Admissions at BITS Dubai
March 29 : BITS, Pilani, Dubai (BPD), a branch campus of BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, has invited applications for admission to the Undergraduate BE (Honours) Engineering Programmes in Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Chemical and Biotechnology for the Academic Session 2009-10, commencing on 30th August 2009.
Admission is based on candidate’s merit, his/her preferences, facilities available and availability of seats in the discipline preferred. The merit position of the candidate will be based only on the overall aggregate secured by the candidate in the Qualifying Examination. Admissions are open to all nationalities.
Applicant must have passed the 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), New Delhi, India or its equivalent from any recognized State, National or International Board, with a minimum 60% aggregate of marks.
For all programmes, applicants must have studied and passed Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in the Qualifying Examination and must have a minimum aggregate of 60% in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. If letter grades or GPA are awarded or the results are given based on any other form of evaluation, their equivalences in marks will be decided by BITS, Pilani- Dubai. Good proficiency in English is essential for admission. Those applicants who have completed their qualifying examination from Non-English Medium Schools must have secured a TOEFL Score of 500 in paper based test or 61 in Internet based test or should have an IELTS Score of 5. If necessary, they will also be assessed by an institute-committee for English Comprehension.
Application can be collected in person from the Admissions Office, BITS, Pilani - Dubai, Dubai International Academic City, P.O Box 500022, Dubai or can be obtained by sending a request on e-mail to email@example.com or may be downloaded from www.bitsdubai.com
The filled application form must be accompanied by Copy of mark sheet of the Qualifying Examination, such as General Secondary Education Certificate of Ministry of Education, UAE or Senior School Certificate of CBSE, New Delhi, India or its equivalent, Copy of 10th grade certificate, Copy of the Birth Certificate or any other document for proof of date of birth, Passport copy (first 3 pages and last 2 pages), the copy of Passport of parent residing in the GCC country with valid Residence Visa stamp in case of those applying under the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) category, TOEFL Score Report (for candidates from Non-English medium schools only), Application Fee of Arab Emirates Dirhams (AED) 150.00 only by Cash / Cheque / Crossed Demand Draft, drawn in favour of ETA-Network of Education and Training, payable at Dubai.
Applicants, who do not possess a valid Passport at the time of sending the Application, must enclose a declaration along with the Application, that they will fax the required Passport pages on or before August 10, 2009.
Completed Application Form along with necessary enclosures must be submitted in person or sent by courier to ‘The Admissions Office, BITS, Pilani - Dubai, P.O. Box 500022, Dubai International Academic City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates’ to reach there latest by 5 pm on 16th June 2009 in case of GCC Candidates and latest by 5 pm on 4th July, 2009 for Non-GCC Candidates.
On receipt of the Application, a unique Application Number will be allotted and informed to the candidate, which must be quoted by the applicant in all subsequent correspondence with the Institute. Details of Fee Structure, Scholarships available, Admission Bulletin etc, are available at www.bitsdubai.com