Formed in 1989 as a nodal agency under the patronage of the BITS, Pilani, BITS
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (BITSAA) (now known as BITS Alumni Affairs Cell), is actively
involved in maintaining liaison with alumni around the globe and encourages them
for cultural and professional exchange with the Institute.
Farewell get-together for graduating students
are organized at the end of each semester and these are memorable events. At
this only assembly of the entire batch at a common place, the graduating
students and faculty members share their memories and experiences. A primary
activity of the cell is hosting of the Silver Jubilee celebrations, held in the
month of October – November every year for the batch graduates 25 years ago.
BITSAA also hosts Golden Jubilee celebrations as and when it is able to collect
a viable number of goldies. During the Silver Jubilee Celebrations in addition
to a formal function and joint cultural programs; a series of discussions and
talks; interaction among the alumni, the faculty and current students;
interaction with Students Union; felicitation of senior faculty members by
alumni; and career counselling session are organized. The current students,
faculty and the Alma Mater are greatly benefited. BITSAA also releases souvenirs
like T-shirts, key-chains, caps, etc. It receives an overwhelming demand for
these not only from the alumni but also from the students.