Established in November 2022, Chanakya University is situated in the vibrant city of Bangalore, Karnataka. The university's campus boasts a lush, eco-friendly environment and provides top-notch facilities to cater to its students' needs. Chanakya University was founded under the visionary leadership of M.K. Sridhar, a distinguished member of the National Education Policy 2022 Draft Committee. Notably, the institution is fully recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and is committed to aligning its educational approach with the goals outlined in the National Education Policy (NEP) of 2020.

Chanakya University offers a comprehensive range of 37 courses, including undergraduate programs such as BA, BBA, B.Com., BA LLB, BBA LLB, B.Sc., and postgraduate options like MA, MBA, and M.Sc. Furthermore, the university caters to the evolving demands of the job market by providing sought-after courses in cutting-edge fields like Data Science, Cloud and Mobile Computing, and Cyber Security. This diverse course offering ensures that students have the opportunity to pursue their academic interests while staying in tune with contemporary industry trends and technological advancements. With its commitment to excellence and a forward-thinking approach, Chanakya University promises a dynamic and enriching learning experience for its students

Year of establishment 2022
Affiliated by UGC
Accredited by  -
Campus Area  -
Type Of Institution  Private
Top Courses  Total Built-up Area. 93,280. Sq.m.
Mode of Application  Online and Offline
Facilities  Hostels · Sports facilities · labs · library · CCTV cameras, and round-the-clock security
Placement companies  -
  • Prof. M.K. Sridhar

  Founder Chancellor, Chanakya University

School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
B.A. (Hons.)
B.A. (Hons.) Liberal Arts
B.A.(Hons.) Civil Services Training Integrated
School of Commerce and Management
B.B.A. (Hons.)
B.Com. (Hons.)
School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
B.Sc. (Hons.)
B.C.A. (Hons.)
School of Law, Governance, and Public Policy
B.A., L.L.B. (Hons.)
B.B.A., L.L.B. (Hons.)
School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Ph.D. programme

Chanakya University offers BBA, B.Sc, BA, BCA, B.Com, B.S.W, BA LLB and BBA LLB courses at the undergraduate level and offers M.Com, MBA, MCA, M.Sc, MA, M.S.W and LLM courses at the PG level. To be considered eligible for admission to UG and PG courses, students must have passed Class 12 and Bachelor’s degree examination respectively. Admission to the UG and PG courses will be done based on the candidate’s performance in the CUPP  conducted by Chanakya University followed by a Personal Interview round.

Chanakya University Scholarships offer financial support through fee reductions to commendable and deserving students. The primary objective of the Chanakya University Scholarship program is to promote educational equity by providing higher education opportunities to underprivileged individuals. Chanakya University, a global educational institution, is dedicated to inspiring students to pursue their dreams and aspirations by providing a range of scholarship options.

  • Chanakya Scholarship
  • CUET-Performance-Linked Scholarships
  • Merit-Based Scholarships
  • Non-Merit Scholarships

Chanakya University (CU) in Bangalore offers exceptional infrastructure facilities that enhance students' agility and activity levels. These amenities create the perfect atmosphere for students to unwind after a busy day. Some of the facilities provided by CU include WiFi connectivity, a well-stocked library, a welcoming canteen, a spacious cafeteria, and a dedicated placement institute.

  • Hostels
  • Sports facilities
  • labs
  • library
  • CCTV cameras, and round-the-clock security
Name Title Qualification Subject Expertise
Prof. Ashok H.S Professor & Dean Ph.D. Psychometry, Counselling, Research, Integral Education
Dr. V.J. Byra Reddy Professor M.A., Ph.D. Economics, Management, Quality Systems, Public Policy
Sri M.S. Chaitra Associate Professor Of Practice M.Sc. (Ph.D.)  -
Dr. Rajesh Aruchamy Associate Professor M.A., Ph.D. Journalism, Mass Communication, New Media
Sri Saurav Sarmah Assistant Professor M.A., M.Phil. Sinology, International Relations, Political Philosophy And Comparative Religion
Smt. Sai Swaroopa Iyer Assistant Professor B.E., M.B.A. Creative Writing, Indian Creative Frameworks, Authorpreneurship
Dr. Harshith Joseph Assistant Professor M.A., Ph.D. English Literature, Translation Studies
Dr. Ananya Sanyal Assistant Professor M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. American Literature, Diaspora Studies, Indian Literature And Culture
Dr. Ashwini B Desai Assistant Professor M.A., Ph.D. Literary Theory And Criticism, Comparative Science Of Cultures
Dr. Tilak M. Rao Assistant Professor M.A., Ph.D. Sanskrit Grammar, Literature And Dharma Shastra
Dr. Charu Ratna Dubey Assistant Professor M.Phil., Ph.D. International Relations, Indian Foreign Policy, International Diplomacy, Canadian Forei
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