Saturday, 6 March 2021

Venue: CHRIST(Deemed to be University), Lavasa Campus

CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) was born out of the educational vision of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an educationalist and social reformer of the nineteenth century in South India. He founded the first catholic indigenous congregation, Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI), in 1831 which administers CHRIST (Deemed to be University).

Established in 1969 as Christ College, it undertook path-breaking initiatives in Indian higher education with the introduction of innovative and modern curriculum, insistence on academic discipline, imparting of holistic education and adoption of global higher education practices with the support of creative and dedicated staff. The University Grants Commission (UGC) of India conferred autonomy to Christ College in 2004 and identified it as an Institution with Potential for Excellence in 2006. In 2008, under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, the Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India, declared the institution a Deemed to be University, in the name and style of CHRIST (Deemed to be University). One of the first institutions in South India to be accredited in 1998 by the NAAC, and subsequently in 2004 and 2016, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) has the top grade ‘A’ in the 4-point scale. CHRIST (Deemed to be University) also ranks 1st among Private Universities in India according to India Today - MDRA Survey 2018.

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) focuses on teaching, research and service. It offers a wide range of programmes from Bachelor’s to Doctorate in Science, Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce, Management, Engineering, Education, and Law to over 21000 students. The campuses of CHRIST (Deemed to be University) are a living example for the harmonious multiculturalism with students from all over India and across the Globe. A promoter of sports, music and literary activities, it is a nurturing ground for creative excellence.

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), LAVASA

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Lavasa, situated at the lush green serene environment of Lavasa valley, is an offshore campus of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. It was established as an independent Management Institute in 2014. As a premier educational institution, it is an academic fraternity of individuals dedicated to the motto of 'EXCELLENCE AND SERVICE'.

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa is an amalgamation of students from different ethnicities who work and learn in a harmonious environment as they make memories for a life time. The rain showers, cool balmy breeze, misty mountains fill the hearts and minds of young Christites with positivity in the sprawling campus of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa.

The institution affords peaceful atmosphere where teaching and learning go hand in hand and offers enough opportunities for self-introspection. Nestled in the lap of Sahyadri Mountains, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) to be University), Lavasa extends a breath of fresh air and proximity to nature which makes it conducive to any kind of learning.

The institution strives to reach out to the pinnacle of perfection through innovative academic endeavors, creative and empathetic involvement towards societal transformation. CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Lavasa has an envious state-of-the-art infrastructure to host its diverse academic programs. It has well equipped classrooms and seminar halls accompanied by a well stacked library with campus-wide access to online journals.

Multiple auditoriums, board rooms, amphi-theatre, residence halls, eateries, coffee shops etc. ensure students have access to all academic and living facilities required for residential University programs.


Lavasa is India’s one of the largest Hill Station. It is located in the western mountain ranges of Sahyadri. Lavasa is very near to the two major metropolises, Mumbai and Pune. It is part of 25,000 acres of land declared as “Hill Station”, with an extensive master plan covering half that area and is built around the 20 kms long Warasgaon Lake. There are five access routes to Lavasa, one of which is enhanced and developed. This is the Chandni Chowk-Pune road to Lavasa which offers a similar quality drive as one experiences on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.

This road makes Lavasa approximately an hour’s (around 65kms) drive from Pune and almost 3.5 hours away from Mumbai (around 200 kms). Lavasa is well connected to both Pune and Mumbai. Envisioned as a complete Hill station offering a balanced life in harmony with nature, Lavasa is an inspirational destination for life style seekers. A far escape from the noise and chaos of the big cities, Lavasa is a complete world in itself. The lakeside homes enveloped inside the natural surroundings of the mountain are replete with all the modern amenities in Lavasa. Workplace cocooned in the pristine valley, yet connected globally gives people an opportunity to explore a whole new work culture in Lavasa. Lavasa is a hub for world-class educational institutions, hospitality and training centers, it’s an arena for the mind where learning is a way of life. Lavasa offers a refreshing climate with vast open spaces which provides innumerable recreation and leisure activities like golf, trekking, rappelling climate to satiate the adventure in you. A haven for tourists as well as its residents, Lavasa is home to many international hotels which suit every pocket. A gateway from the buzz of city life, corporate and business houses can hold important meetings in a setting that is close to nature.