Since teaching and learning at CHRIST is research led, the Library and Information Centres work round the clock. All the campuses have multi-disciplinary libraries well stacked with books and journals. Students can access information on any book or journal article across campuses online. Each student is given a unique identification number for this purpose. The library timing is from morning 8:00 am to 9:00pm in the night. The information of knowledge Centres in each campus and their unique facilities are outlined below:
The university is known for the training and placement services it offers to the students. Each department has a placement representative and they organise career development programmes and upskilling trainings for interested students. By the final year, recruiters conduct skills assessment and interviews for campus selection with good salary packages.
There are medical centres with qualified doctors and nurses with ambulance service on standby in all campuses. The students’ wellbeing both mental and physical is given paramount importance on campus and students can approach counsellors for guidance and comfort for their mental health. All campuses are adequately staffed with wellbeing specialists. Strict professional confidentiality is maintained in transactions between students’ and wellbeing specialists.
Christ university campuses are a networked space with all systems and structures digitised for security, easy access and administration. From the admission process, online classes, live streaming of events to other campuses and the public to campus wide surveillance, the efficient IT services team makes sure every computer and projector on campuses run efficiently without a glitch.
The University campuses provide secure accommodation to students, both male and female. In the Central Campus, there are separate girl's and boy's accommodation facilities. There is round the clock security personnel posted at the entrance of each facility and CCTV surveillance in common areas. The terms of residency and etiquette laid out by the hostel wardens are strictly adhered to here. There are restrictions in the number of intake annually and parents and wards are advised to opt for the hostel facility during the admission process itself. There are also safe hostel facilities outside the campus within walking distance from the university.
There are multiple labs affiliated to Schools on each campus of CHRIST. There are science labs, computer labs, engineering labs, language labs, performances studios, Media labs, incubation and innovation Centres to fortify the research culture.
For many years now, CHRIST campuses have been identified by civic authorities for its aesthetic landscapes, preservation of flora and fauna and sustainable green initiatives of reducing, recycling and recharging. Garbage disposal is based on garbage segregation at source, water and paper are cycled and rain water harvesting makes sure that aqueducts, both natural and manmade are recharged. CHRIST has a unique Green audit annually to take account of the green ecosystem in the campuses.
Each campus of CHRIST, boasts of one main auditorium with a large seating capacity and state of the art facilities. There are also mini auditoriums, amphitheatres, open air theatres and galleries for a plethora of academic and cultural events that are hosted everyday on campuses.
Mobility is a problem in all the major cities of India. In order to address this issue and support the students and faculty of CHRIST, the University provides bus services to day scholars. The facility can also be used for inter campus visits, industrial visits and academic field trips. Transport facilities are also provided for invited resource persons to the campus.
The student demography of CHRIST is multi-cultural and multinational. In order to cater to the variegated culinary cultures of the student population, the campuses of CHRIST are dotted with multi cuisine eateries and kiosks serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. There are also formal sit down dining spaces hosted by the Department of Hotel Management in the Central Campus and Hospitality facility of each campus. Hygiene, nutrition and affordability are the unique selling propositions of these eateries.
The sprawling CHRIST campuses have plenty of nooks, corners, pergolas, green islands and shady trees where ideations, analysis, jam sessions, board games and innovative ideas happen. There are places for simple gupshup to intellectual debates, dance, song, theatre practises and special day celebrations.
CHRIST firmly believes in the saying, “All work and no play makes jack a dull man”. Since whole person development is what the university strives for, extracurricular activities are as important as academic activities. There are facilities for both indoor and outdoor sports in all campuses. League competitions and tournaments are peppered throughout the year on campuses.
Dedicated and disciplined round the clock security is the hallmark of the campuses. They are disciplined, polite and at the same time duty bound to strict rules and regulations, which they enforce on campus. They are the custodians of peace and security on campuses and they stand out with their mental agility and physical presence in their posts.
One of the Core Values of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore is Social Responsibility. The relentless drive towards its vision of ‘Excellence and Service’ not only reflects in its academic achievements, but also in its contribution towards society. Under the Centre for Social Action (CSA), the faculty, staff and students actively involve themselves in various causes, of which Rainwater-harvesting, Water Conservation and Recycling is a major focus.
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Tel: +91 804012 9100 / 9600
Web: http://www. christuniversity.in
EXCELLENCE AND SERVICE
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.