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

Department

Activities

A bird's eye-view of all the events and activities of the department

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 BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr ABHISHEK MAHESHWARI

Commerce BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

BIJU TOMS

Human Resources Management BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr BUDHA ANURADHA

Economics & Management BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr CHANDAN

Commerce BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr CHIDAMBARAM N

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

DIVYA R KRISHNAN

English Literature BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr ELIZABETH RENJU KOSHY

Commerce with computer application BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr GANGU NAIDU MANDALA

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr JERLIN JOSE

Accounting and Taxation BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr KARTHICK C

Commerce BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr KAVITHA D

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr MACHERLA BHAGYALAKSHMI

Statistics BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr MARTHA SUCHARITHA M

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr NILOFER HUSSAINI

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

Dr PADMINI SASIKUMAR

English BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRITHA BISWAS

English BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr PRIYA J

English BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr REJOICE THOMAS

Human Resources BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RESHMA ROY

Accounting and Taxation BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SAMEENA TARANNUM

Mathematics BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SAMREEN AYESHA

Accounts and Taxation BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SENTHIL KUMAR A

Commerce BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SERANMADEVI R

Finance & System BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SHILPA SHETTY H

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SIVARETHINA MOHAN R

Commerce BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SOUMYA V

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr SOWMYA CHRISTINA

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr UMASANKAR M

HR & Marketing BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

Dr VIKRAM KHANGEMBAM

Finance and Human Resource BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VINAYAKA SHANTESHU ANGADI

Advanced Costing and Income Tax BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View
Name
Specializaion
Campus

AGHIL P KOMBAN

English BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ALREX ROMER

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

AMRITHA S

English with Communication Studies BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANAND R

APPLIED MATHS BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANJANI CHOWDARY

ACTUARIAL SCIENCE BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ANOOP MICHAEL

Actuarial Science BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ARIHANT JAIN

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ATUL DEWANI

LLB BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

CHAHAK GOYAL

Actuarial Science BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

CHIRAG ASHVINBHAI AKHANI

LAW BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

CIBIN MATHEW

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

DALBIR SINGH BABRA

Commerce BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

DEBOPAM CHAKRABARTI

Supply Chain BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ESHA GAURISH NADKARNI

English BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

GOPICA A S

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

HARSH DHANUKA

CA BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

HEMA MALINI R

Actuarial Science BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JACOB P KAVIL

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JAICY GEORGE

Medical and Psychiatric Social Work BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JERRIN THOMAS

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JOHN GEORGE ATTUPURAM

Economics BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

JYOTHI S

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

LOLURU RAGHAVENDRA

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MATHEW VERGHESE

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MICHAEL SEBASTIAN ALMEIDA

Human Resource Management BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MINAL CHOUHAN

Public admin, Policy impl, Impact Evaluation BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

MOHAMED ZACKRIYA

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

NAYAZ PASHA

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PADMAVATHI MADHAVAN

FINANCE BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PARTHIBAN R

insurance and banking BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRABHAVATHI C

Finance BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRASAD K DHULIPALLA

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRASHANT MUSHTAGI

Finance and Marketing BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PRASHANT S BHARADWAJ

Accounts, Tax, Law BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

PURSHOTHAM B

Audit and Tax BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RAGHUNATH S NAVADA

CA BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RAJESH V

KANNADA BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RASHMI VADAVI

Financial accounting BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

RATCHANA R

Commerce with Computer Applications BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

ROHIT

Accounts and Auditing BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SANDIP SENGUPTA

ECONOMETRICS BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SHESHADRI ROSHAN MADHAVAN

Actuarial Science BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SHRUTHI P

LAW BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SMITHA K C

Political Science and Public Ad BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SOUMIYA JATLA

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SUBRAMANIAM

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SUNIL AMLANI

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SWATHI THOTTA NAGESH

International relations BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

SWETA SANCHETI

BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

TULIKA BANSAL

General Management BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VANDANA KUMAR

Finance, Marketing BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VENKITESH SUBRAMONIA IYER

Marketing BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VIJAY KRISHNA DHARANI

Finance & Audit BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

VISHAL R CHORADIYA

English with Communication Studies BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View

YASHI KHARE

Audit and taxation BANGALORE CENTRAL CAMPUS View
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Campus
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Specializaion
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INDU

Accounting and Taxation BANGALORE 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)

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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