Birla Institute of Technology and Science – BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2019

BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2019

The Birla Institute of Technology invites application from Candidates for the admission of Ph.D program for the academic year 2019

BITS Pilani PhD Admission Course Specialization 2019

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Economics and Finance
  • Management
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics

BITS Pilani PhD Admission Eligibility 2019

  • 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 minimum of 55% aggregate may also be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test / interview for selections.

BITS Pilani PhD Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates shortlisted for Test in any of the following disciplines

  • Biological Science / Chemistry / Mathematics / Physics will have to write two tests. Test-I will be common to all disciplines and Test-II will be discipline specific. The details of the tests are as follows:

Test – I

  • Question paper consists of 30 multiple – choice type questions pertaining to General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude. The candidate is required to answer all the questions in allotted 1 hour time. Each correct answer will awarded two marks. 0.5 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Test – II

  • Test – II will be subject – based and will consist of 70 multiple-choice type questions covering the prescribed syllabus as given below. The candidate is required to answer all the questions in allotted 2 hour time. Each correct answer will be awarded two marks. 0.5 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Candidates shortlisted for Test in any of the following disciplines

  • Languages / Humanistic Studies / Economics will have to write two tests. Test-I will be common to all disciplines and Test-II will be discipline specific.
  • Test – I will comprise of the following components

S NoEventsQuestionsMinutes
1Reading Comprehension : 2 Passages( 5 Questions each =10 Questions )20 Minutes
2Logical Reasoning10 question20 Minutes
3Analytical Reasoning10 question20 Minutes
4General Awareness10 question20 Minutes
Total50 Questions60 Minutes

  • Test – II will be discipline specific ( 60 questions )

Candidates shortlisted for Test

  • The Pharmacy test would be a 2 Hours test consisting of two parts. Part-A would be common to all and would consist of questions in general Pharmacy subjects and Part-B will be based on subject taken by students in their MPharm Degree Program.
  • Candidates appearing for interview for Ph.D. program in the Department of Management will be required to take a written case analysis ( Duration: 1 hour )
  • Candidates appearing for interview for Ph.D. program in the Department of CSIS with highest degree as BE will be required to take a 2 hours objective type written test.
  • Candidates appearing for interview for Ph.D. program in the Department of Chemical Engineering with highest degree as BE will be required to take a 2 hours objective type written test.

BITS Pilani PhD Application Form 2019

How to Apply 

  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science admission application form will be available at website www.bitsadmission.com.
  • The completed BITS PhD application form with the proof of fee payment by registered post / speed post should be sent to the following address

Dean Admissions,
BITS, Pilani,
Rajasthan – 333 031,
India.

Application Fee

  • The application fee [rupee] 2400/- is non-refundable. The fee can be paid using any of the following modes
  • Payment by Credit Cards and Debit Cards using Online Payment Gateway
  • Payment through Net Banking enabled accounts of Indian banks using Online Payment Gateway
  • By cash payment at all ICICI Bank branches in India along with a specially generated Pay-in Slip
  • Payment by Credit Cards and Debit Cards using PayTM

BITS Pilani PhD Selection Procedure 2019

  • Admissions will be made purely on merit. The merit position of the candidate will be based on the score obtained by the candidate in a Computer based Online Test ( BITSAT ) conducted by BITS, Pilani.

BITS Pilani PhD Important Dates 2019

S.NoEventsDates
 1BITS 2019 Application form Available fromThird week of December, 2018
2BITSAT Application 2019 Last DateThird week of March, 2019
3BITS Pilani Application Correction Window OpenSecond week of March, 2019
4Examination Centre Allotment to the CandidatesThird week of March, 2019
5BITSAT Slot Booking DatesFourth week of March, 2019
6BITS Pilani Admission Admit Card Download DatesSecond week of April, 2019
7BITSAT 2019 Exam DateThird to Fourth week of May, 2019
8BITSAT Result Declare DateThird week of May, 2019
9BITS Admission Starting Dates based on Class 12th MarksFrom first week of May to third week of June, 2019
10BITS Pilani Counselling Registration Starting DateFourth week of May, 2019
11Last Date to Receive Completed BITSAT 2019 Application form with FeeThird week of June, 2019
12BITSAT Admit Card 2019 & Wait List after Iteration 1Third week of June, 2019
13BITS Online Admission After Iteration IIFourth week of June, 2019
14BITS 2019 Admission After Iteration IIISecond week of July, 2019
15BITS Pilani Admission 2019 After Iteration IVThird week of July, 2019
16Admission in BITS Pilani After Iteration V Fourth week of July, 2019

Contact Details

Birla Institute of Technology and Science,
Vidya Vihar,
Pilani – 333 031,
Rajasthan, India,
Telephone No : + 91 1596 245073,
Fax No : + 91 1596 245073,
Website : www.bits-pilani.ac.in.