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Higher Degree

Geared for All-Round Growth


The requirements of these programmes are described in terms of the total number of units which a student is required to complete rather than the duration. However, a normal student may be able to complete such a programme in four semesters, wherein the last semester may be spent for either of the two available alternatives, namely, Dissertation and Practice School. Certain motivated and hardworking students who are in dissertation stream may finish the programme in three semesters by starting the dissertation component right in their first semester. The programmes are intended to give a penetrating professional experience and an opportunity to acquire further competence either in one's own discipline or in many other traditional areas of Engineering, Pharmacy as well as interdisciplinary areas, like, Embedded Systems, Micro electronics, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Design Engineering, etc.


  • M.E.

    The M.E. Programmes offered at the Hyderabad Campus are : 

    • M.E. Biotechnology
    • M.E. Civil - Structural Engineering
    • M.E. Micro Electronics
    • M.E. Embedded Systems
    • M.E. Thermal Engineering
    • M.E. Design Engineering
    • M.E. Computer Science    
    • M.E. (Integrated) Information Security                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  To know more details of the above programs click here



  • M.Pharm.

    The Hyderabad Campus offers a Master's Degree in Pharmacy (M. Pharm).

  • M.Phil.

    Our Campus offers a Master's Programme (M.Phil) in Chemistry.


The evaluation system at BITS Pilani encourages and rewards continuous and systematic study. It also provides a continuous feedback to students and thus encourage more holistic learning.


One of the unique features of BITS Pilani is the flexibility it offers its students. Students can opt for Dual Degrees, transfers and the courses that form a programme.

Practice School

Aimed at orienting students to the professional world. Implemented at various professional settings such as national laboratories, financial institutions, R&D centres, software & health care organizations.

Higher Degree Dissertation

Does research excite you? Do you want to find answers to problems in different areas within your discipline/interdisciplinary areas? Well then, maybe you should consider Higher Degree Dissertation (HDD) in lieu of Practice School. The aim of the dissertation course is to train a student in the methodology of research, to cultivate a logical and creative thinking and to make him/her express his/her findings in the form of a scientific report. Welcome to the exciting world of research. Click here for more details.

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