WASE 2018

WASE is an eight-semester (4 year) off-campus collaborative M.Tech in Software Engineering program equivalent in status to the full-time 2 years M.Tech in Software Engineering degree program offered by BITS Pilani.

The WASE-BITS Partnership

The BITS-Wipro collaboration offering quality education to the talent pipeline of Wipro has completed more than a decade of operations and is testimonial to the Wipro commitment of nurturing and developing talent. Wipro leveraged the expertise of India's premier technical institute - BITS Pilani, to coordinate its education program. The pedagogy and evaluation methodologies were chosen and implemented by BITS in consultation with Wipro's Talent Transformation division while BITS arranges the faculty and awards the degree.
  • BITS Pilani is ranked among the Top 10 colleges by most of the media rankings for engineering colleges
  • Over the last 20 years, 17,292 employees have undergone these programs and have benefited from our curriculums
  • Thousands of WASEians are currently pursuing their M.Tech programs while being associated with us in real time projects

Course Structure

With the WASE program, students gain industry exposure and real-time practical knowledge on live projects during the weekdays, thereby developing their technical skills in the ever-evolving IT world. WASE imparts the best training for soft skills and provides project experience along with a monthly stipend, which increases every year.
Course Details
No. of semesters
: 8
Duration of each semester
: 6 months
First seven semesters
: Course work
Eighth semester
: Dissertation

Semester Details
Every semester comprises of:
  • Four courses per semester.
  • Sixteen weeks of contact classes
  • Four sessions are conducted every week on Saturday/Sunday
  • Every session runs for two hours
Activity distribution
  • For the first seven semesters

Monday to Friday Saturday/Sunday
Work on projects in assigned business units at Wipro Attend BITS classes

Eighth Semester
Devoted to dissertation work as stipulated by BITS


Course Eligibility

In order to ensure the best students appear for the entrance test to the WASE program, and taking into consideration the technical nature of the course, Wipro has established the following eligibility criteria. The program is open for graduates of 2017 & 2018.
Eligibility
X – 50%
XII – 50%
Graduation – 60% Aggregate inclusive of all subjects and Honors
Mathematics in 12th Std Mandatory
No Standing Arrears/Backlogs

Qualification
BCA
B.Sc.(CS)

Selection Process
Online Registration
Group Discussion
Aptitude Test
Written Communication Test (Online)
HR Interview

Monthly Stipend
First Academic Year – 13,500/-
Second Academic Year – 16,000/-
Third Academic Year – 19,000/-
Fourth Academic Year – 23,000/-

Additional Benefits
Book allowance each semester
Medical Insurance
Contingency loans and more
Azim Premji
"Values act like a mirror of the past and are synonymous with commitment, enthusiasm, team work and creative ideas. I am confident that WASEians will always view their mirror images with pride and will continue to be the torch bearers of the Spirit of Wipro." Azim H. Premji
Chairman, Wipro Ltd.
"Wipro is a highly reputed Indian organization and its zeal to introduce the WASE program speaks of its commitment to the development of its human capital. I am happy to note that this collaborative program has proved to be highly successful."

From the Desk of the Vice Chancellor
Birla Institute of Technology & Science