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GSAT Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

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GSAT Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
October 1, 2021
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Gitam Science Admission Test (GSAT) is an All-India entrance test organized by GITAM University.

The GSAT Important Dates and notifications will be available on the official website (https://gsat.gitam.edu/).  Candidates who want admission into the Postgraduate courses under GITAM University must appear for GSAT. The exam will be offline in pen-paper mode. The application process will start soon in 2022. Candidates should regularly check the official website for updates.

 

About Exam & Conducting Body

GITAM Institute of Science conducts GSAT for admission into Postgraduate programs. GSAT is a national-level entrance exam for interested candidates to get admission into GITAM University. The University offers 14 UG courses, 1 Integrated course, and 13 PG courses. The GITAM Science Admission Test will be conducted in offline mode. GITAM University will release the GSAT Online Application form and GSAT Admit Card on the official website https://gsat.gitam.edu. 

GSAT is conducted once a year. The question paper will have three sections. The exam is in English. The duration of the exam is 1 hour. Candidates have to answer 100 MCQs. The syllabus of the exam will be based on the relevant course.

 

Table of Contents

GSAT Latest News/Updates

  • GSAT updates & notifications will be available from September 2021.
  • The online Application process for GSAT will start from September 2021.
  • GSAT exam dates will be released soon.

 

GSAT Important Dates

The University of GITAM will release the important dates and notifications of GSAT 2022 on its official website. Candidates must visit the website to check all the notifications and guidelines.

The tentative dates for the GSAT 2022 exam are provided in the table-

Events Dates (Tentative)
For UG For PG
Application form availability April 2022 March 2022
Last date to submit the form 3rd week of May 2022 Last week of April 2022
Admit card releasing 1st week of June 2022 Last week of April 2022
Exam date 2nd week of June 2022 1st week of May 2022
Result announcement 3rd week of June 2022 3rd week of May 2022

Note: The confirmed schedule will be posted here once the authority announces the same on its official website. Meanwhile, candidates can prepare in advance keeping in mind the schedule given in the table.

 

GSAT Syllabus

The GSAT Syllabus has 2 sections. Candidates should study all the sections to score well. The full syllabus is given below. However, applicants can check the official website of GITAM University to know more. The question paper has 60 MCQs. Candidates have to answer the questions in 1 hours’ time. The first part A is 15 marks. Section B and C is 20 and 25 marks. The full paper is 60 marks. The candidates should check the paper code before applying. The syllabus for every paper is given on the website. Candidates can check online to know more.

The Postgraduate program test is in Mathematics, Physical sciences, Life Sciences, and Chemical Sciences. The paper has 2 parts and 3 sections. The syllabus for each subject is given below.

  • Part A is common for all the subjects.
  • Part B is subject-relevant.

 

Syllabus in depth

 

Subjects Topics
 

 

M.Sc. in Physical Sciences

  • Number systems
  •  Sequences & series
  • Limits
  • Vectors
  • Matrices
  • Geometry
  • Integrations
  • Calculus
  • Differentiation
 

 

M.Sc in Physics

  • Thermodynamics
  • Electromagnetic induction
  • Quantum theory of radiation
  • Optics
  • Fiber optics
  • Lasers
  • Central forces
 

M.Sc in Electronics

  • Microcomputer and microprocessor
  • Transistor
  • Amplifiers
  • PN junction
  • AC & DC networks
  • Circuits
 

 

M.Sc. in Statistics

  • Basics in statistics
  • Theory of estimation
  • Test Hypothesis
  • Correlation
  • Regression
  • Probability
  • Distributions
  • Sampling error
 

 

M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics

  • Limits
  • Calculus
  • Average
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Integration
  • Simple interest and compound interest
  • Heights and distances
  • Profit and loss
  • Percentage
  • Differential equations
  • Matrices
 

 

M.Sc in Environmental Science

  • Energy & land resources
  • Natural Resources
  • Social issues
  • Ecosystems
  • Water resources
  • Waste management
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Global environmental issues
 

M.Sc. in Life Science

  • Plant kingdom
  • Digestive system
  • Reproductive system
  • Kingdom classification
  • Respiration
  • Biotechnology
M.Sc. in Chemistry
  • Chemical bond
  • Chemical kinetics
  • S and p block elements
  • Periodic elements
  • Electrochemistry
  • Organic chemistry
BCA in Computer Application
  • Data interpretation
  • Problems with patterns
  • Averages
  • Problems on series
  • Problems on ability
  • Calendar sums

 

 

GSAT Syllabus: Recommended books

Candidates can read the following books to score well in the GSAT exam. Applicants should also follow other study materials to prepare well. These books will help candidates understand the exam pattern. Candidates can follow more books mentioned on the official website. GITAM University conducts GSAT for students to get admission in M.Sc. and MCA courses. The exam is held only once a year. The paper will be offline.

 

Books Authors
Vedic Mathematics R.K Thakur
Differential calculus for IIT-JEE Amit Agarwal
Applied Mathematics R.S Agarwal
Problems Plus A.Gupta
Numerical Chemistry 22/e P. Bahadur
Organic Chemistry Solomons & Fryhle
Concise Inorganic Chemistry J.D Lee
Organic Chemistry Morrison & Boyd
Concepts of Physics H.C Verma
Physics for JEE Irodov
Mechanics D. Pandey
Concepts of Physics Volume 2 H.C Verma
Class 12 Physics S. Chand
Objective Biology Dinesh
Biology textbook Rastogi
Objective Biology Ansari
Biology books NCERT

 

GSAT Exam pattern

GSAT exam pattern stands as an important factor for the preparation. GITAM University conducts GSAT in an offline mode. Interested students who want admission into the UG and PG courses at GITAM University can apply for GSAT. The question paper has 60 MCQs. The exam is for 60 marks. The paper has the following sections:

  • Part A: Common for all papers.
  • Part B: Subject relevant.

The exam question paper is available in English. Candidates can visit the official website of GITAM University to check the full exam pattern.

 

Particulars Details
Exam Mode  Pen-paper
Exam Duration  1 hour
Total Number of Questions  60
Type of Questions  Multiple Choice Question
Total No. of. Sections  3
Marking scheme +1 for correct answers

No negative marks for the wrong answer

No negative marks for unanswered questions

 

GSAT Syllabus Chapter-wise weightage

GSAT 2021 will be held soon. GITAM University has released the full syllabus and exam pattern on its official website. The paper has three sections. A total of 60 MCQs. The total time of the paper is 1 hour. The three sections have 60 marks in total Candidates can get the full syllabus on the official GSAT website. The full exam syllabus is on the official website. However, the marks break up of the sections are the same. The total marks of each section are given below.

 

Programs A  B C Total marks
M.Sc. Mathematics 15 marks 20 marks 25 marks 60 marks
M.Sc. Physics 15 marks 20 marks 25 marks 60 marks
M.Sc. Life Science 15 marks 20 marks 25 marks 60 marks
M.Sc. Chemistry 15 marks 20 marks 25 marks 60 marks
M.Sc. Environmental Science 15 marks 20 marks 25 marks 60 marks
MCA Computer Application 15 marks 20 marks 25 marks 60 marks

 

GSAT Admit card

No official date for the distribution of the GSAT admit card has yet been announced.

The University of GITAM will release the GSAT 2021 Admit Card soon. Candidates can visit the official website to download the Admit Cards. To view the Admit cards, candidates have to visit the official website and log in. They have to log in with their details (such as user ID and password) and click on the download Admit Card tab. Applicants must download the admit card before the last date. Candidates must check all the details on the Admit card and inform GITAM University if any mistake is found. Candidates have to carry the admit card to the exam center on the day of the exam. Applicants must keep their Admit cards safe till the admission process is over.

 

Events Dates
Download GSAT 2021 Admit Card To be announced.
GSAT Examination To be announced.

 

Documents to carry

Candidates should visit the official website of GITAM University to check the guidelines given. On the day of the exam, the candidates should carry the following documents:

  1. GSAT 2021 Admit Card.
  2. Valid Photo ID proof.
  3. Passport size photograph.
  4. Blue/Black ballpoint pens.

Candidates should not carry any gadgets like mobile, watches, and calculators to the exam hall. No food items, bags, books, and paper will be allowed inside the exam center. Applicants will not be allowed to sit for the exam if they are found with these items.

 

How to download GSAT Admit Card?

The University of GITAM will release the GSAT 2021 Admit Card on their official website only. The GSAT Admit Card will only be available to those candidates who have successfully done the online Application form filling and payment process.

To download the GSAT Admit Card, candidates have to perform the following steps:

  1. Applicants have to visit the official website of GITAM University and click on the view Admit Card link.
  2. Candidates now have to log in to their Dashboard with their Application Id and Password.
  3. Now, applicants have to click on the Download Admit Card option.
  4. Candidates can take a printout of the Admit Card.

Applicants must check all the details given on the admit card and report if any mistakes are found.

The GSAT Admit Card will have the following details on it:

  1. Name of the Candidate
  2. Candidate Roll Number
  3. Applicant photograph and signature
  4. Exam Date and timing
  5. Exam Centre details
  6. Guidelines.

 

Possible issues while downloading GSAT Admit Card

Candidates can face the following problems while downloading the GSAT 2022 Admit Card:

  1. Admit cards may not issue for a candidate if they did not submit the online application form correctly. In that situation, candidates have to inform GITAM University about this.
  2. If the candidates have filled the Application form correctly and also paid the fees still the Admit Card is not issued. Then the candidates have to inform the conducting body.

 

Details in Admit Card

GITAM University will release the GSAT Admit Card a week before the exam on the official website. The exam is for candidates who want admission into Postgraduate programs at GITAM University. The exam will be held offline in pen-paper mode. Candidates can check the official website for more guidelines.

The GSAT Admit Card will have the following details:

  1. Name of the Candidate
  2. Candidate Roll Number
  3. Date of birth.
  4. Applicant photograph and signature
  5. Exam Date and timing
  6. Exam Centre details
  7. Important guidelines.

 

GSAT 2022 Schedule

The schedule of GSAT 2022 will be available on the official website soon. The exam will be held offline in pen-paper mode. The University of GITAM will soon release the exam dates and notifications soon. Candidates should check the website regularly for updates.

 

What to do if details are wrong on the Admit Card?

If a candidate finds the Admit Card details to be wrong then the candidate should inform the GITAM University helpline as soon as possible. The contact information is given on the official website.

 

Important instructions

Candidates should note the following guidelines on the day of the exam.

  1. Candidates should report to the exam center at least an hour before the exam.
  2. Applicants must carry a colored printout of their Admit card, a recent passport size photograph, and a valid Photo ID proof to the exam center.
  3. Applicants should not carry any mobiles, watches, calculators, bags, and food items to the exam hall.

 

GSAT Counseling: Schedule Dates

The GSAT Counseling and choice filling is conducted in an online medium only. Candidates have to register themselves. The counseling process includes the followings steps; registration, choice filling, seat locking, and lastly seat allotment. Only those candidates who have passed the GSAT entrance test can register themselves for the counseling process. GITAM University will release the Counseling session dates on the official website soon. Candidates must regularly check the official website for updates and news.

Events                                       Dates

GSAT 2021 Counseling session  To be announced

 

GSAT Application Date

GITAM University will release the GSAT 2022 online Application forms from September 2021 on the official website. The last date to fill up the application forms is not out yet. To fill the forms, applicants have to visit the official website and register themselves. Candidates have to fill up the application forms correctly to be eligible to appear for the exam.

Events                                                                                  Dates

GSAT 2021 Online Application form will be available from September 2021

The last date to fill GSAT 2021 Online Application form is not out yet.

 

GSAT Answer key dates

GITAM University has not released the GSAT 2021 Answer key yet. The dates of the exam will be available soon on the official website. The University will release a merit list based on the results. Selected Candidates will be called for the counseling process.

 

GSAT Result dates

No official date for the distribution of the GSAT result has yet been announced.

The University of GITAM will declare the GSAT 2021 Results on their official website. However, the exam dates are not out yet.

Events                                 Dates

GSAT 2021 Examination      End of 2021

GSAT 2021 Results              To be announced

 

Exam result

The University of GITAM will release the GSAT 2022 Results soon on their official website. Candidates must note that the results of the exam will be available online only and no results will be sent through the mail. The scorecard will have the following details mentioned:

  • Candidate Name, Application Number, Gender, Date of birth, Category, Parent’s name,
  • the All India Rank (AIR) of the candidate,
  • Section-wise marks, and
  • the total marks obtained by the candidate.

 

How to Download GSAT Result?

The GSAT 2021 Results will be available for candidates soon. To download GSAT 2021 Result, applicants have to perform the following steps:

  • Candidates have to visit the official GSAT website and click on the View Results tab.
  • Candidates will now have to log in to their Dashboard with their log-in credentials such as Application Number, Date of Birth, and Security Pin.
  • After successfully logging in, Candidates can now view their results and download the scorecard.

The GSAT exam dates are not out yet. GITAM University will declare the GSAT 2021 Results soon on the official website. Candidates must keep a check on the website for the latest news and updates. GSAT 2021 will be held soon in 2021. Applicants should note that no changes in the results will be allowed after the final announcement of the examination scores.

 

How to calculate GSAT percentile

GSAT Results will have the marks scored by the candidates and the ranks. There is no percentile for this exam. Seat allotment to candidates is on basis of ranks. Candidates meeting the cut-off marks can apply for the counseling process.

 

Seats available

After the counseling process candidates will be eligible for the seat allotment process. This process is done offline. The allotment of seats is based on Candidate ranks. As of now, many seats are available for admission into M.Sc. programs at GITAM University. A percentage of the seats are reserved for wards of GITAM University teachers. Candidates must check the official website for details on the seat allotment process.

 

GSAT Counseling process

The University of GITAM conducts the GSAT counseling process after the release of the results. The cut-off marks will be available on the website. Candidates meeting the cut-off can register for the first round of counseling. Candidates have to submit documents for checking. After checking of documents the admission list, GITAM University will release the Admission list. Selected candidates will have to complete the admission process and pay the course fees. Candidates have to pay the seat allotment fees within 24 hours time.

  • Applicants can visit the official GSAT website and click on the registration.
  • Next, aspirants must select the “I agree” tab and submit their name, application number, date of birth, and security pin.
  • Then candidates have to submit documents for verification.
  • After verification, selected candidates have to pay the admission course fee.
  • The fee should be paid within 24 hours of seat allotment.

Candidates must have the following documents for the counseling procedure of GSAT:

  • Educational qualification certificate from any recognized board/university
  • Documents in support of category
  • Date of birth certificate
  • GSAT Admit Card, Scorecard, and Application form.
  • GSAT counseling call letter.

 

Next steps after GSAT Result

After the GSAT result is released, Candidates who make it into the merit list can appear for the counseling procedure. A merit list is prepared based on the rank obtained by candidates in the exam. Thus, applicants who scored more marks will get a higher Rank on the merit list. The counseling process has two rounds. Candidates have to register themselves for the counseling and seat filling process on the official website.

 

Important tips for GSAT

GSAT exam is for students who want admission into M.Sc. courses. The exam is in online mode. Candidates can visit the official website to know more. It is easy to score well in the exam. GSAT important dates and notifications will be available soon. Here are some tips candidates can follow to score well in the exam.

  1. Candidates must read the guidelines available on the official website before applying.
  2. Candidates should check the website for the important dates and news.
  3. Applicants should study from the best books available in the market to prepare well.
  4. Candidates should make a good timetable to study.
  5. Candidates should solve previous years’ question papers.
  6. Aspirants should read the newspaper daily and make notes.
  7. Candidates should prepare the sections daily.
  8. Follow all the guidelines of the exam pattern.
  9. Candidates should check the latest syllabus on the website.
  10. Candidates should solve GSAT Mock exams to increase their speed.
  11. Applicants should study all the difficult topics well.
  12. Aspirants can ask for help from their teachers and friends.
  13. Candidates should study all the topics very well and not leave out topics.
  14. Applicants should watch videos online about GSAT to score well.
  15. Aspirants must start studying at least three months before the exam to score well.
  16. Candidates should not fear any section of the exam.
  17. Lastly, candidates should take enough rest and eat well to avoid stress.

 

FAQs

Q.1 When will the notifications for GSAT 2021 be released?

A. GITAM University will release all the updates of GSAT 2021 soon. Applicants can visit the official website to get more guidelines. Aspirants should also check eligibility before applying.

 

Q.2 Is GSAT 2021 form out?

A. GSAT 2021 online Application forms will be available soon. The last date to fill up the Application form is not mentioned yet.

 

Q.3 When is the last date for filling the GSAT Application form?

A. The last date for filling up the online Application form is not out yet. The dates for GSAT 2021 exam are not out yet. The online application forms are available from September 2021. Candidates must check the website for updates.

 

Q.4 When are the GSAT 2021 Results coming out?

A. GITAM University will release the GSAT 2021 Results in November 2021. The exam dates are not out yet. Candidates should check the website for updates.

 

Q.5 When is the Admit card available?

A. Candidates can download the Admit cards at least a week before the exam. To download the admit cards, candidates can visit the official GSAT website.

 

Q.6 Where can we find important dates of GSAT 2021?

A. GITAM University will release all the important dates of GSAT 2021 on its official website soon. The online application forms will be available soon. Candidates can check the website daily.

 

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