GITAM University is a private university in India. It was established in 1980. It is located in Vishakhapatnam. It is UGC approved. Also, GITAM University is a member of the Association Of Indian Universities (AIU). It is one of the deemed universities in India. In addition, it is Grade A+ accredited by NAAC.
Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) University offers degree, diploma and certificate programmes to aspirants at the undergraduate (UG), postgraduate (PG), and doctorate (Ph.D.) levels. The Programmes offered at GITAM University are in streams including Engineering, and Business & Management Studies. The University also offers BCom, BSc, MSc, BCA, BPharmacy, Bachelor of Architecture, five-year Integrated BA, LLB/BBA, LLB, MBBS, BSc Nursing, and MPharmacy.
The BE/B TECH Courses offered by this college are:
- Computer Science and Engineering
- Aerospace Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Information Technology
- Industrial Engineering
- Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
The ME/M TECH Courses offered by this college are:
- Cyber Security
- Computer Science and Technology
- Data Sciences
- Industrial Engineering and Management
- Computer Aided Design, Manufacture and Engineering
- Cyber Forensics and Information Security
- Food Processing Technology
- Power Systems and Automation
- RF and Microwave Engineering
- VLSI Design
- Electronics Design and Technology
- Structural Engineering and Natural Disaster
- Machine Design
- Software Engineering
- Electronic and Instrumentation Engineering
- Information Technology
- Embedded Systems
- CAD/ CAM
- Digital Systems and Signal Processing
Candidates applying to the University’s UG courses should have cleared 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board. The candidate should have obtained a minimum of 60% marks in the qualifying exam.
Candidates applying to the University’s PG courses should have cleared 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board and should hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University/College. Also, the candidate should have secured a minimum of 50% in the qualifying exam.
Note: Aspirants are advised to thoroughly go through the eligibility criteria as mentioned by GITAM University for the course in which they wish to secure admission.
Students can take admission in UG and PG courses through the GITAM Admission Test.
Candidates appearing for the Entrance Exam conducted by the University can download the admit card from the University’s official website. Candidates must note that the admit card will be made available only to those who register successfully for the exam.
Once the admit card has been downloaded, candidates need to take a print out of the same and carry it to the exam centre. Candidates found without their admit cards will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
Good placement opportunities for the students who are worthy enough with good skills and academics. More than 200 students were placed alone in companies with above average packages and the lowest salary was 3.5 LPA with an average package of 5-6 LPA and a whopping 12 LPA by great companies to those who deserve it. Companies like Accenture TCS Microsoft Wipro and other reputed companies had a go and many students got placed. Roles were offered depending on the capabilities and skills of the students. College has various Internships offers for students and along with that students also do internships through AIESEC which a famous student group. The placement cell in GITAM University trains the students in the direction of how the interview is going to happen and teach how to prepare for the best.
There is a Wi-Fi facility for all students n faculty and Labs are well-equipped and are very useful for those who are able to utilize it properly. The classrooms are spacious but there is no air conditioning in classrooms though it is there in labs. GITAM University also has its own hospital and students can get treatment for free which is a great thing. The Knowledge Resource Centre KRC is a great place to study and this library has all the books a student would need and also students can prepare here with Air conditioning facility available in the library.
There is also a huge ground and also a cricket stadium which is newly built and has a wide variety of sports and games that can be played. The food quality in canteens is okay to above average and it is pretty reasonable and good for the price. The hostel rooms are good enough for the students to have a decent stay but the hostel rules are too strict for girls. There are various places and good parks to hang out and have a good time on the campus for everyone.
Faculty can be the only drawback as it is not totally up to the mark as there are some faculty who are not fully qualified and have less experience. But the other faculty who are good have very good skills and if they are assigned to your class you will have good experience regarding teaching. There are more than 1200 faculty alone in the GIT department and the student to faculty ratio is decent enough.
Some programs and workshops are always held and students are encouraged to take part in it to get industry exposure and practical knowledge. So if a student is really interested it is a good platform. The course curriculum is a little off as some courses are not really related or required whereas some important courses like Python and IOT etc. Are non-existent. So it can be made better if they can take a proper decision taking the future into consideration.
- Sports Complex
- Convenience Store
- Wi-Fi Campus
- Moot Court
- Post Office
- Bank and ATM
- The students of GITAM won recognition for their research contributions at national and international levels.
- University has introduced (CBCS) Choice Based Credit System on UGC guidelines to enable students to have flexibility in learning.
- University is selected for the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme- II aims to upscale and support ongoing efforts in improving the quality of technical education of the institutions.
- University has received 85th Rank in NIRF – 2018 University Rankings.
- University has received 415th Rank in 2017 UI GreenMetric World University Rankings.
Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, Vishakhapatnam.
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