CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is born out of the educational vision of St Kuriakose Chavara (1805-1871), a visionary who founded the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) congregation in 1831 in South India. CHRIST (Deemed to be University) made a humble beginning on 15 July 1969 as an affiliated college, with the Vision of ‘Excellence and Service’ with four programmes, 379 students, 20 teaching and 8 non-teaching staff.It soon became a preferred educational institution in the city of Bangalore within the first three decades. From 1990 onwards, it reached newer milestones with the introduction of Postgraduate programmes, innovative and modern curricula, insistence on academic discipline, and imparting of Holistic Education, for which the University is re-known till date.

50 Years of CHRIST

Today, five Decades later since its inception, the University offers 48 undergraduate, 47 postgraduate, 16 MPhil and 17 PhD programmes in Humanities, Social sciences, Science, Commerce Management, Engineering, Education, Law, and Architecture to over 21000 students from all the states of India and about 60 different countries.This year, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) completes 50 glorious years of its existence and sterling contribution to the cause of Higher education in India. To celebrate this milestone in its history, the University is gearing up for year long celebrations to commemorate this Golden Milestone - the Golden Jubilee.And, as part of this year-long celebration, we present to you Magnovite Octa - bigger and better than ever before.


The curriculum and the structure at the Faculty of Engineering aims at making the students proficient in meeting the rigorous challenges posed by the ever developing field of engineering. The Faculty of Engineering does not merely focus on lectures to impart engineering education, but has also adopted innovative learning methods through research, book reviews, and hands on based internships.


The School of Architecture embodies the Christ spirit and is a call to all budding architects from all facets of life. At the Kengeri Campus, we provide the perfect atmosphere for students to connect to nature and explore to the depths of their imaginations as they strive to one day make mammoth wonders of concrete. “An architect is an artist who so loves and adorns the edifices rose to himself that the sight of them contributes to his mental health, power, and pleasure, enhanced only by the virtue of our campus”.