courses

Admission Modality

  • Admission to all M.E. (except Software systems) and M.Pharm. programmes will be made on the basis of marks obtained in the BITS HD admission test or based on GATE/GPAT score.
  • Admission to M.E. in Software Systems will be through the BITS HD test only.
  • For admission to the M.Phil. programme, shortlisted candidates will be called for a test and interview.

Entrance Test Pattern

Test I: Test I is compulsory for the students and students should prepare according to the pattern given below.

  • Mode of Exam: Online mode
  • Sections: The sections in exam for Test I are as follows:
  • Section 1: Mathematics (core)
  • Section 2: English language skills and reasoning.
  • Duration: 45 Minutes
  • Type of Question: Multiple Choice Questions
  • No. of Questions: 30

Test II: Students have to prepare for the Test II according to the streams chosen by the students and the pattern given below.

  • Mode of Exam: Online mode
  • Duration: 105 Minutes
  • Type of Question: Multiple Choice Questions
  • No. of Questions: 70

Test for Software Systems (For candidates applying for M.E. Software systems)

  • Mode of Exam: Online mode
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Type of Question: Multiple Choice Questions
  • No. of Questions: 50

Test for M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and Management (for only those students who are applying for M.E. Sanitation Science Technology and Management)

  • Mode of Exam: Online mode
  • Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Type of Question: Multiple Choice Questions
  • No. of Questions: 50
  • Marking Scheme
  • Correct answer: 3 marks
  • Wrong answer: Deduction of 1 mark

Exam Center

  • Ahmedabad; Allahabad; Bangalore; Bhopal; Bhubaneswar; Chandigarh; Chennai; Coimbatore; Delhi; Ghaziabad; Goa Campus of BITS Pilani; Gurgaon; Guwahati; Hyderabad Campus of BITS Pilani; Hyderabad City; Indore; Jaipur; Jammu; Jamshedpur; Jodhpur; Kolkata; Lucknow; Mumbai; Nagpur; Nasik; Noida; Patna; Pilani campus of BITS; Pune; Raipur; Roorkee; Thiruvananthapuram; Vadodara; Vijayawada; Visakhapatnam

BITS Pilani Higher Degree Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at www.bitsadmission.com
  • Hard copy of application form is not required to be sent.
  • However candidates are advised to take a printout of the filled-in form and keep a copy with them for further reference.
  • While filling the application form online, candidates are required to give preferences to programs which they wish to apply for.
  • Candidates who wish to be considered for admission must as instructed in the application form enter details of all relevant information asked.
  • The completed application form along with the application fee should be submitted online by the prescribed deadline. Details on modes of fee payment is available at the website while applying online.
  • Deadline for submission of the completed application form online is 5.00 P.M. on 29th May 2021

Application Fee

  • Those who wish to be considered through GATE/GPAT score only – Rs 1000/-
  • All others – Rs 3300/- (including the fee for BITS HD online test)

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website