GITAM University profile
GITAM University is a 34 year old well established University excelling in the field of engineering education World wide. The University has 3 campuses, main campus at Visakhapatnam, off campuses at Hyderabad and Bengaluru. The University carries out various programs to develop skills and talents in the students to help in pursuing their careers. The University has well equipped placement cell in each of its branches to train and guide the students to excel in the field of their courses. GITAM University has the track record of a very impressive placements to the students who have taken course in their University. This University is accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade.
Courses offered in B.Tech courses in GITAM University
Biotechnology course is offered only in Visakhapatnam branch and Aeronautical Engineering is offered only in Bengaluru branch.
Mode of admission into undergraduate B.Tech courses in GITAM University
GITAM University conducts an online computer based admission entrance test GAT undergraduate 4 year B.Tech Programs in its branches at Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru campuses.
How to apply GITAM University online computer based GAT Entance test?
Candidates can apply GAT entrance through online. First download GAT information broucher from its University official site and read it carefully before you fill online Application form. Enter the details carefully before you fill in the application form. From the list of Centers given in the information broucher, candidates have to select a center which is convenient to write the GAT Entrance exam. Verify carefully the details before submitting the application form. Take a DD of Rs.1000 in any Nationalized Bank for Male candidates or Rs.600 for female candidates payable at GITAM University, Visakhapatnam. Take a print out of the filled in Application form, affix a photo, attach the DD towards the Application fee and send it by Registered or Speed post to the following Address:
Director-Admission, GITAM University, Gandhinagar campus, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam - 530045, Andhra Pradesh.
Write the Application number on the back side of the DD. Take a second copy of your filled in Application form for your future reference. The filled in Application form along with DD should be received by Director of Admission on or before 31st of March 2015.
Applications can also be obtained by post by sending a request on plain paper giving the candidate's name with complete mailing address along with a DD for Rs. 150/- drawn in favor of GITAM University payable at Visakhapatnam on any scheduled bank. Request for application by post will be accepted only up to 21st March, 2015.
Applications are also available throughout India in specified branches of Union Bank of India, Indian Bank and Karur Vysya Bank.
For admission into 4 year B.Tech programs candidates must pass Intermediate or 12th examination of Central/State Board or its equivalent either in 2015 or 2014 with a minimum pass percentage of 60% aggregate marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with First Class or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination in a single attempt. For B.Tech Biotechnology course, candidates must pass in the qualifying exam with 60% in aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with First class or its equivalent grade in the qualifying exam in a single attempt. Students passing in the qualifying exam in 2013 and earlier are not eligible for GAT Test.
About GAT online computer based GAT Entance test
The Test will be of Multiple Choice type (MCQ). All the questions will be given in English Medium only. The questions will be set from a large question bank and all the candidates will get different sets of questions with same difficulty level. Each question carries 3 marks and a wrong answer for a question will deduct a mark from the total marks of a candidate and for no answer for a question no marks received. On completion of online computer based test scored marks will be shown on the computer. Merit ranks of the candidates will be notified after 2 weeks after the completion of GAT-2015 test. Basing on the merit rank only candidates will be admitted into 4 year B.Tech courses. Central and all State Board first rank holders will be given admission into B.Tech Program directly without writing GAT Test.
Online slot booking system to appear for GAT test
Candidates have to select test center, date and slot of their choice by using slot Booking system. Candidates will get a e-Hall Ticket by booking slot booking system. This booking system will be open from 9th April to 15th April, 2015.
Important dates to remember
For various details of GAT Entrance Test, to fill in online Application form, syllabus for GAT Entrance exam, to know the details of Test Centers, for online slot booking details, to download e-Hall tickets, to know about counseling procedure, please visit the web site: www.gitam.edu/admissions