English and Cultural Studies

About

The Department of English and Cultural Studies, in consonance with its mission statement, is committed to promoting an intellectual climate through artistic creation, critical mediation and innovative ideation. It inculcates among its students a critical reading of the self, the society and the imagined with the aim of moulding them into responsible and socially sensitive citizens. The Department facilitates their holistic development by building emotional, academic, social, professional and global competencies. The Department aspires to create a nuanced understanding of canonical and non-canonical literary and cultural texts, their social milieu for an engaged and enduring understanding of life.

Headed by Dr Kishore Selva Babu and ably supported by a dedicated team the Department continues to strive, explore and achieve.

 

The Department of English and Cultural Studies, in consonance with its mission statement, is committed to promoting an intellectual climate through artistic creation, critical mediation and innovative ideation. It inculcates among its students a critical reading of the self, the society and the imagined with the aim of moulding them into responsible and socially sensitive citizens. The Department facilitates their holistic development by building emotional, academic, social, professional and global competencies. The Department aspires to create a nuanced understanding of canonical and non-canonical literary and cultural texts, their social milieu for an engaged and enduring understanding of life.

Headed by Dr Kishore Selva Babu and ably supported by a dedicated team the Department continues to strive, explore and achieve.

 

Overview

The Department promotes an intellectual climate of critical and creative ideation by inculcating among its students the habit of a critical reading of the word and the world alike. It has geared its academic engagements towards moulding students into responsible and socially sensitive citizens through programs that are designed to facilitate holistic development.

The academic programs offered by the Department are aligned with the University’s vision and mission. With programs offered at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and research levels, the core areas of inquiry range from domains in language and literature, to those in and around culture.

Programs currently offered include BA (Triple major), BA (Double major - NEP), BA English (Hons), BA (Liberal Arts), MA (English and Cultural Studies), MA (English with Communicaiton Studies) and PhD (Cultural Studies).

 


Message

from the HOD

Welcome to the Department of English and Cultural Studies at Christ University, where tradition meets contemporary relevance, offering a rich academic journey blending classical literary exploration with modern cultural analysis.

As one of the University's oldest and largest departments, we take pride in our esteemed faculty, each holding a Ph.D. and specializing in diverse fields including ELT and Linguistics, Postcolonial Literature, India Studies, Postmodernism, Identity Studies, Diaspora, City Studies, Art, Aesthetics, Interart, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, and Film Studies. This wide-ranging expertise ensures comprehensive mentorship for our students. The department offers programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels, ensuring a comprehensive educational experience for students at all stages of their academic journey. Our curriculum is thoughtfully designed to tackle current issues and emerging disciplines. Dedicated courses in Gender, Spatiality, Ecology, and Service-Learning provide students with nuanced insights into diverse narratives and societal concerns, while our commitment to innovation ensures relevance in these areas.

Supplementing our academic offerings are enlightening lecture series and national and international seminars, offering students exposure to the latest developments in the field. Complementing classroom learning, we prioritize experiential education through Service-Learning programs, internships, field trips, and NGO collaborations, fostering practical skills and a sense of social responsibility. We are dedicated to our students' professional growth, providing mentoring, soft skills training, UGC NET/JRF coaching, and career guidance, along with support for research publications to empower meaningful contributions to academic discourse.

Our global alumni network speaks volumes about the success of our graduates, equipped with critical thinking, effective communication, and cultural awareness, excelling in various professional realms. In addition to our core curriculum, we offer comprehensive English language support throughout the University, utilizing traditional and digital methods to tailor content for undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. Furthermore, our expertise extends beyond academia through extension services and consultancies via our in-house Incubation Cell, fostering a collaborative and innovative academic environment. Guided by Mahatma Gandhi's philosophy, "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others," we are committed to academic excellence, social responsibility, and community engagement.

We welcome you to explore the wealth of opportunities within the Department of English and Cultural Studies at Christ University, where we strive to cultivate a vibrant, intellectually stimulating community, empowering students to become leaders and innovators in their chosen fields.

Dr Kishore Selva Babu
hod.english@christuniversity.in

PROGRAMMES

Faculty

Members

Name
Specializaion
Department

Dr ABHAYA N B

MA, PhD

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Dr ABILASH CHANDRAN R

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr ADITI DIRGHANGI

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

AGHIL P KOMBAN

MA

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MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr AIDA THENU

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr AJITHA KRISHNAPRASAD

BEd, MA, MPhil, PhD

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BEd, MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr AKSHAY KUMAR

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

ANAGHA BIJU

MA

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MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

ANANDAM THIRUNARAYANA MURTHI

MA

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MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr ANIL KUMAR NAYAK

MA, Mphil, PhD

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MA, Mphil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

ANU VARGHESE M

MA

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MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr ANUJA SINGH

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr ANUPAMA NAYAR C V

BEd, MA, PhD, PGDES

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BEd, MA, PhD, PGDES ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

ARUL PRABAHARAN GASPAR

MA, MSc, PGCTE, MPhil

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MA, MSc, PGCTE, MPhil ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

ARUN D M

MA, MPhil

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MA, MPhil ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr ARYA AIYAPPAN

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr ARYA KARIAPARAMBIL SHANAVAS

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr ARYA S

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

AYUSHI ZINA

MA

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MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr BHAVANI S

PGDTE, MA, MPhil, PhD

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PGDTE, MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr BIDYUT BHUSAN JENA

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

BIJO GEORGE

BA, BEd, MA

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BA, BEd, MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr BIJU ITUKKAPPARAKKAL

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr CHANDAN KUMAR

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr CHRISTINE ANN THOMAS

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr DANIEL GNANARAJ S

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr DEEPIKA DHAWAN

MA, PGDAMC, PGCMRDA

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MA, PGDAMC, PGCMRDA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

DEPAK SARAVANAN N

MA, MPhil

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MA, MPhil ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr DHANESH M

BEd, MA, PhD

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BEd, MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

HARIKRISHNAN R

MA, MPhil

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MA, MPhil ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr HARISHREE

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr HIMANI KAPOOR

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr HOIMAWATI TALUKDAR

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr HYMA SANTHOSH

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr ISHITA VERMA

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

JAYALAKSHMI J

MA

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MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr JEHOSON JIRESH J

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr JITHIN DEVASSY

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr JOHN JOSEPH KENNEDY P

MA, PGDES, MLitt, PhD

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MA, PGDES, MLitt, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr JOSEPH EDWARD FELIX

MA, PhD, PGCTE, PGDELT

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MA, PhD, PGCTE, PGDELT ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr JYOTHI A

MA, PG Diploma, PhD

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MA, PG Diploma, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr JYOTI PRAKASH PUJARI

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr KEKHRONGUU DAZO

MA,PG Diploma, PhD

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MA,PG Diploma, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr KIRAN MAMGAIN

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr KISHORE SELVA BABU

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

KRISHNA J C

MA, MPhil

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MA, MPhil ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr KRISHNA KANCHITH R

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr LAKSHMI R NAIR

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr LATHA K

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr MARSHAL R

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr MEGHNA MUDALIAR

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr MITHILESH KUMAR

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr MUSKAAN

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr NAYANA GEORGE

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

NIPUNIKA SHAHID

MA

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MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

NISHANT KUMAR BHARDWAJ

MA, PGD

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MA, PGD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr NIVEA THOMAS K

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr PRABHA ZACHARIAS

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr PRASHANTH A S

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr PREETI KALRA

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr RADHAKRISHNAN NAIR D

MA, PhD

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Dr RAJAT SEBASTIAN

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr RAKHI L LALWANI

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

RENU ELIZABETH ABRAHAM

MA, MPhil

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MA, MPhil ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr RESHMA JACOB

MA, PhD

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Dr ROLLA DAS

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr RUCHIRA DATTA

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr SAJI VARGHESE

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr SANTOSH KUMAR

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr SHARON J

MA, MPhil, PhD

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Dr SHOBANA MATHEWS

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

SIDDHARTH DUBEY

MA

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MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr SREEJITH D

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

SREELATHA R

MA, MPhil

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MA, MPhil ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr SUCHETA SANKAR V

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr SUCHETH P R

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr SUDEESH K

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

SUNNY JOSEPH

BEd, MA

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BEd, MA ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr SURABHI JIWRAJKA MAWANDIA

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr SURYA KIRAN

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Dr SUSHMA V MURTHY

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr TANUPRIYA

MA, Mphil, PhD

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MA, Mphil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (NCR) View

Dr VAIDYANATH NISHANT

MA, MPhil, PhD

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MA, MPhil, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES View

Dr VIDYA S

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

VINOD MICHAEL

BEd, MA, MPhil

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BEd, MA, MPhil ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (YESHWANTHPUR) View

Dr YADUKRISHNAN P T

MA, PhD

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MA, PhD ENGLISH AND CULTURAL STUDIES (BGR) View

Vision

Towards critically reading Self, Society and the Imagined.

Mission

The Department of English Studies aspires to promote an intellectual climate through artistic creation, critical mediation and innovative ideation in a culture of reciprocal transformation.

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CHRIST UNIVERSITY

(Deemed to be University)

Dharmaram College Post, Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560029,
Karnataka, India

Tel: +91 804012 9100 / 9600

Fax: 40129000

Email: mail@christuniversity.in

Web: http://www. christuniversity.in

Vision

EXCELLENCE AND SERVICE

Mission

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.



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