GSAT 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL OFFLINE TEST
GSAT 2018 or GITAM Science Admission Test will be conducted by GITAM University for admission into various Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in Science at GITAM GIS (Institute of Science). The exam will take place in May 2018 at various centres in Andhra Pradesh and other parts of India.
GSAT 2018 entrance test is conducted for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in different subjects as mentioned above. With a few exceptions (as discussed later in the article), the general exam pattern for both the graduate programs is as follows:
The syllabus of GSAT 2018 admission test will be based on the subject in which the admission is being sought.
This article will further discuss the exam pattern, syllabus, and other relevant details about the GSAT 2018 exam.
The programs offered by GITAM GIS (Institute of Science) are as follows:
|Undergraduate Programs||Postgraduate Programs||Integrated 5 years M.Sc. Program|
|Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)||M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry||M.Sc. Biotechnology|
|Bachelor of Environmental Management (BEM)||M.Sc. Applied Mathematics (Computational Fluid Dynamics CFD)||M.Sc. Chemistry|
|Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)||M.Sc. Biochemistry|
M.Sc. Electronics Science (Networking and Embedded Systems)
M.Sc. Environmental Science
M.Sc. Food Science and Technology
M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
M.Sc. Physics (Nuclear / Space / Material / Nano)
|Master of Computer Applications (MCA)|
As discussed above, GSAT 2018 entrance test is conducted for both, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs in different subjects. With a few exceptions (as discussed later in the article), the general exam pattern for both graduate programs are similar.
Below given is a quick overview about the GSAT exam pattern 2018:
|Exam Mode||Offline (Pen Paper Based)|
|Number of sections||3 (A, B, C)|
|Question Paper Type||Objective/Multiple-choice Questions|
|Exam duration||1 hour|
You will find detailed GSAT Exam Pattern 2018 discussed below.
|Test code||Course||Subject||Maximum Marks||Maximum Time|
|101||M.Sc. Applied Mathematics||Mathematics||60||1 hour|
|102||M.Sc. Physics |
M.Sc. Electronics Science
|103||M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry |
M.Sc. Organic Chemistry
|104||M.Sc. Biochemistry |
M.Sc. Food Science & Technology M.Sc. Bioinformatics
|Life Sciences||60||1 hour|
|105||M.Sc. Environmental Science||Environmental Science||60||1 hour|
In the above pattern, the question papers for all subjects will contain 3 sections as given here:
|Section||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks for each Section||Total Marks|
|Test Code||Section||Subject||Number of Questions||Marks for each Section||Maximum Marks||Maximum Time|
|108||A||Communicative Ability||15||15||60||1 hour|
|Test Code||Course Name||Subject|
|106||BEM / Five year integrated M.Sc. Biotechnology/ B.Sc.#||Mathematics or Biology, Physics and Chemistry (or) Environmental education*|
# Maths, Physics and Chemistry for candidates seeking admission to B.Sc.
* For candidates with other than science optional at Intermediate / +2, seeking admission to BEM programme only.
Note: Test No.106 will consist of 3 sections and in each section, there will be 30 multiple choice questions:
|Section||Subject||Number of Questions per Section||Maximum Marks|
|Group / optional subjects in the Qualifying examination (+2 or equivalent)||Sections to be Answered||Maximum Time|
|Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry||SECTION A & B||1 hour|
|Biology, Physics and Chemistry||SECTION B & C||1 hour|
Candidates with other than science optional at Intermediate / +2, seeking admission to BEM programme will have to attempt Section D of Test Code No.106:
|Section||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Maximum Time|
|D||Environmental Education||60||60||1 hour|
Test No.107 consists of only one section with 60 multiple choice questions each carrying 1 mark.
|Test Code||Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Maximum Time|
|107||Analytical Ability||60||60||1 hour|
|Test Code||Section||Subject||Total Number of Questions||Number of Questions per Section||Marks per Section||Total Marks||Maximum Time|
The general marking scheme of the paper is as follows:
Check out the Exam Pattern Section discussed above for more details on Marking.
While taking the exam there are some important instructions to keep in mind. They are as follows: