[2016-2018] BITS Pilani, Official MBA Admission Helpdesk

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The Department Of Management, BITS Pilani is calling for admissions to MBA program for 2016-18 batch. - Visit http://www.bitsadmission.com/mbamain.aspx to apply and check out the important dates.

Please post your admission queries here. We, Admissions and Media Relations Team , DOM , BITS Pilani will help you get the right answers to your questions.

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 Hello Aspirants, A new thread has been created for admissions related queries for PGDM 2017-19 batch. Requesting all the aspirants to follow the new thread and post the queries there only.  


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Hi,I am aspiring to join MBA at Bits 2017-19, could you please tell me how good is Bits as I am not an Engineer. My Profile: 1. 10th - 68%. 12th - 82% (Bio). B.Sc - 79% (Biology). M.Sc Environmental Science (pursuing final year) - 82.75% College topper... Extra curricular - State level gymnast, best gymnast of the year (school), certificate in mountaineering and adventure sports, online courses in conflict resolution, project management. Internships - Content writing for a sports website and marketing with an organisation. Volunteering work - AIESEC, UN, JLF, Bhumi, etc. Will my non engineering backround effect my chances to get placed? How are placements at bits, as I see that the classroom conversion is less (40 out of 60) what about other 20 candidates? Is is a good option for non engineering student to join in terms of placements.

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@samir.husain26BITS Pilani  ·  64 karma

Hello @thers47 Yes you can apply for MBA program at BITS Pilani. No, your non-enginerering background will not affect your chances of getting placed. BITS Pilani students get 3 chances of getting placed, either getting a PPO from their summer internship done after the first year at the couse, the campus placements from companies visiting the campus and converting their pactise school companies. So, you can be rest assured about your placement opportunity.

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  AVERY DENNISON FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 5th EDITION OF InvEnt ‘SPIRIT OF INVENTION’ SCHOLARSHIP IN INDIA  10 meritorious students have been awarded Rs.1,00,000/- approx. each   INDIA (August 29, 2016) – Avery Dennison Foundation, a philanthropic arm of the Avery Dennison Corporation, announced the winners of the fifth edition of InvEnt ‘Spirit of Invention’ Scholarship in India at an event held in Bangalore today at Taj Vivanta, Yeshwanthpur. This program is designed to recognize and reward the ‘spirit of invention’ amongst entrepreneurial and high-achieving undergraduate students in the fields of science, engineering and technology at select higher education institutions in India and China.  Avery Dennison Foundation, in collaboration with the Institute of International Education (IIE), developed the program to encourage students to continue to pursue educational opportunities in these fields after graduation by helping them meet their financial needs during their college attendance. “The foundation is keen on encouraging fresh thinking and through this scholarship, our goal is for students to express their innovative ideas and foster their passion effectively,” said Moji Akingbade, general manager, Avery Dennison India. She further added, “With respect to the winners, each student was chosen for his or her high academic standing and potential to think innovatively. We believe they will be future leaders who will positively change the world.” With respect to the selection process of these top 10 scholars, Alicia Maddox, president, Avery Dennison Foundation and vice president, Corporate Social Responsibility said, “The selection process is a rigorous two-stage process where students apply through an online portal and a three-member panel is identified and invited to work independently for the selection of the scholars”. Maddox further explains the process in detail where in the first stage, the panelists screen the online applications and score them on the basis of specific criteria like the ‘Spirit of Invention Essay,’ ‘academics’ and ‘extra-curricular activities’. Once IIE/New Delhi receives the ratings from the selectors, the scoring is compiled for each shortlisted student to determine ranking of applications. Following this, a half-day meeting takes place at IIE/New Delhi office in which the panellists convene to discuss the applications and determine the 20 finalists who will advance to the personal interview stage.  In the second stage, personal interviews of the shortlisted candidates take place in New Delhi in which they also present their ideas to the selection panel. This concludes with the final selection of the top 10 candidates. The 10 winners who were felicitated this year are Aakriti Agrawal - BITS Pilani, Alanckrit Jain - BITS Pilani, Anirudh Tusnial - BITS Pilani, Anmol Gupta - BITS Pilani, Anubodh Yadav - St. Stephen's College, Delhi, Neeraj Gadi - BITS Pilani, Shravan Patankar - PVG COET, Shreenidhi Vinze - PVG COET, Vaibhav Agarwal - BITS Pilani and Vinay Gusain - St. Stephen's College. Some of Avery Dennison Foundation’s partner institutes in India are M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology (MSRIT), Bangalore, Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani, Pune Vidhyarthi Griha's College of Engineering and Technology (PVG COET), Pune, Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Manipal and St. Stephen's College, Delhi. The mission of Avery Dennison Foundation is to provide financial support to local communities in ways that serve them best, working with employees to identify organizations that provide needed services at the local level. We foster a spirit of collaboration between our employees and local organizations by encouraging that all Foundation funded projects include Avery Dennison employees as volunteers.   About Avery Dennison Foundation The Avery Dennison Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Avery Dennison Corporation, a global leader in labelling and packaging materials and solutions. Established in 1978, the Foundation supports the company’s overall vision – to make every brand more inspiring and the world more intelligent. This vision serves as a guide for the Foundation as it seeks to attain its philanthropic goal.  The mission of the Avery Dennison Foundation is to advance the causes of education and sustainability in the communities where Avery Dennison employees live and work and encourage employee engagement with a spirit of invention and innovation. Through our community investment, philanthropy and employee volunteerism programs, we empower communities to maximize their resources – helping to improve the quality of life in neighbourhoods across the globe.  About Avery Dennison Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global leader in labelling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6 billion in 2015. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.   Media Contact

Ankita Mitra
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Add me to the what's app group of converts and joining 8527862416

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Please share academic calendar for this session..or if there is a link, plase share. .

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sir/mam, kindly share information regarding refund.

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Hello Guys 😃 We are sure you people are excited to start your life at BITS , we know we were! @Nanshirks  has compiled a list that will help you pack and get an idea of what to get and what to leave.

Happy packing !!.


Media Relations and Branding team, Department of Management, BITS Pilani
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Please anybody ping the link to check the convert status??

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Is there any place to stay overnight around bits PILANI ???

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@Nanshirks  ·  1 karma

Yes, There are a few places to stay around the campus, and BITS will also come up with few arrangements for accomodation during the registeration.

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@kriteshg08  ·  4 karma

Thanks for the info

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The new people who all have converted.. you can ping me(9038024380) your numbers.. will add u to the 2 groups that are there..

thank you .

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