GITAM declared deemed university

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New Delhi, Jun 17 (UNI) Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM) Vishakhapatnam was today declared as deemed to be university.

The University comprises the College of Engineering and College of Science. College of Management Studies, GITAM and College of Pharmacy GITAM will also be be included in the ambit of GITAM deemed University from the date of their disaffiliation from Andhra University, Vishakhapatnam, an official notification said here.

The recommendation for giving the new status to the GITAM was given by the University Grants Commission last month.

The Central Government is empowered under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, 1956 to declare, on the advice of the UGC, an institution of higher learning as a deemed-to-be-university.

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