BITS’ mission is to advance knowledge and educate students in science, technology, and other areas of scholarships that will best serve India and the world in the 21st century. Dedicated to providing students with an education that combines rigorous academic study and the excitement of discovery, BITS will now extend its commitment to the learning community both on campus and worldwide with BITSx through high-quality online courses to students around the globe.
BITS works to continuously innovate and refresh its curriculum to reflect the latest developments in technology and educational trends. Its commitment to cutting-edge technology and innovation directly aligns with edX’s mission to increase access to education for students worldwide using online learning and technology, while also improving on-campus education and gaining greater insights into how students learn.
As BITSx, The Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani will begin offering classes on edX.org in August 2014. We look forward to bringing you more information about BITS’ great courses.
By Johannes Heinlein, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships