Christ University

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is a private deemed to be university in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. Founded in 1969 as an autonomous college, on 22 July 2008 it was declared as an institution deemed to be university under section 3 of UGC Act 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. The University is under the management of the priests of the Catholic religious order, Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). The University has over 18,000 students and more than 800 faculty members. In 2016, the University was accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council with A Grade. In 2017 India Today-Nielsen survey, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) is ranked among the top private universities in India. The university offers nationally and internationally recognised undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes in academic disciplines in Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences, Law, Engineering, Business Administration, Commerce, and Management. It offers professional courses in fields including Business Management, Computer Application, Hotel Management, Mass Communication, Social Work, Engineering and Tourism. It has a foreign student community of about 700 from 58 nationalities.

 * MBA (CHRIST (Deemed to be University))

Main Campus & Kengeri Campus Specializations: Finance / Human Resource / Lean Operations & Systems /Marketing/ Business Analytics

 *MBA CHRIST (Deemed to be University) and MBA (Wurzburg – Schweinfurt University, Germany)

Specializations: Finance / Marketing / Operations

*MBA (CHRIST (Deemed to be University)) with MS in Business (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)

Specializations: Finance / Information Systems / Marketing / Decision AnalyticsMBA (CHRIST (Deemed to be University)) with MS in Business (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA) Specializations: Finance / Information Systems / Marketing / Decision Analytics

*MBA (CHRIST (Deemed to be University)) and MBA (Western Michigan University, USA)

Specializations: Finance / General Business / Management / Marketing

                 *MBA (Financial Management) Main Campus

Specializations: 2 Years / 4 semesters Full Time at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore

 MBA (Tourism and Travel Management) : 

Specializations: 2 Years / 4 Semesters Full Time at CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Bannerghatta Road Campus


MBA (Leadership and Management) 

Specializations: Entrepreneurship, Education Management, Healthcare Management and Corporate Social Responsibility. 2 Years / 4 Semesters Full Time at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore

                                         MBA (Executive)

Duration: 2 years – 4 semesters  Convenient days (Saturdays and Sundays)

Eligibility for applying 

A composite score of 600 or above in the Management Aptitude Test (MAT) conducted by AIMA in either September / December 2017 / February 2018.


A composite score of 450 or above in GMAT 2017 / 2018.

 A composite score of 300 or above in GRE 2017 / 2018.

 70 percentage or above in Common Management Admission Test (CMAT January 2018).

 7 percentage or above in Common Admission Test 2017 (CAT) conducted by the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs).

 70 percentile or above in Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT 2018).  one year work experience (full time / part time / family business also considered) for Candidates applying for the Dual Degree PGDM (CU)+MBA, (FHWS, Germany) Programme (MANDATORY).


50% or above marks in aggregate in the undergraduate examinations. (Applicants who are in the final year of their studies should have 50% or above aggregate in all the Semesters / years of undergraduate examinations conducted so far). Students writing their final degree examinations during March-May 2018 are also eligible to apply. Minimum Score specified for MAT / CAT / CMAT / XAT / ATMA / GMAT is only an eligibility criteria and the actual score thereof shall have no bearing in the selection process.


The crowning factor of any MBA program is placements. The robust placement cell at Institute of Management, Christ University has been functioning effectively for over 15 years. The cell has grown along with the institute, from placing 60 students in the year of inception to working on placing over 700 students last year. We had over 130 organizations from different sector namely IT, BFSI, Consulting, FMCG, Health care, Automobile, Real estate, Hospitality etc. The number of organizations and the compensation has consistently increased over the years. Our highest compensation this year has been 14 L and we averaged at 6.5L. At least 70% of the companies who visit have recruited from us in the past which talks about the quality of our students and every year there are about 25 % new organizations. Internship and live projects are a serious affair and the placement cell is actively involved in summer and winter placements. Students are placed across industries, verticals and roles. From just placing students to actively playing a role in grooming and molding a student to be Corporate ready, the placement cell activities have grown over the years. Training programs are designed to sharpen basic business acumen and improve general knowledge Targeted courses are charted to enhance employability skills.

Programs Offered:

Master of Business Administration (MBA) – (Finance/ Human Resource/ Lean Operations and Systems/ Marketing)

MBA (FHWS Germany) and PGDM Finance/Marketing/Operations (Christ University)

MBA (Christ University) + MS(Virginia Commonwealth University(VCU) Finance / Global Marketing Management / Information Systems/ Decision Analytics (VCU-USA)

MBA (Christ University) + MBA (Western Michigan University)

Specializations Offered

 Marketing

 Finance

 Lean Operations and Systems

 Human Resource

Important Dates for Internship: Summer Internship for students in the full time MBA program (all Specializations) and the VCU program begins on 1st April and ends 27th May.

Winter Internship for the MBA (FHWS Germany) and PGDM Finance/Marketing/Operations starts 1st January and ends 28th Feb. Selection Process for Winter Internships will begin from December 2016 onward and for the regular MBA and MBA (Christ University) + MS(Virginia Commonwealth University(VCU) Finance / Global Marketing Management / Information Systems/ Decision Analytics (VCU-USA) program from January 2017 onwards.


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