mba programme


There are three ways in which we will build our industry connect.

First, by creating a curriculum filled with opportunities to learn from leading practitioners through projects, internships and an ongoing lecture series.

Second, by leveraging the influential networks of our Governing and Advisory councils, comprising senior business leaders.

And third, by tapping into the extensive alumni network of BITS Pilani numbering over 55,000 with over 4,200+ founders and 3,000+ CEOs. Students of BITSoM will be in a unique position of being a founding class with access to a vast alumni network.


Summer internships at BITSoM are an opportunity for you to go out into the world of business and solve real challenges faced by organizations. They also present you with a platform to showcase your ability to apply all that you have learnt in your exciting first year at BITSoM. And as you get the opportunity to work with and learn from the best in the industry, they are a great vantage point for recruiters to evaluate you for final placements.

BITSoM’s founding class has achieved 100% summer internship placements. The students have received offers from some of the coveted leading organisations including Bain & Co, Kearney, Arthur D Little, Deloitte, PwC, EY, Korn Ferry (Hay Group), Hindustan Unilever, Tata Consumer, Beiersdorf (Nivea), Pidilite, The Hershey Company, Aditya Birla Group, Cisco, Tata Capital, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Cervin Ventures (a Silicon Valley-based VC fund) and ICICI Prudential AMC among others. In all, 50 organisations made 141 offers to 132 participating students.

Click here to download the full Summer Internship Placement Report.

Professional Career Advancement Team - BITSoM

Professional Career Advancement Team

A dedicated professionally run careers team will leverage our deep industry connect to bring in quality recruiters for placements. And that’s not all. The team will conduct resume and case study workshops, mock group discussions and interviews to help you convert those opportunities to reality.

While the placement process will involve students as well, our full time career advancement team will be able to bring continuity, a robust process and professionalism to building and maintaining relationships with top recruiters.

Learning by industry immersion

Our industry connection isn’t limited to the placement season - we build it into our two-year MBA programme. You will gain real-world, hands-on experience inside and outside the classroom throughout your time at BITSoM.


Live Projects are real-world challenges that students tackle in groups to supplement their BITSoM classroom learning. It allows students to gain industry insights while also making industry networks that would sustain beyond the program.

As part of the BITSoM MBA programme, you must complete one Social Live Project and two Corporate Live Projects. Each of these Live Projects lasts two months, and you have to work on the project for approximately 40 hours each, alongside side academic engagements. These projects are an opportunity to learn and engage with the corporate to become future-ready. For each of these projects,you will work in different teams.

  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Godrej Group
  • Porter
  • EY Parthenon
  • Owens Corning
  • Cuemath
  • Vodacom South Africa
  • Big Basket
  • Landor & Fitch
  • Coca-Cola
  • Apollo Clinic
  • Kshema General Insurance
  • Lebara UK
  • IBM
  • Google
  • NEC

The Social Live Project has been given special attention since as a BITSoMian you are expected to graduate as socially conscious leader who recognizes the interdependence of society and business. It will also empower you to operate in complex environments with multiple stakeholders. You will get a chance to make a positive impact on the society while working closely with founders and key members of these organizations who are passionate about their cause.

  • Bharat Petroleum
  • Doctors For You
  • Grasim Industries Limited
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Indian Cancer Society
  • iVolunteer
  • Katalyst
  • Kindness Unlimited
  • Kotak Education Foundation
  • Light of Life
  • Majlis
  • Masoom
  • Pratham
  • Project
  • RBL
  • Rotary
  • Salaam Balaak Trust
  • St. Judes India Childcare Centres
  • Tisser Artisan Trust
  • Vipla Foundation
  • Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action (YUVA)

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