Media Meet 2020

About Us

CHRIST (Deemed to be University)

Christ (Deemed to be University), formerly Christ College (Autonomous), was born out of the educational vision of St Kuriakose Elias Chavara, an educationalist and a social reformer of the nineteenth century. He founded the first indigenous congregation, Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI). Established in July 1969, Christ College became the most preferred educational institution in the city of Bengaluru within the first three decades. From 1990 it initiated path breaking reforms in higher education with the introduction of innovative and modern curricula, insistence on academic discipline, imparting of Holistic Education and the support of creative and dedicated staff. Today Christ University is rated among the top ten educational institutions of the country. The UGC conferred Autonomy to Christ College (No. F.13-1/2004) on 7 October 2004 and identified it as an Institution with Potential for Excellence in 2006. On 22 July, 2008 under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, the Ministry of Human Resources Development of the Union Government of India, vide Notification No. F. 9-34/2007-U.3 (A), declared it a Deemed to be University, in the name and style of Christ. National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) awarded the grade A+, which is one of the highest according to their grading system.

Department of Media Studies

The Department of Media Studies has a rich history dating back to the year 1991, when it was founded. With more than 28 years of standing in Media Education, the Department of Media Studies at CHRIST has continued to be ranked as one of the top five schools of mass communication in the country. With a vision to create an open and collaborative environment that embraces innovation and integrity in media education, the Department ensures that students attain academic excellence and holistic development. The department offers BA in Media and Communication (CEP), BA in Journalism (JPE), MA in Media and Communication Studies (with specialisation options in Multimedia Journalism and Corporate Communications), MPhil and PhD in Media and Communication Studies. With a team of qualified and motivated faculty, the Department works towards producing professionally competent, socially sensitive and ethically rigorous media practitioners.

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