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CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru

Dharmaram Post Hosur Main Road Bangalore / Karnataka View map
India
Private
Medium
20,114
780
537

Overview

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. He founded the first Catholic indigenous congregation, Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) in 1831 which administers Christ University.

Established in 1969 as Christ College 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 under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, the Ministry of Human Resources Development of the Government of India, declared the institution a Deemed to be University, in the name and style of Christ University. One of the first institutions in India to be accredited in 1998 by the NAAC, and subsequently in 2004, Christ University has the top grade ‘A’ in the 4-point scale.

University Highlights

Total students - 20,114

22.3%
77.7%

International students - 537

87.7%
12.3%

Total faculty staff - 780

14
766

Total students - 20,114

22.3%
77.7%

International students - 537

87.7%
12.3%

Total faculty staff - 780

766
14
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