FAQs
What is the duration of a Student Visa?
Student Visas are issued for the duration of the academic course of study or for a period of five years whichever is less, on the basis of letters of admission from BITS, Pilani.
Where should I apply for a student visa?
You should approach the Indian Embassy/Consulate in your home country to apply for a student visa.
Can a foreign student change his/her Institute/University after coming to India on student Visa?
The name of the Institute/University is to be mentioned while applying for the visa, which is then mentioned on the visa. A request for the change of university or institution subsequently made cannot be considered. In this case a foreign student would need to go back to his/her home country and apply for a new visa.
Can BITS Pilani assist in getting student visa?
Student would be responsible to get the student visa. BITS Pilani would issue a letter of admission (after all requirements are met), this letter is to be used for getting the student visa.
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).