BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2021-22 2nd Sem: Dates, Application Form

BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2021

BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2021-22 2nd Sem – BITS Pilani invites applications for admission to 2nd Semester Full time and Part time PhD program for 2021-22 in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses of BITS Pilani.

Check complete details of BITS Pilani PhD Admission 2021 like important dates, application form, eligibility criteria, etc. here.

Latest – Application Form is available now

PhD Program Offered

  • Science 
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry
    • Biological Sciences
  • Pharmacy
  • Engineering
    • Mechanical
    • Computer Science
    • Chemical
    • Electrical & Electronics
    • Civil
  • 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.

Important Dates for BITS Pilani PhD Admissions 2021-22 2nd Semester

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 Admission 2021-22 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 2021-22

  • Candidate has to apply online through official website of BITS Pilani.
  • 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 2021-22 Selection Process

Selection for PhD Admission will be based on Written Test and Interview.

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.

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 Test1 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.

Financial Assistance

Students admitted into the Full-time PhD programme are eligible to be considered for fellowship of Rs. 28,000 or Rs. 31,000 per month based on their qualifications.

Candidate admitted as full time student has to undertake 8 to 10 hours (per week) of work as assigned to her/him by the Institute.

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Previous Years Admissions

BITS Pilani PhD Admissions 2021-22 1st Sem

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 2020-22 2nd Sem

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