BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester II): Dates, Application Form

BITS Pilani PhD Admission

BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester II) – BITS Pilani invites applications for admission to 2nd Semester Full time and Part time PhD program for 2022-23 in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses of BITS Pilani.

Check complete details of BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester II) like important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, etc. here.

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BITS Pilani PhD Programs

  • Science 
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • Biological Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Computer Science Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Economics & Finance
  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Management

PhD Admission Categories

Full-time Students: Preferably individuals who would like to pursue Ph.D.
in-house, residing on campus.

Part-time Students: Preferably individuals working in organizations
providing basic facilities and environment for research.

Department Preference

Department Preference for PhD Admission BITS Pilani
Department Preference for PhD Admission BITS Pilani

Important Dates for BITS Pilani PhD Admissions 2022-23 (Semester II)

ActivityDate
Admission Portal Open20-Oct-2022
Last Date for filling application form online21-Nov-2022 (05 PM)
Declaration of shortlisted candidates (on BITS admission website)28-Nov-2022
Date of Admission Test/Interview 5/7-Dec-2022
Result Notification17-Dec-2022
Deadline for Fee Payment06-Jan-2023
Student Reporting16-Jan-2023
Student Registration17-Jan-2023

BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester II) Eligibility Criteria

  • M.Tech./M.E./ MBA/ M.Pharm./ M.Phil. or an equivalent Degree with at least 60% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination.
  • B.E./ M.Sc./ B.Pharm. or an equivalent degree with at least 60% marks in aggregate in the qualifying examination,
  • M.A. degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate for Humanities and Social Sciences
  • In addition to these departments may set specific criteria for shortlisting.

Application Process for BITS Pilani PhD Admissions 2022-23 (Semester II)

  • Candidate has to apply online.
  • Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at https://www.bitsadmission.com/phdmain.aspx.
  • Hard copy of the application form is not required to be sent. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the filled form and retain it for further reference.
  • Candidates are required to give preferences of the campus or campuses while filling the application form online.
  • Please check department vacancies with regard to full and Part-time admission prior to filling the application form.

Application Fee

Application FeeRs. 2600
Mode of PaymentOnline Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking

BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2022-23 (Semester II) Selection Process

  • Departments may set specific admission criteria for shortlisting.
  • Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an admission test, which may comprise of a written exam and/or interview.

Written Test

Shortlisted Candidates have to appear in written test. Based on the test results, there may be shortlisting of candidates for Interview.

Written Test Pattern

For Biological Sciences/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Physics Department

Candidates will have to write two tests.

  • Test-I will be common to all disciplines
  • Test-II will be discipline-specific.

The details of the tests are as follows:

Mode of ExamOffline mode
Duration of Test-I1 Hour
Duration of Test-I1 or 2 Hour
Test-I30 MCQ from General Science, Quantitative Reasoning & Analysis, and Research Aptitude.
Test-II70 MCQ from covering the prescribed syllabus
Marking SchemeFor each correct answer : 2 marks
Negative Marking : 0.5 marks for each wrong answer

Candidates with M.E. / M.Phil. / M.Tech. or with National level fellowships like CSIR NET-JRF, UGC NET-JRF, DBT-JRF etc. are exempted from taking the above test.

For Humanities & Social Sciences/Economics Department

Candidates will have to write two tests.

  • Test-I will be common to both disciplines
  • Test-II will be discipline-specific.
Test-I50 MCQ from Reading Comprehension (2 Passages), Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning, and General Awareness.
Test-IIdiscipline specific and subjective in nature

Candidates with a M.Phil. degree or with fellowships like CSIR NET-JRF, UGC NET-JRF, DBT-JRF etc. are exempted from the above test.

Department of Management

Candidates shortlisted will be required to take a written test of duration 1 hr.

The nature of the written test will be application based in the areas of general management to test basic research aptitude, technical knowledge and research orientation.

Written Test Syllabus

For Written Test Syllabus refer Brochure.

Financial Assistance

  • Full-time PhD students admitted into the PhD program are eligible to be considered for an Institute fellowship of Rs. 28,000 or Rs. 31,000 per month in the first year based on their qualifications at the time of admission.
  • Students admitted with M.E./M.Tech./M.Pharm./MBA/M.Phil. or an equivalent Degree are eligible to receive an Institute fellowship of Rs. 31,000/-.
  • Students admitted with M.Sc./B.E./B.Pharm. or an equivalent degree are eligible to receive an Institute fellowship of Rs. 28,000/-. These students on successful completion of coursework will receive Rs. 31,000/- from the Semester following the one in which the course work was completed.
  • Higher fellowship may be made available in subsequent years. Consideration for Institute fellowship will be as per Institute norms. It will be obligatory on the part of every admitted Full time student to undertake 8 to 10 hours (per week) of work as assigned to him/her by the institute.

Important Links

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PhD Admission BrochureClick Here
Application FormClick Here
BITS Pilani WebsiteClick Here
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Important Dates for BITS Pilani PhD Admissions 2022-23 (Semester I)

Important Dates for BITS Pilani PhD Admissions 2022-23 (Semester I)

Admission Portal Open27th April 2022
Last Date for filling application form online05th July 2022
Declaration of shortlisted candidates (on BITS admission website)01st August 2022
Date of Admission Test/Interview 12th August 2022
Result Notification18th August 2022
Deadline for Fee Payment25th August 2022
Student Reporting28th August 2022
Student Registration01st September 2022

BITS Pilani PhD Admissions 2021-22 (Semester II)

Important Dates

ActivityDate
Admission Portal Open16 Oct 2021
Last Date for filling application form online30 Nov 2021 (5.00 P.M)
Declaration of shortlisted candidates (on BITS admission website)10 Dec 2021
Test/Interview05 Jan 2022
Announcement of admission offers to PhD Programmes (on BITS admission website)10 Jan 2022
Reporting of selected students to respective campuses17 Jan 2022
Registration18 Jan 2022

BITS Pilani PhD Admissions 2021-22 (Semester I)

Important Dates

ActivityDate
Admission Portal Open26 June 2021
Last Date for filling application form online26 July 2021 (5.00 P.M)
Declaration of shortlisted candidates (on BITS admission website)31 July 2021
Test/Interview09 to 16 August 2021
Announcement of admission offers to PhD Programmes (on BITS admission website)23 August 2021
Reporting of selected students to respective campuses30 August 2021
Registration01 Sep 2021

BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2020-21 (Semester II)

Important Dates

Opening of Admission Portal    16 Jan 2021
Last Date for filling application (Extended)08 Feb 2021
Declaration of shortlisted candidates10 Feb 2021
Date of Test/Interview           18 to 24 Feb 2021
Announcement of admission offers01 March 2021
Reporting of selected students08 March 2021
Date of Registration   10 March 2021