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Motto: Excellence and Service
Established: July 15, 1969
Type: Private
Chancellor: Dr.(Fr.) Augustine Thottakkara CMI
Vice-Chancellor: Dr.(Fr.) Thomas C. Mathew CMI
Students: 7000
Location: Bangalore, India
Campus: Urban
Affiliations: UGC
Website: www.christuniversity.in


Christ University in Bangalore, India, formerly known as Christ College (Autonomous) is now a Deemed University. Christ College, founded in 1969 by the fathers of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, the first indigenous Catholic religious congregation in India, is also managed by the CMI. The CMI runs around 400 schools, 30 colleges and a number of hospitals at various locations in India. The University is spread over a large campus of twenty five acres which is part of the hundred acre Dharmaram College Campus located in the central part of Bangalore city.

The University offers a range of nationally and internationally recognized undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a variety of academic disciplines including Law, Business Administration, Commerce, Management, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. In addition, it offers professional courses in a number of fields including Business Management, Computer Application, Hotel Management, Mass Communication, Social Work and Tourism.

Christ College was recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, (UGC) on June 17, 1972. It was amongst the first few colleges which volunteered for assessment and was accredited by the NAAC, a UGC funded body, in the year 1998 and reaccredited in the year 2005. Christ College has the distinction of being the first college in the state of Karnataka to be accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), for quality education. It is currently rated an A+ institution by the NAAC and was recognized as a College with Potential for Excellence.

On July 22, 2008, Christ College was confirmed status of Deemed University by the Ministry of Human Resource Development by the Government of India.


Courses offered
Christ University, offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, M.Phil and Certificate Programmes in various academic disciplines classified under the Schools of Law, Education, Sciences, Social Sciences & Languages and Commerce & Management. (BA-Bachelor of Arts; MA-Master of Arts; MS, MSc-Master of Science; BSc-Bachelor of Science; NA-Not Available.)

Subject Undergraduate Postgraduate M.Phil
Biotechnology B.Sc. NA NA
Botany B.Sc. NA NA
Business Administration BBA MBA M.Phil.
Business Management BBM PGDM M.Phil.
Chemistry B.Sc. M.Sc NA
Commerce B.Com. M.Com. M.Phil.
Commerce with CA B.Com. M.Com. M.Phil.
Commerce (Professional) B.Com. M.Com. M.Phil.
Communicative English BA MS Communications M.Phil.
Computer Applications BCA MCA and M.S. M.Phil
Computer Science B.Sc. M.Sc. and M.S. M.Phil
Counselling and Spirituality NA MA NA
Economics BA MA M.Phil
Education B.Ed. NA M.Phil
Electronics B.Sc. NA NA
English Literature BA MA NA
Financial Management BBM, BBA MFM M.Phil.
History BA NA NA
Hotel Management BHM NA NA
Journalism BA MS Communications M.Phil
Law B.A.,LL.B. (5 Years) NA NA
Mathematics B.Sc. M.Sc. M.Phil.
Philosophy NA MA M.Phil
Physics B.Sc. M.Sc. M.Phil.
Political Science BA NA NA
Psychology BA M.Sc. M.Phil.
Social Work NA MSW M.Phil.
Sociology BA MA M.Phil.
Statistics B.Sc. NA NA
Tourism Administration B.Com. (Tourism) MTA M.Phil.
Zoology B.Sc. NA NA


Awards and recognition
NAAC: Accredited ‘A+’ institution

UGC, 2006: College with Potential for Excellence

India Today ranking, June 2, 2008: Overall Ranking: 8th best college in India for pure Sciences; 6th best in India for Arts; 6th best for Commerce; Factual Ranking: 6th in pure Sciences; 3rd in Arts and 2nd in Commerce; 23rd in the overall Business School rankings

Bangalore Urban Art Commission, 1996 through 2000: Best Campus Award


External links
Christ University website

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