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Ph.D. Admission Semester I, 2017-18

Advertisement: The link to apply for admission to On campus/Part Time Ph.D. program at Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad campuses for First Semester 2017-18 is now open. The last date to complete the application form online is  5 PM, 18th May 2017.
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To know about Departmental Research:  click here (see Academic Departments).
Ph.D. Admission brochure click.
 
Admission to Ph.D. programme (On campus and Part Time) in Semester 1,2017-18 is now closed. 

Overview:
The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. The University is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world's great challenges.
                           
It is a unique platform where a student finds the perfect combination of academic study and excitement of new discovery through innovative research.
 
The K K Birla Goa campus of BITS-Pilani University is unique in many sense: its vibrant undergraduate, higher degree and Ph.D. programs, sponsored research related activities are among the many that deserves special attention. Details about the department-wise academic research related activities are available below (click the department).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".
 
This website presents information on Ph. D. program from the Ph.D. admission to the Ph. D. Thesis submission. The overall operation of Ph. D. program is governed by the Academic Regulations of the Institute and is monitored by the Departmental Research Committee of each department. The information booklets (clickgives details about operational features of the program, semester-wise registration pattern, requirements of various courses, pre-submission seminar, and Ph. D. Thesis submission. 
 
Categories of Ph.D. program
 
BITS Pilani offers the Ph. D program under the following categories 
  1. Full-Time Ph.D.  [click]
  2. Part-Time Ph. D.  [click]
  3. Ph. D aspirant scheme  [click] 
Eligibility criteria for Ph.D. admission: click here.
 


Departmental research

  
 Thrust Research area  Workshop/Conference  Journal publication
   
 
 
Pub-2014, Pub-2015, Pub-2016 
(coming soon)
 Research Infrastructure  Research at BITS
 
 
(coming soon) 
 
 
 RAB-2014,  RAB-2015,  RAB--2016
(coming soon)
 

 
News & Events:
Announcement: Best Undergraduate Thesis Award ! To apply  click here (for BITS Goa students) 
Events: The 3 minutes Thesis competition for undergraduate and postgraduate students: (click)   
 
Science Popularization & Public Outreach: (under construction)

 
 

 
 
 

News, Events and Training



Ph.D. seminar notice
 

1. The Ph.D. viva-voce examination of Mr. Dipratn G Khandare (ID. No – 2013PHXF003G) of Department of Chemistry will be held on 24/07/2017  at 3:00 PM in  B-dome conference room.


2. The Ph.D. viva-voce examination of Ms. Akanksha Saini  (ID. No – 2013PHXF002G) of Department of Chemistry will be held on 24/07/2017  at 11:00 AM in  B-dome conference room.

 
Award, fellowship etc 
1. Nilesh L, Ramya, Akriti, Deepthi, Nupur, Mosani have been awarded with the CSIR SRF/JRF fellowship.
2. Mayur J, Makhan Kumar,  Zigni, Ankush have been awarded with the UGC JRF fellowship.
3. Shah P,  Dhavala Suri, Mansi, Zigmee have been awarded with the DST-inspire fellowship.
 
Position for JRF/SRF/RA in sponsored project
 
School/Workshop/Conference/events
click here
 
 
General news
BITS Pilani first makes it NIRF ranking : 2016
BITS Pilani got its 9th rank among the Universities in NIRF ranking.
 
BITS Pilani makes it to the TOP 100 in QS University Rankings: BRICS 2014    
QSUniversity  Rankings: BRICS 2014  has placed  BITS Pilani among the top 100 universities  in the  category -  BRIC Countries  for 2014. The rankings, based on  academic performance,  has the following   parameters :  Academic reputation,  Employer Reputation, Faculty Student Ratio, Staff with PhD, Papers per faculty, Citations per paper,  International faculty and International students.  For details, click here.BITS Pilani ranking during 2014India Today- ranking of Top Engineering Colleges, BITS was placed in the top 6th position (Ref : India Today,  June 16, 2014).The Week – Top Engineering Colleges,  puts BITS in the top  7th position (Ref : The Week,  dated June 22, 2014). Outlook – Top Engineering Colleges,  puts BITS in the top 7th position. (Ref : Outlook,  dated July 7, 2014).BITS Pilani ranking during 2015The Higher Education Review magazine puts BITS in the top among private/deemed universities of 2014 (Ref : HER, July 2014)
BITS Pilani has been ranked between 601-800 by THE, Times Higher Education world University ranking 2015.
 
 

e-Notice Board

 Ph.D program
7. Academic Research Division-(BITS-Pilani) 
 
Last updated on 12th May 2017
 
Undergraduate(UG) thesis program
Announcement: FD thesis list 
1. ON-campus FD thesis student list for 1st Semester, 2017-18: click
2. OFF-campus  FD thesis student list for 1st Semester, 2017-18:click
 
Last updated on 8th May 2017
 
Resource: 
3. List of PS station  PS-I station  and PS-II station.
 
Eligibility/guidelines:  
1. Minimum CGPA required for doing off-campus UG thesis is 5.5
1. The last date of submission of duly filled Form A+ Form B offer letter etc for 1st  semester, 2017-18 off-campus thesis by the students to the concerned HOD is  5th April, 2017.
2. Last date for submission of pre-registration form of 1st Semester,2017-18 on-campus thesis  by the students to the concerned HOD is  31st March, 2017.
 
                                   
Higher degree Dissertation and Research Practice 
 
**For fees and NOC related queries, contact SWD office.  For any other query,  refer the ARD online query (see below). 
 
Opportunities:
1. IBM I-CARE 2014: National Technical Challenge Contest (click here)  
3. Postdoctoral fellowship: FulbrightCSIRUGC,IITDelhi, IITMadras, SiD-IISc 
 
Useful resource:
click here
 
Important events (happening world-wide)
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    Contacts

    Associate Dean, Academic Research Division
    Associate Professor, Department of Physics
    Phone: 0832-2580-448(O)

    BITS-Pilani, K K Birla Goa Campus
    NH-17B, Zuarinagar, Goa-403726, India
    Phone: 0832-2580-108 (ARD Office)
    Email: ard@goa.bits-pilani.ac.in

    From the Associate Dean's desk 
     
     1. Interaction with the newly admitted PhD students(click here)
     2. ARD News Letter
     3. For Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ) click here
     

    Online query cell (you require a BITS email ID):
    1. Faculty & PhD students:  click here 
    2. Undergraduate and Higher Degree students : click here 
     
     

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