|Start Date||End Date||Remark|
|Application Form Date||17-Nov-2017||26-Mar-2018|
|Result Date||30-Apr-2018||N/A||Result is declared|
Aspirants who will make it to the Top 10 in GAT UGTP 2018 will be conferred 100% Scholarship for the course. Aspirants who will rank from Rank 11 to 100, will be applicable to get a 50% waive off of the course tuition fee.
|Exam Name||Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management University Admission Test|
|Organizing Body||GITAM University|
|Exam Type||National Level|
|Exam Date||April 11 – 26, 2018|
|Eligibility Criteria||At Least age should be 21 years|
|Graduate with at least 60% marks|
|Method of Application||Online and Offline|
Aspirants who are interested in applying for the admission test can follow the instructions below and apply online before the due date – March 26, 2018.
|Announce 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 test centers||April 11 - 26, 2018|
|Releasement of examination results||April 30, 2018|
Aspirants who satisfy the at least GITAM GAT Eligibility can apply for the GAT Test. The minimum age needs to apply for GAT PGT is 21 years. The aspirant must be a graduate from a recognised university with at least 50% marks or above in qualifying examination.
The combination of subjects need for admission to a particular M.Tech course is various 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 discipline 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 discipline of Engineering or its equivalent|
|Data Sciences||B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in any discipline 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 Procedureing||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
Application form for GITAM GAT 2018 will be made available to the aspirants in both online as well as offline mode. To apply for the application form online, aspirants need to log into the official website, www.gitam.edu/gat. Aspirants can also get their applications from some selected disciplines of Union Bank of India, Indian Bank, and Karur Vysya Bank.
Apart from the above-mentioned ways, students can also obtain the application forms via the post by sending a request to Director-Admissions with a DD of need fee.
Take the following steps after receiving the application form:
After filling the application form, aspirants need to send the application form along with need documents to the address mentioned below:
The payment of the fee can be done with the help of debit/credit card or demand draft.
In case the payment is done via DD, it should be drawn from any scheduled bank made in favor of GITAM University payable at Visakhapatnam.
The application fee is to apply for GITAM GAT 2018 is given below:
|For Female aspirants||For all other Participants|
|INR 600/-||INR 1000/-|
GITAM GAT Slot Booking procedure is available to the students after they have successfully filled their application form. Therefore, participants must not delay in this procedure if they seeking the exam center according to their choice. Slot booking is a compulsory procedure for the participants to be able to download they admit card to appear for the exam. It is to be noted that slot booking is done on the first come first cater basis.
GITAM Slot Booking is done via the Online Booking System organized by GAT 2018. The steps to be followed to book slots are as follows:
To appear for GAT Test every aspirant has to bring their hall ticket or admit card 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 Hall Ticket.
After the application procedure of GAT PGT 2018 is over, aspirants will be able to download their GAT PGT Admit Card from April 05, 2018 onwards from the official website. No Hall Ticket will be sent to the aspirant by post.
The admit card is not transferable and the aspirant should not indulge in unfair exercises by giving their hall ticket to someone else. Aspirants should not throw away the hall ticket after the exam and must keep it for Counseling Process.
On the day of Examination, aspirants have to bring two copies of the admit card along with any one of the following documents of identification:
The aspirant must check their hall ticket thoroughly and if they find any error or if the photograph is not complete; they will immediately inform the University.
The hall ticket consists of important information regarding the aspirant. It will have the following details:
To download the GAT PGT 2018 Admit card, Aspirant will follow the steps given below:
At the time of Application procedure of GAT PGT 2018 aspirants will be asked to fill in three preferences for Exam Centres. After an Exam Centre has been allotted to the aspirant, 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 center will be canceled and the aspirants 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|
The period of the online exam will be 2 hours. The questions will be all objective type, and the students will need to choose the accurate one of the offered options. Check GAT PGT Exam Format 2018
In the Under Graduate courses entrance test, 4 marks will be honored for every accurate response and 1 mark will be deducted for every inaccurate response.
In the Post Graduate courses entrance test, 3 marks will be honored for every accurate response and 1 mark will be deducted for every inaccurate response.
Further details can be established 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 participants, average marks scored and the number of total seats available.
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. Aspirants will be questioned on following topics:
The reasoning and intelligence section is aimed at evaluating aspirant’s analytical skills and reasoning. The topics comprised under this section are as follows:
The Verbal ability section will evaluate aspirant’s knowledge of English Language. The topics covered under this are as follows:
Aspirants will be able to view their Result within 10 days of the GAT Test. Aspirants can view their Result on the official website. The Merit list will be based on the GITAM Results.
To view the result, the aspirant will follow the steps given below:
If the aspirant has completed the exam, they will be able to download their Call Letter for Counseling. To download the call letter, aspirants will follow the steps below:
The Counseling for GAT PGT 2018 is scheduled to occur from mid of May 2018. The seats will be allotted to the aspirants on the basis of Rank obtained in the GAT PGT 2018.
Attending the Counseling Procedure will not lead to admission. Aspirants can obtain their Call Letter from the official website. Aspirants have to confirm the seat allotted to them by paying the fees. Aspirants will receive a Call Letter which will notify the aspirant about the Counseling Centre.
It is important that aspirants visit the counseling center. However, if the aspirant is not able to be current at the center, they will authorize their guardian/ parents to recurrent on their behalf. The representative must have the aspirant’s certificates and fees.
Selected aspirants will carry their Call Letter, Certificates and Fees to the following allotted Centres. Physically Handicapped aspirants will only report to Vishakhapatnam Centre:
1. Visakhapatnam Campus of GITAM
2. Hyderabad Campus of GITAM
3. Hyderabad City
4. Bangalore Campus of GITAM
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Bangalore Rural, Karnataka
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh