Christ University was the brainchild of educational visionary St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an educationalist and a social reformer of the 19th century in South India. He founded the first Catholic indigenous congregation. Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) in 1831 which administers Christ (Deemed to be University).
The Christ University has 3- campuses in Bangalore, They are:
Christ University, Central Campus
Christ University, Bannerghatta Road Campus
Christ University, Kengeri Campus
Established as Christ College in 1969, it undertook path-breaking initiatives in Indian higher education with the introduction of innovative and modern curricula, insistence on academic discipline, imparting of holistic education and adoption of global higher education practices with the support of creative and dedicated staff. The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India conferred autonomy to Christ College in 2004 and identified it as an institution with potential for excellence in 2006. In 2008 the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India declared the institution Deemed to be a university in the name of Christ University. The Christ University was one of the first institutions in India to be accredited in 1998 by NAAC and subsequently in 2004 and 2016 Christ (Deemed to be University) has the top grade ‘A’ in the 4-point scale.
Christ University is located in Hosur Road in Suddagunte Palya, an upcoming residential hub in Bangalore. The locality is well developed and is easily accessible via road, rail and air. There are multiple facilities like residences, paying guest facilities, restaurants, banks, shopping areas and sports complexes are present around the universities.
The students who have completed their PUC or 10+2 with 50% aggregate from the recognised board are eligible to apply for B.Com courses in Christ University.
- B.Com Honours
- B.Com Professional
- B.Com International Finance
- B.Com Finance and Accountancy
- B.Com Honours in Strategic Finance
- Library – with digital databases, journals, e-books, e-magazines and print journals
- Hostel – for boys and girls
- Sports Complex – with indoor and outdoor sports facilities
- Health services
- Wi-Fi connectivity
- Music Room
- Dance Room
Christ University has an excellent placement record, with 100% placements. The placement cell at Christ University has an excellent industry connected with global MNCs. The placement cell regularly conducts skill development and industry bridge courses for making students to become skilled professionals.
Some of the top organisations hiring from Christ University are:
- Aditya Birla Group
- Bajaj Finserv