Professional Studies

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.

Overview

The Department of Professional Studies offers four undergraduate programmes and five 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 Commerce (International Accountancy and Finance): 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 US CPA and CFA Level 1 curriculum.
  • Master of Commerce (International Finance)
  • Master of Science (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)
  • Master of Arts (Public Policy): Facilitates UPSC examinations through syllabus integration and training 
  • Master of Science (Strategic Management): CBCS Interdisciplinary Masters programme 
  • Master of Science (Actuarial Science): Syllabus mapped to IFoA and IAI, facilitates Professional qualification from IFoA and IAI

The department constantly endeavors on establishing a deep student-centric foundation of learning by including professional qualifications like Company Secretary from ICSI, Insurance qualification from III and Employability skill enhancement certifications like Advanced Excel, Tableau, Python and AIML. 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.

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.

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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
Specialization
Campus 69

ANDREA THOMAS P

BANGALORE CAMPUS View

ANKITA TRIPATHI

Commerce BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr ANU P R

LABOUR MARKET BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr BIJU TOMS

Management BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr DIBIN SEKHARAN

Commerce BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr DIVYA R KRISHNAN

English BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr DIVYASHREE M

Entrepreneurship BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr ELIZABETH RENJU KOSHY

Commerce BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr JERLIN JOSE

Human Resources BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr KARTHICK C

Human Resource Management BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr KRISHNA T A

Management BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr MARTHA SUCHARITHA M

Finance BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr NILOFER HUSSAINI

A Study on Foreign Direct Investment in India BANGALORE CAMPUS View

PARTHIBAN R

Banking and Insurance BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr PAVAN KUMAR RAJU R

Management BANGALORE CAMPUS View

PRABHAVATHI C

Management BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr PRITHA BISWAS

English BANGALORE CAMPUS View

PRITHVI RAJ SINGH CHAUHAN

Constitutional Law BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr PRIYA J

Academic Reading BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr PRIYANKA PANDEY

Mathematics BANGALORE CAMPUS View

RAJESWARI R MENON

Accounting&Taxation BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr REJOICE THOMAS

Commerce (Management) BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr SAMREEN AYESHA

Commerce BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr SEEMA SINHA

Management BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr SERANMADEVI R

Management Science BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr SHEFALI SRIVASTAVA

Service Operations Management BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr SHRUTI JOSE

Commerce BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr SHUBHASHREE P K ACHARYA

Commerce BANGALORE CAMPUS View

SOUMYA V

Finance BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr SUBIN M K

Entrepreneurship BANGALORE CAMPUS View

Dr UMASANKAR M

Human Resource BANGALORE CAMPUS View

VISHAL R

English with Communication Studies BANGALORE CAMPUS View
Name
Specialization
Campus

ALREX ROMER

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANAND R

APPLIED MATHS BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANJANA MOTHI M

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANJANI CHOWDARY

ACTUARIAL SCIENCE BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

APOORV GAIROLA

FINANCE BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ARIHANT JAIN

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ASHOK G

Human Resources BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

AVANISH PRATAP SINGH

Marketing BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

BHAVESH RAJANI

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

CHIRAG ASHVINBHAI AKHANI

LAW BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

CIBIN MATHEW

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

DEVANSH SUHASARIA

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

GURUPRASAD MANI

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

HARINI S U

French BANGALORE BANNERGHATTA ROAD CAMPUS View

JAICY GEORGE

Medical and Psychiatric Social Work BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JASWANTH SINGH G

FINANCE BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JERRIN THOMAS

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JOSSY PETER MUTTATH

FINANCE BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

KHEMCHAND H SAKALDEEPI

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

KRISHNA C J

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

LUV MADUR

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MALLIKA SRIDHAR

Public Policy BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MANOJ K CYRIAC

Computer Applications BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MATHEW VERGHESE

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

NAYAZ PASHA

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PADMAVATHI MADHAVAN

FINANCE BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PEDDINA SRIPRIYA

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRASHANT MUSHTAGI

Finance and Marketing BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRASHANT S BHARADWAJ

Accounts, Tax, Law BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PREETHI GOPALAKRISHNAN

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PURSHOTHAM B

Audit and Tax BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RAJASEKHARAIAH G T

Sampling Techniques BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RASHMI VADAVI

Financial accounting BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RAVICHANDRAN NATARAJAN

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RAVICHANDRAN V

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SANDIP SENGUPTA

ECONOMETRICS BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SARTHAK VERMA

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SHESHADRI ROSHAN MADHAVAN

Actuarial Science BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SHRUTHI P

LAW BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SHRUTHI T

APPLIED SOCIOLOGY BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SIDDHARTH SONTHALIA

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SUMIT ARORA

Climate Action BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SUNIL AMLANI

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SUPREETH K S

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SWETA SANCHETI

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

THOMAS P K

INTERRNATIONAL BUSINESS BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

USHA LAKSHMI S

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VASUDA SABESAN

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VENKITESH SUBRAMONIA IYER

Marketing BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VIJAY KRISHNA DHARANI

Finance & Audit BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VINESH SINGH

Cost & Works Accountancy BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VISHAL R CHORADIYA

English with Communication Studies BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

YAGYA ANURADHA

Regional planning BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

YEGNANARAYANAN RAMAN

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View
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Specialization
Campus
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Name
Specialization
Campus

INDU

Accounting and Taxation BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View
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Specialization
Campus
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(Deemed to be University)

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