Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, popularly known as GITAM, was established in 1980 by an inspired group of eminent intellectuals and industrialists of Andhra Pradesh led by Dr.M.V.V.S. Murthi, the former member of parliament and popular philanthropist with a mission To become a global leader in higher education. With a vision, to impart futuristic and overall education of global standards with a high sense of discipline and social relevance in a serene and invigorating environment. Its quality policy is to achieve global standards and excellence in education, research, and consultancy by building an environment in which the faculty and students share a passion for creating, sharing and applying knowledge to continuously improve the quality of education.
The course structure at the University’s disposal has been very carefully crafted to incorporate the best practices of the industry and provides the students the required scope to hone their capabilities. GITAM University, with its main campus at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, is a Deemed University recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 in August 2007. After becoming a Deemed University, GITAM has launched many new and innovative UG and PG programmes as well as M.Phil and Ph.D. programmes.
The University has started an Off-campus at Hyderabad with the approval of UGC which offers four-year B.Tech, two year MBA and three year MCA programmes with effect from the academic year 2009-10. Courses promoting, skills development and value orientation are also offered by the University and avenues for experimental learning are being attended. Computer skills have been incorporated as an integral part of the curriculum in many of the programmes offered by the University. Being the tie-up with GITAM Universty, Geetanjali Institute expects their students to utilize the given educational resources to the fullest and in a best possible manner, for their progressive learning and career advancement.