GITAM Institute of Technology (GIT) was established in the year 1980. Over the years the Institute made it’s significance in Engineering education at all India level as certified by various statutory bodies. Some of the recognitions to quote are; Top most Engineering College in Andhra Pradesh with Creditable Performance Score in Academic Audit conducted by the State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE) in 2003, listed as top rated institute by many media agencies in their surveys during 2007 and 2009; included as one of the top 30 Engineering Colleges by IBM in their ‘The Great Mind Challenge’ Contest. The programs offered by GIT have been accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) thrice. University Grants Commission (UGC) conferred Autonomous status to GIT as early as in 2003, the first Institute in Andhra Pradesh. In 2007, it has become a constituent Institute of GITAM Deemed-to-be University. Selected by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India for “Technical Education Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP)” among a very few other Institutes of the Country in 2011.
At present, GIT offers 9 undergraduate and 15 Postgraduate Programmes in various Engineering disciplines and 2 Dual Degree (B.Tech + M.Tech) programmes in Electronics & Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering and 2 Evening M.Tech Programmes in Computer Science & Technology and VLSI Design. It also offers Ph.D., Programmes in all engineering disciplines. The admission into various Programmes is through a common online Entrance Test viz., GITAM Admission Test (GAT) conducted in various centers. The Institute provides scholarships and fellowships to the meritorious UG and PG students out of its own resources and endowments created by liberal donations from philanthropists. In addition, the Institute allows full/partial fee waiver to the top 100 students of GITAM Admission Test (GAT).
With over 475 highly qualified, dedicated and committed faculty who have made significant contributions both at the National and International levels, the Institute provides high quality educational experience to the students in a diverse learning environment. The learner-centered teaching methodology with need based curriculum designed by academic experts and industry personnel, prepare GIT students to successfully meet academic and corporate challenges. The State of the Art Laboratories, e-class rooms, open courseware etc. are special features of the Institute which endow its students with advanced technical knowledge to meet the challenges of global standards. The updated course structure also integrates value education, environmental awareness and communication skills into its curriculum to mould the students as responsible citizens.
Intensive institute-industry interface enables the students to have hands-on experience which strengthens their employment potential. This institute is often the first choice of many corporate majors in search of quality human resources and the students graduated from GIT are among the preferred employees by many top rated companies both in Software and Core sectors. The alumni occupy prominent positions in prestigious institutions and organizations all over the world and some of them are highly successful entrepreneurs. The Training and Placement cell provides the students with the necessary corporate skill set right from day one of their admission in to GIT and groom them on a regular basis throughout their stay. The 100% placement record of the institution to all the eligible candidates every year with a pay package ranging from Rs. 3.5 lakhs to Rs. 16 lakhs per annum is an ample testimony for the quality of technical education imparted at GIT.
GITAM University Science Activity Centre (GUSAC) & Cultural Club - Kalakrithi provide students excellent opportunities to unleash their creativity and innovation in technical and cultural arena. The professional societies in every Engineering Department supplement the overall personality development through their technical and non technical events regularly. Service clubs like NSS, Rotract Club, Vivann, Engineers Without Borders etc. are inculcating social responsibility among students. The Institute is most versatile in providing it’s students with very exceptional Sports/Games facilities viz., 7 acres of playgrounds for all major games like Cricket, Football, Handball, Volleyball, Kho-Kho, Ball Badminton, Kabaddi and Athletics, a Modern gymnasium and an indoor stadium, Wooden flooring for Basketball, Volleyball and Badminton, Four international standard Tennis Courts – two Synthetic and two clay, flood-lit have been laid out. Students are encouraged to participate in inter-college, inter-university competitions conducted throughout the year on the campus.
The state of the art laboratories on campus provide excellent opportunities for ground breaking research and consultancy. The faculty is active in research and has published a good number of research papers in Journals of high impact factor and undertook several research projects funded by UGC, DST, DBT, FST, HPCL, DRDO, etc. The Institute has successfully completed a good number of consultancy assignments in government, public and private sector organizations, such as Visakhapatnam Port Trust, Steel Plant, HPCL, etc.
The Institute has a strong alumni base that who are occupying leadership positions in government, administration, industry and research organizations across the globe. The Institute has been giving top priority to establish and strengthen a network of alumni, associating them in the academic activities particularly in curriculum design and campus placements.
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