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GITAM Institute of Science which 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 levels. The application form is now available on the official website. Before applying, let’s explore everything about the GSAT exam from its eligibility to the application process, exam pattern, etc.


Exam NameGSAT 
Conducting AuthorityGITAM Institute of Science
Exam FrequencyAnnual
Examination TypeEntrance Exam
Level of CoursesUG & PG 
Mode of ExamOffline
Exam LevelNational Level

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GSAT Exam 2023 Important Dates


The table below represents the important dates related to GSAT Exam 2023:

Events Dates
Beginning of the application processMarch 2023
Last date of registration for the PG courseApril 2023
Last date of registration for the UG courseMay 2023
Exam date for PG courseMay 2023
Exam Date for UG courseJune 2023
Result for PG entrance May 2023
Result for UG entrance June 2023
Counselling To be announced

GSAT Exam Application Process

If you wish to appear for GSAT, here are the steps to fill out 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.

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GSAT Exam Application Fee

The application fee for 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 coursesRs.550/-
Integrated  MSc Chemistry (5 Year)Rs.600/-

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 Exam Eligibility for Undergraduate & Integrated Courses

Course Eligibility Criteria
Bachelor of Environmental ManagementIntermediate/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
BCAIntermediate/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

CourseEligibility Criteria
MSc Applied MathematicsB.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the subjects and Mathematics & Physical Sciences in Intermediate/10+2 or equivalent
MSc Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyB.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 ScienceB.Sc. with Electronics/Physics, Mathematics, and any other allied subject
MSc Environmental ScienceBEM/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 PhysicsB.Sc. with Physics, Mathematics and any other allied subject
MCABCA/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)

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 centre. 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.

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, and planning & can also develop an exam strategy accordingly. Here is the exam pattern for the GSAT exam:  

GSAT Exam ModeOffline
Total no. of questions60
GSAT Question TypeMCQs, Objective-Type Questions
GSAT Exam Duration1 hour
GSAT Marking Scheme+1 for the 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 for the GSAT Exam: 

GSAT 2023 Syllabus for B.E.M/Five-Year Integrated M.Sc. Biotechnology/B.Sc Courses

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 2023 Syllabus for MSc Courses

Electronics Science/PhysicsEnvironmental ScienceChemistry (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

GSAT Exam Centers

The list of exam centres for GSAT 2023 has not been announced by the official authority, here is the list of the previous year’s exam centres.


GSAT Contact Details 

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

Is GSAT for UG courses only?

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

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