Doctoral Program (Ph.D.)

BITS Pilani offers UG, PG and PhD programs to over 18,000+ students and 2000+ PhD students across its campuses in Pilani, Dubai, Goa and Hyderabad. BITS Pilani is declared as an Institution of Eminence by the Ministry of Education, Government of India in the year 2020. Recently, BITS Pilani was chosen by DST, Govt of India 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.  BITS Pilani is ranked at #3 in terms of number of Indian start-ups founded by the graduates of an

BITS Pilani provides a dynamic environment for faculty-led cutting-edge research complemented with state of art research facilities, with over 1150 dedicated faculties and researchers driving innovation. 

With an unwavering commitment to innovation, excellence, merit and transparency, BITS Pilani is driven by a pioneering spirit and has positioned itself as one of the leading research-oriented institutes in India.


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Secured in last five years

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Patents filed in 2022:


Of which 16 patents are granted

BITS Pilani provides a strong ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship through its various incubators for start-ups and novel idea creation, industry immersion programs and strong alumni connections. Click below to know more.


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Research & Innovation




QS World University Subject Rankings 2023

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Ranked globally at 101- 150

Computer Science, EEE, Mechanical and Chemical Engineering

Ranked globally at 301-350

Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy and Business & Management Studies

Ranked globally at 451-500


Ranked globally at 501-550