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Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh UGC, NAAC-A Estd 1980 Deemed to be University

GITAM University BSc Nursing Admission 2017

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, commonly known as GITAM, Visakhapatnam is one of the best private engineering University established in 1980. The university has three campuses namely Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bangalore.

University provides admission to B.Sc (Nursing) to a candidate having a minimum eligibility of 10+2 in Science with Physics, Chemistry and Biology & English Core with 45% aggregate marks. The course is offered to female candidates only. The application form will be available on the official website. Candidates can apply in both online and offline modes.

The last date of submission of form is August 14, 2017. Application fee can also be paid through online mode or offline mode. Selection of candidates will be based upon the merit list prepared on the performance of candidates in entrance exam GNAT-2017. The course duration is of 4 years. The total seat intake is 100.

GITAM BSc Nursing Admission Important Dates

The online submission of application form has begun from July 12, 2017 and will last till August 14, 2017. Some of the other important dates are as follows:

Commencement of Online Submission of ApplicationJuly 12, 2017
Last Date for Submission of filled-in ApplicationAugust 14, 2017
Download of e-Hall TicketsAugust 17, 2017
Entrance Test at GITAM Campuses (Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru)August 28, 2017
Display of Merit List on University WebsiteAugust 31, 2017
Counseling for AdmissionSeptember 7-8, 2017

GITAM BSc Nursing Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria is set up by the University for Shortlisting the candidates. Some important eligibility norms set up by the university are as follows:

  • Only female candidates are eligible.
  • Candidates must have attained or shall attain the age of 17 (seventeen) years.
  • Candidates must be medically fit.

Minimum Education:

  • 10+2 class passed in Science with Physics, Chemistry and Biology & English Core / English Elective with aggregate of 45% marks from recognized board under AISSCE / CBSE / ICSE / SSCE / HSCE or other equivalent Board.
  • Candidates appearing in 10+2 examination in Science conducted by National Institute of Open School with 45% marks can also apply.

GITAM BSc Nursing Application Form

The application process of GNAT-2017 is both online and offline. Candidates must read the prospectus carefully, before filling the form.

Online Mode

Candidates must visit the official website to apply online. The steps online applying are as follows:

  • Go to official website i.e.
  • Click on ‘Admission’ tab and further on ‘Downloads and Fee structure’
  • Now click on ‘Click here for Online Application’
  • The application form appears, fill the form, upload the photograph and submit it
  • After submission, you will be directed to payment page where you need to pay INR 300 through net banking, credit card or debit card.

Offline Mode

Candidates can fill the form in offline mode also. They can download the application form from the official website. The steps to apply in offline mode are as follows:

  • Visit the official website i.e.
  • Click on ‘Admission’ tab and further on ‘Downloads and Fee structure’
  • Click on ‘Application 2017-18’ link
  • Application form will appear in new window
  • Candidates must download the form
  • Fill the application form and sent it to Director, Admissions, GITAM, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530045 enclosed with Demand draft of INR 300 drawn in favour of “GITAM University” payable at Visakhapatnam on or before August 14, 2017.

Application Fee

The application fee of INR 300 can be paid through both online and offline modes. In online mode, candidates can pay through credit card, debit card or net banking. In offline mode, candidates can pay through demand draft.

GITAM BSc Nursing Selection Process

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in GNAT-2017, merit list of the candidates will be displayed on website on August 31, 2017. The Counseling for admission to B.Sc. (N) program will be held at GITAM, Visakhapatnam campus. GNAT-2017 for this academic year will held on August 29, 2017. The exam will be conducted at all the campuses i.e. Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bangalore. It is an objective type exam having 100 total questions.

  • Each correct answer is awarded 1 mark
  • No negative marking
  • The exam has four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
  • Each section has 25 questions
  • The duration of exam is 2 hours
  • English is the only medium of question paper
  • Standard of questions will be on 10+2 scheme

Documents required at Time of Counselling

Candidates called for counseling have to report at the venue on September 7-8, 2017. It is mandatory for all candidates to be physically present i.e. in person for counseling on the scheduled day along with the following documents in original:

  • Counseling Call Letter issued by GITAM
  • Proof of Date of Birth – SSC or Equivalent Certificate/Birth Certificate issued by Municipal Corporation/Revenue office indicating name and date of birth of the candidate
  • Pass certificate and Statement of marks of Intermediate / 10+2 examination from a recognized Central / State / AISSCE / SSCE/ HSCE / National Institute of Open School or other equivalent Board
  • Transfer and Conduct Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • 6 Recent passport size photographs
  • One set of self-attested photo copies of all the certificates
  • Identity Proof such as Aadhar card, Driving License, Passport
  • Physical fitness certificate obtained from Govt. Medical Officer not below the rank of Assistant Medical Officer


GITAM offers 109 programs at undergraduate, postgraduate and Doctoral levels in Technology, Pharmacy, Science, Management, International Business, Architecture and Law. GITAM has achieved accreditations from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India as A+ category university among the universities of its kind. GITAM has 10,000+ students enrolled in various undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Contact Details

Candidates can contact the undersigned, in case of any doubt or query:

Prof.S.Kanaka Lakshmi


GITAM School of Nursing


Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda


Andhra Pradesh, INDIA


Contact No.: 0891-2727236, 7331136730

Last Updated - 12 Dec 2017

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