GITAM University Hyderabad Campus

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GITAM University
Pics gitam tee.jpg
Motto Strive, Serve, Thrive
Established 2009
Type Private
Students 3500+
Location Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
17°33′39″N 78°9′48″E / 17.56083°N 78.16333°E / 17.56083; 78.16333Coordinates: 17°33′39″N 78°9′48″E / 17.56083°N 78.16333°E / 17.56083; 78.16333
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website www.gitam.edu/Hyderabad/aboutus.aspx

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, popularly known as GITAM, was founded in 1980 by a group of intellectuals and industrialists of Andhra Pradesh led by Dr.M.V.V.S.Murthi, former Member of Parliament and philanthropist.

GITAM University established its branch in Hyderabad, India, near Rudraram village (12 km from Patancheru, Medak). The campus admitted its first batch of students in 2009.

ICRA, a rating agency, gives a national grade of "ICRA EB3 IN" and a state grade of " ICRA EB3+ AP" to the MBA program of Hyderabad Business School.[1]

Director[edit]

Dr. Satya Sai is the first director of GITAM University, on-campus (from 2012), Hyderabad.He has 20+ years of experience in industry, teaching and research. http://www.gitam.edu/Hyderabad/Director.aspx

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Workshop[edit]

The on-campus workshop houses the laboratories, which comply with UGC guidelines:

  • Physical Laboratory
  • Chemical Laboratory
  • Networks Workshop
  • Stores/Student needs
  • Mechanical Laboratory
  • Electrical Machines Laboratory
  • Power electronics laboratory
  • AEC laboratory
  • EDC laboratory
  • Concrete technology laboratory
  • Computer sciences laboratory

University status[edit]

The Distance Education Council (DEC), New Delhi, on the recommendations of the Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE-DEC has accorded recognition to GITAM University for offering distance learning programmes from academic year 2009–10 vide letter F.No. DEC/Recog/2009/dt. 09-09-2009. The university offers 13 programmes through the distance mode.

It has been accorded deemed university status.[2]

Academics[edit]

The university offers courses in the fields of engineering and business at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.[3]

Four-year undergraduate courses[edit]

  • B.Tech. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • B. Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • B.Tech. Computer Science
  • B.Tech. Information Technology
  • B.Tech. Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • B.Tech Mechanical Engineering
  • B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering (Manufacturing and Management)
  • B.Tech. Aeronautical Engineering

Five-year integrated dual degree courses[edit]

  • B.Tech + M.Tech (Electronics and Communication Engineering)
  • B.Tech + M.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

Two-year postgraduate courses[edit]

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration)
  • MCA (Master of Computer Applications)
  • M.Tech

Admission procedure[edit]

Admissions into the university are based on the all India level online entrance test GAT (GITAM Admission Test), conducted in May.

Faculty[edit]

Every teacher must try to have a Ph.D to start their career in the university. The faculty has industrial, research and teaching experience at national and international levels. Senior industry executives visit the campus to deliver guest lectures.[4]

Library[edit]

The library (or Knowledge Resource Centre) has a collection of books, periodicals and monographs in the fields of engineering, technology, science and management. The library is divided into two wings, one for management studies and other for engineering studies.

Digital library[edit]

The campus contains a digital library with around 80+ computers.

Student life[edit]

Hostels[edit]

The campus has four hostels, two each for boys(A-Block, B-Block) and girls(A-Block, B-Block). These can accommodate 1600 students. An open gate system is maintained in hostels (only for boys). Students have to report back to hostel every day at 1900hrs or they have to report if they are going to be late.

Transport[edit]

The university doesn't have their own buses for transportation, they are currently taking help of APSRTC to provide transport facility for Day Scholars. There are 15 buses for the first year students and 8 for the rest of the students.

The buses for first year students: F1 to F15. Rest of the students: S1 to S8.

Also the university provides transport for the faculty members.

Student chapters[edit]

  • Electronics Students Technical Association (ECTA)
  • IETE
  • Association of Institution of Engineers
  • CSI
  • Thrushna(Electrical department organisation)
  • ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS- INDIA

Clubs[edit]

  • IEEE University branch.
  • KNOW Newsletter(college Magazine)
  • Literary club, organizes skits, dramas, and role plays.

College festivals[edit]

Kibbutz 2010[edit]

GITAM Institute of Management, GITAM University, located at Rudraram in Medak district, organized Kibbutz 2010, a techno-management fest, in March 2010.

Kibbutz (ki-boots), a word of Hebrew origin, denotes ‘a community settlement organized under collectivist principles' and connotes the spirit of working together as a team.

The competitive events of the fest included Blueprint Blues (business plan presentation), In ‘Quiz' itive (quiz), Entre-prerana (entrepreneurship), Ad-X-press (advertisement designing), Tit 4 Tat (debating), Sea Program (programming and de-bugging), Chakra View (treasure hunt), Splurge (face painting), Dance-pe-Chance (dance), Dyno-Mike (singing), and Ishtyle-O-Meter (fashion show).

About 450 students from 75 colleges across the twin cities took part in the events.[5]

Pramana 2k12[edit]

It is a science and technical fest organized by the university in the first week of March 2012. On the second day of the fest, film actors Sunil and Murali Mohan were present at the culturals performed by the university students.

On the closing third day of the fest there was a Chetan Bhagat's talk show arranged at the event. Around 600 students in and around Hyderabad were present at the show. pramana 2k13 it is a science and technical fest organized by the university in the first week of February 2013 . On the second day of the fest, film actors Manchu manoj and Deva katta were present at the culturals performed by the university students.

On the closing third day of the fest there was a Chetan Bhagat's talk show arranged at the event. Around 600 students in and around Hyderabad were present at the show.13

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