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Doctoral Program (Ph.D.)
BITS Pilani offers UG, PG and PhD programs to over 17,000 students across its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Dubai. BITS Pilani was declared as an Institution of Eminence by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in 2020.
QS World University Subject Rankings 2022 has ranked BITS Pilani globally at
- 101-150 in Pharmacy and Pharmacology
- 301-350 in 2 subjects namely, EEE and Chemical Engineering
- 351-400 in Mechanical Engineering
- 401-450 in Computer Science
- 451-500 in 2 subjects, namely, Mathematics and Business & management Studies
- 501-550 in Chemistry
- 551-600 in Physics & Astronomy
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 2021 rankings, BITS Pilani has been ranked 3rd in Pharmacy, 17th in the University category and 26th in Engineering. In QS Asia University Rankings 2021, 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, leading to a Scopus h-index of 135, about 19100 publications with over 1,80,320 citations as per Scopus Database and with 112 patents filed in the last 5 years, and 14 patents granted. Recently, BITS Pilani was chosen by DST, 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.
Doctoral Programme (Ph.D.)
Results for Admission to Ph.D. Program of BITS Pilani Campuses will be available on 9:00 PM, Friday, July 28th, 2023
List of Candidates shortlisted for Ph.D. Admission Test and/or Interview is now available
List of Candidates shortlisted for Ph.D. Admission Test and/or Interview is now available.
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Department preference with regard to the full-time and part-time Ph.D student admission is given in the table below.
|Department Preference for Ph.D. Admission(Second Sem. 2022-23)|
|Full Time||Part Time||Full Time||Part Time||Full Time||Part Time|
|Humanities & Social Sciences|
|Economics & Finance|
Yes – A Department intends to admit students under the specified mode.
No – A Department does not intend to admit students under the specified mode.
Minimum Eligibility Qualifications
ME / MTech / MPharm / MBA / MPhil (minimum of 60% aggregate)*
MSc/BE/BPharm or an equivalent degree (minimum of 60% aggregate)*
For admission into Humanities and Social Sciences, MA degree (minimum of 55% aggregate)*
[*In the Qualifying Degree examination]
In addition, Departments may set specific admission criteria for shortlisting. Meeting the minimum eligibility qualifications does not guarantee admission into the PhD program. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an admission test, which may comprise a written exam and/or interview. Information on specific Departments and related research activities is available on the Department homepage of respective campuses.
Preferably individuals who would like to pursue PhD in-house, residing on campus.
Preferably individuals who are working in organizations providing basic facilities and an environment for research.
Full-time PhD students admitted into the PhD program are eligible to be considered for a fellowship of ₹28,000 or ₹31,000 per month as per intake qualification. Consideration for fellowship will be as per Institute norms, details of which are available in the PhD brochure on the admission website. It will be obligatory on the part of every admitted full time student to undertake 8 to 10 hours (per week) of work as assigned to her/him by the Institute.
|Admission Portal Open||4-May-2023|
|Last Date for filling application form online||30-June-2023|
|Declaration of shortlisted candidates (on BITS admission website)||7-July-2023|
|Date of Admission Test/Interview||21st-22nd July 2023|
|Deadline for Fee Payment||07-Aug-2023|
The Institute reserves the right to change the above deadlines. Candidates will be informed in advance should there be such a change.
Pilani Campus – Biological Sciences
Pilani Campus – Chemistry
Pilani Campus – Chemical Engineering
Pilani Campus – Civil Engineering
Pilani Campus – Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Pilani Campus – Humanities and Social Sciences
Pilani Campus – Physics
Pilani Campus – Mechanical Engineering
Goa Campus – Biological Sciences
Goa Campus – Chemistry
Goa Campus – Computer Sciences
Goa Campus – Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Goa Campus – Humanities and Social Sciences
Goa Campus – Mathematics
Goa Campus – Mechanical Engineering
Hyderabad Campus – Biological Sciences
Hyderabad Campus – Chemical Engineering
Hyderabad Campus – Chemistry
Hyderabad Campus – Civil Engineering
Hyderabad Campus – Computer Sciences
Hyderabad Campus – Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Hyderabad Campus – Humanities and Social Sciences
Hyderabad Campus – Mathematics
Hyderabad Campus – Mechanical Engineering
Hyderabad Campus – Pharmacy
For Further Information Contact
Birla Institute of Technology & Science,
Pilani Campus, Pilani, Rajasthan 333031 (INDIA).
(Note : For any query you may contact through the above phone numbers on any working day from Office Hours : Monday to Friday 9AM - 1PM & 2PM - 5PM Saturday 9AM - 1PM)