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Pilani is a small and educational city located in the Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan, India. Pilani is home to the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS). Apart from BITS, Pilani also has one of the major CSIR labs for advanced research in electronics, the Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), which is located next to the BITS campus.
As of the 2011 census of India, Pilani has a population of 29741 of which 51% are males and 49% females, the average literacy rate is 72%. Regardless of higher education hubs like BITS, the young women from economically weak sections in Pilani rural areas frequently suspend their higher education because of various reasons, especially finance related issues.