GITAM GAT 2017– GITAM University will conduct GITAM Admission Test (GAT) 2017 from April 16th to 30th April 2017. Candidates who are willing to appearing in the test must fill their application forms which available from November 10, 2016. The application form of GITAM GAT has ended on March 31. The official notification has been made available. The exam will be in an online mode only. It will be held in 48 Test Centres across India. Candidates will be selected for admission on the scores obtained in the entrance test and also if they meet the eligibility norms set by the university. Candidates can check the complete information on the eligibility criteria, important dates, application form procedure and slot booking and more on this page.
Latest: GITAM GAT 2017 Slot Booking available now
- 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 5, 2017|
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 is 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 can be obtained from banks and Director-Admissions. To submit the form, the candidates will have to submit the application fee. The fee amount will be Rs. 1000. However, the female candidates just need to pay Rs. 600.
The application fee can be paid through Debit/Credit Card (Master/Visa) or can be 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 is March 25, 2017.
GITAM GAT 2017 Exam Centres
The Entrance Test will be held in 48 Test Centres across the country. The candidates will be allowed to choose the exam centre while doing the slot booking. However, the centre will only be allocated, if the seat in the any of the respective slot is vacant. The allocated GITAM 2017 exam centre will also be mentioned in the admit card of the exam.
The online slot booking open from April 9 until April 13, 2017, only for those candidates who have submitted their application form correctly before the last date. Through it, the candidates will be able to choose a centre, test date, and slot. Only registered candidates will be allowed to do the booking and without doing so, the admit card will not be released.
The candidates their online E- Hall Ticket of GITAM GAT 2017 from April 9 onwards after the slot booking. The candidates must enter their Application Number, Gender and Date of Birth to download the e-hall ticket. The admit card will contain the Admit Card/Hall Ticket Number, Program Applied for, Exam Centre Name,Address and Time
The exam pattern of GITAM Admission Test (GAT) 2017 is as mentioned below
- GAT 2017 will be an online examination.
- The duration of the exam will be two hours.
- There will be 100 multiple choice questions in the exam.
- There will be three sections of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
- For each question, there will be four options, out of which one will be correct.
- For marking, the correct answer three marks will be allocated to the candidates.
- Negative marking of one mark will be done to choosing the incorrect response.
The table will be held candidates understand the paper pattern better
|Subject||Number of Questions||Marks|
The result of GITAM GAT 2017 will be released online. The candidates will be able to check it from the link, which will be available here, by submitting the hall ticket number and date of birth. The result will showcase the merit of the candidates. The basis for the merit will be the score of GAT.
GITAM GAT 2017 Merit List
The merit list will be declared based on the scores obtained in the GITAM GAT 2017. This will be declared by the university and as per the reservation criteria. It is important for all the candidates to meet the eligibility norms and also the minimum qualifying marks in the online entrance test. The ranks obtained by the candidates will be announced within 10 days from the commencement of the examination.
The cutoff of the examination will the minimum marks required to qualify the examination. As per the criteria of the examination, 25% seats in the institutes will be reserved for meritorious students belong to the state of Karnataka. However, this will only be applicable for the admission in the Bengaluru campus.
The Counselling will be held in the mid of May 2017. The candidates have to submit it before the end of the deadline. For it, a counselling call letter will be published and the candidates will be able to download it by submitting the application number. It will be held in 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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