Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani – Hyderabad (BITS Hyderabad)
BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus,
Jawahar Nagar, Shameerpet Mandal,
Hyderabad 500078, Telangana State, India
Phone: +91 40 66303818/ 819/ 845
+91 40 66303818
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani - Hyderabad Campus (shortened to BITS Pilani, Hyderabad Campus or BITS Hyderabad) is a technical and science institute for higher education in India, located at Hyderabad, Telangana, India. One of the 4 campuses of the university BITS Pilani, it was started in 2008 with the first batch graduating in 2012.
BITS does not implement any State-based quotas during admission. Seeing that the institute has never been affiliated to a faith, there are no religion-based or caste-based quotas either.
BITS Pilani, Hyderabad (BITS Hyderabad) Campus is to eventually have ten centres in order to step up activities in research and development in pharmaceutics, mechanics, computer technology and construction engineering.
Out of all the campuses of the BITS Pilani university, the Hyderabad campus is the one which has taken charge of developing a course for Electronics and Communications Engineering. This is because of the campus's presence in Hyderabad, which is notable for a large talent pool in this area.
Since 2005, admission to BITS campuses has been offered to students based on their performance in the all-India Entrance Examination, called BITS Admission Test (BITSAT). BITS Pilani also has the policy of accepting State and National Board toppers from India.
The college has many R&D projects under its departments. These projects take the form of research-based consultancy, sponsored projects or just independent R&D. Some collaborators include the Science and Engineering Research Council (DST-SERC), the University Grants Commission (UGC), the National Programme for Micro and Smart System (NPMASS), Astra Zeneca, etc. The funding for these projects runs into several crores. The culmination of some of this research has led to the granting of patents to professors.
The campus is spread over 220 acres. The central library and auditorium are part of this complex. The campus has laboratories for science and engineering. In front of the academic block is a rock garden that is the inspiration for the name of the college magazine, On The Rocks