BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus(BPDC) is the branch campus of the internationally reputed Birla Institute of Technology and Science(BITS) Pilani, India and the largest Engineering institution in Dubai International Academic City. It was set-up in the year 2000 to offer quality engineering education to the residents of UAE, Gulf and other Countries.
BITS Pilani, along with its Dubai and Goa campuses, has been accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body set up by University Grants Commission, Government of India and has been awarded the coveted ‘A’ Grade. BITS Pilani has emerged as the top private Indian technological university in the survey conducted by Outlook (25thJune 2012) and Electronics For You (May 2011). It ranks among the top 10 technical universities of India in the surveys conducted by the India Today (18thJune 2012), The Week-India (17th June 2012), Competition Success Review (Jan 2012), Dataquest (13th Dec 2011) etc. and the M.B.A. programme of Dubai Campus has been ranked 7th in the Research conducted by Forbes Middle East on KHDA accredited Universities (March 2012).
The Dubai Campus imbibes the rich traditions and academic standards of Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Rajasthan, India, delivering excellence in technological education with continuous innovation in curriculum and pedagogy, pervasive industry engagement through practice school and an enriched campus life.
The Institution has 1500 students admitted from over 20 countries world-wide. It has an excellent academically conducive infrastructure along with well-experienced, highly qualified and dedicated faculty and staff. The Institute has collaboration with over 380 reputed companies across UAE to offer internship to its students.
2327 students have graduated from Dubai Campus in nine batches from the first degree and one batch from the higher degree programmes. These graduates are employed in more than 600 prestigious companies around the world, or have completed or pursuing Masters and Ph.D. programmes from more than 75 leading universities worldwide. Many graduates are also successful entrepreneurs.
The institute has entered into academic collaborations with several leading universities for student exchange, faculty exchange, admission into graduate programmes, joint research, credits transfer etc. The professional activities at the campus have no parallel and BPDC is among the very few institutions in the Middle East to have recognized student chapters of professional societies such as IEEE, ASHRAE, ASME, SAE, ACM etc.
BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus is headed by Prof. R.K. Mittal in the capacity of Director. Dr. R.K. Mittal’s career spans over 37 years, marked by distinct academic and administrative achievements.