Master of Engineering (M.E.)

M.E. Design Engineering

The M.E. Design Engineering programme aims at equipping a Mechanical Engineer with the core competency skills required to be a Design Engineer. The programme primarily covers the broad areas namely: Materials Technology, Product Design, Mechanisms and Robotics, Computer Aided tools for a Mechanical Engineering Analysis and Design in addition to discipline-based elective courses in emerging & advanced areas. Click here for more details.

M.E. Electrical (with specialization in Power Electronics and Drives)

This programme has been duly approved for offering by the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA), Government of Dubai. With a specialization in Power Electronics and Drives, the students will be well-versed in the operation, function and interaction between various components and subsystems used in power electronic converters, electric machines and adjustable-speed drives. Through this programme, a student can be gainfully employed in manufacturing, construction and power distribution industries. Click here for more details.

M.E. Microelectronics

The M.E. Microelectronics programme aims at offering courses that provide the necessary skill set required by microelectronics design engineers to find ways to deliver smaller, faster, and cheaper devices that are in-line with the current technological developments. The programme primarily covers the broad areas namely, Modeling of Microelectronic Devices, IC Fabrication Technology, VLSI Architecture and Design, CAD tools for Analog and Digital IC Design in addition to discipline based elective courses in emerging & advanced areas. Click here for more details.

M.E. Software Systems

The programme incorporates core & elective courses along with Practice School (PS)/Dissertation that equip students to cater to the dynamic needs of the software industry. The students acquire a strong foundation on the recent trends and technologies in the field of computer science like Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Cyber Security among others. The Practice School is a formal method of bringing the reality of the professional environment into the educational process. Click here for more details.

The ME programmes of 2 years of normal duration are uniquely designed and structured for Engineers who are employed professionals or in the pursuit of seeking employment. These programmes give an immersive professional experience and an opportunity to acquire further competence either in one’s own discipline or gain complementary knowledge in Engineering as well as Interdisciplinary areas to upgrade their career.

Some of the features of the programmes are:

  • Evenings and/or weekend classes.
  • Flexibility in the pace and duration of programmes for the convenience of working professionals.
  • The requirements of these programmes are described in terms of the total number of units which a student must complete rather than the duration. However, most students may be able to complete such a programme in two years.

Eligibility Criteria For Higher Degree Programmes (M.E.)

The following eligibility criteria is applicable for admission to BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus. A candidate seeking admission to a particular programme has to meet the eligibility criteria for that programme as given below:

Eligibility criteria for admission to Higher Degree Programmes

A minimum aggregate of 60% in the qualifying degree as indicated below for each programme.

 

M.E. Design: B.E./B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent.

M.E. Electrical: B.E./B.Tech. in EEE, E&I or ECE or its equivalent.

M.E. Microelectronics: B.E./B.Tech. in EEE/E&I/ECE/CS or M.Sc. Physics or its equivalent.

M.E. Software Systems: B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.C.A or equivalent.

 

Candidates who meet the above criteria will be required to appear and successfully clear the Aptitude test/Interview to qualify for admission.

Application Procedure for Higher Degree Programmes (M.E.)

The Application procedure for admission is listed in detail. Please ensure that you read the instructions carefully and submit all of the documents to avoid disqualification.

For Higher Degree Programmes

  1. Read the Admission Bulletin 2021-22 carefully.
  2. Application for Admission must be filled online.
    Online Application procedure: (Read instructions given below before proceeding to fill the online form).

    • Visit www.bits-pilani.ac.in/dubai and click on “Apply Online” under Admissions.
    • Enter all the information required carefully and correctly in the online form.
    • Ensure the correctness of all entered data before submission. Once you confirm the correctness of the entered information and submit the form, the entered data will be recorded and you will not be able to change it.
    • On submission you will be allotted a unique reference number and you will be directed to proceed for Application fee payment.
    • You have the option of paying the fee online through Debit or Credit Card or paying offline either by Cash or Bank Transfer (Refer Section 5 below for fee details).
    • Upon successful completion of online application fee payment you will be allotted a unique application number and you will be instructed to upload your documents.
    • Upload the required documents(jpeg or pdf format) and your submission will be complete.
    • In the event you opt for offline application fee payment(Cash or bank transfer), send the proof of fee payment along with Applicant’s name and Application reference number by email to admission@dubai.bits-pilani.ac.in for the allotment of unique application number.
    • Upon receipt of the unique application number, you can proceed to upload the required documents(jpeg or pdf format) and your submission will be complete.
  3. For candidates submitting the application and fee online, the system will generate a unique application number. You may note down the number for all future references. For those candidates who are opting for offline submission or payment, a unique application number will be allotted and informed to the candidate by the institute on receipt of the application and fee. In all subsequent correspondence with the Institute, the candidate must quote this application number.
  4. Documents required to be submitted with the application form:
    • Copy of 10th class mark sheet/certificate for date of birth.
    • Copy of the transcript and degree of Qualifying Examination, such as B.E/Tech or its equivalent. If the degree copy is not available, at the time of applying, fax/email this as soon as the same is available. If the transcript is not available, Mark sheets of all semesters/years of the qualifying degree should be submitted.
    • Copy of the ID for U.A.E Nationals. For candidates with other nationalities, passport copy (first 3 pages and last page), and U.A.E visa page if holding U.A.E. residence visa. Candidates, who do not possess a valid passport at the time of applying, must enclose a declaration along with the Application, that they will fax the required Passport pages on or before the last date.
    • TOEFL/IELTS Score Report (For candidates completing their qualifying degree in Non- English medium).
    • A 250 – word statement of purpose describing what you propose to achieve by doing this programme and your ultimate goal.
    • If you have given preference to M.E. Software Systems, give the details of the courses/projects done by you in the area of computers and software.
  5. Application Fee to be paid at the time of submission of application form:
    An amount of AED 220.00 only (Arab Emirates Dirhams Two hundred and twenty only) payable online by Debit/Credit Card or payable offline either by Cash or Bank Transfer (Refer Page 25 of Admission Bulletin for bank details). Application received without application fee will not be considered.
  6. Incomplete application will be rejected.

Scholarships and Concessions for Higher Degree Programmes
Academic Year 2021-22

  1. For New Admissions
    • Merit in Qualifying Examination (B.E./B.Tech. or it’s equivalent).
      • Tuition Fee Scholarship: Students who have obtained 75% or above in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination are given a merit scholarship of 20% of first semester tuition fee.
      • Hostel Fee Concession: Admitted Candidates who have obtained 80% or above in the aggregate of the Qualifying Examination will be offered a 25% concession in the Hostel fee for the normal duration of the programme (two years).
    • Students who are UAE Nationals will be offered 50% tuition fee scholarship based on their performance in the qualifying examination and continuity of a minimum CGPA of 6.00 on a 10.00 scale during the programme.
    • BITS Alumni, Candidates from Collaborative Organizations & Companies and Siblings/Parents of continuing students will be offered a 10% concession on the tuition fee, during the normal duration of the programme.
    • Group Concession for Corporate Executives: Three or more candidates from the same organization seeking admission into any higher degree programme in any semester of the academic year 2021-22 would be eligible for a 10% concession on the tuition fee for the normal duration of the programme subject to continuance of the degree programme by all candidates.
  2. Merit Scholarship for continuing students: Students with a CGPA of 9.00 or above on a 10.00 scale at the end of previous semester will be given a merit scholarship of 20% of tuition fee for the current semester for the normal duration of the programme.

Student Loan Providers

Education Loans are facilitated through the following banks in India and Dubai at attractive terms for BITS Pilani, Dubai Students. Upto 100% finance is provided which includes tuition fee, visa and living costs etc at competitive interest rates. Contact the Admissions Office on admission@dubai.bits-pilani.ac.in or call on +9714-2753700 / +971 569954888 / +91 92 94 94 1919 for more details.

Fee Structure

BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus offers a very competitive fee structure. The cost of education at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus is comparatively lower than the US/UK Universities and also less as compared to other Institutions offering similar programmes in Dubai.

A. One-time Fee (payable at the time of Admission)
Application Fee** AED. 220/-
Admission Fee* AED. 1,800/-
Activity Fee* AED. 1200/-
Caution Deposit$ AED. 2,000/-
B. Tuition Fee
First Semester
(payable in 2 installments)*
AED. 16,000/-
Second Semester
(payable in 2 installments)*
AED. 16,000/-
C. Visa and Insurance Fee (For students availing Visa/Insurance)
Visa Fee (For Students on Visa provided by the institute)
Fresh Visa Fee** AED. 2,900/-
Visa Renewal Fee** AED. 2,150/-
Medical Insurance Fee* AED. 2,000/-
(Current prevailing Visa & Insurance Fee, subject to change)
D. Hostel Fee (For students availing Hostel)
First Semester*** AED. 15,000/-
Second Semester*** AED. 15,000/-
Summer Term*** AED. 5,200/-
Hostel Caution Deposit$ AED. 2,000/-
Facility Fee* AED. 750/- per annum
Laundry charges and Service charge for using refrigerator in room are additional
E. Transport Fee** (For Day Scholars availing Institute Transport)
For Dubai *** AED. 2,000/-
For Sharjah & Ajman AED. 2,300/-
(Current prevailing Transport Fee, subject to change)

Note: A fee of AED 4000 per course plus VAT is applicable for casual students registering for any course on audit only during any semester apart from a one-time admission fee.
* VAT of 5% is applicable on this fee ; **VAT of 5% is included in this fee; ***VAT of 5% will be charged on the food cost of this fee;
$ Refundable on graduation or on leaving the institute, after due adjustment for damages, breakages caused by the student, if any.
# Fee after providing a fee waiver of 80% of tuition fee for On-campus scholars and 70% of tuition fee for Part-time and Off-campus scholars.

Fee Payment Instructions

The admission fees can be paid by any one of the modes given below:

  • Payment by Cash: The fee can be paid by Cash in AED or USD at the Fee counter in the Institute.
  • Payment by Cheque: Payment by cheque will be accepted only if the cheque is from a bank based in UAE. All Cheques should be drawn in favor of “BITS Pilani FZ LLC” and payable in AED at a bank in Dubai. There should be no corrections or alterations on the cheque.
  • E-payment: We offer a secure e-payment facility to pay your fee. For e-payment click here.
  • Payment by Telex/Bank transfer: Payment can be made directly to one of our bank accounts given below through your bank along with collection charges if any. The TT advice/receipt copy received from your bank must be sent to the Accounts department, by fax – +9714-4200838 or email (accounts@dubai.bits-pilani.ac.in), mentioning the name & application number of the student.
  • Payment by Demand Draft: All Demand Drafts should be drawn in favor of “BITS Pilani FZ LLC” and payable in AED at a bank in Dubai.
BANK DETAILS
BANK HSBC Bank Mashreq Bank
Account Title BITS PILANI FZ LLC BITS PILANI FZ LLC
Account No. 026-307181-001 010490925119
IBAN AE4502 000 000 2630 7181 001 AE560330000010490925119
SWIFT Code BBMEAEAD BOMLAEAD
Branch P.O. Box: 66,
Main Branch, Dubai, UAE.
Internet city, Dubai, UAE.

 

Please note that the fee must be paid in full and any charges towards collection or clearance of DD/TT must be borne by the students. The Institute will give credit only to the Net Amount credited in its bank account.

Refund Policy

  1. One-Time fee:
    • Application fee and Admission Fee are non-refundable.
    • Activity fee is fully refundable if the student withdraws before the date of registration. If the student withdraws within four weeks from the date of registration, whether the student registers or not, 75% of the Activity fee is refundable. If the student withdraws after four weeks from the date of registration, the entire Activity fee is non-refundable.
  2. Tuition Fee:
    • If a student accepts the admission offer and completes the admission formalities but withdraws before the date of registration, 80% of the first installment of first semester tuition fee is refundable.
    • If a student withdraws within one week of the date of registration irrespective of whether the student registers or not, 50% of the first installment of first semester tuition fee is refundable.
    • If a student withdraws after one week of the date of registration irrespective of whether the student registers or not, the first installment of first semester tuition fee is non- refundable.
  3. Hostel Fee:
    • If a student opts not to avail the hostel facility after paying the hostel fee and if the request for the same is received before the commencement of the semester, 90% of the semester’s hostel fee and facility fee is refundable.
  4. If request for not availing the hostel facility is received within one week of the commencement of the semester, 50% of the semester’s hostel fee and facility fee is refundable.
  5. If request for not availing the hostel facility is received after one week of the commencement of the semester, the entire first semester’s hostel fee and facility fee is non-refundable.
  6. Visa and Medical Insurance fee:
    • Visa fee and Medical Insurance fee is non-refundable, if the same has been applied.
  7. Transport Fee:
    • If a student opts not to avail the transport facility after paying the transport fee and if the request for the same is received before the commencement of the semester, 90% of the semester’s transport fee paid is refundable.
    • If request for not availing the transport facility is received within two weeks of the commencement of the semester, 50% of the semester’s transport fee is refundable.
    • If request for not availing the transport facility is received after two weeks of the commencement of the semester, the entire first semester’s transport fee is non refundable.

    Note: All refunds will take a minimum of 4 weeks from the date of withdrawal.

Visa Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

  1. It is mandatory for all students to have a valid U.A.E. residence visa to study at BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus (BPDC).
  2. If the parent or guardian cannot sponsor the student or if the student is a non-resident of UAE, then the BPDC can facilitate U.A.E. Student Residence Visa (visa) under the sponsorship of Dubai Development Authority (DDA) through Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) subject to the submission and approval of necessary documents given in the student residence visa application form (visa form), rules & regulations of BPDC and Government of UAE (Govt). As a facilitator, BPDC only co-ordinates between DDA and students for obtaining the visa.
  3. The visa is valid for one year and is subsequently renewable every year. The issue of fresh visa and renewal of visa are subject to the submission of necessary documents and as per rules and regulations of BPDC, DDA, DIAC, General Directorate of Residency and Foreign Affairs Dubai (GDRFAD), Ministry of Health (MOH) and Govt. BPDC is not responsible for any delay or non issuance of new visa or rejection of visa renewal by the Govt.
  4. The rules & regulations regarding conditions for visa issuance of GDRFAD, MOH and Govt may change from time to time.
  5. The mandatory documents as mentioned in the visa form should be submitted on or before the scheduled date by the BPDC Admissions Department and/or BPDC Administration (Admin Dept.).
  6. For visa renewal either the student should submit the necessary documents on or before the scheduled date by the Admin Dept or at least 8 weeks before the actual visa expiry date stamped in the passport.
  7. Submission of invalid documents or non-submission of required documents or late submission of required documents, or delaying the visa medical and/or related formalities beyond the scheduled date by DHA / National Emirates ID Authority (EIDA) / Institute will lead to immigration fines and penalty. The student is responsible for such fines and penalty.
  8. Valid health insurance is mandatory. Students are required to undergo a medical examination as prescribed by MOH / GDRFAD in the specified Govt. hospitals after their arrival in UAE to stamp the multiple entry visa in their passport. The medical examination and the related process usually take 3 – 5 weeks. If any student is declared medically unfit by MOH/GDRFAD, his/her residence visa will not be stamped / renewed and the student should leave the country immediately after canceling the visa.
  9. After the visa stamping in the passport, student can travel outside UAE any number of times with the prior approval of BPDC. Student should not stay outside UAE for more than 180 days continuously after the visa is stamped on the If the student stays beyond 180 days, his visa becomes invalid and will not be allowed to enter UAE
  10. Visa facilitated by BPDC is for the purpose of education only and students are not permitted to work.
  11. Student should contact the Admin Dept at least a month before the visa expiry for the visa renewal.
  12. Student should pay 2,900/-* for fresh visa & related service fee. The amount paid towards fresh visa & related service fee is non-refundable.
  13. In case of students, who are a resident of U.A.E. on their own visa sponsorship and wish to come under the visa facilitated by the Institute by in-country & local amendment should pay a sum of 4,700/-* towards fresh visa and related service charges. In such case, the student is required to submit the original passport and visa cancellation paper immediately after the cancellation of the existing visa along with all other required documents to process the student visa.
  14. Students should pay a sum of 2,150/-* per year towards visa renewal and related service charges.
  15. The visa and related services fee includes Dhs 280/- towards mandatory EIDA Card** issued by Govt.
  16. The visa renewal and related service charges should be paid before applying for subsequent year visa renewal.
  17. The visa cancellation can be done only inside UAE by DDA through BPDC. After completion of the program and/or before leaving the Institute, the student residence visa must be cancelled by the BPDC Admin Dept irrespective of the visa validity stamped in the passport of the student. Hence student must complete the necessary formalities including submission of the original passport, EIDA card and payment of cancellation fees (Normal process AED 850/- with time frame of 10 to 15 working days) as informed by the Admin Dept. Students who have stayed outside UAE for more than 180 days continuously are also required to cancel their visa through Admin Dept even though the visa is invalid. Failure to do so will result in serious consequences as per rules and regulations of Institute, DDA, GDRFAD and Govt.
  18. Students should keep themselves updated about the rules and regulations pertaining to the terms and conditions of their residence visa as stipulated by GDRFAD.
  19. Student should abide by all the rules and regulation of the BPDC, DDA, GDRFAD and Govt. Non-compliance of any laws and regulation by various Authorities may lead to penalty including deportation for which BPDC is not responsible.
  20. Cancellation of Entry permit will take a minimum of 10 to 15 working days.

*All the fee charges as mentioned above for visa& related services are indicative only and or subject to change as per rules and regulations of the Institute, DDA, DIAC, GDRFAD and Govt .

**With regards to EIDA log on to https://u.ae/en/information-and-services/visa-and-emirates-id/emirates-id

The student should notify any changes in the information given in the visa form and/ or passport to the Admin Dept

Important Dates Higher Degree Programmes (M.E.)

IMPORTANT DATES FOR HIGHER DEGREE ADMISSION 2021-22

 

Event  First Semester  Second Semester
Last date for receipt of Applications* 30 Aug 2021 8 Dec 2021
Admission Test/ Interviews 15 & 16 Dec 2021
Orientation 5 Sept 2021 23 Jan 2022
Registration 5 Sept 2021 23 Jan 2022
Commencement of Classes 6 Sept 2021 24 Jan 2022

*Application received after the last date will be treated as “Late Application” and will be considered for admission, subject to merit and availability of seats. 

Contact Us

Admissions Office
BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus
Dubai International Academic City
P.O. Box: 345055,
Dubai, UAE
Admission Office (Direct): +9714 2753 711
Admission Office (Board): +9714 2753 700 Extn. 122 / 123 /124 / 138
Office Timings (Dubai)
Sunday to Thursday– 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
India Office:
Contact Person: Mr. Venkat Naresh
Address: 3rd floor,Spaces & More Business Centre
Plot No: 645, Above SBI, Road No. 36,
Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500033
Office Timings (India)
Monday to Friday– 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday– 9:00 am – 1 pm