About GITAM GAT 2019

GITAM GAT exam is the online entrance test conducted by GITAM University for admission to its UG and PG programs of Pharmacy, Technology, and Architecture offered by the University's campus in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Visakhapatnam. The exam for each stream is conducted only in online mode (computer-based). Candidates can fill the application form either online through the official website or offline by purchasing the application from the prescribed branches of Union Bank of India, Indian Bank, and Karur Vysya Bank. Applicants can also send a DD of Rs. 150 to the University address to receive the application by post. 

The entrance tests for three streams will be conducted separately within the span of around 15 days in the month of April. The eligibility criteria and the exam pattern for UG and PG tests are different. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility before applying for the GAT exam. The online exam will be conducted at 50 centres across India including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Ranchi, Kochi, Pune, Mumbai, etc.

Exam level: University Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: GITAM Deemed University
Duration 2 Hours

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GITAM GAT 2019 Important Dates

12 Nov, 2018 - 30 Mar, 2019 Application | Mode: Offline and Online
05 Apr, 2019 Admit Card | Mode: Online
05 Apr, 2019 - 07 Apr, 2019 Slot Booking | Mode: Online
10 Apr, 2019 - 22 Apr, 2019 Exam | Mode: Online
26 Apr, 2019 Result | Mode: Online

GITAM GAT 2019 Eligibility Criteria


GAT UGTP exam is conducted for admission to UG programmes (B.Tech, B.Arch, Dual Degree - B.Tech+M.Tech, and B.Pharmacy) offered at the University.

Minimum 60% aggregate marks (50% aggregate marks for B.Arch./B.Pharm.) in Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry and First Class or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination (10+2) from a recognised Board (central/state) and rank obtained in GAT (UGTP) exam. 

For B.Arch. programme, candidates should qualify in NATA/JEE (Main) paper-2.

Aspirants with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology subjects are eligible for B.Tech. Biotechnology (60% aggregate marks in group and equivalent grade) and B.Pharmacy courses.


Minimum 60% aggregate marks (50% aggregate marks for M.Arch.) or equivalent grade in qualifying examination from a recognised university. The rank obtained in GAT (PGTA) exam will also be considered. 

The candidates who have qualified the GATE exam are exempted from appearing for GAT (PGTA) exam. However, these candidates would need to apply for admission and have to attend the counselling as well.


The GAT PGP exam is specifically conducted for admission to M.Pharm. programmes offered at the Visakhapatnam campus of Gitam University. 

Candidates must have Passed the B.Pharm. from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in order to be eligible for the exam. 

The rank obtained in GAT (PGP) exam will also be considered.

GPAT qualified candidates do not need to appear for GAT PGP exam. However, they would need to apply for admission and will have to attend the counselling session as per the schedule.

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Mode of Application : Online and Offline

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Demand Draft | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
SC, ST, General, OBC Online, Offline Male ₹ 1000
SC, ST, General, OBC Online, Offline Female ₹ 600

The application process for the GAT exam has started in the month of November and will continue until March 30. Candidates have the choice to fill the application form either online or offline. To fill the form online, candidates can visit the official website of the Gitam University. For the ones who wish to fill the form offline, they can either send a DD of Rs. 150 to the University to receive the application by post or visit the prescribed branches of Union Bank of India, Indian Bank, and Karur Vysya Bank to get the form.

The application fee is Rs. 1000 for male candidates and Rs. 600 for female candidates. The application fee can be paid via Credit/Debit or Net Banking for online students. For offline process, candidates need to send the DD of the mentioned amount drawn in favour of Gitam University, payable at Visakhapatnam, to the University's address. 

GITAM GAT 2019 Exam Pattern


The GAT UGTP exam covers three subjects - A. Maths/Biology B. Physics, and C. Chemistry. The exam has a total of 100 questions with 40 in section A and 30 each in section B & C. 

Each question has 4 marks. So, every correct answer will get 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response. There will be no negative marking for unattended questions. The total marks for the exam are 400. 

The duration of the exam is 2 hours (120 minutes). All the questions will be objective (multiple choice questions) in nature.


The GAT PGTA exam is conducted for admission to M.Tech, M.Arch, and M.Pharm. programmes. 

The duration of GAT PGTA exam is 2 hours and the exam carries only objective(multiple choice questions). 

The exam has three sections - Quantitative Aptitude (40 questions), Verbal Ability (30 questions) and Reasoning (30 questions). Each question carries 4 marks making it a total of 400 marks for the entire exam. 

The candidates who have submitted their application on or before the prescribed date will be able to download the admit card. The document will be available only online. 

The E-Hall-Tickets will be available for download on the official website of the exam from April 5. The University will not send the hall tickets/admit card to any candidate by post.

Candidates are required to carry the hall ticket on the day of the exam along with one photo identity proof (Driving License, Aadhar id, Voter id card, Passport, etc.).

Entry into the exam centre will be prohibited for the students not carrying the admit card.

GITAM GAT 2019 Slot Booking

Candidates get the option to choose the exam centre of their choice, date and slot in the slot booking process. It will start from April 5-7. The details are generated automatically if a candidate fails to book his/ her slot before the last date.

The hall tickets will not be issued to the candidates who fail to book their slots within the given time frame. 

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Karnataka Bengaluru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
West Bengal Kolkata
Kerala Kochi
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Maharashtra Mumbai
Delhi New Delhi
Jharkhand Ranchi
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Chhattisgarh Bilaspur
Rajasthan Kota
Bihar Patna

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit card
  • Photo identity proof

The University will release the GAT result on April 26. Candidates can check the result online by entering their enrolment number and date of birth (DOB).

The University will invite the candidates for admission to different programmes on the basis of their GAT result for UG and PG exams. 

GITAM GAT 2019 Counselling Centers


State City
Karnataka Bengaluru
Telangana Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam

Documents Required at Counselling


  • GITAM GAT 2019 counselling call letter
  • Passing certificate of class 10 or equivalent
  • Passing certificate of class 12 or equivalent
  • Marks sheet of class 12 or equivalent
  • Transfer certificate
  • Aadhaar card
  • Medical certificate, if applicable
  • Integrated community certificate (in case of SC/ST candidates)

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