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About GITAM University BSc Nursing

GITAM University BSc Admission - GNAT 2017 is conducted by the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management. GNAT is also known as GITAM Nursing Admission Test is conducted for GITAM University BSc Nursing Admission. Only female candidates are eligible to apply for the course. GNAT Registration and Submission of the application form will be conducted through both online and offline mode. The last date to apply for GNAT 2017 entrance examination is 14 August 2017.

  • BSc in Nursing from GITAM University will be a full-time 4-year course that includes the internship period. The School of Nursing is located on the main campus at GITAM University, Visakhapatnam.
  • GITAM GNAT will be going to held on 28 August 2017. However, counselling for the same will commence from the 7 September 2017.

GITAM GNAT 2017 Dates



GITAM GNAT Registration starts

12 July 2017

Last date to apply for GNAT

14 August 2017


17 August 2017


28 August 2017

GNAT Merit List

31 August 2017

GNAT Counseling

7-9 September 2017


GITAM University BSc Nursing Seats


There are in all 100 seats in GITAM University for the BSc Nursing Course. The course is only open to female candidates

Merit Seats 85
NRI Seats 15

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GITAM University BSc Nursing Eligibility criteria

Age: BSc Nursing program invites applications from only Female candidates who are 17 years of age as on 31 December 2017, should not be more than 25 years as on 31st December 2017.

Educational Qualification: Applicants must have passed class 10+2 in Medical Stream with minimum 45% marks in aggregate. Applicants must have studied Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Zoology, and English Core as the main subjects. Intermediate Vocational Nursing with Bridge course of Biological & Physical Sciences with minimum marks of 45%.

Affiliation of Institute/School: Applicants school/Institute must be recognised by the AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE//SSCE/HSCE or any other equivalent board. Candidates of the National Institute of Open School are also eligible to apply with minimum 45% Aggregate marks.

GITAM University BSc Nursing Application form and Admit Card

Those candidates who willing to get admission in B.Sc Nursing program of GITAM University can apply through both online and offline mode. Candidates can submit their application form online or offline. Candidates have to follow the link given below to apply for the GNAT Exam.

GITAM GNAT Application Fee: Rs. 300





GITAM University, Gandhi Nagar campus, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam–530045.


School of Technology, GITAM University, Rudraram, Patancheru Mandal, Hyderabad, Telangana, Medak Dist. - 502329.


School of Technology, GITAM University, NH-207, Nagadenehalli, Doddaballapur Taluk, Bengaluru Rural District, Karnataka – 561203.



GNAT Admit cards will be available online only, when available, the candidates have to download the admit cards. The GNAT Admit Card will be available to download online after the Registration process closes. Applicants can download their GITAM GNAT Hall Ticket/Admit Card from 17 August 2017. If any applicants admit card is not published on the website they have to immediately contact the given below contact details using their application number.

Director, Admissions,
GITAM University, Rushikonda,
Visakhapatnam – 530045

GITAM University BSc Nursing Fees

Particular Amount 
BSc Nursing Full Course Fee* Rs. 120,000
Ist year fee (to be paid at the time of Counselling)  Rs. 30,000

*There is a hostel facility for girls in the campus; the candidates have to pay the hostel fee in addition if they choose to live in the hostel.

Applicants have to pay the Tuition fees for the 1st Year of the BSc Nursing Course at the time of the admission at the counselling centre. Tuition fee can be paid through one of then following modes: 

  • Demand Draft: Demand Drafts must be drawn in favour of GITAM Institute of Nursing (College Receipts) payable at Visakhapatnam.
  • RTGS Payment: The tuition fee also can be paid by mode of RTGS into the account of “GITAM Institute of Nursing (College Receipts)”, Account No. 761302010000151, Union Bank of India, GIMSR branch (IFS Code: UBIN0576131), Visakhapatnam.
  • Please note that application fees cannot be paid in Cash or via Cheques.

GITAM University Scholarship

GITAM University grants the scholarships and financial assistance in which 100% to 50% of the tuition fees of the meritorious applicant is waived off, the financial assistance is only given to the applicants who have scored merit in the GNAT Exam.

Percentage of Tuition Fee Waived



1 to 10


11 to 20

Scholarships: Merit-cum-means scholarships will be awarded to 5% of students @ Rs. 2,000/- per month depending upon the merit of the student and income of the parent.

GITAM University BSc Nursing Result and Counselling

GNAT Result for the GNAT Exam conducted on 28 August 2017, will be declared in the form of the merit list on the official website on 31 August 2017. Merit list of the selected candidates will be based on the GNAT Scores of the candidates. The result will be in the form of a merit list and the seats will be allotted based on counselling and the details are given here.

GITAM BSc Nursing Counseling

Only shortlisted meritorious candidates based on their GNAT result will be called for the counselling at the GITAM University, Visakhapatnam Campus from 7 to 9 September 2017. Call letters will be issued to the shortlisted candidates for the GNAT counselling process; Applicants have to reach the counselling venue at 9:00 AM. It is mandatory for all candidates to be physically present for counselling.

Counselling Schedule

9:00 AM

7 to 9 September 2017

GITAM Counselling Venue: GITAM University, Visakhapatnam Campus

Documents required on Counselling Day

  • Counselling Call Letter issued by GITAM University.
  • DOB Proof – SSC or Equivalent Certificate/Birth Certificate issued by Municipal Corporation/Revenue office indicating name and date of birth of the candidate.
  • Pass certificate and Statement of marks of Intermediate / 10+2 examination from a recognized Central / State / AISSCE / SSCE/ HSCE / National Institute of Open School or other equivalent Board.
  • Transfer and Conduct Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Recent passport size photograph (front pose) 6 copies
  • One set of self-attested photocopies of all the certificates
  • Identity Proof (Aadhar card)
  • Physical fitness certificate obtained from Govt. Medical Officer not below the rank of Assistant Medical Officer

GITAM University BSc Nursing Exam pattern

GITAM GNAT will be an offline exam i.e. pen and paper based that will be conducted at the 3 Test centres in Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, and Bengaluru. The applicants will be served with the 100 objective type questions with general difficulty of class 12 and less.



Mode of GNAT Exam

Pen and Paper Based (Offline)


2 Hours (2:30 to 4:30)

Language Medium


Total Number of Questions

100 Objective type MCQs

GNAT Question Distribution


Number of Questions






  • Botany
  • Zoology





100 Questions

GITAM GNAT Marking Scheme

  • For each of the correct answer, applicants will be awarded 1 Mark
  • There is no negative marking for any unattempted or wrong Answer.

Correct Answer

1 Marks

Incorrect Answer

0 Marks

Unattempted Answer

0 Marks


GNAT Exam Syllabus

GITAM University BSc Nursing Important details

GNAT Exam: Resolving Ties

GNAT Exam Ties will be resolved via the given below series of the conditions, The following series will be adopted in given below order to break the ties.

  1. Biology: Higher scores in Biology (Botany & Zoology) will result in higher ranking.
  2. Chemistry: If Biology scores do not break the tie, higher scores in Chemistry will result in higher ranking.
  3. Physics: If Biology and Chemistry scores do not break the tie, higher scores in Physics will result in higher ranking.
  4. Age: If Biology, Chemistry and Physics scores do not break the tie, the candidate elder by age will be ranked higher.

GITAM University BSc Nursing Contact

Director, Admissions,
GITAM University, Rushikonda, 
Visakhapatnam – 530045 

Email: director_admissions@gitam.edu 
Contact: 0891-2866555 / 0891-273017