GITAM Institute of Technology (GIT), Visakhapatnam was established in the year 1980 known as one of the best institutes for Technology in Visakhapatnam. It was the first private institute in Andhra Pradesh to receive university status and recognized by UGC as a category 1 university. The highest package is recorded at INR 16 LPA. Students have found placement at renowned companies like Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, TATA Consultancy, Cognizant, Federal Bank, FIAT, etc. GIT offers degree and doctoral courses in the discipline of Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Cyber Forensics and Information Security, Data Science, Electronics Design and Technology and many more. Admissions are on the basis of merit and entrance tests conducted by GITAM Deemed to be University. The last date for GAT 2021 application is now extended. The application fee for the GAT Online Application 2021 is INR 800.

GITAM Institute of Technology Highlights

Institute Type Deemed to be University
Approved by UGC, AICTE
Affiliated to GITAM University
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A+’ Grade
Entrance Exam University: GAT 
Courses Offered UG, PG & Ph.D
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit and Entrance Test
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports, etc
Partner Universities Sanford School of Medicine, Lancaster University, Central Michigan University, University of Windsor, University of Colorado
Official Website https://vspgit.gitam.edu/
Admission Helpdesk 0891-2840501
Address Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda Visakhapatnam-530045 Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.

GITAM Institute of Technology Courses

GIT offers various UG, PG & PhD Courses in the discipline of Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Cyber Forensics and Information Security, Data Science, Electronics Design and Technology and many more. Tabulated below are the details for the same:

Course Detail
B.Tech Subject: Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering with specialized subjects in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Computer Science and Engineering ( with specialized subjects in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Cyber Security, Data Science, IOT), Computer Science and Business Systems, Electronics and Communications Engineering (with specialized subjects in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, VLSI Design, IOT), Electrical and Electronics Engineering (with specialized subjects in Robotics and Automation), Mechanical Engineering (with specialized subjects in AI & ML, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles), Mechanical Engineering and Smart Manufacturing
Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility: Minimum of 60% or 6.0 CGPA (55% in case of CBSE and ICSE) aggregate marks in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry in the qualifying examination
Subject: Biotechnology
Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility: Minimum of 60% or 6.0 CGPA (55% in case of CBSE and ICSE) aggregate marks in Mathematics/ Biology, Physics & Chemistry in the qualifying examination.
M.Tech Subject: 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
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination from recognized University and obtained a valid score in GAT (Engineering PG)
Ph.D Subject: Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering
Duration: 3 Year (4 year part-time)
Eligibility: Passed M.E. / M.Tech. or equivalent degree in the concerned branch as well as B.E. / B.Tech. / AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent

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GITAM Institute of Technology Admission

Admission is done based on merit and entrance test.

How to Apply?

Online Application

  • 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

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected on the basis of the following entrance examinations:

Course Exam
B.Tech GAT/ JEE
M.Tech GAT/ GATE

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GITAM Institute of Technology Placement

GITAM Training and Placement cell seeks to assure placement to all students by providing skill development and personality training. Over 200 companies have come for recruitment and more than 2,200 students got placed. The alumni of GIT have started around 35 startups. The highest salary package is offered at INR 16 LPA and the average salary package is offered at INR 4.5 LPA. Some of the top recruiters are Microsoft, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, TATA Consultancy, Cognizant, Federal Bank, FIAT, etc.

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GITAM Institute of Technology Scholarship

GITAM offers fee concession and scholarships for its meritorious students along with teaching Assistantships. The following are the details for the same:

B.Tech Scholarship

Program Scholarship Framework
B.Tech GAT Rank Scholarship JEE-Mains Percentile 2021 AP & TS EAMCET
Ranks 2021
1 - 50: 100%
51 - 250: 75%
251 - 1000: 50%
1001 - 3000: 25%
>=98: 100%
>=95 & <98: 75%
>=90 & <95: 50%
>=85 & <90: 25%
1-250: 100%
251-1000: 75%
1001-5000: 50%
5001-25000: 25%


M.Tech Scholarship

Program Scholarship Framework
M.Tech GAT Score Scholarship GATE Percentile Scholarship AP & TS PGECET Ranks 2021
1-250: 100%
251-1000: 75%
1001-5000: 50%
5001-25000: 25%
>=90: 100%
>=80 & <90: 75%
>=70 & <80: 50%
>=60 & <70: 25%
1 - 25: 100%
26 -100: 75%
101 - 250: 50%
251 - 500: 25%

GITAM Institute of Technology Facilities

  • Library: Each Department has its Library to provide students with myriad of books and journals.
  • Auditorium: Spacious auditoriums to hold Festivals, Seminars and Workshops. 
  • Housing: GITAM provides housing for both boys and girls enabled with Wi-Fi, Health, Games and Security.
  • Bus: The institute provides transportation facilities for all students.
  • Labs: Students can utilise state-of-the-art labs such as Computer labs, Mechanical Engineering labs, Virtual Instrumentation lab, etc.

GITAM Institute of Technology Faculty

GITAM houses a staff of 310 knowledgeable in their respective fields, providing the best education for its students with 5 among them being Head of Departments. The other faculties in the following positions are:

  • Professors: 35
  • Associate Professors: 41
  • Assistant Professors: 229

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GITAM Institute of Technology FAQs

Ques. Is GAT mandatory for all to get admission at GITAM Institute of Technology?

Ans. GATE and JEE qualified candidates need not write GAT for admission at GITAM Institute of Technology but they have to apply and take part in counseling/ personal interview.

Ques. How is the entrance test format at GITAM Institute of Technology?

Ans. The entrance test at GITAM Institute of Technology is a 2 hour test with MCQs each having 4 options. There will be negative marking and unanswered questions will be marked null.

Ques. What about reservation at GITAM Institute of Technology?

Ans. Reservation is based on UGC guidelines at GITAM Institute of Technology. 

Ques. Is the question paper same for all in GAT at GITAM Institute of Technology?

Ans. No, the questions for GAT at GITAM Institute of Technology are generated by an online question bank, so the question paper is unique to all. The questions are prepared so that the examination questions are at similar levels to be fair for all students.