Doctoral Programmes

Geared for all round development

BITS Pilani has been ranked among the top 300 in QS World University Graduate Employability Rankings 2022 and within the top 8 in India. In the NIRF 2022 rankings, BITS Pilani has been ranked 5th in Pharmacy, 18th in the University category. In QS Asia University Rankings 2022, BITS Pilani has been ranked 194th, only private institute from India in the Asia Top 200, and at 18 in India. The Institute has secured over Rs. 375 crore as external research grant in the last 5 years. State of the art facilities have been developed to support cutting edge research, led by students and about 925 faculty members. Scopus h-index of 140, about 20,905 publications with over 20,5012 citations as per Scopus Database. 40 patents were filed and 11 patents were granted in 2021. Recently, BITS Pilani was chosen by the Department of Science and Technology, GoI to establish a Technology Innovation Hub on Bio-Cyber Physical Systems with a grant of Rs 125 Cr - the only non-Government institute amongst the 25 chosen nationally for this prestigious grant. Recent studies have identified BITS Pilani at #3 in terms of number of Indian start-ups founded by the graduates of an institute. Currently there are 12 BITSian Unicorns and 1 Decacorn. There are over 7500 BITSian founders and co-founders of enterprises.


in Pharmacy and Pharmacology


in 2 subjects namely, EEE and Chemical Engineering


in Mechanical Engineering


in Computer Science


in 2 subjects (Mathematics and Business & Management Studies)


in Chemistry


in Physics & Astronomy

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