Faculty Affairs Divisions

Faculty Affairs Division

  • The Faculty Affairs Division (FAD) with its office in K K Birla Goa Campus is responsible for implementation of all Institutional policies related to faculty of BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus.
  • It coordinates all activities related to recruitment, promotions, compensation and benefits, re-appointments and re-designations, extensions and superannuation, industry immersion and university exposure abroad, policies related to career growth and related guidelines, health and family welfare, housing, performance appraisals and rewards, etc.
  • For relevant information/guidelines/formats, please click at links (on the top panel).

A message from Associate Dean's desk

Greeting's !

The Birla Institute of Technology & Science(BITS) Pilani, founded in 1964, is an all-India Institute for Higher Education and Research which is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world's great challenges. BITS Pilani, which became an Institute of Eminence in 2018, is committed to push it's Teaching and Research to a new height of Excellence. It is thriving towards attracting exceptionally bright research individuals as its faculty members.

The faculty members finds BITS Pilani a unique place to hone their Teaching and Research Excellence to the highest level. The Faculty Affairs Division in BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus, which works in close coordination with other Academic Divisions and 10 Departments of the Institute, do provide the necessary support system which enable the faculty members to give their best in Teaching and Research and make significant impact on Institute building. BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus

On May 17, 2022, I took charge as the Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs Division of BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa Campus. We set our vision on the four themes : Teaching, Research, Outreach, and strategic planning - support our faculty colleagues - and help in building the future of BITS Pilani University.

Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs Division
Department of Physics
BITS Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus



Forms & Guidelines

General Administration, Public Relation Office

News and Announcement

Faculty Orientation Program (9th August & 11th August 2022) 

  • Recently, the Faculty Affairs Division organised an Orientation Programme for the New Faculty members of BITS Pilani K K Birla Goa campus. The programme was for 2 days - 9th August 2022 & 11th August. Almost 40 new faculty members participate in that orientation program. Heads/'In-Charges of different divisions of Teaching & Sponsored Research(AUGSD, AGSRD, SRCD, CSIF, CIIE, BioNest, BioCyTiH), International Programme(IPCD), Alumni division, CC, APPCAIR, Maintenance, Finance/purchase, WILP, Placement, Students Admission, Student Welfare, Faculty Affairs, Human Resource, Campus Welfare, Public relation, Health centre, Campus Security described in details the function and activities of their respective divisions.
  • Event photographs(to access, use your BITS email ID)
  • Frequently Asked Question(FAQ): Refer the site link(FAQ).

Faculty recruitment announcement:

  • The BITS Pilani University has announced a fresh faculty recruitment call in different departments. The academics from Overseas Citizens of India, Persons of Indian Origin and Foreign Nationals are also encouraged to apply for On Campus and Off-campus faculty positions. Industry Professions, willing to pursue a career in academics may apply in our Off-campus positions.
  • For more details, click here.

Contact Us

  • ​Dr. Prasanta Kumar Das

  • Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs Division
    Professor, Department of Physics
    Office: D-320/18, New Academic Building(NAB)
  • +91-832-2580-448(0)
  • pdas@goa.bits-pilani.ac.in


What is FAD?
When should I apply for Research Initiation Grant(RIG)?
Within the 3-4 months from the date of joining.
Where can I get all relevant formats, guidelines required for applying to RIG?
All relevant formats are uploaded in Forms & Guidelines FAD site - click here.
have a few queries related to procurement of items under RIG grant? To whom I should contact?
Mr. Surendra Kinlekar (Purchase Officer). VOIP: , 391 Email:kinlekar@goa.bits-pilani.ac.in
I have a few queries related to processing bills of some procurement under RIG, OPERA. To whom I should contact?
Ms. Priyanka Singh, FAD office staff. VOIP: 128
I would like to know about leave rules and other HR related matter? To whom should I talk?
Ms. Sonia Nagarsekar. HR Manager. VOIP: 133. You may also refer the Institute leave rules, available here
I have a Ph.D. student. Is there any document or website where details about the Institute Ph.D. programme available?
Refer the Academic Graduate Studies & Research Division(AGSRD) website(AGSRD website) to know about the Institute PhD programme. A related document, called DRC Guidelines, is available in AGSRD site(click here). For specific query, you may contact the AGSRD office (VOIP: 108).
I would like to submit a project to a funding agency and have some related queries. Which division looks after the activities of the sponsored research?
Yes. It is the Sponsored Research and Consultancy Division (SRCD) (division website SRCD website) which looks after the sponsored research related activities. For specific query, you may contact the SRCD office (VOIP: 129).
Can I propose a new course? If Yes, to whom I need to talk in order to know about the process?
Yes, you can propose a new course. To know about the process, you may talk to the DCA (Departmental Committee on Academics) Convener or your HOD.
Can I get information about several academic and non-academic divisions of the campus and their activities in a single place?