Why GITAM University is the King of Higher Studies?

By Sonam Satapathy

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, which is popularly known as GITAM was established in the year 1980 under the guidance of Dr. M. V. V. S. Murthi, who is a philanthropist of fame. The university is located in Andhra Pradesh. GITAM strongly follows the principles of Mahatma Gandhi who always had opinions for the betterment of education as an extremely important means for every individual. Later in 2007, the university got the "Deemed to be University” Tag.

The university got approval from the University Grant Commission (UGC) and was also accredited with NAAC 'A+' Grade. It is one of the front row universities of AP for providing education. It is an ISO-certified deemed university and also got approved by AICTE. GITAM University invited meritorious students to take admission into various courses provided in the field of Engineering, Management, Arts, Architecture, Science, and Pharmacy. 



Particulars Statistics
Year of establishment 1980
Institute type Private Deemed-to-be University
Campuses Bangalore, Hyderabad
Campus size 110 acre
Recognized by UGC, AIU Member, NAAC Accreditation (Grade 'A+')
Modes of education Full-time, Part-time, Distance Learning
Number of courses offered 109
Average / Highest salary offered (2019) - Average salary: Rs 5.2 LPA
- Highest salary: Rs 9 LPA
Affiliation 10 affiliated colleges
Official website www.gitam.edu
Gender intake Co-ed
Application mode (when admissions are open) Online/Offline
Total faculty More than 85

There are three campuses of the GITAM University, located in Visakhapatnam, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.

GITAM in Ranks:

Ranking Body 2020 Ranking
Outlook 71

GITAM Collaboration partner:

GITAM has collaborated with a bunch of organizations to provide world-class education to its students. This also facilitates good internship and career opportunities. Below listed are some major collaboration partners of GITAM.


  • Business School, University of Glasgow
  • World Noni Research Foundation
  • Department of Biotechnology, India 
  • Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
  • Department of Science and Technology, Government of India
  • International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
  • Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT)
  • Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET)
  • Abertay University 
  • Binghamton University 
  • Central Michigan University 
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha
  • Indian Institute of Science
  • JPX
  • SAP India
  • Lauras Labs
  • EDS
  • Infosys
  • HDFC Bank
  • Oracle
  • Eisai
  • Hurix Systems
  • National Instruments
  • Ericsson
  • IBM
  • Symbiosis Technologies
  • Vikarma Subhapuri University 
  • The University of Texas
  • West Virginia University 
  • University of Windsor
  • Florida International University 
  • Northern Illinois University 
  • University of the Virgin Islands 
  • University of Basel
  • HSBC Bank
  • Tata Consultancy Services 
  • Hindustan Petroleum
  • Ananth Technologies
  • Adeptchips
  • HCL
  • British Council
  • Confederations of Indian Industry
  • National Stock Exchange 
  • Nasscom
  • ACCA
  • ICPR
  • Andhra Pradesh State Sericulture Research  and Development Institute (APSSRDI)
  • Central Institute of Tool Design
  • National Council of Rural Institute (NCRI)
  • Stanford University
  • Globarena
  • AP Electronics and IT Agency
  • Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority
  • Government of Karnataka 
  • Elsevier 
  • Society of Energy, Environment, and Development


GITAM University has grown into a premium hub of higher education in South India. It has 6 sister schools such as the School of Science and the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, the School of Technology, Hyderabad Business School, School of Pharmacy, School of Architecture. There are many UG, PG, and doctoral level courses. The table below will give you a brief about the various courses offered by GITAM University along with the eligibility criteria. 

Course Name Duration Eligibility Qualifying Exam
B.Tech 4 Years Students must have passed their 10+2 level with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/Biology with 60% marks in aggregate. GAT/JEE Main
B.Arch 4 Years Students must have passed their 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/Biology with 60% marks in aggregate. NATA/JEE Main
B.Pharm 4 Years Students must have completed their 10+2 in the Science stream with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics/Biology with 50% marks in aggregate. GAT/JEE Main
BCA 3 Years Students must have passed 10 +2 or any equivalent examination. Approved by GITAM with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. UGAT
BBA 3 Years Students must have secured 50% in aggregate in 10+2 or Intermediate from a recognized Board With Mathematics / Statistics as compulsory subjects UGAT
B.Com 3 Years Students must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Pre-University / Higher Secondary / 10+2 / Intermediate Examination from any recognized board or council. UGAT
B.Sc 3 Years Candidates with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry at Intermediate / +2 with a minimum of 50% marks. UGAT
LLB 3 Years Candidate should have passed his/her higher secondary school/ intermediate examination (10+2) or its equivalent examination with not less than 50 marks in aggregate (45 % in case of SC/ ST and persons with disability) UGAT
BA 3 Years Students must have secured a minimum of 50% marks in Pre-University / Higher Secondary / 10+2 / Intermediate Examination in any discipline or equivalent from any recognized board or council. UGAT
MBBS 5 Years Students must have completed their 10+2 with at least 50% marks in PCB is desired. NEET UG
M.Tech/M.Sc 2 Years Students must have passed in Intermediate or equivalent examination approved by GITAM with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or Biology. GAT
MBA 2 Years Candidates must carry a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks or equivalent in any discipline GAT/CAT/XAT/GMAT/MAT/CMAT/NMAT/ TS ICET
MCA 3 Years Students must have passed in any degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks and Mathematics/Statistics at +2 level or degree level or equivalent examination. GAT
LLM 2 Years Students must have passed in Intermediate or equivalent examination approved by GITAM with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics or Biology. LSAT/CLAT
PhD 3 – 4 Years Students must have completed their masters’ degree in the relevant subject. Written test followed by an Interview round

GITAM 2021 Placement Records:

GITAM has been counted among those premium institutions, who offer a really good placement since its inception. The training and placement cell of GITAM imparts students with skills like Aptitude skills Quantitative, Verbal Ability, and Logical Reasoning along with Body Language, Interview Skills, Group Discussions, Resume Writing, and overall personality development skills. 

2020 Placement Highlights:

Number of company Participated More than 50
Overall Placement Percentage 63%
Highest Package INR 8 LPA
Average Package INR 4.5 LPA
Lowest Package INR 3.5 LPA

Some of the Top Recruiters of GITAM are given below:

  • IBM
  • HSBC
  • TCS
  • Capgemini
  • Oracle
  • Deloitte
  • HCL
  • Tech Mahindra
  • Infosys
  • Wipro
  • Amazon


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