BITS Pilani Admissions for PhD | Apply before 14th Dec 2015

Bits Pilani Admissions for PhDBirla Institute of Technology and Science released an admission notification for the PhD Program at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad Campuses. The candidates who are expertise in research field may apply online for the program on or before 14th Dec 2015.

BITS Pilani offers PhD program under following schemes – Full Time PhD, Part Time PhD, Faculty Development Schemes and PhD Aspirant Scheme.

About BITS Pilani

Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) is an Indian institute of higher education and a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act. The university has 15 academic departments, and focuses primarily on undergraduate education in engineering and the sciences. It is widely known as the best private engineering institute of India.

Program Details

1. Course Name – PhD

2. Departments

Biological Sciences

Chemical Engg.





Humanities & Social Sciences

Economics & Finance






3. Educational Qualification

The candidates applying for post-doctoral program at BITS should have any Higher Degree such as M.E./M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil or its equivalent with a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination.

Candidates with an M.Sc./B.E./B.Pharm or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate may also be considered for Ph.D. admission subject to their suitability and competence.

For Ph.D. Program in Humanities and Social Sciences, candidates with an M.A. and with minimum of 55% aggregate may apply.

4. Fee Structure

  Full Time Part Time
PhD Application Fee 2,090 2,090
Admission Fee 25,500 25,500
Tuition Fee 10,025 20,050
Institute caution deposit 3,000 3,000

5. Selection Process – Written Test and Interview.

Test Pattern

Test will be conducted in two parts- Test-I and Test-II.

Test-I will be common to all disciplines and Test-II will be discipline specific.

(i). Pattern of Test-I

No. of Questions: 30

Type: Multiple-choice type questions

Sections: General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude.

Time Duration: 1 Hour

Marking Scheme: 2 marks for correct answer and (-0.5) marks for wrong answer.

(ii). Pattern of Test-II

No. of Questions: 70

Type: Multiple-choice type questions

Sections: Prescribed Syllabus.

Time Duration: 2 Hours

Marking Scheme: 2 marks for correct answer and (-0.5) marks for wrong answer.

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