GITAM Hyderabad Business School (GITAM HBS), a constituent of GITAM (Deemed to be University), Hyderabad, is an institution of quality management education, research, executive training, and consultancy. It offers management degree programs of UG, PG and Doctoral Level. The placements are available for MBA courses and the highest package bagged by GITAM students was INR 21.5 LPA while the average package rose up to INR 7.25 LPA. GITAM has three campuses – Vizag (40 years of Social Contribution), Hyderabad (Established 2009), Bangalore (rising star). Each campus houses different schools like the School of Humanities, School of Technology, School of Natural Sciences, School of Pharmacy to state a few.

GITAM Hyderabad Business School Quick Update

April 22: GITAM Hyderabad Business School UG Admission 2021: Application Process Started. Check Here

April 20: GITAM Hyderabad Business School MBA Admission 2021: Application Process Started. Check Here

GAT 2021 Exam Dates

Events Dates
MBA GAT Exam Round 1 April 24, 2021
MBA GAT Exam Round 2 May 8, 2021
Last Date to register for Round 2 May 6, 2021
GAT Online Test for BBA/ B.Com May 22, 2021 - May 26, 2021

GITAM HBS Highlights

Official website
Affiliation GITAM University
Accredited by NAAC with ‘A+’ Grade | NBA | SAQS | AMDISA | AACSB
Courses UG, PG and PhD
Entrance Exam National: CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT/NMAT
University: GAT
Mode of Application Online
Partner Universities Sanford School of Medicine, Lancaster University, Central Michigan University, University of Windsor, University of Colorado
Rankings & Awards: 
  • Member of AMDISA (SAQS Accreditation in Process)
  • QS Ranking of 80, a well-known worldwide higher education ranking body.
  • Member of CII, FICCI, NSE, AIMA, MBA Universe, NHRDN, ISO, AIMS, NEN.
  • Tied up with prestigious COURSERA programs for all PAN-GITAM campuses towards, enriched and enhanced learning for students and faculty.
  • The Week-Hansa Research Best B-Schools Survey 2018 – 69th Rank (All India Top Private B-Schools); 30th Rank (South Zone); 4th (Top B-Schools in Hyderabad).
  • Awarded under the category of Best B-School for Promoting Research by ASSOCHAM National Excellence Award 2016.
  • Awarded “Best Students Chapter Award” by Hyderabad Management Association.
  • SiliconIndia’s “What if not IIMs B-School Survey 2016”: Awarded rank.
  • GITAM HBS is ranked at the 16th Position at the national level in the All India B-School Ranking 2016
  • Under the parameter “Academic Excellence” and “Industry Interface” GITAM HBS has received the 7th Rank and 3rd Position respectively.
  • Ranked 8th at The Higher Education Review’s “Beyond IIMs B-School Survey 2016” under Placements.
  • Ranked at 28th Position at the National Level among the Top 100 B-Schools.
  • Ranked at the 7th Position among Top 10 B Schools for Industry Exposure.
  • Ranked among Top 100 schools in India’s Best B-Schools 2015 Survey by Dalal Street Investment Journal.


GITAM HBS offers Trimester based two-year full-time MBA program, Executive MBA and PhD in management as well as the undergraduate programs: BBA, BBA (Financial Markets) in collaboration with NSE Academy, BBA (Management Accounting) with CIMA, BBA (Business Analytics) and BCom (Hons.) with ACCA.

Courses Eligibility
BBA 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 or Intermediate from a recognized board.
BBA (Financial Markets) with NSE
BBA (Logistics) with LSC
BBA (Management Accounting) with CIMA, UK
BBA (Business Process Services/Management) with TCS
BBA Business Analytics Passed 12th with Mathematics/Statistics or Intermediate with 50% marks from any recognized university
BMS (Air Cargo)
B.Com (Hons.) with ACCA  50% aggregate marks in 10+2.
MBA (General, Business Analytics, Executive MBA) Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks
PhD Postgraduate Degree from recognized University.

Fee structure

The following fee structure includes books, study material, formal attire and other common facilities. The first installment of the fee is due to be paid at the time of the issue of the allotment letter.

Total Fees for MBA: INR 7,92,000

Mode of Payment: All the payments have to be made on or before the date mentioned. The fee can either be paid through RTGS (Real Time Gross Settlement) or in the form of a DD / Pay Order drawn in favor of “GITAM Hyderabad Business School Receipts” payable at Hyderabad.

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GITAM HBS Admissions

The online application can be accessed through Click here

  • Admission is through GAT-2021. Candidates with valid MAT, GMAT, CAT, XAT, ATMA, or NMAT scores exempted from GAT 2021
  • A common aptitude test by GITAM, GITAM Admissions Test (GAT) 2021 is mandatory
  • Foreign students and NRI sponsored candidates are also eligible and are required to take the GMAT at a test centre outside India
  • Candidates who meet eligibility criteria through other Management Entrance exams can directly appear for the PI. However, they can appear for GAT too to avail the benefits of the scholarship.

Note: GITAM HBS uses CAT scores only for screening applications for admission and IIMs have no role in the conduct of Hyderabad Business School academic program.

Selection process

Phase 1: Candidates who have appeared for GAT or furnished valid CAT/MAT/GMAT/XAT/NMAT/ATMA score and have applied to GITAM HBS will be shortlisted on the basis of information provided in the application form, GAT/CAT/MAT/GMAT/ATMA/XAT/NMAT score, educational background, marks in 10th, 12th, graduation and work experience. 

Phase 2: Only short-listed candidates will be called for the final stage of the selection process. Group discussion, personal interview besides other qualitative parameters will constitute the core components of the final stage of the selection process. 

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GITAM HBS Placements

The placement cell at GITAM HBS focuses on identifying students’ potential and help them reach the right place that aligns with their career goals. GITAM has a committed training and placement cell with its fundamental spotlight on preparing students for situations and welcoming top Multinational Companies (MNCs) and Corporates to the grounds. GITAM has more than 30,000+ graduated classes working across the globe who are noticeable in setting up college standing across corporates.

The below graph represents the split-up of placement percentage in different sectors

GITAM HBS Placements

Note: Placement Cell provides final placement assistance only for students pursuing MBA (Dual Specialization)

  • Highest Package offered: 21.5 LPA
  • Placement Record - 100%

Top recruiters of GITAM are Tata Consultation Services (TCS), Virtusa, Tech Mahindra, and Accenture​, etc.

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GITAM HBS Scholarship

The institute offers following Scholarship Scheme for BBA and MBA Programs for the admitted batch of 2020-21:

BBA Scholarship

Program Scholarship Framework
BBA GAT Score Scholarship UGAT Score Scholarship
>=180: 100%
>=160 & <180: 75%
>=150 & <160: 50%
>=130& <150: 25%
>=110: 100%
>=100 & <110: 75%
>=95 & <100: 50%
>=90& <95: 25%

MBA Scholarship

Program Scholarship Framework
MBA GAT Score Scholarship CAT / XAT / GMAT Percentile MAT / NMAT / CMAT Percentile AP / TS ICET Ranks
>=180: 100%
>=160 & <180: 75%
>=150 & <160: 50%
>=130& <150: 25%
>=85: 100%
>=75 & <=84: 75%
>=65 & <=74: 50%
>=55 & <=64: 25%
>=98: 100%
>=95 & <=97: 75%
>=90 & <=94: 50%
>=85 & <=89: 25%
<=25: 100%
>=26 & <=75: 75%
>=76 & <=150: 50%
>=151 & <=500: 25%

GITAM HBS Facilities

Following are the facilities offered by the University to the students:

  • Library: The Library and Information Center productively consider the necessities of the personnel, students, and exploration researchers. It gives admittance to online public and global diaries, magazines, reports, and activities. The Center buys into an enormous number of journals through Springer connect (Business and Economics Journals), EBSCO, Capitaline (Capital Market), Emerald Management Xtra 150, Proquest, Free Access Journals, Ebrary (5 million + Titles).
  • Hostels: The residential facility is set in the campus's tranquil environment and is highly conducive to academic work. The rooms in the hostels, 1000-capacity each for boys and girls, are fully furnished with all modern amenities with 24 Hr Power and Water supply, a modern gym and sports facilities along with the essential luxuries like water purifiers, bare room, entertainment room, wreck, TV, clothing administrations, security and reconnaissance framework, and so forth.
  • Laboratories: It provides excellent opportunities to the faculty and students for conducting innovative research in multiple disciplines. It has the most modern computer labs equipped with high-end software systems. It serves with 5 Gbps of internet speed to students.
  • Computer/ IT Facility: The Institute has a computer lab with 204 desktops and an internet facility exclusively for Management students. The institute has a computer lab consisting of 120 computers and an English language learning lab with an internet facility on all computers.


Ques. Is It true that cut-offs were high for the MBA Program at GITAM?

Ans. It is true that the cut-offs were high in the past when the intake was low at 120 for MBA. However, as the institute has increased its intake to about 240, GIM would be short-listing more candidates for the admissions. Hence the cut-offs would obviously come down considerably. For more information, click here

Ques. How are the faculty at GIM?

Ans. GITAM HBS has a diverse faculty of highly qualified and accomplished individuals. They are the most distinguished scholars, who constantly do research in their respective fields. The entire faculty is extremely experienced and well versed in their subject matters.  The university has currently over 25000 students and around 1900 faculty members.

Ques. How GIM BBA or MBA (integrated) are different from other BBMs, BBAs or B.Com?

Ans. GIM is the first institute to offer BBM in the state. Since 1988, over 2000 students were graduated and successfully placed in careers across the world. The present curriculum is updated and will prepare the students for higher education, professional certifications (CA, CS, ICWA, etc), Entrepreneurship or Jobs.

Ques. Does GIM have a separate admission process for students from abroad?

Ans. Candidates of Indian Origin (NRI) need to go through the same process by submitting an application with all documents. However, candidates of foreign origin need to approach Chairperson- Admissions by sending mail to well in advance.