BITS Pilani/Goa/Hyderabad PhD PROGRAMMES Second Semester 2018-19


Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani

Applications invited for 2nd Semester admission to PhD Programme (full time and part time) starting January 2019 in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses of BITS Pilani in the following Departments:

• Science: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics 
• Engineering: Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Mechanical 
• Pharmacy 
• Economics and Finance, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences

Minimum Eligibility Qualifications

• M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Pharm. / MBA / M.Phil. (minimum of 60% in aggregate) 
• M.Sc. / B.E. / B.Pharm or an equivalent degree (minimum of 60% in aggregate) 
• For admission into Humanities and Social Sciences, M.A. degree (minimum of 55% in aggregate) 

In addition, Departments may set specific admission criteria for shortlisting. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an admission test, which may comprise of a written exam and/or interview. Information on specific Departments and related research activities is available on the Department homepage of respective campuses

Full-time Students Preferably individuals who would like to pursue PhD in-house, residing on campus

Part-time Students Preferably individuals working in organizations providing basic facilities and environment for research

Financial Assistance

Full time PhD students admitted into the PhD programme are eligible to be considered for an Institute fellowship of ₹25,000/- per month in the first year. Higher assistantship will be made available in subsequent years. Consideration for fellowship will be as per Institute norms. It will be obligatory on the part of every admitted full time students to undertake 8 to 10 hours (per week) of work as assigned to him/her by the institute

Application Procedure

• Click on “online application” at 
• Following documents need to be uploaded: Photograph, Date of birth certificate, Mark sheet and certificate of qualifying degree

Online application will close on 8th December, 2018 at 17.00 hrs. Name of shortlisted candidates will be declared on BITS Admission website, i.e., on 20th December 2018 

Candidates are requested to read the PhD Admission brochure carefully and also visit Department website of respective campuses for further detail about PhD admission and/or programme

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