Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth, or CVV, is a deemed-to-be-university established in 2016. CVV offers multiple undergraduate and postgraduate courses, along with integrated and PhD courses. These are divided among 6 schools. Admissions are merit-based and at the university’s discretion. Application forms are available online.

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2016 | Private University
Approved By UGC
Courses Offered BA, BBA, B.A + B.Ed, B.Com, B.Sc + B.Ed, B.A + M.A, LLM, M.A, M.Com, M.Sc, Ph.D., and PG Diploma
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-based
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Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Courses

The 6 schools at CVV have separate undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Along with Ph.D., they also have certificates and vocational courses.

Course Details
B.Sc. (Hons.) Duration: 3 years
Specializations: Applied Psychology
Eligibility: Minimum 75% in 10+2
Admission Criteria: Merit-based
B.Com Duration: 3 years
Specializations: Taxation, Professional Accounting, Banking & Insurance, Marketing
Eligibility: Minimum 65% in 10+2
Admission Criteria: Merit-based
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BA Duration: 3 years
Specializations: Sanskrit, Applied Psychology
Eligibility: Minimum 65% in 10+2
Admission Criteria: Merit-based
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MA  Duration: 2 years
Specializations: Music, Sanskrit, Public Policy & Governance
Eligibility: Minimum 50% in Bachelor’s Degree
Admission Criteria: Merit-based, Entrance Test/ Interview
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M Sc. Duration: 2 years
Specializations: Applied Psychology
Eligibility: Minimum 55% in Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject.
Admission Criteria: Merit-based, Entrance Test/ Interview
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LLM Duration: 1 year
Specializations: International Trade & Commercial Laws, Legal Theory
Eligibility: Minimum 50% in Bachelor’s Degree (LLB)
Admission Criteria: Merit-based, Entrance Test/ Interview
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B.Sc + B.Ed Duration: 4 years
Specializations: Mathematics
Eligibility: Minimum 65% in 10+2 with 70% in Mathematics
Admission Criteria: Merit-based, Interview
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BA + B Ed. Duration: 4 years
Specializations: English
Eligibility: Minimum 65% in 10+2 with 65% in English
Admission Criteria: Merit-based, Interview
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PhD Duration: 3 years
Specializations: English
Eligibility: Minimum 60% in aggregate in Master’s degree or equivalent professional degree or equivalent grade in the UGC 7-point scale (grade B)
Admission Criteria: CVV admission tests followed by an interview. Students who have qualified a national entrance exam or have passed M.Phil, are exempt from the CVV-PAT.
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B Voc. Duration: 3 years
Specializations: Business Process & Data Analysis, Tourism & Hospitality Management
Eligibility: 10+2 pass (Mathematics/ Statistics compulsory for Business Process & Data Analysis)
Admission Criteria: Merit-based
M Voc. Duration: 2 years
Specializations: Renewable Energy Management, Tourism & Hospitality Management
Eligibility: 50% in bachelor’s degree in relevant stream
Admission Criteria: Merit-based

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Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Admissions

Applications for Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth are available online.

How to Apply?

  • Register on the Online Application portal and apply for your choice of programs at CVV.
  • You will receive login and password details by email after registering. You can access your profile through these credentials
  • Select the programs that you want to apply for.
  • Provide all the relevant information as asked on the form.
  • Upload scanned copies of the required documents.
  • Pay the application fee (INR 500) via Credit Card, Debit Cards, Net Banking, or Demand Draft.

Candidates will be selected by CVV after a thorough evaluation of their merit profile, and documents. Written exams and interviews will be held at the institute’s discretion. Selected candidates will be informed of their selection via email.

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Placement

85 students in the batch of 2020 had applied for the internship program at Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Placement. And the placement was 100%. Other students opted for higher education. Some of the top recruiters are Agape, Berger, Mastek, Manasa Hospital, Mind India, Siaap, St. John’s, IIMB, Primetals, etc. The programs include –

  • Resume writing workshop
  • Career counseling
  • Seminar on work culture and etiquette
  • Interview prep workshop
  • Courses on mind management
  • Learning building workshops

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Scholarships

CVV has various scholarships and financial assistance avenues.

  • General Merit Scholarship – Awarded to students who excel in academic and extracurricular activities. Moreover, students who have done well in the institute’s admission process.
  • Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship – Awarded to meritorious students with demonstrable financial needs.
  • Special Scholarship Programs –
  • Chinmaya Alumni Scholarship Program: for alumni of Chinmaya Vidyalayas.
  • Chinmaya Guru-Shishya/ Guruputra/ Guruputri Scholarship: For children of active teachers at Vidyalayas or applicants with recommendations from Chinmaya Mission Swamins.
  • Smt. Susheela Acharya Endowed Scholarship for Music: For students pursuing a degree in performing arts.
  • Knowledge, Traditions, and Practices of India (KTPI) Scholarship: For those who have taken KTPI courses in 11th/ 12th.
  • Chinmaya Fellowship for M.A. PPG/ LL.M.: Outstanding applicants for these courses are considered for this prestigious award.

Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Facilities

  • Hostels: The CVV campus has separate lodging for both male and female students. The rooms are shared rooms. And the fees for boarding and lodging is INR 1,00,000 per annum.
  • Library: The library at Chinmaya Eswar Gurukula is a major cultural/ knowledge resource hub that supports research in the field of Sanskrit and Indology. It holds an extensive and unique collection of over 17,000 knowledge resources. Services like library membership, photocopy, and circulation are offered.
  • Sports Complex: The sports complex in the CVV campus has a badminton court and a cricket ground. Indoor games like table tennis are also available.

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Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth Faculty

The faculty of Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth is a highly qualified one, with each school having leading experts in their subjects. There are over 35 Assistant Professors at CVV, 5 Associate Professors, and 6 professors.

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Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth FAQs

Ques. What are the certificate courses available at Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth?

Ans. CVV has 2 certificate courses –

  • A Study of the Non-profit Sector in India: 45 hours long, spread over 4 weeks. Any graduate can apply.
  • Entrepreneurship for Musicians: 60 hours long. Aspiring musicians can apply for this course.

Ques. What is the fee payment schedule at Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth?

Ans. The CVV fee payment schedule is as follows –

  • Commitment fee: 50% of the annual fees plus caution money deposit at the time of accepting the admission.
  • The remainder 50% is payable one month before the commencement of the second semester.

Ques. What other financial assistance is available at Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth?

Ans. Aside from the institute’s scholarships, there are various other avenues for financial assistance –

  • UGC Scholarships and Fellowships
  • Educational Loans from Banks
  • Vidya Lakshmi – Fulfilling Educational Aspirations

Ques. What is the syllabus for the Ph.D Admission Test (CVV-PAT) at Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth?

Ans. The following topics are included in the CVV-PAT –

  • Indic Knowledge Systems
  • Research Methodology
  • Management
  • Language and Literature
  • Logic and Reasoning

Ques. Which schools of Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth offer Ph.D. courses?

Ans. The following schools at CVV offer Ph.D. admissions –

  • School of Vedic Knowledge Systems
  • School of Linguistics & Literary Studies
  • School of Ethics, Governance, Culture & Social Systems
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology & Scientific Heritage
  • School of Contemporary Knowledge Systems