BITS Pilani Admission to Ph.D. Programmes (for 2nd semester 2013-14)

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bits_pilaniBirla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Pilani | Dubai | Goa | Hyderabad

Admission to Ph.D. Programmes (for 2nd semester 2013-14)

BITS Pilani is one of Indias leading institutes of higher education and a deemed university under section 3 of the UGC act. With an illustrious legacy, modern campuses and alumni in leadership positions across the world, BITS Pilani has been the Institute of choice for top students year after year.

Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. Programme at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses in the following disciplines:
Biological Sciences, Chemical Engg., Chemistry, Civil Engg. Computer Science, Economics and Finance, Electrical & Electronics Engg., Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engg., Pharmacy, Physics, Languages and Humanities and Interdisciplinary areas such as Biotechnology, Energy, Environment, Robotics; Nano-science & Nanotechnology, Water Management, etc. Please visit department websites for details.

Input Qualification:
M.E./M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil of BITS or its equivalent with a minimum of 60% aggregate.
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. For Ph.D. Programme in Languages and Humanities, candidates with an M.A. and with minimum of 55% aggregate may also be considered.
Full time students: Candidates are required to devote their full time towards Ph.D. Selected candidates will be entitled to 90% tuition fee waiver. Short listed candidates will be required to come to Pilani / Goa / Hyderabad campuses for test and/or interview.
Part time students: Candidates working in organisations situated in close vicinity of campuses of BITS Pilani will be admitted under this scheme. They may be considered for 80% waiver in tuition fee.

Assistantship/Scholarship: Applicants for admission to the Ph.D. programme will also be considered for Project/Research Assistantships to the tune of Rs. 11,000/- to Rs. 15400/- pm or more in addition to tuition fee waiver. Such selected candidates will be required to participate in teaching and other developmental programme of the institute under the guidance of a mentor. For details please visit

Application Procedure: Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at and take the printout of the filled form. The completed application form along with the prescribed fee of Rs. 1750/should be sent to Admissions Officer, BITS, Pilani – 333031. Details of fee payment modes are available at the website while applying online.

Deadline for submission of the completed application form is 5.00 P.M. on 21st December 2013.

Download the notification HERE:

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