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Facilities
  • Student Housing

    The Institute is fully residential and hostel accommodation is provided to all students. Permission to become a day-scholar may be granted only under exceptional circumstances where the student’s parents or close- relatives are residents of Pilani. There are eleven hostels for boys and one hostel complex for girls. The hostel rooms are fully furnished. Common room facilities with Cable TV and telephone are available in each hostel. Internet connectivity has been provided in all hostel rooms. Solar water heating systems are provided in all the hostels.

    There is a common kitchen cum mess unit for a set of two boy's hostels. The Girl's hostel, however, has a separate mess of its own, situated within the boundary of the hostel. It is mandatory for the students staying in the hostels to have their food in the Hostel Messes. The messes attached to the hostels are fully managed by the students.

  • Cultural & Recreational Facilities

    While the actual management of student activities is the responsibility of the Union & other bodies, the Division provides the necessary support. The Student Union operates various clubs, including Music, Dance, Hindi Drama, English Drama, Hindi Press, English Press, Creative Activities, Mime, Photography, and Poetry Clubs, English Language Activities Society, and Hindi Activities Society. There are also several departments, which help organize various student events.
     
    Traditionally students organize OASIS, a cultural festival sometime during the days adjoining Dussehra or Diwali. The students also organize a Management Festival in February "INTERFACE", another Profession-Oriented Gathering over Educational Experience (APOGEE), an Academic Week during the Second Semester, which may be aptly described as the academic get-together of the University Youth.
     
    BITS being an all-India Institute consists of regional associations like Maurya Vihar, Sangam, Andhra Samiti, Tamil Mandram, Maharashtra Mandal, Moru Chhaya etc. conducting several special programmes on festivals.
     
    Recreational Activity Forum (RAF) that comes under the Student Welfare Division regularly organizes film shows for the BITS community. Currently, RAF organizes twelve, English and Hindi movies each, through the semester.

  • Games & Sports Facilities

    Games and sports are organized through the Sports Club. The Institute has on its rolls Physical Director, Senior Coach, Life Saver (both male & female), Martial Art Instructor and other supporting staff. Facilities for the following games and sports are available: Football, Hockey, Cricket, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Table Tennis, Athletics, Gymnastics, Health Club, Swimming, Water Polo, Weight lifting etc. Besides organizing routine activities in above-mentioned sports, the Sports Club also conducts the BITS Open Sports Meet (BOSM) in the First Semester every year in which several outstation teams participate.


    Health club is equipped with advanced exercising machines for weight training and aerobic exercise floor. A 25 x 12.5 m swimming pool provides facility for learning swimming, playing water polo and racing. Students can become members of Swimming Club/Health Club on payment of prescribed fees.


    Each hostel also has facility for volleyball, table tennis, badminton, chess, carom, etc.

  • Library

    Library has room for up to 8,000 students, offers 738 open access study places and 246 open-access IT work stations.  As well as the books and periodicals you expect, it is home to computing facilities for students.
    • Our collections contain over half a million items, including:
    • Around 3,000 current journal titles
    • Over 20,000 electronic resources, including databases, journals and ebooks
    • A substantial media (CD and DVD) collection.
    The library is searchable via the library catalogue.  But it is not only our library you will have access to – as a BITS Pilani student you can use a network of other libraries via our membership.
     

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