Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management, popularly known as GITAM, was founded in 1980 by an inspired group of eminent intellectuals and industrialists with the objective of promoting a world-class institution of higher learning in diverse fields of professional education. In 2007, this premier institution of higher learning and research with Global standards was declared a deemed to be university u/s 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, by Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Govt. of India. GITAM is located in a picturesque campus at Visakhapatnam and Off Campus Centres in Hyderabad and Bengaluru. With a multi disciplinary approach, GITAM offers different programs at UG, PG and Doctoral levels in - Technology, Pharmacy, Science, Management, International Business, Architecture and Law.