BITS HD 2017
BITS HD 2017
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The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, is an Institution declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC act. It is an all-India Institute for higher education for men and women, fully residential, and awards its own degrees. Admissions to all the higher degree programmes of BITS, Pilani, at its Pilani campus, Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus for the I Semester 2016-17 will be made on the basis of a Computer based Online test conducted by BITS, Pilani followed by interview(s) of shortlisted candidates.
BITS HD 2017 APPLICATION FORM
The interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at www.bitsadmission.com and take the printout of the filled form. The completed application form along with the prescribed fee should be sent to Dean Admissions, BITS, Pilani-333031.
Application Fee: Rs.2200/-
Online application starts from 3rd week of April 2017
- The Online tests are generated from a large question bank and different candidates will get different question sets. An expert committee will ensure that the question sets are of comparable difficulty level, content, question type etc. In this matter, the decision of the expert committee will be final and binding on the candidates,
- The test assumes that the candidates have basic familiarity with use of computers like use of keyboard and mouse operation. It is the responsibility of the candidates to acquire these skills before appearing in the test and the Institute cannot take responsibility for the same.
- The Institute is planning to operate test centers in different cities other than Pilani/Goa and Hyderabad as previously stated. The final list of centers will be announced to candidates through the BITS website. The Institute cannot guarantee that test centers will be set up in all these centers. Further, the Institute reserves the right to cancel any test center if such situation arises. In such cases, those candidates allotted to these centers will be accommodated in alternate test centers including Pilani.
- The candidates must fully obey the rules of the test centers; otherwise he/she will be automatically debarred from the test.
- In all matters in the conduct of test, the decision of the Vice Chancellor of BITS will be final.
- All disputes pertaining to higher degree admission shall fall within the jurisdiction of Pilani city.
- All notices regarding test, shortlist etc will be put up only on BITS admission website. Candidates should regularly check the same.
BITS HD 2017 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The eligibility criterion of BITS Higher Degree Programmes is a minimum of 60% aggregate in the qualifying examination.
Programme-wise eligibility criteria:
M.E. Biotechnology – Any integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation in Bio-chemistry and Microbiology.
M.E. Chemical; Civil; Computer Science – Integrated first degree of BITS in the respective discipline or its equivalent.
M.E. Communication Engineering – Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/Electronics & Communication or its equivalent.
M.E. Electrical with specialization in Power Electronics & Drives - Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation or its equivalent.
M.E. Embedded Systems – Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its equivalent.
M.E. Mechanical; Design Engineering; Manufacturing Systems Engineering – Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent.
M.E. Mechanical (with specialization in Thermal Engineering) – Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical or its equivalent.
M.E. Microelectronics – Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication / Computer Science/ Physics or its equivalent.
M.E. Software Systems – Any Integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with specific prior preparation. For Ex: Students with a B.E./B.Tech degree in IT area will be eligible only to apply for M.E. Software Systems and also may need some specific prior preparation.
M.Pharm; M.Pharm (with specialization in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Chemistry) – Integrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its equivalent.
BITS HD 2017 IMPORTANT DATES
The tentative dates for the BITS HD 2017 are as follows:
|BITS HD EVENTS||DATES|
|Online application starts||3rd week of April 2017|
|Test Center and slot allotment and announcement to Candidates||3rd week of April 2017|
|Download admit cards||4th week of April 2017|
|Online Tests:||Last week of April 2017|
|Announcement of admission offers to M.E./M. Pharm. Programmes||1st week of June 2017|
|Admission of Selected students||Last week of July 2017|
BITS HD 2017 ADMIT CARD
The admit card for the BIT HD 2017 will be downloaded from the 4th week of April 2017. The admit card can be downloaded from the official websitewww.bitsadmission.com. Candidates with the hall ticket only will be allowed inside the test centers. Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of rough work, signing etc. Blank sheets for rough work will be provided, if required. Candidates can bring a calculator without any network connectivity/programmable feature. Candidates are not allowed to bring any other personal belongings such as mobile phones; iPods or any other electronic gadgets. All centers are closely monitored for security and candidates’ identity and activities will be recorded using web cameras and/or closed circuit TV cameras. Anyone violating the rules of the test center will not be allowed to continue with the test and will be automatically disqualified. On completion of the test, the computer will display to each candidate his/her score obtained.
BITS HD 2017 EXAM PATTERN
There will be 2 online tests in BITS HD 2017.
- Test 1
- Test 2
- Special test for software system.
Test 1: Test I is compulsory for all students who are applying for any of the higher degree programmes of the Institute and will consist of the following sections:
|SECTIONS||NO. OF QUESTIONS|
|English language skills & principals of management.||15|
Duration of the exam will be 60 minutes.
Test 2: Test II is compulsory for Students applying for all higher degree programmes except those who are applying for only Software systems. The Test II subject for a student is based on his/her qualifying degree programme. This paper will attempt to test student’s grasp of the basic subjects of his discipline. The discipline courses of different degree programmes of BITS have been used for constructing the questions. The course descriptions are available in the syllabus given later in the brochure.
TOTAL NUMBER OF QUSTIONS: 100
DURATION: 120 Minutes
SPECIAL TEST FOR SOFTWARE SYSTEM: This Special aptitude test for Software Systems is required for only those students who are applying for M.E. Software systems. The course descriptions are available in the syllabus given later in the brochure.
For all the above tests all questions are of objective type (multiple choice questions); each question with four answers choices only one being the correct choice. Each correct answer fetches 3 marks, while each incorrect answer has a penalty of 1 mark. No marks are awarded or deducted for questions not attempted. While the candidate can skip a question, the computer will not allow the candidate to choose more than one option as the correct answer.
The questions will be selected at random from a large question bank. Different candidates will get different question sets. An expert committee will ensure that the question sets are of comparable difficulty level, content, question type etc. In this matter the decision of the expert committee will be final and binding on the candidate.
All the questions and instructions of the test will be in English only.
BITS HD 2017 RESULT
Admissions to all Programmes will be made purely on merit. Admissions to all higher degree Programmes are based on the performance of the candidates in the computer based online test conducted by BITS. The test will be a computer based online test conducted by BITS Pilani at dedicated centers at different cities of India. Computer based online test means the candidate sits in front of a computer and the questions are presented on the computer monitor and the candidate submits the answers though the use of keyboard & mouse. Each computer is connected to a server, which prepares the question set and delivers it to the candidate on the computer.
The result for BITS HD 2017 will be declared in the last week of July 2017.