BITS Pilani

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BITS (Birla Institute of Technology and Science), Pilani is at the forefront of scientific research and Industrial consultancy. A well organized and systematic approach has been developed for the selection of research scholars.

PhD Program Schemes

  • Full-time:
    Research scholars take up PhD as their full-time academic involvement within the campus. All full time students are accommodated in student hostels or quarters. Depending on the availability, scholars are provided fellowship stipend either from BITS or from sponsored projects. Student can avail fellowship provided by various national funding agencies such as UGC, CSIR etc.
  • Part-time:
    This scheme is applicable for working professionals who can simultaneously continue with their jobs. A person working in reputed research organizations, academic institutes and industries, situated preferably in the close vicinity of one of the campuses of BITS Pilani, can be admitted on part time basis provided the candidate is working in an organization which encourages and facilitates research, meets the requisite minimum educational qualification for admission to Ph. D programme of BITS Pilani, has minimum of one year work experience in related field, and is able to furnish a "consent & no objection certificate" from his/her parent organization.  
  • Aspirant:
    Industries and R & D Organizations collaborating with BITS can sponsor candidates to work for PhD under the Ph.D Aspirants Scheme. Under this scheme such employed professionals working in industries and R&D organizations having long experience and proven competence aspiring for Ph.D. programme are considered and allowed to pursue their research at their own locations of work. They are required to choose one BITS faculty as supervisor and or as co-supervisor.
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The BITS Advantage

The new way to look at the world

The BITS MBA core curriculum is designed around the cross-functional way contemporary organizations work. Throughout the curriculum, students and faculty approach problems by looking to the broadest possible circle of skills and resources to fashion innovative solutions.

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