BITS ME Admission 2018 (HD) – BITS, Pilani has released the notification for admission to Higher Degree (HD) programs for the academic year 2018-19 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 2018 such as application form, eligibility criteria, application fee etc. on this page.

Latest: Result after 4th iteration for BITS ME 2018 has been announced. Candidates can check their result from the link given below.

BITS ME Admission 2018 (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 2018-19 will be made on the basis of a Computer based Online test conducted by BITS, Pilani.

Events Dates
Portal to apply online opens on 09 Apr 2018
Deadline for submission of the completed application form online 05 May 2018 07 May 2018
Test Center and slot allotment and announcement 05 May 2018
Slot and Date booking up to 12 May 2018
Availability of Admit card 07 to 12 May 2018
Date of Online Tests 15 to 20 May 2018
Result 30 May 2018
Admission process starts from 29 Jul 2018
Fee payment deadline for the second iteration 19 Jun 2018
Fee payment deadline for the third iteration 03 Jul 2018
Fee payment deadline for the fourth iteration 06 Aug 2018

BITS HD 2018 Result

Admission decisions to M.E/M.Pharm programmes are now released. Candidates can find out their result at the end of the Ist iteration. 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 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. Final decision on this will be taken by Admission Committee and will be binding to all.

Result: Click Here to check your result after 4th iteration.

Admit Card

Candidates who have registered for BITS HD Test- 2018 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.

Admit card downloading process is over..!!

BITS HD Application Form 2018

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 2018 (HD) through the direct link, which is given below.

Application Process is over..!!

  • Click Here to fill the BITS HD Application Form 2018.
  • Click Here to edit the BITS HD Application Form 2018.

Application Fee:

  • Those who wish to be considered through GATE/GPAT score only: Rs 1000/-
  • All others Rs 2950/- (including the fee for BITS HD online test)

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 aggregate of 60% in the qualifying degree examination for All Programmes. See table below for programme wise eligibility.

Degree Programmes Input Qualification
M.E. Biotechnology Any integrated first degree of BITS or its equivalent with adequate preparation in Bio-chemistry and Microbiology.
M.E. Chemical; Civil; Computer Science Integrated first degree of BITS in the respective discipline or its equivalent.
M.E. Communication Engineering Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/Electronics & Communication or its equivalent.
M.E. Electrical with specialization in Power Electronics & Drives Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation or its equivalent.
M.E. Embedded Systems Integrated first degree of BITS in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/ Electronics & Communication/ Computer Science or its’ equivalent.
M.E. Mechanical; Design Engineering; Manufacturing Systems Engineering Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or its equivalent.
M.E. Mechanical (with specialization in Thermal Engineering) Integrated first degree of BITS in Mechanical 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.Pharm (with specialization in Pharmaceutics/Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Integrated first degree of BITS in Pharmacy or its’ equivalent.

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

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.

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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