Christ Institute of Management – CHRIST (Deemed to be University) – Promoting Quality Education to Nurture Leaders of Tomorrow
Christ Institute of Management

The University focuses on creating a nurturing ground for an individual’s holistic development.

CHRIST (Deemed to be University) Lavasa, situated at the lush green serene environment of Lavasa valley, is an off-campus of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. It was established as an independent Management Institute in 2014 by CHRIST Trust. As a premier educational institution, it is an academic fraternity of individuals dedicated to the motto of ‘EXCELLENCE AND SERVICE’. The institution strives to reach out to the pinnacle of perfection through innovative academic endeavors, creative and empathetic involvement towards societal transformation. It is of the opinion that education prepares individuals to face the challenges of life by bringing out the best in them. The institution also believes that education should be relevant to the needs of the time and address the problems of the modern day.

The University has come into existence from the educational vision of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) priests. Inspired by the Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) was proactive to define and redefine its mission and strategies reading the signs of the time. The institution adopted a management philosophy of constantly revitalizing the educational and administrative concepts that are required to make quality changes in the Higher education context in India.

Exceptional Infrastructure with focus on Academic Excellence

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.

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa has a well-qualified faculty across academic disciplines. Students are taught by a mix of resident and eminent visiting faculty, resource persons from renowned colleges / institutes and industry experts. More than 90% of the faculty members hold a doctoral degree. For academic development of the students, the institute employs multiple procedures and strategies including: • Multi-disciplinary programs and projects, student centered pedagogy • Use of multimedia (power point presentation, audio, visuals) • Case studies, games, simulations, group activities, role play • Guest lectures • Scenario analysis, group discussions, quiz, one on one discussion • Mentoring & coaching.

Academic Programs and Selection Process

The institution offers a plethora of academic programs varying from Research to Bachelors.  PhD programs in the University include Economics, English, Computer Science, Mathematics, Commerce, Management and Law both in full time and part time modes. It also grants fellowship to all full time PhD Scholars of Rs 8000/- per month. The graduate programs are M A in Business Economics and M Sc in Data Science. The Bachelor program offerings include BA-LLB (Honors), BBA-LLB (Honors) as five-year integrated law programs by the School of Law; BBA (in Business Analytics) and BCom in Financial Analytics offered by the Department of Commerce and Management and B Sc program in data science.

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa admits students based on their academic performance of classes X, XII, and UG degree, and MAT/CAT/MAHMBA/MMSCET/Admission Eligibility Test (AET) conducted by the institution. CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa also conducts writing skill assessment, micro presentation, personal interview for the admittance of students.

 Teaching Learning Process

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa offers management training programs which focuses on overall development of student. These programs are equipped with the following skills and attitudes, which prepare the students to meet the needs of the changing and challenging global business scenario:

Analytical Skills • Problem definition • Problem solving skills • Evaluation of alternatives • Being comfortable with uncertainty

General Awareness • Current affairs •  Analysis of events • Impact of National and International developments on business

Conceptual Skills • Integrated view of business and management problems • Inter-relationship between functions • Idealization and innovation

Communication Skills •  Negotiating Skills •  Writing business memos and reports •  Public speaking •  Inter personal and group communication

Attitudes •  Social and cultural sensitivity •  Inter and intra individual harmony •  Dedication •  Willingness to learn and change •  Commitment to excellence •  Inter and individual harmony

Life at CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa

Nestled in the lap of Sahyadri mountains, the institute offers a breath of fresh air and proximity to nature which makes it very conducive to any kind of learning. CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa is the perfect place to nurture talent along with providing experiential learning to students. The Campus acts as a one stop place for impeccable knowledge, wonderful experience, and excellent service. The students learn discipline and multitasking which has tremendous potential to improve a student’s personality. The incessant rain during monsoon, balmy breeze, and misty mountains fill the hearts and minds of young Christites with positivity in the sprawling campus. Above all, the calm and serene environment is quite therapeutic, regulates stress level, and thereby helps to improve productivity.

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa offers an environment where students from different ethnicities work and learn in a harmonious environment as they make memories for a life time. This well-planned institute creates a peaceful atmosphere with friendly and supportive teachers. The institution’s prime objective is to ensure that teaching and learning go hand in hand with enough opportunities for self-introspection. It offers considerable educational liberty for an academician with new initiatives.

The institution nurtures the dream of confident and successful men and women who exhibit the philosophy of ‘Excellence and Service’. There are various club activities, lectures from industry specialists, live projects, corporate talks, visits of CEOs etc. The institute encourages the students to continuously provide feedback and suggestion and promotes an open platform for communication. The student has diverse experience designed into their program with diverse co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. These include organization structure training (OST), outbound training (OBT), book reviews, business competitions, summer internships, industry visits, current affairs & weekly presentations, and dissertations, to name a few.

Over the years, the university has produced notable alumni in various fields all over the country. The Alumni Association of CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa provides the perfect platform for students to return once again to their many fond memories and immerse themselves in nostalgia and cherish the memories that have come to define their college days.

The Accomplishment Saga

CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Lavasa has achieved many noteworthy landmarks throughout its journey of attaining academic excellence. Christ Institute of Management has been consistently ranked among the Top 10 Emerging Private B-Schools in the country for its MBA Programs being offered across specializations. Now with off-campus status and multiple programs of the University, the institution is eager to scale new heights in the coming years in its academic journey making a positive impact in the lives of so many young minds who walk through its portals!

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