Nov 21, 2021

BITS Pilani Announces Admission to Work Integrated Learning Programmes

  • The programmes promise industry-relevant higher education certificates to working professionals, without taking a sabbatical
  • In last 40 years, BITS Pilani's WILP has enabled over 87,000 working people to get industry relevant higher education degrees


BITS Pilani, an Institution of national repute, is known for providing technical education of the highest standards, and is well recognised for its innovations in education and strong links with industry. The institute has announced its next cycle of admissions for its Work Integrated Learning Programmes (WILP) that are designed for and offered to only working professionals looking to upgrade their educational qualifications in industry-relevant technology and management domains.

BITS Pilani's WILP has enabled over 87,000 working people to get prestigious and industry-relevant higher education certificates without taking a career sabbatical for over the last 40 years. The curriculum is continuously being innovated and refreshed to reflect the latest developments in technology and trends within industry. With the aim to provide the highest quality experience and commitment to transparency WILP gives opportunities to upgrade your career and stay relevant.

Prof. G. Sundar Director Off-Campus Programmes & Industry Engagement, BITS Pilani, said “While working professionals strive to excel in highly technical and challenging careers, we aim to provide them with the highest quality education experience relevant to their specialisation along with opportunities to upgrade and stay relevant, and that too without having to take any career breaks.”

WILP includes a range of programmes from B.Tech. , M.Tech., M.Sc., MBA to Diploma offered exclusively for working professionals in industry sectors such as IT & ITES, Automotive, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, and BFSI. The programmes use a Continuous Evaluation System that assesses the learners over convenient and regular intervals. Such a system provides timely and frequent feedback and helps busy working professionals stay on course with the programme.

These Higher Education Programmes for working professionals are offered in high demand areas for many key Industry sectors. IT & ITES Sector Employees can pursue programmes with specialization in trending domains like Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Internet of Things, Embedded Systems, Security, Networks & Cloud, Fintech, Software Engineering, Infrastructure Management etc.,

The Manufacturing sector professionals can pursue programmes that enable them to specialize in domains such as Automotive Electronics, Automotive Engineering, Design Engineering, Digital Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Quality Management, and Manufacturing Management etc. WILP also offers a range of technology and management programmes for the pharmaceutical & health care sector employees as well.

Key highlights of the programme:

  • With technology enabled synchronous classes conducted mostly on weekends or after business hours. Working professionals can pursue these programmes without any career break.
  • These programmes lead to award of degree, or diploma or certificate in science technology/engineering, and management domains
  • The education delivery methodology is a blend of classroom and experiential learning. Experiential learning consists of lab exercises, assignments, case studies and work-integrated activities.
  • Participants who successfully complete the programme will become members of an elite & global community of BITS Pilani Alumni

**Working professionals who are keen to apply to these programmes can do so online by visiting the BITS Pilani’s work integrated learning programme web site

The Last date for application is 6th December, 2021**

About BITS Pilani Work Integrated Learning Programmes:

India has a large and qualified professional workforce, which must and will continue to grow in size, complexity, and quality. Given the nature of modern professions, and the acquired reputation of Indian professionals in these roles, continual learning and higher educational qualifications are necessary tools for the nation to succeed within, and compete globally. Work Integrated Learning Programmes of BITS Pilani (WILP) are degree/diploma/certificate programmes which are developed and conducted by BITS Pilani in association and jointly with organizations representing various industry sectors.

About BITS Pilani:

BITS Pilani is an Institution of national repute, known for providing technical education of the highest standards and is well recognized for its innovations, and strong links with industry. It is consistently ranked as the best private engineering & technology institution by leading ranking agencies and publications. MHRD, Govt. of India, in August 2018 announced BITS Pilani as one of the first six Institutions of Eminence in the country. It is one of the few universities that has created an institutionalized framework for achieving a vibrant environment that successfully inculcates an ambience for experiential and cooperative learning and education. BITS Pilani views education as a continual engagement and experience, and ensures that the learning experience is integrated seamlessly not only across its classrooms and laboratories, but also in the industry, as exemplified by its Practice School, and Work Integrated Learning Programmes.