Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani



  • You will have the necessary support of the academic teams to prepare and apply for internships.
  • BITS Pilani will offer assistance towards finding suitable internships that provide an opportunity to apply programme knowledge at a workplace.
  • You can participate in internships only after the end of the second year of the programme. These internships do not account for any academic credits but are highly encouraged to gain industry exposure.

Career Services

  • The design of this programme enables students to meet industry requirements. After graduating, you will be job ready and equipped with the credentials, skills and tools to apply for all relevant roles in the technology industry.
  • You will have access to dedicated preparatory sessions for interviews, resume building, introductions/referrals and general guidance to job applications and other essential soft skills required.
  • BITS Pilani will also facilitate placement assistance with the support of the BITS industry network, Alumni, and the BITS faculty to ensure strong career outcomes for students.
  • Career services will commence once you enter the final year of your degree programme (3rd/ 4th year depending on the track opted).

Participation in Career Service activities is optional depending on your needs and requirements.

Career outcomes

  • Today, there is a global IT skill shortage, where many organisations are struggling to find the right talent.
  • With new technologies continuing to emerge, the demand for skilled technology professionals continues to increase.
  • As a graduate of this programme, you’ll have the skills and experience to take advantage of this demand.
  • By earning your degree from a Tier 1 university in IT and engineering, you can enhance your hireability, expand your career opportunities across academia and industry.

With this degree, you will be qualified to pursue roles such as:

  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Full Stack Developer
  • Data Analyst
  • Application Developer
  • Web Programmer

Alumni benefits

You’ll join a global community of professional alums as you expand your network, explore new opportunities, and advance your career. Below is a list of some notable BITS alums:

  • Rakesh Kapoor - CEO, Reckitt Benckiser
  • S.K. Roongta - Chairman, SAIL
  • Sabeer Bhatia - Founder Hotmail
  • Nandan Reddy - Co-Founder, Swiggy
  • Vivek Paul - Former CEO, Wipro
  • Milind Pant - CEO, Amway
  • Sanjay Mehrotra - President and Co-Founder of Sandisk, Micron Technology
  • Vinod Agarwal - Founder and Chairman, SemIndia
  • Rajeev Bapna - Founder and Director, Amkette
  • S.P. Kothari - Padma Shri Awardee, Dean, MIT Sloan School of Management
  • Vishwajeet Uddanwadiker - Vice President, Information Technology & Data Analytics, Boeing Commercial Airplanes

Graduates of BITS Pilani include 6300+ CEOs & 7400+ founders who have founded over 900 startups and 13 unicorns, including Swiggy, BigBasket, MPL, Zeta and Groww. These companies have raised over $16 billion dollars in funding to date from over 1,500 investors.

Upon graduating from this programme, you will join an exclusive network of over 1,65,000 BITS alums consisting of successful engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and academics. Members of the community are actively engaged as volunteers—both locally and around the world - through the BITS Alumni Association (BITSAA), the Mentorship programme, the BITS Embryo Initiative, and more.

This programme is offered twice a year in July and January. Applications for July cohort are now open.

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Upcoming sessions:

  • May 24, 2024 (1-2pm IST)
  • Jun 7, 2024 (12-1pm IST)
  • Jun 12, 2024 (4-5pm IST)
  • Jun 20, 2024 (1-2pm IST)
  • Jun 28, 2024 (2.30-3.30pm IST)

Benefits of applying earlier:

  • Adequate time to submit all application documents
  • Get an early decision from the Admissions team on your application
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Interested in getting started, but not yet ready to commit? Try Introduction to Programming course that is part of this degree. Start making progress towards this degree. Upon successful completion of these certificates, you can transfer your progress once you’re accepted to the programme.

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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.