GITAM School of International Business

GITAM (Deemed to be University), Visakhapatnam

Rankings & Accreditations

GITAM School of International Business was formerly known as GITAM Institute of Foreign Trade (GIFT). GIFT was established in the year 1997. Subsequently, when GITAM was declared as a deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, GIFT was brought within the ambit of GITAM and declared as an autonomous School of Excellence in International Business in recognition of its academic leadership in International Business in the country. University Grants Commission (UGC), MHRD, New Delhi has granted independent recognition to GITAM School of International Business under GITAM ambit, vide its letter No.: F. No. 6-23/96 (CPP-I) and all the programmes offered by the School have the approval of UGC. GITAM has been accredited with an “A+” Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), MHRD, New Delhi.

  • GITAM School of International Business (GSIB) is a member of Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) – International, USA.


  • 2nd Best in India in International Business & 1st in Andhra Pradesh by CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey-2018
  • 16th best B-School in South India & 44th in Top Private B-School all over India by Business World B-School Survey 2018
  • 35th all over India in Top 50 Private B-School of 2019 by Careers 360 B School Survey – 2018
  • 42nd Best B-School All over India by Chronicle India’s Best B-Schools Survey 2019
  • 51st Best B-School 2019 All over India by MBAUniverse.com