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GITAM Nursing Admission Test (GNAT) 2018 – GITAM University conducts Nursing Admission Test for admission into Nursing Programme for the academic year 2018-2019. GITAM Nursing Admission Test is also known as GNAT 2018 which will be held by GITAM University. Candidates can fill their GNAT 2018 Application form for admission into B.Sc Nursing as per schedule. 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.

GNAT 2018 – GITAM Nursing Admission Test

Candidates seeking admission in B.Sc Nursing courses will able to fill their Application online from the official portal or from the link given in below section as per the schedule. Admit Card for GNAT 2018 will be available for download. Admission will be made on the basis of Marks obtained in entrance test and counseling.

Duration of the Course – 4 Years
No. of Seats – 100 seats (including NRI seats)

Schedule for the GNAT 2018 is given below.

Event Dates (Expected)
Commencement of Online submission of application 2nd week of Jul 2018
Last date for submission of filled in online application 2nd week of Aug 2018
Download of E-Hall-Tickets 2nd week of Aug 2018
Entrance Test at GITAM University campuses
(Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru)
3rd week of Aug 2018
GNAT 2018 Result 3rd week of Aug 2018
Counselling for Admission 1st week of Sep 2018

Candidate without possessing the hall ticket will not be allowed to enter the examination hall or take the test. The admit card is an important document and all the candidates who will register for the test must produce it on the day of the exam at the exam center.

Quick Links

Application Form

Application form can be submitted “online” by visiting above mention link. The candidate should furnish all the details while filling the Online Application Form. After successful submission of the data, Application number will be generated and this can be used to complete the remaining steps of the application form and also for your future correspondence.

Application Fee is Rs. Rs. 300/-

Eligibility Criteria

Female candidates are only eligible.

  • 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%.
  • Intermediate vocational Nursing with bridge course of Biological & Physical Sciences with 45%.
  • Student shall be medically fit

Age Limit: The minimum age for admission shall be 17 years completed and should not be more than 25 years.

Hall Ticket / Admit Card 2018

The hall ticket will be available on the website The admit card will be available for candidates who have successfully applied for course. Candidates will be able to download their admit card when it will be issued officially. Admit Card is an important document without with the candidates will not be allowed to appear for the entrance examination. In case hall ticket is not available on the website, she should immediately contact the Director, Admissions, GITAM University, Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam – 530045 along with Application No.

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:

Subject No. of Questions
(Botany – 25 and Zoology – 25)
Chemistry 25
Physics 25
Total 100

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

Marking Scheme

  • 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.

Fee Structure

The Tuition fees of Rs. 30,000/- (Rupees thirty thousand only) for 1st year B.Sc Nursing program has to be paid at the counseling centre by way of Demand Draft drawn in favor of GITAM Institute of Nursing (College Receipts) payable at Visakhapatnam.

Note: Hostel accommodation at subsidized tariff is provided separately in the campus on payment basis. Several Food courts are also available to meet the dietary needs.


Official Website:

For more detail of GNAT check the last year (2017) brochure for reference- Download Information Brochure.

Insofar, official details of GITAM Nursing Admission Test 2018 have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as GITAM University releases GITAM Nursing Admission Test 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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