About BIT Mesra
Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (BIT Mesra), approved by University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), and credited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), is a deemed university. The institute, located in Mesra, Ranchi, was established in 1955, by the eminent industrialist, Mr. B. M. Birla. In 1964, BIT Mesra became the first Indian Institute to establish a Space Engineering and Rocketry Department. The institute aims to nurture young minds to develop in them an aptitude for Science, technology, and innovation.
The motto of BIT Mesra is “Sā Vidyā Yā Vimuktaye”, which literally translates to “Learning is that which Liberates”.
The main campus of BIT Mesra in Ranchi, Jharkhand is spread across a straggling 980 acres. Apart from the main campus in Ranchi, BIT Mesra has extension centers in Jaipur, Noida, Kolkata, Patna, Deoghar, UAE, Mascot, and Oman.
The main campus has all facilities to meet the manifold needs of the BIT Mesra community. The campus has well-maintained classrooms, laboratories, two auditoriums, gymnasium, playgrounds for sports, indoor game facilities, canteens, cafeterias. BITS Mesra also has a shopping complex which maintains books stores, stationery shops, tailoring stores, salons etc. The Mesra campus also provides post office and railway reservation services for the inhabitants.
BIT Mesra campus is fully residential, with hostel and guest house facilities for all students, faculty, and staff members. The campus has 3 guest houses for comfortable accommodation of guests within the premises.
BIT Mesra campus provides accommodation facilities to all its inhabitants. The campus has 11 boys’ hostels and 3 girls’ hostels. All hostels have spacious and fully furnished rooms with beds, chairs, study tables etc. Each hostel has its own entertainment room with television and instruments for other recreational activities. Each hostel has its separate mess which is independently run and looked after by the students themselves.
The inter-hostel competitions, adventure trips, hostel nights are extremely popular at BIT Mesra.
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Space Engineering and Rocketry
Hotel Management and Catering Technology
BIT Mesra provides excellent placement opportunities to all its undergraduate and postgraduate final year students. Some of the companies that recruit from BIT Mesra are LinkedIn, Visa, Pantaloons, Tata, Jio, Byju’s, ICICI, Axis Bank, Vedanta, Mahindra, PayPal, Hero, Reliance, Microsoft, Accenture, Goldman Sachs, Infosys, Amazon etc.
Some food options available for BITS Mesra students are:
The Oriental Kitchen
On the Rocks
Café Coffee Day
BIT Mesra has signed various Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) in order to increase international ties with foreign universities. These MOUs allow the students a wider scope for research and academic activities. Over the years, BIT Mesra has established various international ventures and tie-ups. The institute has collaborative arrangements with Universities in the USA, UK, Canada, France, Italy, Denmark, Netherlands, Spain, Pakistan, Taiwan & China.