Christ University is a deemed private university. It is the first indigenous Syrian Catholic religious congregation in India. The University is specifically known for its undergraduate courses and has ranked among the top ten for UG courses in surveys done by the India Today group. 

The university was ranked at the 84th position by the Outlook-ICARE Top 100 University Rankings. It was ranked at the 81-85th position by QS India Rankings 2020.

Talking on the global front, Christ University successfully maintains its international reputation for imparting quality education. As per QS BRICS Ranking, the University was ranked between the range of 301-350 position. It was ranked 510-550 amongst the top Asian universities by QS Asian University Rankings.

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Ranking Year Ranked At
NIRF 2019 None
QS World Rankings by location 2019 71-75
OUTLOOK-ICARE University Rankings- Top 100 2019 84
The Week Rankings 2019 12/8/16
Dalal Street Investment Journal Rankings 2019 47
Business World Rankings 2019 23

The university has been ranked by many other agencies and organizations as well, like- The Week rankings, Business World Rankings, Dalal Street Rankings, to name a few.

Comparative Analysis

Taking a comparative view regarding the ranks attained by similar institutes, the following statistics can be observed-

QS Top University Rankings 

QS Universities have been ranked on the basis of multiple parameters. These include:

  • Academic Reputation
  • Employer Reputation
  • Faculty Student
  • International Students
  • Faculty Staff with PhD
  • Papers per Faculty
  • Citations per Paper

Christ University has been ranked by QS India University Ranking, BRICS Ranking, and Asian University Ranking.

Parameters QS India QS BRICS QS Asia
Employer Reputation 39.1 52.5 17.6
International Faculty 19.8 16.3 -
International Students 21.4 21.8 12.6
Outbound Exchange - - 9
Inbound Exchange - - 10.8
Overall 81-85 301-350 501-550

This year, 5 B-Schools of India, namely IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore, ISB Hyderabad, IIM Calcutta, SPJIMR Mumbai have been ranked amongst Top 200 B-schools in the World.

Year-wise Ranking Trends

Agency 2020 2019
QS India #81-85 #71-75
QS Asia Universities #501-550 #451-500

Some of the other Indian Universities that fall between the range of #81-85 are-

  • Kumaun University
  • Hindustan University
  • Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth
  • B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent University

OUTLOOK-ICARE University Rankings- Top 100

“Outlook-ICARE India University Rankings has ranked the Institute of Management at the eighty fourth position in 2019.”

Outlook India I-CARE ranked the top 100 universities in 2019 according to its own parameters, which includes Faculty Student Ratio (FSR), Faculty with PhD (FWP), Papers Per Faculty (PPF), Citations Per Paper (CPP) and Inclusiveness & Diversity (ID). Keep in mind that a university that has a low overall rank may score high in indivi­dual dual parameters and vice versa. Hence, this unique system of ranking can help students identify institutions which may be a good fit for them. 

The scores of Christ University are as follows: 

Parameter Accounts for Score
Faculty Student Ratio (FSR) 15% 85.3
Faculty with PhD (FWP) 15% 77.9
Papers Per Faculty (PPF) 30% 48.2
Citations Per Paper (CPP) 30% 64.8
Inclusiveness & Diversity (ID) 10% 39.7
Overall 100% 62.35

Given Below is the ranking of some of the other Institutes between the rank of 80-90 in the list:

Rank Name Score
80 Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University 63.72
81 Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda 63.65
82 MS Ramaiyah University 62.81
83 Hindustan University of Technology and Science 62.73
84 Christ University 62.35
85 Gandhigram Rural Institute 62.32
86 IIT Dhanbad 62.29
87 Shiv Nadar University 62.14
88 SVKM's Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies 62.08
89 Bangalore University 62.00
90 Guru Nanak Dev University 61.90

Christ University was ranked at the 84th position by the Outlook India I-CARE magazine, it was succeeded by Hindustan University of Technology and Science which received a score of 62.73

The Week Rankings

THE WEEK has been conducting the Best Colleges Survey in association with Hansa Research since 2009 to rank the top colleges in India.

“The Institute of Management, Christ University Bangalore has been ranked 12th in arts, 8th in commerce and 16th in science, nationally in the Week Rankings 2019.”

As many as 1,043 academic experts, 2,460 current students, 953 aspiring students and 30 recruiters took part in the primary survey. The sample was selected ensuring proper representation of all cities and disciplines. Perceptual and factual scores were calculated.

NIRF Rankings

National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), launched in 2015 by the Ministry of HRD, is used to rank the Indian Institutions across the country. Presently, Christ University has not been ranked at any position by NIRF 2019.

Dalal Street Investment Journal Rankings

“Dalal Street Investment Journal Ranking placed Christ University at forty seventh position in India’s Top 100 B-Schools ranking 2019”.

The B-Schools were ranked on the basis of various parameters like fees, placements, location, inclination towards entrepreneurship, development programmes, faculty education, average packages offered during placement drives, and the ability of the schools to engage students in research, as also giving them industry exposure, and based on these scores were given to each institution.

Tabulated Below is Functional level ranking of some of the Topmost B-Schools of Country according to their scores and ranks:

B-schools Score Ranking
Xavier School of Management 136.33 1
Management Development Institute (MDI) 133.67 2
S P Jain Institute of Management & Research (SPJIMR) 133.67 2
Department of Management Studies (DMS), IIT Delhi 133 3
Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) University of Delhi 132.67 4
Institute Of Management Technology, Nagpur 94.67 46
Christ University Bangalore 93.67 47
Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) 93.16 48
Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM) 92 49
University Business School, Punjab University 91.58 50

As per the data presented above, Christ University has managed to secure a position amongst the top 50 Indian Universities.

Business World Rankings

The ranking parameters include leadership, knowledge creation, institutional capabilities, transition from knowledge force to workforce, and finance.

“Institute of Management has ranked the Institute of Management, Christ University at twenty third position among the Institutes of Management Category.”

Tabulated Below is the breakup of all the parameters for Institute of Management, Christ University.

Parameters Score obtained
Leadership (15) 13.2
Knowledge Creation (25) 3.4 + 7.8 + 8.2
Institutional Capabilities (25) 12.5 + 7.8
Transition from Knowledge Force to Work Force (30) 8.4 + 17.5
Finance (5) 4.3
Total 83.1