Christ University, Bengaluru was established in 1969 and was one of the first institutions in India and the first in Karnataka to be accredited by the NAAC in 1998. It was declared deemed to be a university by the Ministry of Education, India on 22 July 2008. It is ranked 4 for overall by India Today 2020 and Outlook 2020. Christ University is considered to have one of the best UG courses in the country and is ranked among the top ten for UG courses according to annual surveys conducted by India Today.

The University offers UG, PG and doctorate level courses in subjects like Business & Management Studies, Humanities & Social Sciences, Commerce, Science, IT & Software, Mass Communication, Law, Engineering, Hospitality, Medicine, Arts, Teaching, Architecture, Aviation, Banking, Finance & Insurance.

Candidates can apply through online mode to Christ University for admission into courses. Admission to all the courses except MBA is based on an entrance exam conducted by the University. For MBA, scores in examinations like CAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT, XAT, or ATMA are considered.

Christ University offers a lot of placement opportunities for its students. The University has a total placement percentage of 77.5. The average placement package offered to students of Christ University is INR 6.85 LPA.

Christ University Highlights

Established In | Type 1969 | Private
Approved by UGC, NAAC
Courses UG, PG, and Doctoral
Admission Criteria Merit-Based / CUET (Christ University Entrance Test)
Mode of Application Online
Top Recruiters Deloitte, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Accenture, ICICI Bank
Campus Area 25 acres (Main Campus)
Facilities Available Library, Hostel and Dining, Auditorium, Athletics
Official website

Christ University Ranking

Indiatoday 4 (Overall) 2020
Indiatoday 8 (Arts) 2020
Indiatoday 9 (Science) 2020
Indiatoday 6 (Social Work) 2020
Indiatoday 7 (Social Work) 2019
Indiatoday 8 (Mass Communications) 2020
Indiatoday 11 (Hotel Management) 2020
Indiatoday 7 (Commerce) 2020
Indiatoday 1 (Computer Applications) 2020
Indiatoday 2 (Computer Applications) 2019
Indiatoday 57 (MBA) 2020
Indiatoday 52 (MBA) 2019
Outlook 4 (Overall) 2020
Outlook 84 (Overall) 2019
QS 81 (Overall) 2020
QS 64 (Overall) 2019
NIRF 76 (MBA) 2020
NIRF 20 (Law) 2020

Christ University Courses 

The courses offered by Christ University are tabulated below:

BA Theatre Studies, English and Psychology, Communication and Media, Economics (Honours), Economics 3 years 10+2 passed from a recognized board.
BBA Finance and Accountancy, Finance and International Business, Honours, Business Analytics 3 years 10+2 passed from a recognized board.
BCom Financial Analytics, Finance and Accountancy, Honours, International Finance, Professional, Strategic Finance Honours. 3 years 10+2 passed from a recognized board.
BTech Electronics and Computer Engineering (with Spl. in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning), Computer Science and Engineering, Data Science, CSE-IOT, Automobile Engineering 4 years 10+ 2 passed with Maths, Physics from a recognized board.
MA Applied Economics, Applied Sociology, Economics, English and Cultural Studies, English with Communication Studies 2 years Graduate with a minimum of 50% marks in the relevant stream
MBA Executive, Financial Management, HRM, Marketing Management, Tourism, Business Analytics, Leadership and Management 2 years 50% or above marks in graduation and valid CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ GMAT/ CMAT score
MCom Regular, International Finance 2 years graduate degree in a relevant subject
MTech Communication Systems (IC Design), Computer Science and Engineering, Information Technology (Data Analytics), Machine Design, Power Systems, Structural Engineering 2 years B.Tech or BE Graduation degree
PhD Biotechnology, botany, chemistry, civil engineering, commerce, computer science and engineering 3 years Master’s degree in relevant stream.

Christ University Admissions

Admission to all the courses except MBA is based on an entrance exam conducted by the University. For MBA, scores in examinations like CAT, MAT, GMAT, CMAT, XAT, or ATMA are considered. Christ University Entrance Test (CUET) is an online entrance exam which is conducted by Christ University for admission to various courses. The selection process of students through CUET involves the entrance test, skill assessment test, micro presentation, and Interview.

How to Apply?

  • Obtain the application form Admission office of Christ University. Candidates can also find the form on the official website of the university.
  • For the offline admission process candidates also have the option of submitting the application form in person to the university admission office.
  • For the Online Admission Process the candidates need to fill in the application form and create the registration ID and username.
  • Pay the application fee using any of the payment methods available such as credit or debit card, net banking, or by DD drawn in favour of ‘Christ University payable at Bengaluru’.
  • Save the registration number and print out the filled application form for future reference.
  • Scan and upload all the documents required and submit it online.

Christ University Cut-Off

MBA Business Analytics 70
MBA Finance 70
MBA Human Resource Management 70
MBA Marketing 70
MBA Lean Operation and Systems 70
MBA Education 75
MBA Entrepreneurship 75
MBA Financial Management 75
MBA Health Care Management 75

Christ University Placements 

Christ University has a dedicated placement cell and has an excellent placement record of the past years. The placement cell also conducts various seminars and training programs to increase the efficiency and placement chances of the students. Over 150 organisations participate in campus placement.

Highlights of the 2020 placement are listed below:

  • Placement Percentage – 77.5%
  • Highest Package – INR 13.2 LPA
  • Average Package – INR 6.85 LPA
  • Percentage of Increase – 18%
  • No. of Students Placed- 2145
  • Major recruiters were – Deloitte, KPMG, Ernst & Young, Accenture, ICICI Bank

Graphical representation of the number of offers by top recruiters is shown below

Christ University Jobs Statistics

Year-wise analysis of the average and highest salary at Christ University is tabulated below

2019 INR 6,85,000 INR 13,00,000
2018 INR 5,00,000 INR 15,00,000
2017 INR 4,50,000 INR 14,00,000

The following table shows the placement percentage and the number of students placed and participated in the 2019 placement:

UG 1588 1124 70.78%
PG 1190 1025 86.13%
Total 2778 2149 77.35%

In addition to this, Christ University also offers both summer and winter internships for its students. The duration of the internship is of 2 months. The students get internships in different sectors such as marketing, business analytics, human resources.

Christ University Scholarships

All the scholarships and financial assistance provided by Christ University is listed below

Merit Scholarship:

  • Full fees waiver for a semester for those who have secured 80% marks and above in the semester examinations.
  • 50% fees waiver for a semester for those who have secured 75% marks and above in the semester examinations.
  • Full fees waiver for a semester for students from Karnataka villages securing 75% marks and above in the semester examinations.
  • 50% fees waiver for a semester for students from Karnataka villages securing 70% marks and above in the semester examinations.

Financial Assistance: Candidates must apply to the office of awards and scholarships and fill up a separate application for the scholarship along with their main application form if they wish to avail the scholarship. After this, the scholarship committee will interview them and their concessions will be decided before the payment of their fees. The percentage of concession for self-financing courses is 0 – 50% and 0 – 90 % for the courses

Alumni Association Scholarships: This helps economically weak students through alumni funds. Students who wish to avail of this scholarship can approach the Alumni Office.

Christ University Facilities

The facilities offered by the University to students are listed below:

  • Hostel: Christ University Bangalore Central campus has three hostel blocks. Students can opt for a four sharing, triple sharing, twin sharing, or a single room.
  • Gym: The university provides gym facilities to the students staying in the hostel.
  • Common kitchen: The residents of the hostels also have a common kitchen equipped with microwave ovens and induction cookers where the students can warm their foods.
  • Library: The university boasts a huge library with thousands of reference books, yearbooks and encyclopaedias. The Library contains both physical and e-books.
  • Wi-Fi:All the students and faculty members of the campus have access to a campus-wide Wi-Fi facility. The university also has a dedicated IT services team that makes sure that infrastructure on campus runs efficiently without interruption.

Apart from this university also provides several various other facilities such as athletics, NCC, prayer halls, auditoriums for the students and faculty.

Christ University Faculty 

Christ University has numerous resourceful and highly qualified faculty members.

Every department has a head and has several professors and assistant professors working under him/her. Faculty members of Christ University includes:

  • Professor: 10
  • Assistant Professor: 3


Ques: What is the attendance policy at Christ University?

Ans: Attendance policy is very rigid in Christ University. You need a minimum of 85% attendance every semester to be able to write your exams. You can reclaim attendance by showing valid medical leaves if you fall to 75%.

Ques: Is there any dress code in Christ University?

Ans: Yes, Christ University students need to follow a strict dress code that is western formals for boys and Indian formals for girls.

Ques: How is Christ University’s hostel facility?

Ans: Christ University is very spacious and clean. There is a biometric attendance machine where you are required to punch in every day. If you fail to do so, INR 100 will be charged as fine to you. You are only allowed to stay in the hostel from evening 4:00 p.m. to morning 8:59 a.m. The hostel has a common area with 1 TV, a kettle and 8 study tables. Only internet sites allowed by the college can be accessed by the students. Sites like YouTube can only be used from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Ques: What is the hostel fee at Christ University Central Campus?

Ans: The hostel fee structure for hostels in Christ University central campus is as follows:

Triple Sharing 10000 28000 5000 43000
Twin Sharing 10000 49000 5000 64000
Single 10000 66000 5000 81000
Single (Special) 10000 71000 5000 86000
FOUR SHARING 33,394 5,000 38,394
TRIPLE SHARING 40,356 5,000 45,356
TWIN SHARING SPECIAL 57,348 5,000 62,348
TWIN SHARING 47,318 5,000 52,318

Ques: Is there any alternate living facility near Christ University?

Ans: There are a lot of PGs near Christ University. The best place to stay according to various students is a private residence named stanza living near Christ University. They provide a lot of modern amenities with fewer restrictions than the University hostel.