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The world ranking of bits pilani Dubai campus and also its ranking compared to the other bits campuses?


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2014-08-29 15:45:51
2014-08-29 15:45:51

BITS Pilani Dubai (formely BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus) does not feature in the two available world rankings (Shanghai Jiao Tong University,China and Times Higher Education Suppliment,UK). The fact is it is not a university and awards degrees from BITS, Pilani; as such it might not even be considered for these rankings. In fact, the only Indian institutes that feature in these rankings are the IITs, IIMs and the IIScs.

But, still BITS, Pilani in Dubai is the most sought after engineering college by Gulf Countries Candidates(GCCs). If, at all it does come at the top in the near future, which is very likely, it'll be ranked in Middle East ( or UAE ) colleges\universities. It'll be ranked among the top few colleges in UAE just like BITS Rajasthan is ranked among the top few in India.

As far as the inter-BITS ranking is concerned, among the three campuses, it would rank second ( The new campus at Academic City provides world-class facilities ) if you compare:

  • the number of students ( 800 seats in Rajasthan and around 1200 seats in Dubai ) and faculty ( Faculty keeps on circulating, but Rajasthan faculty is the best ).
  • number of programs ( same as that of BITS, Pilani-India except that it doesn't provide B.E. Degree in Civil Engineering due to lack of infrastructure. )
  • number of labs ( Hopefully, labs may improve in the new campus of BITS,Pilani-Dubai. )
  • campus size ( Not as big as BITS Rajasthan. )
  • placement ( Both Dubai and Rajasthan campus guarantee 100% placement and good pay perks. )
There has been no publication thus far that has compared the three operational campuses, i.e, Pilani, Goa and Dubai. Goa campus is new, so nothing much can be ascertained though it has an amazing infrastructure for its students.

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In the only International Ranking BITS Pilani participated in, it was ranked 19th for Engineering in Asia, 30th in Full-Time MBA in Asia, and 4th in Distance-Learning MBA in Asia by Asiaweek (A subsidiary of TIME Magazine in Asia).

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