Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), Hyderabad is one of the best Deemed-to-be University established in 2009. It has been accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade. The University offers graduate, postgraduate and research programs that promote the intellectual transformation of students into well-rounded individuals. GITAM Hyderabad’s flagship program of B.Tech. in Aerospace engineering is designed in tune with the advancements in aviation, defense and spacecraft technologies.

GITAM Highlights

Official Website https://www.gitam.edu/hyderabad
Accreditations & Recognitions UGC, NAAC, AICTE, TCS, NIRF, ACCA
Total Students | Ph.D. Scholars 22,000 | 1200
Total Faculty 1200
Partner Universities
  • Sanford School of Medicine
  • Lancaster University
  • Central Michigan University
  • University of Windsor
  • University of Colorado

GITAM Ranking

Listed below are some of the achievements and ranking statistics of the University:

  • Recognized by MHRD as Category “I” Deemed-to-be University 
  • 1001+ Rank in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018
  • 85th rank in NIRF-2018 University Rankings
  • TCS recognized GITAM as level A grade for student innovations

The following graph shows the ranking of the University as per TIMES Ranking:

GITAM TIMES Ranking 2019-2020

GITAM Hyderabad Courses

GITAM offered a common academic structure for all its undergraduate and postgraduate courses which are tabulated below:

UG Courses

Course Specialization Eligibility
B.Arch Architecture Passed 10+2 examination with a minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and also 50% marks in aggregate + NATA or JEE Main -Paper-II (B.Arch.) OR 10+3 Diploma Examination with Mathematics as a compulsory subject, with at least 50% marks in aggregate
B.Tech Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering with specialized subjects in Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning, Computer Science and Business Systems, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering (Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning), Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security), Computer Science and Engineering(Data Science), Computer Science and Engineering (IoT), Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Smart Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering
with specialized subjects in AI & ML, Mechanical Engineering with specialized subjects in Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
Passed Intermediate or 10+2 examination from a recognized central / state board or its equivalent with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry. + Rank obtained in GAT (UGTP) 
B.A English, Mass Communication, Political Science, Pschology, Visual Communication
Minimum of 60% of marks in Pre-University / Higher Secondary / 10+2 / Intermediate examination in any discipline or equivalent from any recognized Board or Council.
B.Com (H) with ACCA, UK 50% aggregate marks in 10+2 or Intermediate from a recognized Board
BBA Business Administration, Business Process Service/Management with TCS, Business Analytics, Financial Markets with NSE, Logistics with NSE, Management Accounting with CIMA UK
50% aggregate marks in 10+2 or Intermediate from a recognized Board With Mathematics / Statistics as compulsory subjects
BMS Aviation and Air cargo
B.Pharm Pharmacy Passed Intermediate or 10+2 examination from a recognized central / state board or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the qualifying examination with Mathematics / Biology, Physics & Chemistry subjects + Rank obtained in GAT (UGTP) 
B.Sc (Hons) Chemistry, Food Technology Passed Intermediate or 10+2 examination from a recognized central / state board or its equivalent 
B.Sc Blended (Association with University of Melbourne), Mathematics Physics computer Science, Mathematics Statistics Computer Science, Mathematics Statistics Data Science minimum aggregate of 50% qualifying examination


PG Courses

Courses Specialization Eligibility
M.Tech Computer Science Engineering, Data Sciences, Electronic Design and Technology, Machine Design and Robotics, Structural Engineering, Aerospace Engineering A minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Qualifying Examination from recognized university and rank obtained in GAT (PGT)
M.A English Language and Literature Graduation in any stream with minimum 60% marks and proficiency in English
MBA Executive, Business Administration, Business Analytics Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline. 
M.Sc Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the Subject; with at least 50% aggregate
Physics B.Sc. with Physics, Mathematics and any other allied subject; with at least 50% aggregate
Data Science BCA/B.Sc. with Mathematics/Statistics/ Computer Science as one of the Subject; with at least 50% aggregate
MPP Public Policy Graduation from any recognized University with not less than 50% marks
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GITAM Hyderabad Admissions

Candidates who are planning to take admission in GITAM must register for the prescribed entrance examinations on the official websites of HB-SAT/ CAT/ XAT/ MAT/ CMAT/ NMAT/ JEE Main/ GATE. However, for GAT, candidates must visit the official website of the University. The university conducts both online mode of the application process. 

To apply for admission in the Hyderabad campus of the university, candidates must follow the below-mentioned steps –

Step 1: Visit the official website of the University to apply for GAT.

Step 2: Fill the online application form carefully.

Step 3: Upload the recent passport-sized colored photograph of dimensions 4cm X 4cm.

Step 4: Submit the application form by paying INR 800 either via Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net-banking

Step 5: Fee can also be paid via Demand Draft in favor of Director-Admissions, GITAM, Gandhinagar Campus, Rushikonda, Vishakhapatnam – 530045, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Selection Criteria:

Following are the selection criteria for the courses offered at the University: 

Course Name Accepted Exam Name Read More
B.Tech GAT or JEE (Mains) Click here
B.Arch NATA or JEE (Mains -Paper 2) Click here
M.Tech GAT or GATE Click here
MBA GAT or CAT/ MAT/ XAT Click here

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GITAM Hyderabad Placements

This university has a dedicated placement and training cell which helps students in providing them the necessary trainings. The students who graduated from GITAM are preferred by many top-notch companies of IT and core sectors.

MNCs and Corporates visited 100+
Alumni across globe 30,000+
Startups by GITAM graduates 35+
Total Students Placed till now 30,000+

The batch of 2019 witnessed 136 total offers being made by reputed companies. The list includes Tata Consultancy Services, Virtusa, Zenstar, Mindtree, ValueLabs, Value Momentum, TA Digital, Hitachi Solutions, Accenture, Oracle, Tech Mahindra, etc. 

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GITAM Hyderabad Scholarships

GITAM offers financial assistance to the candidates as detailed below:

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%

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GITAM Hyderabad Facilities

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

  • Library: It has a rich collection of over 34 lakh books and e-journals, 8494 national and international print journals. The library is provided with INFONET services that facilitate online access to e-books and journals.
  • Hostels: The University has 2 boys and 2 girls hostels for the students studying in its academic programs. It provides facilities like Wi-Fi, Safe drinking water, Round the clock security, Availability of qualified doctors and a resident warden.
  • 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.  

About GITAM Hyderabad

GITAM aims to impart futuristic and comprehensive education of global standards and is responsible for imparting education in the field of Engineering and Technology. GITAM campuses have state-of-the-art infrastructure and well-equipped laboratories in addition to excellent student support facilities such as modern libraries, playgrounds, hostels, multi-cuisine food courts, banks, etc. The Campus has six schools: School of Technology, Hyderabad Business School, School of Pharmacy, School of Architecture and School of Science and School of Humanities & Social Sciences. 

GITAM Hyderabad Faculty

Given below is a brief about the faculty members at the University:

Prof. C. Appa Rao

  • Qualifications: M.A., MBA, ACS, Ph.D.
  • Specialization: Entreprenuership

Dr. Ramamohan Rao Matta

  • Qualifications: M.A., Ph.D., MBA
  • Contributions: Published 7 books and 15 Research Papers

Dr. M S V Prasad

  • Qualifications: M.Com, MBA and Ph.D.
  • Awards: Best Theme Paper by CESS; Best Research Paper Award by ISEE, Germany.

Prof. K Ashok

  • Qualifications: M.A., Ph.D.
  • Awards: Gold Medal for 1st Rank in M.A. and Best Teacher 

Dr. K V Sandhyavani

  • Qualifications: B.Sc, MBA, PGDHM, Ph.D.
  • Contributions: Presented 9 papers at National and International levels and published 10 research papers. 

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GITAM Hyderabad FAQs

Ques. How is GITAM Hyderabad?

Ans. It is is one of the prestigious institutions in Hyderabad. It offers 9 branches in engineering along with Physics, Chemistry, English, and Mathematics. It has a really good infrastructure that creates an environment of growth and skill development. There are student clubs that take an active role in improving not only their technical knowledge but also communicative skills.

Ques. For CSE, which is better GITAM Hyderabad or GITAM Visakhapatnam?

Ans. GITAM Visakhapatnam is better than Hyderabad judging on the basis of infrastructure, teaching faculty, extra classroom activity and the number of students being placed. The curriculum though is the same for all the three campuses in a particular branch of engineering and it holds the same for all the branches.

Ques. What are the accreditations and recognitions of GITAM Hyderabad?

Ans. GITAM Hyderabad is accredited with ‘A’ Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It is recognized by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) and the University Grants Commission (UGC).

Ques. What are the partner Universities of GITAM Hyderabad?

Ans. The partner universities of GITAM Hyderabad are University of Texas, Central Michigan University, Florida International University and Nipissing University.

Ques. What are the courses offered at GITAM Hyderabad?

Ans. GITAM Hyderabad offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Pharm, M.Tech, MBA and Doctorate courses such as M.Phil/ PhD in various streams and specializations.

Ques. What is the eligibility criteria to apply for the B.Tech program offered at GITAM Hyderabad?

Ans. To apply for the B.Tech program offered at GITAM Hyderabad, candidates should have passed 10 + 2 levels of education with a minimum of 60% marks secured in aggregate of the previous qualifying examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects.

Ques. What are the entrance examinations accepted for GITAM Hyderabad admission?

Ans. GITAM Hyderabad accepts few entrance examinations to provide admission at the institute such as SAT, CAT, XAT, MAT, CMAT, NMAT, JEE Main, GATE, GA. GAT is the entrance examination conducted by the Institute itself.

Ques. What are the specializations offered in the M.Tech course at GITAM Hyderabad?

Ans. GITAM Hyderabad offers 10 specializations in M.Tech course such as Information Security and Cyber Forensics, Data Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Power System and Automation, Machine Design and Robotics, Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing, Electronics Design and Technology, Structural Engineering & Natural Disaster Management and VLSI Design.

Ques. What is the estimated cost to pursue an MBA program at GITAM Hyderabad?

Ans. The estimated cost to pursue a 2-year MBA program at GITAM Hyderabad is INR 3.6 Lakh per year. This cost is excluding the accommodation charges, food, travel and other incidental expenses.

Ques. How many students and faculties are there in GITAM Hyderabad?

Ans. There are a total of 22,000 students and around 1,200 phd scholars at GITAM Hyderabad. The institute also has 1,200 faculties in various departments.

Ques. Does GITAM Hyderabad have a dedicated placement cell?

Ans. Yes, GITAM Hyderabad has a dedicated placement and training cell which provides training to candidates to get placed in top companies. The top recruiters who visited the institute’s campus for the final placement drive are TCS, Virtusa, Zenstar, Mindtree, ValueLabs, Value Momentum, Accenture, Oracle and Tech Mahindra.

Ques. What are the facilities available at GITAM Hyderabad?

Ans. GITAM Hyderabad provides facilities like a library with over 34 lakh books and e-journals, 8494 national and international print journals, Separate well-furnished hostels for both boys and girls with safe drinking water facility and clean and well-equipped laboratories with high-end software systems.