What is BITS HD?

Conducted by the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Higher Degree Exam (BITS HD) is the entrance test for admissions to M.E programmes offered across campuses of the institute located in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad. Candidates must qualify in the entrance test to be considered for the admissions. Programmes offered: M.E. Biotechnology ..Read More

BITS HD Important Dates

Application Date
Application Date


09/Apr/2018 to 07/May/2018  12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Admit Card Date
Admit Card Date


10/May/2018 to 13/May/2018  

Slot Booking
Slot Booking


10/May/2018 to 13/May/2018  




Exam Date
Exam Date


15/May/2018  12:00 AM

20/May/2018  12:00 AM

Result Date
Result Date



BITS HD Application Details

The application procedure includes following steps-

  • Registration

  • Filling application form

  • Uploading of scanned images of photograph and signature in the prescribed format. 
  • Payment of application fee

For the first time, candidates can apply for the BITS HD admission test 2018 through GATE scores. The admission authority will consider GATE 2016/2017/2018 scores. Also, candidates applying through GATE scores will have to pay Rs. 1000 as the application fee. 


BITS HD Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have passed an integrated first degree of BITS or equivalent with a minimum of 60%. The detailed eligibility is as follows:

ME Programmes



Candidates must have adequate preparation in Bio-chemistry and Microbiology.

Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering

Degree in the same discipline as applying for

Communication Engineering

Degree in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation or its equivalent

Design Engineering, Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Degree in Mechanical Engineering or M.Sc. (Tech.) Engineering Technology of BITS or its equivalent with the requirement of taking certain additional courses.

Electrical with specialization in Power Electronics & Drives

Degree in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation

Embedded Systems

Degree in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/Computer Science


Degree in Electrical & Electronics/Electronics & Instrumentation/Computer Science/Physics

Software Systems

Any degree in engineering/technology with specific prior preparation




BITS HD Exam Fee

Modes of Payment

Credit Card
Debit Card
Net Banking
Demand Draft

BITS HD Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam: Online
Exam Format: Objective

BITS HD Exam Centers

BITS HD exam will be held at 15 centers across the country

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BITS HD Counselling Details

  • Counselling for the students who have qualified in BITS HD is held in July.

  • They are called for counselling and admissions. They have to appear for the same in person and get their documents verified.

  • Candidates must pay the fees as specified and confirm their admissions by submitting the requisite documents.


BITS HD Counselling Centers

BITS HD counsellings will be held at 3 centers across the country

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Harsha ThuuguntlaLast Seen: 2 weeks 12 hours agoJoined on: 29-Jun-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

Where can i get bits hd previous papers

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Albin Thomas 17 days ago

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Albin ThomasLast Seen: 2 weeks 2 days agoJoined on: 29-Apr-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

SIRISHA 2 months ago

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SIRISHALast Seen: 3 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 17-Mar-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

What is waiting list in bits hd results?what will the response be after 2nd round of councelling ?how to know whether we r qualified or no ?

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PriyankdevvarshneyLast Seen: 1 week 6 days agoJoined on: 14-May-2018Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation

how much marks u got

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Aditya Shah 2 months ago

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Aditya ShahLast Seen: 1 month 2 weeks agoJoined on: 03-Apr-2018Education Interest: Degree ProgrammesEducation Level: Class 12

I get 71% in class in PCM english and cs...... Can I get admission in government college....? I want To choose BSc....?

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Abhishek 2 months ago

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AbhishekLast Seen: 2 weeks 4 days agoJoined on: 04-Apr-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: In Graduation
Yes you can but you have to assure that the college are accepting this marks or not also you can check for entrance exams also of various collages.

Nasib Kala 2 months ago

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Nasib KalaLast Seen: 1 week 10 hours agoJoined on: 08-Jul-2017Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Sir , exam conducted on 20th May 2018 for M.Tech H.D. (Mech.Engg.) at Academy Rohini (Delhi) having Negative Marking or not , because there

Was a publically announcement in microphone ( sound system) in mid of exam. that this exam. is without NEGATIVE MARKING. Please clearify that such information was iniated by BITS PILANI or not. Pleas... Read More

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vinayak thapar 1 month ago

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Vinayak ThaparLast Seen: 52 min 40 sec agoJoined on: 16-May-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello Nasib.BITS HD exam has a negative marking of 1 for each wrong question. Each question will have four options with one being correct. For each correct answer, students will get 3 marks while...Read More
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Datta SubrahmanyamLast Seen: 3 weeks 2 days agoJoined on: 10-Nov-2014Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above

Should I write both Test II (Electrical and Electronics) along with Test in S.S ?

I have applied for M.E in S.S as first preference and 4 more ECE courses as latter preferences. Now, I was asked to write Test in EC as well as Test in S.S. Now, if " I want them to consider me for on... Read More

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Aditya Gupta 1 month ago

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Aditya GuptaLast Seen: 22 hours 52 min agoJoined on: 01-Jun-2018Education Interest: LawEducation Level: In Graduation
Dear I would advice that you should write both the exams as selection is based on your rank and it doesn't matter that how many entrance you are giving. The thing matter is that the rank you achi...Read More

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