BITS ME Admission 2019 (HD) – BITS, Pilani has released the notification for admission to Higher Degree (HD) programs for the academic year 2019-20 at Pilani Campus, Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus. Application form for the same has also be started and are available online at the official website. Interested candidates can read the complete information of BITS ME Admission 2019 such as application form, eligibility criteria, application fee etc. on this page.

Latest: Candidates can apply as well as check their application status now, Use the links given below.

BITS ME Admission 2019 (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. Admissions to all the higher degree programmes of BITS, Pilani, at its Pilani campus, Goa Campus and Hyderabad Campus for the I Semester 2019-20 will be made on the basis of a Computer based Online test conducted by BITS, Pilani.

Events Dates
Portal to apply online opens on 18 Mar 2019
Deadline for submission of the completed application form online 30 Apr 2019
Test Center allotment to Candidates 02 May 2019
Announcement of admission offers to candidates based on GATE / GPAT score (Iteration 1) 03 May 2019
Slot and Date booking 04 – 07 May 2019
Availability of Admit card 09 – 14 May 2019
Deadline for payment of advance fees by candidates offered admission through GATE / GPAT 20 May 2019
Date of Online Tests 15 & 26 May 2019
result announcement base on BITS HD Test and GATE/GPAT (iteration 2) and shortlisting of candidates for the M.Phil. programme 03 Jun 2019
Fee payment deadline for the second iteration 18 Jun 2019
result announcement base on BITS HD Test and GATE/GPAT (iteration 3) 25 Jun 2019
Fee payment deadline for the third iteration 05 Jul 2019
Deadline for payment of balance fees by all students offered admission to the HD programme 15 Jul 2019
result announcement base on BITS HD Test and GATE/GPAT (iteration 4) 18 Jul 2019
Fee payment deadline for the third iteration 25 Jul 2019
Reporting date for admission in respective campus 29 Jul 2019
Freshman Orientation Programme 31 Jul 2019
Registration 01 Aug 2019

Note: Candidates shortlisted for the M.Phil. programme will be announced on June 3rd. The test and interview for these candidates will be on July 19, 2019 and admission offers will be made on July 20, 2019.

BITS HD Application Form 2019

Interested and eligible candidates can apply through the prescribed application form available online at and take the printout of the filled form. Candidates can also fill the online application form of BITS ME Admission 2019 (HD) through the direct link, which is given below.

Application Form:

Application Fee:

  • Those who wish to be considered through GATE/GPAT score only: Rs 1000/-
  • All others Rs 3150/- (including the fee for BITS HD online test)

Payment Methods

  1. By cash payment at all ICICI Bank branches in India along with a specially generated Pay-in-Slip.  candidates can choose to pay through Cash at ICICI Bank branches. You have to just download the specially designed Pay-in-slip from the website on the payments page and walk-into any ICICI bank branch along with cash. The bank shall deposit cash and give you a confirmation receipt for the same.
  2. Payment through Net Banking enabled accounts of Indian banks using Online Payment Gateway. participating banks list will be displayed once you choose to pay through this mode.
  3. Candidates can make payment through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking/ Paytm Wallet.

Application Process

  1. Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form available online at or use the above link to access the application form. The hard copy of the application form is not required to be sent. However, candidates are advised to take a printout of the filled-in form and keep a copy with them for further reference
  2. While filling the application form online, candidates are required to give preferences to programmes which they wish to apply for. Please refer to programme wise eligibility criteria before filling the application form
  3. Candidates who wish to be considered for admission through GATE/GPAT must enter details of GATE/GPAT score, year of examination, All India Rank if applicable and Registration / Roll Number)
  4. Candidates who wish to write BITS HD Test are to give their preference for three Test centers.
  5. The completed application form along with the prescribed application fee should be submitted online by the prescribed deadline. The detail on modes of Fee Payment is available at the website while applying online.
  6. Portal to apply online opens on March 18, 2019.
  7. Deadline for submission of the completed application form online is 5.00 P.M. on April 30, 2019

Note: Those who give preference for M.E. Software Systems have to appear in BITS HD test, and GATE/GPAT score has no relevance in deciding the merit position of the candidate.

Eligibility for BITS ME / M.Tech / M.Pharm Admissions

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
and Microbiology
M.E. Chemical Integrated First Degree of BITS in the respective
discipline or its’ equivalent
M.E. Civil (specialization in Infrastructure Engg.
& Management)
M.E. Civil (specialization in Structural Engg.)
M.E. Civil (specialization in Transportation
M.E. Computer Science
M.E. Mechanical
M.E. Mechanical with specialization in Thermal
M.E. Communication Engineering Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical &
Electronics/Electronics &
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
its’ equivalent
M.E. Microelectronics Integrated First Degree of BITS in Electrical &
Electronics/ Electronics & Instrumentation/
Electronics & Communication / Computer Science/
Physics or its 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.

Admit Card

Candidates who have registered for BITS HD Test- 2019 should reserve their Test date and time. It will be done on a first-come-first-serve basis. Enter the personal details below and click on the ‘Proceed’ button and follow the instructions to reserve your test date and time. Requests for change of test centers will not be entertained. 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 website as per the schedule given above. Candidates with the hall ticket only will be allowed inside the test centers. Admit Card contains important details regarding candidate’s name, test center and time. Candidates with the hall ticket only will be allowed inside the test centers. Candidates should bring a pen for the purpose of rough work, signing etc. 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.

Entrance Examination 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.

Test I

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

Test II

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.

Test Centers

The planned test centers are 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.

Pilani Goa Bangalore
Chennai Delhi Hyderabad
Kolkata Noida Jaipur
Lucknow Mumbai Nagpur
Vijayawada Bhopal Patna
Indore Vadodara Jodhpur
Coimbatore Ahmedabad Guwahati
Allahabad Ghaziabad Vishakhapatnam
Pune Nasik Gurugram

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 HD 2019 Result

Admission decisions to M.E/M. Pharm programmes will be released. For making final admission offers two separate merit lists will be 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 will 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.

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.

Official Website:

For More Detail Regarding BITS ME Admission (HD) – Download Information Brochure.

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