About BITS Goa
The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani – Goa Campus (BITS Pilani, Goa Campus) is an all-India Institute for Higher Education. Located in Goa, India, it is one of the four campuses of BITS Pilani. In 2011, the campus was renamed as Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, K. K. Birla Goa Campus, in the memory of the late chancellor K. K. Birla. The admission in the campus is through the common entrance called BITSAT.
The motto of BITS Goa is “Gyanam paramam balam”, which literally translates to “Knowledge is the Supreme Power.”
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.”
Spread across a sprawling 190 acres, BITS Goa campus is situated in Zuarinagar, Goa, on the banks of the Zuari river. With zuari river, forests, and hillocks in the surroundings, BITS Goa is considered to be one of the most picturesque and scenic campuses. The campus is equipped with all basic requirements, which includes accommodation facilities for students and faculty members, library, canteen facilities, gymnasium, banks, extensive healthcare facilities, and a lot more. BITS Goa also has its own shopping complex with food court, salons, bookstores, laundry, and stationery shops etc. BITS Goa campus also has a BCCI recognized cricket ground, volleyball court, tennis court, and a football ground for students.
BITS Goa campus is fully residential. The campus has separate boys’ and girls’ hostels for all the students. The hostels have full-furnished rooms with beds, chairs, study tables etc. Hostels also have tv rooms, social rooms, badminton courts, and dining halls.
The hostels provide its inhabitants with internet, fresh-water, geyser, newspaper, and telephone facilities.
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Economics and Finance
BITS Pilani, Goa provides admirable placement opportunities to the students. The institute has a success rate of 90% in placement. Every year over 150 companies from various sectors visit the institute for recruitment. The highest package offered was over 1.4 crores per annum.
Some of the major recruiters from BITS Goa are – Microsoft, Google, Mercedes Benz, Myntra, Goldman Sachs, Infosys, Deloitte, Finisar Corporation, HP, J P Morgan, Fiat India, Ernst & Young etc.
Some famous restaurants/eateries near BITS Goa campus are as follows:
Star Fast Food
Spice Oasis Family Bar and Restaurant
The Veggie Hut
BITS Pilani, Goa has signed various national as well as international MOUs to provide students’ development in research and academic field.
Following are the MOUs signed by BITS Goa:
- Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala
- CSIR -National Institute of Oceanography NIO-Goa
- University of Perpignan, France
- Tartu University, Estonia
- University of Leeds, UK
- Siemens Technology Private Limited
- JSW Steel
- Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), AS Norway
- Ghent University, Belgium
- Hitachi India Private Limited -Consultancy
- Kurade Agro Products, based in Cuncolim, Goa –Consultancy
- Lockheed Martin Corporation, USA
- Goa State Pollution Control Board
- Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and Centre for High Technology (CHT) –Consultancy
- National institute of wind Energy (NIWE), Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India