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. The institute provides 100% assistance to its students. 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 University. 

GITAM Institute of Technology Highlights

Institute Type Private
Approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Affiliated to GITAM University
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Entrance Exam University: GAT (UGTP) and GAT (PGT)
Courses Offered UG, PG & Ph.D
Application Mode Online/Offline
Admission Criteria Merit and Entrance Test
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports, etc
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 & Ph.D 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: Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Computer science and Business System, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering (AI and machine learning), Computer Science and Engineering( Cyber Security),Computer Science and Engineering ( Data Science), Computer Science and Engineering (IOT), Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Information Technology, Mechanical engineering
Duration: 4 Years
Eligibility: Pass in Intermediate or 12th examination from a recognized central or state board or its equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
M.Tech Subject: Biomedical Signal Processing and Instrumentation, Biotechnology, CAD/CAM, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Cyber Forensics and information Security, Data Science, Electronics Design and Technology, Food Processing Technology, Industrial engineering and management, Machine Design, manufacturing Technology and automation, Power System and automation, Structural engineering, Structural engineering and natural disaster management, VLSI Design
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: First class or equivalent grade in B.E/B.Tech/AMIE in any branch of Engineering from a recognized university with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks
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 and go to the ‘Admission’ tab.
  • Select the course of your choice and specialization.
  • Click on the GAT link given under the specializations offered.
  • Fill in the required details.
  • Candidates will be contacted by the faculty.

Offline Application

  • Visit the official website and download the application form.
  • Fill the application form with all the required details.
  • Pay the application fee of INR 800 through Demand Draft.
  • Send the duly filled application form along with DD to the address given below:

GITAM Institute of Technology, Gandhi nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530045 Andhra Pradesh, INDIA.

Selection Criteria

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

Course Exam
B.Tech GAT UGTP 
M.Tech GAT PGT 

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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 has 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:

  • First 10 in the GAT rank list will get 100% fee concession while ranks 11-100, 101-500, and 501-2000 will get 75%,50% and 25% concessions respectively.
  • M.Tech students with great academic record can obtain INR 80,000 per annum and INR 50,000 teaching assistantship. 

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.