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Official Logo of Christ University.
Motto Excellence and Service
Established July 15, 1969
Type Private
Chancellor Dr.(Fr.)Thomas C. Mathew CMI
Students 12000
Location India Bangalore, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC, NAAC

Christ College in Bangalore, India founded in 1969 by the fathers of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, the first indigenous Catholic religious congregation in India, is managed by the CMI. The CMI runs around 400 schools, 30 colleges and a number of hospitals at various locations in India. The college was temporarily granted deemed university status, and was stripped after just 1.5 years for "being run as family fiefdoms rather than on academic considerations."[1] The college is spread over a large campus of 25 acres (100,000 m2) which is part of the 100-acre (400,000 m2) Dharmaram College[2] Campus located in the central part of Bangalore city.

The college 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.


Courses offered

Christ College, 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.
Communication and Media Studies BA MS Communications M.Phil., Ph.D.
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 Studies BA MA M.Phil.,Ph.D.
Financial Management BBM, BBA MFM M.Phil.
History BA NA NA
Hotel Management BHM NA NA
Journalism BA MS Communications M.Phil, Ph.D.
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

All Undergraduate Programmes are of 3 year duration except B.Ed (1 year) , BHM (4 year) and B.A.,LL.B (5 years). BA and BSc Programmes follow Triple Major System where students need to choose any of following combination.
BSc Combinations:

1. Biotechnology, Chemistry and Botany
2. Biotechnology, Chemistry and Zoology
3. Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
3. Computer Science, Mathematics and Electronics
4. Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics
5. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
6. Physics, Electronics and Mathemtics

BA Combinations:

1. Psychology, Communication and Media Studies, English Studies
2. Psychology, Journalism, English Studies
3. Psychology, Sociology, English Studies
4. Psychology, Sociology, Economics
5. History, Economics, Political Science
6. Sociology, Economics, Political Science

A full listing of all programmes and courses can be found on the University's website

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; 4th 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

Student Life

Christ college has a very strong international community. Students from the following countries are part of Christite family.
AfghanistanAustraliaBhutanBangladeshPeople's Republic of ChinaCôte d'IvoireFranceIndiaSouth KoreaMauritiusMalaysiaMongoliaMyanmar NepalMaldivesSri LankaKenyaKazakhstanSeychellesNorwayOmanPakistanSingaporeThailandUnited Kingdom United States

It has high attention towards the attendace of students. It is mandatory to maintain a 85% attendance to the college.


External links

Coordinates: 12°56′08″N 77°36′21″E / 12.935549°N 77.605885°E / 12.935549; 77.605885



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