Empowering Entrepreneurs

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PIONEER began in 2002 as a vision of Institute of Management,Christ University to promote the entrepreneurial spirit in young minds and encourage them to live their dreams. It was a modest endeavour to coalesce creativity with opportunity , which has now encompassed international boundaries like Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, Oman, Australia, United Kingdom, United States of America and South Africa. Having successfully completed a decade of recognising entrepreneurial talent, PIONEER strives to raise the bar of excellence by adding new wings and expanding its horizons. Pioneer Club expands its wing by Commencing the start of two new clubs..

New Clubs

  1. Women Empowerment Club
  2. Sustainable Development Club

Christ University

Christ College, a part of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) congregation, was established in the year 1969 to provide quality education. Over the years Christ College has established itself as one of the best colleges in India, through its motto of Excellence and Service, imbibing in its student’s social responsibility and moral uprightness. The college was recognized by the University Grants Commission of India (UGC) on June 17, 1972. Christ College has the distinction of being the first college in the State of Karnataka to be accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), for quality education. It is currently rated as A+ institution by the NAAC. In July 2008, Christ College was conferred with the Deemed University status, under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.

Institute Of Management, Christ University

Institute of Management, Christ University offers management education in functional areas - Finance, Marketing, Human Resource, Operations & Systems Management and General Management. The institution encourages exposure through Industry-Institution- Integration (3-I Model) with innovative approaches like outbound training, live projects, mentoring, panel discussions, workshops, case studies, organization structure training in reputed companies, dissertation projects, national and international fests and many more.


25 & 26 February, 2020
20 & 21 January , 2020
EMPRESARIO (Best Student Entrepreneur contest for external colleges)

The best way to predict the future is to create it. Empresario is open for under graduate and Post graduate students across the states within India that provides an opportunity to deterministic individuals for exhibiting their exclusive business idea to prove they are the best student entrepreneur. The plan can be based on any industry. The shortlisted teams will be invited to present their plans to an esteemed panel of judges consisting of Venture Capitalists and Industry Experts. Cash prize will be awarded to the winning team and also the plan will be encouraged by Venture Capitalists, subject to feasibility studies.

Prize Money:
1. First: Rs 12000
2. Second: Rs 8000

PROGETTISTA (B plan contest exclusively for Christ University PG and UG students)

Climbing steps of success is not far anymore, when support is right ahead of you. Progettista – a business plan competition exclusively for the students undergoing a Graduation or Post Graduation course in Christ University. This event provides an arena to zealous Christies for inculcating their exclusive business idea. The plan can be pertain to any industry. The shortlisted teams will get refined through several rounds. The finalists will carve their business plan to an esteemed panel of judges consisting of Angel Investors and Industry Analysts. Teams which qualify for the final rounds will be referred to CEDAR incubation centre of CUIM for further mentoring.

Prize Money:
1. First: Rs 7000
2. Second: Rs 5000

Contact Us

Patron and Advisors

Dr Fr Abraham Vettiyankal Mani Vice Chancellor
Dr Anil Pinto Registrar
Fr Jobi Xavier Chief Financial Officer
Dr Jain Mathew Dean
Dr Georgy P Kurien Associate Dean
Dr Jeevananda S Associate Dean

Faculty Coordinators

Prof J Joseph Durai Selvam
Associate Professor

Prof Arcot Purna Prasad
Associate Professor

Student Coordinators

Gutta Amruta 7899976435
Biswadeep Mohanty 9551454722
Nimmi Shaji 9873811905
Siddhant Salil 7992377001
Raghav Bansal 8088497345
Saumya Soni 9878086831

College Address:
CHRIST (Deemed to be University)
Bangalore Central Campus, Hosur Main Road,
Bangalore 560029

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