Last Updated: 8th April, 2015
BITS Pilani M.E. Admission 2015
The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, is an Institution declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC act. It is an all-India Institute for higher education for men and women, fully residential, and awards its own degrees. Admissions to all the higher degree programmes of BITS, Pilani, at its Pilani campus, Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus for the I Semester 2015-16 will be made on the basis of a Computer based Online test conducted by BITS, Pilani followed by interview(s) of shortlisted candidates.
I. Programmes Offered:
|BITS Pilani Campus at:|
|Civil with specialization in Structural EngineeringCivil with specialization in Transportation Engineering
Civil with specialization in Infrastructure Systems.
|Mechanical with specialization in Thermal Engineering||√|
|Manufacturing Systems Engineering||√|
|M. Pharm. with specialization in Pharmaceutics||√||√|
|M. Pharm. with specialization in Pharmaceutical Chemistry||√|
Duration: Normally four semesters.
Eligibility: A minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination.
Once the candidates are selected for admission in the higher degree programmes, they have to report alongwith the original marksheets and qualifying degree certificate on 29th July, 2015. If their final result of the qualifying examination is not available on the reporting date i.e. 29th July, 2015 then they should have at least already appeared in all exams of final year and they must submit their qualifying degree and marksheets latest by 1st October, 2015. If they do not submit the original qualifying degree and marksheets by 1st October, 2015, their admission to the program will automatically be discontinued and no fees will be refunded and they will be asked to leave the institute immediately. Further if the aggregate marks in the qualifying examination is below 60%, the offer of Provisional admission stands automatically cancelled. No further extension of date for submission of final results of the qualifying examination will be given.
Note:(i) Admissions to M.E./M.Pharm are based on performance of candidates in computer-based online test conducted by BITS. The online tests will be held during 30th May– 31st May 2015 at centers in India
Programme-wise eligibility criteria:
M.E. Biotechnology – Any integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation in Bio-chemistry and Microbiology.
M.E. Chemical– Integrated first degree of BITS in Chemical Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech (Chemical)..
M.E. Civil – Integrated first degree of BITS in Civil Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech (Civil).
M.E. Computer Science – Integrated first degree of BITS in Computer Science/Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech (Computer Science/Engineering). Candidates with a B.E./B.Tech degree in IT area will not be eligible to apply for M.E. Computer Science.
M.E. Communication Engineering – Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/Electronics & Communication or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech in these disciplines.
M.E. Mechanical; Design Engineering; Manufacturing Systems Engineering – Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech in these disciplines.
M.E. Mechanical (with specialization in Thermal Engineering) – Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering.
M.E. Embedded Systems –Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its equivalent such as BE/B.Tech in these disciplines.
M.E. Microelectronics – Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication / Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent.
M.E. Software Systems – Any Integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with specific prior preparation. Candidates with a B.E./B.Tech degree in IT area are eligible to apply for M.E. Software Systems. They may need some specific prior preparation.
M.Pharm; M.Pharm (with specialization in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Chemistry) – Integrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent such as B. Pharm.
Admissions to all Programmes will be made purely on merit. Admissions to all higher degree Programmes are based on the performance of the candidates in the computer based online test conducted by BITS The test will be a computer based online test conducted by BITS Pilani at dedicated centers at different cities of India. Computer based online test means the candidate sits in front of a computer and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and the candidate submits the answers though the use of keyboard & mouse. Each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate on the computer. The test are planned to be conducted will be conducted during 30th May– 31st May 2015and the candidate can choose the center to take the test as prescribed in later sections.
Details of online Test:
Test I: Duration: 60 Minutes. Total No of questions: 60
Test I is compulsory for all students who are applying for any of the higher degree programmes of the Institute and will consist of the following sections
Sections No. of Questions
Core Mathematics 15
Core Physics 15
English Language Skills & Principles of Management 15
Computer Programming 15
The course descriptions are available in the syllabus given later in the brochure
Test II: Duration: 120 Minutes. Total number of questions: 100
Test II is compulsory for Students applying for all higher degree programmes except those who are applying for only Software systems. The Test II subject for a student is based on his/her qualifying degree programme. This paper will attempt to test student’s grasp of the basic subjects of his discipline. The discipline courses of different degree programmes of BITS have been used for constructing the questions. The course descriptions are available in the syllabus given later in the brochure
Special Test for Software Systems: Duration 60 Minutes Total number of questions: 50
This Special aptitude test for Software Systems is required for only those students who are applying for M.E. Software systems. The course descriptions are available in the syllabus given later in the brochure.
For all the above tests all questions are of objective type (multiple choice questions); each question with four answers choices only one being the correct choice. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark. No marks are awarded or deducted for questions not attempted. While the candidate can skip a question, the computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as the correct answer.
The questions will be selected at random from a large question bank. Different candidates will get different question sets. An expert committee will ensure that the question sets are of comparable difficulty level, content, question type etc. In this matter the decision of the expert committee will be final and binding on the candidate.
All the questions and instructions of the test will be in English only.
Each candidate who registers for test will be required to download a ‘Hall Ticket’ from the website during 26th May – 29th May 2015. Candidates with the hall ticket only will be allowed inside the test centers. Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of rough work, signing etc. Blank sheets for rough work will be provided, if required. Candidates can bring a calculator without any network connectivity/programmable feature. Candidates are not allowed to bring any other personal belongings such as mobile phones; ipods or any other electronic gadgets
All centers are closely monitored for security and candidates’ identity and activities will be recorded using web cameras and/or closed circuit TV cameras. Anyone violating the rules of the test center will not be allowed to continue with the test and will be automatically disqualified.
On completion of the test, the computer will display to each candidate his/her score obtained.
A candidate can submit only one form for Higher Degree Admissions. However if a candidate discovers any mistake in the form submitted by him, he can submit a second application form duly completed before the last date, indicating on the top of second application form that his first application form (giving its number) should be cancelled. In such cases, the second application has to be accompanied by a fresh application fee.
In order to facilitate a larger number of students all over India to participate in this test, apart from Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad where it is expected that a large number of students will take the test, the Institute is also planning to offer the tests at dedicated test centers in several cities. The planned test centers are in the following cities. The final list of centers and the operating days at each center will depend on the number of applicants and their preferences.
|1. Pilani||2. Goa||3. Bangalore|
|4. Chennai||5. Delhi||6. Hyderabad|
|7. Kolkatta||8. Noida||9. Jaipur|
|10. Lucknow||11. Mumbai|
The final list of the test centers will be announced only after all the applications are received and candidates will be informed of the same through BITS website http://www.bitsadmission.com. Candidates have to give three preferences of examination center and will be allotted to one of the centers. The candidates will also be allotted test date and time.
Important dates and deadlines: Important dates and deadlines:
Portal to apply online opens on: 8th April 2015
Deadline for submission of the completed application form online: 20th May 2015
Test Center and slot allotment and announcement to Candidates: 25th May 2015
Candidates to download Hall tickets: 26th – 29th May 2015
Online Tests: 30th May– 31st May 2015
Announcement of admission offers to M.E./M. Pharm. Programmes: 10th June 2015
Admission of Selected students: 29th July. 2015
Freshmen Orientation Programme: 30-31st July 2015
Registration for courses: 1st August 2015
How to Apply:
Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at http://www.bitsadmission.com/ and take the printout of the filled form. The completed application form along with the prescribed fee should be sent to Dean Admissions, BITS, Pilani-333031. Details of modes of Fee Payment are available at the website while applying online.
Application Fee: Rs.2090/-
Portal to apply online opens on 8th April 2015
Deadline for submission of the completed application form online is 5.00 P.M. on 20th May 2015.
Last date for the signed applications (printout of the filled application form with candidate signature) to reach admission office is 22nd May 2015. The completed application form is to be sent by registered post/speed post to the under-mentioned address:
The Dean, Admissions
BITS Pilani-Pilani – 333 031 (Rajasthan)
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