Important Dates for GAT PGT 2018

Start Date End Date Remark
Application Form Date 17-Nov-2017 26-Mar-2018
Examination Date 11-Apr-2018 26-Apr-2018
Result Date 30-Apr-2018 N/A Result is declared

GITAM GAT 2018 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus

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 provided by GITAM University in all its 3 campuses, situated in Bengaluru, Vishakhapatnam, and Hyderabad.

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.

Highlights Table for GITAM GAT PGT 2018

Exam Highlights
Exam NameGandhi Institute of Technology and Management University Admission Test
Organizing BodyGITAM University
Official Websitegitam.edu
Exam TypeNational Level
Exam DateApril 11 – 26, 2018
Eligibility CriteriaAt Least age should be 21 years
Graduate with at least 60% marks
Method of ApplicationOnline and Offline
Exam ModeOnline
Duration2 hours

Exam Dates for GITAM GAT 2018

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.

EventDate
Announce of Application FormNovember 13, 2017
Last date for receipt of filled-in applicationsMarch 26, 2018
Online examination slot bookingApril 5 – 8, 2018
Download of E-Hall ticketsApril 5, 2018 onwards
Online examination at test centersApril 11 - 26, 2018
Releasement of examination resultsApril 30, 2018

PGT Eligibility Criteria for GITAM GAT 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:

DepartmentM.Tech. ProgramQualifying Examination
Computer Science Engg.Computer Science and TechnologyB.E./B.Tech./AMIE (Associate Member of Institution of Engineers) in any discipline of Engineering or its equivalent
Software EngineeringB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in CSE / IT / ECE / EEE / EI / CSIT or its equivalent
Information Tech.Information TechnologyB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in any discipline of Engineering or its equivalent
Data SciencesB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in any discipline of Engineering or its equivalent
Electronics & Communication Engg.RF & Microwave EngineeringB.E./B/Tech./AMIE in ECE or its equivalent
VLSI DesignB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / Instrumentation / CSE / IT or its equivalent
Digital System and Signal ProcedureingB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / CSE / IT or its equivalent
Eelctroncis & Instrumentation Engg.Embedded SystemsB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / Instrumentation / CSE / IT or its equivalent
Electronic InstrumentationB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / Instrumentation or its equivalent
Civil Engg.Structural Engineering & Natural Disaster ManagementB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Civil Engineering or its equivalent
Electrical & Electronics Engg.,Power Systems &AutomationB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in EEE or its equivalent
Mechanical Engg.,Machine DesignB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical/Production /Automobile /Marine /Aerospace or its equivalent
CAD/CAMB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical/Production /Automobile /Marine / Aerospace or its equivalent.
CADMEB.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical/Production /Automobile /Marine / Aerospace or its equivalent.
Industrial Engg.IE&MAny Engineering Degree or its equivalent
BiotechnologyBiotechnologyB.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 TechnologyB.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 Application Form 2018

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:

  • Upload the scanned images of the photograph in the prescribed pattern. It is preferable to get your photograph clicked by a professional photographer and get a digital copy from him.
  • Make the fee payment via 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 procedure can run smoothly.
  • Fill all the need details like individual, academic, address and others with accurate information about yourself. Refrain from giving any false information and double check for any mistakes.

After filling the application form, aspirants need to send the application form along with need documents to the address mentioned below:

Director Admissions,
GITAM UNIVERSITY, Gandhi Nagar Campus,
Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam 530 045,
Andhra Pradesh, INDIA

GITAM GAT 2018 Application Fee:

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 aspirantsFor all other Participants
INR 600/-INR 1000/-

Slot Booking for GITAM GAT 2018

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:

  • Instructions mentioned in the admit card are to be followed by the aspirants
  • Aspirants have to choose their exam center, date, and preferred slot
  • Next step is to log in again using their personal credentials and downloading the admit cards for the examination
  • Application Form number, gender, and date of birth needs to log into the official website

GITAM GAT Hall Ticket 2018

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:

  • Passport
  • IT PAN card
  • Driving License
  • School/College photo-bearing ID card
  • EC Voter ID card
  • Aadhar Card

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:

  • Date of Exam
  • The course was chosen by Aspirant
  • Test Centre and its address
  • Time of Exam
  • Hall Ticket/ Admit Card Number
  • Aspirant’s passport size photo
  • Aspirant’s name

To download the GAT PGT 2018 Admit card, Aspirant will follow the steps given below:

  1. Visit the official website and click on ‘Download Hall Ticket’
  2. On a redirected page, aspirant will enter their Application Number, Gender, and Date of Birth
  3. A new page will show the aspirant’s hall ticket. Aspirant will download and make two copies of the hall ticket

Exam Centres of GITAM GAT 2018

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:

Test Centers
AnantapurGuwahatiKochiPatna
BellaryHyderabad (GITAM Campus)KotaPune
Bengaluru (GITAM Campus)Hyderabad (Saifabad)KurnoolRaipur
Bengaluru (City)Hyderabad (Nagloe)LucknowRajahmundry
BhopalHubliMangaloreRanchi
BhubaneswarJamshedpurMysoreTadepalligudem
BilaspurKadapaNagpurTirupathi
ChennaiKakinadaNelloreTrivendram
ChittoorKarimnagarNew DelhiVijayawada
CoimbatoreKhammamNizamabadVisakhapatnam
GunturKolkataOngloeWarangal

Exam Format of GITAM GAT 2018

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

Marking Scheme

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):

SectionNumber of QuestionsTotal Marks
Reasoning30 questions120 marks
Verbal Ability30 questions120 marks
Quantitative Aptitude40 questions160 marks

GITAM GAT 2018 Cutoff

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.

Syllabus for GITAM GAT 2018

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:

  • Sets
  • Relations and Functions
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary Algebra
  • Graphs (data interpretation)
  • Geometry
  • Inequalities

The reasoning and intelligence section is aimed at evaluating aspirant’s analytical skills and reasoning. The topics comprised under this section are as follows:

  • Logical Connectives
  • Syllogisms
  • Blood Relations
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Cubes
  • Number and Letter Series
  • Calendars
  • Matching Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Clocks

The Verbal ability section will evaluate aspirant’s knowledge of English Language. The topics covered under this are as follows:

  • Antonyms
  • Reading comprehension
  • Analogy
  • Sentence completion

GITAM GAT Results 2018

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:

  1. Visit the official website and click on ‘GITAM GAT PGT Result 2018
  2. In a redirected page, aspirant will enter their Hall ticket number and Date of Birth and click ‘Submit’
  3. Aspirants will be able to see their result.

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:

  1. Go to the ‘Result’ page via the official website
  2. Click on ‘Call Letter’
  3. On a redirected page, the aspirant will enter Application Number and the Security code from the given image and click ‘Download call letter’.

Counseling Procedure of GITAM GAT 2018

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.

GAT PGT 2018 Counseling Centres

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

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