Socrates was the first to call philosophy down from the heavens and to place it in cities and even to introduce it into homes and compel it to enquire about life and standards and good and ill" (Cicero)


To promote rigorous and critical scholarship in Philosophy and Theology with native and contemporary perspectives for the development of the greater human understanding of the world and human selves.


  ·      To nurture future scholars

·      To produce critical research from the native standpoint addressing both           local and global concerns

·      To create transformative dialogue and understanding between different           schools of knowledge, faith traditions, and cultures



The Christ University, formerly Christ College, was founded in 1969 by the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate Fathers with its vision “excellence and service,” the fundamental philosophy on which the institution has made its strong foundations, was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council for quality education with an A+.
The university is situated in the sylvan surroundings of Bangalore, The Garden City of India, with strategic access to several institutions of national importance.
State of the art infrastructure comprising of well maintained gardens, air-conditioned auditorium, seminar halls, conference halls, panel room, Ivy hall, health club, health club, cafeteria and kiosk, computer labs, internet facility, prayer hall and all other facilities of an institute of higher learning are the unique features of Christ University.
The Department of Philosophy offers the Bachelors Programme and Masters Programme in Philosophy. Research programmes such as M.Phil and PhD in Philosophy are also offered by the Department of Philosophy under the auspices of the Centre for Research.
In an age of extreme competition, stress and early burnout, this training programme in philosophy helps one to overcome existential crises, to assume responsibility for one’s life and re-examine the experiential, creative and attitudinal values in order to achieve a more meaningful and productive state and style of living.