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BITS, Pilani Invites Applications for PhD Programs 2016

Updated on Sat, 21 November 2015 at 14:08 IST
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Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani invites applications for admissions to Ph.D. Programs for the academic year 2015 - 16.

Ph.D. Programs is conducted by Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani.

Courses Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Economics and Finance, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy, Physics, Humanities and Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Any Higher Degree such as M.E./M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil of BITS or its equivalent with a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination. Candidates with an M.Sc./B.E./B.Pharm or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate may also be considered for Ph.D. admission subject to their suitability and competence. For Ph.D. Programme in Humanities and Social Sciences, candidates with an M.A. and with a minimum of 55% aggregate may also be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test/interview for selections.

Full-time students: Candidates are required to devote their full time towards Ph.D. Selected candidates will be provided 90% tuition fee waiver. Shortlisted candidates will be required to come to Pilani / Goa /Hyderabad campuses for test and/or interview. The seats under full-time schemes are limited so preference will be given to candidates working in ongoing sponsored projects in the Institute, and the CSIR/UGCNET qualified candidates.

Part time students: Candidates working in organizations situated in close vicinity of campuses of BITS Pilani will be admitted under this scheme. They will be provided 80% waiver in tuition fee.

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> Candidates need to take a printout of the filled application form and send it to Dean Admissions, BITS Pilani-333031 along with the prescribed fee of Rs. 2090/-.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of BITS Pilani: Click here to download application form

Fee Details:

Application Fee is Rs. 2090/-

Important Dates:

Ph.D. Programs Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 14th December 2015
  • Declaration of shortlist to candidates (through BITS website): 20th December 2015
  • Date of test and interview: 05th January 2016
  • Announcement of admission offers: 07th January 2016

Selection Process:

Candidates selected based on their performance in written test and interview.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS)
Pilani Campus,
Vidya Vihar,
Rajasthan 333031

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani
The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. The primary motive of BITS is to "train young men and women able and eager to create and put into action such ideas, methods, techniques and information". The Institute is a dream come true of its founder late Mr G.D.Birla - an eminent industrialist, a participant in Indian freedom struggle and a close associate of the Father of Indian Nation late Mr. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi).

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