FAQs
What is SAT and where can I take the SAT and SAT Subject Tests?
SAT stands for Scholastic Assessment Test and is administered by College Board, USA. The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that tests your knowledge of reading, writing and math - subjects that are taught every day in high school classrooms.
What is the Designated Institution (DI) code of BITS Pilani for SAT?
Designated Institution (DI) code is 7759 - BITS Pilani.
When will I hear if I've been admitted?
You will be informed of our admission decision by 4th week of April, 2019 through the international admission website (www.bitsadmission.com/ois) Please make sure to check the website by then.
Does BITS Pilani maintain admission wait-lists?
Yes, BITS Pilani maintains wait-lists. Waitlisted students will be also informed through the website.
What is the last SAT sitting that BITS Pilani will accept for applicants?
We suggest that applicants take all SAT tests by January of their Grade 12 year.
Is an interview part of the selection process?
You may be interviewed before the final decision on admission is made. You may appear for the interview remotely.
Does BITS Pilani provide scholarships?
Merit-based scholarships are available for all the admitted students in the form of tuition fee waivers which range from 15% to 80%. In the first semester, scholarships will be awarded based on the candidate’s standing in the merit list. Continuation of the scholarship in subsequent semesters will depend on performance of the student at BITS Pilani.
What is the medium of instruction?
All lectures and official communications are in English.
What if my results are not available at the time of admission?
Without SAT Subject scores your application to BITS Pilani would be incomplete. In case your Grade 12 (qualifying examination) results are not available when you apply, you will be offered provisional admission based on other eligibility criteria. However, you would need to submit results by September 15th failing which your admission would be cancelled.
Are admissions open to all the four campuses of BITS?
For the academic year 2019-2020, admissions are open at the Pilani, K.K Birla Goa and Hyderabad campuses of BITS (Pilani).
Is it possible for a citizen of a country other than India to choose the admission via either of the intake processes, that is, BITSAT or International Student Admission?
A student who is a citizen of a country other than India can choose to appear for both the modes of admission, that is, BITSAT and International Student Admission (ISA), provided eligibility criteria for each of the modes are met.
Through ISA, admissions are open to Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses of BITS Pilani. The timeline for the two modes of admission (BITSAT, and ISA) are different. For more details about BITSAT, may visit : www.bitsadmission.com.
Where is Pilani?
Pilani is located 200 km west of Delhi and 220 km north of Jaipur in the State of Rajasthan and in northwestern part of India.
Where is Goa?
Goa is located in the western region of India; it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its western coast. It is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population.
Where is Hyderabad?
Hyderabad, the City of Pearls, is located in the north-western part of the State of Telangana in southeastern India.
What about Visa?
Most foreign nationals need a Student Visa to study in India. Admitted students would need to apply for a visa at the Indian Embassy/Consulate in the country that they reside in.
How do I reach the Campus?
BITS Pilani would arrange for pick-ups from the airports at Delhi / Jaipur for Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad on request. Mails should be sent well in advance.
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(New)International Student Admissions are closed now and all the applicable refunds will be processed on or before 25/August/2019.

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(New)International Student Admissions are closed now and all the applicable refunds will be processed on or before 25/August/2019. Please Click here to see the Cutoffs (SAT Subject Scores) for the past two years (2017, 2018).