Nearly 2 lakh students give BITSAT every year to enter one of the top engineering college of India – Bits Pilani. On the basis of their BITSAT scores, students can get admission for BITS Dual Degree. For complete details on Dual Degree Course at BITS Pilani click here.
- Group A – B.E(Hons)
Duration – 4 years
Courses offered – Computer Science, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and Instrumentation, Civil, Chemical, Manufacturing etc.
- Group B – MSc. Degree
Courses offered – Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Economics and Biology
Students of group B are those who could not get admission to group A because they did not score enough marks in BITSAT. These students are called as Dualites.
- Group C – MSc. Tech Degree in Information systems
All dual degree students have the option to pursue a second degree from Group A – BE(Hons) along with their primary or first degree is Group B. If a student gets admitted into MSc. Chemistry, he has an option of getting admitted into one of the BE degrees, based on the CGPA of the first year.
Dual degree students have to fill in their choices of the BE degree, in order of preference, at the end of the first year. Based on their CGPA of the first year (courses are common for all degrees) they are allotted their BE degrees. They will be informed of their allotment during the summer vacations after the first year.
At the end of five-year programmes, Dualites will get two degrees, MSc. and BE. Total course duration for Dualites is of 5 years. The first year is common for all. In the second year (Sem III and Sem IV) Dualites are taught CDCs (Core Disciplinary Courses) of their MSc degree. In Sem V and VI CDCs of the MSc and some CDCs of the BE are introduced. Sem VII and Sem VIII has CDCs of only the BE degree as well as electives of both the degrees. In Sem IX, Dualites have to complete a thesis and electives. The last semester is meant for PS (Practice School) pertaining to the BE degree. CS and Maths;EEE/ENI/Mech and Physics/Economics are considered the better combinations of MSc and BE degree.
BITS Pilani is a preferred destination to recruit from, for a large number of companies. BITS placements have been refined to make recruitment as simple as possible for students and companies alike. Placements in BITS are scheduled two seasons every year.