GITAM GAT 2017 – GITAM University has conducted GITAM Admission Test (GAT) 2017 from April 16 to 30, 2017. The result of GITAM GAT has been declared on May 04, 2017. The merit list is also available along with GITAM GAT result. The merit list comprise of merit rank prepared on the basis of marks secured by candidates. The qualified candidates of entrance examination, will be called for GITAM GAT counselling, which will commence from May 15, onwards. The call letter must be downloaded by candidates and must be carried to counselling centre. Candidates must report to 6 counselling centres for admission procedure. During counselling, candidates will be granted admission to 10 B.Tech courses as per the rank of candidates. 25% of the meritorious candidates belonging to Karnataka will be granted admission to GITAM University, Bengaluru campus. Candidates can check the complete information about GITAM GAT 2017 result, counselling, important dates, eligibility criteria in this article.
Latest: GITAM GAT 2017 counselling Call letter available
- There are four new Exam Centres included- Ahmedabad, Berhampur, Mumbai and Velivennu for GITAM GAT 2017.
- The total marks are also changed with a total of 400 marks (Physics-120, Chemistry -120, Mathematics/Biology- 160).
About GITAM GAT 2017
The Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, commonly called as GITAM, was founded in 1980. It was earlier affiliated with Andhra University but received the status of deemed University in 2017.
It conducts various entrance examinations but GITAM Admission Test (GAT) is held for the intake of the candidates in UG and PG engineering and architectural courses.
The salient features of GITAM GAT 2017 are as below
- Name of the exam – GITAM Admission Test (GAT)
- Mode – The examination will be held online
- Selection through – GAT and NATA/JEE Main
It has three campuses in Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. The Visakhapatnam campus is the main campus and the remaining two operate under it.
The programs offered in three campuses of GITAM are as below
|4 Years Dual Degree Programs (B.Tech)|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (EIE)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Mechanical Engineering (MEC)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Information Technology (IT)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Civil Engineering (CIV)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Industrial Engineering (IE)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Aerospace Engineering (AER)||No||Yes||No|
|6 Years Dual Degree Program|
|B.Tech + M.Tech (ECE)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|B.Tech + M.Tech (Mechanical)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|5 Years Bachelor of Architecture|
The important dates are announced by GITAM University. The table below shows the scheduled dates of all the important events of GITAM Admission Test(GAT) 2017.
|Information brochure is made available||November 10, 2016|
|Online Registration begins||November 10, 2016|
|The Last date to submit the Application Form of GITAM GAT 2017||March 31, 2017|
|Online Slot Booking will start from||April 9 to April 13, 2017|
|Downloading of E-Hall Tickets/Admit Card||April 9, Onwards|
|GITAM GAT 2017 Online Test||April 16 to April 30, 2017|
|GITAM GAT 2017 Result||May 4, 2017|
|GITAM GAT 2017 Counselling||May 15, 2017, onwards|
It is mandatory for all the candidates to fulfil the eligibility criteria of GITAM GAT 2017 and it is as given below:
- Candidate should have qualified 10+2 examination, with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks. The same criteria for B.Arch candidates are 50%.
- In the 10+2 the core subjects of the candidates should be Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. However, for admission in Biotechnology, the candidates must have had Biology as the core subject, along Physics and Chemistry.
- The passing year, in the qualifying examination, should either be 2016 or 2017.
- For admission in B.Arch stream, the candidates need to appear for NATA 2017 or JEE Main 2017.
The Application Form was available online and offline. The last date to fill in the application form was March 31, 2017. The process of application form is over now. The offline forms was available from banks and Director-Admissions. To submit the form, the candidates had to submit the application fee. The fee amount was Rs. 1000. However, the female candidates have to paid Rs. 600.
The application fee was paid through Debit/Credit Card (Master/Visa) or was collected from the Director- Admissions by sending an application with name and address with DD of Rs 150/- drawn in favour of “Gitam University”. The last date to send the application by post was March 25, 2017.
GITAM GAT 2017 Exam Centres
The Entrance Test was held in 48 Test Centres across the country. The candidates had to choose the exam centre while doing the slot booking. However, the centre was allocated, if the seat in the any of the respective slot is vacant. The allocated GITAM 2017 exam centre was also mentioned in the admit card of the exam.
The online slot booking was opened from April 9 to April 13, 2017, only for those candidates who had submitted their application form correctly before the last date. Through it, the candidates was able to choose a centre, test date, and slot. Only registered candidates had to do the booking and without doing so, the admit card will not be released.
The candidates has downloaded their online E- Hall Ticket of GITAM GAT 2017 from April 9 onwards after the slot booking. The candidates had to enter their Application Number, Gender and Date of Birth to download the e-hall ticket. The admit card contained the Admit Card/Hall Ticket Number, Program Applied for, Exam Centre Name,Address and Time
The exam pattern of GITAM Admission Test (GAT) 2017 has been mentioned below
- GAT 2017 was an online examination.
- The duration of the exam was two hours.
- There was 100 multiple choice questions in the exam.
- There were three sections of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
- For each question, four options were given, out of which one was correct.
- For marking, the correct answer three marks has to be allocated to the candidates.
- Negative marking of one mark was done to choosing the incorrect response.
Through the table for exam pattern, candidates has a better understanding about GITAM GAT exam pattern.
|Subject||Number of Questions||Marks|
The result of GITAM GAT 2017 is available in online mode from May 04. The candidates will be able to check it from the link, provided above in the article, by submitting the hall ticket number and date of birth. The result showcase the merit of the candidates. GITAM GAt score is the basis for preparing merit list.
GITAM GAT 2017 Merit List
The merit list has been declared based on the scores obtained in the GITAM GAT 2017. It has been declared by the university and as per the reservation criteria. It contains merit rank of candidates. It is important for all the candidates to secure more than the cutoff rank. The ranks obtained by the candidates has been announced after the 10 days from the commencement of the examination.
The cutoff of the examination is minimum marks required to qualify the examination. As per the criteria of the examination, 25% seats in the Bengaluruis reserved for meritorious students belong to the state of Karnataka. Candidates must secure equal to or more than the GITAM GAT cutoff marks for qualifying the exam.
The counselling of GITAM GAT will be held from May 15, 2017, onwards. The candidates have to submit preferences of courses and campuses, before the end of deadline. A counselling call letter is available and candidates can download it by submitting the application number and captcha. GITAM GAT counselling will be held at Visakhapatnam campus, Hyderabad campus, Hyderabad city, Vijayawada, Tirupati, Bangalore campus, and Bangalore city. In the counselling, the seat allocation will be done on the basis of GITAM GAT 2017 merit.
GITAM GAT 2017 Direct Admission of Toppers and Special Provision
Topper – The central and state Board toppers will be provided direct admission in the desired stream. However, they must satisfy the eligibility criteria of the examination.
Special Provision for Females – For the female candidates the application fee of the exam is just Rs. 600. The female candidates will also be given preference while allocating the test centre.
Provision for Merit Holders – The University will provide 100% tuition fee waiver to top 1 to 10 rank holders. The next 11 to 100 meritorious candidates will receive 50% TFW.
GITAM GAT 2017 Contact Details:-
Address: GITAM University, Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam – 530 045, Andhra Pradesh, India
Phone Number:(+91-891) 2790101, 2790202, 2790404, 2790505
Fax Number: (+91-891) 2790399, 2790037, 2790036
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