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Academic Graduate Studies & Research Division

Academic Graduate Studies & Research Division (AGSRD)

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Academic Research Division (ARD) is now Academic Graduate Studies & Research Division (AGSRD).

The Birla Institute of Technology & Science, BITS Pilani is an all-India Institute for higher education. The University is committed to generating, disseminating, and preserving knowledge, and to working with others to bring this knowledge to bear on the world's great challenges.
It is a unique platform where a student finds the perfect combination of academic study and excitement of new discovery through innovative research.
The K K Birla Goa campus of BITS-Pilani University is unique in many sense: its vibrant undergraduate, higher degree and Ph.D. programs, sponsored research related activities are among the many that deserves special attention. Details about the department-wise academic research related activities are available below (click the department).The primary motive of BITS is to "train young men and women able and eager to create and put into action such ideas, methods, techniques and information".
This website presents information on Ph. D. program from the Ph.D. admission to the Ph. D. Thesis submission. The overall operation of Ph. D. program is governed by the Academic Regulations of the Institute and is monitored by the Departmental Research Committee of each department. The information booklets (clickgives details about operational features of the program, semester-wise registration pattern, requirements of various courses, pre-submission seminar, and Ph. D. Thesis submission. 
Categories of Ph.D. program
BITS Pilani offers the Ph. D program under the following categories 
  1. Full-Time Ph.D.  [click]
  2. Part-Time Ph. D.  [click]
  3. Ph. D aspirant scheme  [click]

Departmental Research
 Thrust Research area  Workshop/Conference  Journal publication   &  Award
Pub-2014, Pub-2015, Pub-2016  Award

Workshop/conference/school across the globe:


News, Events and Training


e-Notice Board

 Ph.D program
7. AcademicResearch-(BITS-Pilani) 
8. Academic Calender (AGSRD)
Undergraduate(UG) thesis program
Announcement: FD thesis list 
FD Thesis student list for SEM-II,2019-20: off-campus
FD Thesis student list for SEM-II,2019-20: on-campus

1. Minimum CGPA required for doing off-campus UG thesis is 5.5
Higher degree Dissertation and Research Practice 
HD Dissertation student list for SEM-II,2019-20: On-Campus
HD Dissertation student list for SEM-II,2019-20: Off-Campus
**For fees and NOC related queries, contact SWD office.  For any other query,  refer the AGSRD online query (see below). 
1. IBM I-CARE 2014: National Technical Challenge Contest (click here)  
3. Postdoctoral fellowship: FulbrightCSIRUGC,IITDelhi, IITMadras, SiD-IISc 
Useful resource:
click here
Important events (happening world-wide)
1. Turnitin help: how to take better notes? : Webinar (click here)


    Prof. Bharat M Deshpande,
    Associate Dean - AGSRD
    Associate Professor, Dept of CS & IS 
    Phone: 0832-2580-438(O)

    BITS-Pilani,K K Birla Goa Campus
    Phone: 0832-2580-108 (AGSRD Office)
    Email: (For PhD) (for higher degree)

    From the Associate Dean's desk 
     1. Interaction with the newly admitted PhD students (click here)
     2. AGSRD News Letter
     3. For Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ) click here

    Online query cell (you require a BITS email ID):
    1. Faculty & PhD students:  click here 
    2. Undergraduate and Higher Degree students : click here

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