Christ University

country rank  26
world rank  1986

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University Overview

Founded in 1969, Christ University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Bangalore (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Karnataka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Christ University (CU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Christ University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 49 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Indian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CU
Founded 1969
Motto Excellence and Service
Colours Blue, white and canary

University Location

Address Hosur Road
Bangalore (population range: over 5,000,000)
560 029 Karnataka
T +91 (80) 4012 9100
F +91 (80) 4012 9000

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Office of Admissions, Christ University, Hosur Road
Bangalore 560029
+91 80 4012 9100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 900-999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Carmelites of Mary Immaculate -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Christ University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

University Grants Commission, India

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  • Ministry of Human Resources Development
  • National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
  • Council of Architecture (COA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019