The Jharkhand Government, willing to spread the academic excellence of BIT further across the state, made a request to the institute to establish an Extension Centre at Deoghar. BIT responded wholeheartedly and subsequently, a MoU was signed between the Institute and the Government of Jharkhand. Thus, the Deoghar Extension Centre of BIT commenced functioning in October 2007 as the eighth of the Institute’s campuses within India offering undergraduate programs in different streams of engineering.
As per the provisions of the MoU the Deoghar Extension Centre offers B.E. programmes in Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Production Engineering. It was also decided that 50% seats would be for students acquiring eligible qualifications from Institutions located in Jharkhand while the remaining 50% would be for students from the other states of the country.
From the academic year 2008-09 the intake at BIT Deoghar has been increased to 270 seats - 60 each in Computer Science, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and 30 in Production Engineering. Admission has been through AIEEE 2008, with Central Counselling conducted by the Central Counselling Board.
From the year 2011 Admission process will be made through Institute (BIT) Counselling based on All India Rank in AIEEE