GIS (Gitam Institute of Science), Visakhapatnam is ranked 71st in NIRF Rankings 2020. It is affiliated to GITAM (Deemed to be University), Visakhapatnam. GIS offers 12 undergraduate courses, 13 postgraduate courses, an Integrated M.Sc and Doctoral courses. Admissions to the courses are merit as well as GAT entrance test. GITAM GAT 2021 second phase will be starting from June 17, 2021 and the last date to register is June 15, 2021. The exam will be held in the online mode.

The college has a very dedicated placement cell. The college is visited by 200+ recruited companies. The highest package offered is INR 16 lakhs. Elite companies like TCS, Mind Tree, Wipro, CSC, etc visit the campus to recruit the students.

Gitam Institute of Science Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1980 | Private
Affiliated to GITAM (Deemed to be University)
Approved by UGC
Accredited to NAAC with “A+” Grade
Courses Offered UG & PG
Application Mode Online
Entrance Exam Institute: GAT (GITAM Admission Test) UG and PG exam
Top Recruiters TCS, HCL, Wipro, Google, etc
Facilities Available Auditorium, Knowledge Research Centre, Hostels, Food Court and Canteens, etc
Official Website https://vspgis.gitam.edu/
Admission Helpdesk 0891-2840452, 2790606
Address GITAM Institute of Science
Gandhi nagar, Rushikonda
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India 530045

Gitam Institute of Science Courses

The institute offers UG, PG and PhD Courses in the discipline of Science, Business Administration and many more. Tabulated below are the details for the same:

Course Details
B.Sc Specializations: Analytical Chemistry, Blended, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Statistics, Data Science
Eligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology + Obtained a valid score in GAT UG
Duration: 3 years
B.Sc (Hons.) Specializations: Biotechnology, Chemistry, Food Technology, Microbiology
Eligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology + Obtained a valid score in GAT UG
Duration: 3 years
BCA Eligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks + Obtained a valid score in GAT UG
Duration: 3 years 
B.Sc + M.Sc Eligibility: 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/ Biology as a compulsory subject from a recognised board.
Duration: 5 Years
M.Sc Specializations: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Statistics, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Biotechnology, Electronics, Environmental Science, Food Science and Technology, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Physics and Data Science
Eligibility: Graduation with a minimum 50% marks + Obtained a valid score GAT (PG Science)
Duration: 2 Years
PhD Specializations: Bioinformatics, Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Physics and Electronics Eligibility: Post Graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
Duration: 3 years

Check: GIS Visakhapatnam Courses and Fees

Admissions to the college is merit as well as entrance based. Follow the below mentioned steps:

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official website of the University to apply for GAT.
  • Fill the online application form carefully.
  • Upload the recent passport sized coloured photograph of dimensions 4cm X 4cm.
  • Submit the application form by paying INR 800/- either via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net-banking

GIS Selection Criteria

  • The candidates applying for B.Sc and B.Sc (Hons.) will be selected on the basis of the GAT UG exam.
  • The candidates applying for M.Sc will be selected on the basis of the GAT PG exam.
  • For BCA, the candidates will be selected on merit basis.

Gitam Institute of Science Placements 

The college has a dedicated placement cell for the students. More than 200 recruiting companies visit the campus every year. The highest package offered is INR 16 lakhs. About 60-70% of the students from the college get placed every year. Many big companies and MNCs visit the campus to recruit the students. Some of the top companies are:

Microsoft Google
Infosys TCS
Wipro HCL
HP Accenture

Gitam Institute of Science Scholarships

The institute offers the following scholarships to deserving and meritorious students:

  • Admissions through scholarships will be offered on a ‘first come first served’ basis and is limited upto 25% of the approved course intake. Once this is filled, candidates are not qualified for the scholarship.
  • If a student is eligible for scholarship under more than one category through GAT, National and State Entrance Tests, then he/she will be awarded with the highest percent of the scholarships.
  • The children of GITAM employees are eligible to avail only 25% of merit scholarship through GAT, National and State Entrance Tests.
  • The scholarship offered through GAT, National and State Entrance Tests is applicable for first year only. The same scholarship will be continued in the subsequent years of study scoring gpa of 8.0 and more.

Additional Scholarships

Scheme  Additional Scholarship
Alumni returning to do higher studies 10%
Children of Alumni 10%
Real siblings studying at the same time 10%
Children of retired employees of GITAM 10%

Gitam Institute of Science Facilities

  • Library: The college has a huge library resource for the students and faculty members. The library is known as the Knowledge Research Centre. The library has more than 3.5 lakh resources available.
  • Auditorium: The college has around 10 auditoriums which are well equipped with air-conditioners, light and video projectors, speakers and is very well maintained and spacious. The auditorium can accommodate more than 10,000 students. All the seminars, workshops etc are conducted in the auditorium.
  • Hostels: The hostels of the college are very well maintained and are on the basis of twin sharing. They are well maintained and equipped with all basic amenities. There are air conditioned as well as non-air conditioned rooms. The college provides accommodation for more than 10,000 students.
  • Food Courts and Canteen: The college has around 6 food courts and one big canteen for the students. The students can sit there with their group and relax. Snacks and food items are available at a standardized rate and hygienic measures at all times are kept in mind.
  • Sports: The college encourages the students to participate in extracurricular activities. The college has a cricket stadium for the students, a hobby centre for them to play indoor games and a health and wellness centre to do yoga and other forms of exercises.

Gitam Institute of Science Faculty

The faculty at the college are highly experienced and well trained. The faculty is very helpful, qualified and knowledgeable. The teachers are very helpful with 12 to 15 years of experience. They take good care of the students. They encourage the students to participate in seminars, workshops, conferences etc. 

Check: GIS Visakhapatnam Faculty 

Gitam Institute of Science FAQs

Ques. Is GAT an offline or online exam?

Ans. GAT is an online exam conducted for a duration of 2 years. Candidates can appear for the exam through mobile phones, tablets or computers. There are a total number of 100 questions and there are multiple choice questions. 

Ques. Is there any scholarship provided for performing well at GAT by GIS Visakhapatnam?

Ans. Yes, there are scholarships provided to the students for performing well in the National and State entrance exams and GAT. The percentage of scholarship according to the marks scored by the students is as follows:

GAT Score Scholarship AP & TS EAMCET Ranks
>=180 gets 100% scholarship 1-250 gets 100% scholarship
>=160 & <180 gets 75% scholarship 251- 1000 gets 75% scholarship
>=140 & <160 gets 50% scholarship 1001 - 5000 gets 50% scholarship
>=120 & <140 gets 25% scholarship 5001 - 25000 gets 25% scholarship

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria for B.Sc?

Ans. The criteria for the students who want to pursue M.Sc in GIS are:

  • Must have qualified 10+2 examinations with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Biology with minimum 50% marks.
  • Must have qualified GAT (UG exam) 2021.

Ques. Why should I join Gitam Institute of Science?

Ans. The key benefits of joining GIS Visakhapatnam is as follows:

  • The college has a very dedicated placement cell and more than 200 recruiting companies visit the campus to recruit the students. More than 70% of the students get placed.
  • The college has a strong alumni base. The alumni of college are well settled with their jobs all over the world.
  • The college organises various awareness programs relating to the environment, health etc.
  • The college has various laboratories for each department especially in the areas of Cancer Biology, Biotechnology etc and has good financial support from DST, DBT etc.
  • Students are trained in various other events like seminars, workshops etc for developing communication skills, familiarizing themselves with the latest developments in their areas etc.