GITAM GAT 2018 Eligibility, Dates and Result
The Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) invites applications for admissions to Undergraduate (UG) and Postgraduate (PG) programs in the streams of Engineering, Architecture and Pharmacy. GAT PGT score is considered for admission to M.Tech courses offered by GITAM University in all its 3 campuses, located in Bengaluru, Vishakhapatnam and Hyderabad.
- Admission Process has been initiated by the GITAM on its official website gitam.edu/gat
- GITAM GAT 2018 Application Form is available online till March 26.
- GATE qualified candidates are exempted from appearing for GAT (PGTA) 2018.
- Candidates should have secured, at least, 60% marks in B.Tech/B.E/Equivalent course.
- The Admit Card of GITAM GAT PGT 2018 will be issued only when the slot booking will be done.
- Duration of the examination is 2 hours. Check GAT PGT Exam Pattern 2018
Candidates who will make it to the Top 10 in GAT UGTP 2018 will be conferred 100% Scholarship for the course. Candidates who will rank from Rank 11 to 100, will be eligible to get a 50% waive off from the course tuition fee.
GITAM GAT PGT 2018 Highlights
|Exam Name||Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management University Admission Test|
|Conducting Body||GITAM University|
|Exam Type||National Level|
|Exam Date||April 11 – 26, 2018|
|Eligibility Criteria||Minimum age should be 21 years|
|Graduate with minimum 60% marks|
|Mode of Application||Online and Offline|
GITAM GAT 2018 Exam Dates
Candidates who are interested in applying for the admission test can follow the instructions below and apply online before the due date – March 26, 2018.
|Release of Application Form||November 13, 2017|
|Last date for receipt of filled-in applications||March 26, 2018|
|Online examination slot booking||April 5 – 8, 2018|
|Download of E-Hall tickets||April 5, 2018 onwards|
|Online examination at tests centres||April 11 - 26, 2018|
|Announcement of examination results||April 30, 2018|
GITAM GAT 2018 PGT Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who satisfy the minimum GITAM GAT Eligibility can apply for the GAT Test. The miinimum age required to apply for GAT PGT is 21 years. Candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks or above in qualifying examination.
The combination of subjects required for admission to a particular M.Tech course is different and hence it is best described in the table below:
|Department||M.Tech. Program||Qualifying Examination|
|Computer Science Engg.||Computer Science and Technology||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE (Associate Member of Institution of Engineers) in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent|
|Software Engineering||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in CSE / IT / ECE / EEE / EI / CSIT or its equivalent|
|Information Tech.||Information Technology||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent|
|Data Sciences||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent|
|Electronics & Communication Engg.||RF & Microwave Engineering||B.E./B/Tech./AMIE in ECE or its equivalent|
|VLSI Design||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / Instrumentation / CSE / IT or its equivalent|
|Digital System and Signal Processing||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / CSE / IT or its equivalent|
|Eelctroncis & Instrumentation Engg.||Embedded Systems||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / Instrumentation / CSE / IT or its equivalent|
|Electronic Instrumentation||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / Instrumentation or its equivalent|
|Civil Engg.||Structural Engineering & Natural Disaster Management||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Civil Engineering or its equivalent|
|Electrical & Electronics Engg.,||Power Systems &Automation||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in EEE or its equivalent|
|Mechanical Engg.,||Machine Design||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical/Production /Automobile /Marine /Aerospace or its equivalent|
|CAD/CAM||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical/Production /Automobile /Marine / Aerospace or its equivalent.|
|CADME||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical/Production /Automobile /Marine / Aerospace or its equivalent.|
|Industrial Engg.||IE&M||Any Engineering Degree or its equivalent|
|Biotechnology||Biotechnology||B.Tech. in Biotechnology or B. Pharm or equivalent or B.Tech. Chemical Engineering or M.Sc.in Chemistry /Microbiology / Bioinformatics / Biotechnology) with proficiency in basic Biology and Mathematics|
|Food Processing Technology||B.Tech. Bio-Technology/Food Technology/Chemical Engineering/B. Pharmacy and MSC in|
Chemistry / Food Science/Biological Science with Proficiency in Basic Biology and Mathematics
GITAM GAT 2018 Application Form
Application form for GITAM GAT 2018 will be made available to the candidates in both online as well as offline mode. Candidates can also get their applications from some selected branches of Union Bank of India, Indian Bank and Karur Vysya Bank. To apply for the application form online, candidates are required to log into the official website, www.gitam.edu/gat.
Apart from the above-mentioned ways, students can also obtain the application forms through post by sending a request to Director-Admissions with a DD of required fee.
Take the following steps after receiving the application form:
- Fill all the required details like personal, academic, address and others with correct information about yourself. Refrain from giving any false information and double check for any errors.
- Upload the scanned images of the photograph in the prescribed format. It is preferable to get your photograph clicked by a professional photographer and get a digital copy from him.
- Make the fee payment through online or offline mode. Care should be taken in both the modes so that the money is transferred in the right place so that the process can run smoothly.
After filling the application form, candidates are required to send the application form along with required documents to the address mentioned below:
GITAM UNIVERSITY, Gandhi Nagar Campus,
Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam 530 045,
Andhra Pradesh, INDIA
The payment of the fee can be done with the help of debit/credit card or demand draft.
In case the payment is done through DD, it should be drawn from any scheduled bank made in favour of GITAM University payable at Visakhapatnam.
The application fee is to apply for GITAM GAT 2018 is given below:
|For Female candidates||For all other Applicants|
|INR 600/-||INR 1000/-|
GITAM 2018 Slot Booking
GITAM GAT Slot Booking process is available to the students after they have successfully filled their application form. Slot booking is a mandatory process for the applicants to be able to download their hall ticket to appear for the exam. It is to be noted that slot booking is done on the first come first serve basis. Therefore, applicants must not delay in this process if they want the exam center according to their choice.
GITAM Slot Booking is done through the Online Booking System conducted by GAT 2018. The steps to be followed to book slots are as follows:
- Application Form number, gender and date of birth are required to log into the official website
- Candidates have to choose their exam center, date and preferred slot
- Next step is to log in again using their individual credentials and downloading the hall tickets for the examination
- Instructions mentioned in the hall ticket are to be followed by the candidates
GITAM GAT 2018 Admit Card
To appear for GAT Test every candidate has to bring their admit card or hall ticket to the Examination Centre on the day of the Exam. No student will be allowed to write the exam if they do not have the GITAM GAT PGT Admit Card.
After the application process of GAT PGT 2018 is over, candidates will be able to download their GAT PGT Hall Ticket from April 05, 2018 onwards from the official website. No Admit Card will be sent to the candidate by post.
The hall ticket is not transferable and the candidate should not indulge in unfair practices by giving their admit card to someone else. Candidates should not throw away the admit card after the exam and must keep it for Counselling Procedure.
On the day of Examination, candidates have to bring two copies of the hall ticket along with any one of the following documents of identification:
- Driving License
- EC Voter ID card
- IT PAN card
- Aadhar Card
- School/College photo-bearing ID card
Candidate must check their admit card thoroughly and if they find any mistake or if the photograph is not clear; they will immediately inform the University.
The admit card consists of important information regarding the candidate. It will have the following details:
- Candidate’s name
- Admit Card/ Hall Ticket Number
- Test Centre and its address
- Date of Exam
- Time of Exam
- The course chosen by Candidate
- Candidate’s passport size photo
To download the GAT PGT 2018 Admit card, Candidate will follow the steps given below:
- Visit the official website and click on ‘Download Admit Card’
- On a redirected page, candidate will enter their Application number, Gender and Date of Birth
- A new page will show the candidate’s admit card. Candidate will download and make two copies of the admit card
GITAM GAT 2018 Exam Centres
At the time of Application process of GAT PGT 2018 candidates will be asked to fill in three preferences for Exam Centres. After an Exam Centre has been allotted to the candidate, they will not be able to change it nor will they request the University to change it.
If a particular Exam Centre does not fill enough seats for examination, that test centre will be cancelled and the candidates will be allotted a new one. Information regarding the same will be given to the students well in time.
For GAT PGT 2018 exam there will be about 44 Test Centres. The List of Test Centres is mentioned in the following table:
|Bellary||Hyderabad (GITAM Campus)||Kota||Pune|
|Bengaluru (GITAM Campus)||Hyderabad (Saifabad)||Kurnool||Raipur|
|Bengaluru (City)||Hyderabad (Nagloe)||Lucknow||Rajahmundry|
GITAM GAT 2018 Exam Pattern
The duration of the online exam will be 2 hours. The questions will be all objective type, and the students will be required to choose the correct one of the provided options. Check GAT PGT Exam Pattern 2018
In the UG courses entrance test, 4 marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
In the PG courses entrance test, 3 marks will be awarded for every correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer.
Further details can be found in the following tables.
For GAT (PG):
|Section||Number of Questions||Total Marks|
|Reasoning||30 questions||120 marks|
|Verbal Ability||30 questions||120 marks|
|Quantitative Aptitude||40 questions||160 marks|
The cutoff marks for the qualifying in the GITAM GAT 2018 will be calculated according to the number of applicants, average marks scored and the number of total seats available.
GITAM GAT 2018 Syllabus
The question paper of GAT PGT 2018 is divided into three sections: Numerical Data Analysis / Quantitative Analysis, Reasoning & Intelligence, Verbal Ability.
The Numerical Data Analysis / Quantitative Analysis section will have questions which will have measurable and verifiable data. Candidates will be questioned on following topics:
- Elementary Algebra
- Graphs (data interpretation)
- Relations and Functions
The reasoning and intelligence section is aimed at evaluating candidate’s analytical skills and reasoning. The topics included under this section are as follows:
- Seating Arrangement
- Matching Puzzles
- Venn Diagrams
- Number and Letter Series
- Blood Relations
- Logical Connectives
The Verbal ability section will evaluate candidate’s knowledge of English Language. The topics covered under this are as follows:
- Sentence completion
- Reading comprehension
GITAM GAT 2018 Results
Candidates will be able to view their Result within 10 days of the GAT Test. Candidates can view their Result on the official website. The Merit list will be based on the GITAM Results.
To view the result, candidate will follow the steps given below:
- Visit the official website and click on ‘GITAM GAT PGT Result 2018’
- In a redirected page, candidate will enter their Hall ticket number and Date of Birth and click ‘Submit’
- Candidates will be able to see their result.
If the candidate has cleared the exam, they will be able to download their Call Letter for Counselling. To download the call letter, candidates will follow the steps below:
- Go to the ‘Result’ page through the official website
- Click on ‘Call Letter’
- On a redirected page, candidate will enter Application Number and the Security code from the given image and click ‘Download call letter’.
GITAM GAT 2018 Counselling Process
The Counselling for GAT PGT 2018 is schedule to occur from mid of May, 2018. The seats will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of Rank obtained in the GAT PGT 2018.
Attending the Counselling Process will not lead to admission. Candidates have to confirm the seat allotted to them by paying the fees. Candidates will receive a Call Letter which will notify the candidate about the Counselling Centre. Candidates can obtain their Call Letter from the official website.
It is important that candidates visit the counselling centre. However, if the candidate is not able to be present at the centre, they will authorise their guardian/ parents to represent on their behalf. The representative must have the candidate’s certificates and fees.
GAT PGT 2018 Counselling Centres
Selected candidates will carry their Call Letter, Certificates and Fees to the following allotted Centres. Physically Handicapped candidates will only report to Vishakhapatnam Centre:
1. Visakhapatnam Campus of GITAM
2. Hyderabad Campus of GITAM
3. Hyderabad City
4. Bangalore Campus of GITAM
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College