GITAM GAT 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Dates, Syllabus, Hall Ticket, Results

Exam Date

May 22, 2021

Result Date

Jun 5, 2021

Apr 14, 2021 | Architecture , Arts


Get admission into the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) with the help of GAT 2021. GAT stands for Gitam Admission Test, which is an university level examination, conducted for candidates who want to take admissions into various undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered by the university. The courses offered belongs to various fields of Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Computer Design, Machine Design, Food Technology, Electronic Instrumentation, Software Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, etc. Generally, this exam is an online-based exam with 100 questions that are to be answered in 120 minutes. Want to know more about the exam? Read the complete article to check all the details about GAT 2021 exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, admit card, etc.

Latest News on GITAM GAT 2021

Latest Updates:

  • April 7, 2021: The GITAM GAT 2021 exam dates have been revised and the exam will now be conducted from May 22 to May 26, 2021.
  • January 04, 2021: The application process for GITAM GAT 2021 commences. Candidates can fill the application forms for 2021 session.


What is GITAM GAT?

GITAM GAT is an online entrance examination for UG and PG courses conducted by GITAM University. The full form of GITAM is Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management which is a deemed university declared under area 3 of UGC Act, 1956. It received its first deemed university status in the year 2007 in the state of Andhra Pradesh. It was founded in the year 1980.

GITAM university conducts tests for undergraduate programs offered at its three campuses, namely GITAM Hyderabad, GITAM Vishakapatnam, GITAM Bangalore and nineteen other institutes with Infinite Prospects. It offers quality distance education facilities to talented students. Academic UG and PG courses under the university are AICTE approved.

Aim: "It is established with an ambition to impart futuristic and comprehensive education of global standards with a high sense of discipline and social relevance in a serene and invigorating environment to candidates."

Candidates can refer to the GITAM GAT 2021 Highlights which is given in the table below.

GITAM GAT 2021 Exam at a glance
Exam Name Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management Admission Test
Level University Level
Conducting body Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management
Courses offered 123 programs offered including UG and PG courses in Engineering, Architecture, and Pharmacy.
Types of Question 100 Objective MCQ's (3 sections)
Exam mode Online
Language English
Duration 2 hours
Official Website
Helpline number 08912840525/08912790101

GITAM GAT 2021 Exam Dates

Conducting authority has released the exam schedule, on the official website of GAT. The exam will be conducted from May 22, 2021 - May 26, 2021. Make sure to make a note of all exam dates so that you wouldn't miss out on any of the important events.

Application Form: The application Form could be filled by candidates, from Jan 4, 2021.
Admit Card: Admit card can be obtained from the official website of GITAM GAT (, expectantly from May 15, 2021.

A list of events involved in the GAT exam is mentioned in the table below. Exam Dates for GITAM GAT 2021 provided below are confirmed by the conducting authority.

GITAM GAT 2021 Important Dates
Important Events Dates
Application Form Start Date Jan 4, 2021
Last Date to Submit Application Form Mar 31, 2021
Admit Card Release Date May 2021
GAT 2021 Exam May 22, 2021 - May 26, 2021
Release of GAT 2021 Results To be announced
Counselling Date To be announced

GITAM GAT 2021 Eligibility

The candidate's application might be rejected at any time during the process of admission if the candidate is found to be ineligible for the examination. Before appearing for any examination, candidates need to be well versed with eligibility criteria scenario, such that any important events related with eligibility criteria should not be missed out at any circumstances.

Conducting authority has set some criteria for taking the GITAM GAT 2021 exam. Applicants must make sure that they clear GITAM GAT 2021 Eligibility before applying for the exam which is mentioned in the below points.

Under-Graduate Courses: Candidates need to have passed 10+2 with a minimum aggregate of 60% in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics).
Post-Graduate Courses: To get admitted to a postgraduate course, aggregate should be a minimum of 60% in bachelor's degree.
Age Limit: Maximum age for any candidate to apply for the exam is 21 years.
Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India.

Candidates can also refer to the below given table, which will help them to understand easily about GITAM GAT 2021 course wise Eligibility Critera.

GITAM GAT 2021 Course wise Eligibility
Course Eligibility Criteria
B.Tech Aspiring candidates must possess a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry, and first-class or equivalent grade in this qualifying exam.
B.Tech Biotechnology Must possess a minimum 60% average marks in Mathematics/ Biology, Physics and Chemistry, and first-class or equivalent grade in GAT exam.
B.Pharmacy Candidates should have 50% in the qualifying exam with Mathematics, Biology, Physics and Chemistry.
B.Arch Candidate needs to have 50% aggregate marks in qualifying exam with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry and he/she also shall qualify in NATA/JEE (Main).
M.Tech Candidates must have passed a bachelor degree from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade and score obtained in GAT (PGT) 2021.
M.Pharmacy Students willing to get admitted in this course must have passed B.Pharmancy from a recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade and score obtained in GAT (PGP) 2021.

GITAM GAT 2021 Syllabus

Each course has a different syllabus in GITAM GAT 2021. Going through GITAM GAT 2021 Syllabus will not help them in preparing for the examination, but will also help them to score better marks.So, applicants must make sure that they go through the whole syllabus so that they would not miss out on any of the topics.

  • B.Tech: Topics for B.Tech comprises of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • M.Tech: Topics for M.Tech GITAM are Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, and Verbal Ability.

GITAM GAT 2021 Syllabus is given in detail in the following table.

GITAM GAT 2021 Syllabus
Mathematics Physics Chemistry Biology
Sets, Relations, and Functions Units and Dimensions Atomic structure Group 17 elements (vii group elements) Diversity in the living world
Mathematical Induction Elements of vectors Nuclear Chemistry Transition elements External morphology
Mathematical Reasoning Work-power-energy Chemical Bonding Coordination compounds Internal Morphology
Quadratic equations & Theory of equations Centre of mass Classification of elements and periodicity of properties General principles of metallurgy Cell Biology
Theory of equations Rotatory motion Hydrogen and its Compounds Principles of qualitative analysis Plant Taxonomy
Binomial theorem and its simple applications Surface tension Alkali and alkaline earth metals Organic chemistry Reproduction
Sequences and Series Fluid mechanics States of matter: gases and liquids Hydrocarbons Microbiology
Permutations & Combinations Thermal properties of matter Chemical thermodynamics. Aromatic hydrocarbons Human welfare
Matrices and Determinants Kinetic theory of gases Ionic equilibrium Alcohols, phenols and others Biotechnology and its applications
Vector algebra Simple harmonic motion Chemical equilibrium Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids Plant Physiology
Three-dimensional geometry Wave motion Solid-state Organic compounds containing nitrogen Animal Classification
Properties of triangles Ray Optics and Optical Instruments Surface chemistry Practical organic chemistry Structural Organisation in Animals
Complex numbers Wave Optics Chemical kinetics Biomolecules Human Physiology-Digestive and Respiratory systems
Limits, Continuity, and Differentiability (LCD) Electrostatics and capacitors Electrochemistry Carbohydrates, amino acids and proteins, vitamins & nucleic acids Human Physiology-Circulatory and Excretory Systems
Applications of derivatives Current electricity Group 13 elements Chemistry in everyday life Human Physiology–Locomotion & Movement and Neuro-Endocrine System
Indefinite Integration CR circuits (DC Only) Group 14 elements Environmental chemistry Human Physiology – Reproduction
Applications of integrals Electromagnetic induction and ac circuits Group 18 elements (zero group elements) - Genetics
Coordinate geometry Dual nature of matter and radiation Group 15 elements (v a group elements) - Human Health and Diseases
Straight lines Atoms and Nuclei Group 16 elements (vi group elements) - Ecology and Environment
Parabola, ellipse, hyperbola and polar coordinates Semiconductor devices and Communication systems - - -
Differential equations - - - -
Probabilities, random variables & distributions and statistics - - - -

GITAM GAT 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates should have an understanding of exam pattern to do well in this exam. GAT exam is conducted online with a total of 100 MCQ based questions needed to be answered within 2 hours and it comprises of 3 sections. The marking scheme: Correct answer will be awarded four marks and an incorrect answer will incur a negative marking of 1.

For B.Tech and M.Tech courses, three marks will be awarded for the correct answer and the questions will be based on Logical Reasoning (30 questions), Verbal Ability (30 Questions), and Quantitive Aptitude (40 marks).

The following table highlights details about GITAM GAT 2021 Exam Pattern.

GITAM GAT 2021 Exam Pattern
A Mathematics/ Biology 40 160
B Physics 30 120
C Chemistry 30 120
Total 100 400

Learn more about GITAM GAT 2021 Exam Pattern.

How to Prepare for GITAM GAT 2021?

Preparation for any entrance exam can be a headache, but it all just depends upon the way you view it and how you approach it. Having strong determination will be enough to crack any exam. So first thing you should be doing is setting up a goal to crack this exam.

"Setting up your goal" means that you should go all out and be ready to face all of the consequences coming your way. Build up your persistence so that you would not be compelled to not give up halfway through your effort. Given below are some of the tips that you can follow.

Preparation of a Timetable:

You need to start your exam preparation by creating a proper timetable that provides you with a disciplined structure to prepare for this exam. If the schedule is good enough you can follow it over complete preparation period and score a good score.

Divide the whole syllabus into equal parts and distribute it into each session of schedule. In this way, you will be covering the entire syllabus. During these study sessions, try to avoid as many outside distractions and concentrate solely on preparing for the exam.

One important thing to remember is you need to give enough and meaningful breaks in between these study sessions so that you will feel refreshed and resume preparation with increased enthusiasm.

Time Management:

During the examination, you will be facing with the problem of insufficient time for going through all questions. This is the most prominent problem that arises from improper management of time. In GAT you need to answer 100 questions in a total span of 2 hours from three sections. So, during stages of preparation, try to find out which of three sections are much easier for you to answer and which ones take more time for you to solve.

This way during the actual exam, you could make sure to answer easier sections at the beginning and transfer extra time onto tougher sections. When you are answering sections, answer them as accurately as possible so that you wouldn't be looking back at them in doubt and waste more time. This speed and accuracy can only be developed with the help of extensive practising of previous year questions from whichever source you find.

Evaluate and Improve Yourself:

Simultaneously to your preparation you need to evaluate yourself by solving various practice questions and sample papers periodically. This is the only way you could know how much you have prepared for the exam and how much is still there to be prepared.

When you test yourself you will also come to know which are your stronger areas and which areas need more preparation. Thus accordingly you can change your preparation schedule to improve areas you are struggling with.

GITAM GAT 2021 Application Form

Application form for the GITAM GAT 2021 test can be filled in both online and offline mode.

Steps to fill the form online are mentioned as below:-

  • Step1:-First click on the website of GAT
  • Step2:-Then try to access link "GITAM GAT 2021 application form".
  • Step3:-After accessing select details of course from the drop-down page.
  • Step4:-Upload scanned copy of your photograph and signature.
  • Step5:-Then you need to pay 1000 INR through credit/debit card for boys and 600 INR for girls.

A detailed description of Form filling in Online mode

Step1: Details to be filled in Application Form

In this section, candidates need to fill up all personal information which includes the date of birth, father's name, mother's name, educational qualification, and others. Apart from this before submitting the application form and proceeding towards payment option they can modify information.

Step2: Photograph specification

Passport size photograph is only acceptable and regarding uploading, it should not be 3 months old and it should have a light background. Image must be in coloured and it should be in jpeg format.

Step3: Payment of Application Fee

Application fee in online mode should be paid through credit/debit card. After paying application fee candidates should download application receipt for future references.

Offline mode fill up procedure:-

  • Step 1: Firstly, you need to take a plain sheet of paper where you have to write a letter to the director of the admission requesting to receive a copy of the application form at your address. Then you need to attach a DD of INR 150/- along with the letter and after that, you need to send it to the office of admission director, Vishakhapatnam.
  • Step 2: Then in application form details of name, address, phone number, etc need to be filled up and after filling you need to attach a DD of INR1000 payable to Gitam University, Vishakhapatnam for male candidates and INR 600 for female candidates.
  • Step 3: Applications can be purchased from some branches of Union Bank of India, Indian Bank and Karur Vysya Bank across India.

Address for processing application in offline mode is mentioned as below:-

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management,

Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam - 530 045

Andhra Pradesh, India.

GITAM GAT 2021 Exam Centres

GITAM GAT 2021 exam will be conducted across 50 cities in India of which candidates can choose only 3 cities for this exam. Candidates must carry any of the following Government ID i.e, Aadhar card, passport, Voter ID, PAN Card, or Driving License. Aspirants cannot change the exam centre once it has been allotted.

The below table gives information about GITAM GAT 2021 exam centres list.

GITAM GAT 2021 Exam Centres List
Ahmadabad Hyderabad (Nagole)
Anantapur Hubli
Bellary Jamshedpur
Bengaluru (GITAM campus) Kadapa
Bengaluru City Kakinada
Bhopal Khammam
Bhubaneswar Kolkata
Bhopal Kochi
Bilaspur Kota
Berhampur Kurnool
Chennai Lucknow
Chittoor Mangalore
Coimbatore Mumbai
Guntur Mysore
Guwahati Nagpur
Hyderabad (Campus) Nellore
Hyderabad (Saifabad) New Delhi
Nizamabad Tadepalligudem
Ongole Tirupathi
Patna Trivandrum
Pune Velivennu
Raipur Vijayawada
Rajahmundry Visakhapatnam
Ranchi Warangal

Learn more about GITAM GAT 2021 Exam Centres.

GITAM GAT 2021 Admit Card

GITAM GAT 2021 Admit card is the most important document that a candidate should have with himself when taking any exam. Without this, an applicant will not be allowed to take part in any exam. Below points highlight the necessary information that an admit card should contain.

  • Credentials: GITAM GAT 2021 Admit card contains candidate's relevant details with necessary guidelines.
  • Details on Admit Card: Important details such as Candidates personal details such as application number, exam centre, date of birth, a photograph of candidate, signature, and name of exam and time should be mentioned in admit card.

How to Download GITAM GAT Admit Card?

A step by step process for downloading GITAM GAT 2021 Admit Card is given below:

  • Step 1: Log on to the official website of GITAM University.
  • Step 2: Go to the login page.
  • Step 3: Enter Application number/ email ID and Date of Birth.
  • Step 4: Click on ‘Login’.
  • Step 5: Admit card will appear in a separate window. Download it and print it out 2 copies of it.

GITAM GAT 2021 Results

Declaration of results for GITAM GAT 2021 will be tentatively on Jun 5, 2021 on, the official website. Date of Birth and Enrollment Number to be entered by the candidate to check GITAM GAT 2021 Results.

How to check GAT Results?

Follow the steps given below to access your GAT 2021 Result:

  • Step 1: Log on to the official website.
  • Step 2: Click on ‘About Us’ and select the option of ‘Counselling for admission’.
  • Step 3: Choose ‘GAT Result’ link and GITAM GAT UGTP 2021 result page will open.
  • Step 4: Fill in hall ticket number and date of birth. Then, click on ‘Submit’.
  • Step 5: Result will appear in the form of a scorecard. Download it and print it out for further admission rounds.

GITAM GAT 2021 Counselling

Counselling is one important factor in which the eligible candidates get placed after scoring the cutoff marks required for any exam. Qualified students of GITAM GAT 2021 can apply for respective counselling process which will commence soon. The steps involved in the counselling procedure is given below:

  • Procedure: Based on the merit list of the candidates, the admission process will be done. Selected candidates will be invited for both document verification as well as seat allotment for GITAM GAT 2021 Counselling.
  • Direct Admission to Board Toppers: Students who are first rank holders of central and all state board exams are offered direct admission into University. They are to be expected to meet with all of the eligibility criteria set forth by GITAM.
  • Document Verification: Counseling procedure needs an individual to submit some certificates for verification. They are:
    • GITAM GAT 2021 Counselling letter
    • 10th and 12th Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate
    • Transfer and Conduct Certificate
    • Medical Certificate from Civil Surgeon (for PwD Candidates)
    • Integrated Community Certificate (for SC/ ST Category)

GITAM GAT 2021 Cutoff & Selection Process

GAT Cutoff marks are decided by conducting authority. Each course has different cut off and to be eligible to get admitted in GITAM campus students have to meet criteria.

Applicants who will meet the eligibility criteria set by conducting authority of GITAM will be invited to attend the counselling process and they will be allowed to select a course in which they are willing to get admitted.


What are test scores that are accepted by GITAM University?

GIM provides admission to candidates based on CAT/XAT/MAT/GMAT/GOT (GIM ONLINE Test) scores for MBA/MHRM/MBA (CMU) and UGAT/GAT/GOT for BBM/IMBA aspirants.

How does the admission process take place in GITAM?

Candidates with a valid GITAM GAT #year score have chances to obtain admission in GITAM University. The admission process is based on the rank list prepared by the university. Candidates who have obtained first place in central or state board examination, then he/she will be eligible to get admission directly.

Where can a candidate obtain an application form?

A candidate can obtain the application form from the official website of university from #application_from_date. The offline application form will be issued in designated centres like 1) GIM, GITAM Campus, Vizag, 2) CDL, GITAM, Dodaparthi, Vizag, and 3) GITAM City Office, Khairatabad, Hyderabad. This can also be obtained by sending a request letter.

Does University follow quota reservation?

Yes, the university follows quota reservations as stated by the central government.

What is the achievement of the university in placements?

All eligible candidates are placed in reputed companies. Maximum salary package provided in placement is about 18 lakhs.

What is the age limit set as a criterion to obtain admission?

There is no age limit set as criteria for candidates to obtain admission.

Does GITAM help the candidate to obtain loans?

Candidates can obtain educational loans from a nationalized bank. Necessary documents will be issued by the university.

Is distance education programs available in the university?

Distance education programs are offered by the university. Admissions are based on rank obtained in State level entrance exam conducted by GITAM.


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