GITAM UNIVERSITY – College Details

During the past 32 years, GITAM has been committed to excellence in higher education foraying into diversified disciplines of learning. It has steadily evolved into a world class university recognized for the experiential learning it offers, the competent and compassionate faculty, the stellar research laboratories, academic vibrancy and cosmopolitan culture.

College Details

Affiliated To: Autonomous Institute
Category: Co-Educational
Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530 045 Andhra Pradesh, India
Phone: 90202, 2790404, 2790505
Fax : (+91-891) 2790399, 2790037, 2790036
Campus Snapshot:

Courses Offered

Mode of Admission: AIEEE & State Entrance Exam for UG courses, GATE for MTech

Streams at Graduate Level

  • B.Tech. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • B.Tech. Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  • B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering
  • B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • B.Tech. Information Technology
  • B.Tech. Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech. Industrial Engineering
  • B.Tech. Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Architecture

Streams at Post-Graduate Level

  • M.Tech. Computer Science & Technology
  • M.Tech. Software Engineering
  • M.Tech. Information Technology
  • M.Tech. RF & Microwave Engineering
  • M.Tech. VLSI Design
  • M.Tech. Digital Systems & Signal Processing
  • M.Tech. Electronic Instrumentation
  • M.Tech. Structural Engineering & Natural Disaster Management
  • M.Tech. Power Systems & Automation
  • M.Tech. Machine Design
  • M.Tech. CAD – CAM
  • M.Tech. Industrial Engineering & Management
  • M.Tech. Biotechnology
  • M.Tech. Food Processing Technology

Fee Structure

Fee structure for various courses:

Course Duration First Year 2nd
B.Tech 4 years 1,39,000 15,000 1,54,000 1,54,000 1,54,000 1,54,000 —–
B.Tech Aeronautical Engg. 4 years 2,10,500 15,000 2,25,500 2,25,500 2,25,500 2,25,500 —–
B.Tech + M.Tech(ECE) 5 years 1,55,500 15,000 1,70,500 1,70,500 1,70,500 1,70,500 1,70,500
B.Tech + M.Tech (Mechanical) 5 years 1,55,500 15,000 1,70,500 1,70,500 1,70,500 1,70,500 1,70,500
B.Arch. 5 years 1,61,000 15,000 1,76,000 1,76,000 1,76,000 1,76,000 1,76,000
M.Tech 2 years 1,11,000 10,000 1,21,000 1,21,000 —– —– —–


Welcome to Training & Placement Center

The University has established Training & Placement Center in each of the Institutes headed by a senior faculty member. The objectives of the center are to:

  •      provide training for development of integrated personality.
  •      provide employable skills to all students.
  •      develop innovative entrepreneurs and dynamic leaders for the nation.
  •      achieve 100 per cent gainful placement.

The centre functions under the guidance of the principal of each institute. The training and placement officer is assisted by assistant training officer. A senior faculty member from each department coordinates the activities of the centre with the active involvement of student coordinators.


Campus: During the past 32 years, GITAM has been committed to excellence in higher education foraying into diversified disciplines of learning. It has steadily evolved into a world class university recognized for the experiential learning it offers, the competent and compassionate faculty, the stellar research laboratories, academic vibrancy and cosmopolitan culture.
Dr. MVVS Murthi, visionary, industrialist, educationist, philanthropist and former parliamentarian has been guiding the destinies of the University since its inception.
The university has two campuses – its main campus at Visakhapatnam, and an off campus at Hyderabad. Known for its creative dynamism and flexibility, the university offers varied programmes blending skill development and value orientation to shape the career of students and develop holistic personality to be privileged members of the civil society. The university also offers several programmes through distance learning to increase access to higher education with emphasis on reaching the unreached.
The university has established placement cell in each of its institutes to train and guide the students in finding lucrative placements. The placement record has been consistently highly impressive, with major recruiters from both the core and IT companies.

Central library:The activity of providing library facilities to the students and staff started along with the starting of academic programmes. The library activity of GITAM started with the setting up of library for College of Engineering in 1980. This was added by library of College of Management Studies 1988, which was followed by the library of GIFT in 1997. To optimize the resource utilization and maximize convenience to the users, the need of centralizing the library facility was felt. Accordingly GITAM Management took a bold step of constructing a huge building of architectural excellence with all modern gadgets.

The central library was commissioned in 2002 and subsequently transformed into Knowledge Resource Centre. The building was ideally and centrally located at the heart of the campus overlooking the vast expanse of scores of acres. It is garlanded by a cluster of academic buildings, classrooms, laboratories, workshops, sports grounds with international standards, canteen and hostel buildings. The hillock of Rushikonda, the legendary abode of saints, surrounded by green pastures and the blue ocean are some of the visual delights in the vast panoramic view from the library.

Hostel:With a view to providing personal care to the students coming from various corners of the country, the University has built hostels that provide the right academic ambience for students in search of excellence in their pursuits. The disciplined and caring hostel environment helps the student imbibe positive values which serve as a firm foundation for their life and career. With the spirit of sharing and living in a multicultural community, they grow into evolved human beings.

The University administration puts in all efforts to help the students feel at home in terms of comforts and concern of the hostel personnel. Eco-friendly environment, encouraging academic ambience, uncompromising quality of hygiene, steam cooking, safe drinking water, round the clock security, availability of qualified doctors and resident wardens, indoor games facilities, uninterrupted power supply- all these ensure a very safe and secure stay for the student.

At present three blocks of hostels provide hostel facilities to 1200 students with all the facilities.

1. Saddarma Sadan – A three floored building with a built up area of 7140 sq.mts accommodates 376 students.

2. Santhi Sadan – Built with fully furnished suites of four floors in an area of 4287 sq.mts accommodates 275 students.

3. Vinay Sadan – A seven floored block in an area of 12116 sq.mts accommodates 560 students.

      Under Construction :
4. A New Hall of Residence of twelve floors in an area of 19729 sq.mts is under construction and expected to be ready in 2012 which accommodates 1100 students.

Girls Hostels

   1. Kokila Sadan – A block of six floors built in an area of 13630 sq.mts accommodates 1000 students.2. Under Construction: A new hall of residence in fourteen floors in an area of 31807 sq.mts is under construction and expected to be ready in 2013 which is designed to accommodated 1560 students.


BEC –Business English Certificate program

BEC is an internationally recognized qualification in English designed by the University of Cambridge ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages), to assess business English proficiency for work. It is recognized by thousands of educational organizations, employers, ministries, government bodies and professional organizations throughout the world as suitable qualification for business use. Around 200 corporate in India recognize Cambridge BEC qualification. BEC qualifications boost confidence in using business English and provide an opportunity to learn practical workplace English skills that are necessary to operate successfully in the global market. Hence to become a proficient engineer and a capable manager it is extremely important to acquire Business English skills besides the subject knowledge. BEC is a qualification that is valid for life and can be added to the resume. In India, the British Council in co-operation with Cambridge ESOL brings it. A certificate is awarded for each level that is successfully completed. This international certificate will help the students to go for further studies abroad and also get the kind of employment they want.
GITAM University is the first university in Andhra  Pradesh that offers BEC  (three levels – Preliminary, Vantage, Higher) to B.Tech and MBA students with the collaboration of Cambridge University, U.K. and British Council.


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