Eligibility criteria:

First class or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination from recognized university with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks and rank obtained in GAT (PGT) 2017 as specified below:

DepartmentM.Tech. programQualifying examination
Computer Science Engg., Computer Science & Technology B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent
Cyber Security B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent
Software Engineering B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in CSE / IT / ECE / EEE / EI / CSIT or its equivalent
Information Tech., Information Technology B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in any branch of Engineering or its equivalent
Data Sciences B.E. / B.Tech. / AMIE or equivalent in any branch of specialization
Electronics & Communication Engg., RF & Microwave Engineering B.E./B/Tech./AMIE in ECE or its equivalent
VLSI Design B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / Instrumentation / CSE / IT or its equivalent
Digital Systems & Signal Processing B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / CSE / IT or its equivalent
Eelctroncis & Instrumentation Engg., Embedded Systems B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / Instrumentation / CSE / IT or its equivalent
Electronic Instrumentation B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in ECE / EEE / EIE / Instrumentation or its equivalent
Civil Engg., Structural Engineering & Natural Disaster Management B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Civil Engineering or its equivalent
Electrical & Electronics Engg., Power Systems and Automation B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in EEE or its equivalent
Mechanical Engg., Machine Design B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical/Production /Automobile /Marine /Aerospace or its equivalent
CAD/CAM B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical/Production /Automobile /Marine / Aerospace or its equivalent.
Computer aided Design, Manufacture & Engineering B.E./B.Tech./AMIE in Mechanical/Production /Automobile /Marine / Aerospace or its equivalent.
Industrial Engg., Industrial Engineering & Management Any Engineering Degree or its equivalent
Biotechnology Biotechnology B.Tech. in Biotechnology or B.Pharm or equivalent or B.Tech. Chemical Engineering or M.Sc.in Chemistry /Microbiology / Bioinformatics / Biotechnology) with proficiency in basic Biology with proficiency in basic Mathematics.
Food Processing Technology B.Tech. Bio-Technology/Food Technology/Chemical Engineering/B.Pharmacy and M.Sc. in Chemistry / Food Science with Proficiency in Basic Biology and Biotechnology or MSC in any area of Biological Science with Proficiency in Basic Mathematics.
Details of Admission Test (PGT – 2017): The duration of the examination is 2 hours. All questions are objective type (multiple choice questions). Each question has four options out of which one is correct. Each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks and 1 mark will be deducted from the score for each wrong answer. The unanswered questions will receive nil marks.

Section Subject No. of questions No. of marks
A Quantitative Aptitude 40 160
B Reasoning 30 120
C Verbal Ability 30 120
Total 100 400
Note : GATE qualified candidates are exempted from appearing for GAT (PGT) - 2017, however they need to apply to GITAM University for admission before the last date and the candidate has to attend counselling as per the schedule. Syllabus for GAT (PGT) 2017:
Section Syllabus
A Quantitative Aptitude:
Data Interpretation, Decimal & Fractions, HCF & LCM, Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere, Numerical Reasoning, Probability, Problems on Ages, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Sequence & Series, Time & Distance, Work & Time.
B Reasoning:
Alphabet Series, Arithmetical Reasoning, Blood Relations, Clocks & Calendars, Coding-Decoding, Cubes and Dice, Directions, Inserting The Missing Character, Logical Sequence of Words, Number Series
C Verbal Ability:
Adverb, Antonyms, Articles, Comprehension, Conclusion, Critical reasoning, Grammar, Idioms and Phrases, Synonyms, Verb, Vocabulary, Word groups.