Thursday, 13 December 2012

GITAM UNIVERSITY GSAT- 2013 (GITAM Science Admission Test UG / PG Programmes for the academic year 2013 – 14)


GITAM UNIVERSITY

(Established u/s UGC Act, 1956)
VISAKHAPATNAM * HYDERABAD • BENOALURU
Accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade Recognized as 'A' Category University by MHRD, Govt, of India

GSAT- 2013


GITAM Science Admission Test
UG & PG Programmes for the academic year 2013 – 14
A University Committed to Excellence

POST-GRADUATE (2 years)
M.Sc. Applied Mathematics
M.Sc. Physics / Electronics Science
M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry/Organic Chemistry
M.Sc. Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Microbiology/Food Science & Technology
M.Sc. Bioinformatics
M.Sc. Environmental Science
MCA ( 3 years)

UNDER-GRADUATE (3 years)
BEM
BCA

INTEGRATED M.Sc. (5 years)
Biotechnology

ADMISSION INFORMATION

FOR ADMISSION TO M.SC. PROGRAMMES:
Candidates seeking admission to various M.Sc. programmes of GITAM Institute of Science of GITAM University are required to appear for an entrance test GSAT - 2013 to be held at various centres in Andhra Pradesh and outside. Admission is based on the rank obtained in the entrance test.

Requirement for admission to all science programmes is a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in group (optional) subjects in the qualifying examination.
Candidates who have already passed qualifying examination or who have appeared/ are appearing for the final examinations in 2013 are also eligible.
The GSAT - 2013 consists of the following tests. In each test, there will be 60 multiple choice questions from the syllabus which can be downloaded from the GITAM website www.gitam.edu.  

Ranks will be given separately based on the performance in the respective tests.

FOR ADMISSION TO UG PROGRAMMES [BEM / 5 year Integrated M.Sc. and  CA]:
GITAM Institute of Science ,GITAM University, offers the following courses for Intermediate/ +2candidates.
• Bachelor of Environmental Management (BEM)
• Five year Integrated M.Sc. Programme in Biotechnology (with an option to secure B.Sc. at the end of 3rd year and B.Sc. (Hons.) at the end of 4th year)
[Candidates with science optionals are only eligible]
• Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA)
Candidates seeking admission to the above programmes are required to appear for an entrance test GSAT - 2013 to be held at various centres in Andhra Pradesh and outside. Admission is based on the rank obtained in the entrance test.

Requirement for admission to the above programmes is a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in group (optional) subjects in the qualifying examination.
Candidates who have already passed qualifying examination or who have appeared/ are appearing for the final examinations in 2013 are eligible.
The GSAT - 2013 consists of the following tests. In each test, there will be altogether 60 multiple choice questions from the syllabus which can be downloaded from GITAM website www.gitam.edu.

FOR ADMISSION TO MCA PROGRAMME:
Candidates seeking admission to MCA programme are required to appear for an entrance test GSAT - 2013 to be held at various centres in Andhra Pradesh and outside. Admission is based on the rank obtained in the entrance test.
Requirement for admission to the above programmes is a pass in any Degree with 50% Marks and Mathematics at +2 level or Degree level or equivalent examination.
Candidates who have already passed qualifying examination or who have appeared/ are appearing for the final examinations in 2013 are also eligible.

TEST CENTRES (for both Postgraduate and Undergraduate courses):
Anantapur Kakinada Tirupathi Bhubaneswar Nagpur Bhimavaram Khammam Vijayawada Dhanbad Patna Eluru Kurnool Visakhapatnam Guwahati Pune Guntur Ongole Warangal Jamshedpur Raipur Hyderabad Rajahmundry Bengaluru Kota Rayagada Kadapa Srikakulam Berhampur Kolkata Varanasi
(Tests will be conducted at the above centres depending on the number of candidates opting for those centres. If sufficient number of candidates do not opt for a particular centre, they will be allotted to the nearby centre)

FINANCIALASSISTANCE
GITAM Universityoffersfinancialassistanceintheformofmeritfellowships/merit-cum-meansscholarships to the deserving candidates.
a) Merit fellowships will be awarded to 10% of students of each M.Sc. programme
@ Rs.2000/- per month depending upon their performance at the first semester end examinations.
Continuation of this fellowship depends on his/her performance in the first year.
b) Merit-cum-means scholarships will be awarded to 5% of students joining in various programmes of GITAM Institute of Science @Rs.2000/-per month depending on his/her performance in the first semester end examinations and income of the parent (subject to a maximum income of Rs.2,00,000/- per annum). Continuation of this scholarship depends on his/her performance in the first year of his/her study.
c) Two merit scholarships will be awarded in the name of Smt.Annapurna and Mr.Nageswara Rao Akkineni to out-going girl students of basic sciences, preferably coming from rural areas, @Rs.40,000/- every year.

HOWTOAPPLY
• Applications can be downloaded from GITAM websitewww.gitam.edu
• Applications can be obtained by post, from Principal, GITAM Institute of Science by sending a request on plain paper giving the candidate’s name with complete mailing address, accompanied by DD for Rs.350/- drawn in favour of GITAM University payable at Visakhapatnam on any scheduled bank. Request by post will be accepted till 03rd April 2013.
• Candidates appearing for more than one test need to submit separate application along with the prescribed fee of Rs.300/- for each test.
Filled in applications along with attested copies of the following certificates and the prescribed fee of Rs.300/- should reach the Principal, GITAM Institute of Science, GITAM UNIVERSITY, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530 045, A.P., India on or before20.04.2013
1. Date of Birth extract of SSC / ICSE/CBSE / Matriculation certificate
2. Degree / Provisional Certificate of the qualifying degree examination in the case of candidates appearing for PG programmes. Intermediate / 10 +2 certificate in the case of candidates appearing for UG programmes
3. Caste Certificate issued by appropriate authority for claiming reservation under SC/ST
4. Medical Certificate issued by appropriate authority for claiming under PH category

HALL TICKETS
1. Hall tickets will be sent to candidates by post one week before the date of commencement of entrance test. In case of non-receipt of hall ticket in time, candidates are advised to contact the office of the Principal, GITAM Institute of Science, GITAM University at Tel No. (0891) 2840450/451/452 two days before the test date.
2. Hall ticket should be retained carefully as it has to be produced at the time of admission.
3. Hall tickets can also be downloaded from www.gitam.edu

TEST PROCEDURE
1. Candidates are advised to come to the examination hall at least half an hour before the commencement of the test.
2. Candidates will not be admitted into the examination hall without hall ticket or after the commencement of the test. They will not be allowed to leave the examination hall before the stipulated time.
3. Calculators, cell phones, books, papers, logarithm tables, slide-rule or any other calculating aids are not allowed into the examination hall.
4. Candidates should answer only on the answer sheet.
5. The Chief Superintendent of the test centre can take disciplinary action on candidates involved in indiscipline, malpractice, impersonation, etc., and the answer scripts of such candidates will not be valued.

MERIT RANK
All candidates will be awarded GSAT - 2013 test-wise rank as per marks secured in the test appeared and they will be kept on the website.

RESERVATION OF SEATS
Admission to various courses of study shall be made on the basis of GSAT - 2013 rank and eligibility
criteria subject to the rule of reservation as applicable to GITAM University.

IMPORTANT DATES
• Last date of receipt of filled in applications 20.04.2013
• Test date 10.05.2013
• Counseling date 06.06.2013

For any information, please contact Principal, GITAM Institute of Science (0891-2840450, 2840451, 2840452;principal_science@gitam.edu