CHRIST (Deemed to be University) was born out of the educational vision of St Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an educationalist and social reformer of the nineteenth century in South India. He founded the first Catholic indigenous congregation, Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), in 1831, which administers CHRIST (Deemed to be University). The institution began as Christ College in 1969 and grew gradually in numbers and infrastructure. It gained a reputation for its outstanding academic achievements. In 2004, The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India conferred Autonomy to the college and was identified as an Institution with Potential for Excellence in 2006. It was declared an institution deemed to be a university by the Ministry of Education on 22 July 2008. The Christ Institute of Management (CIM) campus was inaugurated at Lavasa on Sunday, July 20th 2014. CIM was established by the Christ University Trust, which is the promoter of Christ University, Bangalore. The off-site campus offers a number of UG, PG, and doctoral-level programmes in the field of Commerce, Law, Data Science and Management. Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and highly qualified faculties, the Analytical Hub aims to help students achieve academic excellence through a diverse range of teaching methodology, modern curriculum and innovative research practices. CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Pune Lavasa Campus promotes a culture that embodies the philosophy of ‘Excellence and Service’. It is designed to promote holistic education and honing individual talents to encourage all-round development of the students.
The CHRIST Institute of Management was established in 2014 and offered the Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) programme. From 2015 to 2017, the second batch of students with a strength of 75 were admitted to the PGDM programme. In 2018, the institute Off Campus status was approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. In the same year, the Central Block building was purchased and registered. The Centre for Digital Learning (CDL) was established in July, 2018 with a purpose of developing digital content for the university. In 2019, the 1st batch of UG programmes commenced in Data Science, Commerce, Law, and Business Analytics. In the same year, the MBA programme and MSc in Data Science programme were introduced. In 2019, ‘Deemed to be University’ status was conferred to Lavasa campus. PhD programmes in Law, Data Science, Computer Science, Economics, English, Commerce and Management were offered in 2019. Student communities like the Centre for Social Action (CSA) and the Student Welfare Organisation (SWO) were established in 2019.
Christ University Road, 30 Valor Court
At Post: Dasve Lavasa,Taluka: Mulshi
Pune 412112, Maharashtra.
EXCELLENCE AND SERVICE
CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is a nurturing ground for an individual's holistic development to make effective contribution to the society in a dynamic environment.