Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS
Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani, popularly known as BITS Pilani, Engineering, was established in the town of Pilani, in Rajasthan. The college was founded in the year 1964. The mission of the institute is "BITS mission is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarship that will best serve the nation and the world in the 21st century. The Institute is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world's great challenges. BITS is dedicated to providing its students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery with the support and intellectual stimulation of a diverse campus community. We seek to develop in each member of the BITS community the ability and passion to work wisely, creatively, and effectively for the betterment of humankind." BITS Pilani came into existence under the financial aid of Birla Education Trust and its founder late Mr G.D.Birla - an eminent industrialist, and has been a flag bearer of education in the field of technology and sciences at the national level. Covered with wooded paths and spread over 328 acres, the campus is self contained and houses all the amenities and buildings that befit an institute of international standards. The programmes are fully residential with 11 hostels for boys and one hostel complex for girls. Around 4500 students live on campus along with 350 faculty members, their family and a vast pool of support staff. The campus also boasts of a magnificent library complex with a floor area of 65,000 sq. ft and a rich collection of about 2,30,000 volumes of books and manuscripts.
BITS Pilani has a full fledged placement support, with a rich network of contacts of HR departments of nationally and internationally acclaimed companies. Some of the companies that come for regular campus drives are, Amazon, Fiberlink, Fiorano, Netapp, National Instruments, Aditya Birla Corp, Adobe and Flipkart.
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