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Christ University

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Founded in 1969, the Christ University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Bangalore (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Karnataka. This institution also has branch campuses in Bangalore, Karnataka, Lavasa and Ghaziabad. Officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, Christ University (CU) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational Indian 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's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 54-year-old Indian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this Indian higher education organization an extremely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Christ University's Control Typeprivate


Christ University's Entity Typenon-profit


Christ University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Christ University's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateextremely selective

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) ಕ್ರೈಸ್ಟ್ ವಿಶ್ವವಿದ್ಯಾಲಯ
Acronym CU
Founded 1969
Motto Excellence and Service
Colours Blue, white and canary
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address Hosur Road
560 029 Karnataka
Christ University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Christ University Phone Number +91 (80) 4012 9100
Christ University Fax Number +91 (80) 4012 9000
Other locations Bangalore, Karnataka, Lavasa and Ghaziabad

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Christ University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Christ University's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Christ University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Christ University.

Christ University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)

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Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Christ University's admission information.

Christ University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Christ University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Christ University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Christ University's acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this institution an extremely selective higher education institution.

Christ University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Christ University warmly welcomes students from around the world to experience a diverse and harmonious environment of religious and racial unity, secularism, and cultural diversity. The university's international office plays a crucial role in providing information, guidance, and support to both students and staff regarding globalization and internationalization.

Key points about international students at Christ University:

  • Approximately 250 foreign students are admitted each year to regular programs.
  • Currently, the university hosts around 600 foreign students from over 55 Asian, African, European, and North American countries.
  • Foreign students can conveniently apply online through the university website, and selection interviews are conducted via telephone/Skype.
  • Provisional admission letters and visa instructions are sent to international students without the need for travel.

If you wish to learn more about studying at Christ University as an international student, you can find additional details on their website:

Christ University's Admission Office Admission Office

Office of Admissions, Christ University, Hosur Road
Bangalore 560029
(80) 4012 9100
(80) 4012 9400

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Size and Profile


University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.

Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Christ University.

Christ University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Christ University has an enrollment range of 30,000-34,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Christ University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Christ University's Control Type Control Type

Christ University is a private higher education institution.

Christ University's Entity Type Entity Type

Christ University is a non-profit higher education institution.

Christ University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Christ University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Christ University is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Christ University has a Christian-Catholic affiliation (Carmelites of Mary Immaculate -

Facilities and Services


What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.

University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Christ University's main facilities:

Christ University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Christ University's Library

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) provides its students and staff access to six libraries, collectively offering a wealth of resources. Across all libraries, there are approximately 350,000 books, 700 periodicals, and 25 electronic resources available. The collection includes textbooks, reference books, periodicals, journal archives, and more.

The libraries boast facilities that can accommodate over 1000 students. Among these facilities are internet and Wi-Fi services, symposium halls for group discussions, locker facilities, computer labs, reprography services, and a dedicated current affairs section. The library subscribes to electronic resources from renowned publishers such as Elsevier, Springer, Taylor and Francis, EBSCO, ProQuest, and World Scientific, accessible to students and faculty through IP access. Cataloguing is computerized, and the library's catalogue is available online.

The Engineering & Architecture Library, as well as the Management Library, span across 24,500 square feet and house an extensive collection of materials related to management, engineering, architecture, and allied subjects. For these specific libraries, electronic resources are obtained from IEEE, Springer, and Elsevier. The symposium hall facilitates group discussions, and the computer lab enables access to the digital world. Ample reading spaces create an ideal environment for study and learning.

Electronic resources from publishers like CIME, JSTOR, and ProQuest Research Library enrich the library's offerings and can be accessed conveniently throughout the campus.

Christ University's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Christ University Housing Offering:

  • Student Accommodation services offer well-furnished residence halls for non-resident students.
  • Student Halls (Hostels) for Men and Women are provided on all campuses with single, double, and triple sharing modern facilities with internet connectivity.
  • Solar Panels are available for water heating on rooftops.
  • Multiple guest rooms and suite rooms with modern amenities are available to accommodate guests.

For more information, please visit:

Christ University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Christ University provides a wide range of sport activities and facilities for its students, promoting physical recreation and overall wellbeing. The university has both indoor and outdoor facilities that cater to various sports and games. These facilities have enabled students to excel in sports, earning numerous trophies and recognitions at the National, Regional, and State levels.

The outdoor sports and games facilities at the university include:

  • 7 Football Grounds
  • 2 Hockey Fields
  • 3 Throwball courts
  • 5 Volleyball courts
  • 12 Basketball courts
  • 2 Tennis courts
  • 5 Cricket grounds and Nets
  • 1 Kabbadi court
  • 1 Kho-Kho court
  • 9 Badminton courts
  • 4 Track & Field/Athletics grounds

The indoor sports facilities at the university include:

  • 6 Table Tennis Tables
  • 7 Gymnasiums and Fitness Centres
  • Chess
  • Foosball
  • Pool
  • Carroms

The Gymnasiums and Health & Fitness Centres are equipped with fitness and workout equipment and are supervised by a trainer. Additionally, the campus has a Gymnasium, table tennis, and basketball court available for students during lunch hours and after college hours. The university also conducts Yoga sessions in all campuses to promote physical and mental wellbeing using common facilities.

For more information, students can visit the official website:

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Christ University's main services:

Christ University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Christ University provides various financial aids to its students, which include:

  • Internal scholarships offered by the University and the Alumni Association
  • External scholarships from organizations like Goldman Sachs and Ernst & Young, aimed at supporting visually challenged and economically disadvantaged students
  • The Scholarship Support Cell that assists students in accessing information and guidance on available scholarships

Students, alumni, and external organizations are encouraged to contact the Scholarship Support Cell and provide information on available scholarships to benefit more students and promote equitable and accessible higher education.

For more details, visit the Scholarship Support Cell at

Christ University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Christ University provides the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • Students have the possibility of spending part of their degree studying in a number of partner universities around the world.
  • Studying abroad offers students the unique opportunity to travel the world, expand their horizon, immerse themselves in different cultures, and gain a fresh perspective on the world, setting them apart in the workforce.
  • The Exchange program is exclusively for students who are enrolled and nominated by one of CHRIST's partner universities.
  • Exchange students pay tuition fees to their home university, not to CHRIST (Deemed to be University).
  • For more details, students can find information on the university website under the international section -> Study abroad and student exchange. Please click on the following link:

Christ University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Christ University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Christ University's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Christ University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Christ University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: University Grants Commission of India

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Christ University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

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

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Christ University's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
  • Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI)
  • Insurance Institute of India (III)
  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
  • National Board of Accreditation (NBA)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
  • International Registry of Counselor Education Programs (IRCEP)
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS)
  • CFA Institute
  • British Council

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Christ University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some Christ University's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

Christ University's Facebook page Christ University's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Christ University's X (formerly Twitter) page Christ University's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Christ University's YouTube channel Christ University's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Christ University's Instagram page Christ University's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn


TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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