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Awards & Accreditations

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Awards & Accreditations

BITS, Pilani has been accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with A grade with a CGPA of 3.71.

  • Prof R N Saha was re-designated as Shri B K Birla and Smt Sarala Birla Chair Professor

    Prof R N Saha, Senior Professor of Pharmacy and Director (BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus), was felicitated on 13th November 2011 in the Institute auditorium in recognition of his contribution to teaching and research in Pharmacy and he was re-designated as Shri B K Birla and Smt Sarala Birla Chair Professor. Prof Saha does research in novel drug delivery, pharmaco-kinetics and bio-pharmaceutics, and drug design. He has successfully completed several sponsored R&D projects that have resulted in transfer of technology to pharmaceutical companies and in commercial production and marketing of drugs, MOVON CR and Zerodol CR, by Ipca Labs. He is a recipient of "Best Pharmacy Teacher of India" award from Association of Pharmacy Teachers of India.

  • Smarter Planet Innovation Award 2010 - Prof. Navneet Goyal, Dr. Poonam Goyal

    Prof. Navneet Goyal, Dr. Poonam Goyal, and Dr. Anil Rai have been awarded the IBM Scalable Data Analytics for a Smarter Planet Innovation Award 2010 carrying $15000 cash prize for their project proposal titled Developing a Smart Crop Management System Using Data Analytics . The winners will also get a chance to present their work in an IBM hosted workshop in November 2011. The award was given by IBM, USA

  • Best Poster award-Prof. Anshuman Dalvi

    Prof. Anshuman Dalvi won the Best Poster award in 55th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium 2010 held at Manipal University, Manipal during 26-30 December 2010.

  • Distinguished Service Award-Ms Ruchika Sharma

    Ms Ruchika Sharma received the Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to AIMS International Journal. The award was given by ' The Association of Indian Management Scholars International (AIMS International) ' in the award ceremony held at IIM Bangalore Auditorium on 21 December 2009 during "Seventh AIMS International Conference on Management" (20-23 Dec).

  • 10th place in the All India contest for designing all terrain vehicle held at Indore

    A student team of BITS Pilani with Gaurav Baheti (2007A4PS269) as Team Leader and Mr. Anirudh Singh as a driver of the vehicle secured 10th place in the All India contest for designing all terrain vehicle held at Indore on 29-31 January 2010. Comprised of 80 teams from across India, the contest was organized by Society of Automobile Engineers, India Chapter (SAE India). While SAE provided a standard engine to all the teams, the designing and fabrication was done by the BITS team members.

  • BITS Basketball Team won a gold

    BI TS Basketball Team (both men and women) won a gold in the sports tournament held at MNIT, Jaipur during 18-21 February, 2010.

  • Humanoids AcYut 2 and AcYut 3 developed by students of BITS Pilani, won four medals

    Humanoids AcYut 2 and AcYut 3 developed by students of BITS Pilani, won four medals in Robogames held at San Mateo Fairgrounds, California, US during 23-25 April 2010. While AcYut 2 won one Gold Medal under the Sumo category, AcYut 3 won one Silver Medal under the Freestyle and one Silver Medal under the Sumo category and AcYut 3 won one Bronze Medal under the category, Kung Fu. Overall BITS team secured the 6 place in the medal count. Four members of  AcYut's team who participated in this years Robogames were: Ms. Sushma Vallabhaneni (2007A7PS063) (Team Leader), Mr Akash Gupta (2008A4PS305), Mr Tushar Agrawal (2009A7PS161), Ankit Kulshrestha (2008A3PS163), Rohan Maheshwari (2008A4PS299) and Mr Viveka Notani (2009C6PS697).

  • Four students of BITS Pilani, have been selected for the prestigious Aditya Birla Group Scholarships

    Four first year students of BITS Pilani, namely, Miss Ankita Sarda and Mr Shuja Shabir (BE - Computer Science) and Mr Vaibhav Grewal and Mr Prakash Singh (BE- Electrical and Electronics Engineering) have been selected for the prestigious Aditya Birla Group Scholarships of 2010. These four BITSians are among the 23 bright students chosen for this year's award. Aditya Birla Scholarships which are offered to meritorious students of IITs, IIMs and BITS Pilani every year.

  • Humanoid AcYut 4 designed by BITS Pilani students creates a world record

    Humanoid AcYut 4 designed by BITS Pilani students performed a feat of lifting a weight of 40CD's together, which is the first time in the world, thus creating a world record. AcYut achieved this feat to the delight of a large number of students and scientists at the 15th F IRA Robot World Cup and Congress held at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bangalore, during 15-19 September 2010. AcYut was given the special award by the FIRA World Cup for setting the world record in weight lifting in the large sized category. The event was organized by Federation of International Robot Soccer Association (FIRA).

  • Raghav Mimani student of BITS Pilani was awarded Green Globe Foundation Award for 2010

    Raghav Mimani (2007A1PS383), 3rd year BE Chemical Engineering student of BITS Pilani was awarded Green Globe Foundation Award for 2010 under the category, "Yputh Unite for Voluntary Action" (YUVA). The award have been instituted as a salutation to the efforts of organizations and individuals fighting climate change with their work in environment preservation and regeneration. The award was presented at an event held at Hotel Taj Palace, Delhi by Prime Minister of Bhutan, HE Mr Jigmi Yoser Thinley on 5 February, 2010 on the occasion of Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (5-7 February) organized by TERI.

  • Poster Presentation Competition - Sonal Keshawrao Thengane

    Sonal Keshawrao Thengane (2009H101016) won the First Prize (Cash Rs.4000 and Excellence Certificate) in Poster Presentation Competition on LCA Analysis and 3rd prize (Cash Rs.2000) in Quiz in AZEOTROPY-2010 organized by IIT BOMBAY during 6-7 March, 2010.

  • Prateek Joshi (2009H129002P), won the Gold Medal in APOGEE 2010

    Prateek Joshi (2009H129002P), won the Gold Medal as 1st Prize for the Project Antimicrobial
    Activity of Citrus Seed Extracts, in APOGEE 2010 held at BITS Pilani during 10 - 14 March, 2010.

  • Shourya Gupta (2007A2PS468), awarded the IAStructE - S C Mehrotra Award

    Shourya Gupta (2007A2PS468), was awarded the IAStructE - S C Mehrotra Award in the fourth Essaineers at New Delhi on 06 April, 2010.

  • Sonam Samat and Saurav Patyal, attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting (CGI U) 2010

    Sonam Samat (2006B3A4460) and Saurav Patyal (2006B3A3479), two fourth year students of BITS Pilani, attended the Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting (CGI U) 2010, held at the University of Miami, Florida, during 16 - 18 April, 2010. The CGI U was launched by President Clinton in 2007 to challenge students and universities to tackle global problems with practical, innovative solutions and to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world.

  • Best WTS 2010 Undergraduate Student Paper award

    Jyoti Arya (2006A3PS272), Rishi Mathur (2005A8PS264) and Dr. Shikha Tripathi, ex-faculty presented a paper titled "Unified 3GPP and 3GPP2 Turbo Encoder using Runtime Partial Reconfiguration in IEEE Ninth Annual Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, 2010, held in Tampa, Florida, USA during 21-23 April, 2010. Their paper won the Best WTS 2010 Undergraduate Student Paper award. A total of 52 research papers were selected. This was the only paper selected from India.

  • Pilani who won the Dr Ranjit Singh Chauhan Undergraduate Research Award

    Mr. Sharadh Narayanan (2005B5A3404; Best Awardee), Mr Arvind Pawan R (2005B5A3404; Second Best Awardee) and (Shared) Mr Prashant Tadimalla (2005B2A4799) were the students who won the Dr Ranjit Singh Chauhan Undergraduate Research Award for the year 2009-10. The award aims to motivate students to engage in short and long term research, and is given each year to one or more first degree students who have demonstrated outstanding ability to conduct original research in Science, Engineering, Technology, Liberal Arts and Humanities.

Director's Message

Prof. Ashoke Kumar Sarkar

BITS Pilani is a renowned institute offering higher education in the fields of science, engineering, pharmacy and management. A deemed university since 1964, BITS Pilani has a history spanning more than a century.

Students Achievements

  • Citi Women Leader Award 2016-17

    Ms. Vidhi Jain (ID No.2014A7PS113) was declared as the Winner of the 'Citi Women Leader Award 2016-17' on 7th March, 2017 at Citi Group's First International Financial Center in BKC, Mumbai. Citi India shall provide her scholarship to support one year of her study at BITS Pilani.

  • BITS, Pilani Students Shine in Sports Tournament “SPORTECH” held at IIT Delhi

    SPORTECH'17 - A sports was organised by IIT, Delhi during 24th - 27th February, 2017 in which 48 colleges and around 1600 students from various parts of the country participated. Out of these, 149 students were from BITS Pilani campus, Rajasthan. They won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in various categories.

  • BITS Pilani Student Team wins Silver Position in National KPIT Sparkle 2017

    A student team from BITS Pilani, comprising of Mr. Vandit Gandotra (Project Lead), Mr. Piyush Sharda and Mr. Tanmay Sharma from the Dept. of Electrical & Electronics, bagged the Silver position in National KPIT Sparkle 2017- Smart City Innovation Challenge. 

  • Roshni Chabra Receives Mahindra Transport Excellence Award for Short Story

    Five best stories from 4000 entries were selected for Mahindra Transport Excellence Awards. Roshni Chhabra, a student of BITS Pilani (Chemical Engineering) was one of the five shortlisted writers. The award ceremony was held on 3rd February 2017 at The Hotel Ashoka, New Delhi. Shri. Nitin Gadkari, Hon. Minister of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India, graced the occasion as the Chief Guest.

  • Young F1 car designers gear up for international contest

    A team of 20 students from BITS Pilani, Dubai, designed UAE's first Formula 1 car, student race car. Recently the team also won at the Innovator Show 2016 in Abu Dhabi. Dh 200,000 was spent in total for designing and manufacturing the car. The team is also going to show case  their latest car at Formula SAE in Germany next year.

  • India's Official First Aid App Launched

    Six students from BITS PILANI, i.e.  Tushar Dhalwani (Pilani Campus), Rishabh Garg (Pilani Campus), Bhuvan Gupta (Goa Campus), Akanksha Pandey(Hyderabad Campus), Shrey Bansal (Hyderabad Campus), Rahul Mittal(Hyderabad Campus) have created India’s Official First Aid Mobile Application as their summer internship project from 23rd May -16th July, 2016 at Indian Red Cross Society, NHQ, New Delhi. 

  • Three BITS, Pilani Students Win the Aditya Birla Group Scholarship

    Three students from BITS, Pilani - one each from Pilani Campus (2016A7PS019P-Mr. Tanay Sharma), Goa Campus (2016A7PS004G-Mr. Dinku Sarmah) and Hyderabad Campus (2016A7PS001H-Ms.Sandhya Biksham Preethi Sharma) are selected for the 18th Aditya Birla Scholarship Programme – Class of 2016-17. 

  • Five BITS, Pilani Students Win O.P. Jindal Engineering & Management Scholarships

    Five students from BITS, Pilani have won OPJEM scholarships- 2016, worth Rs. 80,000 each. They are Harsh Sharma (2014A4PS405P), Sishir Suresh Mohammed (2015A4PS136P), Pragyan Trivedi Priyamedh (2013A4PS063P), Prithu Mitash (2013A4PS392P) and Prateek Arora (2014A2PS556P).

  • AcYut wins Internationally

    Humanoid AcYut 4 developed by BITS students won awards in both Robocup Iran 2011 held in Teheran on 5-9 April 2011 and Robogames 2011 held in San Franscisco on 15-17 April 2011.

  • All Terrain Vehicle

    Gaurav Baheti and Anirudh Singh secured 10th place in the All India content for designing all Terrain Vehicle in 2010.

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