The Birla Institute of Technology and Science, BITS Pilani, is a deemed to be university under the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India. The University is a dream come true of its founder late Mr. G. D. Birla - an eminent industrialist, a participant in Indian freedom struggle and a close associate of the Father of Indian Nation late Mr. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi).
The parent campus of BITS, at Pilani (Rajasthan), had a strong technical collaboration with MIT (USA) during its inception, under the Ford Foundation Grant. BITS have been accredited with the grade ‘A’ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council of India.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, which has been conferred the status of an Institution of Eminence by the Ministry of Education, GoI, is India’s leading Institute of Higher Education with an illustrious legacy, modern campuses, legendary placement and eminent alumni in leadership positions across the world. The Institute's commitment to excellence, adherence to merit, transparency, innovation, and enterprise have characterized its steady march to eminence. It is the only Private University which DST, GoI has identified to establish a Technology Innovation Hub under the Bio-CPS vertical with a grant of Rs 125 Crore.
BITS Pilani's commitment to transparency and stress on equal opportunity has been a key contributing factor behind its emergence as an institute of national repute. The University's rigorous intake process reward only merit and ensures that only truly motivated students join BITS.
In addition to academics, we also focus on providing students with opportunities for all round development. There is a culture of freedom coupled with a holistic environment for multidimensional growth. The students of the campuses are truly ready to become the innovators of tomorrow.
More information about BITS, Pilani and its’ campuses can be found at: www.bits-pilani.ac.in