FAQs
Where can my parents stay?
The list of nearby hotels is given on http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/goa/goaHotels
Would my electrical device work in India?
The power in India is 230 volt and 50 Hz, you may need an adapter for your device.
Would my cell phone work in India?
Mobile phones in India operate using GSM technology and function within 900/1800 MHz ranges. If you already own a GSM phone and if your home country too operates within the same GSM range, you can use your phone in India.
What is the Indian currency and where can I get it?
Indian currency is called Rupee (INR). You could either bring Indian Rupee from your country or convert your currency into Indian Rupee at the airport or at the bank on campus.
Is there a Bank on Campus?
The campus has a branch of State Bank of India (SBI), where you can open an account. The same bank provides ATM facility to withdraw money. There is one more ATM provided by Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) Bank.
Are there any student clubs on campus?
There are many clubs and associations on campus. To list a few:
* English Language Activities Society (ELAS)
* BITS Embryo (Connecting BITS Alumni)
* Music Club
* Dance Club
* Photography Club
* Dramatics club
* Automation and Robotics Club
* Department of Journalism and Media Affairs (DojMA)
* Backstage club
* Lights and Sounds Department
What is the weather like in Goa?
Being in the tropical zone and near the Arabian Sea, the climate of Goa is warm and humid for most of the year. May is the hottest month in Goa with an average temperature of 30°C (86°F) and the coldest is January at 25°C (77°F). The wettest month is July with an average of 995mm of rain.
Announcements

(New)1. Those who have appeared for SAT Subject Test on 4th May 2019, must submit completed applications through the portal www.bitsadmission.com/ois at the earliest but no later than 29th May 2019. Admission offers for such candidates who qualify, will be announced during the first week of June 2019, along with details of the reporting date, scholarship if any, and other relevant information. Candidates will be given ten (10) days to accept the offer and pay the fees. The reporting date for admission in respective campuses is 25th July 2019. The status of candidates placed on the waiting list, and the results of sliding up, if any, will be announced by 28th July 2019. Please click here to apply. (Posted on Dt: 17.05.19)

(New)2. Second iteration results for Admissions to International student admission category are now announced. Please click here to find your status.

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Announcements

(New) 1. Those who have appeared for SAT Subject Test on 4th May 2019, must submit completed applications through the portal www.bitsadmission.com/ois at the earliest but no later than 29th May 2019. Admission offers for such candidates who qualify, will be announced during the first week of June 2019, along with details of the reporting date, scholarship if any, and other relevant information. Candidates will be given ten (10) days to accept the offer and pay the fees. The reporting date for admission in respective campuses is 25th July 2019. The status of candidates placed on the waiting list, and the results of sliding up, if any, will be announced by 28th July 2019. Please click here to apply. 2. Second iteration results for Admissions to International student admission category are now announced. Please click here to find your status. 3. Please Click here to see the Cutoffs (SAT Subject Scores) for the past two years (2017, 2018).