About Us

Prof. K. Aruna Lakshmi, Ph.D.


GITAM Institute of Science

GITAM University

Welcome to GITAM Institute of Science

GITAM Institute of Science 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.

The faculty have completed thirty one research projects and about ten projects are in progress funded by UGC, DST, DAE etc. and industry majors - HPCL, Port Trust, Steel Plant etc. Many senior faculty have excellent training in advanced research laboratories in USA, France, Israel, Germany, South Africa, Taiwan etc. The institute has entered into MoUs with State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY-B) and University of Glasgow to facilitate student and faculty exchange programmes and also with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) for joint research projects.

Reputed companies from diversified industries visit the Institute for campus recruitment. Students are well trained in soft skills and personality development. During 2010-11, 50 per cent of eligible students are well placed so far in industry majors – Water Health India, Panacea Medical Tech, Efftronics, VMHS, Hetero, Wipro, TCS, Mind Tree, Accenture, Cap Gemini, Head Strong, IGATE, HP, Transes Ocean, HCL, SUTH, HSBC, Sriram, MPhasis, Hidden Brains and CSC. A significant number of students are also opting for higher studies in advanced research labs.