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Established : 1980 | Accredited/Approved : AICTE /NAAC / UGC | Affiliated : Andhara University
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GITAM University is one of the top private universities in India. The University has campuses in Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. GITAM Vizag offers various science, computer applications, engineering, medical, architecture, arts and research courses. The UGC and the MHRD recognize its academic programmes. The University has a 100% placement record and has a strong relationship with top companies. Thousands of students are placed each year in top firms. As a result, it has been ranked 67 by NIRF for the overall category among the Top 100 Universities in India.

GITAM Vizag admission is granted based on the student's performance in the entrance test and academic merit. The University accepts both online and offline application forms. Interested students can download an application form from the official website and submit it with relevant documents. Besides, The university partners with Elon University, USA, which will facilitate student and faculty exchange programs. The collaboration will also support research collaborations between the two institutions.

About GITAM Vizag

Name of the University

GITAM University Vizag


Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Year of Establishment


Type of University

Deemed to be University

Admission Process

Entrance Test and Merit

Application Mode


GITAM University Student Portal


GITAM University B Tech Admission

B Tech in GITAM Vizag is available in various specializations. In contrast, GITAM University CSE is available in several major and minor specializations. Candidates qualified in 10+2 with above 60% marks overall can apply for admission. Whereas in PCMB subjects, a minimum 50% average is required. However, the selection of the applicants is solely based on the entrance test administered by the University.

  • B Tech Biotechnology in GITAM University (minor specialization in AI for BioEngineering)   
  • Computer Science and Business Systems
  • CSE (minor specializations in AIML, Data Science, Computer Science (To other Departments), Cyber Security)
  • CSE (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning)
  • Mechanical Engineering (minor specialization in Industrial Engineering)
  • Civil Engineering (minor specialization in Geographic Information Systems)
  • CSE (Cyber Security)
  • CSE (Data Science)
  • CSE (Internet of Things)
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering (minor specialization in VLSI Design, Internet of Things, Robotics and Automation, Communications Engineering, Smart Grid Technology)

GITAM B Tech Selection Criteria

  • Candidates seeking admission to the GITAM B Tech Courses must appear for GITAM University Entrance Exam, commonly known as GAT (UGTP).
  • GITAM University Results will be declared within 10 days after completing the GITAM Admission Test.
  • Candidates who are shortlisted based on the GAT scores will be invited to attend the personal interview or counselling session.
  • Suppose students with valid AP EAMCET or JEE Main scores will be exempted from the entrance test. They can submit the scorecards of the qualified exam while filling out the application form.
  • There is also provision for GITAM University Direct admission to all the state & central board toppers.
  •  Such candidates can be admitted to any programme they choose without taking GAT. Therefore, they are exempted from appearing in GAT.

GITAM Entrance Exam Pattern for B Tech

Students taking the entrance test must be aware of the exam pattern. The examination will be conducted online mode only. The exam lasts 2 hours and comprises three sections. The type of questions is MCQ. Two marks will be rewarded for each right answer. In contrast, 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.


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GITAM University B Arch and B Pharm Admission

At the UG level, GITAM offers admission to Architecture and pharmacy courses. Students looking for admission must ensure the eligibility criteria for GITAM University.

For admission to the B Arch in GITAM, candidates must have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks. In addition, they shall have studied Mathematics as the main subject. Candidates will be selected based on NATA or JEE Main Paper 2 score.

Candidates applying for GITAM University B Pharmacy must have studied Biology as a mandatory subject in 10+2. In contrast, the qualifying marks should be above 60% marks. The selection of the applicants depends on GAT scores.

GITAM University MBBS Admission

A constituent part of the University, GITAM Medical College Visakhapatnam, offers admission to the five-year MBBS Programme.

  • Candidates who have qualified in 10+2 with at least 50% marks in PCB Subjects are eligible. Selection of the applicants is solely based on NEET Merit.
  • As a result, students must satisfy the GITAM University MBBS Cut off. Those who score equivalent to the cutoff will be eligible for a medical seat.

GITAM University BSc Admission

BSc courses in GITAM are available in various specializations. Students who satisfy the basic eligibility criteria can apply for admission online through the official website.

  • Applicants must have studied the PCMB stream in 10+2 as mandatory subjects. Besides,  they must have obtained a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  • Selection of the applicants is based on the entrance test administrated by the GITAM.
  • Suppose students applying for GITAM University BSc Nursing must have a minimum of 45% in Biology subject in 10+2.

BSc Specialization

  • BSc Agriculture in GITAM University
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Electronics
  • Physics

GITAM University Entrance Exam Pattern for BSc

The exam lasts 1 hour and comprises three sections. The type of question is MCQ. 1 mark will be rewarded for each right answer. In contrast, 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer.




Duration of Exam

Mathematical Science



1 hour

Physical Science



Biological Science



GITAM University UG Admission

Besides the courses mentioned above, UG Courses in GITAM Vizag include BCA, B Com, BEM, LLB and BA.

BCA: Candidates wishing to apply to the GITAM University BCA must have studied Mathematics as the main subject in 10+2 / HSC. Selection of the applicants is based on GAT (GITAM aptitude test).

According to the GITAM BCA Entrance Exam Pattern, the exam lasts 1 hour. There will only be one section which is Analytical Ability. There will be a total of 60 MCQ type of questions. For each appropriate answer, 1 mark will be rewarded.

B.Com:  Candidates willing to apply for admission to the BCom in GITAM must have a minimum of 50% marks in Higher Secondary / 10+2 / Intermediate Examination from any recognized board. GAT scores determine admission to the B Com.

BEM:  University also offers admission to the three-year Bachelor's degree in Environmental Management. Candidates who have passed 10+2 in any stream can apply for admission. In addition, students are required to appear for the entrance exam. The exam lasts 1 hr and will be conducted online mode. There will be 60 MCQ questions. 1 mark will be carried for each question.

LLB: GITAM offers admission to the three-year LLB programme under the law stream. Students must have completed their Bachelor's degree with not less than 50% marks to become eligible for admission. The final selection of the applicants is based on the GITAM law entrance exam.

GITAM University Integrated Courses

GITAM Vizag Courses various dual degree courses in engineering, science and law streams. Candidates willing to apply for admission in the integrated programmes must have passed in 10+2 with a minimum of 50% to 60% aggregate marks. However, the selection of the applicants is based on the entrance test. Soon after the admission process commences, GITAM University Exam Dates will be notified on the official website. Applicants must register for the entrance test by logging into the admission portal.

Courses in GITAM Vizag



B Tech+M Tech

Mechanical Engineering
Electronics & Communication Engineering

6 years



5 years



5 years



5 years

GITAM University M Tech Admission

At the Postgraduate level, GITAM offers two-year M Tech admission in various disciplines. Candidates with a bachelor's degree in B Tech in a relevant stream with at least 50% marks can apply for admission.

  • In addition, applicants are mandated to appear for the GAT (PGT) entrance test.
  • However, those with valid GATE scores are exempted from appearing in the entrance exam for GITAM University. Instead, candidates can apply directly for admission by submitting the GATE scorecard.

GITAM Vizag M Tech Specializations

  • Food Processing Technology
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Cyber Forensics and Information Security
  • Data Science
  • Electronics Design and Technology
  • VLSI Design
  • Power System and Automation
  • Machine Design
  • Manufacturing Technology & Automation
  • Structural Engineering

GITAM Entrance Exam Pattern for M Tech

GITAM University PG Entrance Exam/GAT ( PGT ) will be conducted online for M Tech admission seekers. There will be three sections in the exam paper. Candidates are required to complete 90 MCQs within 2 hours.


Questions ( Number)


Quantitative Aptitude






Verbal Ability



GITAM University M Pharm Admission

GITAM offers admission to the two-year M Pharmacy in four specializations. Admissions are granted based on merit and entrance test marks.

  • Those who have completed a bachelor's degree B Pharm with a minimum of 50% marks can apply for admission.
  • Besides, students must appear for the PG entrance test administrated by the University.

M Pharm Specializations

  • Pharmaceutics
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance

Exam Pattern for GAT (PGP) for M Pharm.


Questions (Number)





Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance






Pharmaceutical Chemistry



GITAM University MBA Admission

A two-year MBA in GITAM Vizag is available in three disciplines. Candidates who have completed a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university can apply for admission. The final selection of applicants is based on the entrance test followed by GD and PI Rounds.

  • Applicants seeking admission to the MBA must have valid scores in the state- or national-level entrance exams. It accepts valid CAT, XAT, GMAT, MAT, CMAT, NMAT or TS ICET scores.
  • Suppose students who have not attempted any of the abovementioned exams must sit for GITAM University MBA Entrance Exam.
  • Based on the exam results, a merit list will be created. Students must attend the personal interview and group discussion according to merit. 
  • For admission to the Executive MBA in GITAM University, students must have at least two years of work experience after their Bachelor's degree.

GITAM Vizag MBA Specializations

  • Health Care Management          
  • Business Analytics
  • International Business

GITAM University PG Admission

GITAM offers admission to the postgraduate degree in computer application,  science, commerce and arts. Those students who have completed Bachelor's degree in the pertinent stream are eligible to apply for admission. Admission to the PG Courses is based on the performance in GITAM University Entrance Exam GAT. However, the eligibility criteria vary from course to course.

MSc:  For admission to the MSc course, students must hold a bachelor's degree BSc in the concerned discipline. The minimum qualifying marks should be above 50%.

MCA: A pass in any UG degree with at least 50% marks and Mathematics or Statistics at 10 +2 level, degree level, or equivalent examination. However,  candidates who pursued BCA at the UG level will be given preference during the seat allotment process.

MA:  Candidates looking for MA admission must have completed their Bachelor's degree BA with above 50% marks.

PG Diploma: GITAM offers PG Diploma in Fin Tech. Those with Bachelor's degree in Engg & Technology/IT/Computer Science with at least 60% marks can apply for admission to the PG Diploma courses in GITAM University.



Selection Criteria


Applied Mathematics
Analytical Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Environmental Science
Electronics Science
Food Science and Technology
Chemistry (Pharmaceutical)

Selection is based on the GITAM aptitude test (GAT)


Computer Applications


Applied Psychology

PG Diploma


GITAM University Application Process

To apply for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by GITAM, first applicants need to register for GITAM Admission Test (GAT). Suppose you have already appeared for any of the competitive exams such as JEE, TS EAMCET, AP EAPCET, NATA, GATE, CLAT, LSAT, UGAT, AP / TS ICET, NEET (UG), CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, NMAT, GMAT, etc., and scored well. In that case, you can use the same score to get admission at GITAM. Candidates are required to submit the scorecards by the GITAM University admission last date.

Applying for the GAT is a very simple process. First, check out the following steps listed below.

  • First, visit the official website of GITAM University.
  • On the home page, click the " GITAM Online Admission " tab.
  • Then, choose the preferred campus. Then, if you are willing to apply for the Visakhapatnam campus, click on it.
  • Choose the courses and specializations. Then click on "Start Application Now".
  • At first, applicants are required to register with basic details to get GITAM Application Login Credentials.
  • By using those credentials, one can access the application form. Then, fill in the required details and pay the stipulated GITAM University Exam Fees.
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How can I apply for a Distance MBA at GITAM University Distance Education?
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replied on 31-Aug-2023 17:48:52

The admission process for the GITAM distance MBA program is simple and primarily online. Candidates are selected based on the GAT Entrance Exam administrated by GITAM. Beforehand, aspirants should prepare certain vital documents. To apply, submit a photocopy of your qualifying exam degree or certificate. You can easily pay the application fee online using a Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, or an Indian Bank Challan. Applicants can also pay with a Demand Draft to CDL-GITAM in Visakhapatnam.

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