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Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management
The Gandi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) is the first private university in Andhra Pradesh, India. It was previously functioning under Andhra University as GITAM college. Established in 1980, it was conferred the status of deemed university in 2007 and was renamed as GITAM University.

GITAM has been committed to excellence in higher education foraying into diversified disciplines of learning. It has steadily evolved into a world class university recognized for the experiential learning it offers, the competent and compassionate faculty, the stellar research laboratories, academic vibrancy and cosmopolitan culture.

Dr. MVVS Murthi, visionary, industrialist, educationist, philanthropist and former parliamentarian has been guiding the destinies of the University since its inception.
The university has two campuses - its main campus at Visakhapatnam, and an off campus at Hyderabad. Known for its creative dynamism and flexibility, the university offers varied programmes blending skill development and value orientation to shape the career of students and develop holistic personality to be privileged members of the civil society. The university also offers several programmes through distance learning to increase access to higher education with emphasis on reaching the unreached.

The university has established placement cell in each of its institutes to train and guide the students in finding lucrative placements. The placement record has been consistently highly impressive, with major recruiters from both the core and IT companies.


GITAM University offers courses in the fields of Science, Engineering, Business, Architecture and Pharmacy at undergraduate, post-graduate and diploma level. The university has two campuses - its main campus at Visakhapatnam, and an off campus at Hyderabad.

Schools and institutes

GITAM includes the following schools and institutes:

• GITAM Institute of Technology
• GITAM Institute of Management
• GITAM Institute of Science
• GITAM Institute of International Business
• GITAM Institute of Pharmacy
• GITAM School of Architecture
• Centre for Distance Learning
• GITAM Hyderabad Business School

Programs offered

GITAM Institute Of Technology

Undergraduate Programmes
Computer Science & Engineering
Information Technology
Electronics & Communication Engineering
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Aeronuatical Engineering
B.Arch. (5 years) (subject to the approval of council of Architecture)
B.Tech + M.Tech (Mechanical) (5 YEAR INTEGRATED DUAL DEGREE)
Postgraduate Programmes
Computer Science & Technology
Software Engineering
Information Technology
RF & Microwave Engineering
VLSI Design
Digital Systems & Signal Processing
Electronic Instrumentation
Structural Engineering & Natural Disaster Management
Power Systems & Automation
Machine Design
Industrial Engineering & Management
Food Processing Technology

GITAM Institute Of Science

Undergraduate Programmes
Computer Applications (BCA)
Environmental Management ( BEM)
Postgraduate Programmes (M.Sc.)
Analytical Chemistry
Applied Mathematics
Electronics Science (Networking and Emb
Environmental Science
Food Science & Technology
Organic Chemistry
Physics (Nuclear /Space /Material /Nano)
MCA (Master of Computer Applications)
Integrated Five year M.Sc. Programme:
Research Programmes (M.Phil. & Ph.D.)
Applied Mathematics
Environmental Science

GITAM Institute of Pharmacy



Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Assurance
Pharmaceutical Chemistry

GITAM Institute of Management


GITAM School of International Business

MBA(International Business)
MBA(International Banking and Finance)
MBA(logistics And Supply Chain Management)

GITAM School of Archeture


GITAM Centre For Distance Learning

MA (Economics)
MA (English)
M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
BA (History, Public Administration & Sociology)
BA (Politics, Public Administration & Sociology)
BA (History, Economics & Psychology)
PG Diploma in Environmental and Sustainable Management
PG Diploma in Communication Skills
Diploma in Communicative English
Diploma in Computer Applications

GITAM Hyderabad Business School


B.Tech/B.Arch./5 Year Integrated B.Tech Programs.
A minimum of 60% marks aggregate in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry or Biology, Physics & Chemistry.
Also the candidate has to appear for The GAT(UGT)(Online Admission Test) which is an all India entrance test conducted by the university annually in the month of may for the uptake of students in all the B.Tech Programs offered by the university. The students are then invited on all India rank basis for counselling where a student can select a program of his/her choice.

M.Tech. Programs.

GAT(PGT)-2011 (Online Admission Test) an all india entrance test is conducted to select candidates for admission to the M.Tech programs B.Pharmacy.

Common entrance test GIPAT (UG) is conducted for selection of candidates for admission to B. Pharmacy



Common entrance test GIPAT (PG) is conducted for selection of candidates for admission to M. Pharmacy


B.Sc and M.Sc Programms.

Candidates seeking admission to various B.Sc And M.Sc. programmes are required
to appear for an entrance test GSAT - 2011 to be held at various centres in Andhra Pradesh and outside. Admission is based on the rank obtained in the entrance test.
BBM ,MBA and Integrated (BBM+MBA) Programms.

Common entrance test GIM ONLINE TEST (UG and PG) is conducted for selection of candidates for admission.

Accreditation and certification

GITAM University has been accredited with a grade of A by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC).


The University Has Two nationalized banks – Union Bank of India and Indian Bank operate their branches in the campus with the required banking operations. All students and Staff have access to both the banks. Two ATM counters of Union Bank of India and one ATM counter of Indian Bank offer services on 24 x 7 basis to all account holders with ATM facility. The working hours of the bank branches are also convenient as they operate during working hours of the University.

At present he Universirty has 06 food courts cater to the needs of the students and staff on the campus. These food courts are located in different places of the campus and serve different types of food to suit the divergent taste of the students and staff With a view to providing personal care to the students coming from various corners of the country, the University has built hostels that provide the right academic ambience for students in search of excellence in their pursuits. At present three blocks of hostels provide hostel facilities to 1200 students with all the facilities

The university has men's and women's hostels which provide on-campus accommodation.At present three blocks of hostels provide hostel facilities to 1200 students with all the facilities

The library activity of GITAM started with the setting up of library for College of Engineering in 1980. This was added by library of College of Management Studies 1988, which was followed by the library of GIFT in 1997. To optimize the resource utilization and maximize convenience to the users, the need of centralizing the library facility was felt. Accordingly GITAM Management took a bold step of constructing a huge building of architectural excellence with all modern gadget.The building was named after the famous and world renowned teacher, philosopher and former President of India, Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan as Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Bhavan. This five storied air conditioned complex with CCTV Surveillance System is an architectural delight. The Bhavan has a total plinth area of 50,000 s.ft and facilities like air conditioned auditorium with a seating capacity of 200 and also annexe to host meetings for a capacity of 500. Book exhibitions, product demos, group discussions of training and placement departments and get togethers of students take place here.nts take place here.

GITAM places as much emphasis on Physical Education as it does on academic excellence. The well equipped Gymnasium caters to the physical well being of students and staff, apart from the keen sports persons. The Kodi Rama Murthy Indoor Stadium of International standards have been the venue for many important intercollegiate events. The well laid out, spacious play grounds for various athletic events and games has been an arena for exuberant sports activities. The synthetic and clay floodlit tennis courts of international standards have been the venue for GITAM pch AITA Super Series, All India Tennis U/14 and Intercollegiate A Zone and Inter-Zonal Tennis (M).The university’s commitment to improving the students skills and competitiveness has translated into producing many champions and winning an enviable series of of championships.

The University has Wi-fi with 1000 Mbps internet connectivity, World class Data Centre, Entrepreneur Development Cell, Sophisticated language laboratory, State-of-the-art infrastructure, Separate hostel facilities for boys and girls, Highly active NCC, NSS units.

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