GITAM School of Architecture

Gandhi Nagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam

GITAM School of Architecture


IIRF Rank 2021


Gitam School of Architecture is located in Visakhapatnam and is a constituent institute of Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management. It was established back in the year 1980 and comes with a motto of " Earth is our boundary and Architecture is our culture".

The best part about this institution is that it has an affiliation with NAAC, UGC, and has been approved by the Council of Architecture and AICTE too.

Gitam School of architecture comes with a basic mission to offer architectural education to the new generation through traditional skills, materials and geographical locations.

It also focuses on research and development in designing buildings, structures, interiors and others. Moreover, the skills and expertise of the school impart on the students enrich and mould them into intellectual architects of the future.

Courses offered

Interested in the field of architecture? Well, it does not matter what you are looking for, Gitam school of architecture, Visakhapatnam offers both undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

The fees structure, eligibility criteria and timings may vary from one to another depending on the course you pursue.



Other details


In order to get admission in B.Arch, students must score 70 marks out of 200 marks in NATA.


No candidates will be allowed to get admission in B.Arch until and unless they pass the examination at the end of the 10+2 scheme of examination with subjects including physics, chemistry and mathematics.


Alternatively, candidates must pass a 10 + 3 diploma examination with mathematics as a compulsory subject.

This program is offered at two different campuses. Firstly, Gitam School of architecture, Visakhapatnam campus and secondly Gitam school of architecture Hyderabad campus.


The total duration of this program would take five years to complete.

M. Arch

Candidates who wish to enroll for the M.Arch program must have scored at least 50% of marks in the B.Arch program.


Students are selected depending on their marks obtained in the GAT admission test conducted by GITAM itself.

This program is offered at just one campus which is Gitam School of Architecture, Visakhapatnam.



The total duration of this program would take just two years to complete.

Courses highlights

All the courses offered in these programs are well researched. They are regularly updated following the latest innovations and techniques. 

Students would be able to broaden their minds effortlessly and get something to learn every day from the quality education offered 

The candidates will be guided and taught by highly educated, experienced and skilled teachers so that there is no room for doubt left.  

Being a leading school of architecture, this institution offers good exposure to the students in every way possible.

Admission process

If you have already made up your mind to be a part of the Gitam School of Architecture, Visakhapatnam, then you must be eager to know about the admission process. 

Although to let you know, the admission process is easy to handle. However, following the below-mentioned tips can help you out. 

First, you have to apply by taking up the Gitam admission test ( GAT ) which can be done by appearing and getting qualified at NATA.

Then appear in NATA or JEE Main Paper II ( B.Arch) 

It is important to understand that the admission will be based on rankings that are obtained from the qualifying examination and architectural aptitude test. 

Lastly, once you have secured the rankings or met the criteria, you can simply select the campus.

Result and cutoff

Aspirants seeking admission to Gitam School of Architecture, Visakhapatnam should know that the process would only start if they meet the eligibility and requirements. 

The cut off for B.Arch is supposed to be dependent on the NATA score.


It is often heard that there are no placement opportunities given to candidates in the architecture industry. But indeed students are placed in good firms. 

However, the Gitam School of Architecture comes with placement cells that help students to seek the best job in the industry. It aims to mould and shape the personality of students by training them perfectly. 

Furthermore, it also exposes them to multiple technical and non-technical activities both in and out of the campus. However, the number of companies hired until the date is 45 and the highest salary received is Rs. 17 lacs annually by Microsoft India.

Campus facilities 

The campus has been dynamically designed and covers an area of 1 acre. With clean and air-conditioned classrooms, the building contains elevators too. There are large studio rooms as well. 

The students are offered high-end facilities including wifi,  labs, material library, library, computer labs, sick rooms, climatology lab, conference halls, auditorium, canteen, hostels and knowledge resources centre. 

Other than this, the campus also has a sports activity area including a cricket stadium. Besides that, the best part about the library is that it comes with more than 300 books, journals, and online databases. Furthermore, the campus is surrounded by greenery from all sides to make one feel nature's trials.

Alumni network

Gitam school of architecture, Visakhapatnam is a renowned institution that offers top-class educational services to all. The institute looks forward to staying connected with the ex-students and keeping them connected with the new ones. 

Moreover,  the doors of the institution are always opened for the students so that they can come in and cherish their memories whenever wanted. 

They also organize certain events to value the moments spent together by inviting alumni. Therefore, some of the notable alumni of Gitam school of architecture include 

Kolli Suresh Kumar - Assistant professor - MSC - ES - 1998 

Trinatha Rao - Professor - BTECH- ECE- 1997 

Boddu - Director- BTECH - IE - 1985

Aradhanekki - Professor- BTECH-1998

Dattu Akella - Sr. Digital platform architect - MCA - MCA- 1998 

These great students highlight and depict the story behind the success of the Gitam School of Architecture. Moreover, they are quite grateful for getting an opportunity to be a part of such a high platform. 

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