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GITAM Institute of Science that is a part of GITAM University conducts its own entrance exam every year for admission to B.Sc., BEM, BCA, M.Sc., and Integrated M.Sc. courses at Undergraduate & postgraduate level. The application form is now available on the official website. Before applying, let’s explore everything about GSAT from its eligibility to the application process, exam pattern, etc.

Exam Name GSAT 
Conducting Authority GITAM Institute of Science
Exam Frequency Annual
Examination Type Entrance Exam
Level of Courses UG & PG 
Mode of Exam Offline
Exam Level National Level

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GSAT Exam 2021 Important Dates

The application form is now online at the official website & applicants can fill the form till the end of April. No other official dates are released by the official authority of GSAT. We will update it as soon as notification is released on the official website. 

GSAT Exam Application Process

The last date to submit the application form has been extended till the end of April 2021. If you wish to appear for GSAT, here are the steps to fill the application form.

  • Visit the official website of GSAT.
  • Click on the “Register” tab.
  • Fill in your personal details in the application form like name, date of birth, postal address, etc.
  • Select the course you are applying for in GSAT.
  • Fill in your educational details.
  • Upload the documents (signature & photograph).
  • Pay the required application fee.
  • Complete the form & click on the submit button.
  • Take a printout of the application form for future reference.

Link to apply for GSAT 2021

GSAT Exam Application Fee

The application fee of  GSAT can be paid through debit/credit card or internet banking. Keep a copy of the application fee transaction receipt with you for future reference. Here is the application fee for GSAT.

All courses Rs.550/-
Integrated  MSc Chemistry (5 Year) Rs.600/-

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GSAT Exam Eligibility 

Before applying for any course it is essential that applicants check if they meet the required eligibility criteria. Here are the eligibility criteria for GSAT.

GSAT Eligibility for Undergraduate & Integrated Courses

Bachelor of Environmental Management Intermediate/10+2/Vocational or equivalent
Bachelor of Science (BSc with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry / Electronics/Computer Science) Intermediate/10+2 with Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry or equivalent
BCA Intermediate/10+2 or equivalent
Integrated MSc Programme (Biotechnology) Intermediate/10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology or equivalent D.Pharmacy/Vocational Course with Fisheries/Sericulture/Dairying
Integrated MSc Programme in Chemistry (Sponsored by Laurus Labs) Intermediate/10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology or equivalent D.Pharmacy/Vocational Course with Fisheries/Sericulture/Dairying

GSAT Exam Eligibility for Postgraduate Courses

MSc Applied Mathematics B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the subjects and Mathematics & Physical Sciences in Intermediate/10+2 or equivalent
MSc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology B.Sc. with Biological Sciences/Chemistry/ Bioinformatics/BEM/B.Sc. Food Science/Home Science/B.Tech. in allied subjects/ B.Pharm./BPT/MLT/BDS
MSc Biotechnology  B.Sc. with Biological Sciences/Chemistry/ Bioinformatics/BEM/B.Sc. Food Science/Home Science/B.Tech. in allied subjects/ B.Pharm./BPT/MLT/BDS/B.Sc. Agriculture
MSc Chemistry (Analytical/ Organic/Pharmaceutical Chemistry) B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the subjects
MSc Electronics Science B.Sc. with Electronics/Physics, Mathematics, and any other allied subject
MSc Environmental Science BEM/B.Sc. in Biological Sciences/Physical Sciences /B.Tech./B.Pharm./B.Sc. Agriculture
MSc Food Science & Tech (Food Processing) B.Sc. with Biological Sciences/Chemistry/B.Sc. Food Science/Home Science/B.Pharm./MLT/B.Sc.(Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry)/B.A. Home Science/ B.Sc. Agriculture
MSc Microbiology  B.Sc. with Biological Sciences/Chemistry/ Bioinformatics/BEM/B.Sc. Food Science/Home Science/B.Tech. in allied subjects/ B.Pharm./MLT
MSc Physics B.Sc. with Physics, Mathematics and any other allied subject
MCA BCA/Bachelor Degree in Computer Science Engineering or Equivalent Degree OR B.Sc./B.Com./B.A. with Mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduation Level (with additional bridge Courses as per the norms of the concerned University)

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GSAT Exam Admit Card

The GSAT  admit Card is released a few weeks before the date of examination. Without the admit card, no student will be allowed to enter the GSAT examination center. Check the details on your admit card, if there is any incorrect information raise a ticket to the concerned department. Also, carry a valid identification card on the day of the exam along with a GSAT admit card. Here are the steps to download the GSATT Admit card.

  • Go to the official website of GSAT
  • Click on the admit card notification link.
  • Log in using your application no., & course details
  • Tap on the admit card option & admit card will be displayed on your screen.
  • Take two printouts of the admit card.

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GSAT Exam Pattern

Before appearing for an exam, it is important that applicants know about the exam pattern. Knowing the exam pattern beforehand helps students in preparing, planning & can also develop an exam strategy accordingly. Here is the exam pattern of GSAT: 

GSAT Exam Mode Offline
Total no. of questions 60
GSAT Question Type MCQs, Objective Type Questions
GSAT Exam Duration 1 hour
GSAT Marking Scheme +1 for correct response

GSAT Exam Syllabus

Knowing about the entrance exam syllabus helps applicants to evaluate his/her strong topics & topics that require more effort at the time of preparation. Here is the syllabus of the GSAT Exam: 

GSAT 2021 Syllabus for B.E.M/Five-Year Integrated M.Sc. Biotechnology/ B.Sc.  Courses

Physics Chemistry Mathematics Biology
Physics and Measurement
Oscillations and Waves Optics
Electrostatics and Magneto-statics
Atomic Structure
Acids and Bases
Chemical Bond
Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Periodic Table
Statements and Sets
Real Numbers
Polynomials over integers
Analytical Geometry
Five Kingdom classification
Photosynthesis and Respiration
Typical structure of plant cell
Digestive system

GSAT 2021 Syllabus for MSc Courses

Electronics Science/Physics Environmental Science Chemistry (Analytical/Organic/
Applied Mathematics
Power Supplies
Laser & Fiber Optics
PN Junction RC and
RL Circuit Digital Electronics Thermodynamics
AC Fundamental
Biodiversity and its conservation
Natural Resources
Solid Waste Management
Global Environmental Problems
Human Population
Nitrogen compounds
Chemical kinetics
Atomic Structure
s-block & p-block elements
d-block elements
Coordination Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Real Number SystemSequences and Series
Differentiation and IntegrationVector Calculus
Vector Spaces
Inter product Spaces
Differential Equations
Solid Geometry

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GSAT Exam Centers

The list of exam centers for GSAT 2021 has not been announced by the official authority, here is the list of the previous year’s exam centers.

Anantapur Visakhapatnam
Tripathi Warangal
Kakinada Ongole
Patna Hyderabad
Bhubaneswar Kolkata
Bhimavaram Bengaluru
Pune Rayagada
Guwahati Jamshedpur
Bhimavaram Siliguri
Eluru Varanasi
Raipur Srikakulam
Kurnool Berhampur
Guntur Nagpur

GSAT Contact Details 

  • Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530 045, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Phone : 0891-2840516, +91-8179450321
  • Email:

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Is there any negative marking in GSAT Exam?

No, there is no negative marking in GSAT

Are the courses offered under GSAT  part-time?

No, the courses are full-time.

Can we apply for GSAT through offline mode?

Yes, you can only apply offline.

What is the minimum required qualification for GSAT UG courses?

An applicant must be a 10+2 from a recognized board.

When is the last date of GSAT Application form submission?

The last date of GSAT application form submission is at end of April 2021.

Is GSAT for UG courses only?

No, with the help of GSAT applicants can also pursue PG courses.

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