BITS ME Admission 2020 (HD) – BITS, Pilani shall release the notification for admission to Higher Degree (HD) programs for the academic year 2020-21 at Pilani Campus, Goa Campus, and Hyderabad Campus. Application form for the same shall be available in the 3rd week of March 2020 and after checking the eligibility criteria candidates can apply through the Aplication Form from the official website of BITS www.bits-pilani.ac.in. Want to know more about BITS ME Admission 2020? Read all the information given on this page below.
BITS ME Admission 2020 (HD)
For BITS Admission to Higher Degree programmes leading to M.E. / M.Pharm candidates have to appear in the computer-based Online tests conducted by BITS at designated centers in different cities. Candidates can check the important dates and events related to BITS ME Admission 2020 in the table given below.
|BITS Admission 2020||Important Date|
|Relase of Application Form for BITS Admission 2020||3rd week of Mar 2020|
|Last Date to submit the Application Form for BITS Admission 2020||Last week of Apr 2020|
|Allotment of Test Center to Candidates for BITS Admission 2020||1st week of May 2020|
|Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on GATE / GPAT score (Iteration 1) for BITS Admission 2020||1st week of May 2020|
|Slot and Date booking for BITS Admission 2020||1st week of May 2020|
|Availability of Admit card for BITS Admission 2020||1st week of May 2020|
|Deadline for payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through GATE / GPAT for BITS Admission 2020||2nd week of May 2020|
|Date of Online Tests for BITS Admission 2020||3rd week of May 2020|
|Result announcement base on BITS HD Test and GATE/GPAT (iteration 2) and shortlisting of candidates for the M.Phil. programme for BITS Admission 2020||1st week of Jun 2020|
|Fee payment deadline for the second iteration for BITS Admission 2020||3rd week of Jun 2020|
|result announcement base on BITS HD Test and GATE/GPAT (iteration 3) for BITS Admission 2020||Last week of Jun 2020|
|Fee payment deadline for the third iteration for BITS Admission 2020||1st week of Jul 2020|
|Deadline for payment of balance fees by all students offered admission to the HD programme for BITS Admission 2020||3rd week of Jul 2020|
|result announcement base on BITS HD Test and GATE/GPAT (iteration 4) for BITS Admission 2020||3rd week of Jul 2020|
|Fee payment deadline for the third iteration for BITS Admission 2020||Last week of Jul 2020|
|Reporting date for admission in respective campus for BITS Admission 2020||Last week of Jul 2020|
|Freshman Orientation Programme for BITS Admission 2020||Last week of Jul 2020|
|Registration for BITS Admission 2020||1st week of Aug 2020|
Note: Candidates shortlisted for the M.Phil. programme will be announced in the 1st week of June 2020. The test and interview for these candidates will be in the 3rd week of July 2020 and admission offers will be made in the last week of July 2020.
BITS ME Admission 2020 (HD) Exam Pattern
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 through 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.
Duration: 45 Minutes.
Total No of questions: 30
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:
- Core Mathematics : 15
- English Language Skills & Logical Reasoning : 15
Duration: 105 Minutes.
Total number of questions: 70
Test II is 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.
Special Test for Software Systems
Duration: 60 Minutes
Total number of questions: 50
This Special aptitude test for Software Systems is required for only those students who are applying for M.E. Software systems.
For all the above tests all questions are of objective type (multiple choice questions); each question with four answer 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 ME Admission 2020 (HD) Eligibility
A minimum of 60% for M.E. / M.Pharm. and 55% for M.Phil. in the qualifying Degree examination
|Programme||Input (Eligibility Criteria)|
|M.E. Biotechnology||Any integrated First Degree of BITS or its
equivalent with adequate preparation in Biochemistry
|M.E. Chemical||Integrated First Degree of BITS in the respective
discipline or its’ equivalent
|M.E. Civil (specialization in Infrastructure Engg.
|M.E. Civil (specialization in Structural Engg.)|
|M.E. Civil (specialization in Transportation
|M.E. Computer Science|
|M.E. Mechanical with specialization in Thermal
|M.E. Communication Engineering||Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical &
Instrumentation/Electronics & Communication or its
|M.E. Design Engineering||Integrated First Degree of BITS in
Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or its
|M.E. Manufacturing Systems Engineering||Integrated First Degree of BITS in
Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or its
|M.E. Embedded Systems||Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical &
Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/
Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or
|M.E. Microelectronics||Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical &
Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/
Electronics & Communication / Computer Science/
Physics or it’s equivalent
|M.E. Software Systems||Any Integrated First Degree of BITS or its
equivalent with specific prior preparation
|M.E. Sanitation Science, Technology and
|Integrated First Degree of BITS or its equivalent in
the areas of Biology, Civil, Chemical Engineering,
and Chemistry. Any other M.Sc. or B.E. with
adequate preparations may be considered for this
|M.Pharm.||Integrated First Degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its
Note: Students coming with Integrated First Degree of BITS may be considered for admission to any M.E. Programme with the requirement of taking additional courses. The duration in these cases may be more than the normal duration and will be determined on a case by case basis.
BITS ME Admission 2020 (HD) Application Form
BITS will release the Application Form for BITS ME Admission 2020. Candidates must check the Eligibility Criteria before applying for the BITS ME 2020 Admission. Eligible candidates can get the Application Form for BITS ME Admission 2020 from the official site of BITS www.bits-pilani.ac.in. Candidates must enter all the details correctly in the BITS 2020 Application Form and submit it with the required amount of the Application Fee.
Application Fee for BITS ME Admission 2020
Candidates can check the expected Application Fee for BITS Admission 2020 below.
|Male/Female candidates opting for Dubai exam center||US $80 (Rs.5600/-)|
Mode of Payment: The aspirants can pay the above-given amount of Application Fee by either of the following modes:
- Net Banking, Debit Card or Credit Card
- Payslips at ICICI Bank
Note: Application Fee provided here is based upon the last year’s information brochure, it will be updated as soon as the new brochure will get released.
ME Admission 2020 (HD) Exam Centers
The expected test centers shall be in the following cities. The final list of centers and the operating days at each center will depend on the number of applicants and their preferences.
Candidates have to give three preferences of examination center and will be allotted to one of the centers. Candidates will be informed about the test center allotment through BITS admission’s website.
BITS ME Admission 2020 (HD) Admit Card
All the candidates who have registered for BITS HD Test- 2020 must reserve their Test date and time. It will be done on a first-come-first-serve basis. Enter the personal details and click on the ‘Proceed’ button and follow the instructions to reserve your test date and time. Further, once the candidate reserves a date and time, no changes are allowed. Each candidate who registers for the test and time can download a ‘Hall Ticket’ from the official website of BITS as per the schedule. Only the candidates who will have their Hall Tickets with them will be permitted to enter the examintion center. Admit Card contains important details like candidate’s name, test center and time.
Things to be carried at the examination center
- Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of rough work, signing, etc. to the examination center 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.
BITS ME Admission 2020 (HD) Admission Process
Admissions to the M.E. Software Systems programme will be made only through the BITS HD Test. Details of the Software System BITS HD test are given in information brochure. Admissions will be made on the basis of merit position of students in the Software System BITS HD test.
BITS ME Admission 2020 (HD) Result
Admission decisions to M.E/M. Pharm programmes will be released by BITS. For making final admission offers two separate merit lists is prepared for each degree program; one based on GATE/GPAT score, and the other based on Marks obtained in BITS HD test. In each program, 50% of seats will be filled through GATE/GPAT scores and the other 50% by BITS HD test marks. The admission committee shall announce a cut-off score in each category, based on the applications received and the seats available. These details will be announced at the time of admission offers. If any seat in one category is not filled, it will be allocated to the other category. The final decision on this will be taken by the Admission Committee and will be binding to all.
Birla Institute of Technology and Science
The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. The primary motive of BITS is to “train young men and women able and eager to create and put into action such ideas, methods, techniques and information”. The Institute is a dream come true of its founder late Mr G.D.Birla. It got started in early 1900s as a small school, blossomed into a set of colleges for higher education, ranging from the Humanities to Engineering until 1964 when all these colleges amalgamated to culminate into a unique Indian University of International standing. This university was christened as the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, known to many as BITS, Pilani.
Official Website: www.bitsadmission.com.
For More Detail Regarding BITS ME Admission (HD) – Download Previous Year Information Brochure.