Important Information to Applicants for M.Phil/ Ph.D

All the Programmes offered by the school are residential in nature*. Rent free accommodation within the University Campus will be provided to all the students admitted. However, boarding expenses and other overheads will have to be borne by the students.

*(However, for candidates selected for admission from Visakhapatnam city, relaxation will be considered on case by case and on merits of the request).


Ph.D (FT/PT) Programmes
Admissions criteria:

Post-graduate degree holders of GITAM University or any other recognized university with a II class securing at least 55% of marks or equivalent grade (50% in case of SC/ST candidates) in the concerned subject or in an allied subject, can apply for full-time or part-time Ph.D. programme and their admission is based on the merit in the entrance test GRAT and personal interview.

Preference will be given to candidates with UGC /CSIR NET qualification subject to the fulfillment of the above condition.

Admissions Process:

Those short-listed for admission to M.Phil/ Ph.D Programme (FT/PT) at GITAM School of International Business shall have to take a written test which will be for 60 marks, and appear for an Interview which will be 40 marks.

How to Apply:

Candidates have to submit a separate application form for each programme (M.Phil / Ph.D) along with a Demand Draft for Rs.3000/- (Rupees three thousand only) towards registration fee in favour of GITAM School of International Business, drawn on any scheduled bank payable at Visakhapatnam.

For additional details and deadlines contact Chairperson- Research Programmes.

Importent dates:
Commencement of online Registration : April 24, 2017
Last date for submission of online Applications : May 30, 2017
GET - 2017, BET - 2017, GD & PI Date : June 04, 2017 (SUNDAY)
Announcement of Results* :
For Ph.D(FT/PT) Programmes Contact:

Prof. R. Venkateswarlu,

Chairperson – Research Programmes
GITAM School of International Business (GSIB)
GITAM University, Gandhinagar Campus,
Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam -530045, Andhra Pradesh, India
Phone: (0891) 2840406 /Mobile : +91-9441354376; Fax: (0891)2790036;
Mail: researchadmission@gitam.edu