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Christ University


The Christ University is in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. After its founding as an autonomous university in 1969, it was converted to a university on July 22, 2008, by the Ministry of Education (India) under Section 3 of the 1956 UGC Act.

The Christ University has Carmelites (CMI) of Mary Immaculate, which is part of the Archbishop’s Church of Syria Malabar because the university is under the control of a Catholic monastic priest. Furthermore, National Assessment and Accreditation Council gave the University an A grade in 2016.

Christ University
Christ University

Blog Outline:

  1. History of Christ University
  2. Campus
  3. Organization and administration of Christ University
  4. Academics in Christ University
  5. Academic programs

History of Christ University

The Christ University was born out of the educational vision of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an educationalist and social reformer of the nineteenth century in South India. Chavara founded the first indigenous Catholic congregation Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) in 1831, which administers the university.

Furthermore, the University was built in 1969, UGC of India conferred Autonomy to the university in 2004 and identified it as an Institution with Potential for Excellence in 2006.

Because in 2008 under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India, declared the institution a Deemed to be University.

Furthermore, By the end of 2018, the university receives a court order to remove all instances of the word ‘University’. Because among the first institutions in India to receive accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 1998, Christ College was later recieve Grade ‘A’ on a four-point scale in 2004 and 2016.


The campus consists of 25 acres (10 ha) and is part of the 100 acres (40 ha) of the Dharmaram College Campus in Bangalore’s central business district.   It is on the extension of Hosur Road (NH 7) opposite the Bangalore Dairy Circle Flyover.

The city campus is close to residential localities such as BTM Layout, a residential and commercial area, Koramangala, another large neighborhood, and Jayanagar, one of the largest residential neighborhoods in Bangalore.

In 2009, the university opened Kengeri Campus is spread over 75 acres at Kengeri on the Bangalore-Mysore highway SH 17 and houses the School of Engineering and Technology, PU Residential College, the School of Business and Management which offers MBA and BBA programs, as well as School of Architecture, which was started officially from 2017.

Furthermore, the university also has a Bannerghatta Road Campus in Hulimavu on Bannerghatta Road, inaugurated in May 2016.   In addition to these two campuses, Christ has two more in Lavasa, Pune (established in 2007), and Delhi NCR Incorporate in the year 2013.

The campuses are zero-waste campuses and recycle their wet waste and used paper.

Organization and administration of Christ University

Christ University is manage by its own Trust, which in turn is organize by the CMI congregation, under the Syro Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Church. Furthermore, the Chancellor of the university is always the rector of the Dharmaram Pontifical Seminary.

Thus, by assuming the rector’s seat, he also assumes the position of the Chancellor. Under him comes the Vice-Chancellor, who takes all the decisions which can affect day-to-day administrative matters. The present Vice-Chancellor is Dr. Fr Abraham Vettiyankal Mani, who holds a doctorate from Bangalore University and an American master’s in Computer Science.

The vice chancellor’s position is usually consider by a priest from the congregation, who therefore has all the academic qualifications and experience required by the UGC. Under the vice-chancellor comes the registrar, currently, Dr. Anil Joseph Pinto.

Because the financial matters of the university are manage by a Chief Finance Officer. Various deaneries and departments are under the supervision and represent by deans and department heads.

Academics in Christ University

The University has over 18,000 students and more than 800 faculty members. Because it has a foreign student community of about 700 from 58 nationalities. Furthermore, the university offers nationally and internationally recognizable undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs.

Academic programs

Undergraduate Programmes

The Christ University offers 46 undergraduate programs in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Commerce and Management, Education, Law, and Engineering. Bachelor of Education (BEd 2nd year), Hospitality Management Bachelor (BHM 4th year), Law Bachelor (LLB 5th year), Technical Bachelor (BTech 4th year), Integrated BTech / MTech or MBA (5th year) Year) is there.

Except for Bachelor of BBA, BCom, BA, and BSc programs, a Triple Major system is seen. In Wikipedia workshop for second language students

Furthermore, he signed an MoU with the Center for Internet and Society in Bangalore to make Wikipedia the centerpiece of an ongoing internal evaluation of 1,600 undergraduate students. The Hindi and Kannada articles may be found in a collection of Hindi articles and a collection of Kannada articles.

Post-Graduate Programmes

Many programs are offer in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Education, Business, and Engineering fields. There are two-year master’s programs, except in computer science and law (three-year and one-year programs respectively).

“Above mentioned information taken from Wikipedia”