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 candidates who have already applied and did not have SAT subject scores at the time of applying and now are appeared on August 28, 2021, can submit the SAT subject scores by September 13, 2021 (5.00PM) by clicking here. Such candidates should note that their candidature shall be considered for vacant seats, only after considering all the students who are presently on the merit list* under the international students’ scheme. The slide up or new admission offers to be made for these candidates will be announced in the 3rd week of September 2021. CLICK HERE to update SAT subject Scores("Posted on 3rd September 2021").

2. Those candidates who appeared for SAT subject test on August 28, 2021 and not applied for admission in BITS through International Students’ Admission (ISA) scheme can CLICK HERE to apply. The student can submit the SAT Subject score by September 13, 2021 (5:00PM). Such candidates should note that their candidature shall be considered for vacant seats, only after considering all the students who are presently on the merit list* under the ISA scheme. The slide up or new admission offers to be made for these candidates will be announced in the 3rd week of September 2021. CLICK HERE to apply ("Posted on 3rd September 2021").

3. The second admission iteration results of the ISA-2021 is announced now. Please click here to check your status.

Those candidates who have already applied and do not have SAT subject scores and are planning to appear on August 28, 2021, can submit the SAT subject scores by September 13, 2021 (5.00PM). Such candidates should note that their candidature shall be considered for vacant seats, only after considering all the students who are presently on the merit list under the international students’ scheme. The slide up or new admission offers to be made for these candidates will be announced in the 3rd week of September 2021.

("Posted on 31th August 2021")
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Announcements

(New) 1. Those candidates who have already applied and did not have SAT subject scores at the time of applying and now are appeared on August 28, 2021, can submit the SAT subject scores by September 13, 2021 (5.00PM) by clicking here. Such candidates should note that their candidature shall be considered for vacant seats, only after considering all the students who are presently on the merit list* under the international students’ scheme. The slide up or new admission offers to be made for these candidates will be announced in the 3rd week of September 2021. CLICK HERE to update SAT subject Scores("Posted on 3rd September 2021"). 2. Those candidates who appeared for SAT subject test on August 28, 2021 and not applied for admission in BITS through International Students’ Admission (ISA) scheme can CLICK HERE to apply. The student can submit the SAT Subject score by September 13, 2021 (5:00PM). Such candidates should note that their candidature shall be considered for vacant seats, only after considering all the students who are presently on the merit list* under the ISA scheme. The slide up or new admission offers to be made for these candidates will be announced in the 3rd week of September 2021. CLICK HERE to apply("Posted on 3rd September 2021"). 3. The second admission iteration results of the ISA-2021 is announced now. Please click here to check your status. ("Posted on 31th August 2021"). Those candidates who have already applied and do not have SAT subject scores and are planning to appear on August 28, 2021, can submit the SAT subject scores by September 13, 2021 (5.00PM). Such candidates should note that their candidature shall be considered for vacant seats, only after considering all the students who are presently on the merit list under the international students’ scheme. The slide up or new admission offers to be made for these candidates will be announced in the 3rd week of September 2021. 4. Please Click here to see the Cutoffs (SAT Subject Scores) for the past two years (2019, 2020).