CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

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Major Milestones:

Established in 1969 as Christ College. The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India conferred Autonomy to Christ College in 2004 and identified it as an Institution with Potential for Excellence in 2006. In 2008 under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India, declared the institution a Deemed to be University. One of the first institutions in India to be accredited in 1998 by the NAAC, and subsequently in 2004 and 2016, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) has the top grade ‘A’ in the 4-point scale.

Details of the University:

The multi-disciplinary University which focuses on teaching research and service offers Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programmes in humanities, social sciences, science, commerce, management, engineering, education, and law to over 27000 students. The University offers its programmes at three campuses in Bangalore in Karnataka; Pune Lavasa in Maharashtra and Delhi NCR. For more details about the university visit  

About Department of Professional Studies:

The Department of Professional Studies offers some of the most unique and specialized programmes in the field of commerce and management. Department has around 500 students pursuing insurance education at licentiate, associate and fellowship level. With strategic partnerships and integration with leading national and international professional bodies, the department has over 2600 students with 30 faculty members, 130 practicing professional and adjunct faculty members supporting the programme. Department offers four undergraduate programmes and five post-graduate programmes strongly anchored by a robust curriculum and professional body integration. 



Related Courses:
Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Accountancy): Integrated with ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Accountancy): Facilitates CA Foundation and Intermediate of ICAI - CA exam
Bachelor of Commerce (International Finance): Syllabus mapped with CPA (first four semesters) and CFA Level 1 (fifth and sixth semesters)
Master of Commerce (International Finance)
Master of Science (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
Master of Science (Strategic Management)
Master of Science (Actuarial Science)
MA in Public Policy

Bachelor of Commerce (Professional): Integrated with CIMA (Chartered School of Business and Management Accountants) 




Contact Information:

Professor Biju Toms, Director
Department of Professional Studies
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560029
Karnataka, India



Tel: +91 804012 9139
Fax: +91 80 40129000