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.
The values which guide us at Christ University are:
- Faith in God
- Moral Uprightness
- Love of Fellow Beings
- Social Responsibility
- Pursuit of Excellence
The holistic development of an individual is attained through academic excellence and professional competence, personal, inter-personal and societal skills. The university is committed to its mission and vision in all its endeavours. The holistic development involves our participation in our national dreams and aspirations and our dedication to promote national integration, religious harmony and secularism.
Christ University is proud of its organizational culture rooted in gospel values, mutual respect, personal maturity and integrity, teamwork and social concern. Christ University welcomes to its fold students from any part of India to build a sense of nationalism. The university nurtures an open attitude to integrate the wisdom of the East and the West. This sense of national and global outlook is clearly shown through its twinning programs with Universities and Colleges in India and abroad. We welcome the support and guidance of the academicians, executives from the corporate sector, experts from abroad and common man to train our students in our endeavour to build a better world.
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