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Useful Contact Details

A comprehensive list of all important contacts:

  • Administrative Contacts

    Name Designation Office Phone
    Prof Souvik Bhattacharyya
    Vice-Chancellor, BITS Pilani +91-1596-255247
    Prof. Sudhirkumar Barai
    Director, BITS, Pilani - Pilani Campus +91-1596-255221
    Col Soumyabrata Chakraborty (Retd)
    Registrar, BITS Pilani

  • Director-in-Charge

    Prof. Sudhirkumar Barai
    Director-in-Charge : International programmes
    and Collaboration

  • Deans

    Division Name Name Office Phone

    Institute-Wide Deans

    Academic – Undergraduate Studies
    [Prof. Ajit Pratap Singh]
    Direct : +91-1596-255235
    AUGSD Office: +91-1596-255323
    Academic – Graduate Studies & Research
    [Prof. M. B. Srinivas]
    Direct : +91-40-66303521
    Practice School
    [Prof. S. P. Regalla ]
    PS Office : +91-4066303824
    Work Integrated Learning Programmes
    [Prof. S Gurunarayanan]
    Office : +91-1596-255239
    WILP Office : +91-1596-255216
    Faculty Affairs
    [Prof. Souri Banerjee]
    Direct :+91-40-66303253
    Sponsored Research and Consultancy Division
    [Prof. Sunil Bhand]
    Direct : +91-832-2580332
    Alumni Relations
    [Prof. Arya Kumar]
    Direct : +91-1596-255671

    Campus-Specific Deans

    [Prof. Sanjay Kumar Verma]
    Direct : +91-1596-255628
    Office : +91-1596-255217

  • Associate Deans

    Name Email Office Phone
    Associate Dean : Academic-Undergraduate Studies
    [Prof. Suresh Gupta ] Direct : +91-1596-255618
    Office : +91-1596-255263/5314
    Associate Dean : Academic-Graduate Studies and Research
    [Prof. Jitendra Panwar ] Direct : +91-1596-255728
    Office : +91-1596-255204
    Associate Dean : Faculty Affairs
    [Prof. Anshuman Dalvi] Direct : +91-1596-255640
    Office : +91-1596-255219
    Associate Dean : Sponsored Research and Consultancy
    [Prof. Navneet Gupta ] Direct : +91-1596-2555383
    Office : +91-1596-255267
    Associate Dean : International Programmes and Collaboration
    [Prof. Dalip Kumar] Direct : +91-1596-255238
    Office : +91-1596-255276
    Associate Dean : Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP)
    [Prof. P. Srinivasan ] Direct : +91-1596-255
    Office : +91-1596-255409
    Associate Dean : Practice School
    [Prof. Anil B. Gaikwad ] Direct : +91-1596-255469
    Office : +91-1596-255274
    Associate Dean : Student Welfare
    [Prof. Srikanta Routroy ] Direct : +91-1596-255257
    Office : +91-1596-255270
    Associate Dean : Alumni Relations
    [Dr. Rajeev Sakhuja ] Direct : +91-1596-255711

  • Associate Deans-Off Campus

    Name Email Phone
    Associate Dean-Off Campus :Practice School(Bangalore)
    [Prof. Annapoorna Gopal] +91-9845943564
    Associate Dean-Off Campus : WILP(Chennai)
    [Dr G.Venkiteswaran] +91-9840140018

  • Unit Chiefs

    Name Personal Office Phone
    Unit Chief, Centralised Purchasess
    [Prof. N.V. Muralidhar Rao]
    +91-1596-255259 +91-1596-255212
    Unit Chief, Workshop
    [Prof. Kuldip Singh Sangwan]
    +91-1596-255205 +91-1596-255303
    +91-1596-256406 (Store)
    +91-1596-256234 (Shop)
    Unit Chief, Placement
    [Prof. Hari Om Bansal]
    +91-1596-255308 +91-1596-255394

  • Faculty In-charge

    Name Personal Office Phone
    First Degree Admission Tests Email : Direct : +91-1596-255252
    Office : +91-1596-255330
    Higher Degree and Ph.D. Admission Tests Email : Direct : +91-1596-255374
    Office : +91-1596-255294
    Estate Management Email : Direct : +91-1596-255472
    Office:  +91-1596-255344
    Information Processing Centre
    Email :
    Direct : +91-1596-255283
    IPC Office : +91-1596-255291
    Instrumentation &
    Email : Direct : +91-1596-255636
    Office : +91-1596-255381
    Public Relations
    Email : Direct : +91-1596-255380
    TSS Office: +91-1596-256476
    Publications and Media Relations, Annual Report
    Direct : +91-1596-255626
    Office : +91-1596-255413
    VFAST, Cafeteria & Transport
    Direct : +91-1596-255609
    Office : +91-1596-255413
    Vfast Hostel: +91-1596-25530
    Entrepreneurial Leadership
    Email : Direct : +91-1596-255852

    Infant Care Center and Institute Functions
    Email : Direct : +91-1596-255808

    Software Development & Educational Technology
    Email :
    Direct : +91-1596-255457
    Office : +91-1596-255405
    Email : Direct : +91-1596-255710
    Office : +91-1596-255537
    Societal Development (NSS and Nirmaan)
    Email : Direct : +91-1596-255702
    Office : +91-1596-255260
    Email : Direct : +91-1596-255721
    Office : +91-1596-255314
    Registration & Counseling
    Email :
    Direct : +91-1596-255243
    Office : +91-1596-255263
    Email :
    Direct : +91-1596-255815

  • Heads of Departments

    Department Head Of Department Phone
    Biological Sciences Prof. P R Deepa
    Personal: +91-1596-255666
    Chemical Engineering Prof. Banasri Roy
    Personal: +91-1596-255224
    Chemistry Prof. Ram Kinkar Roy
    Personal: +91-1596-2555652
    Civil Engineering Prof. Anupam Singhal
    Personal: +91-1596-255353
    Computer Science & Information Systems Prof. Sudeept Mohan
    Personal: +91-1596-255409
    Economics & Finance Prof. Arun Kumar Giri
    Personal: +91-1596-255311
    Electrical & Electronics Engineering/Instrumentation Prof. Hitesh Dutt Mathur
    Personal: +91-1596-255280
    Humanities and Social Sciences Prof. Devika
    Personal: +91-1596-255265
    Management Dr. Udayan Chanda
    Personal: +91-1596-255264
    Mathematics Prof. Devendra Kumar
    Personal: +91-1596-255261
    Mechanical Engineering Prof. Mani Sankar Dasgupta
    Personal: +91-1596-2555223
    Pharmacy Dr. Hemant R Jadhav
    Personal: +91-1596-255206
    Physics Prof. Rakesh Choubisa
    Personal: +91-1596-255288

  • Chief Warden & Wardens

    Chief Warden Name Email Mobile
    Warden Email Mobile
    Gandhi Bhawan
    Krishna Bhawan +91-9414082757
    Dr. Kumar Sankar Bhattacharya
    Shankar Bhawan +91-7737266378
    Prof. Dipendu Bhunia
    Ram Bhawan +91-9694096490
    Dr. Sharad Shrivastava
    Budh Bhawan +91-9351150986
    Dr. Shuvendu Narayan Patel
    Bhagirath Bhawan +91-9694196400
    Prof. Surekha Bhanot
    Meera Bhawan +91-9694096461
    Prof. Rakhee
    Meera Bhawan +91-9057999891
    Malviya Bhawan +91-9468675801
    Srinivasa Ramanujan Bhawan +91-8290848326
    Day Scholar +91-9694096457
    Dr. Kamlesh Tiwari
    Sir C.V. Raman +91-9414084794
    Dr. Krishnendra Shekhawat
    Vishwakarma Bhawan +91-9468839182
    Prof. Praveen Kumar A.V.
    Vyas Bhawan +91-

  • Centre Specific Contacts

    Centre Contact Person Phone
    Centre for Desert Development Technologies Prof. Rajiv Gupta
    Personal: +91-1596-255603
    Office: +91-1596-255254
    Centre for Educational Technology Dr. Virendra Singh Shekhawat
    Personal: +91-1596-255457
    Office: +91-1596-255405
    Centre for Entrepreneurial Leadership Dr. Satyendra Kr. Sharma
    Personal: +91-1596-255852
    Office: +91-1596-255334
    Centre for Renewable Energy and Environment Development (CREED) Prof. Manoj Kumar Soni
    Personal: +91-1596-255634
    Office: +91-1596-255216
    Office: +91-1596-255225
    Centre for Robotics and Intelligent Systems Prof. Bijay Kumar Rout
    Personal: +91-1596-255430
    Office: +91-1596-255225
    Centre for Software Development Prof. Yashvardhan Sharma
    Personal: +91-1596-255467
    Office: +91-1596-255291
    Rain Water Harvesting Prof. Rajiv Gupta
    Personal: +91-1596-255603
    Office: +91-1596-255254
    Centre for Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship (CIIE) Dr. Satyendra Kr. Sharma
    Personal: +91-1596-255852
    Office: +91-1596-255334
    Teaching Learning Centre (TLC) Prof. Kaushar Vaidya
    Personal: +91-1596-255685
    Office: -+91-1596-255537

  • Issue Specific Contacts

    Admissions: On Campus Dr. S U Belgamwar
    Faculty In-charge
    Personal: +91-1596-255252
    Office: +91-1596-255294
    Office: +91-1596-255330
    Admissions: Off Campus
    Dean, Work Integrated Learning Programmes

    Office: +91-1596-255216
    Office: +91-1596-255324
    Issues related to
    Sponsored Research and Consultancy
    Prof. Navneet Gupta
    Associate Dean
    Personal: +91-1596-255583
    Office: +91-1596-256412
    Academic Research(Ph.D. Programme) Prof. Jitendra Panwar
    Associate Dean : Academic-Graduate Studies and Research
    Email :
    Personal: +91-1596-255217
    Office: +91-1596-255204
    Accreditation, Recognition, Equivalence etc. Registrar
    Personal: +91-1596-255298
    Office: +91-1596-255348
    Issue of Transcripts,
    continuing transcripts: On Campus
    Prof. Suresh Gupta
    Associate Dean : Academic-Undergraduate Studies
    Office : +91-1596-255302/5263
    Issue of duplicate copy of
    Degree Certificates
    (in case of loss/theft) : On Campus

    Personal: +91-1596-255298
    Office: +91-1596-255348
    Issue of Transcripts, continuing transcripts,
    duplicate copy of Degree Certificates
    (in case of loss/theft) : Off Campus

    Office: +91-1596-255343
    Office: +91-1596-255216
    Office: +91-1596-255324
    Registration & Counseling: On Campus Dr. Jitendra Singh Rathore
    Faculty In-charge
    Office: +91-1596-255263
    Registration & Counseling: Off Campus
    Office: +91-1596-255395
    Office: +91-1596-255216
    Office: +91-1596-255324
    Establishment of new
    Practice School (PS)
    PS- specific query/feedback
    Prof. Anil B. Gaikwad
    Associate Dean, Practice School
    Personal: +91-1596-255214
    Office: +91-1596-255274
    Establishment of new Off Campus
    Work Integrated Learning Programmes
    center, related query/feedback

    Dean, Work Integrated Learning Programmes

    Office: +91-1596-255216
    Office: +91-1596-255324
    Issues related to Faculty Affairs Prof. Anshuman Dalvi
    Office: +91-1596-255378
    Office: +91-1596-255219
    Issues related to Academic and
    resource Planning

    Personal: +91-1596-255384
    Office: +91-1596-255291
    Instruction Planning, Course-structure,
    Teaching assignment,
    Time tabling, Teaching feedback
    Personal: +91-1596-255235
    Office: +91-1596-255263
    Issues related to UGC, AICTE, PCI
    Personal: +91-1596-255217
    Office: +91-1596-255204
    Issues related to NAAC Prof. Vishal Saxena
    Personal: +91-1596-255815
    Office: +91-1596-255654
    Campus Placement Prof. Hari Om Bansal
    Office: +91-1596-255394
    IT infrastructure, services & management
    Software Development, Research,
    Technology & Consultancy
    Prof. Yashvardhan Sharma
    Faculty In-charge, Information Processing Centre
    Personal: +91-1596-255283
    Office: +91-1596-255291
    Matters pertaining to purchase of appropriate
    Educational Hardware & Software Licenses,
    Annual Maintenance Contract
    Prof. N. V. Muralidhar Rao
    Personal: +91-1596-255614
    Entrepreneurship Development &
    Intellectual Property Rights
    Dr. Satyendra Kr. Sharma
    Personal: +91-1596-255503
    Office: +91-1596-255271
    Library Dr. Ranjan Sinha Thakur
    Personal: +91-1596-255241
    Office: +91-1596-256227
    Office: +91-1596-255413
    Student welfare & related issuess Prof. Srikanta Routroy
    Associate Dean, Student Welfare
    Personal: +91-1596-255257
    Attached Office: +91-1596-255270
    Office: +91-1596-255211
    Chief Warden : +91-1596-255286
    Alumni Relations Prof. Arya Kumar
    Email :
    Personal: +91-1596-255671
    Office: +91-1596-255479
    Campus Maintenance Prof. Dipendu Bhunia
    Faculty In-charge, Estate Management
    Personal: +91-1596-255472
    Office: +91-1596-255344
    Publications and Media Relations Prof. Gajendra Singh Chauhan
    Personal: +91-1596-255626
    Workshop Dr. K. S. Sangwan
    Personal: +91-1596-255205
    Workshop Store: +91-1596-256406
    Transport Service Prof. Virendra Singh Nirban
    Personal: +91-1596-255303
    Mobile: +91-9829152254
    Website Atul Runthala
    Personal: +91-1596-255322
    In case of medical, fire, safety &
    security related emergencies,
    please dial the following numbers:
    1. Dial 5555 using the intercom, if you are in any of the Institute buildings.
    2. Dial 255555 if you are dialing from a local landline (e.g. BSNL etc.).
    3. Dial 01596-5555 if you are calling from a mobile.

Faculty Achievements

  • Best educationist Award for Biology research and teaching

    Prof. Rajesh Mehrotra received the best educationist award in Biology category for research and teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, by IIEM

  • “Professor D. K. Banerjee Memorial Lecture Award” from IISc., Bangalore to Dr. Indresh Kumar

    Congratulation to Dr. Indresh Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, for receiving the “Professor D. K. Banerjee Memorial Lecture Award” of the Department  of Organic Chemistry, IISc., Bangalore, for the year  2016.

  • Prof Dalip Kumar

    Prof Dalip Kumar, Department of Chemistry, has been selected for the CRSI Bronze Medal-2017 by the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) for his contributions to research in Chemistry. CRSI was founded by Bharat Ratna Prof C. N. R. Rao and is the largest chemical society in India.

  • Prof M. S. Dasgupta

    Prof M. S. Dasgupta, Department of Mechanical Engineering, was given the best paper award in January 2016 for his paper titled “Smart Control of Electric Lamp using Artificial Intelligence based Controller” at the 12th IEEE India International Conference Electronics, Energy, Environment, Communication, Computer, Control, (E3-C3) held at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, during December 17-20, 2015.

  • Prof K. S. Sangwan

    Prof K. S. Sangwan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a project worth 369,455.36 Euros by DAAD and FESTO Didactic, Germany with Professor Christoph Herrmann, TU Braunschweig, on the establishment of a “Learning Factory” at BITS Pilani.

  • Prof Jitendra Panwar

    Prof Jitendra Panwar, Department of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a visiting professorship under INSA-CAS International Bilateral Exchange/ Collaboration Programme-2016.

  • Dr Arnab Hazra

    Dr Arnab Hazra, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, received the "Early Career Research Award" by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), India on March 4, 2016. 

  • Prof. Rahul Banerjee has been elevated by the IEEE to the grade of Senior Member

    IEEE has intimated the institute that Prof. Rahul Banerjee has been elevated to the grade of senior member which require experience and reflects professional accomplishment that only 9% of its 428,000 members have achieved thus far.
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Students Achievements

  • Citi Women Leader Award 2016-17

    Ms. Vidhi Jain (ID No.2014A7PS113) was declared as the Winner of the 'Citi Women Leader Award 2016-17' on 7th March, 2017 at Citi Group's First International Financial Center in BKC, Mumbai. Citi India shall provide her scholarship to support one year of her study at BITS Pilani.

  • BITS, Pilani Students Shine in Sports Tournament “SPORTECH” held at IIT Delhi

    SPORTECH'17 - A sports was organised by IIT, Delhi during 24th - 27th February, 2017 in which 48 colleges and around 1600 students from various parts of the country participated. Out of these, 149 students were from BITS Pilani campus, Rajasthan. They won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in various categories.

  • BITS Pilani Student Team wins Silver Position in National KPIT Sparkle 2017

    A student team from BITS Pilani, comprising of Mr. Vandit Gandotra (Project Lead), Mr. Piyush Sharda and Mr. Tanmay Sharma from the Dept. of Electrical & Electronics, bagged the Silver position in National KPIT Sparkle 2017- Smart City Innovation Challenge. 

  • Roshni Chabra Receives Mahindra Transport Excellence Award for Short Story

    Five best stories from 4000 entries were selected for Mahindra Transport Excellence Awards. Roshni Chhabra, a student of BITS Pilani (Chemical Engineering) was one of the five shortlisted writers. The award ceremony was held on 3rd February 2017 at The Hotel Ashoka, New Delhi. Shri. Nitin Gadkari, Hon. Minister of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

  • Young F1 car designers gear up for international contest

    A team of 20 students from BITS Pilani, Dubai, designed UAE's first Formula 1 car, student race car. Recently the team also won at the Innovator Show 2016 in Abu Dhabi. Dh 200,000 was spent in total for designing and manufacturing the car. The team is also going to show case  their latest car at Formula SAE in Germany next year.

  • India's Official First Aid App Launched

    Six students from BITS PILANI, i.e.  Tushar Dhalwani (Pilani Campus), Rishabh Garg (Pilani Campus), Bhuvan Gupta (Goa Campus), Akanksha Pandey(Hyderabad Campus), Shrey Bansal (Hyderabad Campus), Rahul Mittal(Hyderabad Campus) have created India’s Official First Aid Mobile Application as their summer internship project from 23rd May -16th July, 2016 at Indian Red Cross Society, NHQ, New Delhi. 

  • Three BITS, Pilani Students Win the Aditya Birla Group Scholarship

    Three students from BITS, Pilani - one each from Pilani Campus (2016A7PS019P-Mr. Tanay Sharma), Goa Campus (2016A7PS004G-Mr. Dinku Sarmah) and Hyderabad Campus (2016A7PS001H-Ms.Sandhya Biksham Preethi Sharma) are selected for the 18th Aditya Birla Scholarship Programme – Class of 2016-17. 

  • Five BITS, Pilani Students Win O.P. Jindal Engineering & Management Scholarships

    Five students from BITS, Pilani have won OPJEM scholarships- 2016, worth Rs. 80,000 each. They are Harsh Sharma (2014A4PS405P), Sishir Suresh Mohammed (2015A4PS136P), Pragyan Trivedi Priyamedh (2013A4PS063P), Prithu Mitash (2013A4PS392P) and Prateek Arora (2014A2PS556P).

  • AcYut wins Internationally

    Humanoid AcYut 4 developed by BITS students won awards in both Robocup Iran 2011 held in Teheran on 5-9 April 2011 and Robogames 2011 held in San Franscisco on 15-17 April 2011.

  • All Terrain Vehicle

    Gaurav Baheti and Anirudh Singh secured 10th place in the All India content for designing all Terrain Vehicle in 2010.

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