Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management

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Coordinates: 17°46′54″N 83°22′38″E / 17.78167°N 83.37722°E / 17.78167; 83.37722

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management
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Former names
GITAM College of Engineering, GITAM University
Motto Strive Serve Thrive
Type Deemed
Established Visakhapatnam (1980), Hyderabad (2009), Bangalore (2012)
Chancellor Koneru Ramakrishna Rao,
President M.V.V.S Murthi
Vice-Chancellor M.S.Prasada Rao
Location Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Colours Gold and brown         
Affiliations UGC, NAAC
Knowledge Resource Center

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM), formerly GITAM University and GITAM College of Engineering, is an institute of higher education with campuses in Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bangalore in India. It was established in 1980 at Visakhapatnam, it was affiliated to Andhra University. In 2007, it was conferred the status of deemed university under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956. It was the first private engineering institute in Andhra Pradesh to receive university status. Its main campus at Visakhapatnam spreads over 250 acres.


The university offers 109 programs at undergraduate, postgraduate and Doctoral levels in Technology, Pharmacy, Science, Management, International Business, Architecture and Law.[1]


University and College rankings
General – India
NIRF (Overall) (2018)[2] 101–150
NIRF (Universities) (2018)[3] 85

Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management was ranked 85 among universities in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018[3] and in the 101–150 band overall.[2]


Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management has three campuses at Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru.[4]

Visakhapatnam Campus[edit]

GITAM has a 250-acre campus in Rushikonda. The campus consists of three main food canteens, a few fast food outlets, a multi-purpose outdoor ground, indoor facilities for badminton and table tennis, tennis courts, and gym. It consists of following schools:

  • GITAM Institute of Technology
  • GITAM Institute of Science
  • GITAM Institute of Management
  • GITAM School of International Business
  • GITAM Institute of Pharmacy
  • GITAM School of Architecture
  • School of law
  • GITAM Institute of Medical Science and research
  • GITAM School of Nursing
  • Centre for Distance Learning
  • GITAM School of Gandhian Studies

Hyderabad Campus[edit]

GITAM, Hyderabad Campus

GITAM Hyderabad Campus was established in 2009, it consists of following schools:

  • GITAM School of Technology
  • Hyderabad Business School
  • School of Science
  • GITAM School of Pharmacy
  • GITAM School of Architecture

Bengaluru Campus[edit]

GITAM Bengaluru Campus was established in 0500, it consists of following schools:

  • GITAM School of Technology
  • Bengaluru School of Management Studies

Student activities[edit]

GITAM is a host to many student activities both professional and cultural as well.GITAM University Science & Activity CENTRE(GUSAC),Professional societies include ISTE, IEEE, CSI, IETE, IEI, ISOI and EWB. Cultural societies include Kalakriti, G-studio, G-Mag, E-Cell, NCC, NSS and other community services like Rotaract and Vivaan.[5]

Health care[edit]

The campus has a 12x5 health care centre. There are ambulances for emergencies. The students and faculty have uninterrupted power supply, 24x7 security, and indoor games. The boys hostel has an accommodation for 3500 students, and the girls hostels 2000.


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