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									Christ University
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  Motto                     Excellence and Service



  Established               July 15, 1969



  Type                      Private



  Vice-Chancellor           Thomas C. Mathew CMI



  Students                  12000



  Location                  Bangalore, Karnataka, India



  Campus                    Urban



  Website                   www.christuniversity.in



Christ University is a private deemed university located in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Founded in 1969,
it is managed by the priests of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), the first indigenous Syrian
Catholic religious congregation in India. The college was granted deemed university status in 2008.[1]

The university offers a range of nationally and internationally
recognized undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in a variety of academic disciplines including
Law, Business Administration, Commerce, Management, Humanities, Sciences, and Social Sciences. In
addition, it offers professional courses in a number of fields including Business Management, Computer
Application, Hotel Management, Mass Communication, Social Work,Engineering and Tourism.

Christ College was recognized by the University Grants Commission of India, (UGC) on June 17, 1972. It
was accredited by the NAAC, a UGC funded body, in the year 1998 and reaccredited in the year 2005.
Christ College has the distinction of being the first college in the state of Karnataka to be accredited by the
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), for quality education. It is currently rated an A+
institution by the NAAC and was recognized as a College with Potential for Excellence.
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   1 Campus

   2 Academics

     o    2.1 Publications

   3 Student life

   4 Controversies

   5 Notable alumni

   6 References

   7 External links

    [edit]Campus

    It is spread over a large campus of 25 acres (100,000 m2) which is part of the 100-acre (400,000 m2)
    Dharmaram College Campus located in the central part of Bangalore city.

    In 2009, Christ University opened a campus spread over 75 acres at Kengeri on the Mysore highway which
    currently houses the Faculty of Engineering, PU residential college and the Christ University Institute of
    Management (CUIM).

    [edit]Academics


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    Christ University offers undergraduate, postgraduate and certificate programmes in various academic
    disciplines classified under the Schools of Law, Education, Sciences, Social Sciences & Languages,
    Commerce & Management and Engineering.

    Undergraduate programmes are of three year duration except Bachelor of Education (B.Ed, one year),
    Bachelor of Hotel Management (BHM, four years), Bachelor of Laws (LL.B, 5 years),Bachelor of
    Technology (B. Tech, four years) and an integrated B. Tech/M. Tech or M.B.A (five years). Bachelor of
    Arts (BA) and Bachelor of Science (BSc) programmes follow a Triple Majorsystem.

    [edit]Publications

    The university publishes five journals, Artha-Journal of Social Sciences, Mapana-Journal of
    Sciences, Ushus-Journal of Business Management, Atna-Journal of Tourism Studies and Tattva-Journal of
    Philosophy. The university has also published 220 books in Kannada, through Kannada Sangha, a non-
    profit organization promoting Kannada around the world.[2]

    [edit]Student           life
    Christ college has a very strong international community and a vibrant student body. The university has
    exchange programs with major universities across the globe and also runs its flagship "India Experience
    Program" by which students from other universities may experience Indian student life for a fortnight.

    World record

    According to the Guinness World Records,Christ University and Vineeth Vincent hold the world record for
    "largest human beatbox ensemble", 1,246 participants, a record set on 5 February 2011.[3]

    [edit]Controversies

    Christ University is involved in a controversy surrounding the granting of deemed university status.
    According to norms, before the status is granted, the affiliating university (Bangalore University in this case)
    is required to submit a “No-Objection Certificate" (NoC) to the UGC. The state government refused to grant
    the request for a NoC, and Bangalore University did not send an official NoC either. Instead, the UGC
    relied on ambiguous text in a letter from Bangalore University's registrar.[4] This led to the inclusion of Christ
    University in a list of 44 universities that were to be derecognized as deemed universities. [5] As of
    November 2011 the matter is still waiting the final decision of the supreme court.[6]

    [edit]Notable          alumni

           Nicole Faria

           Vineeth Vincent
    [edit]References


            1.   ^ ":::Deemed University - University Grants Commission :::". ugc.ac.in. Retrieved 22 January 2012.

            2.   ^ "Christ University, Department of Publications". christuniversity.in. Retrieved 17 January 2012.

            3.   ^ "Explore Records – Largest human beatbox ensemble". guinnessworldrecords.com. Retrieved 17

                 January 2012.

            4.   ^ "Deemed status: Bangalore University breaks its own rules?". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 2008-08-

                 06.

            5.   ^ "Centre to derecognise 44 deemed universities". ndtv.com. Retrieved 22 January 2012.

            6.   ^ "Govt says 44 deemed universities must be de-recognised". ndtv.com. Retrieved 22 January 2012.

    [edit]External         links

           Christ University website
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