BITS Pilani Distance Education Admissions 2020, Fee Structure, Eligibility

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BITS Pilani Distance MBA

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani is one of the premier institutions in India, established in 1964 accredited by the NAAC with the highest “A” degree with a GPA of 3.71. BITS Pilani is one of the most well-known institutions in India and has consistently been ranked as among the best private engineering and management institution in the country.

BITS Pilani Distance Education offers Work Integrated Learning Programs for Working professional, to integrate work experience and academic learning, through the online open distance-learning mode. The distance MBA program offered by the Institute is one of its flagship programs.

Courses Offered

Below is a list of courses offered by the BIT Pilani along with their specializations-

Course Specialization
  • B.Tech in  Engineering technology
  • B.Tech in   Process Engineering
  • M.Tech in Software systems
  • M.Tech in Computer Systems & Infrastructure
  • M.Tech in Embedded Systems
  • M.Tech in Microelectronics
  • M.Tech in Design Engineering
  • M.Tech in Manufacturing Management
  • M.Tech in Quality Management
  • M.Tech in Pharmaceutical Operations and Management
  • Integrated Software Systems
  • M.Sc in Business Analytics
Post Graduate Diploma
Certificate Programs
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Internet of Things
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Big Data Engineering

Admission Procedure

The admission process for programs under Bits Pilani Distance Education is completely online.

How to Apply?
Below are mentioned steps to be followed by the applicant while applying-

  • Log in to the official website and select the course you are interested in. Click on “Apply now” option on the course page. This will take you to the application form wherein enter your email id and create a password.
  • The WILP Bits Pilani application form is a 4 step process as mentioned below.
  • Post submission of the application and the documents will be scrutinized by the admission cell.
  • The admission cell usually takes 2 weeks to go through the applicants documents and applications. Post that, you will be notified of the result via email.

NOTE- Candidates can also check the status of their application by logging into the Online Application Centre.

Step-1: Fill/Edit and Submit Application Form

Select the program of your choice and fill in the your personal, communication and education details. Once done, click on the “Submit” button.

Step-2: Download Application PDF Copy

In this step, the filled application form will be downloaded on your computer. Take a print out of this form as well as note down the “Application Number” present at the top right corner of the form. Any future contact with BITS will be done in correspondence with this number only.

In Page 3 of this form, you will find the “Employer Consent Form”. This form needs to be stamped by the company’s HR and any other responsible individual/department.

In Page 4 of this form, you will find a “Mentor Consent Form”. This form needs to be filled by a mentor of the respective individual.

In Page 5, there is a list of documents which need to be uploaded. Kindly take photocopies of the required documents. You will have to upload them in the next step.


Who is a Mentor?

Course Mentor Employed professional with B.E/B.S/ First degree of BITS or equivalent Employed professional with-

BE/M.Sc/MBA/MCA/MBBS with atleast 5 years of experience

ME/MS/M.Tech/M.Phil/MD/Higher degree of BITS or equivalent

Step-3: Payment of Application Fee

Pay the application fee of Rs 1500 through Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card.

Step-4: Upload and Submit

This is the final section wherein you will be required to upload all the necessary documents one by one. Make sure the file format is any one of these- .JPEG, .DOC, .DOCX, .PDF, .ZIP.

Documents required

Fee Structure

Institute charges a one-time application fee of Rs 1500. The admission fee of Rs 16,500 is also to be paid at the time of admission.

Below is the fee structure for BITS Distance Education programs:

Program Duration Fee (Per semester) 7 semesters Rs 47,500 4 semesters Rs 47,500
M.Sc 5 semesters Rs 47,500
MBA 4 semesters Rs 47,500
Post Graduate Diploma in Finance 2 semesters Rs 47,500
Post Graduate Programme in Internet of Things 11 Months Rs 2,25,000
Post Graduate Programme in Big Data Engineering 11 Months Rs 2,35,000

The fee can be paid through online only through Credit/Debit Card, or through Bank challans at any of the ICICI Bank Branches.


  • The admission fee along with the 1-semester fee needs to be paid at the time of admission.
  • The fee will be forfeited and not refunded if the candidate discontinues from the course.


The university does not offer scholarships of any kind.

Eligibility Criteria

Below is the eligibility criterion of all the courses offered by the institute. It is to be noted that in addition to the below-mentioned criterion the candidate should be “Working professional”:

Course Eligibility
  • Diploma in Engineering OR B.Sc in relevant disciplines
  • AND 2 years of work experience
  • or equivalent in related discipline
  • 1 year work experience
  • B.Sc/M.Sc/BE/MCA/MBA or equivalent OR, etc if the candidate has studied mathematics/statistics at 10+2 and undergraduate level
  • 1 year work experience
  • Minimum 3 year UG
  • 1 year work experience
Post Graduate Diploma in Finance
  • Minimum 3 year UG
  • 1 year work experience
Post Graduate programme in Internet of Things
  • in Comp. Science/ Info. Sys./Electronics/Electrical/Instrumentation or related domains
Post Graduate programme in Big Data Engineering
  • 3 years bachelor degree in B.E/ or equivalent with minimum 55%.
  • 6 months working experience


BITS Pilani is a UGC Approved University and is accredited by the NAAC with an “A” Grade with a CGPA of 3.71 out of 4.00. The university is well recognized and renowned.

However, owing to the fact that the WILP courses are not traditional courses, Distance Education Council (DEC) does not recognize any of the WILP programs.


BITS Pilani is one of the top most colleges in India. Careers360 has ranked BITS Pilani 3rd among the best distance institutes in terms of Course material, and 2nd in terms of online courses, learning and information.

Contact Details

For any inquiries about the WILP Programs the student may contact:


Dean, Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) Division,
Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS)
Vidya Vihar Campus
PILANI – 333031
Rajasthan, INDIA
Email: [email protected]
Phone No.: +91-1596-51-5216
Alternate Contact No: 01596 – 242210, 01596 – 515216
Fax No: 01596-244183

Study Centers

The university has well- networked study centers, and provides various facilities to its students. The university however provides most of the facilities to its students online.

Below is a list of cities in which study centers are setup-

  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Delhi
  • Dubai
  • Goa
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Mumbai
  • Pilani
  • Pune


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