Prof. Raghurama G.
Chairman, Alumni Affairs Division
Birla Institute of Technology & Science – Pilani
26th December, 2016

Alumni Affairs Division of BITS Pilani solicits nominations for the “Distinguished Alumnus Awards  – 2017” to recognize and honor those alumni who have brought laurels to their alma mater by making significant and outstanding contributions to their profession, their businesses, and/or to the society.

Eligibility Criteria

Any living BITS alumnus who has completed a degree programme from any of the campuses of BITS and has made significant and outstanding contribution to one or more of the following fields (or categories) would be considered for the award:
  • Professional management of businesses
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Academic teaching and/or research
  • Public life or social entrepreneurship and
  • Philanthropy


Any member of the General Body of BITS, the Board of Governors of BITS, BITS’ Senate, BITS’ administration or faculty, or of BITS Alumni Association may nominate an alumnus.

For further detailed information regarding the award details, eligibility criteria and award presentation, refer here. The completed nomination forms may be submitted online using the form below. The deadline for submission of nomination is 30th April 2017.

The Distinguished Alumnus Awards were instituted in the year 2011 and the awards were presented each year during the Convocation. The Distinguished Alumnus Awards will be presented in the form of a plaque, a certificate and a citation.

For any queries, please get in touch with: Prof. Veeky Baths ( or the Alumni Affairs Division (

To nominate a BITS alumnus, please fill the online nomination form below.

  • Please note that the contribution should have resulted in a significant impact in terms of (a) dissemination or creation of knowledge, (b) enrichment of lives of people, (c) distribution or creation of wealth, or (d) promotion or establishment of high ethical standards in private or public life
    The BITS Pilani Distinguished Alumnus Awards Committee may contact you for knowing more about the nominee by means of your contact information provided.

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