Department of

Professional Studies

About

The Department of Professional Studies offers some of the most unique and specialized programmes in the field of commerce and management. With strategic partnerships and integration with leading national and international professional bodies, the department constantly strives to nurture future professionals and leaders in the field of Commerce, Finance, and Management. With research opportunities, certification courses, and a range of cultural activities, the department is a vibrant and dynamic space for students to evolve into responsible, ethical, and holistic individuals.

Department

Overview

The Department of Professional Studies offers four undergraduate programmes and three post-graduate programmes strongly anchored by a robust curriculum and professional body integration. Each programme is designed with a distinctive vision with a focus on nurturing well rounded global citizens equipped with the right knowledge, skills, and mindset to perform outstandingly in their chosen fields 

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance and Accountancy): Integrated with ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Accountancy): Facilitates CA Foundation and Intermediate of ICAI -CA exam 
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Professional): Integrated with CIMA (Chartered School of Business and Management Accountants)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (International Finance): Syllabus mapped with CPA (first four semesters) and CFA Level 1(fifth and sixth semesters)
  • Master of Commerce (International Finance)
  • Master of Science (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
  • Master of Science (Strategic Management)
  • Master of Science (Actuarial Science)

The department constantly endeavors on establishing a deep student-centric foundation of learning which focuses on value addition courses like Discipline Specific Electives that augment core competencies and Employability skill enhancement certifications like Six Sigma, Advanced Excel, and Tableau.  These additional courses along with academic degrees equip the students to meet the challenges and prospects of contemporary academia and the corporate sector enabling differential placements.

Message

from the HOD


The Department of Professional Studies is built on a strong foundation of academic excellence, application based learning and futuristic vision. Home to more than 2500 undergraduate and postgraduate students, the department offers students an academic journey enriched by our numerous professional body partnerships, a unique faculty team of seasoned academicians and practising professionals, collaborations with the industry and the internationally benchmarked curriculum. Our programmes prepare our students to be leaders and trailblazers with moral depth and intellectual superiority in their chosen career areas. Our inspirational alumni are thought leaders and change makers around the globe and serve as the best testaments to our academic excellence. 

Innovation, critical thinking and holistic worldview are central to our pedagogy and this has kept us firmly placed in our growing trajectory of success. Keeping in line with the University’s vision of ‘Excellence and Service’, the department constantly endeavours to contribute to the society by nurturing individuals with the knowledge, skill sets and commitment to mitigate the challenges of the society through innovation and transformation and work towards greater social inclusion.

Dr Kavitha D
hod.professionalstudies@christuniversity.in

Testimonials

Andrew Harding

FCMA CGMA Chief Executive – Management Accounting, Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA&CIMA) Secretary General – Chartered School of Business and Management Accountants

“The Department of Professional Studies, Christ (Deemed to be University) is CIMA’s esteemed partner in India, offering programs in developing highly skilled finance professionals.

We laud Christ’s pioneering work in integrating the CIMA curriculum into their Professional Studies portfolio 11 years ago and for being the first higher educational institution in India to do so.

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Karen Phang

Global CGMA University and Academic Center of Excellence (COE) CIMA & AICPA

 
“Over the last two years, the Global CGMA University and Academic Center of Excellence (COE) has worked with Christ University on multiple projects. One of them includes spearheading an exclusive academic workshop for faculty members focusing on case-based teaching methods and introducing issues in the digital economy that will affect accounting graduates in the future such

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Bhaskar Ranjan Das

Associate Director (South Asia) CIMA

“Christ (Deemed-to-be) University’s (Department of Professional Studies)  is CIMA’s first university partner in India, commencing the relationship eleven years ago. This is one of our most valued academic partnerships, integrating the CIMA qualification in developing highly skilled finance professionals through the Department. CHRIST  University’s  Department of Professional Studies stands out in development of their students through a diverse and inclusive

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P. Venugopal

Chair Professor (Life), National Insurance Academy, Pune.

“I have had very personal relationship with Christ University since 2014-15. Right from my first visit to the impressive campus, I am always overwhelmed by the never ending enthusiasm of the Professors, to inculcate continuous creative thinking in the energetic and restless students who come from diverse upbringing, to achieve excellence in their field of study. I have

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A.Ajay ACII, RPLU

ACII, RPLU Senior General Manager J B Boda Insurance and Reinsurance Brokers Pvt Ltd

“The Department of Professional Studies of the Christ University, Bangalore is an exemplary institution, for future education-oriented organisations who would want to follow the methods and rigors of mentoring out “Industry ready” scholars. The pedagogy of the department, incorporates a unique learning system, integrating sufficient extra mural activities, nudging the young minds into a being a full stack professional by the end of

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Abhijit K Chattoraj,PhD

Chartered Insurer, ACII(UK),FIII,MBA,PGDHRM, CRICP(UK) Professor & Chairperson- PGDM-(Insurance Business Management)-IBM, Goodwill Ambassador-Chartered Insurance Institute, Vice President(Hon.) Risk Management Association of India, Member FICCI Health Insurance Committee, Birla School of Business and Management Technology

“Insurance programme of the Department of Professional Studies of Christ University, Bangalore is a well-designed course at the undergraduate level.    Students pursuing the above course are given ample exposure to the domain of insurance and risk management by practising professionals from the industry in addition to their regular financial and accounting qualifications.
I found the students quite

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Carlson Tata FIA, ASA, MSc

Associate Director, Head of Life Actuarial Services, Leadway Assurance Company Limited, Nigeria

I was privileged to belong to the first batch of the MSc Actuarial Science programme at Christ University, Bangalore in June 2013, and this programme was instrumental to my success in completing the actuarial professional exams from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK. I started my actuarial professional exam journey in April 2014, and completed all the

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Anjani Chowdary, MSc Actuarial Science

Associate Actuary, IFoA Pricing Analyst, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Sky is not a limit, there is a world beyond it- that is what I experienced in the 2 years I spent with my CHRIST family. I am truly blessed to be a part of this world-class institution as each day was a new learning experience. I got the opportunity to explore and discover myself.
MSc. Actuarial Science

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Faculty

List

Name
Specializaion
Campus

Dr AARTI MEHTA SHARMA

Statistics CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr ABHISHEK MAHESHWARI

Commerce CENTRAL CAMPUS View

BIJU TOMS

Human Resources Management CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr BUDHA ANURADHA

Economics & Management CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr CHANDAN

Commerce CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr CHIDAMBARAM N

Finance CENTRAL CAMPUS View

DIVYA R KRISHNAN

English Literature CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr ELIZABETH RENJU KOSHY

Commerce with computer application CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr JERLIN JOSE

Accounting and Taxation CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr KAVITHA D

Finance CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr MACHERLA BHAGYALAKSHMI

Statistics CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr MARTHA SUCHARITHA M

Finance CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr NILOFER HUSSAINI

Marketing (Major), Finance (minor) CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr PADMINI SASIKUMAR

English CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRITHA BISWAS

English CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr PRIYA J

English CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr REJOICE THOMAS

Human Resources CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RESHMA ROY

Accounting and Taxation CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SABARI SHANKAR R

Marketing and Human Resources CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SAMEENA TARANNUM

Mathematics CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SAMREEN AYESHA

Accounts and Taxation CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SENTHIL KUMAR A

Commerce CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SIVARETHINA MOHAN R

Commerce CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SOWMYA CHRISTINA

Finance CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr UMASANKAR M

HR & Marketing CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr VIKRAM KHANGEMBAM

Finance and Human Resource CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VINAYAKA SHANTESHU ANGADI

Advanced Costing and Income Tax CENTRAL CAMPUS View
Name
Specializaion
Campus

ABHISHEK RANJAN

IT CENTRAL CAMPUS View

AGHIL P KOMBAN

English CENTRAL CAMPUS View

AKASH MATHUR

Biophysics CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ALREX ROMER

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

AMRITHA S

English with Communication Studies CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANAND R

APPLIED MATHS CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANJANI CHOWDARY

ACTUARIAL SCIENCE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANOOP MICHAEL

Actuarial Science CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANOOP RAMCHANDRA KULKARNI

Electronics &Communication CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANTONIA P

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ARIHANT JAIN

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ATUL DEWANI

LLB CENTRAL CAMPUS View

CHAHAK GOYAL

Actuarial Science CENTRAL CAMPUS View

CHIRAG ASHVINBHAI AKHANI

LAW CENTRAL CAMPUS View

CIBIN MATHEW

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

DALBIR SINGH BABRA

Commerce CENTRAL CAMPUS View

GARIMA PANDE

Marketing & Finance CENTRAL CAMPUS View

GAUTHAM S

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

HARSH DHANUKA

CA CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JACOB P KAVIL

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JAICY GEORGE

Medical and Psychiatric Social Work CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JASWANTH SINGH G

FINANCE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JERRIN THOMAS

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JINCY THOMAS

Finance CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JOHN GEORGE ATTUPURAM

Economics CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JYOTHI S

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

LOLURU RAGHAVENDRA

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MANJUNATHA SHETTIGARA M

Economics CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MANOJ K CYRIAC

Computer Applications CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MATHEW VERGHESE

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MICHAEL SEBASTIAN ALMEIDA

Human Resource Management CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MOHAMED ZACKRIYA

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

NAGARAJA K

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

NAYAZ PASHA

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PADMAVATHI MADHAVAN

FINANCE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PARTHIBAN R

insurance and banking CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRABHAVATHI C

Finance CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRANAV MATHEW CHERIAN

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRASAD K DHULIPALLA

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRASANNA KUMAR

Marketing CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRASHANT MUSHTAGI

Finance and Marketing CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRASHANT S BHARADWAJ

Accounts, Tax, Law CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PURSHOTHAM B

Audit and Tax CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RAGHUNATH S NAVADA

CA CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RAJESH V

KANNADA CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RAMEES MOHAMMED

Human Resources CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RASHMI MADANI

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RASHMI VADAVI

Financial accounting CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RATCHANA R

Commerce with Computer Applications CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ROHIT

Accounts and Auditing CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ROSE MARY THOMAS V

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RUCHIRA DATTA

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SAI VINAY TEJA MAJETI

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SANDHYA MISHRA

Hindi CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SANDIP SENGUPTA

ECONOMETRICS CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SENTHIL KUMAR

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SHESHADRI ROSHAN MADHAVAN

Actuarial Science CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SHILPA SHETTY H

Accounting & Finance CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SHRUTHI P

LAW CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SOUMIYA JATLA

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SOWJANYA G K

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SRINIVAS MANTRIPRAGADA

Chartered Accountancy CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SUBRAMANIAM

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SUNIL AMLANI

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SWETA SANCHETI

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

TULIKA BANSAL

General Management CENTRAL CAMPUS View

USHA LAKSHMI S

Finance CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VANDANA KUMAR

Finance, Marketing CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VANKADARU GANESH SAI KUMAR

CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VENKITESH SUBRAMONIA IYER

Marketing CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VIJAY KRISHNA DHARANI

Finance & Audit CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VISHAL R CHORADIYA

English with Communication Studies CENTRAL CAMPUS View

YASHI KHARE

Audit and taxation CENTRAL CAMPUS View

YOGESH KUMAR SHAH

CENTRAL CAMPUS View
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Vision

To develop into a center of excellence in education, training, and research in the field of commerce and management.

Mission

To impart holistic education through state-of-the-art technology with the aim of producing professionals in the field of commerce and management, and also to launch new programmes to bridge the gap between academia and the corporate sector by meeting stakeholder requirements.

Department

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CHRIST

(Deemed to be University)

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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