bits hd Exam Calendar

Dec. 11, 2017
Birla Institute of Technology and Science Higher Degree

BITS HDBITS 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 May2017. 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

Result 20 May, 2017 . asharma

BITS HD 2017 Result – The Result of BITS HD 2017 will release on May 25. It will be announced online, for the candidates appeared in entrance examination. Since BITS HD is an online exam, the score secured by the candidates will be announced few days after the examination. Through BITS HD result, candidates can check whether they are qualified or not. As per BITS HD 2017 result, university will prepare a merit list... Read more

Important Dates 03 May, 2017 . priyamdave04

BITS HD 2017 Important Dates -Through the information brochure, the BITS Pilani has declared the important dates of BITS HD 2017. The exam will be held in computer based online test on May 13, 14 and 21, 2017. The application form of BITS HD was available in online mode until April 29, 2017. The slot booking of BITS HD has started on May 2, 2017, and candidates can book their respective slots until 04, 2017. Upon... Read more

Slot Booking 02 May, 2017 . asharma

BITS HD 2017 Slot Booking – The Slot Booking of BITS HD 2017 has started on May 2, 2017.  Candidates who have registered for BITS HD by remitting the fee can now access online test booking system of BITS HD 2017. Candidates can book their slots as per their preference until May 4 (5:00 pm). The BITS HD Slot Booking 2017 is done on a first come first served basis. Hence, the candidates should book the slot... Read more

Application Form 25 March, 2017 . Plabita

BITS HD 2017 Application Form – The Application Form for BITS HD has been released on March 20. The Application Form for BITS Higher Degree (HD) has been released online. The last date to submit BITS HD 2017 application form is April 29, 2017 (5:00 pm). Remitting the application fee is also mandatory for submitting the BITS HD Application Form. The BITS HD application fee can be paid either through online payment... Read more

Cutoff 21 February, 2017 . asharma

BITS HD 2017 Cutoff – The candidates can check the Cutoff of BITS HD 2017 from this page. BITS HD is the entrance exam, for the intake of candidates in the M.E course offered by three campuses of BITS. It is conducted by BITS Pilani and the cutoff for it is also decided by the same institute. It is determined before the announcement of the result, to delimit the candidates for admission. Usually, the conducting body... Read more

Syllabus 21 February, 2017 . asharma

BITS HD 2017 Syllabus – Candidates who are planning to take BITS HD 2017 can check the syllabus from this page. The BITS HD Syllabus 2017 will assist candidates in knowing the topics to be studied in each subject. A through analysis of syllabus will also help in determining the important and the trivial chapters in the examination. Along with the Syllabus of BITS HD 2017, the reference books for each chapter is also... Read more

Exam Centre 20 February, 2017 . asharma

BITS HD 2017 Exam Centres – The Exam Centres of BITS HD 2017 will be established in the major cities, of the country. Last year, there were 15 BITS HD Exam Centres and it is expected that the figure will remain the same this year. The conducting body will announce the Exam Centers of BITS HD 2017 twice. First, the Test Cities will be announced, where the centres will be established. The candidates will be able to... Read more

Admit Card 20 February, 2017 . asharma

BITS HD 2017 Admit Card – The Admit Card of BITS HD 2017 will be released in the 4th week of May 2017. It will be issued only in the name of those candidates who will submit the application form and will book a slot. The slot booking window will also open in the same month and the admit card will be provided two-three days after the booking. Admit Card of BITS HD 2017 is an important document, as without it the... Read more

Exam Pattern 20 February, 2017 . asharma

BITS HD 2017 Exam Pattern – It is important to understand the examination before preparing for it. Hence, in this article, we have mentioned the Exam Pattern of BITS HD 2017. By knowing the BITS HD Paper Pattern 2017, the candidates can know the marking scheme, question type, number of questions, mode of the examination and more details. Knowing these details is important because the preparation for online and... Read more

Eligibility Criteria 18 February, 2017 . asharma

BITS HD 2017 Eligibility Criteria – In order to appear for BITS M.Tech entrance examination, candidates have to mandatorily satisfy the eligibility criteria of the exam. The ineligible candidate will not be granted admission, under any circumstances. BITS HD Eligibility Criteria 2017 states the educational requirements to be fulfilled. The Eligibility Criteria of BITS HD 2017 is applicable for all candidates and no... Read more