BITS Pilani

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BITS Pilani came into existence as a Deemed to be University by an act of the Indian Parliament in the year 1964.  In its formative years, the Institute tied up with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston, USA.  It adopted semester system, modular structure of courses, continuous and internal evaluation, letter grading and the likes.  It also created linkages with the industries which yielded structured “Practice School” as an integral component of education.
To make further inroads in terms of collaborative participation in research and teaching, Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) have been signed with various Universities/Industries at home and abroad.  This would strengthen educational and research linkages, exchange of faculty and students exchange with an aim to achieve state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities in various fields of Engineering and Science.
An International Programmes and Collaboration Division (IPCD) has been set up with representation in all the four campuses of BITS Pilani, to promote relations with renowned Institutions abroad. Students of BITS Pilani have been pursuing Off-campus Thesis / Semester Abroad programs in foreign universities/ institutes ranked in the first 400 by QS and THE (Times Higher Education).  
BITS Pilani has collaborations with several reputed overseas universities and industries.  
1) "A post-doctoral position for a project to develop a new approach for cancer diagnosis and tumor molecular profiling; for solid tumor diagnosis with emphasis on tumor heterogeneity in a multi-disciplinary team of molecular biology, engineering & bioinformatics. Required skills: Molecular biology of cancer, RNAseq library preparation, RT-PCR and ELISA development.  Advantages: Animal models of breast cancer; Bioinformatics skills.
Apply to: Dr. Alexander Golberg at
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2) M.Sc, Ph.D & Post.Doc positions in Faculty of Exact Sciences in the Remote Sensing laboratory, Geography department,  Porter  School of Environment and School of Earth Science. Research areas:  1) Developing a multi a monitoring approach (spectral and temporal)  to detect status of plant nutrition to improve precision farming arena, 2) Exploiting the hyper-spectral technology  in long wave domain, 3) Big data analysis and deep learning approach using  hyper-spectral  data from ground, airborne and satellite domains, 4) Developing sensors for vicarious calibration of satellite data, and 5) Developing field sensors to monitor soil status in near real time; 
Please contact: Prof Eyal Ben Dor, or 03-6407049
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OPPORTUNITIES for the students of ASEAN countries to undertake research at BITS Pilani. Please click AIRTF & RTF-DCS for details. 

MOUs: BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus has signed MoUs with the following universities/organizations:

1. International Water Association (IWA), London
2. University of Agder, Norway
3. The University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA 
4. University of Queensland, Australia 
5. Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan 
6. Nanhua University, Taiwan 
7. University of Porto, Portugal 
8. College of Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan 

An institution deemed to be a University estd. vide Sec.3 of the UGC Act,1956 under notification # F.12-23/63.U-2 of Jun 18,1964

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