BITS HD 2017


BITS HD 2017BITS HD 2017 – The Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences (BITS) will conduct the computer based online test for the admission of deserving candidates to higher degree programmes for engineering. The BITS HD is to be scheduled on 13, 14 and 21 May 2017. The application form of BITS HD was available until April 29, 2017. BITS HD 2017 exam centre was allotted to the candidates by the university after receiving all the application form. On May 01, 2017, the candidates were intimated regarding the test centre. The slot booking of BITS HD has started from May 2 to 4. Candidates who have successfully registered for BITS HD can now reserve a date, time and centre through BITS HD slot booking process. The admit card will be available from May 5 onwards after slot booking process. BITS HD result and admission offered to the candidates in post graduation engineering programmes will be declared on May 25, 2017. The admission will be granted through counselling process which will start from August 01, 2017. Through BITS HD 2017, the candidates will be granted admission in 12 post graduate engineering courses offered by BITS Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. Read complete details regarding BITS HD 2017, eligibility, important dates, application form, exam centres, result and more in the article below.

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Salient Features of BITS HD 2017

  • Exam Name: Birla Institute of Technology and Science Higher Degree (BITS HD) Test
  • Exam Type: PG Entrance Examination
  • Conducted By: BITS Pilani
  • Courses Offered: Master of Engineering (M.E)
  • Participating Institutes: BITS Pilani, Goa, and Hyderabad

BITS HD 2017 Disciplines

Under BITS HD, the M.E course is offered in the following disciplines:

Campus Courses Offered
BITS Pilani Biotechnology Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering (with specialization in Structural Engineering/Transportation Engineering/Infrastructure Engineering & Management)
Communication Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Design Engineering
Embedded Systems Engineering
Embedded Systems Engineering
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Microelectronics Engineering
Software Systems Engineering
M.E. Electrical Engineering (with specialization in Power Electronics and Drives)
BITS Goa Biotechnology Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Embedded Systems Engineering
Microelectronics Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
BITS Hyderabad Biotechnology Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering (specialization in Structural Engineering/Transportation Engineering)
Communication Engineering
Computer Science Engineering
Embedded System Engineering
Microelectronics Engineering
Design Engineering
Mechanical Engineering (specialization in Thermal Engineering

BITS HD 2017 Important Dates

Through important dates of BITS HD 2017, the candidates can keep a track on the crucail events of the admission procedure. The table below is prepared in order to provide an idea regarding the duration when the events of the exam are being held.

Events Dates
Start of online application portal March 20, 2017
Registration portal closes on April 29, 2017
Test centre allotment to the candidates May 01, 2017
Slot booking starts from May 02 to 04, 2017
Issuance of admit card from May 25, 2017
BITS HD 2017 will be held on 13, 14 and 21, May 2017
Announcement of result May 25, 2017
Commencement of counselling August 01, 2017

BITS HD 2017 Eligibility Criteria

  • The eligibility criteria of BITS Higher Degree 2017 demands applicants to possess engineering graduate/equivalent degree from a recognized institute.
  • Also, the minimum aggregate of candidates in B.Tech/B.E should not be less than 60%.

BITS HD 2017 Application Form

The application form of BITS HD was made available in online mode. The candidates had to participate in online registration of BITS HD until April 29, 2017. Candidates were required registering themselves and fill the personal, academic and other basic details as well. However, BITS HD 2017 application fee was Rs. 2750.

The amount of fee could be paid through Debit/Credit card, Net Banking, or cash payment at ICICI bank. Once the fee and details in the application form are submitted, the application confirmation page was required to send through speed post/register post at the address below:

The Dean, Admissions, BITS Pilani-Pilani – 333 031 (Rajasthan)

BITS HD 2017 Exam Centers

The exam centres of BITS HD has been announced. The exam centres are the list of cities in which exam will be going to held in computer based online mode. Check the table below to check the 24 exam centres of BITS HD 2017.

S.No State S.No State
1 Pilani 13 Vijaywada
2 Goa 14 Bhopal
3 Bangalore 15 Patna
4 Chennai 16 Indore
5 Delhi 17 Vadodara
6 Hyderabad 18 Jodhpur
7 Kolkatta 19 Coimbatore
8 Noida  20 Ahemdabad
9 Jaipur 21 Guwahati
10 Lucknow 22 Pune
11 Mumbai 23 Raipur
12 Nagpur 24 Vishakhapatnam

BITS HD 2017 Slot Allocation

The slot booking of BITS HD has started online on May. Candidates have to login with their application number, gender, date of birth and Email ID to book their slots. Candidates have to reserve a date/time and centre for the examination as per their convenience and preference.

BITS HD 2017 Admit Card

The hall ticket of BITS HD will be released on May 5. All the applicants will be required to download it from the link which will be provided on this page, by submitting Application Number, Gender, Date of Birth and Email ID. The admit card of BITS HD will be issued to only those candidates who will successfully book their slot

BITS HD amdit card is a mandatory requirement to enter the exam hall. However, it is advised that the candidates also carry one Photo ID proof and copy of the confirmation page as well because it might be required.

BITS HD 2017 Syllabus

The syllabus for Core Mathematics/Physics, English and Computer Programming will remain the same for all the candidates. However, the syllabus for the Test II will vary as per the specialization opted for.

BITS HD 2017 Exam Pattern

Under BITS HD 2017, candidates will have to appear for Test I and Test II. It is mandatory to write both the test for the candidates. However, candidates appearing for Software System Program will not take Test II and will appear for a special test.

The complete information regarding the pattern of all the tests is given in the table below.



Test I


45 minutes

Sections in Exam

Core Mathematics

English Language Skills and Principle of Management

Number of Questions



Marks per Question

3 marks

Negative Marking

1 mark

Test II


105 minutes

Number of Questions


Basis of Questions

The questions in the examination will be based on specialization in UG program

Test for Software System


60 minutes

Number of Questions


Basis of Questions

Only for candidates applying for M.E. software systems. The syllabus will be as per described in the brochure

BITS HD 2017 Sample Paper

The sample paper of BITS HD 2017 will help candidates in understanding the pattern and level of the questions paper. By practising it, candidates will not only comprehend the type of questions asked but will also be able to increase their speed and accuracy.

BITS HD 2017 Result

To check the result, candidates will have to access the online result portal. The result will be declared on May 25, 2017. However, the admit and wait list will be released later on. The BITS HD 2017 admit list will contain the names of those candidates who will be selected for admission. On the other hand, the wait list will contain the names of those who will be considered for admission in next round of counselling.

BITS HD 2017 Counselling

The candidates featured in admit list will be called for BITS HD 2017 counselling. The conducting body will issue counselling letters, in which the venue and timing for document verification and seat allocation will be mentioned. The seats to the candidates will be granted on the basis of performance in the exam.

BITS Admission Fee

Particulars Fee Amount in Rs.
Admission Fee 28,050
Semester Fee: First Sem
Second Sem
Third Sem
Student Union Fee 450
Student Aid Fee 225
Institution Caution Deposited 3000

Note: Candidates who will opt for Hostel will be required to pay accommodation and mess fee in addition to the fee stated in the table above.

BITS Contact Details

Address: BITS, Pilani, – 333031
Rajasthan, Indian

Phone Number: 01596 242205/515330

Fax: 01596 244183