All about BITS Pilani MBA 2020


Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani – The Department of Management was established in the year 1971. It offers 2 years full-time MBA program and accepts CAT, XAT & GMAT for its admission process.


BITS Pilani courses offered

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

BITS Specializations in MBA

  1. Finance
  2. Marketing
  3. Human Resources
  4. Operations
  5. Engineering & Technology Management
  6. IT-enabled service Management

BITS Pilani MBA Intake

The number of seats for MBA program keeps on varying. The strength of batch 2019-21 is 68 students. One can consider it around 60 as intake in general.

BITS Pilani MBA Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should have B.E. or B. Tech. in Engineering or a Master’s Degree with 60% aggregate in any discipline from any recognized university or any Integrated first degree of BITS.

The candidates can further apply through management entrance exams like CAT, XAT or GMAT.

BITS Pilani MBA Admission Process

  • Online Application Form
  • Apply through – CAT, GMAT, XAT
  • Short-listing based on the score
  • Group Discussion (GD)
  • Writing Ability Test (WAT)
  • Personal Interview (PI)
  • Final Merit List

The final merit of the candidate is calculated on the following components:

(%weightage is also mentioned)

  1. Test score Percentile (best score in CAT/GMAT/XAT) – 50%
  2. Group Discussion (GD) – 20%
  3. Writing Ability Test (WAT) – 5%
  4. Personal Interview (PI) – 20%
  5. Work experience – 5%


The application cost is Rs. 3150/-

The last date to apply for BITS Pilani MBA courses is 17th February 2020

Activity Date
Applications start 15th Dec 2019
Deadline 17th Feb 2020
Shortlist announcement 10th March 2020
GD/PI/WAT 3rd week March to 1st week April
Admission offer announcement 10th-14th April 2020
Admission deadline 28th July 2020
Orientation 30th-31st July 2020

BITS Pilani MBA Fees

The fees for the course of 2 years is Rs. 11,00,000 including hostel and food.


BITS Pilani CAT Cut off

There is no minimum cut off criteria because it depends on the number of applications. 80%ile in CAT/XAT with a good academic record can be healthy but still, overall profile matters a lot.

BITS Pilani MBA Placements

Batch 2017-19: 77 students participated

Highest Package:  Rs. 15 LPA

Average Package: Rs. 9.18 LPA

Median Package: Rs. 9 LPA


Summer Internship (2018-20)

Highest Package:  Rs. 2, 20,000

Average Package: Rs. 37, 650

Verdict – BITS Pilani MBA Review

Definitely a must-go choice for engineers who have 60% throughout aggregate. The median package and brand tag is enough to justify taking admission in this institute. No issues about ROI and intake below 80 makes it a reliable option. One must check the batch profile of current students to have an idea about getting selected.

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