BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2017

BITS Pilani PhD Program 2017 Second Semester Full Time and Part Time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program

 

Birla Institute of Technology Science (BITS) Pilani invites applications for admission to Second Semester Full Time and Part Time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program offered at Hyderabad, Goa and Pilani Campuses for the academic session 2017-18

 

BITS Pilani is a “Deemed to be University” under Section 3 of UGC Act since 1964. Its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai provide an all-round educational and co-curricular experience that is second to none in India

 

Program Offered

Applications are invited for admission to PhD Programs at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad Campuses in following disciplines:

Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Economics and Finance, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmacy, Physics, Humanities and Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary areas such as Biotechnology, Energy, Environment, Robotics, Nano-science & Nanotechnology, Water Management

For availability of full time/part time PhD admissions in any specific discipline at a campus, please refer to www.bitsadmission.com (Visit respective Dept. Website for further details)

 

Eligibility Criteria

Any Higher Degree such as M.E./M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil of BITS or its equivalent with a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination

Candidates with an M.Sc./BE./B.Pharm or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% aggregate may also be considered for PhD admission subject to their suitability and competence. For PhD Program in Humanities and Social Sciences, candidates with an M.A. and with minimum of 55% aggregate may also be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test/interview for selections

 

Full Time Students: Candidates are required to devote their full time towards Ph.D. Short listed candidates will be required to come to designated campuses at Pilani / Goa / Hyderabad, for test and/or interview. The seats under full time schemes are limited so preference will be given to candidates working in ongoing sponsored projects in the Institute, and the CSIR/UGC- NET qualified candidates

 

Part Time Students: Candidates working in organizations situated in close vicinity of campuses of BITS Pilani will be admitted under this scheme

 

Assistantship (Stipend)

Those admitted to full time PhD Program will be considered for Project/Research Assistantships to the tune of Rs.25000/- per month

Selected candidates will be required to participate in teaching and other developmental program of the institute under the guidance of a mentor

 

Fee Structure

PhD Application Fees (one time) – Rs.2200/- (full time) & Rs.2200/- (part time)

Admission fees (one Time) – Rs.32300/- (full time) & Rs.32300/- (part time)

Tuition fees per semester Rs.13600/- (full time) & Rs.27200/- (part time)

Institute caution deposit Rs.3000/- (full time) & Rs.3000/- (part time)

 

Test Details

i) Candidates shortlisted for Test in any of the following disciplines: Biological Science/Chemistry/Mathematics/Physics will have to write two tests. Test-I will be common to all disciplines and Test-II will be discipline specific. The details of the tests are as follows:

 

Test-I Question Paper consists of 30 multiple-choice type questions pertaining to General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis and Research Aptitude. The candidate is required to answer all the questions in allotted 1 hr time. Each correct answer will awarded two marks. 0.5 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer

 

Test-II will be subject-based and will consist of 70 multiple-choice type questions covering the prescribed syllabus as given below. The candidate is required to answer all the questions in allotted 2 hr time. Each correct answer will be awarded two marks. 0.5 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer

(II) Candidates shortlisted for Test in any of the following disciplines: Languages/Humanistic Studies/Economics will have to write two tests. Test-I will be common to all disciplines and Test-II will be discipline specific. The details of the tests are as follows:

 

Test-I will comprise of the following components:

1. Reading Comprehension: 2 Passages (5Qs each=10 Qs) 20 minutes

2. Logical Reasoning 10 question 10 minutes

3. Analytical Reasoning 15 question 15 minutes

4. General Awareness 10 question 15 minutes

 

Test-II will be discipline specific (60 questions)

(III) Candidates shortlisted for Test in Pharmacy: The Pharmacy test would be a 2 Hours test consisting of two parts. Part-A would be common to all and would consist of questions in general Pharmacy subjects and Part-B will be based on subject taken by students in their M.Pharm Degree Program

(IV) Candidates appearing for interview for PhD Program in the Department of Management will be required to take a written case analysis (Duration: 1 hour)

(V) Candidates appearing for interview for PhD Program in the Department of CSIS with highest degree as BE will be required to take a 2 hours objective type written test

(VI) Candidates appearing for interview for Ph.D. program in the Department of Chemical Engineering with highest degree as BE will be required to take a 2 hours objective type written test

 

Application Procedure

Eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at www.bitsadmission.com and take the printout of the filled form

Completed Application Form along with the prescribed fee of Rs.2200/- should be sent to Dean Admissions, BITS Pilani-333031 so as to reach on or before 05.00 pm 14th December 2017

Details of fee payment modes are available at the website while applying online

 

Important Dates

 

Last date for completed application form to reach admission: 14th December 2017 (upto 5.00 PM)

 

Declaration of shortlist to candidates (through BITS website):20th December 2017

 

Test / Interviews: 04th January 2018

 

Announcement of admission offers to PhD Programs:  06th January 2018

 

Reporting of Selected students at respective campuses: 12th January 2018

 

Registration for courses: 13th January 2018

 

BITS, Pilani

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, Birla Institute of Technology and Science BITS, Pilani, Pilani, Dubai, Goa, Hyderabad BITS, Pilani-333031 (Rajasthan), Website www.bitsadmission.com

 

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