FAQs
Where can my parents stay?
The list of nearby hotels is given on the following link http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/bcggr/Accommodation.html
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?
Within the Vidya Vihar Campus there is a branch of UCO Bank with ATM facility. In the adjoining CEERI Campus there is a branch of the State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, with ATM facility. Vidya Vihar Campus also have ATM facility of Axis & ICICI Bank. Pilani also have ICICI, Axis, SBI, PNB Banks. The Pilani Post office is located within the Campus, while a Telegraph office is situated in the CEERI Campus.
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
*Poetry Club
*Nirman Club
*Astro Club
*MIME Club
*Coding Club
*NSS
*DoT
*Matrix
*Gurukul
*Raag Mlika
*Debating Society
What is the weather like in Pilani?
The temperatures during the year go to extremes like 45°C in summer and 0°C in winter. The climate is generally dry and healthy. Annual rainfall is about 30 cms.
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(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)

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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).