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BITS Pilani Celebrates Grand Reunions: Journey Across Generations

BITS Pilani Celebrates Grand Reunions: Journey Across Generations


Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, Pilani Campus, in December, witnessed a wave of joy, nostalgia, and philanthropy as distinguished alumni from various batches graced the campus for their grand reunions. The echoes of laughter, the warmth of old friendships, and shared memories lingered in the air, creating an atmosphere of celebration and camaraderie.

1997 Batch: Impressive $600k Endowment Fund

Reunion Dates: Dec 22-24, 2023

The pinnacle of the reunion season was the Silver Jubilee Reunion of the 1997 batch. These BITSians, known for their philanthropic endeavors, had already contributed an impressive $600k endowment fund before even setting foot on campus. The reunion, more than a stroll down memory lane, featured insightful discussions with the university leadership, including Vice-Chancellor Prof. V Ramgopal Rao and Director Prof. Sudhirkumar V Barai. The event celebrated not just the past but also the enduring impact the 1997 batch continues to make on BITS Pilani.

1993 Batch: Contributed Over $500k and Counting

Reunion Dates: Dec 20-22, 2023

Five years after their last gathering, the legendary 1993 batch returned with enthusiasm. Their reunion was a testament to the deep emotional bonds among batchmates and their unwavering concern for the alma mater. Strategic sessions with BITS leadership, intense cricket matches, and a commitment to give back— the 1993 batch, having already contributed over $500k, displayed the undying BITSian Spirit with renewed vigor.

Golden Jubilee Joy: 1973-77/78 Batch Reunion

Reunion Dates: Dec 8-10, 2023

The celebration continued with the Golden Jubilee Reunion of the 1973-77/78 batch. The event was a harmonious blend of nostalgia and new connections. Lively campus tours, insightful talks, and grand celebrations brought together generations of BITSians, honoring the enduring spirit that defines the BITS Pilani community.

Sapphire Reunion Celebration: 1978 Batch Returns

Reunion Dates: Nov 25-27, 2023

The distinguished 1978 batch returned to campus for their Sapphire Reunion Celebration. Welcomed with warmth, the alumni engaged in a nostalgic campus tour, forging connections with faculty and current students. Vice-Chancellor Prof. V Ramgopal Rao and Director Prof. Sudhirkumar V Barai shared BITS Pilani's journey, emphasizing the indispensable role of alumni. The 'Relive Rotunda' interactive session organized by the Student Alumni Relations Cell highlighted the batch's invaluable contributions and enduring spirit.

These reunions, each unique in its own way, not only rekindled old friendships but also reinforced the strong bond between BITSians and their beloved institution. The commitment, generosity, and passion exhibited by these batches serve as an inspiration for current and future generations of BITS Pilani, showcasing the true essence of the BITSian spirit.