Founded in 1943 by Dr G.D. Birla, under the auspices of the Birla Education Trust, the Technological Institute of Textile and Sciences (TITS) is a centre for research and education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The institute is a premier technical institute of the country today, drawing students from all over India and abroad. It has organised special courses for students from Kenya, Mauritius and Iran in the past as well.
TITS has a textile mill attached to it for training students under actual working conditions and for conducting research.
The information bulletin containing the application form and other details can be obtained against a cash payment of Rs 300 for ‘general’ candidates and Rs 150 for SC and ST candidates from the branches of Syndicate Bank. These can also be procured by post from the AIEEE Unit at the Central Board of Secondary Education. Candidates should send their request to the Assistant Secretary, AIEEE Unit, Central Board of Secondary Education, 17-B, I.P. Estate, New Delhi 110002, along with a bank draft for Rs 350 for ‘general’ category and Rs 200 for SC and ST candidates, payable in favour of “The Secretary, CBSE” at New Delhi and a self-addressed envelope of 12"x10".
Online submission of forms can be made on the AIEEE website, www.titsbhiwani.org. Downloaded forms, along with the photograph and signature of the candidate, can be sent by registered or speed post to CBSE and payment has to be made through (a) a bank draft, or (b) Syndicate Bank AIEEE challan form generated at the time of submission of particulars, in any branch across India.
The last date for applying by registered post/speed post is the first week of February.
The institute also offers BTech courses in textile chemistry, computer engineering, electronics and instrumentation, electronics and communication, information technology, fashion and apparel. The postgraduate programmes offered include an MTech in textile technology and an MBA.
For more information contact the institute at Birla Colony, Bhiwani 127021, Haryana, or log on to www.titsbhiwani.org.
• Students who have completed Plus Two with maths and physics are eligible to appear for the entrance exam. Those appearing in the said exam may also appear in AIEEE for consideration of provisional admission. You should be an Indian national aged between 16 and 24 years.
• The admissions for the BTech courses are based on merit in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) conducted by CBSE in May.
Pattern of exam
• The entrance examination has two papers: Paper 1 consists of 150 objective-type questions, with equal weightage, on physics and chemistry. This paper is of 2 hours and 30 minutes’ duration. Paper 2 consists of 75 objective-type questions in mathematics. This paper is of 1 hour and 15 minutes’ duration.
• Some of the books you can refer to are Mathematics by M.L. Khanna, Maths for AIEEE by Tata McGraw Hill publishers, Physics 10+2 by H.C. Verma and IIT Physics by Tata McGraw Hill. For chemistry you can prepare from books by O.P. Agarwal, Krishna and Tata McGraw Hill publishers.
Sample Test Paper
• The time period of a simple pendulum
a) varies directly as mass of bob
b) varies directly as square of mass of bob
c) varies inversely as mass of bob
d) is independent of the mass of bob
• What is immaterial for an electric fuse '
a) its specific resistance
b) its radius
c) its length
d) current flowing through it
• Two satellites are orbiting around in circular orbits of the same radius. The mass of satellite A is five times the mass of satellite B. The time periods of resolution are in the
a) 1 :1
b) 1 : 10
c) 5 : 1
d) 1 : 5
• Which of the following will decolourise the alkaline potassium permanganate solution :
a) C 2 H 5 OH
b) CS 2
c) C 3 H 8
d) C 3 H 6
• Enzymes used in conversion of glucose to ethanol is :-
a) invertase b) zymase c) diastase d) lipids
• If x is real, the least value of 3x 2 + 7x + 10 is :-
b) 10/ 3
c) 7 /3
d) 71 /12