Monday, September 15, 2008

Birla Institute of Applied Sciences - Bhimtal

It all started in 1969 as a brain child of Mr. B.M. Birla to come up with a Research Centre in Bhimtal area which would provide basic facilities and act as a testing lab for entrepreneurs looking to set up industrial units in Uttarakhand. With a rich background and backing of BITS Ranchi & BM Birla Science Centre, Jaipur Birla Institute of Scientific Research was established in Bhimtal, with renowned industrialists Mr. GP Birla and Mr. CK Birla being part of its founding body.

BIAS, Bhimtal Campus boasts of a very solid infrastructure and consists of lecture halls, labs, workshops, different types of libraries and separate hostels for boys and girls. There are various Labs at BIAS - Computer Lab, Electronics Lab, CCNA Lab, Micrprocessor Lab and Microwave Lab. The Central Library at BIAS is well equipped and boasts of a collection of around 5000 volumes which contains books, CDs, Project Reports, etc. The institute's latest initiative, The Dspace Digital Library acts as an institution repository and is full of eBooks, research articles, etc.

The following courses are offered by BIAS, Bhimtal:

MCA - 45 Seats

B.T. (Electronics and Communications) - 30 Seats

B.T. (Computer Science) - 30 Seats

Please contact Birla Institute Bhimtal if you wish to know more about this institute situated in the foothills of Himalayas in Uttarakhand.

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