Christ University, Bangalore, Karnataka

 

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Christ University, formerly Christ College (Autonomous) affiliated to Bangalore University was established in July 1969. It became the most preferred educational institution in the city of Bangaloru within the first three decades. From 1990 onwards it has scaled greater heights. Due to the introduction of innovative and modern curricula, insistence on academic discipline, imparting of Holistic Education, a team of creative and dedicated staff, the institution has been continually rated amongst the top 10 educational institutions of the country. It has the rare distinction of being the first institution in Karnataka to be accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) UGC for quality education. In 2004, UGC conferred Autonomy on the Institution.

In 2005, it became the first College in South India to be reaccredited with A+ by NAAC. UGC identified it as an Institution with Potential for Excellence in 2006.

On July 22, 2008, a glorious day in the history of the Institution, the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Union Government of India, under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide Notification No. F. 9-34/2007-U.3(A), declared it a Deemed to be University, in the name and style of Christ University.
  
 
 
Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara
The Founder




Christ University was born out of the educational vision of Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the founder of CMI congregation. Saint Chavara was a great educationalist and a social reformer of the 19th century. He could foresee the changes in the environment and make strategic moves to build a better society based on fatherhood of God and brotherhood of humanity.Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), the first indigenous religious congregation of India with a membership of around 3000, renders its service to humanity in educational, social, health care and other activities aiming at the integral development of the society.


Christ University is rooted in Gospel values, and is committed to provide Holistic education through the development of intellectual competence, personal skills, inter-personal skills and societal skills. The University welcomes to its fold students from all over the country in an environment of religious harmony and secularism.

Under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, Ministry of Human Resources Development of the Union Government of India, vide Notification No. 9-34/2007-U.3(A), had declared Christ College as a Deemed to be University, in the name and style of Christ University on July 22, 2008.


Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara officially declared Saint on 23rd November 2014






 
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See Also

Careers @ Christ University
Christ Junior College
PU College Evening
PU College Residential
Christ School
CMI Congregation
Dharmaram College



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Contact Details

Christ University,
Hosur Road,
Bangalore - 560029,
Karnataka, India

Phone Numbers:
      +91 80.4012.9100,
      +91.80.4012.9600
Fax:+91.80.40129000


Email: mail@christuniversity.in


Website: www.christuniversity.in