Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani Overview Admission Process

  Pilani   UGC, AICTE, NAAC   ESTD 1964
  Pilani   UGC, AICTE, NAAC   ESTD 1964


Procedure for Admission to BITS Pilani

BITS Pilani Admissions 2022 are now open for both undergraduate and graduate programmes. The BITSAT 2022 exam will be held in two sessions for BTech/BE, BPharm, and MSc admissions. The first session of the exam is scheduled for July 2-9, 2022, and the second session is scheduled for August 3-7, 2022. BITS HD 2022 will be held on July 2-3, 2022 for PG courses such as ME/MPharm.


BITS Pilani admission 2022 is based on the results of the institute’s entrance exam. BITSAT 2022 exam scores are used to determine admission to Integrated First Year Degree programmes such as BE/BTech, MSc, and BPharm. Every year, the examination is held in two sessions. The first session of the examination will be held from July 2 to 9, 2022, and the second session will be held from August 3 to 7, 2022. Registration for the exam closed on June 12.


BITS Pilani accepts BITS HD 2022 exam scores for admission to its Higher Degree programmes such as ME/MPharm. The current academic year’s examination will be held on July 2-3. On June 20, admit cards will be distributed. BITS Pilani MBA admissions for the current academic year are now closed. BAAT 2022 scores are used to determine programme acceptance. On May 14, the institute released its final merit list for MBA admissions.

BITS Pilani Top Courses 



Fee (First Year)


10+2 qualification with a minimum of 75% marks in PCM 

INR. 512,775/-


Masters degree with a minimum of 60% marks

INR. 561,575/-


B.E/B.Tech. with at least 60% marks

INR. 512,775

Important Dates



CAT 2021 Exam (MBA)

Nov 28, 2021

MBA Applications

Dec 3, 2021 – Feb 28, 2022

GATE 2022 Admit Card Availability (M.Tech)

Jan 3, 2022

GATE 2022 Exam (M.Tech)

Feb 5, 2022 – Feb 6, 2022; Feb 12, 2022 – Feb 13, 2022

MBA form correction

Mar 4, 2022 – Mar 6, 2022

BITSAT 2022 Registration Start Date (BE, BPharma)

Mar 14, 2022 – Jun 12, 2022

Release of MBA admit card for Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT)

Mar 23, 2022


Mar 28, 2022 – Mar 29, 2022

Date of MBA Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT)

Apr 8, 2022

ME and MPharm registration process

Apr 22, 2022 – May 29, 2022

BITS HD 2022 Registration Window

Apr 22, 2022 – May 29, 2022

Announcement of First List and Waitlist (MBA)

Apr 23, 2022

Online editing in ME and MPharm application forms

May 31, 2022

BITSAT 2022 allotment of Exam Centre (BE, BPharma)

Jun 14, 2022

Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on GATE / GPAT score (Iteration 1)

Jun 15, 2022

Reservation of HD test and date and slot

Jun 16, 2022 – Jun 18, 2022

BITSAT 2022 Slot Booking Process (BE, BPharma)

Jun 17, 2022 – Jun 22, 2022

BITSAT 2022 Admit Card (BE, BPharma)

Jun 25, 2022

Last date to pay admission fee for Iteration 1 (ME and MPharm)

Jun 25, 2022

BITS HD 2022 Exam Date

Jul 2, 2022 – Jul 3, 2022

BITSAT 2022 Exam Date (for Session 1) (BE, BPharma)

Jul 2, 2022 – Jul 9, 2022

BITSAT 2022 Application window for Session 2 (BE, BPharma)

Jul 4, 2022 – Jul 20, 2022

Last Date to Apply for PhD

Jul 5, 2022

Apply for Admission with 12th marks and preferences (BE, BPharma)

Jul 15, 2022 – Aug 31, 2022

ME and MPharm admission letters for Iteration 2

Jul 15, 2022

Test center allotment (BE, BPharma)

Jul 20, 2022

Deadline to pay admission fee under Iteration 2 (ME and MPharm)

Jul 25, 2022

BITSAT 2022 Slot Booking for Session 2 (BE, BPharma)

Jul 26, 2022 – Jul 30, 2022

Admission letters under Iteration 3 (ME an MPharm)

Jul 30, 2022

BITSAT 2022 Admit Card (Session 2) (BE, BPharma)

Jul 31, 2022

BITSAT 2022 Exam Date (for Session 2) (BE, BPharma)

Aug 3, 2022 – Aug 7, 2022

Deadline to pay admission fee under Iteration 3 (ME and MPharm)

Aug 10, 2022

Admission letters under Iteration 4 (ME an MPharm)

Aug 18, 2022

Dealine to pay admission fee under Iteration 4 (ME and MPharm)

Aug 25, 2022

Reporting date for admission in respective campuses (Online Mode) (ME and MPharm)

Aug 29, 2022

Editing of preferences (BE, BPharma)

Sep 1, 2022 – Sep 5, 2022

BITS Pilani Undergraduate Admission 2022

The institute provides three integrated first degree programmes: Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in seven specialisations, Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm. ), and Master of Science (M.Sc) in five specialisations.






Candidates must have passed the 10+2 examinations with a minimum of 75% in PCM and English along with 60% marks scored individually in each subject.


Computer Science

Electrical and Electronics

Electronics and Instrumentation




Biological Sciences






10+2 examinations with at least 75% marks in PCB and English and at least 60% marks in each of the subjects individually. However, candidates with PCM may also apply for the Pharmacy program. 

Criteria for BITS Pilani Undergraduate Admission

Students who will be taking or have taken the 12th examination are eligible to take the BITSAT-2021 test.

Admission will be granted solely on the basis of merit. The merit list will be determined by the candidate’s BITSAT-2021 score. However, their admission is conditional on meeting the above-mentioned minimum mark requirement in the 12th grade.

Direct Admission: First-year students from all central and state boards in India will be admitted directly to the programme of their choice, regardless of their BITSAT score.

Exam Pattern for the BITSAT

  • BITSAT is an online computer-based test.
  • The test will take three hours to complete.
  • It will be divided into four sections:
  • Part One: Physics
  • Chemistry (Part II)
  • English and Logical Reasoning (Part III)
  • Part IV – Biology or Mathematics
  • There will be 150 MCQs in total.
  • Each correct answer will be worth three points.
  • For each incorrect answer, a -1 will be deducted.

Note: If two candidates have the same score, the following criteria will be used as a tie-breaker:

  • The scores obtained in Mathematics/Biology (For B.Pharm) in BITSAT will be given first priority in separating them.
  • If the tie still exists, their BITSAT Physics scores will be used to separate them.
  • The remaining tie is broken using Chemistry scores.
  • Finally, their total PCM/PCB (for B.Pharm) marks in the 12th examination will be considered for separation.

BITS Pilani Postgraduate Admission 2022

At the postgraduate level, BITS Pilani offers Master of Engineering and Master of Pharmacy programmes across all campuses. Both courses have a two-year duration and are offered in a variety of specialisations.

Application forms for admission to these courses are available beginning in April of each year.























B.E. degree with a minimum of 60% marks.


Civil (Infrastructure Engineering and Management)

Civil (Structural Engineering)

Civil (Transportation Engineering)

Communication Engineering

Computer Science

Design Engineering

Embedded Systems

Manufacturing Systems



Software Systems

Sanitation Science, Technology and Management





A minimum of 55% is required in the qualifying Degree examination.

M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutics)

M.Pharm (Pharmacology)

MBA in Business Analytics

B.Tech. / B.E. / B.Pharma. / B.Arch. / MCA / M.Sc. / First Degree of BITS Pilani or equivalent, with minimum 60% in aggregate or equivalent CGPA in any of these Qualifying Degree. The applicant should have taken mathematics/statistics as a subject in 12th standard with at least 60% marks in either of these subjects.

BITS Pilani MBA Cutoff Requirement: After the test, the cut-off for students who meet the eligibility criteria and appear for the BAAT is determined. There is no predetermined cut-off point.

MBA application fee at BITS Pilani: INR 3300 (for all category students)

Criteria for BITS Pilani Postgraduate Admission

Admission to all M.E. (except Software Systems) and M.Pharm. programmes will be granted based on the results of the BITS HD admission test or the GATE/GPAT score. Admission to the M.E. in Software Systems will be done solely through the BITS HD test.

BITS HD is a computer-based online exam administered by BITS Pilani.

BITS HD Exam Details Test I: Test I is required for all students applying to any of the Institute’s Higher Degree programmes and will consist of the following sections:


No. of Questions

Core Mathematics


English Language Skills and Logical Reasoning




Duration: 45 minutes in length

Test II: This test was designed for those interested in pursuing an M.E. in Sanitation Science, Technology, and Management or an M.E. in Software Systems. The total number of questions is 70.

105 minutes in length

Test for Software Systems: Only students applying for M.E. Software Systems must take the Software Systems test.

The total number of questions is 50.

60 minutes in length

M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology, and Management Test: Only students applying for M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology, and Management must take the Sanitation Science, Technology, and Management test.

60 minutes in length

The total number of questions is 50.

Exam Structure

  • Each correct answer is worth three points.
  • Every incorrect answer costs one mark.
  • There are no points awarded or deducted for questions that are not attempted.

MBA Selection Criteria at BITS Pilani

Candidates must take the Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT) administered by BITS Pilani. Based on their performance in the Business Analytics Aptitude Test, candidates will be shortlisted for Personal Interviews (BAAT). Final selection will be based on overall performance in I the Business Analytics Aptitude Test (BAAT), ii) the Personal Interview, and iii) the CAT / XAT / GMAT (if available), as well as previous work experience and academic history. Examine: MBA Admissions

Provisional admission offers will be made based on the following evaluation criteria:



Points for Class X Marks 


Points for Class XII Marks 


Points for Qualifying Degree Marks


Work experience


Points for entrance exam performance


Personal interview




BITS Pilani Ph.D. Admission 2022

  • Full-Time Ph.D. \sPart-Time Ph.D. Faculty Development Program
  • Ph.D. aspirant plan

Pilani BITS Pilani Eligibility Criteria for a Ph.D.

  • The candidate should be employed by a company that collaborates with BITS Pilani on Practice School/Research/WILP activities.
  • M.E./M.Tech./M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil. or an equivalent degree with a minimum aggregate of 60% in the qualifying examination
  • M.Sc./B.E./B.Pharm. or an equivalent degree with a qualifying examination aggregate of at least 60%
  • Candidates with an M.A. degree and a minimum of 55 percent aggregate may apply for admission to Humanities and Social Sciences.

Selection Criteria for BITS Pilani Ph.D.

BITS Pilani will conduct an entrance examination and an interview to determine admission to the Ph.D. programme. Check: Admissions to Ph.D. programmes

The university will publish a merit list based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination.

  • Selected candidates must take the entrance examination.
  • Qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview/viva.
  • The final merit list will be updated, and the chosen candidates will be invited for document verification.
  • Candidates must submit the following documents:
  • 10th and 12th grade mark sheets
  • Qualification examination marksheet
  • Entrance examination scorecard
  • Proof of Residence
  • Identification with a photograph

How Do You Apply to BITS Pilani?

On the university’s official website, application forms are available. Candidates must submit application forms offline via post for admission to MBA and research-based courses.

  • Candidates must complete the form found on the university’s official website.
  • They must upload all required documents.
  • Applicants must include their GATE/GPAT score (if applicable) as well as their preferred test centre.
  • The completed application form, as well as the application fee, must be submitted online.

Application Fee


INR. 3150/- and INR. 2650/- (for female candidates)

GATE qualified candidates

INR. 1000/-


INR. 3300/-


INR. 2400/-

MBA and Ph.D. candidates must send their completed application form, E-receipt of paid fee, and supporting documents to:

HD & Ph.D. Faculty-in-Charge Admission Test BITS Pilani Pilani – 333 031 (Rajasthan)