GITAM School of Gandhian Studies, Visakhapatnam

  • Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Updated On - Dec 14, 2021

GITAM School of Gandhian Studies, Visakhapatnam Overview

The GITAM School of Gandhian Studies began its momentous journey as the Centre for Gandhian Studies in 2010. The precious seedling of the Centre for Gandhian Studies was nurtured with utmost care under the watchful gaze of the visionary educationist and statesman, Dr MVVS Murthi, President, GITAM, who took great pride in this memorial to his idol and offered his immense and unconditional support in every step taken by the Centre.

The Centre for Gandhian Studies was the fruition of the long-cherished dream of a staunch Gandhian – Koneru Ramakrishna Rao who devoted all his energies and ideas to it. Padmashri Prof. K. Ramakrishna Rao, Chancellor, GITAM and Chairman, GITAM School of Gandhian Studies, a globally acclaimed philosopher-psychologist, is an institution by himself. He was the magnet that attracted renowned Gandhian scholars and philosophers from around the globe to this Centre and thus enriched it immensely.

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GITAM School of Gandhian Studies Highlights

Mentioned below are the key highlights of the GITAM School of Gandhian Studies, Vishakhapatnam.

GITAM School of Gandhian Studies Highlights
Type of Institute Private
Year of Establishment 2010
Recognition UGC
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, PG Diploma, Certificate, PhD
Infrastructure Facilities Classroom, Library, Computer Lab, Museum

GITAM School of Gandhian Studies Courses

GSGS offers undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, PG diploma, certificate, and PhD courses in various disciplines like arts and humanities, languages, etc.

Courses Specializations
BA/ BA {Hons.} Mass Communication, Psychology, Visual Communication, Political Science, English
MA English Language and Literature, Applied Psychology, Economics
Diploma Advanced English
PG Diploma Functional Hindi and Translation
Certificate Course Gandhian Literature, Basic English Communication, Yoga, Child Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Psychometrics, Soft Skills, Indian Language (Telugu/ Sanskrit/ Hindi), Foreign Language (German/ Japanese/ Chinese Mandarin/ Spanish), Business English
PhD English, Development Studies, Economics, Applied Philosophy, Applied Psychology

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GITAM School of Gandhian Studies Admission

GITAM School of Gandhian Studies, Visakhapatnam admission 2021 offers education in Gandhian Studies under courses like Certificate Courses, Diploma, BA, PGD, MA and PhD in various disciplines like Language, Applied Psychology, Applied Philosophy, Economics and other Humanities Subjects. GITAM School of Gandhian Studies UG/ PG admission is through Online/ Offline mode with the application form available from the official website. GITAM School of Gandhian Studies UG/ PG admission process is based on the merit of the qualifying exam and scores obtained in the GITAM Aptitude Test [GAT].

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GSGS Eligibility Criteria

Students must meet the minimum eligibility criteria in order to be able to apply for a course. Mentioned below are the eligibility criteria of the major courses offered by the colleges.

GSGS BA Eligibility

  • The candidate must have passed the 10+2 examination from any recognized board.
  • The candidate must have a valid score of GAT.

GSGS MA Eligibility

  • The candidate must have passed Bachelor's Degree with arts with relevant subjects from any recognized university/institution.
  • Minimum marks for MA Economics are 55% with at least one of the core areas being Economics/ BBA/ B.Com/ B.Sc (Maths) and minimum marks for MA other specializations are 50%.

GSGS Diploma Eligibility

  • The candidate must have passed the 10+2 examination from any recognized board.
  • The candidate must have a valid score of GAT.

GSGS PhD Eligibility

  • The candidate must have passed a Masters Degree with the relevant discipline with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks from any recognized university/institution.
  • The candidate must have a valid score of GAT.

GSGS Infrastructure Facilities

GSGS is located in the picturesque seaside setting of the Rushikonda campus of GITAM, Visakhapatnam. GITAM has built a five-storey 50,000 sft facility for GSGS. The five floors are appropriately named Ahimsa, Satya, Swarajya, Swadeshi and Swadharma. The school has a Gandhi museum with a unique pictorial depiction of the Mahatma’s life and houses priceless artefacts from the East and West. The library has a collection of over 3000 volumes on Gandhi and on various disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. GSGS can also boast of a well-equipped and spacious Yoga and Meditation Hall as well as digitally connected reading rooms and classrooms. Mentioned below are the infrastructural facilities offered by the institute.

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GITAM School of Gandhian Studies, Visakhapatnam Highlights

Institution Type Private

FAQs

What is the application form mode for the GITAM School of Gandhian Studies?

The application form mode for the GITAM School of Gandhian Studies is online.

What is the eligibility criteria for GITAM School of Gandhian Studies MA admission 2021?

GITAM School of Gandhian Studies eligibility criteria for MA is the candidate must have passed Bachelor's Degree with arts with relevant subjects from any recognized university/institution. Minimum marks for MA Economics are 55% with at least one of the core areas being Economics/ BBA/ B.Com/ B.Sc (Maths) and minimum marks for MA other specializations are 50%.

What is the admission process for GITAM School of Gandhian Studies PhD admission 2021?

GITAM School of Gandhian Studies admission for PhD is based on merit and scores of GAT followed by a Personal Interview.

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