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Birla Institute of Technology Distance Education Brief Information

University Contact Information
Address WILP Division, Room 2152, Ground Floor, Faculty Division III, BITS, Pilani, Vidya Vihar Campus - 333031 Rajasthan
Phone & Fax Phone No: +91-1596 -242210, 245073 Ext: 216, Fax No: +91-1596-244183
E-mail wilpd@bits-pilani.ac.in
Website http://www.bits-pilani.ac.in


Birla Institute of Technology is located in Pilani, Rajasthan. It offers Technical courses through Work Integrated Learning Programmes. BITS, Pilani got Programme-wise Post facto recognition from DEC for ME (Collaborative), MVS, B.S, M.Sc (Tech), M.S and M.Phil.

BITS Pilani has been offering off-campus Work-Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) as a means of continuing education for employed professionals. The Institute is one of the very few universities in India, which has ventured into off-campus work integrated learning programmes in science and technology areas.

Courses - University offers following courses in Science and technology -

  • ME (Collaborative) in Industrial Development, Industrial Production and Project Engineering
  • MVS in Computer Operations & Applications, Information Management, Physician Assistant and Footwear Technology
  • B.S in Technological Operations, Pharmacy Operations, Industrial Management, Process Engineering, Engineering & Industrial Technology, Optometry, Physician Assistant, Power Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Marine Engineering, Nautical Technology, Engineering Technology, Information Systems, Ophthalmic Assistant, Industrial Engineering & Technology and Nautical Sciences.
  • First Level Diploma in Computer Applications, Instrument Servicing & Maintenance, Workshop Technology and Nautical Sciences
  • M.S in Systems & Information, Computer Science, Electronics & Control, Pharmacy Operations, Technological Operations, Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Design Engineering, Habitat Technology, Chemical Technology, Consciousness Studies, Consultancy Management, Engineering Management, Industrial Production & Management, Management Systems, MLT, Microelectronics, Quality Management, Software Engineering, Software Systems, Manufacturing Management, e-Business, Pharmaceutical Operations, Telecommunication & Software Engineering, Mechanical Systems Design and Embedded Systems
  • M.Phil in Mathematics, Physics, Science Communication & Journalism, Astronomy & Planetarium Sciences, Cardiac Sciences, Health Systems Management, Optometry and Physician Assistant.


Methodology - Under Academic activities students are provided Instructor-led Virtual Classroom sessions, Online learning resources through a unified LMS, Online Assessments, Written Examinations conducted at several centres and Project Work drawn from work environment of the student.


Selection - Admission to these work-integrated learning programmes is based on candidate's educational background, academic achievements, work profile, relevant work experience, profile of the employing organization and Mentor's profile. Duration of courses vary from programme to programme depending upon the input qualification, experience requirements, nature as well as the need of the collaborating organizations including the viability and feasibility of course offerings.


Application Procedure - Application forms and programme details can be downloaded from the BITS website www.bits-pilani.ac.in/wilp-admission. Fees can be paid in form of DD in favour of "BITS, Pilani". Please ensure that the Application number and Applicant's name is written clearly on the backside of the demand draft.


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