Academic growth was heralded in the year 1969-70 as a boys' college with Rev. Fr. Mani Giles as the
Principal. In 1970-71, Bangalore University approved four combinations to be taught in the college
There were four Science sections offering Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) and Physics, Chemistry,
Biology (PCB) combinations, one Commerce section offering History, Economics, Commerce (HEC) and one Arts
Section offering History, Economics and Logic (HEL). This year also marked the bifurcation of the
Pre-University Course from Bangalore University, under the Department of Pre-University, Government of
Mysore. The combination changed from three to four subjects (PCMB, HECA and HELP). In the year 1987-88,
the college began offering co-education. In the year 2001, the Department of Collegiate Education,
Karnataka sanctioned the bifurcation of the Pre-University sections from the degree courses that were
being offered by Christ College. The Degree and Postgraduate programmes continued in Christ College which
later developed into Christ College (Autonomous) in 2005, and since 2008 it is Christ Deemed to be
University. It has expanded in academics with a greater number of courses giving importance to research
with a strength of more than 20,000 students.
It aims at educating people who are prepared to commit themselves to the service of the Church and the
world. Following the tradition of the CMI congregation, Dharmaram College extended and expanded its
activities into the field of education. ...
A separate Pre-University college came into existence as Christ Junior College in 2002 and to cater to
increasing demands for an evening batch for Pre-university students, Christ PU College was established
in the year 2005. The college functions in the Block 4 of present Christ Deemed to be University Main
Campus. Currently, the college offers three combinations in the field of Commerce(CAMS, HECA, and CAME)
with second language choices of Kannada, Hindi, and French.
Keeping in mind the ideals of Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the college undertook visionary
initiatives to inculcate moral and ethical values and to ensure social justice to its stakeholders.
Keeping in view that a human being is a positive asset and a precious natural resource which needs to be
cherished, nurtured and developed with tenderness and care, coupled with dynamism (National Policy on
Education 1986), Christ PU College, entered the era of new challenges with a vision of "EXCELLENCE AND
SERVICE". The institution evolved its Mission Statement in the year 1997. The current process of the
college in implementing the Vision and Mission is a commitment that reflects Holistic education. It is
achieved in four areas namely Academic Excellence, Personal Skills, Interpersonal Skills and Societal