Entrance Exams Basic,Applied,Environmental And Home Science

Gitam University Science Programs Admission Test(GSAT)

Information

GITAM Institute of Science, Gitam University is established with main emphasis on education and research in the basic and emerging areas of Science. The saga of science programmes has started in GITAM beginning with UGC funded innovative course, M.Sc. Environmental studies in 1995 to the latest addition of M.Sc. Food Science and Technology in 2008. All the science departments have well developed laboratories. GITAM Institute of Science offers a diversified learning experience characterized by strong faculty-student interaction with a perfect blend of structure and flexibility that allows students to develop personally and professionally in an enriching and collaborative environment. The curriculum is regularly revised to suit the requirements of research organizations and industry. The institute also offers research programmes and currently more than 200 students are pursuing M.Phil/Ph.D. studies.
Gitam University Conducts entrance examination for addmission to various programs in science

Important dates and Eligibility

Eligibility

B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the subjects; and Maths & Physical sciences in Intermediate or 10 +2 level

1

M.Sc. Applied Mathematics

B.Sc. with Mathematics as one of the subjects; and Maths & Physical sciences in Intermediate or 10 +2 level

2

M.Sc. Physics

B.Sc. with Physics, Mathematics and any other subject

3

M.Sc. Electronics Science

B.Sc. with Electronics/Physics, Mathematics and any other subject

4

M.Sc. Analytical Chemistry

B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the subjects

5

M.Sc. Organic Chemistry

B.Sc. with Chemistry as one of the subjects

6

M.Sc. Biochemistry

Any two of the following subjects in B.Sc: Agriculture, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Food & Nutrition, Genetics, Home Science, Medical Lab Technology, Microbiology, Zoology

7

M.Sc. Biotechnology

8

M.Sc. Microbiology

9

M.Sc. Food Science & Technology

10

M.Sc. Bioinformatics

Any two of the following subjects in B.Sc: Agriculture, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Science, Food & Nutrition, Genetics, Home Science, Mathematics, Medical Lab Technology, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology

11

M.Sc. Environmental Science

First preference will be given to BEM candidates. The remaining seats will be allotted to candidates with B.Sc. in Life Sciences or Physical Sciences

II. For admission to UG programmes [BEM / 5 year Integrated M.Sc. and BCA]: GITAM Institute of Science, GITAM University, offers the following courses for Intermediate / +2 candidates.

  • 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 - 2012 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 2012 are eligible.
The GSAT - 2012 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.

Application Fee and Mode of Payment

Fee Rs. 300/- per test

Details

PROGRAMMES OFFERED IN GITAM INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE for which Entrance Exam is conducted

I. Undergraduate Programmes:

  • Computer Applications (BCA)
  • Environmental Management ( BEM)

II. Postgraduate Programmes (M.Sc.):

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Electronics Science (Networking and Embedded Systems)
  • Environmental Science
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Microbiology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physics (Nuclear /Space /Material /Nano)

III. MCA (Master of Computer Applications)

IV. Integrated Five year M.Sc. Programme:

(with an option to secure B.Sc. at the end of 3rd year and B.Sc. (Hons.) at the end of 4th year)

  • Biotechnology

ADMISSION INFORMATION BROCHURE (2012-13)

I. 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 - 2012 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 2012 are eligible.
The GSAT - 2012 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.

Course into which admission is sought

Test code No.

Subject of the test

No. of bits*

Max. Marks

Max. Time

M.Sc. Applied Mathematics

101

Mathematics

60

60

1 hour

M.Sc. Physics
M.Sc. Electronics Science

102

Physics/ Electronics

60

60

1 hour

M.Sc Analytical Chemistry
M.Sc. Organic Chemistry

103

Chemistry

60

60

1 hour

M.Sc. Biochemistry
M.Sc. Biotechnology
M.Sc. Microbiology
M.Sc. Food Science & Technology

104

Life Sciences

60

60

1 hour

M.Sc. Bioinformatics

105

Bioinformatics

60

60

1 hour

M.Sc. Environmental Science

106

Environmental Science

60

60

1 hour

* The question paper contains three sections: A (15 bits), B (20 bits), C (25 bits)
NOTE: Candidates are required to apply separately for each test. Fee for each test is Rs.300/-

Course into which admission is sought

Test code No.

Subject of the test

BEM / Five year integrated M.Sc.

107

Mathematics or Biology, Physics and Chemistry (or) Environmental education*

BCA

108

Analytical Ability

*for candidates with other than science optionals at Intermediate / +2, seeking admission to BEM programme only

Test Code No.107 contains three sections and in each section there will be 30 multiple choice questions:

Section

Subject

No. of bits

M.M.

A

Mathematics

30

30

B

Physical Sciences

30

30

C

Biological Sciences

30

30

Group / optional subjects in the Qualifying examination (+2 or equivalent)

Sections to be answered

Maximum Time

Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

SECTION A & B

1 hour

Biology, Physics and Chemistry

SECTION B & C

1 hour

Candidates with other than science optionals at Intermediate / +2, seeking admission to BEM programme, have to attempt Section D of Test Code No.107:

Section

Subject

No. of bits

Maximum Marks

Maximum Time

D

Environmental Education

60

60

1 hour

Test Code No.108 contains only one section with 60 multiple choice questions each carrying one mark.

Test Code No.

Subject

No. of bits

Maximum Marks

Maximum Time

108

Analytical Ability

60

60

1 hour

NOTE: Candidates are required to apply separately for each test. Fee for each test is Rs.300/- *Candidates qualified in GAT-2012 are also eligible for admission to BCA, BEM and M.Sc. Biotechnology (5 year integrated) programmes
III. For admission to MCA programme:
Candidates seeking admission to MCA programme are required to appear for an entrance test GSAT - 2012 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 2012 are eligible.

Test Code No.109 contains three sections A (15 bits), B (20 bits), C (25 bits)

Test Code No.

No. of bits

M. M.

Maximum Time

109

60

60

1 hour

Section

Subject

No. of bits

Maximum Marks

A

Communicative Ability

15

15

B

Analytical Ability

20

20

C

Mathematical Ability

25

25

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE GITAM University offers financial assistance in the form of merit fellowships/ merit-cum-means scholarships 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.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Applications can be downloaded from GITAM website www.gitam.edu
  • 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 before 15.04.2012
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 - 2012 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 - 2012 rank and eligibility criteria subject to the rule of reservation as applicable to GITAM University.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Issue/ download of applications 05.11.2011
  • Last date of receipt of filled in applications 15.04.2012
  • Test date 04.05.2012

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

Test Centers

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

Curriculum

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