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Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani
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Birla Institute of Technology & Science is an Indian institute of higher education and a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. The university has 15 academic departments, and focuses primarily on undergraduate education in engineering and the sciences and on its management programme. It is widely known as the best private engineering institute and stands among the top Engineering and B-schools of India.The institute was established in its present form in 1964. During this period, the institute's transformation from a regional engineering college to a national university was backed by G.D. Birla. BITS has established centres at Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai.BITS administers the all-India computerised competitive entrance examination, BITSAT, Admission is merit-based, as assessed by the BITSAT examination. The fully residential institute is privately supported.HistoryInceptionThe Birla Education Trust was founded in 1929; the intermediate college became a degree college and later offered postgraduate courses. The masters programme in electronics began in 1955.Reacting to criticism about the project, Drew said:In 1964, the Birla Colleges of Humanities, Commerce, Engineering, Pharmacy and Science were merged to form the Birla Institute of Technology & Science. The board provided direction in developing a curriculum, selecting equipment, upgrading the library and recruiting (and training) an Indian faculty. To quicken the pace of reform he convinced C. R. Mitra to be the new director of the institute. Mitra advocated a "practice school" internship program as a requirement for faculty and students. The Practice School Program is still a requirement for students in BITS.By using our Pilani travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) and other attractions in Pilani.
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Visited the science museum after two decades and the charm hasn't lost at all. What a great institution. If only I can be reborn and study here.
24-26 June, 2016. The Wife and Junior had accompanied me on an official trip to BITS Pilani. We had set out at 2pm from Delhi, and reached the impressive guest house (the `VFAST Hostel') in about four... read more »
An imposing bronze statue titled Cosmic Man, well maintained lawns and ponds, and a simple yet elegant structure characterize the Birla Museum, begun by the Birla Education Trust.
Baljeet Singh Gill
From this Institution, my Father Sardar Baldev Singh Gill successfully completed the Course of BE (Mechanical Engg.). BITS-69 Batch is very famous for their gathering from various part of the World and my Father belongs from this batch. BITS even provide certificates in Field of Consciousness Studies at Bhaktivedanta Institute. This is one of the best Multidisciplinary Organization famous throughout the World. Baljeet Singh Gill, Expert in Cosmos Engineering
I would say its the best university in India, even ahead of top IITs, reason being the RESERVATION FREE education unlike IITs. Besides this, top quality professors, calm and beautiful campus, top talent to compete with, numerous sports and cultural facilities makes it even more beautiful.
Awesome Campus, lovely place, and great people. No need to say anything more.
One of the best institute of india.
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