Admission Notification Details for Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Dubai

BITS Pilani Integrated First Degree Admissions 2013

Integrated First Degree Programmes Admission Notice - 2013

A Counseling Session is scheduled for admission to the following “Integrated First Degree Programmes” available at Dubai Campus of BITS Pilani for the academic year 2013 - 14

Programmes of Study:

Following Integrated First Degree Programmes are available at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus for Admissions 2013 - 2014

·                                 B.E. ( Hons. ) Chemical Engineering

·                                 B.E. ( Hons. ) Electrical & Electronics Engineering

·                                 B.E. ( Hons. ) Mechanical Engineering

·                                 B.E. ( Hons. ) Computer Science

·                                 B.E. ( Hons. ) Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

·                                 B.E. ( Hons. ) Biotechnology

·                                 B.E. ( Hons. ) Electronics & Communication Engineering

·                                 M.Sc. ( Tech. ) Information Systems

Duration: Normal duration of the above programmes is 4 years ( 8 semesters )

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates must have passed the requisite Qualifying Examination, which is the General Secondary Education Certificate Examination of Ministry of Education, UAE or Senior School Certificate Examination of the Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE - 12th grade ), New Delhi, India, or its equivalent from any recognized State, National or International board with Physics, Chemistry and Maths

Further the candidates must have obtained a minimum 60% overall aggregate of marks in the qualifying examination and must have at least 60% marks in each of the Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects

If instead of marks any letter grades or GPA are awarded ( or any other form of evaluation ), their equivalences in marks will be decided by the Admissions Committee or; since English is the medium of instruction, good proficiency for admission

Hence, candidates who have completed their qualifying exam from Non - English medium schools must have secured a TOEFL Score of 500 in paper based test or 61 in internet based test or have an IELTS Score of 5

If necessary, they will also be assessed by a committee for English comprehension

Aggregate :

Aggregate is the total marks of all subjects in the qualifying exam, considered essential by the Board  /  University for passing the examination.

The Aggregate must compulsorily contain the required subjects, namely, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

The position in the merit list will be based only on these aggregate marks.

Admission Procedure :

All applications for each of the categories - GCC and Non - GCC complete in all respects received till last date are scrutinized for preparing the merit list

A merit list is prepared in the descending order of the aggregate percentage of marks obtained by the candidates in the qualifying exam ( 12th grade or equivalent )

Candidates are offered admission based on the merit in the qualifying examination, their programme preferences and availability of seats in each programme

If a candidate with a higher merit position is not able to get his / her first programme preference due to non - availability of seats in the first preference, his / her second and subsequent preference is considered and offer is made

Admission through BITSAT

Candidates with BITSAT 2013 scores will be given preferential admission in Dubai Campus, provided:

·         The Candidate’s BITSAT score is equal to or more than the cut - off score for 2013 admissions to India campuses

·         In case of a tie in BITSAT scores, merit order will be decided by aggregate percentage in qualifying exam

·         BITSAT 2012 score may also be considered, if seats are available

·         Additional Incentives for BITSAT candidates

·         All admitted candidates with BITSAT score of 200 or above will be eligible for merit scholarship of 25% to 75% of tuition Fee for two semester s ( first year ) depending on merit in BITSAT

·         Admitted candidates with a BITSAT score of 150 or above will get 25% concession in Hostel fee for the normal duration of programme ( four years )

·         BITSAT 2013 details are available at:http://www.bitsadmission.com

Application Procedure:

Read this Admission Bulletin 2013 - 14 carefully; the application form is available at the website linkwww.bits-dubai.ac.ae/admission/fd

Apply online fill the form on computer take a printout and fill the form with pen; application form can also be collected from the Admissions Office

Online Application procedure:

Read instructions given below before proceeding to fill the online form and Click on “Online Application” link at www.bits-dubai.ac.ae admission

Enter all the information required carefully and correctly in the online form; ensure the correctness of all entered data before submission

Once you confirm the correctness of the entered information and submit the form, the entered data will be recorded and you will not be able to change it

Print two copies of the filled application form; sign the printed form, attach your photograph and the documents required to one copy of the printout

Keep the other copy for your reference; submit this set with the application fees to "The Admissions Office, BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, Dubai International Academic City, PO - Box 345055, Dubai, United Arab Emirates”, in person or by courier to reach before the due date.

Download the form from www.bits-dubai.ac.ae/admission

After completing the form, save the file and mail it toadmission@bitsdubai.ac.ae as an attachment print two copies of the filled form

Application Fee

Application Fee to be paid at the time of submission of application form:

An amount of AED 200 /- only ( Arab Emirates Dirhams Two hundred only ) by Cash / Cheque / Demand Draft, drawn in favour of BITS Pilani FZ - LLC, payable at Dubai or;

Candidates from India can pay as above or attach a demand draft for Rs. 2500.00 drawn in favour of Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani payable on UCO Bank, Pilani ( Code: 0150 ) or SBI - Pilani ( Code:11309 ) or ICICI Bank, Pilani ( Code: 1538 )

Application received without application fee will not be considered

You are required to bring the following to participate in the Counseling Session

·         Filled - up Application form ( Application Form attached )

·         12th Grade Mark sheet photocopy

·         10th Grade Mark sheet photocopy

·         BITSAT Score Sheet photocopy

·         Passport copy ( If available )

·         Demand Draft of USD 1000 /- or AED 3650 /- drawn in favor of BITS Pilani FZ LLC and payable at a bank in UAE / Dubai or;

·         Demand Draft in INR equivalent to USD 1000 /- drawn in favor of Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani payable on UCO Bank, Pilani ( Code: 0150 ) or SBI, Pilani ( Code: 11309 ) or ICICI Bank, Pilani ( Code: 1538 )

·         USD 1000 /- in cash may be accepted, in special cases

This amount will be adjusted in total fee payable and is not refundable

The Counseling will be on a First Come First Serve basis

Counseling Schedule

Venue: The Hans Hotel, 15, Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Jaipur: Mansingh Towers, ( Lounge Court ), Opp. Hotel Mansingh, Sansar Chandra Road, Jaipur - 302001

Hyderabad: The Square Hyderabad, 6 - 3 - 870 Green Lands, APTDC Paryatak Bhavan   Begumpet, Hyderabad

Mumbai: The Mirador, 131 / B, New Link Road, Chakala, Andheri ( East ), Mumbai 400099,Landmark: Opp Solitaire Corporate Park

Bangalore: The Chancery, 10 / 6 Lavelle Road, Bangalore - 560001

Fee required to be paid at the time of Admission

Admission Fee AED. 1500 /-; Activity Fee AED. 1000 /-; Caution Deposit AED. 5000 /-; First Installment of First Semester Tuition Fee AED. 8750 /-; Visa & ID / Jawaz Card Fee ( if Institute visa required ) AED. 2680 /-; First Semester Hostel Fee & Internet Fee ( for Hostellers ) AED.15750 /  -  Hostel Caution Deposit ( for Hostellers ) AED. 2000 /-; Medical Insurance Fee ( if availing from the institute ) AED. 1550 /-

Important Dates :

Last date for receipt of acceptance of admission offer along with required documents and fee:

For GCC candidates: 04th July 2013 and Non - GCC candidates: 05th August 2013

Reporting for admission: 01st September 2013

Orientation and registration: 01st September, 2013 to 02nd September 2013

Class work begins: 03rd September 2013

Contact Details:

BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus

PO - Box - 345055, Dubai, UAE, Tel : +9714 - 4200 - 700 / 4200 - 811

Fax: +9714 - 4200822, E - mail: admission@bits-dubai.ac.ae

Website: www.bits-dubai.ac.ae.


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