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GITAM BSc Nursing Admission Test GNAT 2018

GITAM University Visakhapatnam B.Sc. Nursing Program through (GNAT) 2018-19

GITAM B.Sc. Nursing Admission GNAT 2018 - GITAM University, Visakhapatnam invites applications from the eligible candidates for admission to the B.Sc. Nursing Program for the academic year 2018-19


  • GITAM University Nursing Admission Test for admission into Nursing Program for the academic year 2018-19. GITAM Nursing Admission Test is also known as GNAT 2018 which be held by GITAM University
  • All the details related to GNAT 2018 like application process, eligibility criteria, selection procedure and other important information can be read through this page below.


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About GITAM School of Nursing (GSN)

  • The School of Nursing is located in the main campus at GITAM University, Visakhapatnam
  • The school of Nursing, one of the constituent institutions of GITAM has been established to provide quality education in nursing to meet the ever-growing need for qualified nurses in the country
  • The B.Sc. Nursing Program is being offered by GSN with permission from the Indian Nursing Council, UGC, MHRD, Govt. of India & Andhra Pradesh Nurses Midwives, Auxiliary Nurse-Midwives and Health Visitors Council, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh from the academic year 2018-19


Important Dates

  • Commencement of Online Submission of Application: 11th May 2018
  • Last Date for Submission of filled-in Application: 11th July 2018
  • Download of e-Hall Tickets: 11th July 2018 onwards
  • Entrance Test at GITAM University Campuses (Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru): To be announced
  • Display of Merit List on University Website: To be announced
  • Counseling for Admission: To be announced


Duration Program

  • B.Sc. Nursing - 4 years [Women Candidates only] (including internship)
  • No. of Seats: Merit - 85; NRI - 15


Eligibility Criteria

  • Female candidates are only eligible
  • Minimum Education - (i) Intermediate with Bi.P.C or 10+2 passed with science Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology & English with 45%, 10+2 passed out from recognized board under AISSCE/CBSE/ICSE/SSCE/HSCE/NIOS/APSOS or other equivalent board with Science 45%
  • (ii) Intermediate vocational Nursing with bridge course of Biological & Physical Sciences with 45%
  • (iii) Student shall be medically fit


Age Criteria

  • The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years completed on or before 31st December 2018, should not be more than 25 years as on 31st December 2018


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Application Procedure

Prospectus: The candidate is required to go through the Prospectus available online carefully before filling of the online application form. Ensure that no column is left blank

  • GNAT 2018 is conducted for admission to B.Sc. Nursing program offered at Visakhapatnam campus. The candidate is required to submit the online application form available at www.gitam.edu on or before 11th July 2018
  • Processing Fee
  • The processing fee of Rs. 300/- for submission of online application is to be paid through Debit Card / Credit Card/Net banking which is not refundable. After successful payment, the candidate can download the receipt of acknowledgment
  • (OR)
  • Candidate can also apply through hard copy of application form which can be downloaded from www.gitam.edu. Filled-in application along with DD for Rs. 300/- drawn in favor of “GITAM (Deemed to be University)” payable at Visakhapatnam on any scheduled bank should reach on or before 11-July-2018 to the Director-Admissions, GITAM (Deemed to be University), Gandhinagar, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 530045



  • The date and time of entrance test will be notified later. The downloading of E-Hall tickets can be accessed from www.gitam.edu after 11th July2018


Hall Ticket for GNAT-2018

  • The hall ticket will be available on the website www.gitam.edu from 11th July 2018 onwards. In case hall ticket is not available on the website, she should immediately contact the Director, Admissions, GITAM University, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530045


Payment of Fee

  • The prescribed fee amount of Rs.50000/- (Tuition Fee of Rs. 30,000/- and Special fee of Rs. 20,000/-) for admission into 1st year B.Sc. Nursing program has to be paid by the candidate at the time of counseling through any of the following modes:


Payment by Demand Draft:

  • DD drawn in favor of GITAM Institute of Nursing (College Receipts) payable at Visakhapatnam


Payment by RTGS/NEFT

  • Account Name: “GITAM Institute of Nursing (College Receipts)”; Account No.: 761302010000151; Bank name: Union Bank of India, GIMSR Branch, Visakhapatnam; IFS Code: UBIN0576131
  • Please note that cash / cheques are not accepted for payment of fee


Test Centres

  • 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


Exam Pattern

  • GNAT-2018 will have one paper consisting of 100 Objective Type (Multiple Choice) questions from Biology (Botany & Zoology), Chemistry and Physics. The distribution of questions is:
  • Biology: 25 Questions
  • Botany: 25 Questions
  • Zoology: 25 Questions
  • Chemistry: 25 Questions
  • Physics: 25 Questions
  • Total - 100 Questions
  • The general standard of the GNAT-2018 will be that of 12th class under the 10+2 Scheme or Intermediate or equivalent
  • Medium of Language of Question Paper: English only


Scheme of Marking

  • Each correct answer will get a score of one mark.
  • No credit will be given for the questions not answered
  • The score so obtained by the candidate will be used to determine the rank in the test.
  • No negative marking for incorrect answers


Model Questions

  • The sample questions of Biology (Botany & Zoology), Chemistry and Physics are given in Annexure-I of the Prospectus, which can be downloaded from www.gitam.edu


GITAM University Visakhapatnam

(Estd. u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956), Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Bengaluru (UGC Accorded 12B Status), Gitam School of Nursing (GSN), GITAM University, Gandhinagar Campus, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam-530045 (AP), Phone No.: 0891-2840501, Website www.gitam.edu