In 1964, the Birla Colleges of Arts, Commerce, Engineering, Pharmacy and Science were merged to form the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) with the support from the Ford Foundation and the MIT. BITS Pilani started to expand in India and abroad and new campuses began to establish in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (2000) and Goa, India (2004) and in Hyderabad, India (2008).
Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani – Hyderabad is an engineering and science institute for higher education in India, which is located in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The institute, being one of the four campuses of the BITS University, started functioning in 2008.
The motto of the institute is: ज्ञानं परमं बलम्. In English, it translates into “Knowledge is Supreme Power”. BITS mission is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century.
BITS Pilani- Hyderabad spreads over an area of 200 acres, located in Jawaharnagar, Shameerpet Mandal, R R District, on the outskirts of Hyderabad, towards Karimnagar highway. The campus houses over 2800 students. The main building includes air conditioned administrative offices, classrooms, labs and lecture theatres. Other facilities include Physical Education & Sports, Healthcare, Communications, Shopping Complex & Bank, Library Facility, Computer center.
Pearl- Pearl is the official national annual cultural fest of the campus.
ATMOS- It is the Techno-Management Fest of the campus.
Arena- It is the national annual sports festival of the campus.
Verba Maximus- Two editions of this literary fest have been conducted till now.
BITS Pilani- Hyderabad has 8 hostel blocks, currently. Each student is provided a single room. Residents are provided with basic amenities like internet connectivity, a common room with televisions, carom boards, tennis tables and football tables, two dining halls providing meals four times a day, along with a night canteen. Every hostel has a playing area which is called the QT. It has facilities for games like badminton, volleyball, cricket, etc.
Boys’ Hostels: Ram Bhawan, Krishna Bhawan, Shankar Bhawan, Gandhi Bhawan, Buddh Bhawan, Vyas Bhawan
Girls’ Hostels: Meera Bhawan and Malviya Bhawan.
More hostel blocks are still under construction.
Courses and Degrees
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons.)
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons.)
Master of Science (Hons.)
- Biological Sciences
Master of Engineering
- Civil-Structural Engineering
- Embedded Systems
- Thermal Engineering
- Design Engineering
- Computer Science
- Information Security
Master of Pharmacy
Master of Philosophy
BITS, Pilani- Hyderabad campus is one of the most sought after universities to recruit from, for various renowned companies.
List of Recruiters:
- Consul Neowatt
BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus has signed MoUs with the following universities/organizations:
- International Water Association (IWA), London
- University of Agder, Norway
- The University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
- University of Queensland, Australia
- Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
- Nanhua University, Taiwan
- University of Porto, Portugal
- College of Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan
- Amul Parlor
- Bru Stall
- Coke Station
- Institute Cafeteria
- Food King Restaurant