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Greetings from GITAM University Hyderabad Campus and welcome to GITAM University website.  Our main strength lies in world class infrastructural facilities, highly qualified, dedicated and experienced faculty having Industrial, Research Experience at National and International level.  Though we are young, we have a great vision, agility, commitment, dedication and energy to create an innovate education and research environment. We have a vibrant and talented student community comprising students from all parts of India. We believe that each and every student has the potential to be groomed to have successful corporate career. While pursuing the academic excellence, we take every care of all round personality development leading towards excellent career by paying individual attention to every student. Accordingly, thrust is given on providing activities, which enable personality development, confidence building, industry exposure, enhancing communication skills, social responsibility, special lectures, seminars, workshops and training programmes for the students are regularly organized.

Prof. Ch. Sanjay, is a Founder  Director Campus and Member of Board Management of GITAM University, Off-campus, Hyderabad, from 05-06-2009 to 01-07-2014. He is designated as Principal and Dean, School of Technology, Hyderabad. He has total 24 years of experience from industry, teaching,research and Administration at International and national level. He has worked as a  Associate Professor in Manufacturing Engineering & Management at KUTKM, Malaysia for 4 years. His academic possessions are BE (ME),  ME in CAD/CAM from Government College of Engineering, Pune, MBA (HRD) and Ph.D from GSIST, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, under AICTE (QIP) Programme . He is a certified Corporate Director of World Council for Corporate Governance (UK) – (wcfcg/iid/dcd/2008/1221). He is a Member of Board of Studies and Research Supervisor for Mechanical/Manufacturing/Materials Engineering for leading National and International Universities.   


  • IT applications in Manufacturing Engineering
  • Machine Tools & Cutting Tools
  • Machining of New Materials
  • Hybrid Intelligent & Artificial Intelligent Systems
  • Material Science and Testing
  • Composites
  • Nano-Materials & Machining
  • Product Design & Development
  • Non-conventional Energy & Energy Management
  • Artificial Intelligent Systems
  • Industrial Engineering & Management
  • Fellow of Institute of Engineers and Production Engineers (I) (M1191845-5)
  • Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education (I) (LM15477)
  • Life Member of Institute of Doctors Engineers and Scientists (1766)
  • Senior Member of International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (80348422)
  • Member of Society of Manufacturing Engineering (I) (LMSME00308)
  • Member of The Society of Digital Information and Wireless Communications (2984)
  • Member of Charted Engineers Association (I) (M1191845-5)
  • Member of Computer Society of India(I) (1015431)
  • Member of Systems Society of India (I)
  • Member of British Council
  • Member of Hyderabad Management Association (I)
  • International Technical Journals - 16
  • International Technical Conferences – 12
  • International Conferences (Engineering & Management) – 10
  • National Journals – 06
  • National Conferences - 20
  • Research Projects   - 05 (International Level)
  • International Conferences attended/presented research papers - 25

Member of Editorial Board

    • International Journal of Engineering Practical Research (IJEPR)
    • International Journal of Engineering Practical Education (IJEPE)
    • International Journal of Material Science Engineering (IJMSE)
    • International Journal on Recent Trends in Life Science and Mathematics (IJLSM)
    • International Journal of Ethics in Engineering & Management Education (IJEEE)
  • International Journal of Innovative Research in Advanced Engineering (IJIRAE)
  • International Journal of Production Research (UK)
  • International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (UK)
  • International Journal of Physics Sciences (USA)
  • International Journal of Management and Research
  • International Journal of Applied Physics and Mathematics (IJAPM)
  • International Research journal of Engineering Science, Technology & Innovation
  • International Journal of Engineering Education (UNESCO)
  • Journal of Materials Processing and Technology (Rep. Ireland)
  • Journal of ecology & natural environment (JENE)(Kenya)
  • Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE)
  • Journal of Mechanical Engineering Research (JMER)
  • Journal of Mechanical Engineering (Slovenia)
  • Journal of Surface Engineered Materials and Advance Technology (JSEMAT)
  • IEEE Journal of Engineering & Management (USA)
  • Journal of Petroleum and Gas exploration Research
  • Basic Research Journal of Social and Political Sciences (BRJSPS)
  • Journal of Research in International Business and Management (JRIBM)
  • Journal of Business management and Accounts (BRJBMA)
  • Journal Advanced Manufacturing Systems (Singapore)
  • Journal of Research on Technology in Engineering & Management Education (USA)
  • Recipient of Indra Gandhi Sadbhawana Award for outstanding achievements and contributions to Education Field on 3rd April, 2014, by International Business Council, New Delhi.
  • Recipient of Gem of India /Arch of Excellence Award for outstanding achievements and Excellence on 24th March, 2014 at All India Achievers Conference, New Delhi.
  • Recipient of Engineering Educators Awards on Behalf of Gitam University for contributions to Higher Education on 8th February, 2014 by University of Bradford UK.
  • Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi, Awarded P. Punnaiah Award for Best Engineering College Principal, awarded to Dr. Ch. Sanjay, Principal of the Hyderabad campus of GITAM University, 30th November, 2013
  • Nominated as a Board of Director of Public Relations Council of India (PRCI) National Executive Council on Professional Education on 28/2/13.
  • Recipient of Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties (ASDF) ICCA Best Academic Administrator Award for the year 2012, (after a 6 rounds of rigorous selection process from 88 candidates from 5 Countries)  on 30.12.2012 at Hotel Accord, Pondicherry, The Pondicherry Chief Minister, Hon. Shri. N.Rangasamy, gave away the award at a glittering function. 
  • Nominated for Bharat Shiksha Ratan Award, Global Society for Health & Education Growth, New Delhi, 30th May 2012.
  • Selected for the most Prestigious Executive International “Rajiv Gandhi Seva Ratna” Award by all India Economy Survey Award Council on 8th July,2012 at New Delhi.
  • Selected for presentation of “Bharat Excellence Award’ by the International Integrity Peace and Friendship Society.
  • Selected for presentation of “Priyadarshini Indira Gandhi Excellence Award’ by the International Integrity Peace and Friendship Society, Yeswanthpur, Bangalore on 19th November, 2011,
  • India International Achievers Award for the year 2011, by Indian Achievers Forum in Association with Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry ,24 June 2011.  
  • Selected & Inducted into Hall of Fame 2009, Nominated as 2000 Outstanding Scientists 2010, in International Biographical Center, Cambridge (IBC), England – 2009
  • Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi, Awarded Best Chapter Award on 10th December, 2008.