GITAM GAT: Pattern, Syllabus, Criteria

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GITAM GAT

The GITAM Admission Test, commonly known as GAT or GITAM GAT is an online entrance test for admissions to various undergraduate and postgraduate programs such as Architecture, Science, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Management, Nursing, Paramedical, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy. Candidates qualifying for this exam will be eligible to get admission to one of the courses offered at the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM).

There are a total of 3 campuses of GITAM at Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru. The dates for GAT 2023 have been released on GITAM’s official website. In this blog, we will tell you all about the GITAM GAT 2023 exam. 

Name of the exam  The Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) Admission Test (GAT)
Conducting Body  Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management 
Question type  Objective type questions 
Examination Duration  2 hours (120 minutes)
Mode of Examination  Online
Official Website gat.gitam.edu/index.php 

GITAM GAT Latest Updates 

The last date to apply for GITAM GAT 2023 is March 5, 2023. The examination will be conducted from March 31 to April 3, 2023. Students interested in taking this exam can fill out the application form which will be released soon on the official website of GITAM. 

GITAM GAT Exam Dates

The GAT 2023 important dates are released on the official website of GITAM. Students can refer to the table given below while applying for the GITAM GAT. 

Particulars Date 
Application release date  November 1, 2022 – March 26, 2023
Last date to apply  March 26, 2023 (all programs)
Admit card release date  Not yet Notified 
Examination date  March 31 to April 3, 2023 (all programs)
Result date  To Be Released

GITAM GAT Exam Pattern 

The GAT exam pattern has been released by the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) on its official website. The institute releases the exam pattern every year to ensure that the candidates have updated information about the exam. The candidates are advised to look out for the updated exam pattern because it carries important details regarding the exam such as marking scheme, duration of the examination, types of questions, etc. 

Below are some points which the students can follow to know about the exam pattern: 

  • The exam will be conducted for 2 hours and it will consist of multiple choice questions (MCQ). 
  • There will be 3 sections containing objective questions only. 

GITAM GAT Eligibility Criteria 

The candidates appearing for the GITAM GAT should keep the eligibility criteria in mind that are fixed by the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management. The eligibility criteria are given below: 

  • The candidates should be a citizen of India. 
  • The candidates should have completed their 12th class examination in 2021. Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination in 2023 are also eligible for this exam. 
  • The candidates should have secured at least 60% aggregate marks or CGPA (55% in the case of CBSE and ICSE). 

Apart from this, there is a different set of eligibility criteria for each course which is covered under GITAM GAT 2023. Students applying for the exam can refer to the official website to know the full eligibility criteria, subject-wise. 

GITAM GAT Application Process

Candidates who are applying for the GITAM GAT 2023 should be aware that the last date to apply for the exam for all the programs is March 26, 2023. The candidates are advised to check the official website for any other updates regarding the application process. Students can apply for the exam by filling in the application form which is available on the official website. The application process involves registration, filling out an application form, submitting the mandatory documents and paying the application fee. 

A detailed application process is given below for reference purposes: 

  • The applicants need to register themselves on the official website of GITAM GAT. The applications can be filled in both online and offline modes. 
  • For online mode, the candidates have to visit the official website and click on the ‘New Applicant’ button. The students are supposed to complete the GITAM GAT 2023 registration process by entering details like name, email address and mobile number.
  • Once the registration is done, the applicants need to book slots for GITAM GAT. The applicants then need to book their preferred date, time and centre.  
  • After submitting all the required documents, the students can make the payment of the application form and thus, their admit card will be generated. Students are advised to download their admit card and also take out a hard copy. 
  • For offline mode, the students have to visit the website and download the application form by registering themselves. The students can fill out the application carefully and attach all the required documents to it. To give the application fee, students can attach a demand draft and post it to the university address.

GITAM GAT Admit Card

Candidates appearing for the GITAM GAT 2023 can download their admit card from the official website of GITAM GAT. Candidates can log in with their registered email and password and download the admit card. The admit card will have all the necessary details such as the candidate’s name, address, contact details, date of exam, centre name, etc. 

It is mandatory for the candidates to bring their admit cards to the examination centre. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the examination without their admit card. 

How to Prepare for GITAM GAT

The Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management Admission Test (GITAM GAT) is an online computer-based test. As this entrance test is conducted all over India, thousands of students appear for it. Although the competition is tough, with determination, good preparation and hard work, students will be able to crack this exam. 

Students appearing for the test can follow the below steps to prepare well for this examination:

  • Students appearing for the entrance exam need to start their preparation as early as possible. If the candidates start their preparation early, it will not only give them enough time to prepare well but will also give them time to revise the syllabus. 
  • The most important thing while preparing for this exam is to brush up on the concepts, formulas and fundamental concepts. One way to achieve this is to solve previous year’s question papers and mock papers. 
  • The aspirants need to note down notes side by side for their reference. This will save them with a lot of time as it will be helpful to them while revising the whole syllabus. 
  • Apart from this, the students should be well aware of the syllabus and the examination pattern. It is advised to the students that they should solve sample question papers and previous year’s question papers to get a clear idea of the pattern of the exam. 

GITAM GAT Mock Test

Aspirants aiming to score good scores in GITAM GAT can take help from the mock question papers. The candidates are also advised to check and download the GITAM GAT mock test papers as it will help them to prepare better for the entrance test. 

Some mock test papers are given below for reference purposes. Students can make use of these test papers while preparing for their entrance test.  

Particular Course  Mock Test Papers Links 
Engineering, Paramedical, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing and Science (mathematics, physics and chemistry) CLICK HERE 
Engineering, Paramedical, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing and Science (biology, physics and chemistry) CLICK HERE 
PG Law LLM  CLICK HERE 

GITAM GAT Answer Key

The answer key will be officially released by GITAM University. The answer key helps the students in calculating their probable score and performance in the GITAM GAT examination. Apart from this, the students will also know their chances of getting admission to the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM). 

The answer key will contain answers to the questions. The candidates can compare their answers with the ones mentioned in the answer key to get an estimate of the probable score in their GITAM GAT 2023. 

Students can follow these simple steps to download the answer key:

  • Candidates have to visit the official website of  GITAM GAT. 
  • The candidate will have to click on ‘GITAM GAT Answer Key 2023’ to view the answer key. 
  • Students can refer to the answer key to check their probable score. 
  • Students can also download the answer key for future reference. 

GITAM GAT Result

The result date will be announced by the GITAM university and the result will be available on the official website. Students who have appeared for the exam can check their results by entering their hall ticket number and date of birth. The result will be followed by the counselling session. The dates for the same will be announced shortly. 

Students can follow these simple steps to download and view their results and avoid any last-minute inconvenience. The steps to downloading the results are as follows:

  • Candidates have to visit the official website of GITAM and click on ‘GAT-2023 Result’. 
  • After clicking on the link, the candidates will be taken to a new page. 
  • The candidates will have to enter their hall ticket number and their date of birth. 
  • After submitting the details, the candidates will be able to view their results. The score and ranks will be displayed. 
  • It is advised to the candidates to download the result and take a printed copy of it for future reference. It will also be useful at the time of the counselling session. 

GITAM GAT Cut-off

The cut-off is a way to shortlist candidates for admission into GITAM. It will be released after the declaration of results. The cut-off list is set based on the lower limit and the highest limit of the marks that are scored in that particular year. 

Students can refer to the points given below to check to the cut-off list: 

  • Visit the official website of GITAM. 
  • Click on the link that says ‘ Result of GITAM GAT 2023’. 
  • On the result page, there will be a cut-off option available. 
  • Click on the option and enter the required details. Now the cut-off list will be available for the candidates and they can download it or take out a printout of the same for future reference.

The cut-off list will depend on the number of candidates who appeared for the exam in that particular year. It will also be determined by the highest score and the lowest score obtained by candidates that year. The number of vacant seats for different departments also determines the cut-off score.  

GITAM GAT Counselling Process

The counselling process will be conducted by the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management. The counselling session will be held on seven campuses across the state and it will be conducted in online mode. At the counselling session, the authority conducts a document verification process to confirm the candidate’s eligibility for admission into their university. 

4 Apr ’23 – 5 Apr ’23 counselling and personal interview sessions for SC, ST, Divyang and Scholarship candidates
6 Apr ’23 – 15 Apr ’23 personal interview and counselling for all the remaining candidates 

Important Documents Required at the Counselling Session

Students are required to have the following documents at the time of their counselling session:

  • Counseling Call Letter issued by the university 
  • 10+2 mark sheets and pass certificates
  • Medical Certificate from a Civil Surgeon (in case of Physically Handicapped Candidates) 
  • Transfer certificate 

FAQs

What is the last date to apply for the GITAM GAT 2023 exam?

The last date to apply for the GITAM GAT 2023 exam is March 26, 2023 (all programs). Students can refer to the official website of the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management at gat.gitam.edu/index.php to know more about the latest updates.

What is GITAM GAT?

The Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management Admission Test (GITAM GAT) is an online entrance test for admissions to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as Architecture, Science, Engineering, Humanities, Law, Management, Nursing, Paramedical, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy.

What are the eligibility criteria for admission into the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management? 

The students who want to appear for the exam should be a citizen of India.  Candidates having completed their 12th class examination or appearing for the same in the year of application, i.e.  2023 are also eligible for this exam.

In what mode is the GITAM GAT exam conducted?

The Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management Admission Test (GITAM GAT) is conducted in online mode for 2 hours. The exam will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) only. 

In this blog, we have discussed all the important details of the GITAM GAT exam. We hope that this blog answered all your doubts about the same. 

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